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Obituaries          

Theora (Teddi) Carlson

Teddi Carlson, 88, of Pelican Rapids, MN, died Saturday, December 6, 2014, at Pelican Valley Health Center where she had been  a resident  since  2009.  She was born Theora Jane Dalager on March 26, 1926, in Glenwood MN, the daughter of Selmer and Elsie Dalager. She attended country school the first eight grades, then graduated from Glenwood High School in 1943. That fall she attended St Cloud Teachers’ College in St Cloud, MN. Upon receiving her teaching degree, she taught third and fourth grades in Parkers Prairie, MN, and met a local young man, Howard Carlson, at a school carnival. In the fall of 1947  read entire story. . . .

Peggy Wifall

Peggy Wifall, 72, (October 10, 1942 - December 12, 2014) of Albuquerque, NM went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday with her family by her side. She was born in Williston, ND to Robert and Theo Foster. She received a BS in Chemistry from North Dakota State University in 1964. She married James Wifall in 1964, and they lived together in Ohio and Germany before settling in Albuquerque. They celebrated their 50th anniversary this year. Her trust in Jesus Christ carried her through all the trials of her life.
Peggy always had an optimistic view of life even in the most challenging times. She loved to help  read entire story. . . .

David Bengtson

David Bengtson, age 84, a resident of Pelican Rapids died on Friday, December 12, 2014 at Lake Region Healthcare in Fergus Falls.
Service: 10:00 a.m. – Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at Central Lutheran Church, Pelican Rapids, MN.
Clergy: Pastor Leon Andersen and Pastor Phillip Enn Tobin.
Burial: Central Lutheran Cemetery, Pelican Rapids, MN.

Agnes Johnson

Agnes Johnson, age 86, a resident of Pelican Rapids died on Monday, December 8, 2014 at the Riverfront Manor in Pelican Rapids, MN.
Agnes Mathilda Jeanette (Brickson) Johnson was born December 12, 1927 to Clara (Grani) Brickson and Bernt Brickson near Lake Park, MN.
 Agnes was baptized at Solum Lutheran Church in Lake Park and confirmed at Atlanta Lutheran Church near Ulen, MN.
Agnes, the youngest of eight, grew up during the Great Depression. She attended country school at District 113, Spring Creek Township. When she was in her teen years, the family moved to Detroit Lakes, MN.  read entire story. . . .

Norman Dahl

Norman Dahl, 82, Boise, Idaho, and formerly Mesa, Arizona, passed away Sunday, December 7, 2014, at his home of causes related to cancer. Memorial services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 12 at the Meridian Friends Church at 1021 W. Pine Ave. in Meridian, ID.
Norman was born February 9, 1932 in Stanley, North Dakota to Nick and Josephine Dahl. He grew up in White Earth, ND and graduated from White Earth High School. He worked until his retirement as a farmer and in the oil fields for Hunt Oil Co. and Amerada Hess. He retired in August, 1994.  read entire story. . . .

Marcelle Nelson

Marcelle Kathleen Nelson, age 95, a resident of Pelican Rapids, MN, went home to be with her Lord on Thursday morning, December 4, 2014, at the Pelican Valley Nursing Home. She was born in Pelican Rapids, MN, to Bennie and Clara (Osten) Sillerud on February 16, 1919. She grew up on the Sillerud farm in Norwegian Grove Township and attended rural school near her home. On October 22, 1938, Marcelle married Clifford Nelson who happened to be her parents’ hired man and neighbor. Together they farmed in Norwegian Grove until retiring in 1975. After cows and kids, they enjoyed traveling and visiting with neighbors and friends. After Clifford passed away in 1986, Marcelle continued to live on the farm enjoying the homestead as well as keeping the skunk population down. She gradually transitioned into the Mill Pond High Rise in Pelican. She has been a resident of the Pelican Valley Nursing Home since 2011.  read entire story. . . .

Jamie Fox

We were blessed to have Jamie Con join our family on January 8, 1987 in Lewisville, TX. This beautiful blonde, bundle of joy was the first of two children born to Judy and Juden Peterson. Early in their childhood, Jamie and her brother Joshua were adopted by Anthony (Tony) Fox as the four of them built a life together.
 During Jamie’s youth, she lived in Sioux Falls, SD but she enjoyed trips to Grandma and Grandpa Opland’s farm almost every weekend. Jamie was such a Tomboy! She loved to wrestle with her cousins and enjoyed the great outdoors. Jamie loved sports, playing softball and volleyball, soccer with two traveling teams, Dakota Gold and Great Plains, and loved playing basketball on her school team and for SFABA. She graduated from Roosevelt High School in 2005.  read entire story. . . .

Gerald Krekelberg

Gerald Edward (Gannon) Krekelberg, age 74, of Pelican Rapids, MN passed away on Monday, December 1, 2014 at Sanford Hospital, ICU-2E in Fargo, ND .
Gerry was born to Edward H. Krekelberg and Liberty Bell Woodard-Krekelberg on January 27, 1940, in Perham, MN. Gerry was very gifted in the field of computer electronics and began his professional life in “Silicon Valley,” serving for a time as top executive for Union Carbide in California and Illinois.
Gerry’s heart was always with his native Minnesota and spent his later years in Pelican Rapids, MN where he specialized in immigration law and citizenship with his wife, Malou (Maria).  read entire story. . . .

