DL News Staff
Feb. 14, 1937-Oct. 27, 2009 Charles U. Senn, 72, of Detroit Lakes died Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at Innovis Hospital in Fargo. Charles Ulrich Senn was born to Clarence and Alice (Olson) Senn on Feb. 14, 1937 in Pelican Rapids, where he grew up and attended school in Pelican Rapids, graduating from Pelican Rapids High School. Chuck installed carpeting and flooring, and also did carpentry work in the Pelican Rapids area and later in Fertile, Minn. In 1974, he moved to Detroit Lakes, where he worked for Detroit Paint and Glass for 18 years, before retiring due to poor health.
Marcella "Marcie" M. Jallo, 73, Waubun, MN, died suddenly at her home Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009. Marcella Maxine Wilt was born on Dec. 12, 1935, to Joseph and Evelyn (Andrea) Wilt at their home near Mahnomen, MN. She attended Jesse Country School, which was located east of Mahnomen. Marcie worked several years at home, before marrying Arnold Jallo on March 6, 1954. After their marriage, they lived and worked on a dairy farm outside of Fertile, MN, for a few years. In 1958, Arnold and Marcie purchased a farm east of Waubun, where they have made their home since.
Philip R. Schons, 67, of Detroit Lakes, MN, died Friday Oct. 23, 2009, in MeritCare Hospital, Fargo, N.D. Philip Schons was born on September 24, 1942, in Detroit Lakes, MN, to Gregory and Doris Vizenor Schons. He grew up and attended school in Detroit Lakes. On July 2, 1960, he was united in marriage to Janet Green in Detroit Lakes, MN. They made their home in rural Detroit Lakes and Philip worked as a cook at the Erie Jr. Restaurant in Detroit Lakes. In 1963, they moved to Union City, CA, where he worked in a steel mill.
Wallace Rasmussen, 89, of Lake Park, died Thursday, October 22, 2009 at St. Mary's Innovis Health in Detroit Lakes. Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 26 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Moorhead. Arrangements were provided by Korsmo Funeral Service in Moorhead.
Sebaston Aarion Bevins, infant son of Jennifer Oppegard and Samuel Bevins, both of Naytahwaush, Minn., died Sunday, October 18, 2009 at Mahnomen Health Center in Mahnomen. Funeral services are set for 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 23, with the wake on Thursday, Oct. 22 from 5 to 10 p.m., and a prayer service at 7 p.m. Thursday, all in St. Anne's Catholic Church, Naytahwaush, Interment is in the Traditional Cemetery in Naytahwaush. Anderson-Mattson Funeral Home in Mahnomen is handling arrangements.
Carol A. Heflin, 65, of Detroit Lakes, passed away Monday, October 19, 2009, after battling breast cancer. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at West Funeral Home in Fargo. Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23 at Maple Sheyenne Lutheran Church in Harwood, N.D., with burial at Lower Maple Cemetery in Harwood.
Jan. 19, 1940-Oct. 17, 2009 Ray E. Franklund, 69, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, October 17, 2009 at Innovis Health in Fargo. Ray was born the son of Victor and Ida (Carlson) Franklund on January 19, 1940 in Wilton, N.D. He was raised and educated in Wilton, graduating from Wilton High School in 1959. Ray was united in marriage to Jeanette Carlson on July 16, 1960 in Washburn, N.D. He was the manager of grain elevators in several communities in North Dakota and Minnesota, including Falkirk, Makoti, Rolla and Plummer, Minn., Regan, Lisbon and Medina, N.D.
May 18, 1945-Oct. 17, 2009 Victor Hermanson, 64, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, October 17, 2009 at his residence. Victor Hermanson was born to Alton and Gladys (Maring) Hermanson on May 18, 1945 in Detroit Lakes. He grew up in Detroit Lakes and enjoyed life around Hermanson's Resort on Big Floyd Lake, which his parents owned and operated. Victor liked interacting with the guests, and they likewise enjoyed his company. He loved to fish and ride his bike during those summers.
Feb. 11, 1940-Oct. 18, 2009 Evelyn Ingrid Sullinger, 69, of Osage, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 18, 2009 at Emmanuel Nursing Home, Detroit Lakes, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Evelyn was born to William and Mary (Longfors) Pihlaja on February 11, 1940 in Shell Lake Township, rural Becker County. She attended country school in Shell Lake. As a young woman, she worked in Chicago, Ill., at MacRay's Plastic. She married Royce Sullinger on December 13, 1959. They raised three sons together.
March 30, 1918-Oct. 7, 2009 Elwood J. Lund, 91, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at Oak Crossing (St. Mary's Nursing Center) in Detroit Lakes. Elwood Lund was born to Edward and Louise (Katzung) Lund on March 30, 1918 in Bricelyn, Minn. He grew up and attended school there, graduating from Bricelyn High School in 1936. He then attended St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn., where he earned a bachelor's degree. Elwood was united in marriage to Madeline Kittelson on November 27, 1942 in Cheyenne, Wyo., where he was stationed in the Army Air Corps.