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    Funeral services were 11 a.m. July 10 at Country Manor Chapel in Sartell for Mildred “Millie” A. Jasken, age 86, who passed away July 3, 2018, at Country Manor Health Care Center in Sartell. Rev. Gerald Dalseth officiated and entombment was at Hilltop Mausoleum in Sauk Rapids. Visitation was from 4-8 p.m. July 9 at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids and one hour prior to services Tuesday at Country Manor Chapel.
    Millie was born May 5, 1932 in Wales, N.D. to Peter and Helen (Schuler) Boesl. She married John “Jack” Jasken on Dec. 29, 1955 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Mt. Carmel, N.D. Millie worked as a bookkeeper for many years for Schwagel Distributing, but her main job, and the one she was most proud of, was being a devoted wife, a tireless mother and the solid foundation of the family. She inspired and helped so many, always putting others before herself. She was an extraordinary craftswoman, crocheting beautiful works of art for her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and many others. Her faith was undying, as she was the direct link for so many, constantly praying for those in need. Mille was the person you could go to with any problem or ailment and she would always make everything better.  She is a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud in St. Cloud and a former member of St. Augustine’s Catholic Church. She enjoyed watching sporting events, either professional or played by her children and grandchildren. She had a unique sense of humor and was, quite often, the life of the party. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
   Survivors include her children, Sharon Rassier of Sauk Rapids, Kathryn (Steven) Orn of York, S.C., Michael (Phyllis) Jasken of Gilbert, Ariz., Mark Jasken of Gilbert, Ariz. and Kim (Jeff) Long of Sauk Rapids; brothers and sister, William “Elmer” (Jean) Boesl of Edmore, N.D., Leona (Stanley “Pat”) Howatt of Langdon, N.D. and Emeric (Faye) Boesl of Langdon, N.D.; grandchildren, Joshua, Sarah and Stephanie Rassier, Jacob, Matthew, Kristen and Peter Orn, Mikkela, Katie and Alexa Jasken, Samantha Warnert and Tyler Long; and great-grandchildren, Joseph, Sophia, Nolan, Ava, Finley and Brendan.
   Millie was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jack; sister and brothers, Marie Hays, Allen, Mark, Harold, Peter and Eugene Boesl.
    The family would like to extend a sincere, heartfelt thanks to the staff of Country Manor for their dedication and admirable care.
    Obituary, guestbook and video tribute available online: www.williamsdingmann.com. 

   Mass of Christian Burial was 11 a.m. July 11 at the Cathedral of St. Mary in St. Cloud, celebrating the life of Loran T. Hall, age 62, who passed away suddenly July 4, at his home. The Reverends Steven Binsfeld, Scott Pogatchnik, Timothy Baltes and Eugene Doyle concelebrated the Mass. Visitation was from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sartell and one hour prior to Mass on Wednesday at St. Mary’s Cathedral. Parish prayers were prayed with his family at 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sartell. Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Sauk Rapids.
   Loran Thomas was born Nov. 22, 1955 in St. Cloud to James and Pauline (Kammermeier) Hall. He married Bonnie Jones Aug. 25, 1978, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sauk Rapids. The hallmark of Loran’s life was his devotion to his family, his faith and his community. Loran was present wherever he went, often quiet yet exhibiting an inner strength that could always be relied upon. Firm in his convictions, he treated all he encountered with deep respect. He lived his Catholic faith with dignity and honor. He will be sorely missed by his family, his friends and the community he served so well.
   Loran and his brothers John and Dan, were the fourth generation owners and operators of the downtown landmark business, Mathew Hall Lumber Company, where he served as president. His undying commitment to his community was evidenced by his active membership and participation with St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church; the Knights of Columbus; the Central MN Community Foundation; Community Giving; College of St. Benedict, Board of Directors; President of the Lumbermen’s Merchandising Corp.; Central MN Development Corp.; and President of St. Cloud Opportunities.
   Loran was a graduate of Cathedral High School, attended St. John’s University, and graduated from St. Cloud Technical and Community College.
   Survivors include his wife, Bonnie, to whom he was devoted; his children and grandchildren of whom he was incredibly proud: David and D’vorah Hall and their children Asher and Zephaniah of Hudson, Wis.; Angela and Ryan Schultz and their soon-to-be-born son of St. Louis Park; Lauren Josephine and William Wittrock and their children Hazel, Herbert and August of St. Joseph; Lt. Samuel and Lt. Sophie Hall, USN, and their daughter Penelope of Jacksonville, Fla.; parents, he honored, James and Pauline Hall of St. Cloud; siblings he respected and relied upon, Sharon Hall (James Page) of Coon Rapids, Karen (Tim) Miller of Coon Rapids, John (Nancy) Hall of St. Cloud, Daniel (Julie) Hall of St. Cloud, Ann Crepeau (Don Tremblay) of Crystal Lake, Ill.; and mother-in-law who, like his parents, he honored, Dar Jones of Venice, Fla. Loran was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Walter “Wally” Jones.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Cathedral High School and Birthline. 
   Obituary, guestbook and video tribute available online: www.williamsdingmann.com.

