DL News Staff
Former White Earth resident Devin L. Thompson, 19, of Hinckley, Minn., died Friday, October 8, 2010 at his home. Friends may call from 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14 until 9:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 15 at the White Earth Community Center and at the church for one hour prior to services Friday. A mass of Christian burial is set for 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 15 at St. Benedict's Catholic Church in White Earth, with Father Walter Butor, O.M.I., officiating. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, White Earth. David-Donehower Funeral Home is serving the family.
April 22, 1918-Oct. 10, 2010 Fern Harriet Ross, 92, of Peru, Ind., passed away at 7:20 p.m. Sunday, October 10, 2010 in Dukes Memorial Hospital, Peru. Fern was born the daughter of Andrew and Bessie McCaw Davidson on April 22, 1918 in Dixon, Neb. She married Robert D. Ross in Dixon on June 29, 1944 and he preceded her in death on September 29, 1989. Fern was a 1936 graduate of Dixon High School and graduated from beauty college in Sioux City, Iowa. She operated a beauty shop in her home in Dixon until her marriage in 1944.
Aug. 16, 1916-Oct. 10, 29019 Evelyn Mae Wedeman, 94, of Detroit Lakes, formerly of Downers Grove, Ill., died Sunday, October 10, 2010 at St. Mary's Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes, surrounded by her family. Evelyn was born on August 16, 1916 to William and Edith (Renfranz) Beecher in South Bend, Ind., and raised with one brother and two sisters. She graduated from Central High in 1934. She was united in marriage to Lawrence Albert Rosheck in 1936, in South Bend. Their marriage was blessed with four children, Carol Anne, Laurna Mae, Johanna Sue and Lawrence Albert Jr.
Dietrich "Dick" Juen, 72, of Frazee, died Sunday, October 10, 2010 at the Frazee Care Center. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, at the Schoeneberger Funeral Home, Perham, continuing for one hour prior to Thursday's services at the church. Funeral services are set for 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 14 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Vergas.
June 24, 1931-Oct. 7, 2010 James J. Leitheiser, 79, of Detroit Lakes, died Thursday, October 7, 2010 at Essentia Health in Fargo, surrounded by his loving family. Visitation will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, with a 5 p.m. prayer service, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Detroit Lakes. It will continue for one hour prior to services Monday at the church. A mass of Christian burial is set for 1:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, with interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Detroit Lakes.
Ethyl Lundon, 71, and Francis Lundon, 72, of Mahnomen, died Friday, October 1, 2010 at their home. Ethyl Adell Dunbar was born to Charles and Helen (Hall) Dunbar on July 4, 1939 in Twin Valley. Growing up, she attended school in Twin Valley. As a young lady, Ethyl worked for the Butcher Shop in Twin Valley, before being united in marriage to Francis Lundon. She later worked at the Shooting Star Casino in Mahnomen, retiring after 10 years. Francis Leo Lundon was born to Leo and Kathryn (Broers) Lundon on November 22, 1937 in Mahnomen. He attended St. Michael's Catholic School.
Nov. 1, 1923-Oct. 4, 2010 Karol Pearson, 86, of Moorhead died October 4, 2010 at Encore Nursing Mome in Ellicott City, Maryland, after having a stroke on July 29, 2010. Karol Gunard Pearson was born the son of Hilma (Lundin) and Oscar Pearson on November 1, 1923, in Detroit Lakes. He and his four sisters (Virginia, Evelyn, Genevieve and Anna) attended Detroit Lakes Schools. Karol drove school district buses, drove a milk route, and operated a livestock feedlot in rural Detroit Lakes. Karol married Nancy Peterson in Moorhead on July 6, 1957.
Sept. 26, 1923-Sept. 30, 2010 Lorraine (Lunde) Boe, 87, of Bemidji, went peacefully to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 30, 2010 at Neilson Place in Bemidji, surrounded by her family. A celebration of Lorraine's life will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, in New Salem Lutheran Church, Turtle River, with Rev. Karol Hendricks-McCracken officiating. There will be visitation for one hour prior to the service at the church, and lunch will follow the service. Lorraine Lunde was born and raised by her beloved parents, Nels and Clemence (Krantz) Lunde, in Cooperstown, N.D.
June 18, 1928-Oct. 1, 2010 Arvid E. Rosing, 82, of Audubon, died Friday, October 1, 2010 at St. Mary's Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. today (Wednesday), with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at David Donehower Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes. It will continue one hour prior to services on Thursday. Funeral services for Arvid are set for 2 p.m. Thursday, October 7, at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, rural Audubon. Arvid was born to Emil and Emma (Moe) Rosing of rural Barnesville, Minn., on June 18, 1928.
Sept. 8, 1921-Sept. 30, 2010 Mayme Lydia Mattson, 89, of the Frazee-Snellman area, passed away Thursday, September 30, 2010 at the Frazee Care Center. Mayme was born to Rev. Jacob and Ida Erkkila on Sept. 8, 1921 near Callaway in Becker County. As an infant, she moved with her family to Toad Lake Township and attended the Toad Lake Country School. At 16 years of age, she moved to Chicago, Ill., and worked as a nanny for two years before moving back to Minnesota.