Aug
08

Workman, David Paul 63

Workman, David Paul
age 63, of Cokato passed away on August 5, 2017. He was born December 13, 1953 in Cokato, MN to Donald and Elaine Workman. He was brought up in the christian faith in the Howard Lake MN area. He graduated from Howard Lake High School in 1972. He was united in marriage to Betty Mahlstedt on February 14, 1975. This union was blessed with the birth of a son, Nicholas. David worked 23 years at Mid-Am in Winsted, MN and 17 years at Randy’s Environmental Services in Delano, MN. He retired early do to a cancer diagnosis in 2014.
David was an avid reader, loved woodworking and remodeling, as well as quilting and needle craft. He enjoyed cooking, baking and canning. He especially enjoyed camping and spending time with his family.
Preceded in death by his parents, and sister, Joyce.
Survived by his wife, Betty, son, Nicholas and his wife, Julie, grandchildren, Taylor, Jessica, Isaac, Aimee, and Ryker Workman, siblings, Judith (BJ) Segal, Jim (Rosemarie) Workman, Richard (Katherine) Workman, Robert (Deborah) Workman, Daniel Workman, Patrick (Sheri) Workman, Timothy (Barbara) Workman, and Pamela Workman.
A celebration of life will be held at 5:00 PM on Thursday, August 10, 2017 with a gathering of family and friends from 3-5 PM, all at the First Presbyterian church of Howard Lake. Arrangements by Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Howard Lake, www.swansonpeterson.com, 320-534-3401

Aug
08

Satterlee, Arlene Minerva 93

Satterlee, Arlene Minerva
age 93, of Cokato went to be with the Lord on August 6, 2017 at Ecumen of Litchfield. She was born June 17, 1924 in Cokato to Ephraim and Ella (Wright) Miller. She was baptized and confirmed at the Cokato Evangelical Lutheran Church. Arlene was united in marriage to Lowell Satterlee on June 29, 1942. This union was blessed with three children. They made their home in Cokato, and enjoyed spending time at their cabin on Loon Lake in Vergas, MN. She was a life time member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Cokato and American Legion Auxiliary.
Arlene enjoyed spending time with her family at sporting events, recitals, and around the camp fire. She was very proud of her family and always willing to share a story about them.
Arlene is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Lowell, daughter, Lowette Schoettmer, son, Lance Satterlee, son in-laws, Richard Beckman and Jerry Schoettmer, and her siblings and their spouses.
She is survived by her daughter, Marla Beckman, daughter in-law, Linda Satterlee, sister in-law, Delores Schulte, 11 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandson, and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 11 AM on Thursday, August 10, 2017 with visitation 1 hour prior to the service at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Cokato. Arrangements by Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home in Cokato, www.swansonpeterson.com, 320-286-2354

Jul
28

Koivisto, Lempi Wilhelmina 90

Funeral Sercice: 11 AM Monday July 31, 2017 at First Apostolic Lutheran Church in Dassel
Visitation: 5-8 PM Sunday, at Church and 1 hour prior to services at church on Monday
Interment: Cokato Finnish Cemetery

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Lempi Wilhelmina Koivisto was born on October 20, 1926 to Charles and Wilhelmina Aho in Middleville Township, northeast of Cokato. She passed away on July 27, 2017 at the Cokato Manor.

Lempi grew up in the Cokato area and married Oswald Koivisto on November 4, 1944. They lived for a short time in Duluth before moving to Cokato, and were members of the First Apostolic Lutheran Church of Cokato. Oswald passed away in 1974, and Lempi resided in Cokato for the rest of her life. She was preceded in death by husband Oswald, son Philip, father and mother Charles and Wilhelmina Aho, grandson Erick Huotari, great-granddaughter Lila Pennala, brothers Eino and Melvin Aho, and sister Ellen Tormanen. She is survived by her children and their families, Virginia (Wendell) Huotari, James, Paul (Ruth), Joel (Sandra), Mark (Paula), David (Josie), Maria (Mark) Jarvie, John and Karen. Also survived by two sisters, Esther Simonson and Lorraine Wisuri.

Lempi will be missed by her family, friends, and brothers and sisters in faith.

Jul
27

Kienholz, Edward L. 92


Ed L. Kienholz Sr,
age 92, husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, departed from this world while at his home in Waverly with family at his side on July 21, 2017. He was born June 26th, 1925 in Bird Island, MN, the son of Ed and Carrie (Gilbert) Kienholz. Ed was raised and educated in Bird Island, MN. On June 10, 1950 he was joined in marriage to Edith I. Minzghor and they were blessed with 4 children. After a few jobs he decided he needed a different career, so he took an accounting course at Minneapolis Business College. Ed graduated from college the spring of 1948 and went to work for Nutrena Mills, Feed Division of Cargill and worked for 15 years as an accountant. The company wanted him to go to Madison, WI, so he left there to work for Construction Materials. Then he wanted to do some farming and did for a couple years before taking another accounting job with Highway Services before retirement in 1987. He was a hard worker, caring, thoughtful, and could be a jokester at times. Ed enjoyed being on the farm, tending to the yard work, keeping up the place, and also the dogs, cats, watching the birds and westerns on television. Plus, he played cribbage and occasionally kicked up his heels with his wife on special occasions. He was a resident of Waverly for 53 years and always gave a wave to every person he passed whether he knew you or not. Preceded in death by his parents, grandson, Shawn Kienholz, and many cousins.
He will be missed by his loving wife of 67 years, Edith Kienholz, his children, Debbie Kienholz, Ed Kienholz Jr. (Danielle), Jeff (Cheryl) Kienholz, and Lynette Kienholz, 9 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, and other relatives and friends.
Until we meet again. Rest in eternal peace.
A small memorial service took place on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Howard Lake, MN, www.swansonpeterson.com , 320-543-3401

Jul
14

Scheveck John Peter, 81


John Scheveck Passed away at St. Mary’s Care Center of Winsted on July 12, 2017.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 AM Monday, 7/17/2017 at St. Mary’s Church of Waverly. Visitation will begin at 9:00 AM at church on Monday. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery of Waverly
John Peter Scheveck was born on March 27, 1936 to Louis and Amelia (Povlitzki) Scheveck in Geneseo, North Dakota. He grew up and attended grade school in Geneseo. He went to High School in Lidgerwood and graduated in 1954. John first attended college at North Dakota School of Science, now called North Dakota State College of Science. He then went on to the University of North Dakota and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 1958. On August 24, 1957, John married Lois Arlene Jereski. He went on to Grad School at UND and completed his Master’s degree in 1962.

John was a teacher in Argyle Minnesota from 1958-1966 and was Principal from 1966-67. In 1967, the family moved to Howard Lake where he served as Principal of the High School until he retired in 1992. John enjoyed woodworking, reading and collecting sports cards and comic books.

John passed away at St. Mary’s Care Center of Winsted on July 12, 2017. Survivors include- Wife: Lois of Howard Lake, Children: Mark (Patti) Scheveck of Crystal MN, Julie Harrington of Roberts WI., Mike (Bonnie) Scheveck of Brooklyn Center MN., Grandchildren: Kelly, Abby, Sophia, and Andrea and Siblings: Clarence Scheveck, Eleanor (Peter) Paczkowski, Edward (Joan) Scheveck, Marlys Novotny, and Mary Ann Scheveck.

John was preceded in death by: Parents Louis and Amelia, Son Paul, and Infant Sister.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society of Minnesota.

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