DL News Staff
Nov. 29, 1957-Jan. 8, 2012 Douglas B. Jackson, 54, of Ponsford, died January 8, 2012 at his residence in Ponsford. Funeral services for Douglas will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 13 in the White Earth Community Center, White Earth. Visitation will be held at the White Earth Community Center from 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 12, until the time of services on Friday. A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday. Interment will be in St. Columba Episcopal Cemetery, White Earth. Douglas Bruce Jackson was born to Harold L.
Robert "Bob" F. Dobrenski, 79, died Sunday, January 8, 2012 in Detroit Lakes. A celebration of his life will be held this spring at Zion Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes. Arrangements have been entrusted to West-Kjos Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes.
Sept. 8, 1921-Jan. 6, 2012 Marjorie E. Svedberg, 90, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, January 6, 2012 at The Madison-Emmanuel Community. Marge's funeral is at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10 in Detroit Lakes United Methodist Church. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9 at David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes, and at the church one hour before the service on Tuesday. Marjorie Elaine Johnson was born the sole child of Reuben and Mildred (Bloom) Johnson on September 8, 1921 at her grandparents' (August Bloom) home in Chisago City, Minn.
Jan. 1, 1927-Jan. 6, 2012 Services are set for longtime local resident Jim Evans of Detroit Lakes, who died, surrounded by his family, at Oak Crossing on Friday, January 6, 2012. Mass of Christian burial will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9 in Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Detroit Lakes, with Monsignor Timothy McGee officiating. Visitation will be at the church from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, with a Knights of Columbus Rosary at 6:30 and a prayer service at 7 p.m. Stephen James Evans was born to Steve and Cecelia Evans on January 1, 1927 in Little Falls, Minn.
Dec, 22, 1930-Dec. 31, 2011 John C. Michener, 81, of Hawley, died Saturday, December 31, 2011 in his rural Hawley home. John Curtis Michener was born to Charles and Esther (Candee) Michener on December 22, 1930 in Iowa. He grew up in Preston, Minn. John attended Concordia College, Moorhead, where he met Janice Komrosky. They were married on February 3, 1950 in St. Paul, and resided in Fargo, Minot and rural Hawley for many years. John was a livestock dealer, mainly cattle. He enjoyed driving and delivering the cattle, often times thru many states.
Darlene Lundstrom, 67, of Lake Park, died at her home on Wednesday, January 4, 2012. A memorial gathering will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, followed with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at Wright Funeral Home in Hawley. Services are set for 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11 at Eksjo Lutheran Church, Lake Park, with interment in Strandvik Lutheran Church Cemetery, Lake Park.
Ronald Winters, 68, of Osage, passed away on Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at Sanford Health in Fargo. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, in the Assembly of God Church, Park Rapids. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6 at the Jones-Pearson Funeral Home and for one hour prior to the services at the church on Saturday.
May 12, 1920-Jan. 3, 2012 Hazel Irene Murray was born to Henry and Ida (Sanden) Anderson on May 12, 1920 in Walworth Township. She grew up on the farm and those years created in her a love for nature, animals, and growing things. In 1927, her beloved brother Harry was born. Hazel lived in Detroit Lakes and moved as a young woman to the Twin Cities during World War II, working as a waitress and cook.
March 25, 1939-Dec. 30, 2011 Betty A. Ihry, 72, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, December 30, 2011 at Sanford Health in Fargo. Betty A. Jacobsen was born to Viggo and Edna Jacobsen on March 25, 1939 in Luverne, N.D. She was raised and educated in Luverne Public School. After she graduated she attended business school in Fargo. Betty worked for Metropolitan Savings and Loan from graduation until her retirement in May 1988. Betty married James D. Ihry at Saint Agatha's in Hope, N.D., and farmed one year when James was drafted into the service and stationed in Germany for a year and a half.
Former Richwood resident Lyle Dennis Fingalson, 79, of Ada, passed away Sunday, January 1, 2012 at Palliative Care in Fargo, with his wife and four daughters by his side. Visitation took place from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3 in the Fredrikson Funeral Home, Ada. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4 in Grace Lutheran Church, Ada, with burial to be in the Richwood Lutheran Church cemetery, rural Detroit Lakes.