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Obituaries          

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. . . .

Janice A. Anderson

Janice (Mrs. Merle) Anderson, 73, of Erhard, died Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at Lake Region Healthcare, Fergus Falls.
She was born January 12, 1941, in Fergus Falls, the daughter of E. O. “Pinky” and Minda (Grimstad) Peterson.  She grew up and attended school in Fergus Falls.
On October 11, 1957, she married Merle R. Anderson.  After their marriage, the family lived in Fergus Falls, Vancouver, Washington and settled in Erhard in 1972.  They owned and operated the Anderson Grocery Store in Erhard and Rothsay.  Janice began working at Fleet Farm in Fergus Falls in 1999 and continued to work there up until her death.
Janice enjoyed horses, camping, visits with friends and especially loved her grandchildren.  She held a special bond with her grandchildren and they felt they could always confide in her.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Merle; infant twin daughters, Lori Ann and Lenae Joy; her parents, a brother, Gordy Peterson and two brothers-in-law, Dale and Everett Anderson.  read entire story. . . .

Judy Simonson

Judy Simonson, 69, Dilworth, MN, passed away in her home on June 24, 2014, after spending her final days surrounded by her family.
  Judy Ann Christianson was born on February 12, 1945, to Harry and Eunice (Hovland) Christianson, in Pelican Rapids, MN. After graduating from high school in Frazee, MN, she was a homemaker, dietary aide, and a secretary. She enjoyed bowling, dancing, gardening, canning, and traditional Sunday dinners. Her love for her family was unconditional.  read entire story. . . .

Warren D. Jensen

Warren D. Jenson, 87 of Canfield Ohio, passed way Sunday March 9, at his home.
 Warren was born December 13, 1926 in Pelican Rapids, MN the son of Christ and Nancy (Olsen) Jensen. He moved to Canfield in 1970 from Pittsburgh. Prior to that Warren lived in the Providence of Quebec from 1957 to 1966 and lived in Duluth, Minnesota before that.  read entire story. . . .

Wallace G. Hohman

Wallace G. Hohman, formally of Pelican Rapids, passed away June 12th, 2014. Services pending.  read entire story. . . .

Agnes Aakre

Agnes C. Aakre, age 94, a resident of Hawley, MN died on Sunday, June 22, 2014 at Sanford Health Palliative Care Unit in Fargo, ND.
Agnes Clenora was born on May 19, 1920, in Tansem Township the daughter of George E. and Elsie Charlotte (Erickson) Haugrud.  She was baptized and confirmed at Rollag Lutheran Church.  She attended school at District #77 in Tansem Township and graduated from Pelican Rapids High School in 1938.  She then attended Moorhead State Teachers College.  Agnes taught school for three years in District #109 of Parke Township, two years in District #3 and also District #14.  read entire story. . . .

Clifford Runningen

Clifford Raymond Runningen, 91, a resident of Pelican Rapids, MN, was called home on June 18, 2014, from the Pioneercare in Fergus Falls, MN.
Clifford Raymond Runningen was born August 4, 1922 in Columbus, ND to Christian and Anna (Rude) Runningen.  He grew up in Columbus and attended school through the eighth grade. At the age of 16 his family moved back to Pelican Rapids, MN where he helped his father farm.
On November 26, 1944 he was married to Myrna Erickson in Pelican Rapids, MN.   He entered the US Army in 1945.  Upon his return from military service in Germany he started doing carpentry work with Korey Ebeson in Pelican Rapids. Gilman Resset started a new construction crew and asked Clifford to work with him which he did until his retirement when he continued to do small carpentry jobs on his own.  read entire story. . . .

Darlene Hovland

Darlene Hovland, age 84, a resident of Pelican Rapids, MN died on Sunday, June 22, 2014 at the Pelican Valley Health Center in Pelican Rapids.
Darlene Lois Stephenson was born on December 9, 1929 in Barnesville, MN the daughter of Melvin and Cora (Dahlen) Stephenson.  Darlene was baptized and confirmed at North Immanuel Lutheran Church near Pelican Rapids.  She attended district # 12 country school near Barnesville.  
On January 22, 1948 Darlene was united in marriage with Ernest Hovland at the South Immanuel parsonage.  Darlene and Ernest owned and operated a farm for many years.  Darlene was also a caretaker for her mother, sister, Marilyn Stephenson, and Ruby Linder.  In July of 2012 she entered the Pelican Valley Health Center.  
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Frances Rabideaux

Frances D. ”Pat”  Rabideaux, 86, Detroit Lakes, died Sunday, June 15 at her home on Pelican Lake, surrounded by her loving family.  
Frances Darlene Rabideaux, known as “Pat”, was born March 18, 1928 in Breckenridge, Minnesota to Ben and Mabel (Christopherson) Swenson. She was raised in Fargo, ND where, following her education, she worked for Northwestern Bell Telephone. Pat was united in marriage to Leo Rabideaux, June 16, 1947 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Fargo. She was the librarian for St. Anthony’s School for many years, retiring in 1989. Pat and Leo moved to Pelican Lake south of Detroit Lakes full time in 1987.  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
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