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Marilyn Yackel, age 82, of Glenwood, MN passed away Saturday, October 5, 2019, at home surrounded by her family, and under the care of Glacial Ridge Hospice.

A memorial service celebrating her life was held at Glenwood Lutheran Church at 11 a.m., on Friday, October 11, with Rev. Krista Lee officiating. Visitation was on Thursday from 5 – 7 p.m. at Hoplin-Hitchcock Funeral Home, and resumed on Friday at the church, one hour prior to the service. Inurnment at Glenwood Lutheran Cemetery followed the service.

Arrangements are with the Hoplin-Hitchcock Funeral Home in Glenwood.

To send online condolences visit hoplinhitchcockfuneralhome.com.


David T. Ranney “Dave Sr.”, age 94, of Wheaton, MN, passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at his residence in Wheaton.

Funeral Services were held Monday, October 14, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Bethlehem Covenant Church in Wheaton, with Pastor Tim Shekleton officiating. Visitation was held Sunday, October 13, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Bainbridge Funeral Home in Wheaton. Visitation continued Monday morning one hour prior to service time at the church.

Interment with military rites was in Wildwood Cemetery, Wheaton. To sign the online guestbook, watch the video tribute or service recording visit bainbridgefuneralhome.com.


Nick Weiland, 79, of Hoffman, passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2019, at the Barrett Care Center.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 19, 2019, at Our Lady of the Runestone Catholic Church in Kensington, with visitation one hour prior to services at the church with Father Peter Kirchner officiating.

Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery, Morris, MN.

Arrangements are with the Erickson Smith Funeral Home. EricksonSmithFH.com

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