Area Obituaries

Susan Kay Beito, 62

    Susan Kay (Beito) Wojciechowski passed away peacefully at home in Warroad on August 6, 2020 after a short battle with cancer. Susie was the daughter of the late Harry and Wilma Beito.  She was born on August 23, 1957 in Greenbush, Minn., and was raised in rural Strathcona. She graduated from Middle River…

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Orleen H. Anderson, 84

Orleen H. Anderson passed away peacefully on August 9th 2020 at his home in Lind township of rural Greenbush where he had lived his entire life. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, August 16th at 2:00 p.m. at the Greenbush Race Park. Orleen Hueth Anderson was born on September 12th, 1935 to his parents…

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Helen Irene Beito, 60

    Helen Irene Beito, the daughter of the late Clyde and Ruth (Kleven) Golby, was born on Aug. 9, 1959, at Hallock, MN. She attended school and graduated from Karlstad High School in 1977 and grew to womanhood at Karlstad. She was baptized and confirmed at Bethel Lutheran Church in Karlstad. Helen resided by…

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Wayne Wendell Westlund, 83

  Wayne Wendell Westlund, 83, of Grand Forks, passed away surrounded by his four children on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at Valley Senior Living in Grand Forks. Wayne was born August 9, 1936 in Greenbush, MN, the son of Victor and Florence (Flaten) Westlund. He graduated from Greenbush High School in 1954. He entered the…

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Betty Jane Lockman, 74

  Betty Jane Lockman, 74, of Moorhead, and formerly of Lancaster, MN, passed away at home. Betty Jane Masloski was born November 25, 1945, the daughter of Anton and Mary (Polejewski) Masloski. She grew up on a rural farm in Lancaster, MN. After graduating from Lancaster Public School, she attended a Lab technology program in…

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Wayne Wendell Westlund, 83

    Wayne Wendell Westlund, 83, of Grand Forks, passed away surrounded by his four children on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at Valley Senior Living in Grand Forks. Wayne was born August 9, 1936 in Greenbush, MN, the son of Victor and Florence (Flaten) Westlund. He graduated from Greenbush High School in 1954. He entered…

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Barbara (Barb) Lee Moe (Jacobson), 75

Barbara (Barb) Lee Moe (Jacobson) of East Grand Forks, age 75, passed away Thursday, July 30th, 2020 in her home surrounded by family. She was a graduate of East Grand Forks High School in 1962. Barb married her husband, Allan Moe on March 10th, 1967 in East Grand Forks. Barb dedicated her career to the…

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Russell Duane Wollin, 79

Russell Duane Wollin, 79, of East Grand Forks, MN died Saturday, July 18, 2020 at the Valley Senior Living, Grand Forks, ND. Russell Wollin was born December 24, 1940 in Arvidson Township, Kittson County, MN the son of George and Amy (Brekke) Wollin. HE grew up in the Karlstad, MN and graduate from Karlstad High…

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Gerald Vigstol, 83

  He died on Saturday, July 25, 2020, surrounded by family. He was born to Ole and Annie (Christopherson) Vigstol in Grand Forks, ND on December 21, 1936.  At age 2 he went to live with the Gunval and Julia Torkelson family.  He also remained close to his dad.  After high school he was in…

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Bryce Christopherson, 64

Bryce Christopherson, 64 of Lancaster MN, died on Sunday, July 19th at home, due to kidney failure. Bryce was born on June 22nd, 1956 in Hallock MN. to Arden and Lois (Dexter) Christopherson. He graduated from Lancaster school in 1974. Following graduation, Bryce attended University of MN –Crookston. On October 17th, 1981, Bryce married Cindy…

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