Frederick H. “Bud” Hervey
Dan (Debbie) Streu, Kathy (Tim) Strom and Polly Streu, all of Proctor, are mourning the death of their father, Frederick H. “Bud” Hervey of Firwood Lane. He died Sun., Aug. 13, 2006 in Bayshore surrounded by his family. He was 85.
He was born in Virginia on Sept. 20, 1920. He was a World War II Army veteran and received his Purple Heart in 2004, after 61 years. For many years, he and his wife Rose owned and operated Rosebud Bakery. They lived in Cross Lake, Wadena, Motley, Brainerd, and Bertha before moving to Duluth 10 years ago. He was a member of the Lincoln Park Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers Keith and Duane Hervey.
He is also survived by his loving wife Rose Streu Hervey, and children Jay Hervey of Cambridge, Judy Kruger Anderson and Paulette Dee, both of Deerwood, Eileen (Jerry) Molitor, Jean Southworth, Thomas (Janet) Streu, and Judy Balach, all of Duluth, and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
A Memorial service will be at 1 p.m. today, Thursday in Bell Brothers Funeral Home. Burial at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls.
David G. Terry
David G. Terry of Ogston Drive, Grand Lake Township, died Wed., Aug. 16, 2006. He was 67.
He was born on March 2, 1939 to John Eugene and Blanche Louise Terry in Mitchell, Indiana. David married Dolores Ann Acton on Dec. 21, 1957 in Corydon, Ind., and joined the U.S. Air Force in June 1958. He served in many foreign countries and retired in 1981 at the rank of Master Sergeant. He was stationed in Duluth in 1970, where he was a Radar Technician at the Air Base. David was a member of Liberty Baptist Church in Mitchell, Ind.
He was preceded in death by his father John Eugene and a brother Phillip.
He is survived by his wife Dolores Ann, daughters Ginger (Jordan) Johnson of Duluth and Cheryl (Rick) Charles of Aurora, Colo., son Greg Terry of Sweetwater, Texas, his mother Blanche Terry of Mitchell, Ind., brothers Don (Pat) Terry of Bedford, Ind. and Ralph L. Terry of Franklin, North Carolina, and five grandchildren.
Services will not be held at David’s request.
Charles Edward Brown
Charles Edward Brown of Proctor passed away Fri., Aug. 18, 2006 at St. Mary’s Hospital. He was 76.
Charles was born March 9, 1930 in Pembroke, Kentucky to James (Jim) and Mary Lee (Carpenter) Brown. He joined the Army and fought in the Korean War. He worked as a printer, retiring from Davidson Printing Co. Charles was a life member of Graphic Communications International Union and the VFW, post 8690, and also the East Duluth Church of Christ. Charles loved his 80 acres, black cows, and Farmall International 1943 tractor. Charles and Marcia Delaine Allen were married on September 3, 1955.
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandson Parker James Brown.
Charles is survived by his wife of over 50 years Delaine, sons James Edward (Laura Jean) and David Allen, sister Mary Delores (Joe) Frey, brothers James Thomas (Ida Belle), Alonzo Morris (Sue), Irving Emerson (Kate), all of Clarksville, Tenn. and Harry Lee (Gloria) of Evansville, Ind., numerous nieces and nephews, and special friends James Moe, Jeremy Helm, Jeff Dineau, Keith Larsen, Marvin Peterson, Allen Keller, Craig Sunnaborg, Wayne Johanson, and Jack Gorney. The family would like to thank the VA medical center in Superior, Wis. and the Twin Cities, and St. Mary’s Hospice, especially Jackie Swanstrom and volunteer Geno LaVore.
A memorial service was held Mon., Aug. 21, 2006 with Minister Peter Nuthak officiating. Military honors were accorded by the Duluth Combined Honor Guard.
Russell Edward Peterson
Russell Edward Peterson, formerly of Midway Township, died Fri., Aug. 18, 2006 in Inter Faith Health Care Center, Carlton. He was 83.
