The funeral was at 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 26, from First Lutheran Church.
Rev. David Peterson officiated at the services, Juliette Gunderson was
the organist and the soloist was Solvieg Nordsletten. Interment was at
Oak Grove Cemetery, with the West-Kjos Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Serving as the pallbearers were Christopher Ness, Karsten Melgaard, Dale
Vierkant, Michael Dougherty, Matthew Vierkant and Steven Hage.
John A. Adams
Nov. 9, 1928–Nov. 25, 1999. John A. Adams, 71, Audubon, died at MeritCare
Hospital in Fargo on Thursday, Nov. 25. The funeral was at 11 a.m. on Tuesday,
Nov. 30, from St. Peter’s Lutheran Church south of Audubon. Interment was
at Lake Grove Lutheran Cemetery at Waubun, with the Korsmo Funeral Home
in charge of arrangements. John Alvin Adams was born at Waubun on Nov.
9, 1928, graduated from Waubun High School (Class of 1946) and then served
with the U. S. Army during the Korean War. After receiving his discharge
from the armed forces, he earned a degree in civil engineering at North
Dakota State University in 1957. While at NDSU, he was a member of Tau
Beta Pi, an honorary academic society for scholastic achievement. Mr. Adams
joined T. F. Powers Construction Co. as a foreman in 1957, purchased the
company in 1969 and owned and operated it until retiring in 1994. John
Adams and Joyce Williamschen were married at Waubun on April 18, 1953.
They lived at Moorhead until moving to Big Cormorant Lake in 1977. Active
in community affairs, Mr. Adams was on the board of directors of Norwest
Bank, served as president of the Associated General Contractors of North
Dakota, belonged to the Cormorant Lakes Sportsman’s Club and was a director
of the Cormorant Lakes Association. He also served as president of Our
Savior’s Lutheran Church of Moorhead and St. Peter’s Lutheran Church of
Audubon, was on the board of Lutheran Brotherhood in Detroit Lakes, was
on the foundation board of Oak Grove Lutheran School in Fargo and belonged
to the Moorhead Rotary Club and the Fargo Lions Club. Surviving are his
wife–Joyce; a son–Mike (Lanette), Glyndon; a daughter–LuAnn (Mark) Brodshaug,
Fargo; a sister–Lorraine (Burt) Hyatt, Waubun; a brother–Don (Donna), Arizona,
and two brothers-in-law–Henry Bartos, Mahnomen, and John Willamschen, Milwaukee,
Wis. There are five grandchildren.
Camilla F. Liebl
March 27, 1916–Nov. 25, 1999 Camilla F. Liebl, 83, died Thursday, Nov.
25, at Eventide Nursing Home in Moorhead, where she had been a resident
since 1995. The funeral was at 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 29, from St. Michael’s
Catholic Church in Mahnomen. Interment was at the church Cemetery, with
the Burnside Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Camilla Frances Belshan,
daughter of Joseph and Josephine Lukes Belshan was born at Minneapolis
on March 27, 1916, and moved with her family as a young girl to Faith,
where the family was involved in farming. She attended Faith Country School,
graduated from Mahnomen High School (Class of 1935) and married Wilfred
W. Liebl at Mahnomen on Nov. 26, 1935. They farmed near Gary until moving
to Mahnomen in 1940. A homemaker, Mrs. Liebl also worked for many years
at the Mahnomen Nursing Home. Mrs. Liebl was a member of St. Michael’s
Catholic Church, the St. Michael’s Ladies Aid and Court St. Justin of Catholic
Daughters of America. She enjoyed gardening, reading, traveling and baking.
Survivors include two daughters–Corrine (Paul) Christenson and Pat Liebl,
both Fargo, and three sons–Mike (Dianne) and Ron (Bonnie), both Mahnomen,
and David, Moorhead. There are six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Preceding Mrs. Liebl in death were her parents, her husband (who died May
15, 1991), two sisters (Rose Hoban and Anne Clifton), two brothers (Joseph
Belshan and Howard Belshan) and a grandson.
Loren H. Tinjum
Jan. 22, 1936–Nov. 25, 1999 Loren H. Tinjum, 63, died Thursday, Nov.
25, at the Frazee Care Center. The funeral was at 1 p.m. on Monday, Nov.
29, from the Furey Chapel in Frazee, with the Rev. E. R. Wippich officiating.
Interment was at Lakeside Cemetery in Frazee, with the Furey Funeral Home
in charge of arrangements. Loren Herbert Tinjum, son of Otto and Anna “Minnie”
Wolden Tinjum, was born Jan. 22, 1936, at Ulen. He moved with his family
to the Frazee area, where he was raised, and subsequently lived at Faribault,
Brainerd and Fergus Falls. Surviving are four brothers–Milton (Shirley),
Paulson, Mont.; Donald, Stanley, Wis.; Ray (Dee), Trapper Creek, Alaska,
and Wayne (Jan), Frazee, and two sisters–Norma (Earl) Pederson, Moorhead,
and Ardis (Lyle) Grove, Rochester. There are several nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his parents and a sister (Elizabeth Banna).
Martha H. Stalboerger
Feb. 3, 1908–Nov. 28, 1999 Rites were at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec.
1, from St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Waubun for Martha H. Stalboerger.
Mrs. Stalboerger, 91, died Sunday, Nov. 28, at the Mahnomen Health Center
Nursing Home, where she had been a resident since 1992. Interment was at
St. Ann’s Catholic Cemetery, with the Burnside Funeral Home in charge of
arrangements. Martha H. Winter, daughter of George and Mary Ann Schoenborn
Winter, was born at Spring Hill on Feb. 3, 1908, and grew up and attended
school there. She moved to Mahnomen after completing school and was married
to John C. Stalboerger at Beaulieu on Nov. 24, 1925. They farmed in the
Mahnomen-Waubun area until retiring in 1979 and then moved into Waubun.
