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Shirley Maier

Dec 19, 1931 - Sep 23, 2023

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Sauk Rapids, MN

Shirley M. Maier (Kessler) of Sauk Rapids, MN, passed away peacefully at 91years old on Saturday, September 23, 2023. Shirley was born on Dec. 19, 1931 in St. Michael,MN to George and Marie Kessler. On June 10, 1953, Shirley married Al Maier in Buckman, MN. Shirley and Al raised their five sons on a farm in Graham Township, Benton County. Besides raising a family, Shirley and Al operated a small farm along with a trucking business forover 35 years. Shirley also worked as a nursing aide at the F...Read More

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Marion K. Berger

Jul 28, 1947 - Mar 02, 2024

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Sauk Rapids, MN

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2024 at Good Shepherd Chapel, Sauk Rapids for Marion K. Berger, 76, of Rice who died Saturday at Good Shepherd Community in Sauk Rapids. Rev. Tom Olson will officiate and burial will be at St. Marcus Cemetery in Clear Lake. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services on Tuesday at Good Shepherd Chapel. Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids.Marion was born July 28, 1947 in St. Cloud to Henry and Phyllis (Gronau) Frerich. She married Ralph Berger on June 28, 1975 and lived in Rice most of her life. Marion worked as a cook at various places and also sold Avon products for over 21 years. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Church in Rice. Marion enjoyed cooking, baking, reading recipe books, crocheting and sewing.Survivors include her brother, Steve (Liz) Frerich of St. Cloud; sister-in-law, Joan Frerich of St. Cloud; nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Phyllis; husband, Ralph; and brother, Philip.

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Susan M. Tresco

Nov 22, 1968 - Feb 27, 2024

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Sauk Rapids, MN

A Celebration of Life will be at a later date for Susan M. Tresco, age 55, who passed away Tuesday at her home. Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids.Susan was born November 22, 1968 in St. Cloud to Joseph and Florence (Williams) Slivnik. She married Scott Tresco and they were later divorced. Susan was a homemaker and lived in the Sauk Rapids/St. Cloud area most of her life. She enjoyed watching MTV, car rides with her dog, and spending time with family and friends. Susan was caring, friendly, and loved her son.Survivors include her son, Austin Joseph Nelson of Sartell; sister, DJ Slivnik of St. Cloud; step sister, Deb Saunders of Butterfield; step nieces and nephew, Christy Bolte of Odin, Jaystin and Tessa Tierney of Odin and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents; and sister, Shirley Ann Slivnik.

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Christopher Bergstraser

Jan 17, 1988 - Feb 18, 2024

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Sauk Rapids, MN

A Celebration of Life will be at a later date for Christopher “Chris” Bergstraser, age 36, who passed away Sunday at his home. Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids.Christopher Lawrence Bergstraser was born January 17, 1988 in St. Cloud to Dale Bergstraser and Elizabeth “Beth” Crowley. He proudly served our country in the U.S. Army. Chris worked as a salesman for Trudel Trailer for several years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, jet skiing, and anything outdoors. Chris loved to cook and he could talk to anyone.Survivors include his father, Dale (Theresa) Bergstraser of Princeton; mother, Beth Wettstein of Eden, WI; grandparents, Carol Crowley of Fond Du Lac, WI, Daryle and Norma Bergstraser of Sauk Rapids; aunts and uncles, Jerry “Shube” Bergstraser of Gilman, Chad Bergstraser of Cincinnati, OH, Bonnie (Mick) Cecil of Sauk Rapids, Barb (Mark Stevens) Crowley-Titus of the Twin Cities, and Jay Crowley of the Twin Cities. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, John Crowley.

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Gary O. Germundson

Jun 29, 1941 - Jan 10, 2024

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Sauk Rapids, MN

Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 19, 2024 at Living Waters Lutheran Church in Sauk Rapids for Gary O. Germundson, age 82, who passed away Wednesday at his home. Pastor Jake Dyrhaug will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services Friday, January 19, 2024 at the church. Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids.Gary Orton Germundson was born on June 29, 1941, in his grandparents’ home in Elbow Lake, Minnesota, to Orton LeRoy Germundson and Ruth Evelyn Ferguson Germundson. He passed peacefully at home on January 10, 2024.Gary graduated from Elbow Lake, Minnesota, high school in 1959. Later, he graduated from St. Cloud State University where he played football. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in physical education and business, and later Masters and Specialist degrees in Education and Information Media.He was married to Judy Melville on July 24, 1965. They had two sons, Dan and Darren.Besides his early years of farming with uncles on their Elbow Lake farm, most of his employment was in education. Judy and Gary taught in Sterling, Colorado, for two years, then returned to Minnesota. Gary attended grad school at SCSU and taught there for two years. After that, he was media director at Apollo High School until retirement in 2000.Gary was always active in volunteering. He served for a few years on the planning commission in Sauk Rapids. He was very instrumental in planning and fund raising for Sports Arena East in SR. In addition, he was involved in the formation of Living Water Lutheran Church and has continued to worship and volunteer there with lutefisk dinners, church in the barn, general upkeep, painting and repair, and many other activities.Gary was a very warm, hard working, fun loving, caring, generous person who loved fishing, hunting, golfing, bowling, building, traveling, reading, woodworking, and going to the family cabin on Pelican Lake. He was a “tinkerer” who could usually fix almost any problem around the house or yard. However, his most beloved activities were spending time with his sons, grandkids, siblings, and other extended family members,Gary is survived by his wife Judy; sons Daniel Gary (Stacy); and Darren Hans; grandchildren Gaje, Ellen, and Abe; and sisters, Helen Anderson, Susan Danzeisen, Laurie Mendel and many other family members.He was preceded in death by his parents, Orton and Ruth Germundson; sister, Sylvia Larson; brothers in law, Frank Anderson, Jeff Melville, and Lowell Larson; and nephew, Chris Anderson.Gary was loved by all and will be sorely missed. He passed peacefully in his sleep and is now safely and lovingly in the hands of the Lord.Memorials to Living Waters Lutheran Church and the LWLC food shelf are preferred.

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Arthur H. Harren

Aug 18, 1937 - Dec 29, 2023

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Sauk Rapids, MN

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be 1:00 p.m. on Friday, January 5, 2024 at St Augustine’s Catholic Church in St Cloud for Arthur H. Harren, age 86, of Waite Park who passed away Friday, December 29, 2023 at The Good Shepherd Community in Sauk Rapids. Reverend Scott Pogatchnik will officiate. Entombment will take place in the Assumption Cemetery Mausoleum. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday January 4 at the Daniel Funeral Home in St Cloud. Parish Prayers will be at 4:00 p.m. Visitation will continue after 12:00 p.m. at the Church. Art was born August 18, 1937 in Albany to Arthur and Rosemund (Pratchner) Harren Sr. He married Arlene Wischnewski on June 23, 1962 at St Augustine’s Catholic Church in St Cloud. Arlene passed away January 28, 2007. He married Arlene Prom on April 18, 2009. Art owned and operated Art Harren Construction for 35 years and served as president of the Central MN Home Builders Association in 1985. He retired in 2001. Art was a long-time member of the St Cloud Barbershop Chorus, was a member of the St Augustine’s Church choir and spent many years tending to the Church flowers. Art served his country with the US Army Reserves and was a member of the St Cloud Eagles. He was an enthusiastic outdoorsman who built and paddled his canoes across the boundary waters. Art loved to fish, bike, hike and spend time with family. Well known for his beautiful gardens on Wapicada golf course, his “green thumb” brought joy to so many people over the years. When Art married Arlene Prom in 2009 he was welcomed into the family with open arms. He quickly became a treasured member to the kids and grandkids. He will be greatly missed by all of us and will be dearly remembered as a kind, gentle man of strength. Art is survived by his wife Arlene of St Cloud, stepchildren Kevin (Marsha Ouren) Prom of St Cloud, Mary Kay (Bruce) Pederson of Waukesha, WI, Janice (Dave) Maiers of Clear Lake, 11 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, brothers Tom (Bev) Harren of Minneapolis, Ken (Tena) Harren of Waterville. Preceding him in death were his parents, first wife Arlene, brother Paul (Joan) Harren and brother Dennis (Mary Ann) Harren. The family would like to extend their deep appreciation to the wonderful staff at The Good Shepherd and the compassionate people at “Moments” hospice care. Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers to the Poor Clare Monastery of St Cloud.

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Atticus Belling

Jul 09, 2023 - Dec 05, 2023

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Sauk Rapids, MN

A Time of Sharing will be at 11:00 a. m. Tuesday, December 12, 2023 at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids for Atticus James Belling who passed away Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at home. Visitation will be one hour prior to the time of sharing. Atticus was born July 9, 2023 in St. Cloud to Jacob and Beth (Calhoun) Belling. He had the best smile and dimples, and liked being tickled. Atticus enjoyed laughing, looking at lights, music, tummy time, bath time, back rubs, spending time outside, and bouncing on the bed. He loved his rattle and water mat. Atticus especially loved watching his brother, Oliver. Survivors include his parents of St. Cloud; brother, Oliver of St. Cloud; maternal grandparents, Erika (Todd) Kuikka of Searcy, AR and Bob Calhoun of Barnum; paternal grandparents, Corey and Katrina Koenig of Sauk Rapids; maternal great grandparents, Jenean Nelson of Duluth, Rodney Nelson of Duluth, Barb and Robert Calhoun of Barnum; paternal great grandmothers, Mary Dieger of Sauk Rapids and Diana Voss of Sauk Rapids; paternal great great grandmother, Arlene Schmidt of St. Cloud; and many other relatives. He was preceded in death by his paternal great grandmother, Carol Belling; paternal great grandfathers, Donald Dieger, Bernard Belling, Dale Voss, and Gene Koenig; and paternal great great grandfather, Ray Schmidt.

