Obits and Death Notices

Nov. 8, 1942 - Jan. 26, 2023
Dec. 17, 1944 - Jan. 21, 2023
Nov. 8, 1951 - Jan. 23, 2023
Jan. 2, 1931 - Jan. 18, 2023
Feb. 19, 1948 - Jan. 10, 2023
Nov. 4, 1998 - Jan. 14, 2023
Memorial Services were held for Gloria Rader, age 84 of Spruce Grove Township, rural Menahga, Minnesota on Friday, January 20, 2023 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Corliss Township, rural Perham, Minnesota with Pastor Justin Whitmore officiating. Congregational hymns were accompanied by Amy Sobieski. Special music was provided by Heidi Brune. Honorary Pallbearers were all of Gloria’s grandchildren: Curtis Jepson, Jodi Riewer, Elizabeth Hanson, JerriAnne Burton, Jessica Maves, Tristen Rader, Courtney Rader, Hattie Rader; and all of Gloria’s great-grandchildren: Caden Riewer, Cohen Riewer, Chloe Riewer, Addison Burton, Ava Burton, Jackson Burton, Parker Hanson and Iris Hanson. Gloria was laid to rest at Spruce Grove Union Cemetery, rural Menahga, Minnesota.
Stephen Hendrickson, age 64 of Staples, Minnesota (Formerly of West Fargo, North Dakota) passed away on January 11, 2023 at Lakewood Care Center in Staples. Memorial Services will be held on Friday, January 20, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. at Karvonen Funeral Home in Wadena, Minnesota. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the funeral home.
May 27, 1938 - Jan. 13, 2023
Jan. 31, 1934 - Jan. 13, 2023
Nov. 29, 1958 - Jan. 11, 2023
Judith Gayle Schultz was the fourth of six children born to Daniel and Lillian (Steckley) Gerlach. Judy arrived in Wadena, Mn. on May 24, 1951. She spent the next 71 years bringing joy to family and friends until, on January 12, 2023 God called her home. Judy was baptized and confirmed at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Wadena. She graduated from Wadena High School in 1969.
Scott Alan Simdorn, age 64 of Ottertail, MN, died unexpectedly in a tragic accident on Saturday, January 7, 2023, after foggy conditions caused him to run his snowmobile into a section of open water on Otter Tail Lake.
March 17, 1963 - Jan. 11, 2023
Sept. 30, 1933 - Jan. 7, 2023
Dec. 21, 1957 - Jan. 11, 2023
Dec. 9, 1936 - Jan. 10, 2023
Toby Sievers of Perham, Minnesota passed away at the Avoca Specialty Care in Avoca, Iowa on December 31, 2022.
Alice Radunske, age 90, died Friday, January 6, 2023 in Fair Oaks Lodge, Wadena, MN. Visitation will begin at 12:00 noon followed by the funeral service at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 18 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Perham. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, New York Mills, MN.
Feb. 28, 1948 - Jan. 7, 2023