DL News Staff
Cordell "Cory" A. Rebne, 48, of Detroit Lakes and Apache Junction, Ariz., died Thursday, April 26, 2012 at an Arizona hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending with West-Kjos Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes.
Jan. 30, 1956-April 25, 2012 Larry "Bear" J. Gillette, 56, of rural Osage, Minnesota, died peacefully Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at his home under the care of his wife and Hospice of the Red River Valley. Larry, the son of Raymond and Alta (Gade) Gillette, was born on January 30, 1956 in Fargo. He was raised and educated in Moorhead. Larry was united in marriage to Mary Meeks on July 16, 1973 in Sisseton, S.D. They made their home in rural Osage.
Dec. 29, 1949-April 25, 2012 Harland E. Thompson, 62, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at the VA Medical Center in Fargo. Funeral services for Harland will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 30, in Seventh-day Adventist Church, Detroit Lakes. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, April 29 at David Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes, continuing for one hour prior to services Monday at the church. Interment will be held in Lake Eunice Seventh-day Adventist Cemetery, rural Detroit Lakes. Harland Eugene Thompson was born to Darwin J. and Clyda P.
Jan. 20, 1921-April 23, 2012 Floyd Estlick, 91, of Battle Lake, passed away Monday, April 23, 2012 at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Fargo. Floyd Wayne Estlick was born the son of John G. and Lila E. (Malcolm) Estlick on January 20, 1921 in Perham. He was baptized as an adult at the Basswood Seventh Day Adventist Church. He attended the Amor School and continued his education at the Wahpeton science school, where he was enrolled in hydronics and plumbing. He also spent three and a half years studying agriculture through the Morris agriculture school.
Rev. C. Rodney Benson, 90, f Westbrook, Minn., died Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at the Westbrook Good Samaritan Center. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 14 in Immanuel Baptist Church, Westbrook, with Rev. Rob Adams officiating. Interment was in the Westbrook Cemetery, with military honors provided by Westbrook VFW Post 152. Arrangements were entrusted to Westbrook Funeral Home, Westbrook.
March 7, 1938-April 21, 2012 Former Fargo resident Elwood L. Fearing, 74, of Lake Park, died Saturday, April 21, 2012 at Sun-nyside Care Center, Lake Park. Funeral services for Elwood will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 2 in Zion Lutheran Church, Detroit Lakes. Visitation will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, with a 7:30 p.m. prayer service, at David Donehower Fu-neral Home in Detroit Lakes, continuing for one hour prior to services on Wednesday at the church. Interment will be held in Moorhead Memorial Gardens, Moorhead.
July 6, 1929-April 23, 2012 Glenn H. Donley, 82, of rural Callaway, died Monday, April 23, 2012 at his home, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley and with his loving family by his side, after a courageous battle with cancer. Glenn was born the son of Harry and Emma (Hellickson) Donley on July 6, 1929 in Riceville Township, rural Becker County. He was raised and educated in Waubun, graduating from Waubun High School in 1948. As a young man Glenn moved to Great Falls, Montana, where he worked in various jobs.
May 20, 1984-April 20, 2012 Former Detroit Lakes resident Ashley M. Lovo, 27, of Minot, N.D., died Friday, April 20, 2012 at Trinity Medical Center in Minot. Ashley Marie Lovo was born to Gary and Shanny (Westrum) Pepper on May 20, 1984 in Bemidji. The family moved to Detroit Lakes, where Ashley attended school, graduating from Detroit Lakes High School in 2002. She moved to Minot, where on August 11, 2003 she was united in marriage to Christopher Lovo. Ashley worked as a CNA at Trinity Medical Center and attended Minot State University.
June 15, 1930-April 16, 2012 Harold Gust Lindbom, 81, a lifelong Osage area resident, peacefully passed into eternal life Monday, April 16, 2012 at St. Joseph's Area Health Services in Park Rapids. Harold was born to Gust A. and Wilhelmina Sophia (Waahtalo) Lindbom on June 15, 1930 on the home farm in Shell Lake Township, Becker County. He attended the District 82 country school near his home. Harold grew up helping on his parents' dairy farm. As a young man, he learned the automotive mechanics trade and worked for many years for the Ford dealerships in Detroit Lakes and Park Rapids.
March 24, 1945-April 18, 2012 Jerry D. Simonson, 67, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at his home, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Funeral services are set for 1 p.m. Saturday, April 21 in Immanuel Lutheran Church at Shell Lake, rural Detroit Lakes, with Reverend Phil Johnson officiating. Visitation will take place at the church from 11 a.m.