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Dec. 28, 1951-Aug. 21, 2011 A memorial service celebrating Rita Meyer of Omaha, Neb., is set for 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Detroit Lakes, with burial in the church cemetery. Rita was born on Dec. 28, 1951 in rural Ogema. Her parents were Arthur B. and Florence (Perrault) Meyer. She attended Holy Rosary Catholic School in Detroit Lakes, and graduated with the Class of 1970 from Detroit Lakes High School.
Sept. 6, 1938-Aug. 18, 2011 Former Detroit Lakes resident Clarence "Cy" E. Field Sr., 72, of West Fargo, died Thursday, August 18, 2011 at his home. Cy was born the son of Melvin and Lydia (Bondarenko) Field on September 6, 1938 in Erie Township, Becker County, in rural Detroit Lakes. He was raised and educated in Detroit Lakes. As a young man, Cy worked in road construction with his dad and brothers in the southern United States. Cy then worked at Field Trucking, which was the family trucking business.
Detroit Lakes native Donald L. "Doc" Lane, 75, of St. Cloud, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2011 at St. Benedict's Senior Community in St. Cloud. A mass of Christian burial was held Thursday, July 28 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in St. Cloud, with Rev. Thomas Knoblach, Rev. Anthony Oelrich and Rev. Robert Harren officiating. Burial took place at Assumption Cemetery in St. Cloud. Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud was entrusted with the arrangements.
Nov. 23, 1955-Aug. 17, 2011 Robert W. Hedstrom, 55, of Lake Park, died on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at his home in Lake Park. Robert was born to Ogden and Edith (Berg) Hedstrom on November 23, 1955, in Detroit Lakes. He grew up and attended school in Lake Park, graduating from Lake Park High School. He was confirmed in Lake Park Lutheran Church, where he was a life member. He worked at the Felton Elevator and the Lake Park Elevator. Robert enjoyed deer hunting and gardening. In the years since his father's death he had been the primary caregiver for his mother.
April 18, 1933-Aug. 17, 2011 Jean M. Hopman, 78, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at her home. Jean was born the daughter of Ole and Evelyn (Johnston) Dahl on April 18, 1933 in Devils Lake, N.D. She was raised in rural Michigan, N.D., and attended country school, where her mother, Evelyn was also the teacher. Jean graduated from Michigan High School in 1951. After high school she attended Aakers Business College in Grand Forks and after graduating in 1952, she became a secretary at ASC in Grand Forks for six years.
Leona Saatoff, 102, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, August 13, 2011 at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. Visitation and funeral services were held Wednesday, Aug. 17 at Circles of Faith United Church of Christ in Waubun, with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Mahnomen. Arrangements were entrusted to Anderson-Mattson Funeral Home in Mahnomen.
Lillian "Babe" Schmidt, 104, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, August 13, 2011 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Visitation and funeral services were held Thursday, Aug. 18 at Lake Grove Lutheran Church near Waubun, with burial in the church cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to Anderson-Mattson Funeral Home in Mahnomen.
Mary E. Bergman, 98, of Detroit Lakes, died Monday, August 15, 2011 at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. A gathering will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22, with a 6 p.m. prayer service, at Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo.
Former Harwood, N.D., resident Harry McCaw Hogness, 70, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, August 13, 2011 in the Cottages at Emmanuel in Detroit Lakes. Arrangements are pending with Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo.
July 14, 1923-Aug. 13, 2011 Evelyn "Ev" Watson, 88, died Saturday, August 13, 2011 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Funeral services for Evelyn were held Tuesday, Aug. 15 at 10:30 a.m. in the Emmanuel Nursing Home Chapel. Interment will take place in Oak Grove Cemetery, Detroit Lakes. Evelyn "Ev" was born July 14, 1923 in Saskatchewan, Canada, while her parents were immigrating to the United States from Paris, France. Evelyn grew up in Eveleth, Minn. and attended Eveleth High School, where she graduated with honors.