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Louis “Louie” Bud” Bokinskie
Louis “Louie” Bud” Bokinskie Foley formerly of Long Prairie and Sebeka September 12, 1935 - September 27, 2015 Louis J. “Louie” “Bud” Bokinskie of Foley formerly of Sebeka, died peacefully Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015 after a long illness at the St. Cloud Hospital. Funeral services will be 1 p.m....
BERTHA M. BESNETT, 95 MELROSE SEPTEMBER 30, 1920 - OCTOBER 1, 2015 Bertha M. “Berdie” Besnett, age 95 of Melrose, died peacefully on Thursday, October 1, 2015 in Pine Haven at the CentraCare Nursing Home in Melrose. A funeral service was held Monday, October 5 at the United Methodist Church in Grey...
BETTY JOANNA (MARTE) SMIEJA Long Prairie Betty Joanna (Marte) Smieja was born on November 7, 1939, to Paul and Hazel (Kuhns) Marte Sr. She attended country school, graduated from Staples High School in 1957 and went on to attend teacher training. She taught at a small country school until she met...
ELMER A. SCHMIDT, 86 SWANVILLE AUG. 12, 1929 - SEPT. 25, 2015 Elmer A. Schmidt 86 year old resident of Swanville, passed away Friday, September 25, 2015 at the Long Prairie Nursing Home in Long Prairie. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at St. Peter’s Lutheran...
Gerret D. Browen, 70 Long Prairie
Gerret D. Browen, 70 Long Prairie Oct. 13, 1944 - Sept. 21, 2015 Memorial Services were held Friday, September 25, 2015 at Peace United Church, Long Prairie, for Gerret Browen, age 70, of Long Prairie who passed away on Monday at the St. Cloud Hospital. The Rev. Gary Taylor officiated and burial...
Joan Harvey  (Nee Brodkorb), 84  St. Paul Oct. 18, 1930 - Sept. 8, 2015 Joan Harvey (nee Brodkorb), age 84 passed away peacefully at her daughter’s home in Parkers Prairie.  Preceded in death by parents, George and Alice; brother, George (St. Paul); and sister, Clara Haag (Duluth).  Survived by...
JOSEPH MICHAEL RUTER, 36 SAUK CENTRE APRIL 10, 1979 - SEPT. 5, 2015 Joseph Michael Ruter, age 36, of Sauk Centre, died Saturday, September 5, 2015 at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester. A Funeral Service was held Friday, September 11, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Swanville, with Pastor Kevin Zellers...
KENNETH J. KOPPES, 77 SHOREWOOD  (FORMERLY OF STAPLES) SEPTEMBER 4, 2015 Kenneth J. Koppes, Age 77, of Shorewood, formerly of Staples, passed away September 4, 2015.  Preceded in death by parents, Edmund and Agnes.  Worked most of his years at Unisys, retiring from RTI in 2001. Hobbies were his...
LUCILLE ELDRED, 88 LONG PRAIRIE SEPT. 25, 1926 - SEPT. 2, 2015 Lucille Eldred, age 88, entered into her new life on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015 from the CentraCare nursing home in Long Prairie. Lucille Ida Titzke was born on September 25, 1926 in Long Prairie, to Arthur and Anna (Scheve) Titzke. She...
Valeria C. Lemke
Valeria C. Lemke, 91 Long Prairie Dec. 21, 1923 - Aug. 28, 2015 Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, September 4, 2015 at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, Long Prairie, for Valeria C. Lemke, age 91, who passed away Friday at CentraCare Health-Long Prairie. Fr. Omar Guanchez officiated...


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