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Don Onstad, center, with the ladies of Sharon’s Style in Detroit Lakes. Submitted Photo

Weekly roses honored his longtime love

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When Don Onstad’s wife Delores passed away, a year ago today — March 24, 2012 — it was a devastating loss for the longtime Detroit Lakes-Richwood area resident.


But Don turned that loss into something truly heartwarming for the ladies at Sharon’s Style, the local beauty salon where his “Lolly” had a standing hair appointment every Friday for many years.

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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.
(218) 844-1454