Paul Francis Hand, 66, passed away peacefully at his home in Port Townsend, WA on April 15, 2022. He was born to Francis and Viola (Klinkhammer) Hand on August 10, 1955 in Sandpoint, ID. He was one of four children: Doug Hand, Lavonne Hand, and Richard Hand (deceased). Much of Paul’s early childhood was spent growing up in Moses Lake, WA until the family returned to their roots in northern Minnesota.
Wayne A. Linstad passed away on Monday, May 16, 2022 at the age of 78 in Bemidji MN. He was surrounded by his loving daughters as the morning sun began to fill the sky.
Frank passed away March 12, 2022 (age 73) after a long battle with heart problems and recently lung cancer. He lived his life with enthusiasm and enjoyed woodworking, fishing, hunting and golf. Frank will be missed by his many friends and relatives. He was preceded in death by his wife Mary. Frank is survived by his loving partner Diana L. Palmer; brothers Don(Jan); Scott(Donna); Monte and sister Margo(Robert) Tessman; Step-son David Engman(Christine); grandchildren Mackenzie, Hailey, Mitchell and Amanda; six great-grandchildren; Siblings-in-Law Timothy, Bill, Gary, and Donald Masurka; Pamela McMaster and Beverly Brockmeyer. A celebration of life will be held May 21st at the Community Center in Squaw Lake MN at 10:00 AM, luncheon to follow. Memorials to the American Cancer Society.
John Wayne Pemberton, 84, of Kalispell, Montana and formerly of Cass Lake, MN, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, December 13th, 2021. He was born in Cass Lake, MN on Sunday, August 15th, 1937, to Margaret Thompson Pemberton and John Pemberton.
Richard Thorbeck was born in Bemidj, Minnesota on January 9, 1949 to Ray Leonard Thorbeck and Margaret Jane Thorbeck. On April 21, 2022, Richard passed away at his home with his wife, Sharon, and his three Persian cats, Lanny, Manny and Fanny, at his side, providing regular CAT Scans throughout his illness.
Patricia “Pat” Staehle, age 104, of Virginia, MN, died Saturday, April 30, 2022 with her children, their spouses and several grandchildren by her side. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at the Minneapolis Marriot Southwest, 5801 Opus Parkway, Minnetonka, MN 55343. Memorials may be directed to the Crane Lake Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 407, Crane Lake, MN 55725.