DL News Staff
Nov. 26, 1928-April 14, 2009 Barbara M. Standal, 80, of Detroit Lakes, died Tuesday, April 14, 2009 at her residence. Barbara M. Schneider was born to John and Mary (McGreevy) Schneider on Nov. 26, 1928 in Elkton, Minn. She grew up and attended school in Adams, Minn., graduating from Adams High School. She then attended the Kahler School of Nursing in Rochester, Minn., where she graduated as a registered nurse (RN). While working in the hospital in Austin, Minn., she met a young funeral director, who would become her husband. On July 6, 1953 she married Wayne Standal in Austin.
Sept. 26, 1972-April 13, 2009 Jason D. MacPherson, 36, of Detroit Lakes, died Monday, April 13, 2009 at St. Mary's Innovis Health, Detroit Lakes, as the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Jason Douglas MacPherson was born the son of Phillip and Ilene (Reller) MacPherson on Sept. 26, 1972, in Minneapolis. He attended grade school at Holy Rosary and graduated from Detroit Lakes High School in 1991. It was shortly after Jason' s high school years that he became co-founder of J & K Shoreline Service.
March 3, 1914-March 30, 2009 Mildred H. "Millie" Berg, 95, of Ellsworth, Wis., died peacefully Monday, March 30, 2009 in the town of El Paso, at the home of her son Norris and his family. Millie was born the daughter of Arthur and Aurora (Lundquist) Kuhn, Sr., on March 3, 1914 in Red Wing, Minn. Her family owned Kuhn Drug in Red Wing for 55 years. Millie attended schools in Red Wing and married Cecil Berg on Jan. 6, 1942 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Red Wing. Cecil managed several creameries in Minnesota, North Dakota and Wyoming.
Dec. 14, 1924-April 13, 2009 Alene M. Clementson, 84, of Fosston, Minn., passed away on Monday, April 13, 2009 at First Care Nursing Home in Fosston. Alene Margaret Naastad was born to Lorentz and Louise (Berglund) Naastad on Dec. 14, 1924 in Aiktow, Saskatchewan, Canada. She was baptized in Canada. At the age of one year, she moved with her parents and brothers to Queen Township in Polk County, Minn. She was confirmed on April 22, 1939 by Rev. G. Gulberg at Cross Lake Lutheran Church, Queen Township, rural Fosston.
Dec. 21, 1914-April 14, 2009 Former Frazee resident Grace F. Collins, 94, of Detroit Lakes, died Tuesday, April 14, 2009 in the Frazee Care Center. Grace F. Brugman was born to John and Jean (Tate) Brugman on Dec. 21, 1914 in Maple Creek, Saskatchewan, Canada. She moved with her family to Alberta, Minn., and later to Morris, Minn., where she graduated from Morris High School in 1935. In 1940, Grace married William Collins, Sr., in Menahga. They lived in several communities in Minnesota prior to moving to Frazee in 1950.
May 11, 1925-April 12, 2009 Raymond Berg, 83, of Hawley, passed away on Sunday, April 12, 2009 at his home at the Hawley Senior Living Center in Hawley, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Raymond was born the son of John and Julia (Skeim) Berg on May 11, 1925 in Ulen. He was raised in the Ulen-Twin Valley area, where he attended school and worked on the family farm. Ray entered the United States Army and served in Japan during World War II. After his discharge, he returned to the family farm.
May 16, 1918-April 10, 2009 Lillian I. Carlson, 90, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, April 10, 2009 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Lillian was born to Nels and Hannah Hanson Olson on May 16, 1918 in Shell Lake Township, rural Osage, where she grew up and attended country school before moving into Detroit Lakes. She then attended Detroit Lakes High School, graduating in 1937. On Feb. 12, 1940, Lillian married Leonard Carlson in Detroit Lakes, where they made their home. Lillian was a babysitter for many families in Detroit Lakes.
Sept. 10, 1933-April 11, 2009 Beverly A. Pillatzke, 75, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, April 11, 2009 at Diamond Willow Assisted Living in Detroit Lakes. Beverly was born to Lacy and Amelia (Tanberg) Greek on Sept. 10, 1933 in Mohall, N.D., where she grew up and attended school, graduating from Mohall High School in 1951. She then attended Bottineau Junior College. On Sept. 11, 1954 Beverly married James Pillatzke in N.D. They lived in Anamoose, N.D., where Beverly taught country school. In 1959 they moved to Barnesville. Bev went back to college, attending St.
Felix Hamlin, 71, of Frazee, died Monday, April 6, 2009, in Altru Hospital, Grand Forks, N.D. Services are pending. Stennes Funeral Home, East Grand Forks, www.stennesfuneralhome.com .
Juliette C. Gunderson, 91, Detroit Lakes, died Tuesday, April 7, 2009, in Oak Crossing, Detroit Lakes. Juliette Clair Omundson was born October 24, 1917, in Maple Creek, Sask., Canada, to Stephen and Anne (Hoghoug) Omundson. While a child, she moved with her family to Detroit Lakes. She is a 1936 graduate of Detroit Lakes High School. Juliette was united in marriage with Magnus "Mox" Gunderson, May 8, 1943, in Detroit Lakes.