Miscellaneous Wadena County, Minnesota Obituaries - 1999

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Esther Anderson
Nov. 12, 1912-June 6, 1999
Esther Anderson, 86, resident of Detroit Lakes, formerly of Lengby and Fosston, died Sunday, June 6 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes.
The funeral was at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 8, at Fridhem Lutheran Church in Lengby.
Esther Lindberg Anderson, daughter of Frank and Elinar (Haglund) Lindberg, was born Nov. 12, 1912 at Cambridge.
She moved with her parents to Laporte in 1915 where she attended Laporte Consolidated Schools.
She was united in marriage to Walter Anderson Nov. 25, 1935 at Laporte. They farmed near Lengby until Mr. Anderson's death in 1977. Mrs. Anderson moved to Fosston in 1980, but spent her summers on the farm near Lengby. She moved to Detroit Lakes in Sept. 1998.
Surviving are her two daughters; Mildred Roseland and Ellie (David) Francis both of Detroit Lakes; her son Glen (Polly) Anderson, Lengby; nine grandchildren, two step grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and a great great granddaughter.
Preceding Mrs. Anderson in death is her husband, a son, Vernon, a grandson, Bryan Hextell, five brothers and one sister.

Stephen M. Renney
May 24, 1953-June 8, 1999
Stephen M. Renney, 46, resident of Detroit Lakes, died Tuesday, June 8 at his home.
The funeral was at 11 a.m. Friday, June 11 at the David-Donehower Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes. Chaplain Tim Cook officiated the funeral.
Stephen M. Renney, son of George and Patricia (Turner) Renney, was born May 24, 1953 in Detroit Lakes. He enjoyed this family, driving trucks, gardening, fishing and was an excellent cook.
Surviving are his son James Gebes, St. Bonifacius; three daughters, Crystal (Jerome) Langston and Ashley Renney, both of Fargo, and Summer Renney, Sebring, Fl.; his mother, Patricia Nagel, Detroit Lakes; two brothers, Robert (Kathy) Renney and Edward (Winnifred) Renney, both Detroit Lakes; two sisters, Linda (Dale) Fagerlie, Detroit Lakes and Ellen (Paul) Sillerud, Pelican Rapids, and five grandchildren.

Kenneth Osborn Schleicher
Dec. 29, 1916-June 8, 1999
Kenneth Osborn Schleicher, 82, resident of Menahga, died Tuesday, June 8, at the Green Pine Acres Nursing Home in Menahga.
The funeral was held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 12 at Bethany Lutheran Church. The Rev. Mark Manning officiated at the funeral. Sandy Mickelson was the organist.
Interment was at Bethany Lutheran Cemetery, with the Cardini-Behrens Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Serving as pallbearers were Fred Marshik, Kerm Schleicher, Larry Schleicher, Harry (Sonny) Schleicher, John (Butch) Schleicher and Richard Schleicher.
Kenneth Osborn Schleicher, son of Harry and Freda (Parks) Schleicher, was born Dec. 29, 1916 in Champaign, Ill. In his early years he moved to various states, where he helped his parents. They settled on a turkey farm in Spruce Grove Township. He later dairy farmed in Runeberg Township.
Mr. Schleicher was united in marriage to Mary Lempi Marjana on Sept. 7, 1948. They farmed in Runeberg Township for two years, before moving to Nashwauk in 1950, where he was a welder. They returned to farming in Spruce Grove Township in 1952 where he farmed until 1976, when they sold the farm and moved to Wolf Lake.
Mr. Schleicher entered Green Pine Acres Nursing Home in Sept. of 1994. He was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church.
Surviving are his son, Dwight (Judy) Schleicher, Coon Rapids; two daughters, Mary Lee Young, Oscoda, Janice (Donald) Brown, Callaway, four grandchildren, one sister, Mary Lou (Fred) Marshik, Chaplin; one brother, Richard (Hazel) Schleicher, Park Rapids.
Preceding Mr. Schleicher in death are his parents, his wife, one sister, Doris, two brothers, Keith and Kermit.

Marlin M. Amsbaugh
Dec. 3, 1949-June 8, 1999
Marlin Martin Amsbaugh, 49, resident of Audubon, formerly of Bottineau, ND, died Tuesday, June 8, at his home.
The funeral was at 2 p.m. Friday, June 11 at the First Lutheran Church in Audubon. The Rev. Galen Kuhens officiated the funeral.
Grave site service was held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Oak Creek Cemetery in Bottineau, ND. The David-Donehower Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes, was in charge of the arrangements.
Marlin M. Amsbaugh, son of Harold and Hazel (Dahl) Amsbaugh, was born Dec. 3, 1949 in Bottineau, ND. He was raised on the family farm near Bottineau and is a graduate of Bottineau High School.
Mr. Amsbaugh married Janet Seiffert. They were later divorced. He married Julie Bakke Dec. 30, 1994 in West Fargo. They moved to Audubon in 1995 and he has been employed by the Lake Park/Audubon School District since that time.
Surviving are his wife, Julie, Audubon; two sons, Marty (Stacey), Mandan, ND; Kerry (Carol), Everett, Wa; two daughters, Angel Amsbaugh, Minot, ND; and April (Mike) Gerrard, Dickenson, ND; his mother, Hazel Haakenson, Bottineau, ND; three brothers, LeRoy, Peoria, Az., Terry (Suzanne), Minot, ND; Dale, Fargo; and a sister, Harriette (Wayne) Nickelson, Bottineau, ND.
Preceding Mr. Amsbaugh in death are his father, his step-father Norman Haakenson and a sister, Loretta.

