Funeral service listing published Aug. 24, 2022

Area funerals scheduled through Aug. 31, 2022

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Alice Alseth, 87, of Willmar, formerly of Atwater, died Aug. 15. Service 10:30 a.m. Aug. 27 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Atwater. Peterson Brothers Atwater Funeral Home.

Mary Louise Johnson, 86, of Lake Lillian, died Aug. 15. Service 5 p.m. Aug. 28 at United Lutheran Church, Lake Lillian. K-M Funeral Home, Lake Lillian.

Goldie Negen, 96, of Willmar, died Aug. 22. Service 2:30 p.m. Aug. 27 at Carries Chapel in Bethesda Grand, Willmar. Tri-Country Funeral Home.

Marian Sampson, 87, of Hector, died June 21. Service noon Aug. 26 at First Lutheran Church, Hector.

Eugene Sheridan, 88, formerly of Willmar, died Aug. 13. Service 11 a.m. Aug. 25 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Rosemount. O’Halloran & Murphy Funeral Services, Roseville.


Marilyn Simpson, 88, of Paynesville, died Aug. 20. Service 2 p.m. Aug. 25 at Grace Methodist Church, Paynesville. Johnson Funeral Home, Paynesville.

Verne Strandjord, 86, of Belle Plaine, formerly of Sacred Heart, died July 10. Service 1 to 5 p.m. Aug. 27 at Opdal Church, south of Sacred Heart. Kolden Funeral Services, Belle Plaine.

Velma Freisleben Thein, 93, of Willmar, formerly of Clara City, died Aug. 19. Service 11 a.m. Aug. 29 at St. Clara’s Catholic Church, Clara City. Harvey Anderson Funeral Home, Willmar.

Elwood “Woody” Williams, 80, of New London, died Aug. 6. Service 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 26 at Johnson Funeral Home, New London.

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