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The Old Rugged Cross sculpture will be dedicated this Sunday, Oct. 11.

In memory of Monte Outdoor sculpture at Detroit Lakes church

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When Detroit Lakes resident Monte Jones was diagnosed with cancer almost five years ago, in November 2004, he had already begun working on plans for a cross sculpture on the grounds of Grace Lutheran Church, where he and wife Karen were members.


"He dreamed of something in the courtyard that everyone could enjoy," said Karen, who will be on hand for the sculpture dedication this coming Sunday, Oct. 11.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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