Friday, March 14, 2014

Brandon Fire Department 1889 - 2014 Serving Our Community

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Father Peter Lorsung First Mass 1933

Back L-R: Gerald Koeplin, Margaret Wilken, Barbara Anne Pischke Stich   Kathern Ann Berg, Nick Bitzan

Front L-R: Patricia Marooney, Father Peter Lorsung, Lullea Roers

Peter Lorsung attended St. John's Prep School, University, and Seminary.  He was ordained a priest June 5, 1933.  He was assigned to St. Boniface at Melrose 1933-34, St. Patrick at Melrose 1934-37, St. Mary Cathedral at St. Cloud 1937, St. Patrick in Minden township 1937-38, Sacred Heart at Sauk Rapids 1938-46 and again at St. Mary Cathedral 1946-53.  He was made a Monsignor in December 1953 and was the Vicar General of the Diocese of St. Cloud during the episcopacy of Bishop Peter Bartholome from 1953-68.  After that he was at the Alexius at West Union and St. Bartholomew at Villard 1968-73, and St. Joseph at Grey Eagle and St. Bernard at Ward Springs 1973-86.  He retired at Grey Eagle in 1986. Peter passed away on Sept. 11, 1992 at the age of 85.

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Brandon Fin & Feather Banquet March 8, 2014

 Large crowd attended the event 

 Many prizes were given out




Auctioning of Special Brandon Fin and Feather Limited Edition Jackets



Lucky Gun Winners



Gun donated in memory of Dan Rusch


Gun donated in memory of Orv Schjei & Ray Lanners


Gun donated in memory of Shane Buse