DL News Staff
Aug. 27, 1917-Sept. 9, 2012 Erleen R. Brooks, 95, of Detroit Lakes, died Sunday, September 9, 2012 at Essentia Health-Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Erleen Ruth Brooks was born to Fred and Nellie (Meyers) Miller on August 27, 1917 in rural Bottineau, N.D. She attended school in Gardina, N.D., graduating from Gardina High School. She then attended the School of Forestry in Bottineau, where she studied business. On December 31, 1938 she was united in marriage to Ray A. Brooks in Bottineau.
Oct. 10, 1921-Sept. 13, 2012 Caroline H. Remmen, 90, of Detroit Lakes, died Thursday, September 13, 2012 at Essentia Health-Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. Caroline Henrietta Remmen was born to Charles and Dora (Krause) Johnson on October 10, 1921 in Sioux City, Iowa. As a small child she resided with her family in Dakota City, Neb., they moved to the Callaway area to farm in 1923. In 1943 she moved with her family to Detroit Lakes. On May 15, 1947 she was united in marriage to Kenneth Remmen in Detroit Lakes.
Nov. 12, 1928-Sept. 12, 2012 Eleanor G. Bosch, 83, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 at Essentia Health in Fargo. Eleanor was born the daughter of Ronny and Laura (Straight) Tolbert on November 12, 1928 in Mora, Minn. She was raised and educated in Pelican Rapids, graduating from high school in 1946. Eleanor was united in marriage to Leo Bosch on December 30, 1946 at St. Leonard's Catholic Church in Pelican Rapids. They purchased a farm in rural Detroit Lakes and lived there until moving to St. Paul in 1956. Eleanor and Leo returned to the farm in 1963.
Former Glyndon resident Richard C. Swenson, 81, of Detroit Lakes, died Monday, September 10, 2012 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13 in the Emmanuel Nursing Home Chapel, with Chaplain Vicki Marthaler officiating. Friends may call at the nursing home for one hour prior to the services. Interment will be in the Hawley Cemetery. The David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes is serving the family.
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.