DL News Staff
Former Detroit Lakes resident Mary Dickinson, of Fargo, passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2011 in Fargo. A graveside service is set for 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 in Holy Rosary Cemetery, Detroit Lakes, followed by a luncheon at Zorbaz in Detroit Lakes. Arrangements have been entrusted to Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo.
Sept. 5, 1927-Aug. 23, 2011 Etheldra "Tillie" Bart, 83, of Detroit Lakes died Monday, August 23, 2011 at Sanford Health in Fargo. Etheldra Bart was born to Fred and Mae (Gettis) Reed on September 5, 1927 in Mankato, Minn. The family moved to Frazee, where Tillie grew up and attended school, graduating from Frazee High School. In 1947 she was united in marriage to Robert Osterman in Frazee. They made their home and raised ten children there. In 1990 she was united in marriage to Gordon Bart in Frazee.
Philip R. "Rich" Spichke, 78, of Lake Park, died Sunday. August 21, 2011 in Sunnyside Care Center, Lake Park. A memorial service is set for 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 39 at Cormorant Lutheran Church near Lake Park. Arrangements have been entrusted to Wright Funeral Home of Lake Park. Arrangements have been entrusted to Wright Funeral Home of Lake Park.
Former Barnesville resident Lawrence Mundstock, 97, of Lake Park, died Monday, August 22, 2011 in Sunnyside Care Center, Lake Park. Arrangements are pending with Dobmeier Funeral Home in Barnesville.
Oct. 9, 1938-Aug. 18, 2011 Former Lake Park resident Kay J. Hetler, 72, of Maddock, N.D., died Thursday, August 18, 2011, at St. Aloisius Medical Center in Harvey, N.D. Funeral services are set for 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 at Zion Lutheran Brethren Church in Maddock, with Pastors Lu Mathison, Dale Robbins and Paul McKibbon officiating. Mickey Okeson will be reading the scriptures. Visitation will be Thursday at the church from 11 a.m. until the start of services. Burial will be in the Hesper Cemetery at Hesper, N.D.
Dec. 28, 1951-Aug. 21, 2011 A memorial service celebrating Rita Meyer of Omaha, Neb., is set for 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Detroit Lakes, with burial in the church cemetery. Rita was born on Dec. 28, 1951 in rural Ogema. Her parents were Arthur B. and Florence (Perrault) Meyer. She attended Holy Rosary Catholic School in Detroit Lakes, and graduated with the Class of 1970 from Detroit Lakes High School.
Sept. 6, 1938-Aug. 18, 2011 Former Detroit Lakes resident Clarence "Cy" E. Field Sr., 72, of West Fargo, died Thursday, August 18, 2011 at his home. Cy was born the son of Melvin and Lydia (Bondarenko) Field on September 6, 1938 in Erie Township, Becker County, in rural Detroit Lakes. He was raised and educated in Detroit Lakes. As a young man, Cy worked in road construction with his dad and brothers in the southern United States. Cy then worked at Field Trucking, which was the family trucking business.
Detroit Lakes native Donald L. "Doc" Lane, 75, of St. Cloud, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2011 at St. Benedict's Senior Community in St. Cloud. A mass of Christian burial was held Thursday, July 28 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in St. Cloud, with Rev. Thomas Knoblach, Rev. Anthony Oelrich and Rev. Robert Harren officiating. Burial took place at Assumption Cemetery in St. Cloud. Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud was entrusted with the arrangements.
Nov. 23, 1955-Aug. 17, 2011 Robert W. Hedstrom, 55, of Lake Park, died on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at his home in Lake Park. Robert was born to Ogden and Edith (Berg) Hedstrom on November 23, 1955, in Detroit Lakes. He grew up and attended school in Lake Park, graduating from Lake Park High School. He was confirmed in Lake Park Lutheran Church, where he was a life member. He worked at the Felton Elevator and the Lake Park Elevator. Robert enjoyed deer hunting and gardening. In the years since his father's death he had been the primary caregiver for his mother.
April 18, 1933-Aug. 17, 2011 Jean M. Hopman, 78, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at her home. Jean was born the daughter of Ole and Evelyn (Johnston) Dahl on April 18, 1933 in Devils Lake, N.D. She was raised in rural Michigan, N.D., and attended country school, where her mother, Evelyn was also the teacher. Jean graduated from Michigan High School in 1951. After high school she attended Aakers Business College in Grand Forks and after graduating in 1952, she became a secretary at ASC in Grand Forks for six years.