Tricounty News

Kelly Hartneck, 46

Kelly Hartneck of Buffalo, formerly of Annandale, died unexpectedly April 10, 2013, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital. He was 46.

Mass of Christian Burial was Monday, April 15, at 11 a.m. at Church of St. Francis Xavier in Buffalo. Visitation was from 2-5 p.m. Sunday at Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home in St. Michael, with further visitation at the church Monday morning one hour prior to services.


Gerald ‘Jerry’ Raskie, 72

Gerald “Jerry” Raskie of Litchfield died Friday, April 5, 2013, at his home. He was 72.

A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 8, at the Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home in Litchfield with Pastor Bill Kerr officiating. Visitation was one hour prior to the service. Interment was in the Lake Ripley cemetery.


Sharon Weizel, 73

Sharon Weizel of Clearwater died Friday, April 5, 2013, at the Koronis Manor Nursing Home in Paynesville. She was 73.W-Sharon-Weizel-2377

Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, at the Tri-County Alliance Church near Clearwater with Pastor Anthony Stanley officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday from 12 noon to 1 p.m. at the Tri-County Alliance Church.


Fern Wittenberg, 83

Fern Wittenberg of South Haven died Thursday, April 4, 2013, at her home. She was 83.w-Wittenberg-Fern

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 8, at Zion United Methodist Church in South Haven with Rev. Ruth Hograbe officiating. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Sunday, at the Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel in Annandale, and one hour prior to services at the church. There will be a prayer service at 5 p.m. Sunday. Burial will follow the funeral at Zion Cemetery in South Haven.


Blanche Orth, 91

Blanche Orth of Pearl Lake died Saturday, March 30, 2013, at Lakeview Gardens in Kimball, after courageously battling cancer four w-Blanche-M.-Orth-2368-RGBtimes. She was 91.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12 noon Thursday, April 4, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Marty/Pearl Lake with Rev. Mark Ostendorf and Rev. Ralph Zimmerman as con-celebrants. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the church. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.