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Area Obituaries

Teresa J. Vonasek, 60

Teresa J. Vonasek, 60, of East Grand Forks, MN passed away Thursday, September 22, 2022, at her home in East Grand Forks. Teresa Jane Vonasek was born on September 26, 1961, in Grand Forks, ND the daughter of Lawrence and Darleen (Myerchin) Vonasek. She was raised in East Grand Forks and graduated from Sacred Heart…

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Irvin Morris Galstad, 87

Irvin Morris Galstad, passed peacefully with family beside him on September 16th, 2022. Known to many in our community as Dr. Galstad, Irvin was a fixture in the lives of many as the family dentist they grew up with. Irvin was born on April 13, 1935 to Minnie Galstad and step-father Howard Mose. He grew…

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Ila F. Lind, 86

Ila F. Lind, age 86 of Oslo, MN passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND on her 65th Wedding Anniversary.   Ila Frances Lind was born on February 15, 1936 in Oslo, MN, the daughter of William and Esther (Olson) Solem.  She grew up and graduated from…

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Kathy (Johnson) Carlson, 58

Kathy Carlson, 58 of Alvarado MN passed peacefully away at her home Friday morning September 2nd. She had courageously battled metastatic breast cancer for 18yrs. Kathy Arnett Johnson was born May 12 1964 to Floyd and Bonita (Kollin) Johnson. Kathy was baptized and confirmed in Elim Lutheran Church, rural Alvarado. Kathy graduated from Alvarado High…

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Connie L. Rasmussen, 72

Connie L. Rasmussen, age 72 of East Grand Forks, MN passed away at her home on Monday, August 29, 2022. Connie LuVerne Rasmussen was born on May 9, 1950 in Crookston MN, the daughter of Leonard and Judy (Jacobson) Nelson.  Connie grew up in Fertile, MN and graduated from Fertile High School with the Class of 1968.  On…

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Walter “Walt” Beaman, 85

Walter “Walt” Beaman, age 85 of East Grand Forks, Minnesota, died on August 23, 2022. Walter Elliott Beaman was born May 7, 1937 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, to Orville & Erma (Ingles) Beaman. He was a graduate of Menomonie High School and Lutheran Bible Institute (LBI) of Minneapolis. Walt met Ellen Maye Nielsen while attending…

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Franklin W. Zak, 93

Franklin W. Zak, 93, of East Grand Forks, passed away Saturday, August 20, 2022 at Valley Senior Living on Columbia. Franklin Woodro Zak was born June 6, 1929 at home on the farm in Sherack, MN, the sixth of eight children of Frank and Nora (Dostal) Zak. He grew up in the Sherack area and…

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Robert “Frosty” Frost, 86

Robert “Frosty” Frost, 86, of East Grand Forks, passed away, Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at Valley Senior Living on Columbia, with his family by his side. Robert L. Frost was born January 20, 1936, in Hunter, ND, the ninth of ten children of the late Bernard and Elizabeth (Bahl) Frost. He grew up in Hunter,…

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Charles Harvey Mortenson, 78

  Charles Harvey Mortenson, 78, of Kennedy, MN passed away peacefully in his sleep on July 29, 2022. Charles was born to Herbert & Helen (Warnes) Mortenson in Hallock, MN on January 25, 1944. He was baptized and confirmed at Red River Lutheran Church and grew up in Svea Township of Kittson County. Charles graduated…

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Wade Johnson of Karlstad, 50

Wade Johnson of Karlstad, MN passed away at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, ND with his loving family and friends at his side. Memorial service will be held 11:00 AM on Friday, August 5, 2022 at First Lutheran Church in Karlstad, MN with Reverend Caitlin Jensen Officiating. Burial will be held at a later date in…

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