DL News Staff
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.
Feb. 18, 1944-Oct. 20, 2012 Marlys Marie (Peterson) May, 68, of Frazee, passed away under hospice care on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at her home in Frazee. Marlys May was born to Ole and Marnie (Deede) Peterson on February 18, 1944 in Leeds, N.D. She grew up on a farm southwest of Minnewaukan and attended grade schools in Josephine and Flora. In 1954 she moved with her family to Minnewaukan, where she completed grade school and graduated from high school in 1963.
Feb. 11, 1925-Oct. 16, 2012 Berniece M. (Norling) Walters was born to Carl and Edna (Johnson) Norling on February 11, 1925 in Ida Township, Douglas County, Minn. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Garfield. Berniece graduated from Alexandria High School. After her schooling she moved to Minneapolis to work. Berniece was united in marriage to Leslie Walters on August 20, 1949 at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Garfield. The couple was blessed with one daughter, Karin. They lived in Hoffman, where Berniece worked at the family resort on Elk Lake.
Aug. 18, 1933-Oct. 20, 2012 Rita Ann Sayler, 79, of Lake Park, died Saturday, October 20, 2012 at Elim Nursing Home in Fargo. A mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Lake Park, with Father Robert LaPlante officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, with a Christian Women's Rosary at 4:30 p.m. and Parish Vigil at 7 p.m., all in St.
Oct. 14, 1923-Oct. 2, 2012 Former Callaway resident Marie A. Solmon, 88 years 11 months, of Detroit Lakes, died Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. A mass of Christian burial was held Saturday, Oct. 6 in Assumption Catholic Church, Callaway. Marie was laid to rest in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery near Callaway. Marie Anastasia Braun was born to Arnold and Lauretta (DuChene) Braun on October 14, 1923 at the family farm in Emmet, N.D. As a young girl, she attended school in Emmet, ND.
Feb. 23, 1921-Oct. 15, 2012 Former Bovey resident Margaret S. Pickett, 91, died Monday, October 15, 2012 in Evergreen Terrace, Grand Rapids. Born February 23, 1921 in Bowman County, N.D., she was the daughter of D.F. and Lillie B. (Faulkner) Adams. Margaret was a homemaker, and had been a resident of the Snowball Lake and Bovey areas since 1951.
May 4, 1930-Oct. 11, 2012 Barbara J. Vogt, 82, of Detroit Lakes, died Thursday, October 11, 2012 at her residence, surrounded by her family and under care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Funeral services for Barbara will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 19 in Grace Lutheran Church, Detroit Lakes. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at David Donehower Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes.