DL News Staff
Deloris E. Bowers, 80, of Lake Park, died Thursday, May 6, 2010 at Sunnyside Care Center, Lake Park, after a four-year battle with ovarian cancer. Funeral services are set for 11 a.m. Monday, May 10 at Lake Park Lutheran Church, Lake Park, with interment in the church cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Wright Funeral Home, Lake Park.
Oct. 4, 1939-May 9, 2010 Lynne Fitzpatrick, 70, of Pelican Rapids, died on Sunday, May 9, 2010, at her home near Pelican Rapids. Lynne Carol Ekholm was born the daughter of Gunnard and Margaret (Whittemore) Ekholm on October 4, 1939, in Minneapolis. She graduated from South High School in 1957. She attended the University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry, for Dental Assisting from 1958-1959.
Feb. 13, 1925-May 6, 2010 Helen M. Fasteen, 85, of Detroit Lakes, died Thursday, May 6, 2010 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Helen Mae Wolff was born to George and Clara (Hanebuth) Wolff on February 13, 1925 in Dead Lake Township, Otter Tail County. As a young girl she moved to Waubun, where she grew up and attended school, graduating from Waubun High School. She moved to Detroit Lakes, where she worked at Lambert's Drug Store. On April 22, 1951 Helen was united in marriage to Ronald B. Fasteen in Waubun. They made their home and raised their family in Detroit Lakes.
Orin D. Meltz, 85, of Detroit Lakes, died Sunday, May 2, 2010 at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes, surrounded by his loved ones. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 6 and 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, May 7 at the David-Donehower Funeral Home. Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. Friday in the funeral home, with interment following in Oak Grove Cemetery. Military rites will be provided by the Lake Region Honor Guard. Orin Dean Meltz was born to Edward and Alsie Meltz on January 6, 1925 in Sparta, Wis., where he was raised and educated. Orin served with the U.S.
July 10, 1933-May 4, 2010 Patricia A. Hendrickson, 76, of Vergas, died Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. Funeral services are set for 7 p.m. Friday, May 7 at the Chapel at Oak Crossing, with Chaplain Tim Cook officiating. Friends may call at the chapel for one hour prior to services. Interment will be at a later date in Bristol, Wis. Patricia Ann Olson was born to to Elmer and Ellen (Christiansen) Olson on July 10, 1933 in Ada, Minn. As a young girl, she moved with her family to Naytahwaush.
May 2, 1923-April 22, 2010 Former Detroit Lakes resident Edwin Wallace Johnson, 86, passed away on Thursday, April 22, 2010. Edwin was born the son of the late Edwin Nathaniel and Emma (Slaatta) Johnson on May 2, 1923, in New Ulm, Minn. He graduated from Detroit Lakes High School in 1941. After graduating from Harvard College in 1944, he served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He received his Ph.D.
Aug. 28, 1926-April 28, 2010 Detroit Lakes native Lawrence "Louie" Eidenschink, 83, of Monona, Wis., passed away on Wednesday, April 28, 2010, at the William S. Middleton Veteran's Administration Hospital in Madison. Louie was born the son of Catherine and George Eidenschink on August 28, 1926, in Detroit Lakes, Minn., where he grew up. He served in the U. S. Army during the Korean War. Louie married Hazel (Moan) Dobson on April 1, 1967. After his service in the war, his career path led him to the silo business, where he worked for many years with Madison and Kast-Rite Silos.
Nov. 13, 1928-April 30, 2010 Irene Wagner, 81, of Moorhead, passed away on Friday, April 30, 2010 at the Eventide Retirement Community. Irene Rose Krumm was born the daughter of Joseph and Ann Marie (Braun) Krumm on November 13, 1928 in Linton, N.D. She grew up assisting her parents on the family farm and attending school in the Linton area. On November 19, 1947 Irene was united in marriage with Aloyes Wagner and they made their first home on a farm west of Linton.
July 16, 1920-May 1, 2010 Solveig Ovidia Nordsletten, 89, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, May 1, 2010 at her home, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Solveig was born the daughter of Martin and Marie (Haugen) Tiller on July 16, 1920 in Wanamingo, Minn. She received her elementary and secondary education in Wanamingo. Solveig continued her education at Winona State College and the University of Minnesota, to become an elementary and music teacher. She taught in District No.
Dec. 14, 1928-April 29, 2010 James D. Dahl, 81, of Detroit Lakes, formerly of Michigan, N.D., died Thursday, April 29, 2010 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes after a courageous battle with cancer. James Dahl was born to Ole and Evelyn Johnston Dahl on December 14, 1928 in Edmore, N.D. He grew up and attended school in Michigan, N.D., graduating from Michigan High School in 1948. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1948-1950. He was stationed at the Spokane Air Force Base, where he served as a Military Policeman.