Anna Jean Kurtz



Anna Jean Kurtz, 83, of Hoyt Lakes, MN died Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at her home. She was born on November 24, 1932 to Fredrick and Martha Virginia (Norton) Williams in North Little Rock, AR.  She grew up and attended N. Little Rock Central … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username […]

Terttu Helmi Helander



Terttu Helmi Helander, 89, of Aurora, MN died Thursday, December 3, 2015 at Essentia Health-Northern Pines in Aurora. She was born on May 7, 1926 to John and Olga (Seppanen) Kilpela in Eveleth. Terttu attended school in Aurora, graduating from the A… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Kenneth Gordon Hartz



Kenneth Gordon Hartz, Sr., age 78, of Virginia, MN went home to be with his Lord and Savior Wednesday, December 2, 2015, at Evergreen Terrace in Grand Rapids.  He was born October 8, 1937, in Minneapolis, MN, the son of Gordon and Vivian (Stron… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

James “Jim” Ernest Glover



James “Jim” Ernest Glover, Sr., 73, of Cherry, MN died Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at the Virginia Care Center.  Jim was born in Pine River on August 25, 1942 to the late Ernest Glover and Ellen (Hiles/Glover) Tollefsrud.  Following his scho… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Mary B. Gagnon



Mary B. Gagnon, 98, of Mountain Iron, MN passed away Wednesday, December 09, 2015 at St. Michael’s Health and Rehab Center in Virginia. She was born June 6, 1917 in Mountain Iron to Frank and Raffaela (Gliatta) Norcia. Mary graduated from Mountain I… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Arthur J. Noteboom



 Arthur J.  Noteboom, 68, of Cook, MN. passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, December 10, 2015. Art is a Vietnam veteran and life member of the Disabled American Veterans.He is preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Zola N… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Karen Marie Pecha



Karen Marie Pecha, age 63 of Clear Lake – Ely, MN passed away Monday, December 14, 2015 in the Essentia St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth. She was born February 21, 1952 in Chicago, IL the daughter of Russell and Marcella (Litwicki) Bruce and was … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Agnes F. Bakke



Agnes F. Bakke, 92, of Virginia, MN passed away Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at St. Michael’s Health and Rehab Center in Virginia. Per Agnes’ wishes, private services will be held Saturday, December 19, 2015 at Range Funeral Home in Virginia. To sig… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Beanie’s earliest Christmas memory




 Christmas traditions come in all kinds of families, and in all kinds of ways. The Herbert family was no different. Any Christmas card found in the Herbert mailbox found itself taped to the woodwork along the ledge of the basement stairs. The C… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The importance of Holiday traditions




 Holiday traditions in my Coale family of four (mom, dad, brother and me) were never really firmly established as I grew up since our nomadic lifestyle took us to different countries and hemispheres of the world. At some locations, Christmas fe… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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