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Obituaries: December 17, 2021


Mary E. Anglesburg
Mary Elise Edberg Anglesburg, 83, of Bemidji, originally of Orr, died on Friday, Dec. 10, 2021, at Havenwood Care Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 17 at St. Philip’s Catholic Church in Bemidji. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery in Bemidji under the direction of Cease Family Funeral Home of Bemidji.
She is survived by her son, Gregory (Kimberly) Anglesburg of Bemidji; and grandchildren, Jennifer and Alex Anglesburg.

Mae K. Loe
Mae Kathryn “Tootsie” LaTourelle Loe, 82, longtime resident of Ely, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021, surrounded by family and loved ones at Ely Bloomenson Community Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 17 at Ely United Methodist Church. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 16 at Kerntz Funeral Home in Ely and from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Friday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Ely United Methodist Church. Family arrangements have been entrusted to Kerntz Funeral Home of Ely.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Rod Loe; children, Pamela Turnbull (Mike), Patrick Loe (Brielle) and Michael Loe (Leslie Kurre), all of Ely; brother, Robert “Jeep” LaTourell (Naomi) of Ely; sister, Mary Hueman (Bob) of Surprise, Ariz.; grandchildren, Alexis Baack (Jeff), Blaine Turnbull (Alexandra), Morgan Loe and Logan Loe; great-grandchildren, Beckett Baack, Brexley and Hollis Turnbull; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Bennett T. Nylund
Bennett “Ben” T. Nylund, 84, of Springdale, Ark., originally of Cook, died on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. He will be laid to rest on Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, at Fayetteville National Cemetery in Fayetteville, Ark., with full military honors. Memorial contributions may be made to Shriner’s Children Hospital at or to a favorite local charity. Arrangements are with Heritage Funeral Home of Springdale, Ark.
He is survived by his sisters, Bea Amundson, Janet Tomsich and Karen (Lee) Schaar; four children, Stuart Nylund, Steven Nylund (Brandon Polk), Stacy (Bill) McCullough and Shelly (Rick) George; seven grandchildren, Michelle Nylund, Cori McCullough, Tanner Nylund, Kayla McCullough (fiancé Logan Waters), Logan (Emily) George, Spencer George and Avery Polk; three great-grandsons, Waylon Waters, Nolan Waters and Kingston Polk; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Kenneth Forsman
Kenneth Forsman, 71, of Ely, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021, at his residence in Hibbing. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Ely with visitation one hour prior.

Lolita M. Schnitzius
Lolita M. Schnitzius, 83, longtime resident of Ely, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021, at Carefree Assisted Living in Ely. A celebration of life, the Final Farewell Jack Benny Party, will be held in 2022. Look for the notice in your local Ely papers. Cremation was entrusted to Kerntz Funeral Home of Ely.
She is survived by her sister, Joan Jander of Germantown, Wis; brother, Jack of Alameda, Calif.; nephews, Alan Jander (Georgene) of Monument, Colo., and Brian (Ann) of Freehold, N.J.; niece, Karen (Tom Brenn) of Sussex, Wis.; and great-nieces, great-nephews and their families.

Marian M. Nord
Marian Marcella Holmbo Nord, 96, longtime resident of Cook, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, at Milaca Elim Meadows in Milaca. A celebration of life will be scheduled for a later date at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cook. Foley Funeral Home in Foley is assisting the family with arrangements.
She is survived by her son, William (Christine) Nord of Zimmerman; grandson, Travis Bodick of Fridley; brother, George (Judy) Palo of Duluth; and nephews, Bill Aune, Rick Aune, Glenn Aune and Jim Aune.


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