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Debra Peabody

Mar 19, 1956 - Jun 29, 2022

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Litchfield, MN

Debra Allison Peabody was born March 19, 1956, and passed away peacefully on June 29, 2022, at the age of 66, at Southdale Fairview Medical Center in Edina, Minnesota. Debbie lived at Portland Residence and then Connections for most of her adult life. She was a music lover who loved to listen to old time rock and roll and old country especially the Beach Boys, Dolly Parton, and Kenny Rogers. She loved to go to dances when she was younger and dance, play music on her guitar and harmonica, and s...Read More

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Verna Ann (Tikkanen) Hendrickson

Mar 04, 1934 - Feb 01, 2024

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Litchfield, MN

"Verna Ann (Tikkanen) Hendrickson, died on Thursday, February 1, 2024, at the Meeker Memorial Hospital in Litchfield. A funeral service will be held on Friday, February 9, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. at the Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church in Cokato with Rev. Lyndon Korhonen officiating the service. The interment will be held at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. A visitation will be held on Thursday, February 8, 2024, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.at the Johnson Funeral Home in Dassel. There will be a one-hour visitation at the Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church in Cokato prior to the service on Friday morning. Verna Ann (Tikkanen) Hendrickson was born on March 4, 1934, in Houghton, Michigan. Verna grew up in the Hancock area where she was baptized in the Christian faith and was presently a member of the Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church in Cokato. Verna graduated from Hancock Central High School and continued her education at Highland Park School of Nursing, Highland Park Michigan, where she received her training as a Registered Nurse. On November 3, 1956, Verna was united in marriage to Walter William Hendrickson in Detroit Michigan. Together they made their home in Detroit until 1972, when they moved to Berkley, Michigan. Verna was employed as a surgical nurse at Northwest General Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. In 1994, Verna and Walter moved to Kingston, Minnesota where they spent their summers and enjoyed the Arizona sun during the winters. Verna had a deep love for the Lord, and this was demonstrated through the way she lived her daily life. She treasured the time she spent on her devotionals; she also enjoyed spending time reading, writing in her journal, completing crossword puzzles, sewing, crocheting, and traveling. She continued to spend the winters in Arizona following the death of her husband. The greatest joy of her life was her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She loved the holidays, and special events that brought the family together. Her many friends and family will deeply miss the joy and love that she gave everyone that she met. She is survived by her children, Steven (Mary) Hendrickson of Cokato, MN; Neal (Cheryl) Hendrickson of Dripping Springs, Texas; Paul Hendrickson of Kingston, Aaron (Renee) Hendrickson of Stanwood, WA; Vickie (Robert) Bulloch, of Berkley, MI; Valerie (Todd) Calhoun of Madison Heights, MI; and Pamela (Grant) Gildner of Berkley, MI; 16 grandchildren, and 14 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister in-law, her cherished nieces in AuGres, MI, and several other beloved nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter in 2004, her parents, Waino and Lydia Tikkanen, siblings, Eldon Tikkanen, Carl Tikkanen, Helen Lehto, Rose Wahlstrom, Lempe Tikkanen, and Leo Tikkanen. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be sent to the inter-Lutheran seminary, P.O. Box 449, Hancock, MI 49930, or Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, 5939 Oliver Avenue SW, Cokato, MN 55321."

