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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.
March 21, 1952-Feb. 13, 2011 Steven P. Kinnunen, 58, of Detroit Lakes, died Sunday, February 13, 2011 at his home. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Detroit Lakes; there will be a rosary at 6:30 p.m. and prayer service at 7 p.m. The visitation will continue one hour prior to the mass at the church on Saturday. A mass of Christian burial is set for 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 19 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Detroit Lakes, with Monsignor Timothy McGee officiating. Interment will be in St.
March 21, 1952-Feb. 13, 2011 Lorence D. "Larry" Taylor, 58, of Detroit Lakes died Sunday, February 13, 2011 at Essentia Health St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes. Larry Taylor was born to Willard and Vernie Beto Taylor on March 21, 1952 in Little Falls, Minn. They moved to Cushing, Minn., and then to Waubun, where Larry attended school. They later moved to Detroit Lakes, where Larry graduated from Detroit Lakes High School in 1970. He then attended the Detroit Lakes Vocational and Technical College. On July 22, 1972 Larry was united in marriage to Elaine Strom in Lake Park.
April 16, 1942-Feb. 12, 2011 John Petermann, 68 of Detroit Lakes, formerly of Breckenridge, passed away on Feb. 12, 2011, in St. Mary's Regional Hospital, Detroit Lakes. The funeral is Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011, at 2 p.m. in St. Gall's Catholic Church, Tintah, Minn., with father Arlie Sowada officiating. The visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral service on Wednesday from 1 to 2 p.m. in St. Gall's Catholic Church. Interment will be on a later date at St. Gall's Catholic Cemetery, Tintah.
Feb. 10, 1928-Jan. 21, 2011 Millard Henry Sivertson, 82, son of Henry and Ruth (Linman) Sivertson, brother to Elton Sivertson and Millicent (Sivertson) Harlow, passed away on Jan. 21, 2011, at Sanford Health in Fargo, N.D. Millard, born Feb. 10, 1928, in Fargo as a twin to Millicent and younger brother to Elton, grew up and attended school in the Osage area of Minnesota. Tragically, while the children were at school on Feb. 18, 1937, the Sivertson house was destroyed by fire caused by an explosion. This resulted in the death of both parents.
Winfred Palmer, 97, of Estelline, S.D., died Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011. He is formerly from Clay County, Minnesota. His funeral will be Wednesday, Feb. 16, at 10:30 a.m. in Trinity Lutheran Church, Estelline. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. in Geise Funeral Home, Estelline. He is survived by his wife Teresa of Estelline. A complete obituary may be viewed at www.geisefuneralhome.com .
Aug. 14, 1938-Feb. 8, 2011 Dennis E. Larson, 72, Moorhead, died peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011, surrounded by his family at his home and under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Dennis Edward Larson was born Aug. 14, 1938, in Moorhead to Pearl (Johnson) and Leland Larson of Borup. He graduated from Moorhead High School in 1956, and was confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church, Moorhead. Dennis spent his life working in the trucking business.
Lucille (Johnson) Davidson, 94, died Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011, in the Veterans Home in Fergus Falls. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 11, 2011, at Johnson Funeral Service, Thief River Falls, with Larry Mogen officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery, Thief River Falls. Visitation will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Friday at the funeral home. Lucille Ruth Holler was born Oct. 25, 1916, in Pine City, Minn., the daughter of Irvin and Elsie (Swanson) Holler. She attended school in Pine City and graduated at the top of her class.
Jan. 29, 1924-Feb. 7, 2011 Lorraine J. Jacobson, 87, died Monday, February 7, 2011, in Valley Memorial Homes, Grand Forks, N.D. Lorraine Janet Opsahl, the daughter of Lewis and Mabel (Evenson) Opsahl, was born January 29, 1924, in rural Syre, Minn., where she grew up. She graduated from Twin Valley High School in 1942. On January 5, 1945, Lorraine married Jewitt Jacobson in Detroit Lakes. They lived in Detroit Lakes from 1948 until 1965. Lorraine worked in the office at Cass-Clay Creamery and as a clerk in the water and lights department in city hall.