DL News Staff
George Paul McFarren, Jr., 84, of Park Rapids, died on Sunday, January 29, 2012 at the Heritage Living Center in Park Rapids. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1 at the Cease Family Funeral Home of Park Rapids, with a 7 p.m. prayer service. Visitation will continue for one hour prior to the mass, which is set to begin at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 2 in the St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, Park Rapids.
Nov. 14, 1927-Jan. 29, 2012 Douglas "Doug" Wayne Faus began his journey in life in Detroit Lakes on November 14, 1927 and passed away quietly at his daughter's home in Moorhead on Sunday morning, January 29, 2012 at the age of 84 with his family by his side. Son of Leslie Faus and Alice (Johnson) Jegtvig, Doug was raised on his grandparent's farm south of Lake Park, along with his uncles, Wallace and Gilbert. His favorite uncle, Wallace, was like a father to him since he never really knew his birth father. Doug met Marlene, his wife of 61 years, in Detroit Lakes.
Aug. 16, 1927-Jan. 28, 2012 Beverly S. Wething, 84, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, January 28, 2012 at Sanford Health in Fargo. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4 at the United Methodist Church in Detroit Lakes, with Reverend Brenda North officiating. Interment will be in the United Methodist Memorial Garden. Friends may call between 5-7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3 at the David-Donehower Funeral Home and at the church one hour prior to services on Saturday. Beverly Ruth Wething was born to F. Vere and Blanche (Kenyon) Spears on August 16, 1927 in Anoka County, Minn.
Eldon Lloyd, 71, of Detroit Lakes, died at his home on Thursday, January 26, 2012. Services are pending with the David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes.
Oct. 1, 1924-Jan. 24, 2012 Charlotte H. Hendrickson, 87, of Lake Park, died Tuesday, January 24, 2012, in Hawley Senior Living, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley and Hawley Senior Living, with her family by her side. Charlotte Harriet Anderson was born to Oscar and Molly (Olson) Anderson on October 1, 1924, in Eglon Township, where she grew up and attended school until the fourth grade. Her family then moved to Twin Valley, where she attended school until she was a junior. In her younger years, Charlotte worked as a waitress.
James J. Radcliffe, 81, of Vergas, died Friday, January 20, 2012 at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Fargo. The memorial service will be held at a later date.
Former Minneapolis resident Carrie Sayers Thompson, 80, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, January 20, 2012 at Essentia Health-Oak Crossing Care Center, Detroit Lakes. Visitation and prayer services were held Sunday, Jan. 22, with the funeral taking place Monday, Jan. 23 at the Minneapolis American Indian Center. A graveside service was held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24 in Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis.
Viola R. Hanson, 72, of Rollag, died Friday, Januaryt 20, 2012 at Sunnyside Care Center, Lake Park. The funeral was held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25 at Rollag Lutheran Church, with visitation for one hour prior to services. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Martha Elaine "Peggy" Nelson, 82, of Vergas, died Saturday, January 21, 2012 at the Pelican Valley Nursing Home in Pelican Rapids. Visitation was held Monday, Jan. 23 at Larson Funeral Home, Pelican Rapids. Funeral services took place at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Pelican Rapids, with burial in the Pelican Valley Cemetery, Pelican Rapids.
Clifford LeRoy Hanks, 69, of White Earth, passed away Monday, January 23, 2012 in his home. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26 in the White Earth Community Center. Services are set for 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 27 at St. Columba Episcopal Church in White Earth, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. A luncheon will be served at the White Earth Community Center after the burial. Arrangements have been entrusted to David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes.