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June 20, 1974 – Thursday, July 20, 2011

Service Information
St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Waverly, MN
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
10:30 A.M.

Visitation Information
AT THE FUNERAL HOME
Monday, July 25th
4-8 P.M.

Virgil Warren Dalbec Jr., age 37, of rural Montrose, passed away on Friday morning, July 22nd, 2011 near Waverly.

He was born on June 20, 1974 in Carver County the son of Virgil A. & Jean Driver Dalbec Sr.

Virgil graduated from Howard Lake-Waverly High School in 1992.

He was employed as a laborer in masonry construction.

He enjoyed fishing, hunting, spending time with his sons, snowmobiling and tinkering with things.

Survived by his sons: Virgil Dalbec Jr. & Isaiah Dalbec of Montrose and Dylan Dalbec of Winsted; his father: Virgil A. Dalbec Sr.; brother: Jason (Joelle) Dalbec and a sister: Melissa (Harley) Olson all of New Richland, MN; half brother: Jeremy (Michelle) Driver; nine nieces & nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins; special friend: Chris Brenny; other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his mother: Jean Dalbec on April 7, 2008.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Virgil Dalbec Jr. will be held on Tuesday, July 26th at 10:30 A.M. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Waverly. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

A visitation will be held on Monday, July 25th from 4-8 P.M. at The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo. A Prayer service will be held at 7:00 P.M. Further visitation will be held on Tuesday morning, July 26th one hour prior to Mass at the church.

Casket Bearers will be Chris Brenny, Matthew Dalbec, Tregg Dalbec, Treston Dalbec, Derrek Dalbec and Jared Dalbec.

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

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September 1, 1923 – Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Service Information
United Methodist Church in Montrose, MN
Saturday, July 23rd, 2011
11:00 A.M.

Visitation Information
United Methodist Church in Montrose, MN
Friday, July 22nd, 2011
5-8 P.M.

Alfred “Alfie” Mohring age 87, of Montrose passed away on Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at Parkview Care Center in Buffalo.

He was born on September 1, 1923 in Woodland Township, Wright County the son of Oggie & Elsie Mumm Mohring.

Alfie graduated from Montrose High School.

On September 26, 1950, Alfred A Mohring & Lucille E. Weeklund. God blessed their marriage with four children.

Alfred engaged in dairy farming with his brother Clinton and later worked at Mid America Dairy.

He was a faithful member of The United Methodist Church in Montrose where he served many years as a lay leader. Alfie also served fifty three years on The Montrose Fire Department, many of those years as its’ treasurer.

Through the years, Alfie was involved with Montrose Days, Boy Scouts, Montrose Planning & Zoning and formerly served on The Montrose School Board. Alfred received The Commodore Award from The Minneapolis Aquatennial Committee.

He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Alfie also was the “top chef” at the hunting shack. He enjoyed flowers, especially raising tulips.

Survived by his children: Allan (Jackie) Mohring of St. Paul, Paul (Linda) Mohring of Brooklyn Center & Linda (Raymond) Marquette of Buffalo; grandchildren: Jessica (Lee) Reinhart and Erik Marquette; great grandchildren: Hunter Reinhart & baby Reinhart; a sister: Clara “Birdie” Hickman; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his wife: Lucille Mohring, a son: Dale, parents & three siblings: Mildred Lenz, Clinton Mohring & Jeanette “Jo” Anderson.

Funeral services for Alfred Mohring were held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, July 23rd at The Montrose United Methodist Church. Reverend Ingrid Bloom officiated. Interment followed at Kreidler Cemetery in rural Montrose.

A visitation was held on Friday, July 22nd at the church from 5-8 P.M.

Honorary Casket Bearers were Mike Marketon, Willie Bauernschmitt, Roger Vanderlinde.

Casket Bearers were Jim Hickman, Bill Hickman, Mike Hickman, Bruce Anderson, Denny Butcher and John Kanduth.

Memorials are preferred to the Montrose United Methodist Church.

The Peterson Chapel of Buffalo served the family.

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April 22, 1953 – Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Service Information
Catholic Church of St. Michael
Monday, July 25, 2011
11:00am

Visitation Information
The Peterson Chapel/St. Michael-Albertville
Sunday, July 24, 2011
4-8pm

Robert “Bob” John Wiczek, Age 58 of Elk River MN, devoted father, grandfather, brother and friend to many, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday July 19, 2011.

Bob was born on April 22, 1953 to Lucille and John Wiczek in International Falls, MN. Bob was a Marine with the United States Marine Corps and later rose to the ranks of Journeyman with the Iron Workers Local 512. For the past 25 years Bob has worked for Linco Companies as an Iron Worker, Estimator and Project Manager which ultimately led to his most prized position the “C.E.P.”

