Mark Laechelt

Mark Edward Laechelt was born July 20, 1958, at the Clarkfield Hospital in Clarkfield, MN, to Merlyn and Alice (Wick) Laechelt. Mark was one of six children. As second to the youngest, he and his little brother, Merle, were always getting into some kind of trouble. Mom knew when it was too quiet, that they were up to something.

Wilfred Hoffmann

Mass of Christian Burial for Wilfred “Willie” Hoffmann, 91, of Marshall, was held on Saturday, March 26, 2022, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall. Interment with military honors followed at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Marshall.

Alice Kack

Alice Kack Alice M. Kack, age 93, of Canby, MN, passed away Sunday, March 27, 2022, at the Sylvan Place Assisted Living in Canby. Mass of Christian Burial was Monday, April 4, 2022, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Canby with burial at St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery, Canby.

Margaret Olsen

Margaret Joyce (Sanden) Olsen died peacefully with her family present on March 28, 2022, at the age of 94. A celebration service was held on Saturday, April 2, 2022 at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Canby, MN, with a visitation held on April 1, 2022, at the Houseman Funeral Home Birk Chapel in Canby, MN. Burial was in the St.

Margaret Fricka

Margaret O. Fricka, age 91, of Canby, MN, passed away Friday, March 25, 2022, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, S.D. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 29, 2022, at the Full Gospel Assembly Church in Canby with visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the Canby City Cemetery, Canby.

Floyd Evens

A celebration of life for Floyd Evens will be held on Saturday, March 26, at 2 p.m., at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Canby, MN. Floyd died in Sioux Falls, S.D., on March 15, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Gwen (Dinius) Evens; and children, Cody, Travis, and Natalie Dinius. For a full obituary,  please visit

Dorothy Wiesen

Dorothy Wiesen, age 92, of Canby, MN, peacefully entered her eternal life surrounded by her family on Friday, March 18, 2022, at the Sanford Canby Medical Center in Canby, MN.  Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 23, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Canby, MN.  Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m.

Kathryn Machtemes

Kathryn “Kathy” Ann Machtemes was born on January 26, 1957, in Canby, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Marion and Joyce (Rankin) Schrunk. Kathy was baptized as an infant on April 14, 1957, and later confirmed in her faith as a youth on May 21, 1972, at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Canby.

Cleon Madoll

Cleon Madoll Cleon “Cleo” Faye Madoll (Furness) of Salol passed away at her home surrounded by family on February 28, 2022, at the age of 76.

Earl Colgan Jr.

Earl Colgan Jr. Earl Colgan Jr., of Sioux Falls, S.D., died March 12, 2022, under hospice care at Good Samaritan Village. He was 89 years old.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. with the family present an hour prior on Friday, March 18, 2022, at the Miller Westside Chapel, 6200 West 41st Street.


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