Ryan D. Nelson
Nov. 5, 1980 - June 4, 1999
Ryan D. Nelson, 18, resident of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, June 4, at MeritCare Medical Center, Fargo, from injuries suffered in an automobile and train accident.
The funeral was at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 8, from Trinity Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes.
The Rev. Ken Vollmers officiated at the funeral, Pat Benson was the organist and Kim Schnitzer was the soloist.
Interment was at Oak Grove Cemetery, Detroit Lakes, with West-Kjos Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Serving as pallbearers were Matt Jones, Matt Blauert, Mike Spenningsby, Adam Wood, Wade Opsahl and Joey Fingalson.
The honorary pallbearers were members of Detroit Lakes High School Class of 1999.
Ryan D. Nelson, son of Larry and Becky Nelson, was born in Detroit Lakes on Nov. 5, 1980.
He moved with his family to Houston, Texas, where they lived for five years. They moved back to Detroit Lakes, where he grew up and attended school. He just graduated from the Detroit Lakes High School with the class of 1999. He has been working at Giovanni's Pizza, in Detroit Lakes.
Nelson was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. He enjoyed hockey, baseball and tennis, and he was an avid hunter.
Surviving are his parents; his brother Shawn Nelson (Denise Curtis), Eagan; maternal grandparents, Lloyd and Virginia Johnson, Detroit Lakes; paternal grandfather, Maynard Nelson, Detroit Lakes; several uncles and aunts; and his special friend, Angie Block.
Preceding Nelson in death were his infant sister, Erin, and his grandmother, Linnea Nelson.

Gerald A. Nybo
Aug. 23, 1980- June 4, 1999
Gerald Alan Nybo Jr., 18, a resident of Detroit Lakes died June 4 from injuries received in a car-train accident west of Detroit Lakes.
The funeral was held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 8, at Grace Lutheran Church.
The Rev. Tim Cook officiated at the funeral; soloists were Clint Felker and Jennie Hagen, and Phyllis McLeod was the organist.
Interment was at Oak Grove Cemetery, Detroit Lakes, with the David-Donehower Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Serving as pallbearers were David Nybo, Rome and Joe Chelmo, Justin and Jason Pawlak, Joe and Troy Fingalson, and Joe Gjerde.
Honorary bearers were members of the Detroit Lakes High School wrestling team.
Gerald Alan Nybo was born Aug. 23, 1980, in St. Paul to Gerald and Lillian (Shows) Nybo. He moved with his family to East Grand Forks in 1990. Nybo attended Rossman Ele-mentary School and was a 1999 graduate from the Detroit Lakes High School.
His school activities included wrestling, soccer and baseball. He had been employed at Quizno's Restaurant in Detroit Lakes and for the past three months had worked for J & K Marine west of Detroit Lakes.
Surviving are his parents; his brother David, Detroit Lakes; his sister Jolene (Paul) Dybas, Pass Christian, Miss.; and his grandmother, Elizabeth Nybo, Detroit Lakes.

Helen Stensgaard
April 23, 1921-June 2, 1999
Helen Stensgaard, 78, a resident of Pelican Rapids, died on Wednesday, June 2, at Good Samaritan Center in Pelican Papids.
The funeral was at 2 p.m. Monday, June 7, at Grove Lake Lutheran Church, Pelican Rapids. The Rev. Chris Hill officiated at the funeral. Helen Johnson was organist and Everett Johnson was soloist.
Interment was at Grove Lake Cemetery, Pelican Rapids, with the Larson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Serving as the pallbearers were Donny Hanson, Wayne Hanson, Marvin Cusey, Lee Livdahl, Tom Williams and Joe Zurby.
The honorary pallbearers were Ira Peck, Marlon Restad, Everett Restad, Ernest Restad, Orlean Rudie, Chester Gulstad, Robert (Bud) Erickson and Kenneth Sather.
Helen Regna Stensgaard, daughter of John and Hilda (Hanson) Seim, was born April 23, 1921, in Pelican Rapids. She was baptized May 15, 1921, and confirmed Oct. 28, 1934, at Grove Lake Lutheran Church near Pelican Rapids. She grew up in Pelican Rapids, attended Clauson School and graduated from Pelican Rapids High School in 1939. Mrs. Stengaard worked various jobs in Pelican Rapids.
On May 8, 1971, she was united in marriage to Ralph Stensgaard in Pelican Rapids.
Mr. and Mrs. Stensgaard farmed in the Pelican Rapids area from 1971 to 1981. Mr. Stensgaard passed away on September 30, 1989. She continued to live on the farm until the fall of 1998. In January 1999, Mrs. Stensgaard entered the Good Samaritan Center. She was a lifelong member of Grove Lake Lutheran Church and the Ladies Aid.
Surviving are her son, Gary (Louise) Seim, Pelican Rapids; three grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and a nephew.
Preceding Mrs. Stensgaard in death were her parents, John and Hilda (Hanson) Seim; her stepfather, Alfred Sather; her husband, Ralph Stensgaard; her brother, Victor Seim; and a sister, Annie Anderson.

LaRayne Gallagher
Dec. 6, 1918-June 5, 1999
LaRayne Gallagher, 80, a longtime resident of Moorhead and Big Cormorant Lake, died Saturday, June 5 at Eventide Lutheran Home, Moorhead.
The funeral was held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 8, from the Korsmo Funeral Chapel in Moorhead.
Interment was at St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery in Moorhead.
LaRayne Marjorie Sheleny, was born Dec. 6, 1918, to Frank and Margaret Sheleny, Lidgerwood, N.D., and she was one of 12 children.
She married Clinton W. Gallagher on April 11, 1936. In 1941 they moved to Moorhead and in 1975 to Big Cormorant Lake, rural Audubon.
Mrs. Gallagher worked for Fairmont Creamery for a time, and at the Red Owl Store in Moorhead for 23 years. She retired in 1974. Mr. Gallaher died in 1979.
Surviving are her two daughters, Collene Barnick, Fargo; and Claudia (Bob) Keeves, Buffalo, N.Y.; her son, Howard (Janet) Gallagher, rural Audubon; a brother and two sisters, 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Arlene Jeanette Thompson
Cheshire, Conn.
Arlene Jeanette Thompson (nee Legrand) of Cheshire, Conn., died on June 6, 1999.
Mrs. Thompson was born in Moorhead and was a graduate of Moorhead High School and Moorhead State Teachers College. She taught school for a year before marrying and moving to Eau Claire, Wis., where she was active in the Newcomers' Club, Eastern Star and PTA. Following a move to Grosse Point Farms, Mich., she was very involved with her church, scouting activities, and the Republican Party. Mrs. Thompson continued her volunteer work in Scarsdale, N.Y. and Middlebury, Conn., where she coordinated political campaigns, was appointed Justice of Peace, and was an active member of the Middlebury Congregational Church. Mrs. Thompson was also the founder of Consignment Originals of Cheshire.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Gary Lee and Jean Thompson of Columbia, S.C..; her daughter Kristin Thompson of Tucson, Az.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Odis and Eunice Legrand of Fergus Falls, and Glenn and Marion Legrand of Sioux City, Ia.; sister and brother-in-law, Helen and Thomas Fugere of Detroit Lakes; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Robert and Marjorie Thompson of Camp Springs, Md.; granddaughter; and grandsons.
Mrs. Thompson was pre-ceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Fred P. M. Thompson.
Plans for her memorial service are incomplete. Memorials may be sent to Tri-County Hospice, 113 Executive Pointe Blvd., Columbia, S.C. 29210.