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Donna Scheuermann

Feb 03, 1945 - Oct 10, 2023

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Sauk Rapids, MN

"Donna Rae Scheuermann Sauk Rapids, Minnesota Date of Death: October 10, 2023 Donna Rae Scheuermann was born on 02/03/1945 in Jefferson, Iowa. She was one of three children born to Roy and Wilma Scheuermann. Donna Rae attended school at a Catholic parochial school in Grand Junction, IA. She was a pioneer student; in the early 1950s she was one of the first students to be mainstreamed into the classroom. At home on the family farm, she accompanied her father into the fields and enjoyed cows and other farm animals. She loved riding a bicycle and was a great playmate to her three nieces and a nephew. She enjoyed singing old songs and Christmas Eve services at the Cooper Methodist Church. Donna moved away from her family home into New Hope Village at Carroll, Iowa where she made friends. Donna frequently traveled with her sister Linda Schaffer and sister-in-law, (late) Martha Scheuermann on several sister trips. In 2018 Donna moved from Iowa to St. Cloud, Minnesota and later resided at Foster 5 in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota where she made friends. Especially important to her, was her friend, Mary, and all the staff at Foster 5. Late in Donna's life she enjoyed Vikings football games, rides in the van, beer, the family dogs, and babies. Despite the challenges she saw in life, Donna was loving, kind and unapologetically genuine. Donna is preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Wilma Scheuermann, her brother Darrell Scheuermann and her sister-in-law Martha Scheuermann. Donna is survived by her sister Linda Schaffer, brother-in-law Richard Schaffer, Niece Melynda Harjes (Daniel), Nephew Troy Scheuermann (Ralinda), Niece Traci Houts (Will), Niece Sonya Jacobs (Joel), several great nieces/nephews, great-great nieces and nephew and many cousins. Her family wishes to thank the St. Croix Hospice, OMI (Foster 5 group home) staff along with Andrea Wesenberg and Teanna Wannigman. A celebration of Donna's life will be hosted in Jefferson, IA at a later date to be announced. "

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Donna Scheuermann

Feb 03, 1945 - Oct 10, 2023

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Sauk Rapids, MN

"Donna Rae Scheuermann Sauk Rapids, Minnesota Date of Death: October 10, 2023 Donna Rae Scheuermann was born on 02/03/1945 in Jefferson, Iowa. She was one of three children born to Roy and Wilma Scheuermann. Donna Rae attended school at a Catholic parochial school in Grand Junction, IA. She was a pioneer student; in the early 1950s she was one of the first students to be mainstreamed into the classroom. At home on the family farm, she accompanied her father into the fields and enjoyed cows and other farm animals. She loved riding a bicycle and was a great playmate to her three nieces and a nephew. She enjoyed singing old songs and Christmas Eve services at the Cooper Methodist Church. Donna moved away from her family home into New Hope Village at Carroll, Iowa where she made friends. Donna frequently traveled with her sister Linda Schaffer and sister-in-law, (late) Martha Scheuermann on several sister trips. In 2018 Donna moved from Iowa to St. Cloud, Minnesota and later resided at Foster 5 in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota where she made friends. Especially important to her, was her friend, Mary, and all the staff at Foster 5. Late in Donna's life she enjoyed Vikings football games, rides in the van, beer, the family dogs, and babies. Despite the challenges she saw in life, Donna was loving, kind and unapologetically genuine. Donna is preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Wilma Scheuermann, her brother Darrell Scheuermann and her sister-in-law Martha Scheuermann. Donna is survived by her sister Linda Schaffer, brother-in-law Richard Schaffer, Niece Melynda Harjes (Daniel), Nephew Troy Scheuermann (Ralinda), Niece Traci Houts (Will), Niece Sonya Jacobs (Joel), several great nieces/nephews, great-great nieces and nephew and many cousins. Her family wishes to thank the St. Croix Hospice, OMI (Foster 5 group home) staff along with Andrea Wesenberg and Teanna Wannigman. A celebration of Donna's life will be hosted in Jefferson, IA at a later date to be announced. "

