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Eunice Barnes, 93, of Bagley, died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2009, at the Clearwater County Memorial Hospital in Bagley. A prayer service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Church of the Nazarene in Kelliher. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery in Kelliher. Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home of Bemidji assisted the family with arrangements.
Chester Walsh, 91, of Park Rapids, died on Sunday, Jan. 18, 2009, at his home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Peter, the Apostle Catholic Church with the Rev. Thomas Friedl officiating. Burial will be in St. Peter, the Apostle Catholic Cemetery next to his wife, Anna. Military honors will be conducted by the Star of the North Marine Corps League. A luncheon will be held after the funeral service. The pallbearers will be his grandchildren, John Walsh, Dan Walsh, Amy Christensen, Katie Hanson, Joe Hollister, Abe Hollister, Dylan Walsh and Kody Walsh.
Nile Benson, 81, of Blackduck, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2009, at his home. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Zion Lutheran Church in Blackduck, Minnesota with the Rev. Dan Heath officiating. A visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at the Cease Family Funeral Home Chapel in Blackduck and one hour prior to the services at the church.
Bonivon Loy Thorson, 64, of San Fernando, Calif., formerly of the Bagley area, died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2009, at her home. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Zion Lutheran Church in rural Bagley with the Rev. Steve McCaughan officiating. A visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the Cease Family Funeral Home in Bagley. Burial will be in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery. She was born on Dec. 20, 1944, to Charles and Cora Davis in Portland, Ore. She was a young child when the family moved to Minnesota, settling in Alida, Minn., where she grew up.
Wayne Anthony Warren, 32, of Ogema, Minn., died suddenly on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009, at First Care Medical Services in Fosston. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. today at the White Earth Community Center in White Earth, Minn., with the Rev. Jim Hinson officiating. A visitation began at 5 p.m. Monday and will continue until the time of services. Burial will be in the Warren Family Cemetery at a later date. Pallbearers will be Lyman Lowry, Mike "Stink" Bevins, John Hummingbird, Tim Warren, Ryan Warren, Jeff Potter, Jason Bellanger and Ronnie Warren.
Glenn G. Olson, 77, of Princeton, Minn., formerly of Bemidji, died on Saturday Jan. 17, at Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina, due to heart troubles. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home Chapel in Princeton. A visitation for friends and family will be held after 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Oak Knoll Cemetery in Princeton. He was born on Aug. 4, 1931, to the late Edward and Harriet (Turner) Olson in Bemidji. He married Lois Moravic on Dec. 31, 1949, in Bemidji.
Jeannette Feeney, 94, of Bemidji, died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2009, in North Country Regional Hospital, Bemidji. Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home of Bemidji is assisting the family with arrangements.
Frank Hadrava, age 91, of Bemidji, Minn., passed away peacefully at home with family by his side, Saturday, January 17, 2009. Memorial Services will be held in the spring by the family. Arrangements were entrusted to the Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home, Bemidji, Minn. Frank Hadrava was born August 10, 1917 in Becida, Minn. to John and Josephine (Kriz) Hadrava. He lived on the home place at Becida and attended Meadowview School. In 1942 he entered the U.S. Army during WWII and served in France and Germany and was in the Battle of the Bulge.
Laura Ann (Nyland) Hatten, 42, of Soldotna, Alaska, formerly of Bemidji, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009, in Soldotna. A memorial service was held at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 19, at the Renee C. Henderson Auditorium at Kenai Central High School in Kenai, Alaska. She was born on March 26, 1966, to Darrel and Molly Nyland in Bemidji. She attended school through the ninth grade in Bemidji and then moved to Alaska. She is survived by her daughters, Alison Hatten of North Bend, Ore.
Lori Vincent, 43, of Three Oaks, Michigan, formerly of Bemidji, died in Niles, MI on January 16, 2009. Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M., Friday, January 23, 2009 at Olson Schwartz Funeral Home, Bemidji, Minn. Visitation will be 5:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday, January 22, and one hour prior to services. Interment will be in the Greenwood Cemetery, Bemidji, MN. Arrangements are entrusted to the Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home, Bemidji. Pallbearers are Nathan Kilde, Seth Kilde, Jeremy Hickerson, Jacob Hickerson, Frank Chilson II, and Joe Walleen.