Ida E. Woodward
Dec. 2, 1906- June 4, 1999
Ida E. Woodward, 92, former resident of Hawley died June 4, 1999 at Moorhead Health Care Center.
The funeral was held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, June 7 at Hegland Lutheran Church in Hawley.
Interment was at Hawley Cemetery, with the Vigen-Wright Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Ida E. Nelson, daughter of Herman and Albertha (Westerlund) Nelson, was born near Osage Dec. 2, 1906.
She grew up and attended school at Shell Lake. Mrs. Woodward worked at North Dakota Agricultural College Dining Service where she met her husband David Woodward. They married on April 10, 1930. They moved to Waukegan, Ill where they lived until moving to the Woodward family farm on Silver Lake, south of Hawley, in the early 1940's.
Mr. Woodward died Jan. 5, 1965. Mrs. Woodward moved to the Moorhead Health Care Center in April of 1993.
Mrs. Woodward was active in Homemakers Club, Royal Neighbors, American Dairy Association, and she was an aveid reader and fisher.
Surviving are her son, Duane Woodward, Rosanky, Texas; a son-in-law Vernon Cederberg, Moorhead; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Preceding Mrs. Woodward in death were her husband and her daughter, Elenor.

Gerald K. Skaiem
Oct. 5, 1936-June 3, 1999
Gerald K. Skaiem, 62, resident of Audubon, died Thursday, June 3, at St. Mary's regional Health Center, Detroit Lakes.
The funeral was held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 7 at First Lutheran Church in Audubon.
Pastor Galen Kuhens officiated the funeral, Janice Myhre was organist and Farey Enget was soloist.
Interment was held at the First Lutheran Church Cemetery, Audubon, with the West-Kjos Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Serving as pallbearers were Bruce Dahlberg, Larry Enget, Gary Jacobson, Sanford Haugen, David Malvick and Julian Qualley.
Honorary pallbearers where Cameron Sharp, Maurice Enget and Audubon 1st Lutheran Cemetery Board.
Gerald K. Skaiem, son of George and Ella Klomstad Skaiem, was born Oct. 5, 1936 in Detroit Lakes. He grew up and attended school in Audubon. He graduated from Audubon High School in 1954. Mr. Skaiem farmed his entire life on the Family Farm south of Audubon.
Mr. Skaiem was very active at First Lutheran Church in Audubon and he was a member of the First Lutheran Church Cemetery Board. Mr. Skaiem was a very knowledgeable historian of the Audubon area.
Surviving are his first and second cousins.
Preceding Mr. Skaiem in death were his parents.

Marlin Amsbaugh, 49, Audubon, died due to natural causes Tuesday, June 8 at his home.
Funeral arrangements are pending with the David-Donehower Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes.

Stephen M. Renney, 46, Detroit Lakes, died Tuesday, June 8 at his home.
Funeral arrangements are pending with the David-Donehower Funeral Home.

Dale Wohouske
Oct. 28, 1933-May 21, 1999
Dale Wohouske, 65, resident of Minneapolis, died May 21.
Dale Wohouske, son of Edward and Alice Wohouske, was born Oct. 28, 1933 in Osage.
He graduated from the Detroit Lakes High School, School of Associated Arts and from the University of Minnesota.
Surviving are his two sisters, Loraine Saarinen, Dent; and Verneil Beto, Detroit Lakes; and several nieces and nephews.

Joyce Disse
May 31, 1932–June 10, 1999
Joyce Agamenoni Disse, 67, a former Detroit Lakes resident, died Thursday, June 10, at the home of her daughter in Los Angeles, Calif.
The funeral was at Westwood Village Memorial Park in Los Angeles on Monday, June 14.
Joyce Agamenoni, daughter of Renado Thomas and Janice Johnson Agamenoni, was born in Detroit Lakes on May 31, 1932. She grew up and attended school here and graduated from Detroit Lakes High School (Class of 1950).
On Feb. 23, 1952, she and Robert Disse were married in Detroit Lakes.
The Disses moved to Los Angeles in 1960, where Mr. Disse joined Systems Development Corp., a firm now merged into Unisys.
Surviving are two daughters–Cheri (Mike) Cimmarrusti, Los Angeles, and Roberta (Ron) Perkins, El Segundo, Calif.; her mother–Janice Agamenoni, Great Falls, Mont.; a brother–Thomas Agamenoni, Great Falls, Mont., and a sister-in-law–Kathy (Randy) Hoghaug, Brainerd. There are four grandchildren and four nephews.
Preceding Mrs. Disse in death were her husband (who died Aug. 11, 1991) and her father (who died Jan. 23, 1988).

Charles Hagen
March 27, 1940–June 20, 1999
Charles Maynard Hagen, 59, Osage, died Sunday, June 20, at MeritCare Hospital in Fargo.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 24, from the Cease Chapel in Park Rapids, with the Rev. Roger Michaelson officiating.
Interment will be at the Pickeral Lake Cemetery in Wolf Lake Township of Becker County, with the Cease Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Serving as the pallbearers will be Brent Hagen, Kelly Trunthold, Doug Sorenson, Lyle Landstrom, Conrad Dickerson and Greg Eskelson.
Charles "Charley" Hagen, son of Hans and Blanch Robbins Hagen, was born at Park Rapids on March 27, 1940.
He grew up and attended school in Park Rapids and then enlisted in the U. S. Marine Corps in 1957 and served until receiving an honorable discharge in 1964.
Mr. Hagen and Lorraine Harvala were married at Park Rapids on April 11, 1964, and lived in the Twin Cities, where he was employed by the Ballantine Machine Co.
They moved to Osage in 1976, where Mr. Hagen started a dock manufacturing firm in 1984 and operated it until his death.
Mr. Hagen was a member of Otto Hendrickson American Legion post of Park Rapids.
Surviving are his wife–Lorraine, Park Rapids; a son–Kenneth (Terri) Hagen, Osage; his mother–Blanch Hagen Park Rapids; seven brothers–Harry (Toddy) Hagen, Elmer (Betty) Hagen and Stanley (Evelyn) Hagen, all Park Rapids; Johnny (Daisy) Hagen, Riverside, Calif.; Milo (Paulette) Hagen, Chula Vista, Calif.; Duane (Stella) Hagen, Mt. Home, Ark., and Willard (Cindy) Hagen, Braham, and eight sisters–Evelyn Christianson, Williston, N. D.; Josie (Ray) Baer, Norfolk, Va.; Thelma Decker, Litchfield; Luella (Daniel) Schneider, Riverton, Wyo.; Verna Ronnebaum, Delores (Vern) Holweg and Eva Hagen, all of Park Rapids, and Janice (Dan) Engelen, Champlin. There are three step-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceding Mr. Hagen in death was his father and a brother (Floyd Hagen).
Visitation: Wednesday, June 23, 6-8 p.m. at Cease Funeral Home in Park Rapids.

Ramona Kent
July 17, 1929–June 17, 1999
Services were at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 21, from the Circles of Faith United Church of Christ in Waubun for Ramona J. Kent.
Mrs. Kent, 69, died Thursday, June 17, at Dakota Heartland Hospital in Fargo.
The Rev. Frank Rodgers officiated at the funeral, Lloyd Benson was the soloist and the organist was Carol Christensen.
Interment was at the Ogema Cemetery, with the David-Donehower Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Ramona Jane Holzworth, daughter of Jacob and Katherine Klootz Holzworth, was born July 17, 1929, at Jamestown, N.D.
She was raised and attened school in Jamestown and, following high school graduation, worked at White Drug in Jamestown.
On Nov. 29, 1948, she and Russell Kent were married in Ogema. They lived east of Ogema.
Mrs. Kent was known for making cakes for special occasions and for her oil painting.
She was a member of Circles of Faith United Church of Christ, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary and the Neighborhood Study Group.
Surviving are her husband–Russell, Ogema; two sons–Larry, Frazee, and Mark, Ogema; eight daughters–Karen (Ronald) LeFebvre and Merry (Carl) Teiken, both Ogema; Barbara Ann (Paul) Lago and Maureen (Larry) Lindsey, both Oxford, Miss.; Suzsnne (Paul) Munsterteiger, Detroit Lakes; Sandra (Michael) LeDoux, Gilbert, and Robin Kent and Vi Ann Kent, both Phoenix, Ariz.; a brother–Ed (Dona), Holzworth, Jamestown, N. D., and two sisters–Emma Wolfe, Mahnomen, and Clara Rogel, Ritzville, Wash. There are 31 grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Preceding Mrs. Kent in death were a grandson, her parents and nine brothers and sisters.

LeVerne Boyum
March 18, 1922–June 19, 1999
LeVerne Boyum, 77, died Saturday, June 19, at Riverview Hospital in Crookston.
The funeral was at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 23, from Maple Lake Lutheran Church, rural Fertile, with the Rev. Robert Amundson officiating.
Interment was at Hitterdahl Lutheran Cemetery at Maple Bay, with the Carlin-Hoialmen Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
LeVerne Josephine Mary Sebenaler, daughter of Peter and Hazel Bouffleur Sebenaler, was born March 18, 1922 in rural Red Lake County.
She grew up in Red Lake County, then at Mentor and graduated from Mentor High School.
Following high school graduation, she stayed at home and helped with the family and farm work.
On Feb. 18, 1942, she and Norman Arthur Boyum were married in Crookston and then moved to Mr. Boyum' home place in Godfrey Township, rural Mentor, where they farmed.
Mrs. Boyum worked at the Pioneer Memorial Care Center in Erskine as a houskeeper until forced to retire due to ill heath.
A member of Hitterdahl Lutheran Church until it closed, Mrs. Kent also was a member of the Maple Lake Lutheran Church. She was active in Ladies Aid and did volunteer work at Pioneer Memorial Care Center.
Surviving are her husband–Norman,. Mentor; three daughters–Sandra (Steve) Parsley, Fosston; Lynn (Michael) Forsberg, Ulen,and Roxanne (Mike)Boehrnsen, McItosh; three brothers–DuWayne (Alice) Temple Hills, N. D.; Ronald (Alice), Mentor, and Delton (Dorothy), Oklee; a sister–Dorothy (Don) Ellefson, Minneapolis, and three sisters-in-law–Emma Lundby, McInosh, and Bertha Sykes, Mentor, and Maurine Sebenaler. There are 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Preceding Mrs. Boyum in death were her parents, a brother (Russell) and an infant sibling.

Olga Ronning
Oct. 14, 1916–June 22, 1999
Services will be at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 25, from First Lutheran Church in Audubon for Olga B. Ronning.
Mrs. Ronning, 82, died Tuesday, June 22, at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes, where she had been a resident since November, 1996.
Vicki Marthaler, chaplain at Emmanuel Nursing Home, will officiate at the funeral, Janice Myhre will be the organist and the soloist will be Clint Felker.
Interment will be at the church Cemetery, with the West-Kjos Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Serving as the pallbearers will be Michael Forrester, Chris Impola, Jeffrey Forrester, Fred Egan, Bosco Forrester and Clarence Impola.
The honorary pallbearers will include Rick Gandrud, Rick Tollerud, Luke Gandrud, Ruben Tollerud, Clay Halverson and Gordon Ronning.
Olga Tollerud, daughter of John and Ida Grandrud Tollerud, was born Oct. 14, 1916, at Pelican Rapids, grew up and attended school there and then worked in the Detroit Lakes and the Callaway areas.
She and Herbert Ronning were married in May, 1945, in Duluth, lived at Detroit Lakes and then moved to a farm between Detroit Lakes and Audubon where she lived until entering Emmanuel Nursing Home.
Mrs. Ronning was a member of First Lutheran Church of Audubon.
Surviving are two sons–Duane (Cheryl) Ronning and Douglas Ronning, both Detroit Lakes; two daughters–Carol (Clarence) Impola, Audubon, and Joan (Thomas) Forrester, Laporte; three sisters–Ruth Thunstrom, Seattle, Wash.; Viola Wakeman, LaPorte, Ind., and Marlene (Fred) Egan, Fargo, and two brothers–Ruben Tollerud, Detroit Lakes, and Charles (Helen) Tollerud, Bismarck, N. D. There are 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Preceding Mrs. Ronning in death were her husband, her parents, twin infant sons, two brothers and two sisters.
Visitation: Thursday, June 24, 4-8 p.m. at Emmanuel Nursing Home Chapel, with a prayer service at 7. Also one hour prior to service at the church on Friday.

