Celebrity Obituaries

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Michael Heflin

September 21, 1975 - January 6, 2017

Michael D. Heflin, 41, Dilworth, MN died peacefully on Friday, January 6, 2017 in his sleep. Services are pending.
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Kari McLean

July 1, 1962 - December 12, 2016

Kari McLean, 54, Wheatland, ND passed away on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Kari Lynne Hurner was born on July 1, 1962 in Moorhead, MN, she was the daughter of Donald and Beverly Hurner. She graduated from Glyndon Felton High School in 1980 and attended Moorhead Tech, meeting her husband Tim there. Once married on...
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Jeanne Bresnahan

March 5, 1927 - December 12, 2016

Jeanne C. Bresnahan passed away Monday, December 12, 2016 at her home in Casselton. She died with family present and at peace, after a life filled with loving and caring for others. Jeanne was born in Casselton, ND on March 5, 1927 to Albert F. Sinner and Katherine A. (Wild) Sinner. She lived her childhood on the family farm just east of Casselton. She had 3 brothers. William F. Sr., Rev....
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Delbert King

December 14, 1934 - December 7, 2016

Delbert King was born on December 14, 1934 in Amenia, ND to Frank and Helen King. December 7, 2016 he went to be with his Lord and Savior. He graduated from Amenia High. His parents were farmers and young Delbert soon decided that he loved farm life and wanted to become a farmer himself. As a young man, he went with friends to a dance in Page, ND where he met the love of his life Marlene...
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Lois Pautz

September 10, 1939 - December 7, 2016

Lois Pautz, 77, formerly of Arthur, ND died on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016 at Eventide Nursing Home in Fargo. Lois Verneal Pautz was born on September 10, 1939 in Petersburg ND to Bert and Mary Johnson. Lois grew up and attended school and graduated from Petersburg High School. Lois received her Elementary Education degree from Mayville State College and taught in Erie, Ayr, Hunter & Petersburg,...
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Mike A. Brown

February 17, 1949 - November 21, 2016

Mike A. Brown, 67, Casselton, ND died on Monday, November 21, 2016 at Essentia Health, Fargo. Michael Alvin Brown was born on February 17, 1949 in Fargo, ND to Roy and Margaret (Kaufman) Brown. Mike grew up and attended school in Casselton where he graduated in 1967. He went to work for his uncle at Kaufman Construction in Casselton. He continued his career and went to work for Twin City...
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Harold Tork Holm

August 27, 1938 - November 4, 2016

Harold "Tork" Holm, 78, Casselton, ND died on Friday, Nov. 4, 2016 at his home surrounded by family and loved ones and under the care of Hospice of the RRV. Harold Bernard Holm Jr. was born Aug, 27, 1938 to Harold and Magdelene (Kemp) Holm. He spent part of his childhood in California before the family settled in Arthur, ND. Harold married Kathryn Kaufman on September 25, 1957. They made...
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Ruth Anderson

October 20, 1929 - October 17, 2016

Ruth Anderson, 86 of Amenia, ND died Monday, October 17, 2016 at Eventide of Fargo. Ruth Evelyn Kingsley was born, October 20, 1929 to Walter and Roxy (Brace) Kingsley of Wheatland. She attended elementary and high school at Wheatland, ND, graduating in 1947. She attended Valley City Teachers College for one year. Ruth was united in marriage to Kenneth Anderson on June 3, 1950, at the...
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Ralph Glatzl

November 30, 1931 - October 9, 2016

Ralph Gustav Glatzl died at his home in Rapid City, SD, on Sunday, October 9, 2016. Ralph was born on Nov 30, 1931 in Durbin, ND (3 miles south of Casselton, ND) to Gust and Marie Glatzl. He attended school in Casselton, ND, and graduated in 1950 from Lincoln High School. He entered the United States Army in 1952, with basic training in Fort Riley, Kansas, and was stationed in Japan and...
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Ruth Pueppke

July 20, 1932 - October 4, 2016

Ruth Pueppke, 84, Erie, ND died on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family and Hospice of the RRV. Ruth Bernice Kleinsasser was born July 20, 1932 at Chasely, ND to Andrew and Lydia (Wollman) Kleinsasser. She attended country school and later graduated from West Fargo High School. Ruth helped on the family farm before she married Glenn Pueppke on Sept. 19, 1965 at the...
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Erland Wateland

October 26, 1954 - September 29, 2016

Erland "Squirrel" Wateland Erland Wateland, 61, Leonard, ND passed away unexpectedly on September 29, 2016. Erland Ralph Wateland was born October 26, 1954 in Fargo, ND to Leona and Palmer Wateland. Erland grew up in West Fargo and attended West Fargo public schools. Over the years, Erland worked for various construction firms in Fargo most recently for G Drain Tile. Erland married Twila...
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Tammy Goltz

