Area Obituaries

Wanda Undeberg, 74

    Wanda Undeberg passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2019 at the age of 74 at LifeCare Medical Center in Roseau, Minnesota after complications from a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer. Wanda Muriel Windsnes was born on March 17, 1945 to Pader Windsnes and Lucille (Thomas) Windsnes in Thief River Falls, Minnesota.  She lived with…

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Raymond Gerald Wittak, 90

We have lost our husband, dad, grandpa, great-grandpa, and friend. He was a man of great strength, character, and pride. Clearly, he was one in a million; if not a billion.  passed away on Thursday, March 7, 2019 surrounded by family. Born in Badger, MN to John and Elizabeth (Mitchell) Wittak on September 7, 1928.…

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Ronald Anthony Lucek, 66

Ronald Anthony Lucek of Baudette, MN passed away on March 13, 2019 at the Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND at the age of 66. Ronald was born August 7, 1952 in Fairbury, IL to Dorothy (Jordan) and Rudolph Lucek. He was raised in Chatsworth, IL and attended grade school through the 9th grade. After…

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Vance Lefrooth, 90

Vance Lefrooth, of Strandquist, MN, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at home with his family, at the age of 90. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 15, 2019, at Bethesda Lutheran Church in Strandquist, MN, with Pastor Mitch Tolpingrud officiating. Burial will be held at…

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Pearl Adeline Loeffler, 84

Pearl Adeline Loeffler, 84, of Hallock, MN, died on Feb. 26, 2019, at Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego, CA. Pearl Adeline Hallebrot was born March 31, 1934, in Erskine, MN, the daughter of Ole and Carrie (Dovery) Hallebrot. She was baptized and later confirmed at Saron Norwegian Lutheran Church (she was a proud Norwegian).…

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Marvella “Mickey” Egstad, 80

Marvella “Mickey” Egstad, 80, Grand Forks, died Friday, March 8, 2019. Mickey was born October 26, 1938, in Stephen, Minnesota, the daughter of Alvin and Deloris Erickson. Mickey grew up on a farm in Augsburg Township in Marshall County, Minnesota, and worked in the fields at nine years old. In August 1949, Mickey was diagnosed…

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Arleen Fay Wagner, 91

Arleen Fay Wagner, 91, of Park Rapids, MN, and a former longtime Fisher, MN resident, passed away at Diamond Willow Assisted Living in Park Rapids Tuesday afternoon, March 12, 2019. She was comforted by her 3 children who had been at her side throughout her last days. Arleen was born in Plummer, MN on February…

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John Albert Laurence Budreau, 74

  John Albert Laurence Budreau, “Larry” for short, was born in Rainy River on October 11,1944. He was the fourth child born to Leland and Mary Budreau. He spent his early years growing up on the Beckman Fur Farm, now known as Oak Grove Camp. His early schooling was at Atwood #1 in rural Atwood…

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Mildred Frislie, 83

Mildred Frislie, 83, of Badger MN, died Friday, March 1, 2019 in LifeCare Roseau Manor at Roseau, MN.       Mildred Frislie was born Mildred Mae Vacura, the daughter of Frank and Minnie (Mitchell) Vacura, on August 5, 1935 on the home farm in Barnett Township, Roseau County, MN. She attended school in Badger MN and…

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Shirley M. Ehrenstrom, 83

Shirley M. Ehrenstrom, 83, of Lake Bronson, MN, passed away at Bethany on University in Fargo, ND, on Wednesday, February 27, 2019. Shirley Mae Allar was born to Frank and Florence (Little) Allar, November 2, 1935. Her family lived in Brighton, Marathon County, Unity, Wisconsin. Shirley attended Unity Public School through the sixth grade. Shirley’s…

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