DL News Staff
Ponsford native Lewis Merton DeWandeler, 71, died Saturday, September 8, 2012 at his home, attended by his family. A memorial service commemorating Lewy's life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15 in Faith Baptist Church of Park Rapids. Visitation with the family will be one hour prior to the service. David Donehower Funeral Home of Detroit Lakes is assisting the family.
Delores E. Pryor, 90, of Detroit Lakes, died Sunday, September 9, 2012 at Kindred Hospital in Fargo. Funeral services are set for 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15 at West-Kjos Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes, with visitation for one hour prior to services. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Detroit Lakes.
June 25, 1932-Sept. 8, 2012 Dorothy J. Gilbertson, 80, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, September 8, 2012 in her home, surrounded by her family and under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Funeral services for Dorothy were set for 2 p.m. today (Wednesday) at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Detroit Lakes, with interment to follow at Oak Grove Cemetery, Detroit Lakes. Visitation was from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at David Donehower Funeral Home of Detroit Lakes.
May 22, 1983-Sept. 5, 2012 Nicholas Alan Lehmann, 29, of rural Callaway, died Wednesday, September 5, 2012 as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident near Richwood. Funeral services for Nicholas will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 10 in the Callaway Community Center, Callaway, with Pastor Doyle Turner officiating. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, with a 7:30 p.m. prayer service, at the David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes. It will continue for one hour prior to services at the community center on Monday.
July 8, 1933-Aug. 29, 2012 Virgil DR Gunnarson, 79, of Hawley, died Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at Villa Maria in Fargo. A celebration of Virgil's life will take place at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10 at the Merchantile Building on Steamer Hill on the Steam Threshers Reunion grounds at Rollag, with Reverend Tom Olson officiating. Military Rites will be provided by the Lake Region Veterans Honor Guard. Interment will be in the Dale Cemetery, Dale, Minn.
Sigurd E. Jacobsen, 69, of Blaine, Minn., died Saturday, September 1, 2012 at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. A celebration of Sigurd's life is set for 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12 in the chapel at Oak Crossing, with Chaplain Tim Cook officiating. The David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes is providing arrangements.
Steven D. Stephens, 61, of Fergus Falls died Saturday, September 1, 2012 at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Fergus Falls, following an 11-year struggle with cancer and its aftermath. Funeral services are 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6 at Hilltop Celebration Church, Fergus Falls (from I-94, take Exit 57, turn north toward Fergus Falls and travel approximately 1.4 miles to Hilltop Celebration Church on the west, near the Prairie Wetlands Learning Center). Yvonne Stephens and Pastor Dan Miller will officiate. Visitation is set from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept.
Funeral services for Howard Hintsala, 87, of New York Mills, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7 in Trinity Lutheran Church, New York Mills. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6 at the Karvonen & Son Funeral Home in New York Mills, and will resume one hour prior to Friday's services at the church. Howard passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 2, 2012 at Perham Health in Perham. Arrangements were entrusted to Karvonen & Son Funeral Home of New York Mills.
Delores M. Gunthorpe, 83, of Frazee, passed away Monday, September 3, 2012 at Frazee Care Center, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8 in Grace Lutheran Church, Detroit Lakes, with refreshments to be served following the service. Burial will take place at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Fargo. Furey Funeral Home, Frazee, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.