DL News Staff
Nov. 28, 1929-June 10, 2011 Cameron S. Olson, 81, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, June 10, 2011 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Cameron was born the son of Cameron Sr. and Agnes (Enselman) Olson on November 28, 1929 in Detroit Lakes. He was raised and educated in Detroit Lakes. As a young man he plowed snow for Becker County. Cameron later drove truck for Daggett Trucking and Kost Brothers. He eventually drove for Triangle Bus Company in Grand Forks, North Dakota and returned to Detroit Lakes after his retirement.
March 19, 1929-June 13, 2011 Mildred M. "Mitzi" Caspers, 82, of Ogema, died Monday, June 13, 2011 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes. A mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 17 at Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, Ogema, with Father Walter Butor, O.M.I., officiating. Interment will be in Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 16 at Most Holy Redeemer Church in Ogema, with a parish and V.F.W. Auxiliary prayer service at 7 p.m.
Aug. 21, 1923-June 7, 2011 Victor Hugo Lenius, 87, of Frazee, died Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at the Perham Memorial Hospital in Perham. At Victor's request, there will be no services for him. Arrangements were handled by Furey Funeral Home in Frazee. To leave online condolences, visit www.fureyfh.com . Victor was born to Hugo and Louise "Lizzie" (Seibold) Lenius on August 21, 1923 in Hobart Township, near Frazee. He was raised and educated in Frazee.
Feb. 2, 1916-June 11, 2011 LaVern I. Bjerke, 95, of Detroit Lakes died Saturday, June 11, 2011 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. LaVern was born to Benhart and Sophia (Larson) Gunderson on February 2, 1916 at their home in Flom. She attended school in Flom until the 8th grade and then went to live with an aunt in Twin Valley, where she finished high school. On October 22, 1939 LaVern was united in marriage to Ihlor Bjerke. They made their home in Ulen, where they were both active in their church and community.
Nov. 30, 1964-June 9, 2011 Calvin L. Korth, 46, of Frazee died Thursday, June 9, 2011 at his residence. Calvin Lee Korth was born to Melvin and Shirley (Pulvermacher) Korth on November 30, 1964 in New London, Wis. He grew up and attended school in Clintonville, Wis., and in 1971 moved to rural Frazee, where he attended Frazee High School. While at Frazee High School he participated in football, wrestling, and track. He still holds the shot put record at Frazee High School. Cal worked at the Detroit Lakes Holiday Inn for several years and later for Daggett Truck Lines in Frazee.
July 11, 1937-June 9, 2011 Carolyn E. Engebretson, 73, of Rochert, died Thursday, June 9, 2011 at her home, under the care of her sons and friends, with help from Hospice of the Red River Valley. Carolyn was born the daughter of Henry and Mabel (Bergland) Lindskog on July 11, 1937 in Duluth, Minn. She was raised in Grand Marias, Minn. Carolyn attended Maple Hill Elementary School and graduated from Cook County High School in 1955.
Oct. 26, 1932-June 8, 2011 Margaret Lomsdal, 78, of Lake Park, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, peacefully in her home. Margaret was born to Anne (Nelson) and Earl Adams on October 26, 1932. She grew up and attended school in Moorhead, graduating from Moorhead High School in 1950. On February 27, 1953 she married her high school sweetheart, Douglas Lomsdal, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Moorhead. They made their home in Moorhead until 1984, when they moved to the lake. Together they had four children, Sandra, Scott, Shannon and Steven.
Dec. 27, 1918-June 8, 2011 Jerome P. Leegard Sr., 92, of rural Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Jerome was born the son of Joseph and Petrina (Berg) Leegard on December 27, 1918 in Hamden Township, rural Becker County. He attended country school in District 44. Jerome was united in marriage to Marjorie Britton on May 31, 1942 at Richwood Lutheran Church. They made their home in Hamden Township, where Jerome farmed his entire life.
July 8, 1959-June 8, 2011 Former Audubon resident Timothy M. Hauge, 51, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at Sanford Health in Fargo. Funeral services are set for 11 a.m. Monday, June 13 at Lake Euncie Evangelical Free Church in rural Detroit Lakes, with Reverend Dale Robbins officiating. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 12 at David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes, and at the church for one hour prior to services on Monday. Timothy Myron Hauge was born to Myron and Gloria (Rierson) Hauge on July 8, 1959 in Fergus Falls.
March 16, 1918-June 3, 2011 Ardith Lois Knight Langlie was born to Bess Mabel (Scribner) and William Kenedrick Knight on March 16, 1918 in the city of Thief River Falls. She lived most of her life in Thief River Falls and briefly resided in Detroit Lakes. She passed peacefully at her home, 100 Breezy Drive in Thief River Falls, "the most wonderful place in the world," on Friday, June 3, 2011, surrounded by loved ones. Ardith was a member of the Methodist Church her entire life. She attended Knox Elementary and graduated from Lincoln High School in Thief River Falls.