Area Obituaries

Ina Margaret Connelly Meikle Krull, 90

  Ina passed away Sunday September 16, 2018 at Lakewood Health Center, Baudette, MN with family by her side at the age of 90. Ina was the youngest child born to Lovell (James) and Carrie Seip Connelly on May 10, 1928 at Faunce, MN.  Ina graduated from Williams High School, Williams, MN.  August 3, 1946…

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Lyle Stanley Pierce, 84

Lyle Stanley Pierce, age 84, it is with heavy hearts and deep sadness that our brother, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend, passed away on Friday, September 14, 2018, at his home in Grand Forks, ND, with his family by his side. Lyle Pierce was born on January 22, 1934, in Crookston, MN, the son of…

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Minnie Lucille Amundson, 99

Minnie Lucille Amundson, 99, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at her daughter’s home in Burnsville, MN. Minnie was born on November 22, 1918 in Roseau, MN to Charles & Thea Nelson. She was raised and lived in Newfolden, MN until December 1, 1939 when she married Elmer Amundson of…

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Merlyn R. Winters, 77

  Merlyn R. Winters, 77, of Lancaster Mn. passed away at Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center in Hallock Mn., on September 7,2018. Merlyn Ray Winters was born to Lewis and Agnes (Pearson) Winters on November 20,1940 in Hallock Mn. He attended school at North Star Country school, and Lancaster Public School. He married Lois Skinner on…

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James R. Anderson 83

  Until September 5, 2018, Kittson County has been home for James R. Anderson all of his 83 years, 3 months and 12 days, with the exception of a few months some summers while he worked around the state on various road and bridge construction jobs for a variety of construction employers. Jim was born…

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Donald Merle Christianson, 76

Donald Merle Christianson, age 76, of Baudette, MN, passed away with his family by his side on September 2, 2018 at Sanford Fargo Medical Center after many years of heart disease. An informal fellowship of Donnie’s life with a meal will be held from 11:00 to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at Samhold…

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Robin L. Bitzer, 63

Robin L. Bitzer, loving wife of Keith Bitzer, ceased her labors on this earth on September 4, 2018 after a brief struggle at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, ND at the age of 63. Born November 27, 1954, Robin was the older daughter of Charles and Sue Brown of Hendersonville, North Carolina, and had traveled…

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David Wilson Croy, 6

David Wilson Croy, 61, of Anoka, MN, died on Thursday, July 26, 2018, at J.A. Wedum Residential Hospice in Brooklyn Park, MN. David was born January 29, 1957 in Wooster, Ohio, the son of Harold and Margaret Croy. David is survived by his daughter Margot (Michael) Blubaugh of Remer, MN; sisters Cindy (Larry) Feela of…

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Michael Charles King (Mike), 54

Michael Charles King (Mike), 54, passed away at home surrounded by his family on Monday, September 3, 2018. Mike fought a courageous battle against prostate cancer. He is preceded in death by his mother; Rita (DeMers) King, his brother; Thomas King, and all grandparents. He is survived by his wife Lori King, two daughters Amber…

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Edna Mae Peterson, 88

  Edna Mae Peterson, 88, of Arroyo Grande, Calif., passed away peacefully at home on August 23, with her family by her side. Edna Mae was born June 7, 1930 in Greenbush, Minn., and was the youngest of four children of Harold and Edna Lerum (Anderson). She married Kendall Peterson on November 24, 1949 and…

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