Friends and relatives are gathering in Washington D.C. on Wednesday to honor the life and work of former Minnesota Congressman Jim Oberstar. Family members there would be a visitation for relatives and friends from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Funeral services are set for an Anoka man found dead in an RV last week who had been missing since last November. Last Thursday, his body was found in a storage compartment of an RV by a group who had rented the vehicle from a private party in Anoka County to head to the Kentucky Derby for a bachelor party.
The funeral for former Congressman Jim Oberstar has been announced. In an obituary posted Sunday, family announced Oberstar’s private burial will be held at Our Lady of Mercy in Potomac, Maryland at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 8.
The Wright County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a woman’s home was burglarized during her husband’s funeral Wednesday afternoon.
A fallen Minnesota Marine returned home Saturday to a community that honored his sacrifice. Hundreds gathered to pay their respects to Cpl. Caleb Erickson and remembered a life taken too soon.
Two Carleton College students killed in a car crash last week were laid to rest Saturday. The fatal accident happened on an icy Highway 3 in Northfield last Friday. Three students died and two others were injured when their SUV slid into the path of an on-coming semi truck. The funeral for James Adams was held Saturday morning at House of Hope Presbyterian Church in St. Paul.
A group photograph showing soldiers clowning around an empty, flag-draped casket has sparked a furor on Facebook, in military chat rooms and other social media where people say it’s disrespectful of veterans and those killed in action.
Former President Jimmy Carter and Vice President Joe Biden will pay tribute to Joan Adams Mondale and her two sons will read from Scripture at the former second lady’s memorial service. A program for Saturday’s service provides a look at the service for the wife of former Vice President Walter Mondale. It was posted Friday on the website of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Minneapolis.
Details have been announced for Saturday’s funeral service in Minneapolis for former second lady and arts advocate Joan Mondale.
Family and friends came together to remember Mandy Matula Sunday.
A funeral was held Saturday afternoon for Kira Steger in Rothschild, Wis. Steger’s body was recovered from the Mississippi River in May, five months after she went missing. At Saturday’s funeral, Kira’s sister Felicia Krejci said she holds Kira’s memory with her every day. “I can see her face laughing at me because I‘m the silly little sister,” Krejci said.
Adrian Peterson has rejoined the Minnesota Vikings after missing practice to attend the funeral for his 2-year-old son.
Family, friends and supporters of former U.S. Sen. Rod Grams are gathering to bid farewell to the Republican politician. A funeral service for Grams was scheduled for Tuesday morning at Zion Lutheran Church in St. Francis. A visitation was held Monday night.
Funeral arrangements are planned for this week to remember a western Wisconsin toddler who was found dead inside a car trunk. Authorities say a law enforcement officer found Isaiah Theis on the night of July 17.
A Stillwater High School student, whose song recently landed at the top of the list of the top-selling singles on iTunes, is being laid to rest Thursday. Zach Sobiech died of bone cancer on Monday. He was 18 years old.