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May 22, 1947 – April 15, 2021

Audrey Ann Hoglund, 73, of Monticello, MN passed away on  April 15, 2021 after a recent diagnosis

of cancer.

Audrey was born on May 22, 1947 in Monticello, MN to Arleen Ann (Dahlheimer) and Stuart Gordon

Hoglund. She was the first child of seven, she grew up and graduated from Monticello High School. She started her business

career in bookkeeping at an early age for the family school bus business. Upon

graduation, Audrey moved to Minneapolis to attend Business College. Working in the accounting field

for a Minneapolis corporation, Audrey raised her 2 children with dedication and courage, surrounded always with family and friends in her hometown.

She continued her work in accounting along with several entrepreneurial business ventures.

Audrey was a loving and dedicated Mother. Her daughter Angie Ann (Jeff) Weeks is grateful for every single moment shared with her. She invested her time, love, energy and joy into her loved ones. She always had wisdom, love, and HUMOR to help us through our days.

She was a proud Grandmother to Isabella (Luke) Fields, Dexter, Simon, & Bentley Weeks, Emmersyn and Eastyn Fiorentino, and a great

grandma to Jaxon and Nixon Fields. Audrey was a beloved “adopted” mom to Susie, Brita, Ruben & Helen and their boys Paul and Raphael.

Gary Stanley was a dear friend, who held a very special place in her heart.

Audrey was certainly loved for her outgoing, fun loving, sparkly and colorful personality. She had a strong

Faith and knew her Father in Heaven on a personal level. She understood she was the Beloved Daughter of Christ

the King. Audrey was a friend to many ministries and had a heart for recovery. She served Jesus by volunteering in

jail and prison ministry along with participating in Celebrate Recovery, where she developed many friendships.

Audrey is survived by her siblings, Wayne, Gordon, Iris, Zona and Jill, many nieces and nephews, aunts and

uncles, cousins, and friends. Every single one of them was a treasure to her.

She was preceded in death by her parents Arleen and Stuart Hoglund, brother Mark Hoglund, and husband John Klammer.

Audrey’s life will be celebrated on a future date, to be determined.

 

 

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December 10, 1940 – April 17, 2021

SANDRA (SANDY) CARVER

Born – Dec. 10th, 1940

Died – April 17th, 2021 at the Glenn Memory Care from Alzheimer’s and complications of aspiration pneumonia.

Sandy was born in Prescott, WI, the daughter of Bernard and Ethel Helmer.  She graduated in 1958 from Ellsworth, WI High School, upon graduation she moved to Minneapolis to find a job.

She worked and roomed with a girl who would one day be her sister-in-law.  On April 4th 1959 she was invited to come to a dance put on by her future husband, it was Love at first glance for both of them.

On Saturday June 10th, 1961 Sandy and Eddie Carver were united in marriage at the Ellsworth, WI Methodist Church, Their love affair was blessed with 4 wonderful children; 3 girls and 1 boy, Val, Kari, Jodi and Jamie.

They in turn blessed Sandy and Eddie with 12 beautiful grandchildren; Brittany, Jacob, Andrew, Aaron, Sarah, Danielle, Lily, Nicole, Abi, Marissa, Jac and Scotlyn.

They in turn blessed Sandy and Eddie with 12 beautiful Great Grandchildren, Odin, Haven, Kylie,  Joshua, Keaton, Brayden, Luciana, Hazel, Olivia, Laken and Arebella.

Sandy worked in home child care for many years and then for 20 years at the Flower Farm and at Butterfield Evergreens in Delano where she was a transplanter and wreath maker.

She volunteered at the Montrose Ball Park helping her husband Eddie maintain the park and running the concession stand!  Sandy also, united with Eddie, started running the Miss Montrose pageant for 10 years.

She was a member of the Delano Methodist Church choir for many years, ending only when Alzheimer’s started to consume her life.

She loved vacations, picture taking, making blankets for her kids, hand painting characters on shirts for them and friends.   Not only were her kids the love of her life but also their best friend!   Oh, she was also the Nation’s #1 fan of the Statler Brothers Quartet!

