DL News Staff
April 14, 1964-July 3, 2011 Barry E. Ellegaard, 47, of Detroit Lakes died Sunday, July 3, 2011 following a boating accident on Long Lake near Detroit Lakes. Barry E. Ellegaard was born to Walter and Carol (McArthur) Ellegaard on April 14, 1964 in Crookston, Minn. He grew up and attended school in Fertile, Minn., graduating from Fertile-Beltrami High School in 1982. He excelled in many athletic activities in high school. On January 21, 2006 he was united in marriage to Mary Beth Pavek. They made their home in Detroit Lakes. Barry had a love for life and helping others.
Former Grand Forks resident Roberta Ann Deraney, 73, of Detroit Lakes, passed away Monday, July 4, 2011 at Essentia Health St. Mary's Hospital in Detroit Lakes. A memorial service is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, July 9 at Amundson Funeral Home in Grand Forks, with visitation for one hour prior to the service. Inurnment will be at Calvary Cemetery, Grand Forks, with luncheon to follow at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Grand Forks. Arrangements have been entrusted to Amundson Funeral Home of Grand Forks.
Nov. 27, 1946-July 4, 2011 Douglas A. Cossette, 64, of Little Cormorant Lake, Audubon, died Monday, July 4, 2011 at his home. Douglas was born to Saul and Donna Cossette on November 27, 1946 in Moorhead. He was raised in Fargo and attended St. Anthony's grade school and Shanley High School. After graduation, Doug served in the U.S. Navy. Upon his discharge, he attended and graduated from North Dakota State University, continued with graduate studies at Moorhead State and continued with his studies in Denver, Colo.
Lorraine Louise Hulda Nelson, 82, Detroit Lakes, died Sunday, July 3, 2011, in Essentia Health, Fargo, N.D. Funeral services will be Friday, July 8, 2011, at 2 p.m. in First Lutheran Church, Detroit Lakes, with visitation one hour prior to services.
July 28, 1938-July 1, 2011 Gary A. Young, 72, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, July 1, 2011 from injuries received in a motorcycle accident on I-94 near Terry, Montana. There will be a visitation for Gary from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 8, with Military Rites at 7 p.m. provided by the Lake Region Veterans Honor Guard, at David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes. Following the visitation, there will be a reception at the Young residence. Gary Allen Young was born to Kennith and Helen (Spalding) Young on July 28, 1938 in Spencer, Iowa.
Jan. 24, 1923-July 2, 2011 Hjalmer "Jerry" Lund Johnson, 88, of Fargo passed away Saturday, July 2, 2011 at Sanford's Palliative Care Unit in Fargo, surrounded by his children and special friend, Marge Brantner. Hjalmer Lund was born to August and Olanda Jhohanson on January 24, 1923 in Arendal, Norway. He came to America in 1939 as a Merchant Marine. He traveled much of the world at this time. Hjalmer served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was an MP (Military Police) in Japan. Hjalmer married the love of his life, Mae Sanderson on November 20, 1946.
June 11, 1942-Feb. 14, 2011 Judith Lynn Yost, 68, of Mahnomen, died Monday, February 14, 2011 at McIntosh Manor in McIntosh, Minn. Memorial services are set for 1 p.m. Saturday, July 9 at the Twin Valley Community Center, with Pastor John Golv officiating. Judith Lynn Yost was born to Cecil and Viola Randall on June 11, 1942 in Bend, Oregon. She was raised and educated in Mill City, Ore. Judith was united in marriage to Richard Yost November 15, 1958 in Sublimity, Ore. She took training to become a certified nursing assistant (CNA).
Jan. 3, 1938-June 29, 2011 Bonnie J. Quam, 73, of Detroit Lakes died Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. Bonnie Jean Quam was born to Harold and Hyldred Beito Wilson on January 3, 1938 in Fargo. She grew up and received her education in West Fargo, graduating from West Fargo High School in 1955. On February 18, 1956 she was united in marriage to Robert C. Quam. They made their home in West Fargo, where Bonnie worked for the Farmers Union Commission Company.
Oct. 3, 1935-July 2, 2011 DeVaughn Ann Bakke Kolke died on Saturday, July 2, 2011, after a 10-year battle with cancer, at her home on Big Cormorant Lake, Lake Park, surrounded by her family and under hospice care. DeVaughn was born the daughter of Perry and Gladys (Lundberg) Bakke on October 3, 1935 near Hitterdal. She graduated from Hitterdal High School in 1953. After graduation, she worked at Elmer's Café in Hitterdal, and as a bookkeeper at the Farmers and Merchants Bank in Fargo. She married Erling Kolke on March 30, 1956, at Salem Lutheran Church in Hitterdal.
Jan. 31, 1915-July 1, 2011 Wilford T. Bakken, 96, of Detroit Lakes died Friday, July 1, 2011 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Wilford Bakken was born to Hans and Elise (Norderhaug) Bakken on January 31, 1915 in rural Audubon. He attended country school in rural Audubon and worked on the family farm. He was baptized and confirmed at First Lutheran Church in Audubon. On January 30, 1938 Wilford married Stella Olson in Audubon. They farmed south of Audubon, where they raised turkeys and cattle. They later moved to a farm closer to Audubon.