July 2004 Obituaries - Paynesville Press, Paynesville, Minnesota
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from The Paynesville Press
July 2004

Johnson Funeral Home Mark Dreyling, 45, Sedro Woolley, Wash.
Mark R. Dreyling, 45, died from an apparent heart attack on Friday, July 16, 2004, at his home in Sedro Woolley, Wash.

A memorial service were held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 21, at Bethlehem Lutheran in Sedro Woolley. Pastor Walter Rice officiated.

Mark, the son of Dr. Roger and Carol Dreyling of Paynesville, graduated from Paynesville High School. He received an associates degree from St. Cloud State University. He was self-employed as a restaurant appliance repair technician.

He loved the outdoors, animals, and his home in the woods.

Mark is survived by his wife of six and a half years, Jannette; parents, Dr. Roger and Carol Dreyling; siblings, Vicki (LJ) Copley, Cherri Dreyling, Kevin Dreyling, and Becky (Peter) Kelly; grandmother, Martha Dreyling; and other relatives.

Howard Helling, 75, Paynesville
Howard Helling M. Howard Helling, 75, of Paynesville and formerly of Luverne, Minn., died on Thursday, July 15, 2004, at the Paynesville Area Hospital.

Services were private.

Howard was born July 30, 1928, in Luverne, to Albert and Jennie (Skyberg) Helling. He graduated from Luverne High School and attended Augustana College in Sioux Falls, S.D. Like his father and brothers, he excelled in sports, namely track, football and basketball.

He served as a M.P. officer in the Army during the Korean War from 1951-1953. After leaving the Army, he worked in Alaska and later returned to Luverne to work with his father in the house moving and construction business. He later worked as the traffic manager for A.R. Wood Manufacturing Company.

He married Bernette Bauman on Oct. 9, 1955. They shared their lives in Luverne, Battle Lake and Paynesville.

Howie was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed cooking and loved to share his creations - most of them delicious, some of them humorous, - with his family and friends.

Howard is survived by his wife Bernette of Paynesville; two daughters, Jill Meents and Karn Rodamaker of Minneapolis; four grandchildren; brother, Marvin (Marcia) Helling; three sisters, Norma Docken, Viola Husen and Doreen Sickles; and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Alice Stearns and Leona Olson; and brother, Gordon Helling.

Robert Anderson, 76, Swan Lake, Montana
Robert O. Anderson Robert Odell Anderson, 76, of Swan Lake, Mont., and formerly of Paynesville, died on Sunday, July 11, 2004, at his home in Swan Lake.

A memorial service was held on Friday, July 16, at 3 p.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church in Bigfork, Mont. A second memorial service was held at Nordland Lutheran Church in rural Paynesville, Minn., on Saturday, July 24, at 1:30 p.m.

Bob was born on Jan. 19, 1928, in Kensington, Minn., to Fred and Gina (Everson) Anderson. He lived with his family and attended school through the eighth grade in Finley, N.D. He attended high school in Havre, Mont. During his junior year, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy.

After his discharge from the Navy, Bob returned to Havre and began working as a salesman for the grocery chain Gamble-Robinson. During a visit to Minnesota, he met Margaret Pederson at Nordland Lutheran Church and they were married on Sept. 22, 1951.

Bob learned to plaster and stucco in Paynesville and continued this trade while living in St. Cloud and New Hope, Minn., and in Havre through 1956, as well as off and on through much of his working life. Bob and Margaret farmed near Nordland church from 1957-1960. They sold the farm and moved to the south shore of Lake Koronis in 1960.

In the following years through 1968, Bob owned various businesses in Paynesville, including the Jack and Jill grocery store, the Paynesville Hotel, a Montgomery Wards catalog store, and the Hilltop Truckstop service station. He then worked in the post office in Paynesville until 1971.

Bob also served as president of the Chamber of Commerce and was a member of the Lions Club, Jaycees and several other organizations during this period.

In 1972, he bought a cherry orchard near Bigfork, Mont., where he began spending springs and summers. He also owned the Tastee Freeze in Polson, Mont., and the Burger-town restaurant near Bigfork, Mont. During this period, Bob built and remodeled several homes in Paynesville during the fall and winter. In 1978, Bob and Margaret sold their property in Montana and returned to year round residence in Paynesville. Bob began selling real estate for the Schmidt Agency and later for Bolstad Realty in Paynesville.

Margaret died in 1979. In 1987, Bob became reacquainted with Joan Phillips at their 40th class reunion in Havre. They were married in 1989 and moved to Swan Lake. Bob sold real estate and worked locally for Chuck Olson Realty in Kalispell until 1995.

