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Dec. 5, 1918-Feb. 12, 2011 Philip Austin Hanson, 92, passed away Saturday, February 12, 2011 in St. George, Utah. Philip was born to Helmer and Annie (Erickson) Hanson on December 5, 1918 in Detroit Lakes. He was a charter member of VFW Post 6033 in Audubon. He married Cuma "Toni" Walker January 16, 1987 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Surviving Philip are his wife, Toni; stepchildren, Steven (Mima) Norris, Nancy (Dale) Bullock and Terry (Lori) Barkdull; brothers, Enos and Helmer Jr.; sister, Martha Remmen; seven grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; and many friends.
Aug. 24, 1930-Feb. 20, 2011 Longtime Wasilla, Alaska resident Richard "Dick" Vogt, 80, died Sunday, February 20, 2011 with his family by his side, at his home in Wasilla. Memorial services are set for 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 25, in the Valley Funeral Home, Wasilla, with Pastor Dan Bracken officiating. Full military honors and inurnment will take place at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, in Fort Richardson National Cemetery. Dick was born to Joseph and Rosella (Chadbourne) Vogt on August 24, 1930 in Detroit Lakes.
Feb. 18, 1941-Feb. 21, 2011 Robert W. Fick, 70, of Vergas, died Monday, February 21, 2011 at his home, surrounded by his loving family and under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church at Loon Lake, rural Vergas; there will be a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. Visitation will continue one hour prior to service sat the church on Friday. Funeral services are set for 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 25 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church at Loon Lake, with Reverend Robert Hinckley officiating. Interment will be in St.
Robert A. Asleson, 88, of Rollag, died Friday, February 18, 2011 in the Veteran's Hospital, Fargo. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m., followed by the funeral at 11 a.m., in Rollag Lutheran Church, Rollag. Wright Funeral Home of Moorhead is providing arrangements.
Former Detroit Lakes resident Helene Edwina Ovsak, 70, of Bemidji, died Sunday, February 20, 2011 at the North Country Regional Hospital. A rosary will be held at 9 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 24 in St. Philips Catholic Church, Bemidji, followed by a time of visitation that will continue until the service. Funeral services are set for 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 24 at St. Philip's Catholic Church, with Father Vincent Miller and Father Will Ovsak officiating. Interment will be in the spring at the Holy Cross Cemetery in Bemidji, under the direction of the Cease Family Funeral Home of Bemidji.
April 18, 1936-Feb. 16, 2011 Raymond Dean Scharnowske, 74, died Wednesday, February 16, 2011, at his home in Bismarck, N.D. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 21 in First Lutheran Church, Detroit Lakes, and at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23 in McCabe United Methodist Church, Bismarck. Military graveside honors will be held at the North Dakota Veteran's Cemetery, Mandan. Raymond was born the son of Earle H. and Irene (Hedstrom) Scharnowske on April 18, 1936, in Bismarck. He graduated from Bismarck High School in 1954.
Nov. 8, 1915-Feb. 16, 2011 Marcella Lemmon, 95, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at Diamond Willow in Detroit Lakes. Marcella was born on November 8, 1915, the second child of John and Flora (Blohm) Moechnig in Lake City, Minn. She attended rural school near the family farm through eighth grade and then later continued her education at St. Paul Agricultural School. She graduated from "Ag School" in 1936 and it was there that she met Thornton Lemmon. Marcella and Thornton were married on January 18, 1938 in Lake City.
June 30, 1935-Feb. 15, 2011 Caroline B. Kertscher, 75, of Detroit Lakes, died Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at Sanford Health in Fargo. A mass of Christian burial for Caroline is set for 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18 in Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Detroit Lakes, with visitation for one hour prior to services. Caroline Bertha Eiynck was born to Rudolph and Elizabeth (Lackowitzer) Eiynck on June 30, 1935 in Richwood Township. She attended St.
Lydia Koehntop Olson, 92, of Detroit Lakes, died Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Private services will be held, with arrangements provided by David-Donehower Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes.
Frazee-Wolf Lake area native and World War II veteran Christian L. "Chris" Thiede, 87, of Great Falls, Mont., passed away on Monday, December 13, 2010 at his residence. Funeral services were held Dec. 22 in Helena, Mont., with burial in the Fort Harrison Veterans Cemetery.