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Obituaries

Zona Danielita Kaml (Knox) – Obit

Zona Danielita Kaml (Knox) was called home to rest on November 22, 2022. She was born on February 9, 1959, in Kalispell, Montana, to Mary Ann (Dunham) Mushel and Gerald Mushel, and was the third of four daughters. Her...

Patrick Jay Madigan – Obit

Patrick Jay Madigan June 5, 1967-November 26, 2022 Word of Pat Madigan's untimely passing spread quickly on Saturday morning, November 26, 2022, and right away, for so many across the United States and Canada, the stories about him began pouring...

Robert “Bob” Yanish – Obit

Robert "Bob" Yanish, age 79, of Fargo, ND, died Monday, November 21, 2022, in Bethany on 42nd, Fargo. Robert Michael Yanish was born in Boise,  Idaho, on April 29, 1943, to a military couple, Robert J. and Alice M. (Stensgaard)...

James John “Jim” Lundon -Obit

James John “Jim” Lundon, 92, of Crookston, MN, passed away early Thanksgiving evening, November 24, 2022, with his loving family at his side. Jim was born on September 10, 1930, on a farm in Hegne township of Norman County, between...

Douglas Dwain Carey – Obit

Douglas Dwain Carey, 90, of Crookston, MN, passed away early Sunday morning, November 27, 2022, at the Bethany Living Center in Fargo, ND. In order to be closer to his family as his health began to diminish he had...

Jeffery Hegg – Obit

Jeffery S. Hegg, 65, Fertile, MN, passed away on Saturday, November 19, 2022, at his residence. Jeffery Scott Hegg was born on December 23, 1956, to Harvey and Lorraine (Bennen) Hegg in Crookston, MN. Jeff graduated from Fertile Beltrami High...

Rita Henriette Plante – Obit

Rita Henriette Plante (Desrosier) died on Nov. 7th 2022 in Fort Myers, FL. She was 85 years old. Rita was born in Kertsonville Township near Crookston, MN, on May 29, 1937. She was the daughter of Albert and Stella (Perreault)...

Ruby Lynn Soft – Obit

On November 13, 2022, Ruby Lynn Soft of Crookston, MN passed away into God’s grace after a difficult battle with chronic illness. Ruby was born in Fort Yates, North Dakota, grew up in Mobridge, South Dakota, and spent her final...

Eric Wayne Johnson – Obit

Eric Wayne Johnson, 43, Ada, Minnesota, passed away Saturday, November 12, 2022, with family by his side. Eric was born on August 30, 1979, to Ralph and Karen (Kvendru) Johnson in Ada, Minnesota. The youngest of three children, Eric was...

Barbara Stadler – Obit

Barbara (Raun, Rasmusson) Stadler of Ada, MN passed away at her home on Wednesday, November 9, 2022, surrounded by her family. Barb was born to Burton and Agnes (Lunde) Raun on March 10, 1936, in Park River, MN. After graduating...

Rita Trandem – Obit

Rita Trandem, age 83, of Erskine, MN, passed away on Thursday, November 10th, at her home. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 17th, at Rodnes Lutheran Church, rural Erskine, with the Rev. Joel Smeby...

Ima Harriet (Sistad) Foss – Obit

lma Harriet (Sistad) Foss, age 102 years, 7 months, 11 days of Aitkin, MN, formerly of Mentor, MN passed away on Wednesday, November 9, 2022, at Aicota Health Care Center in Aitkin MN.  Alma was born on March 29,...

Julian Joseph Trudeau – Obit

Julian Joseph Trudeau, age 84, of Mentor, MN, passed away peacefully with his family by his side at Riverview Health in Crookston on Tuesday, November 8th, 2022.  A memorial service will be announced and held in the spring. Arrangements...

Rodger H. Thompson – Service Announcement

Rodger H. Thompson, 81, of Dilworth, MN passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2022, at the VA Medical Center, Fargo, ND. Family members include wife Michelle. His children, daughter Rachel (Glenn) Delage -Crookston, their children Bryce,Brett (Taylor),Brandt (Upasana). Son Travis (Alexis...

Paul Jeffery Salentiny – Obit

Paul Jeffery Salentiny, 68, of Edinburg, ND, and a Euclid, MN native, passed away unexpectedly at his Edinburg home of natural causes Thursday, November 3, 2022. Paul was born in Crookston, MN on November 19, 1953, the oldest of 6...





Phil Brekken – Obit

Phil Brekken was born January 22, 1952 in Crookston, MN, to Albert and Wanda (Pester) Brekken. He grew up on his family’s farm as one of twelve children. TView posthe competitive nature of his eight brothers shaped his athletic...

Sister Adeline Karels – Obit

Sister Adeline Karels, age 92, died on Sunday, November 6, 2022 at Villa Saint Vincent, Crookston. Sister Adeline Karels was the second of five children of Marcus and Katherine (Kelzer) Karels. Though her parents baptized her Joanne Kathryn, she was...

Gordon “Bud” Thompson – Obit

Gordon “Bud” Melvin Thompson of Detroit Lakes, MN passed away November 4, 2022, at Essentia Health St. Mary's Hospital, Detroit Lakes, MN. Bud was born July 3, 1926, in Ada. MN to Gilford and Alta (Bowyer) Thompson. In February 1947 he...

Herbert Elmer Swift – Obit

Herbert Elmer Swift, 96, of Crookston, MN, passed away at the Benedictine Living Community Crookston early Wednesday morning, November 2, 2022, with his family by his side. Herb and his mirror image twin brother, Hubert, were born in DeLand, FL...

Allen T. Torpet – Obit

Allen T. Torpet, 88, Fertile, MN, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, November 1, 2022, at his residence in Fertile, surrounded by family. Allen was born in 1934 in Garfield Township in the house where his father was...

Isabel Maxine (Gramer) Tronson – Obit

Isabel Maxine (Gramer) Tronson passed away on October 1, 2022, surrounded by family, at the Fair Meadow Nursing Home in Fertile, MN.  She was born on June 3, 1929, to Harold and Agnes (Strand) Gramer originally of Crookston.  Isabel...

Duane J. Fealy – Obit

Duane J. Fealy was born on March 6, 1935 to Judd and Rose (Payment) Fealy near Mentor, MN. He grew up and attended school in Erskine, MN. Duane became a surveyor and worked for Hastad Engineering located in Halstad,...

Arlene Lois Bushie – Obit

Arlene Lois Bushie, 83, of Crookston, MN, passed away Friday morning, October 28, 2022, at the Benedictine Living Community Crookston with family at her side. She had been bravely battling bouts of recurring cancer for many years. Arlene was born...

Roger Raaen – Obit

Roger Severt Raaen, age 82, Fertile, MN died October 27, 2022, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND, surrounded by family. Roger was born on November 21, 1939 to Arthur and Myrtle (Rice) Raaen in rural Gary, MN. He grew...

Peggy Elaine Bullis – Obit

Peggy Elaine Bullis, 81, of Halstad, MN passed away Monday, October 24, 2022, at her residence in Halstad. Peggy was born on October 21, 1941, to Robert and Adeline Bennett in Harvey, ND. She attended school in West Fargo. On...

David Mickelson – Obit

David A. Mickelson, age 88, of Twin Valley, passed away peacefully at the Viking Manor Nursing Home in Ulen, MN on Monday, October 24, 2022.  Born December 6, 1933, at home on the family farm in Twin Valley, he...

Dorine I. Schmitz – Obit

Dorine I. Schmitz, 90 of Red Lake Falls, MN passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 23, 2022, at Hillcrest Senior Living with her loving family by her side. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM with a...

Agnes Sellin – Obit

Agnes Sellin, 91 of Red Lake Falls, MN passed away on Thursday, October 20, 2022, at Hillcrest Senior Living, Red Lake Falls, MN with her loving family by her side. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM...

Marilynn (Ellingworth) Krsnak – Obit

Marilynn (Ellingworth) Krsnak, Moorhead, MN, formerly of Hendrum, MN, enjoyed a long, full life of 82 years. Her will to live was amazing and her strength was inspiring throughout all the health issues she endured in life. On October...

Robert J. Sharpe – Obit

Robert J. Sharpe, 81, Rural Shelly, MN, passed away on Monday, October 17, 2022, at the Sanford Health Comstock Corner Assisted Living in Hillsboro, ND. Robert James Sharpe was born on April 18, 1941, to Jack and Helen (Gullingsrud) Sharpe...

Kevin Violette – Obit

Kevin Violette, 57 of Red Lake Falls, MN passed away suddenly on Saturday, October 15, 2022, at Riverview Medical Center in Crookston, MN. The visitation to honor Kevin’s life will be held from 3:00 PM until 7:00 PM with a...

Obit – Herman Joseph Prudhomme

Herman Joseph Prudhomme, 95, of Crookston, MN, passed away peacefully, on Friday, October 14, 2022, at Fair Meadow Nursing Home in Fertile, MN. Herman was born on May 20,...

Obit – Delores Schulz

Delores V. Schulz, 88, of Euclid, MN, passed away early Saturday morning, October 15, 2022, at home with her family by her side.  Delores Vivian Onsager was born on...

Obit – Anita Louise Erickson

Anita Louise Erickson, 76, of Crookston, MN, passed away October 14, 2022, at the Benedictine Living Community Crookston with family members at her side to comfort her. Anita was...
Jack Stewart Sherlock

Jack Stewart Sherlock – Obit

Jack Stewart Sherlock, 81 of Mesa, AZ passed away Tuesday, September 27, 2022, with his loving wife Rosita by his side at their home after a long courageous battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis. Jack was born June 25, 1941, in...
Antoinette Lagasse

Antoinette Lagasse – Obit

Antoinette Lagasse, Crookston, MN (formerly of Rolla, ND) died on October 6, 2022 at the age of 100.  Antoinette, the second daughter of Arthur and Regina (Jalbert) Rivard, was born on March 8, 1922 in their farm home near...
June Goodyke

June Goodyke – Obit

June Goodyke, 98, of Crookston, MN, passed away on October 2, 2022, at the Benedictine Living Community Crookston. June was born to John and Minnie (Brower) Geerts in Holland, Michigan on August 10, 1924.  At only 13, she graduated from...
Delores Smith Kurpius

Delores Smith Kurpius – Obit

Delores Smith Kurpius, 93, of Crookston, MN, passed away Saturday morning, October 1, 2022, at the Benedictine Living Community Crookston with family at her side. Delores Mina Gullekson was born in Fertile, MN on June 23, 1929, 1 of 8...
Kenneth Wayne Sargent Sr.

Kenneth Wayne Sargent Sr. – Obit

Kenneth “Kenny” Wayne Sargent Sr., 79, passed away peacefully with family by his side on October 1, 2022, at Benedictine Care Community in Ada, MN. Kenny was born to Roy and Ruby (Lura) Sargent on December 21, 1942, in Ada,...
Elizabeth “Betty” Overgaard

Elizabeth “Betty Overgaard – Obit

Elizabeth “Betty Ann” Overgaard, 71, of Fargo, ND, passed away early Wednesday morning, October 5, 2022, at the Sanford Medical Center in Fargo with family at her side. Betty was born in Crookston, MN on November 20, 1950. She was...
Janis “Jan” Ann Williams

Janis “Jan” Ann Williams – Obit

Janis “Jan” Ann Williams, 71, of Maple Lake, near Mentor, MN, passed away Wednesday morning, September 28, 2022, at the Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, ND, with her loving family at her side.  Jan was born in Mankato, MN...
Carole Marie Juvrud

Carole Marie Juvrud – Obit

Carole Marie Juvrud, 77, of Crookston, MN, passed away early Friday morning, September 30, 2022, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks. Carole was born in Crookston on July 6, 1945, the daughter of Oren and Edna (Butenhoff) Seaton. She...
Sister Rosella Dentz

Sister Rosella Dentz – Obit

Sister Rosella Dentz, age 98, died on September 30, 2022, at Villa Saint Vincent, Crookston, MN. Sister Rosella, the first of five children of Albert Julius Dentz and Adelia Clare Laubach Dentz, was born September 5, 1924, into a...
Wanda Stroot

Wanda Stroot – Obit

Wanda Stroot, age 88, of Crookston, MN, passed away peacefully on September 27, at the Benedictine Living Community in Crookston. Wanda Mae Wallace was born on September 16, 1934, in Grand Forks, ND, to Earl and Florence (Allen) Wallace....
Thomas Derouin

Thomas Derouin – Obit

Thomas Derouin, 67 of Red Lake Falls, MN passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2022, with his loving wife Deb at his side in Hillcrest Senior Living, Red Lake Falls MN. The memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM...
Donna Jean Jensen

Donna Jean Jensen – Obit

Donna Jean Jensen, 99, a long-time resident of Crookston, MN, and for the last year in Litchfield, MN, passed away September 9, 2022, at Bethany Assisted Living in Litchfield. Donna was born in Crookston, MN on March 8, 1923, to...
Rodney Wendell Oistad

Rodney Wendell Oistad – Obit

On September 16th, 2022 God opened His arms and welcomed home His good and faithful servant, Rodney Wendell Oistad, 89, Fertile, MN. He was surrounded by family. Rodney came into the world with a bang, born on the 4th of...
Eugene Wavra

Eugene Wavra – Obit

Eugene Wavra of Red Lake Falls, MN passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2022, surrounded by his loving family at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, ND. Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, September 24, 2022,...
Sister Paschal Martin

Sister Paschal Martin – Obit

Sister Paschal Martin, OSB, age 99, died on September 15, 2022, at Villa Saint Vincent, Crookston, MN. Lyda Martin was born in Oslo, Minnesota, on June 27, 1923. Her father, John J. Martin, of German descent, came from Canada; her...
Debra Kopecky

Debra Kopecky – Obit

Debra Lynn (Common) Kopecky, 65, of rural Euclid, MN, passed away Friday evening, September 16, 2022, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND surrounded by family. Deb was born in Grand Forks, ND on July 21, 1957, the youngest of 4...
Thomas “Tom” James McWaters

Thomas “Tom” James McWaters – Obit

Thomas “Tom” James McWaters, 42, of Fisher, MN, died Tuesday morning, September 13, 2022, in a traffic accident on Grand Forks County Road 7 while en route to work at Interstate Power in Grand Forks, ND. Tom was born in...
Bernice Katherine Sherry

Bernice Katherine Sherry – Obit

Bernice Katherine Sherry, 92, of Crookston, died early Wednesday morning at the Riverview Memory Care unit, where she had moved to just over a month ago. Bernice's faith-filled life began on May 27, 1930, when she was born to Werner...
Dennis L. Woltjer

Dennis L. Woltjer – Obit

Dennis L. Woltjer, 81, of Borup, MN passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2022, at his residence in Borup under the care of his family. Dennis was a graduate of Borup High School in 1959, soon after on November 15,...
Larry Jerome Skalsky

Larry Jerome Skalsky – Obit

Larry Jerome Skalsky, age 90, Dilworth, MN, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 11, 2022, at the Fargo Sanford Medical Center. Larry was born on May 7, 1932, in Ada, MN, where he grew up with his parents, John...
Lea Vaunda

Vaunda Lea (Beach) Schutt – Obit

Vaunda Lea (Beach) Schutt, 83, of Ada Minnesota, passed away peacefully in her sleep in the early morning hours of September 10, 2022, at the Benedictine Care Community in Ada. Vaunda Lea was born January 14, 1939, in Carrington, North...
Harriet Olson

Harriet Olson – Obit

Harriet E. Olson, 96, Chaska, MN, formerly of Fertile, MN passed away on Thursday, September 8, 2022, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, MN. Harriet Evangeline Aune Olson was born August 20, 1926, in Sundal Township, Norman County, Minnesota to...
Lawrence “Larry” Douglas Hanson

Lawrence “Larry” Douglas Hanson – Obit

Lawrence “Larry” Douglas Hanson, 71, passed away early Monday morning, September 12, 2022, at the Villa St. Vincent Memory Care Unit in Crookston with his loving wife, Nancy, by his side. He had been battling Parkinson’s disease for many...
Santiago Ramirez

Santiago Ramirez – Obit

Santiago A. Ramirez, 45, of Crookston, MN passed away Saturday, September 3, 2022, in Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND. Santiago Arturo Ramirez was born on January 15, 1977, in Sequin, TX, the son of Isaias and Frances (Estrada) Ramirez. ...
Marvin Magnuson

Marvin Magnuson – Obit

Marvin Merle Magnuson, age 83, Crookston, Minnesota, passed away on July 21, 2022, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, with his family at his side.  Marv had a great sense of humor, was good-natured, and was especially happy when he was...
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Lance Joseph Graff – Notice of Passing

Lance Joseph Graff, age 48,  of Fargo, North Dakota passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 6th, 2022 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, September 9th, 2022, at the Anderson Family Funeral Home in...
Pricilla Ann Rasmussen

Pricilla Ann Rasmussen – Obit

Pricilla Ann (Pat) Rasmussen, 79, Fertile, MN, passed away on Friday, September 2, 2022 at Villa St. Vincent in Crookston, MN. Pat Lenczowski was born on December 18, 1942, the first child of Stanley and Marie Lenczowski of Fertile, MN....
Annette Elaine Heiberg

Annette Elaine Heiberg – Obit

Annette Elaine Heiberg, 60, of Crookston, MN, died July 7, 2022, at Mayo Clinic Hospital - St. Mary’s Campus in Rochester, MN with family members at her side. Annette was born on October 7, 1961, in Lake Forest, IL, to...
Priscilla Amiot-Waslaski

Priscilla Amiot-Waslaski – Obit

Priscilla Amiot-Waslaski, 78, of Crookston, Minnesota, passed away peacefully early Monday morning, August 29, 2022, at home surrounded by her family. Priscilla was born on February 25, 1944, in Crookston, the daughter of Joseph (Joe) and Hazel (Frisbie) Veenstra. She...
Howard Glen Neumann

Howard Glen Neumann – Obit

Howard Glen Neumann, 87, passed away peacefully during the late evening on September 1, 2022, at Eventide Senior Living Community in Fargo. He was our beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle, devoted husband, and good friend to many. We are...
Faith Guillemette

Faith Guillemette – Obit

Faith Guillemette, 90, of Plummer, MN passed away on Thursday, September 1, 2022, surrounded by her loving family at her residence. The memorial service will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday, September 9, 2022, at Redeemer Lutheran Church in...
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Corann Fladhammer – Obit

Corann Fladhammer, age 93, of Erskine, MN, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 4th, at Essentia Health Hospital in Fosston. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 8th, at Faith Lutheran Church in Mentor with...
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Connie L. Rasmussen – Obit

Connie L. Rasmussen, age 72 of East Grand Forks, MN passed away at her home on Monday, August 29, 2022. Connie LuVerne Rasmussen was born on May 9, 1950, in Crookston MN, the daughter of Leonard and Judy (Jacobson) Nelson. ...
Susan Marie Tollefson Hollenbeck

Susan Marie Tollefson Hollenbeck – Obit

Susan Marie Tollefson Hollenbeck of Aurora, Colorado, passed away, at the age of 59, on Monday morning  August 29, 2022, with her husband at her side. Susan was born on July 1, 1963, in Crookston, Minnesota.  She attended public grade...
Rudolph “Rudy” Pelzman

Rudolph “Rudy” Pelzman – Obit

Rudolph “Rudy” Pelzman, age 81, of Ada, Minnesota, passed away of natural causes at his home on Saturday, August 27, 2022. Rudy was born on May 24, 1941, in Oriska, ND, to Frank and Ida (Barz) Pelzman. Rudy was the youngest...
Kathleen Mae Boucher

Kathleen Mae Boucher – Obit

Kathleen Mae Boucher, 86, formerly of Crookston and East Grand Forks, passed away at the Pioneer Memorial Care Center in Erskine, MN early Tuesday morning, August 23, 2022. Mae, as she was best known throughout her life, had been...
Bruce Alan Anderson

Bruce Alan Anderson – Obit

Bruce Alan Anderson, 77, of Crookston, MN, passed away at his home early Wednesday morning, August 24, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. Bruce was a lifelong Crookston, MN resident, born on February 17, 1945, to Charles and Hannah (Hanson)...
Debora “Debbie” Ann Strande

Debora “Debbie” Ann Strande – Obit

Debora Ann (Smith) Strande, age 66, of Crookston, MN, passed away on Sunday, August 21, 2022, after a long and courageous battle with cancer, at her home with her family by her side. Debbie was born on September 26, 1955,...
Joy Ann Goulet

Joy Ann Goulet – Notice of Passing

Joy Ann Goulet, 60, of Crookston, MN, passed away at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, ND early Sunday morning after battling health issues for several years. Joy was born in Crookston on June 25, 1962, to Betty Lou Peterson. She...
Margaret “Peggy” Jane Proulx

Margaret “Peggy” Jane Proulx – Obit

Margaret “Peggy” Jane Proulx, 92, of rural Crookston, MN, passed away at her home Saturday evening, August 20, 2022, surrounded in love by many of her family. Peggy was born at St. Michael’s Hospital in Grand Forks on August 13,...
Verona “Nonie” Skalsky

Verona “Nonie” Skalsky – Obit

Verona “Nonie” Skalsky, 96, Ada, MN, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 14, 2022 at Benedictine Care Community in Ada. She was born to Claris and Olive (Loobey) Miller at their farm southeast of Ada. She received her early...
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Ruth Herringer – Notice of Passing

Ruth Herringer, age 79, of Ada, MN, passed away on Saturday, August 13, 2022, at Essentia Health in Fargo, ND, surrounded by her loved ones. A funeral service will be held on Friday, August 19, 2022, at 2:00 p.m., with...
Rolland Joseph Corbin

Rolland Joseph Corbin – Obit

Rolland Joseph Corbin, 83, of Hermitage, Tennessee passed away on Sunday, July 31, 2022 after a long battle with Lung Cancer. He was born on November 19, 1938 in Crookston, Minnesota. He was the son of Helen G. Casavan Corbin...
Joe French

Joe French – Obit

Joe French, 82, a former Crookston resident passed away on Tuesday, August 9, 2022, with his loving family gathered at his bedside. Joseph Victor  French was born in Drayton, North Dakota on February 19, 1940.  He was the fifth of...
Verna M. Wegge