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Gerald Lee Maidl

Jun 01, 1947 - Dec 03, 2023

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Litchfield, MN

"Gerald Lee Maidl, age 76, of Cokato, died Sunday, December 3, 2023, at the Meeker Memorial Hospital in Litchfield. A celebration of life will be held on Friday, December 15, 2023, at the Cokato City Hall from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The interment of the urn will be Held at the Minnesota State Veteran Cemetery in Little Falls, Minnesota. Gerald Lee Maidl, the son of Alfred and Mary (Harris) Maidl, was born on June 1, 1947, in New Ulm, Minnesota. Gerald grew up in the New Ulm, Minnesota area where he attended schooling. Gerald was inducted into the United States Navy on February 25, 1965, and served a tour of duty in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Gerald was discharged on May 31, 1968. On September 2, 1969, Gerald was united in marriage to Elaine Dalzell in Barron, Wisconsin. Together they made their home in Cumberland, Wisconsin before they moved to Rice, Minnesota where they made their home for several years. They then moved to Bowlus, Minnesota before moving and making their home in Dassel, Minnesota. In 1978, Gerald and Elaine moved to Cokato, where they have since resided. Gerald had been employed at Johnson Seed Company before he was employed at Industrial Louvers in Delano as a welder for 30 years before he retired. Gerald was an avid outdoorsman and had enjoyed hunting, fishing, and taking his family on outings, camping, and swimming when his children were growing up. He enjoyed spending time taking rides on his motorcycle and would ride from early spring to winter. He loved his family, grandchildren, and great grandchildren with his whole heart. He could often be found doing yard work, mowing, and waging war on dandelions, walnuts, and squirrels. He is survived by his wife, Elaine Maidl of Cokato, children, Gerald Le Maidl Jr. of Cokato, Karrie Jo (Loren “Doc) Baysinger of Hutchinson, Michelle Lee Henkelmann of Glencoe, and James Wallace Maidl of Cokato, fourteen grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, mother, Mary Ringheim of Rice, siblings, John Maidl of Sauk Rapids, Kathrine (William) Janski of Rice, Wallace Maidl of Rice, Richard (Rose) Maidl of Sartell, Leona Wagner of Rice, Robert (Shony) Maidl of Sauk Rapids, Merry Ann Yell of Sauk Rapids, Marleen Maidl of St. Cloud, Lois Boe of St. Cloud, Alfred Maidl of the Twin Cities, Sandi (Melvin) Thomas of North Branch, and Lucy (Steve) Pearson of Big Lake, He was preceded in death by his father, Alfred Maidl, his stepmother Mary Maidl and stepfather, Dell Ringheim."

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Carson Lee Johnson

Dec 20, 1943 - Nov 18, 2023

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Litchfield, MN

"Carson Lee “Charlie” Johnson 79, of Litchfield, MN passed away Saturday, November 18th, 2023 at Meeker Memorial Hospital. Carson was born December 20th, 1943 in Tyler, MN, the son of Frank and Gretchen (Hassman) Johnson. Carson graduated from Tracy, MN High School in 1961. He joined the National Guard shortly after and served until 1968. He married Linda Parrish, they had two children, Bobbi Jo and Bradley Jay, they later divorced. Over the course of his life he worked at several places in Tracy, Hutchinson, Litchfield and at Tandem Products in Blooming Prairie until his retirement. Carson loved history, he could talk for hours about the Sioux Uprising, or the Civil War and show you the artifacts he had collected over the years. He enjoyed so many hobbies, blacksmithing, beadwork, wood carving, drawing, fishing and writing. He will be missed by everyone who knew him, especially his family. A celebration of his life will be held at the Litchfield Eagles Club January 20th 2024 2:00 – 4:00. Come join family and friends to reminisce about Charlie and talk about all of the good times that were had. He is survived by his daughter Bobbi (Craig) Mackedanz of Darwin, son Bradley (Anna) of Litchfield, granddaughter Brianna (Avery) Johnson of Hector, sister-in-law Lois (Jeannie) Johnson of West Concord, brother-in-law Don Andrews of Billings MT; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Frank and Gretchen Johnson, brothers Dennis and Marlin Johnson and sisters Donna Bennett, Louella Turner and Carol Andrews."

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Verna Ann (Tikkanen) Hendrickson

