DL News Staff
Sept. 8, 1921-Sept. 30, 2010 Mayme Lydia Mattson, 89, of the Frazee-Snellman area, passed away Thursday, September 30, 2010 at the Frazee Care Center. Mayme was born to Rev. Jacob and Ida Erkkila on Sept. 8, 1921 near Callaway in Becker County. As an infant, she moved with her family to Toad Lake Township and attended the Toad Lake Country School. At 16 years of age, she moved to Chicago, Ill., and worked as a nanny for two years before moving back to Minnesota.
Aug. 8, 1941-Sept. 30, 2010 Katherine "Honey" Goodwin, 69, of Mahnomen, died Thursday, September 30, 2010 at her home, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Honey was born , to Leonard Sr. and Katherine (Morgan) McDougall on August 8, 1941 in White Earth. She grew up in Naytahwaush, where she attended grade school. Honey graduated from Mahnomen High School and furthered her education at Haskell Institute with a degree in business. She worked for the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Bemidji before being united in marriage to George V. Goodwin, Jr. The couple was married at St.
Oct. 2, 1920-Sept. 30, 2010 Stanley Maurice Lunde was born to parents Severt and Carrie (Raun) Lunde on October 2, 1920, on a farm east of Ulen. He attended country school at Braaten Town School until eighth grade and graduated from Ulen High School in 1937. He was baptized and confirmed at Bethlehem Lutheran Church of Ulen and was a lifetime member. Stanley married Eldora Stende on September 20, 1947. They lived on a dairy and grain farm east of Ulen, raising five children. They moved across the road into a new home in 1981, and operated the Henhouse Greenhouse for several years.
Oct. 12, 1946-Oct. 1, 2010 David E. Beckwith, 63, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday October 1, 2010 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. David Eugene Beckwith was born to James and Ann (Kvarta) Beckwith on October 12, 1946 in Fargo. They moved to rural Frazee when David was a young boy. He attended school in Frazee, graduating from Frazee High School. He then served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. In the following years he worked as a mechanic for Boeing in Missouri and also Northwest Airlines.
March 2, 1926-Sept. 29, 2010 Odea A. Light, 84, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. A mass of Christian burial for Odea was held Saturday, October 2, 2010 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Detroit Lakes. Odea Ann Erhardt was born to Kaspar and Anna (Doll) Erhardt on March 2, 1926 in Center, N.D., one of seven out of 15 children who were German-Russian immigrants born in the United States. Odea was raised on a farm near Center, graduating from Oliver County School near Center.
Jan. 31, 1914-Sept. 28, 2010 Gladys J. Chapman was born to John and Antena (Frey) Anderson on January 31, 1914 in Fargo. Following high school, she attended Moorhead State Teachers College in Moorhead, where she graduated from their two year Intermediate Teaching Program. She also entered Interstate Business College and graduated from a one-year course. When she was 30 years old, Gladys left Fargo for Detroit, Mich., where she met her future husband, Bert. Gladys was united in marriage to Bert Chapman January 30, 1945 in Fargo. They spent their married life in Detroit.
Wayne L. Makey, 69, of rural Waubun, died Monday, September 27, 2010 at Sanford Hospital in Fargo. A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 1 in the White Earth Community Center, White Earth, with Rev. Paul Larson officiating, and military honors provided by the White Earth Veterans Association. Services were entrusted to Anderson-Mattson Funeral Home of Mahnomen.
Nov. 10, 1952-Sept. 28, 2010 Former Detroit Lakes resident Steven L. Brehm, 57, of New London, Minn., died Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at his home. Steven was born to Elmer and Adeline (Hagen) Brehm on November 10, 1952 in Detroit Lakes. He was raised and educated in Detroit Lakes, graduating from Detroit Lakes High School in 1972. Shortly after high school, Steven attended Minnesota State Community and Technical College.
Sept. 5, 1924-Sept. 28, 2010 Lloyd K. Dahlberg, 86, of Detroit Lakes, died Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Lloyd Kenneth Dahlberg was born to Arthur and Alma Christine (Id) Dahlberg on September 5, 1924 in Audubon. He attended District 21 country school and helped with farming at an early age. On August 25, 1958 he was united in marriage to Bertha Kohler. They lived in Alaska for a year before buying a farm near Hawley, where Lloyd did mixed grain farming along with hog production. He achieved honors for six years in the 1,000 plus pig club.
April 20, 1942-Sept. 28, 2010 Eugene O. Tollefson, 68, of Detroit Lakes, died Tuesday, September 28, 2010, surrounded by his family, at Sanford Health in Fargo. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at David Donehower Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes. Funeral services for Eugene will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, October 2, in Grace Lutheran Church, Detroit Lakes. Gene was born to Oscar and Ebba (Swanson) Tollefson on April 20, 1942 in Pelican Rapids. He was raised and educated in Erhard.