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Larry Franklin, 73

Larry Douglas Franklin, age 73, of Brooklyn Center, Minn., passed away September 19, 2015 surrounded by family.
Larry coached Brooklyn Center Little League and Babe Ruth Baseball for over 20 years and Brooklyn Center Youth Hockey for many years.
Preceded in death by his father, Donald and brother Lonny.
Survived by his wife of 51 years, Pat; sons, Mark (Sharon) and Steve; grandchildren, Lauren, Erin, Tyler, Sam, and Danni; mother, Delores; sister, Karen (Jerry) Kurz; brother, Dean; and many other relatives and friends.
Memorial Service was held on 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 23, at Brooklyn United Methodist Church, 7200 Brooklyn Blvd., Brooklyn Center, with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. Interment at a later date.

Carol Teig, 69

Memorial services were held for Carol Teig, age 69 of Ottertail, on Monday, September 28, 2015 at 1 p.m. at the Karvonen Funeral Home in New York Mills. A gathering of family and friends was held one hour prior to the memorial service.
Carol passed away at her home on September 23, 2015.
Please visit to send Carolís family a message of comfort and support.
Arrangements are provided by Karvonen Funeral Home, New York Mills.

Russell Sampson, 58

Funeral services were held for Russell  Sampson, age 58 of Wadena, on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Grace Connection in Wadena. Visitation was held for one hour prior to the funeral service at church.
Russ passed away on September 23, 2015 in Perham.
Please visit to send Russí family a message of comfort and support.
Arrangements are provided by Karvonen Funeral Home, New York Mills.

Paul Roes, 91

Funeral mass will be held for Paul Roes age 91 of Menahga, on Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Butler.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 from 4-7 p.m. at the Karvonen Funeral Home, New York Mills. Visitation will resume one hour prior to funeral mass at church on Thursday.
Please visit to send Paulís family a message of comfort and support.
Arrangements are provided by Karvonen Funeral Home, New York Mills.

David Brasel, 78

The funeral service for David Brasel of Deer Creek was held at 3 p.m. on Friday, September 18, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Deer Creek, with Pastor Paul Yearyean presiding.  Surrounded by his family, David passed away on Tuesday, September 15, 2015, at his home in Deer Creek, under the gentle care of Legacy Home Health and Hospice Services.
David was born October 15, 1936, to Martin and Grace (Voge) Brasel in Deer Creek, MN. He graduated from Deer Creek High School in 1954. In 1955 he joined the army and served for two years. Then he attended St. Cloud State College.
David married Barbara Greenwaldt on Feb. 15, 1958, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Deer Creek. They were blessed with four sons Tom, (twins) Terry and Timmy, and Joey. Together they began their farming career. They raised their family on their farm east of Deer Creek. David took much pride in farming, as he was known to have the straightest corn rows around Deer Creek, before GPS. While farming he also held other jobs, including a farm machinery salesman at Uselmanís in Wadena and a welder at DC Fabricating. In 1975 David started his career with the United States Postal Service in Henning. He was a carrier, clerk and was appointed Post Master in 1980 and served until he retired in 2001. David was active in the community. He was a volunteer fireman for 15 years, was a charter member of the Deer Creek Lions, and was active in his church.
In 1989, David and Barbara sold their farm and moved to the Greenwaldt farm south of Deer Creek. After retirement David continued to help his son Joey with his farming. He also enjoyed playing Pinochle, ice fishing, and hunting, including many wonderful trips to Montana with his sons. David and Barbara moved into Deer Creek in 2004.
David is survived by his wife Barbara of 57 years; sons Tom (Andrea) of Sartell, Minn., Terry (Karen), and Joey (Cari) of Deer Creek; grandchildren Melissa and Derrick (Nikki); great-grandchildren Carson David and Makenzie Lynn; step-grandchildren Kaylie and Jesse (Christa) Bauck; step- great-grandchildren Kamdyn Michael and Oliver Milton; sister Marlys Erickson and several nieces and nephews.
David was preceded in death by his son Timmy; parents Martin and Grace; brother-in-law Denton Erickson; and nephew Jeff Erickson.
Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery, Deer Creek.
Military honors were provided by MNGHG.
Arrangements were with the Schuller Family Funeral Homesí Johnson-Schuller Chapel, Wadena. (