DL News Staff
Aug. 26, 1933-July 13, 2011 Edmund Benjamin "Ed" Rotenberger, 77, of Detroit Lakes, passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at Essentia Health-Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. Ed was born to Jacob and Barbara (Wittman) Rotenberger on August 26, 1933 in Enderlin, N.D. He attended school in Lisbon, N.D., and furthered his education at NDSCS (Wahpeton) and NDSU (Fargo), receiving a degree in architectural engineering. Ed was united in marriage to Mary Grothmann at St. John's Lutheran Church in Hillsboro, N.D., August 27, 1958.
Raynold "Ray" Guenther, 82, of Waubun, died Wednesday, July 6, 2011 in his home. Visitation and prayer services were held Sunday, July 10 at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Mahnomen. Funeral services took place Monday, July 11 at St. Michael's Catholic Church. Arrangements were entrusted to Anderson-Mattson Funeral Home of Mahnomen.
Elaine Ben Rosalyn Kraft, 80, of Lake Park, died Friday, March 4, 2011 in her home. A memorial service is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, July 16 at Grong Lutheran Church, Rollag. Arrangements are being provided by David-Donehower Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes.
Annabell Marie Dodd, infant daughter of Holly Dodd, rural Ogema, was born and died on Sunday, July 10, 2011 at Essentia Health in Fargo. Private family services were held Tuesday, July 12 at Strawberry Lake Mennonite Cemetery in rural Ogema. Survivors include her mother, Holly Dodd of rural Ogema; her grandfather, Ross Dodd of rural Ogema; three aunts, two uncles and nine cousins. The David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes is serving the family.
Dec. 26, 1928-July 11, 2011 Norman D. Behlmer, 82, of Detroit Lakes, died Monday, July 11, 2011 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. A mass of Christian burial is set for 1:15 p.m. Friday, July 15 at the Emmanuel Nursing Home Chapel, with Monsignor Timothy McGee officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to the mass at the nursing home. Interment will be in Holy Rosary Cemetery, Detroit Lakes. Norman Dale Behlmer was born to Arthur and Hazel (Ridgeway) Behlmer on December 26, 1928 in Fargo. He was raised and educated in the Fargo area.
May 14, 1935-July 10, 2011 Doris A. Holt, 76, of Detroit Lakes, died Sunday, July 10, 2011 at St. Mary's Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes. Doris was born the daughter of Edgar and Bernice (Petersen) Evert on May 14, 1935 in Norcross, Minn. She attended school in Campbell, Minn., until moving to Frazee in 1951. Doris graduated from Frazee High School in 1953. As a young woman, she moved to Minneapolis and worked at North American Life Insurance Company. Doris was united in marriage to Kenneth Holt on September 7, 1957 at Lake of the Isle Lutheran Church in Minneapolis.
Sept. 21, 1926-July 8, 2011 Reier "Bud" Bakken, 84, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, July 8, 2011 at Essentia Health-Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. Bud Bakken was born to Reier and Inga (Haaland) Bakken on September 21, 1926 in Hillsboro, N.D. They moved to rural Detroit Lakes when Bud was a young boy. He grew up and attended country school near his home. On February 28, 1951 he was united in marriage to Charlotte Pojar in Callaway. They made their home and farmed in Richwood Township of rural Detroit Lakes.
Hazel (Sanford) Regier, 95, of Lake Park, died Saturday, July 2, 2011 at Sunnyside Care Center in Lake Park. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, July 10, with a 6 p.m. prayer service, at Wright Funeral Home in Hawley. Funeral services are set for 11 a.m. Monday, July 11 at Hawley Alliance Church in Hawley, with burial at the Ulen West Cemtery, Ulen, Minn. Arrangements have been entrusted to Wright Funeral Home.
April 11, 1958-July 6, 2011 DeAnn Fay McWethy, 53, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, July 6, 2011 in her home. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 8 at Bakke Lutheran Church, followed with a 7 p.m. prayer service. It will also continue for one hour prior to funeral services, which begin at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 9, in Bakke Lutheran Church. DeAnn Sagmo was born to Chester and Eileen (Harthun) Sagmo on April 11, 1958 in Detroit Lakes. She attended school in Detroit Lakes, graduating from Detroit Lakes High School in 1976.
May 31, 1924-July 2, 2011 Lloyd F. Schoenberger, 87, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, July 2, 2011 at his residence. Lloyd Schoenberger was born to Otto and Emma (Dahring) Schoenberger on May 31, 1924 in rural Detroit Lakes. He grew up there and helped with the operation of the family owned dance hall and roller-skating rink. He attended school in Frazee, graduating from Frazee High School. He then drove truck for the milk plant in Detroit Lakes. Lloyd was married to Mary Randall on October 10, 1946.