Donavon Bellanger
June 11, 1929–June 21, 1999
Donavon L. Bellanger, a resident of Mahnomen and formerly of White Earth, died Monday, June 21, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Minneapolis.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 24, from St. Benedict's Catholic Church in White Earth. The David-Donehower Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
Serving as pallbearers will be Robin Bellanger, Sheila Bellanger, Randy Bellanger, Lowell Bellanger, Darwin Bellanger, Paul Warren, Lyman Lowry and Merlin Jackson.
Mr. Bellanger's grandchildren, great-grandchildren and the White Earth RTC employees will be honorary pallbearers.
Military rites will be by the Ogema Veterans of Foreign Wars post and the White Earth American Legion post.
Donavon L. Bellanger, son of William and Charlotte LaGoo Bellanger, was born at White Earth on June 11, 1929.
He grew up and attended school at White Earth, served with the U. S. Army during World War II and during the Korean War and then worked as an alcoholism counselor and maintenance engineer for the White Earth Reservation Tribal Council upon receiving his discharge. He retired in 1996.
Mr. Bellanger and Linda Mesenbrink were married May 10, 1976.
Surviving are his wife–Linda, Mahnomen; four sons–Randy (Michelle), Waubun; Robin and Lyman Lowry, both Mahnomen, and Eugene Olson, Naytahwaush; four daughters–Teri Ann (John) Webre, Spokane, Wash.; Deborah Vaagan, LaCrosse,Wis.; Tracie Bellanger, Mahnomen, and Sheila Bellanger, Minneapolis, and two brothers–Lowell (Marge) Bellanger and Darwin Bellanger, both White Earth. There are 17 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Preceding Mr. Bellanger in death were two sons (Leonard Bellcourt and Charles Bellanger), two grandchildren, two brothers and five sisters.
Visitation: Wednesday, June 23, 4-8 p.m., David-Donehower Chapel in Detroit Lakes and one hour prior to service on Thursday at the church.

Vernon Mayberry
March 25, 1937–June 20, 1999
Vernon K. Mayberry, 62, a native of Becker County, died at his home in Crystal on Sunday, June 20.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 26, from the Shell Lake Immanuel Lutheran Church.
Rev. Bill Meyer will officiate at the funeral, Dorothy Broin will be the organist and the soloist will be Clint Felker.
Interment will be at Zion Lutheran Cemetery at Toad Lake, with the West-Kjos Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Serving as the pallbearers will be Curt Listul, Bill Hanson, Gary Listul, Terry Hanson, Chris Stone and Brandon Newell.
Vernon K. Mayberry, son of Kenneth and Pauline Taunt Mayberry, was born in Carsonville Township of Becker County (near Ponsford) on March 25, 1937.
He grew up and attended rural school near Ponsford, attended Park Rapids High School and then served with the U. S. Navy from 1955-59.
Following his discharge, Mr. Mayberry moved to Crystal, where he had a career in the acrylic plastics business. He developed his own business (Acrylic Unlimited, Inc.) at Belle Plaine and operated the business until the time of his death.
On Dec. 20, 1956, Vernon Mayberry and Donna Wacker were married at Detroit Lakes.
Surviving are his wife–Donna, Crystal; two daughters–Debra Newell, Detroit Lakes, and Sandra (Don) Fudge, Richville; a son–Danial, Crystal; a brother–Gordon, Bemidji, and two sisters–Audrey (Curt) Listul, Detroit Lakes, and Opal (Bill) Hanson, Toad Lake. There are five grandsons.
Mr. Mayberry was preceded in death by his parents and two grandsons.
Visitation: Friday, June 25. 4-8 p.m., at West-Kjos Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes and one hour prior to funeral at the church on Saturday.

Donald Dodge
Nov. 3, 1922–June 24, 1999
Donald S. Dodge, 76, a former Detroit Lakes realtor, died at Lakeshore Lutheran Home in Duluth on Thursday, June 24.
The funeral was at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 26, from St. Raphael's Catholic Church in Duluth. Interment will be at 11:15 a.m. on Monday, June 28, at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, with the Williams-Lobermeier Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Donald S. Dodge, son of Lee and Nora Dodge, was born Nov. 3, 1922, at Vashti, N. D., graduated from Jamestown (N. D.) Nigh School and attended the University of North Dakota.
Mr. Dodge and Margaret M. Shriner were married in 1944.
He enlisted in the U. S. Army Air Corps in 1944 and served until retiring from the U. S. Air Force with the rank of captain in 1964.
During his term of service, he was assigned to bases in Florida, Louisiana, Germany and California.
The Dodges moved to Detroit Lakes in 1965 and he opened a real estate business.
While in Detroit Lakes, Mr. Dodge served as grand knight of the Holy Rosary Knights of Columbus, president of the Detroit Lakes Kiwanis Club and belonged to Jess-Omundson Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1676.
Mrs. Dodge died in 1969 and Mr. Dodge and Thelma Kadletz were married in 1972. They retired and moved to San Antonio, Tex., and also had a resort home in Weslaco, Tex.
Surviving are four daughters–Mary (John) Korzendorfer, Hermantown; Mary Lynne (Walt) Wood, formerly of Anchorage, Alaska, and now in the mission field; Tyanne Unger, Rochelle, Ill., and Julie (David) Fray, Moberly, Mo., and a sister–Patricia Carley, Prescott Valley, Ariz. There are seven grandchildren.
In addition to his first wife, Mr. Dodge also was preceded in death by his second wife (who died in 1998) and a daughter (Patricia Dodge Mayer, who died in 1984).

