Area Obituaries

Robert Jerome Carlson, 90

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

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Shirley Ann Johnson, 89

  Shirley Ann (Norman) Johnson, age 89, of Walcott, N.D., passed away on Monday, July 12, 2021, at Sanford Hospice House in Fargo, N.D. Shirley was born in Hallock, Minn., on Sept. 30, 1931, to Arthur and Ethel (Nelson) Norman. She was baptized, confirmed and married at Hallock Evangelical Lutheran Church (now Grace Lutheran). As…

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Harriet Pearson, 86

Harriet Pearson, 86, of Fosston, Minn., formerly of Red Lake Falls, Minn., passed away on Sunday, July 4, 2021, at Essentia Health in Fosston. Harriet Hjeldness was born Aug. 4, 1934, at Kennedy, Minn., daughter of Arthur and Nellie (Peppard) Hjeldness. She was raised and attended school at Kennedy, graduating in 1952. She worked in…

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Rosalie Christine Jaszczak, 81

Rosalie Christine Jaszczak, 81, passed away on Thursday, June 24, 2021, at the Fairview Ridges Hospital in Burnsville, Minn. She was born in Hallock, Minn., on Sept. 16, 1940. She was raised in Orleans, Minn., attended Lancaster Public School, and graduated in 1959. Rosalie devoted her life taking care of others. Her first job was…

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Grant Emanuel Peterson, 94

Grant Emanuel Peterson passed away in his sleep Friday, June 18, 2021, in the Belle Plaine Lutheran Home, Belle Plaine, Minn. He was 94. Grant was born June 1, 1927, in Hallock, Minn., and raised on a farm outside Kennedy, Minn. He was the last living child of Gunnard and Hilda Peterson. A small, family-only…

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Peggy Eileen (Pudil) Carpenter, 84

Peggy Eileen (Pudil) Carpenter, 84, passed away peacefully in her home the morning of Monday, June 21, 2021, after a two-year journey with leukemia. She was born June 20, 1937, the daughter of Glenn and Louise (Campbell) Pudil of Pembina, N.D. She enjoyed a childhood on the farm filled with lots of love with them,…

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Mavis Florence Hoenke, 96

Mavis Florence Hoenke, 96, of Hallock, Minn., passed away on June 6, 2021, at Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center. She was born on Jan. 26, 1925, in Warroad, Minn., to Andrew and Sophia Olson, the 11th of 13 children. Mavis was baptized, confirmed and married at Zion Lutheran Church in Warroad. She was married to Calvin…

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Kevin Jeremy Olson, 48

Kevin Jeremy Olson, 48 of Cambridge, Minn., passed away on June 9, 2021. Kevin was born Oct. 6, 1972, in Hallock, Minn., to Ronald and Elizabeth (Wilebski) Olson. He grew up in Lancaster, Minn., and graduated from Lancaster High School in 1991. Kevin was married to Keri Hill and to this union two precious children…

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Lorna Jensen, 101

Lorna Jensen of Stephen, Minn., age 101, passed away on Monday, Feb 15, 2021, at Northstar Manor in Warren, Minn., while under Hospice care. Lorna Johanna Conner was born March 29, 1919, at her grandparents’ farm in Oak Park Township, Minn. She was the third of five daughters born to Elbert and Mabel (Hammerlund) Conner.…

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Rose Marie Crotty, 90

Rose Marie Crotty, 90, Pembina, N.D., passed away at Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center in Hallock on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. Rose Marie Monette was born October 10, 1930 in Hallock, Minn., to Joseph and Rose Monette. She was baptized and confirmed in the Catholic faith and was a member of Assumption Catholic Church. Rose grew…

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