Tricounty News

Roland Stanke, 66

Roland Stanke of Eden Valley, formerly of Cannon Falls, Minn., died Friday, May 9, 2014, at the VA Medical Hospital after his battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family. He was 66.

W-Rol-Obit-PicMemorial services will be held from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, at the American Legion in Eden Valley.


Rodney Gavin, 77

Rodney Gavin of Kimball, formerly Buffalo, died Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at United Hospital in St. Paul.W-aaGavinRod-small

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 13, at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Kimball with Fr. Thomas Olson as Celebrant. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Monday at the Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel, Kimball, and one hour prior to the service Tuesday at the church. Burial will follow at St. Anne’s Catholic Cemetery in Kimball. Prayer service will be held at 5 p.m. Monday, followed by a Rosary. In honor of Rod, Irish green attire is welcome.


Michael Yanish, 63

Michael Yanish of St. Cloud died Saturday, May 3, 2014, at his residence. He was 63.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at the Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel in Kimball.


Michael Stanger, 71

Michael Stanger of Watkins died Saturday, May 3, 2014, at the St. Cloud Hospital. He was 71.M Stanger

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 7, at the St. Anthony Catholic Church in Watkins with Fr. Jerome Naduvathaniyil and Fr. Richard Gross officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church Wednesday. Interment will be in the Paynesville Cemetery.


Cyril Massmann, 84

Cyril Massmann of Luxemburg died Friday, May 2, 2014, at Quiet Oaks Hospice House in St. Augusta. He was 84.Cyril Massman2682

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Monday, May 5, at St. Wendelin’s Catholic Church in Luxemburg with Reverend Mark Ostendorf officiating. Burial with military honors will be in the parish cemetery. Family and friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Sunday, May 4, and after 10 a.m. Monday at Mary Hall in Luxemburg. Parish prayers will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at Mary Hall.