Area Obituaries

Betty J. Larsen, 78

Betty J. Larsen passed away on July 26, 2021 at her home in Roseau, MN at the age of 78. Betty was born on November 11, 1942 in Strathcona, MN to Joseph and Rose (Cwikla) Burian.  She attended grade school in the Grass Lake School and graduated from Greenbush High School in 1960.  She and…

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Daniel G. Williams, 59

Daniel G. Williams passed away on June 5, 2021 at the Altru Medical Center in Grand Forks, North Dakota due to complications from COVID-19 China virus. Dan was born on May 22, 1962 at the Williams homestead in Potamo township, Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota. He was the second child of William (Bill) and…

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 “Pearl” or Minnie Pearl Vacura, 87

“Pearl” or Minnie Pearl Vacura, was a fiery spirited Southern Belle. Pearl was born in Montgomery Alabama on December 12, 1933 as Minnie Pearl Andrews. Pearl passed quietly on June 10, 2021 while her son James held her hand and told her she was not alone. If you knew Pearl then you absolutely know what…

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Leslie A. Nelson, 85

  Leslie A. Nelson, 85, of Baudette, MN, formally from Williams, MN, passed away at LakeWood Hospital in Baudette on Saturday, July 24th, after suffering a stroke in May. Leslie was born in Warroad, MN, to Marvin and Catherine (Ramiller) Nelson on June 9, 1936. Leslie attended school in Williams and during which time he…

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David Berton Dokken, 77

Memorial services 11 AM Thursday, July 22, 2021 at the Lakeroad Chapel, north of Baudette.  Interment will be at the Moe-Rose Cemetery in Roseau. David Berton Dokken passed peacefully on December 21st, 2020. He was born on April 24th, 1943 to Clarence and Christine (Rice) Dokken in Pinecreek, MN, where he was baptized and confirmed…

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Betty Jane Olson, 84

Betty Jane Olson was born March 14,1937, to Helmer and Leona Olson at home in Border, Minnesota. She passed away March 13,2021 at home in Corpus Christi (Flour Bluff) Texas. She attended the Border School grades 1-8 and the Indus High School grades 9-12. She also went to college for Medical Assistant. In 1956 at…

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Robert Jerome Carlson, 90

  Robert Jerome Carlson, age 90, of Karlstad, Minnesota, passed away on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at Sanford Medical Center, Fargo, North Dakota. Bob was born June 13, 1931, in Warren, Minnesota, to Alfred Johannes and Lillian (Johnson) Carlson. He graduated from Karlstad High School and attended Bemidji College. He enlisted in the US Army…

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Philip John Pelowski, 84

Philip John Pelowski was born on December 25, 1936 in Sleepy Eye, MN. At the age of 2, Philip was adopted by Joseph and Annie (Dolney) Pelowski and made his home in Polonia Twp, Roseau County, near Greenbush. Philip was baptized and confirmed in the Catholic faith at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Leo, MN…

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Joseph Larry Page, 83

Joseph Larry Page died on January 14, 2021 at his home in East Grand Forks while surrounded by family. Larry was born in Lake Pleasant Township, Red Lake County, MN on May 14th, 1937. He was the 7th of eleven children born to Florio and Esther (Grandbois) Page. Larry grew up in rural Red Lake…

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Philip John Pelowski, 84

Philip John Pelowski was born on December 25, 1936 in Sleepy Eye, MN. At the age of 2, Philip was adopted by Joseph and Annie (Dolney) Pelowski and made his home in Polonia Twp, Roseau County, near Greenbush. Philip was baptized and confirmed in the Catholic faith at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Leo, MN…

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