Kerry Robert Gray, 50, of Red Wing, died with his fiancé by his side, on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at his home, after a battle with cancer. Kerry was born on August 6, 1966, to Robert and Judy (Horner) Gray in Dearborn, Mich. He graduated from high school in Monticello, IL in 1984. He attended Parkland Community College and started his radio career at the age of 15 in Champagne, IL. His radio career as a DJ and program director spanned over thirty years in several places including Indiana, New York, Colorado, Ontario, and Minnesota. His on-air personality was loved by his many listeners. In 2014 he moved to Red Wing, Minn. and worked at KWNG/KCUE/ Lake Hits. The people-person that he was, Kerry loved to share his vast knowledge of music with others. Throughout his battle with cancer, Kerry had a positive attitude despite the challenges he faced. He enjoyed watching Canadian hockey and football, the New Orleans Saints, but most of all his passion was music, something that started at a very young age. Kerry loved his family, especially his son and his fiancé.
He is survived by his fiancé, Angell McDonnell; son, Declan Gray; parents, Bob and Judy Gray; one brother, G. Scott (Dawn) Gray; nieces and nephews; and his watchful cat, Lola. He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents and his favorite musical icon, Prince.
Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. with a time of sharing at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. on Friday, March 10, 2017 at Eidsvold Lutheran Church with the Reverend Mike Knudson officiating. Burial at Eidsvold Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel. Memorials are preferred to the Eidsvold Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com.
Ronald Bach, 69 of Red Wing, died Sunday, March 5, 2017 at the Red Wing Health Care Community. Funeral service will be 11am Wednesday, March 8 at Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel with a visitation Tuesday evening from 4-7 pm and also for one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Burnside Cemetery.
Timothy "Tim" Gifford Stenerson, 56, died on March 5, 2017 in his apartment at Potter Ridge assisted living with his loving family by his side. Funeral service will be 11 am on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel. Visitation will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the funeral home on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, and one hour prior to the service on Thursday. Burial will be at Burnside Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com.
Bonita “Nita” Jean Callstrom, 65, of Red Wing, died Thursday, March 2, 2017, at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester. She was born February 20, 1952, in Red Wing, to Hilbert and Margie (Kuhfuss) Stumpf. She graduated from Red Wing Central High School in 1970 and went on to attend Nurses Training. She worked at the Seminary Home and after she received her nursing degree, began working at St. John’s Hospital. On August 8, 1974, she was united in marriage to Douglas Callstrom at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Together they had two children, and she stayed home while raising them and helped do daycare work for her nieces and nephews. After her children were grown, she returned to work for Goodhue County Public Health where she worked until her retirement. She was a life-long member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. Nita enjoyed gardening, cooking and baking, four-wheeling, fishing, shopping with Linda and most of all, being with her family and seeing her grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband, Douglas Callstrom; daughter, Tricia (Mark Janski) Callstrom and son, Chad Callstrom all of Red Wing; 4 grandchildren, Cody, Meya, Carson and Blake; 3 brothers, Ronnie (Jeanie), Fred (Cindy) and Larry (Roseann) Stumpf all of Red Wing and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and one nephew, Eric Stumpf.
Funeral service will be Monday, March 6, 2017, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Hay Creek, with Rev. Lowell Sorenson officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Sunday, March 5, at Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel and for one hour prior to the service at the church. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com