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Funeral service listing published Aug. 7, 2021

Area funerals scheduled through Aug. 14, 2021.

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This funeral services listing is presented as a public service by the West Central Tribune.

Michael “Stanley” Balcer, 68, of Olivia, died July 27. Service 4 to 6 p.m. Aug. 13 at Dirks-Blem Funeral Home, Olivia.

LaVerne Carlson, 89, of Orono, died Dec. 1, 2020. Service 1 p.m. Aug. 8 at Vinje Lutheran Church, Willmar.

Marion Epema, 85, of Clara City, died Dec. 15, 2020. Service 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 14 at Raymond Christian Reformed Church. Peterson Brothers Funeral Home, Willmar.

Timothy Hall, 61, of Mankato, died July 14. Service 3 p.m. Aug. 14 at Wing-Bain Funeral Home, Granite Falls.

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George Hinderaker, 67, of Willmar, died May 4. Service 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 14 at Kandiyohi County Historical Society, Willmar.

Richard “Dick” Hoff, 88, of Sacred Heart, died July 30. Service 2 p.m. Aug. 8 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Sacred Heart. Dirks-Blem Funeral Service, Renville.

Opal Holmgren, 98, of Willmar, died Oct. 11, 2020. Service Aug. 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dethlefs Community Center, Spicer.

Sherney Ardell Knutson. 95, of Buffalo, died July 9. Service 11 a.m. Aug. 14 at First Lutheran Church of Norway Lake.

Jeffrey Konieczny, 62, of Willmar, died Feb. 22. Service 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 15 at Robbins Island Regional Park four-season shelter, Willmar. Harvey Anderson Funeral Home, Willmar.

Joseph Martin, 71, of Sacred Heart, died Aug. 2. Service 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 7 at Dirks-Blem Funeral Chapel, Olivia.

Vernon “Lefty” Norling, 84, of Kandiyohi, died Aug. 8, 2020. Service 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 8 at Ebenezer Lutheran Church, Kandiyohi. Harvey Anderson Funeral Home, Willmar.

Mary Ellen Olson, 86, of New London, died April 4. Service 11 a.m. Aug. 7 at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church, Spicer. Johnson Funeral Home, New London.

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Elsie Schanbachler Pierce, 96, of Maple Plain, died July 22. Graveside service 2 p.m. Aug. 8 at Fairview Cemetery, Willmar.

Louise Schlegel, 90, of Lake Lillian, died Aug. 2. Service 10 a.m. Aug. 12 at Assembly of God Church, Willmar. Dirks-Blem Funeral Service, of Olivia.

Kay Strand, 84, of New London, died Aug. 8, 2020. Service 3 p.m. Aug. 8 at the United Methodist Church, Willmar. Peterson Brothers Funeral Home, Willmar.

Charles Walsh, 68 of DeGraff, died July 31. Service 7 p.m. Aug. 11 at Harvey Anderson Funeral Home, Willmar.

Victor Weberg, 92, of Willmar, died Aug. 2. Service 11 a.m. Aug. 9 at Harvey Anderson Funeral Home.

Leslie Zimmer, 93, formerly of Sacred Heart, died Jan. 5. Service 11 a.m. Aug. 14 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Sacred Heart.

Related: Obituaries

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