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Obituaries

Don Vossen, age 82 of Plymouth and formerly of Willmar, passed away peacefully on November 24.
Peter Vedell passed away Friday, November 25, 2022 at the Homestead Hospice House in Owatonna at the age of 53 following a courageous battle with brain cancer.
Nov. 22, 1935 - Nov. 24, 2022
Our dearly beloved Gary Allen Peterson born on April 21, 1948, youngest son to Walter and Melvina Peterson. Gary passed away peacefully on November 17th surrounded by his children. His wit and positivity brought joy to everyone around him. Our fondest memories of Gary include farming, fishing, hunting, and playing cribbage.

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Sandy East, 63, of Spicer, passed away on Monday, November 21st at the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Rochester from complications of aplastic anemia, or more simply bone marrow failure. Her memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, November 28, 2022, at Bethel Lutheran Church in Willmar. Visitation will be on Sunday, November 27, 2022, from 2:30 to 5:00 p.m. at the Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar and continue one hour prior to her service at church. Sandy asked her remains to be distributed at some of her favorite peaceful places: her family’s home and cabin, as well as in Lake Superior and at Holden Village in Washington. Sandy requested donations to a cause you’re passionate about in lieu of flowers. www.hafh.org
Ivey was born on October 14, 1934 at Fergus Falls, MN to Berge and Agnes Simonson. She was baptized Ida Henrietta Simonson at Eidskog Lutheran Church. When she was 1 year and 10 months old her father died. Because her mother was hospitalized and unable to care for her she was adopted by John and Selma Ecklund. Her name then changed to Ivey Joy Ecklund. She grew up in Bellingham, was confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church and graduated from Bellingham High School in 1952.
Shirley J. Kise, age 87, of Atwater, passed away Tuesday, November 15, at the Meeker Memorial Hospital in Litchfield. A public visitation will be from 12 noon to 2 p.m. followed by a Celebration of Life service at 2 p.m. on Monday, November 28, at the Peterson Brothers Atwater Funeral Home in Atwater. Interment will be at 3 p.m. in Union Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to the Peterson Brothers Atwater Funeral Home. www.petersonbrothers.com
Karla W. Maurice, age 75, of Atwater, passed away unexpectedly Sunday afternoon, November 20, at the CentraCare St. Cloud Hospital.

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Jan. 30, 1972 - Nov. 20, 2022
Hilda Nieuwbeerta, 108, of Willmar, died Saturday, November 19, 2022, at Bethesda Grand in Willmar. Her funeral service will be 11:00 am, Friday, November 25, at Rock of Life Christian Reformed Church in Willmar with Rev. Jeffery Vanderhooft officiating. Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery in Willmar. Visitation will be one hour prior to her service at the church. Memorials are preferred to Rock of Life CRC or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Arrangements are with Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar. www.hafh.org
Donna Ridl, 77 of Spicer, died Saturday, November 19, 2022 at her home near Spicer. Mass of Christian Burial will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 25, 2022 at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church in Spicer. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in New London. www.hafh.org
July 20, 1945 - Nov. 19, 2022
Oct. 21, 1933 - Nov. 17, 2022
Oct. 2, 1943 - Nov. 19, 2022
Joseph Francis Fath, 90, Benson, MN, and formerly of DeGraff, MN, died Thursday, November 17, 2022, at the Glen Oaks Senior Living Center in New London, MN. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m., Monday, November 28, 2022, at St. Bridget’s Catholic Church in DeGraff, MN. Interment will be in the St. Bridget’s Catholic Cemetery in DeGraff, MN. Arrangements are with Zniewski Funeral Home.
DeWayne Holthusen, 87, of Willmar, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, at Bethesda Grand in Willmar.

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