Area Death Notices

Aurel Parenteau, 89

    Brooks – Aurel Parenteau, 89, of Brooks, died peacefully with family members by his side on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at Essentia Health Care Living Center in Fosston.
    Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 22, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Brooks with Father Chuck Huck presiding and Father Bob Schreiner concelebrating.  Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in Brooks.
    Visitation will be held from 5 – 8 p.m. with a 7 p.m. prayer service on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Brooks. Visitation will also be held one hour prior to the funeral mass.  
    Arrangements with Johnson Funeral Service, Red Lake Falls.

Kathleen Walters, 66

    Wahpeton, ND – Kathy Walters, 66, Wahpeton, ND, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at CHI St. Francis Health, Breckenridge.
    A Celebration of Life Service is set for Friday, December 29, 2017 at 10:30 am at Valley Christian  Church in Breckenridge with visitation one half hour before the service.

Denise Patterson, 59

    Erskine – Denise Patterson, 59, of Erskine, passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at her home.
    Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 20, 2017, at the United Methodist Church in Erskine with Rev. Michelle Miller officiating. Family will greet friends for one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the church.
    Arrangements are with the Carlin Funeral Home of Fosston and messages of condolence may be sent at

Marie L. Bimler, 81

    East Grand Forks – Marie L. Bimler, 81, passed away on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at Valley Eldercare Center in Grand Forks, ND with her family by her side.
    A memorial service was held on Monday, December 18, 2017 at Dahl Funeral Home in East Grand Forks. Inurnment will be held at Greenwood Cemetery in Thief River Falls in the spring of 2018.
    Online guestbook available at Arrangements by Dahl Funeral Home in East Grand Forks.