DL News Staff
May 29, 1946-Aug. 29, 2010 Former Lidgerwood, N.D., resident Genevieve M. Trinka, 86, of Detroit Lakes, passed away Sunday, August 29, 2010 at the Cottages at Emmanuel Community in Detroit Lakes. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 1, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at the Frank Family Funeral Home in Lidgerwood, and for one hour prior to services Thursday at the church. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept.
May 7, 1956-Aug. 24, 2010 William Henry "Will" Bedford, III, 54, of Park Rapids died suddenly at his home in rural Park Rapids, Tuesday, August 24, 2010. William was born the son of William, Jr. and Peggy (Piper) Bedford on May 7, 1956 in Park Rapids. He grew up and attended school in Park Rapids, where he graduated in 1974, and also from St. Cloud State College. Will loved nature and being outdoors. He lived at the former Val Chatel ski resort and lodge and enjoyed what nature had to offer there. He spent his winters in Fort Meade, Ariz.
Jan. 5, 1942-Aug. 25, 2010 Wilma Joyce Robertson, 68, a longtime Park Rapids area resident, peacefully passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010 at St. Joseph's Area Health Services in Park Rapids. Wilma was born Jan. 5, 1942 on the home farm in Toad Lake Township of Becker County to Arnold and Mabel (Nelson) Zick. As a girl, she attended the District 83 country school near her home through the eighth grade. She went on to attend the Frazee High School where she graduated with the Class of 1960.
May 10, 1913-Aug. 28, 2010 Harold S. Johnson, 97, of Detroit Lakes died Saturday, August 28, 2010 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes, under the care of hospice. The youngest child of Harold J. and Sina Johnson, Harold was born on the farm in Hereim Township, Greenbush, Minn., on May 10, 1913. He was baptized and confirmed as a member of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church. He attended grade school at the Gavick School, graduated from Greenbush High School in 1932, and attended North Dakota State University for a year and a half.
Oct. 18, 1918-Aug. 27, 2010 Ernest F. Olson, 91, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, August 27, 2010 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Ernest was born to Rudolph and Emelia (Aslakson) Olson on October 18, 1918 in Hoff Township of Pope County, Minn. He was baptized at West Zion Lutheran Church in Clontarf, Minn., by the Reverend Christ Pederson and confirmed by the Reverend K.R. Palmer. Ernest attended public school at District 85 in Pope County and Benson High School in Benson, Minn. In 1942, he entered the United States Army and did his basic training in Little Rock, Ark.
June 23, 1925-Aug. 26, 2010 Alfred E. Thiem, beloved husband, father, grandfather and pastor: With great sorrow but with joy in the certain hope of the resurrection and eternal life in Christ Jesus, the family of Rev. Alfred Thiem announces his death on Thursday, August 26, 2010. Alfred Thiem was born in Kendallville, Ind., on June 23, 1925. He was the oldest living child of Emil and Anna (Pietz) Thiem. He became a child of God through Holy Baptism on July 5, 1925. He was baptized and confirmed by Dr. M.F. Kretzman at St.
There will be a Public Memorial Service for Deputy Christopher Dewey at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 30 in Mahnomen, at the Mahnomen Public School Gymnasium. This will be an opportunity for both local community members and law enforcement personnel to offer their support to the Dewey family and say goodbye to a loyal public servant.
April 17, 1989-Aug. 23, 2010 Kent R. Nelson, 21, of Detroit Lakes died Monday, August 23, 2010 in Bozeman, Mont. Kent Nelson was born to David and Deanna (David) Nelson on April 17, 1989 in St. Louis Park, Minn. He grew up and attended school in Detroit Lakes, graduating from Detroit Lakes High School in 2008. He was most recently a student at Montana State University, where he served in the Reserve Officer Training Corps, was treasurer of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity, and was also an honor student. While at Detroit Lakes High School he was a member of the swim team. Kent was an artist.
June 15, 1962-Aug. 22, 2010 Craig L. Outka, 48, of Mesa, Ariz., died Sunday August 22, 2010 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Mesa. Craig was born to Gene and Karen Outka on June 15, 1962 in Fort Sill, Okla. He lived and attended school in Fargo until he moved with his family to Detroit Lakes, where he graduated high school in 1980. After high school Craig joined the Navy. After the Navy he continued his education and moved to Mesa. He went to work for Dollar Rental Car and was employed with them for the last 14 years. He enjoyed fishing, the outdoors and watching his favorite sports teams.
Oct. 26, 1923-Aug. 19, 2010 Elizabeth Jean Burlingame Luhman, 86, died at Sheyenne Crossings in West Fargo on Thursday, August 19, 2010, surrounded by 28 family members, Father Meyer and lots of love. She was born at home in Becker County, Minnesota, on Friday, October 26, 1923. Her parents were Homer and Gladys (Schmaus) Burlingame, whose family grew to include eight brothers and four sisters. She graduated from Park Rapids High School in 1942. She took one year of "normal school" and began her teaching career in a one room school, with three pupils.