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Jan. 18, 1921-April 30, 2011 Theresa M. Bergh, 90, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, April 30, 2011 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Theresa Marie Bergh was born to Knute and Matilda (Opdahl) Dovre on January 18, 1921 in rural Detroit Lakes. She grew up on the family farm on Little Floyd Lake and graduated from Detroit Lakes High School. She then attended Moorhead State Teachers College for two years, and received her teaching certificate. On August 24, 1944 Theresa was united in marriage to Melvin Bergh in Detroit Lakes.
A burial service for former Cormorant resident Norma P. Coleman, 95, of Blackduck, Minn., will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, May 9, in First Lutheran Cemetery, Audubon. She died Sunday, December 5, 2010 at Essential Health-St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes.
Nov. 16, 1936-April 29, 2011 Kermit Milo Skogen passed away Friday, April 29, 2011, with his wife Beverly by his side at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. Kermit most enjoyed his family, especially his grandkids and great-grandkids. Some of his favorite ways to spend time included playing cards, tinkering in the garage, volunteering at First Lutheran Church, traveling with his wife to see family, and playing with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Kermit devoted his life to his family and helping others.
July 31, 1922-April 29, 2011 Former Lake Park resident Evelyn I. Moe, 88, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, April 29, 2011 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Evelyn was born the daughter of Arnold and Anna (Bullert) Kaiser on July 31, 1922 in Fargo. In 1923, she moved with her family to Ogema, where she was raised and educated. Evelyn married Carsten Moe on January 26, 1943 in Audubon. They farmed north of Lake Park, where they resided for 36 years. She was an active member of Atlanta Lutheran Church with Sunday school, ladies aide, circle, and was also active with 4-H.
Jan. 27, 1949-April 26, 2011 Former Frazee resident Althea Rose Wirth, 62, of Moorhead, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at Sanford Health in Fargo. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at Furey Funeral Home in Frazee, and for one hour prior to services at the church on Sunday. Funeral services are set for 2 p.m. Sunday, May 1 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Frazee. To leave online condolences, please visit www.fureyfh.com . Althea, the eldest of five children born to Cecil and Loretta (Briese) Wirth, was born on January 27, 1949 in Detroit Lakes.
April 20, 1924-April 27, 2011 Frances Rock, 87, of Ponsford, died Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at her home, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. A mass of Christian burial was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 30 in St. Theodore's Catholic Church, Ponsford, with Father Walter Butor, O.M.I., officiating. Friends may call at the Old Pine Point School from 4 p.m. Friday, April 29 until the time of the mass on Saturday. Interment will be in St. Theodore's Cemetery. Frances Rock was born to Samuel Sr. and Jeanette (Ortley) Jones on April 20, 1924 in Ponsford.
July 28, 1950-April 27, 2011 Linda Rae (Lhotka) Kirsch, 60, of Detroit Lakes, died in her home on Wednesday, April 27, 2011, surrounded by her family and friends after her long battle with cancer. Services for Linda are set for 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30, in the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Detroit Lakes, with visitation for one hour prior to the service. Linda grew up in the Waubun area, graduating with the class of 1968.
Glenn H. DeGroat, 81, of Ogema, died Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at Essentia Health St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, May 1, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes. It will continue from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, May 2, followed by the funeral at 11, in Faith Lutheran Church, Detroit Lakes.
April 17, 1917-April 25, 2011 Former Lake Park resident Frances A. Warling, 94, of Detroit Lakes, died Monday, April 25, 2011, in Oak Crossing, Detroit Lakes, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Frances was born to Frank and Emilie (Clodt) Hemmerling on April 17, 1917 in Cavalier, N.D. She grew up and attended school at Sacred Heart Academy in Fargo. She then attended Valley City State Teachers College. She taught rural school in Becker County and in North Dakota. Frances married Gerhard Warling on August 5, 1943 in Lake Park.
Oct. 9, 1927-April 25, 2011 Former Fargo resident Marcelle A. Hustad, 83, of Lake Park, died Monday, April 25, 2011, at Sunnyside Care Center, Lake Park. Marcelle "Mickey" Ann Coons was born the daughter of Thomas and Zella (Turner) Coons on October 9, 1927 in Bismarck, N.D. She grew up in McKenzie, N.D., before moving to Fargo. In Fargo, she attended Agassiz Jr. High and graduated from Fargo Central in 1945. She attended school in Chicago and returned to Fargo to work for Western Union and WDAY. Mickey married John "Jack" Hustad December 16, 1950 in Fargo.