Court File No. 27-PA-PR-22-37
NOTICE AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL,
DETERMINATION OF HEIRS, AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL
REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS
STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF HENNEPIN
PROBATE / MENTAL HEALTH DIVISION
FOURTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
In re the Estate of: KATHRYN LOUISE WENTZEL, also known as KATHRYN L. WENTZEL and KATHRYN WENTZEL,
IT IS ORDERED AND NOTICE IS GIVEN that due to the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuant to Minnesota Supreme Court Order ADM20-8001 a hearing will be heard remotely on March 21, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. by this Court for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Will of Decedent, dated October 21, 2015, reserving the determination of heirs, and for the appointment of Susan B. Mickelberg, whose address is 4101 West 44th Street, Edina, MN 55424 in a SUPERVISED administration.
Any objections to the Petition must be filed with the Court prior to the hearing. If the petition is proper and no objections are filed, the Personal Representative will be appointed with full power to administer the Estate, including the power to collect all assets, pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses, to sell real and personal property, and to all necessary acts for the Estate.
The court will notify attorney Daniel J. Steinhagen with further information regarding remotely attending this hearing at least two business days prior. If you wish to appear at the hearing, please contact the court by phone at (612) 348-6000 so that arrangements can be made for you to appear.
If you object to the relief sought, you must file a written objection with the court by 4:30 p.m. on March 18, 2022. Due to the pandemic, in person objections are not currently being accepted. Written objections not filed by the ordered date and time will not be considered. Written objections may be filed with the required filing fee one of three ways: 1) Mailed to Hennepin County District Court - Probate/Mental Health Division, 300 South Sixth Street - C4 Govt. Ctr., Minneapolis, MN 55487-0340; or 2) Electronically filed using the electronic filing system; or 3) Emailed as a PDF attachment to HennepinCountyProbateCourt@courts.state.mn.us.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that notice shall be given by: 1) publication once a week for two consecutive weeks in a legal newspaper in Hennepin County, the last publication of which is to be at least ten (10) days before the deadline for objections; and 2) mailing via U.S. Postal Service a copy of this Notice and Order postmarked at least fourteen (14) days prior to the deadline for objections to all interested persons as defined in Minnesota Statutes § 524.1-401 and persons who have filed a demand for notice pursuant to Minnesota Statutes § 524.3-204. Any charitable beneficiary may request notice of the probate proceeding be given to the attorney general pursuant to Minnesota Statutes § 501B.41, subdivision 5.
NOTICE IS ALSO GIVEN that (subject to Minnesota Statutes § 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the Personal Representative or to the court within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred.
Dated: January 18, 2022
BY THE COURT:
PHILIP C CARRUTHERS
Judge of District Court, Probate Division
Attorney for Petitioner
Daniel J. Steinhagen, ID #178469
STEINHAGEN & CRIST, P.L.L.P.
5001 Chowen Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55410
(612) 922-2260 / Fax: (612) 922-2996
(January 21, 28, 2022) 12070817