Verna M. Wegge – Obit

Verna M. Wegge, 108, Halstad, MN, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at the Halstad Living Center in Halstad. This is Verna’s history in her own words: I, Verna Mildred Aalgaard, was born in Norman County to Rudolph...
Henrietta Jeannette Beiswenger

Henrietta Jeannette Beiswenger – Obit

Henrietta Jeannette Beiswenger, 94, a lifelong Eldred and Crookston, MN resident, passed away Wednesday afternoon, August 10, 2022, at the Benedictine Living Community Crookston (Villa St. Vincent). Hank, as she was affectionately known throughout her life, was born on June...
Steven John Matzke

Steven John Matzke – Obit

Steven John "Steve" Matzke, 71, of Crookston, MN, died at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, ND on Monday, August 8, 2022, after a brief illness. Steve was born in Crookston on April 24, 1951, the son of Bill and Doris...
Jean Marie Svedahl

Jean Marie Svedahl – Obit

Jean Marie Svedahl, 81, of Crookston, passed away on Monday, August 8th, 2022, in the Fair Meadow Nursing Home at Fertile. Jean was born in Crookston on November 21, 1940, one of three children to Henry and Delia (Warner) Fortier....
Arlene Margaret Moen

Arlene Margaret Moen – Obit

Arlene Margaret Moen, 71, of Fargo, ND, passed away Tuesday morning August 2, 2022. Arlene was born in Crookston, MN, on April 15, 1951. She was the oldest child born to the union of Norman and Margaret (Andersen) Moen. Growing...
Donald Wayne Christie

Donald Wayne Christie – Obit

Donald Wayne Christie, age 76, of Crookston, MN, passed away at his home, surrounded by his daughters and his friends, on Saturday, July 30, 2022. Don was born in Devils Lake, ND, on August 30, 1945, to Edward L. and...
Daniel “Dan” Tuseth

Daniel “Dan” Tuseth – Obit

Daniel Robert Tuseth, 67, of Crookston, MN, passed away at his home unexpectedly of natural causes on Wednesday morning, July 27, 2022. Dan was born in Crookston on January 9, 1955, the son of Robert Kenneth and Mary Deloris (Stainbrook)...
Donovan Kolness

Donovan Kolness – Obit

Donovan Keith Kolness, age 73 of Hendrum, MN, died Thursday, July 28, 2022, at the Halstad Living Center after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. Donovan was born July 17th, 1949, the fourth son of Sherman and Mildred...
Natalie Baird

Natalie Baird – Obit

Natalie Baird, 55, Crookston, MN passed away surrounded by family on Thursday, July 28, 2022 at Riverview Health in Crookston after a long battle with cancer. Natalie was born on April 4, 1967, to Robert and Loretta Ross in Crookston,...
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Inez Asleson – Time of Service Announcement

Inez Asleson, age 105, of Ulen, MN, passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2022, at Viking Manor Nursing Home in Ulen, surrounded by her loved ones. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, August 3, 2022, at 11:00 a.m.,...
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Curtis Berg – Time of Service Announcement

Curtis Berg, age 90, of Twin Valley, MN, passed away on Friday, July 29th, 2022 at Viking Manor Nursing Home in Ulen, MN under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. A memorial service will be held on...
Russell Dwain Sylvester

Russell Dwain Sylvester – Obit

Russell Dwain Sylvester, 85, of Fargo, ND, and a former longtime Eldred-Fisher area resident and farmer, passed away peacefully on July 30, 2022, in Fargo, ND under hospice care at Sanford Hospital with his loving family at his side. Russell...
Dorothy M. Lee

Dorothy M. Lee – Obit

Dorothy M. Lee, 84, Fertile, MN, passed away on Monday, July 25, 2022, at Fair Meadow Nursing Home in Fertile. Dorothy Mae (Droppo) Lee was born on November 11, 1937, in Fertile, MN. She was united in marriage to Willard...
Arnold “Arnie” B. Hagen

Arnold “Arnie” B. Hagen – Obit

Arnold “Arnie” B. Hagen, 95, Fertile, MN, passed away on Friday, July 22, 2022, at Fair Meadow Nursing Home in Fertile. Arnold “Arnie” B. Hagen was born on April 5, 1927, to Lawrence and Bella (Ystenes) Hagen at home...
Olive Arlyne Hess

Olive Arlyne Hess – Obit

Olive Arlyne Hess, 94, of Ada, Minnesota entered heaven’s gates on Saturday, July 23, 2022. She was born in rural Lockhart on February 13, 1928, to Edwin and Louise Nelson. Arlyne and her brother, Lloyd, grew up on the farm...
Terryl Leahtrice Garry

Terryl Leahtrice Garry – Obit

Terryl Leahtrice Garry, 71, of Detroit Lakes, MN, passed away Monday afternoon, July 25, 2022, at Essentia Health-St Mary’s in Detroit Lakes with members of her family at her bedside. Terryl, or Terri, as she was also affectionately known, was...
Ralph Chandler

Ralph Chandler – Obit

Ralph L. Chandler, 98, Shelly, MN passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 21, 2022, at Viking Manor Nursing Home in Ulen, MN. Ralph Linden Chandler was born on a farm in rural Caledonia, North Dakota on August 9, 1923. He...
JoAnne Stainbrook Schroeder

JoAnne Stainbrook Schroeder – Obit

JoAnne Stainbrook Schroeder, 59, of Jamestown, ND, and a Crookston, MN native, passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2022, at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo with family at her side to comfort her. She had fought illness so hard...
Clyde Pedersen

Clyde Pedersen – Obit

Clyde Pedersen, 78, died Friday, July 22, 2022, at Frazee Care Center, Frazee, MN. He was born July 29, 1943, in Ada, Minnesota to August and Sylvia (Oakland) Pedersen. He grew up in Plummer, MN, and graduated from high...
Sister Lorraine Kraft

Sister Lorraine Kraft – Obit

Sister Lorraine Kraft died on July 22, 2022, at Villa Saint Vincent, Crookston. Sister Lorraine was born on May 10, 1933, near Fisher, MN, the third of 15 children and the oldest daughter of Elizabeth (Wald) and Joseph Kraft....
Jerold Jerome Monson

Jerold Monson – Obit

Jerold Jerome Monson, 92, of Crookston, MN, passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 19, 2022, at the Benedictine Living Community Crookston, with family at his side. Jerold was born on the family farm of his parents, Carl B. and Myrtle...
Daniel Jon Romuld

Daniel Jon Romuld – Obit

Daniel (Dan) Jon Romuld, 72, of Grand Forks ND, passed away on February 9, 2022, at the Grand Forks Altru Hospital.  He was in the presence of his wife, Linda, and daughter, Cassandra. In Crookston MN, on the 11th day...
Daniel “Dan” James Gramer

Daniel “Dan” James Gramer – Obit

The Family will host a Funeral Mass celebrating Danny’s life at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, July 28, 2022, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Crookston, MN with Msgr. David Baumgartner, presiding. Visitation will be for one hour prior...
Ella Marie Peterson

Ella Marie Peterson – Obit

Ella Marie (Hanson) Peterson, 90, of Watkins, MN, and formerly of Crookston, MN, passed away Sunday afternoon, July 3, 2022, surrounded by family at the Hilltop Health Care Center in Watkins. Ella was born September 8, 1931, on the family...
Curtis Ray Hoppe

Curtis Ray Hoppe – Obit

Curtis Ray Hoppe, age 76 of Crookston, Minnesota, passed away on May 24, 2022, surrounded by family in his home. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Norma Jean (Ricard); siblings: Loren (Blas Valero), David (Ida),...
Robert L. “Bob” Mjoen

Robert L. “Bob” Mjoen – Obit

Robert L. “Bob” Mjoen, 78, of Donna, TX, passed aw ay at the Valley Grand Care Center in nearby Weslaco, TX, on September 18, 2020.  Bob was born in Fosston, MN on September 26, 1941 to Lloyd and Ann...
Jeffrey James Scharf

Jeffrey James Scharf – Obit

Jeffrey James Scharf, 52, Crookston, Minnesota, passed away unexpectedly on June 26, 2022. Cremation and a private family memorial service have taken place. He was born in Mandan to Richard and Patricia (Talbacka) Scharf. Jeff attended schools in Mandan and...
Heather Beiswenger

Heather Beiswenger – Obit

Heather Aileen Beiswenger, 50, of Grand Forks, ND, and a Fisher, MN native, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes at her residence Thursday, July 7th, 2022. Heather was born on May 23, 1972, to Roger and Carol (Hegge) Beiswenger of...
Rosalie LaRae “Rose” Simmons

Rosalie LaRae “Rose” Simmons -Obit

Rosalie LaRae “Rose” Simmons, 63, of Crookston, MN, passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2022, at Sanford on Broadway Hospital in Fargo, ND with family members at her side. Rose was born in Duluth, MN on January 6, 1959, the daughter...
Donald (Donnie) Pinsonneault

Donald (Donnie) Pinsonneault – Obit

Donald (Donnie) Pinsonneault, 68 passed away peacefully on May 11th, 2022 at Lake Winona Manor in Winona, MN. Graveside service will be held at 00 PM, Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Red Lake Falls,...
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Peggy Ann Gustoff- Obit

Peggy Ann Gustoff, 65, of Crookston, Minnesota, passed away early Sunday morning, June 19, 2022, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Peggy was born in San Francisco, CA on October 27, 1956, to Merrill Gustoff and Joanne (Wynne)...
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Mary Jane Doak – Service Notice

Mary Jane Doak, age 67, of Moorhead, MN, formerly Crookston, MN, died Thursday, July 7, 2022, at Sanford Health, Fargo, ND. Memorial Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 16, 2022, at Ness Lutheran Church, rural Gary,...
Sharon Rae Sims

Sharon Rae Sims – Obit

Sharon Rae Sims (Tollerud) was born on January 19th, 1941 in Jamestown, North Dakota to parents Vernon and Dagny Tollerud (Johnson). Sharon passed away peacefully in Crookston, MN on July 6th, 2022, surrounded by her loving family. Sharon was baptized...
Roger Calvin Carr

Roger Calvin Carr – Obit

Roger Calvin Carr, 74, formerly of Crookston, MN, passed away April 5, 2022, at Sanford Medical Center of Mayville, ND, early Tuesday morning, April 5, 2022. Roger was born on February 12, 1948 in Moorhead, MN to Chester and...
Helen “Dolly” Merkens

Helen “Dolly” Merkens – Obit

Helen “Dolly” Merkens, 96, Ada, MN, passed away with family by her side on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at the Benedictine Care Community in Ada. Helen Corrine (Dolly) Merkens, daughter of Helmer and Clarice Oseth, was born on February...
Sherri Delores Helgaas

Sherri Delores Helgaas – Obit

Sherri Delores Helgaas, 65, of Crookston, MN, passed away in her home Monday morning, January 31, 2022, after a month-long battle with cancer. Sherri was born in Crookston on May 8, 1956, the 6th of 8 children of the union...
Wilmer Sevigny

Wilmer Sevigny – Obit

Wilmer Sevigny, age 89, of Crookston, MN passed away on May 16, 2022, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND.   Wilmer was born on August 1, 1932, to Leon and Clara (Dumas) Sevigny in Oakwood, ND.   Wilmer...
Gary Todd Sylvester

Gary Todd Sylvester – Obit

Gary Todd Sylvester, 59 of Crookston, MN, passed away peacefully at his home Saturday, June 25, 2022. Gary was born in Crookston on June 1, 1963 to loving parents Charles and Audrey Sylvester. He grew up on the family...
Clark McGlynn

Clark McGlynn – Obit

Clark McGlynn, 84, of Mentor, MN passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 26, 2022, at Sanford Medical Center in Thief River Falls, MN with his loving family by his side. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM,...
Alice Normandin

Alice Normandin – Obit

Alice Normandin, age 92, of Detroit Lakes, MN, formerly of Crookston, MN, passed away on Sunday, June 26, 2022, at Essential Health- Oak Crossing Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes, MN.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30...
Marie Heinitz

Marie Heinitz – Obit

Marie Heinitz, age 97, of Crookston, MN, formerly of Mountain Lake, MN passed away on June 25, 2022, at Villa St. Vincent in Crookston. A visitation will be on Friday, July 8, 2022, from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at...
Austin Richard Schwede

Austin Richard Schwede- Obit

Austin Richard Schwede, 26, of Fosston, MN passed away unexpectedly in his home Friday evening, June 24th, 2022. Austin was born on May 22nd, 1996, in Grand Forks, ND to Jeannie Meine and Richard Schwede, Austin had previously lived in...
Viola Ricard

Viola Ricard – Obit

Viola Ricard, 92, of Crookston, MN, passed away on June 22, 2022, at Villa St. Vincent in Crookston with her children at her side. Viola Marie Ricard was born on November 23, 1929, at home near Gentilly, MN, the...
Brittany Kay Rasmussen

Brittany Kay Rasmussen – Obit

Brittany Kay Rasmussen, 27, of Grafton, ND, formerly of Thief River Falls, MN, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, June 20, 2022 in Thief River Falls. Private Funeral Services will be held at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, June 28, 2022...
Douglas (Carl) Melbye

Douglas (Carl) Melbye – Obit

Douglas “Carl” Mark Melbye, 65, of Crookston, MN, died Thursday afternoon, June 23, 2022, in the Sanford Medical Center in Fargo with his family by his side, listening to his favorite song. Carl had been battling poor health for...
Jean Ramstad

Jean Ramstad – Obit

Jean Ramstad passed away on Friday, June 17, 2022 at the age of 70. Jean Ramstad was born July 10, 1951 in Devils Lake, ND to Harris and Mildred Seagren. She grew up in Lakota, ND. She was the best...
Chester Silas Rasmusson

Chester Silas Rasmusson – Obit

Chester Silas Rasmusson August 1933 ~ March 2022 Chester was born and raised in Westby, Montana. He graduated from Montana State University with an Engineering degree. Chester moved to California in 1960 and lived there until 1986, when he and...
Betty Marlene Dormady

Betty Marlene Dormady – Obit

Betty Marlene Dormady of St. Hilaire, MN, passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2022, at the age of 80. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, June 24, 2022, at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in...
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Lawrence Boutain – Obit

Lawrence Boutain, Thief River Falls, MN, 83, passed away on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at Altru Hospital, Grand Forks, ND. Funeral Service will be 11:00 AM on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at Johnson Funeral Service in Thief River Falls, MN...
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Carol “Cookie” Evenson – Time of Service Announcement

The graveside service for Carol “Cookie” Evenson will be held at 1:00 pm, Monday, June 20, 2022, at the Calvary Cemetery in Crookston. Cookie passed away on Friday, February 18, 2022, and her Mass of Christian Burial was held...
Raymond Sidney “Ray” Neil

Raymond Sidney “Ray” Neil – Obit

Raymond Sidney “Ray” Neil, 86, of Grand Forks, ND, and formerly of Mentor, MN, moved to Wheatland Assisted Living in Grand Forks, in January of this year.  He loved the staff and they loved and cared for him.  He...
Doyle Robert Nordby

Doyle Robert Nordby – Obit

Doyle Robert Nordby,72, beloved father, brother, uncle and grandfather, was called to the skies for his final flight west into the sunset to his eternal resting place on June 4, 2022. He peacefully passed away while under hospice care...
LaVonne Jobe Hinkley

LaVonne Jobe Hinkley – Obit

LaVonne C. (Jobe) Hinkley, 85, of Batesville, Arkansas, and an Eldred, MN native, passed away January 7, 2022, at the Woodlawn Heights Nursing Center in Batesville. LaVonne was born on July 29, 1936, in Eldred, Minnesota to Henry and...
Shirley J. Soderlund

Shirley J. Soderlund – Obit

Shirley J. Soderlund, 83, Fertile, MN, passed away peacefully on June 14, 2022, at Fair Meadow Nursing Home in Fertile. Shirley was born on March 3, 1939, to Theodore (Ted) and Alice Johnson in Crookston, MN, and lived with her...
Janice Bakken

Janice Bakken – Obit

Janice Medona Bakken, 84, died peacefully at home on Sunday, June 5, 2022, surrounded by her family who loved her so much. She was born on May 22, 1938, to Theodore & Eva (Blackstad) Knutson in Crookston, MN. Jan was a...
Lorraine Gredvig

Lorraine Gredvig – Obit

Lorraine Gredvig, 93, Fertile MN, passed away peacefully on June 6, 2022, at RiverView Hospital in Crookston, MN surrounded by her family. Lorraine was born April 2, 1929, to Fred and Gladys (Lunden) Madson in Little Falls, MN. In 1933...
Robert Allen “Bobby” Johnson

Robert Allen “Bobby” Johnson – Obit

Robert Allen “Bobby” Johnson, 69, of Crookston, MN, passed away unexpectedly early Saturday morning, June 11, 2022, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND with loving family comforting him. Bobby was born in Crookston on January 11, 1953, the son...
Linda Ardell (Pierce) Johnson

Linda Ardell (Pierce) Johnson – Obit

Linda Ardell (Pierce) Johnson, 75, rejoined her heavenly family and gained her wings on June 7, 2022, after a lengthy, well-fought battle with heart disease. She was born on April 5, 1947, to Lloyd & Adeline (Hansen) Pierce, at...
Helga Metzger (LaFalette) Fellwock

Helga Metzger (LaFalette) Fellwock – Obit

Helga Metzger (LaFalette) Fellwock, 77, died peacefully at home with her family by her side on April 22, 2022. Helga was born at Bolelauz, Czechoslovakia on March 5, 1945. She was the daughter of Theodor and Lilli Metzger. She...
Betty Ann Johnson

Betty Ann Johnson – Obit

Betty Ann Johnson, 94, a longtime resident of Crookston, passed away April 6, 2022 with her loving family at her side. Betty Ann was born September 12, 1927 in Aneta, ND, one of three children from the marriage of...
Genevieve Maxine Bruley

Genevieve Maxine Bruley – Obit

Genevieve Maxine Bruley, 92, passed away on Wednesday evening, November 24, 2021, in her longtime Crookston, MN home, while comforted by her son, Gary, who was at her side. Genevieve was born at Warren, MN on February 25, 1929,...
Sandra “Sandy” Marie Waxvik

Sandra “Sandy” Marie Waxvik – Obit

Sandra “Sandy” Marie Waxvik, formerly of Crookston and Pengilly, MN, and more recently wherever her husband parked the RV, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 4, 2022. Sandy was born to parents Dale and Harriet (Nicholson) Torrance in Grand...
David Benson

David “Dave” Anthony Benson – Obit

David “Dave” Anthony Benson died peacefully at Villa St. Vincent on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at the age of 82. David Benson was born in Thief River Falls, MN on July 5, 1939 to Sylvia (Jokela) and Alfred Benson,...
Nancy C. (Olson) Lee

Nancy C. (Olson) Lee – Obit

Nancy C. (Olson) Lee, 86, Honolulu HI, formerly of Fertile, MN, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, January 15, 2022. Nancy was born in Fargo, North Dakota on June 18, 1935. Her parents, George and Frances Olson moved...
Steven Kenneth “Steve” Briggs

Steven Kenneth “Steve” Briggs – Obit

Steven Kenneth “Steve” Briggs, 59, of Crookston, Minnesota passed away Sunday, June 5th, 2022, at Altru in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Steve was born in Crookston, Minnesota on July 9th, 1962, to Kenneth and Muriel (Michaels) Briggs. As a child,...
Vincent “Vince” Maurice Blokzyl

Vincent “Vince” Maurice Blokzyl – Obit

Vincent “Vince” Maurice Blokzyl, 58, of Crookston, MN, passed away on Saturday afternoon, June 4, 2022, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND. Vince was born in Crookston on June 14, 1963, the son of Charles Roger and Betty Ann...
Fred Landman, Jr.

