DL News Staff
April 26, 1958-Dec. 7, 2010 James W. Eberhardt, 52, of Detroit Lakes, passed away peacefully in his sleep, Tuesday, December 7, 2010 of unknown causes at his home. Jim was born the son of William and Darlene (Kerling) Eberhardt on April 26, 1958, in St. Paul, Minn. He was raised and educated in Detroit Lakes. After high school he attended University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, and later transferred to Mankato State University in Mankato, Minn. Jim returned to Detroit Lakes and turned his passion of photography into a career.
Nov. 7, 1916-Dec. 7, 2010 Marjorie I. Miller, 94, of Detroit Lakes, died Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. A mass of Christian burial is set for 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 11 in Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Detroit Lakes, with Monsignor Timothy McGee officiating. Friends may call for one hour prior to the mass at the church. Interment will be in Holy Rosary cemetery. Marjorie Irene Miller was born to John and Martha (Neubert) Miller on November 7, 1916 in Detroit Lakes.
Nov. 1, 1915-Dec. 5, 2010 Former Cormorant resident Norma P. Coleman, 95, of Blackduck, Minn., died Sunday, December 5 at St. Mary's-Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9 at David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes and at the church for one hour prior to services on Friday. Funeral services are set for 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in rural Audubon, with Reverend Paul Peterson, officiating.
Feb. 1, 1924-Dec. 6, 2010 Norma E. Conklin, 86, of Detroit Lakes, died Monday, December 6, 2010 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Norma was born the daughter of Carl and Dorothy (Fisher) Lindgren on February 1, 1924 in Ponsford. She was raised and educated in the Ponsford area. She was united in marriage to Floyd Conklin on December 25, 1940 in Osage. In their later years the couple moved to Frazee.
May 12, 1922-Dec. 4, 2010 Mary B. Grandy, 88, of Detroit Lakes, a former resident of St. Thomas, N.D., passed away on Saturday, December 4, 2010 at her home in Detroit Lakes. Mary B. Daniels was born the daughter of the late Louis and Suzanne (Korb) Daniels on May 12, 1922 in Midland Township, Pembina County, N.D. She attended rural school near St. Thomas, and graduated from high school in St. Paul, Minn. Mary was united in marriage to William Grandy on October 24, 1947 in Crookston. The couple lived and farmed near St. Thomas until his death on Feb. 6, 1991.
Sept. 18, 1987-Dec. 3, 2010 Gina M. Thompson, 23, of White Earth, died Friday, December 3, 2010 from injuries received in an automobile accident near Mahnomen. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8 in the White Earth Community Center, White Earth, with Mike Dahl officiating. Friends may call at the community center from 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7 until the time of services on Wednesday. Gina Marie Thompson was born to Bobbi Jo Thompson on September 18, 1987 in Detroit Lakes.
Nov. 15, 1928-Dec. 3, 2010 Gordon L. Bart, 82, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, December 3, 2010 at St. Mary's Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes. Gordon Lyle Bart was born to Gust and Clara (Lindsay) Bart on November 15, 1928 in Fargo. He grew up and attended school in Fargo. He then worked for the Holsum Bakery in Fargo as a semi truck driver. In February 1950 Gordon married Lenore Hennings in Denver, Colo. He served in the United States Army from 1951-1953. They then moved to Moorhead, where he continued his career with the bakery, working there for a total of 39 years.
Dec. 1, 1951-Dec. 2, 2010 Sandra K. Lee, 59, of rural Audubon died Thursday, December 2, 2010 at Sanford Health Palliative Care in Fargo. Sandra was born the daughter of Clarence and Martha (Hanson) Remmen on December 1, 1951 in Detroit Lakes. She grew up in Audubon and graduated from Audubon School High School in 1969. She married Robert Lee in 1970. They were blessed with two children. Sandra worked for the Northwestern Bell Phone Company and later attended Moorhead State University, receiving a degree in accounting.
May 19, 1943-Dec. 1, 2010 Nancy J. Jager, 67 of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Nancy Jane Jager was born to Gerald and Ethel (Thorstad) Gullickson on May 19, 1943 in Minneapolis. When Nancy was a young girl, they moved to Detroit Lakes, where she grew up and received her education, graduating from Detroit Lakes High School in 1961. On April 17, 1962 she married Gary W. Meyer in Detroit Lakes. They made their home in Detroit Lakes and later divorced. On May 25, 1968 she married John J. Jager in Momence, Illinois.
Nov. 28, 1935-Dec. 1, 2010 Richard Herbert "Dick" Wallin, age 75, of River Falls, Wis, passed away on Wednesday, December 1, 2010, at his home. He was born the son of Herbert and Gladys (Miles) Wallin on November 28, 1935 in Minneapolis. Dick entered into the Navy after High School and served during the Korean War. After coming home, he married Judy Abel in Minneapolis on February 6, 1959. Dick and his wife Judy owned and operated the Red Owl Grocery Store in Detroit Lakes, Minn., Hudson and River Falls, Wis., from 1968 to 1988.