Tricounty News

Phillip Arnold, 84

Phillip Arnold of Eden Valley died Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at the Hilltop Health Care Center in Watkins. He was 84.W-Phillip-Arnold-obit-pic0001

Mass of Christian Burial was at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, at Assumption Catholic Church in Eden Valley with the Rev. Jerome Naduvathaniyil, O.S.B. officiating. Friends and relatives called from 4-8 p.m. Monday evening at the Williams Dingmann Funeral Home in Eden Valley, and also one hour prior to services at the church Tuesday. The Eden Valley American Legion Post #381 prayed at 5:30 p.m., followed by parish prayers at 6 p.m. at the funeral home in Eden Valley. Burial was in the parish cemetery.


Dr. Jerry Ahrendt, 71

Dr. Jerry Ahrendt of Independence, Minn., died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013. He was 71.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 13, at Light of Christ Lutheran Church in Delano. Gatherine of family and friends will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, at the Iten Funeral Home in Delano. Gatherine will continue from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the church prior to services.


Herbert Hanson, 90

Herbert Hanson of St. Cloud died Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at the St. Cloud Hospital. He was 90.Hanson Herbert

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, at Grace Lutheran Cemetery at 17250  30th Street NW in South Haven with Rev. Michael Nelson officiating.


Laverne Knaus, 93

Laverne O. Knaus of Kimball died Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at Hilltop Care Center in Watkins. She was 93.W-Laverne-Knaus2257

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Kimball with Fr. Tom Olson officiating. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel in Kimball, and at the church one hour prior to services. There will be a prayer service at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will follow the funeral at St. Anne’s Catholic Cemetery.


Tamara (Smith) Steffes, 50

Tamara (Smith) Steffes of Coon Rapids, formerly of the St. Cloud area, died unexpectedly Thursday morning, Aug. 29, 2013, in St. Cloud. She was 50.W-Steffes-Tamara-Photo-Square

Funeral services celebrating Tamara’s life will be at 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at the Miller-Carlin Funeral Chapel in St. Cloud. Jim Erickson will lead the service and a private burial will take place at a later time. There will be a one-hour gathering prior to the service Friday, starting at 2 p.m. at the Miller-Carlin Funeral Home in St. Cloud.