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Dean Gregory Schermann, age 68 of Winsted, MN, passed away on September 16, 2020. He was born on January 20, 1952 in Cokato, Minnesota to Edward and Anastasia (Gritz) Schermann. Dean grew up in Winsted, and graduated from Holy Trinity School with the class of 1971.

Following graduation, he held various jobs and was known for his strong work ethic; he worked at Sterner Lighting from 1971 until their closing, Millerbernd Design and Fabrication, drove pilot car, semi and was a parts runner for Littfin Lumber. He also owned and operated a lawn and garden service with his brother Tom in the area.

No matter the weather, Dean would always wear his overalls and cut off t-shirts, which became his trademark sense of style. Dean, affectionately called “Uncle Dean” by students and staff, was a pillar of the Holy Trinity school community. You could find him volunteering his time as a score keeper at basketball games, making donations for school activities, and he helped take care of the facilities when needed. Holy Trinity students dedicated their year book two different years to “Uncle Dean”, which made him very proud. He was nominated and received several awards and honors for his generosity to the community, but he was often too humble to accept them. He felt he didn’t need recognition for his services, and that was the type of person Dean was. He also was a member of the Winsted Community Choir.

His generous and kind heart was truly genuine. If you needed a helping hand, Dean was the person you could count on for support and he never expected anything in return. He loved being social, and enjoyed providing his homemade soups and bread for his friends and family as a special treat. Dean was someone that you could have great conversations with and he would always make time to ask you about your day.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Anastasia; brother, Raymond; infant sister, Rita; and niece, Michelle.

Dean is survived by his siblings, Marty (Janice) Schermann, Elaine Schermann, Tom (Connie) Schermann, and Emily Schermann; nieces and nephews, Paul (Shannon) Schermann, Chris (Jeremy) Cardinal, Sarah (Matt) Bogema, and Amanda Schermann; great-nieces and great- nephews, Kari and Scott Koschenina, Anna, Olivia, and Emma Cardinal, Leslie Bogema, and Kameron Schermann; and all the special people he’s met through Holy Trinity School.

Per Dean’s wishes, do not send flowers, but rather make a donation to Holy Trinity School to help fund any activities or scholarships.

Visitation will be held Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM at the Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 AM at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted, MN also on Thursday, September 24, 2020. Interment will take place at a later date at Holy Trinity Cemetery in Winsted, MN. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Chilson Funeral Home of Winsted, MN. Online condolences for the family may be directed to www.chilsonfuneralhome.com

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September 30, 1970 – September 8, 2020

Mark Lan LeMieux age 49 passed away unexpectedly on September 8, 2020. He was born in Shawano, Wisconsin where he lived until he moved to Minneapolis in 1977.

Mark was a family man who enjoyed spending time with his loved ones. A man of many baby momma’s. He loved to laugh, crack jokes, give nicknames and to participate in a good roasting. He enjoyed watching the Vikings and the rivalry with his whole Packer family. Mark’s charisma will be deeply missed.

Mark is survived by grandmother: Mary “Gram” LeMieux; sister: Hope LeMieux; brother: Eddie Boy LeMieux; children:  Stacey “StaceAnn” LeMieux,

Jeremy “Son” LeMieux, Samantha “Ham bone” Stone,

Bonita “Biscuit” LeMieux, Marcus “Fat head” LeMieux and Renee “Nae Nae” LeMieux; granddaughter: Joyce LeMieux and grandson: Marcus Chambers Jr.; Honorary children: Nicholas Stone, Kayla Stone, Sheena Feather,

Patrick Scott and Christopher Scott; baby momma’s:

#1 Sheila Stone, #2 Denise Feather and#3 Renee Tibbetts; many Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews Cousins family and friends.

 

Preceded in death by: daughter Michelle Stone, grandfather Earl  Hill, grandmother Violet Hill, father Edward LeMieux, mother Joyce LeMieux, sister Annie LeMieux, niece KelliAnn Boswell; many other lossed loved ones.

 

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July 1, 1934 – September 12, 2020

Lillian T. (Waubuno) Stand “Niibanakimukiban” (Woman who is everywhere) Bullhead Clan of White Earth, age 86, of Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Sunrise: July 1, 1934

Sunset: Saturday, September 12, 2020 surrounded by her children, grandchildren and friends at home.

Born in Red Lake the daughter of Hattie (Waubuno) Smith and Chief John F. Smith.

