DL News Staff
July 31, 1922-April 29, 2011 Former Lake Park resident Evelyn I. Moe, 88, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, April 29, 2011 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Evelyn was born the daughter of Arnold and Anna (Bullert) Kaiser on July 31, 1922 in Fargo. In 1923, she moved with her family to Ogema, where she was raised and educated. Evelyn married Carsten Moe on January 26, 1943 in Audubon. They farmed north of Lake Park, where they resided for 36 years. She was an active member of Atlanta Lutheran Church with Sunday school, ladies aide, circle, and was also active with 4-H.
Jan. 27, 1949-April 26, 2011 Former Frazee resident Althea Rose Wirth, 62, of Moorhead, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at Sanford Health in Fargo. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at Furey Funeral Home in Frazee, and for one hour prior to services at the church on Sunday. Funeral services are set for 2 p.m. Sunday, May 1 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Frazee. To leave online condolences, please visit www.fureyfh.com . Althea, the eldest of five children born to Cecil and Loretta (Briese) Wirth, was born on January 27, 1949 in Detroit Lakes.
April 20, 1924-April 27, 2011 Frances Rock, 87, of Ponsford, died Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at her home, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. A mass of Christian burial was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 30 in St. Theodore's Catholic Church, Ponsford, with Father Walter Butor, O.M.I., officiating. Friends may call at the Old Pine Point School from 4 p.m. Friday, April 29 until the time of the mass on Saturday. Interment will be in St. Theodore's Cemetery. Frances Rock was born to Samuel Sr. and Jeanette (Ortley) Jones on April 20, 1924 in Ponsford.
July 28, 1950-April 27, 2011 Linda Rae (Lhotka) Kirsch, 60, of Detroit Lakes, died in her home on Wednesday, April 27, 2011, surrounded by her family and friends after her long battle with cancer. Services for Linda are set for 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30, in the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Detroit Lakes, with visitation for one hour prior to the service. Linda grew up in the Waubun area, graduating with the class of 1968.
Glenn H. DeGroat, 81, of Ogema, died Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at Essentia Health St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, May 1, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes. It will continue from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, May 2, followed by the funeral at 11, in Faith Lutheran Church, Detroit Lakes.
April 17, 1917-April 25, 2011 Former Lake Park resident Frances A. Warling, 94, of Detroit Lakes, died Monday, April 25, 2011, in Oak Crossing, Detroit Lakes, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Frances was born to Frank and Emilie (Clodt) Hemmerling on April 17, 1917 in Cavalier, N.D. She grew up and attended school at Sacred Heart Academy in Fargo. She then attended Valley City State Teachers College. She taught rural school in Becker County and in North Dakota. Frances married Gerhard Warling on August 5, 1943 in Lake Park.
Oct. 9, 1927-April 25, 2011 Former Fargo resident Marcelle A. Hustad, 83, of Lake Park, died Monday, April 25, 2011, at Sunnyside Care Center, Lake Park. Marcelle "Mickey" Ann Coons was born the daughter of Thomas and Zella (Turner) Coons on October 9, 1927 in Bismarck, N.D. She grew up in McKenzie, N.D., before moving to Fargo. In Fargo, she attended Agassiz Jr. High and graduated from Fargo Central in 1945. She attended school in Chicago and returned to Fargo to work for Western Union and WDAY. Mickey married John "Jack" Hustad December 16, 1950 in Fargo.
March 30, 1924-April 23, 2011 Martha Riggle, 87, of rural Ogema, died Saturday, April 23, 2011 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Friends may call from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes. The visitation will continue at the church 1 hour prior to the service on Wednesday. Funeral services are set for 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 27 at Christian Fellowship Church in Detroit Lakes, with pastors Tim Rice and Jim Erb officiating.
Nov. 10, 1935-April 21, 2011 Raymond L. Johnson, 75, of Lake Park, died Thursday, April 21, 2011 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Fargo. Visitation and prayer services took place Monday, April 25 in St. Francis Xavier Church, Lake Park. A mass of Christian burial was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 26 in St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, with Father Robert LaPlante officiating.
Patrick W. Anderson, 53, of West Fargo, passed away Friday, April 22, 2011 at Sanford Health in Fargo. Visitation is set from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 27 at Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo, with funeral services to take place at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 28 in First United Methodist Church, Fargo.