Obituaries

Mass of Christian Burial for Gerald Joseph Lenk will be held on Friday, June 28, 2024, at 11AM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Visitation will Thursday June 27, 2024 from 5-7PM at Taylor Funeral Home and one hour prior to mass, at church. The burial will be at Evergreen Hill Cemetery in Staples....
Memorial services for Nolan Bacon will be held Saturday, June 29, 2024, at 2 p.m. at the Motley Free Methodist Church. Nolan passed away Dec. 13, 2023.  Refreshments will be provided at the church following the service.  Following the service and refreshments, Nolan will be laid to rest at Esterdy...
Lawrence Daniel (Dan) Wilhelmson, 85, passed away peacefully May 7, 2024, surrounded by his loving family at his home. Funeral services will be held Friday, July 19, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Lake Park, followed by a celebration of life at the home of Kristi Hanson and...
John Nelson, 81, passed away May 28, 2024, in Sauk Rapids. A celebration of life will be held Tuesday, June 18 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Brenny Funeral Home in Staples. John was born May 8, 1943 to Ernest and Albena Nelson in Bertha. He spent most of his life in Staples. He graduated from Staples...
Dale Victor DiGiovanni, 76, of Poplar Township, passed away June 3, 2024, at his home.  A Celebration of Life gathering will will be held June 22 at 2:00 p.m. at Dale’s residence. To honor Dale’s memory, the family asks that a potluck dish or dessert be brought. Pulled pork sandwiches will be...
Jacqueline Harkcom, 82, of Staples, passed away June 3, 2024, at Lakewood Health System, Staples A memorial service was  held June 10 at Faith Lutheran Church, Staples.  Jackie was born February 7, 1942 to Alexander and  Margaret (Caton) Larsen in Gilroy, California. She married Jack Harkcom on...
Pacer “Hepî” Eugene Taylor, 48, of Motley, formerly of Prairie Island, died June 2, 2024 at Essentia Health in Fargo.  Funeral services were held June 7 at the Prairie Island Community Center.     Pacer was born September 23, 1975, to Janet Taylor in Minneapolis. He grew up in Minneapolis and...
Michael Francis “Mike” Longbella, much-loved husband, dad and papa, passed away May 24, 2024, in his hometown of Staples.  A Celebration of Life service was held May 30 at the Brenny Family Funeral Chapel in Staples. Mike will be laid to rest at the Motley Cemetery at a later date. He was born to...
Edward G. Spilman, 88, of Brainerd, passed away May 29, 2024, at the Lakewood Health System Care Center in Staples. Celebration of life services will be held Thursday, June 6 at Brenny Family Funeral Chapel in Baxter. Family and friends may gather beginning at 10 a.m. with services at 11 a.m....
Barry Trent Ackley, 76 of Staples passed away February 23, 2024 at Essentia - St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth. Family and friends are invited to the inurnment at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 22, at Diamond Lake Cemetery, Aitkin. A Celebration of Life will follow at the former Ackleys’ Resort &...

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