DL News Staff
Oct. 19, 1945-Oct. 25, 2011 Former Detroit Lakes resident Francoise Fechtner, 66, passed away on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 in St. Paul. Born on October 19, 1945 in Nancy, France, Francoise grew up in Detroit Lakes before moving to the Twin Cities, where she lived and worked for most of her adult life. Francoise enjoyed traveling and gardening; she believed that Jesus Christ is her Lord and Savior; salvation is a free gift; God created heaven and earth, and evolution is a lie. A graveside service and burial for Francoise will be held this Friday, Nov. 4 at 3 p.m.
Jim Hoghaug was born Aug. 9, 1933 in Detroit Lakes. Jim is survived by his 2 brothers Jon and George; Sister Jean; son George and two grandsons Thomas and Myron; his wife Georgia of 55 years on November 9th,. Jim graduated from University of Minnesota in 1960, and then entered Army Security Agency to become a Polish interpreter. Jim married Georgia (May) Hoghaug in Fargo in 1956. Jim and Georgia moved to kassel Germany after college for a year so Jim could work with the Army Security Agency.
Nov. 13, 1926-Oct. 29, 2011 Ellen K. Sandman, 84, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, died Saturday, October 29, 2011 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1 at the David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes. There will be a 5 p.m. prayer service. The visitation continues for one hour prior to services at the church on Wednesday. Funeral services are set for 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2 at the Assembly of God Church in Detroit Lakes, with Jeff Culver officiating.
Nov. 7, 1925-Oct. 29, 2011 Kathleen Shields, 85, of Vergas, died peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, October 29, 2011, surrounded by her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Kathleen was born to Robert Herman and Elsie Amelia (Eidal) Fick on November 7, 1925 at her parents' home in Dora Township, Minn. She married her husband Robert "Bob" Shields of Greenfield, Ohio, on September 14, 1946 and was known and loved as "Kay" from that day on. Kay was a member St.
April 29, 1930-Oct. 28, 2011 Marvin A. Quade, 81, of Frazee, died Friday, October 28, 2011 at Sanford Health in Fargo. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1 at Furey Funeral Home in Frazee. There will be a 6 p.m. prayer service. Visitation continues for one hour prior to services Wednesday at the church. Funeral services are set for 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Evergreen in rural Frazee, with Reverend William Aufdenkamp officiating.
Former Detroit Lakes resident Judith Ann Winter, 71, passed away Sunday, October 23, 2011 at Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City, S.D. No memorial services have been planned; burial will be held at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis, S.D., at a later date. A memorial fund has been established in Judith's name. Contributions may be sent to The Lupus Foundation of Minnesota, The Atrium, Suite 135, 2626 E. 82nd St., Bloomington, MN 55425-1380.
Janess Perniel Evenson, 87, of Pelican Rapids, died on Friday, October 28, 2011 at Pelican Valley Nursing Home in Pelican Rapids Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at Larson Funeral Home, Pelican Rapids, and from 10 a.m. until the start of services Wednesday, Nov. 2 at Grove Lake Lutheran Church, rural Pelican Rapids. Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2 in Grove Lake Lutheran Church, with Rev.
Aug. 12, 1938-Oct. 27, 2011 Ethel C. Nelson, 73, of Detroit Lakes, died Thursday, October 27, 2011 at her home, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Ethel was born the daughter of Wilfred and Dorothy (Schott) Sarvie on August 12, 1938 in Grand Park Township of rural Becker County, at the CCC Camp. She was raised on the family farm in rural Ponsford and attended school in Frazee, graduating in 1957. As a young woman, she worked at the Graystone Hotel. Ethel was united in marriage to Paul Nelson on October 31, 1959 at Zion Lutheran Church, Detroit Lakes.
Jan. 9. 1929-Oct. 26, 2011 Norbert H. Eidenschink, 82, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at his home. Norbert was born the son of George and Catherine (Stein) Eidenschink on January 9, 1929 in Erie Township, Becker County. He attended country school in District 26. Norbert served in the United States Marine Corps and later returned to Detroit Lakes, where he worked with cattle and helped on the family farm. He was united in marriage to Anita Grossman on June 30, 1987 at First Lutheran Church, Detroit Lakes.
Feb. 26, 1911-Oct. 21, 2011 Elizabeth "Betty" Ferris, 100, of Lake Bluff, Ill., passed away Friday, October 11, 2011. Betty was born to John and Juliana Bakke on February 26, 1911 in Detroit Lakes. When she was a young girl, her father John was given the honor of naming a street in Detroit Lakes; the town's Elizabeth Street, which still exists today, was named after her. After graduating from high school, Betty taught community swimming lessons at the city beach. Truly a woman ahead of her time, Betty graduated from the University of Minnesota, where she earned her teaching degree.