DL News Staff
Ralph L. Stone, 73, of White Earth, died Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at Essentia Health in Fargo. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, June 25 in St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Rice Lake, Minn. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to West-Kjos Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes.
May 28, 1963-April 26, 2012 Cordell Anthony "Cory" Rebne, 48, of Detroit Lakes, passed away Thursday, April 26, 2012 in Apache Junction, Ariz., surrounded by loved ones. Cory was born to Einar and Florence (Kvigne) Rebne on May 28, 1963 in Kenmare, N.D., and was raised in Guymon, Okla., for 12 years. Cory then moved with his family to Detroit Lakes in 1978, where he graduated from high school in 1981. After high school he attended Brainerd Community College, studying Natural Resource Technology.
May 29, 1926-Jan. 17, 2012 Florence M. Rebne 85, of Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, died Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at Frazee Care Center, Frazee. Florence was born the daughter of Ole and Susie (Johnson) Kvigne on May 29, 1926, on the family farm in rural Ambrose, N.D. She attended country school and graduated from Crosby High School in 1943. Florence worked as a bookkeeper in the Divide County superintendent's office and the Divide County treasurer's office in Crosby, N.D.
Aug. 20, 1953-June 18, 2012 The funeral service for Barbara Kolden, 58, of Minneota, will take place at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 23 at Hope Lutheran Church in Minneota. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 22, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at Hope Lutheran Church, continuing for one hour prior to services on Saturday at the church. Interment took place at the Zion Lutheran Cemetery in rural Arlington. Barbara Louise Mueller was born to Robert and Carol (Bergs) Mueller on August 20, 1953, in Glencoe.
May 14, 1919-June 15, 2012 Agnes G. Mastin, 93, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, June 15, 2012 at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 22 at First Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes, with Reverend Mark Kuether officiating. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Detroit Lakes. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 21, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at David-Donehower Funeral Home.
June 29, 1955-June 15, 2012 Former Strawberry Lake area resident Thelma S. Colling, 56, of Perham, died Friday, June 15, 2012 in Peoria, Ariz. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, June 23 at the Northern Lights Tabernacle, Richwood, with Pastor Robert St. Claire officiating. Interment will be in the Strawberry Lake Mennonite Cemetery, rural Ogema. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m.
Jan. 18, 1916-June 11, 2012 Edna Marie Benson, 96, of Detroit Lakes, passed away Monday, June 11, 2012 at The Cottage at Emmanuel, surrounded by her loving family. Edna was born January 18, 1916, to John and Augusta Krueger of Bemidji, one of nine children. As a child, she excelled at horseback riding and also drove the local "school bus" (a horse-drawn wagon) while she was in elementary school.
Barbara Gunderson, 75, of Detroit Lakes, died Sunday, June 17, 2012 at Sanford Health in Fargo. Visitation is set from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 21, followed with a 7 p.m. prayer service, all at West-Kjos Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 22 in St. Peter's Lutheran Church, rural Audubon. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Jan. 6, 1918-June 16, 2012 Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2012 for Ellen Nieminen at the Apostolic Lutheran Church in New York Mills, with Pastor Don Salo officiating. The hymns will be sung by the congregation with special music provided by Andy and Janet Tumberg. The pallbearers are Ellen's grandsons: Mark Koskela, Merlin Koskela, Scott Koskela, Timothy Nieminen, John Nieminen, Thomas Nieminen, Joseph Nieminen and Bryan Stewart.
July 7, 1922-June 13, 2012 Jerome J. Mercil, 89, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. A mass of Christian burial is set for 2:30 p.m. Monday, June 18 in Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Detroit Lakes, with Monsignor Timothy McGee officiating. Friends may call for one hour prior to services at the church. Interment will take place at 11 a.m. Monday, June 25 in St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery, Gently, Minn. Jerome Jean Mercil was born to Arthur and Albertine (Sauve) Mercil on July 7, 1922 in Crookston, Minn.