Mrs. Stalboerger lived at Hillview Manor at Waubun from 1990-92 before
entering the nursing home. A member of St. Ann’s Catholic Church and St.
Ann’s Ladies Aid, she also belonged to the Waubun Homemakers and enjoyed
gardening, cooking, sewing and quilting. Survivors include two daughters–Rose
(Delmar) Benesh, Ada, and Doris Underdahl, Richfield, and three sons–Donald
and Wilfred, both Waubun, and Ervin (Alvina), Underwood. There are 17 grandchildren,
30 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Preceding Mrs.
Stalboerger in death were her parents, her husband (who died in 1984),
a son (John Jr., who died in 1970), seven sisters, six brothers and a great-great-granddaughter.
Cameron C. Haukedahl
July 10, 1925–Nov. 25, 1999 Cameron C. Haukedahl, 74, founder of the
Haukedahl Trucking firm in Audubon, died at Dakota Heartland Hospital in
Fargo on Thursday, Nov. 25. The funeral was at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov.
30, from Immanuel Lutheran Church in Audubon. The Rev. Ernest Geistfeld
officiated at the funeral, Robin Huseby was the organist and the soloists
were Trudy Briard and Clint Felker. Interment was at the church cemetery,
with the West-Kjos Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Serving as the
pallbearers were Jamie Mulcahy, Joel Mulcahy, Seth Haukedahl, Isaac Gottenborg,
Nathan Gottenborg and Matt Spieker. The honorary pallbearers included Terry
Branden, Todd Branden, Scott Branden, Jason Branden, Mike Kaatz, Bud Johnson,
Brian Haukedahl, Steve Stromme, Craig Hoernschemeyer, Mike Doble, Stephanie
Disse and Vonnie Kahnert. Military rites were by the Audubon unit of Veterans
of Foreign Wars. Cameron C. Haukedahl, son of Eric and Ella Larson Haukedahl,
was born in Audubon Township on July 10, 1925. He grew up and attended
school in Audubon Township, served with the U. S. Navy during World War
II and married Carol Branden at Audubon on Dec. 5, 1948. Following their
marriage, Mr. Haukedahl went overseas and worked in the construction of
air bases in French Morocco in North Africa for 15 months. He then returned
to Audubon and started Haukedahl Trucking, a firm he operated in conjunction
with his son Bruce. Mr. Haukedahl served as mayor of Audubon for many years,
was a member of the Audubon Fire Department and served as president of
the Audubon Development Corp. A longtime member of Immanuel Lutheran Church,
he also belonged to the Audubon Booster Club, the Elks and Eagles in Detroit
Lakes, the Cormorant Lakes Area Sportsman’s Club, the Audubon Veterans
of Foreign Wars, The American Legion and the Amvets at Fargo. Surviving
are his wife–Carol; two sons–Bruce (Laurie) Haukedahl and Jeffrey Haukedahl,
both Detroit Lakes; two daughters–Shelley (Curt) Ullrich, Lake Park, and
Jan (Dan) Elton, Pelican Rapids; a brother–Ron (Gerri) Haukedahl, Audubon,
and four sisters–Ellen Johnson, Audubon; Arlis Froysland, Burnsville; Betty
(Frank) Hoernschemeyer, Huntington Woods, Mich., and Gertrude (Roger) Stromme,
Detroit Lakes. There are 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Preceding Mr. Haukedahl in death were his parents, two brothers and two
Warren Clark Breezee
July 16, 1916–Nov. 27, 1999 Warren Clark Breezee, 83, a longtime resident
of Park Rapids, died Saturday, Nov. 27, at the Olivia Health Care Center.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 3, from St. Peter’s Catholic
Church in Park Rapids. Fr. Rick Boyd will officiate at the funeral, Helen
Fisher will be the organist and the soloist will be Annette Haas. Interment
will be at the church Cemetery, with the Jones-Pearson Funeral Home in
charge of arrangements. Serving as the pallbearers will be Tom Adcox, Gary
Degn, Gerrod Breezee, Shawn T. Breezee, Carl Gantriis, Steve Longhenry
and Dave Strom. Warren Clark Breezee, son of Clark and Grace Seybert Breezee,
was born at Park Rapids on July 16, 1916, attended the Park Rapids Public
Schools, worked as a logger and trapper as a young man and served in the
Civilian Conservation Corps. On Oct. 2, 1940, Mr. Breezee and Mary Lu Kary
were married at Akeley. A member of the Minnesota National Guard, he served
on active duty with the U. S. armed forces during World War II (1942-45).
Mr. Breezee joined Northwest Airlines in Minneapolis after being discharged
from the armed forces. The family returned to Park Rapids in 1946 when
he was a mechanic and bulk fuel truck driver for the Don King Oil Co. and
then–in January, 1960–he gained employment with the Minnesota Department
of Natural Resources (DNR) as a game warden/conservation officer. During
a 20-year career with the DNR, he was based out of Ortonville in west central
Minnesota. He retired in 1979 and he and his wife returned to Park Rapids.
