DL News Staff
Nov. 24, 1925-Oct. 21, 2010 Donald "Hub" Walter Holmer, 84, of Frazee, died Thursday, October 21, 2010 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. A funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24 in Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Frazee, with visitation for one hour prior to the service. Hub was born to Harry and Elizabeth (Daubenspeck) Holmer on November 24, 1925 in Becker County. He was baptized and confirmed at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Frazee. He attended rural schools in the Frazee area.
Aloyes Wagner, 86, resident of Moorhead, passed away on Oct. 20, 2010, in the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Fargo, N.D. Al was born on Aug. 19, 1924, in Linton, N.D., the son of Melchoir and Theresia (Schneider) Wagner. Al had the honor of serving in the United States Army from 1944 to 1947. Following his service, he was united in marriage to Irene Krumm on Nov. 19, 1947. After farming in Linton, Al and family made their home in West Fargo, N.D. Years later they moved to Phoenix, and upon retirement, Al and Irene chose to live on Franklin Lake near Pelican Rapids.
Gene W. Steeke, 53, of Perham, formerly of Frazee, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010, in Sanford Health, Fargo, N.D., surrounded by his family, following a courageous battle against cancer. Gene was born July 25, 1957, in the Perham Hospital to Walter and Ruby (Krueger) Steeke. He was the youngest of five children. Gene grew up and attended school in Frazee. Following his schooling, Gene gained employment with Clarence-Drewes Construction Company. He then began his trucking career with Foltz Trucking in Detroit Lakes.
Diane Marie Lehse, 66, of Menahga, passed away unexpectedly, as a result of a car accident Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010. Diane was born to Arthur and Mary (Wirkkanen) Jacobson Sept. 26, 1944, in Detroit Lakes, for most of her childhood she lived on the family farm near Wolf Lake. She at-tended country school in Green Valley Township through the sixth grade and then attended the Menahga Public Schools through the 12th grade where she graduated as valedictorian of her senior class of 1962.
Judith Ann "Judy" Little, 62, of Vergas, died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010, in Sanford Health, Fargo, N.D., surrounded by her loved ones following a battle against cancer. Funeral services will be held Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010, at 2 p.m., in Northwoods Assembly of God Church in Perham, with Pastor Dirk Currier officiating. Interment will be made in Lake Sybil Cemetery near Vergas. Visitation will be held Saturday, Oct. 23, from from 4-6 p.m. in the Furey Funeral Chapel in Vergas and one hour prior to the service in the church on Sunday. Funeral arrangements by Furey Funeral Home, Vergas, MN.
Lucille M. Haverkamp, 67, lifelong resident of Ogema, died Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010, in her residence surrounded by her loving family and under care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Mass of Christian Burial for Lucille will be held Friday, Oct. 22, 2010, at 11 a.m. in Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, Ogema. Visitation will be one hour prior to services on Friday. Interment will be held at Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Cemetery, Ogema. Lucille Mae Andersen was born Jan. 20, 1943, in White Earth to Christian and Anna (Casebeer) Andersen.
Detroit Lakes native Larry L. Green, 75, of Anderson, Ind., passed away on Thursday, October 14, 2010 at his residence. There will be a Celebration of Life memorial service at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, in Madison Park Church of God (Scatterfield site), Anderson, Ind., with a visitation gathering of friends and family immediately following the service.
June 30, 1929-Oct. 16, 2010 Loren E. Nelson, 81, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, October 16, 2010 at Essentia Health in Fargo. Funeral services are set for 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21 at First Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes, with Rev. Wade Dutton officiating. Friends may call at the church for one hour prior to the service on Thursday. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, with military rites provided by the Lake Region Honor Guard. Loren Ellsworth Nelson was born to Oscar and Harriet (Goodwin) Nelson on June 30, 1929 in Mantorville, Minn.
Richard Raymond Boggie Sr., 64, of Dent, passed away Sunday, October 17, 2010 at the Frazee Care Center, after a valiant battle with cancer. A memorial service is set for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20 at the Frazee Care Center, with Father Ilango officiating. Arrangements are being provided by Furey Funeral Home, Frazee.
Aug. 13, 1921-Sept. 16, 2010 Ernest A. Jacobson, 89, of Lake Park, passed away Thursday, September 16, 2010 at St. Mary's Hospital in Detroit Lakes, following a heart attack. Ernest was born to Axel and Amanda (Carlson) Jacobson on August 13, 1921, on the family farm south of Lake Park. His father came from Sweden after serving in the army there; his mother was born in "Dakota Territory," to Swedish immigrants. Ernest attended school at District 50, and graduated from Lake Park High School in 1939. He then graduated from Fargo Business College.