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Wayne Schneeberger, age 82, of Elbow Lake, died Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at Sylvan Crossings in Fitchburg, Wisconsin.

Visitation will be held 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 21, at Erickson-Smith Funeral Home in Elbow Lake, and resuming one hour prior to services at the church. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 22, at Christ Lutheran Church in Elbow Lake with Pastor Donald Wagner officiating. Interment will be at Zion Evangelical Cemetery, Barrett.


Carlton D. Renstrom, age 82, of Barrett, passed away on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at Rolling Hills Assisted Living in Barrett.

Per Carlton’s wishes, he was cremated and private family services were held at Union Cemetery in Elbow Lake.

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Agnes “Aggie” May Thomas, age 76, long-time resident of Elbow Lake, left this world just as she had lived in it, in peace, on August 10, 2014.

Graveside services will be in Missoula, MT.

On Friday, August 15, 2014, Beverly Jean Liebl, age 75 of Elbow Lake, joined the other angels in heaven.

Visitation will be held 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 20, at St. Olaf’s Catholic Church in Elbow Lake, with Rosary at 6:45 p.m. followed by parish prayers. Visitation resumes one hour prior to the service. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, August 21, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Olaf’s Catholic Church, Elbow Lake Interment will be at St. Raphael’s Catholic Cemetery, Springfield, MN.

Arrangements: Erickson-Smith Funeral Home, Elbow Lake. Condolences:

Thomas Morgan, age 59, of Tintah, Minnesota, passed away on Wednesday, August 6, 2014, at Prairie Ridge Hospital and Health Services in Elbow Lake, Minnesota.

Funeral services were held on Sunday, August 10, at St. Gall’s Catholic Church in Tintah with Father Mike Kellogg and Father Andrew Marthaler concelebrants. Burial was at St. Gall’s Cemetery in Tintah.
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