Mar 04, 1934 - Feb 01, 2024

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Litchfield, MN

"Verna Ann (Tikkanen) Hendrickson, died on Thursday, February 1, 2024, at the Meeker Memorial Hospital in Litchfield. A funeral service will be held on Friday, February 9, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. at the Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church in Cokato with Rev. Lyndon Korhonen officiating the service. The interment will be held at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. A visitation will be held on Thursday, February 8, 2024, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.at the Johnson Funeral Home in Dassel. There will be a one-hour visitation at the Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church in Cokato prior to the service on Friday morning. Verna Ann (Tikkanen) Hendrickson was born on March 4, 1934, in Houghton, Michigan. Verna grew up in the Hancock area where she was baptized in the Christian faith and was presently a member of the Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church in Cokato. Verna graduated from Hancock Central High School and continued her education at Highland Park School of Nursing, Highland Park Michigan, where she received her training as a Registered Nurse. On November 3, 1956, Verna was united in marriage to Walter William Hendrickson in Detroit Michigan. Together they made their home in Detroit until 1972, when they moved to Berkley, Michigan. Verna was employed as a surgical nurse at Northwest General Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. In 1994, Verna and Walter moved to Kingston, Minnesota where they spent their summers and enjoyed the Arizona sun during the winters. Verna had a deep love for the Lord, and this was demonstrated through the way she lived her daily life. She treasured the time she spent on her devotionals; she also enjoyed spending time reading, writing in her journal, completing crossword puzzles, sewing, crocheting, and traveling. She continued to spend the winters in Arizona following the death of her husband. The greatest joy of her life was her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She loved the holidays, and special events that brought the family together. Her many friends and family will deeply miss the joy and love that she gave everyone that she met. She is survived by her children, Steven (Mary) Hendrickson of Cokato, MN; Neal (Cheryl) Hendrickson of Dripping Springs, Texas; Paul Hendrickson of Kingston, Aaron (Renee) Hendrickson of Stanwood, WA; Vickie (Robert) Bulloch, of Berkley, MI; Valerie (Todd) Calhoun of Madison Heights, MI; and Pamela (Grant) Gildner of Berkley, MI; 16 grandchildren, and 14 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister in-law, her cherished nieces in AuGres, MI, and several other beloved nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter in 2004, her parents, Waino and Lydia Tikkanen, siblings, Eldon Tikkanen, Carl Tikkanen, Helen Lehto, Rose Wahlstrom, Lempe Tikkanen, and Leo Tikkanen. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be sent to the inter-Lutheran seminary, P.O. Box 449, Hancock, MI 49930, or Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, 5939 Oliver Avenue SW, Cokato, MN 55321."

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Marilyn L. Tintes

Mar 02, 1971 - Jan 19, 2024

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Litchfield, MN

Marilyn L. Tintes, age 52 of Litchfield, MN died on Friday January 19, 2024 at her home in Litchfield, MN. A visitation celebration of life will be held from 5:00 - 8:00 PM on Thursday January 25, 2024 at Johnson Hagglund Funeral Home. Interment will be held at Our Lady of Manannah Catholic Cemetery.Marilyn Lafaye Tintes, the daughter of Eloise Lorraine Tintes was born on March 2, 1971 in Minneapolis, MN. Marilyn graduated from Litchfield High School in 1989. She was united in marriage to Michael R. Plamann on January 20, 2005 in Las Vegas. She worked for First District for many years and enjoyed gardening, music, horses, playing computer games, and going for drives in stormy weather. She is survived by her husband Michael Plamann of Litchfield, MN; Children Nathan Fortun of Maple Grove, MN and Jada Plamann; aunts and uncles; Steve (Patti) Tintes of CO, Dave Tintes of TX, Ginni (Steve) Duggan of KS, Gary Tintes of MN, Bill Tintes of NE, Mari (Jim) Gillman of MN, Barbara Tintes (Tim Thompson) of VA and Patrick (Joy) Tintes of MO. She was preceded by her mother Eloise Tintes and grandma Frances Tintes.