January 26, 1949 - September 28, 2016

Tamara "Tammy" Goltz, 67, Leonard, ND passed away September 28, 2016 at Essentia Hospital, Fargo. Tamara Leone Johnson was born January 26, 1949 in Wahpeton, ND to Leona and Palmer Wateland. Tammy grew up in West Fargo, ND and attended West Fargo schools. She worked at the West Fargo Truck Stop doing waitress work and cooking where she met the love of her life. She also worked at various other...
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Mary M. Stautz

July 13, 1939 - September 15, 2016

Mary Michael Stautz, 77, Casselton, ND died on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at Sanford Hospital, Fargo, surrounded by her family. Mary Michael Stautz was born on July 13, 1939 in Bronxville, NY to Peter and Mildred (Cobey) DiLeo. Mary graduated from Point Loma High School in San Diego, CA. She met Wayne Stautz in 1971 and they were married in 1973. After moving to Santee, CA she worked as a...
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Dorothy Jordheim

August 8, 1931 - September 2, 2016

Dorothy Jordheim, 85, Casselton, ND passed away peacefully on Friday, Sept. 2, 2016 at Sanford Health, Fargo, ND. Dorothy Emma Zick was born Aug. 8, 1931 at Leonard, ND to Fred and Anna (Gropper) Zick. She grew up on the family farm near Leonard and graduated from high school in Casselton. She attended Mayville Teachers College and married Eugene Jordheim on Sept. 18, 1953 at St. Peter...
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Jeanne Radcliffe

March 23, 1929 - August 28, 2016

Jeanne Radcliffe, 87, Fargo, ND died on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016 at Essentia Health, Fargo. Jeanne Lenore Knight was born March 23, 1929 in her maternal grandparent's home at Page, ND to Allen and Gladys (Woodbury) Knight of Amenia, ND. She grew up on the farm, attending the rural one room school - Rush River Dist. 22 #2. She started high school at Oak Grove Seminary (currently Oak Grove...
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Ramona Josephine Sattler

June 10, 1927 - August 28, 2016

Ramona Josephine Sattler, 89, entered into God's care on August 28, 2016 while residing at Villa Maria Nursing Home. Ramona Josephine was born to Clara and Manley Whitman in Rugby, ND on June 10th, 1927. She attended school in Silva and Rugby and graduated from Rugby High School in 1946. Ramona was a teacher in a one room school house in Silva. On September 2nd, 1947 she was united in...
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Karen Johnson

February 13, 1964 - August 27, 2016

Karen Johnson, age 52, of Barnesville, MN passed away on August 27, 2016. Karen Marie Johnson was born on February 13, 1964 in Mayville, ND to Jiggs and Betty Johnson. She was raised in Arthur, ND and graduated from Dakota High School in 1982. She attended St. Mary's University in Bismarck, ND receiving a Bachelor's Degree in Radiology with honors of Summa Cum Laude. She was employed as...
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Galen Myers

August 5, 1934 - August 22, 2016

Galen Merle Myers, 82, of Amenia, ND went home to be with his Heavenly Father on Monday, August 22, 2016, peacefully winning his battle over cancer. Galen entered this world on August 5, 1934, the third eldest child of Little and Louise (LaBonty) Myers, in Rydott, IL where they lived until he was nine years old. At that time, the Myers family moved to the North Dakota and Minnesota area,...
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Michael King

April 27, 1948 - August 17, 2016

Michael King, 68, died on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016 at the Good Samaritan Center, Arthur, ND. Michael Lee King was born April 27, 1948 in Fargo, ND to Robert and Dolores (Schafer) King. He grew up in Casselton, ND and graduated from high school there and continued his schooling at UND in Grand Forks where he received a bachelor's degree. He returned to Casselton and owned and operated the Dairy...
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Marv Haugen

December 11, 1950 - August 2, 2016

Marvin "Marv" Stanley Haugen, 65, Casselton, ND died on Tuesday, August 02, 2016 at Sanford Medical Center, Fargo, ND surrounded by his family. Marv Haugen was born on December 11, 1950 in Valley City, ND to Ingvard and Ruth (Syvertson) Haugen. He was raised on the family farm near Hannaford, ND and attended country school. He graduated from Hannaford High School in 1968. He then...
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Peter Iverson

December 19, 1941 - July 31, 2016

Peter Iverson, 74, West Fargo, ND died on Sunday, July 31, 2016 at his home surrounded by family and Hospice of the RRV. Peter Michael Iverson was born Dec. 19, 1941 in Fargo, ND to Iver and Violet (Bjorlund) Iverson. He grew up in Fargo and moved to Aberdeen, SD in 1959. He received his Master's in Business from Northern State in Aberdeen. Peter married Janet Heilman on Dec. 28, 1964 in...
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Alice Mae Leraas

