Obituaries 12/10/20

Janice Anselment, 82

Janice Elizabeth Anselment passed away on December 3, 2020, after a long, courageous battle with cancer. Never one to back down from a fight, she gave this one her all; sadly, it got the best of her.

Janice was born on January 12, 1938 in Hanover, Minnesota to Robert E. Dixon and Alma E Dixon. Raised on a dairy farm, Janice learned early how to be a strong, thrifty, think-outside-of-the-box-to-make-things-work independent woman.

Janice married Lowell Anselment in 1956 and was soon traveling to the many bases that the Air Force assigned her husband. After a second assignment in Germany, her husband chose to retire from the Air Force and picked Mountain Home, Idaho as their final destination.

Janice had been a professional seamstress several times over the years, including factory work sewing purses and uniforms. In Mountain Home, she learned how to take those skills up a notch, by getting a job upholstering furniture. Her final job, as a lead cabinet builder, started at Conchemco in Mountain Home, but ended up in Boise when the company she worked for was bought out by Nashua Homes; she retired after 22 years.

Janice was a very artistic person; anything she put her hands on, she would figure out some kind of project to do with it. This included woodworking, painting, origami, and sewing. She loved to quilt; she made over 60 quilts in her life, donating numerous for charity raffles and to hospital patients, as well as to her own family.

Janice was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Alma Dixon; her brother, Robert “Buddy” Dixon; and her sister Darlene Dehmer.  

She is survived by siblings, Maxine Ladda, Gloria (Weldon) Ebert, Walter “Butch” (Nealie) Dixon; her children, James Anselment, Carol Anselment and Brenda (Mark) Drewery; her grandchildren, Elizabeth Anselment, Stacia Maughan, Tabatha Strickland and Natasha Anselment; her great-grandchildren, Nicolas Chapa, Ethan Strickland, Elissa Strickland, Mason Carney, Tristan Maughan, Thomas Carney; and numerous nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her lapdog, Wendell; he wouldn’t leave her side, and was very protective of her.

She will be remembered by family and friends for the determined woman she was. Her family will miss her terribly as she was always there for them, no matter what.

Janice asked that no funeral or memorial services take place, but wanted to thank Horizon Home Health and Hospice, Pro Care & Lincare for allowing her to remain home with her loving family while she fought to the bitter end.


Maurice Danielson, 89

Maurice Williams Danielson, age 89, of Buffalo, passed away peacefully at Cokato Manor in Cokato, MN on December 1, 2020. He was born on July 7, 1931, the son of Joseph and Esther (Broberg) Danielson of Dassel, MN.

Maurice was baptized and confirmed at Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Dassel, MN. He received his elementary education in Steelsville School District 22.

After working for several years doing road work, snowplowing, new home construction, and remodeling, Maurice retired and then began volunteering at Pioneer Park in Annandale, MN mowing lawn and several odd projects, and also mowing lawn at Marysville Church in Marysville Township for Zion Lutheran Church in Buffalo, MN, which he and Georgia were members of.

Maurice really enjoyed being outdoors. He also enjoyed tinkering in his garage and always had several different projects he was working on. He stayed very active until Dementia took over, and he moved to Cokato Manor to reside.

Maurice was preceded in death by his father; mother; brothers, Donald, Lowell, Merlyn; and sister, Ruth.

Maurice is survived by his wife of 40 years, Georgia Danielson, of Monticello; and his two children from his first marriage, Jodi (Pete) Jaunich, of Delano, MN and Todd (Amy) Danielson, of Cartersville, GA. He is also survived by his three stepchildren, Don (Denise) Fisher, of Big Lake, MN, Julie Busse, of San Antonio, TX, and Christine (Chuck) Chastek, of South Haven, MN; as well as many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, family and friends. He is also survived by his sisters, Frances Olson, of Hutchinson, MN and Janice (Tom) Crowe, of Dassel, MN.

Due to COVID precautions, a memorial service for Maurice Danielson will be held in the Spring of 2021.

