Carol Ann Rian, 74, Palisade, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Golden Horizons Assisted Living, Aitkin.

Harry Russell Ekelund, 88, McGregor, died Wednesday, June 24, 2020 in Aitkin.

Winfield Frank Demenge, McGregor, passed away on Monday, June 22, 2020 at his home. He was 95 years old.

Frances “Fran” May Splittstoser, 65, Aitkin, passed away Friday, June 19, 2020, at Essentia St. Mary’s Medical Center, Duluth.

John Dudley Coombs, Jr., 81, Aitkin, passed away Saturday, June 20, 2020 at Aicota Health Care Center in Aitkin after a battle with Dementia.

Robert David Lloyd, 77, Aitkin, died Thursday, June 18, 2020 at Golden Horizons Assisted Living, Aitkin.

Shirley Ann Larson, Mora, passed away Friday, June 19, 2020 at Signe and

Winfield F. Demenge, McGregor, passed away on Monday, June 22, 2020 at his home. He was 95 years old.

Richard Joseph Greener, born on Aug. 20, 1948, passed away June 14, 2020.

Kenneth Eugene Gobel, age 96, Swatara, passed away June 11, 2020.  

Ellsa Lain Sorenson, 87, McGregor, formerly of St. Paul passed away Monday, June 15, 2020 at her home.

Muriel Adele Hammett Miller, 94, passed away in Sequim, Wash. on May 29, 2020, just weeks before her 95th birthday.

Deborah Lynne Bender, 65, Oakdale, Minn., passed away peacefully at her home after a long battle with cancer on June 11, 2020.

Richard D. Flier was born on Aug. 10, 1932 in Armstrong Iowa and left to be with his lord Jesus Christ on June 7, 2020.

Leona Maxine Chilstrom, 86, Aitkin, passed away Monday, June 8, 2020 at Rivers Edge Assisted Living, Aitkin.

Orpha Marcell Randall, 95, Aitkin, passed away Monday, Jan. 20, 2020 at Riverwood Healthcare Center, Aitkin.

Olaf Emil Grimsbo, 93, Grand Rapids, Minn. passed away Saturday, May

Richard D. Flier passed away June 7, 2020, at St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Brainerd.

Bernard “Bud” Egstad,96, Fergus Falls, died Sunday, June 7, 2020, at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Fergus Falls.

Lawrence “Larry” John Reibel, 56, Palisade died Saturday, June 6, 2020 at Riverwood Healthcare Center, Aitkin.

Melissa Flora Courier, 67, Aitkin, died Thursday, June 4, 2020, at her home.

Jean Morris McGraw, 83, Bloomington, died June 3, 2020.

Edward Lee Landrus, 91, Coon Rapids, formerly of Aitkin, passed away Friday, May 22, 2020.

Daniel Ray Christian, 82, passed away Saturday, May 30, 2020, at the St. Cloud Hospital, St. Cloud.    

Alfie Carl Sandell, 91, Aitkin, passed away of natural causes on Sunday, May 31, 2020 at Golden Horizons Assisted Living in Aitkin.  

David Charles Hendricks, loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, godfather, and uncle, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin.

Marian Viola Maxfield, 77, Aitkin, died Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at Riverwood Healthcare Center, Aitkin.

Natalie Gerbich Spalj, 91, Deerwood, died May 3, 2020 in New Brighton.

Elaine Doris Bruss, 90, Aitkin, passed away Monday, May 25, 2020 at Aicota Health Care Center, Aitkin, with her family by her side.

Carol Jean Krie, 72, Red Wing, passed away Friday, May 22, 2020, surrounded by her family, following a year-long battle with cancer.

Dewey Arnold McNeil was born at home in Shovel Lake to Roger and Dolly (Edna) McNeil on June 29, 1942. He was raised on the farm in Shovel Lake enjoying country living, the love of his family, adventures with his siblings, and shenanigans with the neighborhood boys.

Melvin L. Holm, 84, Hill City, went to be with God on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Duluth, after complications from a stroke.

Ellen Mildred Burman, 88, Glen, died Sunday, May 10, 2020 at Aitkin Health Services in Aitkin.  

Susan Kaye Rowell (Bishop), Tamarack, passed away at her home on May 14, 2020.

John (Jack) Gregory Haussner, 72, McGregor, died suddenly at his home Wednesday, May 13, 2020.

Albert Ralph Torgerson, 73, Coon Rapids died Sunday, May 10, 2020 at Homestead at Anoka.

Gloria Jean Skinaway, “Miskwadibe-ikwezens,” 80, McGregor died Wednesday, May 13, 2020 in Aitkin.

Brinly Shae Ruschmeier, baby daughter of Brent and Sharlie (Finch) Ruschmeier, was born April 23, 2020 at the St. Cloud Hospital, St. Cloud.

Janice G. Martin, age 82, of Grand Rapids, passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at Grand Village, Grand Rapids, Minn.

Walter F. Hermerding, a proud Air Force veteran and adored father and

Ellen M. Burman, 88, Glen, died Sunday, May 10, 2020 at Aitkin Health Services, Aitkin.

Albert Torgerson, Coon Rapids, died at Homestead at Anoka-Transitional Care Center. Arrangements are pending with Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Aitkin. www.srtfuneral.com.

Betty Ann Grundahl, 81, Hutchinson, passed away Thursday, May 7, 2020 at her home.

Marian L. Magee, 89, Aitkin, formerly Hutchinson and Ortonville, Minn., passed away Sunday, May 3, 2020, at her home in Aitkin, at the age of 89 years, one month, and 27 days. A funeral service will be held at a later date.

Gregory (Greg) J. Murphy, 82, Shoreview was born and raised in Aitkin, he was a proud alum of the U of M class of 1960 and served 46 years as a stock broker.

Natalie Gerbich Spalj, 91, longtime resident of Deerwood and currently residing at the Brightondale Reflections Memory Care in New Brighton, died on May 3, 2020 due to health complications from the Coronavirus.

Raymond J. McCollum, 89, Grand Rapids, Minn., passed away Friday, May 1, 2020 at his home.

Brian Donald Bukkila, 60, Aitkin, died Saturday, April 25, 2020 at Riverwood Healthcare Center, Aitkin.