DL News Staff
Mildred J. Vizenor, 96, Detroit Lakes, died Monday, Sept. 21, 2009, in St. Mary's Nursing Center, Oak Crossing, Detroit Lakes. Mildred J. Vizenor was born on April 26, 1913, in Minneapolis, Minn., to John and Annie Haslerud. At the age of 7, the family moved to Erie Township in rural Detroit Lakes. Mildred attended District 26 Erie School. On the way to school and back, she often heard and saw wolves, which weren't as frightening to her as some of the neighborhood dogs. She was confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes and has been a member of Bakke Lutheran Church for many years.
Margaret A. England, 69, Ponsford, died Monday Sept. 21, 2009, in Oak Crossing, Detroit Lakes. Margaret A. England was born Feb. 12, 1940, to George Roberts and Julia Bad Boy Chesley in Ponsford. She was raised and educated in Ponsford and moved with her family to St. Paul as a young woman. Margaret moved to White Earth in 2002 and to St. Mary's Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes in 2004. Margaret enjoyed going to the casino, playing Bingo, playing cards and doing crossword puzzles. Margaret is survived by two sisters, Edna Taylor and Georgiana Adams, both of Ponsford.
Betty Lou (Pat) Kline, 80, died Thursday, Sept. 3, 2009, in Gladstone, Ore. Pat graduated from Detroit Lakes High School in 1947 and was a piano teacher in Detroit Lakes before moving to Oregon in 1952. She is survived by her husband, Omar Kline; daughters, Kathy (Woody) Riggs, Julie (Craig) Harguth, and six grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her first husband, Ken Sachs, second husband, Glen Monismith; son, David Sachs; parents, Peter and Elizabeth Benson. A memorial service and celebration of her life was held at St. Stephens Lutheran Church in Gladstone on Tuesday, Sept 8.
Irene C. Sandbeck, 88, Detroit Lakes, formerly of Grand Forks, N.D., died Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009, at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. Irene Charlotte Natwick was born on May 23, 1921, in Ada to Theodore and Matilda (Versdahl) Natwick. She was raised and attended school near Ada. After school she worked for a few years at a restaurant in Ada. Irene was united in marriage to Harry K. Sandbeck. They made their home in Grand Forks.
Patricia A. Housholder, 74, Detroit Lakes, died Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009, in Sunnyside Care Center, Lake Park. Patricia was born on July 29, 1935, the daughter of Carl and Stella (Bushey) Graves in Aitkin, Minn. She was raised and educated in Detroit Lakes. Patricia was united in marriage to Richard Housholder in April of 1953 in Detroit Lakes. They made their home in Detroit Lakes and she was active at Holy Rosary Catholic Church during those early years. She was a gifted seamstress, providing beautiful clothing for her children and also enjoyed knitting.
June 22, 1914-Sept. 17, 2009 Former Detroit Lakes resident Ethel Dahl-Lewis, 95, of Minnetonka, died Thursday, September 17, 2009. Ethel Heimark was born June 22, 1914 in Hawley. A graduate of St.
Chloe Ann Jones, the infant daughter of Josie and Christopher Jones, Frazee, was born and died Friday, September 11, 2009 at St. Mary's Innovis Health in Detroit Lakes. Surviving Chloe Ann are her parents, Josie and Christopher Jones of Frazee; two sisters, Allyssa Witthoeft of Detroit Lakes, and Maggie Retz of Detroit Lakes; her grandparents, Alan Jones of Osage, Tammy Jones of Moorhead and Virginia Colby in California; as well as her great grandmother, Judy Jones of Osage. Funeral services are set for 7 p.m. Monday, Sept.
Feb. 5, 1913-Sept. 15, 2009 Aurlette T. Schepper, 96, of Vergas, died Tuesday, September 15, 2009, at the Good Samaritan Center in Pelican Rapids, MN, under the care of Lakeland Hospice. Aurlette Thelma Thompson was born to Torger and Clara (Hjelle) Thompson on Feb. 5, 1913 in Pelican Rapids. She was baptized in 1913 at Pelican Valley Church in Pelican Rapids and was confirmed from there in May 1926. After high school, she attended Moorhead State University and graduated with Bachelor of Science and Special Education degrees.
Aug, 18, 1919-Sept. 14, 2009 Alice G. Korinta, 90, of Detroit Lakes, died Monday, September 14, 2009 at St. Mary's Innovis Health in Detroit Lakes. Alice G. Weum was born to Emil and Olga (Nelson) Weum on Aug. 18, 1919 in Flom, Minn. She was raised and educated in the Flom and Twin Valley area and in International Falls, Minn. Alice was proud of the fact that she spoke Norwegian in her early years. She had worked in the potato fields and as a nanny. Alice married Raymond R. Korinta on July 31, 1942 in the parsonage of Wild Rice Lutheran Church, rural Flom.