Bob enjoyed spending time at the cabin with his family, friends and beloved lab Daisy. He was a skilled and avid deer hunter, fisherman and outdoorsman, especially at “the shack” where “if it had four legs and was brown, it was down.”

Bob is survived by his daughters Sarah and Mary, grandson Hunter, sisters; Judy (Randy) Olafson of International Falls MN, Sandy (Bob) Olean of Carlton MN and Jean (Gus) Holm of Warroad MN, brothers; Terry (Sandy) Wiczek of Baudette MN, Bill (Beth) Wiczek of Yucca Valley CA, and Dennis Wiczek of Anaheim CA.

He was preceded in death by his parents John and Lucille Wiczek and baby brothers Timothy and James.

A memorial visitation for Bob will be held on Sunday, July 24th from 4-8 PM at The Peterson Chapel, 300 Main Street N., St. Michael, MN. Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 25th at 11:00AM with a one hour visitation prior to service at the St. Michael Catholic Church, 11300 Frankfort Parkway NE, St. Michael, MN.

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February 19, 1933 – Monday, July 18, 2011

Service Information
Our Father’s Lutheran Church. Rockford, Minnesota
Thursday July 21, 2011
10:00 a.m.

Visitation Information
Our Father’s Lutheran Church. Rockford, Minnesota
Thursday July 21, 2011
9:00 a.m.

David A. Swanson, 78, of Albertville, Minnesota passed away on Monday July 18.

David was a retired electrician for IBEW 292.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday July 21, 2011 at Our Father’s Lutheran Church in Rockford, Minnesota. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. Thursday morning at Our Father’s Lutheran Church until the service.

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October 23, 2001 – Sunday, July 17, 2011

Service Information
The Peterson Chapel, Buffalo, MN
Saturday, July 23, 2011
11:00 AM

Visitation Information
The Peterson Chapel, Buffalo, MN
Friday, July 22, 2011
6:00 – 10:00 PM

Nikole Hernandez, age 9, of Montrose passed away suddenly on Sunday, July 17th, 2011 at The Buffalo Hospital.

She was born in St. Paul on October 23, 2001 the daughter of Armando & Evelyn Benitez-Hernandez.

Nikole had recently completed the third grade at Montrose Elementary School. She played the violin.

Survived by her loving parents; brothers: Armando, Anthony and Andrew Hernandez; maternal grandmother: Lilian Segovia; Paternal grandmother: Delia Hernandez; uncles and an aunt: Francisco and Alexander Segovia and Beatriz Valdes; godmother: Cristina Iglesias; primos, primas y familiares y amigos.

A Mass of the Angels for Nikole Hernandez will be held on Saturday, July 23rd at 11:00 AM at The Peterson Chapel, Buffalo, MN.

A visitation will be held at The Peterson Chapel Friday from 6-10 PM. Further visitation will be held on Saturday, July 23rd beginning at 9:00 AM until the time of the service.

The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo served the family.

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April 7, 1939 – Saturday, July 16, 2011

Service Information
Wild Marsh Golf Course in Buffalo
Thursday, July 21, 2011
5-9 P.M.

Visitation Information
Wild Marsh Golf Course in Buffalo
Thursday, July 21st, 2011
5-9 P.M.

Kurt J. Kjellberg, age 72, of rural Buffalo and longtime owner of Kjellberg Carpet One in Buffalo, passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2011 at The Marie Steiner Kelting Hospice House in Chaska.

He was born on April 7, 1939 in Monticello the son of Marty & Mae (Lyrenmann) Kjellberg.

Kurt graduated from Monticello High School in 1957 and later graduated with a B.S. Degree in Business from St. Cloud State University in 1963.

He honorably served his Country in the United States Army from 1963-1965.

On December 18, 1965 Kurt J. Kjellberg & Diane F. Holtan were joined in marriage in Brookings, South Dakota. They were blessed with three children: Donis, Bret and Kara.

In 1967, Kurt established Kjellberg Carpet and Interiors, (now Kjellberg Carpet One).

He enjoyed his family, business, and golfing.

Survived by his loving wife of forty five years: Diane F. Kjellberg; three children:

Donis F.(Gene) Dzialo of Hugo, Bret J. (Britt) Kjellberg and Kara F. (Michael) Stonecipher all of Buffalo; grandchildren: Garrett Dzialo; Clayton & Tatum Kjellberg; Jack, Patrick and Ellie Stonecipher; brothers: Kent Kjellberg and Keith Kjellberg both of Monticello, Kevin Kjellberg of Menahga and Kacey Kjellberg of Monticello; other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his parents: Marty & Mae Kjellberg.

A Celebration of Life for Kurt Kjellberg will be held on Thursday, July 21stfrom 5-9 P.M. at The Wild Marsh Golf Course in Buffalo.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested for the new Hospice House of Wright County.

Arrangements for Kurt Kjellberg are by The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo.