DL News Staff
Jan. 19, 1926-Jan. 20, 2011 James A. McCarthy, 85, a longtime resident of Detroit Lakes, died Thursday, January 20, 2011 at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. Mass of Christian Burial for James was held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, in Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Detroit Lakes, with visitation, prayer service and Knights of Columbus Rosary on Friday, Jan. 21, also at the church. Interment was at Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery. James Alcuin McCarthy was born January 19, 1926, in Detroit Lakes. He was the son of Clarence and Catherine (Fraser) McCarthy.
Paul V. Korzendorfer, 50, of Cave Creek, Ariz., passed peacefully at home surrounded by his wife and children on Saturday, January 15, 2011, concluding his noble battle with ALS. This fun loving, gregarious man left our world a legacy of laughter, love and true grit, forever shaping our lives and hearts with his spirit. Surviving Paul are his wife of 25 years, Deborah, 50; son Jacob, 21; daughter Haylee, 18; mother Joan; sisters Karen and Kathy; and brothers John and Peter. His father Vern preceded him in death, and most certainly met and guided him home to our heavenly father.
July 24, 1949-Jan. 18, 2011 Gary L. Winter, 61, of Detroit Lakes, died Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at Essentia Health in Fargo. Gary was born the son of Henry and Pearl (Wray) Winter on July 24, 1949, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He attended school in Cedar Rapids and later in Park Rapids, Minn., where he graduated from high school in 1967. During his high school years he worked at the family resort, Pine Springs Resort on Straight Lake. Gary was united in marriage to Karol Gottsman on May 13, 1967 in Park Rapids.
Jan. 24, 1927-Jan. 12, 2011 Orvis Raymond Hovland, 83, died on Wednesday, January 12, 2011, at the Fair Meadow Nursing Home in Fertile, Minn. Orvis was born to Peder and Emma (Bakken) Hovland on January 24, 1927, on the home farm in rural Fertile. He attended Roadside Country School and graduated from the Fertile-Beltrami High School, Fertile, in 1944. He continued his education at the Lutheran Bible Institute in Minneapolis.
Oct. 15, 1949-Jan. 17, 2011 Carol Pare, 61, of Pelican Rapids, died on Monday, January 17, 2011, at her home near Pelican Rapids. Carol Ann Sleen was born the daughter of Gordon and Velma (Jacobson) Sleen on October 15, 1949 in Detroit Lakes. Carol attended country school near Franklin Lake and later, graduated from Pelican Rapids High School in 1967. After graduation Carol moved out east and worked as a nanny. During this time she met Jude Pare in Norwalk, Conn.
Feb. 20, 1942-Jan. 17, 2011 Karen I. Maynard, 68, of Detroit Lakes, died Monday, January 17, 2011 at Sanford Health in Fargo. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, at David Donehower Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes, continuing for one hour prior to services at the church on Friday. Funeral services for Karen will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, January 21, in Grace Lutheran Church, Detroit Lakes. Interment will be at Oak Grove Cemetery in the spring. Karen was born to Oscar and Dorothea (Schultz) Bien on February 20, 1942 in Hillhead, S.D.
May 19, 1969-Jan. 17, 2011 Barry Alfred James Sollom, 41, of Bemidji died Monday, January 17, 2011 at his home. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21 at the Cease Family Funeral Home in Bemidji and one hour prior to services at the funeral home Saturday. Funeral services are set for 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan.
June 6, 1957-Jan. 12, 2011 Georgia K. Beehler, 53, of Sartell, Minnesota, passed away very unexpectedly Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at her home. Georgia was born to George and Helen (Cossentine) Nagle on June 6, 1957 in Park Rapids. She attended the Park Rapids public schools and graduated with the Class of 1976 from Park Rapids High School. As a young woman, Georgia ventured to St. Cloud, where she worked as a skilled accounts receivables collector for Fingerhut and later the Blue Stem Co. in a career that spanned over 9 years. She was united in marriage to Gregory L.
July 25, 1946-Jan. 14, 2011 Carol Jean Pearl Nickolauson, 64, of rural Osage went home to join the angels on Friday, January 14, 2011 at her residence, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Funeral services for Carol were set for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19 in Immanuel Lutheran Church-Shell Lake, rural Osage, with visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, followed by a 7 p.m. prayer service, at David Donehower Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes. Carol was born to Louis Sr. and Lillian Meeks on July 25, 1946 in Parkersburg, West Virginia. In 1951, they moved to Minnesota.
March 26, 1917-Jan. 14, 2011 Donald T. Ristvedt of Lake Park passed away at his home on Friday, January 14, 2011, at the age of 93 years. Donald was born to Adolph and Johanne Ristvedt on March 26, 1917, on the home farm. He was the 13th child out of 14 children. Donald attended the District 12 school north of Lake Park before helping his parents with the farming operation. Donald was united in marriage to Doris Adeline Bartness on July 3, 1943. They made their home in Fargo, where he found employment at Brannicks Manufacturing in the machine shop and Doris worked at Newberrys.