(Published in the Echo Journal December

(Published in the Echo Journal December 28 2022, January 4, 2023, 2t.) NOTICE OF AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL AND 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-22-4522 In Re: Estate of Claude F. Schmidt, Decedent. It is Ordered and Notice is given that on January 30, 2023 at 8:30 a.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at Brainerd, Minnesota, on a petition for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the decedent’s Will dated March 12, 2012 and for the appointment of Gale Gardner, whose address is PO Box 527, Pequot Lakes, MN as personal representative of the decedent’s estate in an unsupervised administration. Any objections to the petition must be raised at the hearing or filed with the Court prior to the hearing. If the petition is proper and no objections are filed or raised, the personal representative will be appointed with the full power to administer the decedent’s estate, including the power to collect all assets; pay all legal debts, claims, taxes, and expenses; sell real and personal property; and do all necessary acts for the decedent’s estate. 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. BY THE COURT Dated: December 19, 2022 /s/ Heidi Davies Referee of District Court /s/ Erica Castillo Deputy of District Court Breen & Person, Ltd. J. Brad Person, Esq. #0296302 124 N. 6th Street, PO Box 472 Brainerd, MN 56401 Telephone: (218) 828-1248 Facsimile: (218) 828-4832 Email: