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Obituaries          

Darlene Splittgerber

Darlene Joy Splittgerber, age 72, a resident of Pelican Rapids, Minnesota, died Sunday, July 20, 2014 at Sanford Palliative Care Center, Fargo, ND.
Arrangements are pending with Larson Funeral Home, Pelican Rapids, Minnesota.
Online Guestbook:   www.larsonfuneralpelicanrapids.com.  read entire story. . . .

Hazel Hagen

Hazel Hagen, age 94, a resident of the Pelican Valley Nursing Home died Sunday, July 20, 2014.
Hazel Jeanette Stadum was born January 18, 1920 in rural Rothsay to Andrew and Carrie (Grina) Stadum.  She was baptized at Norwegian Grove Lutheran Church, rural Pelican Rapids.  She was confirmed at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Rothsay.  She attended rural school.  On Pearl Harbor Day, December 7th, 1941, she was united in marriage to Kermit Hagen in the parsonage at Rothsay.  Shortly after the wedding, Kermit was drafted into the Army and deployed overseas.  As a young mother, she moved to the Seattle area to live with her widowed sister and help care for her children.  When Kermit was discharged from the Army, Hazel and Kathy returned to Pelican Rapids where she worked as a homemaker and was one of the first employees at West Central Turkeys.  She also worked at Severson drug for several years and later helped her husband in the operation of the local John Deere business.  Kermit died September 13, 2006.  read entire story. . . .

Juel Arneson

Juel Richard Arneson was born on June 1, 1940 in Pelican Rapids, Minnesota to the late Bennie and Dorothy (Johnson) Arneson.  He attended schools in Pelican Rapids and college at Wapheton State School of Science.
He married Joyce A. Jenson on May 28, 1960.
Arnie enjoyed classic cars, teaching and dearly loved his family.  He will be remembered for his sense of humor, as well as his commitment to his students.
He is survived by his loving wife, Joyce; his children: David (Michelle) Arneson, Linda (Ryan) Miller, Catherine (Sean) Collins; and six grandchildren; Hannah, Morgan, Jensen, Benjamin, Haley and Kylee.
Also survived are his two brothers, DuWayne (Billie) Arneson of Tucson, Arizona and Everett (Geri) Arneson of Bothell, Washington; and  his sisters, Betty Magee of Bothell and Ione Nelson of Fergus Falls, Minnesota.  read entire story. . . .

Zachary Prill

Zachary John Prill age 9, died April 18, 2014 as a result of a car accident. He was born May 10, 2004 in Houston, Texas. His parents are John and Sonya (Carlson) Prill. He was in the fourth grade at Ault Elementary in the Cy-Fair school district.  Zachary was a member of Pack 1533 of the Boy Scouts of America. He participated in Tae Kwon Do and was a member of Community of Faith in Cypress, Texas. The family finds comfort that Zachary is  home with his Savior, Jesus Christ.
Zachary is survived by his parents John and Sonya of Cypress, TX and his younger sister Sophia. He also leaves his maternal grandparents, Gary and Marlys Carlson of Pelicans Rapids, MN and his paternal grandparents, Vikki and Don Anderson of MN. He is also survived by many aunts and uncles and by five cousins. He was preceded in death by grandparent Greg Prill, and great-grandparents Mabel and Loren Braton. A memorial service will be held at Zion Lutheran Church, 24876 Franklin Lake Rd, Pelican Rapids,  MN  56572 at 11:00 a.m. on July 26, 2014.  read entire story. . . .

Vincent Anderson

Vincent Nathaniel Anderson was born on February 24, 1920, in Deer Creek, MN to Frank and Hannah Anderson. He grew up and graduated from high school in Deer Creek. After graduating, he served in the United States Air Force. After his service, Vincent graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from MSUM and attended NDSU for his Master’s degree. On January 28, 1944, he married Marjorie Jensen in Underwood, MN. They made their home in Moorhead, MN. They also enjoyed their time on Pelican Lake and winters in Arizona.
Vincent was a business owner of Moorhead Plumbing and Heating and later Beacon Engineering. He also enjoyed woodworking in his spare time. Marjorie died in 1994, and Vincent moved to Alexandria, MN, then to his home on Pelican Lake, and most recently at Rosewood on Broadway in Fargo.  read entire story. . . .

