Tricounty News

Craig Faber, 42

Craig Faber of Galena, Alaska, formerly of Watkins Died unexpectedly at his home Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013. He was 42.C. FABER PHOTO

Mass of Christian Burial celebrating his life will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Watkins with Fr. John Brunner and Fr. Richard Gross officiating. Burial will be in St. Anthony Catholic Cemetery.

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Vernon ‘Vern’ Jensen, 81

Vernon “Vern” Jensen of Litchfield died Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, at the St. Cloud Hospital. He was 81.w-scan0006Vern-Jensen

A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at the Zion Lutheran Church in Litchfield. Visitation will be held from 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, at the Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home, and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in the Lake Ripley Cemetery with military honors by the Litchfield Miltary Honor Guard.

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Clemence Wimmer, 81

Clemence Wimmer of Litchfield died peacefully Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, at Emmanuel Home in Litchfield. He was 81.W-CWimmer

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Church of St. Philip in Litchfield. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, at the Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home, and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in the St. Gertrude Catholic Cemetery in Forest City.

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Anthony ‘Tony’ Mies, 78

Anthony “Tony” Mies of Watkins died Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at the Assumption Home in Cold Spring. He was 78.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Watkins W-T.-Mies1with Fr. John Brunner and Fr. Richard Gross officiating. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, and from 9-10 a.m. Wednesday, at the Ertl Funeral Home in Watkins. Watkins Senior Citizens will pray the rosary at 4 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home followed by parish prayers at 4:30 p.m. and Legion Post 453 prayers at 6:30 p.m. Interment will be in the St. Anthony Cemetery in Watkins.

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Frank Hancock, 64

Frank Hancock of Kimball died peacefully Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 64.W-Frank-Hancock-186 186

A Celebration of Life is being planned at a future date.

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