He was born on August 24, 1922 to Edward and Ethel Peterson in Duluth. He served in the U. S. Army and was a Merchant Marine during World War II. Russell was a self employed truck driver for Midway Trucking and after retirement, owned and operated Midway Tool. In his earlier years, he loved riding motorcycles and going to flea markets and auctions. In his later years, he enjoyed gardening and playing the harmonica. He was a past member of Bethany Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Eileen Mae in 2003, a daughter Christine Dickey Theisen in 2003, a son Jeffrey Dickey in 1978, a brother Norman and sisters Doris Peterson and Ruth Stynsburg.
He is survived by his daughters Cynthia (Phillip) Liupakka of Cloquet and Eileen (Wayne) Laakso of Midway Township, sons Daniel Dickey of Proctor and Steven Dickey of Melbourne, Fla., brothers Carl (Joyce) Peterson of Duluth and Robert (Eleanor) Peterson of Calif., his Burger Tuesday Pal Delbert Jezierski, grandchildren Denelle Fleet, Eric Dickey, Melissa Gelineau, Joshua Dickey, Amanda Dickey, Steven Dickey, Sara Senarighi, Sherri Fechner, Katie Merling and Victoria Merling, and 14 great-grandchildren. The family would like to thank the staff at Carlton Place and Inter Faith Health Care Center for their years of caring for their parents.
A memorial service was held Mon., Aug. 21, 2006 in Bell Brothers Funeral Home. Burial in Bethany Cemetery, Hermantown.
Mary C. Gadbury
Mary C. Gadbury, who grew up in Proctor and graduated from PHS in 1956, died Wed., Aug. 23, 2006 at Long Prairie Memorial Hospital. She was 68.
She was a Browerville resident. Mary was born June 1, 1938 in Fort Totten, ND to William and Ida (Orr) LaRock. She was a member of St. John Vianney Church in Round Prairie Township. She routinely sent cleaning tips to the Journal’s readers signing off as Mrs. Clean.
Survivors include her children Darwin G. Shipp Jr. of Boise, ID, Madeline (Dilip) Samsundar of Minneapolis and Mary Bee (Oral) Pierre of Eagan, grandchildren Jamette Troville, Jimmy Le, Venita Le, Nicole Black, Alex James and Anna James, great-grandchildren William and Christina Troville, brothers and sisters, cousin George Goodall of Brainerd, close friend and best buddy Richard Kortuem of Browerville, and many wonderful friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Casket bearers were Jimmy Le, George Goodall, Mike Decker, Jim Wojtkiewicz, John Talley, and Mike Murtha.
Services were held Sat., Aug. 26 at St. John Vianney Church in Round Prairie Township, the Rev. Thomas Blute officiating. Burial in Christ The King Cemetery in Browerville.
Carol Jean (Jollymore) Farrell, Carol Jean (Jollymore) Farrell, 61, of Omaha, Neb. and formerly of Proctor, died Sat., Aug. 26, 2006, while caring for her mother in Proctor.
Carol was born in Duluth on October 9, 1944 to Mark Matthew “Jock” Jollymore and Dorothy Jean (Hoffman) Jollymore. She graduated from Proctor High School and UMD. She taught school in St. Cloud, Chicago, and Omaha. She was a member of the Wesley Foundation at UMD. She created the Miss Marple Book Club in Omaha, as she loved to read. Carol loved her family, sports, and gardening. She was a Clown for Christ, a member of Forbes United Methodist Church in Proctor and the Rejoice! Evangelical Lutheran Church in Omaha.
She was preceded in death by her father Jock and her brother Dennis.
She is survived by her mother Dorothy Jean of Proctor, her husband James “Jim” Edward of Omaha, her son Thomas Mark Farrell of Washington DC, daughters Kelly Jean Farrell and Patricia Susan Farrell of Omaha, and nephews Matthew and Michael Jollymore of Duluth.
A service was held Tuesday in the Bell Brothers Funeral Home. Burial in Oneota Cemetery.
Shirley McGoff, who graduated from Proctor High School in 1943 and “loved news from her home town” keeping in touch with friends by subscribing to the Journal for 58 years, died July 27, 2006 at St. Joseph’s Medical Center. She was 79.
