Archive | August 1, 2012

          The 2nd Annual VAA Football Camp for players entering grades 3-6 has been taking place this week at Stillwater Area High School under the direction of Ponies head football coach Beau LaBore and a staff of current Ponies players. The camp, which runs through Friday, has drawn 120 young players. On Tuesday, the players [...]

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FOREST LAKE — Edward “Bud” Roettger, 84, of Forest Lake and formerly of Stillwater, died July 24, 2012. Bud was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War, and had been awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. He was a Maintenance employee with Lutheran Missouri Synod at Concordia Academy. Bud is survived by his [...]

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Mavis Riegel, 96, of Stillwater, passed away peacefully on July 29, 2012 surrounded by her family. Mavis was preceded in death by her husband, Steve. She is survived by four daughters and their spouses, 16 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and one brother. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the MS Society or the Alzheimer’s [...]

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NORTH ST. PAUL — Virginia Froetschel, 92, beloved mom, grandma and great-grandma, born Aug. 25, 1919, died July 27, 2012. Virginia is survived by children, Deborah Dock (Steven), Cynthia McCarthy (Patrick), Dick Sontag (Shirley), and Bonnie Sontag; grandchildren Bradley (Lisa), Rebecca, Allison, Steve, Karen and Mike, and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.     Funeral service is [...]

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It is not often that human life spans into our 80s or early 90s, but Bob and Phyllis Atkins have reached that and more: this fall they will reach their Platinum Anniversary, celebrating 70 years of marriage.  A celebration of this majestic achievement takes place from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, at the [...]

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