Lilian worked in many areas teacher @ Heart of the Earth Survival School, Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource in child care.  She was one of several elders who spoke to Minnesota Legislators on the importance to preserve and revitalize the Ojibwe and Dakota languages. Thus, came Minnesota Legislature Language Revitalization Act in 2013 and funding for language in classrooms and a few programs.

She also was a co-founder of Wisdom Steps.

Survived by daughters: Magi Spears, Roberta Elliott, Eileen Stand, Diane Stand, Roxann Anoka and Val LaFave; sons: Joseph Spears, Arnold R. Stand Jr. and Michael Stand Sr.; 32 grandchildren and many great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by her mother: Hattie (Waubuno) Smith, husband Arnold Stand Sr, three children Cheryl Sein, Duane Stand and Ivy Stand, brothers Eugene, Sam, and Louis Smith and sisters Sophie Roy and Eva Sutton.

 

 

 

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1950 – 2020

 

Julie Ann LaBatte May, age 70, of Echo, Minnesota journeyed to the Spirit World on Wednesday, September 9,2020 at her daughter’s home in Granite Falls.

She was born on July 27, 1950 in Granite Falls the daughter of Walter A.  & Genevieve (Pearsall) LaBatte.

Julie graduated from Granite Falls High School in 1968.

She was formerly employed at Prairie’s Edge Casino.  Julie was an Elder of The Upper Sioux Community.

She enjoyed taking rides, visiting with people, going out to eat and T.V. crime shows.

Survived by husband: Jonathan May; daughter: Alise Nelson of Granite Falls; a son: Justin (Susan) LaMorie of Wood Lake; grandchildren: Shelby Randt (Greg Shaw fiancée), Cody Randt, Arianna Nelson (Paris Villella) and Rory LaMorie (Cassandra Waltz); great grandchild: Genevieve LaMorie; sisters: Juanita Pearsall and Joyce Luckow; a brother: Walter LaBatte Jr. and a sister: Sarah LaBatte; many nieces, nephews and many great nieces and great nephews and friends.

Preceded in death by her parents, grandson Dustin Randt, siblings Rory, Reggie, Deb, Arlin, Wayne and Gordon, and by nephews Preston Enstad and Gerrod Leenerts.

Funeral services for Julie Ann LaBatte May will be held on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at Pejuhutazizi Presbyterian Church, 5746 MN Highway 67, Granite Falls, MN.    Pastor Fern Cloud will officiate.

All night wake will be held on Monday, September 14th beginning at 5:00 P.M. at Pejuhutazizi Presbyterian Church.

Casket Bearers will be Cody Randt, Travis Leenerts, Derek Leenerts, Rory LaMorie, Shelby Randt and Arianna Nelson.    

 

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May 26, 1944 – September 9, 2020

Margaret Jane “Margie” Kritzeck, age 76, of Winsted, MN passed away on Wednesday, September 9th, 2020 at The Gardens at Winsted.

She was born on May 26, 1944 in Hutchinson the daughter of Bryan & Eleanore (Dusoski) Cafferty.

Margie graduated from Holy Trinity High School in 1962.

On September 3, 1966,  Margie Cafferty and Kenneth J. “Kenny” Kritzeck were joined in holy marriage at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted.

Margie acquired her auto mechanic abilities while working with her Dad at Bryan’s Service.

Margie was formerly employed at 3M for many years and H&R Block.   Margie and Kenny were also Foster parents.

She enjoyed bingo, playing cards and listening to Country Western music.   Margie loved volunteering.

Margie was a life time member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted.

She belonged to The Winsted American Legion Auxiliary and was a Past President, Winsted Lions Club, 2 Cylinder Club and was a volunteer for 25 years for The Winsted Blood Drive.

Survived by her siblings:  Elizabeth Joyner of Bloomington, Theresa (James) Sexton of Delano, Bryan “Butch” Cafferty of Brainerd, Catherine (Brad) Wiggins of Victoria, Rosemary Cafferty and Alan (JoLynn) Cafferty all of Winsted and Julia (Allyn) Mann of Kansas City; a brother-in-law: Kenneth Otto; nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by her husband Kenneth J. Kritzeck on December 15, 1999, her father Bryan F. Cafferty on May 14, 2006, her mother Eleanore H. Cafferty on September 6, 2015, an infant twin sister Mary Ann, a brother Lawrence “Larry” Cafferty, sister Delores Otto, a sister-in-law Dianne Cafferty and by her father-in-law and mother-in-law Joseph & Nellie Kritzeck.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Margaret “Margie” Kritzeck will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted.   Father Matthew Wiering will be the Celebrant.   Interment will follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, September 19th at The Chilson Funeral Home two hours prior to Mass.

