DL News Staff
Former Moorhead resident James A. "Jim" Marcy, 82, of Vergas, passed away Monday, December 10, 2012, at the Frazee Care Center, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 14 in St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Loon Lake, with lunch to follow the services at the church. Visitation is set from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, continuing for one hour prior to Friday's services. Interment will be made at 2:30 p.m. Friday in the Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Moorhead.
Oct. 13, 1944-Dec. 7, 2012 William "Bill" C. Crane, 68, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, December 7, 2012 at Sanford Health in Fargo. Funeral services are set for 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, with a 6 p.m. prayer service, at the David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes. William "Bill" Crane was born to Robert and Eleanor (Howard) Crane on October 13, 1944 in Detroit Lakes. He was raised and educated in Detroit Lakes, graduating from Detroit Lakes High School in 1962.
Nov. 23, 1928-Dec. 6, 2012 Gladys Norma (Haukedahl) Frahm, 84, of Sebeka, died at her home on Thursday, December 6, 2012, surrounded by the love of her family. Gladys was born to Nordahl and Mina (Jacobson) Haukedahl on November 23, 1928 in Audubon. She grew up in Audubon with her twin brother Glenn and seven other siblings, and graduated from Audubon High School. She worked at Standard Oil in Fargo. Gladys met Stanley Frahm at the Crystal Ballroom in Fargo and they were united in marriage on May 5, 1951.
Astrid Heyen, 81, of Pelican Rapids, passed away Friday, December 7, 2012 after a courageous battle against cancer. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at Larson Funeral Home in Pelican Rapids. Services are set for 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Pelican Rapids, with interment in Ringsaker Cemetery, rural Pelican Rapids. Larson Funeral Home in Pelican Rapids is handling the arrangements.
Dorothy Jane Lauer passed away in her sleep in Paradise Valley, Ariz., on Wednesday, December 5, 2012. Janie was a cherished wife, mother, and grandmother. She was happiest when she was joined by her family at her lake home in Detroit Lakes. She enjoyed a long life with her loving husband and best friend, Jack. She passed away two days prior to their 67th wedding anniversary. Jane was the president of the Bismarck Library Board, a member of the Board of Directors of the Bismarck Hospital and president of the Alpha Phi Sorority while attending the University of Minnesota.
May 19, 1958-Dec. 6, 2012 Dennis M. Olson, 54, of Lake Park, died on Thursday, December 6, 2012 in Rochester, Minn. Dennis was born to Ardean and Eleen (Rosman) Olson on May 19, 1958 in Detroit Lakes. While growing up he was active in 4-H, and he lived in rural Lake Park his entire life. Dennis married Marlys Moe and they had two sons, Scott and Joey. They were later divorced.
Aug. 22, 1927-Dec. 6, 2012 Donald E. Olson, 85, of rural Frazee, passed away at his home on Thursday, December 6, 2012, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. A private family celebration of his life will held at a later date. Furey Funeral Home of Frazee is assisting the family. Don was born August 22, 1927, to Edward and Hildur (Munson) Olson in Duluth, Minn. He moved with his family to Minneapolis at the age of 9.
Oct. 19, 1919-Dec. 7, 2012 Marialice Soleim, 93, of Moorhead, died Friday, December 7, 2012 in Moorhead. Mary Alice Molamphy was born the daughter of Dennis and Genevieve (Wildes) Molamphy on October 19, 1919 in Hastings, Minn. The eldest of four children, she moved off the farm into town at the age of 15 and worked for Mr. Eddy at his pharmacy while attending high school. She graduated from Hastings High School. She changed jobs (and she changed her name to Marialice, known since then as MA, except for her grandchildren, who called her Nonnie).
April 22, 1938-Dec. 5, 2012 Carrie A. Cartwright, 74, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes. A private family service will be held. Interment will take place in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Shell Lake Township. Carrie Ann was born to Magnus and Agnes (French) Nelson on April 22, 1938 near Shell Lake Township. As a young girl she attended country school at District 45. In 1956, Carrie was united in marriage to James Cartwright in Detroit Lakes.
Dec. 10, 1919-Dec. 2, 2012 Former Ponsford and Fertile resident Rev. Gerhart M.F. Becker, 92, of Erskine, went to be with his Lord on Sunday, December 2, 2012 at the Pioneer Memorial Care Center in Erskine. The Carlin-Hoialmen Funeral Home of Fosston assisted the family with arrangements. Gerhart was born to George Flindt and Agnes Mueller Becker on December 10, 1919, in Brooklyn, New York. He worked as a drydock hand for Bethlehem Steel Co. in Hoboken, N.J., before joining the United States Marine Corps.