Loren L. Lundeen, age 59, passed away on Sept. 25, 2021, at his home in Siren. Loren was born on March 27, 1961, in Minneapolis, Minn., to Gale and Connie (Schneider) Lundeen. He was raised in Harris, Minn., and graduated from Rush City High School Class of 1980. He joined the US Navy and gr…

Walter “Walt” Fluegel, Alaska adventurer, UMD biology prof, photographer/artist/author died on April 6, 2022, at the age of 94. 

Verlin "Gus" Leroy Brown, age 80, a resident of Voyager Village, passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2022, at St. Marys Hospital in Duluth, Minn., with his loved ones by his side.

Lieutenant Colonel Retired Willis Albert McLain, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 6, 2022, after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease.

Linda Ann Bolstad, age 69, a resident of Danbury passed away on May 1, 2022, at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Minn.

Wade Edward Lund, age 49, a resident of Pierz, Minn., passed away on April 23, 2022, after an unfortunate motorcycle accident.

Scott Joe Vandervelden, age 51, a resident of Frederic passed away on April 24, 2022 at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Minn.

Eleanor Gloria Jones, age 97, a resident of Duluth, Minn., passed away on Thursday, April 28, 2022, at home surrounded by her loved ones.

Jessica Marie Villebrun, age 56, a resident of Siren passed away on Feb. 25, 2022, at the Hennepin County Medical Center.

Myrna M. Leef, age 88, a resident of Webster passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on Feb. 15, 2022, in Florence, AZ.

Douglas “Doc” Grant Harlander passed away surrounded by family on April 29, 2022, at Traditions of Frederic. His 102 years were spent caring for his family, serving his country, being active in the community, dancing, and trouncing people in cribbage and numerous other games.

Celebration of Life for John Neinstadt on May 21, 2022, at 2 p.m. with lunch following at the Community Center in Webster.

Wade E. Lund, age 49, a resident of Pierz, Minn., passed away on April 23, 2022. Visitation will be held on Friday, April 29, 2022, from 4-7 p.m. at Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home, Webster.  A funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2022, at 11 a.m. (visitation 10-11 a.m.) at Swedb…

Josephine (Jo and Josie) Louise Robinson, passed away on April 13, 2022, in Apache Junction, Arizona, due to multiple health complications.  Jo was born in Minneapolis, Minn., on May 1, 1943, and was a graduate of Horace Mann High School in Spooner in 1961. 

Janise Ann Prokop Skow was a caring wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and friend.  She was called home to the Lord, freed from the pain of cancer, on April 4, 2022, at her winter home in Mesa, Arizona, surrounded by family and special friend, Shari Rasmussen.

Lois D. Lund of Braham (formerly of Cambridge), died peacefully at Elmhurst Commons Assisted Living on Saturday, April 23, 2022, at the age of 75 following a brief battle with cancer.

Teresa E. Henseler, a resident of Danbury passed away on Tuesday, April 19, 2022, at the Marshfield Medical Center in Eau Claire with her loved ones by her side.

Winifred “Windy” Salmon (Wass-Nung Ikwe), age 61, a resident of Webster, passed away on April 11, 2022.

Reid A. Fry, 41, of Dresser, passed away in his sleep of natural causes on Dec. 22, 2021. 

Laurie Carol Teske (Mulroy), age 55, a resident of Webster passed away on the morning of Thursday, March 31, 2022 after a hard battle with Cancer.

Roger Grant Lundeen, age 59 of Milltown passed away unexpectedly on Thursday April 7, 2022. Roger was born on June 13, 1962, in Robbinsdale Minn., to proud parents Mary and Donald Lundeen.

Scott A. Lamphere, age 61, a resident of Siren passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, April 6, 2022.

Age 74 of Webster; previously of St. Paul, Minn., found his place among the angels when he passed away unexpectedly in his sleep on Dec. 22, 2021. Gerry was born on March 5, 1947, the first of Eugene and Marjorie (Hammer) Vogel’s seven children. 

Laurie C. Teske (nee Mulroy), age 55, a resident of Webster passed away on Thursday, March 31, 2022. A Gathering of friends and family will be held on Saturday, April 9, 2022, from 12 - 6 p.m. at The Tap Bar & Grill in Webster.  A full obituary will follow. Arrangements were entrusted to…

Patti Meyer passed away suddenly on March 19, 2022, in Webster. Patricia Anne Barnes was born on June 5, 1953, in Minneapolis, Minn., to Lola and Bryce Barnes. Along with her three-year-old brother Bill, the family lived in an apartment in St. Louis Park. Later that year, the family moved to…

Robert Allen Smith died April 2, 2022, in his hometown of Webster surrounded by his family.  Born on March 1, 1942, Bob (Dake to many) was glad to celebrate his 80th birthday with root beer floats and cupcakes for everyone.

Marna Jeanne Vega, age 81, of Fremont, CA passed away peacefully on the early morning of Saturday, March 12, 2022. She was at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Arthur Harold Bistram, age 84, a resident of Grantsburg passed away on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at Abbot Northwestern Hospital.

Jimmie Frazee, age 92, a resident of Danbury passed away peacefully on March 22, 2022 in Duluth, Minn. He was born on Jan. 1, 1930, in North Sioux City, South Dakota to Harry and Eva Frazee.  On Jan. 21, 1950, Jimmie married Genevieve Eileen Trobaugh. Together they were blessed with 10 children. 

Newborn Joseph Donald Vendela, born March 20, 2022, passed away upon birth. He is survived by his loving parents, Joseph and Elizabeth Vendela. Mother’s parents are Sherry Mesecher and the late David Edaburn; Father’s parents are Tracie and Donald Vendela. Survived by siblings

David Donald Lawrence, age 80, a resident of Danbury passed away on March 7, 2022.  

Myron (Dale) Unnasch, 84, of Grantsburg went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, March 23, 2022, at Burnett Medical Center Continuing Care in Grantsburg. 

Constance Hunt, age 92, a resident of Osceola, formerly of Siren passed away on March 12, 2022. Services are pending at this time.  A full obituary will follow.  Arrangements were entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home, Webster. Online condolences can be made at www.swedberg-taylor.com.

“He was a big guy with an even bigger heart. Denny would not only give you the shirt off his back, but he would drive 100 miles to give it to you.” 

Esther Tuynman Allen was a loving mom and grandma who passed away peacefully on March 9, 2022, at the age of 75 from Forest Lake, Minn.

Newton Bevan Branstad, 93, passed away March 10, 2022, at Burnett Medical Center CCC. 

Dale Anderson, age 86, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, Feb. 26, surrounded by his family. Dale was born on Dec. 20, 1935, to Harry and Anna Anderson, near Grantsburg. He attended school in Grantsburg and often spoke with fondness of his boyhood years there.

Timothy Lee Wohlfarth, age 58, of Webb Lake passed away unexpectedly on Feb. 26, 2022.  Tim was born on Oct. 3, 1963, to Robert and Marilou Wohlfarth in Denver, CO.  He proudly served his country in the US Army and loved his country and family.  He was the service advisor and dedicated emplo…