DL News Staff
Jan. 16, 1921-Sept. 2, 2009 Adeline M. McKenzie, 88, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, September 2, 2009 at Oak Crossing, Detroit Lakes, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Adeline was born the daughter of Emil and Erna (Zitzow) Rosentreter on Jan. 16, 1921 in Vergas. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in rural Vergas. Adeline was raised and educated in rural Vergas. As a young women, Adeline worked as a waitress at Fankhanel's in Vergas. She met the love of her life while serving him ice cream. Adeline married Verlin McKenzie on Dec.
July 14, 1945-Sept. 1, 2009 Kathy M. Dugger, 64, of Detroit Lakes, died Tuesday, September 1, 2009 at her residence, under the care of her family and Hospice of the Red River Valley. Kathy M. Dugger was born to George and Julia Phillips Williams on July 14, 1945 in St. Paul. As a young girl, she moved to Detroit Lakes, where she grew up and received her education. She attended Washington Elementary School and graduated from Detroit Lakes High School in 1963. On June 1, 1963 Kathy married Weston Dugger in Detroit Lakes.
Jan. 5, 1918-Aug. 31, 2009 Former Frazee resident Walter C. Damlo, 91, of Detroit Lakes, died peacefully at his residence on Monday, August 31, 2009, under the care of Hospice. Walter Clarence Damlo was born to Christ and Martha (Bockhaus) Damlo on Jan. 5, 1918 in Gorman Township, Minn. He grew up in Dora Township, Minn., and was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Perham. On Aug. 1, 1943, Walt married Elfrieda Gorentz at St. Paul's Lutheran Loon Lake Church. In 1947, they moved to Frazee.
Dec. 23, 1955-Aug. 29, 2009 Martin R. "Marty" Wolff Jr., 53, of Frazee, died Saturday, August 29, 2009 of injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident. Martin Raymond Wolff Jr. was born the son of Martin and Dorothy (Dankert) Wolff on Dec. 23, 1955 in Fargo. He was raised and educated in the Sabin-Glyndon area. As a young man, he managed rental properties and later worked in the construction industry. Marty had a gift to gab and could talk to anyone. Ten years ago, Marty found the Lord and gave his heart to Jesus. Marty was united in marriage to Joann Elijah Blu on Aug.
Oct. 28, 1923-Aug. 29, 2009 Kenneth C. Schmitz, 85, of Park Rapids, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 29, 2009 at Neilson Place in Bemidji, surrounded by his loved ones. Kenneth was born to Leo and Caroline (Taskey) Schmitz on Oct. 28, 1923 at their home in Arago Township, Becker County. He grew up and attended country school in Two Inlets through the eighth grade. Following his schooling, Kenneth was drafted into the United States Marine Corps on Feb. 14, 1944. He completed his basic training at the marine base in San Diego, Calif.
Oct. 31, 1923-Aug. 29, 2009 Kathryn M. Foltz, 85, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, August 29, 2009 at her home, surrounded by her loving family and under care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Kathryn M. Dohmen was born to Frank and Rosa (Korth) Dohmen on Oct. 31, 1923 in Leigh, Neb. She attended St. Bernard's Catholic School in St. Bernard, Neb. She married Clem Foltz on Feb. 14, 1946 in Leigh. In 1950, Clem and Kathryn moved to Callaway, where they farmed and became members of Assumption Catholic Church. In 1959, they began Foltz Trucking.
Dec. 28, 1914-Aug. 29, 2009 Lennie E. (Olson) Henslin, 94, of Lake Park, died Saturday, August 29, 2009, at Sunnyside Care Center in Lake Park, surrounded by her family. Lennie Esther Olsen was born to Thor and Mary (Meyer) Olson on Dec. 28, 1914 in Truman, Minn. Lennie's family included two brother and two sisters, three stepbrothers and three stepsisters. Lennie was baptized and confirmed at Waverly Lutheran Church in Truman. She graduated from Truman High School in 1933. In 1936, Lennie married Lorin Henslin in Truman. Together they had two children, Gerald and Beverly.
Sept. 25, 1917-Aug. 27, 2009 Florence A. Baker, 91, of Detroit Lakes, died Thursday, August 27, 2009 at Oak Crossing, Detroit Lakes. Florence A. Gudvangun was born to John and Emma (Moe) Gudvangun on Sept. 25, 1917 in Climax, Minn., where she grew up and went to school. She later worked as a housekeeper for hotels and families in the Fargo area. Florence met her future husband, Warren Baker, when she responded to a newspaper ad for a housekeeper and someone to care for his five children, after their mother died.
June 18, 1972-Aug. 22, 2009 Former Detroit Lakes resident Jennifer "Jen" Mindermann, 37, of New York Mills, died Saturday, August 22, 2009 at her sister's home, surrounded by her loving family. Jennifer Leigh Anderson was born to Terry and Lynn (Ruona) Anderson of Detroit Lakes on June 18, 1972 in Minneapolis, along with her twin sister, Jean. Jen and her sister Jean were baptized together on Dec. 1, 1974 and confirmed on June 7, 1987 at the Congregational Church in Detroit Lakes. Jen grew up in Detroit Lakes and graduated from Detroit Lakes High School in 1990.
July 10, 1920-Aug. 24, 2009 Wilma E. Wagner, 89, of Detroit Lakes, died Monday, August 24, 2009 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Wilma Elizabeth Jordan was born to Harry and Hannah (Bohlin) Jordan on July 10, 1920, in Detroit Lakes, where she grew up and attended school, graduating from Detroit Lakes High School in 1938. Wilma married Albert Wagner on March 1, 1940 in Detroit Lakes. Following their marriage the couple lived in Arizona for three years. In 1943 they moved to Barnesville, Minn., where they farmed. In 1960 they moved to Lake Park, where they continued farming.