Fred Landman, Jr. -Obit

Fred Landman, Jr. 75 of Red Lake Falls, MN, passed away on Friday, June 3, 2022, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, June 13, 2022, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Red Lake...
Mabel Lillian (Zak) Sirek

Mabel Lillian (Zak) Sirek – Obit

Mabel Lillian (Zak) Sirek of Red Lake Falls passed away on Thursday, February 24 th, 2022 at the age of 87. She resided at Hillcrest Senior Living Inc. (RLF)and was also under the care of Hospice of the Red...
Linda Tvedt

Linda Tvedt – Obit

Linda Tvedt of Crookston, MN formerly of Red Lake Falls, MN passed away on Thursday, June 2, 2022 surrounded by her loving family at the Villa St. Vincent in Crookston. Mass of Christian burial will be held 11:00 AM June...
Joye Marie Thompson

Joye Marie Thompson – Obit

Joye Marie Thompson, 79, of Crookston, MN, passed away early Wednesday morning, January 19, 2022, in RiverView Health with her loving husband, Arvid, at her side. Joye was born in Crookston on June 1, 1942, the daughter of Albert...
Zach R. Pederson

Zach R. Pederson – Obit

Zach R. Pederson, 38, Fertile, MN, passed away on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at his residence in Fertile surrounded by family and friends who loved him. Zach Robert Pederson was born on September 23, 1983, in Uinta, WY. He then...
Elizabeth Mary Bruggeman

Elizabeth Mary Bruggeman – Obit

The Memorial Mass of Christian Burial celebrating Beth’s life will be held at 11:00am, Saturday, June 18, 2022, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Mentor, MN. Visitation with the family will be from 10-11:00am. A family graveside service...
Leona (Hoefer) Schmitz Bevolden

Leona (Hoefer) Schmitz Bevolden – Obit

Leona (Hoefer) Schmitz Bevolden, of Red Lake Falls, MN passed away on Monday, May 30, 2022 at Hillcrest Senior Living surrounded by her loving family. Mass of Christian burial will be held on Monday, June 6, 2022 at 10:00 AM...
Janet (Jan) C. Erie

Janet (Jan) C. Erie – Obit

Janet (Jan) C. Erie, age 92, died on February 17, 2022, one month after surgery for a hip fracture. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at First Presbyterian Church in Crookston, Minnesota....
Dennis L. Chappuis

Dennis L. Chappuis – Obit

A graveside service for Dennis Chappuis, who passed away on March 10, 2022, will be held at 3:30 pm, Friday, June 3, 2022, at the Calvary Cemetery in Crookston with Deacon Dennis Bivens, officiating. The service will be live-streamed by going...
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Jean Kindseth- Service Announcement

Jean Kindseth, of Twin Valley, MN, passed away on Friday, May 27, 2022, at the age of 95. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2022, at 2:00 P.M. at Zion Lutheran Church in Twin Valley,...
Joan Marie Harrington

Joan Marie Harrington – Obit

Joan Marie Harrington, 76, Hillsboro, ND, passed away on Saturday, May 28, 2022, at Halstad Living Center in Halstad, MN. Joan was born on November 19, 1945, in Crookston, MN to the late Donald and Irene Boucher. She was baptized,...
Phyllis Gaven

Phyllis Gaven – Obit

Phyllis Gaven died on Easter Sunday, April 17th,2022 at Sedona Winds in Sedona Az at the age of 92. May her memory be blessed. The memorial service will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday, June 3, 2022, at St....
Bev Nelson

Bev Nelson – Obit

Bev Nelson, age 67, of Mentor, MN, passed away on Wednesday, May 25th, at Villa St. Vincent in Crookston, MN. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, June 6th, at Faith Lutheran Church in Mentor with...
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Leland Pinske – Notice of Passing

Leland Pinske, age 68, of Gary, MN, died Thursday, May 19, 2022, at Essentia Health, Fargo, ND. A private family service will be held. Please feel free to sign the guestbook, send condolences and view other opportunities which may be available...
Lloyd and Shirley Lee

Lloyd and Shirley Lee – Obit

Lloyd and Shirley Lee, longtime Crookston Central High School educators, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at Amira Choice in Plymouth, MN. They had moved to Plymouth a year ago to be near their daughter, Sondi, and...
Curtis Ray Hoppe

Curtis Ray Hoppe – Time of Service Announcement

Curtis Ray Hoppe, 76, of Crookston, MN, passed away at his home Tuesday morning, May 24, 2022, with his loving family at his side and while under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. The memorial service...
Scott Morris Solheim

Scott Morris Solheim – Obit

Scott (Bart, Holmes, Old Man, Love of my Life) Morris Solheim, 53, of Crookston was called home on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, from St. Mary’s Hospital Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. As in life, Scott was surrounded by his devoted...
Yvonne Kay Thomas

Yvonne Kay Thomas – Obit

Yvonne Kay Thomas, 73, Mentor, MN, passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at Riverview Hospital in Crookston, MN after a 2-1/2 year courageous cancer battle. Yvonne was born on October 9, 1948 to Earl and Verona (Ellingworth) Kragness....
Sister Agatha Hermann

Sister Agatha Hermann – Obit

Sister Agatha Hermann, 93 died May 18, 2022, at Villa Saint Vincent in Crookston. She was the fourth child in a family of five. She was born July 1, 1928, on a farm near Georgetown, MN, and was baptized...
Richard “Dick” J. Taallerud

Richard “Dick” J. Taallerud – Obit

Richard “Dick” J. Taallerud, 91, Fertile, MN, passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2022 at his residence in Fertile. Richard “Dick” John Taallerud was born on October 23, 1930 to Edan and Alma (Rolland) Taallerud in Crookston, MN. He...
Roy S. Stola Jr.

Roy S. Stola Jr. – Obit

Roy S. Stola Jr., 91, Rural Shelly, MN, passed away on Sunday, May 15, 2022, at Halstad Living Center, Halstad, MN. Roy was born July 25, 1930, to Roy Selmer Sr. and Emma (Evje) Stola in Crookston, MN. He attended...
Donna Lien

Donna Lien – Obit

Donna Lien, age 79, of Flom, MN, died Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at Viking Manor, Ulen, MN. Donna Alta Marie (Johnson) Lien was born July 14, 1942, to Boyd and Dorothy (Voltz) Johnson in Hillsboro, North Dakota. Blessed be the...
Norine Dorothea Affeldt

Norine Dorothea Affeldt – Obit

A service of committal for Norine Affeldt will be held at 2:00 pm, Friday, June 3rd, 2022, at the Minnesota National Veterans Cemetery Columbarium located at Fort Ripley, near Brainerd, MN. Norine Dorathea Affeldt, 90, of Crookston, MN, passed away...
Sister Brian Wild

Sister Brian Wild – Obit

Sister Brian Wild, age 91, died on May 8, 2022, at Villa Saint Vincent, Crookston. On November 12, 1930, Sister Brian was born in Fargo, North Dakota, the sixth of eight children of Edward George Wild, Sr., and Dorothy Daggett...
Elizabeth JoAnn “Liz” Thompson

Elizabeth JoAnn “Liz” Thompson – Obit

A graveside service for Elizabeth “Liz” Thompson will be held at 9:00 am, Friday, May 13, 2022, at the Oakdale Cemetery in Crookston and will be live-streamed by going to her obituary page at www.stenshoelhouske.com. Elizabeth JoAnn “Liz” Thompson, 87,...
Dr. Otto Jerome Borchert

Dr. Otto Jerome Borchert- Obit

Dr. Otto Jerome Borchert, age 42, passed away on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, after battling complications from kidney failure. Dr. Borchert was born April 28, 1980, in Valley City, North Dakota to Curtis Borchert and Theresa (Fischer) Borchert. He...
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Kelly Johnson Woodruff – Obit

Kelly (Johnson) Woodruff, age 56, of Hackensack, MN, formerly Twin Valley, MN, died as a result of her courageous battle with cancer. She passed away with her loved ones surrounding her on Thursday, April 14, 2022, at her daughter’s...
Julia Mae Gullingsrud

Julia Mae Gullingsrud – Obit

Julia Mae Gullingsrud, age 96, of Gary, MN, died Thursday, May 5, 2022, at Benedictine Care Community in Ada, MN. Julia Mae was born in Ada, MN, the only daughter of Elias Nels and Isabelle (Ellingson) Stenson.  She grew...
James “Jim” Gustafson

James “Jim” Gustafson – Obit

James “Jim” Earl Gustafson, 78, of Crookston, MN, passed away Wednesday evening, May 4, 2022, at the Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND with his loving family at his side. Jim was born in Crookston on November 14, 1943, the...
Diane Berhow

Diane Berhow – Obit

Diane Berhow, 69, Fertile, MN, passed away on Thursday, April 28, 2022 at the VA Medical Center in Fargo, ND. Diane was born on April 18, 1953 and attended school in various places as she was in a military...
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Myrdell Vern Skalet – Obit

Myrdell Vern Skalet, 93, of Crookston, MN, and a former longtime Beltrami, MN farmer, passed away Sunday, January 2, 2022, in the Benedictine Living Community of Crookston after a brief illness. Myrdell was born in Nielsville, MN on May 27,...
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John Mark Onstad – Obit

John Onstad, age 56, of Ada, MN, died Monday, May 2, 2022 at Sanford Hospital on Broadway, Fargo, ND. John Mark Onstad, the son of Orville and Verona (Fetting) Onstad, was born on November 26, 1965, in Ada, MN.  John...
Gail Petersen Harwell

Gail Petersen Harwell – Obit

Gail Petersen Harwell, 81,  passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at RiverView Care Center in Crookston, where she had been a resident since October of 2021. She was born October 7, 1940, to Norma and Jerry Petersen at...
Dean Schenkey

Dean Schenkey – Obit

Dean G. Schenkey, 78, Fertile, MN, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 7, 2022, at Riverview Care Center in Crookston, MN. Dean George Schenkey was born on March 14, 1943, in Thief River Falls, MN to George and Dorothy...
Myrtle Ellis

Myrtle Ellis – Obit

Myrtle M. Ellis of Crookston, MN passed away at the Benedictine Living Community Crookston on January 17, 2022. Myrtle M. (Staehnke) Ellis was born in Bismarck, ND on May 25, 1928, to Harold and Florence Staehnke.  The family moved to...
Sister Joan Lanctot

Sister Joan Lanctot – Obit

The Mass of Resurrection for Sister Joan Lanctot will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, May 12, 2022, in the Villa St. Vincent Chapel of Benedictine Living Community Crookston with The Rev. Joe Richards, presiding.  Burial will take place...
Maxine Enid Hanson Holmquist

Maxine Enid Hanson Holmquist – Obit

Maxine Enid Hanson Holmquist passed away peacefully at Riverview Health in Crookston, Minnesota, on April 29, 2022, surrounded by her family.  Maxine was born in Hallock, Minnesota, to Enevol and Florence (Danielson) Willadson on September 8, 1933. She...
Linda Bjerke

Linda Bjerke – Service Notice

Linda Bjerke, age 75, of Ada, MN, died Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at Benedictine Care Community in Ada, MN. Linda Sue Tubbs, the daughter of Dale and Donna (Morrison) Tubbs, was born on February 9, 1947, in Omaha, NE. ...
Edwin “Bud” Johnson

Edwin “Bud” Johnson – Obit

Edwin “Bud” Magnus Johnson, 96, died peacefully on Monday, April 25, 2022, with his family at his side. Bud, the son of Edwin O. B. and Mildred (Hildenbrandt) Johnson, was born on September 14, 1925, in Wells County, ND.  He...
Charlene “Tootsie” Harriet Stromstad

Charlene “Tootsie” Harriet Stromstad -Obit

Charlene “Tootsie” Harriet Stromstad, 95, Fertile, MN, passed away quietly in the early evening of Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at Fair Meadow Nursing Home in Fertile. Tootsie was born in Crookston, MN on July 20, 1926, and was the daughter...
Ralph LeBlanc

Ralph Mark LeBlanc – Obit

Ralph Mark LeBlanc, 87 of Fertile, Minnesota died Saturday, April 23rd at Fair Meadow Nursing Home. Ralph was born on the home farm near Erskine on October 31st, 1934. He was one of eleven children born to Philip and...
John Thomforde

John Thomforde – Obit

John Arthur Thomforde, 84, a lifelong Crookston, MN resident and longtime businessman, passed away at his home on his 84th birthday, Wednesday, April 27, 2022, with his beloved wife, Jean, and their children at his side. John was born on...
Robert Peter Anderson

Robert Peter Anderson – Obit

Robert “Pete” Anderson, 84, of Grand Forks, formerly of Fisher, MN, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2022, at Valley Senior Living, Woodside Village in Grand Forks. Robert Peter Anderson was born June 9, 1937, in Grand Forks, ND to...
Donna Carol Reinhart

Donna Carol Reinhart – Obit

Donna Carol Reinhart 87-year-old resident of Hillcrest Senior Living in Red Lake Falls, MN passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on April 22, 2022. A funeral service will be held at 10 AM on Thursday, April 28,...
Lee Nielson

Lee Nielson – Obit

Lee Nielson, age 91, of Erskine, MN, passed away on Thursday, April 21st, at Essentia Health Living Center in Fosston. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 14th, at Grace Lutheran Church in Erskine...
Cheryl Brenna

Cheryl Brenna – Notice of Passing

Cheryl Brenna, age 73, of Ulen, MN, died Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at Viking Manor Nursing Home, Ulen. Memorial Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 20, 2022, at Anderson Family Funeral Home, Twin Valley, MN. Arrangements entrusted...
Thomas W. Schreiner

Thomas W. Schreiner – Notice of Passing

Thomas W. Schreiner, 69, Nielsville, MN, formerly of Robbinsdale, MN, passed away on Monday, April 11, 2022, at Benedictine Care Community in Ada, MN. Inurnment will take place at Hillside Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Please view our guestbook and share condolences online...
DeAnn Larson

DeAnn Larson – Funeral Notice

DeAnn Larson, 77, Gary, MN, passed away Saturday, April 16, 2022, at her home surrounded by her family. DeAnn Kay Grieve was born August 24, 1944, in Ada, MN, the daughter of Ervin and Helen (Manning) Grieve. She was baptized...
Muriel Ann Nentl

Muriel Ann Nentl – Obit

Muriel Ann Nentl, 94, of Fertile, MN, and formerly of Fisher, MN, passed away Friday morning, April 15, 2022, at RiverView Health in Crookston with her daughter and son-in-law, Janis and Steve Williams, at her side. Muriel was born...
VonDell Jacqueline (Puhalla) Malmskog

VonDell Jacqueline (Puhalla) Malmskog – Obit

VonDell Jacqueline (Puhalla) Malmskog, 80, of Dilworth, MN, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 14 at Serenity Assisted Living & Memory Care surrounded by family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, April 18, 2022,...
Delores Lenore (Johnson) Broekemeier

Delores Lenore (Johnson) Broekemeier – Obit

Delores Lenore (Johnson) Broekemeier, 87, of Cass Lake passed unexpectedly away on April 11, 2022 with her loving family by her side at Sanford Medical Center in Bemidji. A celebration of life with Delores’s family will be at Trinity...
Lillian F. Hulst

Lillian F. Hulst – Obit

Lillian F. Hulst, age 99, of Crookston, MN, passed away on Saturday, February 5, 2022, at the Benedictine Living Community of Crookston.  Lillian was born Lillian Florine Pierce in Euclid, MN, on October 12, 1922, to Leon and Bertha...
John “Jack” Ellsworth Robinson

John “Jack” Ellsworth Robinson – Obit

John “Jack” Ellsworth Robinson, 75, of Sugar Grove, IL, left this earth at 5:30 P.M., Sunday, March 13, 2022, at Amita Presence Mercy Medical Center in Aurora, IL. He and his loving family had been together battling his pancreatic...
Eric Paul Bergeson

Eric Paul Bergeson – Obit

Author and local celebrity Eric Bergeson passed away in his home on April 6th, 2022, leaving behind a legacy of accomplishments that elevated his community. Eric was raised in Fertile, Minnesota by Paul & Glenda Bergeson, growing up on the...
Armin Ross

Armin Ross – Obit

Armin Elton Ross, 92, of rural McIntosh, MN, and a former longtime Fisher, MN farmer, passed away at his home Friday evening with his loving family at his side. Armin was born at Higdem Township, Polk County, MN on August...
Janice Ostgarden

Janice Ostgarden – Obit

Janice Ostgarden, 83, Fertile, MN, passed away on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND. Janice Marie Moteberg was born in Norman County, MN on December 6, 1938, the daughter of Alice Lindberg and Carl...
Marilyn Jane Weiland

Marilyn Jane Weiland – Notice of Passing

Marilyn Jane Weiland, 70, of Euclid, MN, passed away Thursday morning, April 7, 2022, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND with her family at her side. She had been bravely battling health issues for several years. Marilyn was born...
Roger Calvin Carr

Roger Calvin Carr – Obit

Roger Calvin Carr, 74, formerly of Crookston, MN, passed away April 5, 2022, at Sanford Medical Center of Mayville, ND, early Tuesday morning, April 5, 2022. Roger was born on February 12, 1948, in Moorhead, MN to Chester and Maxine...
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Betty Ann Johnson – Notice of Passing

Betty Ann Johnson, 94, longtime Crookston, MN resident and business instructor at Crookston Central High School, passed away at the Benedictine Living Community Crookston, with her loving family by her side. The Stenshoel-Houske Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements...
Jean H. Berhow

Jean H. Berhow – Obit

Jean H. Berhow, 85, Fertile, MN, passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2022, at Fair Meadow Nursing Home in Fertile. Jean Helen LaVoi was born on June 6, 1936, to Clifford and Viola LaVoi in Fosston, MN. She was...
Theresa Jane LaCoursiere

Theresa Jane LaCoursiere – Obit

Theresa Jane LaCoursiere, Red Lake Falls, MN, age 92, passed away of natural causes at Hillcrest Nursing Home, on Sunday, April 3rd. Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, April 9th at 2 pm at St. Joseph Church in Red Lake Falls...
Marlene Yvonne Tommerdahl

Marlene Yvonne Tommerdahl – Obit

Marlene Yvonne Tommerdahl, 75, of Hendrum, MN, passed away under hospice care on Thursday, March 31, 2022, at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, ND. Marlene was born on March 26, 1947, to Earl and Vivian (Berg) Nelson in Mentor, MN. She...
David Longtin

David Longtin – Obit

David Clifford Longtin, 67, of Bemidji, MN, and formerly of Crookston, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes Wednesday morning, March 30, 2022 at his residence in Bemidji. Dave was born at Red Lake Falls, MN on October 20, 1954,...
Donald R. Wang

Donald R. Wang – Obit

Donald R. Wang, 99, Halstad, MN, passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2022, at Fairview Lakes Medical Center in Wyoming, MN. He was born on September 17, 1922, in Fargo, ND to Louis and Jennie (Melting) Wang. Donald attended school...
Monty Dale Smith

Monty Dale Smith – Obit

Monty Dale Smith, 70, of Yuma, AZ, passed away Thursday, February 17, 2022 at Yuma Regional Hospital in Yuma, AZ. He was born on October 8, 1951 in Crookston, MN, a son of Walter & Delores Smith. Monty served in...
Wendy Jean Stone

Wendy Jean Stone (Bakken) – Obit

Wendy Jean Stone (Bakken), age 64, returned to God on Friday, March 25, 2022, after a courageous journey with cancer. She passed with her loving husband Roger by her side. Wendy was born on January 17, 1958, in Crookston, Minnesota...
Loren David Wilken

Loren David Wilken – Obit

Loren David Wilken, 69, a lifelong Fisher, MN resident, died unexpectedly of natural causes Thursday morning, January 27, 2022. Loren was born in Crookston on November 25, 1952, the son of Ferdinand and Victoria (Ross) Wilken. He grew up on...
Linda Isaacson

Linda Isaacson – Obit

Linda Marie Isaacson, 60, of Crookston, MN, passed away unexpectedly at her home Sunday, March 27, 2022, after a brief battle with cancer. Linda was born in Warren, MN on February 26, 1962, the daughter of Leonard and Karen (Nowacki)...
Ruth Rand

Ruth Rand – Obit

Ruth Rand, of Thief River Falls, MN, passed away on Monday, March 14, 2022 at her home, at the age of 83. A Memorial Service to honor Ruth’s life will take place at 2:00 PM on Saturday, April 2, 2022...
Luella A. Digerness

Luella A. Digerness – Obit

Luella A. Digerness, 93, Moorhead, MN, formerly of Gary, MN, passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2022, at Eventide Lutheran Home in Moorhead. Luella Ann Eid was born on February 6, 1929, to Anton and Lena (Duckstad) Eid in...
Eustolia DeLaCruz

Eustolia DeLaCruz – Obit

Eustolia DeLaCruz, 82, Moorhead, MN, formerly of Hendrum, MN, passed away on Sunday, March 20, 2022, at Eventide Lutheran Home in Moorhead. Eustolia B. Flores DeLaCruz, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother was born on September 24, 1939, and...
Kari Anne Demarais

Kari Anne Demarais – Obit

Kari Anne Demarais, 41, of Crookston, MN, passed away Monday March 21, 2022, at Sanford on Broadway in Fargo, ND with her loving husband, Wade, by her side.  She had been fighting a courageous battle against cancer. Kari was born...
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Patrick Thomas Schaumberg – Notice of Passing

Patrick Thomas Schaumberg, 43, of Crookston, MN, passed away at his residence of natural causes Saturday evening, March 5, 2022. The Stenshoel-Houske is assisting with funeral arrangements with the service to be held at a later date in the...
Carlos Hernandez Lopez

Carlos Hernandez Lopez – Obit

Carlos Hernandez Lopez, 69, of Crookston, MN, passed away at his residence early Sunday morning, March 6, 2022. Carlos was born on February 18, 1953, in El Salvador where he spent his early years. At the age of 13, he...
Virgil Robert Love Jr.

