Tricounty News

Patricia Richards, 74

Patricia Richards of Watkins, died Monday, May 13, 2013, at the Hilltop Health Care Center in Watkins. She was 74.W-P.-Richards-photo

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 15, at the Ertl Funeral Home in Watkins with Fr. Richard Gross officiating. Burial will be at the St. Anthony Catholic Cemetery in Watkins. Friends may call one hour prior to services Wednesday, at the funeral home.


Barbara Hoskins, 84

Barbara Hoskins of Pierz died Sunday, May 5, 2013, at her home. She was 84.W-Barbara-Jean-Hoskins-photo

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 9, at Riverside Church, 3435 County Road 45 in Brainerd. Friends may gather one hour before the service at the church. Luncheon will be served following the service.


Viola Frederick, 100

Viola Frederick of Annandale died Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at the Annandale Care Center. She was 100.W-Frederick-Viola

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, May 10, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Annandale with Pastor Dave Nelson officiating. Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, at Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel, Annandale, and one hour prior to the service Friday at the church. Burial will follow at the Cokato Finnish Cemetery.


Myrna Bollman, 86

Myrna Bollman of Kimball died Friday, May 3, 2013, at the Heritage House of Kimball. She was 86.W-Bollman-Myrna

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 7, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Kimball with Rev. Dave Milz officiating. Visitation will from 5-8 p.m. Monday, at the Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel in Kimball, and at the church one hour prior to services. Burial will be at the Ronneby Riverside Cemetery in Ronneby.


James Becker, 74

James Becker of San Diego, Calif., died March 9, 2013. He was 74.W-James-Becker214

James Becker was born in Kimball to John and Mildred Becker. He served in the U.S. Navy and worked for 35 years in civil service for the Navy.

James was preceded in death by a sister Joanne Becker; and brother John Becker.

He is survived by his wife Elaine; three children Debra, James, and Teresa; and two grandchildren Chad and Kendall.