Tricounty News

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.


Geneva Bennett, 84

Geneva Bennett of St. Cloud, formerly of Paynesville and Eden Valley, died Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. She was 84.W-Geneva-Bennett-2513

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Church of God in Eden Valley at 553 Maple Street. Burial will take place in the Eden Lake Cemetery of Eden Valley. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church in Eden Valley.


Donald ‘Duck’ Swanson, 88

Donald “Duck” Swanson of Watkins died peacefully at his farm near Forest City Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. He was 88.Picture4-Donald Swanson

A private family service will be held at the Emmanuel Home, and a public memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, at the Ostmark Lutheran Church. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the church. Interment will be in the Lake Ripley Cemetery following the family service. Military Honors will be provided by the Litchfield Military Honor Guard.


George Robuck, 83

George Robuck of Annandale died Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, at his home. He was 83.Robuck George

Visitation will begin at 10 a.m., with memorial services held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Concordia Lutheran Church with Rev. Timothy Nerud officiating. Interment will be at Concordia Lutheran Cemetery.


Todd Roy, 45

Todd Alan Roy, of Annandale, formerly of Fairhaven, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, in Watkins. He was 45.W-Roy-Todd

Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at St. Anne Catholic Church with Fr. Thomas Olson as the Celebrant. Burial followed at St. Anne Catholic Cemetery. Friends called from 4-8 p.m. Friday at Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel, Kimball and one hour prior to services, Saturday at the church. Parish Prayers were at 4:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.