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December 30, 2016
Obituary for Debra Osborn Solsrud
Osborn Solsrud, Debra "Deb" Deb tragically passed away on December 27, 2016 in a small plane crash in Florida at the age of 51. Deb wishes...
December 30, 2016 - 8:00am
October 10, 2016
Former Burlington Northern CEO Lorentzsen, 99, dies
WEST ST. PAUL — Norman M. Lorentzsen's career in the railroad industry spanned 40 years, starting when he worked as a brakeman in high...
October 10, 2016 - 8:00pm
April 25, 2016
South Dakota artist Terry Redlin dies
WATERTOWN, S.D. — A famed South Dakota artist died Sunday and while Terry Redlin wasn’t able to put a brush to canvas since his retirement...
April 25, 2016 - 9:34pm
June 12, 2015
Remembering John Tradup, the essence of a newsman
Of all my memories of John Tradup, the one that’s foremost is of John in his office at the old Tribune building downtown. It was a cluttered,...
June 12, 2015 - 11:55pm
April 15, 2015
Delbert Allinder ‘was a very good partner’
WILLMAR — Business partnerships don’t always work out. But the partnership that Delbert “Del’’ Allinder had with Orvis Pattison when they owned West Central Steel in Willmar was very good. “We never had any problems between us as far as making business decisions and where...
April 15, 2015 - 7:52pm
March 31, 2015
Former Willmar mayor Richard Hoglund dies
WILLMAR — Longtime civic leader Richard C. Hoglund, who served for more than 30 years as Willmar’s assessor and later as city clerk in addition...
March 31, 2015 - 11:43pm
March 27, 2015
Longtime bush pilot and mail carrier Don Hanson dies
WARROAD — As a bush pilot carrying freight, passengers and mail from Warroad to Minnesota’s Northwest Angle of Lake of the Woods — the...
March 27, 2015 - 6:00am
March 25, 2015
St. Thomas’ Bruce Kramer chronicled disease, life, death
HOPKINS — Lifelong educator Bruce Kramer has talked about how ALS can take absolutely everything from you — your ability to walk, speak and,...
March 25, 2015 - 9:00am
December 3, 2014
Rodger Kent, broadcaster and pro wrestling announcer, dies
COOK — Rodger Kent, a longtime Twin Cities broadcaster who gained famed as a professional wrestling announcer, died Friday in Cook, Minn. He...
December 3, 2014 - 11:47pm
Former director of Kandiyohi County family services dies
WILLMAR — Former Kandiyohi County Family Services Director Jay Kieft was remembered Tuesday with a moment of silence during the County Board...
December 3, 2014 - 10:20am
September 4, 2014
Joan Rivers, queen of acid put-downs, dies at age 81
Joan Rivers, who became a comedic star with an act that was a mélange of insult, insecurity, over-the-top cattiness and a nothing-is-sacred...
September 4, 2014 - 3:27pm
November 18, 2010
Dr. Hodapp, pediatrician and former mayor, dead at age of 86
WILLMAR -- Dr. Robert V. Hodapp had a way of staying calm, no matter how intense the situation. "He was always even-tempered. Ev-en if he got...
November 18, 2010 - 12:00am
January 23, 2010
Letter: Obituary policy is an affront
A recent policy change for obituary printing initiated by the West Central Tribune has changed me from reader to writer. Charging grieving families $10 for a photo of their loved one and 35 cents per word in an obituary is an affront on the history of this community. I realize economic...
January 23, 2010 - 12:00am
September 8, 2008
Russell J. Bakker, 76, of Renville. Service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Ebenezer Presbyterian Church, rural Renville. Dirks-Blem Funeral Home, Renville. Roy E. Benham, 94, of Benson. Service 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Zniewski Funeral Home, Benson. Zniewski Funeral Home, Benson. Loren V. Ewer,...
September 8, 2008 - 12:00am