Esther Pauly of Cold Spring died peacefully Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at her home surrounded by her family, following a long battle with cancer. She was 72.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in St. Nicholas with Fr. Don Wagner and Fr. Thomas Olson officiating. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, at the Ertl Funeral Home in Watkins, and also one hour prior to services at the church Thursday. Inurnment will be in the St. Anthony Catholic Cemetery in Watkins.
Dale Schwarz of Eden Valley died Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, at Hilltop Care Center. He was 77.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Eden Valley with Rev. Bryan Hopfensperger officiating. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and one hour prior to the services Friday, also at the church. Burial will be at Eden Lake Cemetery in Eden Valley.
Lowell Meyer of Orlando, Fla., formerly of Eden Valley, died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, in his sleep at his home. He was 66.
A memorial service will be held Friday, Aug. 23, at the National Cremation & Burial Society, 7565 Red Bug Lake Road, Ovieda, Fla., 32765. Interment will be held at the Florida national Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla., with full military honors.
Wheeler Pope of Kimball died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at his daughter’s home in St. Cloud surrounded by his family. He was 99.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 19, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Pearl Lake with Fr. Al Stangl celebrating the Mass. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Sunday at Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel in Kimball, and one hour prior to the service Monday at the church. Parish prayers will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will follow the funeral at the parish cemetery.
Kenneth Brinkman of Richmond died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. He was 69.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at St. Martin Catholic Church in St. Martin, Minn. Relatives and friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, at the Wenner Funeral Home in Richmond, and from 9-10:15 a.m Thursday morning. Parish prayers will be at 7:30 p.m. followed by a rosary with the Knights of Columbus. Burial will be in the St. Catherine’s Cemetery in Farming.