DL News Staff
March 27, 1930-April 9, 2011 Duane O. Thompson, 81, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, April 9, 2011 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes, surrounded by his loving family. Duane Oliver Thompson was born to Theodore and Alice (Sands) Thompson on March 27, 1930 in Grand Forks, North Dakota. He lived and attended school in various towns in Minnesota and North Dakota as a young boy. He later moved to Detroit Lakes, where he lived with his grandmother, Minnie Sands and his uncle, Oliver Sands. He graduated from Detroit Lakes High School in 1948.
Feb. 10, 1918-April 10, 2011 Marian J. Anderson, 93, of Detroit Lakes, died Sunday, April 10, 2011 at Emmanuel Nursing Home - The Cottages. Marian Jeanette Anderson was born to James and Jeanette (Tholen) McDowell on February 10, 1918 in Mandan, N.D. She grew up in Bismarck, N.D., and later the Callaway area, graduating from Detroit Lakes High School in 1936. After school she worked in the accounting and bookkeeping departments for Standard Oil in Duluth and Mankato, Minn. On April 8, 1942 Marian was united in marriage to Raymond J. Anderson in Detroit Lakes.
June 15, 1920-April 7, 2011 Anna E. Haugen, 90, of Detroit Lakes, died April 7, 2011 at the Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Anna Erna Haugen was born to Karl and Erna Nessman Hahn on June 15, 1920 in Thalheim, Germany. At the age of 5 she moved to America with her family. They settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Anna left school at the age of 16 to work at a hosiery mill, and later as a payroll clerk and bookkeeper. She then attended the Lutheran Bible Institute in Teaneck, New Jersey. Anna accepted Jesus as her Lord and Savior at the age of 16 and her life changed.
Feb. 26, 1929-April 7, 2011 Eileen M. "Ma" Sagmo, 82, of Detroit Lakes, died Thursday, April 7, 2011 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Eileen Marie Sagmo was born to Herman and Martha (Stender) Harthun on February 26, 1929 in Dent, Minn. She grew up and attended country school in rural Dent. In 1946 she moved to Detroit Lakes, where she worked as a waitress. On May 6, 1948 Eileen was united in marriage to Chester Sagmo in Detroit Lakes. They farmed in the Cotton Lake area in rural Detroit Lakes.
June 6, 1929-April 6, 2011 Cecil S. Sundeen, 81, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Cecil was born the son of John and Alice (Mastrud) Sundeen on June 6, 1929 in Buxton, N.D. He was united in marriage to Agnes Swanke on July 26, 1952. They later divorced, and Cecil married Dorina Lesher on March 27, 1982. He graduated from Hatton High School and enter the United States Navy on June 30, 1948, receiving an honorable discharge on September 15, 1950.
Oct. 11, 1925-April 5, 2011 Harriet J. Davis, 85, of Detroit Lakes, died Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at the Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Harriet Josephine Davis was born to Nels and Hanna (Hanson) Olson on October 11, 1925 in Detroit Lakes. She grew up and attended country school in Shell Lake Township, rural Frazee. She then graduated from Frazee High School in 1943. Harriet earned a teaching certificate and took her first teaching job in Wolf Lake. In September of 1946 she was united in marriage to Earl Davis. They farmed in the Cotton Lake area.
Dec. 21, 1918-April 4, 2011 Jerome Francis Riley Sr., 92, of Detroit Lakes passed away on April 4, 2011 at Sanford Hospital Palliative Care, in his beloved Fargo, after a brief illness. He was surrounded by his family and died with peace in their care. Jerome "Jerry" Riley was born to Daniel S. and Eva (Callaghan) Riley on December 21, 1918 in Brooten, Minn. The family then moved to Lidgerwood, N.D., where Jerry graduated from high school in 1936. He attended St. John's University in St.
Cecil Sundeen, 81, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at Emmanuel Nursing Home, Detroit Lakes. Funeral arrangements are pending with West-Kjos Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes.
May 17, 1964-March 27, 2011 Carrie Sue Howe, 46, of Detroit Lakes, died Sunday, March 27, 2011 at her home, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley and her loving family. Carrie was born to Thomas and Sharon (Hanbury) Howe on May 17, 1964 in Fargo. Her family moved to Minneapolis when she was one year old. The family also lived in Sauk Centre and Detroit Lakes. Carrie graduated from Detroit Lakes High School in 1982. She participated on the swimming and golf teams. Carrie lived in Austin, Texas for four years and married Jhon Brinegar. They had one son, Phillip.
Aug. 18, 1950-March 24, 2011 Judith Crowley Bergh, 60, of Dilworth, Minn., died of cancer on Thursday, March 24, 2011, in Triumph Hospital, Fargo. Judy, daughter of Melvin and Theresa (Dovre) Bergh, was born on August 18, 1950 in Detroit Lakes. Judy graduated college with degrees in English literature, paralegal administration, and Spanish and worked as a paralegal, secondary teacher, and operator for the disabled. In March 1980, Judy was united in marriage with Stephen P. Crowley.