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March 18, 1925-Aug. 13, 2008 Lowell H. Wolff, 83, of Park Rapids, died Wednesday, August 13, 2008 at Merit Care Hospital in Fargo. Lowell Herbert Wolff was born to Harry H and Esther (Roesler) Wolff on March 18, 1925 in Delhi Township, Redwood Falls, Minn. He grew up on the family farm, and attended country school in Delhi Township. As a young man he worked in a hatchery, did farm work and started truck driving. In the early 1950s, he was drafted into the army and served during the Korean War. On June 29, 1954 Lowell married Jane L. Duncan in Redwood Falls.
Oct. 2, 1978-Aug. 17, 2008 Christopher W. Carlson, 29, of rural Lake Park, died Sunday, August 17, 2008 in Lake Park. Christopher was born the son of Ronald and Vinita (Renner) Carlson on Oct. 2, 1978, in Detroit Lakes. He was raised in Lake Park and graduated from Lake Park-Audubon High School in 1998. Christopher attended Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Detroit Lakes, taking courses in sales and marketing. Christopher was employed with Cenex as an H-Vac Technician. He most recently worked for Modern Heating and Plumbing in Detroit Lakes.
Aug. 10, 2008-Aug. 10, 2008 Heartfelt joy turned to sorrow for Jessica and Zachery Lamblez, with the birth and death of their infant daughter, Tala Rose. Tala Rose Lamblez was born and died on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2008, in St. Mary's Regional Hospital, Detroit Lakes. In the single hour they were blessed with, Jess and Zach got to hear her cry, look into her big, blue eyes, and hold her in their arms -- those memories will forever last a lifetime in their hearts. Tala was baptized in the Christian faith at St. Mary's shortly after her birth.
June 23, 1922-Aug. 11, 2008 Jean Steinbach, 86, Felton, died Monday, Aug. 11, 2008, in Viking Manor, Ulen. Jean Katherine Standfield was born June 23, 1922, in Arthur, N.D., to Fred and Josie (Landon) Standfield. She attended school in Arthur and graduated from Amenia (N.D.) High School in 1941. While living in Arthur, Jean worked at the Wagner Café, Ross Grocery Store and the Arthur Post Office. Jean was united in marriage to Raymond J. Steinbach on June 23, 1943, in Page, N.D. They moved to Felton in 1947, where they farmed.
June 5, 1935-Aug. 14, 2008 Quentin "Pete" Dale Murray, 73, Detroit Lakes, formerly of Ada, died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008, in the St. Mary's Nursing Center, Detroit Lakes. Pete was born on June 5, 1935, in Warroad to Philip and Agnes (Green) Murray. He attended Warroad Public Schools and worked with his family logging and farming. On Nov. 1, 1957, Pete entered the United States Army, serving until Feb. 19, 1959. On Feb. 3, 1962, Pete was united in marriage to Mildred Neuleib in Pelican Rapids. They moved to Ada in 1963, where Pete worked in construction.
April 24, 1916-Aug. 12, 2008 Ruby Evangeline Erickson, 92, died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008, in Sunnyside Care Center, rural Lake Park. Ruby Haug was born April 24, 1916, in rural Rollag to Carsten and Selma (Mattson) Haug. She grew up on her parents farm near Rollag, was baptized and confirmed in Rollag Lutheran Church, and attended rural school. On Dec. 28, 1935, Ruby was united in marriage to Clifford Erickson in Hawley. They farmed for many years, and later owned and operated the Lakes Drive Inn near Lake Ida. Ruby also worked several years for the lefsa factory in Lake Park and St.
Nov. 21, 1927-Aug. 11, 2008 Ruth A. Lerud, 80, of Detroit Lakes, died Monday, August 11, 2008 at Sunnyside Care Center in Lake Park. Ruth A. Hill was born to Ira and Alice (Svoboda) Hill on Nov. 21, 1927 in rural Ramsey County, N.D. She moved with her family to Deer Creek, Minn., where she was raised and educated. Ruth married Vernon Lerud on March 28, 1947 in Detroit Lakes. They made their home in Detroit Lakes, where Ruth worked as a clerk for the Sears store, retiring in 1985. Vern died in 1994.
Tala Rose Lamblez, infant daughter of Jessica and Zachery Lamblez, Mahnomen, was born and died on Sunday, August 10, 2008 at St. Mary's Regional Hospital, Detroit Lakes. Funeral services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 15, at First Lutheran Church in Mahnomen. Visitation will take place at the church one hour prior to the service. Arrangements have been entrusted to Anderson-Mattson Funeral Home, Mahnomen.
Nov. 11, 1944-Aug. 9, 2008 Former Maplewood, Minn., resident Ambrose J. Zurn, 63, of Forest Lake, Minn., died unexpectedly on Saturday, August 9, 2008 at the Bay Front Blues Festival in Duluth, Minn. Ambrose was born to Ambrose and Lucy Zurn on Nov. 11, 1944 in Callaway, and grew up on the family farm on the White Earth Indian Reservation. He was proud to be a member of Local No.132 and a 42-year, dedicated employee of Adolfson & Peterson Construction Company.
Nov. 19, 1939-Aug. 8, 2008 Former Gueydan, La., resident Nora L. Olson, 68, of Detroit Lakes, passed away at St. Mary's Innovis Hospital in Detroit Lakes on Friday, August 8, 2008. Nora Lea Premeaux was born to Eddie and RosaBelle (LeMaire) Premeaux on Nov. 19, 1939 in Biloxi, Miss. She was raised in Gueydan, La., and also in Biloxi. Nora Lea married Norman E. Olson of Detroit Lakes on March 29, 1958 in Biloxi, where he was stationed at that time with the United States Air Force. Shortly after their marriage they were stationed overseas in Taipei, Taiwan, where they spent two years.