Olga Teberg

Olga Irene Teberg, 97, a resident of Fergus Falls, entered her eternal home on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at Broen Memorial Home in Fergus Falls.
 Olga was born on September 7, 1916 in Carlisle Township, the daughter of John and Ida (Schmidt) Hanson. She lived in the Erhard area all her married life and attended school in Fergus Falls.
On December 24, 1937 she married William “Bill” Teberg Jr. in Fergus Falls at First Evangelical and Reformed Church. To this union, five children were born; Richard, David, LaVonne, Robert and Larry. Olga was employed at Otter Tail County Jail for Henkes’s and was a wonderful housewife and mother.
Olga was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Circles, Women’s group homemakers and 4-H Clubs. She enjoyed flowers, gardening, cooking, baking, ceramics. She especially enjoyed going to the lake and entertaining family.
She lived her life with great faith in the Lord and she loved everyone she knew. She was a very loving caring wife, mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed.  read entire story. . . .

Ruth Sammons

Ruth Sammons, age 92, of Renville, died Thursday, July 10, 2014, at the RenVilla Nursing Home in Renville.  
 Ruth Sammons was born on December 24, 1921 in Milwaukee, WI to Paul and Laura (Selke) Naus.  She grew up in Milwaukee and was raised by her mother and stepfather Bill DeTienne.  Ruth graduated from high school in Milwaukee.  She was united in marriage to Darrah “Pat” Sammons on September 14, 1946, at the Methodist Church in West Allis, WI.  Following their marriage, they lived in West Allis until 1949, they then moved to Spooner, WI.  In 1955, they moved to Beaver Creek, Minnesota.  Ruth worked at the Mary Jane Brown Home in Luverne, Minnesota for many years.  In 1977, they moved to Pelican Rapids and lived there until moving to Danube in 1999.  Ruth moved to Renville in 2002, and has resided there since.  She enjoyed baking and cooking, knitting and crocheting, and loved attending the Steam Threshers Reunion in Rollag, Minnesota.  read entire story. . . .

Donald Thompson

Donald Steven Thompson, age 58, died July 9, 2014 at Prairie Senior Cottages in Alexandria, MN.
 Donnie was born July 25, 1955 in Pelican Rapids, Minnesota to parents Marvin and Olive (Erickson) Thompson.   Donnie was baptized and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church.
He graduated from Pelican Rapids High School in 1973. Upon graduation, Donnie remained on the family farm to pursue a career in agriculture. In 1975, Donnie went to work full time for Johnson Turkey Farm. He worked there until 2010 when his Alzheimers forced him to retire early.
In 2011, Donnie moved to a farm group home in Frazee, lived in Detroit Lakes and Glenwood homes before spending the last year in Alexandria at Prairie Senior Cottages.  read entire story. . . .

Wallace Hohman

Wallace G. Hohman, 91, passed away on June 12, 2014 at Port St. Lucie, FL, under the Hospice Care, due to cancerous brain tumors.
 Wallace George Hohman was born June 5, 1923 in Glenwood, Minnesota, the son of Benjamin William Hohman and Myrtle Marion (Andersen) Hohman. He attended school at Hoquim, Washington and graduated from high school at Pelican Rapids, Minnesota. He conpleted 3 years of study at the University of Minnesota prior to entering the US Army Signal Corps and serving during World War II in the Pacific Theatre of Operations in Okinawa and Korea. He married Doris R. Jacobs of Pelican Rapids, MN on April 12, 1947 and finished his college education; graduating in June of 1948 from the University of Minnesota with a degree in Electrical Engineering.  read entire story. . . .

