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Stillwater, Minnesota Dr. Steven Wolff 1947 — 2024 For years Dr. Steven Wolff, a lifelong resident of Stillwater, thought he had found the secret to eternal life. He told friends and family that he was going to have his ashes thrown from the seemingly never-going-to-happen new bridge. However, in 2017 with the completion of the new Stillwater Bridge, he knew his days were numbered. Yet Steve continued boating on the river, playing cards, and frequenting local coffee shops. He delighted many with his sense of humor and his incredibly right, but sometimes dead wrong, pearls of wisdom. Steve died peacefully June 21, 2024. He was born to Ruth (Mallberg) and Emmett Wolff on February 7, 1947. He graduated from Stillwater High School in 1965.... Bayport Mary Liberty 2024 Mary (Easton) Liberty, lifelong resident of the Stillwater area, died peacefully June 20 after a lengthy illness. She was born Dec. 7, 1943, to Bertha (Edwins) and Phil Easton. She attended Stillwater schools and graduated from Stillwater High School. She married the love of her life, Robert (Bob) Liberty, on March 24, 1962. Their marriage was a true partnership, together raising 5 children and for many years working alongside each other at the Easton family newspaper, the Stillwater Evening Gazette, Mary in composition/layout and Bob as editor. When the Gazette was sold, they started their own publication, the Stillwater Courier News, which they owned and operated until their... Hudson Rebecca Fredricksen 2024 Becky, age 74 of Hudson, WI, passed away on June 5, 2024. She is preceded in death by her parents, father-in-law, brother-in-law, and her great nephew. She will be sadly missed by her husband of 43 years Scott; children Amy (Annie) Hallstrom, Cathy Hallstrom, Maggie (Lyle) Cogbill; grandchildren Doug, Sarai, Kasinda, Brody, Owen; three great grandchildren; sisters Debby Sowers, Peggy Hoban; and many other beloved family and friends. Celebration of life held Wednesday, June 12th from 5-7p.m. at Bradshaw Funeral Home, 2800 Curve Crest Blvd., Stillwater. Stillwater Joseph Costa 1936 — 2024 Joseph Costa of Stillwater, MN, passed away peacefully on May 22, 2024. Preceded in death by his brother Peter, his brother-in-law Bill, and sister-in-law Carol. Joe is survived by loving wife Lorraine; children Michael, Deborah (Paul); grandchildren Maria, Joey (Hannah), Heidi and Theresa; sister Rose and brother Anthony; many beloved cousins, nephews, and nieces. He also leaves behind special friend and fishing buddy, Mike. Joe owned Seven Corners Printing in St. Paul for 33 years. He enjoyed his retirement by fulfilling his love for fishing, gardening and motorsports. Joe especially enjoyed having Sunday gatherings with his children and grandchildren. He would always have an... Stillwater, Minnesota Jerry D. Langness 2024 Age 80 of Stillwater, passed away May 22, 2024 after an extended illness. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Judy; children, Geri (Brett) Tresselt, Jason (Crystal Hildebrandt); grandchildren, Breanna (Zack) McCloud, Benjamin Tresselt; great-grandchildren, Makaela, Lilian, Adam, Aaron, Zola, Mila; siblings, Gloria, Wayne, Dale, Diane, Wanda, Rosie, Myron, Randy; many nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dennis and Florence; infant son, Dennis; siblings, Donovan, Larry, Byron, Stanley, Janet, Bruce. Jerry worked at MTC bus company for 35 years. He loved building and restoring trucks and cars. The two things he loved the most were his family and his... Afton Richard Gary Brown 1950 — 2024 Age 73 died at home on May 10, a man of great charm, grace and wit. He was the beloved husband of Mitzi (52 years), loving father of Lizzie (Danny), Sam (Sonja) and Helen (Mitch); doting grandfather of Artie, Ted, Fritz, Oliver and Gus. He is survived by brother Randy and sister Janet, and many nieces and nephews. Rick was a graduate of Macalester College and the University of Iowa College of Law. He had a 39 year career with Thomson Reuters (West Publishing). His hard work, insight and intellect made him a respected leader who built relationships, many of which grew to be close friendships. Rick brought joy to those who knew him. He loved cooking for family and friends, his... New Richmond, WI Sandra Ness (Friedrich) 1961 — 2024 Age 62 of New Richmond, beloved daughter, mother, grandma, fiancee, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on May 8, 2024. Preceded in death by father Melvin Friedrich, former husband Ken Ness, and great-nephew Jackson Pahr. Survived by mother, Edythe Friedrich; children, Amanda (Fernando) Gonzalez and Michael Ness; grandsons, Nicholas and Elijah; siblings Sally Pahr (Dennis McKnite), Rich (Amy) Friedrich; several nieces, nephews and a large extended family. Sandy found her happiness with her fiance and best friend John Lee and his three sons, Mike, Ryan and Chris. Memorial service will be 2:00pm Saturday, May 18 at BRADSHAW, 2800 Curve Crest Blvd, Stillwater, with visitation... Maplewood, Minnesota Gloria Jane VanDemmeltraadt 1941 — 2024 Gloria was born August 28, 1941 to Everett Joseph and Janet Tyler in Hadley, Minnesota. She married Gerald Shigley in 1959. The couple divorced in 1966 and Gloria moved with her three children to St. Cloud, MN where she worked during the day at Honer Insurance Agency and sang at The Hub piano bar in the evenings where she met Gene Cannon. She married Gene in 1969 and became a stay at home Mom for a family of 6 children until 1985 when the couple moved to Lake Elmo, MN. She has been a member of Christ Lutheran Church since that time, singing in the choir, leading Bible studies and generally a dynamo of the congregation. Gene passed away in 2002. Gloria married Onno VanDemmeltraadt in 2004... Stillwater, Minnesota Karen Lee Reier 1947 — 2024 Nee Davidsen. Age 76, of Stillwater, passed away peacefully surrounded by love on April 8, 2024. She is preceded in death by her parents, Grant and Elizabeth Davidsen; and brother, John "Jack" Davidsen. She will be sadly missed by husband, Jim; daughters, Amy (Brian) Scheel and Joelle (Tom) Flug; grandchildren, Ethan, Sydney, Isabella and Audrey; her Project Caring family; and all of the students and families that she had the honor of teaching in the Stillwater Area School District. Karen grew up in St. Paul, MN and received her Undergraduate Degree from UW-River Falls. She loved her time at Lake Elmo Elementary, where she taught for 38 years before retiring in 2008. In retirement... Stillwater Joyce Ruth Warner 1936 — 2024 WARNER Joyce Ruth (Loeber) Age 87 of Stillwater Beloved mother Passed away unexpectedly on April 7, 2024. She was preceded in death by her parents, Julius and Ethel; husband, Lowell; sister, Arlene Loeber. She is survived by her son, Scott; nieces Shelley (Martin) Jokinen, Renee (Jay) Swanson. While Joyce worked in her young adult life