DL News Staff
Former Audubon resident Stanley R. Dibley, 83, of Wolverton, Minn., died Thursday, June 3, 2010 at MeritCare Hospital Palliative Care Unit in Fargo. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 6, followed with a 4 p.m. prayer service, at Wright Funeral Home in Moorhead, continuing for one hour prior to services Monday at the church. Funeral services are set for 11 a.m. Monday, June 7 at Comstock Lutheran Church, rural Moorhead, with interment at Deerhorn Cemetery, rural Wolverton. Arrangements are being provided by Wright Funeral Home, Moorhead.
March 17, 1929-June 1, 2010 Patrick D. Kelly, 81, of Mahnomen, died Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at Mahnomen Health Center Hospital, under the care of Hospice. Patrick D. Kelly was born Henry and Ann (O'Brian) Kelly on March 17, 1929. He grew up in rural North Dakota, near Webster and attended country school near there. At the age of 13, Patrick moved with his family to Minneapolis, where he attended Minneapolis South, graduating with the class of 1947. He then attended the College of St. Thomas in St. Paul where he obtained his bachelor's degree.
May 30, 2010-May 31, 2010 Mason Michael-Charles Pritchard was born May 30, 2010 and passed away May 31, 2010 at MeritCare Hospital in Fargo, in the arms of his parents, Nick Pritchard and Samantha Bates. A funeral mass for Mason will be held at 2 p.m.
Sept. 10, 1912-Jan. 6, 2010 Former Detroit Lakes and Ponsford resident Dorothy L. Longerbone, 97, of Grand Forks, N.D., died Wednesday, January 6, 2010 at Valley Eldercare in Grand Forks. Dorothy was born the daughter of Walter and Fannie (Roderick) Williams on September 10, 1912 in Brainerd. She was united in marriage to Harley Longerbone on November 23, 1933 in Bethany, Mo. They made their home in Des Moines, Iowa until 1950, when they moved to their home in rural Ponsford. Harley died in 1966.
April 1, 1926-May 31, 2010 Elnear Annetta Perkins, 84, of Valley City, N.D., died Monday, May 31, 2010 in Valley City, in the presence of the family she loved dearly. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 3, followed with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at Oliver-Nathan Funeral Chapel, Valley City. It will continue for one hour prior to services Friday at the church. The funeral service for Elnear will be at 10 a.m. Friday, June 4 in Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Valley City with Rev. Lucinda Nygard Lien officiating. Burial will be at 3:30 p.m.
July 25, 1914-May 28, 2010 Ernest Alfred Myrom, 95, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, May 28, 2010 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Ernie was born to Anton and Anna (Nelson) Myrom on July 25, 1914 in Highlanding, Minn. He worked on the family farm from the time he was young. Ernie also worked at the Thief River Creamery until he enlisted in the United States Navy on July 27, 1942.
Jan. 21, 1920-May 30, 2010 Fern K. Schafer, 90, of Sunnyside Care Center, Lake Park, died Sunday, May 30, 2010 after a long battle with Alzheimer's. Fern Kathleen Schamens was born to Russell and Mildred (Gray) Schamens on January 21, 1920 in Cando, N.D. She was raised in Cando and attended nurse's training at St. John's in Fargo, graduating in the spring of 1950 as a registered nurse. Fern married Charles Schafer on September 12, 1950 and they eventually made their home in Rolla, N.D.
Aug. 10, 1923-May 28, 2010 Roy S. Hanson, 86, of Frazee, died Friday, May 28, 2010 at the Frazee Care Center in Frazee. Roy was born to Nils and Caroline (Herberg) Hanson on August 10, 1923 in Lake Eunice Township, rural Becker County. He was raised and educated in the Lake Eunice Township area. He served in the United States Navy during World War II. After his service in the military, Roy returned to the Detroit Lakes area and drove truck for various trucking companies in the area.
Melvin J. "Mel" Eidsmoe, 84, of Fargo, died Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at Bethany Retirement Living in Fargo. Funeral services are set for 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 4 at Bethesda Lutheran Church in Moorhead. Korsmo Funeral Service of Moorhead is providing arrangements.
Jan. 21, 1920-May 30, 2010 Hilma M. Kangas, 89, of Wolf Lake, died Sunday, May 30, 2010 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Park Rapids. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 3 at David-Donehower Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes. It will continue for one hour prior to services at the church on Friday. Funeral services for Hilma will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 4 in Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Snellman, with interment at Pickerel Lake Community Cemetery, rural Osage.