DL News Staff
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.
Sharon A. Dornbusch, 57, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, March 26, 2011 at her residence. Arrangements are pending with West-Kjos Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes.
July 26, 1922-March 29, 2011 Robert "Bob" L. Schram, 88, of Detroit Lakes, died Tuesday, March 29, 2011, surrounded by his loved ones at The Cottages at Emmanuel Community, Detroit Lakes. He was under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Bob was born on July 26, 1922, the son of Jeremiah and Anna (Rudolph) Schram in Lakeview Township, rural Becker County. He was raised on the family farm and received his education at Lakeview Township Country School, District 20. As a young adult he continued to help on the family farm until joining the Civilian Conservation Corps in Montana.
March 7, 1934-March 25, 2011 Former Detroit Lakes resident Dudley James McDougall, 77, of Bemidji, died Friday, March 25, 2011 at Sanford Hospital in Fargo. Funeral services are set for 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 30 at St. Benedict's Catholic Church in White Earth, with visitation for one hour prior to services.
Aug. 24, 1927-March 28, 2011 Esther E. Hendrickson, 83, of Detroit Lakes, died Monday, March 28, 2011 at Essentia Health Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. Esther was born the daughter of Julius and Selma (Sallinen) Paananen on August 24, 1927 in Wadena. She was raised and educated in Sebeka. Esther was united in marriage to Reuben Hendrickson on June 16, 1946. They lived in Minneapolis before returning to rural Osage to farm and raise their family. Esther enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Jonathan M. Stodola, 25, of Detroit Lakes, died Sunday, March 27, 2011 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 1 in West-Kjos Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes, with visitation for one hour prior to services. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Detroit Lakes.
May 21, 1927-March 14, 2011 Genevive "Gen" Mae Tiege of Satellite Beach, Fla., passed away from cancer on Monday, March 14, 2011. Gen was born on May 21, 1926 in Westbury. She attended District 7 Country School, with Dorothy Bratlie as a very special teacher, and graduated from Detroit Lakes High School in 1945. She attended Interstate Business School in Fargo, and became a stenographer.
Nov. 25, 1929-March 25, 2011 Elorius "Lorey" (Fuhs) Commers, 81, died March 25, 2011 at her home in Plymouth, Minn., on the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord. We will miss our loving wife, mom, grandma, sister and friend who passed away surrounded by her family and much love. Lorey will always be remembered for her warmth, her sense of humor, and her joyful spirit. Born on November 25, 1929 in St. Paul, Lorey met life with grace and an open heart, and she is now at peace and celebrating with Jesus.
June 12, 1958-March 27, 2011 Teresa Ida Klegin, 52, of Frazee, arrived home to her Lord and Savior on Sunday, March 27, 2011. She passed away at Sanford Health in Fargo, with her family by her side. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 31, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at the Furey Funeral Home in Frazee. Friends may also call one hour prior to services at the church on Friday. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 1 in St. Paul's Lutheran Church-Loon Lake, near Vergas. Lunch will be hosted at the church following the service for all to attend.
Oct. 2, 1948-March 26, 2011 Martin A. Kunz, 62, of Ogema, died of natural causes on Saturday, March 26, 2011 while working at Winter Farms in rural Callaway. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at David-Donehower Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes. It will continue from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 30, followed by the funeral at 11 a.m., in Assumption Catholic Church, Callaway, with Father Xavier Ilango officiating. Burial will be in St.