Nov. 2, 1939 - Aug. 7, 2019 BRAINERD, Minn. - Ardythe Brooks, 79, Brainerd, Minn., died Wednesday, Aug. 7, in her home. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at Cease Funeral Home in Blackduck, Minn. Visitation will continue from 1-2 p.m., followed by a funeral at 2 p.m., Friday, Aug. 16, at Tenstrike (Minn.) Community Church. Pastor Tim Pomp will officiate. Interment will be in Hines (Minn.) Cemetery. Arrangements by Cease Family Funeral Home.