DL News Staff
Dec. 1, 1922-March 20, 2011 Barbara Roman, 88, of Detroit Lakes, passed away on Sunday, March 20, 2011 at Essentia Health in Fargo. Barbara was born to Steven and Katherine (Rotz) Barsody on December 1, 1922 at their home near Elk River, Minn. She grew up and attended school in Elk River before she started working. In 1938, Barbara met Lawrence Roman and they were married in Elk River on January 24, 1942. Together they lived in Minneapolis, until Lawrence was drafted into the service just three months after they were married.
Marilyn F. Johnson, 78, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, March 19, 2011 in her home, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. A prayer service will take place at 7 p.m. Monday, March 21 in St. Mary of the Lakes Catholic Church, Detroit Lakes. Funeral services are set for 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 22 in St. Mary of the Lakes Catholic Church, with burial in the church cemetery. West-Kjos Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes, is providing the arrangements.
Audubon area native Delores I. Froelich, 92, of Moorhead, died Wednesday, March 13, 2011 at Eventide Lutheran Home in Moorhead. Funeral services were held Friday, March 15 in Dilworth Lutheran Church, with visitation and prayer services taking place Thursday, March 14 at Korsmo Funeral Chapel, Moorhead. Interment was at Riverside Cemetery in Moorhead.
Paula C. Jones, 42, of Ponsford, died Thursday, March 10 at her residence in Ponsford. Funeral services were held Monday, March 14 at the Old Pine Point School in Ponsford, with interment at Breck Memorial Cemetery, Ponsford.
April 7, 1916-March 14, 2011 Audubon native Rev. Wilmer E. Omberg, 94, of Oakley, Kansas, went to be with his Savior on Monday, March 14, 2011. Rev. Omberg was the pastor of Oakley Community Church for 25 years, and was well known in the community as a man who loved the Lord and never missed an opportunity to witness to friends and strangers and ask them if they had given their heart to the Lord. As a young man he taught himself to play the guitar, and was well-known on the radio in Fargo as the Lonesome Cowboy.
March 21, 1927-March 16, 2011 Arden E. Anderson, 83, of Frazee, passed away at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes on Wednesday, March 16, 2011. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, March 19 at Furey Funeral Home in Frazee, with a 7:30 p.m. prayer service. There will also be visitation for one hour prior to services at the church on Sunday. Funeral services for Arden will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 20 in Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Frazee, with Reverend William Aufdenkamp officiating. Interment will be in the spring at Dretsch Memorial Cemetery in Becker County.
Dec. 21, 1924-Dec. 31, 2010 Elton Theron Moe, 86, of Cottlesloe, Australia, died Friday, December, 31, 2010. Elton was born to Thea (Elton) and Ole Moe on December 21, 1924, on the family farm in Hamden Township. He attended District 34 rural school and then Audubon High School, graduating in 1943. After graduation Elton entered the United States Navy, serving almost 30 years. One of the most exciting things he did while serving on the U.S.S.
Aug. 19, 1925-March 9, 2011 Former area resident Nelia Lorentzen, 85, most recently of Brooklyn Park, Minn., passed away Wednesday, March 9, 2011. Nelia was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend who was beloved by many. Nelia Brooks was born to Hubert and Nan Brooks on August 19, 1925 in Monroe, Mich. She graduated from Monroe High School in 1943 and from Nyack College in Nyack, New York with a degree in missions. She received her nursing degree at Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago, Ill. While working in the emergency room, she met a handsome young doctor and fell in love.
Former Enderlin, N.D., resident Mable M. Walters, 100, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, March 11, 2011 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Visitation was held Monday, March 14, and funeral services were Tuesday, March 15 at Armstrong Funeral Home in Enderlin.
Sept. 11, 1914-March 11, 2011 Irene L. Oien, 96, of Audubon, died Thursday, March 11, 2011 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 17 at David-Donehower Funeral Home, with a prayer service at 7 p.m. The visitation will continue one hour prior to services at the church on Friday. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, March 18 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in rural Audubon, with Reverend Paul Peterson, officiating. Interment will be in St. Peter's Cemetery. Irene L. Oien was born to Edward E. and Minnie K.