DL News Staff
June 11, 1908-May 11, 2006 Myrtle A. Johnson, 97, of Detroit Lakes, died Thursday, May 11, 2006 -- one month short of her 98th birthday -- at St. Mary's Nursing Center in Detroit Lakes. Myrtle was born on June 11, 1908, in Kindred, N.D. Her family moved to Detroit Lakes in 1911. She attended the Holmes School in Detroit Lakes, graduating in 1927. Upon graduation, she went to work for the Great West Life Insurance Company. In 1930 she married Trygve "Trix" Johnson. Upon his death in 1950, she worked as secretary at Boggs Manufacturing Company.
Oct. 9, 1936-May 15, 2006 Mary Louise Anderson, 69, of Edina, Minn., died Monday, May 15, 2006. Her volunteer work encompassed Girl Scouts, church school, Eastside Community Ministry and Hendy Avenue Volun teers for Education, Elmira, N.Y., Junior League of Minneapolis, Guardian ad Litum-Hennepin County, home-based family literacy program, and serving as a classroom assistant at Whittier School in Minneapolis. Passions included playing piano, enjoyment of music and the arts, cooking, reading, traveling, and a love for nature. Mary Louise is survived by her husband of 46 years, Dr.
March 21, 1926-May 16, 2006 Anna M. Fleisher, 80, of Minneapolis, died Tuesday, May 16, 2006, in Minneapolis. Anna is survived by her daughters, Carol (Hugo) Mertens of Sioux Falls, S.D., Sandra LaChapelle of North Branch, Minn., Barbara Blodgett of Omaha, Neb., Cathy (Steve) Elsen of Maple Plain, Minn., and Brenda (Matt) Haak of Minneapolis; 21 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; and many loving relatives and friends. Preceding her in death were her husband, Robert Fleisher; daughter, Roberta Frederick; and grandson, Matthew Frederick.
Judge John Knapp Sr., 90, of Avon, Minn., died Thursday, May 18. Services pending at Miller-Carlin-Brenny Funeral Homes, Albany, Minn.
The Frazee softball team pulled itself to the top of the Heart O'Lakes Conference Thursday after topping the Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton Rebels in a rematch of an earlier game in which the Rebels defeated the Lady Hornets on their home field by the score of 6-4. This time the Lady Hornets had to travel to DGF to take the Rebels on at their home turf and the Green was up for the challenge by pouncing on the first-place Lady Rebels 22-2 win. The Lady Hornets had their best offensive production of the year with the 22 runs being created by 18 Hornet hits.
The polish is being applied on the Detroit Lakes boys' golf team as they prepare for its final push into the regular season and into the Section 8-2A meet May 29-30. The Lakers finished in the top five in each of their last two meets, taking second in the two-day Fargo North Invite Friday and Saturday with a score of 624 and fourth in the Moorhead meet Tuesday with a 301. DL finished 24 strokes behind Fargo South in the two-day meet this past weekend, as Josh Herzog tied for fourth place with a 12-over 154 after shooting a 79 Friday and a four-over par 75 Saturday.
55-over softball league notice There will be an organizational meeting for the Men's Slowpitch Softball League for players 55 and over at the Shorewood Pub Wednesday, May 24, at 7 p.m. League play will start Wednesday, June 7. For more information, call Kermit Kruger at 846-0805, Ken Pearson at 439-3056 or Roger Lee at 847-7324. Ladies Lakeview Golf League to start The Ladies Lakeview Golf League will start Tuesday nights at 5:45 p.m. To register, call before 5:15 p.m. Tuesday at 847-8942. For more information, contact Diane Gorden at 847-2218 or Marlene Hanson at 847-7215.
Becker County Sheriff Tim Gordon has assigned two deputies to assist families with Internet safety concerns. The decision also includes the aid of Arvig Communications System and a volunteer computer technician employee. Gordon said the decision to help parents was based, in part, on data released by the Minnesota Attorney General's Office about teenagers being victimized by predators using the Internet to "chat" online. According to the state Attorney General's Office: 42 percent of parents do not monitor the content of messages sent and received by the children. 50 percent of t