DL News Staff
Oct. 24, 1942-Nov. 23, 2008 James L. "Jim" Johnson, 66, of Hawley, died Sunday, November 23, 2008, in Hawley. James was born to Kenneth and Shirley (Hanks) Johnson on Oct. 24, 1942 in Detroit Lakes, where he grew up and attended school. He was employed as a well driller for LTP Enterprises until 1985. He then worked for Lesmeister Flying Service, retiring in 2006.
Florence Miller, 85, of Mahnomen, died Sunday, November 23, 2008 in her home. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25 at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Mahnomen, with a prayer service and rosary at 7 p.m., and will continue for one hour prior to mass on Wednesday at the church. A mass of Christian burial is scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26 at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Mahnomen. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Beaulieu, MN. Arrangements have been entrusted to Anderson-Mattson Funeral Home of Mahnomen and Winger, Minn.
Nov. 13, 1907-Nov. 23, 2008 Susan L. Krogen, 101, of Detroit Lakes, died Sunday, November 23, 2008 at Emmanuel Nursing Home, Detroit Lakes. Susan L. Ost was born to Albert and Eva Gerber Ost on Nov. 13, 1907 in Napoleon, N.D. She grew up on a farm near Napoleon and attended school there, graduating from Napoleon High School. She then attended Bismarck Business College. Susan married Christ Sayler and they made their home in Red Oak, Iowa, where they owned and operated a grocery store. Later they moved to Callaway, where they farmed.
Oct. 14, 1923-Nov. 21, 2008 Former Frazee resident Ruth L. Rethwisch, 85, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, November 21, 2008 at Innovis Health in Fargo. Ruth Leona Illg was born to Robert and Leona (Kadolph) Illg on Oct. 14, 1923 in Silver Leaf Township, rural Frazee. She was educated at District 85 rural school in Silver Leaf Township. Following her schooling, she moved to St. Paul, where she worked as a nanny and as a waitress for the Roman Café. Ruth married Henry E. Rethwisch on June 17, 1948 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Frazee.
Sept. 29, 1927-Nov. 23, 2008 Ione O. Larson, 81, of Lake Park, passed away on Sunday, November 23, 2008, at Sunnyside Care Center, Lake Park, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Ione was born to Elmer and Evelyn (Loe) Hagen on Sept. 29, 1927, in Northwood, N.D., where she grew up and attended rural country school. On June 20, 1954, she married Lloyd Larson in Northwood. Together, they farmed and raised their six children in rural Lake Park. In 1977, they retired from farming and moved in to Lake Park.
Sept. 24, 1921-Nov. 18, 2008 Former Fargo resident Peter Hilleboe, 87, of Detroit Lakes, died Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at Emmanuel Nursing Home, Detroit Lakes. Peter Stuart Hilleboe was born to Christian and Mabel (Johnson) Hilleboe on Sept. 24, 1921 in Minneapolis. He graduated from NDAC (now North Dakota State University) in 1943. He then served with the U.S. Navy, 1943-46. Following his discharge, he attended the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, where he earned a master's degree in economics. Peter married Sally Fleck in 1946.
May 22, 1908-Nov. 20, 2008 Hortense G. "Tammy" Richard, 100, of Frazee, died Thursday, November 20, 2008 at the Heritage Living Center in Park Rapids. Hortense Germaine Cossette was born to Arthur and Emma (Dubord) Cossette on May 22, 1908 in Hickson, N.D. As a child, she lived on the farm near Hickson. On June 28, 1928, she married Leon Joseph Richard, Sr., at St. Benedict Church in Wild Rice, N.D. They moved to Fargo, and lived there until they bought a farm on Eagle Lake, by Frazee, in 1943.
May 26, 1929-Nov. 19, 2008 Former Waubun area resident Robert D. Wysuph, 81, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at Innovis Health in Fargo. Robert Dean Wysuph was born to William and Emma (Bitterman) Wysuph on May 26, 1929 in Tyndall, S.D., where he was raised and educate. He served with the U.S. Army, 1951-54. Following his discharge, Robert worked at Gasvins Point Dam until moving in 1956 to Nebraska, where he worked as a carpenter at an air force base. In 1957, Robert moved to Greenland, where he worked as a carpenter at Thule Air Force Base.
Nov. 24, 1947-Nov. 12, 2008 David J. Greminger, Sr., 60, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at Innovis Health in Fargo. David was born to Wesley and Amanda (Dey) Greminger on Nov. 24, 1947 in Detroit Lakes. As a child, he moved with his family to Dilworth for a short time before settling in the Fargo-Moorhead area, where he grew up and attended school. In his late teens his family moved back to Detroit Lakes, where he attended high school and graduated from Detroit Lakes Welding School.
June 21, 1920-Nov. 17, 2008 Hans Victor (H.V.) Anderson, 88, of Frazee, died Monday, November 17, 2008 in Detroit Lakes. Hans Victor Anderson was born to John and Lettie Anderson on June 21, 1920. He was the first child born on the current sixth generation farm north of Lake Park. He was baptized and confirmed at Lake Park Lutheran Church. He attended country school in District 12 and graduated from Lake Park High School. Since the age of 18, he had spent his entire working career as a salesman and inventor. Vic served in the U.S.