DL News Staff
April 23, 1917-Dec. 25, 2010 Albert H. Wagner, 93, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, December 25, 2010 at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. Albert H. Wagner was born to Charles and Lena (Getz) Wagner on April 23, 1917, in Barnesville, Minn. He grew up and attended school in Barnesville, and then farmed there with his dad. Albert married Wilma Jordan on March 1, 1940 in Detroit Lakes. They lived in Arizona for three years and in 1943, moved to Barnesville, where they farmed until 1960 when they moved to Lake Park, where they continued farming.
April 13, 1982-Dec. 23, 2010 Tyler Jay Freed, 28, of Hawley, passed away Wednesday, December 23, 2010, at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minn., with his parents at his side. Tyler was born to Randy and Debbie Freed on April 13, 1982 in Fargo. He attended special ed classes at Hawley Elementary School and Barnesville High School. At the time of his death, he was attending Heartland Industries Adult Life Day Program in Moorhead. Tyler loved listening to music, cuddling on the couch, going for pontoon rides and walks.
Dec. 6, 1931-Dec. 16, 2010 Donald H. DeGroat, 79, of Ogema, died Thursday, December 16, 2010 at his daughter's home in Maplewood, Minn., surrounded by his family. Funeral services are set for 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 22 at Northern Lights Tabernacle in Richwood. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 21 and for one hour prior to services Wednesday at the church. Donald Harrison DeGroat was born to Floyd and Eleanor DeGroat on December 6, 1931 in Callaway. He was raised on a farm near Ogema, and served with the U.S.
June 28, 1941-Dec. 17, 2010 Kay Inis Dinger, 69, of Frazee, died Friday, December 17, 2010 at the Frazee Care Center in Frazee. Funeral services were set for 10:30 a.m. today (Wednesday) at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Frazee, with Reverend William Aufdenkamp officiating. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 21, at Furey Funeral Home in Frazee, with a prayer service at 7 p.m., and for one hour prior to Wednesday's services at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.
Aug. 17, 1958-Dec. 18, 2010 Steven E. Olander, 52, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, December 18, 2010 at his home. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 20, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes. The visitation will continue for one hour prior to services at the church on Tuesday. Funeral services are set for 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 21 in First Lutheran Church, Detroit Lakes, with interment in Bakke Lutheran Cemetery, rural Detroit Lakes. Steven Erick Olander was born to Lindy and Beverly (Gift) Olander on August 17, 1958 in Fargo.
March 17, 1921-Dec. 18, 2010 Beulah L. Frank, 89, of Frazee, died Saturday, December 18, 2010 at the Frazee Care Center. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 22, with a prayer service at 7 p.m., in Furey Funeral Home, Frazee. The visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday. Funeral services are set for 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 23 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Frazee, with Reverend William Aufdenkamp officiating.
Sally Rasmussen, 67, of Bluffton, Minn., passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 18, 2010 at the Elders' Home in New York Mills. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 20, with parish prayers at 6:30 p.m., in the Karvonen & Son Funeral Home, New York Mills. A funeral mass is set for 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 21 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Bluffton. Arrangements are being provided by Karvonen & Son Funeral Home of New York Mills.
June 10, 1915-Dec. 16, 2010 Marion E. Glawe, 95, of Detroit Lakes, died Thursday, December 16, 2010 at St. Mary's Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. Visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 19 at West-Kjos Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes. Funeral services are set for 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 20 at Berean Baptist Church in Detroit Lakes. Marion Edith Glawe was born to John and Grace Boothby Sunbury on June 10, 1915 in Braintree, Mass. She grew up and received her education there, graduating from Braintree High School. On July 24, 1937 she was united in marriage to Martin H.
David L. Brenk, 49, of Detroit Lakes, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010 in his home. Visitation will be Sunday, Dec. 18 from 5 to 8, with a prayer service at 7, in Furey Funeral Home, Frazee, continuing Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church. Funeral services are set for 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 20 in Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Frazee, with the Rev. William Aufdenkamp officiating.
June 16, 1929-Dec. 14, 2010 Dorothy Katherine Spry, 81, of Cashmere, Washington, died Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010, at Columbia View Assisted Living in East Wenatchee, Wash. Dorothy had lived in Cashmere for 48 years and had been the owner and operator of an upholstery business. Her creative side extended into many areas, including watercolor artistry. Dorothy was born on June 16, 1929 at Underwood, Minnesota and was raised, educated and worked in the Detroit Lakes area. She married Ervin Spry in Callaway. Following a time in Holden, Wash., they moved their family to the Cashmere area.