Area Obituaries

Bryant Finney, 30

Bryant Finney, 30, St. Vincent, Minn., passed away peacefully on Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, at Sanford Broadway Medical Center, Fargo, N.D. Bryant Alexander Finney was born April 12, 1990, in Cavalier, N.D., to Dan and Deb (Balken) Finney. Bryant grew up on the family farm in St. Vincent Township, Kittson County. Bryant attended Kittson Central…

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Judy Kay Clow, 76

Judy Kay Clow, 76, died Oct. 10, 2020, with her beloved family at her side. Judy, the eldest of seven children, was born May 10, 1944, in Lisbon, N.D., to Howard and Mildred Wheeler. The family lived and raised all seven children on farms near Lisbon and Milnor, N.D., where Judy learned the value of…

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Richard Earl Skinner, 75

Richard Earl Skinner, 75, of Pembina, N.D., peacefully passed into the loving arms of his Lord and Savior on Oct. 10, 2020, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, N.D. Richard was born March 19, 1945, to parents, Searl and Adelia (Franklin) Skinner. He lived in Williams and Donaldson, Minn. He met the love of his…

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Rosemary Cooney, 93

Rosemary (Willenbring) Cooney, a long-time resident of Park Rapids, Minn., and more recently of Kennedy, Minn., died peacefully at home on Oct. 3, 2020, at the age of 93. A Catholic funeral service will be held outside, at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Two Inlets, Minn., on Saturday, Oct. 10, at 1 p.m. Visitation is scheduled…

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Lyla Lu Karen (Nordling) Ahumada, 88

Lyla Lu Karen (Nordling) Ahumada passed away on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, at Fayetteville, N.C. She was born on Oct. 11, 1931, in Hallock, Minn., to parents Carl and Christine Nordling. Lyla grew up on a farm, attended rural school and graduated from Hallock High School in 1949. She worked at the Kittson County Courthouse…

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Vernon Fischer, 87

Mundwiler and Larson Funeral Home announces the death of Vernon Fischer, age 87, of Graceville, Minn., formerly of Chokio, Minn. Vernon James Fischer, the youngest child of Fred and Minnie (Fuhrman) Fischer, was born at the home farm, northwest of Chokio, on March 27, 1933.  He always liked to joke that “he was worth about…

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Thomas Hughes, 94

Thomas Woodrow Hughes, 94, of Hallock, Minn., passed away at the Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center in Hallock on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. Thomas Hughes was born on Sept. 11, 1926, at Virginia, Minn., the son of Thomas and Clara (Johnson) Hughes. He lived with his parents in Detroit, Mich., and Badger, Minn., before moving with…

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David Kaul, 67

David Robert Kaul, 67, of Hallock, Minn., passed from this life to his eternal home with Jesus on Monday, April 6, 2020, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, N.D. He was born March, 24, 1953, to Robert and Audrey (Miller) Kaul in Minneapolis, Minn. He grew up and went to high school in Burnsville, Minn.…

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Darrell Amos Benson, 79,

Darrell Amos Benson, 79, of Phoenix, Ariz., passed away suddenly at his home on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. Darrell was born to Amos and Astrid (Erickson) Benson on June 29, 1941 in Drayton, N.D. He graduated from Drayton High School in 1959 and went on to attend the University of North Dakota. On Oct. 22,…

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Robert Terry Cozzen, 64

Robert Terry Cozzen, 64, of Lake Bronson, Minn., passed away at Karlstad Senior Living on Aug. 29, 2020. Robert Terry Cozzen was born on Jan. 6, 1956, to Starkey and Peggy Cozzen in Inglewood, Calif. Robert later moved back to Texas where he spent many long and fun days growing up under the watchful and…

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