June 18, 1926 - May 9, 2023 Eileen Kohlman, 96, of Appleton passed away Tuesday morning, May 9, 2023, in Appleton Area Health-Care Center. Visitation will be 5 - 7 p.m., followed by a prayer service at 7 p.m.


Dianne White (nee Hansen) was born on September 1, 1946, in Granite Falls to Ernest Hansen and Anne (Klein) Hansen, the 5th of eight children born to this union. On April 15, 2022, Dianne was welcomed into God’s hands.

Don C. Bacigalupo

 Don C. Bacigalupo, 80, of Montevideo died peacefully on Tuesday, February 7, 2023. He was born on March 22, 1942, to Thomas and Gertrude Bacigalupo in St. Paul. Anyone who…

Eldon Daugherty

 Eldon Daugherty, 90, of Montevideo passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2023, at Luther Haven Nursing Home in Montevideo. A funeral service will be held Saturday, February 25, 2023, at 10:30…

James Backer

 James Backer of Montevideo died Thursday, February 16, 2023, at Luther Haven Nursing Home in Montevideo at the age of 82. Funeral services will be held Friday, February 24, 2023, at…


Hila Mae Zietlow passed away on Monday, February 6, 2023, after a long illness. She was born in Montevideo on December 10, 1942, to Louis and Helen (Raddohl) Erickson. She resided in Tyro Township with her parents and graduated from Montevideo High School in 1960. Hila met Ordell Zietlow and the two were married in 1961 at Zion Lutheran Church. She worked for Swifts in Montevideo, the Boyd Post Office for 10 years, the Porter Post Office for 17 years, and most recently at Walmart in Montevideo for 12 years until her retirement. Hila enjoyed playing cards with her many friends and loved to decorate for Christmas inside and outside of the house. She always had many goodies to serve to her family and friends. Hila was president of the Ladies’ Auxiliary League and sold poppies for 20 years for the Auxiliary. She was president of the Boyd Senior Center where she would often bring her homemade baked goods for lunch. Hila is preceded in death by her son, DelRoy Zietlow; parents, Louis and Helen (Raddohl) Erickson; grandparents, Charlie and Ida (Zempel) Raddohl; and eight sisters and brothers-in-law. Hila is survived by her husband, Ordell Zietlow of Boyd; brothers, Luther (Mary) and Lynn (Elaine) Erickson of Montevideo; brother-in-law, Howard (Sharon) Zietlow; a number of nieces and nephews, and many friends. Visitation will be on Friday, February 17, from 5-7 p.m. with a prayer service beginning at 6:30 p.m. at J.H. Lynner Funeral Home in Clarkfield. Funeral will be held on Saturday, February 18 at 11 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, Tyro Township with visitation one hour prior at the church. Interment to follow in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Boyd. Arrangements are with J.H. Lynner Funeral Home in Clarkfield. www.


Joan Henderson of Montevideo died on Thursday, February 9, 2023, at CCM Health at the age of 99. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m.


Ettie passed away from pancreatic and liver cancer on Wednesday, February 8, 2023, at home with her family, sisters and niece from Holland by her side. A celebration of Ettie’s life was held on Monday, February 13, 2023, at Bethany Reformed Church in Clara City. It was a Monday on 10/27/1951 when Ettie Patronella Boonstra was born to Hendrik and Patronella (Nellie) Boonstra in Leewarden Holland. She was the youngest of five siblings. The family moved to Purmerend, Holland, just North of Amsterdam. That is where Ettie attended Christian school where her father, Hendrik, was principal.

Kay Haff Teichroew

 Kay Haff Teichroew went to a better place on the evening of February 9, 2023, after a valiant battle with lung cancer. Kay was born in Montevideo on November 7,…

Joan Henderson

 Joan Henderson of Montevideo died on Thursday, February 9, 2023, at CCM Health at the age of 99. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, February 17, 2023,…