DL News Staff
Feb. 11, 1948-Aug. 29, 2011 Former Hayfield, Minn., resident Raymond Martin Tufte 63, of Detroit Lakes, died Monday, August 29, 2011 at his home. Ray was born the son of Raymond and Luella (Bremseth) Tufte on February 11, 1948 in Austin, Minn. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Ray married Lucy Mullenbach on April 3, 1972. Together they raised four children and later divorced.
May 14, 1922-Aug. 28, 2011 Vivian D. Axton, 89, lifelong resident of Detroit Lakes, died Sunday, August 28, 2011 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes. Funeral services for Vivian will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 1 in Bakke Lutheran Church, rural Detroit Lakes, with visitation for one hour prior to services. Interment will be held at Oak Grove Cemetery, Detroit Lakes. Vivian D. Jewell was born to George and Mayme (Boline) Jewell on May 14, 1922 in Coleraine, Minn. Vivian was raised and educated in Detroit Lakes, graduating from Detroit Lakes High School in 1940.
Aug. 12, 1939-Aug. 28, 2011 Jerrald D. Schurdevin, 72, of Detroit Lakes, died Sunday, August 28, 2011 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Jerry was born the son of Cecil and Ellene (Liljequist) Schurdevin on August 12, 1939 in Shell Lake Township, rural Becker County. He was raised and educated in Bagley, Minnesota. Jerry enlisted in the United States Army and served during the Korean War. Jerry was married to Fern Matson on September 25, 1971 in Detroit Lakes. They made their home in rural Frazee.
Wendell E. Shaw, 60, of Frazee, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, August 29, 2011. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 1 in the Frazee United Methodist Church, with Pastor Gary Klempke officiating. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to services at the church. Interment will be made in Lakeside Cemetery, Frazee. A lunch will be hosted following the service for all to attend. Furey Funeral Home, Frazee, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. To leave online condolences, please visit www.fureyfh.com .
Former Richville area resident Kenneth E. Smith, 75, of Lake Marion, Minn., died Saturday, August 27, 2011 at Sanford Health in Fargo. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31 with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at Schoeneberger Funeral Home in Perham, continuing for one hour prior to Thursday's services at the church. Funeral services are set for 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1 at the United Methodist Church in Richville, with burial to follow in the village cemetery. Pastor Rod Tornquist will officiate. Arrangements have been entrusted to Schoeneberger Funeral Home, Perham.
Jan. 21, 1939-June 19, 2011 Former Detroit Lakes resident Diane Maitland, 72, of St. George, Utah, died Sunday, June 19, 2011 in Utah. Diane Maitland was born to Walter and Jonette (Hopstead) Hage on January 21, 1939 in Detroit Lakes. She grew up in Detroit Lakes and graduated from Detroit Lakes High School in 1957.
Sister Roland Hauber, OSB, 90, died Wednesday, August 24, at Riverview Hospital in Crookston. Visitation will be at Mount Saint Benedict Monastery Chapel, 620 Summit Ave., Crookston, Monday, Aug. 29, beginning at 5 p.m., with a wake service at 7 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30 in Mount Saint Benedict. Arrangements were entrusted to Stenshoel-Houske Funeral Home, Crookston.
Dec. 18, 1929-Aug. 15, 2011 Herbert P. Beug, 81, of Detroit Lakes died Monday August 15, 2011 at Golden Manor Assisted Living in Detroit Lakes. Herb was born to Paul and Elsie (Peterson) Beug on December 18, 1929 in Detroit Lakes. He grew up and attended school there until 1943, when the family moved to Luverne, Minn., where his father purchased the Coast to Coast Hardware Store. He worked in the store and attended school, graduating from Luverne High School in 1947.
Former Detroit Lakes resident Mary Dickinson, of Fargo, passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2011 in Fargo. A graveside service is set for 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 in Holy Rosary Cemetery, Detroit Lakes, followed by a luncheon at Zorbaz in Detroit Lakes. Arrangements have been entrusted to Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo.
Sept. 5, 1927-Aug. 23, 2011 Etheldra "Tillie" Bart, 83, of Detroit Lakes died Monday, August 23, 2011 at Sanford Health in Fargo. Etheldra Bart was born to Fred and Mae (Gettis) Reed on September 5, 1927 in Mankato, Minn. The family moved to Frazee, where Tillie grew up and attended school, graduating from Frazee High School. In 1947 she was united in marriage to Robert Osterman in Frazee. They made their home and raised ten children there. In 1990 she was united in marriage to Gordon Bart in Frazee.