Miscellaneous Wadena County, Minnesota Obituaries - 1999

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Lloyd B. "Bernard" Schaapveld
Nov. 6, 1911–Sept. 15, 1999
Lloyd B. "Bernard" Schaapveld, 87, died Wednesday, Sept. 15, at his home at 1502 Gary Ave. in Detroit Lakes.
There will be a memorial service at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25, at the Becker Community Center.
Interment will be at a cemetery in Becker, with the Daniel Funeral Home of Clearwater in charge of arrangements.
Lloyd "Bernard" Schaapveld, son of Henry and Edith Fountain Schaapveld, was born at Becker on Nov. 6, 1911, and married Arzella Stumvoll in Beardsley on June 19, 1936.
They lived in Benton County, where he farmed, and then moved to Becker in 1949, where he was employed by the Standard Oil Co., farmed and later was with Northern Pump (FMC) before retiring in 1974.
The Schaapvelds lived near Park Rapids from 1975-97 and then moved to Detroit Lakes.
Surviving are his wife; eight children–Arzella "Babe" Metzger, Detroit Lakes; Sonia Zachman, Milton, Wash.; Conrad, Graham, Wash.; Roy, Las Vegas, Nev.; Robert, Puyallup, Wash.; Cindy Jacobs, Palmer, Alaska; Kathy Martin, South Haven, and Charles, Park Rapids; two sisters–Bernadine Larson, Elk River, and Joyce Hofstedt, Burlington, Wis., and a brother–Herbert, Elk River. There are 25 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.
Preceding him in death were two children (Carol and Bernie), three brothers (Maynard, Earl and Gilmore) and a sister (Lucille).

Helen M. Sievert
Nov. 9, 1910–Sept. 10, 1999
Helen M. Sievert, 88, a resident of Roseville and formerly of Detroit Lakes, died Thursday, Sept. 16, at Presbyterian Homes in Roseville.
There will be a memorial service at 1 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 20, at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church at 2300 North Hamline/Highway 36 in St. Paul.
Interment will be private, with the O’Halloran & Murphy Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
She was born in Spink County, S. D., on Nov. 9, 1910.
Surviving are a son–James (Theresa) Gulbranson, Ramsen, N. Y., and a sister–Elice Martin, Cavalier, N. D. There are five grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Preceding Mrs. Sievert in death was her husband, Roger.

Mildred E. "Millie" Sherman
Oct. 30, 1918–Sept. 15, 1999
Mildred E. "Millie" Sherman, 80, died Wednesday, Sept. 15, at Rosewood on Broadway in Fargo, where she had been a resident since 1993.
The funeral for Mrs. Sherman, formerly of Rochert, was at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18, from the David-Donehower Chapel in Detroit Lakes.
The Rev. Chuck Belzer officiated at the funeral.
Interment was at Lakeside Cemetery in Frazee, with the David-Donehower Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Serving as the pallbearers were Joy Cossette, Richard Cossette, Wayne Braunberger, Debbie Braunberger, Wes Braunberger and Mary Braunberger.
Mildred Keller, daughter of William and Mable Lovelace Keller, was born in Fargo on Oct. 30, 1918.
She married Joseph Berg and–following the death of Mr. Berg–married Dennis Sherman in Moorhead on Dec. 23, 1950.
They lived in Grand Forks, N. D., before moving to Rochert in 1952.
Mrs. Sherman worked at Mickey’s Cafe and DeLite Lunch in Detroit Lakes and also operated her own restaurant.
Mr. Sherman died in 1991.
Surviving are two daughters–Dorothy Huebner, Amarillo, Tex., and Linda Lake, Fargo; two brothers–Willie (Elizabeth) Keller, Fayetteville, N. C., and Emmett (Vi) Keller, Everett, Wash., and two sisters–Evelyn Bennett and Elnora Rice, both of Kent, Wash. There are eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husbands, she also was preceded in death by four sisters.

Morris Bascom Bunnell
July 25, 1909–Aug. 29, 1999
Morris Bascom Bunnell, 90, formerly of the Detroit Lakes area, died Sunday, Aug. 29, at Eisenhower Veterans Medical Center in Leavenworth, Kan.
The son of Victor L. and Daisy A. Bunnell, he was born July 25, 1909, and grew up on a farm three miles west of Detroit Lakes.
He served with the U. S. Army for 24 years and–during World War II–trained many men for their U. S. Army duties. He achieved the rating of master sergeant.
The eldest of eight children, he was joined by many others in the family in serving with the armed forces.
His brother (Victor L. Bunnell) died with the sinking of the ship the U. S. S. Houston, his brother (Thomas L. Bunnell) died en route to visit his family, his sister (Pat) served as a second lieutenant in the U. S. Army and two other sisters (Mary and Ann) worked at Lockheed, helping build airplanes for the war effort.
Surviving Mr. Bunnell are his wife–Priscilla; three sisters–Pat, Mary and Ann, and three children–George, Cathy and Suzzanne. Grandchildren and great-grandchildren also survive.

Lowell W. Brune
April 25, 1921–Sept. 9, 1999
Services were at 11 a..m. on Monday, Sept. 13, from Trinity Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes for Lowell W. Brune.
Mr. Brune, 78, a resident of Detroit Lakes since 1982, died Thursday, Sept. 9, at St. Mary’s Regional Health Center.
The Rev. Ken Vollmers officiated at the funeral and Helen Brune was the vocalist.
Interment was at Lakeside Cemetery in Frazee, with the David-Donehower Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Serving as the pallbearers were Jerry Erickson, Russell Erickson, Patrick Brune, James Brune and Jack Brune.
Grandchildren were the honorary pallbearers.
Lowell Warren Brune, son of Louis and Agnes Dickhaut Brune, was born at Faribault on April 25, 1921, and moved to Frazee in 1928, where he attended school.
Mr. Brune served with the U. S. Army Air Corps during World War II and returned to Frazee after receiving his discharge. He was employed at the Frazee Locker Plant from 1946-54.
On July 30, 1949, Lowell Brune and Maxine Erickson were married near Lake Park.
They moved to Fargo, where he was with Piggley-Wiggley from 1954-58, lived at Crookston from 1958-64 and at Wadena from 1964-86 when he was employed by Super Valu. The Brunes moved to Detroit Lakes in 1982.
Mr. Brune was a member of Jess-Omundson Post No. 1676, the local Veterans of Foreign Wars chapter, and of the Eagles.
Surviving are his wife–Maxine, Detroit Lakes; a son–Ross (Meridee), Duluth; a daughter–Linda (Dale) Johansen, Alexandria, and a brother–Fred "Pat" (LaVonne) Brune, Frazee. There are 10 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
Preceding Mr. Brune in death were his parents and a brother (James).

