Obituaries

Monsignor Francis Garvey

81-year-old Monsignor FRANCIS J. GARVEY of Manannah passed away on Thursday at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar.

Visitation will be from 3-to-7 p.m. on Sunday at the Church of Our Lady in Manannah – with a formal reception of the body at 3 p.m.

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Elizabeth “Betty” Hauth

Mass of Christian Burial for 61-year-old ELIZABETH “BETTY” HAUTH of Hutchinson will be on Saturday, 10/25 at 11 am at St. John’s Catholic Church in Darwin.

A private family burial will be held at a later date.

Visitation is Friday from 4 – 8 pm at the Hantge Funeral Chapel in Darwin with a prayer service at 7 pm.  

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Martin Kotila

Funeral service for 83 year old MARTIN KOTILA of Cokato will be Saturday, 10/25 at 11 am at the First Apostolic Lutheran Church in Dassel.

Visitation is Friday from 4 – 8 pm at the First Apostolic Lutheran Church in Dassel.

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Doris Christians

64-year-old DORIS E. CHRISTIANS of Rural Litchfield passed away on Tuesday at her home.

Visitation will be from 5-to-8 P.M. on Friday at Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home in Litchfield.

A private family burial service will conducted at a later date.

Doris Christians is survived by her three children – Clinton & Shelly Christians of Watkins, Laura Redepenning of Olathe, Kansas and Brent Christians of Litchfield

4 grandchildren – Kendra and  Lukas Christians, Jacob and Adam Redepenning

Sisters – LuAnn & Mike Strohfus of  Volga, South Dakota, Connie Evans of Marshall, Cheryl & Mike Miller of Charleston, South Carolina

Brother – Gary Evans of Marshall, and by several nieces and nephews.

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Jean Haffley

Mass of Christian Burial for 78 year old JEAN HAFFLEY of Hutchinson will be Friday, 10/24 at 11 am at St. Anastasia Catholic Church in Hutchinson.

Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be Thursday from 5 – 8 pm and Friday from 8 – 9 am at the Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson with rosary at 5 pm and parish prayers at 7 pm Thursday evening.

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Sara Molina

Mass of Christian Burial for 72-year-old SARA G. MOLINA of Litchfield will be held at 11 am on Tuesday, 10/21 at the Church of St. Philip in Litchfield.

Visitation will be held from 6 – 8 pm on Monday at Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home with a Rosary at 8 pm.  

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Craig Smith

A memorial service for 61 year old CRAIG L. SMITH of Kimball will be at 2 pm on Monday, 10/20 at Litchfield United Methodist Church.

Visitation will be on Sunday from 4 – 7 pm at Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home in Litchfield and one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday.

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May Olmstead

A funeral service for 97 year old MAY E. OLMSTEAD of Litchfield will be held on Friday. 10/17 at 1 pm at the Johnson Funeral Home in Dassel.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the Johnson Funeral Home in Dassel.

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Cheryl Almgren

A memorial service will be held for 81 year old CHERYL ALMGREN of Litchfield on Saturday, 10/18 at 11 am at the Augustana Memorial Chapel.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.

Burial will be in the Lake Ripley Cemetery in Litchfield.

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Thomas “Tom” Kreger

Mass of Christian Burial for 82 year old THOMAS E. “Tom” KREGER of Litchfield will be on Friday, 10/17 at 11 am at the Church of St. Philip in Litchfield.

Visitation will be on Thursday from 5 – 8 pm at the church with a 7:30 prayer service.

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