Obituaries

  • Betty D. (Person) Gunness, 84

    Published on August 10, 2020 at 12:42pm CDT

    Betty Darlene (Person) Gunness was born on Feb. 24, 1936, in Lowry,  the youngest of seven children to Carl and Matilda (Nelson) Person. She graduated from Glenwood High School and married Arnie Gunness on Sept. 11, 1954. They made their home in Lowry where Betty worked part time at the Lowry Creamery office and helped… Read More

  • Lorraine J. Oliver, 97

    Published on August 10, 2020 at 12:42pm CDT

    Lorraine J. Oliver, of Glenwood, died peacefully on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, at the age of 97. A graveside service will be held on Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, at 2 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Moorhead with the Rev. Randy Chrissis officiating. Arrangements are with the Hoplin-Hitchcock Funeral Home in Glenwood. Lorraine J…. Read More

  • Steven C. Erickson, 70

    Published on August 10, 2020 at 12:41pm CDT

    Steven Craig Erickson, 70, of Starbuck, died on Monday, April 6, at the Minnewaska Lutheran Home in Starbuck. A celebration of Steve’s life will be held on Saturday, Aug. 15, from 3-5 p.m. at the Starbuck City Park bandshell. A prayer service will begin at 4:30 p.m. Following the prayer service will be a grill… Read More

  • Earl “Hod” Hodsdon, 89

    Published on August 10, 2020 at 12:40pm CDT

    Earl “Hod” Hodsdon left this world on Aug. 2, 2020.  He was born in Kenmare, N.D., on Sept. 9, 1930, to Earl and Hattie (Nordeen) Hodsdon. The family eventually moved to Mellen, Wis., where Hod graduated from. As the youngest of three brothers, he spent much of his childhood playing sports (basketball and baseball) and… Read More

  • Marian E. Stradtman, 88

    Published on August 10, 2020 at 12:40pm CDT

    Marian Stradtman, 88, of Glenwood, died on Monday, March 23, 2020, at Glenwood Retirement Village. A memorial service for Marian will be held on Friday, Aug. 14, at 2 p.m. at the Hoplin-Hitchcock Funeral Home in Glenwood with the Rev. Krista Lee officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service and burial will… Read More

  • Mark J.Pronek, 58

    Published on August 10, 2020 at 12:39pm CDT

    My brother, Mark John Pronek, was born the youngest of our family on Feb. 2, 1962. He was welcomed home to heaven by his friend, Jesus, along with our parents, Charlie and Helen (Mrnak-Hanson) Pronek, and his brother, Wencil, on Aug. 6, 2020. Mark will know a lot of family and friends on the other… Read More

  • Chris Springman, 84

    Published on August 10, 2020 at 12:39pm CDT

    Chris Springman, 84, of Glenwood, died on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, at Glacial Ridge Hospital in Glenwood. Due to the recently climbing COVID-19 infection rates, his family will have a private family graveside memorial service. That service will take place this week. Inurnment will be in Lake Reno Reformed Presbyterian Cemetery, rural Glenwood. Arrangements are… Read More

  • Virginia “Ginny” M. Hagen, 87

    Published on August 10, 2020 at 12:38pm CDT

    Virginia “Ginny” M. Hagen, 87, of Glenwood, died at her home on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, under the loving care of her children and Glacial Ridge Hospice. Due to the seriousness of the Covid-19 pandemic, and in keeping with Ginny’s written instructions, a small, private memorial service, officiated by the Rev. Krista Lee, will be… Read More

  • Jane Sagedahl, 89

    Published on August 10, 2020 at 12:37pm CDT

    Jane Sagedahl, 89, of Brooten, died peacefully on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, at Glacial Ridge Hospital in Glenwood, surrounded by her family. Visitation will be indoors from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15, at South Lake Johanna Lutheran Church, rural Brooten. An outdoor (graveside) funeral service, officiated bythe Rev. Ron Knutson, will… Read More

  • Darlene Jellum, 75

    Published on August 10, 2020 at 12:37pm CDT

    Darlene Jellum, 75, of Starbuck, died on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, at the St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Starbuck Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. To send condolences to the family please visit www.starbuckfh.com.