Joanne M. (Sitz) Leger, 70, of Big Lake, died Feb. 9, 2009 at her home after a battle against cancer. She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Vern; five daughters: Deb (Larry) Christensen, Cyndy (Scott) Huber, Becky (Darryl Lukes) Oines, Molly Leger and Jessie (Tom) Vavra; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her stepson, Jake; an infant son, David; two brothers; two sisters; and her parents, Bernice and Bernie Sitz. Memorial service: Friday, Feb. 13 at St. John Lutheran Church 13045 Fremont Ave NW, Zimmerman. Interment: Private.
Evelyn Henderson Evelyn Mae Henderson, 91, of Park Rapids died Saturday, March 11, 2006 at Heritage Living Center of Park Rapids. She was born Dec. 20, 1914 to Curtis and Clara Almeada (Lemon) Abbott in Carsonville Township, Becker County. She attended grade school at the Linnell Country School. She graduated from Park Rapids High School in the class of 1933 and then received her Teachers Training. She taught in Becker County for a number of years. She married Marvin Henderson Oct. 26, 1940 in Osage. They moved to Omaha, NE.