DL News Staff
April 22, 1925-July 24, 2011 Vernon D. Mastin, 86, of Detroit Lakes died Sunday, July 24, 2011 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes. Vernon DeForrest Mastin was born to Virgil and Elsie (Eckenrode) Mastin on April 22, 1925 in Fort Clark, N.D. In 1935 they moved to Evergreen, Minn., where Vernon grew up and attended school. He graduated from Frazee High School in 1943. On April 22, 1945 Vernon was united in marriage to Juliette Brahmer in Detroit Lakes. They made their home in Detroit Lakes. Vernon worked for Holsum Bakery for 39 years.
Donna Marie Tembrock, 54, St. Cloud, died on Friday, July 22, 2011, at North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale, Minn. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 29, 2011, in St. Peter's Catholic Church, St. Cloud, with Reverend Alan Wielinski of St. Peter's Catholic Church officiating. Interment will be in St. John's Abbey Cemetery at Collegeville, Minn. Visitation will be on Thursday, July 28, 2011, from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud, and one hour prior to the services on Friday at St. Peter's Catholic Church. St.
Ellen Anne Henrikson Campbell, 58, Prairie Village, Kan., passed away Saturday, July 23, 2011. The family will gather for a private memorial service and there will be a service in celebration of her life on Saturday, Sept. 10, at White Hall on the campus of UMKC. The details of that celebration will be announced at a later time. Ellen was preceded in death by her father, Toralf Henrikson. She is survived by her mother, Violet; her husband, Douglas Campbell; her son, Neill; and three stepchildren, Cheryl Campbell (Jim Culver), Douglas Campbell Jr. (Lori), and David Campbell (Miriam).
Summer Ann Taylor, 34, Moorhead, died unexpectedly, Thursday, July 21, 2011, in Brooklyn Center, Minn. A Celebration of Summer's life will take place Wednesday, July 27, from 5-7 p.m. in the Detroit Lakes City Park. Please dress casually. Summer Ann Taylor was born Feb. 6, 1977, in Detroit Lakes. She grew up on little Detroit Lake and is a graduate of Detroit Lakes High School. She then moved to Moorhead, where she made her home and cultivated many close, personal friendships with a variety of people. Summer loved kids -- her own as well as others'.
Feb. 18, 1929-July 21, 2011 Boyd R. Peterson, 82, Detroit Lakes, died Thursday, July 21, 2011, in his home. Graveside services will be Monday, July 25, at 12:15 p.m. at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis. There will be no visitation. Boyd Ronald Peterson was born Feb. 18, 1929, in Alexandria to Philip and Hazel (Rhodes) Peterson. He was raised and educated in Parkers Prairie, graduating from Parkers Prairie High School in 1946. Boyd served with the U.S. Marines from 1951-53.
March 2, 1952-July 17, 2011 John M. Rusch, 59, of Detroit Lakes died Sunday, July 17, 2011 at his residence. John Matthew Rusch was born to John and Coragene (Webber) Rusch on March 2, 1952 in Fargo. He grew up and received his education in Fargo, graduating from Fargo South High School. He then attended North Dakota State University. John was united in marriage to Joan Verde in 1973 and they made their home in Dilworth. He worked for Straus Clothing in Fargo. He moved to Detroit Lakes in 1987, where he started the On Deck Men's Clothing Store.
July 12, 2010-July 13, 2011 Tehya Marie Lynn Clark, one-year-old daughter of Christina McDougall and Jeremy Clark, passed away ever so peacefully on Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at her home in Detroit Lakes. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 18 in the Old Pine Point School in Ponsford, with interment at the Breck Memorial Cemetery, Ponsford. Tehya Marie Lynn was born to Christina McDougall and Jeremy Clark on July 12, 2010 in Detroit Lakes. Tehya was a beautiful, loving child who will always be remembered for her heart-melting smile.
Aug. 6, 1952-July 16, 2011 Carole M. Dassinger, 58, longtime resident of Ogema, passed away peacefully in her sleep, at her home, on Saturday, July 16, 2011. A memorial service for Carole will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 20 in Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, Ogema. Carole was born August 6, 1952, in Long Island, N.Y. She moved to Oklahoma as a child. She graduated from High School in Broken Arrow, Okla. Following high school, Carole attended trade school in Casper, Wyo. It was in Casper that she met Phillip Dassinger.
April 16, 1956-July 17, 2011 Cynthia "Andrea" Kaldahl, 55, of Vergas died Sunday, July 17, 2011, at the Essentia Medical Health Hospital in Fargo. She was born the daughter of Loren Richard and Berdine Juliete (Farrington) Carling on April 16, 1956 in Minneapolis.
May 30, 1950-July 15, 2011 Mark A. Heidecker, 61, of Rollag, died Friday, July 15, 2011 at the Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Mark Albert Heidecker was born the son of Mervin and Darlene (Thysell) Heidecker on May 30, 1950 in Moorhead, Minnesota. He was raised in Hawley, graduating from Hawley High School in 1968 and from North Dakota State University in 1972. On December 1, 1973 Mark was united in marriage to Sue Nord at Hawley Lutheran Church. They made their home at Rollag and were the proud parents of Rory Allison and Michael John.