Area Obituaries

Clarice Kellen

1943-2021 Clarice Marie (Bunky Mattson) Kellen was born on December 9, 1943 to Clarence and Ethel (Lindula) Mattson in Wadena, MN. She died peacefully at home in Murphy, TX on March 29, 2021 after a long illness. She grew up in Sebeka and attended Sebeka public schools, graduating from Sebeka High School in 1961. Clarice…

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Michael Milz

1954-2021 Michael Kenneth Milz, age 66 of Menahga, Minnesota died on April 27, 2021. He was born in Minneapolis on May 23, 1954 to Kenneth Sr. and Gayle (Davis) Milz. Michael got his education at Patrick Henry School and later joined the US Navy. He was employed as a truck driver. Michael loved fishing –…

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Robert Killian

1930-2021 Memorial Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 7, 2021 at Faith Bridge Church in Park Rapids, MN with visitation one hour prior to the service. On Tuesday, May 5, 2020, Robert Walter Killian, loving husband, and father of three children, passed away at the age of 90. Robert was born…

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Timothy Kohrs

1958-2021 Timothy (Tim) Alvin Kohrs, 62, passed away peacefully on April 5, 2021 at Vibra Hospital in Fargo, ND surrounded by family. Tim was born on April 26, 1958 in Redfield, South Dakota to Marvin and Florence Kohrs. He attended school in Clark, SD. He was united in marriage in 1976 to Betty Loterbauer and…

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Death Notice: Dennis Benson

Dennis Benson of rural Nimrod, MN died on May 3, 2021 at his home in rural Nimrod at the age of 74 years. Memorial Services will be held on Friday, May 14 at 2 p.m. at the Nimrod Lutheran Church. Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 13 from 5-8 p.m., with a prayer service…

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Sharon Palokangas

1955-2021 We mournfully announce the passing of Sharon Lee Palokangas, age 65 of Menahga, MN. Sharon passed away on April 25, 2021 at home, surrounded by her family, following a courageous battle with cancer. Sharon was born on December 22, 1955 in Wadena, MN to Robert and Mildred Bickford. She grew up in Nimrod, MN…

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Edwin A Penttinen

1939 – 2021 Edwin Arnold Penttinen, 81, (9 days short of 82) passed away peacefully to be with his Eternal Lord and Savior, Jesus, on Good Friday, April 2, 2021 in New Hope, MN. Ed had traveled from Alaska to Florida to pick up the RV he purchased. Richard joined Edwin in Florida to assist…

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Elma Impola

1926 – 2021 Elma Stephanie Impola, 94, died Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at Providence Villa Assisted Living Home in Sebeka, MN. Elma was born June 13, 1926 at Astoria, Oregon to Hjalmar and Fredrika (Kummala) Kandoll. She grew up and attended school in Rosburg, WA. Elma was united in marriage to Albert Emil Impola on…

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Cassandra Berg

1982-2021 Cassandra Hope (Ehrmantraut) Berg was born September 1, 1982. Cassandra was raised in Sebeka, Minnesota. She was baptized at Trinity Lutheran Church in New York Mills, Minnesota. She graduated from Sebeka High School. Cassandra married in 2011 and was blessed with three children: son, Bryson (14), daughter, Brooklyn (10), and son, Braxton (8). She…

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Dinah Burkel

1942 – 2021 The Dear Lord called Dinah Burkel home on Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021. Dinah Elizabeth (Farbo) Burkel was born on January 19, 1942 in Lancaster, MN to Fidessa and Odd Farbo. Dinah attended a country school in Caribou Township of Kittson County, later she attended Lancaster school, Dinah graduated at the top of…

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