DL News Staff
Dec. 14, 1938-March 24, 2012 Mary E. Myren, 73, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Essentia Hospital in Fargo. Mary Ellen Myren was born on December 14, 1938 in St. Paul. She grew up and attended school in Winona, Minn. On October 28, 1961 she was united in marriage to LeRoy A. Myren in St. Paul. Because of LeRoy's service in the Air Force they lived in various places before moving to Detroit Lakes in 1975. They owned and operated the Highway 59 Motel in Detroit Lakes until 1985.
Sept. 14, 1926-March 25, 2012 Ethelbert "Tigg" E. Van Wert, 85, of rural Waubun, died Sunday, March 25, 2012 at her residence, surrounded by her family and under care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Funeral services for Ethelbert will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 2, in St. Columba Episcopal Church, White Earth. Visitation will start at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 1 in the White Earth Community Center, White Earth, and continuing until the time of services on Monday. Interment will be in St.
Aug. 31, 1924-March 26, 2012 Mary Ann Nylander, 87, of Detroit Lakes, died at Emmanuel Community in Detroit Lakes on Monday, March 26, 2012, of complications from Alzheimer's Disease. Mary Ann Braseth was born August 31, 1924, near Lake Park. She attended school in Lake Park, graduating in 1941. She attended Moorhead State Teachers College for two years, earning her teaching certificate. Mary Ann began her teaching career at Rural District 2 near Lake Park. On March 24, 1945 she married Vanner Nylander.
April 16, 1925-March 22, 2012 Former White Earth resident Elizabeth Marie "Betty" Clark, 86, died Thursday, March 22, 2012 at Emmanuel Nursing Home, Detroit Lakes. Visitation will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 29 in the White Earth Community Center, with Ojibway Hymn Service beginning about 7 p.m. A mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 30 in St. Benedict's Catholic Church, White Earth, with interment to follow at Calvary Cemetery, White Earth.
April 7, 1930-March 18, 2012 Stella M. Barr, 81, of Detroit Lakes, died Sunday, March 18, 2012 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Funeral services for Stella will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 29, in First Lutheran Church, Detroit Lakes, with visitation for one hour prior to services. Stella Marie Miller was born to George and Ruby (Grover) Miller on April 7, 1930 in Morris, Minn. Stella grew up and was educated in Waubun. On October 27, 1962, Stella was united in marriage to James Barr in Seattle, Wash.
April 15, 1933-March 25, 2012 Elsie R. Larson, 78, of Detroit Lakes, died Sunday, March 25, 2012 at St. Gabriel's Community in Bismarck, N.D. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 31 at the United Methodist Church in Detroit Lakes, with Rev. Brenda North officiating. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m.
Warren David Fuchs passed away peacefully in the early morning of Monday, March 26, 2012 at St. Mary's Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes, at the age of 87. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 29 at the Furey Funeral Home in Frazee, continuing for one hour prior to services at the funeral home on Friday. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, March 30 at the Furey Funeral Home in Frazee. Interment will be made at the Lakeside Cemetery in Frazee. Furey Funeral Home, Frazee, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.
Jan. 27, 1932-March 25, 2012 Delores "Lolly" M. Onstad, 80, of Detroit Lakes, died Sunday, March 25, 2012 at Essentia Health in Fargo. Lolly was born the daughter of Oscar and Alma (Lunde) Peterson on January 27, 1932 in Erskine, Minn. She graduated from Erskine High School in 1949. Lolly was united in marriage to Donald Onstad on March 31, 1951 in Fridley, Minn. They made their home in Minneapolis, until moving to Detroit Lakes in 1970. Together, they owned and operated the Broken Wheel Supper Club for a few years before starting Lakes Motors.
April 4, 1930-March 22, 2012 Eugene Ray "Skip" Mansager, 81, of Vergas, passed away Thursday, March 22, 2012 at Sanford Health in Fargo. A celebration of his life is set for 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 28 at the United Methodist Church in Vergas, with visitation for one hour prior to services. Lunch will be hosted following the service for all to attend. Visitation will also be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 27 at the United Methodist Church in Vergas, with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Furey Funeral Home, Vergas, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.
April 15, 1938-March 23, 2012 Former Sauk Centre resident Donald G. "Don" Blank, 73, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, March 23, 2012 at his home in Detroit Lakes. Funeral services are set for 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 28 at First Lutheran Church in Sauk Centre, with Rev. Kevin Born officiating. There will be visitation for one hour prior to services at the church. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Sauk Centre, with military honors provided by American Legion Post 417 of Little Sauk. Donald Gene Blank was born to Otto and Elsie (Bauer) Blank on April 15, 1938 in Minneapolis.