DL News Staff
April 29, 1926-June 28, 2012 A mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 2, 2012 in St. Augustine's Catholic Church, St. Cloud, for Al Leighton, 86, of St. Cloud, who died Thursday, June 28, 2012 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Rev. Anthony Oelrich will officiate at the service, and a private family interment will be in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today (Sunday, July 1) at St. Augustine's Catholic Church; and from 8:30 a.m. Monday until the time of services at the church.
June 13, 1921-June 23, 2012 Edward G. Smith, 91, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, June 23, 2012 at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. A Memorial Service will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, July 5 on Buffalo Lake, near Detroit Lakes. For more information contact Michael or Susan at 218-847-3429. Edward Gustav Smith was born to Edward M. and Minnie (Mills) Smith on June 13, 1921 in Antioch, Ill. He attended a small one room school as a young boy and graduated from Antioch High School.
June 29, 1946-June 27, 2012 Jeffery C. Johnson, 65, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Jeff was born the son of Phillip and Arline (Daniels) Johnson on June 29, 1946 in Montevideo, Minn. He was raised and educated in Owatonna, Minn. Jeff was united in marriage to Winnie Marks on September 5, 1969 in Sisseton, S.D.
March 22, 1935-June 26, 2012 Don L. Sands, 77, of Detroit Lakes died Tuesday June 26, 2012 at the Frazee Care Center in Frazee. Don Lee Sands was born to Maurice and Evelyn (Swenson) Sands on March 22, 1935 in Alvarado, Minn. Don's family lived in Watertown, S.D., and St. Paul, Minn., when Don was a young boy. In 1947 they moved back to Alvarado, where Don graduated from high school in 1953. On March 10, 1954 he was united in marriage to Arlyn Johnson in Alvarado. Don served in the United States Army from 1954-56.
Duane Baumgart Jr., 41, of Waubun, died Saturday, June 23, 2012 at Sanford Health System in Fargo. Traditional Native American services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, June 2 in the Naytahwaush Sports Complex, Naytahwaush, preceded by an all-night visiation beginning at 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 1, and continuing until the start of services. Interment will be in the Vernon Anderson Memorial Cemetery, rural Waubun. Arrangements were entrusted to Anderson-Mattson Funeral Home of Mahnomen.
Aug. 7, 1964-June 25, 2012 Andrea J. Maltrud, 47, of Cambridge died Monday, June 25, 2012 after a 14-month battle with pancreatic cancer. Andrea Jane Maltrud was born to Dave and Marlys (Flink) Fast on August 7, 1964 in Cambridge, Minn. She was raised in Cambridge and graduated from Cambridge High School in 1982. She then attended Concordia College in Moorhead, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1986. During the summer of 1984 she met her future husband, Paul Maltrud, while working for the summer at Fair Hills Resort near Detroit Lakes.
Former Mahnomen resident Delmer "Buddy" Walz, 69, of Virginia, Minn., died Monday, January 9, 2012 at St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth, Minn. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 28 in St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery, Mahnomen. Local arrangements were entrusted to Anderson-Mattson Funeral Home of Mahnomen and Winger, Minn.
Dec. 30, 1941-June 23, 2012 Janet Sue (Ferguson) Hanson, 70, of Vergas and Surprise, Ariz., died Saturday, June 23, 2012 at Sanford Health of Fargo, surrounded by her family. A time of gathering for family and friends will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. on Friday, June 29 in Calvary Lutheran Church, Perham, followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m., with Pastor Phil Holtan officiating. Janet was born the daughter of Curnal W. and Mary Ellen (Scott) Ferguson on December 30, 1941, in Drayton, N.D.
Ralph L. Stone, 73, of White Earth, died Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at Essentia Health in Fargo. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, June 25 in St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Rice Lake, Minn. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to West-Kjos Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes.
May 28, 1963-April 26, 2012 Cordell Anthony "Cory" Rebne, 48, of Detroit Lakes, passed away Thursday, April 26, 2012 in Apache Junction, Ariz., surrounded by loved ones. Cory was born to Einar and Florence (Kvigne) Rebne on May 28, 1963 in Kenmare, N.D., and was raised in Guymon, Okla., for 12 years. Cory then moved with his family to Detroit Lakes in 1978, where he graduated from high school in 1981. After high school he attended Brainerd Community College, studying Natural Resource Technology.