as a lab and x-ray technician, she gladly left that work to be a fully present and attentive mother to Scott. In later years, she enjoyed walking and traveling (especially in Arizona and Hawaii), and spending time in the sunshine. She was a lifelong member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, and she volunteered at the church Book Nook for over 30 years.... Lake Elmo, Minnesota Ellen Mae Wier 2024 Age 90, of Lake Elmo, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on April 7, 2024. Preceded in death by husband, Bob; parents, Edward and Jessie Richert; and brother, Dean Richert. Survived by sons, Jed (Darla) and Dick (Anne); grandchildren, Seth (Onnalee), Logan (Brooke), Bob (Sami) and Mandy (Justin) Svendsen; great-grandchildren, Callahan, Hank, Beau, Levi and Sawyer; brother, Jim Richert; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Ellen was an avid quilter and a lifelong member of Christ Lutheran Church in Lake Elmo. A celebration of Ellen's life will be Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 11:00 A.M. at CHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH, 11194 - 36th Street North, Lake Elmo with visitation... Stillwater, Minnesota Malcolm Brown 1928 — 2024 Age 95, of Stillwater, passed away March 29, 2024. Preceded in death by his beloved wife, Myrna; parents, Carroll and Viola; and brother, Jerry. Survived by five children, ten grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren, who will all miss his gentle manner, quick smile and endless collection of stories of life growing up in the St. Croix Valley. Many, many thanks to the truly remarkable caregivers at Lakeview Hospice and Home Care, Croixdale and Boutwell's Landing for helping Mal and his family navigate his twilight years. A celebration of Mal's life was held Tuesday, April 2, 2024 at Bradshaw Celebration of Life Center, 2800 Curve Crest Boulevard, Stillwater. Memorials preferred... Houlton, Wisconsin George W. Streich 1931 — 2024 Age 92, of Houlton, WI, passed away March 17, 2024. Preceded in death by wife, Barbara Ann (Eichten) and longtime companion, Joyce Allen. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial, Thursday, April 4, 2024, 11:00 A.M. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 423 South 5th Street, Stillwater with visitation one hour prior to the Mass at the church. Interment St. Michael's Cemetery. Memorials are preferred to donor's choice. Stillwater, Minnesota Judd Cates 1939 — 2024 Age 84, of Stillwater, Minnesota passed away peacefully on March 16th, 2024. He was born on December 10th, 1939 to Leroy and Elsie (Ulrich) Cates. He was the youngest of five children. He had four older sisters, Delilah, Patricia, Virginia, and Audrey, who always tried to keep him in line! He grew up in the heart of Stillwater, formed lifelong friends, fished the St Croix River, and wrestled for Stillwater High School. Judd immediately joined the United States Navy upon graduating from high school. He was a signalman on a destroyer that toured the Mediterranean Sea from 1959 - 1963. His children and grandchildren enjoyed the stories Judd would tell of his time on the ship and in the... Stillwater, Minnesota Arlene Kortan Litchy 1942 — 2024 Age 81, of Stillwater, died peacefully March 10, 2024. Preceded in death by brother, Louie Kortan. She will be sadly missed by husband, Charlie; children, Michelle (Chuck) Weiler, Robert (Stephanie) and Ann-Marie (Matt) Hotary; 8 grandchildren; one great-granddaughter, brother, Don Kortan; nieces, nephews, other family and friends. Mass of Christian Burial, Saturday, May 18, 2024 at 11:00 A.M. at ST. MARY'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 423 5th Street South, Stillwater with visitation one hour prior to the Mass. Private interment Fairview Cemetery. Stillwater, Minnesota Arlene Kortan Litchy 2024 Age 81, of Stillwater, died peacefully March 10, 2024. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, May 18, 2024, 11am at St Mary's Catholic Church, Stillwater with visitation one hour prior to the Mass. Complete notice to follow. Stillwater, MN James Ellsworth Peterson 2024 Passed away in Chisago City on March 9, 2024 after being well-cared for by Parmly on the Lake staff. Jim is preceded in death by his wife, Jeanette, who passed away on March 15, 2020; parents, Magnhild and Martin; and sisters, Rose Marie and Mary Lou. He is survived by his children, Molly (Cliff), Martin (Jennifer), Greta (Eddie) Wamah; grandchildren, Gavin and Gustav Peterson, Jamal Wamah. Celebration of Jim's Life 3pm Friday, March 22nd at Bradshaw, 2800 Curve Crest Blvd., Stillwater, with visitation beginning one hour prior. Interment at Bradshaw's Columbarium. Memorials preferred to Covenant International Stillwater, Minnesota Reverend Charles Claus 2024 Age 92, of Stillwater, formerly of North St. Paul & Wayzata, passed gracefully to heaven on March 3, 2024. Preceded in death by wife, Florence "Flo" and son, Kevin. He will be sadly missed by sons, Joel and Chris (Julene); grandchildren, Mac (Lynsey), Madi, Jake and Rekha; many nieces, nephews, other family and friends. Chuck was a longtime pastor who served churches in New Jersey, Louisiana and Texas as well as St. Philip the Deacon Lutheran Church in Wayzata, St Mark's Lutheran Church in North St. Paul and Trinity Lutheran Church in Stillwater. He was an avid fisherman and thoroughly enjoyed travel. Chuck and Flo travelled extensively throughout the world leading tours, religious... Lake Elmo, Minnesota Frank Squadrito 2024 Frank, age 83, of Lake Elmo, passed away unexpectedly on February 29, 2024. Preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and one sister. Survived by his wife of 59 years, Barbara; children, Marisa Squadrito Geisler (Chris) and Jason (fianc?, Leeanne Kardock); four-legged companion, Hershey; many nieces, nephews, other family and friends. Per Frank's wishes, there will be no service. Memorials are preferred to Coco's Heart Dog Rescue, 449 Co Rd VV, Somerset, WI 54025. Saint Paul, Minnesota Jodi Ann Peterson 2024 Age 61, formerly of Maplewood, passed away peacefully February 27, 2024. Preceded in death by parents, Melvin & Lois; and brother, Rory. Survived by daughter, Brianna; brothers, Greg and MJ; step-sisters, Marcy, Julie and Jill; other family and friends. Special thanks to the staff at Highland Path for their loving care. A celebration of Jodi's life will be Saturday, March 16, 2024, 10:30 A.M. at BRADSHAW CELEBRATION OF LIFE CENTER, 2800 Curve Crest Boulevard, Stillwater with visitation beginning at 10:00 A.M. Interment Fairview Cemetery.
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Many funeral homes publish obituaries on their websites. These can usually be located with a Google search on the person's name. Local genealogical and historical societies, public libraries, and some newspaper publishers maintain clipping files of obituaries.

