DL News Staff
Aug. 7, 1929-Jan. 23, 2012 Ralph M. Richter, 82, of Vergas, passed away Monday, January 23, 2012, at Essentia in Fargo. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Loon Lake, with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will continue one hour prior to services at the church on Saturday. Funeral services for Ralph will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Loon Lake in rural Vergas, with Reverend Robert Hinckley officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.
March 26, 1926-Jan. 21, 2012 Former Fairfield Bay, Ark., resident Patricia A. Linquist, 85, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, January 21, 2012 at her home. A memory service was held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24 in Lincoln Park, Detroit Lakes, with Reverend David Peterson officiating. Interment will be in the Peace Lutheran Memorial Garden in Edgemont, Ark. Patricia Ann Linquist was born to Clarence and Irene (Nelson) Dahl on March 26, 1926 in Kiron, Iowa. She was raised and educated in Kiron and was the valedictorian of the Kiron High School Class of 1943.
March 28, 1984-Jan. 23, 2012 Former Detroit Lakes resident Luke T. Ittner, 27, of Moorhead, died Monday, January 23, 2012 at his home. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 27 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes, with Pastor David Wangaard officiating. Friends may call between 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, with a 6:30 p.m. prayer service, at David-Donehower Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes. The visitation will continue one hour prior to services at the church on Friday. Luke Thomas Ittner was born to Curt and Rachel (Pederson) Ittner on March 28, 1984 in Fargo.
July 18, 1935-Jan. 19, 2012 Evelyn C. Anderson, 75, of Detroit Lakes, died Thursday, January 19, 2012 at Essentia Health in Fargo, surrounded by her loving family, after a long and courageous battle with Multiple Myeloma. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 23 in David-Donehower Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes, with visitation for one hour prior to services. Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery. Evelyn Clarice Anderson was born to Theodore and Mabel (Anderson) Gilbertson on July 18, 1935 in Barnesville, Minn.
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.