Vernhold Bethke age 77 of Stewart, passed away Saturday (3/24) at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. Funeral Service will be Friday (3/30) at Noon at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Stewart. Interment in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 4-7 pm at the Hughes-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Stewart and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are with the Hughes-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Stewart.