Area Obituaries

Beverly Thielen

1939-2019 Beverly Mae Thielen age 79 of Park Rapids, Minnesota passed away at Heritage Living Center in Park Rapids on July 16, 2019. Bev was born October 29, 1939 in Akeley to Joseph Amzi and Bessie Ann Blount Tatro. Bev grew up and attended school in Akeley and Sacred Heart. She was united in marriage…

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Cheryl Bergh

1961 – 2019 Cheryl Kay Bergh (Lindroos) age 57 of Sebeka, Minnesota passed away on Wednesday, June 19 at Essentia Hospital in Fargo, North Dakota. She was born August 28, 1961 in St. Louis Park, to Roger and Jean (Manthei) Lindroos. Cheryl was a baptized child of God. She was a 1979 graduate of Sebeka…

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Susan Wieseler

1963 – 2019 Susan Ann Wieseler, age 56, of Sebeka, Minnesota died peacefully surrounded by her family on June 19, 2019. Susan was an avid gardener; she enjoyed hunting fishing and Ranger rides. She could be found watching Vikings football or around a campfire. She loved her family time most of all. Susan is survived…

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Anthony Putzke

1971 – 2019 Anthony (Tony) Paul Putzke passed away on Monday June 17, 2019 at the age of 47, he was the youngest of four children. Tony lived his entire life in the Sebeka, Minnesota area. He graduated from Sebeka School. Tony worked 17 years at Watco as a pressman. He worked at other places,…

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Ardith Holtan

1938-2019 Ardith Ruby Holtan, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019 surrounded by her family. She was born May 23, 1938, to Tillman Askvig and Rose (Borel) Askvig in Goldfield, Iowa. Ardith graduated from Goldfield High School in 1956 and was employed as a key-punch operator at Mayo Clinic, Iowa State University, and IBM from 1956…

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Carolyn E. (Paurus) and Ralph “Dick” R. Clark

Carolyn E. (Paurus) Clark passed away peacefully at age 78 on April 26, 2019. Her beloved husband, “Dick,” of 58 years passed away on May 1, 2019: also at age 78. Each are deeply missed by sons: Jeff (Nan), and Kevin (Vicki); daughter, Tracy; grandchildren: Amy (Nick), and Kyle; great grandchildren: Amara, and Carson; many…

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Phylliss Landstrom

1926-2019 Our beloved Phyliss passed away Saturday morning March 16, 2019 knowing she was loved by family and friends. Phylliss Jane Straube was born the only child to Grace Nelson and Edwin Straube on June 29, 1926 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Phylliss spent her early childhood years living in Dawson and north Minneapolis. After her mother…

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Marvin Torkkola

1936 – 2019 Marvin L. Torkkola of Maple Grove, Minnesota was born January 7, 1936, in Menahga. He passed away peacefully on April 27, 2019 in Hospice care. Marvin was preceded in death by an infant brother, and brother Douglas; parents, Shirley (Olson) and Arthur Torkkola, and brother-in-law Ruben Kyro. He is survived by wife…

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Nellie Heern

1927 – 2019 The funeral service for Nellie Heern of Wadena, was held on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at the Johnson-Schuller Chapel with Pastor Joyce Tollefson-Capp presiding. At the age of 91, Nellie entered eternal rest on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at Providence Villa in Sebeka. On June 5, 1927, Nellie Viola was born on…

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Marjorie Schwartz

1934 – 2019 Marjorie Ann was born on April 8,1934 to Irvin and Beatrice (nee Farr) Nelson in their home in Paddock Township, Ottertail County, Minnesota. She attended White Oak district 216 and Sebeka High School before meeting the love of her life, Melvin Eugene Schwartz, in 1949. They were married on January 11, 1951…

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