Coral Audrey Peterson

Posted by on Mar 28, 2017 in Obituary | 1 comment

Coral Peterson, age 95 of Northfield, passed away Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at the Northfield Care Center. Funeral Services will be 11:00 am Saturday, April 1st at the Chapel of the Northfield Care Center Community with burial at the Northfield Cemetery. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to Services at the Chapel. Coral is survived by son Joe (Penny) Peterson of Arden Hills; daughter Evelyn Thomas of Northfield; 5 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Thomas;...

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Dale Meyer

Posted by on Mar 26, 2017 in Obituary | 2 comments

Dale W. Meyer, age 74, of Northfield, formerly of Cottage Grove, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017, at his home under the care of hospice and with family at his side. Dale Walter Meyer was born March 26, 1943, the son of Fred and Mabel (Ridlon) Meyer in Wolford Township, MN. He moved with his family to St. Paul Park, Minnesota and graduated from Park High School. He was united in marriage to Susan Meyer. Dale proudly served in the United States Army and entered in September of 1962. He received his honorable discharge August 25, 1965, and...

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Ronald Syverson

Posted by on Mar 24, 2017 in Obituary | 4 comments

Ronald Syverson, age 81 of Northfield, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday morning, March 22, 2017, at his home. Ronald Dean Syverson was born September 24, 1935, in Wahpeton, North Dakota, to Henry and Swanhild (Johnson) Syverson. During his high school years he was a talented four season athlete and once held the ND state long jump record. Following Wahpeton High School graduation in 1953, he attended North Dakota State School of Science before transferring to the University of Minnesota. In 1958, he graduated from the U of M’s School of...

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Lenora Richter

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Obituary | 0 comments

Lenora Richter, age 98, of Northfield, passed away, Thursday, March 23, 2017, at Three Links Care Center. Arrangements are pending.

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Barbara J. Burke

Posted by on Mar 22, 2017 in Obituary | 1 comment

Northfield author, and international consultant, Barbara Burke, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 20, 2017. She was in her favorite place, her adored little home and had family by her side. She understood the impermanence of life and the need to let go of things we cannot change, which she demonstrated with the utmost grace during a short (and, sadly, even too great for her fierce spirit) battle with illness. Barbara was 65. Barbara Jean Roster was born July 10, 1951, in Saint Paul, Minnesota, the daughter of Wendell and Patricia...

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Jodi Lynn Moen Bennett

Posted by on Mar 18, 2017 in Obituary | 43 comments

Jodi Lynn Moen Bennett, age 42 of Northfield, MN, passed away unexpectedly Friday, March 17, 2017 at the Emergency Room of the Northfield Hospital. Funeral Services will be 11 am Wednesday, March 22nd at the Northfield United Methodist Church with visitation Tuesday from 4 –7 pm at the Bierman Funeral Home in Northfield and at the Church on Wednesday one hour prior to Services. Jodi Lynn Moen Bennett was born September 10, 1974 in Ortonville, MN, daughter of Chris and Donna (Blanshan) Moen. She lived and attended school in Ortonville through...

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Merlin Dubbels

Posted by on Mar 14, 2017 in Obituary | 2 comments

Merlin Dubbels, age 94 of Northfield, passed away with his family by his side on Tuesday morning, March 14, 2017, at the care center of the Northfield Retirement Community. Merlin Paul Dubbels was born November 27, 1922, in Askov, Minnesota, to Paul and Mary (Urban) Dubbels. He attended country school and helped on the family dairy farm. When he was 18, he moved with his family to Randolph, to the farm that Merl eventually took over. In 1950, while attending a dance, a pretty girl named Gloria Groth caught Merlin’s eye. Four years later, on...

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April Schaefer

Posted by on Mar 9, 2017 in Obituary | 3 comments

April Jean Schaefer passed away, at the age of 61, on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 due to a sudden acute illness. at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. April Schaefer was born April 19, 1955, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Roy A. and Shirley J (Hewitt) Schaefer. She was confirmed in the United Methodist Church in Northfield. She graduated from Northfield High School in 1973. She attended St Cloud State College. Later she went to Rochester Community and Technical College to train as a ward secretary. She worked at United Hospital in labor...

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James Dickson

Posted by on Mar 9, 2017 in Obituary | 2 comments

Dr. James F. Dickson Jr., age 79, of Northfield, passed away Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Three Links Care Center. James was born July 18, 1937 in Brooklyn, New York. He was the son of James Sr. and Dorothy (Ruckdeschel) Dickson. He was raised in Fanwood, New Jersey, and graduated from the Pingry School in 1956. He then attended Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania, where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. James continued his education at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio, receiving his Master of Arts degree. James...

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Ronald J. Cheney

Posted by on Mar 8, 2017 in Obituary | Comments Off on Ronald J. Cheney

Ronald J. Cheney, age 70, of Northfield, passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at his home. Arrangements by Bierman Funeral Home.

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