Sandy was proceeded in death by her parents, Bernard and Ethel Helmer, Mother and Father In-Law Edna and Lee Carver.  Brothers Valarian and Dayle Helmer.  Brother In-Laws Jerry Carver, Donald Loberg and William Loberg.  And great granddaughter Haven Starkey.

Sandy is survived by her loving husband of over 60 years, Eddie.

Children:  Val Carver, Kari (Curt) Duske, Jodi Carver, Jamie (Heather) Carver

16 grandchildren:  Brittany Johnson, Jacob (Miranda) Duske, Andrew Quaas, Paul (Andrea) Greenwood, Aaron (Jami) Duske,  Sarah (Alex) Guggenberger, Jaden Greenwood, Danielle Markgraf, Grace Greenwood, Lily Carver, Nicole (Kody) O’Neill, Abi (Edwin) Santiago, Marissa (Dakota) Brokke, Jac Carver, Scotlyn Carver and Ruby Greenwood.

12 Great Grand Children:  Odin, Kylie, Isak, Joshua, Keaton, Brayden, Luciana, Hazel, Olivia, Laken, Arebella and River.

Sisters:  Ila (Larry) Yochim, Connie (Bill) Kind, Beatta (Kay) Eichman

Brothers In-Law:  Lee (Jean) Carver, John (Patricia) Carver, Wilmer (Kathy) Loberg.

Sisters In-Law:  Donna (Roger) Johnson, Carol Jackson, Opal Johnson and Shairleen (Dan) Golbek.

Many Nieces, Nephews and cousins

The Love of our Lives is Gone, but she will be remembered forever!

Rest in peace until we meet again Sandy!

A Memorial Service for Sandra “Sandy” Carver will be held on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 3:00 P.M. at The  Delano United Methodist Church (outside).

A visitation will be held on Saturday, April 24th from 1:00 P.M. until time of services AT THE CHURCH.

Our sincere thanks to the staff & management at The Glenn Memory care in Buffalo for their loving care for Sandy since January of 2015.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Alzheimer’s Association, Twin Cities Walk to End Alzheimer’s (Sandy’s Supporters)

The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo is serving the family.    Online condolences may be made to www.thepetersonchapel.com

 

 

 

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September 5, 1940 – April 15, 2021

Dorothy C. Schroepfer, age 80, of Albertville passed away on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at The Buffalo Hospital.

She was born on September 5, 1940 in New Ulm, Minnesota the daughter of George and Alicetine (Barthel) Schroepfer.

Dorothy was formerly employed at Tonka Toys as an assembler.

She loved bingo!   She also enjoyed watching St. Michael-Albertville High School wrestling and was “wrestling fan of the year”.   Dorothy was an avid reader, enjoyed fishing, embroidering and was a quilter

She was a member of St. Albert’s Catholic Church in Albertville.

Survived by her siblings: Rose (Nick) Kotzalas  of Pittsburgh, Margaret Trembath of Pease and Mary (Ron) Becker of Albertville; brother-in-law: George Woidyla of Sobieski;  many nieces, nephews, four aunts and an uncle further survive.

Preceded in death by her parents, a brother Melvin (Edith) Schroepfer, sisters Anna Mae Woidyla and Helen (Marlyn) Haag and by a brother-in-law Mike Trembath.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Dorothy Schroepfer will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Friday, April 23, 2021 at St. Albert’s Catholic Church in Albertville.   Father Joe Zabinski will be the Celebrant.

Private interment at a later date St. Albert’s Cemetery.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, April 22nd from 4-8 at The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home.  Further visitation will be held on Friday morning, April 23rd one hour prior to Mass at the church.

Casket Bearers will be Andy Becker, Krista DesMarais, Aaron Becker, Karla Becker, Brett Becker, Alex Haag.

 

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Jayne Francis Chester was born on April 14, 1940 in Madison, MN. Her parents were the late Edward & Susan (Bendel) Chester. She grew up and attended school in Madison until the age of 14 when she left home and moved to Minneapolis.

