DL News Staff
June 15, 1930-April 16, 2012 Harold Gust Lindbom, 81, a lifelong Osage area resident, peacefully passed into eternal life Monday, April 16, 2012 at St. Joseph's Area Health Services in Park Rapids. Harold was born to Gust A. and Wilhelmina Sophia (Waahtalo) Lindbom on June 15, 1930 on the home farm in Shell Lake Township, Becker County. He attended the District 82 country school near his home. Harold grew up helping on his parents' dairy farm. As a young man, he learned the automotive mechanics trade and worked for many years for the Ford dealerships in Detroit Lakes and Park Rapids.
March 24, 1945-April 18, 2012 Jerry D. Simonson, 67, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at his home, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Funeral services are set for 1 p.m. Saturday, April 21 in Immanuel Lutheran Church at Shell Lake, rural Detroit Lakes, with Reverend Phil Johnson officiating. Visitation will take place at the church from 11 a.m.
Nov. 29, 1949-April 19, 2012 Daniel R. Baumgart, 62, of Frazee, died Thursday, April 19, 2012 at the Frazee Care Center. Daniel was born the son of Raymond and Luella Baumgart on November 29, 1949 in Perham. He attended schools in the Rochert and Detroit Lakes area, graduating from Detroit Lakes High School in 1967. During his younger years, Daniel was very active in 4-H. Daniel attended the Wahpeton State School of Science and then went on to Moorhead State University, receiving a bachelor's degree in Business Administration.
March 8, 1939-April 18, 2012 Former Vergas resident Theresa Margaret Singer, 73, of Perham, passed on peacefully the evening of April 18, 2012, surrounded by close family. Theresa was born and raised in Chicago, Ill. At age 19, she met her future husband, Richard, on New Year's Eve and they married the following Halloween. Richard and Theresa raised nine children. For years, they ran the Governor's Point resort in Vergas. Theresa spent a lifetime caring for others. She led by example and inspired everyone who knew her.
Jan. 12, 1934-March 30, 2012 Evangeline Margaret (Eberhardt) Tingesdahl, 78, passed away on Friday, March 30, 2012 in Bakersfield, Calif., surrounded by her loving family. Memorial services are set for 2 p.m. Friday, April 20 in the Lutheran Church of Prayer, 8001 Panorama Dr., with graveside service following at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 21 in Bellevue Memorial Park, Ontario, Calif. Evangeline was born on Jan. 12, 1934 in Gackle, N.D. In 1951 she married Howard in Fargo. In 1959 they moved their family to Ontario, Calif., and in 1990 they retired to Minnesota.
Nov. 18, 1924-April 17, 2012 Darlene Estlick, 87, of Battle Lake died Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at the Tri-County Hospital in Wadena. Darlene Adeline Estlick was born the daughter of Albert D. and Eva Mae (Davis) Wickham on November 18, 1924 in Perham. She was baptized as an adult at the Basswood Seventh Day Adventist Church. She attended Rural School District 256 in Dead Lake Township and continued her education at the Perham High School. Darlene and Floyd W. Estlick were married on March 6, 1946 in Detroit Lakes.
Oct. 15, 1917-April 17, 2012 Vivian M. Martinson, 94, of Detroit Lakes, died Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at Essentia Health-Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. Vivian Mae Martinson was born to Clyde and Lillie (Van Vleet) Stull on October 15, 1917 in Driscoll, N.D. The family moved to rural Detroit Lakes in 1925. On February 26, 1942 Vivian was united in marriage to Gunnar Martinson in Detroit Lakes.
July 21, 1932-Jan. 8, 2012 A Celebration of the Life of Robert F. "Bob" Dobrenski will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28 in Zion Lutheran Church, Detroit Lakes.
Sept. 29, 1930-April 17, 2012 Jay A. Moses, 81, of Detroit Lakes, died Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at his residence. Jay Arlen Moses was born to Jay and Marie (Larson) Moses on September 29, 1930 in Pelican Rapids. He grew up and attended country school in rural Pelican Rapids. He graduated from Pelican Rapids High School in 1948. He served in the United States Navy from 1952-1956. Jay was united in marriage to Lorraine Eidenschink on June 29, 1954 in Detroit Lakes. They lived in Virginia for two years before moving to Detroit Lakes in 1956.
Gerald Arenson, 78, of Frazee, passed away Sunday, April 15, 2012 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Funeral services were set for 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 18 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Frazee, with visitation from 9:30 a.m. until the start of services. Interment will follow the service in the Vergas Village Cemetery.