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The Reverend Arthur Eric Wickstrom, age 90, of Fergus Falls, died Sunday, May 22, 2016, at Park Gardens in Fergus Falls.

Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 24, at Bethel Lutheran Church in Fergus Falls. Services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 24, at Bethel Lutheran Church in Fergus Falls with Reverend Ed Monson officiating. Interment will be at Oak Grove Cemetery in Fergus Falls, MN.

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Sharolyn Johnson, age 74, of Barrett, MN, died Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at her home, under the care of her family and Lakeland Hospice.

A memorial service was held on May 23, at Peace Lutheran Church in Barrett with Reverend Donald Reisig officiating. Interment was at Peace Lutheran Cemetery, Barrett.

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Service of Remembrance & Celebration of the Life of Rick Vipond will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at the Herman Community Center in Herman, MN.


Robert “Bob” Paul Sanford passed away at the Minnesota Veterans’ Home in Fergus Falls on April 29, 2016, at the age of 101.

A story telling and memorial service will be held in the Sanford Room of the Elbow Lake Community Building on Sunday, May 29 at 4:00 p.m. with visitation at 3:00 p.m. and after the service. Please bring stories to share!

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