DL News Staff
Sept. 29, 1921-Nov. 9, 2012 Adella L. Mikulecky, 91, of Ulen, died Friday, November 9, 2012 in Viking Manor Nursing Home, Ulen. Adella Louise Anderson was born the daughter of Olai and Pernella (Selseth) Anderson on September 29, 1921 in rural Hitterdal. Growing up, she attended grade school in Lake Park and graduated from Hitterdal High School. Following high school, Adella furthered her education at American Business College in Minneapolis. She worked in Minneapolis as an accountant for a time before moving to Detroit, Mich., to work during World War II.
Feb. 19, 1950-Nov. 8, 2012 Steven Jasken, 62, of West Fargo, died on Thursday, November 8, 2012 at Essentia Health in Fargo. Steven Michael Jasken was born to John and Gertrude (Pawlak) Jasken on February 19, 1950 in Detroit Lakes. He grew up in Detroit Lakes, attended Holy Rosary School and graduated from Detroit Lakes High School. Steve enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served from 1968 to 1972. He then attended Moorhead Tech, where he received a degree in diesel mechanics. Steve married Lori Ann Weis on October 18, 1986 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, West Fargo.
Sept. 28, 1924-Nov. 7, 2012 Violet Lorraine Hanson Henrikson, 88, passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at Prairie Lodge at Earl Brown Farm, Brooklyn Center, Minn. Preceding Violet in death were her husband, Toralf Henrikson and her daughter, Ellen Anne Campbell. She is survived by her son, Gordon and daughter- in-law Gretchen; son-in-law Douglas Campbell; four grandchildren, Margaret Henrikson, Nicholas Henrikson, Elizabeth (Brian) Byrne and Neill Campbell; and one great grandson, Fionn Byrne.
Nov. 5, 1959-Nov. 7, 2012 Katherin E. Ames, 53, of Ogema, died Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at Essentia Health in Fargo. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13 in David-Donehower Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes, with Pastor Tim Brown officiating.
Dec. 24, 1921-Nov. 5, 2012 Sigwel Wood, 90, of Detroit Lakes, died Monday, November 5, 2012 at Ecumen-Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9 at the Congregational Church in Detroit Lakes, with Reverend Mark Kuether officiating. Friends may call at the church for one hour prior to Friday's services. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, with Military Rites provided by the Lake Region Veterans Honor Guard. Sigwel Wood was born to John and Lillie (Benson) Wood on December 24, 1921 in Greenwood Township, rural Bancroft, Iowa.
Jan. 3, 1930-Nov. 3, 2012 Lois M. Berg Rasmussen, 82, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, November 3, 2012 at Ecumen Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 at Zion Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes, with Reverend Gary A. Schultz officiating. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov.
Oct. 25, 1922-Nov. 2, 2012 Gloria (McArthur) Berry of White Earth passed away peacefully at the Mahnomen Health Center in Mahnomen, the morning of Friday, November 2, 2012. She had recently celebrated her 90th birthday. Gloria was born to Samuel and Margaret (Anderson) McArthur October 25, 1922 in White Earth. She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Joe "Ike" Berry.
March 27, 1919-Oct. 31, 2012 Edith Henrietta Kuhle-meyer, 93, of rural Vergas, died Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at her home, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Edith was born the daughter of James and Ida (Knibbe) Gabrielson on March 27, 1919, in Anoka, Minn. She attended school in Elk River until 11th grade, when her family moved to Pillager. Edith graduated from Pillager High School in 1936 and then attended Minneapolis Business College, graduat-ing in 1939 with a degree in accounting.
Sept. 2, 1927-Nov. 5, 2012 Earl D. Kommer, 85, of Lake Park, died Monday, November 5, 2012, in Sanford Health, Fargo, surrounded by his family. Earl was born to Walter and Mabel (Getman) Kommer on September 2, 1927 in Dilworth. He grew up and attended school in Dilworth, graduating in 1945. Earl enlisted in the United States Marines in 1945, and was honorably discharged in 1946. He then attended Dakota Business College for one year. Earl then purchased numerous cattle trucks and hauled cattle in and out of the West Fargo Stockyard for many years.
Sigrid Wacker, 90, of rural Frazee, passed away Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 at the Perham Living Center, with her family at her side. A funeral service for Sigrid will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9 in St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Evergreen, with visitation for one hour prior to the service. Interment will be made in the St. Paul's Lutheran Church Cemetery, Evergreen; a lunch will be served following the service for all to attend. Furey Funeral Home, Frazee, is assisting the family with arrangements.