Harold "Tinker" Skov, 45, of rural Nimrod, died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009 at his home. Funeral service: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18 at Sebeka United Methodist Church. Visitation: 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17 at Wevley Funeral in Sebeka and one hour prior to the service Wednesday at the church. Interment: West Lyons Cemetery. For more information, call Wevley Funeral Home.
Anna W. Rock (Omaayawibiikwe), 90, of Waubun, died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009 at MeritCare Hospital in Fargo, N.D. She was born May 19, 1918 in Cass Lake to Dan G. and Mary (Dunn) White. She was raised in the Leech Lake area. She married Reuben Rock on Dec. 31, 1934. They made their home in White Earth where her husband was the priest at Breck Memorial Episcopal Church in Ponsford. She was baptized at the Episcopal Church in Pine Point. She was a member there until her husband died. She later moved to Waubun. She was employed by the White Earth Band as a community health worker for many years.
Brian Lance Lamb, 35, of Hewitt, died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009 at his home after a battle with cancer. He was born on Nov. 10, 1973 to Frances and Edward Lamb in Casper, Wyo. When he was 5 years old, his family moved to Wadena where he went to school and graduated in 1993. On May 23, 1992, he married Judy Lyn Luedtke at Black's Grove in Wadena. They had six children. In June of 2008, he was diagnosed with lymphoma. He was sent to Rochester to be treated. On Oct.
Patricia Lynn Basswood, 43, of Ogema, died Saturday, Feb. 7 at St. Mary's-Innovis Health Center in Detroit Lakes. She was born Sept. 26, 1965 in Park Rapids to Norman Blakely and Mary Lou Basswood. She was raised by her maternal grandparents, Anna and Albert Basswood. She attended Pine Point Elementary School and Park Rapids High School and Circle Of Life High School in White Earth.