Condolences may be mailed to The Peterson Chapel, 119 Central Ave., Buffalo, MN 55313; Attention: The Family of Maurice Danielson., 763-682-1363.


Paul Erickson, 78

Paul L. Erickson, age 78, of South Haven passed away peacefully on December 4, 2020.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Paul Leonard Erickson was born February 12, 1942 in Minneapolis to Leonard and Catherine (Coleman) Erickson. He grew up in North Minneapolis and moved to Golden Valley where he attended his senior year at Golden Valley High School, where he then graduated with the class of 1960. He then married Judy Schmirler in 1960. They lived in Minneapolis and Minnetonka for many years.

He was then united in marriage to his second wife, Joy Froom on October 6, 1979. They made Minnetonka their home until moving to South Haven in 1995. Paul worked his entire life for Mill City Plywood and Buffalo Veneer, which were founded by his father and uncle in 1952.

He loved his work and never formally retired. In his younger years, he enjoyed riding horses and coaching his children’s sports. He also enjoyed fishing, golfing and cooking. He loved watching his grandkids activities and spending time with family.

He is survived by his sons and daughter, John Erickson, of South Haven, Cathy (Mark) Schouviller, of Brooklyn Center, Jason (Nicole) Erickson, of East Bethel, and Toby (Sue) Erickson, of South Haven; seven grandchildren, Jesse, Taylor, Lindsey, Nicole, Bailey, Trinity, and Christopher; brothers, Lester (Sharon) Erickson, of Greenfield, Walter (Heidi) Erickson, of South Haven, and Kevin (Karen) Erickson, of Howard Lake; and sister, Nancy (John) Floistad, of Annandale.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard and Catherine; and his wife, Joy.

Arrangements are entrusted with Dingmann Funeral Care Burial & Cremation Services of Kimball.

Obituary and Guestbook online at


Orlan Krohn, 95

Orlan Kenneth Krohn was peacefully called Home by our Lord on Saturday, December 5, 2020.

He was born at his family’s home in Albion Township, Wright County, MN on August 30, 1925.

Orlan was baptized at Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Albion Township on September 27, 1925 and confirmed in his faith at St. James Lutheran Church, Howard Lake, MN on April 2, 1939 by Pastor Eugene Seltz.

He served in the United States Army and was stationed in Germany as a surgical tech.  Following his honorable discharge in December 1946, he married Luella Hirsch on February 14, 1947 at St. James Lutheran Church in Howard Lake by Pastor Theo Melinat. They were blessed with 71 years of marriage and two children.

Orlan was preceded in death by his wife, Luella; his parents, Walter and Elsie (Reek) Krohn; Brothers, Howard and Orville; sister, Ardella Simon; grandson, Jason Wilkman; great-grandson, Jacob Mathias; daughter-in-law, MaryAnn Krohn; and granddaughter, Elizabeth Krohn. 

Orlan is survived by his son, Larry; grandchildren, Kristine (Andy) Solovjovs, Michelle (Dan) Mathias; great-grandchildren, Gabby and Hannah Mathias; grandson, Michael Krohn; great-grandchildren, Jonah and Annie Krohn; daughter, Sandra (David) Wilkman; grandchild, Janelle (Chuck) Morin; great-grandchildren, Matthew and Mason Morin; brother, Ralph (Jeannie) Krohn; sister, Delores Glessing; sister-in-law, Laverne Krohn; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law of Luella, and numerous nieces, nephews and dear friends.

Our Dad, Grandpa, Great-Grandpa will be greatly missed, and we hold beautiful and treasured memories in our hearts. One day, we will meet again in Heaven to spend eternity together. All praise, glory, and honor to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Graveside services for Orlan Krohn were held on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Cemetery-Dutch Lake-rural Howard Lake. Pastor Ryan Clark officiated.  

The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo served the family. Online condolences may be made to


Scott Quady, 64

Scott Quady, of Sandstone MN, formerly of Buffalo, MN passed away unexpectedly November 30, 2020.

