DL News Staff
Oct. 31, 1953-Dec. 12, 2012 Paul D. Knosalla, 59, of Detroit Lakes, died December 12, 2012 at his residence. Paul David Knosalla was born to Alfred and Rebecca (Haire) Knosalla on October 31, 1953 in Fargo. He grew up in Fargo and attended Shanley High School. Paul attended the University of North Dakota and later Moorhead Technical College, where he earned an associate degree in carpentry. Paul lived in Fargo, where he worked as an independent carpenter for many years. For the past twenty years he has worked for RCIS as an insurance adjuster. Paul moved to Detroit Lakes in 1998.
Former Ulen resident Gene Kermit Sather, 57, of Ramona, Calif., died Saturday, December 8, 2012 in Pomerado Hospital in Poway, Calif. Visitation will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16 in the Anderson Funeral Home, Twin Valley, and one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 17 in Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Ulen, with Pastor Mike Rueckert officiating. Interment will be in West Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery, Ulen. Arrangements were entrusted to the Anderson Funeral Home, Twin Valley.
June 7, 1948-Dec. 12, 2012 Former Ogema resident John H. DeGroat, 64, of Otsego, Minn., died Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's Hospital in Detroit Lakes. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16 at David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 17 at David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes, with Reverend Brenda North officiating. Interment will be in Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Ogema. John Hamilton DeGroat was born to Floyd and Eleanor DeGroat on June 7, 1948 in Detroit Lakes.
Jan. 29, 1912-Dec. 12, 2012 Ethel A. Hallock, 100, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at Ecumen-Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17 at the Emmanuel Nursing Home Chapel, with Chaplain Vicki Marthaler officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the nursing home on Monday. Interment will be in Battle Creek, Mich. Ethel A. Hallock was born to Jay and Sadie (Burke) Annis on January 29, 1912 in Hawley. She was united in marriage to Wilfred Kelley March 19, 1933 in Battle Creek, Mich.
Former Moorhead resident James A. "Jim" Marcy, 82, of Vergas, passed away Monday, December 10, 2012, at the Frazee Care Center, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 14 in St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Loon Lake, with lunch to follow the services at the church. Visitation is set from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, continuing for one hour prior to Friday's services. Interment will be made at 2:30 p.m. Friday in the Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Moorhead.
Oct. 13, 1944-Dec. 7, 2012 William "Bill" C. Crane, 68, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, December 7, 2012 at Sanford Health in Fargo. Funeral services are set for 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, with a 6 p.m. prayer service, at the David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes. William "Bill" Crane was born to Robert and Eleanor (Howard) Crane on October 13, 1944 in Detroit Lakes. He was raised and educated in Detroit Lakes, graduating from Detroit Lakes High School in 1962.
Nov. 23, 1928-Dec. 6, 2012 Gladys Norma (Haukedahl) Frahm, 84, of Sebeka, died at her home on Thursday, December 6, 2012, surrounded by the love of her family. Gladys was born to Nordahl and Mina (Jacobson) Haukedahl on November 23, 1928 in Audubon. She grew up in Audubon with her twin brother Glenn and seven other siblings, and graduated from Audubon High School. She worked at Standard Oil in Fargo. Gladys met Stanley Frahm at the Crystal Ballroom in Fargo and they were united in marriage on May 5, 1951.
Astrid Heyen, 81, of Pelican Rapids, passed away Friday, December 7, 2012 after a courageous battle against cancer. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at Larson Funeral Home in Pelican Rapids. Services are set for 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Pelican Rapids, with interment in Ringsaker Cemetery, rural Pelican Rapids. Larson Funeral Home in Pelican Rapids is handling the arrangements.
Dorothy Jane Lauer passed away in her sleep in Paradise Valley, Ariz., on Wednesday, December 5, 2012. Janie was a cherished wife, mother, and grandmother. She was happiest when she was joined by her family at her lake home in Detroit Lakes. She enjoyed a long life with her loving husband and best friend, Jack. She passed away two days prior to their 67th wedding anniversary. Jane was the president of the Bismarck Library Board, a member of the Board of Directors of the Bismarck Hospital and president of the Alpha Phi Sorority while attending the University of Minnesota.
May 19, 1958-Dec. 6, 2012 Dennis M. Olson, 54, of Lake Park, died on Thursday, December 6, 2012 in Rochester, Minn. Dennis was born to Ardean and Eleen (Rosman) Olson on May 19, 1958 in Detroit Lakes. While growing up he was active in 4-H, and he lived in rural Lake Park his entire life. Dennis married Marlys Moe and they had two sons, Scott and Joey. They were later divorced.