Ernest "Ernie" P. MichelsenErnest (Ernie) P. Michelsen, age 80, passed away on July 1, 2013, in his home.
Ernie was born to Hazel (Uhde) and William Michelsen, Sr. He was raised by Art and Frieda Strand on a farm in Estherville Township, North of Regan, ND. Following his fascination with radio, he attended NDSSS and Northwest Institute of St. Paul taking classes in radio transmission. After finishing school, he spent two years in the Army Signal Corps and was assigned to a stint in Korea.