Norman Demmon

1930-2019 Norman Clyde Demmon, age 89, a lifetime Nevis area resident, peacefully passed into eternal glory on Monday evening, September 30, 2019, at the Heritage Living Center in Park Rapids, Minnesota. Norman was born on April 21, 1930, in Bertha, to Roland and Leora (Brown) Demmon. When he was one year of age, his family…

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Ansel Olson

1922-2019 Ansel Cecil Blaine Olson died at the Green Pine Acres Nursing Home in Menahga on September 11, 2019, at the age of 96, after several months of declining health. Ansel was born on November 4, 1922 in Lakefield, Minnesota to Sybil (Johnson) and Albin Olson. In 1925, at the age of three (3), the…

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Nathan John Wierimaa

Nathan John Wierimaa, age 33, formerly of Sebeka, Minnesota passed away unexpectedly Saturday, September 21, 2019 in Detroit Lakes. Nathan was born to Waino and Joyce (Linden) Wierimaa at Tri-County Hospital in Wadena, on July 23, 1986. He was baptized into the Christian Faith. Nathan attended Sebeka Public School and graduated in 2004. He was…

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Donna Hietala

Donna Hietala, 79, of Neosho, Missouri, formerly of Sebeka Minnesota, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 1, 2019, at Spring River Christian Village in Joplin, Missouri. Donna was born on February 23, 1940 in Wadena County, one of thirteen children to Merle and Lucille (Riest) Manselle. In 1947 she was adopted by Charles and Margaret…

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Derek Allyn Simpson

1993-2019 Derek Allyn Simpson passed away September 21, 2019 at the young age of 26. Born in Buffalo, Minnesota on April 12, 1993, the youngest son of Marc and Cindy Simpson. He attended Monticello Public Schools and graduated 2011. He worked at Foltz Trucking in Detroit Lakes maintaining their trucks and trailers and was a…

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Mary Ann Lusti

1945-2019 Mary Ann (Koski) Lusti passed away peacefully on September 2, 2019 at the age of 74, at her home in Duluth, Minnesota. She was born to Arthur and Hilma Koski on March 12, 1945, in Cando, North Dakota. Mary Ann married Milton Lusti on December 1, 1962. They have a daughter, Karen (Doug) Peterson,…

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Shari Lee Croskrey

1961-2019 Shari Lee (Torma) Croskrey of Park Rapids, Minnesota, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at Essentia Health in Fargo, North Dakota. Shari was born January 12, 1961 to Ronald and MaryAnn Torma. She graduated from Menahga High School with the class of 1979. After high school she worked various jobs for multiple…

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Earl Keskey

1931-2019 Earl Edward Keskey, 88, of Sebeka Minnesota, passed away on September 1, 2019 in Marquette, Michigan. Earl was born in Wakefield, Michigan on April 16, 1931 to Ernest and Mamie (Bajari) Keskey. At the age of six, his family moved to the family homestead farm on Cokato Lake in Cokato, Minnesota. He attended Temperance…

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Terry Petersen

1948-2019 Terry William Petersen was born on August 23, 1948 in Wadena, Minnesota and died on May 4, 2019 at his home in Spring, Texas at 10:30 a.m. Terry’s parents, William F. Petersen and Mary Lou DeLapp Petersen, preceded him in death. Terry is survived by his wife of 41 years, Audrey Erickson Johns Petersen,…

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Trudi Nevala

1973-2019 Trudi Sue (Peka) Nevala, age 46 of Wolf Lake, Minnesota passed away on August 20, 2019. She was born to Isaac and Marilyn Nevala on August 14, 1973 in Litchfield. She graduated from Sebeka High School in 1991. Trudi had many accomplishments throughout her life, including serving in the U.S. Army for four years,…

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