DL News Staff
May 3, 1936-Sept. 6, 2010 Former Detroit Lakes resident Alyce Darlene Hillman, 74, of Ramsey, Minn., died Monday, September 6, 2010 at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids, Minn. Alyce was born the daughter of Daniel and Alma Warter on May 3, 1936 in Perham. She graduated from Frazee High School in 1953. She was united in marriage to Roger Hillman on December 26, 1962 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Frazee. She worked at various jobs in Detroit Lakes. The family moved to New Rockford, N.D., in 1964, returning to Detroit Lakes in 1969.
April 12, 1937-Sept. 10, 2010 While awaiting the return of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Arlene Bernice Thompson's earthly body failed her at the age of 73, after a decade long fight with diabetes, on Friday, September 10 at St. Mary's Innovis Hospital in Detroit Lakes, with her family by her side. As she tarried in life she worshiped the Lord, strived to know more about him and do his work, leaving a legacy of ministry through her children and grandchildren. Arlene was born April 12, 1937 to John and Mabel Watland in Knox, N.D., where she grew up on the family farm.
Feb. 16, 1930-Sept. 7, 2010 Arlene J. Johnson, 80, of Detroit Lakes, died Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Funeral services for Arlene were held Friday, Sept. 10, at 10 a.m. in Emmanuel Nursing Home Chapel. Interment was at Strandvick Cemetery, rural Lake Park. Arlene J. Johnson was born to Henry and Florence (Erickson) Johnson on February 16, 1930 in rural Lake Park. She attended country school at District 50 near Lake Park until 1940, when she moved to Detroit Lakes.
Harry "Hud" E. Huddleston, 81, of Vergas, passed away Thursday, September 9, 2010 at his home in Vergas, with his loved ones at his side. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 12 at the Furey Funeral Chapel in Vergas. Funeral services are set for 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 13 at Perham Community Church, with Pastor Tom Mitchell officiating. Interment will be made in the Sybil Lake Cemetery near Vergas. Funeral arrangements are being provided by the Furey Funeral Home, serving Vergas and Frazee.
Eleanor Trieglaff, 92, of Frazee, passed away Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at the Frazee Care Center, surrounded by her loved ones. Visitation will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10 at Furey Funeral Home in Frazee, with a 3:30 p.m. prayer service. Funeral services are set for 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 11, in Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Frazee, with Reverend William Aufdenkamp officiating. Interment will be made in the Lakeside Cemetery in Frazee.
Doreen Seelye, 53, Bena, Minn., started her journey to the Spirit World on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2010, in the Deer River Healthcare Center in Deer River, Minn. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 10, 2010, in the Bena Community Center in Bena, with Rev. George Ross and Rev. John Rock officiating. A wake will begin at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010, in the Bena Community Center and will continue until the time of the service. Interment will be at the Lakeview Cemetery in Bena, under the direction of the Cease Family Funeral Home of Cass Lake.
Roger Dennis Johnson, 76, Alexandria, formerly of Long Prairie, died Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010, in his home. A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010, at 10 a.m. in the First Lutheran Church in Alexandria. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the Church. Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria is in charge of arrangements.
Everett C. LeCount, 88, Detroit Lakes, died Monday, Sept. 6, 2010, in his home. Private funeral services will be held. Everett Charles LeCount was born May 17, 1922, near Dickinson, N.D., to Ralph and Ada (White) LeCount. They lived in Clarissa, Minn., until moving to Menahga in 1938. At age 5, he played harmonica with a local band that featured a singer who was in high school. Everett is a 1941 graduate of Menahga High School. He moved to California in 1942, where he worked for a dairy until joining the Marines in November of 1942.
Arline C. Johnson, 91, Detroit Lakes, entered eternal life on Friday, Sept. 3, 2010, in Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Arline C. Johnson was born Sept. 28, 1918, in Montevideo, Minn., to George and Myrtle (Hall) Daniels. She was raised and educated in Montevideo and is a 1937 graduate of Montevideo High School. Arline was united in marriage to Phillip Johnson on May 6, 1949, in Detroit Lakes. They lived in Owatonna, Minn., where she worked as a cook for the Owatonna Public Schools. They moved to Detroit Lakes in 1971 and later divorced.
Darlene D. Agrell, 82, former Detroit Lakes resident, died Dec. 9, 2009, in the Northwest Auburn Rehabilitation Center, Auburn, Wash. Darlene Delores Agrell was born on Dec. 3, 1927, in Fargo, N.D., to Marvin and Gaila Erickson Agrell. She grew up and received her education in Detroit Lakes, graduating from Detroit Lakes High School. She moved to St. Paul, where she worked at a medical clinic. She later moved back to Detroit Lakes to care for her father. Darlene was a long time member of the United Methodist Church. She was also a member of the Eastern Star.