Active in community affairs, Mr. Breezee was a longtime member of St. Peter’s
Catholic Church and served on the Hubbard County Board of Adjustment and
on the Park and Recreation Board. He also was a life member of Otto Hendrickson
American Legion Post No. 212 in Park Rapids and of the Veterans of Foreign
Wars. An amateur gunsmith, he also enjoyed woodworking. Surviving are three
sons–Ted (Sheila) Breezee, Detroit Lakes; Clayton (Donna) Breezee, Atwater,
and Warren (Phyllis) Breezee Jr., Chaska, and a sister–Verna Cloud, Shelton,
Wash. There are eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and several
nieces and nephews. Preceding Mr. Breezee in death were his wife, his parents,
two brothers (Philip and Orville) and three sisters (Marian, Mildred and
Florence). Visitation: Friday, Dec. 3, 9-11 a.m., at St. Peter’s Catholic
Sharon Ann Steinbach
Sept. 14, 1955–Nov. 29, 1999 Sharon Ann Steinbach, 44, Felton, died
Monday, Nov. 29, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester. The funeral will
be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 2, from Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Felton.
Interment will be at the Felton Cemetery, with the Hanson-Runsvold Funeral
Home in charge of arrangements. Sharon Ann Heuer, daughter of Roger and
Shirley Zimmerman Heuer, was born at Graceville on Sept. 14, 1955. The
family moved to Felton in 1966, she graduated from Glyndon-Felton High
School (Class of 1973) and was married to Gerald “Jerry” Steinbach at Felton
on Sept. 22, 1973. They made their home in Felton following their marriage.
Mrs. Steinbach was co-owner of the Ceramic Center at Felton from 1982-92,
worked at the Felton Cafe for 13 years, was with the Prairie Public Gaming
Commission from 1987-94 and then had been sales manager for the wireless
division of Diversified Communications of Fargo since 1994. Active in the
Felton community, she was a member and officer of the Felton Community
Club for 21 years, served as the booking manager for the community hall
since 1984, was a director of the Gloria Dei Luther League from 1983-93
and was instrumental in organizing the fund drive to send senior high students
to the ELCA national gathering held in Dallas, Tex. Surviving are her husband–Jerry;
a son–Corey, Felton; a daughter–Christy, Hawley; her father–Roger Heuer,
Moorhead; two brothers–Glenn (Jeanine) Heuer, Fargo, and Danny (Nanci)
Heuer, Glyndon, and a sister–Brenda (Brent) Hilde, Felton. There are three
nephews, three nieces and a great nephew. Preceding Mrs. Steinbach in death
was her mother. Visiation: Wednesday, Dec. 1, 4-7 p.m., Hanson-Runsvold
Funeral Home, Fargo, with prayer service at 7. Also one hour prior to funeral
on Thursday at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church.
Marjorie A. Jenkins
March 12, 1914–Nov. 29, 1999 Marjorie A. Jenkins, 85, a resident at
Lake Sallie since 1973, died at St. Mary’s Nursing Center on Monday, Nov.
29. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4, from the West-Kjos
Chapel in Detroit Lakes, with the Rev. Tim Cook officiating. Interment
will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Redfield, S. D., with the West-Kjos Funeral
Home in charge of arrangements. Marjorie Havreberg, daughter of Henry and
Bessie Satter Havreberg, was born March 12, 1914, at Carthage, S. D. She
moved to Redfield as a young girl, graduated from Redfield High School
(Class of 1932) and then attended Nettleton Business College in Sioux Falls,
S. D. After business college, she worked as a secretary for the U. S. State
Department in Washington, D. C.; at Ankara, Turkey; in Ottawa, Canada,
and in Paris, France. On Sept. 11, 1950, Marjorie Havreberg and Thomas
Jenkins were married in Sioux Falls, S. D. They lived in the North Dakota
cities of Minot, Ellendale and Mayville until moving to Lake Sallie in
1973. Mrs. Jenkins enjoyed bird watching, photography, pressing flowers
and playing bridge. Surviving is her husband–Thomas, along with nieces
and nephews. Preceding her in death were her parents, two sisters (Lillian
and Patricia), two nephews and a niece. Visitation: None.
Marjorie E. Jacobson
Marjorie E. Jacobson of Detroit Lakes, MN died on Sunday, November
28 at St. Mary’s Nursing Center, Detroit Lakes, MN at the age of 84. Marjorie
was born in Audubon Township, Becker County, MN to John and Catherine Henning
Johnson on July 30, 1915. She grew up and was educated in the Audubon School
District. During WWII Marjorie moved to Manitowoc, WI where she worked
in an ammunition plant. That is where she met Ernest Jacobson. They married
on January 22, 1943 in Manitowoc, WI. Marjorie came back to Detroit Lakes,
MN and Ernest joined her after he was discharged from the war in 1945.
She worked several years as a Dental Assistant for Dr. A. E. Sander in
Detroit Lakes. They have resided in Detroit Lakes ever since. Marjorie
was a very nurturing mother and grandmother who enjoyed crossword puzzles,
crocheting, listening to music as well as sports on the radio.
She is survived by husband Ernest A. Jacobson of Detroit Lakes, MN;
daughter, Joan Kay Carlson of Detroit Lakes, MN; sons, Terry (Sharon) Jacobson
of Moorhead, MN and Bruce Jacobson of Anoka, MN; Grandchildren, Stephanie
Bryngelson, Michele Nybo, Christina Bryngelson, Mark Jacobson, Stephen
Jacobson, Julie Jacobson, Kayla Jacobson; Great grandchildren, Anastasia
Bryngelson, Jillian Jacobson, Carter Jacobson. She was preceded in death
by her parents, John and Catherine Henning Johnson; brother, Eugene Johnson;
granddaughter, Jennifer Bryngelson.