George Braun
April 20, 1968–Sept. 12, 1999
George Braun, 31, Park River, N. D., died Sunday, Sept. 12, at MeritCare Hospital in Fargo.
The funeral was at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 15, from St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Park River.
Interment was at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Breckenridge, with the Henriksen-Overbye Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
George Vincent Braun, son of Bernard and Rita Ann Von Rueden Braun, was born at Breckenridge on April 20, 1968.
He grew up at Breckenridge, graduated from Breckenridge High School (Class of 1986) and worked at St. Francis Nursing Home in Breckenridge as a nurse assistant and also as a nanny in New Jersey.
On Aug. 19, 1989, Mr. Braun and Lisa Ann Pedersen were married in Breckenridge.
Mr. Braun attended the North Dakota State College of Science at Wahpeton for a year and earned a degree in nursing at the University of North Dakota in 1994.
He was a registered nurse at the Grand Forks Rehab Hospital and then moved to Park River following the flood of 1997, where he was director of nursing at the Good Samaritan Center.
A member of St. Mary’s Church in Park River, he also belonged to the National Association for Directors of Nursing and he and his wife were foster parents for nine years. He enjoyed golf, reading, movies, camping and his involvement in the remodeling project at the Grand Forks Rehab Hospital.
Surviving are his wife–Lisa, Park River; a daughter–Emily; two sisters–Kathryn (Les) Wolfe, Dickinson, N. D., and Phyllis (Dan) Lien, Moorhead; four brothers–Jerry (Mary) Braun, Detroit Lakes; Mike (Linda) Braun and Tim (Kayla) Braun, both Breckenridge, and Dan (Sahlenia) Braun, Fargo, and his father–Bernard (Theresa) Braun, Perham. There are several nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death was his mother, who died in 1990.

Irene A. Cusey Helland
March 4, 1916–Sept. 13, 1999
There will be a memorial service at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16, from United Methodist Church in Detroit Lakes for Irene A. Cusey Helland.
Mrs. Helland, 83, the wife of Gunnar Helland, died Monday, Sept. 13, at Emmanuel Nursing Home.
The Rev. William Meier will officiate at the service, Mary Jo Suttie will be the organist and the soloist will be Russell Schrupp.
Interment will be at Oak Grove Cemetery, with the West-Kjos Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Irene A. Lage, daughter of William and Nellie Spencer Lage, was born at Ulen on March 4, 1916.
She grew up and attended school at Detroit Lakes, graduated from Detroit Lakes High School (Class of 1933) and worked at the L. J. Norby Co. Department Store for many years.
On June 30, 1935, she and Kenneth Cusey were married in Detroit Lakes. He died Feb. 5, 1984.
She married Gunnar Helland at Detroit Lakes on Aug. 24, 1984.
She enjoyed flea markets, gardening and dancing, was active in the United Methodist Church and belonged to the Rebekah Lodge.
Surviving are her husband–Gunnar, Detroit Lakes; two sons–David (Becky) Cusey, Moorhead, and Marcelyn (Kathy) Helland, Rochert; two daughters–Kareen (George) Harer, Detroit Lakes, and Glenice (Jon) Hall, Rochert, and a brother–Robert (Sally) Lage, Audubon.
There are 17 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, 24 great-great-grandchildren, several sisters-in-law, a brother-in-law and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her first husband, she also was preceded in death by a daughter (Verna Rae Toomey), her parents and three brothers (Albert, George and William).

Gladys B. Aamoth
March 14, 1917–Sept. 12, 1999
Gladys B. Aamoth, 82, Mahnomen, died at the Mahnomen Health Center Nursing Home on Sunday, Sept. 12.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16, from St. Olaf Lutheran Church at Faith (rural Mahnomen).
Interment will be at the church Cemetery, with the Burnside Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Gladys Lefstad, daughter of John and Randi Roe Lefstad, was born in Fossum Township of Norman County on March 14, 1917.
She grew up on the family farm near Faith, attended rural school and Mahnomen High School and helped on the family farm after high school.
She and Sanford Aamoth were married in October, 1941, in Fossum Township, lived at Fargo for two years and then returned to Faith in 1943 where they owned and operated the Faith General Store until 1961.
They moved to Moorhead, where Mrs. Aamoth worked as postmaster at Concordia College until retiring in 1981.
Mr. Aamoth died on May 25, 1972, and–upon retiring–Mrs. Aamoth moved to Faith and lived at Mahnomen during the winter months. She had been a resident of the Mahnomen nursing facility for the past month.
A lifelong member of St. Olaf Lutheran Church and the St. Olaf Ladies Aid, she also taught Sunday School and held several church offices. She enjoyed nature, quilting and gardening.
Surviving are a son–Norm Aamoth, Mahnomen, and a sister–Ragna Restad, Halstad. There are several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, Mrs. Aamoth also was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers (Joe and Clarence).
Visitation: Wednesday, Sept. 14, 5-8, Burnside Funeral Home in Mahnmen, with a prayer service at 7. Also one hour prior to funeral on Thursday at St. Olaf’s Lutheran Church.

Patrick B. Roy
Jan. 31, 1977–Sept. 13, 1999
Patrick B. Roy, 22, Detroit Lakes, died at his home on Monday, Sept. 13.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 17, from St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Naytahwaush.
Interment will be at the church Cemetery, with the Burnside Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Patrick Benjamin Roy, son of Leo W. and Marjorie L. LaFriniere Roy Sr., was born at Mahnomen on Jan. 31, 1977.
As a young boy, he lived in Mahnomen, Borup and Twin Valley, attended school at Borup and Twin Valley and graduated from Ada-Borup High School (Class of 1995).
After high school, he worked at Ada Feed and Seed and then moved to Fargo and attended the Northwest Technical College in Moorhead, where he studied welding technology.
He then was employed by Red River Manufacturing in Fargo for a year before moving to Detroit Lakes and being employed at Swanson’s Repair.
A member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church, he enjoyed working on cars, deer hunting, ice fishing and snowmobiling.
Surviving are his parents–Leo Sr. and Marjorie Roy, Twin Valley; three sisters–Bonnie (Tim) Spaeth and Wendy Roy, both Detroit Lakes, and Brenda (Dean) Lundon, Mahnomen; three brothers–Leo Jr., Mahnomen; Brian (Connie), Cloquet, and Matthew (Sonja), Fargo, and his fiance–Amy Ambuehl, Ada. There are 14 nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his grandparents (Wilfred and Babe LaFriniere and David and Christine Roy).

Manferd O. "Manny" Branby
June 27, 1924–Sept. 7, 1999
Manferd O. "Manny" Branby, 75, retired fisheries manager for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in Detroit Lakes, died at Dakota Heartland Hospital in Fargo on Tuesday, Sept. 7.
The funeral was at 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 10, from First Lutheran Church, with the Rev. David Peterson officiating.
Juliette Gunderson was the organist and the soloist was Janice Ramsey.
Interment was at Oak Grove Cemetery, with the West-Kjos Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Serving as the pallbearers were Mike Branby, John Tillisch, Craig Branby, Gary Schaub, Craig Branby and Greg Miller.
The honorary pallbearers included Julie Branby, Stephanie Tillisch, Sarah Branby And Shawn Branby.
Military rites were conducted by Jess-Omundson Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1676 of Detroit Lakes.
Manferd O. Branby, son of Gerhard and Esther Helland Branby, was born at Glenwood on June 27, 1924, grew up and attended school there and graduated from Glenwood High School (Class of 1942).
He served with the United States Army Air Corps during World War II, was stationed with the 464th Bomb Group in Italy as a navigator and was discharged as a first lieutenant in 1945.
On Aug. 31, 1946, Mr. Branby and Ruth Fischer were married at Shakopee.
They lived in Glenwood, where he was with the DNR, and moved to Detroit Lakes in 1961. He was named as fisheries manager here in 1970 and retired in 1982.
The Branbys moved into Park Manor in Detroit Lakes, where he served as caretaker until 1995 when they moved to their current residence.
A member of First Lutheran Church, Mr. Branby belonged to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Eagles and the Elks and enjoyed golf, bowling and working crossword puzzles.
Surviving are his wife–Ruth; a daughter–Kathy (Bruce) Tillisch, Fargo; a son–Larry Branby, Phoenix, Ariz.; a daughter-in-law–Nancy Branby, Grand Forks, N. D.; three brothers–Don Branby, Grand Junction, Colo.; Harlan (Loree) Branby, Anacortes, Wash., and Garfield (Cydera) Branby, Frazee, and two sisters–Bette Schaub, Albert Lea, and Wanda (John) Miller, Bloomington. There are seven grandchildren.
Preceding Mr. Branby in death were a son (Tom) and his parents.

Esther Nettestad
Aug. 26, 1917–Sept. 8, 1999
Services were at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11, from Trinity Lutheran Church in Pelican Rapids for Esther Nettestad.
Mrs. Nettestad, 82, died Wednesday, Sept. 8, at the Pelican Valley Nursing Home in Pelican Rapids.
The Rev. Tom Olson officiated at the funeral.
Interment was at South Immanuel Cemetery in Rothsay, with the Larson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Esther Florence Pederson, daughter of Andrew and Lena Toso Pederson, was born at Dalton on Aug. 26, 1917.
She was baptized and confirmed at South Immanuel Lutheran Church, attended School District No. 78 in Trondhjem Township near Pelican Rapids and worked for area neighbors doing housekeeping.
On Feb. 1, 1936, she and Henry Nettestad were married in Pelican Rapids and farmed there from 1936-67 when they moved to Moorhead.
Mrs. Nettestad worked at Moorhead State University, worked for the Moorhead School District and also did house cleaning.
The Nettestads retired in 1980 and lived on their farm east of Pelican Rapids until moving to the Mill Pond View Apartments in August, 1997. She had been a resident of the Pelican Valley Nursing Home since April, 1998.
A member of Trinity Lutheran Church, she also belolnged to the Trinity Ladies Aid and church circles.
Surviving are her husband–Harry, Pelican Rapids; a son–Ardean (Jane) Nettestad, Valley Springs, S. D.; two daughters–Pat (Orlean) Rudie, Pelican Rapids, and Julie (Dwight) Johnson, Detroit Lakes; three brothers–Leonard (Hazel) Pederson, Pelican Rapids; Palmer Pederson, Perham, and Maynard (Jean) Pederson, Sioux Falls, S. D., and a sister–Mabel (Orville) Flatin, Fergus Falls. There are eight grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding Mrs. Nettestad in death were her parents, three brothers (Morris, Walter and Sanford) and her step-father (Ed Haldorson).

Anna Marie Bigger
Feb. 17, 1999–Sept. 3, 1999
Anna Marie Bigger, six-month-old daughter of Barry and Amanda Bigger of Frazee, died at her home on Friday, Sept. 3.
The funeral was at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 7, from Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Frazee, with the Rev. William Aufdenkamp officiating.
The Furey Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.
Anna Marie Bigger was born on Feb. 17, 1999.
Surviving are her parents, two sisters–Ashley and Alexandria, both at home; her grandparents–Betty and Garry Bigger, Frazee, and Jonathon and Carolyn Marsh, Mounds View, and her great-grandmothers–Eleanor Trieglaff, Frazee, and Ruth Mckim, Indianapolis, Ind.

Eli Syverson.
Jan. 13, 1900–Aug. 29, 1999
Services were at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 3, from Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Ulen for Eli Syverson.
Mr. Syverson, 99, died Sunday, Aug. 29, at Viking Manor Nursing Home in Ulen, where he had resided since 1997.
The Rev. Jeff McCracken and the Rev. Loren Fevig officiated at the funeral, Mary Ann Schneidermann was the organist and the vocalist was Kenneth Holum.
Interment was at Bethlehem Lutheran West Cemetery, with the Anderson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Serving as the pallbearers were LeRoy Krogen, Keith Krogen, Sonny Syverson, Lyndell Thorson, Ron Gebeke and Daniel Green.
Grandchildren were the honorary pallbearers.
Eli Erling Syverson, son of Syver and Thea Knutson Syverson, was born east of Ulen on Jan. 13, 1900.
He moved with his family to Strathcona at an early age and the family returned to Ulen when he was 11. He attended school in Ulen.
On March 7, 1934, Eli Syverson and Gladys Olson were married in Ulen and made their home on a farm west of Ulen until 1957 when Mr. Syverson started work as a custodian at St. John’s Hospital in Fargo.
He retired at the age of 65, although he continued to work as a custodian at the Comstock Hotel, the Silver Moon Lounge and then for 17 years at the Moorhead Holiday Mall. The Syversons returned to Ulen in 1965.
Surviving are three sons–David (Diane) and Mark (Kathy), both Ulen, and Virgil (Peggy), Tower; two daughters–Elaine (James "Odell") Renslow, Audubon, and Sandra (David) Underdahl, Twin Valley, and two sisters–Lillie Krogen and Tina Thorson, both of Moorhead. There are 16 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Preceding Mr. Syverson in death were his wife (who died May 8, 1999), a sister and five brothers.

Henry Lepard
Aug. 19, 1912–Sept. 1, 1999
Henry Lepard, 87, Ulen, died at St. Mary’s Regional Health Center in Detroit Lakes on Wednesday, Sept. 1.
The funeral was at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 7, from Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Ulen.
Rev. Jeff McCracken officiated at the funeral and Carol Lockhart was the organist.
Interment was at Bethlehem Lutheran North Cemetery, with the Anderson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Serving as the pallbearers were Henry E. Lepard, Edward C. Lepard, Henry A. Lepard Jr., Dean B. Diede, Verlin O. Lepard and Everett E. Seward.
Friends and neighbors were the honorary pallbearers.
Henry W. Lepard, son of Joseph and Alma Arneson Lepard, was born at Standish, Mich., on Aug. 13, 1912, and grew up and lived in various parts of the United States.
Mr. Lepard and Ida Burgess were married in Moorhead on July 31, 1937.
They lived in Fargo for several years before moving to Grand Forks, N.D., where Mr. Lepard worked for Butler Construction. He worked at the airport for a year while they were in Grand Forks.
The Lepards returned to Fargo and he worked for the airport, in construction and in landscaping and he began custom landscaping in the late 1940’s.
They later moved to Lake Park and then to Ulen, where he farmed and worked at the West Fargo Stockyards. Mr. Lepard retired from farming in 1966, although he continued his custom combining business until 1981 and most recently worked at the Ulen Senior Cititzens Center.
Surviving are his wife–Ida "Tootsie" Lepard, Ulen, along with several nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his parents, a daughter (who died in infancy), three brothers and two sisters.

David Aljoe
April 10, 1903–Sept. 6, 1999
David Aljoe, 96, a longtime Rochert area farmer, died at the Heritage Living Center in Park Rapids on Monday, Sept. 6.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 9, from the Bakke Lutheran Church.
The Rev. John W. Lee will officiate at the funeral, Jennifer Turnwall will be the organist and special music will be by Rev. Bill Meyer and Fran Gack.
Interment will be at Oak Grove Cemetery, with the West-Kjos Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Serving as the pallbearers will be Mark McCluskey, Earl Hensel, Brent Ford, Robert Hensel, Brian Ford and Marshall Wellman.
The honorary pallbearers will include Mr. Aljoe’s remaining grandchildren, along with Alton Stearns, Paul Olich, Roger Engstrom, John Eidenschink, William Gisi and David Palm.
David Aljoe, son of Joseph and Jennie Robb Aljoe, was born in County Donegal, Ireland, on April 10, 1903, and came to the United States as a young boy.
The Aljoe family lived first in Spencer, Iowa, then at Meire Grove in Minnesota, then at Tower City, N.D., and settled in Rochert, where they farmed.
Mr. Aljoe and Myrtle Nygaard were married at Rochert on Jan. 31, 1931.
A member of Bakke Lutheran Church and a former member of Egelund Church, Mr. Aljoe enjoyed life on the farm and visiting with friends and neighbors.
Surviving are a son–David (Loretta), Bloomington, and three daughters–Betty Hensel, Park Rapids; Ilene (Jay) McCluskey, Eden Prairie, and Loretta (Orville) Ford, Clearwater. There are 16 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his wife (who died Sept. 19, 1993), his parents, three sisters (Ann Nygaard, Martha Keller and Margaret Dahl), five brothers (Joseph, John, Samuel, William and James) and a son-in-law (Marvin Hensel).
Visitation: Wednesday, Sept. 8, 4-8 p.m., West-Kjos Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes and one hour prior to funeral on Thursday at Bakke Lutheran Church.

William S. "Bill" Cook
June 20, 1910–Sept. 6, 1999
William S. "Bill" Cook, 89, Haw-ley, died Monday, Sept. 6, at his home.
There will be a memorial service at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 9, from the Hawley United Methodist Church.
The Rev. Jim Jameson will officiate at the service, LaVonne Specht will be the organist and John Schenck will be the vocalist.
Serving as the honorary pallbearers will be Bryan Wilner, Ron Ebner, Jerome Ekre, Mike Hohnadel, John Hohnadel and Bran-don Lizotte.
The Vigen-Wright Funeral Home of Hawley has charge of arrangements.
William S. Cook, son of Roy and Jessie Welch Smith Cook, was born in Lincoln, Neb., on June 20, 1910.
He was employed as a chief clerk for 20 years and as an auditor for three years by Swift & Co. at plants in Columbus, Neb., Detroit Lakes and Sauk Centre.
From 1941-46, he served with the U. S. Navy and–on June 15, 1947–he and Avis Brandser were married in Hawley.
Mr. Cook and his brother-in-law (Owen Brandser) purchased Quirt Hardware in Hawley, which now is known as Cook Hardware. Mr. Cook worked at the store every day until early in 1997.
Surviving are his wife–Avis, Hawley, and three daughters–Kathy Cook and Kris (Bryan) Wilner, both Hawley, and Barb (Ron) Ebner, Mankato

Norma J. Nye
April 16, 1948–Aug. 28, 1999
Norma J. Nye, 51, Frazee, died Saturday, Aug. 28, at MeritCare Hospital in Fargo.
The funeral was at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 31, from Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Frazee, with Fr. James Bernauer officiating.
Interment was at the Vergas Village Cemetery, with the Furey Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Norma Jean Rieger, daughter of Peter and Marie Bjerke Rieger, was born at Maddock, N. D., on April 16, 1948, and was raised and attended school in Church’s Ferry, N. D.
She moved to Seattle, Wash., and lived a short while after completing school and then moved to Langdon, N. D.
On July 11, 1983, she and Gerald Nye were married at Park Rapids and lived there for eight years before moving to Fairfield, Calif., where they lived 10 years and then moved to Frazee.
Surviving are her husband–Jerry, Frazee; a daughter–Susan (Thom) Carlisle, Frazee; four daughters–Kelly Rieger and Brian Jorgenson, both of Fairfield, Calif., and Chris Jorgenson and Dustin Nye, both Frazee; three sisters–Sandra (Don) Wolters, Breckenridge; Sharon (Clyde) Berge, Detroit Lakes, and Susanne Rieger, Fargo, and a brother–David (Karen) Rieger, Sheyenne, N. D.

