Tricounty News

Anthony ‘Tony’ Deladi, 41

T. DeladiAnthony “Tony” Deladi of Watkins died unexpectedly Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, while working in Lafayette, Ind. He was 41.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, at the Ertl Funeral Home in Watkins, with parish prayers at 6 p.m. Fr. John Brunner will officiate. Private interment will take place at St. Anthony Catholic Cemetery in Watkins.

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Janet Eckman, 72

W-Eckman-JanetJanet Eckman of Kimball died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at her home with her family at her side after a hard-fought battle with breast cancer. She was 72.

Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 4, at the Kimball Church of Christ with pastors Jon Albert and Jerry Albert officiating. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to the services Monday, both at the church. Burial will follow at the Kimball Cemetery.

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Mia Nistler, 69

Mia Nistler of Anchorage, Alaska, died Feb. 8, 2013. She was 69.W-Mia-Nistler194

Local services were held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Anchorage, with a celebration of life to be held at a later time. Mia has been cremated and her ashes will be placed with her husband’s ashes in Minnesota.

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Rev. Virgil Braun, 79

Reverend Virgil Braun, retired pastor of Assumption Catholic Church in Eden Valley, died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at the St. Cloud Hospital. He was 79.
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A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the Church of St. Augustine, St. Cloud, with the Most Reverend John F. Kinney presiding. A vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Church of the Assumption in Eden Valley. Burial will be in St. Margaret Cemetery, Lake Henry, Minn.

 

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Lew Ahrens, 71

w-Ahrens-2323Lew Ahrens of Paynesville died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at his home. He was 71.

Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 25, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Eden Valley with Rev. Bryan Hopfensperger officiating. Friends called between 3 and 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, and after 9:30 a.m. Monday, at the church.

 

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