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Doris Gjervik

May 10, 1923 - Jan 20, 2024

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Litchfield, MN

Doris Gjervik, age 100 of Litchfield, passed away on Saturday, January 20, 2024 at Bethany Assisted Living in Litchfield. A memorial service will be held at 1:30PM on Friday, January 26, 2024 at the Augustana Chapel. Visitation will start at 1:00. A prayer service and interment will be held at a later date at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Beresford, South Dakota. Wass Funeral Home, Beresford, SD, will have service information on their website.Doris Gjervik, age 100, passed away Saturday, January 20, 2024, at Ecumen of Litchfield, MN. The world has lost a kind and caring soul who maintained a heart of gratitude and service throughout her life. Doris Mae Nelson was born on May 10, 1923, to Norman and Ruth (Lande) Nelson, on the family farm near Cylinder, Iowa. They raised Doris and her two siblings, Richard and Elizabeth, in a strong, loving family with their faith in God as the cornerstone of their lives. Doris’s father, her husband Stanley, and brother and brother-in-law were all Lutheran pastors. Doris graduated from Augustana Academy, Canton, SD, in 1940, Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD (1940-42) and Fairview School of Nursing in Minneapolis, MN. She married Stanley Victor Gjervik on May 29, 1945, as he finished his degree at Luther Theological Seminary, Saint Paul, MN. Then she began the work of raising six children, managing a full household and contributing to the community. She played a vital role at home, and extended hospitality to others by opening their home to others, often for lengthy stays. While building a church and home in Hawaii, the contractor and wife lived in the home of Doris and Stan for a few years, and another time, a missionary family stayed for five years. When her mother-in-law lived with Stan & Doris in California for 12 years, Doris started a board and care home for five other women, and all six lived full-time with them. The Gjervik house was often bursting at the seams. While active in parish life in the churches of Orfordville, WI; Lyle and Kenyon, MN; Honolulu, HI; Novato, Ventura and Joshua Tree, CA, Doris maintained her nursing license for forty years and worked in numerous hospitals. As a pastor’s wife she served as a teacher, Bible study leader, choir director, organist and other positions as needed. She was a Cub Scout leader and on the public school board while they lived in Hawaii. In retirement years, Stan and Doris served congregations at Roseni and Emmanuel Lutheran Churches at Beresford, SD, and Grand Valley Lutheran Church at Canton, SD, among others in the Sioux Falls area. Doris also volunteered with the Sioux Valley Hospice program in Sioux Falls, SD, exemplifying a listening, patient and gracious woman. Vacations in Norway and Europe with Stan were highlights, and in later years Doris continued to travel alone or with her daughter-in-law, Janis.After Stanley died in 2003, Doris moved to an apartment in Sioux Falls, SD, then to Litchfield, MN, where she lived independently, and then in Ecumen senior living. Doris’s mind was clear to the end. She was an avid reader and enjoyed watching sports on TV. She could recall detailed memories of the numerous parishes where she and Stan served, and happy times with friends they knew. Doris had a warm wit, and loved to tease and laugh with friends. Doris had eight children: Melvin, Ruth, Philip, Grace, Lois, Bruce, David and Mary Ann. Preceding her in death were her parents; husband Stanley; infant daughters Ruth and Grace; son Melvin and his wife, Janis; son Bruce; David’s wife, Billie; brother and sister-in-law Rev. Richard and Deloris Nelson. Remembering a life well lived is her sister Elizabeth (Rev. J.David) Nelson, of Litchfield, MN; two sons, Philip (Laurie) Gjervik, Raymond, MN, and David Gjervik, Redding, CA; two daughters, Lois Gjervik Maertz, OR, and Mary Ann Gjervik, CA; and daughter-in-law Gail Gjervik, of Ventura, CA. Doris is also survived by four grandsons: Todd (Heather) Gjervik, Apple Valley, MN; Michael Gjervik and Brian Gjervik, Stewartville, MN; and Dylan Maertz, Brookings, OR. Great-grandchildren include Braden, Ethan, Noah and Ava Gjervik. Doris also has many nieces and nephews. The family is grateful to Jenni Welte and the Ecumen hospice staff for their care and kindness.

