DL News Staff
April 30, 1937-Jan. 19, 2012 Roger W. Westgard, 74, of Detroit Lakes, died Thursday January 19, 2012 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Roger Warren Westgard was born to Nels and Mary (Anderson) Westgard on April 30, 1937 in Frazee. He grew up on the family farm and lived with his parents. After his parents died Roger lived in various area nursing homes before becoming a resident at Emmanuel Nursing Home, where he lived for the next 30 years. Roger worked at the Becker County Developmental Achievement Center in Detroit Lakes for many years.
Florence M. Rebne, 84, of Detroit Lakes, died Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at Frazee Care Center in Frazee. A memorial service will be held later this summer at Trinity Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes. Arrangements have been entrusted to West-Kjos Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes.
Bob E. Pickett, 71, of Moorhead, died Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at his home in Moorhead. A memorial gathering is set from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21 at Wright Funeral Home in Moorhead, with interment to take place at Greenwood Cemetery, Park Rapids.
May 15, 1954-Jan. 11, 2012 Glenda Giese, 57, of Detroit Lakes died Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at the University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis. Glenda Meadows was born to Glenn and Vera (Hust) Meadows on May 15, 1954 in Medina, N.D. She grew up and attended school in Medina. Glenda married Keith Giese on October 4, 2008 and they resided in Detroit Lakes, where she was employed with Wal-Mart.
Nov. 2, 1935-Jan. 14, 2012 David G. Molacek, 76, of Callaway, died Saturday, January 14, 2012 at Essentia Health in Fargo. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 19 at David-Donehower Funeral Home, with interment at Oak Grove Cemetery and Military Rites provided by the Lake Region Veterans Honor Guard. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18 and 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at David-Donehower Funeral Home. David George Molacek was born to Anton and Christine (Maruska) Molacek on November 2, 1935 in Riceville Township, rural Callaway.
Dorothy Jean Cederberg, 81, of Hawley, died Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at Essentia Health in Fargo. Visitation took place from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15 at St. Andrew's Catholic Church in Hawley, with a 5 p.m. prayer service. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 16 in St. Andrew's Catholic Church, Hawley. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred, to the Roger Maris Cancer Center or Living Grace Church in Hawley. Arrangements were provided by Wright Funeral Home, Hawley.
Feb. 13, 1941-Jan. 12, 2012 Richard "Dick" G. Mueller, 70, of rural Frazee, died Thursday, January 12, 2012 at his home under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Dick was born the son of George and Elvina (Weyer) Mueller on February 13, 1941, in rural Lakeland, Minn. He graduated from Stillwater High School in 1959. Dick enlisted in the United States Army shortly after high school and served until receiving an honorable discharge in 1965. He was united in marriage to Sharon Oehlke on June 19, 1965 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Stillwater.
May 25, 1923-Jan. 11, 2012 Roy V. Hanson, 88. of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at his residence. Roy Vernon Hanson was born to Arthur and Mabel (Crowser) Hanson on May 25, 1923 in Detroit Lakes. He grew up and attended District 7 Country School in Richwood Township. He then attended the Crookston Agricultural High School, graduating in 1940. In 1954 Roy was united in marriage to Lois Conat in Bemidji. They made their home and farmed in Richwood Township. In 1955 Roy purchased his own farm in Richwood Township.
Oct. 21, 1933-Jan. 6, 2012 Virginia Faye "Ginny" Wold, 78, of Detroit Lakes, passed away peacefully at Essentia Health Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes on Friday, January 6, 2012. Ginny was born to Winfield and Clara Lind Murray on October 21, 1933 in Detroit Lakes. She was one of 12 children. She grew up in Detroit Lakes and graduated from Detroit Lakes High School. In 1952, Ginny married Sanford Wold and they made their home in Seattle, Wash. She later moved to Plaza, N.D., where she enjoyed years spent with family and friends.
Nov. 29, 1957-Jan. 8, 2012 Douglas B. Jackson, 54, of Ponsford, died January 8, 2012 at his residence in Ponsford. Funeral services for Douglas will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 13 in the White Earth Community Center, White Earth. Visitation will be held at the White Earth Community Center from 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 12, until the time of services on Friday. A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday. Interment will be in St. Columba Episcopal Cemetery, White Earth. Douglas Bruce Jackson was born to Harold L.