Virgil Robert Love Jr – Obit

Virgil Robert Love Jr, 68, of Crookston, MN, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes Monday morning, March 7, 2022, at RiverView Health in Crookston. Virgil was born on January 26, 1954, in Columbus, OH, the son of Virgil Robert and...
John Hennager

John Hennager – Obit

John Orvis Hennager, 84, of Crookston, MN, and formerly of Minnewaukan, ND, passed away Sunday afternoon, March 6, 2022, at the Benedictine Living Community Crookston with members of his family at his side. John was born in Crookston on May...
Alice Lydia Gruhot

Alice Lydia Gruhot – Obit

Alice Lydia Gruhot, 96, of Crookston, MN, passed away Friday evening, March 4, 2022, at the Benedictine Living Community Crookston with family by her side to comfort her. Alice was born in Henderson, MN on January 14, 1926, a middle...
Irene D. Stigen

Irene D. Stigen – Obit

Irene D. Stigen, 100, Halstad, MN, died peacefully on Friday, February 25, 2022 at Halstad Living Center in Halstad.    Irene Delores Stigen was born on May 6, 1921, to Palmer and Inga (Aalgaard) Holm in rural Halstad, Minnesota....
Wayne Allen Nelson

Wayne Allen Nelson – Obit

Wayne Allen Nelson, known by all as Panda, was born in Little Falls, Minnesota on April 26, 1960. He was the first son of Richard and Rachael Nelson and they loved him dearly. A happy baby boy with a...
Lee Wall

Lee Wall – Obit

Lee Edward Wall, 81, of Crookston, MN, was called home on Thursday, February 24, 2022, at the Benedictine Living Community Crookston. His last hours on earth were spent in the company of his children.  Lee was born in Enderlin,...
Harlen M. Baglien

Harlen M. Baglien – Obit

Harlen M. Baglien, 81, Fertile, MN, passed away on Sunday, February 13, 2022, at his home in Fertile with his wife by his side and under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Harlen Maynard Baglien was born...
Allan L. Engelstad

Allan L. Engelstad – Obit

Allan Leroy Engelstad, 82, of Maple Lake, near Mentor, MN passed away on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, ND surrounded by family. Allan was born on October 27, 1939 in Liberty Township, just northwest of Fertile,...
Donna Koralewski

Donna Koralewski – Obit

Donna Mae Koralewski, 84, of Brooks, MN, passed away early Thursday morning, February 24, 2022, at the Benedictine Living Community Crookston with her family at her bedside. Donna was born in Oslo, MN on May 4th, 1937, one of six...
Patricia “Pat” Lee Johannson

Patricia “Pat” Lee Johannson – Obit

Patricia “Pat” Lee Johannson, 85, longtime Crookston, Minnesota resident, passed away January 14, 2022, at the Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, ND while being held in love and comfort by her children. Pat was born in Grafton, North Dakota on...
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Dennis Wayne Nikolayson – Obit

Dennis Wayne Nikolayson passed away on February 16, 2022, at Altru hospital at age 76. Dennis was born January 23, 1946, in Reynolds, North Dakota, to Adolph and Esther (Moen) Nikolayson. Dennis resided there till age 3. The family...
Dan “Danny” Thompson

Dan “Danny” Thompson – Obit

Dan “Danny” Thompson, age 69, of Twin Valley, MN, passed away on Thursday, February 17, 2022, at Essentia Health in Fargo, ND. Dan Keith Thompson was born June 10, 1952, in Ada, MN, to Kalmer and Gloria “Bootsie” (Albertson) Thompson....
Arline E. Romundstad Miller

Arline E. Romundstad Miller – Obit

Arline E. Romundstad Miller, a long-time resident of Crookston, Minnesota died on February 18, 2022, at age 99. Arline was born to Oscar and Ragna (Rindal) Romundstad on August 15, 1922, in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The family moved to rural...
Carol Jean “Cookie” Evenson

Carol Jean “Cookie” Evenson – Obit

Carol Jean “Cookie” Evenson, 76, a lifelong Crookston, MN resident, died Friday morning, February 18, 2022, at the Benedictine Living Community Crookston with her husband, John, and son, Brent, at her side. She had been battling ill health for...
Debra Lea Nelson

Debra Lea Nelson – Obit

Debra Lea Nelson, 69, of Grand Forks, N.D., passed away surrounded by family on Saturday, February 12, 2022, after a short illness at Altru Hospital. Deb was born on November 5, 1952, in Grand Forks at Saint Michael’s Hospital, the...
Lee Eken

Lee Eken – Obit

Lee Eken, age 64, of rural Ada, MN, died Thursday, February 10, 2022, at his home. Lee Roger Eken was born December 2, 1957 to Willis and Betty (Skaurud) Eken in Ada, MN. Lee was raised and attended school in...
Arlene O. Ortloff

Arlene O. Ortloff – Obit

Arlene O. Ortloff, 87, of Crookston, MN, passed away in her home early Friday morning, February 11, 2022, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Arlene was born on April 21, 1934, on her parents’ farm near...
Rosemary A. Tate

Rosemary A. Tate – Obit

Rosemary Adele Tate, 84, of Crookston, MN, passed away late Thursday morning, February 10, 2022, at the Benedictine Living Community Crookston with her loving family by her side. Rosemary was born in Crookston on June 10, 1937, the daughter of...
Larry Duane Ranum

Larry Duane Ranum – Obit

Larry Duane Ranum, 72, of Crookston, MN, passed away early Wednesday, February 9, 2022, in RiverView Health with his wife, JoAnn, at his side. Larry and JoAnn had been doing all they could to keep his pancreatic cancer at...
Eleanor Qualley

Eleanor Qualley – Obit

Eleanor Qualley, 96, of Crookston, MN, formerly of Mentor, MN passed away on Wednesday, February 9, 2022, at Villa St Vincent, Crookston, MN. The funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM on Monday, February 14, 2022 at Johnson Funeral...
Joanne Ione Peterson

Joanne Ione Peterson – Obit

Joanne Ione (Eggebraaten) Peterson died peacefully at her home on Monday, February 7, 2022, at the age of 78 with her loving husband by her side. Joanne was born on September 10, 1943, in Grand Forks, ND to Arthur and...
Marie C. Anderson

Marie C. Anderson – Obit

Marie C. Anderson, 94, Ada, MN, passed away on Sunday, February 6, 2022, at Benedictine Care Community in Ada. Marie was born on August 27, 1927, to Anthony and Anna (Platt) Kappes. She grew up on a farm in Pleasant...
Dawn Newton

Dawn Newton – Obit

Dawn Newton, 79 of St. Cloud, MN (formerly of Crookston, MN) passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Quiet Oaks Hospice House, St. Augusta, MN on December 18, 2021. She was a kind and loving soul, a friend...
Lillian F. Hulst

Lillian F. Hulst – Obit

Lillian F. Hulst, age 99, of Crookston, MN, passed away on Saturday, February 5, 2022, at the Benedictine Living Community of Crookston. Lillian was born Lillian Florine Pierce in Euclid, MN, October 12, 1922, to Leon and Bertha (Veenstra)...
Gloria Rae Eggen

Gloria Rae Eggen – Obit

Gloria Rae Eggen, 73, Ada, MN, passed away with her family by her side at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Fergus Falls, on Thursday, January 27, 2022, after her long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Gloria was born on December 7,...
Florene Horn

Florene Horn – Obit

Florene Horn, age 78, of Ada, MN, passed away on Sunday, January 30, 2022, at Benedictine Care Community. Florene Skuza was born July 11, 1943, to parents, Julius and Erma (Sites) Skuza in Ada, MN. She was raised and attended...
Richard (Rick) LeRoy Kragness

Richard (Rick) LeRoy Kragness – Obit

Richard (Rick) LeRoy Kragness, 69, Hillsboro, ND, passed away on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at Halstad Living Center after an 8-month courageous cancer battle. Rick was born on October 31, 1952 to Earl and Verona (Ellingworth) Kragness. He was raised...
Sister Joan LaCoursiere (Hiltrudis)

Sister Joan LaCoursiere (Hiltrudis) – Obit

Sister Joan LaCoursiere (Hiltrudis), age 100, died on January 29, 2022, at Villa Saint Vincent, Crookston. The Benedictine Sisters elected Sister Joan as their seventh prioress of Mount Saint Benedict from 1985-1989. Sister Joan LaCoursiere was born in Terrebonne to...
Beverly A. Slevin

Beverly A. Slevin – Obit

Beverly A. Slevin, 73, passed away Wednesday, January 26, 2022, in her home in Rural Mentor, MN. Beverly Ann Bakken was born on January 5, 1949, at Bethesda Hospital in Crookston, MN, the daughter of Arnold and Bernice Bakken....
Luverne C. Petry

Luverne C. Petry – Obit

Luverne C. Petry, 86, Ada, MN, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Friday, January 28, 2022, at Benedictine Care Community in Ada.    Luverne was born at home in Lockhart Township, near Ada on January 9,...
John Audette

John Audette – Obit

John Audette, 90 of Mentor, MN passed away on January 26, 2022, at Riverview Hospital in Crookston, MN. The funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, at Johnson Funeral Service in Red Lake Falls,...
Phillip Peterick

Phillip Peterick – Obit

Phillip Peterick, age 77, of Twin Valley, MN, died Wednesday, January 26, 2022, at Viking Manor Nursing Home in Ulen, MN, surrounded by family. Phil was born March 28, 1944, to Joseph and Irene (Kvamme) Peterick in Milwaukee, WI. In...
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Erling Holman – Obit

Erling Holman, age 79, of Ulen, MN, died Tuesday, January 25, 2022, at Viking Manor Nursing Home in Ulen. Erling Paulus Holman was the first child born to Peder “Orville” and Dorothy (Melbye) Holman in Moorhead, MN, on November 17,...
Clayton M. West

Clayton M. West – Obit

Clayton M. West, 92, of Fertile, MN passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, January 18, 2022. Clayton was born on November 28, 1929, at his family’s rural home in Rindal, MN to his parents Carl and Mamie...
Lane Larson

Lane Larson – Obit

Lane Erling Larson passed away peacefully in his home, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley, on January 19, 2022.  Lane was born in Fargo, ND to Loren and Laurell (Fevig) Larson August 18, 1961 and grew...
Karen Marie Audette

Karen Marie Audette – Obit

Karen Marie Audette, 67, of Crookston, MN, passed of health complications on January 19, 2022, at RiverView Health surrounded by her favorite Dr.’s and Nurses who had taken such amazing care of her over the last few years. Karen was...
Joye Marie Thompson

Joye Marie Thompson – Obit

Joye Marie Thompson, 79, of Crookston, MN, passed away early Wednesday morning, January 19, 2022, in RiverView Health with her loving husband, Arvid, at her side. Joye was born in Crookston on June 1, 1942, the daughter of Albert and...
Myrtle M. Ellis

Myrtle M. Ellis – Obit

Myrtle M. Ellis, 93 of Crookston, MN passed way Monday,  January  17, 2022  at Villa St. Vincent Care Center where she had resided since July 2021. Myrtle was born May, 25, 1928 in Bismarck, North Dakota to Harold and Florence...
Gregory Tommerdahl

Gregory Tommerdahl – Obit

Gregory Tommerdahl, 64, beloved Father, Brother, Uncle, and Grandfather, was called to his eternal resting place on January 15, 2022. He entered this world on November 20, 1957, in Ada, MN, born to Edmund and Norma (Ford) Tommerdahl. Greg grew...
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Kathy Duffy – Obit

Kathy Duffy of Crookston, MN formerly of Red Lake Falls, MN passed away on Monday, January 17, 2022, at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, ND. Memorial service will be held on Saturday, at 10:00 AM at Johnson Funeral Service in Red...
Janice Sandona (Pederson) Wilkinson

Janice Sandona (Pederson) Wilkinson – Obit

Janice Sandona (Pederson) Wilkinson, 87, Fertile, MN, passed away on Thursday, January 13, 2022, at Fair Meadow Nursing Home in Fertile. Janice was born on April 29, 1934, at home in Polk County, MN to John and Anna (Simonson) Pederson....
Kristen (Piche) Slover

Kristen (Piche) Slover – Obit

Kristen (Piche) Slover 39, passed away at her home in East Grand Forks, MN on January 14, 2022. The funeral service will be held on Friday, January 21, 2022, at 11:00 AM in Bethany Lutheran Church in Red Lake Falls,...
Michael Todd Olson

Michael Todd Olson – Obit

Michael Todd Olson, 60, of Mentor, MN, passed away at his home of natural causes Sunday, January 16, 2022. Mike, or “Putski” as he was best known to family and friends, was born in Crookston on October 29, 1961, the...
Sarah (Paul) Gatica

Sarah (Paul) Gatica – Obit

Sarah Marie (Paul) Gatica, 40, a Crookston native, passed away in Altru Hospital, Grand Forks, after a brief, yet valiant, struggle with injuries sustained in an accidental fire early Saturday morning, January 15, 2022, at her residence in Grand...
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Patricia “Pat” Johannson – Notice of Passing

Patricia “Pat” Johannson, age 85, of Fargo, ND, and a former longtime Crookston, MN resident, passed away Friday morning, January 14, 2022, in the Sanford Medical Center, Fargo, ND, while comforted by her family at her side. A memorial...
Marvin Virgil Reierson

Marvin Virgil Reierson – Obit

Marvin Virgil Reierson, 83, of Federal Dam, MN, passed away Sunday morning, December 26, 2021, in Sanford Bemidji Medical Center with family at his side. Marvin was born in Sleepy Eye, MN on October 8, 1938, to Henry and Hulda...
Craig Marvin Reierson

Craig Marvin Reierson – Obit

Craig Marvin Reierson, age 60, of Crookston, MN, passed away in Sanford Broadway Medical Center, Fargo, ND, Wednesday morning, December 22, 2021, with family by his side. Craig was born on December 6, 1961, in St. Louis Park, MN, one...
Betty Thibert

Betty Thibert – Obit

Betty Thibert 85 of Red Lake Falls, MN passed away on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, surrounded by her loving family at Hillcrest Senior Living in Red Lake Falls, MN. Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:30 AM on...
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Rhoda Pantaleo – Notice of Passing

Rhoda Pantaleo, age 88, of Twin Valley, MN, died Tuesday, January 8, 2022, at Mahnomen Health Center, Mahnomen, MN. A graveside service will be held at a later date. Please feel free to sign the guestbook, send condolences and view other...
Joyce Sannes

Joyce Sannes – Obit

Joyce M. Sannes, 92, Crookston, MN, formerly of Fertile, MN passed away on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, under hospice care at Riverview Memory Care Center in Crookston. Joyce Margaret Bakke was born on November 8, 1929, along with her twin...
Lorraine Tastad

Lorraine Tastad – Obit

Lorraine Tastad, age 92, of Twin Valley, MN, died Saturday, January 8, 2022, at Perham Hospital, Perham, MN. Lorraine Skauge was born on May 8, 1929, near Hendrum, MN, to Fred and Bertha “Toni” (Oftedahl) Skauge. When Lorraine was a...
Daniel Leroy Johnson

Daniel Leroy Johnson – Obit

Daniel Leroy Johnson, 58, passed away Thursday night, January 6, 2022, in his home in Mentor, MN surrounded by his family. Dan was born October 30, 1963, to Stanley and Betty (Hinkley) Johnson in Grand Forks, ND. At just eight...
Debra “Debbie” Jean Paulson

Debra “Debbie” Jean Paulson – Obit

Debra “Debbie” Jean Paulson, 66, a Crookston, MN native and lifelong resident, passed away at RiverView Health early Thursday evening with some family by her side, January 6, 2022, after a brief illness. Debbie was born on July 13,...
Wayne Yeager

Wayne Yeager – Obit

Wayne LeRoy Yeager, 62, of Crookston, MN, passed away at his home Thursday evening, January 6, 2022, comforted by his family gathered at his bedside. Wayne was born in Fargo, ND on August 3, 1959, the son of Elton LeRoy and...
Dennis J. “Denny” Kuzel

Dennis J. “Denny” Kuzel – Obit

Dennis J. “Denny” Kuzel, 79, of Moorhead, MN, and a former longtime Crookston, MN resident, passed away Tuesday, January 4, 2022, in the Sanford Medical Center, Fargo, ND, with his family at his side. Denny, as he was affectionately...
David “Dave” Anthony Benson

David “Dave” Anthony Benson -Obit

David “Dave” Anthony Benson died peacefully at Villa St. Vincent on Tuesday, January 4, 2022, at the age of 82. David Benson was born in Thief River Falls, MN on July 5, 1939, to Sylvia (Jokela) and Alfred Benson, and...
Sidney Duane Myhre

Sidney Duane Myhre – Obit

Sidney Duane Myhre passed away on Friday, December 31, 2021, after a courageous battle with cancer surrounded by his loving family at his rural Red Lake Falls home. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 6, 2022, at...
Marilyn Wieland

Marilyn Wieland – Obit

Marilyn Wieland, Red Lake Falls, MN, 78, passed away on Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at her residence with her family by her side. The funeral service will be Monday, January 3, 2022; at 10:30 AM  at St. John Lutheran Church,...
Keith W. Jacobson

Keith W. Jacobson – Obit

Keith W. Jacobson, 75, Hendrum, MN, passed away on Monday, December 27, 2021, at Sanford Health in Fargo, ND. Keith Wade Jacobson was born on September 4, 1946, in Ada, Minnesota to Meloyd and Opal Jacobson. They lived on...
Mary C. Rusling

Mary C. Rusling – Notice of Passing

Mary C. Rusling, 79, Crookston, MN, died Tuesday, December 28, 2021, at her home surrounded by her family.  A private family service will be held at a later date.  Stenshoel-Houske Funeral Home is serving the family.
Patricia Schindler

Patricia Schindler – Obit

Patricia Schindler of Red Lake Falls, MN passed away on Monday, December 27, 2021, at her rural Red Lake Falls home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, December 30, 2021, at 1:00 PM at St. Joseph Catholic Church...
Stella T. Gast

Stella T. Gast – Obit

Stella T. Gast, age 95, of Fertile, Minnesota, died peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at Fair Meadow Nursing Home, in Fertile.     Stella Theresa Waale was born on January 10, 1926, the daughter of...
Clarice Ann Babinski Vik

Clarice Ann Babinski Vik – Obit

Due to winter storm conditions the Funeral Mass for Clarice Vik originally scheduled for 11 am Monday, December 27th at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Crookston has been postponed to Tuesday, December 28th at 11 am. Clarice Ann...
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Frances Claire Gunkel – Time of Service Announcement

Frances Claire Gunkel, age 70, of Halstad, MN, died Saturday, December 18, 2021, at Halstad Living Center. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 30, 2021, at Winchester Lutheran Church, Borup, MN. For those who are...
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Judith Elaine Kirchoffner – Obit

Judith Elaine Kirchoffner, 79, of Crookston, MN and formerly of Grand Forks, ND, passed away Friday, December 17, 2021, in the home of her daughter, Tina Van Zuuk, where she had been living since this past September. Judy was born...
LeRoy James Chandler

LeRoy James Chandler – Obit

LeRoy James Chandler, 93, Grand Forks, died peacefully in his home, Sunday, December 19, 2021 LeRoy was born May 2, 1928, in Caledonia ND, the son of Arthur and Mary (Smith) Chandler. He attended school and graduated from Caledonia in...
Cecilia Ruth Pettit

Cecilia Ruth Pettit – Obit

Cecilia Ruth Pettit, of Palm Desert, CA formerly of Red Lake Falls, MN died on Thursday, December 9, 2021 at Palm Desert, CA.  Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 AM on January 1, 2022 at St. Joseph Catholic...
Duane Fuglie

Duane Fuglie – Obit

Duane Fuglie, age 82, of Ulen, MN died Sunday, December 19, 2021, at Viking Manor Nursing Home, Ulen surrounded by his family. Duane Charles was born June 13, 1939, the son of Henry and Alice (Wiger) Fuglie. He was born...
Leydon S. “Laddie” Kolness

Leydon S. “Laddie” Kolness – Obit

Leydon S. “Laddie” Kolness, 78 of Hendrum, MN entered into eternal life on December 16, 2021, at home with family by his side. Laddie was born May 20, 1943, in Ada, MN to Sherman T. Kolness and Mildred (Mjolsness) Kolness....
Ronald Knutson

Ronald Knutson – Obit

Ronald Knutson, age 80, of Hawley, MN, died Friday, December 17, 2021, at his home. Ronald “Ron or Knute” was born May 17, 1941 to George and Clara (Ulland) Knutson Thortvedt in Halstad, MN. He grew up near Blanchard, MN,...
Clayton J. Arthurs

Clayton J. Arthurs – Obit

Clayton J. Arthurs, 78, Halstad, MN, passed away on Monday, December 13, 2021, at Sanford Health in Fargo, ND. Clayton James Arthurs was born in rural Menahga, MN on April 6, 1943, to Mary Arthurs. He graduated from Menahga High...
Paul Allan Dragseth

Paul Allan Dragseth – Obit

Paul Allan Dragseth, 56, of Eldred, MN, passed away unexpectedly late Thursday evening at his home of natural causes. Paul was born in Crookston, MN on September 29, 1965, the son of Allan and Judy (Hanson) Dragseth. He was raised...
Bernard Paul Harrington

Bernard Paul Harrington – Obit

Bernard Paul Harrington, 76, of Crookston, MN, passed away on December 12, 2021. Bodie, as he was affectionately known to family and friends, was born in Manhattan, NY on October 23, 1945, to Bernard L. and Frances (Quigley) Harrington. He...
Thomas Lee Dullea

Thomas Lee Dullea – Obit

Thomas Lee Dullea, 33, died unexpectedly on December 10, 2021, in his home. Mass of Christian will be at 1:00 pm on Saturday, December 18 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Red Lake Falls, MN with Father Bob Schreiner Officiating....
Devonna Rae Bohnenkamp (Bonnie)

Devonna Rae Bohnenkamp (Bonnie) -Obit

Devonna Rae Bohnenkamp (Bonnie) lost her battle with liver failure on December 8, 2021, at 71 years of age in her home surrounded by her family.  Bonnie was born on September 28, 1950, to Marvelyn and John Ellison in...
Cecilia Plante

Cecilia Plante – Obit

Cecilia Plante, age 90, of Crookston, MN, passed away early Friday morning, December 10, 2021, in RiverView Health, Crookston, with her family at her side. Cecilia Regina Merschman was born on February 22, 1931, to the union of Frank and...
John James Lehmann

John James Lehmann – Obit

John Lehmann, 54, Fertile, MN passed away on Monday, December 6, 2021 at Yuma Regional Medical Center in Yuma, AZ. John James Lehmann was born to James and Lorraine (Hamre) Lehmann in Ada, MN on August 31, 1967. He graduated from...
Curtis Allan Parkin

Curtis Allan Parkin – Obit

Curtis Allan Parkin, 71, of Crookston, MN, passed away in his home early Thursday morning, December 9, 2021, with family at his side. Curtis was born in Crookston on September 26, 1950, the son of Loren and Gertrude (Mahla) Parkin....
William Roger LaPorte-Lewis

William Roger LaPorte-Lewis – Obit

William Roger LaPorte-Lewis age 73, passed away in his home in Crookston, MN surrounded by his family on December 6, 2021, after a lengthy fight with many health issues. William was born on November 20, 1948, in Cincinnati, Ohio to...
Keith Espeseth

Keith Espeseth – Obit

Keith Espeseth, 70, of Red Lake Falls, MN formerly of Thief River Falls, MN and Petersburg, AK passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 28, 2021 at Hillcrest Senior Living in Red Lake Falls, MN. A gathering time for family and...
James Leo Wallace (Sarge)

James Leo Wallace (Sarge) – Obit

James Leo Wallace (Sarge), 73, passed away on December 6, 2021. Jim was born on March 19, 1948, to Earl and Harriet Wallace. He was raised on their farm in Euclid with his six siblings. He attended grade school...
John Grahek Jr.

