Star News » Announcements http://erstarnews.com The Star News covers community news, sports, current events and provides advertising and information for Elk River, Otsego, Rogers and Zimmerman, Minnesota and their surrounding areas. Sun, 01 Feb 2015 08:39:21 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Student Notes ~ January 31, 2015 http://erstarnews.com/2015/01/30/student-notes-january-31-2015/ http://erstarnews.com/2015/01/30/student-notes-january-31-2015/#comments Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:48:19 +0000 http://erstarnews.com/?p=785006 Dean’s lists:
Gustavus Adolphus College
Rogers
Jack Anderson, Anna Huff, Samantha Manick
Zimmerman
Sylvia Michels

Iowa Lakes Community College
Zimmerman
Nicolette O’Keefe

Iowa State University
Elk River
Austyn Beese, Emily Elveru, Zachary Holbrook, Rachel Lieser, Jacob Wisniewski
Rogers
Mitchell Biehl, Sarah Kornovich, Micah Sickmann, Blake Timm
Zimmerman
Braiden Loreno

MidAmerica Nazarene University
Elk River
Atanas Karagyaurov

Minnesota State Community and Technical College
Elk River
Rachel Miller
Rogers
Kathleen Rosen

Minnesota State University Moorhead
Elk River
Jill Gandrud, Erik Gatzke, Jayce Hermanson, Emerald Moe-Zinn, Kenneth Tollefson, Kara Ziemer
Otsego
Isabelle Farkas, Alexa Gerber, Garrett Hol, Erin Trisko, Alexander Wagner
Rogers
Joshua Hines, Emma Johnson, Nicholas Kukla, Jason Thompson
Zimmerman
Daenon Bronken, Kristen Fildes, Jeffrey Mueller, Amber Nagengast

Normandale Community College
Rogers
Bryce Olson
Zimmerman
Kathryn Denne

Northern State University
Zimmerman
Justine Charles

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota
Elk River
Joseph Petrich
Rogers
Daniel Olajonlu
Zimmerman
Samantha Janssen, Kayleigh Kloncz, Conner Morgan

St. Cloud State University
Elk River
Adam Barthel, Jean Bruggman, Zachary Dehn, Brandon DeValk, Brianna DeValk, Kalley Gunderson, Ashley Harms, Ryan Hildebrandt, Renee Holzknecht, Dustin Johnson, Jane Kallemeyn, Melissa Keisling, Adrian Krzesowiak, Bailey Lundquist, Jordan Musser, Justin Nyandika, Samantha Olmsted, Kaitlin Otto, Vanessa Panchyshyn, Robert Perpich, Kayla Peterson, Maria Reins, Samantha Sadlowsky, Iris Schneeberger, Amanda Schuman, Joshua Sepulveda, Daniele Smith, Erik Stroman, Joshua Swisher, Steven Thomalla, Jason Tonneslan
Otsego
Jenna Becker, Katherine Blonigen, Jeffrey Foster, Amanda Welcome
Rogers
Samantha Cady, Maxwell Egbert, Kelsey Gullickson, Jennifer Johnson, Richard Little, Matthew Slauson
Zimmerman
Matthew Byman, Laura Hengel, Cori Hurtubise, Levi Keskey, Jesica Kula, Noel Willis

St. Olaf College
Rogers
Connor Henderson

Southwest Minnesota State University
Elk River
Corey Collins
Zimmerman
Brooke Borchardt, Rachel Hoheisel

Union University
Elk River
Rachel Peterson

University of Minnesota Duluth
Elk River
Michelle Botts, Makenzie Frericks, Gretchen Klinkner, Alex Lawrence, Jack Nelson, Nathan Petersen, Noah Petters, Alisha Rohlf, Brandon Smith, Carly Uphoff, Alexis Wiemeri
Otsego
Meghan Haider, Kimberly Wichman
Rogers
Donavon Catton, Alex Gelle, Austin Gordon, Emily LaCount, Burgandy Mallinger, Madeline Schaeffer, Regan Schmidt, Kyle Seifert, Joshua Turnquist
Zimmerman
Maranda Berndt, Aprill Emig, Nathan Lipinski, Alexandria Loneman, Erica Preister, James Wilson

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Elk River
Emily Brinza, Victoria Janasz
Otsego
Kyle Kackman, Haley Lohse
Rogers
Nicole Kreider, Linsi Osland

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Elk River
Megan Phillippi
Otsego
Kaylin Robbins
Rogers
Kirsten Heikkinen, Brita Larson, Jennifer Lorman

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Elk River
Benjamin Blomgren, Jacob Dexheimer, Ross Paulson, Tyler Rausch, Grant Tesdahl
Rogers
Helaina Von Bank

University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Elk River
Amanda Burk, Britta Grovender, Kelly Kolles, Shelby McChesney, Morgan Mogler, Jenna Trochlil
Rogers
Marie Christenson, Katherine Franzen, Hailey Jessen, Ian Scherber