Shirley was born in Duluth on October 19, 1926 to Alvin and Olga Johnson. She moved to California during World War II. Shirley resided in Burbank for over 50 years. She was employed by the Burbank Unified School District for over 34 years. Her career began at Providencia Elementary. After completing courses at Valley College, she moved to John Muir Middle School where she became an Office Manager and Principal’s Secretary. After serving the district for many years, Shirley retired to travel and enjoy her life.
She is survived by three children: Nancy Helquist of Van Nuys, David of Northridge and Jeffery of Burbank; four grandchildren, two great grand children, and her husband Edward McGoff.
A memorial service was held in mid August. Burial was by the Neptune Society.
Mary 'Sue' Christensen
Sandee (Dick) Carroll of Proctor is mourning the death of her sister, Mary 'Sue' Christensen. She died unexpectedly Thursday, August 31, 2006 at her Duluth residence. She was 63.
She was born May 4, 1943 in Duluth to Sidney and Louise (Benson) Nelson. Mary graduated from Denfeld High School in 1961. On July 15, 1962, she married Richard Christensen in Duluth. Mary owned and operated Jim's Hamburgers along with her husband. She loved playing BINGO and reading.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Richard in 2000; son, Rick; parents; and sisters, Darlene and Bobbie.
Mary is also survived by her daughter, Kristy (Jim) Hill; son, Denny (Mary) Christensen; grandchildren, Jason, Brittany, Nikki, Megan, Tiffany, Katie and Nitasha; brothers, Bill (Judy) Nelson and Buddy (Donna) Nelson; sisters, Barb (Tom) Quick, and Bev (Allen) Mansfield and numerous nieces and nephews. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends.
Services were Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2006 at First Memorial Funeral Chapel with Pastor Rolf Fure officiating. Burial is in New Calvary Cemetery in Cloquet.
Margaret S. Erickson
Margaret S. Erickson, of Pike Lake passed away at St. Luke's Hospital on Aug. 17, 2006. She was 76.
Margaret was born in Duluth on Sept. 15, 1929 to Gustaf and Bertha (Martin) Kusch. On May 11, 1957, she was united in marriage to Hugh Erickson. She worked as a secretary for the Air National Guard for 30 years and was a member of the Pike Lake Sewing Club.
She is preceded in death by her parents; brothers, John, Richard, and Mason and sisters, Gladys and Helen.
Margaret is survived by her husband, Hugh; brother, Marvin (Joanne) Kusch and many nieces and nephews.
Burial is at Sunrise Memorial Park.
Wayne Edward Dembroski
Wayne Edward Dembroski, of Brookston, passed away on Thursday, August 31, 2006 at St. Mary's Hospice. He was 46.
Wayne was born Dec. 1, 1959 in Superior and graduated from Superior Senior High School and served in the United States Marine Corps. He was united in marriage to LoriLei Carlson on August 2, 1987 at her folks' home and have since lived in Brookston. Together with her parents; they operated Surplus Depot in Cloquet. Wayne was a member of Fond du Lac Tribe of Ojibway, Lake Superior Band.
Preceding Wayne in death were his adoptive father, Charles Dembroski and his brother-in-law, Keith Carlson.
Wayne is survived by his wife, LoriLei; and her parents, Ione and Roger Carlson of Saginaw; his mother, Kathleen Dembroski of Superior; his father, Perry Smith of Na Tah Waush, Minn.; sisters Donna (Tom Waldburger) Dembroski of Minoqua, Wis.; and Charlene (Paul) Lind of Duluth; and brothers, Jon (Brenda) Dembroski of Indianapolis, Ind. and Charles Dembroski of Superior; and Wayne's brother-in-law, Bruce Carlson of Saginaw, Minn. He is further survived by his half-brothers and half-sisters, Roger (Lisa) Smith of East Grand Forks, Minn.; Jeff (Mary) Smith of Little Falls, Minn.; Kim Smith of Stratford, VI; and Michelle Smith of Little Falls, Minn.
A memorial service was held Wed., Sept. 6, 2006 at Nelson Funeral Care in Cloquet. Full military honors was presented by the Cloquet Combined Honor Guard.