John Grahek Jr. – Obit

John Grahek Jr., 48, of Bemidji, MN died Friday, December 3, 2021, at his home. Mass of Christian Burial will be 2:00 P.M., Saturday, December 11, 2021, at St. Philip’s Catholic Church, Bemidji. Visitation will be one hour prior to...
Louis “Chico” Bray

Louis “Chico” Bray Obit

Louis “Chico” Bray, 86, of Portland, OR passed away on November 15, 2021, at his home with his family by his side. He was born in Silver City, New Mexico on August 4, 1935, to Elmer and Elnora Bray....
Rosalyn Kolstad

Rosalyn Kolstad – Obit

Roselyn Kolstad, age 82, of Erskine, MN, passed away on Saturday, December 4th, at Villa St. Vincent in Crookston, MN. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December 10th, at Grace Lutheran Church in Erskine with...
Robert Schafer

Robert Schafer – Obit

Robert Schafer of Red Lake Falls, MN passed away on Wednesday, December 1, 2021, with his sons at his side at Riverview Hospital in Crookston, MN. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, December 10, 2021, at 10:30...
Earl Milo Abrahamson

Earl Milo Abrahamson – Obit

Earl Milo Abrahamson, 94, passed away Wednesday afternoon, December 1, 2021, in the Benedictine Living Community of Crookston with family at his side. Earl was born on the rural Crookston farm of his parents, Bert and Edna (Hoiseth) Abrahamson on...
Joy Schmidt

Joy Schmidt – Obit

Joy Schmidt of Red Lake Falls, MN passed away on Sunday, November 28, 2021, at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, ND. Mass of Christian burial will be held on Friday, December 3, 2021, at 2:00 PM in St. Joseph Catholic Church...
Jerry Fjeld

Jerry Fjeld – Obit

Jerry Fjeld, age 74, of West Fargo, ND, died Monday, November 29, 2021, at Sanford Health in Fargo due to complications of Covid-19. Jerry Wayne, the son of Charles and Bernice (Hirchert) Fjeld was born on November 10, 1947,...
Sylvia A. Janssen

Sylvia A. Janssen – Obit

Sylvia A. Janssen, 70, Ada, MN, died unexpectedly on Sunday, November 21, 2021 at Essentia Health in Fargo, ND.    Sylvia was born July 1, 1951 in Crescent, Iowa to William and Elvia. On March 23, 1972 Sylvia married...
Antoinette Margaret “Toni” Lyczewski

Antoinette Margaret “Toni” Lyczewski – Obit

Antoinette Margaret “Toni” Lyczewski, age 72, of Crookston, MN, passed away on Friday afternoon, November 26, 2021, in the Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND, with family at her side.  Toni was born in Crookston on June 27, 1949...
Doris Bernice Brogren

Doris Bernice Brogren – Obit

Doris Bernice Brogren, age 101, of Ulen, MN, died Friday, November 26, 2021, at her home surrounded by her family. Doris Bernice Fagerlie was born August 18, 1920 to parents, Oscar and Margrethe (Valtinson) Fagerlie. Bernice was a full-time homemaker...
Remona Mae Hoffman

Remona Mae Hoffman – Obit

Remona Mae Hoffman, age 75, of Crookston, MN, passed away on Saturday afternoon, November 27, 2021, in the Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND, while her family kept vigil during her final days.  Remona was born on February 3,...
Danny R. Doyea

Danny R. Doyea – Obit

Danny Doyea passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND, with his family by his side after a long courageous battle with Covid pneumonia.  Danny Raymond Doyea, 64, of Beltrami was born...
Betty Burda

Betty Burda – Time of Service Announcement

Elizabeth “Betty” Burda, age 87, of Ulen, MN, died Friday, November 26, 2021, at the Vikings Manor Nursing Home, Ulen. Elizabeth L. Burda was born the daughter of Worth and Vivian (Kiefer) Booth on February 16, 1934 in Albert Lea,...
Kenneth Franklin Johannson

Kenneth Franklin Johannson- Obit

Kenneth Franklin Johannson, 84, longtime Crookston, MN resident, passed away the evening of November 14, 2021, in his home in Fargo with his loving family by his side after a brief illness. Ken was born in Grafton, ND on November...
Roger Joseph Kurpius

Roger Joseph Kurpius – Obit

Roger Joseph Kurpius, 69, Gary, MN passed away on Saturday, November 20, 2021, peacefully at home. Roger was born in Ada, MN to Joseph and Genevieve (Brennan) Kurpius. He grew up in Lockhart Township and graduated from Ada High School...
Dennis W. Gnadt

Dennis W. Gnadt – Obit

Dennis W. Gnadt, 73, Lockhart, MN, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, November 19, 2021, in Mahnomen, MN.  Dennis Willis Gnadt was born on December 13, 1947, to Jack and Delores (Geiselhart) Gnadt in Ada, Minnesota. He graduated from Ada...
Jean Beyer

Jean Beyer – Obit

Jean Beyer of rural Red Lake Falls, MN passed away on Friday, November 19, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. Memorial Mass will be held on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at 10:30 AM at St. Joseph Catholic Church in...
Earl C. Hutchins, MD FAAN

Earl C. Hutchins, MD FAAN- Obit

Dr. Earl C. Hutchins, MD FAAN, age 89 of Colorado Springs, CO. Earl is the father of Kim Hutchins of Colorado Springs, Brian Hutchins of San Diego, California, Todd Hutchins (Marissa) of Eaton Colorado, and Matt Hutchins (Maruta Skujina) of...
Sister Joanne Marie Johnson

Sister Joanne Marie Johnson – Obit

Sister Joanne Marie Johnson CSJ, 86, passed away Tuesday morning, November 16, 2021, in the Benedictine Living Community of Crookston. Sister Joanne Marie Johnson was born August 17, 1935 to Clarence and Ursula (Farrell) of Minneapolis, MN.  She attended...
Mary Lou Thoreson

Mary Lou Thoreson – Obit

Mary Lou Thoreson peacefully went home to the Lord, with her family by her side, on November 15 in Fargo, ND following a courageous 35-year battle with multiple sclerosis.   She was born on April 3, 1931, at the family...
Mary “Babe” Christianson

Mary “Babe” Christianson- Obit

Mary “Babe” Christianson, age 93, of Ulen, MN, died November 14, 2021, at Viking Manor Nursing Home, Ulen, MN. Mary Patricia Bisek was born March 17, 1928, to Paul and Magdalene (Flicek) Bisek in Mahnomen, MN. She attended elementary school...
Lawrence (Larry) Joseph Ricard

Lawrence (Larry) Joseph Ricard – Obit

Lawrence (Larry) Joseph Ricard, age 86, Beltrami, passed away November 11, 2021, at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, ND after a short battle with COVID pneumonia.  He was born on January 1, 1935, in Russia Township near Crookston, MN, the...
Leslie Duane Sheridan

Leslie Duane Sheridan – Obit

Leslie Duane Sheridan, age 93, and a resident of the Benedictine Living Community of Crookston, MN, passed from this life and went to be with his Savior the evening of November 11, 2021, with his loving family by his...
James “Jim” Robert Leier

James “Jim” Robert Leier- Obit

James “Jim” Robert Leier, 91, Crookston, and formerly of Esmond and Devils Lake, North Dakota, passed away Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at the Villa St. Vincent. A military prayer service is planned for Friday, November 19 at 4 p.m....
Mark Douglas Broden

Mark Douglas Broden- Obit

Mark Douglas Broden, 65, of Fertile, MN passed away suddenly but peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday, November 3, 2021, at home in Fertile. Mark was born June 19th, 1956, to Robert & Myrtle (Bakken) Broden in Crookston, MN. Mark...
Vernon L. Rage

Vernon L. Rage – Obit

Vernon L. Rage, 87, Ada, MN, passed away on Thursday, November 4, 2021, at Benedictine Care Community in Ada.    Vernon LeRoy Rage was born on May 7, 1934, to Selmer and Emma (Dahl) Rage just west of Ada in...
Kenneth M. Sannes

Kenneth M. Sannes- Obit

Kenneth M. Sannes, 90, Erskine, MN, formerly of Fertile, MN, passed away on Sunday, October 31, 2021, at Pioneer Memorial Care Center in Erskine. He was born on April 17, 1931, to Ludvig and Sophie (Peterson) Sannes in their rural...
Jerry Lee Fossand

Jerry Lee Fossand – Obit

Jerry Lee Fossand, 75, of Crookston, MN, formerly of Bemidji, MN, passed away Sunday evening, October 31, 2021, in RiverView Health, Crookston, with his children at his side to comfort him. Jerry was born in Bemidji on September 5,...
Stanley Hinkley

STANLEY HINKLEY – Obit

Stanley (Stan) Hinkley, age 87, passed away November 1, 2021, in Fountain Hills, Arizona, following years of medical problems.  He has lost his fight here on earth but he has now reached his forever home with his Lord.  He...
Charles Blane “Chuck” Goering

Charles Blane “Chuck” Goering – Obit

Charles Blane “Chuck” Goering, 60, of Mentor, MN, passed away Wednesday afternoon, November 3, 2021, at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA, with family at his side. Chuck had been in failing health for several weeks. Chuck...
Carole G. Taylor

Carole G. Taylor- Obit

Carole G. Taylor, 90, of Crosslake, formerly of Crookston MN, passed away peacefully on October 26, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. Visitation and services will be held at Crosslake Lutheran Church on Friday, November 12, 2021. Visitation will...
Emily E. Jackson

Emily E. Jackson – Obit

Emily E. Jackson, 88, Dilworth, MN, formerly of Ada and rural Gary, MN, passed away on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at Serenity Assisted Living and Memory Care in Dilworth. Emily Eldoris Jackson was born on July 7, 1933, to...
Gladys Holm

Gladys Holm- Obit

Gladys Holm, Halstad, MN, passed away on Monday, November 1, 2021 at Halstad Living Center in Halstad. Gladys Holm was born in Anthony Township on May 21, 1917, to Sivert and Hilda (Aamodt) Skare. Gladys’ mother, Hilda, lived for 90...
Mary Anne Taus

Mary Anne Taus – Obit

Mary Anne Taus, 82, of Bemidji, MN, passed away early Sunday evening, October 31st, 2021, in the Sanford Medical Center, Fargo, ND, with her loving family at her side to comfort her. She had been bravely battling health issues...
Joyce M. Wright

Joyce M. Wright- Obit

Joyce M. Wright, 72, Fertile, MN passed away after a brief illness on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, in her home surrounded by family and under the care of Hospice. Joyce Mae Wright was born on March 5, 1949, to Elmer...
Gerald Soderlund

Gerald Soderlund- Obit

Gerald Soderlund, 90, of Stephen, MN passed away on Friday, October 22, 2021, at Lilac Homes Memory Care in Dilworth, MN. Gerald was born on April 23, 1931, to Clarence and Alice (Carlstrom) Soderlund in Stephen, MN. After graduating from...
Dana Drew Smith

Dana Drew Smith – Obit

Dana Drew Smith, 69, Halstad, MN, passed away from heart complications on Friday, October 22, 2021, at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, ND.   Dana was born on February 20, 1952, to Robert and Goldie Smith. He grew up on...
Aaron Knott

Aaron Knott – Obit

Aaron Knott of Red Lake Falls, MN passed away unexpectedly on Monday, October 25, 2021, in Red Lake Falls, MN. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, October 30, 2021, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in...
Kevin Boyle

KEVIN BOYLE – Obit

Kevin James Boyle was born September 5, 1937 in Graceville, MN and died October 16, 2021 in Crookston MN at the age of 84. He was born to Timothy and Tracey (Hess) Boyle, the second of 10 children. Kevin...
Marian Devos

Marian Devos- Time of Service Announcement

Marian Ann Devos, age 98, of Crookston, Minnesota, passed away on Monday, October 18, 2021, at the Villa-St. Vincent Nursing Home in Crookston. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 am on Friday, October 22, 2021, at...
Loren Duane “Butch” Seaton

Loren Duane “Butch” Seaton- Obit

Loren Duane “Butch” Seaton, 70, of Brighton, CO, passed away in the Surprise Health & Rehab in Arizona on December 31, 2020. Loren was born in Crookston, MN on June 19, 1950, one of three children of the union of...
Chad “Chadwick” Horton

Chad “Chadwick” Horton- Obit

Chad “Chadwick” Horton, 42, Fertile, MN, passed away sadly and unexpectedly on Monday, October 11, 2021, at his home in Fertile. Chad Everette Horton was born on March 24, 1979, to Stephen Horton and Debra Heyen in Granbury, Texas. The...
Lighted Candle

Juan Manuel Garcia- Time of Service Announcement

Juan Manuel Garcia, age 33, of Crookston, Minnesota, passed away on Thursday, October 14, 2021, at his home in Crookston.  A memorial service will be at 2:00 pm on Thursday, October 21, 2021, at Stenshoel Houske Funeral Home in...
Gene Morland Erlandson

Gene Morland Erlandson- Obit

Gene Morland Erlandson, 92, of Mentor, Minnesota was born to Arthur and Hilda (Skanson) Erlandson on August 10, 1929, in St. Paul, Minnesota. While still a small child the family moved back to their farm in Woodside Township. During...
Richard A. Widseth

Richard A. Widseth – Obit

Richard Alton “Dick” Widseth, 89, of Crookston, MN, passed away early Friday morning, October 15, 2021, with family at his side. Dick was born in Gonvick, MN, on August 10, 1932, the son of Albert and Emily (Peterson) Widseth.  He...
Doris I. Barkve

Doris I. Barkve- Obit

Doris I. Barkve, 92, Ada, MN, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 11, 2021, at Benedictine Care Community in Ada. Doris Irene (Jacobson) Barkve was born on May 31, 1929, to Clarence and Nettie (Bell) Jacobson in rural Hendrum Township. Doris...
Irene M. Ross

Irene M. Ross – Obit

Irene Margaret Ross, 100, of Crookston, MN, and a former longtime Fisher area resident, passed away in the Benedictine Living Community of Crookston on Wednesday morning, October 13, 2021, with her daughter and son-in-law, Gayle and Jerry Wardner at...
James “Jim” L. Larson

James “Jim” L. Larson – Obit

James “Jim” L. Larson, Fertile, MN, passed away on Monday, October 11, 2021, at Fair Meadow Nursing Home in Fertile surrounded by family. James Leroy Larson was born September 08, 1930, at Bethesda Hospital in Crookston, MN, to Alfred and...
James L. Simon

James L. Simon- Obit

James L. Simon, age 85 of Hibbing, MN, passed away on October 6, 2021, at the St. Cloud Hospital. Jim was born in Menomonie, WI on March 15, 1936, to Leonard and Frances (Gerbich) Simon.  He graduated from Buhl High...
Lillian Myra (Larson) Ellis

Lillian Myra (Larson) Ellis – Obit

Lillian Myra (Larson) Ellis, 97, of Seattle, WA, passed away on August 14, 2021, in the Foss Home and Village Nursing Home in Seattle. Lillian, or Lil as she was best known to her friends and family, was a Crookston,...
Harold Jerome Opgrand

Harold Jerome Opgrand – Obit

Harold Jerome Opgrand, 91, of Crookston, MN, passed away Sunday morning, June 13, 2021, in Altru Hospital, Grand Forks, with family at his side. Harold was born in Halstad, Minnesota on November 10, 1929, the son of Carl and Therese...
Janet “Jan” Opgrand

Janet “Jan” Opgrand – Obit

Janet Karelynn Opgrand, 83, of Crookston, MN, passed away in her home early Friday morning, August 20, 2021, with her daughter and son-in-law, Kari and Neil, and son, Kip, at her side. Jan, as she was affectionately known throughout her...
Dianne Benson

Dianne Benson – Obit

Dianne Benson, age 74, of Crookston, MN, died on Friday, October 8, 2021, at her home in Crookston.  A memorial service will be at 1:00 pm on Monday, October 18, 2021, at Stenshoel Houske Funeral Home in Crookston, with...
Kathleen Mary “Kathie” Peterson

Kathleen Mary “Kathie” Peterson- Obit

Kathleen Mary “Kathie” Peterson, 80, of Union Lake, near Erskine, MN, passed away at her home Sunday, September 5, 2021. Kathie was born in Warren, MN, on January 28, 1941, the daughter of Cyril and Bertha (Goosen) Wavra. She grew...
Hazel J. Nelson

Hazel J. Nelson – Obit

Hazel J. Nelson, Fertile, MN, passed away on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at Fair Meadow Nursing Home at the age of 101. Hazel Joyce (Ashling) Nelson was born in rural Winger, MN on November 15, 1919 to John and Ida...
Paulette P. Januszewski

Paulette P. Januszewski – Obit

Paulette P. Januszewski, 78 of Erskine, MN passed away on Friday, October 1, 2021, at Essentia Health in Fargo, ND. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 AM Friday, October 8, 2021, in St. Lawrence Catholic Church with...
Marne Thompson

Marne Thompson – Obit

Marne Thompson of Red Lake Falls, MN passed away on Saturday, October 2, 2021 surrounded by his loving family at his Red Lake Falls home. Memorial service will be held on Friday, October 8, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Bethany...
Cynthia Jo Ross

Cynthia Jo Ross – Obit

Cynthia Jo (Andringa) Ross, age 64, of Crookston, Minnesota, passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, October 4, 2021. Cindy was born on July 15, 1957, to Jess and Hazel (Taylor) Andringa in Crookston, Minnesota. She grew up in...
Clarabelle J. Sipe

Clarabelle J. Sipe- Obit

Clarabelle J. Sipe, 91, Ada, MN, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 30, 2021, at Benedictine Care Community in Ada. Clarabelle Jessie (Ellingworth) Sipe was born on December 12, 1929, to Jesse and Clara (Hovland) Ellingworth in Felton Township, MN....
Gene Oliver Helgeson

Gene Oliver Helgeson – Obit

Gene Oliver Helgeson was born on April 17, 1929, to a loving family near Crookston, Minnesota. As a child, Gene enjoyed the adventures of farm life and as a teen living in town, he was perhaps best known as...
Rosaire J. Amiot

ROSAIRE J. AMIOT – Obit

Rosaire J. Amiot, 86, of Crookston, MN, passed away Thursday morning, September 30, 2021, in Benedictine Community Living of Crookston. He had moved there from his Crookston home of over 50 years this past July 7. Rosaire was born...
Lorna Jean Solberg

Lorna Jean Solberg- Obit

Lorna Jean Solberg, age 54, of Crookston, Minnesota, passed away on Monday, September 27, 2021, at her home in Crookston.  A memorial service will be at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at Stenshoel Houske Funeral Home in...
Lighted Candle

Kenneth Fred Gebhardt – Obit

Kenneth Fred Gebhardt, 78, of Crookston, MN, passed away Friday, August 6, 2021, in Sanford on Broadway Hospital, Fargo, ND. Kenny was born in Crookston MN on October 29, 1942, the son of Freddie and Henrietta (Horesji) Gebhardt. He was...
Duane Tilleraas

Duane Tilleraas- Time of Service Announcement

Duane Tilleraas, age 89, of Gary, MN, died on Sunday, September 26, 2021, at Sanford Health in Fargo, ND. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 1, 2021, at Gary Lutheran Church, Gary. A time...
Irene Ann Larson

Irene Ann Larson- Obit

Irene Ann Larson, 83, Ada, MN formerly of Borup, MN, passed away on Sunday, September 19, 2021, at Adventist Health and Rideout Hospital in Marysville, CA after a brief illness. Irene Ann Bachmeier was born on September 20, 1937, to...
Octavio Benevidez Jr.

