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Douglas A. "Doug" Hughes, 65, of Hammond, passed away due to a heart attack on Thursday, July 2, 2009, at United Hospital in St. Paul. He was born the son of Wendell and Mona "Betty" (Graham) Hughes on March 7, 1944. He proudly served in the U.S. Army. Doug was united in marriage to Patricia Ann Hawkins on Sept. 14, 1966, in Denver, Colo. They would be blessed with two children, Steven and Stacey. Doug retired as a quality control manager from Superior Wall manufacturing in 2006.
Myrtle A. Johnson, age 100 of Baldwin, formerly of River Falls, died peacefully Wednesday, July 8, 2009 at the Baldwin Care Center. Funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday, July 11 at Historic Woodside Place, rural Baldwin. Burial in the Woodside Cemetery in rural Baldwin. Visitation on Friday from 5-7 p.m. at the O'Connell Family Funeral Home in Baldwin and one hour prior to the services at church Saturday afternoon. Memorials preferred to Baldwin Care Center and Gethsemane Lutheran Church.
Dana Lynn Berndt, 46, of Bloomington, Ill. went to be with Jesus on Thursday evening, July 2, 2009, at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Visitation Thursday, July 9 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Bloomington, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Memorial service beginning at 12 p.m. Thursday at the church, Pastor Thomas Wirsing officiating. Family to receive friends following the service at the church, where a luncheon is planned.
Donavon Dahms, 61, of Hamilton, Mont., originally of River Falls, died Thursday, July 2, 2009, at the Veteran's Hospital in Minneapolis, Minn. He is the son of Eunice and the late Pete Dahms of River Falls. A private service was held on Monday, July 6, at Fort Snelling Cemetery. A full obituary will appear in next week's River Falls Journal.
Harold D. Morrow, age 73, of River Falls, passed away Friday, July 3, 2009, at his home. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 7 at St. Bridget's Catholic Church in River Falls with Father Gerald Harris officiating. Interment in St. Bridget's Catholic Cemetery. Visitation Monday from 4-8 p.m. at the Cashman-Hill Funeral Home and again on Tuesday from 9:30-10 a.m. at church. Online condolences may be expressed at www.cashmanhillfuneralservice.com . Cashman-Hill Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements.
A Celebration of Life Open House will be held at the home of Jane and Tim Steinmetz on July 11th at 4 p.m.
Elizabeth "Betty" Young, 89, of Prescott, passed away on Tuesday, June 16, 2009, at The Lutheran Home, after a brief but courageous battle with cancer. Survived by daughter, Rose Mary Boothe and husband Robert of Luck; son, Marvin Young Jr.
Mitchell Jay Phillips passed from this life on May 1, 2009. He was a resident of Austin, Texas, where he was retired with wife, Florence. He was born in Tuscaloosa, Ala., where he lived until he joined the Air Force from 1951 to 1954. He then lived in the Los Angeles area where he met and married Florence, his wife of 52-1/2 years. They moved to Sheldon where he worked at Pickering Lumber Yard. He left there for Northwestern Electronics Institute, and then worked in River Falls at the university.
Thomas D. Cowan, 78, of Crystal, Minn., formerly of River Falls, passed away on Tuesday, June 2, 2009. He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia; and daughter, Rochelle. He is survived by sons: David, John (Kim) and Charlie (Patty); grandchildren: Isaiah, Larissa, Charlie Jr., Kelsey, Samantha, Nicole and Jenna; great-grandchild, Kylie; and sister, Betty House. A loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and friend, he will be missed by many. Memorials are preferred to the Alzheimer's Association. A private interment was held at Ft.
Donald L. "Doggie" Berg, died a year ago on June 25, 2008. A committal of his cremated remains, in procession with a New Orleans style jazz band, will take place on June 25, 2009, at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. All attending should arrive at assembly area #1 by 11:45 a.m. Cashman-Hill Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.