DL News Staff
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.
Aug. 8, 1941-Sept. 30, 2010 Katherine "Honey" Goodwin, 69, of Mahnomen, died Thursday, September 30, 2010 at her home, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Honey was born , to Leonard Sr. and Katherine (Morgan) McDougall on August 8, 1941 in White Earth. She grew up in Naytahwaush, where she attended grade school. Honey graduated from Mahnomen High School and furthered her education at Haskell Institute with a degree in business. She worked for the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Bemidji before being united in marriage to George V. Goodwin, Jr. The couple was married at St.
Oct. 2, 1920-Sept. 30, 2010 Stanley Maurice Lunde was born to parents Severt and Carrie (Raun) Lunde on October 2, 1920, on a farm east of Ulen. He attended country school at Braaten Town School until eighth grade and graduated from Ulen High School in 1937. He was baptized and confirmed at Bethlehem Lutheran Church of Ulen and was a lifetime member. Stanley married Eldora Stende on September 20, 1947. They lived on a dairy and grain farm east of Ulen, raising five children. They moved across the road into a new home in 1981, and operated the Henhouse Greenhouse for several years.
Oct. 12, 1946-Oct. 1, 2010 David E. Beckwith, 63, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday October 1, 2010 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. David Eugene Beckwith was born to James and Ann (Kvarta) Beckwith on October 12, 1946 in Fargo. They moved to rural Frazee when David was a young boy. He attended school in Frazee, graduating from Frazee High School. He then served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. In the following years he worked as a mechanic for Boeing in Missouri and also Northwest Airlines.
March 2, 1926-Sept. 29, 2010 Odea A. Light, 84, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. A mass of Christian burial for Odea was held Saturday, October 2, 2010 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Detroit Lakes. Odea Ann Erhardt was born to Kaspar and Anna (Doll) Erhardt on March 2, 1926 in Center, N.D., one of seven out of 15 children who were German-Russian immigrants born in the United States. Odea was raised on a farm near Center, graduating from Oliver County School near Center.