A memorial service will be held for Burton George Knutson, age 88 of Blooming Prairie will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 2nd at First Lutheran Church in Blooming Prairie.  Visitation will take place from 9:30-11:00 a.m. prior to the service at the church on Saturday morning.  Interment for Burton and Ardis Knutson will be held at First Lutheran Church Cemetery of rural Blooming Prairie.  


Vivian “Ruth” Collette, age 93 of Austin passed away on Friday, February 23rd at St. Mark’s Living in Austin.  Ruth will be laid to rest with her husband, Elvy, at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis.