Derrell Nitz died on December 30, 2020, with his beloved wife, Patricia “Pat” joining him in eternal life on January 7, 2021.  

Pauline (Polly) Johnson, age 90, died December 22, 2020, at Prelude Assisted Living in Woodbury. Polly was born to Edward and Louisa (Shen) Pulford on July 17, 1930, and raised on a farm at Walker Lake outside Richville, in Otter Tail County.

Timothy “Tim” J. Brand, 80, of Fergus Falls, died Monday, January 11, 2021, at Lake Region Healthcare in Fergus Falls.

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.

Clifford Ouren, 91, of Fergus Falls, died Monday, January 11, 2021, at the Minnesota Veteran’s Home in Fergus Falls.

Donna Larson, age 93, of Detroit Lakes, passed away on January 10, 2021, at Diamond Willow Assisted Living in Detroit Lakes. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, graveside services will be held in the Spring of 2021. 

Lenore Fernandez, 77, of Elbow Lake, died January 10, 2021, at her home.

Richard “Rick” Hanson, 61 of Fergus Falls, died January 9, 2021, at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo.

Donna Arlene Johnson, 89, of Fergus Falls, died Monday, January 11, 2021, at the PioneerCare Heartland Cottage in Fergus Falls.

Judith Ann Lucero, 67, of Fergus Falls, died Friday, January 8, 2021, at her residence.

Timothy “Tim” J. Brand, 80, of Fergus Falls, died Monday, January 11, 2021, at Lake Region Healthcare in Fergus Falls.

Deloris “Dee” L. Welch, 89, a resident of Fergus Falls ,died Friday, January 8, 2021, peacefully with family surrounding her at Lake Region Healthcare

A service of parish prayers will be held for James “Jim” Rohr, age 80, of Wadena, on Friday, January 15, 2020, at 11 a.m. Karvonen Funeral Home in Wadena. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at church. 

Funeral services were held for Janet Maloney, age 85, of Fergus Falls, formerly of Deer Creek, on Thursday, January 7, 2021, at Belmont-Karvonen Funeral Home in Henning, with the Rev. Kevin Gregory officiating. Janet was laid to rest at Oak Hill Cemetery, rural Deer Creek. 

Loretta (Schuster) Giesen was born on October 31, 1927, on a farm near Kathryn, North Dakota. Loretta would tell her children stories of growing up in a large farm family during the depression, such as tales of her father hauling her and her siblings to the country schoolhouse in a wagon cov…

Gary Reggie, age 58, of Fergus Falls, passed away on Friday, December 25, 2020, at his home in Fergus Falls. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the safety of family and friends, services will be held at a later date.  

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William Eugene Rose, 87, died Thursday, January 7, 2021, at his home.

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Marlys Ellen Curtis, age 80, passed away quietly in the company of her spouse, Earl, and family on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at her home in Rothsay. 

Phyllis O. Anderson, age 93, of Fergus Falls, died January 1, 2021, at PioneerCare Homestead Cottage in Fergus Falls.

Kathryn “Kathy” J. (Bimberg) Phillips, 76, of Fergus Falls, died Monday, January 4, 2021, at LB Broen Home in Fergus Falls.

Charlotte Octavia (Olsen) Walvatne, 82, of Fergus Falls, died Sunday, January 3, 2021, at Woodland Lodge in Fergus Falls.

Lorraine Ardis Anderson Isaacson, a resident of Billings, Montana, moved to Heaven on Christmas Day, December 25, 2020.  She was born on December 22, 1930, in Fergus Falls, the daughter of Julius and Edna (Omlie) Anderson.  She was baptized and confirmed at Aurdal Lutheran Church in rural Un…

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James “Jim” M. Worner, 79, of Fergus Falls, died Sunday, January 3, 2021, at Lake Region Healthcare in Fergus Falls.

Duane Lyle Umlauf, age 70, passed away on Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at his residence in Wahpeton, following a short illness.  Due to pandemic issues, a service will be held by the family at a later date.

Michele Marie Rausch (Huff) of Underwood, passed away unexpectedly on January 1, 2021, at the age of 54. Michele was born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on June 26, 1966, to Joe and Mary Huff.  She received her degree as a registered nurse from South Dakota State University in 1995 and passio…

Richard “Ricky” Martin, age 58, of Detroit Lakes, passed away on January 1, 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, services will be held in the summer of 2021. 

Gordon Richard Solheim, 91, of Platte, South Dakota, passed away Thursday, December 31, 2020, at Platte Health Center Avera. A prayer service for family was held at their home in Platte. A celebration of life in Platte to be announced. Memorial services will be held at a later date at Bethan…

LuEtta Bordson, 93, of Elbow Lake passed away on December 29, 2020, at PioneerCare Center in Fergus Falls after a long and full life.

Leland “Lee” Haugen, 67, of Fergus Falls went to his heavenly home on December 29, 2020.

Dallas Grewe, 74, of rural Battle Lake died Friday, January 1, 2021, at the University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis.

Bernita Leatrice Rian, 94, passed away on December 22,2020, at Park Region Hospital, Fergus Falls, from complications of COVID-19. 

Funeral services will be held for Janet Maloney, age 85, of Fergus Falls, formerly of Deer Creek, on Thursday, January 7, 2021, at the Belmont-Karvonen Funeral Home in Henning.  Visitation will be held one hour prior at the funeral home. 

Agnes Jean Rogness, 91, of Fergus Falls, died on Saturday, December 26, 2020, at PioneerCare in Fergus Falls.

Kevin Livingood, 67, of Fergus Falls, died peacefully, Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at the Minnesota Veteran’s Home in Fergus Falls under the care of LB Hospice and nursing staff.

Charles Franklin Douglas, 63, of Foxhome, formerly of Erhard, died Monday, December 28, 2020, at LB Broen Home in Fergus Falls.

Fred Ralph Smith, 98, passed away peacefully of natural causes at PioneerCare in Fergus Falls, on the morning of December 26, 2020. The son of Fred William and Helen (Stenstrom) Smith, he was born in Minneapolis on August 12, 1922. Growing up there, he was baptized and confirmed at Emmanuel …

Paul M. Anderson, 73, of Kensington, died Sunday, December 27, 2020, at his home.

Roger Bahnson, 79, of Ashby, died Monday, December 21, 2020, at Lake Region Hospital, Fergus Falls. Public visitation 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 6, 2021, at Peace Lutheran Church, Ashby, with a private family funeral with the Rev. Dan Hermanson officiating.  and Burial at Erdahl L…

Angela Joy Juven, 49, of Fargo, died Tuesday, December 22, 2020, at her residence in Fargo.

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Elaine C. Terfehr, age 97, of Urbank died peacefully surrounded by family on Friday, December 25, 2020, at the Alomere Health in Alexandria.

June Ann Hoffmann, age 94, of Vergas, passed away peacefully due to loneliness the evening of December 22, 2020, at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes.

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Janice M. Bah, 80, of rural Elbow Lake, died Thursday, December 24, 2020, at the Evansville Care Campus.

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Elaine C. Terfehr, age 97, of Parkers Prairie, formerly of Urbank, died on Friday, December 25, 2020, at Alomere Health in Alexandria.

Bernadine D. (Liebelt) Severson, 91, of Fergus Falls, died Wednesday, December 16, 2020, at Lake Region Healthcare in Fergus Falls.

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Larry White, 82, of Fergus Falls went home to be with the Lord on December 22, 2020.  He was born in Des Moines, Iowa on October 4, 1938, to Franklin and Margaret (Milbourn) White.  At the age of 14, he accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior, rededicating his life to the Lord in 1978 a…

Charlotte Newman, age 93, of Hewitt, passed away on December 22, 2020, at Tri County Hospital in Wadena. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Church of Nazarene in Hewitt. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at church. Charlotte will …

Iona Brekke, 98, of Fergus Falls, died Monday, December 21, 2020, at Lake Region Healthcare in Fergus Falls.

Robert “Bob” Spangler, 75, of Ashby, passed away on December 20, 2020, at the Evansville Care Center.