DL News Staff
Jan. 10, 1939-Oct. 27, 2012 Joseph N. Baity Sr., 73, of rural Ogema, died Saturday, October 27, 2012 in his home, surrounded by his family, who will always remember this kind-hearted, generous man, and all the life lessons he taught. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, in the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Detroit Lakes. Sharing time for family and close friends will be one hour prior to services. Joe was born to Guy H. and Violet (Karsten) Baity on January 10, 1939 in Morris, Minn. He attended school in White Earth until the 8th grade.
Jan. 13, 1931-Oct. 29, 2012 Rachel M. (Walde) Kochmann, 81, of Detroit Lakes, died Monday, October 29, 2012 at her home. Rachel was born the daughter of Elmer and Lotti (Parry) Walde on January 13, 1931 in Ponsford. She graduated from Bagley High School in 1949. Rachel was united in marriage to Clarence Kochmann on June 14, 1949 in Bagley.
Oct. 29, 1924-Oct. 26, 2012 Duane W. Bellefeuille, 87, died Friday, October 26, 2012 at the Emmanuel Home in Detroit Lakes. Services for Duane will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30 at the Assumption Catholic Church in Callaway, with Father Zavier Ilango officiating. Visitation will be at the David-Donehower Funeral Chapel in Detroit Lakes from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, followed with a 7 p.m. prayer service. David-Donehower Funeral Home is serving the family.
Dec. 8, 1936-Oct. 23, 2012 Former Detroit Lakes resident Norman T. Nyland, 75, of Moorhead, died Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at the VA Medical Center in Fargo. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 29 in First Lutheran Church, Detroit Lakes, with visitation for one hour prior to services. Interment will take place in Pickerel Lake Cemetery, rural Osage. Norman Thomas Nyland was born to Thomas and Lillian (Harvala) Nyland on December 8, 1936 in Wolf Lake Township.
Nov. 7, 1939-Oct. 19, 2012 Former Fargo resident Nancy R. Kapaun, 72, of Pelican Rapids, died Friday, October 19, 2012 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 29 at Zion Lutheran Church at Franklin Lake in rural Pelican Rapids, with Reverend Dale Pepelnjak officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, with a 7 p.m.
June 21, 1942-Oct. 22, 2012 Former Richville resident Richard D. Kirkeide, 70, of Detroit Lakes, died Monday, October 22, 2012 at the Veterans Hospital in Fargo. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 at the David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes; friends may call for one hour prior to services. Interment will be in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery, Ft. Snelling, Minn. Richard Donald Kirkeide was born to Martin and Hattie (Jorgenson) Kirkeide on June 21, 1942 in Greenbush, Minn.
June 7, 1921-Oct.21, 2012 Morris Sanden Anderson, 91, died Sunday, October 21, 2012, in his home at The Madison in Detroit Lakes. Funeral services for Morris will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 26 in Houglum Lutheran Church, rural Lake Park. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, with a 6 p.m. prayer service, at David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes. Visitation will also continue at the church one hour prior to services Friday.
May 7, 1929-Oct. 6, 2012 Vernon Eugene Wolff, 83, died Saturday, October 6, 2012 at his home in Jamestown, N.D. Vern was born to Jacob and Emma (Holzworth) Wolff on May 7, 1929 in Jamestown. He attended school in Jamestown before moving with his family to rural Ogema. He then attended Waubun High School and eventually purchased the family farm. He continued farming until 1975. After taking an early retirement, he resided between Minnesota, Texas and finally returned to Jamestown to reside until his death.
Feb. 3, 1936-Oct. 14, 2012 Robert LeRoy Anderson, 76, of Detroit Lakes, passed away on Sunday, October 14, 2012, surrounded by his family. Robert was born, first of twins, to Peter A. and Olaug (Westgard) Anderson on February 3, 1936 in Mahnomen. Robert grew up living in Mahnomen-Detroit Lakes, where he attended school. Robert's life profession was driving truck, for 50 years plus, starting at an early age.
May 26, 1942-Oct. 18, 2012 Joan Lucille Alexander, 70, of Bismarck, N.D., died Thursday, October 18, 2012 at St. Alexius Medical Center. A memorial service will take place at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 in Missouri Slope Lutheran Care Center, Bismarck, with Rev. Rebecca Aardahl officiating. Joan will be interred at North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan. The burial will be a private ceremony. Joan was born May 26, 1942. She was baptized on September 23, 1948 at First Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes.