Obituaries

Mass of Christian Burial for Dennis Engels, 78, of Ghent, will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 10, 2020, at St. Eloi Catholic Church in Ghent. A walk through visitation will take place on Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the church. Interment will follow the service at St. Eloi Catholic Cemetery in Ghent. Dennis Henry Engels was born October 8, 1941, in Minneota to Lawrence and Margaret (VanOverbeke) Engels. Dennis was the...
Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Deanna Davenport, 43, of Ghent, Friday, June 12, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Eloi Catholic Church, in Ghent. A visitation will take place one hour prior to the service on Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. at St. Eloi Catholic Church. Interment with will follow the service at St. Elio Catholic Cemetery. Deanna died suddenly and unexpectedly on Friday, April 3, 2020, at her residence in Ghent.
Family Mass of Christian Burial for James “Jim” R. Wambeke, 83, of Minneota, will take place at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 6, 2020, at St. Edward Catholic Church in Minneota. A walk through visitation will take place on Friday from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at St. Edward Catholic Church. Interment with military honors will follow the service at St. Edward Catholic Cemetery. James Robert Wambeke was born on July 17, 1936, in Minneota, to Ferdinand...
An outdoor funeral service will be held for Wayne Skaar, 68, of Minneota, at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 4, 2020, at Hope Lutheran Cemetery in Minneota. A walk through visitation will take place on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Hope Lutheran Church in Minneota. Wayne Kermit Skaar was born on January 19, 1952, in Marshall, to Kermit and Helen (Johnson) Skaar. He grew up in Minneota, graduated from Minneota High School...
Mass of Christian Burial for Jacquelyn “Jackie” Cecile (Holler) Skillings will be held on Wednesday, June 3 at 2 p.m. at St. Edward Church in Minneota. A walk thru visitation for Jackie will be held on Tuesday, June 2 from 5-8 p.m. at St. Edward Church. Jackie was born on November 22, 1961, in Browerville, MN, to Herman and Pressley “Pat” (Guynes) Holler. She graduated from Browerville High School and received her BS in Education from Morehead...
Mass of Christian Burial for Rose Kopitski, 77, of Bloomington, formerly of the Marshall area, will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, June 1, 2020, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall. Visitation will be Sunday from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Rehkamp Horvath Funeral Home in Marshall. Visitation will continue on Monday from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. at the church. Interment will follow the service at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Marshall...
Rachel Emma Carrette passed away peacefully on May 16, 2020, at the age of 94 at her home in Taunton, Minnesota, with her oldest daughter and her husband present. Rachel was born on October 28, 1925, the second child of Adiel Dhaenens and Laura De Muynck in Aalter, Belgium. The Dhaenens family moved to France for several years; and at the age of 10, her mother died and the family then moved back to Belgium. She and a younger brother lived with...
Nancy DeRoode, age 83, of Ghent, Minnesota, passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at the Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Services plans will be finalized once the current gathering limitations are lifted. Future Memorial Services will be held at Cornerstone United Methodist Church in Marshall with interment to follow in the St. Eloi Catholic Cemetery in Ghent, Minnesota. Please watch for future announcements. Nancy Ann...
Mark “Grip” Clifford Hanson, 63, of Dent, died unexpectedly Sunday, May 3, 2020, as the result of a motorcycle accident. Mark was born January 1, 1957, to Clifford and Darlene (Perry) Hanson in Marshall, MN. He attended Minneota Elementary School and Fergus Falls High School, graduating in 1975. He then attended Fergus Falls Community College and received his RN Associates Degree in 1994. He retired as a Registered Nurse in 2014 after working...
Jane Marie (Verkinderen) Hennen was born April 13, 1939, to Henry and Mary (Nuytten) Verkinderen. She was born in Tracy, baptized, made her 1st communion, and was confirmed at St. Eloi Catholic Church in Ghent. Jane went to grade school at St. Eloi Catholic and graduated from Central High School in 1957, where she enjoyed band and cheerleading. Jane worked as an office manager for Dan Rowe Construction for three years. She married Ernest Hennen...

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