• Mark Backman

    Published on July 3, 2019 at 10:39am CDT


    Mark Backman, age 66, of Pelican Rapids, MN, died Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at Essentia Health, Fargo, ND. Mark Charles was born August 8, 1952 in Fridley, MN, to Charles and Mary Lou (Brown) Backman.  He attended school in Fridley, graduating from Fridley High School in 1970.  Then he went on to Bemidji State University studying… Read More

  • Vernon “Vern” Useldinger

    Published on July 3, 2019 at 10:38am CDT


    Vernon “Vern” Useldinger, 93, Fargo, ND, died, Monday, June, 24, 2019 at the Veteran’s Medical Center in Fargo. Vern is the son of Gerhart and Emma (Beumel) Useldinger, who farmed NE of Euclid, MN. In 1935 his family moved to Grafton, ND. In 1940, in the 8th grade, he won the state marble championship competition, held… Read More

  • Eugene E. Carlson

    Published on July 3, 2019 at 10:36am CDT


    Eugene E. Carlson, 99, of Pelican Rapids, died on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes, MN. Eugene Elliott was born on June 27, 1919, in Superior, Wisconsin, the son of Helge N. and Jerutia (Elliott) Carlson.  At the age of two, his family returned to Minnesota, living in several places… Read More

  • Robert “Bob” Bergquist

    Published on June 12, 2019 at 8:50am CDT


    Robert “Bob” Bergquist, age 83, died Friday, June 7, 2019 at Essentia Health in Fargo, ND. Robert Edward was born February 1, 1936 near Detroit Lakes, MN, to Edward and Hazel (Leegard) Bergquist.  He graduated from Detroit Lakes High School, MN.  Following his graduation, he worked at Coast to Coast Hardware in Detroit Lakes.  On… Read More

  • Marian Schiesser

    Published on June 12, 2019 at 8:50am CDT


    Marian H. Schiesser, 87, died June 6, 2019, at LB Broen Home, Fergus Falls.                                          Marian was born May 30, 1932, in Fergus Falls to Herbert and Myrtle (Hovland) Drechsel.  She attended school district #208.  On June… Read More

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