Maxine Amundson

Maxine Amundson, age 81 of Northfield, passed away Sunday morning, April 20, 2014, at the Care Center of the Northfield Retirement Community. Arrangements are pending with the Benson & Langehough Funeral Home. www.northfieldfuneral.com

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Eunice Dinga

Eunice V. Dinga Age 87 of Bloomington, Minnesota, died Saturday morning, April 12, 2014 with her husband and family by her side. She was born January 7, 1927 to Lutheran missionary parents while they were serving in China. She did it all – wife, mother, special ed teacher, world traveler, book clubs, Stephen Minister, bridge club, friends, shopper, camping in the US and Canada, cruises...

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Gene Hoyord

Gene R. Hoyord, age 81 of Northfield, passed away Wednesday morning, April 2, 2014, at the Care Center of the Northfield Retirement Community. Gene was born May 29, 1932, in Amherst Junction, Wisconsin, to Allard and Violet (Clemensen) Hoyord.  He graduated from Rhinelander High School in 1950. Survivors include 2 sisters Jeanette Dobberstein of Wisconsin, Judy (Paul) Otten of Marine on St....

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Betty Jo Axelson

Betty Jo Johnson Axelson was born April 5, 1935, in Braham, Minnesota, to Joseph and Ruth (Carlson)_Johnson.  She was raised in Two Harbors where her parents owned and operated the Flood Bay Motel.  She graduated from Two Harbors High School in 1953 and attended Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter.  While attending the Minnesota School of Business in Minneapolis Betty Jo met her future...

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Juris Zankevics

Juris Andris Zankevics was born June 4, 1933, in Riga, Latvia, to Juris and Erna (Feils) Zankevics.  He was raised in Riga and at the age of 10 moved with his parents to Germany.  At the age of 14, Juris left his parents when the opportunity came to move to America and settle with a family in Minnesota.  Following graduation from Patrick Henry High School Juris enlisted in the US Army and was...

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Harold Cook Jr.

Harold Andrew Cook Jr. passed away Monday morning, March 24, 2014.  Harold was born September 2, 1934, at the old Northfield Hospital on Water Street, the first child and only son of Harold and Vera (Ozmun) Cook.  He attended the country school on Wall Street Road before boarding at Rosary School with other country children under the care of the School Sisters of Notre Dame.  He served St....

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