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Area Obituaries

Chester (Chet) Sollund Jr., 79

Chester (Chet) Sollund Jr., 79, of Mt. Morris, Mich., passed away Friday, Dec. 30, 2022, at McLaren Flint Hospital with his family by his side. Chet was born in Kennedy, Minn., on Feb. 19, 1943, to Chester and Gladys (Bakko) Sollund. He was educated in his hometown of Kennedy and graduated in 1961. He met…

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Paul Anderson, 76

Paul Anderson, 76, of Grand Forks, N.D., formerly of Hallock, Minn., passed away at Altru Health System, Grand Forks, on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023. Paul LeRoy was born April 16, 1946, in Hallock, Minn., the son of Melvin and Ida (Lindquist) Anderson, Lake Bronson, Minn. He was raised in Lake Bronson and graduated from Lake…

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Marlys Ann Bodden, 77

Marlys Ann Bodden, 77, of Summerville, S.C., passed away peacefully on Dec., 20, 2022. Marlys was born on Aug., 8, 1945, in Hallock, Minn. She is the daughter of the late Olaf and Cora Anderson. During her lifetime she enjoyed reading books, traveling, watching the Washington Nationals Baseball game, and bowling. Most importantly, Marlys loved…

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Ross Erling Anderson, 48

Ross Erling Anderson, 48, of Humboldt, Minn., passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, N.D., with his wife, Nancy, and sister, Becky, by his side. Ross was born to Malcolm and Lillian Anderson in Fosston, Minn., on Jan. 23, 1974. He grew up in Clearbrook, Minn., with his…

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Roy “Jim” Rickenberg, 92

Jim Rickenberg, 92, a lifelong Kennedy, Minn., area farmer passed away at Kittson Memorial Health Care Center on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023. Roy James “Jim” Rickenberg was born Aug. 22, 1930, in Kennedy, to Harry and Jorgine (Anderson) Rickenberg. He was baptized and confirmed at East Emmaus Lutheran Church. He grew up on his family…

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Beverly McMillan, 98

Beverly McMillan, 98, of Chaska, Minn., passed away on Sept. 23, 2022. She was born on Dec. 31, 1923, in Lancaster, Minn. She was the daughter of Allan and Barbara McKibbin. Beverly saw many changes during her long life, from the invention of the automobile to having a robotic vacuum cleaner in her home. She…

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Dorothy Ann Jacobson, 93

Dorothy Ann Jacobson, 93, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. Dorothy was born Nov. 28, 1929, in Caribou, Minn. to her parents, James and Alma McKibbin. Dorothy grew up in Caribou along with her four sisters and lived upstairs above the grocery store that her parents owned. Dorothy and her sisters grew up…

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Suzi (Susan Marie) Chwialkowski, 67

Suzi (Susan Marie) Chwialkowski, 67, of Halma, Minn., passed away Jan. 2, 2023, surrounded by loved ones. Suzi was born in Karlstad, Minn., on Dec. 13, 1955, to Clifford and Laura Davis of Halma. She attended school in Karlstad, graduating in 1973. After graduating, she moved to the Twin Cities area to work as a…

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Beverly Jean (Harmison) Hewitt Looney, 90

Beverly Jean (Harmison) Hewitt Looney, 90, of Morristown, Ariz., died Nov. 23, 2022, near her home. Her death, along with her husband Col. Robert C. Looney, was the result of a car accident. Beverly was born on July 29, 1932, in Ogden, Utah. She was raised in Big Piney, Wyo., on her parent’s ranch on…

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LuAnn Marie Hennum, 68

LuAnn Marie Hennum, 68, of Baudette, Minn., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, at her home surrounded by family after a courageous 30 year battle with breast cancer. LuAnn was born in Minneapolis, Minn., on July 23, 1954, to Donald and Mary Lou (Peterson) Johnson. She was baptized in Minneapolis and confirmed at Red River…

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