Archie Joseph Romslo
Jan. 25, 1922–Aug. 9, 1998
Archie Joseph Romslo, 76, died Aug. 9, 1998, in St. Paul.
There was a memorial service on Aug. 12, 1998, at Abiding Savior Lutheran Church in Mounds View, with Rev. Elisa Richardson officiating.
Interment was at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Archie Joseph Romslo was born at Lake Park on Jan. 25, 1922.
Surviving are his wife–Marlys; a daughter–JoAnn (Brian) Wert; a brother–Vernon, and two sisters–Alice and Versette. There are three grandchildren.

Helen Stelzer
Sept. 29. 1919–Aug. 25, 1999
Helen Stelzer, 79, died Wednesday, Aug. 25, at Fairview University Medical Center in Minneapolis.
The funeral was at 2 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 30, from the Wadena United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Cheryl Williams officiating.
Interment was at the Wadena Cemetery, with the Johnson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Serving as the pallbearers were Mike Stelzer, Donald Stelzer, Ron Stelzer, Sue Stelzer, Julie Stelzer, Paul Wilcox, Tom Wilcox, Nick Wilcox, Rick Stelzer, Jeff Stelzer, Staci Stelzer, Kayla Stelzer, Jill Leyh, Amy Stelzer and Eric Stelzer.
Helen Viel, daughter of Theobold and Barbara Pieffer Viel, was born Sept. 29, 1919, at Streeter, N. D.
She and Arthur Stelzer were married at Billings, Mont., on Sept. 16, 1939.
A farmer’s wife and homemaker, she operated Helen’s Lunch. She enjoyed flowers and gardening and was a member of the United Methodist Women.
Surviving are four sons–Dale (Judy), Brooklyn Center; Darwin (Diane), West Fargo; Gary (Connie), Menahga, and Robert (Rita), Detroit Lakes. There are 13 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were her husband (who died Aug. 17, 1992), her parents, a son (LeRoy Stelzer), five brothers and seven sisters.

Wallace D. Fingalson
Aug. 17, 1916–Aug. 31, 1999
Wallace D. Fingalson, 83, rural Callaway, died at his home on Tuesday, Aug. 31.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 3, at Richwood Lutheran Church, with the Rev. John W. Lee officiating. Jean Erickson will be the organist and the soloist will be Kim Schnitzer.
Interment will be at Richwood Lutheran Cemetery, with the West-Kjos Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Serving as the pallbearers will be Travis Fingalson, Bob Fairbanks, Charles Tucker, Wally Danielson, Steve Bakken and Gerald "Chub" McDougall.
The honorary pallbearers will include Lowell Jorgenson, Carl Fingalson, Lyle Fingalson, Wayne Fingalson, Don Undlin, Clarence Remmen, Russell Voeltz and David Omundson.
Military rites will be by Jess-Omundson Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1676 of Detroit Lakes.
Wallace D. Fingalson, son of Edwin and Anne Fredrickson Fingalson, was born Aug. 17, 1916, in Richwood Township of Becker County, grew up there and attended school in Richwood.
He worked for the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers building airstrips and roads in the British West Indies and served with the U. S. Army during World War II.
Mr. Fingalson and Phyllis Larson were married in Detroit Lakes on Feb. 2, 1949, and lived on the farm where Mr. Fingalson was born. He worked as an operating engineer in road construction for 40 years, many of those with Moen Bros. of Moorhead.
A lifelong member of Richwood Lutheran Church, he enjoyed hobby farming, especially caring for his sheep, and ice fishing.
Surviving are his wife–Phyllis; two sons–Gary (Ann), Detroit Lakes, and Mark, Fort Collins, Colo., and four daughters–Connie (Bob) Fairbanks, Chugiak, Alaska; Karen (Steve) Bakken, St. Cloud, and Kathy (Charles Tucker) Fingalson and Renee (Wally) Danielson, both Callaway. There are 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were his parents, a sister (Fern Omundson) and a brother (Don Fingalson).
Visitation: Thursday, Sept. 2, 4-8 p.m., West-Kjos Funeral Home and one hour prior to funeral on Friday at Richwood Lutheran Church.

Rachel Elodie DeMartelaere
Nov. 16, 1910–Aug. 30, 1999
Rites will be at 12 noon on Friday, Sept. 3, from St. Edward’s Catholic Church in Minneota for Rachel Elodie DeMartelaere.
Mrs. DeMartelaere, 88, died Monday, Aug. 30, at the Minneota Manor Health Care facility.
Fr. Jerry Hillesheim will officiate at the funeral, with interment to be at the church cemetery. The Rehkamp Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
Rachel Elodie Van Keulen, daughter of Hubert and Leonie Van Overbeke Van Keulen, was born at Ghent on Nov. 16, 1910, attended St. Eloi’s School in Ghent and married Emil DeMartelaere at Ghent on May 21, 1935.
They farmed north of Minneota and at Green Valley until 1965 and moved to Minneota in 1980. Mrs. DeMartelaere belonged to St. Edward’s Rosary Society, the Minneota Senior Citizens and enjoyed crocheting, singing and playing cards.
Surviving are two sons–Donald DeMartelaere, Fergus Falls, and Hubert DeMartelaere, Detroit Lakes; three daughters–Marjorie (Waymon) Caron, Omaha, Nebr.; Marlene (Paul) Perez, San Jose, Calif., and Maryann (Julius) DeVos, Lakeville, and two sisters–Margaret Panneck, Downey, Calif., and Leona Van Uden, Marshall. There are 16 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were her parents, her husband and five brothers.
Visitation: Thursday, Sept. 2, 3-8 p.m., Rehkamp Funeral Home in Minneota, with prayer service at 7. Also starting at 9 a.m. on Friday.