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We have created a few examples of wording to use in an order of service: “[Name]'s family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to everyone for all their love, support, condolences, and kind words in this difficult time. [Name] will forever live on in our hearts and will be missed by all.

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What to include in a funeral order of service
  1. Name of the person – keep in mind that depending on the funeral venue, you may be required to include their full legal name on the order of service at least once.
  2. A photo of the person for the cover.
  3. Location of the funeral service.
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Average Time Between Death and Funeral

Most American funerals take place within one week or less from death. With the help of a funeral home, a week is typically enough time to make arrangements and contact loved ones. Historically, funerals had to take place after just a matter of days, because of decomposition.

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Your spouse's life insurance providers, including their burial insurance policy holder. The HR departments of your spouse's former employers. They may qualify for life insurance coverage or a pension through companies they previously worked for. Your estate attorney.

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Blessings/Prayers - guests join a specific speaker in prayer. Eulogy - a loved one gives a speech about the person who's died. Committal - guests say their goodbyes to the person who's died, before they reach their final resting place. Closing music - hymns (or other music) play as guests leave the venue.

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Example eulogy:

My dad was my hero. No matter how busy things got, he always made time for the people he cared about, and showed us that family always comes first – no matter what. Everyone who knew him knew how proud he was of the people he loved, of his dog, Buddy, and of his car… of course.

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