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Oct, 4, 1958-Sept. 22, 2010 Curtis Edwin Lund, 51, of Dilworth, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010 at his home in Dilworth. Curtis was born to Edwin and Beverly (Dormanen) Lund on October 4, 1958 in Park Rapids. It was in Menahga that he spent the first two years of his life before his family moved to Detroit Lakes. Curt attended the public schools in Detroit Lakes, where he was active in athletics and was a standout center on the Detroit Lakes Lakers hockey team. He also played baseball with the current reigning state champions, Midway Snurdbirds for many years.
Jan. 14, 1955-Sept. 26, 2010 Joyce Ann Morrison, 55, of Detroit Lakes, died Sunday, September 26, 2010 at the Methodist Hospital in Rochester, Minn. Joyce was born to Richard and Marie (Gaynor) Kent on January 14, 1955 in Detroit Lakes. She was raised near Waubun, graduating from Waubun High School in 1974. Joyce was united in marriage to Larry Morrison on June 8, 1974 at Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Ogema. They made their home in Moorhead until moving in 1975 to Chicago, Ill., where Larry attended Illinois College of Optometry.
Dec. 27, 1918-Sept. 25, 2010 Former Callaway resident Stanley G. Loreth, 91, of Detroit Lakes, died at Oak Crossing on Saturday, September 25, 2010. A mass of Christian burial is set for 10:30 a.m. Thursday, September 30 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, with interment in the church cemetery. Visitation will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, with a 7 p.m. prayer service and rosary to follow. Stanley was born to Frank and Elizabeth (Stremik) Loreth on December 27, 1918 in Landon, N.D.
June 29, 1934-Sept. 26, 2010 June R. Kaiser, 76, of Ogema, died Sunday, September 26, 2010 at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 1 at the new Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church at the intersection of Highway 59 and Becker County Road 14 in Callaway, with the Rev. Del Stohs officiating. Friends may call for one hour prior to services at the church on Friday. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Detroit Lakes. June Rose Kaiser was born to Henry and Elsie (Cooper) Strachan on June 29, 1934 in Bishop Stortford, England.
March 4, 1925-Sept. 24, 2010 Sylvia Bakke, 85, of Twin Valley, died Friday, September 24, 2010, in the Twin Valley Living Center, Twin Valley. Sylvia Geneva Bakke was born the daughter of Knute and Johanna (Ellingson) Bakke on March 4, 1925 in Moorhead. She was raised in Glyndon, and was a graduate of the Glyndon High School. As a young lady she moved with her family to the Syre, Minn., community. She worked on the family farm until her parents' death in 1963. Sylvia then moved to Detroit Lakes, where she was employed at a laundromat until the mid-1980s.
Nov. 12, 1921-Sept. 22, 2010 Earl G. King, 88, of Detroit Lakes died Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Earl George King was born to Leroy J. and Lillian Edna (Collins) King on November 12, 1921 in Frazee. He served in the United States Army from 1942 to 1945, in the 383rd Infantry Regiment. His military specialty was Intelligence. He was wounded on the island of Leyte and spent 13 months in various hospitals. Upon his discharge he had attained the rank of Sergeant. He received the Silver Star and Purple Heart for gallantry on Oct.
Gary Grant Pfeiffer, 68, of Vergas, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 22, 2010, with his wife Joan at his side. Visitation will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 27, with a prayer service and rosary at 7 p.m., in Furey Funeral Home, Frazee. A funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Frazee, with interment in the church cemetery. Furey Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
July 21, 1949-Sept. 19, 2010 Former Wolf Lake resident Stephen E. Kangas, 61, of Minneapolis, died Sunday, September 19, 2010 at his home in Minneapolis. Funeral services are set for 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 23 in Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Snellman, with Rev. Jon Haakana officiating. Friends may call at the church 1 hour prior to the service on Thursday. Interment will be in the Pickerel Lake Cemetery, rural Wolf Lake. David-Donehower Fu-neral Home provided ar-rangements for the family.
Oct. 24, 1926-Sept. 20, 2010 Jennie Mae Basswood, 83, of Mahnomen, journeyed to the Spirit World on Monday, September 20, 2010 at MeritCare in Fargo. Jennie was born the daughter of Albert Basswood and Nancy Kettle on October 14, 1926 in White Earth.
Sept. 14, 2010-Sept. 19, 2010 Reese Tyler Larson, infant son of Tyler and Heather Larson, was born at Innovis Health in Fargo on Tuesday, September 14, 2010. He died peacefully on Sunday, September 19, in his mother and father's arms, surrounded by his loving family. Comfort care was provided by Hospice of the Red River Valley. Reese's beautiful smile and bright eyes captured your heart the moment you met him. He had quite the little personality and the hair to go along with it. In his short life, Reese touched many hearts with his presence and he will be greatly missed.