DL News Staff
April 19, 1926-July 19, 2010 Arnold O. Engen, 84, of Detroit Lakes, died Monday, July 19, 2010 at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. Arnold was born the son of Oscar and Annie (Hollevoet) Engen on April 19, 1926, in the Strand Township of Gary, Minn. He was raised and educated in rural Gary. Arnold served in the United States Army from November 1944 to November 1946. He was united in marriage to Marvel Nelson on July 31, 1955. They made their home in rural Detroit Lakes, where they farmed for 35 years. In 1990, they moved to Detroit Lakes. Arnold was a member of Bakke Lutheran Church.
Fern Paulsen, 95, died Sunday, July 18, 2010 at Centerville, S.D. Services will be held Thursday, July 22 in Viborg, S.D. Surviving Fern are her husband Royal of Centerville; three daughters, Marilyn (Dennis) Sletten of Irene, S.D., Janice (Cliff) Adkins of Detroit Lakes and Dianne (Duane) Christensen of Lennox, S.D.; five grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and one brother, Donald Swensen of Sioux Falls, S.D.
May 30, 1927-July 17, 2010 Former Lake Park resident Mae Johnson, 83, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, July 17, 2010, at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. Mae was born to Elmer and Alma (Jellum) Ellingson on May 30, 1927, in Hamden Township, Becker County. She attended rural schools and grew up in the Lake Park area. Mae worked at various jobs in Detroit Lakes before her marriage to Lyle Johnson on June 10, 1950 in Lake Park. Together they farmed north of Lake Park. Lyle died October 8, 1991.
Sept. 8, 1935-July 16, 2010 Samuel J. Rock, 74, of Waubun, died Friday, July 16, 2010 at his home. Funeral services are set for 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 20 at St. Columba Episcopal Church in White Earth, with Rev. Lisa Smith, Rev. Carol "Coke" Smith, Rev. George Ross and Rev. John Rock officiating. Friends may call from 4 p.m. Monday, July 19 until 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 20 at the White Earth Community Center in White Earth. Interment services will be 1 p.m.
Lorraine Evangeline Hinshaw, 82, LaPorte, Ind., passed away peacefully, Friday, July 16, 2010, at 6:20 p.m. at LaPorte Hospital. Mrs. Hinshaw was born on November 26, 1927, in Ogema to Nels and Bessie (Matejka) Mortenson. Lorraine was a caring and devoted mother and homemaker. "Grandma Rayne" enjoyed family, especially her grandkids and great grandkids. She displayed her strength in many different ways. She loved her family unconditionally and always saw the best in everyone. Mrs. Hinshaw loved spending time with her family in Minnesota and crocheting.
Shirley Ann (McDougall) Bamford, 79, who was born and raised in Detroit Lakes, passed away Saturday, July 10, 2010 at St. Therese Nursing Home in Brooklyn Park, Minn. A memorial service to celebrate Shirley's life is set for 2 p.m. Thursday, July 22 at the Church of the Open Door, 9060 Zanzibar Lane North, in Maple Grove, Minn.
George Arthur Quittschreiber, 92, of Frazee, died Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at the Frazee Care Center, Frazee. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, July 18, with a 6:30 p.m. prayer service, at the Furey Funeral Home in Frazee. Funeral services are set for 11 a.m. Monday, July 19 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Frazee.
Oct. 27, 1990-July 12, 2010 Detroit Lakes native Amy Beth Darnell, 19, of Apache Junction, Ariz., passed away Monday, July 12, 2010, with her family by her side, after a month long battle with a leukemia relapse. Amy was diagnosed with ALL (acute lymphocytic leukemia) at the age of 13. After six years of being cancer free, her leukemia returned. Amy was born October 27, 1990 in Detroit Lakes. She moved to Arizona at the age of three, and graduated from Apache Junction High School in May 2009. She completed training at the Airline Academy in Daytona Beach, Fla., in September 2009.
March 22, 1923-July 11, 2010 Jesse Lee Schuck was born March 22, 1923, to Emil and Augusta (Rieniets) Schuck. "Sam," as he was known to most people, proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II. Sam was united in marriage to Sally Leach on December 20, 1950. He established Schuck Bus Service in 1954. Sam and Sally spent many years transporting school children for the Moorhead School District. Sally passed away in 1975; Sam retired in 1986. On Valentine's Day of 1986, Sam married Betty Melander.
March 9, 1932-July 12, 2010 Former Detroit Lakes resident Gerald Jacobsen, 78, of Willmar, died unexpectedly Monday evening, July 12, 2010, at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar. A mass of Christian burial took place Saturday, July 17 at the Church of St. Mary in Willmar, with burial in the church cemetery. Military Honors were provided by Austin F. Hanscom American Legion Post 167 of Willmar. Gerald Gene Jacobsen, also known as "Jerry" or "Jake," was born to Gordon and Lenore (Franklin) Jacobsen on March 9, 1932, in Chicago, Ill.