Chaplain Tim Cook will be officiating with vocal selections from Kim
Schnitzer accompanied by Vicki Marthaler. Marjorie’s seven grandchildren
will serve as pallbearers. Funeral services will be held at the West-Kjos
Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes, at 1:00 p.m. Friday, December 3. Visitation
will be held 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home. Burial
will be in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Audubon, MN.
June LaLonde, age 72 years, peacefully went to be with the Lord on
Thursday, November 25, 1999, in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. She was born
December 11, 1926 in Rochert, Minnesota, where she grew up in a close Scandinavian
community of family and friends. On September 29, 1951 June married Louis
LeLonde in Bay City, Michigan.
June lived most of her adult life in Essexville, Michigan where she
raised her family and was employed. Her medical career began at the Bay
County Farm in 1954, and her employment continued as the new facility was
built, formerly known as Bay County Medical Facility. She retired early
to take care of her mother in Minnesota. Upon retiring, June was honored
for 33 years of employment, and gained recognition for being the employee
with the longest years of service. She greatly missed her career and co-workers
over the years.
June enjoyed entertaining her friends and family, was devoted to her
church, loved nature, and flying. She also was very proud of her Norwegian
heritage and traditions, and was a member of the Sons of Norway.
June was preceded in death by her husband Louis who passed away April,
1,1999, parents, Cecil and Arnold Momb, a sister Elanor Moe, and 2 grandsons,
Aaron and Christopher.
Surviving are three daughters: Geri (Ken) Sturm of Grand Haven, MI,
Barb (Rob) Kaczorowski of Grand Ledge, MI, Valerie LaLonde (Gary Elkins)
of Leesburg, VA; two sons: Jeff (Penny) of Bay City, MI and Dale (Teresa)
of Auburn, WA; a son-in-law, Duane Henry of Fergus Falls, MN; 16 grandchildren;
and 5 great grandchildren.
A memorial service to honor June will be held on December 11, 1999,
1 pm at the New Jerusalem Christian Church, 1526 West Ridge Road, Bay City,
Michigan. The family of June LaLonde invites you to gather in celebration
of her life, to share memories with family and friends who loved and cherished
her. June will be laid to rest at Egelund Cemetery, Rochert, Minnesota.
Memorials can be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
West-Kjos Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes, is in charge of the arrangements.
Lester N. Nylander
Lester N. Nylander, 75, Audubon, MN died Thursday, November 25, at
St. Mary’s Regional Health Center in Detroit Lakes. Nylander was born April
26, 1924 in rural Audubon to Oscar & Magda (Johnson) Nylander. He is
a 1943 graduate of Audubon High School and, following graduation, he worked
in Bakersfield, CA until 1938. He married Veronica Dahlberg October 14,
1948 in Lake Park, MN. They farmed south of Audubon.
1948-1966. He worked in the hwy. maintenance dept. of the Minnesota
Dept. of Transportation in Detroit Lakes 1966-1987. He was an umpire for
the vacationland slow-pitch softball league for many years. He was also
an active member of and the gambling manager for the Cormorant Lakes Sportsmans
Club until his death. He also served for many years on the Audubon Township
Board. He was an avid sports fan and attended many local athletic events.
Survivors include his wife: Veronica - Audubon; a son: Russell (Laura)
- Moorhead, MN; 4 Daughters: LuAnn (Bob) Porter - Detroit Lakes; LaVonne
(Rich) Langord - Moorhead, MN; Lynette (Keith) Mulcahy & Lori Thompson
both of Audubon; 9 grandchildren; 4 great grand children & a sister
Bonnie (Paul) Simonson - Glyndon, MN.
He was preceded in death by his parents & 2 brothers: Vanner &
Lester was a loving husband, father, grand father, great grandfather
& loyal friend. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved
Funeral services were held at 1:00 pm Monday at Holy Rosary Catholic
Church in Detroit Lakes.
Interment: First Lutheran Cemetery, Audubon, MN.
Florence Olson, 82, the former Florence Williams of Detroit Lakes,
died Saturday, Nov. 27, at St. Michaels, Md., where she had lived with
There was a memorial service from the Hayworth-Miller Chapel in Winston-Salem,
N. C., on Thursday, Dec. 2, at 3:30 p.m. Interment was private.
Florence Williams, daughter of Clyde C. and Florence Stillinger Williams,
was born in Detroit Lakes on April 23, 1917.
She graduated from Detroit Lakes High School (Class of 1935) and married
Donald Olson in Detroit Lakes during the 1930’s.
Mrs. Olson worked as an occupational therapy assistant at St. Joe’s
Hospital in St. Paul from 1956 until retiring in 1979.
She lived in Texas for 10 years, moved to Winston-Salem, N. C., and
lived 11 years at the County Village Apartments before moving to St. Michaels
Mrs. Olson was a member of the Fruitful Life Church in Winston-Salem.
Surviving are a daughter–Joan E. Hayes, St. Michaels, Md., and a daughter-in-law–Kathi
M. Olson, St. Paul. There are six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were her parents, a son (Donald C. Olson), two
brothers (Clyde Williams and George Williams) and two sisters (Laura Williams
and Jenny Williams).
Deborah A. Paseka
Deborah A. Paseka, 40, Fargo, died Sunday, Nov. 28, at Eisenhower Medical
Center in Rancho Mirage, Calif.
There was a memorial service at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4, from
Messiah Lutheran Church in Fargo.
Interment was at Riverside Cemetery in Moorhead, with the Korsmo Funeral
Home in charge of arrangements.