List

Sophia Odens - February 10, 2010 - February 11, 2014
Cletus Gacke - September 8, 1927 - February 24, 2014
Helen Ripley - July 20, 1926 - February 24, 2014
Sheryl Brekke - April 24, 1950 - February 27, 2014
Karl "Jerry" Simison - June 10, 1942 - February 28, 2014
Dorothy Backstrom - September 19, 1931 - March 5, 2014
Richard Foshaug - January 28, 1932 - March 7, 2014
Lillian Beaton - May 27, 1919 - March 9, 2014
Warren D. Jensen - December 13, 1926 - March 9, 2014
Rosetta Hexum - Apil 10, 1933 - March 10, 2014
Frances Fosse - June 5, 1922 - March 11, 2014
Carlton Knutson - November 18, 1927 - March 11, 2014
Eldon Reich - February 22, 1950 - March 19, 2014
Edna Carlson - 1917 - 2014
Barbara Orrick - July, 1964 -  March 14, 2014
David Jongeward - May 14, 1961 - March 25, 2014
David Lehn - July 3, 1945 - March 27, 2014
Rev. Richard McGuire - 1941 - March 27, 2014
Beatrice Morken - April 23, 1918 - March 31, 2014
David Kind - January 27, 1938 - April 1, 2014
Marlon Restad - October 4, 1930 - April 6, 2014
V. Joyce Miller - December 2, 1937 - April 13, 2014
Zachary Prill - May 10, 2004 - April 18, 2014
Glenda Bengtson - March 8, 1932 - April 23, 2014
Gladys Brusven - Feburary 26, 1911 - April 25, 2014
Roy Ouren - July 21, 1943 - April 28, 2014
Lorraine Ohe - March 12, 1925 - April 28, 2014
Lowell Morris - September 11, 1925 - April 29, 2014
Robert Oliver - June 13, 1921 - April 29, 2014
D. Marjean Hoyle - May 28, 1932 - April 30, 2014
Andy Skogen - Monday, May 12, 2014 - May 8, 2014
Marie Anderson - January 9, 1971 - May 8, 2014
Jean Pederson - March 17, 1919 - May 11, 2014
Lorraine Jensen - August 7, 1932 - May 15, 2014
Harold Sherbrooke - May 10, 1926 - May 17, 2014
Marvin Pederson - July 20, 1934 - May 18. 2014
Michael Flynn - March 24, 1951 - May 23, 2014
Kathryn Elton - March 18, 1928 0 May 25, 2014
Lyle Sorum - May 13, 1935 - May 27, 2014
Mabel Dunham - May 14, 1920 - May 27, 2014
Marlys Grabarkewitz - January 27, 1932 - May 29, 2014
Jerome Haugen - May 17, 1928 - May 30, 2014
Murrae Freng - October 24, 1924 - May 31, 2014
Rebecca Emerson - November 28, 1924 - June 6, 2014
Eunice Nelson - September 29, 1919 - June 9, 2014
Leola Velo - February 15, 1919 - June 10, 2014
Wallace Hohman - June 5, 1923 - June 12, 2014
Clfford Runningen - August 4, 1922 - June 18, 2014
Frances Rabideaux - March 18, 1928 - June 15, 2014
Agnes Aarkre - May 19, 1920 - June 22, 2014
Darlene Havland - December 9, 1929 - June 22, 2014
Judy Simonson - February 12, 1945 - June 24, 2014
Janice Anderson - January 12, 1941 - July 1, 2014
Olga Teberg - September 7, 1916 - July 9, 2014
Donald Thompson - July 25, 1955 - July 9, 2014
Ruth Sammons - December 24, 1921 - July 10, 2014
Juel Arneson - June 1, 1940 - July 11, 2014
Vincent Anderson - February 24, 1920 - July 13, 2014
Hazel Hagen - January 18, 1920 - July 20, 2014