(Published in the Brainerd Dispatch, Sep

(Published in the Brainerd Dispatch, September 7, 14, 2022, 2t.) NOTICE OF INFORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND INFORMAL APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF CROW WING DISTRICT COURT NINTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Court File No.: 18-PR-22-3139 In Re: Estate of Sharon M. Hutchinson, Decedent. Notice is given that an Application for Informal Probate of Will and Informal Appointment of Personal Representative was filed with the Registrar, along with a Will dated August 16, 2012. The Registrar accepted the application and informally appointed Karen Hutchinson, whose address is 8753 County Road 144, Brainerd, MN 56401, to serve as the personal representative of the Decedent’s estate. Any heir, devisee or other interested person may be entitled to appointment as personal representative or may object to the appointment of the personal representative. Any objection to the appointment of the personal representative must be filed with the Court, and any properly filed objection will be heard by the Court after notice is provided to interested persons of the date of hearing on the objection. Unless objections are filed, and unless the Court orders otherwise, the personal representative has the full power to administer the estate, including, after thirty (30) days from the issuance of letters testamentary, the power to sell, encumber, lease, or distribute any interest in real estate owned by the Decedent. Notice is further given that, subject to Minn. Stat. § 524.3-801, all creditors having claims against the Decedent’s estate are required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court within four (4) months after the date of this notice or the claims will be barred. Dated: August 31, 2022 /s/ Patricia Aanes Judge of District Court /s/ Dana R. Anderson Court Administrator /s/ Mallory Evenson Deputy James W. Nelson, Attorney #12123X 510 Maple Street Brainerd, MN 56401 Telephone: 218-829-4717 Facsimile: 218-829-2802 e-mail: ATTORNEY FOR Karen Hutchinson