St. JOHNS:  June 2019 News

Holy Baptism for Ella Reese Pagel, Sunday - June 16th

Ella Reese Pagel was born February 13, 2019.  Her parents are Karl & Andrea Pagel of Charlotte, North Carolina. 


  • Grandparents are Delayne & Kay Pagel and Mark & Ann Fickerson of Ohio.
  • Great Grandparents are Rozella Pagel and Dr. Philip & Molly Doughten of Ohio.
  • Late Great-Grandparents Dennis Pagel, Herbert & Myrtle Tock, and Robert & Grace Fickenscher.


Please welcome our newest member and her guests to St. John’s Bismarck.

Dustin Koskella Information

Please keep Dustin Koskella and his family in your thoughts and prayers.  He is battling Burkitt’s Lymphoma Stage 4 Cancer. A Go Fund Me page has been started to help with medical bills.  To find out more about Dustin’s story and how you can help, go to the websites listed below.

Go Fund Me:

Caring Bridge:

Pulling for Dustin T-Shirt Order Forms:

This is a fundraiser made by Elle Adema and Sierra Galatz through Robin's Signs and Designs in Winthrop to financially help the Koskela family during Dustin's fight with stage 4 Burkitt's Lymphoma. The cost of the shirts is $20, or add $2 if the size is 2x or larger.

Payment can be done through PayPal (, or cash/check turned in to Sierra Galatz before June 28th. Please make checks payable to Sierra Galatz. They can be mailed to Sierra Galatz at 71576 500th St. Hector, MN 55342.  

If you have any questions, please contact Elle at 507-720-5396 or Sierra at 507-276-8392

When shirts are available, texts and emails will be sent out to notify. Pick up will be at Robin's Signs and Designs in Winthrop.