DL News Staff
Sept. 25, 1958-Jan. 23, 2011 Cheryl R. Keezer, 52, of White Earth, died Sunday, January 23, 2011 at her residence, surrounded by her loving family and under care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Visitation will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, at the White Earth Community Center, and continue one hour prior to services on Friday at the church. Funeral Services for Cheryl will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 28, in St. Columba Episcopal Church, White Earth. Cheryl Renee was born to Harry and Irene (Jackson) Keezer on September 25, 1958 in White Earth.
Patrick Michael Flores, 51, of Dilworth, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January 21, 2011. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, the White Earth Community Center and will continue until one hour prior to services Wednesday. A celebration of Patrick's life will take place at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26 in St. Columba Episcopal Church, White Earth, with Father George Ross officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to David-Donehower Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes.
May 1, 1923-Jan. 23, 2011 Ishmael "Mel" Nitschke, 87, of Moorhead, died Sunday, January 23, 2011, at Elim Rehab and Care Center in Fargo. Ishmael Nitschke was born to Adolf and Johanna Nitschke on May 1, 1923, in Ashley, N.D. He grew up and attended school in Ashley. On April 25, 1948, he was united in marriage to Edith Marie Haugan, and they made their home in Fargo, later moving to Dilworth, and then to Moorhead.
July 2, 1915-Jan. 23, 2011 Agnes E. Chapman, 95, of Detroit Lakes, died Sunday, January 23, 2011 at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. Agnes was born the daughter of John and Agda (Olson) Olson on July 2, 1915 in Averill, Minn. She attended country school in District 50, rural Lake Park. As a young adult, she moved to Minneapolis and worked at the Strutwear Factory. Agnes later returned to Detroit Lakes and was united in marriage to Douglas Chapman on January 18, 1942 at First Lutheran Church.
Aug. 29, 1926-Jan. 21, 2011 Arlie Shodean, 84, lifelong resident of Detroit Lakes, passed away Friday, January 21, 2011 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes, surrounded by his loved ones. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26 at David-Donehower Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes, with a 7 p.m. prayer service. Visitation will also be held one hour prior to services at the church on Thursday. A celebration of his life will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27 in Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Detroit Lakes.
Feb. 14, 1930-Jan. 19, 2011 Clifford A. Tingesdahl, 80, of rural Frazee, died Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at the Frazee Care Center in Frazee. Funeral services for Cliff were held at 11 a.m. Monday, January 24 in St. John Lutheran Church, Height of Land, rural Frazee. Clifford was born to Clarence and Hilda (Larson) Tingesdahl on February 14, 1930 in Fargo. He was raised and educated in West Fargo, graduating in 1948.
July 17, 1957-Jan. 19, 2011 Kevin M. Bergh, 53, of Audubon, died Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at her residence. Kevin Marie Bergh was born to John and Iva (Goodwin) Rehbine on July 17, 1957 in Fosston, Minn. She grew up in Circle Pines, Minn., and in 1977 moved to Audubon. On December 27, 1978 she was united in marriage to Michael Bergh. They made their home in rural Audubon, where they farmed. Kevin also worked at various jobs over the years. She enjoyed feeding hummingbirds, cooking, gambling, fishing and keeping a clean home.
Jan. 19, 1926-Jan. 20, 2011 James A. McCarthy, 85, a longtime resident of Detroit Lakes, died Thursday, January 20, 2011 at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. Mass of Christian Burial for James was held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, in Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Detroit Lakes, with visitation, prayer service and Knights of Columbus Rosary on Friday, Jan. 21, also at the church. Interment was at Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery. James Alcuin McCarthy was born January 19, 1926, in Detroit Lakes. He was the son of Clarence and Catherine (Fraser) McCarthy.
Paul V. Korzendorfer, 50, of Cave Creek, Ariz., passed peacefully at home surrounded by his wife and children on Saturday, January 15, 2011, concluding his noble battle with ALS. This fun loving, gregarious man left our world a legacy of laughter, love and true grit, forever shaping our lives and hearts with his spirit. Surviving Paul are his wife of 25 years, Deborah, 50; son Jacob, 21; daughter Haylee, 18; mother Joan; sisters Karen and Kathy; and brothers John and Peter. His father Vern preceded him in death, and most certainly met and guided him home to our heavenly father.
July 24, 1949-Jan. 18, 2011 Gary L. Winter, 61, of Detroit Lakes, died Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at Essentia Health in Fargo. Gary was born the son of Henry and Pearl (Wray) Winter on July 24, 1949, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He attended school in Cedar Rapids and later in Park Rapids, Minn., where he graduated from high school in 1967. During his high school years he worked at the family resort, Pine Springs Resort on Straight Lake. Gary was united in marriage to Karol Gottsman on May 13, 1967 in Park Rapids.