DL News Staff
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.
Robert "Bob" F. Dobrenski, 79, died Sunday, January 8, 2012 in Detroit Lakes. A celebration of his life will be held this spring at Zion Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes. Arrangements have been entrusted to West-Kjos Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes.
Sept. 8, 1921-Jan. 6, 2012 Marjorie E. Svedberg, 90, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, January 6, 2012 at The Madison-Emmanuel Community. Marge's funeral is at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10 in Detroit Lakes United Methodist Church. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9 at David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes, and at the church one hour before the service on Tuesday. Marjorie Elaine Johnson was born the sole child of Reuben and Mildred (Bloom) Johnson on September 8, 1921 at her grandparents' (August Bloom) home in Chisago City, Minn.
Jan. 1, 1927-Jan. 6, 2012 Services are set for longtime local resident Jim Evans of Detroit Lakes, who died, surrounded by his family, at Oak Crossing on Friday, January 6, 2012. Mass of Christian burial will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9 in Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Detroit Lakes, with Monsignor Timothy McGee officiating. Visitation will be at the church from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, with a Knights of Columbus Rosary at 6:30 and a prayer service at 7 p.m. Stephen James Evans was born to Steve and Cecelia Evans on January 1, 1927 in Little Falls, Minn.
Dec, 22, 1930-Dec. 31, 2011 John C. Michener, 81, of Hawley, died Saturday, December 31, 2011 in his rural Hawley home. John Curtis Michener was born to Charles and Esther (Candee) Michener on December 22, 1930 in Iowa. He grew up in Preston, Minn. John attended Concordia College, Moorhead, where he met Janice Komrosky. They were married on February 3, 1950 in St. Paul, and resided in Fargo, Minot and rural Hawley for many years. John was a livestock dealer, mainly cattle. He enjoyed driving and delivering the cattle, often times thru many states.
Darlene Lundstrom, 67, of Lake Park, died at her home on Wednesday, January 4, 2012. A memorial gathering will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, followed with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at Wright Funeral Home in Hawley. Services are set for 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11 at Eksjo Lutheran Church, Lake Park, with interment in Strandvik Lutheran Church Cemetery, Lake Park.
Ronald Winters, 68, of Osage, passed away on Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at Sanford Health in Fargo. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, in the Assembly of God Church, Park Rapids. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6 at the Jones-Pearson Funeral Home and for one hour prior to the services at the church on Saturday.