Deborah Annette Rostie, daughter of Duncan and Nell Gushulak Nelson
Rostie, was born at International Falls on Jan. 27, 1959, where she grew
The family moved to Detroit Lakes in 1975, she graduated from Detroit
Lakes High School (Class of 1977), attended Moorhead State University and
then worked for Barrel O’Fun and Nestle Foods.
On June 25, 1989, she and Rodney Paseka were married in Fargo.
They first lived in Fargo, then at Little McDonald Lake near Frazee
for a short time and then returned to Fargo. In recent years, they spent
the winter months in California.
Mrs. Paseka enjoyed animals, especially horses, birds and dogs.
Surviving are her husband–Rodney, Fargo; her parents–Duncan (Rolene)
Rostie, International Falls, and Nell Nelson, Frazee; two step-daughters–Candyce
(Steve) Waldner, Apple Valley, and Pamela (Jeff) Laliberte, Fargo; a sister–Sharleeen
(Mark) Anderson, Red Wing; a brother–Michael Rostie, Denver, Colo., and
a two step-brothers–Jody (Dawn) Horn, San Francisco, Calif., and Troy Horn,
Watertown, S. D. There are two step-grandchildren.
George A. Duffney
George A. Duffney, 91, a longtime Detroit Lakes area resident, died
Tuesday, Nov. 30, at the Frazee Care Center, where he had resided since
The funeral was at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4, from Grace Lutheran
Church, with the Rev. Paul Larson officiating.
Interment was at Egelund Lutheran Cemetery in Holmesville Township,
with the David-Donehower Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Serving as the pallbearers were Nancy Demarais, Eddie Duffney, Erin
Duffney, Paul Duffney, Richard A. Duffney, Karen Nelson and Roxanne Renn.
The honorary pallbearers included Vernon Benson, Etzel Chase, Wayne
Chase, Roger Engstrom, Larry Enget, Julian Qually, Doug Sandford and Ted
George Anton Duffney, son of Henry and Alice Houle Duffney, was born
at Rochert on Feb. 14, 1908.
He was raised in Holmesville Township of Becker County, attended School
District No. 77 and married Tillie Soreng at Detroit Lakes on Dec. 27,
After leaving home, he spent most of his life devoted to farming in
Holmesville Township and also working as a farmhand in North Dakota.
Mr. Duffney served on the Holmesville Township board for a number of
He enjoyed cooking, trapping, hunting, fishing and the outdoors.
Surviving are two sons–Richard (Joyce), Detroit Lakes, and Lloyd (Patricia),
Spencer, Ia.; a daughter–Bernice Sherwood, Detroit Lakes, and a sister–Josephine
Benson, Pelican Rapids. There are eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death was his wife, who died Jan. 18, 1997.
Dorothy S. Carlson
Dorothy S. Carlson, 88, Bloomington, MN formerly Detroit Lakes, MN
died Saturday, Dec. 4, 1999, at her residence.
Dorothy was born Feb. 7,1911, in Bruno, MN the daughter of David and
Katherine (Golden) Holst. She grew up and received her education in Pine
River, MN, graduating from Pine River High School in 1929. She then attended
Pine River Normal School, receiving a teaching certificate in 1931. She
taught school in the Pine River Area for several years.
On April 2,1933, she married Harold F. Carlson in West Concord, MN.
They moved to Detroit Lakes, MN in 1934. They moved to Weslaco, TX in 1992
and moved to their current residence in Bloomington, MN in 1996.
She was a very active member of the United Methodist Church in Detroit
Lakes, MN for many years. She was also a past member of the Eastern Star.
She loved to garden, paint and had a special love of children.
She is survived by husband Harold, 2 sons, David (Patricia), Detroit
Lakes, MN, Robert (Joan), Bloomington, MN; 6 grandchildren, Elizabeth Franke,
Minneapolis, MN, Cynthia Carlson, Forest Lake, MN, Susan Goblisch, Forest
Lake, MN, Jennifer Reigel, Minneapolis, Aaron Carlson, Woodbury, MN, Tessa
Carlson, St. Paul, MN; 3 great-grandchildren, Adrian Goblisch, Emilie Goblisch,
Hunter Franke, and 1 brother, Clayton Holst, Houston, MS. She was preceded
in death by her parents, 3 brothers and 3 sisters.
Visitation: Wednesday, 5-8pm, West-Kjos Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes,
and 1 hour prior to services in the church.
Funeral: Thursday, 11AM, United Methodist Church, Detroit Lakes, MN
Organist: Mary Jo Suttie, Soloist: Beverly Wething
Burial: Oak Grove Cemetery, Detroit Lakes.
Julius “Bill” William Fleischman Jr.
Julius “Bill” William Fleischman Jr., 68, Detroit Lakes, died Friday,
Dec. 3, at St. Mary’s Regional Health Center.
The funeral was at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 8, from the David-Donehower
Chapel in Detroit Lakes.
Rev. Tim Cook officiated at the funeral, Mrs. Mox Gunderson was the
organist and the soloist was Teri Daggett.
Interment was at Oak Grove Cemetery, with the David-Donehower Funeral
Home in charge of arrangements.
Serving as the honorary pallbearers were Delta Daggett, Fred Daggett,
David Daggett and Robert Daggett.
Julius William Fleischman Jr., son of Julius W. and Ruth Elliot Fleischman,
was born at Staton Island, N. Y., on April 28, 1931, and grew up and attended
school at Staton Island.
Mr. Fleischman enlisted in the U. S. Navy in 1948, and–during his six
years in the service–was stationed at Long Beach, Calif., and was a boatswain’s
mate aboard the U. S. S. Rochester during the Korean War.
