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Jerome “Jerry” Bayerl, age 68 of Winsted died peacefully in his home on hospice care December 6, 2021.

Preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Lucille and brother Eugene.

Survived by four sisters Mary Ann (Paul) Zeik, Carol (Tom) Ondracek, Lois (Jerry) Mader and Nancy (Carl) Erickson; sister-in-law: Elizabeth Bayerl; other relatives and friends.

We are so grateful for the compassionate care of Trillium Staff.  If desired, memorials may be made to Ridgeview Hospice or ATHC.

A Funeral Mass will be held Friday, July 15, 2022 at 11:00 AM, with visitation beginning at 10:15 AM until 10:45 AM at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted, MN.  A luncheon will follow in the church social hall.

Chilson Funeral Home, Winsted, MN served the family.

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Richelle Joy Strong, age 55 Journeyed to the Spirit on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at her residence in Duluth, Minnesota.  She was born in Chicago, Illinois on November, 2, 1966 the daughter of Clyde Whitefeather and Roberta Strong.

Richelle was a very friendly and forgiving person.  She loved her grandchildren very much.  She enjoyed going to the casino, love to eat, but was a picky eater.  Family get-together were very important to her.  Richelle loved to talk, which made her a very good telemarketer.  She loved having nice clothes.  She did her own eyebrows, as nobody else was able to do them to her liking.

Preceded in death be her father: Clyde Whitefeather; sister: Lynnae Strong; and brother: Andrew Strong.

Survived by her mother: Roberta Strong; son: Charlz Strong; daughters: Dalene Strong and Desirae Strong; brothers: Kelley Kitto and Norman Strong; grandchildren: Brandon Clark, Kaylyn Strong, Neveah Strong and Kylique Strong.

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

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Brian “Junior” Foster Stanley Jr.

Ozhaawash Goo Ma’ingan (Blue Wolf)

June 18th 2011 – June 20th 2022

Brian Stanley Jr. age 11 and 2 days old born at 25 weeks gestation and weighed only 1 lb & 14oz on June 18th 2011 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He was our miracle child.

Enrolled member of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians.

He passed away at his home on the 20th of June, 2022.

He was raised in South Minneapolis and just finished the 4th grade at Folwell Elementary school in Minneapolis.

“Junior” did many things in his short life and he would have told you all about it with all his long stories.

He loved making videos with his sister & wanted to become a “YouTube Star”.

Survived by parents: Michelle (Zo) Loud & Brian Stanley Sr.; grandparents: Mike & Jeanette Loud of Minneapolis; sisters: Cecelia M. Loud and Breeanna M. Stanley; great auntie: Roberta (Ed) Morrison, Ev McKenzie, and Eileen Johnson; great uncle’s Johnson Loud Jr, Jim (Theresa) Loud, Bruce Loud, and Ron (Leah) Loud; aunties: Jessica (Colin) Loud, Sara M. Loud, and Leah A. Loud (Ira); cousins: Elizabeth, Max & Justine Jourdain, Toni (Mark) Morrison, Artrel Mack, and Jasani L. McMorris and numerous great cousins.

Those greeting him in the spirit world are his Maternal great grandparents: Johnson & Clemence Loud of Redby, MN. and Michael Morrison of Grand Portage and Cecelia (Shabiash) Morrison of Sawyer, MN.

Pallbearers: Brandon Green, Artrel Mack, Colin Novack, Ian Lussier, and Leo Loud.

Alternate Pallbearer: Mark Cloud.

Honorary Pallbearer: Parker A. Smith

Interment: Hillside Cemetery

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Arrangements by Chilson Funeral home.

