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Feb. 23, 1917-Aug. 18, 2008 Faye E. Stanhope, 91, of Detroit Lakes, died Monday, August 18, 2008 at St. Mary's Nursing Home, Detroit Lakes. Faye Evelyn Baakkonen was born to Abram and Felta (Haapa) Baakkonen on Feb. 23, 1917 in Leaf Lake Township near New York Mills. She married Vernon Stanhope on Oct. 27, 1935. In 1948, they moved to Detroit Lakes, where they divorced some years later. Faye worked for Swift and Company for a number of years and then worked as a domestic for a number of Detroit Lakes residents. She entered St.
April 6, 1917-Aug. 18, 2008 Donald E. Gandrud, 91, of Audubon, died Monday, August 18, 2008 at Good Samaritan Care Center in Minneapolis. Donald was born to Edwin and Della (Erickson) Gandrud on April 6, 1917 in Detroit Lakes. He was raised in the Richwood area, and educated at Pelican Valley Elementary School in rural Richwood. He later attended the Northwest School of Agriculture in Crookston, Minn. After Donald finished his schooling, he married Marian Jensen on Jan. 11, 1941 in Richwood Village. They farmed in the Audubon area.
June 12, 1926-Aug. 16, 2008 Former Bejou and Ogema resident Ida Paulson Nefzger, 82, of Fosston, Minn., died Saturday, August 16, 2008 at the Midway Care Center in Fosston. Ida, the only daughter of Henry and Susie (Fletcher) Andresen, was born June 12, 1926 near Ogema. She was raised on a farm west of Ogema, and attended school in Ogema. As a young woman, Ida worked as a waitress in area cafés. In 1946, she married Clarence Paulson, and they made their home in Ogema until Clarence's death in 1976.
Nov. 12, 1951-Aug. 16, 2008 Ronald G. Price, 56, of Fargo, died Saturday, August 16, 2008 at Lake Maud, Minn. Ronald Gabriel Price was born to Kenneth and Rose Marie (Kochmann) Price on Nov. 12, 1951 in Stephen, Minn., and grew up on the family farm. Ronald graduated from Stephen High School and received a degree in finance from Moorhead State University. He played football for MSU. Ron married Kim Stevens on Dec. 19, 1987 at the Church of the Nativity in Fargo. They made their home in Fargo.
March 18, 1925-Aug. 13, 2008 Lowell H. Wolff, 83, of Park Rapids, died Wednesday, August 13, 2008 at Merit Care Hospital in Fargo. Lowell Herbert Wolff was born to Harry H and Esther (Roesler) Wolff on March 18, 1925 in Delhi Township, Redwood Falls, Minn. He grew up on the family farm, and attended country school in Delhi Township. As a young man he worked in a hatchery, did farm work and started truck driving. In the early 1950s, he was drafted into the army and served during the Korean War. On June 29, 1954 Lowell married Jane L. Duncan in Redwood Falls.
Oct. 2, 1978-Aug. 17, 2008 Christopher W. Carlson, 29, of rural Lake Park, died Sunday, August 17, 2008 in Lake Park. Christopher was born the son of Ronald and Vinita (Renner) Carlson on Oct. 2, 1978, in Detroit Lakes. He was raised in Lake Park and graduated from Lake Park-Audubon High School in 1998. Christopher attended Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Detroit Lakes, taking courses in sales and marketing. Christopher was employed with Cenex as an H-Vac Technician. He most recently worked for Modern Heating and Plumbing in Detroit Lakes.
Aug. 10, 2008-Aug. 10, 2008 Heartfelt joy turned to sorrow for Jessica and Zachery Lamblez, with the birth and death of their infant daughter, Tala Rose. Tala Rose Lamblez was born and died on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2008, in St. Mary's Regional Hospital, Detroit Lakes. In the single hour they were blessed with, Jess and Zach got to hear her cry, look into her big, blue eyes, and hold her in their arms -- those memories will forever last a lifetime in their hearts. Tala was baptized in the Christian faith at St. Mary's shortly after her birth.
June 23, 1922-Aug. 11, 2008 Jean Steinbach, 86, Felton, died Monday, Aug. 11, 2008, in Viking Manor, Ulen. Jean Katherine Standfield was born June 23, 1922, in Arthur, N.D., to Fred and Josie (Landon) Standfield. She attended school in Arthur and graduated from Amenia (N.D.) High School in 1941. While living in Arthur, Jean worked at the Wagner Café, Ross Grocery Store and the Arthur Post Office. Jean was united in marriage to Raymond J. Steinbach on June 23, 1943, in Page, N.D. They moved to Felton in 1947, where they farmed.
June 5, 1935-Aug. 14, 2008 Quentin "Pete" Dale Murray, 73, Detroit Lakes, formerly of Ada, died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008, in the St. Mary's Nursing Center, Detroit Lakes. Pete was born on June 5, 1935, in Warroad to Philip and Agnes (Green) Murray. He attended Warroad Public Schools and worked with his family logging and farming. On Nov. 1, 1957, Pete entered the United States Army, serving until Feb. 19, 1959. On Feb. 3, 1962, Pete was united in marriage to Mildred Neuleib in Pelican Rapids. They moved to Ada in 1963, where Pete worked in construction.
April 24, 1916-Aug. 12, 2008 Ruby Evangeline Erickson, 92, died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008, in Sunnyside Care Center, rural Lake Park. Ruby Haug was born April 24, 1916, in rural Rollag to Carsten and Selma (Mattson) Haug. She grew up on her parents farm near Rollag, was baptized and confirmed in Rollag Lutheran Church, and attended rural school. On Dec. 28, 1935, Ruby was united in marriage to Clifford Erickson in Hawley. They farmed for many years, and later owned and operated the Lakes Drive Inn near Lake Ida. Ruby also worked several years for the lefsa factory in Lake Park and St.