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Torrential rain takes toll on Wolverton roads, basements
WOLVERTON, Minn. – The more than 8 inches of rain that washed over Wolverton on Tuesday night quickly drained away Wednesday morning, but they took with them large chunks of the town’s street system.
Thursday, June, 27, 2013 - INFORUM - News

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VIDEOS: Wolverton area gets 9 inches of rain; downtown Fargo YMCA closed; fire damages Oakport home
FARGO – Storms dropped heavy rains over parts of the region Tuesday night and early this morning, with Wolverton, Minn., reporting 8.24 inches, according to the National Weather Service.
Wednesday, June, 26, 2013 - INFORUM - News

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Melanie Dziengel
An open house bridal shower for Melanie Dziengel, Wolverton, Minn., will be from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 28 at Faith Lutheran Church, Wolverton.
Sunday, September, 15, 2013 - INFORUM - None

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Virgil K. Israelson
Nov. 23, 1923 - Feb. 26, 2014

MOORHEAD, Minn. - Virgil K. Israelson, 90, Wolverton, Minn., died Wednesday in Linden Tree Circle at Eventide on Eighth.
Friday, February, 28, 2014 - INFORUM - Obits

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Charlotte Gilbraith
Jan. 10, 1954 - July 29, 2013

FARGO, N.D. - Charlotte Gilbraith, 59, Wolverton, Minn., died Monday in ManorCare Health Services .
Wednesday, July, 31, 2013 - INFORUM - Obits

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Frank Kimm
Frank Kimm, 75, of Pelican Rapids, MN passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at Essentia Hospital in Fargo, ND.

Frank Arthur Kimm was born on May 1, 1938 in Wolverton, MN to Benjamin Franklin and Magna Christine (Westerlund) Kimm. He was baptized and confirmed at the Wolverton Lutheran Church in Wolverton. He also attended school in Wolverton and was a member of the last graduating class there in 1957. At the age of 16 years, Frank started his love of farming and cattle. He rented a barn and milked his own 5 cows by hand. He continued farming in Wolverton for a few years until moving to Pelican Rapids in 1963. He also served in the North Dakota Air National Guard, enlisting after his junior year in high school.
Friday, May, 10, 2013 - INFORUM - Obits

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Investigators use DNA in effort to ID driver in crash that killed Wheatland man
FARGO – Authorities are investigating for possible criminal charges a crash that killed a 25-year-old man earlier this month near Wolverton, Minn.
Saturday, October, 12, 2013 - INFORUM - News

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Bertha L. Otteson
Bertha Lenora Otteson, 98, of Moorhead, MN, formerly of Wolverton, MN, died Monday, July 22, 2013, in Eventide Lutheran Home. Bertha was born to Ole and Josephine (Prevost) Otteson on April 22, 1915, the youngest of ten children. She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Sena Opoien, Olga Stevenson, Annie Ness, Walter Otteson, William Otteson, Winnie Miller, Elizabeth Stockwell, Arnold Otteson and Bert Otteson.

Bertha spent her life just northeast of Wolverton on the farm where she was born, eventually becoming the caregiver for her parents. She and her two youngest brothers became farm operators. She was active in both church and community.
Wednesday, July, 31, 2013 - INFORUM - Obits

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Virgil Israelson
Virgil K. Israelson, 90, of Wolverton, MN, died Wednesday, February 26, 2014 in Linden Tree Circle at Eventide on 8th in Moorhead, MN, with his family by his side.

Virgil was born on November 23, 1923, in Christine, ND, to Frank H. and Gustava C. (Foss) Israelson. He grew up in Christine, where he and his siblings were raised on a farm outside of town.
Saturday, March, 01, 2014 - INFORUM - Obits

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Beverly Joanne Carlson
Beverly Joanne Carlson, 82, of Wolverton, MN, passed away peacefully in her home on Thursday, March 13, 2014, surrounded by family and friends, and under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.

