Verdon F. Henrikson, age 87, of Isanti passed away July 7, 2007 at Grandview Christian Home in Cambridge. Private family services will be held at a later date.
Current Services & Obituaries
Kathleen E. Woodiwiss, age 68, of Princeton passed away July 6, 2007 at Fairview Northland Regional Hospital in Princeton. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 A.M. on Wednesday, July 11th at the Church of The Open Door in Maple Grove. A visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the service at the church and also from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. on Tuesday, July 10th at Strike Funeral Home – Cambridge Chapel.
Delores “Dee” Paron, age 77, of Cambridge died July 2, 2007 at her home. A visitation will be held from 4-8 pm on Friday, July 6th, with a prayer service at 7 pm, at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, July 7th at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Isanti with Father Jose Edayadiyil as Celebrant. Gail Genin will serve as cantor and Leona Jacques as organist. Pallbearers will be Frank Hirth, Jerry Hirth, Ken Hirth, David Maros, Douglas Maros and Steven Maros. Interment will be in Crystal Lake Cemtery in Minneapolis.
Ann Marie Blake, age 70, of Isanti passed away June 30, 2007 at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, July 3rd at Dalbo Baptist Church with Pastor Randall Westerberg officiating. A visitation will be held from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. on Monday, July 2nd at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel and also 1 hour prior to the service Tuesday at the church. Interment will be in Dalbo Baptist Cemetery.
Deborah Jean Vanderpoel (Pulcher) age 50 of Cambridge, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly June 29, 2007 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, July 5th at Strike Funeral Home – Cambridge Chapel with Rev. Bill Pearson officiating. A visitation will be held from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, July 4th at Strike Funeral Home-Cambridge Chapel as well as 1 hour prior to the funeral thursday. Interment will be in Strike Cemetery.
Dorren James Woodiwiss, age 44, of Princeton died unexpectedly at his home on June 17, 2007. Private family services will be held.Complete obituary
BJ Johnson, age 20, of Isanti died June 15, 2007 at Cambridge Medical Center as the result of an automobile accident. A visitation will be held from 4-8 P.M. Tuesday, June 19th AT LONG LAKE LUTHERAN CHURCH. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, June 20th at Long Lake Lutheran Church with Rev. Howard Skulstad officiating. Pallbearers will be Mike Johnson, Andy Englund, Jay Englund, Greg Belsheim, Bryan Hathaway and Ben Semler. Interment will be in Long Lake Community Cemetery.
David Stephen Greskovics, age 56, of East Bethel died June 14, 2007 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday, June 19, 2007 at Long Lake Lutheran Church with Rev. Howard Skulstad officiating. A visitation will be held from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. on Monday, June 18th at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel. Interment will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Michael Petranek, age 36, of Cambridge died June 4, 2007 at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdaleas the result of a motorcyleaccident. Mass of Christian Burial will beat 11:00 A.M. on MONDAY, June 11th at Christ theKing Catholic Church in Cambridge with Father James David Hahn as Celebrant. A visitation will be heldfrom 4-8 P.M. on SUNDAY, June 10th at Strike Funeral Home – ISANTI Chapel and also 1 hour prior to the funeral Monday at the church. Interment will be in Strike Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Harley C. Petranek, Michael Petranek, Harley J. Petranek,Troy Baylis, Kayle Broman, Tony Fisher, Robert Pangrel and Daryl WIlson.
Wayne Harold Erickson was born May 2, 1941 at Thief River Falls, Minnesota to Stanley and Agnes (Efteland) Erickson. He was raised and attended school in Thief River Falls. On August 4, 1962 Wayne married Diane Peterson in Lancaster, Minnesota. They made their home in several Minnesota cities before moving to Nashville, Tennessee. Wayne and Diane made many close friends in all the places they lived. They later returned to Minnesota and in September 2005 they found their dream home in rural Cambridge and church family at Faith Lutheran in Isanti.
Wayne was a stock broker for ten years and also worked as a salesman. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, woodworking, playing cards and cribbage. He was a strong and gracious person who was outgoing and loved visiting with people. Wayne was a member of Faith Lutheran Church, the Sons of the American Legion and the Eagles Club.
Wayne Erickson passed away May 27, 2007 at his home after a courageous three year battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Stanley and Agnes.
Wayne will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Diane of Cambridge; son, Brad Erickson of Cambridge; daughter, Rhonda (Jim) Brown of Isanti; three brothers, Jim Erickson of Brooklyn Park, Dennis (Phyllis) Erickson of Tennessee, and Keith (Linda) Erickson of Thief River Falls; four grandchildren, Nick, Emily, Haley and Aaron; by other relatives and many friends.