Scott was born in Buffalo, MN, November 24, 1956 to Doug and Mary (Weldele) Quady. Graduated from Buffalo High School in 1975. He spent most of his career as a construction truck driver.

Scott really enjoyed his life in Duxbury with his friends, and he had a great love for nature, watching and feeding deer, birds and the occasional bear right in his own back yard.

For 50+ years, he had been an avid snowmobiler making many rides in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Northern Minnesota. If he wasn’t riding, he was out clearing brush and grooming trails for the Northern Pine Riders.

Scott also enjoyed ice fishing, making maple syrup, but most of all he loved to help people fix things, with the exception that they had to learn and help do the fixing along with him.  

Scott was well-known for his quick wit and great one-liners. He loved going back and forth with his nieces and nephew, who could always zing it right back. He loved those kids very much, and they could turn that tough guy into mush!

He is survived by his parents, Doug and Mary Quady; brothers, Curt Quady and Kristin, Bruce and Lori Quady, Keith and Lisa Quady; nephew, Michael Quady, and nieces, Michaela and Mark Bremmer, Shelby (fiancé, Travis Durst), along with great nephews, Hudson and Remington Bremmer.

Services are pending.


Glenora Schuman, 87

Glenora Marlys Schuman, age 87, of Otsego passed away on Monday, November 30th, 2020.

She was born on December 28, 1932 in Greenwood Township, Hennepin County the daughter of A. Arthur and Edna (Strehler) Lieder.

On October 14, 1951, Orville Schuman and Glenora Lieder were united in marriage. The two were blessed with three children, Gordie, Gayle and Mark.

Glenora grew up in Greenwood Township, Hennepin County, Minnesota and was a life- long faithful member of Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church.

She enjoyed watching her soap operas, playing solitaire and cross word puzzles.

Glenora was formerly employed in the office of The Kmart Store in Brooklyn Center for over twenty-five years.  

Glenora is survived by her children,  Gordie (Sandy) Schuman, Gayle (James) Wooster, Mark (Carleen) Schuman; grandchildren, Jeremy (Amy) Schuman, Joel (Robyn) Schuman, Jacob (Tiffany) Wooster, Kelsey (Steve) Galonska, Adam Schuman, Amanda (Collin) Anderson; great-grandchildren, Cort, Keily, Lauren, Gage, Tate and Ryan Schuman; a brother, Gaylerd (Diane) Lieder; brother-in-law, Loren (Jeanne) Schumann;  sister-in-law, LeAnn (Milan) Stender; and many nieces, nephews, family and friends.

She was preceded in death by loving husband of 67 years, Orville L. Schuman, and by her parents.

Funeral service was Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Greenfield. Pastor Paul Schuler officiated. Visitation at the church was Saturday, December 5, one hour prior to services.

The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home served the family. Online condolences may be made to


Frederic Vergin, 85

Frederic Clarence Vergin passed away December 7, 2020 at the age of 85.

He was born on September 19, 1935 at home in Rockford Township to Reinhold and Minnie Vergin. He was baptized and confirmed at Cross Evangelical Lutheran Church. Fred graduated from Rockford High School, class of 1953. After graduation, Fred worked until he decided to serve his country in the Army in 1957.

He married Rita McClellan on June 24, 1964. The couple enjoyed 51 years of loving marriage, until Rita passed away in March of 2015.

As a Master Plumber, Fred helped many relatives and friends with their heating and plumbing needs over the years. He worked in the Rockford area and also at Honeywell for a time.

Fred’s Farmall white demonstrator tractors were his pride and joy. He and Rita proudly showed them at tractor shows in the summers and worked on them in winter.

Fred was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Rita; and sisters, Lillian Kock and Mary Lou Thingvold.

He is survived by a brother-in-law, two sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, and his dear friend and neighbor, Ron.

A private inurnment will be held at Elmwood Cemetery in Rockford.



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