Beverly was born on November 10, 1931 in her Grandma Brink’s home in Horace, ND, to Oscar and Clara (Brink) Brakke. She graduated from Comstock High School in 1949. She furthered her education at Concordia College, graduating in 1953 with a degree in Home Economics and Physical Education. Beverly was also a member of the Concordia choir. On June 25, 1955, she married Carl P. Carlson in Hoff Lutheran Church, Rustad, MN where she was also baptized and confirmed.
Saturday, March, 15, 2014 - INFORUM - Obits

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LeRoy O. Jacobson
LeRoy O. Jacobson, 89, of Moorhead, MN, passed away on Thursday, July 4, 2013, at Bethany Retirement Living, Fargo, ND. LeRoy was born in Wolverton, MN, on December 18, 1923, to Axel and Dorthea (Olson) Jacobson. He grew up on the family farm and later continued farming on his own in Christine, ND, until retiring in 1978. On January 10, 1987, he married Leona Weidner in Fargo, ND. Together they made their home in Moorhead, MN. Leona died on December 27, 2008. LeRoy was a member at Triumph Lutheran Church in Moorhead.

LeRoy is survived by step-children, David (Kathy) Weidner, Sabin, MN, Diane (Larry) Haug, Minot, ND, and Carol (Jim) Thoreson, Fargo, ND.
Sunday, July, 07, 2013 - INFORUM - Obits

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Mina J. (Otteson) Frank
Mina J. (Otteson) Frank Age 84, formerly of Bloomington. Born February 6, 1930, died February 9, 2014. Proceeded in death by husband, Cecil. She is survived by children Wendy (Steve) Kidd, David Frank (Bill) and Nancy (Wayne) Peine: sister Helen Jensen (Jack Whisler), grandchildren Will Kidd, Janine (Scott) Jackson, Alison (Marty) Howard and Connor Peine and many nieces and nephews. Mina was born and raised in the small town of Wolverton MN, attended Moorhead State University and taught elementary school for several years in the towns of Hawley and Roseau MN. But her greatest achievement was that of wife, mother and grandmother, aunt and sister. Her kind, patient and optimistic spirit will be missed by all who knew her. A memorial service will be held Friday, February 21st 2014 at 11 AM at Hillcrest United Methodist Church, Bloomington MN, with a church luncheon immediately following. Private interment at a later
Sunday, February, 16, 2014 - INFORUM - Obits

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Ann Marie Zimmerman
Ann Marie Zimmerman, 97, of Wahpeton, ND, formerly of Kent, MN, passed away on Monday, March 24, 2014, at St. Catherine's Living Center in Wahpeton. The visitation will be Thursday, March 27, from 12- 1:00PM at Joseph Vertin & Sons Funeral Home in Breckenridge, MN, followed by the funeral at 1:00PM at the funeral home. Pastor Ken Kirchenwitz will be officiating.

Ann came into this world on December 27, 1916, one of 3 daughters born to Claude and Ella (Sterling) Kamp, in Pleasantville, Iowa. The family then moved to Wolverton, MN where Ann attended school, graduating high school in 1934. On September 22, 1934, she was united in marriage to Earl Zimmerman in Breckenridge, MN. They were blessed with two boys, David and Dick. They lived in rural Wolverton and eventually moved to McCauleyville, then Kent, Minnesota. Over the years, Ann and Earl owned and operated two grocery stores and a Café in Kent. The Cozy Corner Café, known for its generous sized portions and Ann's delicious homemade cooking, was open for 12 years. Following the restaurant business, Ann cooked for the residents at St. Catherine's Living Center when it was known as the "Rehab." For a period of time, the students at Abercrombie School got to enjoy Ann's cooking before she was employed by the Valley Lake Boys Home as their cook. Earl passed away on January 4, 1994. She continued to live in Kent until 2006, when she moved into Appletree Court in Breckenridge.
Wednesday, March, 26, 2014 - INFORUM - Obits

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Gordon Dennis Swanson
Gordon Dennis Swanson died unexpectedly from a heart attack on Sunday July, 21, 2013.

