Alice M. Pieper, age 93 of Elk River, Minn., was preceded in death by husband, Wilfred A.; son, Fredrick; granddaughter, Alicia; brother, Fredrick and sister, Marcella.

Reuben was born April 3, 1944, in River Falls, Wis. His family lived in Roberts, Wis., until he was in middle school then moved to Centuria and he graduated from Unity High School.

Lynnwood “Woody” Minar, 70, of St. Croix Falls, died July 3, 2019, from Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma, an aggressive rare cancer of the brain. He was surrounded in love by his wife and two daughters.

Curtis Eugene Measner was born Aug. 8, 1934, in Horse Creek, the son of Leander and Gladys Measner (Paulson). Curt grew up in Horse Creek, and graduated from the Osceola High School. Curt enlisted in the U.S. Army and spent two years in Germany and Japan. He was honorably discharged in Augus…

Elizabeth (Betty) Adele Hobbs died at her home in Osceola on April 19, 2019, surrounded by her family. A celebration of life will be held July 21 at Peace Lutheran Church in Dresser. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Peace Lutheran Church are preferred. Arrangements by the Grandstrand Funeral…

Carlo M. Meyer of St. Croix Falls, formerly of Bradenton Fla., died peacefully on the morning of April 9, 2019, while at the Christian Community Home Hospice Care in Osceola. He was 57.

Harris Arnold Parent of Osceola died April 3, 2019, at the Christian Community Home Nursing Facility in Osceola, after suffering from recent health issues.  He was 90.

Robert Wells of New Richmond died at St. John’s Hospital in Maplewood, Minn., on March 14, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. He was 76.

Bruce R. Matson of Dresser died peacefully surrounded by his family on March 2, 2019, at the Christian Community Home of Osceola after many months of battling a series of strokes. He was 69.