DL News Staff
Jan. 28, 1924-Nov. 27, 2012 Ethel L. Arford, 88, of Holdrege, Nebraska, passed away on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at Holdrege Memorial Homes. There will be no visitation; the family is honoring her wish for cremation. Private family services will be held at a later date. Ethel Lucille Arford was born January 28, 1924 in Becker County, near Westbury, the second of five children born to Albert and Elizabeth (Riebhoff) Moe. She was baptized into the Lutheran faith and confirmed at the Richwood Lutheran Church in 1937.
Aug. 29, 1944-Nov. 30, 2012 Morris M. Foltz, 68, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, November 30, 2012 at Essentia Health-Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. Morris Myron Foltz was born to Joseph and Marie (Veik) Foltz on August 29, 1944 in Humphrey, Neb. The family moved to rural Frazee when Morris was five years old. He attended country school in Evergreen Township. Morris helped on the family farm and also worked many years at the Swift Turkey Plant in Detroit Lakes. In 1973 he was united in marriage to Rita Molacek in Detroit Lakes.
Francis Clark, 76, of Waubun, died Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at Essentia Health in Fargo. A memorial service is set for 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 in the White Earth Assembly of God Church, White Earth. A second memorial service will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2 in the Redby Community Center, Redby, Minn. Inurnment will be in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to Anderson-Mattson Funeral Home of Mahnomen.
June 7, 1935-Nov. 21, 2012 Former Frazee resident Patricia Lucy Teiken, 77, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at David-Donehower Funeral Home. Visitation continues one hour prior to Monday's services at the church. A mass of Christian burial is at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26 in Holy Rosary Catholic Church, with Monsignor Timothy McGee officiating.
June 26, 1929-Nov. 3, 2012 Richard A. Johnson, 83, of Reno, Nevada, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 after a brief illness. A mass of Christian burial will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27 in Holy Rosary Church, Detroit Lakes, with visitation for one hour before the service. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Richard was born the son of Alfred and Esther (Bovy) Johnson on June 26, 1929 in Detroit Lakes. He graduated from Detroit Lakes High School in 1947 and attended St. John's University in Collegeville, Minn.
Sept. 18, 1911-Nov. 18, 2012 Arnold K. Abel, 101, of Detroit Lakes, died Sunday, November 18, 2012 at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, at David-Donehower Funeral Home, with Reverend Dale Robins, officiating. Friends may call for one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Interment will be in Lakeview Cemetery, rural Detroit Lakes. Arnold Karl Abel was born to Ernst and Mary (Borchers) Abel on September 18, 1911 near Streeter, N.D. He was united in marriage to Viola Roeder December 19, 1938 in Grand Forks, N.D.
Nov. 9, 1973-Nov. 15, 2012 Jodi L. Wimmer, 38, of Detroit Lakes, died Thursday, November 15, 2012 at the St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20 at the United Methodist Church in Detroit Lakes, with Reverend Brenda North officiating. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19 at the United Methodist Church. There will be a 6:30 p.m. prayer service. The visitation will continue for one hour prior to services at the church on Tuesday. Jodi Lynn Wimmer was born to Glen and Mary Jane (Weller) Mallow on November 9, 1973 in St. Paul.
April 12, 1929-Nov. 16, 2012 Allen Deane Gillespie Sr., 83, of Audubon, went to be with the Lord on Friday, November 16, 2012, surrounded by family under the care of Oak Crossing Therapy Unit, Detroit Lakes. The memorial service is set for 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21 at Community Alliance Church, Detroit Lakes. Allen was adopted by Alexander (Sandy) F. and Garnet Gillespie of Park River, N.D. He always expressed the joy and value growing up in a small community, especially his uncle's farm.
April 12, 1959-Nov. 15, 2012 Leo L. Rabideaux II, 53, of Detroit Lakes, passed away in the presence of his family on Thursday, November 15, 2012 at Essentia Health in Fargo. Leo was born to Leo and Frances (Peart) Rabideaux on April 12, 1959, in Fargo. He was raised in Fargo and graduated from Shanley High School in 1977. On June 16, 1979 he was united in marriage to Phyllis Stegman in Neche, N.D. They made their home in Fargo until 1990, when they moved to rural Detroit Lakes. Leo worked at Rabideaux Construction as a young man.
Judy Sell, 72, of Moorhead, died Thursday, November 15, 2012 at Sanford medical Center in Fargo. Visitation was held from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at Wright Funeral Home in Moorhead. Funeral services took place at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20 in the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, Moorhead, with interment in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Fargo.