DL News Staff
May 9, 1925-May 26, 2012 Herbert John William Wendt, 87, died May 26, 2012, at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes, surrounded by his children. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, May 31, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Height of Land Township, Becker County. Interment will be made in the St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery. Lunch will be hosted at the church following the service for all to attend. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, at David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes, with a prayer service to be held at 7:30 p.m.
Aug. 16, 1926-May 25, 2012 Evelyn "Evie" Elaine Tate, 85, of Wolf Lake, passed away Friday, May 25, 2012 under the care of Hospice and her loving family. Funeral services are set for 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 30 at Lakes Area Word Fellowship in Vergas, with Pastor Larry Vosika officiating. Lunch will be hosted at the church following the service for all to attend. Interment will be made in the Spruce Grove Township Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, at Furey Funeral Home in Frazee, with a prayer service to take place at 8 p.m.
April 19, 1948-May 24, 2012 Andrew P. Favorite, 64, of Waubun, died Thursday, May 24, 2012 at Sanford Health in Fargo. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, June 2 at the White Earth Community Center in White Earth. Friends may call at the community center from 5 p.m. Thursday, May 31 until the time of the service on Saturday. Andrew Paul Favorite was born to Charles "Ted" and Lois (Jordain) Favorite on April 19, 1948 in Toledo, Ohio. He was raised and educated in Minneapolis, graduating from DeLasalle High School and the University of St. Thomas.
Feb. 22, 1920-May 25, 2012 George A. Radtke was born on February 22, 1920, to Albert and Louise (Hiepler) Radtke in Madison, Minn. His father was killed in a runaway accident during threshing time when George was 6 years old and he moved with his mother to Ellendale, N.D., in 1926. He completed his elementary and high school education there, graduating in 1939. George moved to Fargo and managed an oil station while attending NDAC (now NDSU) until 1941, when he was among the first drafted into the Army on December 29, 1941.
Jan. 29, 1923-May 24, 2012 Our beloved brother and uncle, Francis "Leland" Young, 89, of Fargo, passed away at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis on Thursday, May 24, 2012. Leland was born to Frank and Alice (Kapaun) Young on January 29, 1923 at Cashel, N.D. He graduated from Buffalo (N.D.) High School in 1941 and began working for the Great Northern Railroad in Kathryn, N.D. He entered the United States Army July 3, 1943 and was honorably discharged January 22, 1946. During his tour of duty in India, he was responsible for railroad transportation.
Margo E. Woodcock, 56, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, May 25, 2012 at Sanford Health in Fargo. Memorial services are set for 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 29 in West-Kjos Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes, with visitation for one hour prior to services.
April 30, 1921-May 23, 2012 Harold Oliver Johnson, 91, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at his residence, surrounded by his family and under care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Funeral services for Harold will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 28 in St. Peter's Lutheran Church, rural Audubon. Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 27, with a 6 p.m.
Sept. 21, 1941-May 23, 2012 Former Ponsford resident Leonard A. "Johnson" Larson Sr., 70, of Minneapolis, died peacefully on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at his home, after a long battle with cancer. Surviving Leonard are his sons, Paul (Lisa) of Minneapolis, Edward (Jewel) of Minneapolis, John (Alyson) of Champlain, Minn., and Leonard Jr.
Sept. 28, 1941-May 22, 2012 Darlene Wendt, 70, of Twin Valley, died Tuesday, May 22, 2012, in Twin Valley Living Center, Twin Valley. Darlene M. Garner was born the daughter of Harold and Frances (Stauffacher) Garner on September 28, 1941 in Minneapolis. She was raised in Bloomington, where she attended school and graduated with the class of 1959. On June 13, 1959, Darlene was united in marriage to Darrell Wendt in Bloomington.
March 24, 1926-May 23, 2012 Mary Jacqueline "Jackie" DeShaw, 86, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's, Detroit Lakes. Jackie was born the daughter of Sidney and Cornelia (Black) Stockstead on March 24, 1926 in Sleepy Eye, Minn. She was raised and educated in Sleepy Eye. Her family later moved to Minneapolis, where Jackie graduated from Marshall High School. Jackie was united in marriage to Edward C. DeShaw on January 30, 1954 in St. Paul. They moved from Minneapolis to Detroit Lakes in 1961.