Octavio Benevidez Jr. – Obit

Octavio Benevidez Jr., 28, of Crookston MN, died accidentally in Crookston on Thursday, September 23, 2021, when struck by a train while walking on the tracks with his back to the train, listening to loud music on his headphones. Jr,...
Bruce Allan Parr

Bruce Allan Parr – Obit

Bruce Allan Parr, age 66, of Crookston, Minnesota, passed away on Saturday, September 25, 2021, at Sanford Health-Broadway in Fargo.  A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at Trinity Lutheran Church in...
Mary Lynn Pester

MARY LYNN PESTER – OBIT

Mary Lynn Pester, 84, of Crookston, MN, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, September 24, 2021 with her husband and family at her side, under the care of hospice after a long battle with cancer. Mary chose joy, and...
Norman J. Ellingson

Norman J. Ellingson – Obit

Norman J. Ellingson, 86, of Crookston, MN, passed away at his home Tuesday evening, September 21, 2021, surrounded by the love and comfort of his family. Norman was born on October 21, 1934, in Breckenridge, MN, the son of Olaf...
Gary Dean Hanson

Gary Dean Hanson – Obit

Gary Dean Hanson, 68, of Crookston, MN, and formerly of Nielsville, MN, passed away early Wednesday morning, September 22, 2021, in Sanford Medical Center, Fargo, ND, after a lengthy illness. Gary was born in Crookston on June 8, 1953, one...
Bernard “Bernie” Audette

Bernard “Bernie” Audette – Obit

Bernard “Bernie” Audette, age 66, of Cambridge died unexpectedly on September 20, 2021, at Cambridge Medical Center.  A Memorial Mass will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, October 16th at Christ the King Catholic Church in Cambridge with...
Esmeralda Celeste Fuentes

Esmeralda Celeste Fuentes- Obit

Esmeralda Celeste Fuentes, age 16, of Crookston, Minnesota, died on September 20, 2021, in Crookston.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 2:00 pm on Friday, September 24 ,2021, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church...
Paul Magelssen

Paul Magelssen – Funeral Notice

Paul Magelssen, age 73, of Woodbury, MN, and formerly of Fosston, MN, passed away on Monday, September 20th, surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, September 27th, at Shepherd of the Valley...
Deloris Arlone Stauning

Deloris Arlone Stauning – Obit

Deloris Arlone Stauning, 96, of Fertile, MN and formerly of Beltrami, MN, passed away peacefully in the Fair Meadow Nursing Home, Saturday, September 18, 2021, with members of her family at her side. Deloris was born on February 12, 1925,...
Dorothy Irene Wentzel

Dorothy Irene Wentzel – Obit

Dorothy Irene Wentzel, 88, of Fisher, MN passed away at her home on Friday, September 17, 2021. She was born in Cumberland, MD on December 4, 1932, the daughter of William and Leah (Metz) Schneider. Dorothy was baptized and...
Ruth Melting

Ruth Melting- Obit

Ruth Melting, 88, Detroit Lakes, MN, formerly of Halstad, MN, passed away on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at Lincoln Park Assisted Living in Detroit Lakes surrounded by family. Memorial Service: 2:00 PM, Saturday, September 18, 2021, at Bethany Lutheran Church,...
Anna Kraft Nielsen

Anna Kraft Nielsen -Obit

Anna Kraft Nielsen, 89, went home to God Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at the Villa St Vincent in Crookston, MN.  She was born on September 1, 1932, to Jacob and Anna (Mosset) Kraft on the family farm in Sioux...
Vanessa Iris DeLeon

Vanessa Iris DeLeon – Obit

Vanessa Iris DeLeon, 21, of Grand Forks, ND, passed away in her residence Saturday evening, September 11, 2021. Vanessa was born in Crookston on June 27, 2000, the 2nd of 4 children of Lalo and Jessica (Saiz) DeLeon. She attended...
Lois Marie Samuelson

Lois Marie Samuelson – Obit

Lois Marie Samuelson, 88, of Crookston, MN, passed away Sunday morning, September 12, 2021, in the Benedictine Living Community Crookston where she had been a resident for several months. Lois was born in Crookston on June 15, 1933, to Nickolas...
Ray Brault

Ray Brault- Time of Gathering

Ray Brault-  April 25, 1953 - December 6, 2020 Ray may be gone but he is not forgotten. He will be forever in our hearts. So with that thought in mind, please join his family in celebration of his life...
Lloyd “Burt” Burtness

Lloyd “Burt” Burtness- Obit

After many days of struggling on life support, Lloyd “Burt” Burtness lost his battle and passed away peacefully on July 24, 2021, with family at his side. He was born to Norwegian parents, Leonard and Adeline Burtness on their farm...
Marilyn Nielsen Crombie

Marilyn Nielsen Crombie – Obit

Marilyn Nielsen Crombie, 60, of Council Bluffs, IA, died on September 3, 2021, of lung cancer, at the home of her sister, Valorie Tuseth, of rural Beltrami, MN. Marilyn was born on February 11, 1961, to LeRoy and Anna...
Emmanuel Oluwagbenga “Manny” Ulubiyo

Emmanuel Oluwagbenga “Manny” Ulubiyo – Obit

Emmanuel Oluwagbenga “Manny” Ulubiyo, 38, of Erskine, MN, passed away unexpectedly early Wednesday evening, September 1, 2021, in RiverHealth, Crookston. Manny was born in Lagos, Nigeria on March 13, 1983, one of 4 children of the union of Johnson and...
Kathie Mary Peterson

Kathie Mary Peterson – Obit

Kathleen Mary “Kathie” Peterson, 80, of Union Lake, near Erskine, MN, passed away at her home Sunday, September 5, 2021. Kathie was born in Warren, MN, on January 28, 1941, the daughter of Cyril and Bertha (Goosen) Wavra. She grew...
Eleanor Boe

Eleanor Boe – Obit

Eleanor Boe, age 80, of Twin Valley, MN, died Friday, September 3, 2021, in her home in Twin Valley. A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, September 11, 2021, beginning at 10:00 a.m. at St. William Catholic Church, Twin...
Ivan Sander Vraa

Ivan Sander Vraa – Obit

Ivan Sander Vraa, loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, 91, Halstad, MN, formerly of Climax, MN, passed away on Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at Halstad Living Center. Ivan was born in Climax on May 1, 1930, to Sander...
Roxanne “Roxy” D. Anderson

Roxanne “Roxy” D. Anderson – Obit

Roxanne “Roxy” D. Anderson, 84, Ada, MN, passed away on Monday, August 30, 2021, at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, ND. Roxanne Anderson was born in Wadena, MN on July 17, 1937, to Lester and Maxine (Ripley) Roesch. The family lived...
Bobbie Jo Rogers

Bobbie Jo Rogers- Time of Service Announcement

Bobbie Jo Rogers, age 47, of Minneapolis, MN, died Thursday, August 26, 2021, at Hennepin Care Center in Minneapolis, MN. A service will be held Thursday, September 2, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at Old Pine Point School, Ponsford, MN.  All-night...
Annie M. Paul

Annie M. Paul- Time of Service Announcement

Annie M. Paul, age 100, of Crookston, Minnesota, passed away on Saturday, August 28, 2021, at the Villa-St. Vincent Nursing Home in Crookston, surrounded by her loving family.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:00 pm...
Graydon Selmer Larson

Graydon Selmer Larson- Obit

Graydon Selmer Larson, 92, Moorhead, MN, formerly of Ada, MN, passed away on the morning of Tuesday, August 24, 2021, at Essentia Hospital in Fargo, ND. Born July 26, 1929, he was the youngest of three children born to Anna...
Leo Luettjohann

Leo Luettjohann – Obit

Leo Edward Luettjohann, age 86, of Crookston, Minnesota, passed away at his home, on Thursday, August 26, 2021, surrounded by his loving family.  A funeral service will be at 11:00 am on Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at St. Paul’s...
Carol Jean Luckow

Carol Jean Luckow- Obit

After a long, courageous battle with different health issues, Carol Jean Luckow, age 79, left this earth to be with her Savior on August 24, 2021, at Riverview Hospital in Crookston, Minnesota. Carol Jean Luckow, known as “Jean,” was born...
Brian Adelman

Brian Adelman- Obit

Brian Adelman of Red Lake Falls, MN, passed away on Saturday, August 21, 2021, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND. Brian Jerome Adelman was born June 20, 1972, at St. John Hospital in Red Lake Falls, MN son of...
Larry Malmskog

Larry Malmskog- Obit

Larry Malmskog, 83, of Lake Park, MN, died Saturday, August 21, 2021, in the Viking Manor Nursing Home, Ulen, MN. Larry Martin Malmskog was born November 15, 1937, to Martin and Selma (Hegstad) Malmskog, at their home, south of Flom,...
Jean Hagl

JEAN HAGL – Obit

Jean Hagl, age 58, of Erskine, MN, died Wednesday, August 18, 2021, at Essentia Health, Fargo, ND. Mass of Christian Burial will take place Thursday, August 26, 2021, at 11 am at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Mahnomen, MN.  Visitation will...
Clarice Kareen Austinson

CLARICE KAREEN AUSTINSON – Obit

Clarice Kareen Austinson, 85, Ada, MN, came to rest with her Lord on Thursday, August 19, 2021 at Benedictine Care Community in Ada.  Clarice was born on March 14, 1936 to Edwin and Mildred (Holm) Mathison in Bagley, MN....
Rosalyn “Roz” Beth Ellingworth Shuskey

ROSALYN “ROZ” BETH ELLINGWORTH SHUSKEY – Obit

Rosalyn “Roz” Beth Ellingworth Shuskey, age 70, of Twin Valley, MN, died Thursday, August 19, 2021, at Essentia Health, Fargo, ND, surrounded by her family.  Roz was born on June 16, 1951, in Ada, MN, to Russell and Inez...
Vicki Stortroen

Vicki Stortroen-Obit

Vicki Stortroen, a beloved wife, mother, sister, nana, and friend, went home to meet her Lord and Saviour on August 19, 2021 at age 66 after a courageous battle with ALS. Vickie, of rural Climax, MN, was born in...
Sharon Johnson

Sharon Johnson- Obit

Sharon Kaye Johnson, age 69, of Twin Valley MN, passed away in her home on Tuesday, August 17, 2021. She was diagnosed with lung cancer in late May of 2021.  She fought through the chemo and radiation treatments with...
Michael “Mike” David Muir

Michael “Mike” David Muir- Obit

Michael “Mike” David Muir, a proud 20-year veteran of the US Navy, passed away August 17, 2021, in Crookston after a short battle with cancer. A memorial service honoring the life of Mike will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday,...
Francine Joyce Lunde

Francine Joyce Lunde – Obit

Francine Joyce Lunde, 79, Detroit Lakes, MN, formerly of Halstad, MN, passed peacefully on Friday, August 13, 2021, at her home in Detroit Lakes from heart complications. Even a heart of gold can’t beat forever. Francine was born on...
Stewart Smith

Stewart Smith- Obit

Stewart Smith, “Papa”, “Stewie”, 72, died surrounded by his wife and kids on August 13, 2021. Stew was born on November 9th, 1948, in Crookston, MN to Norris and Marion Smith. He grew up in Nielsville, MN for most of...
Howard Applequist

Howard Applequist- Obit

Howard Applequist, 76, of Crookston, Minnesota, was called to his eternal resting place on Saturday, August 14, 2021, at the Fair Meadow Nursing Home in Fertile, Minnesota. He entered this world on June 15, 1945, in Crookston, MN, born...
Donna Thoreson

Donna Thoreson – Obit

Donna Marie Thoreson, 81, of Climax, MN, passed away early Thursday morning, August 12, 2021, in Altru Hospital, Grand Forks, with her family at her side. Donna was born in Crookston, MN on August 15, 1939, the oldest of three...
Sylvia Ann Dale

Sylvia Ann Dale- Obit

Sylvia Ann Dale, 87, Fertile, MN, passed away on the morning of Saturday, August 7, 2021, at Fair Meadow Nursing Home in Fertile after a brief battle with cancer. Sylvia was born on August 2, 1934, to Severin and Emma...
Robert “Bob” David Stuckey

Robert “Bob” David Stuckey- Obit

Robert David Stuckey, age 82, of Crookston, Minnesota, passed away early Thursday morning, August 12, 2021, in Altru Hospital, Grand Forks, North Dakota.  He was born to Avery and Josephine (Johnson) Stuckey on September 14, 1938, in Mitchell County,...
Ardell Bernelda (Beckman) Allrich

Ardell Bernelda (Beckman) Allrich – Obit

Ardell Bernelda (Beckman) Allrich, 82, passed away peacefully at Wealshire of Bloomington on August 11, 2021, with her children by her side. Ardell was born in Twin Valley, MN September 28, 1938, to Edwin and Lorna (Runck) Beckman.  She was...
Shirley E. Solhaug

Shirley E. Solhaug- Obit

Shirley E. Solhaug, 81, Shelly, Minnesota, died peacefully on Saturday, August 7, 2021, at Sanford Hospital in Hillsboro, North Dakota.     Shirley Elizabeth Solhaug was born on December 17, 1939, at the Nikolai Nelson farm to Roy and Lily (Nelson) Dybing....
Margaret Genevieve Myrold Calender

Margaret Genevieve Myrold Calender- Obit

At the age of 101, Margaret was surrounded by her daughters when she passed away Wednesday, August 4, 2021, at Valley Senior Living, Grand Forks, North Dakota. Margaret Genevieve Hellerud was born in Twin Valley, Minnesota, on December 25, 1919,...
Lois Johnson

Lois Johnson – Obit

Lois Johnson, age 75, of Gully, MN, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, August 6th, at Essentia Health Hospital in Fosston. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 11th, at Bethel Assembly Church in Fosston with...
Frederick Dean “Fred” Ose

Frederick Dean “Fred” Ose- Obit

Frederick Dean “Fred” Ose, age 58, of Crookston, MN, passed away on Monday, August 2, 2021, at his home with family by his side. Frederick was born on September 4, 1962, in Spokane, WA, the son of Dean and Sydnee...
Mark A. Ellegaard

Mark A. Ellegaard- Obit

Mark A. Ellegaard, 58, Fertile, MN, passed away unexpectedly at his residence in Fertile on Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Mark was born on September 18, 1962, at St. Francis Hospital, Crookston, MN to Walter and Carol (McArthur) Ellegaard.  He was...
Jerome “Butch” Olson

Jerome “Butch” Olson- Obit

Jerome “Butch” Olson, 81, Fertile, MN, died on Friday, July 30, 2021, at home with his family by his side. He was born on October 19, 1939, in Spring Creek Township, Norman County, to Floyd and Sylvia (Bak) Olson. He...
Gladyce Ruth Surprenant

Gladyce Ruth Surprenant – Obit

Gladyce Ruth Surprenant, age 91, of Crookston, MN, passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2021, at the Villa St. Vincent Nursing Home in Crookston, MN. Gladys Ruth Johnson was born on January 9, 1930, in Grand Forks, ND, the daughter of...
Lester M. “Les” Stradinger

Lester M. “Les” Stradinger – Obit

Lester Mike Stradinger, 84, of Crookston, MN, passed away at his home early Sunday afternoon, August 1, 2021, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley, and with members of his loving family at his bedside. “Dinger,” as...
Duane Allen Wimpfheimer

Duane Allen Wimpfheimer – Obit

Duane Allen Wimpfheimer, age 90, of Euclid, MN, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 29, 2021, at his home with his loving family by his side. Duane was born on January 30, 1931, in Crookston, MN, the son of the...
Gregory John “Greg” Peterson

Gregory John “Greg” Peterson – Obit

Gregory John “Greg” Peterson, 63, of Alexandria, MN, passed away unexpectedly due to failing health in his home on July 28, 2021. Greg was born in Crookston on May 4, 1958, to Donald “Rewind” and Betty (Paasche) Peterson. He was...
Chris Helgedalen

Chris Helgedalen – Obit

Chris Helgedalen, 53, of Ulen, MN, passed away after a courageous battle with ALS on June 26, 2021, at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, surrounded by his loving family. Chris M. Helgedalen, son of Clifford and Janice (Knutson) Helgedalen, was born...
Lynette “Pud” Joseph

Lynette “Pud” Joseph – Obit

Lynette Marion “Pud” Joseph, 68, of Crookston, MN, passed away early Wednesday afternoon, April 1, 2020, at the Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, ND after a brief illness. She was greatly comforted by family at her side. A Memorial Service...
Twyla Aurora Julianna Hovelsrud

Twyla Aurora Julianna Hovelsrud- Obit

Twyla Aurora Julianna Hovelsrud, age 90, of Fertile, MN, passed away on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at Riverview Health in Crookston, MN. Twyla was born on August 4, 1930, in rural Fertile, MN, the daughter of the late Elmer and...
Neva Lorrayne Wermager

Neva Lorrayne Wermager- Obit

Neva Lorrayne Wermager, 91, of Crookston, MN, passed away Sunday morning, July 25, 2021, in Altru Hospital, Grand Forks, ND, comforted by loving family at her bedside. Neva was born on October 18, 1929, on the farm of her parents,...
James (Jim) Stene

James (Jim) Stene – Obit

James (Jim) Stene, 74, Ada, MN, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 23, 2021at his residence in Ada. James Edwin Keith Stene was born on August 12, 1946 in Ada, MN. He was baptized and confirmed at the East Mash River...
Steven Jerome Nelson

Steven Jerome Nelson – Obit

Steven Jerome Nelson, 63, of Crookston, MN, passed away Saturday afternoon, July 24, 2021, in the Fair Meadow Nursing Home, Fertile, MN. Steve was born in Seattle, WA on July 26, 1957, the oldest of 3 sons born to Neal...
John M. Lyczewski

John M. Lyczewski – Obit

A well-known member of the Crookston Hockey Community and Crookston Pirates Hockey Superfan John Lyczewski passed away last week. His obituary is below - John M. Lyczewski, age 63, of Crookston, MN, passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2020, at...
Matt Bishop

MATT BISHOP’S CELEBRATION OF LIFE SERVICE TO BE HELD JULY 30

Former KROX announcer, Matt Bishop’s Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, July 30 at 10:00 a.m. with a visitation hour beginning at 10:00 a.m. and the service beginning at 11:00 a.m. The service and visitation will...
Nancy Sue (Maves) Thomasson

NANCY SUE (MAVES) THOMASSON – Obit

Nancy Sue (Maves) Thomasson, 79, of Crookston MN, passed away due to complications of her esophageal cancer in Stafford, VA, on July 20, 2021. Nancy and her husband, James, were in Stafford enjoying a family reunion with their children...
Stewart W. Klask

STEWART W. KLASK – Obit

Stewart W. Klask, 74, Ada, MN, passed away on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at Benedictine Care Community in Ada. Stewart William Klask was born in Ada, MN to Henry and Malinda (Neumann) Klask on March 11, 1947.  Stewart graduated...
Randy John Chaffee

Randy John Chaffee – Obit

Randy John Chaffee, age 76, of Crookston, MN, passed away on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at the RiverView Memory Care Center in Crookston, MN, with his loving family by his side.  Randy resided at Riverview Memory Care for nearly...
Laverne A. Johnson

LAVERNE A. JOHNSON – Obit

LaVerne A. Johnson, 93, Moorhead, MN, died Tuesday, April 28, 2020, at her residence and under care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. LaVerne was born October 23, 1926, in Flom, MN, to William and Elisa (Thompson) Buckle.  ...
Clarise Renae “Claire” Caillier

CLARISE RENAE “CLAIRE” CAILLIER – Obit

Clarise “Claire” Renea Caillier, age 63, of Crookston, MN. died on Tuesday, July 20th, 2021, at home surrounded by family, after a two-year battle with lung cancer. Her struggle was lessened by the support from family, friends, coworkers, and hospice. ...
Hilde Ford

Hilde Ford – Obit

Hilde Ford, 95, Ada, MN, passed away on Thursday, July 8, 2021, at the Benedictine Care Community in Ada. Hilde Gauss was born on December 9, 1925 in Riederich, a town near Stuttgart, Germany, the third daughter born to...
Shirley Elaine Visser

SHIRLEY ELAINE VISSER – Obit

Shirley Elaine Visser, 82, Ada, MN, passed away on Thursday, July 15, 2021 unexpectedly in her home.  Shirley (Dyrendahl) was born on January 27, 1939 to Emil and Inga Dyrendahl in Hendrum, MN. She graduated from Hendrum High School...
Kristie Katheryn Wagoner

KRISTIE KATHERYN WAGONER – Obit

Kristie Katheryn (Johason) Wagoner, 69 of Crookston, Minnesota passed away peacefully in her sleep on July 7, 2021, shortly after 3 pm, at the Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, North Dakota with her Nieces and Nephews at her side....
Scott Michael Cote

Martin Lyle Cote – Obit

Martin Lyle Cote passed away on July 14, 2021 at Northern Lights in Thief River Falls, MN. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Johnson Funeral Service in Thief River Falls, MN with...
Cale D. Cormican

DALE D. CORMICAN – Obit

Dale D. Cormican, 77, of Mentor, formerly Crookston, passed away Monday, July 12, 2021 at Essentia Health, Fargo. Dale was born June 16, 1944 in Warren to Laverne and Lillian (Teal) Cormican. He attended school in Euclid and the Northwest...
Roland Bentley

Roland Bentley- Obit

Roland Bentley, age 74, of Twin Valley, MN passed away on Sunday, July 4, 2021, in his home surrounded by family and under the care of Hospice. Roland LeRoy Bentley was born March 31, 1947, in Crookston, MN to Ervin...
A lighted candle

Kristie Kathryn (Johnson) Wagoner- Obit

Kristie Kathryn (Johnson) Wagoner, age 69, of Crookston, MN, passed away on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND. Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Stenshoel-Houske Funeral Home of Crookston, MN.
Arliene Prestegord

Arliene Prestegord- Time of Service Announcement

Arliene Prestegord, age 85, of Burnsville, MN, died Friday, January 3, 2020, at Fairview Ridges Hospital in Burnsville. Memorial services will be held on Monday, July 12, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. at Wild Rice Lutheran Church, Twin Valley, MN. Burial...
Katherine “Kay” Huotari

Katherine “Kay” Huotari- Obit

Katherine “Kay” Huotari, Ada, MN, passed away on Sunday, July 4, 2021, under the care of her family and Hospice at Benedictine Care Community in Ada. She was only 105 years old. Kay was born on a farm in Goodridge,...
Adeline and Burnett Bergeson

Adeline Bergeson – Obit

Adeline Bergeson, age 99, of Reno, NV, formerly of Twin Valley and Hawley, MN, died March 2, 2020, at her daughter’s home. Burnett Bergeson, age 95, former Minnesota State Representative, died Wednesday, February 2, 2011, at home in Reno,...
Vivian Doris Arel

Vivian Doris Arel- Obit

Vivian Doris Arel, age 98, of Crookston, MN, passed away on Saturday, December 12, 2020, in the Villa St. Vincent Nursing Home with family by her side. Vivian Doris Ogaard was born on July 22, 1922, in Crookston, MN, the...
Harriet Pearson

Harriet Pearson – Obit

Harriet Pearson of Fosston, MN formerly of Red Lake Falls, MN passed away on Sunday, July 4, 2021, at Essentia Health in Fosston, MN. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 8, 2021, at 10:30 AM in Bethany Lutheran...
Elizabeth “Betty” Davis

Elizabeth “Betty” Davis – Obit

Elizabeth “Betty” Davis of Red Lake Falls, MN passed away on July 3, 2021, at Luther Memorial Home in Mayville, ND. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, July 9, 2021, at Johnson Funeral Service in Red Lake...
Rowann E. Larson

ROWANN E. LARSON – Obit

Rowann E. Larson, age 73 of East Grand Forks, passed away June 28, 2021 at Sanford Hospice House in Fargo, ND after nearly a 3 year battle with cancer with her family by her side. Rowann Elaine Smart was...
Jerome H. Hemmesch

JEROME H. HEMMESCH – Obit

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Richmond, MN for Jerome H. Hemmesch, age 71, who died Tuesday, at the VA Medical Center. Burial will...
James Lee “Jim” Litch Jr.

James Lee “Jim” Litch Jr.- Obit

James Lee “Jim” Litch Jr., son of James Litch Sr and Linda Sander was born June 7, 1960, in Great Falls, MT, and passed away suddenly at Riverview Hospital in Crookston, MN on June 28th, 2021 at the age...
Arnold J. Orsland

Arnold J. Orsland – Obit

Arnold J. Orsland, 70, Fargo, ND, formerly of Halstad, MN, passed away on Sunday, June 27, 2021 at Bethany on 42nd in Fargo, with family by his side. Arnie was born on November 16, 1950, in Ada, MN to Alfred...
Vivian Doris Arel

Vivian Doris Arel – Obit

Vivian Doris Arel, age 98, of Crookston, MN, passed away on Saturday, December 12, 2020, at the Villa St. Vincent Nursing Home with family by her side. Vivian Doris Ogaard was born on July 22, 1922, in Crookston, MN, the...
MaryAnn Simmons

OBITUARY – MaryAnn Simmons

MaryAnn Cecilia Simmons, 81, of Crookston, MN, passed away Saturday evening, April 11, 2020, at her rural home while comforted by her family at her bedside. MaryAnn was recently diagnosed with advanced cancer and remained alert and involved in...
Roberto Torres Gatica Sr.

