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Obituaries: April 9, 2021


Roseann V. Redetzke
Roseann V. “Rosie” Redetzke, 88, of Tower, passed away on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at Vermilion Senior Living in Tower. There will be a private family gathering at a later date. Arrangements are with Landmark Funeral Home of Virginia.
She was born on Nov. 5, 1932, in Shirland, Ill., the daughter of Henry and Ruth (ReCoy) Harrington. She resided in Rockford, Ill., where her three children were born. They moved to Tower in 1970, where she owned and operated the Tower Cafe for 10 years. She was united in marriage to Donald Redetzke on Dec. 30, 1982, in Virginia. They lived in Eagles Nest before moving to Tower, where they had since resided.
Rosie enjoyed knitting, crocheting and cooking. She loved giving dinner parties for her family and friends, especially on the Fourth of July. In her later years, she enjoyed planting many flowers and vegetables, which she mostly gave away. She also loved shopping, playing cards and board games.
She is survived by her loving husband, Donald Redetzke of Tower; children, Jayanne (Bill) Suihkonen of Kugler Township, Joel Ward of Mitchell, S.D., and Jill (John) O’Neil of Sebring, Fla.; stepchildren, Patricia (Rodney) Martin of Embarrass, Barb (Tim) Thomas of Soudan and Jeff (Angie Miller) Redetzke of Soudan; grandchildren, Bill (Kristy) Suihkonen, Angela Suihkonen, Chad Mattila, Sasha (Darius) Stewart, Tiffany (Jay) Clemenson, Amber (Josh) Burton, Chelsea (Brandon) Zubke and Briana Tibbetts; great-grandchildren, Kaija, Kash and Kinsley Suihkonen, Morgan, Easton, Hayden, Kyler and Lyrik Dahl, Royce Stewart, Levi Clemenson, Ava Redetzke, Cohen Rowland, Nora Zubke, Ellis Rowland, Everleigh Burton, Lennon Zubke and Nakoa Burton; numerous nieces and nephews; special friends, Lex and Polly McDonald; best friend of 67 years, Nancy Fry; and favorite great-granddog, Cocoa.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Warren and Clifford Harrington; sisters, Viva Pearson and Kathleen Bellars; grandsons, Ryan and Jonah Pulju; and great- granddaughter, Cora Dahl.

Carolyn Mae Gangl
Carolyn Mae Udovich Weldon Metzer Gangl, 79, of Hibbing, passed away on Sunday, April 4, 2021. A memorial service will be held at the Nashwauk Cemetery at a later date.
She leaves behind siblings, Mary Rose Gaag of New Ulm, Elizabeth Hendersen of Soudan, Kathleen Arasimowicz and Zita Wilkstrom; son, Craig Metzer and his children, Kyle Metzer, Kimberly Baker, Elizabeth Metzer and Samantha Baker; daughter, Ann Godette and her children, Amanda Christian, Lauren, Emily, Gabrielle and Jillian Godette; son, Kenneth Metzer and his children, Jamie, Jodie and Jacob; and five great-grandsons.