Upon receiving his discharge from the U. S. Navy, he moved to Fargo,
where he worked in the housing construction industry.
He later moved to the Frazee area and drove for the Daggett Truck Line
for many years until retiring due to illness in 1983. Mr. Fleischman then
moved to Detroit Lakes and was employed part-time by DL Printing.
A member of Jess-Omundson Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1676 of
Detroit Lakes, he also enjoyed bird watching, fishing, pro wrestling, ceramics
and model trains.
Surviving are his wife–Nila “Micky” Fleischman, Detroit Lakes; two
sons–John Fleischman, Huntington Beach, Calif., and Mark (Cheryl) Saeland,
Warroad; eight daughters–Julie Abernatchy, Stockton, Calif.; Leslie Schermerhorn,
Moorhead; Lori (Loren) Nelson, Kelly (Tim) Conklin, Kandy (Jeff) Conklin
and Vickie Saeland, all of Detroit Lakes; Cheryl (Floyd) Schultz, Osage,
and Susan (Daniel) Druge, Santa Ana, Calif., and a sister–Rose Mary Morrison,
Weiser, Idaho. There are 24 grandchildren and one great-grandson.
Preceding Mr. Fleischman in death were his parents, a sister and a
Evelyn Miles, 90, Mahnomen, died at the Mahnomen Health Center Nursing
Home on Friday, Dec. 3.
The funeral was at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 7, from the Mattson Chapel
in Mahnomen, with Fr. Ron Meyer, O. M. I., officiating.
Interment was at Fort Snelling Cemetery in Minneapolis, with the Mattson
Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Evelyn Hooshagen, daughter of Peter and Luella Krumveide Hooshagen,
was born Nov. 15, 1909, in Manchester, Ia., grew up there and then attended
Grinnell College in Iowa.
On Oct. 16, 1933, Evelyn Hooshagen and Merle Miles were married at
They lived for a time at Brooklyn and also at Cresco, Ia., and then
moved to Clear Lake, Ia., in 1941. From 1959-61, they lived in Des Moines,
Ia., before moving to Fargo, where they lived until 1969 when they moved
to Ulen. They moved to Bemidji in 1973, and then to Big Elbow Lake (near
Waubun) in 1976.
Mrs. Miles entered the nursing home in Mahnomen in January, 1998.
While living in Fargo, she served as president of the garden club.
Mrs. Miles enjoyed birds, animals, gardening and the outdoors.
Surviving are two sons–Joseph (Judy), Coon Rapids, and Peter (Sandee),
Fargo, and two daughters–Jean Hopkins, Palm Desert, Calif., and Mary Miles,
Monte Rio, Calif. There are six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Preceding Mrs. Miles in death were her parents, her husband (who died
in 1984) and a brother.
Frederick M. Jackson
Frederick M. Jackson, 74, died Tuesday, Dec. 7, at his home in White
The funeral was at 1 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 10, from St. Columba Episcopal
Church in White Earth, with Fr. Mike Smith officiating.
Interment was at St. Columba Episcopal Cemetery, with the David-Donehower
Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Frederick M. Jackson, son of George and Pauline Chesley Jackson, was
born at White Earth on Dec. 19, 1924, and grew up and attended school there.
He entered the U. S. Army in the first of two enlistments at the age
of 17 and returned to White Earth after completing his second tour of duty.
Mr. Jackson and Susan Smith were married at White Earth on July 3,
The Jacksons lived in White Earth while he took auto-body training
at the Detroit Lakes Area Vocational Technical Institute and then moved
to Cleveland, where Mr. Jackson attended welding school.
They returned to White Earth after he completed welding training and
he was employed with the Bureau of Indian Affairs in building roads.
In 1968, they moved to St. Paul where he worked in auto-body repair
and for the St. Paul Parks and Recreation Department and then they returned
to White Earth in 1982, where he retired.
Surviving are his wife–Susan, White Earth; three sons–Calvin Sr. (Judy),
St. Paul, and Milton and Terry, both White Earth; three daughters–Pauline
(Ted) Lyons and Sharon Jackson, both of St. Paul, and Rebecca Jackson,
White Earth, and a brother–Kenneth, White Earth. There are 21 grandchildren
and 12 great-grandchildren.
Preceding Mr. Jackson in death were his parents, a brother (Edward),
a half-sister, a daughter (Debra) and a grandson.
Albert Martin Mitchell
Albert Martin Mitchell, 79, died Monday, Dec. 6, at the Frazee Care
Center, where he had been a resident since July, 1991.
The funeral was at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 10, from St. Elizabeth
Catholic Church at Dilworth.
Fr. Bernard Friedl officiated at the funeral, Ginny Morgan was the
song leader and Kevin Gross was the accompanist.
Interment was at the Lake Park Catholic Cemetery, with the Wright Funeral
Home in charge of arrangements.
Serving as the pallbearers were Ron Lemke, Vern Skarie, Ron Lewis,
John Vacha, Kevin Gillette and David Lamb.
Albert Martin Mitchell was born at Lime Creek on Oct. 3, 1920, and
lived there with his family until 1930 when his father died.
The family moved several times until settling in Sauk Centre in 1936.
He attended school at Sauk Centre and worked for various farmers and at
a lumber company until February, 1949, when he took employment with the
Mr. Mitchell and Gaudentia Schmiesing were married at Sauk Centre on
Sept. 3, 1949.
They moved to Dilworth in 1949 and he retired from the Burlington Northern
Railway Co. in 1980. They moved to Lake Park in July, 1981.
Mrs. Mitchell died May 1, 1983, and he married Mable Anderson on April
13, 1985. She died Aug. 8, 1992.