Helen Eldevick

Helen Eldevick, age 88, a resident of Barnesville, formerly of Pelican Rapids, Minnesota, died on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at the Clayco Care Center in Barnesville.
  Helen Grace Hertsgaard was born on August 21, 1926 in Kindred, ND, the daughter of Halvor C. and Grace (Thoen) Hertsgaard. Helen was baptized and confirmed in Kindred Lutheran Church, Kindred, ND. She graduated from Kindred High School in 1944 then attended Business College in Fargo.
  On May 18, 1947 Helen was united in marriage to Alvin Eldevick in Kindred, ND. Helen then worked for Cass County Electric for almost 30 years before retiring. In 1980 the family moved to Pelican Rapids, owning and operating Bayview Shores Resort on Pelican Lake for 33 years.  read entire story. . . .

Corinne Beug

Corinne Faye Beug, 60, of Detroit Lakes, Minnesota passed away on Saturday, November 15, 2014. She was born June 29, 1954 in Pelican Rapids, MN, the daughter of Carlton and Martha (West) Nelson. After attending country school until seventh grade, Corinne graduated from Pelican Rapids High School in 1972. She relocated to Washington State where she resided until 1976. On February 16, 1980 she was united in marriage to Bruce Beug in Detroit Lakes, MN, where they made their home, and were blessed with a family of two children. Corinne, known for her warm, compassionate demeanor, made her joy of caring for others also her profession; receiving her LPN degree in 1982, and her RN degree in 1986 from St. Cloud School of Nursing. Throughout her career, she worked in many different areas including St. Mary's Hospital, Dakota Clinic, Hospice of the Red River Valley, and travel nursing to Galveston, TX, and Minneapolis, MN. In her spare time she enjoyed scrapbooking, reading, cooking, baking, and most of all, spending time with her family, friends, and grandchildren.  read entire story. . . .

Gene Klose

Gene Klose, 87, of Jamestown, ND, passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday evening, November 19, 2014.
Gene Arthur Klose was born on February 14, 1927, in Jamestown, ND, the son of Peter and Leona (Parent) Klose. He grew up on the family farm south of Jamestown at Sydney, ND.  Gene enlisted with the US Army on October 26, 1950 during the Korean Conflict.  He was discharged on September 5, 1952 and returned to the family farm.  Gene and Ivy Giesler were married on October 4, 1958 in Jamestown. They made their home on the farm near Sydney until they retired and moved to Jamestown in 2000. Gene served on the Sydney Township board and was secretary for the rural telephone company.  He was a member of the V.F.W. Elks, Eagles, and the American Legion, serving as Past Commander.  Gene’s hobbies included hunting, fishing, traveling, and woodworking.  read entire story. . . .

List

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
Darlene Splittgerber - February 25, 1942 - July 20, 2014
Everett Paulson - July 27, 1932 - July 25, 2014
Deloris Haugrud - April 16, 1938 - July 27, 2014
Margaret Braton - April 14, 1924 - August 4, 2014
Wayne Thompson - May 2, 1948 - August 7, 2014
James Peasley - January 25, 1930 - August 11, 2014
Mary Dunwell - September 25, 1949 - August 14, 2014
Esther Larson - January 11, 1927 - August 23, 2014
Lyne Lehman - January 21, 1951 - September 2, 2014
Orris Anderson - September 1, 1922 - September 4, 2014
Janice Ness - August 19, 1938 - September 7, 2014
Yvonne Glasco - June 1, 1918 - September 10, 2014
Warren Svendsgaard - March 22, 1928 - September 13, 2014
Marjorie Barringer - October 12, 1932 - September 16, 2014
Eddie Erickson - October 9 1956 - September 19, 2014
Lennart Backstrom - February 5, 1923 - September 19, 2014
Glenn Fladmark - November 9, 1955 - October, 2 2014
Dennis Seidell - February 10, 1937 - October 8, 2014
Clifford Poach - January 11, 1931 - October 13, 2014
LeRoy Haugrud - July 2, 1930 - October 18, 2014
Merriam Lodin - September 27, 1919 - October 18, 2014
Marian Bakken - May 19, 1925 - October 21, 2014
Tate Kvare - October 5, 2014 - October 28, 2014
Carol Moses - August 21, 1941 - November 6, 2014
Louis Gehrig - December 31, 1939 - November 6, 2014
Ardelle Schultz - 1936 - November 8, 2014
LaVonne Richards - January 18, 1957 - November 10. 2014
James Ouren -  December 2, 1937 - November 13, 2014
Corinne Beug - June 29, 1954 - November 15, 2014
Gene Klose - February 14, 1927 - November 19, 2014
David Lindstrom - April 27, 1962 - November 21, 2014
Helen Eldevick - August 21, 1926 - November 22, 2014
Jamie Fox - January 8, 1987 - November 30, 2014
Gerald Krekelberg - January 27, 1940 - December 1, 2014
Marcelle Nelson - February 16, 1919 - December 4, 2014
Theora (Teddi) Carlson - March 26, 1926 - December 6, 2014
Norman Dahl - February 9, 1932 - December 7, 2014
Agnes Johnson - December 12, 1927 - December 8, 2014
David Bengtson - May 27, 1930 - December 12. 2014
Peggy Wifall - October 10, 1942 - December 12, 2014