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Area Obituaries

Phyllis Madeline (Windahl) Gander, 95

Phyllis Madeline (Windahl) Gander of East Grand Forks, MN, passed away on Friday, May 13, 2022, at the age of 95. Phyllis was born November 12, 1926, to Arthur and Olga (Lind) Windahl, in the Norwegian community near Newfolden, Minnesota. The third of five siblings, Phyllis attended Bethesda Church; gained her education at Fairview Country…

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Frances Lorelie Brevik, 82

Frances Lorelie Brevik was born on May 19, 1939, in Strandquist, Mn to Swan and Ella (Nordine) Lindstrom. She grew up in Strandquist, attending and graduating from Strandquist High School.  Following school she met her husband Roger Brevik, the one and only love of her life, and they were married on December 8, 1956.  They…

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Arlene Joann Curtis

Arlene Joann Curtis October 28, 1940 – May 8, 2022 Arlene was born in St. Vincent, Minnesota in the Red River Valley. She grew up on a farm and understood the hardships that came along with being a farming family. At the same time, her father Arlo and her uncles all knew that in order…

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Maximillian “Max” Dolney, 88

Maximillian “Max” Dolney passed away at Lifecare Medical Center in Roseau on January 30th, 2022 at the age of 88.It seems silly to put someone’s life into a few lines, but here we try.  Max was born on May 28, 1933 in Greenbush, MN to James and Frances Dolney.  A buddy and Max decided to…

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Lucy Klegstad, 79

    Lucy Klegstad, 79, of Karlstad, MN passed away on April 28, 2022, at Oak Terrace Senior Living in Jordan, MN. On June 8, 1942, Lucy Ann, the 8 of 12 children, was born to Steve and Helen (Tulibaski) Kostrzewski, in Marshall County, MN. Lucy was born and raised on the family farm, where…

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Sheldon “Snooky” Erickson, 86

A funeral service for Sheldon “Snooky” Erickson of Greenbush, MN will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Rose Free Lutheran Church in Roseau, MN. Visitation will be held at Helgeson Funeral Home in Roseau, MN on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 from 5-7 PM with a prayer service at 7PM. Interment…

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Leroy Clifford Heltne, 83

  Leroy Clifford Heltne, age 83, of Winona, MN, passed away on Tuesday, April 26, 2022. Leroy was born to Clifford and Margaret Heltne on December 22, 1938, in Greenbush, MN. Growing up in Greenbush, Leroy was surrounded by great examples of hardworking people. While serving in the U.S. Army Signal Corps, Leroy spent 13…

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Richard Ray (Dick) Macho, 72

Richard Ray (Dick) Macho, 72, Northwood, N.D., formerly of Fosston, M.N., and Grand Forks, N.D., died Saturday, April 23. He was born to Ewald ‘A’ and Gertrude Macho on January 21, 1950 in Fosston, M.N. Richard was baptized and confirmed at First English Lutheran Church. Dick grew up on a dairy farm, participated in 4-H…

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Reynard Olson, 93

Reynard Olson, 93, of Lake Bronson, Minnesota died at Karlstad Healthcare Center on Wednesday, April 13, 2022.  Reynard was born September 10, 1928 in Jupiter Township to Leslie and Natalia (Peterson) Olson. He was baptized and confirmed at East Emmaus Lutheran church and later transferred to Zion Lutheran, Lake Bronson, MN following his marriage to…

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Jean Lenore Tureson, 83

Jean Lenore Tureson was born to Joseph and Esther (Svaleson) Soderberg on August 30, 1938, in Mayville, North Dakota. She was raised in rural Buxton, North Dakota, attending and graduating from Buxton High School in 1956. She attended Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, pursuing a degree in Elementary Education. After finishing her 2-year degree, her…

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