DL News Staff
April 14, 1933-May 31, 2012 Carol M. Johnson, 79, passed away Thursday, May 31, 2012 at her home in Couer D'Alene, Idaho, after a battle with cancer. Carol was born to Paul and Alice Johnson, of Callaway, on April 14, 1933. She grew up in Callaway, where her parents ran the Johnson Bee Farm. She attended Detroit Lakes High School and graduated in 1951. After high school, she attended Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minn., graduating in 1955.
May 15, 1920-June 10, 2012 Beatrice M. Tessman age 92 of Detroit Lakes, MN died Sunday June 10, 2012 at her residence. Beatrice May Tessman was born to Henry and Lena (Bratten) Mitchell on May 15, 1920 in Erie, N.D. The family moved to Detroit Lakes when Beatrice was a young girl. She grew up and attended school in Detroit Lakes, graduating from Detroit Lakes High School in 1938. During World War II she moved to California, where she worked for North American Aircraft. In 1945 she was united in marriage to Russell Tessman in Detroit Lakes.
Jan. 5, 1943-June 10, 2012 Joy A. Peterson, 69, of Detroit Lakes, died Sunday, June 10, 2012 at Sanford Health in Fargo. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, June 14 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes, with Pastor Jillene Gallitin officiating. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, with a 7 p.m. prayer service to follow, at David-Donehower Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes. Visitation will continue one hour prior to Thursday's services at the church. Joy Annette Peterson was born to Dorin and Ethel (Wothe) Anderson on January 5, 1943 in Des Moines, Iowa.
April 12, 1941-June 9, 2012 Karl B. Denly, 71, of Audubon, died Saturday, June 9, 2012 at his residence. Karl Benjamin Denly was born to Ben and Hilda (Gerdes) Denly on April 12, 1941 in Osceola, Iowa. He grew up and attended school in Truro, Iowa, graduating from Truro High School. Following high school he moved to Colorado, where he worked as a cowboy on a ranch for the next six years. He then attended South Dakota State University in Brookings, S.D., for one year. He moved to Casselton, N.D., where he managed the grain elevator.
Former Ponsford resident Floyd L. Conklin, 91, of Frazee, died Friday, June 8, 2012 at the Frazee Care Center in Frazee. Graveside services will be held at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to West-Kjos Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes.
Sept. 28, 1951-June 10, 2012 Cheryl L. Senn, 60, of Detroit Lakes, died Sunday, June 10, 2012 at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. Cheryl was born the daughter of Harvey and Lorraine (Bennen) Hegg on September 28, 1951 in Seattle, Wash. She was raised and educated in Fertile, Minn. Cheryl graduated from Fertile High School in 1970. She then attended college in Crookston, Minn. Cheryl moved to the Detroit Lakes and worked in various restaurants in the area.
Nov. 24, 1918-March 31, 2012 William R. "Bill" McGiboney, 93, of Detroit Lakes, went to be with his Lord on Saturday, March 31, 2012 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes. Memorial services for Bill will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 21 in Christian Fellowship Church, Detroit Lakes, with Pastor Tim Rice officiating. Visitation will be held at the church one hour prior to services. William was born to Allen and Josephine (Dunn) McGiboney on November 24, 1918 in Kansas City, Mo. He grew up and graduated from Adel High School, Adel, Iowa, in 1938.
June 12, 1970-June 8, 2012 Jerry K. Mickelson, 41, of Frazee, died Friday, June 8, 2012 near Perham. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 12 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Evergreen in rural Frazee, with Reverend Anthony Cloose officiating. Interment was in Zion Lutheran Cemetery near Toad Lake. Visitation is set from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, June 11, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Evergreen. Jerry Kirk Mickelson, known as "Fritz," was born to Willard and Helen (Anderson) Mickelson on June 12, 1970 in Detroit Lakes.
Sept. 2, 1922-June 8, 2012 Former Waubun and Ogema resident Marie R. Kent, 89, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, June 8, 2012 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. A mass of Christian burial is set for 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 13 at Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Ogema, with interment in the church cemetery. Visitation will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 12 and one hour prior to Wednesday's services at the church. Marie Lillian (Rose) Kent was born to Joseph and Rose (Miller) Gaynor on September 2, 1922 in Aitken, Minn.
May 16, 1935-June 6, 2012 Earle James Lean, 77, of Fargo, died Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at Sanford Health Center. Earle James Lean was born to Ed and Jennie (Dahler) Lean on May 16, 1935 on a farm northeast of Kindred, N.D. He attended the Kindred school system and graduated in 1953. From there, he entered the Army on January 19, 1954 and was discharged on January 18, 1956. He married Evelyn Gill on March 19, 1959. He and Evelyn farmed and resided at which is now 40th Avenue South in Fargo, where they raised their five children. He retired from active farming in 1985.