Surviving are seven children–Ralph Mitchell and Irene (Jay) Allrich,
both Glyndon; Lorraine Mitchell, Fargo; Robert Mitchell, Bemidji; Alfred
Mitchell, Dilworth; Arnold Mitchell, Detroit Lakes, and Marie Mitchell,
Hawley; a brother–Paul (Theresa) Mitchell, Kirkland, Wash., and a sister–Bertha
Barhorst, Sauk Centre. There are six grandchildren and one great-grandson.
Lois R. Quick
Lois R. Quick, 84, died Wednesday, Dec. 8, at her home in Detroit Lakes.
The funeral was at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 11, from the West-Kjos
Chapel, with the Rev. Tim Cook officiating. Juliette Gunderson was the
organist and the soloist was Kim Schnitzer.
Interment was at Kincaid Cemetery in Alexandria, with the West-Kjos
Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Lois R. Brown, daughter of Raymond and Frances Damron Brown, was born
at Valley City, N. D., on June 1, 1915.
She grew up in Valley City and married Darrel Quick at Valley City
on Dec. 30, 1951.
They lived in Valley City and owned and operated Brown Lithographing
Lois then returned to school, attended the University of Minnesota
and Moorhead State University and earned a bachelor of science degree,
after which she moved to Waconia, where she worked as a librarian from
She then retired and moved to Detroit Lakes.
An avid gardener, she enjoyed reading and animals.
Surviving are four daughters–Veronica (Dennis) Miller, Starkweather,
N. D.; Connie (John) Schmidt, Michigan, N. D.; Tara (Gary) Dahlberg, Cohasset,
and Wendy (Gary) Nordaune, Detroit Lakes; a son–Darrel (Marleen) Quick,
Shevlin, and two sisters–Jean (Harold) Fahnoe, Evanston, Ill., and Frances
Damron, Florida. There are 11 grandchildren and five great-grancchildren.
Preceding her in death were her parents and a brother (Paul).
Rites were at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 11, from Holy Rosary Catholic
Church in Detroit Lakes for Marjory E. Schouviller.
Mrs. Schouviller, 63, the wife of Albert Schouviller, died Wednesday,
Dec. 8, at MeritCare Hospital in Fargo.
Fr. Jerry Rogers officiated at the funeral.
Interment was at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Callaway, with the
David-Donehower Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Serving as the pallbearers were James Haverkamp, John Schouviller,
David Schouviller, Wayne Carter, Richard LaRue and Lester LaRue.
Marjory LaRue, daughter of William and Coila Hamblin LaRue, was born
in Clearwater County on Feb. 5, 1936.
She attended elementary school in Shevlin, graduated from Bagley High
School (Class of 1954), attended Grand Forks Teachers College and Bemidji
State Teachers College.
Upon completing college, she taught at Leonard and Menahga and then
at a country school west of Ogema.
Marjory LaRue and Albert Schouviller were married in 1962.
She quit teaching in 1964-65 after being on staff for a year at the
Holy Rosary School in Detroit Lakes and then devoted fulltime to her family
and the family farm.
A member of Catholic Aid and the Ladies Auxiliary for many years, Mrs.
Schouviller enjoyed sewing, making dolls and gardening.
Surviving are her husband–Albert, Callaway; three sons–Dennis and Thomas,
both Callaway, and William (Lisa), Hampton, Va.; a daughter–Susan Schouviller,
West Fargo; a brother–Lewis LaRue, Bagley, and a sister–Virginia Carter,
Bagley. There are three grandchildren.
Preceding Mrs. Schouviller in death were her parents and a brother.
Harold H. Holz
There was a memorial service at 1 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 13, from Cormorant
Lutheran Church for Harold H. Holz.
Mr. Holz, 85, a resident of the Lake Ida area, died at Dakota Heartland
Hospital in Fargo on Thursday, Dec. 9.
The Rev. Paul Brunsberg officiated at the service.
Interment was at Cormorant Lutheran Cemetery, with the David-Donehower
Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Serving as honorary pallbearers were Frank DeBrito, Wayne Nelson, Rodney
Weicks, Erling Kolke, Curt Lundeen, Chuck Peterson, Harvey Eckholm, Bob
Dahlen and Glen Smith.
Harold Herman Julius Holz, son of Edward and Clara Schumann Holz, was
born in Dakota County (near Rosemount) on Nov. 14, 1914.
He grew up and attended school in that area, farmed with his parents
until 1943 and served in the U. S. armed forces during World War II, when
he saw duty in the Aleutian Islands.
Mr. Holz and Esther Kahle were married on Aug. 8, 1945, farmed until
1965 and then moved to St. Paul, where Mr. Holz worked at the University
of Minnesota until retiring in 1979. They then retired to the Lake Ida
A member of Cormorant Lutheran Church, Mr. Holz belonged to the Moose
Club and Eagles and enjoyed fishing, cooking, baking, woodworking and playing
Surviving are his wife–Esther, Lake Park; two sons–William (Becky),
Flowermound, Tex., and Larry (Kathy), Duluth, and three daughters–Darlene
(Arthur) Sherman, Pensacola, Fla.; Joyce (Steve) Kreuscher, Hillsboro,
Ore., and Bonnie (Wade Erickson) Kohler, Audubon. There are 10 grandchildren
and five great-grandchildren.
Preceding Mr. Holz in death were his parents and two sisters (Florence
and Alma, his twin) and a grandson.
Gary L. Young
Gary L. Young, 56, died at MeritCare Medical Center in Fargo on Thursday,
The funeral was at 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 13, from the Jesus is Real
Ministry in Detroit Lakes, with Rev. Darwin Soyring officiating.
