Caring Announcements

Floyd W. Peterson Jr. 73 of Schroeder passed away suddenly Thursday, April 4, 2013 at the Cook County North Shore Hospital in Grand Marais, MN.

Floyd was born in Duluth, MN to Floyd Peterson and Lorraine Ruidl.  He grew up in Hermantown, moved to Cook County in 1956 and graduated from Cook County High School in 1958.  After graduating he worked for the US Forest Service for a year.  In May of 1959 Floyd was employed by a major mining company at the Taconite Harbor Power Plant and Ore Docks until his retirement in May 1999.

Floyd enjoyed being in the woods, camping, exploring old abandoned homesteads, snowmobiling, 4 wheeling, cross-country skiing, chatting with neighbors, and spending time with his children and grandchildren.  Floyd was interested in history and visited many historical areas across the country.  He was a member of the Schroeder Area Historical Society where he was always eager to lend a hand.

Floyd was preceded in death by a brother James, son, Scott, and father, Floyd Sr. (Bill).  He is survived by his mother, Lorraine Peterson of Grand Marais, sister, Lynn (Mike) Rose of Lutsen, wife, Elizabeth Peterson of Schroeder, daughters, Shelly (Russell) Olson of Kennewick, WA, Tracy Peterson of Everett, WA, and step-daughter, Angela Cook of Schroeder, 5 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service is planned for Saturday April 13, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. at Zoar Lutheran Church in Tofte, MN with Reverend Deborah Lunde officiating.  A lunch will follow the service.

A Memorial Mass will be held for Megan Marie Bauer-Stejskal at 11:00 AM, Thursday, April 11, 2013 at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Grand Rapids, MN  For more information on the service, obituary, and online guestbook click here. More information about Megan in this article.

Jim Johnson passed away on Monday, January 21st. Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 24th at 11:00am at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Grand Marais.

Scott E. Humphrey, 47 of Plymouth, MN, formerly from Grand Marais, passed away on Thursday, January 17th. Visitation Wednesday, January 23rd from 5-7 PM at Gearty-Delmore Plymouth Chapel, 15800 37th Ave. N., with memorial service at 7 PM. Pastor John Hogenson will be officiating the service.

Donovan Goertzen, son of Donovan and Lori (seasonal residents of Devil Track Lake) is in the ICU at the University of Minnesota.  A Caring Bridge sight has been set up.  "donovangoertzen"

A memorial service of worship and thanksgiving for the life and memories of Sheldon Preston will be held today, Saturday, 11/24/2012 at 1:00 p.m. at the Evangelical Free Church.

Sheldon is survived by daughters Karen Edinger (Jerry), Sandra Sondreal (Angelo Karavitis) and Shelby Anderson (Lyle).




Friends are welcome to gather to visit and remember Kara Pavelich at the Hansen Hanno House (7263 Tofte Park Road) across from the Tofte Boat Landing at 2:00 pm, Saturday, September 15.  There will be a private family memorial service earlier at 11:00 am.  Cards may be sent to PO Box 14, Lutsen MN 55612. Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers.

Mable Emelia Johnson Stoltz of Grand Marais passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2012 at the North Shore Care Center.

Services will be held on Friday, July 20 at 1:30pm at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Grand Marais. Visitation will be one hour prior to services with burial at Maple Hill Cemetery next to Paul Stoltz. Memorials in place of flowers may be made to Bethlehem Lutheran Church.

There will be a memorial service for Susan Jankovich on July 7 at 1 PM at Cornerstone Community Church

Graveside service for Myrle Coe age 90, on Friday, June 1st, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at Maple Hill Cemetery. Following service there will be coffee, etc. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Myrle died at the Northshore Care Center on Wednesday, May 30th.