Marian Anderson
Aug. 12, 1907–June 22, 1999
Services were at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 25, from the Bethany Lutheran Church in Spruce Grove Township of Becker County for Marian Sethira Anderson.
Mrs. Anderson, 91, died Tuesday, June 22, at the Frazee Care Center, where she had resided the past 10 years.
The Rev. Roger Michaelson officiated at the funeral, Sandy Mickelson was the organist and the soloist was Dorothy Meyer.
Interment was at Bethany Lutheran Cemetery, with the Cardini-Behrens Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
The pallbearers included Larry Anderson, Darrell Anderson, John Anderson, Bruce Anderson, Michael (Tyke) Anderson and Jeff Trimble.
Marian Hanson, daughter of Seth and Laura Hanson, was born in Becker County on Aug. 12, 1907, and attended School District No. 75 in Spruce Grove Township.
On Oct. 14, 1932, she and Jens Anderson were married at Menahga.
Mrs. Anderson was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church and the Bethany ALCW.
Surviving are two daughters–Shirley (Marvin) Anderson and Beverly (Ernie) Trimble, both Menahga, and two sons–Dennis (Rosie) Anderson and Darwin "Doc" Anderson, both Frazee. There are 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Preceding Mrs. Anderson in death were her parents, her husband, a grandson, two brothers and five sisters.

Douglas Doerfler
Oct. 21, 1962–June 22, 1999
Douglas J. Doerfler, 36, Mahnomen, died of natural causes in Hubbard County on Tuesday, June 22.
The funeral was at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 26, from St. Anne's Catholic Church at Naytahwaush.
Interment was at the church Cemetery, with the Burnside Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Douglas Jon "Doug" Doerfler, son of Robert R. and Helen N. Hagen Doerfler, was born at Mahnomen on Oct. 21, 1962.
He grew up and attended school in Mahnomen and–after high school–worked in various jobs, including with his father-in-law at Roy Electric from 1980-96, with Wiebolt Electric in Bemidji and then with Rick's Electric in Moorhead.
Mr. Doerfler and Cindy Roy were married on Oct. 15, 1993, in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Mr. Doerfler was a member of St. Anne's Catholic Church of Naytahwaush, of the I. B. E. W. #294 Union in Hibbing and enjoyed hunting, fishing, repairing cars and leeching.
Surviving are his wife–Cindy, Mahnomen; two daughters–Jennifer and Heather, at home; a son–Jason Doerfler, Mahnomen; his mother–Helen Doerfler, Mahnomen; two sisters–Suzanne Doerfler, Bemidji, and Bobbi Doerfler, Monticello, and two brothers–Michael (Janelle) and Nathan, both of Monticello. There are two granddaughters four nieces and a nephew.
Preceding Mr. Doerfler in death were his grandparents and his father (who died in 1976).

Raymond Eigen
Feb. 13, 1918–June 22, 1999
Raymond Peter Eigen, 81, Comfrey, died at Fairview-Southdale Hospital in Edina on Tuesday, June 22.
The funeral was at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 25, from St. Paul's Catholic Church in Comfrey, with Fr. Mark Mallak officiating.
Interment was at the church Cemetery, with the Sturm Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Serving as the pallbearers were Marlan Eigen, Clair Eigen, Leslie Amsden, Jim Schneider, Skip Berberick and Harold Schottie.
Raymond Peter Eigen, son of Frank and Rose Rathman Eigen, was born near Comfrey on Feb. 13, 1918, grew up in Comfrey and attended St. Paul's Catholic School.
He and Phyllis "Babe" Downing were married at Verndale on Oct. 7, 1941, and made their home in Comfrey, where Mr. Eigen owned and operated the Eigen Brothers Liquor Store and the Meat and Locker Plant. He also was employed at the Peoples State Bank in Comfrey until he retired in 1971.
Mr. Eigen served with the 28th Fighter Squadron of the U. S. Army Air Force during World War II.
A member of St. Paul's Catholic Church and St. Paul's Catholic Aid Society, Mr. Eigen also belonged to the Comfrey Volunteer Fire Department for 22 years and to the Comfrey American Legion. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Surviving are his wife–Phyllis, Comfrey; two daughters–JoAnn (Tom) Augustin, Detroit Lakes, and Judy (Ray) Pelesko, Somerset, N. J.; two sons–Garland (Patsy) Eigen, Hutchinson, and Greg (Debra) Eigen, Alexandria, and a sister–Delores Hummel, Rochelle, Ill. There are 10 grandchildren, along with nieces and nephews.
Preceding Mr. Eigen in death were his parents, six brothers (Herman, John, Francis, Martin, Ed and Ike) and a sister (Sophia).

Ruth Tour
May 29, 1915–June 26, 1999
Ruth Tuor, 85, died at her home at Floyd Lake north of Detroit Lakes on Saturday, June 26.
There was a prayer service at 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 27, from the David-Donehower Chapel in Detroit Lakes, with the Rev. Mike Bartz officiating.
Interment was on Monday, June 28, at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery in Fargo, with the David-Donehower Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Ruth Elaine Quinn, daughter of Lloyd and Susanna Quinn, was born at Fargo on May 29, 1915.
On Oct. 17, 1936, she and Joe Tuor were married in Fargo.

