DL News Staff
Former Detroit Lakes resident Rhoda Sillerud, 83, of Pelican Rapids, passed away Monday, December 27, 2010 at Lake Region Hospital in Fergus Falls. Visitation will be from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, with a 6 p.m. prayer service, at Larson Funeral Home in Pelican Rapids. It will resume for one hour prior to services Thursday at the church. Funeral services will take place at 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 30 in North Immanuel Lutheran Church, rural Pelican Rapids, with Rev. Curt Tilleraas officiating.
Sept. 25, 1957-Dec. 26, 2010 Thomas F. Lewis, 53, of Detroit Lakes, died Sun-day, December 26, 2010 at his home. Funeral services are set for 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 30 at David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes, with Pastor Matt McKenzie officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Thursday. Thomas Fredrick Lewis was born to Arlie W. and Delores (Blunehagen) Lewis on September 25, 1957 in Fargo. He at-tended Madison Elemen-tary school, Ben Franklin Junior High and Fargo North High School.
June 26, 1921-Dec. 26, 2010 Former Frazee resident Mary Lou Buhr, 89, of Detroit Lakes, passed away Sunday, December 26, 2010 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, December 28, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at Furey Funeral Home in Frazee. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m.
Aug. 7, 1925-Dec. 24, 2010 Norma J. Draack, 85, of Frazee, always loved Christmas and she was called home to celebrate with the Lord on Christmas Eve. A funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 28 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Frazee, with visitation for one hour prior to services. A visitation and prayer service were also held Monday, Dec. 27 at Furey Funeral Home in Frazee. To leave online condolences, please visit www.fureyfh.com . Norma J. Draack was born August 7, 1925, the only child of Cecil and Elizabeth (Berry) Simmons.
April 23, 1917-Dec. 25, 2010 Albert H. Wagner, 93, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, December 25, 2010 at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. Albert H. Wagner was born to Charles and Lena (Getz) Wagner on April 23, 1917, in Barnesville, Minn. He grew up and attended school in Barnesville, and then farmed there with his dad. Albert married Wilma Jordan on March 1, 1940 in Detroit Lakes. They lived in Arizona for three years and in 1943, moved to Barnesville, where they farmed until 1960 when they moved to Lake Park, where they continued farming.
April 13, 1982-Dec. 23, 2010 Tyler Jay Freed, 28, of Hawley, passed away Wednesday, December 23, 2010, at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minn., with his parents at his side. Tyler was born to Randy and Debbie Freed on April 13, 1982 in Fargo. He attended special ed classes at Hawley Elementary School and Barnesville High School. At the time of his death, he was attending Heartland Industries Adult Life Day Program in Moorhead. Tyler loved listening to music, cuddling on the couch, going for pontoon rides and walks.
Dec. 6, 1931-Dec. 16, 2010 Donald H. DeGroat, 79, of Ogema, died Thursday, December 16, 2010 at his daughter's home in Maplewood, Minn., surrounded by his family. Funeral services are set for 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 22 at Northern Lights Tabernacle in Richwood. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 21 and for one hour prior to services Wednesday at the church. Donald Harrison DeGroat was born to Floyd and Eleanor DeGroat on December 6, 1931 in Callaway. He was raised on a farm near Ogema, and served with the U.S.
June 28, 1941-Dec. 17, 2010 Kay Inis Dinger, 69, of Frazee, died Friday, December 17, 2010 at the Frazee Care Center in Frazee. Funeral services were set for 10:30 a.m. today (Wednesday) at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Frazee, with Reverend William Aufdenkamp officiating. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 21, at Furey Funeral Home in Frazee, with a prayer service at 7 p.m., and for one hour prior to Wednesday's services at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.
Aug. 17, 1958-Dec. 18, 2010 Steven E. Olander, 52, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, December 18, 2010 at his home. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 20, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes. The visitation will continue for one hour prior to services at the church on Tuesday. Funeral services are set for 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 21 in First Lutheran Church, Detroit Lakes, with interment in Bakke Lutheran Cemetery, rural Detroit Lakes. Steven Erick Olander was born to Lindy and Beverly (Gift) Olander on August 17, 1958 in Fargo.
March 17, 1921-Dec. 18, 2010 Beulah L. Frank, 89, of Frazee, died Saturday, December 18, 2010 at the Frazee Care Center. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 22, with a prayer service at 7 p.m., in Furey Funeral Home, Frazee. The visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday. Funeral services are set for 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 23 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Frazee, with Reverend William Aufdenkamp officiating.