Michael S. Holmes, age 75, of Cambridge died August 24, 2016 in North Branch. A private family service will be held at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls. He is survived by his sister-in-law, Elfriede Holmes and nieces and nephews.
Current Services & Obituaries
Verona E. McPherson, age 88, of Isanti and formerly of Fridley and born in Twin Valley, died August 22, 2016 at GracePointe Crossing Gables West. A private memorial service will be held in Twin Valley at a later date. Memorials suggested to your favorite charity.
Bert (Wayne) Williams 76 years old of Isanti, Minnesota passed away peacefully after a long battle from health complications due to COPD and Lung Cancer on August 19, 2016 at GracePointe Crossing Gables East in Cambridge. He had been surrounded for days with love from his family. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, August 25th at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church with Fr. Don Wagner as Celebrant. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral Thursday at the church. The gifts will be presented by his granddaughters and his pallbearers will be his grandsons. There will be a luncheon at the Church following.
Wayne will be cremated and his family will be accompanying his ashes to his childhood home town of Wade, Mississippi where there will be a visitation at Wade Baptist Church at 10am and an 11am Service with extended family and friends on September 1, 2016. His burial will be held at Johnsons Cemetery following the Church service and a luncheon will be provided at the church following the burial.
Alf R. Vik, age 95, of Andover and formerly of East Bethel, died August 15, 2016 at the J.A. Wedum Residential Hospice in Brooklyn Park. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 A.M. Thursday, August 18th at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Isanti with Fr. Gabriel Walz as Celebrant. A time for visiting will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Paul Blom, Sr. of Isanti died unexpectedly at his home on August 13, 2016. A memorial service will be held at 11 AM on Thursday, August 18th at New Hope Community Church in Cambridge. Friends may gather 1 hour before the service on Thursday at the Church.
Leonard Leroy Gallagher, age 62, of Stacy died August 11, 2016 at home.
A graveside service will be held at 12:45 P.M. Friday, AUGUST 26th at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery. Assembly Area #4. He is survived by his son, Charles (Sarah) Gallagher and family, one brother and two sisters, other relatives and many friends.
Donald Grotte, age 69, of St. Francis died August 8, 2016 at the Veterans Hospital in Minneapolis. A celebration of life service will be held at 11 A.M. on Friday, August 12th at Long Lake Lutheran Church with Rev. Matt Flom officiating. Friends and family may gather 1 hour before the service at the church. Military honors will be provided by the Isanti VFW Post 2735. He will be laid to rest in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls, Camp Ripley. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the East Central Minnesota Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 684.
Pat Grover, age 58, of Cambridge died unexpectedly August 3, 2016 at home. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, August 6th at Strike Funeral Home – ISANTI Chapel with Rev. Howard Skulstad officiating. A visitation will be held from Noon until the service Saturday. Interment will be in Isanti Union Cemetery.
Delmar Oney, age 91, of Isanti died unexpectedly on July 28, 2016 at his home. The funeral service will be held at 4 P.M. on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at First Baptist Church in St. Francis, 22940 St. Francis Blvd.. Visitation will be held 1 hour before the service at the church.
Darrell “Ole” Rehling, age 65, of Cedar and formerly of Isanti, died July 24, 2016 at J.A. Wedum Hospice Residence in Brooklyn Park. A gathering will take place at a later date.