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Leroy V. Frost Sr.

Leroy V. Frost Sr.

Posted on 12/8/2011

DETROIT LAKES — Leroy Vincent Frost Sr., passed away peacefully on Dec. 6 2011, at his son’s home on Lake Melissa in Detroit Lakes, Minn. His family was by his side.
Leroy was born to Bernard and Elizabeth (Bahl) Frost on Feb. 23, 1924, in Page, N.D.
He was raised on the family farm along with his eight brothers and one sister.
Lee’s passion for baseball was equal to his talent.
At 17 he was drafted onto the New York Yankees farm team where he pitched until he was drafted into the U.S. Marine Corps., stationed at San Diego. He was honorably discharged at the end of WWII.

William Ebel

William Ebel

Posted on 12/8/2011

AITKIN — William Ebel, age 79, of Aitkin, died Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011, at the Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby.

Dorothy J. Ebel

Dorothy J. Ebel

Posted on 12/8/2011

AITKIN — Dorothy J. Ebel, age 74, of Aitkin, died Monday, Dec. 5, 2011, at her home.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Dec.10, 2011, at 1 p.m. from St. John’s Lutheran Church in Aitkin with the Rev. David Becker officiating. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. service at the church. Burial will be Monday, Dec. 12, 2011, at noon at the Minnesota Veterans Cemetery at Camp Ripley, Minnesota. Arrangements are with the Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home in Aitkin.
www.srtfuneral.com.

Mabel D. Schmahl

Mabel D. Schmahl

Posted on 12/7/2011

Mabel D. Schmahl, 90, of Brainerd, formerly of the West Side, died on Monday, Dec. 5, 2011, at Essentia Health St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd. Private family services.

Earl ‘Andy’ Anderson

Posted on 12/7/2011

PILLAGER — Earl “Andy” Anderson, 84, of Pillager, passed away Dec. 6, 2011, at the VA Medical Center in St. Cloud. Complete notice Sunday.
Family being served by:
Halvorson Johnson Funeral & Cremation Care
Brainerd/Baxter, (218) 829-3581
www.halvorson-johnson.com

Dale W. Gerdin

Posted on 12/7/2011

FERGUS FALLS — Dale W. Gerdin, 65, a resident of Fergus Falls, died Monday, Nov. 28, 2011, at the Broen Memorial Home in Fergus Falls, Minn.
He was born Feb. 20, 1946, in St. Paul, the son of Fred and Lydia Johnson. He grew up in Minneapolis where he attended school.
Dale married Teri (Laughlin) in Brainerd, Minn.
He enjoyed playing golf in his free time. Dale was member of the Eagles and Knights of Columbus.
Preceding him in death were his parents; and his father-in-law, Larry Laughlin.

Bertha ‘Sally’ L. Krieger

Bertha ‘Sally’ L. Krieger

Posted on 12/6/2011

ROGERS — Bertha L.“Sally” Krieger, age 98, of Rogers, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011.
She was born on Sept. 15, 1913, in Menomonie, Wis., the daughter of Frank and Frances Stoll Wedam.
On March 3, 1943, Bertha “Sally” Wedam and Oliver Krieger were joined in holy marriage in St. Paul.
Oliver and Sally wintered for many years in Sun City, Ariz., and spent their summers on Pelican Lake near Brainerd.

Marilynn J. Horness

Posted on 12/6/2011

WINONA — Marilynn Jane (Adams) Horness, age 96, of Winona, Minn., formerly of Minneapolis and Honolulu, passed away peacefully on Dec. 2, 2011, in Winona. She is survived by her two children, Lynda Horness, of Winona, and Lynda’s son, Gene Horness-Hunt, also of Winona; and by Todd (Marilyn) Horness, of Baxter/Brainerd, Minn., and their three children, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The family sincerely thanks the staff of St. Anne’s Extended Care Facility for their loving and compassionate care of Marilynn for the past four years. Private services and interment.

Barbara Philipson

Posted on 12/6/2011

Barbara Philipson, 79, of Brainerd, died on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011, at Edgewood Vista in Brainerd. Arrangements are pending with Brenny Funeral Chapel in Baxter.
Brenny Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services
www.brenny.com
(800) 824-5051

Neal Williams

Posted on 12/5/2011

Neal Williams, beloved husband, son, brother, father, grandfather, uncle and friend, passed away Dec. 3, 2011, at the age of 77. He was born Sept. 13, 1934, and was a resident of Longville, Minn., from 1984 to the present.
He was preceded in death by wife, Julie; brothers, Al and Larry Williams; daughter, Brenda Grove; and grandson, Blake Flanigan.