Roberto Torres Gatica Sr.- Obit

Roberto Torres Gatica Sr., age 80, of Crookston, MN, passed away unexpectedly in his home of natural causes Friday morning, June 25, 2021. Robert was born on June 7, 1941, in Crystal City, TX, one of four children of the...
Dorothy “Dolly” Michaelson

Dorothy “Dolly” Michaelson- Obit

Dorothy Jean “Dolly” Michaelson, age 86, of Euclid, MN, passed away on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND, with her loving family by her side. Dorothy Baatz was born on March 7, 1935, in Crookston,...
LuVerne J. Olich

LuVerne J. Olich – Obit

LuVerne J. Olich, 73, Ada, MN, passed away on Monday, June 21, 2021, at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, ND, with her family by her side.  LuVerne Jean Thompson was born on May 13, 1948, to Lloyd and Josie (Crane)...
John (Mark) Nelson

John (Mark) Nelson – Obit

John (Mark) Nelson, of Red Lake Falls, MN, passed away on Thursday, June 17, 2021, at the Hennepin County Burn Center in Minneapolis, MN, with his family by his side, at the age of 71. A Celebration of Life Service...
Craig Allen Green

Craig Allen Green- Obit

Craig Allen Green, age 63, of Crookston, MN, passed away on Thursday, June 17, 2021, at the University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN. Craig was born on April 15, 1958, in Topeka, KS, the son of the late...
Veda Olson

Veda Olson – Obit

Veda Myrtle Olson, 94, of Crookston, MN, passed away on Wednesday, December 9, 2020, at the Benedictine Living Center, Crookston (Villa St. Vincent) with family at her side. Veda was born at Washington, IA on March 19, 1926, the...
Larry Bobby Johnson

Larry Bobby Johnson – Obit

Larry Bobby Johnson, 81, of Warren, MN, passed away late Wednesday evening, June 16, 2021, in the Benedictine Living Community Crookston with family at his side. Larry was a Crookston native, born on February 1, 1940, to James “Bob” and...
Sharon Oslund

SHARON OSLUND – Obit

Sharon Olslund, age 73, of Crookston, MN, passed on Thursday, June 17, 2021, at the Villa St. Vincent Nursing Home in Crookston with her loving husband by her side. Sharon McFarlin was born on March 1, 1948, in Crookston, MN,...
Curtis Lloyd Hendrickson

Curtis Lloyd Hendrickson – Obit

Curtis Lloyd Hendrickson, 102, a lifelong Crookston, Minnesota resident, passed away early Wednesday morning, April 14, 2021, in the Benedictine Living Community-Crookston, with his son, Paul at his side. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, June...
Robert “Bob” Pinske

Robert “Bob” Pinske- Time of Service Announcement

Robert “Bob” Pinske, age 85, of Ulen, MN, formerly Gary, MN, died on Wednesday, March 18 at Viking Manor Nursing Home.  A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 18, 2021, at Anderson Family Funeral Home, Twin Valley, MN,...
Maze Cordell Thompson

Maze Cordell Thompson- Obit

Maze Cordell Thompson, 79, Fertile, MN passed away on Thursday, June 3, 2021, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born to Hans and Mary (Rarick) Thompson on January 4, 1942, just yards from where he passed at...
Merlyn Malme

Merlyn Malme- Obit

Merlyn Malme, 81, known as Merle, passed away from Covid on January 9, 2021. He was born in Shelly, MN, on November 1, 1939, to Ole and Josie Malme. He graduated from high school in Climax, MN in 1957....
Sandra Ilene Nordby

Sandra Ilene Nordby- Obit

Sandra Ilene Nordby, 71, of Bartlett Tennessee, formerly of Shelly, MN, passed away peacefully in her sleep while under Hospice care on May 31, 2021, with her sons at her side. She was born January 30, 1950, in Crookston, Minnesota,...
Alice Erma Hegge

Alice Erma Hegge- Obit

Alice Erma Hegge, age 103, longtime Eldred, MN resident and recently of Parkwood in Grand Forks, ND, passed away early Tuesday morning, June 8, 2021, at her daughter Carol’s, home near Fisher, MN, with family members at her side. Alice...
Robert “Bob” Pinske

Robert “Bob” Pinske- Obituary

Robert “Bob” Pinske, age 85, of Ulen, MN, formerly Gary, MN, died on Wednesday, March 18 at Viking Manor Nursing Home. Robert Pinske was born December 8, 1934, to Otto and Elsie (Lietzau) Pinske on their family farm in...
Melvin Moen

Orris Melvin Moen – Obit

Orris Melvin Moen, age 72, of Lake Park, MN, passed away while in Mesa, AZ, on January 15, 2021.  He was in the presence of his brother-in-law and his wife; Barry and Kay Malme in his final fight with...
Dorothy “Dotsie” Louise (Dahl) Brule

DOROTHY “DOTSIE” LOUISE (DAHL) BRULE – OBIT

Dorothy “Dotsie” Louise (Dahl) Brule, 64, of East Grand Forks MN, passed away June 4, 2021 at Villa St Vincent in Crookston.  Dotsie was born on June 3, 1957 in Crookston, MN to Julius and Mildred (Knutson) Dahl. Dotsie...
Kyle Lomsdalen

Kyle Lomsdalen- Obit

Kyle Lomsdalen, age 29, of Ulen, MN, died unexpectedly of health complications on Monday, May 31, 2021, at his home in Ulen. Kyle Allen Lomsdalen was born on September 1, 1991, son of Kathy and Kerwin (Renee) Lomsdalen in Fargo,...
DeFloren Rude

DeFloren Rude – Obit

DeFloren Rude passed away peacefully on May 28, 2021, at Serenity Assisted Living at Dilworth, MN, at age 100. DeFloren Rude was born on September 28, 1920, in Beresford, SD to Edward and Cora Rude, the second oldest of...
Mervyn Larson

Mervyn Larson – Obit

Mervyn Larson, age 85, of Twin Valley, MN, died Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at the Sanford Medical Center, Fargo, ND. Mervyn Leroy Larson was born on November 1, 1935, in West Fargo, ND, to Anton and Clara (Soderlund) Larson. At...
Ardella Mae Jorgenson

Ardella Mae Jorgenson- Obit

Ardella Mae Jorgenson, age 88, of Park Rapids, MN, passed away early Saturday evening, December 26, 2020, in the home of her daughter and son in law, Scott and Cheryl Rising, Park Rapids, MN. Ardella was born in Crookston, MN...
Sanford Moen

Sanford Moen – Obit

Sanford Moen, age 95, of Gary, MN, died Monday, May 31, 2021, at his residence. Sanford Oscar Moen, the son of Oscar and Sophia (Sanden) Moen, was born on January 12, 1926, at home near Gary.  Sanford grew up on...
Lucille Dufault

Lucille Dufault – Obit

Lucille Dufault, age 91, of Fosston, MN, passed away on Monday, May 31st, at Essentia Health Living Center in Fosston. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 4th, at St. Mary’s Catholic...
Verona M. Heiraas

Verona M. Heiraas – Obit

Verona M. Heiraas, age 89, of Ada, MN, died Friday, May 28, 2021, at Benedictine Care Community in Ada, after a brief illness. Verona was born on May 22, 1932, in rural Ada. She was the daughter of Ted and...
Betty Lou Klemens

Betty Lou Klemens – Obit

Betty Lou Klemens, 87, of Littlerock, CA, passed away Saturday, May 29, 2021, in Piedmont-Fayette Hospital, Fayetteville, GA. She had moved to Griffin, GA just a few weeks ago to live with family there and passed away quite unexpectedly...
Susan Wolfe

SUSAN WOLFE – Obit

Susan Kay Wolfe, age 71, passed away on May 25, 2021 at Riverview Care Center in Crookston, MN, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease.   Susan Kay Mauer was born September 7, 1949 in St. Paul, MN, to William and...
Janice June Urness

Janice June Urness – Obit

Janice June Urness, age 80, of Crookston, MN, passed away on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, at the Villa St. Vincent Nursing Home in Crookston, MN, with her family by her side.  Janice June Stickel was born on August 19,...
Brock Altringer

Brock Altringer – Obit

Brock Lawrence Altringer, 46, of Duluth, MN, and formerly of Crookston, passed away at his residence unexpectedly Saturday, December 19, 2020. Brock was born in Minneapolis, MN on December 13, 1974, to birth parents, Jean Mittelsteadt and Denny Abbe. He...
Roger Gaylord Estenson Sr.

Roger Gaylord Estenson Sr.- Obit

Roger Gaylord Estenson Sr. of Climax, Minnesota passed May 14, 2021, at the age of 82 years, while in the care of Altru Health Center in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Roger was born at St. Michael’s Catholic Hospital in Grand...
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David Laurence Bradley- Time of Service

David Laurence Bradley, 74, a lifelong Crookston, MN resident, passed away at his home on Thursday, February 25, 2021. He had been in declining health for several years. A graveside memorial service for David Laurence Bradley will be held at...
Barbara Jo “Bubba” Danielson

Barbara Jo “Bubba” Danielson- Obit

Barbara Jo “Bubba” Danielson, age 67, of Crookston, MN, passed away on May 5, 2021, at the Villa St. Vincent Nursing Home in Crookston, MN, with her family and friends by her side.  A memorial service celebrating Bubba’s life will...
Betty Charlotte Conkins

Betty Charlotte Conkins – Obit

Betty Charlotte Conkins, age 97, of Crookston, MN, passed away on December 21, 2020, at the Villa St. Vincent in Crookston, MN, knowing she was loved. Betty Charlotte Peterson was born on December 15, 1923, in Aireys, MD, the daughter...
Russel James LaChance

Russel James LaChance – Time of Service Announcement

Russel James LaChance, 81, of Crookston, MN, passed away at the Altru Hospital in Grand Forks on Tuesday morning, November 24, 2020, after a brief illness. The Mass of Christian Burial for Russel LaChance will be held at 10:30...
Koda Anton Hegreberg

Koda Anton Hegreberg- Obit

The exciting moments of pregnancy turned to sorrow for Amanda Marquardt and Kodey Hegreberg of Perley, MN, with the death of their precious baby boy, Koda Anton Hegreberg. Koda was born and passed into Heaven, and into the arms...
Ferne E. Thorson

Ferne E. Thorson- Obit

Ferne E. Thorson, 94, West Fargo, ND, formerly of Ada, MN, passed away on Monday, May 10, 2021 at Sheyenne Crossings Care Center, under the care of Ethos Hospice, in West Fargo. Ferne was born February 28, 1927 to Peter...
Daniel J. Buckmiller

Daniel J. Buckmiller – Obit

Daniel James “Jim” Buckmiller, age 86 of Crookston, MN, passed away early Friday morning, May 7th, 2021, at Riverview Health, with his family at his side.  A private family graveside service with Military Honors will be held on Tuesday,...
Shirley R. Osborne

Shirley R. Osborne – Obit

Shirley R. Osborne, age 85, long time resident of Crookston, MN, died Thursday, May 6, 2021 at Valley Eldercare in Grand Forks, ND. Shirley was born on November 28, 1935 in Madelia, MN, the daughter of Howard and Mildred...
Irvin Tastad

Irvin Tastad – Obit

Irvin Tastad, 98, Fertile, MN passed away on Saturday, May 1, 2021, at Fair Meadow Nursing Home in Fertile. Irvin was born on September 25, 1922, in Rolette, ND on the family farm to Andrew and Anna Tastad. He was...
Barbara Jo “Bubba” Danielson

Barbara Jo “Bubba” Danielson- Obit

Barbara Jo “Bubba” Danielson, age 67, of Crookston, MN, passed away on May 5, 2021, at the Villa St. Vincent Nursing Home in Crookston, MN, with her family and friends by her side. Bubba was born on February 25, 1954,...
Craig J. Theede

Craig J. Theede – Obit

Craig J. Theede, 34, died Friday, April 30 in a car accident while returning home to Grand Forks, ND from work at his chiropractic practice in Crookston, MN. Craig was born in La Crosse, WI to Denny and...
Karen Anne Arel

Karen Anne Arel- Obit

Karen Anne Arel, 61, of Crookston passed away on Sunday, May 2, 2021, at the University of Minnesota Hospital in Minneapolis, MN, of cancer. Karen was born on April 9, 1960, in Crookston, MN, the youngest of 8 children born...
Stella Vakoch

Stella Vakoch – Obit

Stella Vakoch, 87, of rural Ada, MN, passed away on Friday, April 30, 2021 at Benedictine Living Community in Ada. Stella Mae Severtson was born September 3, 1933 on her family farm near Lake Park, MN. She moved with...
Shirley Lois Rockstad

Shirley Lois Rockstad- Obit

Shirley Lois Rockstad, age 99, of Ada, MN, died April 27, 2021, at Benedictine Care Community in Ada, where she called home for the past four years. The firstborn to Gust and Petra (Ramstad) Rockstad, Shirley was born April 5,...
Clara “Jean” Boyle

Clara “Jean” Boyle – Obit

Clara "Jean" Boyle, age 81, of Crookston, MN, passed away on Thursday, April 29, 2021, at the Villa St. Vincent Nursing Home with her family by her side. Clara “Jean” Boyle was born in St. Joseph, LA, October 8,...
Darlene M. Gast

Darlene M. Gast – Obit

Darlene M. Gast, 73, Fertile, MN, passed away on Monday, April 26, 2021, at her residence surrounded by family and under the care of Hospice. Funeral Service: 10:30 AM, Monday, May 3, 2021, at Resurrection Free Lutheran Church, Beltrami, MN,...
Sheryl Rae O’Gorman

Sheryl Rae O’Gorman – Obit

Sheryl Rae “Sherry” O’Gorman, 71, of Maricopa, AZ, passed away in a Phoenix hospital on December 2, 2020, after bravely battling cancer for several months.  Sherry was born in Crookston, MN on July 18, 1949, the daughter of Mel...
Merle Norman Rafteseth

Merle Norman Rafteseth – Obit

Merle Norman Rafteseth, 91, of Crookston, MN, passed away early Friday morning, April 23, 2021, in the Benedictine Living Community-Crookston with his beloved wife, Ruth, at his side. Merle was born in Thief River Falls, MN on March 11, 1930,...
Blaid Halverson

Blaid Halverson – Obit

Blaid Halverson, 62, of Twin Valley, MN, died peacefully Friday, April 23, 2021, at the Sanford Hospital in Fargo, ND, with his family by his side. Blaid Ervin Halverson was born December 13, 1958, in Ada, MN, the son of...
Ardelle Thronson

Ardelle Thronson – Obit

Ardelle Thronson, age 93, of Gary, MN, died on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at the Fair Meadow Nursing Home, Fertile, MN. Ardelle G. Halland was born on September 12, 1927, to Adolph and Gina (Ramberg) Halland at home in Waukon...
Robert William “Bob” Clemenson

 Robert William “Bob” Clemenson – Obit

 Robert William “Bob” Clemenson, age 63, of Crookston, MN, passed away on Monday, April 19, 2021, at his home with his family by his side. Bob was born on October 12, 1957, in Crookston, MN, the son of Oliver and...
Linus Joseph Gabriel Desrosier

Linus Joseph Gabriel Desrosier – Obit

Linus Joseph Gabriel Desrosier, 74, of rural Gentilly, MN, passed away at his home late Tuesday afternoon, April 20, 2021, with his beloved wife, Cathy, and many family members at his side. He had been receiving care from Hospice...
Raymond Allan Larson

Raymond Allan Larson – Obit

Raymond Allan Larson, 72, of Gary, Minn., died Jan. 8, 2021, after a three-year battle with cancer. Ray was born March 7, 1948, in Moorhead, Minn., the first of seven children for Milton and Ann (Stumbo) Larson. He grew up...
Berneil “Bonnie” Carrie Nelson

Berneil “Bonnie” Carrie Nelson – Obit

Berneil “Bonnie” Carrie Nelson, 95, of Crookston, MN, passed away Monday, December 21, 2020, at the home of her niece, Becky Rickert, and husband, Ted, in Brownton, MN, where she had been being cared for since September 1st. Berneil...
Patricia Ann “Pat” Stanislowski

Patricia Ann “Pat” Stanislowski- Obit

Patricia Ann “Pat” Stanislowski, age 74, of Erskine, MN, passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2021, at the Pioneer Memorial Care Center in Erskine, MN. Pat was born on March 26, 1946, in Grand Forks, ND, the daughter of the...
Roxanne Kay Deziel

Roxanne Kay Deziel – Obit

Roxanne Kay Deziel, 57, of Grand Forks, ND, passed away on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND. Roxanne, "Rocky," was born February 24, 1964, in Mitchell, SD, the daughter of Harlan & Phyllis (Knepper) Ekeland....
Robert “Bob” A. Norland

Robert “Bob” A. Norland – Obit

Robert “Bob” A. Norland, 75, Fertile, MN, died Saturday, April 10, 2021, at home surrounded by his family and under the care of Hospice. Bob was born September 10, 1945, in Hallock, MN to Orielle and Eleanor (Hunter) Norland. Bob...
Luverne Ross

Luverne Ross- Obit

Luverne Ross, age 101, of Crookston, MN, passed away peacefully at her home with her family by her side. Luverne Buckman was born on February 5, 1920, in Crookston, MN, the daughter of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Zitzer) Buckman. ...
Carolyn J. Arends

Carolyn J. Arends – Obit

Carolyn J. Arends, 76, passed away peacefully in West Hartford, CT on Thursday, April 1, 2021. She was born May 16, 1944 to George and Leona Arends. Carolyn was baptized on August 29, 1944 at the town of Mary and...
Jerri Thompson

Jerri Thompson – Celebration of Life Notice

Jerri Thompson, age 62, of Twin Valley, MN, died Friday, April 24, 2020, at Essentia Health Hospital in Fargo, ND. Jerri Lee, the oldest son of Jerome and LaDonna (Hadland) Thompson was born in Ada, MN, on December 29, 1957. ...
Arvid Jerome Stortroen

Arvid Jerome Stortroen – Obit

Arvid Jerome Stortroen, age 86, of rural Climax, MN, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at his home with his loving family by his side. Arvid was born on October 11, 1934 on the family farm in rural...
DuWayne D. Schroeder

DuWayne D. Schroeder – Obit

DuWayne D. Schroeder, 82, Ada, MN, passed away on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at his residence in Ada. DuWayne David Schroeder was born on September 8, 1938, to William (Bill) and Louise Schroeder, in Ada, MN, and was baptized and...
Emily Marie Stainbrook

Emily Marie Stainbrook – Obit

Emily Marie Stainbrook, 83, a lifelong Crookston, MN resident, passed away at Mayo Clinic Health System-Mankato, MN, with her family at her side on Wednesday evening, March 31, 2021, after a brief illness. Emily was born in Tilden Township near...
Karen Ann Dekko

Karen Ann Dekko -Obit

Karen Ann Dekko, of Huntsville, AL, passed away on Saturday, March 27, 2021. Karen was born in Ada, Minnesota, to Norwegian parents, Clara and Edward Dekko. The youngest of seven children, Karen was preceded in death by her brothers,...
Ruth M. Goltz

Ruth M. Goltz – Obit

Ruth M. Goltz, 98, Ada, MN, passed away on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at Mission Court Assisted Living in Ada, with family by her side and under the care of Hospice. Ruth Margaret Jensen was born March 8, 1923, at Waupaca,...
Lila Rikhus

Lila Rikhus – Obit

Lila Rikhus, 96, Ulen, MN died Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at Viking Manor Nursing Home in Ulen, MN surrounded by her family and under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Lila Lee Andersen was born on April...
Dale David Corbin

Dale David Corbin – Obit

Dale David Corbin, 78, of Fergus Falls, died Friday, March 19, 2021 at LB Broen Home in Fergus Falls. He was born November 27, 1942, in Crookston, Minnesota. The son of Clifford and Helen (Casavan) Corbin. He attended Crookston...
Virginia “Ginny” A. Skalsky

Virginia “Ginny” A. Skalsky – Obit

Virginia “Ginny” A. Skalsky, 86, Thief River Falls, MN, formerly of Ada, MN, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 27, 2021, at Sanford Hospital in Thief River Falls. Virginia “Ginny” Anne Cross was born in Elk River, MN on August...
Karl F. Burns Jr.

