DL News Staff
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.
April 12, 1937-Sept. 3, 2012 Wilfred J. Andersen, 75, of rural Frazee, passed away Monday, September 3, 2012, at his home, under the care of his family and Hospice of the Red River Valley. The funeral mass will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7, in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Frazee. Visitation will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6 at Furey Funeral Home in Frazee, with a prayer service to be held at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue from 9:30 a.m. to the time of services at the church Friday morning.
Feb. 27, 1921-Sept. 3, 2012 Kenneth Jerome Utecht, 91, of Detroit Lakes, died Monday, September 3, 2012 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. A mass of Christian burial for Kenneth will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, in Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Detroit Lakes with Monsignor Timothy McGee officiating. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept.
March 3, 1945-Sept. 1, 2012 Dorothy M. Puetz Bakken, 67, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, September 1, 2012 at Diamond Willow Assisted Living in Detroit Lakes. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes, with Pastor Jillene Gallitin officiating. Interment will be in Holy Rosary Cemetery. Friends may call at the church for one hour prior to services on Friday. Dorothy Marie Bakken was born to John and Sigrud (Hadnefield) Puetz on March 3, 1945 in Detroit Lakes.
April 11, 1935-Sept. 1, 2012 Delores Gottsman, 77, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, September 1, 2012 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes. Delores was born to Mikael and Ellen (Barlund) Yliniemi on April 11, 1935 in Toad Lake Township, Becker County, where she was raised. She graduated from Frazee High School. Delores married Donald Gottsman on June 26, 1954 in Dorset. They lived in Park Rapids for a few years, before making their home in Florida.