DL News Staff
Trevor Lloyd Rust, 4 months old, died Friday, January 4, 2008. Surviving are his parents, Milton and Jessica Rust; brothers, Hunter Douglas Rust and Jonathan Lee Bahlman; grandparents, Warren and Linda Rust and Richard and Jennifer Johnson; and great grandparents, Karen and Larry Hinton. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Charles Hinton, and great grandmother, Barb Kramer. Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 12 at Phoenix Memorial Mortuary Chapel, Phoenix, Ariz. The family has set up a memorial fund in Trevor's name. Contributions may be made to any Wells Fargo Bank.
Clarence N. Impola, 76, of Lake Park, died Monday, January 21, 2008 at his residence. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25 at the West-Kjos Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at First Lutheran Church in Audubon. Arrangements have been entrusted to West-Kjos Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes. Those wanting to share memories and condolences are invited to use the funeral home's online messages of sympathy section at www.westkjos.com .
Feb. 21, 1939-Dec. 20, 2007 Detroit Lakes native Russell Willard Landt, 68, of Coram, Mont., passed away Thursday, December 20, 2007, at Immanuel Lutheran Home in Kalispell, Mont. Russell was born to Willard and Bonita (Johnston) Landt on Feb. 21, 1939, in Detroit Lakes, where he attended school and graduated from Detroit Lakes High School in 1957. He attended North Dakota State University for a short time, then transferred to Moorhead State University in Minnesota, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in history and biology. Russell married Beatrice LaChance on Sept.
March 1, 1935-Jan. 17, 2008 Former area resident Patricia J. Duffney, 72, of Spencer, Iowa, died Thursday, January 17, 2008, at the Longhouse Residence in Spencer. Patricia Josephine Peters, the daughter of Lloyd and Winifred (Sain) Peters, was born March 1, 1935, in Lincoln, Neb. In September 1938, her family moved to Mason City, Iowa, where Patricia received her education, graduating in 1953. She attended a girl's school in Alton, Ill., on an art scholarship. During the following summer, she attended Mason City Junior College, and received a teacher's certificate in August 1955.
June 6, 1946-Jan. 19, 2008 Paul B. Sukke, 61, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, January 19, 2008 at Innovis Hospital in Fargo. Paul Bernard Sukke was born to Wayne and Angeline (Sulier) Sukke on June 6, 1946 in Benson, Minn. He was a 1964 graduate of Benson High School, where he was active in music and sports. In 1968, Paul graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics. He married Madalyn Conger in 1967 in Moorhead. He joined the U.S.
Feb. 4, 1963-Jan. 18, 2008 Ruth A. Hedstrom Glessing, 44, of Audubon, died Friday January 18, 2008 at her residence. Ruth A. Glessing was born to Raymond and Marilyn (Stromme) Hedstrom on Feb. 4, 1963 in Detroit Lakes, where she grew up and attended school, graduating from Detroit Lakes High School in 1981. She then attended cosmetology school in Wadena. On May 11, 1985 she married Terry Glessing in Detroit Lakes. They made their home in rural Audubon. Ruth worked for Beauty Lane in Detroit Lakes for 10 years. She was baptized and confirmed at First Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes.
May 12, 1914-Jan. 16, 2008 Former Detroit Lakes resident Mary E. Voracek, 93, of Moline, Ill., died Wednesday, January 16, 2008 at the Frazee Care Center, Frazee. Mary Elsie Hustak was born May 12, 1914 in Onamia, Minn. She attended and graduated from the Onamia schools. Mary moved to Fargo and married Frank Voracek in 1934. She worked at Herbst Department Store and Royal Jewelers in Fargo. She retired to Detroit Lakes in 1973. Frank died in 1979, and Mary moved to Moline in 2003. Mary spent the winters in Arizona and Hawaii, summering in Detroit Lakes.
March 1, 1920-Jan. 16, 2008 Signe V. Hanson, 87, of Audubon, died Wednesday, January 16, 2008 at St. Mary's Nursing Center in Detroit Lakes, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Signe was born to Ole and Thea (Elton) Moe on March 1, 1920 in Hamden Township. She attended school through the eighth grade, at District 34 Country School. On Feb. 29, 1944, she married LeRoy Hanson in Audubon. Together they made their home on a farm north of Audubon. LeRoy passed away in the summer of 1975, and Signe continued to live on the family farm until becoming a resident of St.
March 5, 1918-Jan. 16, 2008 Charles B. Potter, 89, of White Earth, died Wednesday, January 16, 2008 at his home. Charles Bernard Potter was born to Joseph and Sarah (Mason) Potter on March 5, 1918 in White Earth, where he was raised and educated. He served with the U.S. Army, 1941-45, and was a highly decorated soldier. He received three Bronze Stars, two Purple Hearts and numerous other decorations. While in the Army, he also learned the meat cutting trade.
Oct. 28, 1913-Jan. 16, 2008 Former Strawberry Lake resident Helen E. Nygard, 94, of Moorhead, died Wednesday, January 16, 2008 at Innovis Hospital in Fargo. Helen Elizabeth Koski was born to Kalle and Lizzie (Oorni) Koski on Oct. 28, 1913, in St. Louis County, Minn. She attended country school in Becker County and later helped her family on the farm. On July 1, 1936 she married Karl Nygard, and they made their home in Strawberry Lake. Helen was a homemaker; she wove rugs and raised chickens while Karl was away testing dairy cattle.