He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Bob is survived by his wife Joan; children Debra (Greg) Bork of Bigfork, Mont., Michael (Rita) Anderson of Maple Grove, Minn., Tammy (Ron) Weinke of St. Cloud, Minn., and Karen Wisted of Paynesville; step-children Martia (Darrell) of Seattle, Wash., Jan (Dana) Phillips of Rudyard, Mont., Dana Eliason of Yakima, Wash., Rhonda (Ross) Ritter of Rudyard, Mont., and Kane Phillips of Yakima, Wash.; 21 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brothers, Raymond, John and Ken; sisters, Alice, Glennis, Francis and Phyllis; and many other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his first wife Margaret; his parents; and brothers, Melvin, Marvin and Fred.

Angel O'Malley, 28, St. Cloud
Angel R. O'Malley, 28, of St. Cloud, died on Sunday, July 11, 2004, with her infant daughter, Angel Anderson, at the St. Cloud Hospital from injuries received in a car accident.

A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 15, at River of Life Assembly of God in Cold Spring. Rev. Dennis Curren officiated.

Angel was born April 21, 1976, in St. Cloud, to Thomas and Elizabeth Archer. After graduating from St. Cloud Apollo High School, Angel attnded Regency Beauty Institute.

She was married to Shad O'Malley on Nov. 26, 1996; they later divorced.

Angel worked as a stylist for Your Image Salon in St. Cloud. She also volunteered her talents by doing hair and make-up for cancer patients at the St. Cloud Hospital.

Angel is survived by two daughters, Elizabeth O'Malley and Annabelle O'Malley of St. Cloud; parents, Thomas and Elizabeth Archer of St. Cloud; brothers and sisters, Andrew, Ian, Mathew, Gabriel, Samson, Isaiah, Molly, Grace, Hope, and Faith Archer, and Shirley Jennum, all of St. Cloud; grandparents, Richard and Shirley McNary of St. Cloud, Thomas and Patricia Archer of Detroit Lakes, and Ruth Archer of Minneapolis; fiance, Neil Anderson of Paynesville; and three nieces.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Joy Archer.

Angel Anderson, infant, St. Cloud
Angel Marie Anderson, infant, died on Sunday, July 11, 2004, with her mother at the St. Cloud Hospital from injuries received in a car accident.

A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 15, at River of Life Assembly of God in Cold Spring. Rev. Dennis Curren officiated.

Angel is the infant daughter of Neil Anderson and Angel O'Malley.

She is survived by her father, Neil Anderson of Paynesville; sisters, Elizabth O'Malley and Annabelle O'Malley of St. Cloud; grandparents, Thomas and Elizabeth Archer of St. Cloud, and Steve and Marie Anderson of Farwell, Minn.; great-grandparents, Richard and Shirley McNary of St. Cloud, Thomas and Patricia Archer of Detroit Lakes, Ruth Archer of Minneapolis, Lila Newman of Lowry, Don and Dorothy Anderson of Starbuck, and Jim and Dorothy Jorgenson of Afton; and many other relatives.

Evelyn Worner, 84, Paynesville
Evelyn Worner Evelyn Collete Worner, 84, of Paynesville, died Saturday afternoon, July 10, 2004, at the Paynesville Area Hospital.

Funeral services were at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 17, at Grace United Methodist Church in Paynesville. Rev. Ric Koehn officiated. Burial was in Wahpeton, N. D.

Evelyn was born on June 12, 1920, in Langola Township, Benton County, Minnesota, the daughter of Martin and Mathilda (Stodolka) Sauer. She was baptized and confirmed in the Christian faith.

She grew up in Royalton where she attended much of her schooling. She attended her senior year of high school in Jamestown, N.D., and continued her education at North Dakota State University where she received her four-year degree.

On April 1, 1943, Evelyn was united in marriage to Oliver Worner. They made their home in Paynesville and Willmar where Evelyn worked as a teacher and homemaker. Together Evelyn and Oliver were able to share in 38 years of marriage before Oliver's death on Sept. 18, 1981.

She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church where she was active in circle. She was also a member of Eastern Star.

She enjoyed bridge, knitting, and flowers.

Evelyn is survived by two daughters, Colleen (Bob) Norrgard of Evergreen, Colo., and Jarolyn (Bruce) Watkins of Proctor, Minn.; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband, Oliver; three brothers; and her parents.

Winafred Voss
Winafred Voss Winafred "Winnie" M. Voss, 81, of St. Cloud and formerly of Paynesville, died on Saturday, July 10, 2004, at the St. Cloud Hospital.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 13, at Grace United Methodist Church in St. Cloud. Rev. John Ptraetorius officiated. Burial was in Zion Cemetery in rural Paynesville.

Winafred was born Feb. 11, 1923, in Paynesville to Oscar and Blanche (Gordon) DeBlois. She married Harold Voss on Oct. 4, 1941, in Paynesville. They farmed on the family farm near Paynesville until 1969 when they moved to St. Cloud. She was employed by the Thrifty Scot Motel in St. Cloud.

Winafred was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in St. Cloud.

