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May 13, 1929-Jan. 13, 2013 Walter L. Skea, 83, of Vergas, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and brother, passed away peacefully surrounded by the ones he laughed with, lived for, and loved on Sunday, January 13, 2013. He is preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Alta (Barr) Skea; brother, Gale Skea; sister, Jean (Skea) Johnson; and his dearly loved son, D.
July 20, 1926-Jan. 15, 2013 Doris "Dorrie" G. Aune, 86, of Lake Park, died Tuesday, January 15, 2013, in Sunnyside Care Center, Lake Park. Doris Grace was born to Oscar and Lena (Kittelson) Handegard on July 20, 1926, in Lake Park. She was baptized and confirmed at Lake Park Lutheran Church. Doris attended school in Lake Park. She married Casper Aune May 27, 1945, in Little Rock, Arkansas. Together they made their home in Lake Park. Doris worked for the Red Owl grocery store, Lake Park Café and did bookkeeping for Casper's sanitation business.
Funeral services will be held for former Erie, N.D., resident Lora (Mastin) Moss, 89, of Perham, at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19 in St. Paul's Lutheran Church-Evergreen, rural Frazee, with visitation for one hour prior to services. Friends may also call from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, with a 5 p.m. prayer service, at Perham Living Chapel in Perham. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Karvonen & Son Funeral Home of New York Mills.
Alma R. Clements, 93, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, January 11, 2013 at the Ecumen-Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to the West-Kjos Funeral Home of Detroit Lakes.
July 3, 1942-Jan. 13, 2013 Sharon A. Anderson, 70, of Frazee, died Sunday, January 13, 2013 at Ecumen-Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Sharon was born the daughter of Ernest and Audrey (Craft) Olson on July 3, 1942 in Perham. She was raised and educated in Detroit Lakes, graduating from high school in 1960. Sharon was united in marriage to Patrick Anderson on April 15, 1962 at First Methodist Church in Detroit Lakes. They made their home in rural Frazee. She was an owner and operator of Bernie Anderson Trucking with her husband, Bernie.
June 12, 1948-Jan. 13, 2013 Clair W. Wenger, 64, of Detroit Lakes, passed away unexpectedly of a heart attack on Sunday, January 13, 2013 at his residence. Clair Wilmer Wenger was born to J. Wilmer and Alice (Stutzman) Wenger on June 12, 1948 in Detroit Lakes. He attended rural school at Height of Land, and later attended Frazee schools, graduating from Frazee High School in 1967. He was very active in FFA in high school. He was drafted and served two years of service in a hospital in Evanston, Ill.
Jan. 8, 1925-Jan. 13, 2013 Former Lake Park resident Janice R. Haugen, 88, of Moorhead, died on Sunday, January 13, 2013 at Eventide Lutheran Home in Moorhead. Janice Reann Bergeson was born to Reno and Annie (Skei) Bergeson on January 8, 1925 at home in Lake Park. She was baptized and confirmed at Lake Park Lutheran Church and attended school in Lake Park, graduating from Lake Park High School in 1943. Janice worked her way through North Dakota State University and graduated with an education degree in Home Economics in 1947.
May 13, 1936-Jan. 12, 2013 Former Union, Maine, resident Ronald A. Barker, 76, of Detroit Lakes, died January 12, 2013 at Essentia Health-Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. Ronald Abbott Barker was born to Edgar and Christine (Brown) Barker on May 13, 1936 in Rockland, Maine. He grew up and received his education in Union, Maine. He was united in marriage to Geraldine Tolman on July 17, 1955.
Nov. 11, 1937-Jan. 10, 2013 M. Leonard Bailey, 75, of Detroit Lakes, died Thursday, January 10, 2013 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes. Funeral services took place at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 14 in the Congregational Church, Detroit Lakes. Visitation was held from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, with a 5 p.m. prayer service, also at the Congregational Church. Morris Leonard Bailey was born November 11, 1937 in Hillsboro, N.D. He graduated from the Crookston Ag School and enrolled at Mayville State College.
May 14, 1926-Jan. 13, 2013 Former Frazee resident Rome Villiard, 86, of Detroit Lakes, died Sunday, January 13, 2013, at Essentia Health-St. Mary's. Rome was born May 14, 1926, in Flom, Minn., to John and Sarah Villiard. He grew up and went to school near Hitterdal. Rome married Mabel (Erb) Shipman on Nov. 20, 1949, at Ray Rassmussen's farm near Frazee. He farmed near Frazee for about 12 years and retired from Anderson Ready Mix after about 25 years. He moved to Lamplighter in Emmanuel Community 14 years ago, where he enjoyed maintaining the lawn for several years.