Morris Bunnell
M/Sgt. Morris Bunnell, 91, a Detroit Lakes native, died Sunday, Aug. 29, at his home in Lansing Kan.

Dr. E. G. Olson
Jan. 9, 1906–Aug. 30, 1999
Dr. E. G. Olson, 93, retired Detroit Lakes dentist, died Monday, Aug. 30, at Emmanuel Nursing Home.
There will be a memorial service at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 3, from First Lutheran Church, with Rev. Mervin Thompson officiating.
Interment will be at Oak Grove Cemetery, with the West-Kjos Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Emerald G. Olson, son of Andrew and Josephine Ostrom Olson, was born in Superior, Wis., on Jan. 9, 1906.
He attended school in Superior and then enrolled at the University of Minnesota, where he earned a degree in dentistry in 1930 and then moved to Detroit Lakes and purchased the practice of Dr. F. J. Rogstad.
On Oct. 31, 1932, Dr. Olson and Lynn V. Carlson were married in Superior.
Dr. Olson entered the U. S. Army in June, 1943, and rose to the rank of captain in the U. S. Army Dental Corps during World War II.
He returned to Detroit Lakes after serving with the armed forces and continued his dental practice until retiring in 1970. His son–Dr. Thomas J. Olson–joined him in his practice in 1965.
Upon retiring, Dr. and Mrs. Olson spent winters in Tucson, Ariz., and then entered Emmanuel Nursing Home this past June.
Dr. Olson served on the Detroit Lakes School Board, belonged to the Detroit Lakes Kiwanis Club, the Masonic Lodge and was a member of First Lutheran Church.
Surviving are his wife–Lynn; a son–Dr. Thomas (Lynn) Olson, Detroit Lakes, and two daughters–Marilynn (Robert) Lindberg, Anoka, and JoAnn (David) Gunderson, Savage. There are nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were his parents, four brothers and a sister.
Visitation: One hour prior to service at First Lutheran Church.
Memorials: Preferred to First Lutheran Church or Emmanuel Nursing Home.

Jory Anderson
Nov. 28, 1980–Aug. 27, 1999
Jory Anderson, 18, Alberta, died Friday, Aug. 27, at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis from injuries received in an automobile accident.
He was one of three teen-agers who died in a collision that occurred on Interstate 694/Highway 10 when they were in the Twin Cities for 4-H Day at the Minnesota State Fair.
The funeral was at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 1, from First Lutheran Church in Morris.
Rev. Arlene Hensley, Rev. Terry Brandt and Fr. Alan Wielinski officiated at the funeral, Deb Mahoney was organist, Judy Carr was pianist and Tom Horning was the soloist.
Interment was at Summit Cemetery in Morris, with the Pedersen Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Serving as the pallbearers were James Jordahl, Joseph Jordahl, Gary Jordahl, Robert Jordahl, Steven Jordahl, Stanley Jordahl, Eugene Anderson and Ronald Anderson.
Jory Gordon Anderson, son of Lloyd and Janet Jordahl Anderson, was born at Morris on Nov. 28, 1980, grew up in the Donnelly/Alberta area and graduated with honors from Chokio-Alberta High School with the Class of 1999. He had planned to start pre-veterinary medicine classes at South Dakota State University this fall.
Active in a number of organizations, he worked as a certified nursing assistant at Villa of St. Francis in Morris, as an assistant technical with the West Central Research and Outreach Center in Morris, as a horse trainer with an auction firm, as a Democratic campaign volunteer and as a 4-H camp counselor. He was a State 4-H Ambassador this year.
In addition, he received numerous awards and was honored by many organizations.
Surviving are his parents–Lloyd and Janet Anderson, Alberta; a brother–Curtis (Amy) Anderson, Glyndon; a sister–Holly Anderson, Fargo, and his grandparents–Mae Anderson, Donnelly and Loraine and Gordon Jordahl, Vergas, along with aunts, uncles and cousins.
Preceding him in death were a brother (Cory James Anderson) and his grandfather (Raymond Anderson).

Clara E. Gorman
July 14, 1921–Aug. 28, 1999
Clara E. Gorman, 78, formerly of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, Aug. 28, at Elim Home in Fargo.
The funeral was at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 1, from the Wright Chapel in Moorhead. Interment was at the Enderlin (N. D.) Cemetery, with the Wright Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Clara Elizabeth Johnson was born July 14, 1921, in Lucca, N. D., grew up there and graduated from Lucca High School (Class of 1940).
She moved to Fargo, spent several years in Detroit Lakes and in Butte, Mont., and then moved to Moorhead. She worked in retail before joining the Northern School Supply staff in Fargo and retired from the order processing department of Northern in 1986.
She belonged to Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary No. 1223 of Moorhead.
Surviving are a son–Ronald (Carol) Gorman, DeSoto, Mo.; two daughters–Gayle Gensler and Denise Wilson, both of Moorhead; three brothers–Fred (Doris) Johnson, Valley City, N. D.; Roberta (Thelma) Johnson, Enderlin, N. D., and Victor (LaVerne), Moorhead, and three sisters–Annie (Al) Urman, Moorhead; Violet Amiot, Maplewood, and Ethyl (Don) Wischer, Fargo. There are eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Rev. Ervin C. Malm
March 25, 1914–Aug. 20, 1999
The Rev. Ervin C. Malm, 85, a former pastor of Trintity Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes, died Friday, Aug. 20, at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Indianapolis, Ind.
Rev. Malm, who served as pastor of Trinity Lutheran from 1963-68, had been a resident of Robin Run Nursing Center in Indianapolis for several years prior to his death.
The funeral was on Tuesday, Aug. 24, from Gothic Chapel at Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis.
Ervin Clifford Malm was born March 25, 1914, at Alvarado, moved with his family to Miltona in 1926 and graduated from Alexandria High School.
He graduated from St. Olaf College in 1936, attended Augustana Theological Seminary in Rock Island, Ill., and did his internship at First Lutheran Church in Worcester, Mass., the largest church in New England.
Ordained at Augustana Theological Seminary, his first parish was at Warroad, where he and a Catholic priest also managed the community’s 45-bed hospital.
Ervin Malm and Doris Gahlon were married shortly after his ordination and Mrs. Malm combined her musical talent with Rev. Malm’s ministerial duties to make up the Malm "team."
Rev. Malm’s second call was to Hallock, where he served as clergy representative on the Governor’s Youth Council for Minnesota, and he then was called to Lindsborg, Kan., where he was chairman of the Bethany College board of directors and was named to the Kansas Conference of the Board of Social Missions.
Rev. Malm, who was chosen for President Eisenhower’s People to People, also served in Littleton, Colo., and Spokane, Wash., before moving to Detroit Lakes, where he succeeded Rev. Walfred Nelson as pastor of Trinity Lutheran.
While serving in Detroit Lakes, the Emmanuel Nursing Home was constructed on property adjacent to Trinity Lutheran.
The Malm family left Detroit Lakes in 1968 when Rev. Malm was succeeded by the Rev. Marvin Larson and moved to Alexandria, where he became administrator/chaplain at Bethany Home. He also served as consulting pastor to Calvary Lutheran Church and was featured on the Moments of Meditation radio program.
While at Bethany, he served as president of the District C Geriatric Conference of Minnesota, was a member of the Alexandria Kiwanis Club and was made a member of the American College of Nursing Home Administrators.
Surviving are his wife–Doris, Indianapolis, Ind.; a son–James (Cindy), Apple Valley; a daughter–Rebecca (Steven) Silbaugh, Indianapolis, and a sister–Pearl Duffee, Sun City, Ariz. There are two grandchildren.
Memorials–Preferred to the Orchard School Foundation, 615 West 64th St., Indianapolis, Ind., 46260-4798.