She is survived by her husband, Harold of St. Cloud; children, Dale (Marcy) Voss of Avon, Darlene (Dennis) Thorpe of Willmar, and Maxine (David) Heinrich of Rapid City, S.D.; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brother, Warren DeBlois of Port Austin, Mich.; and sister, Roberta Lang, Richmond.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother LeRoy "Corky" DeBlois.

Peter Tintes, 68, Belgrade
Peter Tintes Peter Edward Tintes, 68, of Belgrade, died Friday, July 2, 2004, following an automobile accident.

Mass of Christian Burial was at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 7, at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church in Spicer. Burial was in St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery in Eden Valley.

Peter was born on Feb. 29, 1936, in Forest Prairie Township, Meeker County, Minnesota, the son of Thomas and Edna (Martin) Tintes. He was raised in the Eden Valley area where he graduated from Eden Valley High School in 1954.

He entered Nazareth Hall in St. Paul to begin his study for the priesthood. From there he went to St. Paul Seminary and was ordained on Feb. 2, 1963. He served parishes in Bird Island, Willmar and Raymond. While he was at Raymond, he was instrumental in developing an interdenominational religion in Life Center at Ridgewater College. He began teaching college courses in 1968, which the accompanying degrees taught, philosophy, sociology and psychology. He received his master's degree from Loyola University in 1973. The last part of his career he spent directing the programs training Chemical Dependency Counselors. He retired from teaching in 1997.

He was united in marriage to Bernice Grabber on April 11, 1988, on their farm near Belgrade. Together, they lived on their farm where Pete practiced organic farming.

Pete was an avid reader and worked with genealogy and the Kandiyohi County Historical Society. He was the precinct chair of the DFL.

He is survived by his wife, Bernice Grabber-Tintes; sisters, Katherine (Jack) Rhuland of Eden Valley and Peggy ( Jim) Beauchaine of Wayzata; a brother, David Tintes of Minneapolis; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Thomas, and sisters, Lois Thielen and Laura Kalkbrenner.

Lyle Solsrud, 71, Lake Henry
Lyle Solsrud Lyle Fredrick Solsrud, 71, of Lake Henry, died Thursday, July 1, 2004, at the Melrose Area Hospital.

Services were held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 7, at the Patton-Schad Funeral Home Chapel in Melrose. Burial followed at Oak Hill Cemetery, Melrose, with military honors by the Melrose Veterans Honor Guard.

Lyle was born on Oct. 22, 1932, in San Benito, Texas, to Oliver and Edna (Witt) Solsrud. He spent his childhood in Rochester, Minnesota. Lyle served in the U.S. Navy.

In 1961 he and Eugenia (Jean) Thull were married. He was employed by Brillion Iron Works of Chilton, Wisconsin, and other companies as a salesman. He moved to Minnesota in 1972 where he sold Moorman's Feed for a number of years.

Lyle enjoyed woodworking and carpentry, fishing, and traveling.

He is survived by his children, David (Deb) Solsrud of Willmar, Robert (Shirley) Solsrud of Lake Henry, and Paul Solsrud of Freeport; four grandchildren; and a sister, Carma Tucker of Sycamore, Illinois.

Lyle was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Richard Solsrud.

Casket bearers will be David and Deb Solsrud, Robert and Shirley Solsrud, and Paul Solsrud. Cross bearer will be his grandson, Malone Solsrud.

Doris Daby, 81, Paynesville
Doris Audrey Daby, 81, of Paynesville, died on Monday, June 28, 2004, at the Koronis Manor in Paynesville.

A memorial service were held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 8, at Paynesville Lutheran Church. Rev. Dave Nelson and Rev. Jeff Bergman officiated. Inurnment was at 2:30 p.m. on July 8 at Hillcrest Cemetery in Granite Falls.

Doris was born at the Madison Hospital in Madison, Minn., to Sam Hedla and Dora Vick, the youngest of seven children. She grew up on the family farm near Louisburg, Minn., and attended school in Louisburg through eighth grade. She graduated from Appleton (Minnesota) High School in 1941 and attended the University of Minnesota Correspondence School her first year of college because her father did not believe women should be educated. In 1942 her brother George loaned her $900 so she could attend the University of Minnesota where she graduated cum laude in 1945 with a bachelor of science degree in home economics.

Doris began her 45-year teaching career in the fall of 1945 at Granite Falls High School. She also taught in Sacred Heart for over 25 years and finished her last eight years of teaching at Atwater-Grove City.

In the summer of 1943, she worked for Van's Beach Resort on Lake Koronis near Paynesville, which was the beginning of her 61-year love for Lake Koronis.

On June 20, 1948, she married Donald F. Daby at North Lutheran Church in Granite Falls. During their retirement years, they lived on lake Koronis. In 1989 they moved to Mesa, Ariz., where they lived until October 1994 when they returned to Paynesville. Donald died in 2001.

Doris was a member of Paynesville Lutheran Church.

She is survived by two sons, Duane (Jenny) Daby of West Des Moines, Iowa, and Ralph (Kristin) Daby of Paynesville; and five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband and all of her family except one niece.

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