June M. Olson, 85

Sauk Rapids, MN

​Sept. 30, 1932 - June 5, 2018

Cyril “Rocky” M. Spychala, 83

Sauk Rapids, MN

​June 15, 1935 - July 5, 2018

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   Mass of Christian Burial was at 11 a.m. July 10 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sauk Rapids for Paul J. Wenner, age 81 of Sartell who passed away July 3 at the St. Cloud Hospital. Rev. Ralph Zimmerman officiated and entombment was at Hilltop Mausoleum in Sauk Rapids. Visitation was from 4-8 p.m. July 9 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and one hour prior to services on Tuesday. Sacred Heart Knights of Columbus Council No. 11346 prayed at 6:30 p.m. followed by Sacred Heart parish prayers at 7 p.m. Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Funeral Home, Sauk Rapids.
   Paul was born  March 19, 1937 to William and Margaret (Trampert) Wenner in Mankato. He grew up in Mankato where he attended Loyola High School. He participated in football, basketball and baseball. He attended St. Cloud State University and achieved a Life Certificate for Education.  Paul married Lorraine Myhill Dec. 29, 1962, at Holy Rosary Church in North Mankato. Teaching was his passion. Paul taught accounting and business as well as coached baseball at Cathedral High School for over 45 years. Cathedral High School was an important part of his life. He continued to volunteer in the lunchroom until he was 80. He also worked as a barber part-time for many years. Paul and Lorraine were part of a monthly card club group for 55 years. Paul was a member of Sacred Heart Church where he was a lector and a Eucharistic minister. His faith was very important to him. Paul enjoyed spending time with family and friends, reading and fishing. People loved Paul, and Paul loved people. Paul left behind an amazing legacy of patience, love and faith. During his 40 years of education and coaching he has touched countless lives. We will miss his amazing sense of humor and love of life.
   He is survived by his wife, Lorraine; children, Barb (Terry) Jancik of Sauk Rapids, Sue Hengel of Bemidji, Joe of Milaca, Tom (Lisa) of Becker, Dave of Annandale; grandchildren, Abby (Jake) Mengelkoch, Michael Jancik/Stephanie Kitowski, Eric Jancik, Theresa Jancik, Isaiah Jancik, Andrew Hengel/Meghan Wolberson, Alex (Janelle) Hengel, Ben Hengel/Lauren Schaubert, Zach Wenner, Ellie Wenner and Maya Wenner and great-grandson, Hayden Hengel.  
   He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings, Donald, Geraldine Nourie and James.  In lieu of flowers, a scholarship honoring Paul Wenner will be established at Cathedral High School.

Loran T. Hall, 62

St. Cloud, MN

​Nov. 22, 1955 - July 4, 2018

   Mass of Christian Burial was 11 a.m. July 9 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sauk Rapids for Rocky M. Spychala, age 83, who passed away peacefully July 5 at his home with his family present. Rev. Ralph Zimmerman officiated and burial was at St. Lawrence Cemetery in Duelm. Visitation was from 5-8 p.m. Sunday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church and one hour prior to the services Monday also at the church. Parish prayers were 7 p.m. Sunday at the church. Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids.
   Rocky was born June 15, 1935 in Waite Park to Frank and Olivia (Pyka) Spychala. He married Mary “Mickey” Jackels June 7, 1958, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sauk Rapids. He owned and operated Rocky’s Cobbler Shop for many years. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church where he served as a Eucharistic minister. Rocky was a knife craftsman and enjoyed woodworking. He enjoyed taking road trips in the motorhome with his family and motorcycling. Rocky was a friend to everyone.
   Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Mickey of Sauk Rapids; children, Mark (Muriel) Spychala of Bella Vista, Ark., Roxanne “Roxie” (Mark) Saldana of Rice and Romelle “Romi” Spychala of St. Cloud; siblings, Joyce Robak, Sandra Sauer, Carol Rassier, Russell Spychala, Phyllis Vogt, Gary Spychala and Charlene Skeate; grandchildren, Kayla (Bill) Kieke and Marcus Saldana; and great-grandchildren, Carter, Caden and Curran Kieke. Rocky was preceded in death by his parents; and siblings, Dolores, Roy, Mary Mae, Jim and Wally.
   Obituary, guestbook and video tribute available online: www.williamsdingmann.com.           

   Graveside services were noon July 11 at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery near Little Falls for June M. Olson, age 85, who passed away June 5 at St. Benedict’s Senior Community in St. Cloud. There was a gathering of family and friends from 10-11 a.m. Wednesday at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids.
   June was born Sept. 30, 1932 in St. Cloud to Fredrick and Doris (Skuza) Lawrence. She married Theodore Olson, Jr. Oct. 25, 1958. June attended modeling school as a teenager and for most of her life was a homemaker. She enjoyed fishing, cooking, baking, canning, playing scrabble, traveling, and spending time in her garden. June was known for her famous chocolate chip cookies and hosting her annual garage sale in town. She was an honest, outspoken lady who was very proud of her family.
   Survivors include her children, Alan Olson of Sauk Rapids and Laurey (Clint) Booker of Osakis; and grandchildren, Connor and Dustin. June was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Theodore in 2016.
   Obituary and guestbook available online: www.williamsdingmann.com. 

Paul J. Wenner, 81

Sartell, MN

​Mar. 19, 1937 - July 3, 2018

Mildred A. Jasken, 86

Sartell, MN

​May 5, 1932 - July 3, 2018