DL News Staff
June 9, 1943-April 8, 2012 Former Kindred, N.D., resident Elaine (Loucks) Restad, 68, who has been resident of Moon Township, Pa., since 1973, passed away on Easter Sunday, April 8, 2012 at Heritage Valley Sewickley. Elaine was born to the late Robert J. and Lyla J. (Hammer) Loucks on June 9, 1943 in Fargo. She graduated from high school in Fargo, obtained her B.S.
Oct. 29, 1925-April 9, 2012 Harold L. "Smoky" Johnson, 86, of Detroit Lakes, died Monday April 9, 2012 at Essentia Health-Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. Harold L. Johnson was born to Theodore and Annie (Westberg) Johnson on October 29, 1925 in Manitoba Junction, Minn. He spent most of his youth on the family farm one mile west of Audubon. He met Doris Swapp and they were married in June of 1946 at the First Lutheran Church parsonage in Audubon. They made their home in Detroit Lakes, where Harold went to work for the Becker County Highway Department.
Jan. 11, 1918-April 8, 2012 Eunice C. "Charlee" Behlmer, 94, of Detroit Lakes, died Sunday, April 8, 2012 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. A mass of Christian burial is set for 1 p.m. Friday, April 13 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Detroit Lakes, with visitation for one hour prior to services. Eunice Charlotte Radebaugh was born January 11, 1918 near Grandin, N.D. She attended Bohnsack High School in Trail County, near Grandin. After high school she enrolled at Dakota Business College in Fargo, graduating in 1938. Eunice was united in marriage to M.
Former White Earth resident Donald W. DeGroat, 69, died suddenly on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at Harrington Healthcare in Webster, Mass. Memorial services are pending with the David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes.
Aug. 3, 1925-April 6, 2012 Former Vergas resident Adele L. Schrupp, 86, of Frazee, died Friday, April 6, 2012 at the Frazee Care Center. Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 10 in St. John's Lutheran Church, Vergas, with Reverend Robert Hinckley officiating, with interment in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 9, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at St.
Jeffrey R. Liljequist, 55, died Friday, April 6, 2012 at his home in Audubon. Visitation is set from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 11 at Korsmo Funeral Chapel in Moorhead. Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 12 in Korsmo Funeral Chapel, with burial to follow at the Hawley Cemetery in Hawley.
John Swiers, 83, of Bejou, died Thursday, April 5, 2012 at his home, surrounded by his family. Visitation will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 9, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at Anderson-Mattson Funeral Home, Mahnomen. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 10 in Circles of Faith United Church of Christ, Waubun. Arrangements have been entrusted to Anderson-Mattson Funeral Home.
Brenda Rude, 49, of Callaway, died Friday, March 30, 2012 in her home. Funeral services are set for 2 p.m. Thursday, April 5 at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, Callaway, with visitation beginning at 12:30 p.m. and continuing until the start of services. Arrangements have been entrusted to Anderson-Mattson Funeral Home, Mahnomen.
Oct. 18, 1924-April 2, 2012 Mary E. Williams, 87, of Detroit Lakes, died Monday, April 2, 2012 at her residence. Mary Elizabeth Williams was born to Stephen and Elizabeth (Adams) Helenske on October 18, 1924 in New Rockford, N.D. She grew up and attended country school in that area. She then moved to St. Cloud, Minn., where she lived with her sister and attended high school. Following her graduation from high school she returned to North Dakota, and taught country school near Fessenden. She was united in marriage to Robert L.
Feb. 4, 1917-March 13, 2012 Former Detroit Lakes resident Geraldine "Gerry" Edwards Pearson, 95, died Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at Regions Hospital in St. Paul. Gerry was born to Ella Mae Reeves Edwards and Clarence Vincent Edwards on February 4, 1917, in Groton, S.D. In 1934, she graduated from Detroit Lakes High School. On February 12, 1938, Gerry married John Olaf Pearson of Detroit Lakes. Preceding Gerry in death were her parents, Mae and Clarence Edwards; husband, John Pearson; brother, Keith Clarence Edwards; and granddaughter, Sally Jean Watson.