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Beverly Voss, 59, Starbuck
Beverly Kay Voss, 59, of Starbuck died on Tuesday, Feb. 20, at the Stevens Community Medical Center in Morris.

Funeral services for Beverly Voss of Starbuck were held on Monday, Feb. 26, at the Starbuck Funeral Home in Starbuck. Burial was held at the Minnewaska Lutheran Cemetery in Starbuck.

Beverly Kay Tysdal was born on July 19, 1947, in Paynesville. She grew up in the Ashby area and moved back to Paynesville to live with her Grandmother. She attended Paynesville High School.

In 1965, she was united in marriage to Vernon Voss in Paynesville. Beverly had two children, Todd and Mary Ann. The couple continued to live in Paynesville, where Beverly worked at Mike's Restaurant and cleaned at the post office.

She is survived by her husband, Vernon Voss of Starbuck; one son, Todd Voss of Paynesville; one daughter, Mary Ann Voss of Starbuck; one brother, Herman (Carla) Tysdal of Battle Lake; two sisters, Jolene (Victor) Distad of St. Paul Park and Josie Ann Meyer of St. Paul; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Adolph Svejkovsky, 86, Paynesville
Adolph Joseph "A.J." Svejkovsky, 86, of Paynesville died on Monday at St. Cloud Hospital.

Mass of Christian Burial was held on Friday, Feb. 23, at St. Louis Catholic Church in Paynesville. Burial took place at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, assembly area five, in Minneapolis with full military honors on Friday, Feb. 23.

In 1996, A.J. and his wife Rosella Swehla moved to Paynesville.

A.J. is survived by his wife of 63 years, Rosella; children Gary of Seattle, Wash., Carla (Arthur) Debernarde of Fallbrook, Calif., Gayle (Robert) Sedey of Maple Plaine, Jan (Todd) Johnson of Waconia, Mark (Jackie) of Paynesville, Alan of Clearwater, and Lisa (Jon) Schaeffer of Lexington, Kent.; 16 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Lucille Moore of Austin; and brother, Roger (Betty) of Austin.

Alvin Winter, 76, Watkins
Alvin C. Winter, 76, of Watkins, died on Monday, Feb. 19, at the Hilltop Care Center in Watkins.

Mass of Christian Burial was held on Thursday, Feb. 22, at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Watkins.

Alvin C. Winter was born on April 13, 1930, in Watkins. He was part owner of A & C Farm Service in Paynesville prior to owning the Union 76 Fuel Oil Service in Paynesville. He was a member of the Paynesville American Legion where he had served as Commander. Alvin was also a retired member of the Paynesville Fire Department.

Alvin is survived by his wife, Janell of Watkins; children and their spouses, Jack and Margie Winter of Paynesville, Deb and Tim Leithauser of Oakdale, Jody and Todd Lagergren of Coon Rapids, Gary Winter of Stillwater and his friend, Kate Moyer of Rogers; grandchildren, Corey Winter and his wife, Chelsey of Rockville, Melissa Winter of Paynesville, Kelsey Winter of Coon Rapids, Kayla Winter of Stillwater, Christine Winter of Stillwater, Cole Leithauser of Oakdale; and brother, Edmund Winter of Watkins.

Dorothy Greeley, 82, Wahkon, Minn.
Dorothy Ruby (Erickson) Greeley, 82, of Wahkon, Minn. died on Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Onamia Nursing Home.

Funeral Services were held on Tuesday, Feb. 20, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Isle. Interment took place at Burr Oak Cemetery in Grove City.

She married Robert Greeley in 1942. They farmed near Paynesville and later had a restaurant in Cokato.

Dagney Borgan, 88, Belgrade
Dagney S. Borgan, 88, of Belgrade died on Monday, Feb. 12, at the Belgrade Nursing Home in Belgrade.

 Funeral services were held on Thursday, Feb. 15, at Nordland Lutheran Church in rural Hawick.  Burial was held at the church cemetery.

Dagney was a lifelong member of Nordland Lutheran Church, and just recently became a resident at the Belgrade Nursing Home. 

Alphonse Schaefer, 84, Paynesville
Alphonse "Al" Henry Schaefer, 84, of Paynesville passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale.

A Funeral Mass was on Monday, Feb. 12, at St. Louis Catholic Church in Paynesville. Entombment followed at the St. Louis Parish Mausoleum.

Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers.

Al was born June 25, 1922, in St. Martin. He and his wife Rosalia "Rose" Braegelmann farmed near Regal until they retired in 1986. They then moved to Paynesville.

Al is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Rose; sons and daughters, Shirley (Ken) Lieser of Paynesville, John (Mary Jane) of Willmar, Mary (Don) Heinen of Roscoe, Barb (Rob) Brinkman of St. Joseph, Tim (Cindy) of Paynesville and Terry (Carol) of Paynesville; 19 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren, five step-grandchildren; eight step-great-grandchildren; brother, Ed of St. Martin; and sister, Alma Dirks of St. Cloud.

Edward McIntee, 79, Paynesville
Edward J. McIntee, 79, of Paynesville died on Wednesday, Feb. 7.

Mass of Christian Burial was held on Monday, Feb. 12, at St. Therese Catholic Church of Deephaven. Interment took place at Resurrection Cemetery in Shorewood.

Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society.

Arleigh Lorentzen, 83, Paynesville
Arleigh F. Lorentzen, 83, of Paynesville died on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 4, at the Koronis Manor in Paynesville.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, Feb. 10, at Nordland Lutheran Church in rural Paynesville.

Arleigh was raised in rural Paynesville, moved back to Hawick in 1983, and moved to Paynesville in 1990.

He is survived by his wife, Lois of Paynesville; children, Kent of Roseville and Kay of Anoka; one grandson; two great-grandchildren; brothers-in-law; and sisters-in-law.

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