Emil Petersen
Dec. 6, 1906–June 25, 1999
Services will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 1, from Concordia Lutheran Church at Fertile for Emil August Petersen.
Mr. Petersen, 92, died at Fair Meadow Nursing Home in Fertile on Friday, June 25.
Interment will be at the church Cemetery, with the Erikson-Vik Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Emil August Petersen, son of Amos and Christian Harksen Petersen, was born Dec. 6, 1906, in Onstad Township and attended rural school near his home.
After completing school, he worked with his family on the home farm and then worked at the Union Stockyards in Fargo in 1932.
On May 3, 1933, Mr. Petersen and LaVanche Broden were married at Winger.
The couple farmed in Godfrey Township at rural Fertile and, over the years, he raised beef cattle, hay and small grain.
Mr. Petersen established a business of buying and selling hay and straw throughout the midwest. He semi-retired and cash-rented the land in 1980, although continuing to live on the farm.
A member of Maple Bay Free Lutheran Church for over 65 years, he enjoyed travel, fishing, hunting and was a fan of the Minnesota Twins and Minnesota Vikings.
As a school board member for over 31 years, he was instrumental in consolidating of rural school districts and helped organize three building projects at the Fertile-Beltrami School District.
He received a certificate of merit at the School Board Recognition Day at the 1962 Minnesota State Fair, was an honorary chapter farmer of the Fertile Future Farmers of America unit and, in 1979, he and LaVanche were presented the Polk County Valley Farmer and Homemaker award.
Mr. Petersen was named Fertile Citizen of the Year in 1989 and he served in various capacities with the Maple Bay Free Lutheran Church, was on the Godfrey Township board and also was involved as an officer and member of the Wild Rice Watershed Steering Committee, the Burnham Creek Watershed Steering Committee, Gov. Anderson's Committee on Northern Minnesota Beef Cattle, the Agricultural Stabilization Committee, the Red River Valley Development Association and the Polk County Zoning Commission.
He was a founder of the Fertile Grain Co. and the Northwest Cattlemen's Association.
Surviving are his wife–LaVanche; eight daughters–Clarette (Roger) Johnson, Alexandria; Dorothy (Dale) Poffenberger, Detroit Lakes; Janice (John) Lemley, Bakersfield, Calif. Lois (Lowell) Johnson, Rochester; Kathleen Carlson, Crookston; Elaine (Larry) Erdahl, Fertile; Sharon (Gary) Olson, Aurora, Ill., and Shirley (Peter) Dalgaard, West Linn, Ore; a brother–William "Bill" Petersen, Fertile, and two sisters-in-law–Norma Petersen, Fertile, and Bertha Petersen, Bagley. There are 23 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding Mr. Petersen in death were his parents, four brothers (Carl, John, Jerry and Jens) and three sisters (Margaret Albertson, Anna Spenningsby and Alvina Overland).
Visitation: Wednesday, June 30, 5-8 p.m., Erikson-Vik Funeral Home in Fertile, with prayer service at 7.

Dagny Arntzen
July 16, 1903–June 27, 1999
Dagny Arntzen, 95, died Sunday, June 27, at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes.
There will be a private family funeral service. The David-Donehower Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
Dagny Peterson, daughter of Nick and Bertha Petersen, was born at Fox, Mich., on July 16, 1903, graduated from Escanaba (Mich.) High School and taught in several schools.
She and Gene Harkins were married in 1926 and she worked as a bookkeeper at the Clareman Machine Tool Co. from 1941-49. She and Arvid Arntzen were married in 1949, lived at Ford River, Mich., and came to Detroit Lakes in 1988.
Surviving are a son–Leslie Harkins, Sterling, Colo.; a daughter–Delight (Donald) Moum, Sun City West, Ariz., and a sister–Lou (Howard) Olson, Sturgeon Bay, Wis. There are several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Arntzen was preceded in death by a son, her husband, two brothers, a sister and two step children.

Dale Ballard
Nov. 14, 1950–June 23, 1999
Dale Ballard, 48, a former Pelican Rapids resident, died at his home in Bemidji on Wednesday, June 23.
The funeral was at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 28, from Zion Lutheran Church, rural Pelican Rapids, with Rev. John Peshek officiating. Adrienne Davis was the organist and the soloist was Everett Johnson.
Interment was at Scambler Cemetery, with the Larson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Serving as the pallbearers were Rod Kugler, Gary Oien, Rick Oien, Roger Oien, Kurt Sleen and Steve Sleen.
Honorary pallbearers were from the Midwest Harness Club and the Go and Whoa Harness Club of Bemidji.
Dale Dwight Ballard, son of Raymond and Clarissa Ammerman Ballard, was born in Minneapolis on Nov. 14, 1950, and moved to Pelican Rapids with his family at the age of eight.
He worked at West Central Turkeys Inc. in Pelican Rapids from 1966-83 and–on May 20, 1982–he and Vicky Anderson were married in Sisseton, S. D. They lived in Pelican Rapids until April of this year when they moved to Bemidji.
Mr. Ballard was a member of the Midwest Harness Club and of the Go and Whoa Harness Club of Bemidji.
Surviving are his wife–Vicky; two sons–Chad Ballard, Warroad, and Jeremy Ballard, Bemidji; two daughters–Heather Ballard, Bemidji, and Michele Jensen, Pelican Rapids; two brothers–Bill Ballard and Terry Ballard, both Detroit Lakes; three sisters–Ginger Carlstrom, Detroit Lakes; Brenda Strand, St. Cloud, and Jackie (Dale) Peterson, Pelican Rapids, and his father and mother-in-law–Allan and Rosie Peterson, Pelican Rapids. There are several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Ballard was preceded in death by his parents.

Arlen Jonkoniec.
April 18, 1947–June 25, 1999
Arlene Jonkoniec, a resident of Wichita, Kan., and a former Detroit Lakes resident, died Friday, June 25. She was 52.
There will be a memorial service at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 1, at the Audubon Chapel, with the Rev. David Quam officiating.
Born at Hawley on April 18, 1947, she moved to Seattle, Wash., in 1963 and was married to Thomas G. Jonkoniec on March 31, 1967. They moved to Denver and then to Wichita three years ago.
Surviving are her husband–Thomas G. Jonkoniec; a daughter–Tracy Jonkoniec, Littleton, Colo.; a son–Ronald (Kendra) Jonkoniec, Littleton, Colo.; her father–Wesley (Mercedes) Erickson, Audubon, and two brothers–Wesley Erickson Jr., Fargo, and David Burton, Idaho. There are several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Preceding her in death were her mother (Thelma Campbell) and her grandparents (Myrtle and Louis Billing and Thora Erickson).

Harry Strandemo
March 26, 1902–June 25, 1999
Harry A. Strandemo, 97, died at St. Mary's Nursing Center in Detroit Lakes on Friday, June 25.
The funeral was at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 30, from First Baptist Church in Detroit Lakes.
Officiating at the funeral were the Rev. Jim Hinson and the Rev. Charles Nethercott, Priscilla Hinson was the organist and the soloist was Rev. Nethercott.
Interment was at Oak Grove Cemetery, with the West-Kjos Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Serving as the pallbearers were Rob Strandemo, Bruce Wisted, Jason Strandemo, Jeff Dennison, Larry Nelson and Floyd Mount.
Harry A. Strandemo, son of Edward and Reginald Strandemo, was born at Baldwin, N. D., on March 26, 1902, grew up and attended school there and married Ruth Rylander.
They farmed near Baldwin for some time, then moved to Kenyon, then moved to Minneapolis and then retired and moved to Big Cormorant Lake southwest of Detroit Lakes.
Surviving are a son–Robert (Ann) Strandemo, Bismarck, N. D.; a sister–Ester Stolz, Bismarck, N. D., and two sisters-in-law–Debra Melby, Detroit Lakes, and Eileen Gordon, Tacoma, Wash. There are six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Preceding Mr. Strandemo in death were his parents, a son (Edward "Babe," who died in 1973), his wife (who died June 21, 1994), two brothers and five sisters.

