DL News Staff
June 20, 1967-June 28, 2010 Former Detroit Lakes resident Christopher P. Wothe, 43, of Lake Park, died Monday, June 28, 2010 at his home. A mass of Christian burial is set for 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 1 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Detroit Lakes, with Monsignor Timothy McGee officiating. Friends may call for one hour prior to services Thursday at the church. Interment will be in Holy Rosary Cemetery. Christopher Paul Wothe, known as Chris, was born to Thomas and Cheri (Green) Wothe on June 20, 1967 in Detroit Lakes.
Oct. 20, 1948-June 28, 2010 Former Detroit Lakes resident Gail A. Eidenschink, 61, of Longville, Minn., died Monday, June 28, 2010 at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 1 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Detroit Lakes; there will be a Catholic Daughters Rosary at 6:30 p.m. and parish vigil at 7 p.m. A mass of Christian burial is set for noon Friday, July 2 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, with interment following in the church cemetery.
June 29, 1956-May 29, 2010 It is with much sorrow that the children of Dean F. Johnson announce that he is flying free, but left all his loving memories behind for us to cherish. Dean Francis Johnson was born on June 29, 1956, and passed away May 29, 2010.
Aug. 26, 1938-June 21, 2010 Helen L. Halvorson, 71, of rural Ponsford, died Monday, June 21, 2010 in her home. Memorial services are set for 2 p.m. Thursday, June 24 at David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes. Friends may call for one hour prior to the service Thursday at the funeral home. Helen Louise Mayberry was born to Charles and Elizabeth (Taylor) Mayberry on August 26, 1938 in rural Ponsford. She was raised and educated in Ponsford. Helen was united in marriage to Walter Halvorson September 27, 1954 in Ponsford.
Lyle R. Beling, 82, of rural Lake Park, died Monday, June 14, 2010 at Innovis Health in Fargo. Funeral services were held Friday, June 18 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Moorhead. Arrangements were provided by Korsmo Funeral Service, Moorhead.
Feb. 5, 2001-June 17, 2010 Samuel W. Triggs, 9, of Detroit Lakes, died Thursday, June 17, 2010 at Gillette Children's Hospital in St. Paul. Samuel William Triggs was born to Adam and Beth (Hiner) Triggs on February 5, 2001 in Detroit Lakes. Samuel was a boy with a good sense of humor, who liked to tease. He was loved and doted upon by all who knew him. He enjoyed his matchbox cars and his bear, and will be remembered for his courage and fortitude.
Irene Nichols, 86, Lake Park, passed away on Tuesday, June 15, 2010, in Bethany Homes, Fargo, N.D. Irene was born Oct. 10, 1923, to Stanley and Inga (Pederson) Jellum. The third of seven children, she was raised in Hamden Township and attended school in District 34 and Lake Park. She married Wallace Nichols on Sept. 10, 1942. They farmed north of Lake Park until purchasing a farm south of Audubon on Marshall Lake in 1949. Irene enjoyed cooking at Sunnyside Care Center for 15 years. After Wallace died she moved into Lake Park. She wrote a news column for the Lake Park Journal.
Catherine A. Eder, 79, Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, June 16, 2010, in Emmanuel Nursing Home, Detroit Lakes. Catherine Anastasia Eder, was born Nov. 27, 1930, to Nicholas A. and Hazel M. (Buscher) Schmit on the family farm in Tenney, Minn. She graduated from Tintah (Minn.) High School, and was united in marriage with Maurice J. Eder June 20, 1951. Her family was her treasure and sharing her time, talents and a listening ear were her greatest gifts. She enjoyed crafts and used her ingenuity to create anything out of almost nothing.
Dorothy M. Olson, 78, Lake Park, died Thursday, June 17, 2010, in Sunnyside Care Center, Lake Park. Dorothy was born Nov. 15, 1931, in Lake Park to Ernest and Minnie (Olson) Nelson. She grew up and attended school in Lake Park, graduating from Lake Park High School. Dorothy moved to Virginia where she married Harvey Olson on June 20, 1952, at Camp Pickett, Virginia. They moved back to Lake Park in 1954, where they made their home.
Leslie A. Dodd, 39, resident of Strawberry Lake, died Monday, June 14, 2010, in St. Mary's Innovis Health, Detroit Lakes, after a long and courageous battle with Lou Gehrig's Disease. Funeral services for Leslie will be held Friday, June 18, 2010, at 11 a.m. in Strawberry Lake Mennonite Church, rural Ogema. Visitation will be held Thursday, June 17, 2010, from 5-7 p.m. in David-Donehower Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes. Visitation will also continue at the church one hour prior to services on Friday. Interment will be held in the Strawberry Lake Mennonite Cemetery, rural Ogema.