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Joyce Fleischfresser, age 67, Fargo, passed away Tuesday, April 23, in Rosewood under the care of Hospice. She was born August 18, 1951 in Alexandria, MN.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, June 22, 2019, 11:00 a.m., at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, in Barrett.

Memorials for Joyce may be sent to Diamonds in the Ruff Pet Rescue, P.O. Box 6464 Fargo, ND 58109 or the Zion Lutheran Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 367, Barrett, MN 56339-0367.

Memories and condolences may be shared by visiting hansonrunsvold.com.

Arrangements by Hanson-Runsvold Funeral Home – Fargo, ND


Raymond Solum Jr. passed away on May 28, 2019, at Sanford Health Hospital in Fargo, ND.

Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., followed by the memorial service at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 29, 2019, at Salem Lutheran Church, Hitterdal, MN.

In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Salem Lutheran Church, 201 MN-32, Hitterdal, MN, 56552.

Video tribute and online guestbook at wrightfuneral.com.


LaVerne Delores Hawkinson, formerly of Kensington, MN, peacefully passed away May 14, 2019, in Phoenix, AZ, at the age of 96.

She will be interned with her husband LeRoy at a later date.


Leona Paulson passed away peacefully in her sleep the morning of Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at the age of ninety-eight years.

A funeral service was held on Monday, June 17, 2019, at the Erickson-Smith Funeral Chapel in Hoffman, MN, with Reverend Mark Mathews officiating. Burial will be held at a later date at Rose Hill Cemetery, Spearfish, SD.

Online condolences: EricksonSmithFH.com.


Leone Lubben, age 95, of Wheaton, MN passed away June 15, 2019 at the Traverse Care Center in Wheaton.

Funeral services for Leone will be held Friday, June 21, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at St. John Lutheran, with Rev. Michael Breach officiating. Visitation will be held Friday morning one hour prior to service time at the church. Pallbearers will be Leone’s grandchildren.

Interment will be in St. John Lutheran Cemetery, rural Wheaton with burial rites by Pastor Tom Volker. To sign the online guestbook, watch the video tribute or service recording visit bainbridgefuneralhome.com.


Ila M. Haagenstad, 90, of Barrett, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at the Barrett Care Center.

A memorial service will be at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, June 20, 2019, at Erickson-Smith Funeral Home in Elbow Lake, with visitation one hour prior to services.

Interment will be at Lebanon Lutheran Cemetery, Amidon, ND.

Online Guestbook: EricksonSmithFH.com.


Lorraine “Perk” Lien, 86, of Starbuck, formerly Elbow Lake, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2019, at Sanford Health in Fargo, ND. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, June 21, 2019, at Rock Prairie Lutheran Church, rural Elbow Lake, with visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Erickson-Smith Funeral Home of Elbow Lake is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences: EricksonSmithFH.com.

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