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Harold Loch

Oct 09, 1940 - Oct 21, 2023

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Sauk Rapids, MN

Memorial services celebrating the life of Harold M. Loch, 83 of Sartell will be at 1:00 p. m. on Friday, October 27, 2023 at The Waters Church in Sartell. Harold passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 21, 2023 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Sauk Rapids. Pastor Doug Vagle will officiate. Burial will be private. Visitation will begin at 11:00 a. m. on Friday at the church. Arrangements are with Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud. Harold was born on October 9, 1940 at home in Meeker County to the late Hubert and Theresa (Hennen) Loch. He graduated from Eden Valley High School and proudly served in the US Army. He married Sharon Krumrie on September 15, 1962 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Watkins. Harold was employed at Wenner Hardware. He was a member of the Eden Valley American Legion Post #381. Harold enjoyed wood working, fishing, playing cards, casino trips and above all spending time with loved ones. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Sharon; children, Harold Jr. (Lori) of Florida, Ronald (Andrea) of Alexandria, Rhonda (Jim) Schwagel of Sartell, Richard (Marjorie) of Texas, David (Michele) of St. Joseph, Craig (Stephanie) of Hutchinson, Justin (Heather) of Oregon; daughter-in-law, Lois Loch; 20 grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; sister, Betty Neu; and sister-in-law, Rosie Loch. He was preceded in death by his son, John in 2018; great grandson, Finnegan; brothers, Vernon and Leo; and sisters, Dorothy Leither and Leona Weiss. A heartfelt thank you to Good Shepherd Community and CentraCare Hospice. Memorials are preferred.

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Shirley Maier

Dec 19, 1931 - Sep 23, 2023

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Sauk Rapids, MN

Shirley M. Maier (Kessler) of Sauk Rapids, MN, passed away peacefully at 91years old on Saturday, September 23, 2023. Shirley was born on Dec. 19, 1931 in St. Michael,MN to George and Marie Kessler. On June 10, 1953, Shirley married Al Maier in Buckman, MN. Shirley and Al raised their five sons on a farm in Graham Township, Benton County. Besides raising a family, Shirley and Al operated a small farm along with a trucking business forover 35 years. Shirley also worked as a nursing aide at the Foley Nursing Home for 25 years;she thoroughly enjoyed taking care of others and this experience was much appreciated by Alin his final years. Shirley was truly a provider and a care-giver. From early on in their marriage Shirleydeveloped her skills as a homemaker; we will remember the stories of the first apple pie shebaked for Al. His response upon taking the first bite was, "it's not as good as my ma's". . . Alwent a number of years before being served another pie! To Shirley's credit, her cooking skillsbecame a highlight for many meals to come. Her family and friends were well nourished andthey all had their favorites. Shirley's skills as a homemaker were highlighted by her love forquilting and sewing. Over the years she created so many works of art that are familyheirlooms. In recent years, Shirley expanded her love for embroidery work and was anestablished artist at local art venues and retail stores with her hand-embroidered dish towels. She thoroughly enjoyed attending those art events and meeting and sharing stories aboutembroidery work; she also really enjoyed winning the friendly competitions of out-selling hersons efforts at glasswork ( of over 25 events, she beat him 24 times in sales ). Shirley enjoyed being active in the community too, from her years on a local bowling league,to 4-H club involvement, to the Red Hatters and of course the St. Cloud Antique Auto Club. Itwas being part of the Pantowners that really captured the spirit of fun that Shirley and Alenjoyed the most. For well over 30 years they had so much fun and made so many wonderfulfriends and experienced so much adventure; even after Al passed, Shirley stayed active withthe Car Club and maintained their '61 Buick convertible for many years and enjoyed manytours while being chauffeured around. . . she was teased for being a little spoiled. . . she loved it !The Red Hatters brought out a side of Shirley that was fun to see. . . she loved having a goodtime, and that group of ladies never disappointed. The love and friendships from those RedHatter ladies was truly appreciated. Proceeded in death by her parents, George & Marie Kessler, her brothers Donnie, Gene, Jerry,Ken and Laury, Husband Al in 2009, and granddaughter Hannah in 2010. Survivors include hersons, Tom(Allison) in Pittsburgh, PA, Dan(Gary) in St. Joseph, MO, John in Timbuktu, Paul(Julie,Amanda, McKenna) in Eagan, MN, and Ray in Sartell, MN. Grandson Zak ( Tristyn, Mathew,Olive) in Kansas, MO. The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at Country Manor in Sartell where Shirleyresided for several years and made many wonderful friendships. We would also like to thankthe caring and compassion from the staff at Good Shepherd in Sauk Rapids, and the St. CloudHospital; we will forever appreciate the love and kindness offered to Shirley. What a wonderful woman. . . what a good Mom. . . and a cherished grandparent (Omee). On Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023 a memorial service will be held at Annunciation Catholic Church ofMayhew Lake, MN; visitation will be between 9:30 - 11:00 am - Mass at 11:00am.

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