Paula Mabel Helland, age 83, went home to be with the Lord Friday, May 4, 2018 while residing at the Sheridan House in Fergus Falls MN. Mabel was born in Brooklyn NY on September 1, 1934 to Alf and Johanne (Nilsen) Benson. She was baptized in 59th Street Lutheran Brethren church in Brooklyn. Mabel attended
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On March 11, 2018, Rod Jonas was ordained as an elder at Grace Lutheran Brethren Church in Bismarck, North Dakota. Regional Pastor Gary Witkop led the service.
On March 18, 2018, Adam Canfield and Mark Billings were ordained as elders at Living Word Fellowship in Dickinson, North Dakota. Regional Pastor Gary Witkop led the service.
On January 14, 2018, Rev. George Schweitzer was installed as pastor of Good Shepherd Ministries in Buda, Texas. Regional Pastor Phil Heiser performed the installation.
On February 11, 2018, Clinton Knutson was ordained at Birch Hills Community Church in Birch Hills, Saskatchewan. Regional Pastor Roger Olson led the service.
On January 13, 2018, Caleb Larson was ordained at LB Homes in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. Regional Pastor Stan Olsen led the service.
Rev. Kenneth Narvesen was born on February 12, 1951, in Staten Island, New York. He went home to the Lord on March 23, 2018. Rev. Narvesen graduated from Taylor University in Upland, Indiana in 1973 and Lutheran Brethren Seminary in Fergus Falls, Minnesota in 1976. He married Jayne Kruizenga on June 7, 1975. Rev. Narvesen
Morris Larsen, age 90, of Fergus Falls, Minnesota died Tuesday, January 16, 2018. Morris was born on January 18, 1927, in Rochert, Minnesota, the son of John and Ingaborg Larsen. He graduated from Seattle Pacific University in Washington, before completing his education at Lutheran Brethren Seminary. On June 22, 1951, he married Myrtle Esther Kivley
Torgeir Andrew Haugland, age 89, passed away on July 19, 2017 in Kent, Washington. He was born in Brooklyn, New York on April 23, 1928 to Hans and Ida Haugland. He attended Lutheran Brethren Bible School in Fergus Falls, Minnesota where he met his future wife, Helen Watson. He then attended City College of New
George Aase, age 89, of Fergus Falls, Minnesota died Wednesday, February 21, 2018. George was born on September 14, 1928 to George and Caroline Aase in Brooklyn, New York. In 1952 he married Alice Helgesen. George attended Shelton College and graduated from Lutheran Brethren Seminary in 1953. George served churches in ND, NJ, NY, and
On December 17, 2017, Andrew Olsen was ordained at 59th Street Lutheran Brethren Church in Brooklyn, New York. Central Regional Pastor Stan Olsen led the service.
David Langager, age 94, passed away at his home in Mesa, Arizona on January 7, 2018. David was born on June 13, 1923 in Ray, North Dakota. David earned his undergraduate from Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, and completed his graduate studies at Lutheran Brethren Seminary in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. Throughout his adult life, David and