On April 25, 1960 Jayne was united in marriage to Jimmy Lester Steinhaus. They resided in Minneapolis until 1969 when they bought a farm in Delano, MN. This farm is where Jayne discovered her love for chickens. They had three children; Mona, Troy and Tina. Jayne had been a waitress most of her life. She was well known for her gift of gab and her love of dancing and singing. She also enjoyed baking. Especially during the holiday season when she would deliver tins filled with goodies all over town. In 1980 Jayne went back to school and got her GED. This was a very proud moment for her. She then continued her education and got her real estate license. Jayne later married Raymond Hofstad of Maple Lake on May 7, 1994. Together lived on a farm in Buffalo, MN. This is where Jayne became known as “The Egg Lady” and they also raised a few beef cattle.

On January 22, 2021 Jayne passed away at Centennial Villa Memory Care, Annandale, MN. The staff at the Cardinal Cottage (especially Julie and Nicole) took exceptionally well care of her. Also, special thanks to Allina Hospice for their loving care and support.

Jayne is survived by her children: Mona (Dan Roller) Steinhaus of Annandale, Troy of North Branch, Tina (Mark) Johnson of Perham, Steve Hofstad of Minneapolis and Ruthie (Chad) Stoppelmen of Buffalo; along with 19 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren; siblings: Lorraine, Dennis, Wayne, Larry and Ronnie; many other relatives and friends. Preceding Jayne in death are her parents; husband Ray Hofstad, siblings Howard, Vernon and Bud.

There will be a celebration of life at the Peterson Chapel in Buffalo on April 23, 2021 starting at 4pm with a prayer service at 7pm.

The family will be holding a private interment at a later date.

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Terrae Jeanine Hudek, age 66 of St. Michael, passed away Wednesday, April 14, 2021. She was born November 2, 1954 in Gaylord, MN, the daughter of Lyle and Phyllis Pollock.

Terrae loved everything about nature, from its beauty of colors in the fall, to the smallest of details like an acorn or pinecone. The biggest joy in her life was her grandkids! Her world revolved around her children and grandchildren, who she loved so much.

She is preceded in death by her father, Lyle Pollock; and brother, David Pollock.

Terrae is survived by her mother, Phyllis Pollock; children, Terrae (Jack) Weatherman, Courtney (Matt) Fuchs, Jon Hudek (Suzy Heger); grandchildren, Elodie, Kip, Keegan, Jaslynn, Madalynn, Oakley, step-grandchildren Arianna, Thomas, Kenzie, Harper; siblings, Dan (Renae) Pollock, Greg (Karen) Pollock, Doug (Cindy) Pollock, Beverly (Brian) Schwandt; and many nieces, nephews, family and friends.

A memorial service will be held Sunday, April 25, 2021 at 2:00 PM, with visitation beginning at 12:00 PM, at The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home. A private family burial will be held at St. Michael Catholic Cemetery.

Serving the family is The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home. 763-497-5362. www.thepetersonchapel.com.

 

 

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Nathan Allen Stender, age 43 of Buffalo, MN passed away on April 15th, 2021. Nathan grew up in Sierra Vista, AZ & New Germany, MN. He graduated from Lester Prairie High School & is a die hard Yankees fan. Nathan married his high school sweetheart & fathered 2 amazing young boys.

He is survived by his loving wife; Annette; sons, Owen & Ian; parents, Dave Stender & Vicky Wilson; brothers, Daniel (Brittany) Wilson, Thomas (Shannon) Wilson, Jason (Tammy) Wetzel; father and mother-in-law, Roger & Diana Thompson; brother-in-law, Allen (Debbie) Thompson; sister-in-law, Julie (Tom) Stifter; sister-in-law, Debra (Jon) Donovan; sister-in-law, Teresa Quernemoen; brother-in-law, Jean (Lasia) Thompson; brother-in-law, Jason (Laura) Thompson; brother-in-law, Nathan (Tina) Thompson, as well as many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, & close friends.

Preceded in death by his grandparents & one uncle.

In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations to be made for his children to:

Nathan Stender Memorial Fund at First National Bank of Cokato:
PO Box 490
Cokato, MN 55321
Or to The Nathan Stender Memorial via Venmo @MemorialNathanStender