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Elk River
Amanda Hanson

Vermilion Community College Fall Honors
Otsego
Lauren Bellefeuille
Zimmerman
Paul Anderson

Winona State University
Elk River
Kourtney Badger, Morgan Dose, Danielle Edwards, Kathryn Juettner, Heidi Nietfeld, Christian Rohlf, Gabriela Rossi, Emma Stupke, Ellen Wrase
Otsego
Madison Anderson, Jessica Kolles, Cassidy Sonderup, Rebecca Sultany, Kyle Williams, Alyssa Zeidler
Rogers
Marcus Anderson, Kristin Boyd, Kacey Brausen, Jamie FitzPatrick, Jenna Frain, Carmen Gorecki, Hannah Guericke, Emily Hayes, Samantha Horn, Alyssa Klenotich, Shelby Mootz, Emily Nelson, Riley Rasmusson, Alicia Samlaska, Marissa Soppeland, Lauren Thibado, Jacob Wald, Shawn Worth, John Yufanyi
Zimmerman
Brian Barbeln, Emily Garmen, Rachel Hodge, Paige Vensland

Graduations:
University of Wisconsin-Stout
Elk River
Brooke Bistodeau, BS, health wellness and fitness; Hannah Sweet, BS, early childhood education; Erin Weeks, BS, hotel restaurant and tourism

Winona State University
Elk River
Morgan Dose, BS, nursing
Rogers
Jacob LeClaire, BS, art (teaching); Paige Messenbrink, BS, paralegal; Emily Nelson, BS, accounting, summa cum laude
Zimmerman
Paige Vensland, BS, nursing

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Daniel W. Vaughn http://erstarnews.com/2015/01/28/daniel-w-vaughn/ http://erstarnews.com/2015/01/28/daniel-w-vaughn/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:09:42 +0000 http://erstarnews.com/?p=784923 Vaughn, Daniel

Daniel W. Vaughn, age 63 of Elk River, MN, formerly of Waterloo, IA, passed away on January 24, 2015.
Dan is preceded in death by daughter Tammy; parents Harold and Shirley.
Dan is survived by daughter Danielle McClure and grandchildren Alissa, Kayla, Dylan; daughter Heather Williams and her daughter Tamara; siblings, Jim Vaughn, Raejean (Ken) Avenson, Becky (Mike) Gates, Harold Vaughn Jr.; former wife and forever friend Theresa Vaughn; many other relatives and friends.
A memorial gathering for Dan will be held on Saturday, February 7th at the Elk River American Legion, 525 Railroad Drive, from 1 to 3 p.m.

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Clayton (BoJack) Eugene Stanley http://erstarnews.com/2015/01/23/clayton-bojack-eugene-stanley/ http://erstarnews.com/2015/01/23/clayton-bojack-eugene-stanley/#comments Fri, 23 Jan 2015 19:05:07 +0000 http://erstarnews.com/?p=784707 Clayton  (BoJack)   Eugene  Stanley

June 10, 1940 – January 18, 2015

We regretfully announce that Bojack passed away Sunday, January 18, 2015 peacefully in his bed at Talahi Senior Center.
He is survived by his wife Gail; daughters Char and Chrissy; son Will; grandchildren Colton and Wesley. He is also survived by his sisters Dolly, Donna, Delores and Shirley.
Preceded in death by parents Florence and Lester Stanley; brothers Gordon (Bobo), Lorenzo (Bunk), Carl (Jim).Also preceded in death by son-in-law Jim Bohnhoff.
The memorial service will be held at Christ Our Light Catholic Parish in Princeton, MN on Thursday, January 29th. Calling hours are 1-2 p.m. Memorial service begins at 2 p.m.
A celebration of life will be held at Bud’s Place in Princeton, following the memorial service. The family asks that you please send money in lieu of flowers. Thanks and God bless.

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Deborah (Deb) Louise Lorge http://erstarnews.com/2015/01/21/deborah-deb-louise-lorge/ http://erstarnews.com/2015/01/21/deborah-deb-louise-lorge/#comments Wed, 21 Jan 2015 19:04:35 +0000 http://erstarnews.com/?p=784591 Deborah (Deb) Louise Lorge, age 66, of Elk River, passed away Jan. 19, 2015. Arrangements by Dares Funeral Home, (763)441-1212. daresfuneralservice.com

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Kenneth (Ken) Lester Johnson http://erstarnews.com/2015/01/21/kenneth-ken-lester-johnson/ http://erstarnews.com/2015/01/21/kenneth-ken-lester-johnson/#comments Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:07:12 +0000 http://erstarnews.com/?p=784580 Kenneth  (Ken)   Lester  Johnson

Kenneth Lester Johnson, age 86, died at Twin Rivers Care Center on Wednesday, January 14, 2015. Kenneth died of natural causes.