Edna A. Grossman
Oct. 9, 1909–Sept. 22, 1999
Edna A. Grossman, 89, died Wednesday, Sept. 22, at St. Mary’s Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes, where she had been a resident since 1991.
The funeral was at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25, from Holy Rosary Catholic Church, with Fr. Jerry Rogers officiating.
Interment was at Holy Rosary Cemetery, with the David-Donehower Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Edna Payne, daughter of James and Maude Hilt Payne, was born Oct. 9, 1909, in Michigan City, Ind.
She was raised in Chicago, then moved to Wisconsin and then to Kansas.
On May 27, 1940, she and Ralph Grossman were married in Salina, Kan. They lived in Wichita, Kan., and Cantor, Kan., before moving to Detroit Lakes in 1947.
Mrs. Grossman worked in the cafeteria and diet kitchen at St. Mary’s Hospital in the mid-1960’s.
Surviving is a daughter–Marcia Grossman, Hancock.
Preceding her in death was her husband, who died in 1987.

Julia Jeral
Aug. 1, 1916–Sept. 24, 1999
Julia Jeral, 83, died Friday, Sept. 24, at Viking Manor in Ulen, where she had resided since 1997.
The funeral was at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 28, from Hegland Lutheran Church south of Hawley.
Interment was at the church Cemetery, with the Vigen-Wright Funeral Home of Hawley in charge of arrangements.
Julia Alm, daughter of Hans and Hilda Heiberg Alm, was born Aug. 1, 1916, in Skree Township (near Hawley), grew up there and attended School District No. 37.
She worked at home, for a dry cleaning establishment and as a clerk at the Hanson Grocery Store and the Peterson Bros. Department Store.
On Sept. 18, 1943, she and Hilmer Jeral were married and they owned and operated the Hawley Locker Plant for several years.
Following her husband’s death in 1981, she continued to live in her home before moving to Viking Manor.
A member of Hegland Lutheran Church, she was active with women’s groups, the Priscilla Circle and also sang in the choir.
Mrs. Jeral also was active in homemakers, Sons of Norway and enjoyed attending basketball games. She enjoyed travel and she and her husband vacationed in many parts of the country and spent several winters near Mesa, Ariz. She also made a trip to Norway.
Surviving are many nieces and nephews.

Irene Brown
April 10, 1939–Sept. 24, 1999
Rites were at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 28, from St. Columba Episcopal Church in White Earth for Irene Brown.
Mrs. Brown, 60, died at the White Earth Health Center on Friday, Sept. 24.
Rev. Mike Smith officiated at the funeral.
Interment was at the church Cemetery, with the David-Donehower Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Serving as the pallbearers were Todd Tellinghuisen, Dale Defoe, Pete Thompson, Joseph Roy, Dennis Brown and Clifford Hanks.
The honorary pallbearers included Robert Thompson, Jay Weiss, Stacey Weaver and Matthew Weaver.
Irene Bush was born near Naytahwaush on April 10, 1939, and was raised and attended school there.
She married Earl Wichern, who preceded her in death, and then married William Brown at Detroit Lakes on Oct. 21, 1976. They made their home in White Earth.
Surviving are her husband–William, White Earth; three sons–Michael Wichern and Brian Wichern, both Cloquet, and Patrick Wichern, Park Rapids; three daughters–Barbara Wichern and Dawn Wichern, both Cloquet, and Sonja Wichern, Pipestone; three brothers–Leonard, Joseph and Merle, all of Naytahwaush, and a sister–Delores Bush, Naytahwaush.
In addition to her first husband, Mrs. Brown also was preceded in death by a daughter (Sandra Wichern), a granddaughter and a sister.

Edward "Eddie" Radke
June 16, 1921–Sept. 24, 1999
Edward William “Eddie” Radke, 78, Tracy, died at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Fargo on Friday, Sept. 24.
The funeral was at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 28, from the Tracy Church of Christ.
Interment was at the Tracy City Cemetery, with the Almlie Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Military honors were conferred.
Edward William Radke, son of Otto and Alma Zeiger Radke, was born in Amiret Township of Lyon County on June 16, 1921.
He moved with his family to Tracy at the age of three, attended the Tracy Public Schools, graduated from Tracy High School (Class of 1939) and then completed two years at the Tracy Junior College.
Mr. Radke served with the U. S. Army Air Corps during World War II and completed 65 combat missions in the South Pacific. He re-enlisted for a four-year term and was an aerial photographer in South America.
Upon receiving an honorable discharge, he returned to Tracy and farmed the family farm. He retired in 1972.
On Feb. 25, 1950, Edward Radke and Silvia Toledo were married in Antofagasta, Chile.
A life member of the Tracy Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion, he served as the Tracy VFW commander and was an all-state VFW commander. A member of the Tracy Church of Christ, he was an accomplished pianist, enjoyed music, fishing and reading and was an avid sports fan.
Surviving are his wife–Silvia, and two sons–Dr. Alan Q. (Kim) Radke, St. Paul, and Dr. Armand E. (Maricela) Radke, Detroit Lakes. There are four grandchildren, along with nieces and nephews.
Mr. Radke was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers (James and Walter).