Interment was at the Hillview Cemetery in Hillview, with the Schoeneberger
Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Gary L. Young, son of Willard and Joy Bushey Young, was born at Sioux
City, Ia., on June 22, 1943, and moved with his family to Minneapolis while
a small child.
He graduated from Cambridge High School (Class of 1961) and then worked
as a machinist in Minneapolis.
On Nov. 30, 1963, Gary Young and Gloria Kimball were married at Menahga.
They moved to Perham in 1972, where Mr. Young was with Perham Jobbing.
He owned Young’s Market in Dent from 1979-89 and since had been a self-employed
Mr. Young served on the Dent City Council, was a member of the Dent
Fire Department and belonged to the Lions Club.
Surviving are his wife; two sons–Darrin (Andrea) Young, Dent, and Scott
(Janet) Young, Detroit Lakes; a brother–Robert (Marlene) Young, Huron,
S. D., and a sister-in-law–Donna Young, Coon Rapids. There are six grandchildren.
Tammy Riste Opp
Services were at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 14, from Bethlehem Lutheran
Church in Fargo for Tammy Riste Opp.
Mrs. Opp, 42, died at her home in Fargo on Friday, Dec. 10.
Interment was at Riverside Cemetery in Fargo, with the Hanson-Runsvold
Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Tammy Riste, daughter of Kenneth and Dolores Stundahl Riste, was born
at Ada on Oct. 25, 1957.
The family moved to Moorhead in 1967 and she graduated from Moorhead
High School (Class of 1976).
Following high school graduation, she worked at Dakota Hospital and
then completed the medical terminology program at Interstate Business College.
She then worked as a ward clerk at Dakota Hospital and later in the claims
department at Blue Cross/Blue Shield in Fargo.
On Nov. 8, 1985, Tammy Riste and Rick Opp were married in Las Vegas,
Mrs. Opp was a homemaker while her children were young and then–in
1990–the Opps became part owners of Meadow Lake Campground south of Detroit
Lakes. She worked at Lincoln Elementary School during the school year and
at the campground during the summers.
Surviving are her husband; two daughters–Kayla Lee and Britny Sue,
both Fargo; a step-daughter–Nikki Gordon, Lakeville; her parents; two brothers–Alan
Riste, Fargo, and Kevin (Becci) Riste, Sumner, Wash.; three sisters–Diane
(George) Hennen, Moorhead; Marcia (Dan) Anderson, Colorado Springs, Colo.,
and Marlene (Rick) Goble, Andover; her mother-in-law–Irene Opp, Detroit
Lakes, and a brother-in-law and sister-in-law–Melda and Craig Young, Horace,
N. D. There is one grandchild, along with nieces and nephews and great-nieces
Preceding her in death was her father-in-law (Dick Opp).
Tillie A. Knudtson
Tillie A. Knudtson, 93, a retired teacher in the Detroit Lakes Public
Schools, died at Emmanuel Nursing Home on Saturday, Dec. 11.
The funeral was at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 15, from First Lutheran
Rev. Mervin Thompson officiated at the funeral, Juliette Gunderson
was the organist and the soloists were the Rev. David Peterson and Eric
Interment was at Silent Hill Cemetery in Aneta, N. D., with the West-Kjos
Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Serving as the pallbearers were Cliff Adkins, Lloyd Fett, James Buchholz,
Carl Wall, Art Johnshoy and Robert Wall.
The honorary pallbearers included Myrtle Buck, Arvella Lang, Verna
Nelson, Lynelle Jacobson, Clara Lysaker, Carol Wagner, Vivian Jacobson
and Lorraine McCauley.
Tillie Wall, daughter of Carl and Caroline Johanson Wall, was born
June 29, 1906, in Carbury, N. D. (near Bottineau).
She graduated from Bottineau High School, Minot State College and continued
her education at Eastern College in Billings, Mont., and at Moorhead State
Her teaching duties included serving at schools in North Dakota and
Montana and then she taught for several years at the Rossman Elementary
School in Detroit Lakes until retiring.
On June 6, 1936, Tillie Wall and Roy Lee Knudtson were married at Carbury,
Stella I. Hill
Stella I. Hill, 96, the widow of Virgil Hill, died at Elim Nursing
Home in Fargo on Sunday, Dec. 12.
The funeral was at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15, from the West-Kjos
Chapel in Detroit Lakes.
Rev. Harry Swanson officiated at the funeral, Vicki Marthaler was the
pianist and the soloist was Kim Schnitzer.
There will be a graveside service at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 17,
at Merrill Memorial Park in Merrill, Wis. The West-Kjos Funeral Home has
charge of arrangements.
Stella I. Lindstrom, daughter of John and Ellen Olson Lindstrom, was
born April 3, 1903, in Merrill, Wis.
She grew up at Merrill, attended school there and moved with her family
to Evanston, Ill. On Oct. 2, 1926, she and Virgil C. Hill were married
They lived in Des Plaines, Ill., until 1955 and then moved to rural
Merrill. Following the death of Mr. Hill on June 7, 1987, Mrs. Hill moved
to Fargo and had been a resident at Elim Nursing Home since 1992.
Surviving are three daughters–Betty (Oliver) Ingebretsen, Fargo; Lois
Shoenfeld, Ada, and Nancy Hill, Wausau, Wis.; a sister–Margaret Bondioli,
Byron, and a brother–Wilbert (Ruth) Lindstrom, Merrill, Wis. There are
five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, Mrs. Hill also was preceded in death by
her parents, four brothers and four sisters.