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Nov. 20, 1966-Oct. 2, 2011 Eric Dean Grina, 44, of Audubon, died Sunday, October 2, 2011, as a result of a train/automobile accident near Audubon. Eric was born the son of Dennis Gary and Carol Lynn (Danielson) Grina on November 20, 1966 in Eau Claire, Wis. In 1985 he graduated from high school and went on to attend airline mechanic training in Thief River Falls. On February 10, 1990 he married Renae Shetler at Christian Fellowship in Detroit Lakes.
Oct. 10, 1938-Sept. 30, 2011 Faye J. Erickson, 72, of Audubon, died Friday, September 30, 2011 at her home. Friends may call from 5 t 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3 at David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes and at the church one hour prior to services on Tuesday. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4 in First Lutheran Church, Detroit Lakes, with Reverend David Peterson officiating. Interment will be in the Hawley Cemetery, Hawley. Faye Janice Erickson was born to Arthur and Alice (Cederberg) Anderson on October 10, 1938 in Hawley.
Sept. 5, 1934-Aug. 26, 2011 Ann Richter (nee Tabor), 76, of Little McDonald Lake, Perham, went to be with her Lord on Friday, August 26, 2011, after courageously battling cancer for five years. She is preceded in death by husband Jim, parents Anna and Charles Tabor, sister Rose Gytri, brother-in-law Lloyd Gytri, and sister-in-law Millie Tabor.
April 22, 1929-Sept. 28, 2011 Former Ulen and Lake Park resident Eileen M. Cary, 82, of Dilworth, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 in Sanford Palliative Care, Fargo, surrounded by her loving family. Eileen M. Syverson was born to Selmer and Cora (Morken) Syverson on April 22, 1929, near Ulen. She grew up and attended school at District 29 and Ulen High School. Eileen married Harold Cary on March 14, 1947, in Moorhead, and they made their home in the Ulen area until moving to Lake Park in 1967.
Dec. 18, 1920-Sept. 27, 2011 Mary Pauline Stowman, 90, of Rothsay, Minn., died Tuesday, September 27, 2011, at Lake Region Healthcare in Fergus Falls. She was born the daughter of homesteaders Christian M. and Ida (Lowe) Sorum on December 18, 1920, in a sod house in Perkins County near Sorum, S.D. She was raised on the farm, riding horseback to grade school. She attended Sorum High School for three years and graduated from Bison High School in 1938. She then attended Moorhead State Teacher's College, receiving her teaching certificate in 1940.
Glenn E. Peterson, 87, of Moorhead, died Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at Golden Living Center in Moorhead. Visitation was held from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, followed by the funeral at 10 a.m., in the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, Moorhead. Interment will be in First Lutheran Cemetery, Audubon.
June 5, 1953-Sept. 27, 2011 June Kersting-Peterson, 58, of Waubun, died Tuesday, September 27, 2011 under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley at the Mahnomen Health Center Nursing Home. June Pauline Kersting was born the daughter of Richard and Genevieve (Eveslage) Kersting on June 5, 1953 in Detroit Lakes. She attended school in Waubun and graduated from Waubun High School with the class of 1971. Following graduation, June attended cosmetology training and also began working at Norby's Department Store in Detroit Lakes.
Jan. 15, 1947-Sept. 27, 2011 John "Jack" E. Escherich, devoted husband, father, grandfather, 64, of rural Lake Park, died Tuesday, September 27, 2011, surrounded by his family at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Jack was born the son of Richard and Eleanor (Calendar) Escherich on January 15, 1947 in Evergreen Park, Ill. He was raised and educated in Evergreen Park. As a young man, Jack served in the United States Army from 1966 to 1968 as a mechanic, and also did search and rescue missions while serving in Europe.
Oct. 16, 1924-Sept. 25, 2011 Dearly loved by family and friends, Elizabeth "Betty" Rothschadl, 87, of Detroit Lakes, died Sunday, September 25, 2011, at Oak Crossing assisted living facility. Elizabeth was born October 16, 1924, at her parents' Ogema home. She married Jim N. Rothschadl on October 12, 1943, and the couple settled on the Stech farmstead near Ogema, where they lived more than 50 years. In addition to farm and housework, Elizabeth stayed equally busy with community, school and church activities.
Oct. 17, 1923-Sept. 23, 2011 Charles Holtgrewe, 87, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, September 23, 2011 at Golden Manor in Detroit Lakes. Charles Holtgrewe was born to George and Martha (Luhr) Holtgrewe on October 17, 1923 in Paderborn, Germany. The family moved to the United States when Charles was one year old. They made their home in Dwight, N.D., where Charles grew up and attended school. They later moved to Staples, where Charles attended and played basketball for Staples High School. He then served in the United States Air Force from 1943-1946, as an airplane mechanic.