Born September 23, 1928 in Granite Falls, Minnesota. Kenneth served in the military during the Korean War. He worked at Northern Pump, Federal Cartridge, and Kens Landscaping. He enjoyed music, family, and he believed in working hard all of his life. Kenneth loved his wife, Jeanette, of 60+ years; daughter, Joyce Vagle (Richard); son, Allan; 4 grandchildren (and spouses) and 10 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held at 10:00AM and the celebration service will be at 11:00AM on Saturday, January 24. Location: Brooklyn Park Evangelical Free Church located at 7849 West Broadway Avenue, Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

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Kenneth William Shierts http://erstarnews.com/2015/01/19/kenneth-william-shierts/ http://erstarnews.com/2015/01/19/kenneth-william-shierts/#comments Mon, 19 Jan 2015 19:04:18 +0000 http://erstarnews.com/?p=784531 Kenneth   William  Shierts

Kenneth William Shierts, age 85 of Otsego, passed away on January 16, 2015.
Funeral services at the Church of St. Albert in Albertville on Tuesday January 20, 2015 with Fr. Peter Richards officiating. Interment at Riverside Cemetery in Monticello. Funeral arrangements with the Peterson-Grimsmo Chapel of Monticello.
Ken was born in Monticello on June 12, 1929, grew up in Monticello and graduated from Monticello High School in 1947. He and his wife, Bonnie Dahlgren made their home in Otsego since 1960.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Genevieve; son Kevin; grandson Ryan; and 3 brothers Howard, Robert and Glenn.
Ken is survived by his wife, Bonnie; daughter, Gayle (Ron) Hubbard; son, Randy (Jayne) Shierts; daughter-in-law, Lynn Shierts; nine grandchildren; five great grandchildren and siblings, William, Douglas, Colleen, Mary and Bonnie.

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Jungroth http://erstarnews.com/2015/01/16/jungroth/ http://erstarnews.com/2015/01/16/jungroth/#comments Fri, 16 Jan 2015 19:13:21 +0000 http://erstarnews.com/?p=784385 Jungroth

Daryl and Jessica Rose Jungroth would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Annette Darling Jungroth, on Dec. 29, 2014. She weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

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http://erstarnews.com/2015/01/15/784279/ http://erstarnews.com/2015/01/15/784279/#comments Thu, 15 Jan 2015 20:41:41 +0000 http://erstarnews.com/?p=784279 mary-sheetsinternetSheets
The Rogers Lions will host a spaghetti dinner from 5 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Jan. 24, at the Rogers Community Center, 21201 Memorial Drive, Rogers, to benefit Mary Sheets. Dinner will be served from 5-8:30 p.m. A silent auction will take place until 8 p.m., followed by a live auction at 8 p.m. Music will be provided by Hollow Point from 9 p.m. until close. Cost is $15 for adults or $5 for children 12 and under.
Sheets found out she had breast cancer shortly after her daughter Lillian was born. She has been through chemotherapy and has had a mastectomy in November. Additional chemotherapy and radiation will be required. Kevin, Mary, Austin (5) and Lillian (3 months) ask for your assistance by attending a the benefit fundraiser.

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Rossman / Gabrick http://erstarnews.com/2015/01/14/rossman-gabrick/ http://erstarnews.com/2015/01/14/rossman-gabrick/#comments Wed, 14 Jan 2015 19:13:28 +0000 http://erstarnews.com/?p=784239 Rossman / Gabrick

James and Patrice Rossman of Elk River are proud to announce the engagement of their son, Nathan R. Rossman to Brandi K. Gabrick, daughter of Jerome and Gail Gabrick of Fountain City, WI.
Nathan is a 2004 graduate of Elk River High School. He graduated from Winona State University in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in Geoscience. Brandi also graduated from Winona State University in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management.
After graduation they moved to Missouri where Nathan obtained a master’s degree in Geological Sciences from the University of Missouri-Columbia. In 2010 they relocated to Omaha, NE. Nathan will graduate with his Ph.D. in Hydrogeology in August from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Brandi works for the Council Bluffs Community School District as a Human Resources Specialist.
A Fall 2016 wedding is planned.

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Francis Herbert Jahnke http://erstarnews.com/2015/01/13/francis-herbert-jahnke/ http://erstarnews.com/2015/01/13/francis-herbert-jahnke/#comments Tue, 13 Jan 2015 23:08:18 +0000 http://erstarnews.com/?p=784179 Francis Herbert Jahnke, of Elk River, passed on January 11, 2015 at the age of 77 years and 5 months.
He was born in Hector, MN to Herbert and Myrtle Jahnke.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Eva; sons Darin (Cyndi) of Coon Rapids, Jason of Bemidji and Brandon of Elk River, three grandchildren Megan, Wyatt and Makayla and one sister Janice (Vic) Albrecht of Oregon.
The simple things in life are what he loved and enjoyed, but above all he loved everything that was related to his family.
Funeral, Friday Jan. 16, 2015, 1 p.m., reviewal 12-1 p.m. at St. Andrews Catholic Church, Elk River, MN, lunch follows.

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