Michele Renee (Buss) Jackson

OBITUARY - Michele Renee (Buss) Jackson


Michele Renee (Buss) Jackson, age 43 of Big Lake, passed away at her home on April 12, 2014.  Visitation will be Wednesday, April 16, 2014, from 5 PM to 8 PM at Peterson-Grimsmo Chapel, 250 East Broadway, Monticello, and also one hour prior to the funeral at the church on Thursday.  A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, 11 AM, at Riverside Church, 20314 Co Rd 14, Big Lake.  Interment will be at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis. Funeral arrangements are with the Peterson-Grimsmo Chapel of Monticello.

Michele is survived by her loving husband John; beloved children Kayla, Johnny, Logan, and Nathaniel;  parents, Bob, Sr. and Linda (Peterson) Buss; brother Bobby (Kerri) Buss; 4 nieces and 1 nephew; sister-in-law Terry Johnston.  She was preceded in death by infant daughter Maya.



(From left) Lexi Freund (Big Lake), Betsey Cornelius and Ben Cornelius (Nowthen), Gunner Dorweiler and Colton Dorweiler (Princeton), Ben Manning (Zimmerman), Bailey Dorweiller (Princeton) and Salene Krueger (Big Lake.) The county fair runs from July 16-19. (Photo by Ken Francis.)

Dr. Lola Sutherland is retiring from clinical practice after 33 years in the Big Lake community. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards.)

SMITTY’S AMATEUR FIDDLERS CONTEST drew 22 musicians to compete in Big Lake this year. They were accompanied by Gilmore Lee.

LEE GERHARDSON, 47, from New London, was found dead in Big Lake near the swimming beach in 10 feet of water Monday. Cause of death is unknown at this time but foul play is not suspected.

Adopt-a-Road participants volunteer for Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) and work to clean roadsides that border and bisect refuge land. This spring, from April to June, approximately six individuals, three families, and seven groups, such as boy and girl scouts and 4-H groups, volunteered to clean countless miles of roads. (Submitted photo.)