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Obituaries: Jan. 24, 2020


Nancy Diane Baermann
Diane (as she was always called) Baermann, 76, of Dade City, Fla., went to be with the Lord on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. Funeral arrangements are with Whitfield Funeral Home of Zephyrhills, Fla.
Diane was born on April 23, 1943, in Chicago, Ill., to Pierce A. and Bertha (Wallis) Holstine. She grew up in Chicago, graduated from high school and enlisted in the U.S. Army.
Diane is survived by three children, Stephen Tekautz, Dena (Tom) Suihkonen and Anthony (Ann) Tekautz; ten grandchildren, Callie (Chris Jensen) Tekautz, Charlie Tekautz, Tucker Tekautz, Andrea Suihkonen, Ariana (Jason) Picard, Gabriella Suihkonen, Olivia Suihkonen, Stefanie Tekautz, Brent Tekautz and Nathan Tekautz; five great-grandchildren, Madelynn, Brooklyn and Ashlynn Jensen, Odin and Barrett Picard; sisters, Delores Absher and Judy Bond; niece, Deanna (Mike) Withers; nephews, Gary (Mary Lou) Absher, David (Mary) Absher and Greg (Jennie) Bond; and a special friend, Carol Villemure.
She was preceded in death by her son, Brian Tekautz; husband, Richard Baermann; parents, Pierce and Bertha Holstine; and brother-in-law, Bill Bond.

Carol A. Kronfuss
Carol Ann Schneider Kronfuss, 91, of Aurora, formerly of Babbitt, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. A service will be held the weekend of June 20, 2020, in Ely. Details are forthcoming. Arrangements are pending with the Duluth Cremation Society.
She is survived by ten of her twelve children, Nancy (Richard) Collyard, Kristen Johnson, Mary Witte, Roscoe (Ruth) Kronfuss, Karl Kronfuss, Eric Kronfuss, Kurt (Jill) Kronfuss, Nick Kronfuss, Carol (Mike) Armstrong and Edward (Shauna Werth) Kronfuss; and a brood of sixty-plus grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Terese J. Moraski
Terese Jean Zollar Moraski, 84, of Hoyt Lakes, originally of Soudan, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family, on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Forest Lake. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church in Hoyt Lakes at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25. Visitation will be held at 9 a.m. at the church before Mass. Inurnment will be at a later date at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery-Little Falls at Camp Ripley on the Mississippi River, next to her husband, John “Jack” Moraski, U.S. Navy, retired. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the family for the Matthew Dahl Memorial Field, named after her grandson. Arrangements are with Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home in Aurora.
She is survived by her daughters, Lizette (Gari) Moscatelli of Forest Lake, Marge Dahl and husband LTC Michael Dahl, U.S. Marine Corps, retired, of Madison, Ala., CDR Jane Moraski Matson, U.S. Navy, retired, and LCDR Peter Matson, U.S. Navy, retired, of Mahtomedi, and Jean Ann (Mike) Hastings of Elysian; sister, Marcella Rooney of Duluth; brother-in-law, Bill (Virginia) Moraski; grandchildren, Tia and Tess Moscatelli, Ryan and Lise Dahl, John “Jack”, Nicholas and Isabella Matson, Hannah and Hudson Hastings; her best friend for over 60 years, Julie Osborne; and many dear nieces, nephews, and godchildren.


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