“He was a fierce advocate of schools and for our students and staff,” said Dr. Anne Marie Foucualt, current Superintendent of STMA School District, of Mario DeMatteis. “Perhaps no one […]
Former St. Michael Mayor Harold ‘Harry’ Welter Dies after Freak Accident
Welter, a lifelong resident, was 84.
Harold “Harry” Welter was one of the most recognizable faces in St. Michael, for so many reasons. For some, it was his time as a public servant. Harry was part […]
Beloved St. Michael Couple Dies within 11 Days of One Another
John and Julie Dehmer were synonymous with Christmas and St. Michael. Both will be a bit less magical without them.
When the next history of St. Michael book is written – the first one is magical and available in shops around our community – it will need a full chapter […]
Former STMA High School Football Coach Dies at Age 28
Jason Volby was an STMA grad and a presence on the STMA sidelines.
His red hair and big voice were a presence on the St. Michael-Albertville football sidelines. Jason Volby was a favorite with kids and fellow coaches. In his young career, he […]
Former Albertville Mayor, Ron Klecker, Dies at 89
Klecker was, arguably, "Mr. Albertville," leading the community through growing pains and helping create a vision for more than just an outlet mall.
Truth be told, I knew of Ron Klecker LONG before I came to St. Michael-Albertville. Klecker, the former mayor of Albertville, died at the age of 89 last Friday. He […]
Obituary: Staff Sergeant Jakob Einarson, Rogers Graduate, Dies at 27
Services will be held at St. Albert's Church, Albertville, Monday, June 7.
Staff Sgt. Jakob J. Einarson, 27, formerly of Rogers, Minnesota, passed away May 21, 2021, a victim in a motorcycle crash. The Rogers High School graduate in 2012 was an […]
St. Michael-Albertville’s Elli Hofmeister, 23, Dies after Fight with JHD
The young woman who inspired so many to chant "All for Elli" fought for 10 years against the rare form of Huntington's Disease.
The girl who inspired so many to chant “All for Elli,” Elli Hofmeister, has died. Elli was just 23 years old. Hofmeister battled Juvenile Huntington’s Disease (JHD), a rare form […]
Services Set for Molly Young, Kyra Winslow, Victims of Crash
Peterson Chapel, along with the families, released the service information and obituaries for the two friends from STMA who died in an auto crash last weekend. Molly Claire Young June […]
Charles Greninger, Husband of FYCC Leader, Father and Friend, Dies
Charles “Charlie” James Greninger, 62, long time Saint Michael resident, passed away on October 27, 2020 in Otsego unexpectedly from a heart attack. Visitation was held from 4 to 8 […]
Marla Gmach, 69, St. Michael, Fought Cancer Valiantly for Two Years
Marla Jean Gmach, 69, died Wednesday, at her home after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer. Marla was born Nov. 4, 1950 in Mankato to parents Floyd and Dorothy (Ziegler) […]
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