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Doris Gjervik

May 10, 1923 - Jan 20, 2024

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Litchfield, MN

Doris Gjervik, age 100, passed away Saturday, January 20, 2024, at Ecumen of Litchfield, MN. The world has lost a kind and caring soul who maintained a heart of gratitude and service throughout her life.Doris Mae Nelson was born on May 10, 1923, to Norman and Ruth (Lande) Nelson, on the family farm near Cylinder, Iowa. They raised Doris and her two siblings, Richard and Elizabeth, in a strong, loving family with their faith in God as the cornerstone of their lives. Doris’s father, her husband Stanley, and brother and brother-in-law were all Lutheran pastors.Doris graduated from Augustana Academy, Canton, SD, in 1940, Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD (1940-42) and Fairview School of Nursing in Minneapolis, MN. She married Stanley Victor Gjervik on May 29, 1945, as he finished his degree at Luther Theological Seminary, Saint Paul, MN. Then she began the work of raising six children, managing a full household and contributing to the community. She played a vital role at home, and extended hospitality to others by opening their home to others, often for lengthy stays. While building a church and home in Hawaii, the contractor and wife lived in the home of Doris and Stan for a few years, and another time, a missionary family stayed for five years. When her mother-in-law lived with Stan & Doris in California for 12 years, Doris started a board and care home for five other women, and all six lived full-time with them. The Gjervik house was often bursting at the seams.While active in parish life in the churches of Orfordville, WI; Lyle and Kenyon, MN; Honolulu, HI; Novato, Ventura and Joshua Tree, CA, Doris maintained her nursing license for forty years and worked in numerous hospitals. As a pastor’s wife she served as a teacher, Bible study leader, choir director, organist and other positions as needed. She was a Cub Scout leader and on the public-school board while they lived in Hawaii. In retirement years, Stan and Doris served congregations at Roseni and Emmanuel Lutheran Churches at Beresford, SD, and Grand Valley Lutheran Church at Canton, SD, among others in the Sioux Falls area. Doris also volunteered with the Sioux Valley Hospice program in Sioux Falls, SD, exemplifying a listening, patient and gracious woman. Vacations in Norway and Europe with Stan were highlights, and in later years Doris continued to travel alone or with her daughter-in-law, Janis.After Stanley died in 2003, Doris moved to an apartment in Sioux Falls, SD, then to Litchfield, MN, where she lived independently, and then in Ecumen senior living.Doris’s mind was clear to the end. She was an avid reader and enjoyed watching sports on TV. She could recall detailed memories of the numerous parishes where she and Stan served, and happy times with friends they knew. Doris had a warm wit, and loved to tease and laugh with friends.Doris had eight children: Melvin, Ruth, Philip, Grace, Lois, Bruce, David and Mary Ann. Preceding her in death were her parents; husband Stanley; infant daughters Ruth and Grace; son Melvin and his wife, Janis; son Bruce; David’s wife, Billie; brother and sister-in-law Rev. Richard and Deloris Nelson.Remembering a life well lived is her sister Elizabeth (Rev. J.David) Nelson, of Litchfield, MN; two sons, Philip (Laurie) Gjervik, Raymond, MN, and David Gjervik, Redding, CA; two daughters, Lois Gjervik Maertz, OR, and Mary Ann Gjervik, CA; and daughter-in-law Gail Gjervik, of Ventura, CA. Doris is also survived by four grandsons: Todd (Heather) Gjervik, Apple Valley, MN; Michael Gjervik and Brian Gjervik, Stewartville, MN; and Dylan Maertz, Brookings, OR. Great-grandchildren include Braden, Ethan, Noah and Ava Gjervik. Doris also has many nieces and nephews.The family is grateful to Jenni Welte and the Ecumen hospice staff for their care and kindness. A memorial service will be held Friday, January 26, 2024, at Ecumen Chapel, 203 N Armstrong Avenue, in Litchfield at 1:30 p.m. A prayer service and interment will be held at a later date at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, in Beresford, South Dakota.To plant Memorial Trees in memory of Doris Gjervik, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store. Memorial Donation

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John Daniel Nelson

Dec 01, 1959 - Jan 07, 2024

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Litchfield, MN

John Daniel Nelson, 64, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday January 7 , 2024, in Litchfield, MN from Pancreatic Cancer. Born on December 1 , 1959, John graduated from Burnsville High School in 1978 where he participated in theatre. John was involved in many productions including portraying Elvis in "Showtime" and starring in “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest". He went on to graduate from Brown University, where he was selected to be the speaker at his graduation ceremony. John was an avid golfer, reader, and enjoyed his leisure time amongst other things. Survived by children, Amy (Chris), Joshua, & Andrea; brother, Steve (Beth); and 2 grandsons. Preceded in death by parents, Gene & Helen; sister, Nancy; and niece, Jessie. Celebration of life to be held July 2024 (date & location TBD).

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Lee Rick

Aug 03, 1963 - Jan 15, 2024

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Litchfield, MN

Lee Rick, age 60 of Litchfield, passed away at his home on Monday, January 15, 2024. A memorial service will be held at Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home on Saturday, January 27, 2024 at 12:00PM. Visitation will be held 1 hour prior. A full obituary will be published soon.

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Marion J. Christofferson

Mar 28, 1926 - Jan 05, 2024

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Litchfield, MN

Marion J. Christofferson, age 97 of Kimball, MN passed away at the Meeker Memorial Hospital in Litchfield, MN on January 5, 2024. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday January 11, 2024 at Ostmark Lutheran Church in Watkins, MN. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at church. Interment will be held at Ostmark Cemetery. The service will be livestreamed at www.johnsonhagglund.com and the Ostmark Lutheran Church facebook page. A complete obituary notice will follow.

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