DL News Staff
July 1, 1947-May 13, 2012 Thomas William Keenan III was born July 1, 1947, and departed this world on Monday, May 13, 2012. His final moments were spent in his own home, surrounded by loved ones. A memorial service will be held at the United Methodist Church in Detroit Lakes at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 16, with visitation from 1 p.m. until the time of service. Tom was born in Shenandoah, Iowa, to parents Thomas and Hertha (Hauptmann) Keenan.
Leo "Red" J. Sloan, 83, of Osage, died Monday, May 14, 2012 at his home. Memorial services are set for 11 a.m. Friday, May 18, in West-Kjos Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes, with interment to follow at 2 p.m. in Riverside Cemetery, Osage. Arrangements were entrusted to the West-Kjos Funeral Home of Detroit Lakes.
Jan. 9, 1922-May 9, 2012 Bernice M. Sauer, 90, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at Summit Place in Eden Prairie, Minn. A mass of Christian burial for Bernice has been scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday, May 18 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Detroit Lakes, with Monsignor Timothy McGee officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 17, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at David-Donehower Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes, and for one hour prior to the mass Friday at the church. Bernice Mathilda Sauer was born to John F.
Nov. 26, 1971-May 13, 2012 Chad Edward Jutz, 40, of Detroit Lakes, passed away Sunday, May 13, 2012. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 17 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Frazee, with a rosary service to be held at 6:30 p.m. and a prayer service to follow. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, May 18, 2012, at the Frazee High School with Father Xavier Ilango celebrating. Interment will be made in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery. Lunch will be hosted at the school following the service for all to attend.
Former Eldridge, N.D., resident William "Billy" Lange, 79, of Jamestown, N.D., died Sunday, May 13, 2012 at Eventide at Hi-Acres in Jamestown. Funeral services were set to take place Wednesday, May 16 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Jamestown, with burial at the Eldridge Cemetery in Eldridge, N.D. Arrangements were entrusted to the Eddy Funeral Home in Jamestown.
Aug. 6, 1983-May 8, 2012 Funeral services for Vincent Richard Sellnow of Verndale were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 12, in St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Bertha, with Pastor Blake Rickbeil and Pastor Steven Benson presiding. Vincent passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at his family's land in Bartlett Township, Todd County. Vincent was born on August 6, 1983 to Richard and Doreen Sellnow at Pelican Rapids. He graduated from Brainerd High School in 2002 and completed the electrician's program at Minnesota Technical and Community College at Wadena in 2004.
Aug. 14, 1932-Feb. 7, 2012 Lawrence J. Peterson, 79, of Ogema, died Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at his winter residence in Detroit Lakes. Lawrence "Larry" John Peterson, Jr. was born to Lawrence "LJ" Sr. and Thea (Christiansen) Peterson on August 14, 1932, in Ada, Minn. He was baptized and confirmed at First Lutheran Church in Ada. He was raised and educated in Ada, graduating from Ada High School in 1950. During his senior year he went to the state tournament as a tennis player for Ada High School. He furthered his education attending college at St.
April 21, 1928-May 8, 2012 Lillian Mae (Dalman) Schirmer, 84, passed away at her home in Sanborn, Iowa on Tuesday, May 8, 2012. Lillian was born the daughter of Alfred and Lydia (Nelson) Dalman on April 21, 1928 in Vergas. She attended school in Pelican Rapids. On December 18, 1948, she was united in marriage to Norman Edward Schirmer. Following their marriage, the couple lived in Detroit Lakes until moving to Sanborn, Iowa, in 1956. They were blessed with seven children. Throughout the years, Lillian worked at the Pike Café and at Prairie View Nursing Home.
Feb. 15, 1917-Feb. 10, 2012 Wallace J. Rossbach, 94, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, February 10, 2012 at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. Military rites will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 19 in Holy Rosary Cemetery, Detroit Lakes, by the Lake Region Veterans Honor Guard. Wallace J. Rossbach was born to George and Genevieve (Warwick) Rossbach on February 15, 1917 in St. Paul. He graduated from St. Paul Central High School and worked for a number of businesses in St. Paul. He served with the Naval Reserve, 1933-37. Wallace was united in marriage to Norma E.
Gordon Salmela, 76, of Menahga, died Saturday, May 12, 2012 at his home in Menahga. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 17 in the Independent Apostolic Lutheran Church, Menahga. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 16 and for one hour prior to services on Thursday at the church in Menahga. Interment will be in Sebeka West Cemetery, Sebeka, Minn. Arrangements are being handled by the Wevley Funeral Home of Sebeka.