Karl F. Burns Jr. – Obit

Karl F. Burns Jr., age 94, of Gardner, ND, died Sunday, March 28, 2021, at his home under the care of his family and Hospice of the Red River Valley. Dr. Karl F. Burns Jr., age 94, of Gardner,...
Thomas Habeck

Thomas Habeck – Obit

Thomas Habeck, age 78, of Twin Valley, MN, died Thursday, March 25, 2021, at the Sanford Medical Center, Fargo, ND. Thomas Otto Habeck was born at home on October 2, 1942, in Ada, MN, to Harold and Mildred (Burns) Habeck....
Cleon Melsa

OBIT – Cleon Melsa

Dr. Cleon Michael Melsa, age 78, of Crookston, MN, passed away on Thursday, March 18, 2021, at the Villa St. Vincent in Crookston, MN, with his family by his side. Cleon was born on December 28, 1942, in Marshalltown, IA,...
Sandra Horn

Sandra Horn – Obit

Sandra Horn, age 67, of rural Gary, MN, died on Monday, March 1, 2021, at her home. Sandra Jane Anderson was born in Crookston, MN, on July 13, 1953, the daughter of Harvey Sr. and Jane (Nelson) Anderson. She grew...
Steven C. Mjelde

Steven C. Mjelde – Obit

Steven C. Mjelde, 70, Grand Forks, ND, formerly of Fertile-Beltrami, MN, passed away at his residence on Monday, March 15, 2021. He was born on April 24, 1950, in Crookston, MN to Curtis and Dorothy (Grosfield) Mjelde of Beltrami, MN. Steve...
Shirley Inga Finch

Shirley Inga (Klevgaard) (Self) Finch – Obit

Shirley Inga (Klevgaard) (Self) Finch, 82, Bentonville, AR, formerly of Ada, MN, passed away on Thursday, March 11, 2021, at Circle of Life Hospice Home at Legacy Village in Bentonville. Shirley Inga Klevgaard was born to George and Signora (Volness)...
Christopher Paul Dahl

Christopher Paul Dahl – Obit

Christopher Paul Dahl, 67, of Crookston, MN, passed away at his home early Thursday evening, March 11, 2021, after dealing with failing health issues for the past several years. Chris was born in Pontiac, MI on January 16, 1954, the...
Edna Neibauer

Edna Neibauer – Obit

Edna Neibauer, age 103, of Mentor, MN passed away on Thursday, March 11th, at Fair Meadow Nursing Home in Fertile, MN. Memorial services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 27th, at Faith Lutheran Church in Mentor...
Clarence Reuer

Clarence Reuer – Obit

Clarence Reuer, 79, Ada, MN passed away peacefully though unexpectedly in his sleep on the early morning of Monday, March 8, 2021, at his residence. On March 24, 1941, Emil and Maggie (Schumacher) Reuer were blessed with the birth of...
Larry J. Berg

Larry J. Berg – Obit

Larry J. Berg, age 64, of Crookston, MN, passed away unexpectedly on March 8, 2021, at his home. A graveside service will be held for Larry at Oakdale Cemetery in Crookston, MN at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Stenshoel-Houske Funeral...
Sharon Lee Bergsgaard

Sharon Lee Bergsgaard – Obit

Sharon Lee Bergsgaard, age 74, passed away on March 4, 2021, in Crookston, MN under the care of her family and Hospice with her loving family by her side. Sharon was born on December 25, 1946, to Ferdie and...
Larry Flyberg

Larry Flyberg – Obit

Larry Flyberg, age 77, of Ada, MN, died March 6, 2021, at Lilac Homes Memory Care in Dilworth, MN. Larry Morris Flyberg was born March 16, 1943, in Ada, MN, the son of William Flyberg and Agnes Aanenson Flyberg. He...
Florence Irene Cyr

Florence Irene Cyr – Obit

Florence Irene Cyr of Red Lake Falls passed away on   February 27, 2021, at the Villa St Vincent in Crookston. Mass of Christian burial will be held at a later date. She was born April 2, 1922, to Frank and...
Herbert “Herb” Dahlen

Herbert “Herb” Dahlen – Obit

Herbert “Herb” Dahlen, age 88, of Twin Valley, MN, died Monday, March 1, 2021 at Fair Meadow Nursing Home in Fertile, MN, Herb Dahlen was born January 30, 1933, the son of Julian and Clara (Ryding) Dahlen in Borup, MN....
Jewel Keith Strande

Jewel Keith Strande – Obit

Jewel Keith Strande, age 64, of Crookston, MN, passed away on Monday, March 1, 2021, at his home with his family by his side. Jewel was born on March 29, 1956, in Fosston, MN, the son of the late Gilbert...
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David Laurence Bradley – Obit

David Laurence Bradley, 74, a lifelong Crookston, MN resident, passed away at his home on Thursday, February 25, 2021. He had been in declining health for several years. David was born on December 8, 1946, to LeRoy “Jack” and Esther...
Kenneth E. Vanderpoel

Kenneth E. Vanderpoel – Obit

Kenneth E. Vanderpoel, 82, Shelly, MN passed away peacefully on Friday, February 26, 2021, at his residence, with family by his side. A gathering of family and friends to celebrate Kenneth’s life will take place on Saturday, March 6, 2021,...
Robert G. Ramstad

Robert G. Ramstad – Obit

Robert G. Ramstad, 95, Gary, MN, passed away on Friday, February 26, 2021 at Benedictine Care Community in Ada, MN. Robert, the son of George and Emma (Ohman) Ramstad, was born on November 8, 1925, in Crookston, MN. Bob grew...
Heath Brian Waxler

Heath Brian Waxler – Obit

Heath Brian Waxler, age 40, of Crookston, MN, passed away due to failing health Wednesday morning, February 24, 2021, in Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND comforted by having his family at his side. Heath was born in Crookston on...
Wayne R. Bernard

Wayne R. Bernard – Obit

Wayne R. Bernard, 73, of rural Shelly, MN passed away on Monday, February 22, 2021, at his residence, under the care of his family and Hospice. Wayne Robert Bernard was born on September 25, 1947, to Eva (Tucker) and Leonard...
William “Bill” Dormady

William “Bill” Dormady – Obit

William “Bill” Dormady of St. Hilaire, MN, passed away on Friday, February 19, 2021, at his home, at the age of 79. A Memorial Service will be held at 1:30 PM on Friday, March 12, 2021, at St. Bernard’s Catholic...

Lillian Esther Broden – Obit

Lillian Esther Broden passed away on Thursday, February 18, 2021, at the age of 93 at Fair Meadow Nursing Home in Fertile, MN, where she has resided for the past fifteen years. She was born to Henry and Agnes Hauglie...
Mary Jo Cournia

Mary Jo Cournia – Obit

Mary Jo Cournia, 65, of Crookston, MN, passed away early Thursday morning, February 18, 2021, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND, with her loving mother, Nancy, and other family by her side. Mary Jo was born on February 2,...
Linda Marie Vigesaa

Linda Marie Vigesaa – Obit

Linda Marie Vigesaa, 75, died peacefully in her cozy little home in Twin Valley, MN, on Thursday, February 11, 2021, with her daughter Kim and special friend Denise by her side and under the care of Hospice of the...
Megan Monson

Notice for A Celebration of Life for Megan Monson

A Celebration of Life for Megan Monson will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, February 19,  2021, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Crookston, will be live stream on Facebook and following all of the Minnesota and CDC COVID-19 social...
Russell Eugene “Russ” Tate

Russell Eugene “Russ” Tate – Obit

Russell Eugene “Russ” Tate, age 63, of Crookston, MN, passed away on Sunday, February 7, 2021, with his loving family by his side after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Russ was born on January 10, 1958, in Crookston, MN,...
Megan Marie Monson

Megan Marie Monson – Obit

Megan Monson, of Crookston, MN, passed away on Friday, February 5, 2021, at her home, at the age of 33. There are no services planned at this time. Megan Marie Monson was born January 6, 1988 in Crookston, MN, the daughter...
William Joseph “Will” Enlow

William Joseph “Will” Enlow – Obit

William Joseph “Will” Enlow, age 50, of Crookston, MN, passed away in Crookston on Tuesday, February 2, 2021, with his family by his side. Will was born on September 3, 1970, in Kansas City, MO, the son of Robert and...
Marlyn B. Sandness

Marlyn B. Sandness – Obit

Marlyn B. Sandness, 87, Fertile, MN, passed away on Sunday, January 31, 2021, at Sanford Health in Fargo, ND. Marlyn Bernard Sandness was born on April 24, 1933, in Hendrum, MN to Benjamin and Mina (Anderson) Sandness. Marlyn attended school...
Kevin Roy Barvels

Kevin Roy Barvels – Obit

Kevin Roy Barvels, 71, of rural Crookston, MN passed away on Monday, January 25, 2021, peacefully at his home. He was born on October 27, 1949, to Roy and Marjorie (Suter) Barvels of Fairmont, MN. Kevin took pride in his...
Lawrence Lincoln “Linc” Dufault

Lawrence Lincoln “Linc” Dufault – Obit

Lawrence Lincoln “Linc” Dufault, age 86, of Crookston, MN, and a former longtime resident of Gentilly, MN, passed away at his residence Saturday afternoon, January 30, 2021, surrounded by his family. Linc was born on February 12, 1934, in Lambert...
Tracey K. Berhow

Tracey K. Berhow – Obit

Tracey K. Berhow, 29, Winger, MN, beloved mother, daughter, sister, and niece, was called to her eternal resting place on Wednesday, January 27, 2021. Tracey passed away peacefully at Essentia Health in Fargo, ND, surrounded by her loving family. Tracey...
Marilyn R. Goedeke

Marilyn R. Goedeke – Obit

Marilyn R. Goedeke, 89, Roseau, MN, formerly of Ada, MN, passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2021, at LifeCare Medical Center in Roseau. Marilyn Ruth Bucholz was born to Harlan and Dorothy (Johnson) Bucholz on November 2, 1931, in Marshalltown,...
Alvin H. Vakoch

Alvin H. Vakoch – Obit

Alvin H. Vakoch, 88, rural Ada, MN passed away on Saturday, January 23, 2021, at Sanford Broadway Medical Center in Fargo, ND. He was born on November 30, 1932, in Thief River Falls, MN. On September 3, 1955, he and...
Steve Mayer

Steve Mayer – Obit

Steve Mayer, age 65, of Erskine, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January 29th, at Essentia Health Hospital in Fosston. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, services will be for family only. A public memorial service will be announced and held this...
Evelyn Eunice Scully

Evelyn Eunice Scully – Obit

Evelyn Eunice Scully, age 104, of Crookston, MN, passed away January 30, 2021 at Villa St. Vincent after a battle with COVID-19. She was born August 21, 1916 to Cleophas and Delima Bombardier in Red Lake Falls, Minnesota. In 1936,...
Lyla Irene Newhouse

Lyla Irene Newhouse – Obit

Lyla Irene Newhouse, age 96, of Crookston, MN, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, at the Villa St. Vincent in Crookston, MN, with her loving family by her side. Lyla Irene Larson was born on June 16, 1924,...
Jacolyn A. Erickson

Jacolyn A. Erickson – Obit

Jacolyn A. Erickson, 73, Fertile, MN, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 22, 2021, at her residence. Jacolyn A. (Wagner) Erickson was born on January 11, 1948, in Slayton, Minnesota and lovingly became the daughter of Albert H. and Wilma...
Betty Lou Floan

Betty Lou Floan – Obit

Betty Lou (Erikson) Floan, 90, Fertile, MN, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, January 24, 2021, the same day as her wedding anniversary. She was born February 13, 1930, to Elma (Erickson) and Herman R. Erikson in Fertile,...
Violet Doda

Violet Doda – Obit

Violet Clarine Doda, 92, of Crookston, MN, passed away early Sunday morning, January 24, 2021, at RiverView Health in Crookston with her daughters Sharon and Shirley at her side. Violet was born on her family’s farm in Spring Creek Township...
Elmer T. Sorenson

Elmer T. Sorenson – Obit

Elmer T. Sorenson, 86, Ada, MN passed away on Tuesday, January 19, 2021, at Essentia Health in Fargo, ND. Elmer was born on September 9, 1934, in Ada, MN to Oliver Sr. and Olga (Hovland) Sorenson. He was baptized and...
Dorothy Patnode

Dorothy Patnode – Obit

Dorothy Patnode, 93, passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2021, at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Private family Mass of Christian burial will be held on Monday, January 25, 2021, at 1:00 PM at St. Joseph Catholic Church...
Patricia A. Broden

Patricia A. Broden – Obit

Patricia A. Broden, 66, Fertile, MN, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 16, 2021, surrounded by family at Sanford Hospital in Thief River Falls, MN. She was born July 30, 1954 to Maynard and Doris (Mitchell) Skeie of Winger, MN. Patricia...
Stanley L. Johnson

Stanley L. Johnson – Obit

Stanley Leroy Johnson, 81, of Crookston, MN, passed away early Tuesday morning, January 19, 2021, in the RiverView Care Center, Crookston, with members of his family at his side. Stan was born in Crookston on October 2, 1939, the son...
Laura Van Erem

Laura Van Erem – Obit

Laura Van Erem, 52, Fertile, MN, lost her life unexpectedly from injuries sustained in a tragic motor vehicle accident, along with her mother Nancy Sand on Saturday, January 9, 2021, in Grand Forks, ND. Laura was born November 9, 1968...
Sheryl Rae “Sherry” O’Gorman

Sheryl Rae “Sherry” O’Gorman – Obit

Sheryl Rae “Sherry” O’Gorman, 71, of Maricopa, AZ, passed away in a Phoenix hospital on December 2, 2020, after bravely battling cancer for several months. Sherry was born in Crookston, MN on July 18, 1949, the daughter of Mel and...
Loren Duane “Butch” Seaton

Loren Duane “Butch” Seaton – Obit

Loren Duane “Butch” Seaton, 70, of Brighton, CO, passed away in the Surprise Health & Rehab in Arizona on December 31, 2020. Loren was born in Crookston, MN on June 19, 1950, one of three children of the union of...
Valerian Koralewski

Valerian Koralewski – Obit

Valerian Apolo Koralewski, age 88, of Brooks, MN, passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at his home. Valerian was born on July 7, 1932, in Florian, MN, the son of the late Thomas and Theresa (Kurowski) Koralewski.  He was...
Jenessa Kelley

Jenessa Kelley – Obit

Jenessa Mariah Kelley passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND due to a medical condition causing an automobile accident. Visitation will be on Thursday, January 14, 2021,  4 – 8 PM at Johnson...
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Hedwig Krueger – Obit

Hedwig Pauline Krueger, age 93, of Crookston, MN, passed away on Monday, January 11, 2021, at Riverview Health in Crookston, MN. A private graveside service for Hedwig will be held at the Oakdale Columbarium in the spring of 2021. Online Guestbook: ...
Jeffrey L. Dale

Jeffrey L. Dale – Obit

Jeffrey L. Dale, 64, rural Winger, MN passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2021, at his residence. Graveside services will take place at Concordia Lutheran Cemetery, Fertile, MN at a later date. Please view our guestbook and share condolences online at...
Donald Allen Gunkel

Donald Allen Gunkel – Obit

Donald Allen Gunkel, Borup, MN passed away on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, MN, at the age of 77. Funeral:  2:00 PM, Thursday, January 14, 2021 at Winchester Lutheran Church, Borup, MN, following all of the Minnesota...
Keith Arden Simon

Keith Arden Simon – Obit

Keith Arden Simon, 66, of Erskine, MN, and a former longtime Crookston, MN resident, passed away peacefully Saturday afternoon, January 9, 2021, in the Pioneer Memorial Care Center in Erskine with his beloved wife, Alice, at his side. Keith was...
Maxine Langved

Maxine Langved – Obit

Maxine Langved passed away Wednesday, January 06, 2021, under the loving care of the staff at Fair Meadow Nursing Home, Fertile, MN. Maxine Christine Sorenson was born September 9, 1933 to Edgar and Lillian Sorenson in Moorhead, MN.  She has...
Patricia Ann “Pat” Stanislowski

Patricia Ann “Pat” Stanislowski – Obit

Patricia Ann “Pat” Stanislowski, age 74, of Erskine, MN, passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2021, at the Pioneer Memorial Care Center in Erskine, MN. Pat was born on March 26, 1946, in Grand Forks, ND, the daughter of the...
Lorraine Schmidt

Lorraine Schmidt – Obit

Lorraine Schmidt, 86, of Red Lake Falls, MN passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at the Villa St. Vincent in Crookston, MN with her loving family by her side. Public visitation will be from 12:00 Noon until 2:00...
Elaine M. (Snustad) Kolle

Elaine M. (Snustad) Kolle – Obit

Elaine M. (Snustad) Kolle, 90, beloved wife and mother, Fargo, ND, formerly of Hendrum and Halstad, MN, was called to her eternal resting place on Saturday, January 2, 2021, at Sanford Hospital in Fargo. In lieu of flowers, memorials are...
Laurencio Guadalupe Romero Perez

Laurencio Guadalupe Romero Perez – Obit

Laurencio Guadalupe Romero Perez, age 64, of Crookston, MN, passed away on Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND. Laurencio was born on November 14, 1956, in Puebla, Mexico, the son of Gabriela Romero Perez.  He...
Matt Bishop

Matt Bishop – Obit

Matthew “Matt” Bishop, age 31, of Blaine passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 and is now with his heavenly Father. Matt will be deeply missed by his loving and devoted wife, Katie Bishop; parents, Mike...
Ashley Lynn Caccia

Ashley Lynn Caccia – Obit

Ashley Lynn Caccia, age 40, of Crookston, MN, passed away peacefully into the Lords hands on Tuesday, December 15, 2020, at her home. Ashley was born on July 11, 1980, and at 10 days old became the daughter of James...
Berneil “Bonnie” Carrie Nelson

Berneil “Bonnie” Carrie Nelson – Obit

Berneil “Bonnie” Carrie Nelson, 95, of Crookston, MN, passed away Monday, December 21, 2020, at the home of her niece, Becky Rickert, and husband, Ted, in Brownton, MN, where she had been being cared for since September 1st. Berneil Carrie...
James “Jim” C. Bennefeld

James “Jim” C. Bennefeld – Obit

James “Jim” C. Bennefeld, 89 of Ada, Minnesota, left this world to meet the Lord on January 1st, 2021, after his courageous battle with cancer the past two years surrounded by family. James Chester Bennefeld was born May 4, 1931,...
Brandon Bueng

Brandon Bueng – Obit

Brandon Bueng, 35, Fargo, ND, formerly of Ada, MN, died peacefully at his home on Friday, December 25, 2020. Funeral: A private family-only funeral will take place at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at Zion Lutheran Church, Twin Valley,...
Gloria Jean Staehnke

Gloria Jean Staehnke – Obit

Gloria Jean Staehnke, age 78, of Erskine, MN, passed away Sunday, December 27, 2020, in the Medical City Alliance Hospital in Ft. Worth, TX. She had been in Texas visiting her daughter, Brenda Cole. While in ill-health for several...
Ray Omar Brault

Ray Omar Brault – Obit

Ray Omar Brault passed away December 6, 2020 after a brief diagnosis with cancer. Ray had been residing in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho. Ray was born April 24, 1953 to Clarence and Elaine Brault the third of seven children and...

Ardella Mae Jorgenson – Obit

Ardella Mae Jorgenson, age 88, of Park Rapids, MN, passed away early Saturday evening, December 26, 2020, in the home of her daughter and son in law, Scott and Cheryl Rising, Park Rapids, MN. Ardella was born in Crookston,...
Wayne Steven Scott

Wayne Steven Scott – Obit

Wayne Steven Scott, 62, of Crookston, MN, passed away unexpectedly at his residence of natural causes on Friday, December 25, 2020. Wayne was born at White Earth, MN on April 7, 1958, 1 of 8 children of the union of...
Aino Krogstad

Aino Krogstad – Obit

Aino Krogstad, 98, of Fertile, MN, passed away Tuesday, December 22, 2020, at her home under the care of her family and hospice. Aino Christine Knausberg was born on September 25, 1922, at Tallinn, Estonia, the daughter of Edward and...
Helen Michaelson

Helen Michaelson – Obit

Helen Mae Michaelson, 91, of Crookston, MN, passed away early Wednesday morning, December 23, 2020, in the Benedictine Living Center Crookston. Helen was born on February 19, 1929, in Crookston, the daughter of Richard and Hattie (Gibben) Goodyke. She grew...
Helen Jean Wavra

Helen Jean Wavra – Obit

Helen Jean Wavra, age 81, of Crookston, MN, passed away Monday afternoon, December 21, 2020, in Altru Hospital at Grand Forks, ND.  Helen was born on September 20, 1939 at Crookston to Jesse and Evelina (Zhorela) Casavan Sr. She...
James Davis

James Davis – Obit

James Edward Davis, 69, of Crookston, MN, passed away on December 20, 2020, peacefully and with quiet dignity after several months of serious illness with his sister, Betty Anne Chapman, by his side. Jim was born June 6, 1951 to...
Betty Charlotte Conkins

Betty Conkins – Obit

Betty Charlotte Conkins, age 97, of Crookston, MN, passed away on December 21, 2020, at the Villa St. Vincent in Crookston, MN, knowing she was loved. Betty Charlotte Peterson was born on December 12, 1923, in Aireys, MD, the daughter...
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Brock Lawrence Altringer – Obit

Brock Lawrence Altringer, 46, of Duluth, MN, and formerly of Crookston, passed away unexpectedly at St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth Saturday afternoon, December 19, 2020. He is survived by his parents, Larry and Diane Altringer, and sister and brother-in-law,...
Everett Schulz

Everett Schulz – Obit

Everett Schulz, age 86, of rural Clearbrook, MN, passed away on Wednesday, December 16th, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 22nd, at Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bagley with the Rev....
Susan Swenson

Susan Swenson – Obit

Susan Swenson, age 89, of Crookston, MN, passed away on Wednesday, December 9, 2020, at Villa St. Vincent in Crookston, MN. Susan Prady was born on May 1, 1931, at home in Caribou, MN, the daughter of the late Alex...
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Ernest Clayton Gudvangen – Obit

Ernest Clayton Gudvangen, 71, of Crookston, MN, passed away at the Benedictine Living Center, Crookston, early Wednesday morning, December 16, 2020. Ernie, as he was best known to family and friends, had been a resident of the Villa since...
Chad Lynndell Olson

Chad Lynndell Olson – Obit

Chad Lynndell Olson, 54, Fertile, MN, passed away under the care of doctors on December 2, 2020 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND. A private family-only memorial service has been planned at this time. Due to current health conditions...
Robert “Bob” Gene Wolf

Robert “Bob” Gene Wolf – Obit

Robert “Bob” Gene Wolf, 92, of Crookston, MN, passed away Monday afternoon, December 14, 2020, at the Benedictine Living Center, Crookston, and now resides in heaven with his beloved Savior. Robert was born in Havre, MT on October 21, 1928,...
Braidy Christianson

Braidy Christianson – Obit

Braidy Christianson, age 47, of Sauk Rapids, MN, passed away unexpectedly from heart complications, on Monday, December 14, 2020 at the University of Minnesota Hospital in Minneapolis, MN. Braidy Mark Christianson was born on July 31, 1973 to Mark...
Twyla Aurora Julianna Hovelsrud

Twyla Aurora Julianna Hovelsrud – Obit

Twyla Aurora Julianna Hovelsrud, age 90, of Fertile, MN, passed away on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at Riverview Health in Crookston, MN. Twyla Aurora Julianna Hanson was born on August 4, 1930, in rural Fertile, MN, the daughter of the...
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Joyce Marie Raymond – Obit

Joyce Marie Raymond, age 66, of Crookston, MN, passed away on Saturday, December 12, 2020, at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, ND. Joyce was born on July 2, 1954, in Crookston, MN, the daughter of the late Lawrence and Alice (Beauchane)...
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