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March 19, 1963 – June 18, 2022

Eliseo Salomon Sanchez, de 59 años, de Winsted falleció el sábado 18 de junio de 2022 en el Hospital Metodista en St. Louis Park. Nació el 19 de marzo de 1963 en Nayarit, México. Hijo de Ernesto Salomón y Guadalupe Sánchez. ¡Eliseo siempre se mantuvo ocupado! Le gustaban los mercadillos, arreglar cosas, pasar tiempo en familia e ir a la iglesia. Le sobrevive su amada esposa: María Vázquez; cuatro hijos: Mario de Winsted, Leticia y Marisol ambos de Montrose y Eliceo de Buffalo; diez nietos; hermanos y hermanas. Precedido en la muerte por sus padres y por un hermano. Los servicios fúnebres de Eliseo Salomón Sánchez se llevarán a cabo el miércoles 22 de junio de 2022 a las 2:00 p.m. en La Capilla Funeral Chilson en Winsted. El pastor Alexander Martínez oficiará. Entierro en el cementerio de St. Mary’s en Waverly. Se llevará a cabo una visita en La Capilla Funeral en Winsted el martes 21 de junio de 4 p.m. a 8 p.m.


Eliseo Salomon Sanchez, age 59, of Winsted passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2022 at Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park.

He was born on March 19, 1963 in Nayarit, Mexico the son of Ernesto Salomon and Guadalupe Sanchez.  Eliseo always kept busy!  He enjoyed flea markets, fixing things, family time and going to church.  Survived by his loving wife: Maria Vazquez; four children: Mario of Winsted, Leticia and Marisol both of Montrose and Eliceo of Buffalo; ten grandchildren; brothers and sisters.

Preceded in death by his parents and by a brother.



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January 21, 1925 – June 17, 2022

Doris Mae (Foss) Luedke, at age 97.5 of Winsted, MN died June 17, 2022 at The Gardens in Winsted, MN.

Doris was born in Blue Earth, MN to Cyril and Ange Foss on January 21, 1925. She finished primary and secondary schooling and went on to Northwestern Bible College in Minneapolis and achieved her graduate degree.

She married Clarence Krause in July 1948. Two children born to that union are: Gregory, 1949; and Deborah, 1950. Doris and Clarence Krause divorced. She returned to college to gain a secretarial skill with a focus on insurance to support her children. Doris had a successful work-life with the Sterner Insurance Agency in Winsted.

In 1968, Doris married the love of her life, Clarence Luedke. They were dedicated to each other, their faith and blending their mixed families…it all worked! Everyone loved them and their super dynamic life and blending family was seamless as it grew with new marriages, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Doris was well known in her community and her church, St. John’s Lutheran. She taught Sunday School, was a member of the Lutheran Women’s League, sang in the church choir, and enveloped herself in countless charity projects.

Within the past few years, most all people in Winsted knew her as the “Hat Lady,” but earlier the “Cake Lady” had been her moniker, as well as the “Quilt Lady.” An active woman can’t be 97 years old without some very identifiable monikers! Her family acknowledges her church and all of Winsted for the support and good life given to and shared with Doris Luedke!

Doris is survived by: son Greg (Kathy) Krause; daughter Debi Anderson; grandchildren Heather Augdahl (Jon); Heidi van Goor (Nick); Ange Krause (Brian Mann); Andy Krause (Cozette); great grandchildren Emma and Gretchen Augdahl; Sylvia, Nathan and Sebastian van Goor; Olivia, Alaska and Finn Krause; Gavin Krause-Opitz; sister Barb Wetzell; step families of Sharon (Scott) Iversen and Randall (Diane) Mielke; many nieces and nephews of the Hecksel and Wetzell families; special friend Ruth Baird.

Preceding her in death were: her parents; husband Clarence Luedke; brother Stanley Foss and his wife Emma; son-in-law Sandy Anderson; special friends Lue and Ken Lehner; and her life-friend Luella Hecksel.





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Arnold went to be with his Lord on June 8, 2022 at age 52. Arnold was a mechanic and metal head. He loved beadwork and spending his time with his daughters, Erin and Eva. He was a member of the choir at Stillwater Correctional Facility and a devout Christian.

He is preceded in death by his father, Peter Waukazo Jr. and Aunt Shirley Waukazo. He is survived by his mother Jessica Allgood; daughters Erin and Eva Waukazo; siblings Allen (Nanci), Debra, and Deana “Zoonweweikwe”; nieces Andrea, Elisa, Dannah, Jessica, Sora, and Katrina; nephews AJ, Nick, Ben, and Gunnar; and cousins Missy, Libby, and Sean.