Michael Dale Maves
Dec. 11, 1967–Sept. 24, 1999
Michael Dale Maves, 31, Park Rapids, died Friday, Sept. 24, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Park Rapids from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 30, from St. John’s Lutheran Church in Park Rapids.
Officiating at the funeral will be the Rev. Donald J. Fondow and the Rev. James Neubauer and Connie Bruse will be the organist.
Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery, with the Jones-Pearson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Serving as the pallbearers will be Mike Benham, Marty Benham, Tom Parks, John Strendin, Rex Rognstad, Dan Sharp and Rick Sharp.
Michael Maves, son of Dale A. and Karen M. Sloan Maves, was born at Park Rapids on Dec. 11, 1967.
He grew up and attended school in Park Rapids and worked on the farm of Bill and Jane Maves during the summer months.
He worked in Fairbanks, Alaska, from 1985-87 and then returned to Minnesota and worked for the Whirl Air Flow Co. in Minneapolis.
He returned to Park Rapids following his mother’s death in 1990 and started work as a pipefitter/welder with Local Union No. 26. He was with the union for nine years and traveled throughout Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota on various construction projects.
He enjoyed working on cars, snowmobiling, motorcycling, hunting and his speedboat.
Surviving are his soulmate–Sheri, Park Rapids; two children–Megan Marie and Matthew Dale, both Park Rapids; his father–Dale A. (Sylvia) Maves, Park Rapids; a sister–Melissa Weckwerth, Park Rapids; a brother–Mitchell, Park Rapids, and his grandparents–Harry and Toddy Hagen, Park Rapids. Three nieces, two nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.
In addition to his mother, he also was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents (William and Molly Maves) and a sister-in-law (Missy Maves).
Visitation: Wednesday, Sept. 29, 5-8 p.m., Jones-Pearson Funeral Home and one hour prior to funeral at the church on Thursday.

Howard R. Hall
Oct. 23, 1911–Sept. 24, 1999
Howard R. Hall, 87, died Friday, Sept. 24, at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes.
There was a graveside service on Tuesday, Sept. 28, at Forest Hill Cemetery in Duluth. The David-Donehower Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.
Howard R. Hall, son of Claude and Gerda Spar Hall, was born at Duluth on Oct. 23, 1911, and was raised and attended school there.
He served with the Civilian Conservation Corps at Federal Dam and at Duluth.
On Nov. 22, 1936, he and Margaret Rutherford were married in Duluth.
Mr. Hall was employed by Twin Ports Grocery and Seagram Distilleries and achieved the position of sales manager for Minnesota and North Dakota before retiring.
Surviving are a son–Ronald (Virda), Detroit Lakes, along with four grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were his wife (who died Sept. 21, 1983) and a twin sister (Gladys).

James R. White
Feb. 8, 1956–Sept. 22, 1999
James R. “Jim” White, 43, Geneva, Fla., died Wednesday, Sept. 22, at Florida Hospital in Orlando.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 1, from St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Mandan, N. D.
Interment will be at Mandan Union Cemetery.
James R. White, son of Robert P. and Gwendolyn Smith White, was born Feb. 8, 1956, in Bismarck, N. D.
He grew up at Fort Lincoln State Park at Mandan, graduated from Mandan High School (Class of 1974) and attended Bismarck State College.
Since leaving high school, he was involved in the sound and music industry and–in 1986–founded the Nashville Cartage and Sound Co. and catered to such notables as Barbara Mandrel, Dolly Parton and Hank Williams Jr.
Mr. White was the stage manager for the WeFest in Detroit Lakes for 16 years and also produced the sound and lights for the 52nd and 53rd inaugural balls for President Clinton at the Air & Space Center in Washington, D. C.
He realized a boyhood dream last November when he began work as an electronics design technician at Disney World in Orlando.
Mr. White and Gail Score were married at Nashville, Tenn., on June 17, 1989.
Surviving are his wife–Gail Score-White, Geneva, Fla.; his mother–Gwen (Ed) Leno, Bismarck, N. D., and siblings–Marya White, Eagan; Steve and Kathy Score, Detroit Lakes; David Score, Jacksonville, Fla., and Frank and Cynthia Neises, Wayzata.

Joyce E. Arnold
Aug. 25, 1937–Sept. 27, 1999
Services will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 2, from the Furey Chapel in Frazee for Joyce E. Arnold.
Mrs. Arnold, 62, the wife of Henry Arnold, died Monday, Sept. 27, at Dakota Heartland Hospital in Fargo.
The Rev. Joe Clauson will officiate at the funeral.
Interment will be at Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Toad Lake Township of Becker County, with the Furey Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Joyce Ellen Walker, daughter of William and Mary Ann Cartwright Walker, was born in Toad Lake Township on Aug. 25, 1937.
She attended country school and then Frazee High School and, following school, moved to Chicago, Ill., where she worked in a machine shop.
After later returning to Frazee, she worked at the Swift & Co. Turkey Plant, the Frazee Care Center and at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. She later worked as a day care provider in her home.
She and Henry “Hank” Arnold were married at Mountain Iron in November, 1980.
Surviving are her husband–Henry “Hank” Arnold, Detroit Lakes; three daughters–Wendy (Dean) Reich and Lori Knudsen, both Detroit Lakes, and Carla (Ernie) Heden, Frazee; two sons–Randy (Lynette) Reimer, Frazee, and Calvin Arnold, Perham; her mother–Mary Ann Therens, Spokane, Wash.; three sisters–Donna Mayberry, Crystal, and Margie (Roger) Tolson and Kathy Culnane, both of Spokane, Wash., and two brothers–William “Bill” (Lee) Wacker, St. Cloud, and Donald (Linda) Wacker, Detroit Lakes. There are 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Preceding Mrs. Arnold in death were her father and two grandchildren.
Visitation: Friday, Oct. 1, 4-8 p.m. at Furey Funeral Home and also one hour prior to funeral on Saturday.


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