Casket Bearers will be Jesse Cafferty, Mac Cafferty, Kevin Cafferty, Mark Otto, Chris Pahl, Dave Meuleners, Keith Bobrowske and Aaron Miller.

In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Winsted Veterans Memorial a project of the Winsted American Legion Post.  Checks made payable to: 

Winsted Post 407/Memorial

PO Box 468

Winsted, MN 55395

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O-zha-waa-shkoo-bi-nayse (Blue Thunder Spirit)

Dillon James Goodsky Sr., age 35 of Minneapolis, Minnesota journeyed to the Spirit World on Sunday, September 6, 2020 in Minneapolis.  He was born on December 2, 1984 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the son of Reno Sutton, Lana Goodsky and his Pa, Vince Ellis.

Dillon loved his family more than anything. He was always there for anyone that needed him. If he was invited to something he would always show up or if you called him, he’d always answer. He looked out for those he loved and he took pride in being that man. He loved cracking jokes and having a good time. He was the best big brother any of his siblings could’ve ever asked for. They all looked up to him as a mentor. He loved all of his children, nieces, and nephews. He joked a lot with everyone but he always made sure they knew how much he loved them. Dillon enjoyed life! He loved to fish and hunt. If you knew Dillon you knew how much he loved tattoos.

His protective nature brought him to step up and become a Little Earth Protector. He was so proud of the warrior he was, we all were! The people he worked with protecting the community became his extended family. Rover 1 will be retired in his honor.

Dillon is survived by his children: Dillon Goodsky Jr., Wesley Goodsky, Reno Goodsky, Leondre Goodsky, Chevelle Goodsky, Jayden Stahl, Savannah Goodsky, Reegan Goodsky, Bryar Goodsky , Zakoya Goodsky, Aviana Goodsky and Araya Goodsky; brothers: Jarvis Goodsky, Jory Pottery, Todd Goodwin, Paxton Goodsky, Lance Mitchell, Donovan Swan, Jordan Goodsky, Craig Goodsky, Cameron Fisher, Lumbar boys;  sisters: Rachel Hanson-Barrientez, Amanda Sutton, Jaime Hanson, Alyssa Goodwin, Danielle Goodwin, Lacey Leith, Marissa Goodsky, Alexa Goodsky, Megan Wilson, Jenny Goodsky; uncles: Leon Goodsky, Hank Sutton, Walter  Sutton Jr, Brandon Benner, Eddie Villebrun, Warren Villebrun, Curt Goodsky, Gene Goodsky, Gordon Boswell, Joe LaRose, Sarge Lumbar; aunts: Tammy Strong, Natalie Goodsky, Lela Correa, Dianna Goodsky, Brenda Hanson, Mary Hanson, Sharon Sutton, Sharon Jackson, Mavis Boswell, Cheryl (Pud) Boswell, Lori Ellis, Pam Ellis, Annette Ellis, Denise and Deb Lumbar, Michelle Fisher, Audrey Lumbar, Lisa LaRose and Sharon Rose; Grandparents: Lela Goodsky and Henry Goodsky

He was preceded in death by his dad, Reno Sutton, grandparents Walt Sutton Sr. and Eva Sutton.

An all-night wake will be held on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 1910 E.M. Stately Street, Little Earth Community, Minneapolis, Minnesota beginning at 6:00 P.M. An all-night wake will be held on Friday, September 11, 2020 at The Alma Lumbar Residence, 11046 Sugar Bush Trail, Orr, Minnesota beginning at 3:00 P.M. A funeral service for Dillon Goodsky will be held on Saturday September 12, 2020 beginning at 10:00 A.M. at The Alma Lumbar Residence.

The Officiant will be Allen Hardy.

Honorary Casket Bearers will be Little Earth Protectors, Henry Sutton, Walter Sutton Jr, Leon Goodsky, and Robert Fairbanks, Sr.

Casket Bearers will be Daniel Barrientez, Todd Goodwin Jr., Paxton Goodsky, Darrell Taylor, Conrad King, Lance Mitchell, Donovan Swan, and Dan Lumbar Sr.

Interment will be held at The Goodsky Family Cemetery, Orr, Minnesota.

The Chilson Funeral Home assisted the family with funeral arrangements. On-line condolences can be directed to www.thechilsonfuneralhome.com