Tricounty News

Donna Luoma, 67

Donna Luoma of South Haven died peacefully at her South Haven home Sunday afternoon, Aug. 4, 2013, surrounded by family, friends, and dogs. She was a much-W-Donna.Fred-June-2011loved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She was 67.

The family will hold a celebration of Donna’s life at her South Haven home beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, with a remembrance of Donna at 3 p.m. All those who loved this remarkable woman are invited to attend. The address is 13143 State Highway 24 NW, South Haven MN 55382.


Traverse Crider, 91

Traverse Crider of Helena, Mont., formerly of Kingston, died Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at a local care facility in Traverse Crider obit-RGBHelena. He was 91.

A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9, at Anderson Stevenson Wilke Funeral Home at 3750 N. Montana Ave., in Helena, Mont. A reception will follow the service in the banquet hall of the funeral home. Burial with military honors will be held at the Montana State Veterans Cemetery, Fort Harrison, after the reception.


Kevin ‘KJ’ Sukut, 50

Kevin “KJ” Sukut of South Haven, formerly of Minneapolis, died unexpectedly Sunday, July 28, 2013, at his home.

Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, at the Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel in Maple Lake. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be held at 12 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.


Wilfred Mengelkoch, 89

Wilfred Mengelkoch of Clara City, formerly of Eden Valley died Wednesday, July 24, 3013. He was 89.Wilfred Mengelkoch obit photo 3

Funeral services with full military honors will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, at Assumption Catholic Church in Eden Valley with burial immediately following at St. Peters Catholic Church cemetery. Lunch will be served at Assumption Catholic Church after the burial service. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, at Williams Dingmann Funeral Home in Eden Valley, with parish prayers at 7 p.m., and also after 9 a.m. Saturday, at the funeral home.


Ruth Schuster, 72

Ruth Schuster of Kimball died at home Thursday, July 18, 2013. She was 72.Schuster photo-RGB

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 24, at Washburn-McReavy Glen Haven Chapel at 5125 West Broadway in Crystal, Minn. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, and one hour prior to the funeral service Wednesday, July 24. Interment will be in Glen Haven Memorial Park.