Gordon was born on August 9, 1941 at St Ansgar Hospital, Moorhead, MN to Sigfred(Sig) and Ella(Orud)Swanson. He was baptized in Salem Lutheran Church, Wolverton, MN and confirmed at Concordia Lutheran Church rural Glyndon. He attended 12 years of school at the Moorhead State Teachers College School and graduated in 1960. He then attended and graduated from NDSCS in 1962 with a degree in accounting.
Wednesday, July, 24, 2013 - INFORUM - Obits

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Virginia Louise Weigel
Virginia Louise Weigel, 83, resident of Callaway, MN, died Wednesday, May 8 at Essentia Health in Fargo.

Virginia Louise Stach was born September 16, 1929 on the farm near Wolverton, MN to Max and Anna (Swenson) Stach. At age 6, her family relocated to a farm near Callaway, MN. Virginia attended country school in Callaway Township through the 8th grade. She worked her way through high school by waitressing at the Graystone Hotel, and graduated from Detroit Lakes High School in 1949. On October 31, 1949, Virginia was united in marriage to Sherman Weigel at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Callaway. They resided near Callaway and started their family. They lived briefly in the Twin Cities and Richwood, MN before moving in 1961 to their current home, her childhood farm.
Sunday, May, 12, 2013 - INFORUM - Obits

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LaVerne Genevieve (Yterler) Nord
LaVerne Genevieve (Yterler) Nord died peacefully at home of natural causes on October 31, 2013. She was born May 25, 1920 to Mikkelborg and Ingeborg Yterler near Christine, N.D. She started school in a one-room schoolhouse in North Dakota and graduated from Wolverton High School in 1939. She married her high school sweetheart, Willys Nord, on March 1, 1942 in Moorhead, MN and accompanied him cross-country for his flight training. She worked in Moorhead while waiting for Willys to return from the war. Willys returned to complete his degree at Concordia College in Moorhead where they started their family with the birth of LaNae in 1946. They lived in Rugby and Bismarck, ND (where Cynthia was born, 1949), and Minneapolis before Willys was called into service for the Korean War. LaVerne was a military wife again, and the family lived in Denver, CO (where Bradley was born, 1955); Tachikawa, Japan; Smyrna, TN; and Jessheim, Norway before they retired to civilian life on a farm outside of Bemidji, MN in 1969. They lived there until Willys's death in 1988. LaVerne later moved to Moorhead and then to Minnetonka in 2001 to be closer to her daughters in the Twin Cities.

Preceded in death by her parents, and siblings: Borghild (John) Mathison, Mildred (Joseph) Skjonsby, Earl Yterler, and Ragner (Mabel Eide) Yterler. She is survived by: daughters and sons-in-law - LaNae Crawford and Thomas Doimer of Minnetonka; Cynthia and Steven Ahlgren of St. Paul; son - Bradley Nord of Clermont, FL; grandchildren - Kristin Crawford (Terry) Behr; Jon Crawford, Leif Ahlgren, Berit Ahlgren, Anna Liv Ahlgren, Erik Nord, Kyle Nord, and Kia Nord; and great-grandchildren - Brandon Behr, Matthew Behr, Holly Behr, and Adam Behr.
Sunday, November, 03, 2013 - INFORUM - Obits

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Kelly Olthoff

Sunday, April, 13, 2014 - INFORUM - Life

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Bertha L. Otteson
April 22, 1915 - July 22, 2013

MOORHEAD, Minn. - Bertha L. Otteson, 98, Moorhead, died Monday in Eventide Lutheran Home.
Wednesday, July, 24, 2013 - INFORUM - Obits

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Olthoff-Sullivan
Kelly Olthoff and Barry Sullivan, Prior Lake, Minn., announce their engagement.
Sunday, April, 06, 2014 - INFORUM - None

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Nord-Malikowski

Sunday, April, 28, 2013 - INFORUM - Life

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