Lamont Johnson
Oct. 31, 1904–June 25, 1999
Services were at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 28, from the Lake Eunice Evangelical Free Church for Arvid L. Johnson.
Mr. Johnson, 94, died Friday, June 25, at Emmanuel Nursing Home, where he had been a resident since 1994.
Vicki Marthaler, chaplain at Emmanuel Nursing Home, officiated at the funeral, the organist was Mayme Peterson and special music was by Dennis and Carol Holm.
Interment was at the church Cemetery, with the West-Kjos Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Serving as the pallbearers were Scott Johnson, Shane Funfar, Chad Johnson, Shawn Funfar and Ryan Johnson.
The honorary pallbearers were Leah Johnson Martin, Tracy Johnson Walling and Pamela Johnson.
Arvid L. Johnson, son of Gustav and Mary Ellen Carlstrom Johnson, was born Oct. 31, 1904, in Detroit Lakes and grew up and attended rural school in Lake Eunice Township of Becker County.
He moved to Michigan, where he worked for the Ford Motor Co. and the Dodge Motor Co., and then returned and farmed in Lake Eunice Township.
Mr. Johnson and Inez Hoff were married at Superior, Wis., on Nov. 27, 1937.
He worked in the shipyards at Minneapolis and Duluth during World War II and returned to the farm in 1945 and lived there until entering Emmanuel.
Mr. Johnson did carpentry and handyman projects for residents of the Pelican Lake area during the summer months.
Survivors include three sons–David (Darlene), Fergus Falls; Dennis (Rachel), Moorhead, and Wayne (Phyllis), Plymouth; a daughter–Lynn (Gregg) Funfar, Plymouth; three sisters–Julia Schroetke and Mildred Flippo, both Portland, Ore., and Ruth (Doug) Ruthstrom, Selah, Wash., and a brother–Arthur (Nicky) Johnson, Portland, Ore. There are eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Preceding Mr. Johnson in death were his wife (who died Dec. 6, 1996) and his parents.

Rose Pederson
Sept. 8, 1926–June 29, 1999
Rose M. Pederson, 72, Detroit Lakes, died at Emmanuel Nursing Home on Tuesday, June 29.
The funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 1, from the West-Kjos Chapel, with the Rev. Tim Cook officiating.
Interment will be at Oak Grove Cemetery, with the West-Kjos Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Rose M. Hinshaw, daughter of Stanley and Catherine Gurdis Hinshaw, was born at Tulare, S. D., on Sept. 8, 1926, and grew up and attended school in Detroit Lakes.
She moved to Minneapolis in the mid-1950's, where she worked as a cook and waitress in various restaurants.
Mrs. Pederson, who was divorced, returned to Detroit Lakes in 1969 and worked at Betty's Cafe, Mickey's and also at St. Mary's Hospital as a cook and waitress. She had been a resident at Emmanuel Nursing Home the last two weeks.
Surviving are a son–Larry (Deborah) Herfindal, Chisago City; a daughter–Diane Zurn, Detroit Lakes; a brother–Kenneth (Lorraine) Hinshaw, LaPorte, Ind., and two sisters–Pat (O'Neil) Estby, Willmar, and Margie (Alvin) Minderman, Vergas. There are three grandchildren, a great-grandchild and many nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were a son (Richard Holcomb), her parents and three brothers (Harold, Merle and Bob).
Visitation: Thursday, July 1, one hour prior to funeral.

Helen Gomall
July 14, 1910–June 29, 1999
Helen Gomall, 88, the widow of Herbert Gomall, died at St. Mary's Regional Health Center on Tuesday, June 29.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 1, from Immanuel Lutheran Church in Callaway, with the Rev. Jim Wasmuth officiating. Glenise Donley will be the organist.
Interment will be at Oak Grove Cemetery, with the Mattson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Serving as the pallbearers will be Lyle Osten, Lee Stiyer, Andrew Osten, Gene Kaiser, George Scherzer Jr. and Bill McCaslin.
Helen Schmoll, daughter of John and Rosenna Tesky Schmoll, was born at Tyndall, S. D., on July 14, 1910, and moved with her family to Waubun in 1915.
She attended school at Waubun and Mahnomen, lived in California for 10 years and returned to Waubun in 1940.
Helen Schmoll and Herbert Gomall were married in 1941 and worked as a couple at various farms in North Dakota.
They bought a home near Callaway in 1960 and did seasonal work in the potato plant. Mrs. Gomall also was employed as a cook in Detroit Lakes for a time. Upon retiring, she worked at Emmanuel Nursing Home and for the senior citizens programs in Callaway and Ogema through Green Thumb.
Mrs. Gomall entered St. Mary's Nursing Home in 1998.
Surviving are many nieces and nephews.
Preceding Mrs. Gomall in death was her husband (who died in 1975), her parents, eight brothers and three sisters.
Visitation: Thursday, July 1, 1 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church in Callaway.

Bradley Barber
Aug. 1, 1970–June 27, 1999
Bradley S. Barber, 28, died Sunday, June 27, at St. Mary's Regional Health Center from injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident.
Services for Mr. Barber will be at Omaha, Nebr.
Bradley S. Barber was born in Omaha on Aug. 1, 1970, grew up and attended school there and also attended Metro Technical College for two years.
He owned and operated Creative Journey Photo in Omaha and was a free lance photographer.
Mr. Barber had lived at rural Rochert since March, 1998.
Surviving are his father–Rodney Barber, Omaha, and his mother–Leslie Lambert, Omaha.
The West-Kjos Funeral Home has charge of local arrangements.

Colman Hanson
Colman W. Hanson, 86, rural Detroit Lakes, died Tuesday, June 29, at St. Mary's Regional Health Center.
Arrangements are pending, with the West-Kjos Funeral Home in charge.


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