Funeral services will be held for Cindy Becker, age 64, of New York Mills, on Friday, August 14, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in New York Mills. 

Paul C. Bandholtz, 72, of Borup, died unexpectedly, at his home on Thursday, August 6, 2020.

Joseph Ripplinger, age 90, of Underwood, passed away at his home on August 10, 2020. Services will be held at a later date. 

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

Byron Osander was born July 4, 1927, to Peder and Lillian (Larson) Osander on a farmstead on (Turtle Lake) near Underwood.  His family life was centered on hard work, music, love for nature and Norwegian traditions.  He had a passion for aviation, electrical engineering and music.   Shortly …

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Marcy (Johnson) Scully, 82, of Fergus Falls, went to be with her Lord peacefully on August 7, 2020, with her devoted husband by her side.

Jean A. Connell, 93, a former resident of Fergus Falls, died Sunday, August 9, 2020, at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo. 

Loretta Mae Kjono, 88, of Bagley, and former longtime resident of Fergus Falls, died Monday, August 10, 2020, at Cornerstone Nursing and Rehab Center in Bagley.

Melvin Elmer Nord, age 84, of Mill Street Residence passed away Monday, May 18, 2020, at Pioneer Care Center, Fergus Falls.

Dorothy Ross, age 78, a longtime resident of Pelican Rapids, died under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley in her daughter, Kim’s home near Dent, on Saturday, August 8, 2020. 

Funeral services will be held for Donald Lange, age 90, of Battle Lake, on Friday, August 14, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Deer Creek. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral service at the church. 

Betty Jane Renstrom, 92, of Elbow Lake, died Friday, August 7, 2020, at Lake Region Hospital in Fergus Falls.

Shirley “Virginia” Adams, 92, of Fergus Falls, died Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at PioneerCare in Fergus Falls.

David Schneck, 65, of Fergus Falls, died Thursday, March 26, 2020, at Lake Region Healthcare in Fergus Falls.

Ronald Clinton Brown, age 91, of Fergus Falls went to be with his Lord on August 4, 2020, surrounded by his beloved wife (Ilene), his children and his cat, “Tiger.”

Ramona Adams passed away peacefully in the Sanford hospital in Fargo,  on Wednesday August 5, 2020, at the age of 80.

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Willis Duane Roehl, 88, of Fergus Falls, died Thursday, August 6 at J.A. Wedum Residential Hospice in Brooklyn Park, surrounded by family.

Dale Arvid “Windy” Grunewald, 78, of Dent, passed away at home on Thursday, August 6, 2020.

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Ronald Eugene Helgeson, 78, of Moorhead, passed away Monday, August 3, 2020, at Bethany on 42nd in Fargo.

Elsie M. Kugler, 95, of Fergus Falls, died on Saturday, July 18, 2020, at PioneerCare in Fergus Falls.

Roger Lathrop, 79, and Marlys Lathrop, 75, of Elbow Lake, passed away Tuesday, August 4, 2020, at Lake Region Healthcare, Fergus Falls.

Alice Mae Edwards was born February 23, 1939, in Maplewood Township, Otter Tail County, the daughter of Earl and Mabel (Hammerly) Ripley. She passed away July 31, 2020, at Ecumen - Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes.

Marjorie Ann Peterson, 85, Dilworth, formerly of Wheaton, died Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in Lilac Homes in Dilworth.

Johnny Martin Schleeter, 59, of Rothsay, died on Sunday, August 2, 2020, at St. Francis Medical Center in Breckenridge.

Deloris LaVern (Tollefson) Godel, 90, of Moorhead, died Friday, July 31, 2020, at her home.

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Harold Aasby, 86, of Fergus Falls, died Sunday, August 2, 2020, at Lake Region Hospital.

Lillie Niskanen, age 75, of Menahga, passed away on August 2, 2020 in her home. As per Lillie’s wishes, no services will be held at this time. 

Funeral Mass will be held for John Kopischke, age 95 of Wadena, Minnesota on Monday, August 10, 2020, at 11 a.m. at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Wadena. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. prior to the service at church. 

Graveside services will be held for Delphine Whaley, age 84, of Wadena, on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at Richville City Cemetery in Richville. 

Virginia Irene Matthiesen, 90, of Wahpeton, formerly of Fergus Falls, died Monday, August 3, 2020, at the Leach Home, in Wahpeton.  

A Celebration of Life will be held for Joseph “JoJo” Olson, age 65, of Henning, on Saturday, August 8, 2020, beginning at 1 p.m. at their home, 21648 State Highway 29, Henning, Minnesota 56551. 

Donald W. Seifert, age 89, of Perham, died Thursday, July 30 at the Hadley House. Visitation Tuesday, August 4, 2020, 5–8 p.m. at Schoeneberger Funeral & Cremation Service in Perham with a prayer service at 7:45 p.m. Visitation will continue on Wednesday, August 5, from 10-11 a.m. at Sac…

Funeral Mass will be held for William “Bill” Rehm, age 76, of Henning, on Friday, August 7, 2020, at 11 a.m. at St. Edward’s Catholic Church in Henning. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral Mass at the church. 

Leslie Vincent Bruce, 102, of Breckenridge, passed away at his home on Tuesday, June 2, 2020. A public visitation was held from noon to 2 p.m., Saturday, June 6, 2020, at United Methodist Church, Breckenridge, followed by the private family service. Rev. Mark Gronseth officiated and the buri…

Janice (Jan) Mary (Johnson) Tellinghuisen, age 83, of Battle Lake passed away unexpectedly on Monday, April 27, 2020, at her home.

David Schneck, 65, of Fergus Falls, died Thursday, March 26, 2020, at Lake Region Healthcare in Fergus Falls.

JoAnn Cline, 63, of Fergus Falls, died Sunday, July 19, 2020, after a courageous five-year battle with glioblastoma cancer, under the care of PioneerCare and LB Hospice.

Marjorie Ann Peterson, 85, Dilworth, formerly of Wheaton, died Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in Lilac Homes in Dilworth.

Julie Pochardt, 77, a resident of Lake Lida, near Pelican Rapids, died on July 31, 2020, at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes.

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Patricia Ann (Johnson) Ashworth, 90, of Fergus Falls, passed away peacefully on June 4, 2020, at her home, surrounded by her loving family.

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William “Bill” Frederic Henkes, 68, of Fergus Falls, died Thursday, July 30, 2020, at his home.

Memorial services will be held for Jeff Pajari, age 49, of Columbia Heights, formerly of New York Mills, on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, at 11 a.m. at the Karvonen Funeral Home in Wadena, with Fr. George Michael officiating. A gathering of family and friends will be held one hour prior to the m…

Carol Jean Leafblad was born August 5, 1937, to Howard and Lillian Leafblad of Ashland, Wisconsin. She gained her wings June 22, 2020, while in the Wetumpka Community Hospital, and was buried at a graveside service on June 26 in Gordonville, Alabama.

Duane Alvin Auseth, age 70, of Eden Prairie, passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, peacefully with family. 

Ardella (Draeger) Syverson, 85, of Peoria, Arizona, formerly of Fergus Falls, went to her heavenly mansion on Friday, July 17, 2020.  A private family service will be held at a later date.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Vertin-Munson Funeral Home, Wahpeton.

Jon Anderson, age 75, of Detroit Lakes, formerly of Frazee, passed away on July 27, 2020, at Essentia Health Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. Services for Jon are currently pending. 

Lorella Elaine Hartman, 86, of Dalton, passed away peacefully at her home after a brief battle with ovarian cancer.

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SFC. Michelle Ann Grecco, 35, of Minneapolis formerly of Wahpeton, lost her life by suicide on Saturday, July 18, 2020.