DL News Staff
Sept. 5, 1924-Sept. 28, 2010 Lloyd K. Dahlberg, 86, of Detroit Lakes, died Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Lloyd Kenneth Dahlberg was born to Arthur and Alma Christine (Id) Dahlberg on September 5, 1924 in Audubon. He attended District 21 country school and helped with farming at an early age. On August 25, 1958 he was united in marriage to Bertha Kohler. They lived in Alaska for a year before buying a farm near Hawley, where Lloyd did mixed grain farming along with hog production. He achieved honors for six years in the 1,000 plus pig club.
April 20, 1942-Sept. 28, 2010 Eugene O. Tollefson, 68, of Detroit Lakes, died Tuesday, September 28, 2010, surrounded by his family, at Sanford Health in Fargo. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at David Donehower Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes. Funeral services for Eugene will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, October 2, in Grace Lutheran Church, Detroit Lakes. Gene was born to Oscar and Ebba (Swanson) Tollefson on April 20, 1942 in Pelican Rapids. He was raised and educated in Erhard.
Norris M. Scott, 82, of Detroit Lakes, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 22, 2010 at his lake home. Norris M. Scott was born July 24, 1928. He was raised in Fargo by Joe and Bea (Budsburg) Scott who preceded him in death. He graduated from Fargo Central High School in 1946. His only brother, Doug Scott, lives in Fargo. Norris was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Gertrude L. (Tennefos) Scott, who passed away on January 20, 2009 in Aurora, Colo. They had lived in Cheyenne, Wyo., for the past 20 years. Gertrude was also a graduate of Fargo Central High School.
Dec. 29, 1921-Sept. 18, 2010 Our beloved mother and friend, Stella Pauline Britton, 88, slipped away from us under the tender care of the Butterfly Home in Billings, Mont., on Saturday, September 18, 2010. Stella Pauline Troseth was born to Emma and Gustav Troseth on December 29, 1921 in Detroit Lakes. She was raised by a widowed aunt from the age of three, after her mother died during childbirth. She met and married Donald Richard Britton in 1942, and followed him to California while he was serving in the United States Navy.
May 17, 1921-Sept. 26, 2010 Marjorie Kantrud, 89, of Battle Lake died Sunday, September 26, 2010 at the Battle Lake Good Samaritan Center. Marjorie Delia Nelson Kantrud was born the only child of Harry and Pearl (Mitchell) Brown on May 17, 1921, near Erie, N.D. As an infant, she was dedicated in the Church of God in Erie. Marjorie grew up on their farm in the Red River Valley and graduated from Erie High School in 1939.
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.