May 8, 1940 - July 21, 2016

Alice Mae Leraas, 76, Arthur, ND died Thursday, July 21, 2016 at the Good Samaritan Center in Arthur. Alice Mae Emilie Grieger was born May 8, 1940 to William and Meta (Schroeder) Grieger. She grew up near Erie, ND and graduated from Erie High School where she was a proud and competitive member of the basketball team. On October 30, 1959, Alice Mae married Kenwood E. Leraas. They made their...
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Elden E. Theurer

December 7, 1940 - July 18, 2016

Elden E. Theurer, 75, Casselton, ND passed away on Monday, July 18, 2016 at his home under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley, Fargo. Elden Elmer Theurer was born on December 7, 1940 in Elgin, ND to Albert and Johanna (Schmidt) Theurer. After Elden was finished with school he entered the US Army and was honorably discharged on November 30, 1964 and then moved to Mandan, ND. Elden...
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Joan Guenthner

December 16, 1937 - July 11, 2016

Joan M. Guenthner, 78 of Casselton, ND, passed away on Monday, July 11, 2016 at Sanford Health in Fargo. Joan Marie Aanrud was born on December 16, 1937 to Orville Aanrud and Florence (Braun) Aanrud in Moorhead, MN. She was raised in Balfour, ND where she attended school. She married Jack Guenthner on August 30, 1963 in Balfour, ND. They established their home in Minot, ND, eventually...
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Charles "Charlie" Scherweit

March 10, 1950 - July 4, 2016

Charles (Charlie) L. Scherweit, 66, Fargo, died Monday, July 4, 2016, at Essentia Health in Fargo. Charles was born March 10, 1950, to Lorenz and Margaret (Christie) Scherweit at St. John's Hospital in Fargo. Charlie was raised on the family farm near Wheatland, ND. He graduated from the Chaffee, ND high school in 1968 and then entered the US Army serving in Vietnam. Charlie received a...
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Dennis Wedberg

November 7, 1946 - June 29, 2016

Dennis R. Wedberg, 69, Hunter, ND died on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at the Good Samaritan Center in Arthur, ND. Dennis Ray Wedberg was born November 7, 1946 in Hunter, ND to Bearnard and Judith (Molstad) Wedberg. He grew up and graduated from high school in Hunter. Dennis worked at Hunter Grain Company for many years and was a lifelong resident of Hunter. He recently entered the Good Samaritan...
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Larry Rieck

November 14, 1949 - June 5, 2016

Larry Rieck, 66, Casselton, ND died on Sunday, June 5, 2016 at his home surrounded by family and under the care of Hospice of the RRV. Larry Michael Rieck was born Nov. 14, 1949 in Fargo, ND to Reinhold and Blanche (Lostegaard) Rieck. He grew up on the family farm and attended the Goshen Country School. Larry graduated from Central Cass High School in Casselton and then completed his schooling...
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Ramona Ward

February 26, 1920 - June 4, 2016

Ramona B. Ward, 96, of Buffalo, ND, passed away peacefully Saturday, June 4, 2016, at Maryhill Manor in Enderlin, ND. Ramona Berdella Kapaun was born on February 26, 1920 in Tower City, ND to Julius and Alice (Malhke) Kapaun. She grew up in the Alice and Tower City areas. She became a beauty operator and worked at the Broadway Beauty Shop in Fargo. Ramona married Herbert Ward in Fargo...
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Gretchen Martin

April 14, 1933 - June 1, 2016

Gretchen Martin, 83, Fargo died on Wednesday, June 1, 2016, at Essentia Health, Fargo. Gretchen Elizabeth Johanna Fraase was born on April 14, 1933, in Fargo, ND to William and Margaret (Peter) Fraase. She grew up on the family farm near Buffalo, ND. She graduated from Buffalo High School and attended NDSU. On May 8, 1954, Gretchen married Edwin Martin at the St. John Lutheran Church in Embden...
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Larry Larsen

September 9, 1945 - May 18, 2016

Larry D. Larsen, 70, of Amenia, ND, on the evening of May 18th, 2016, went home to see his family and friends, passing away at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Fargo. Larry D. Larsen was born September 9, 1945 in Fargo to Emil and Ruth (Dukleth) Larsen. He was raised in Hunter and attended school there. He later joined the Marines and served in Vietnam. Upon returning home, Larry spent...
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Marjorie Hill

April 19, 1919 - May 10, 2016

Marjorie Hill, 97, Onalaska, WI, formerly of Erie, ND and Fargo, ND passed away on May 10, 2016 in WI. Marjorie Cooper was born on April 19, 1919 in Colgate, ND to George and Fern (Patterson) Cooper. She graduated from Absaraka (ND) High School and Mayville State University in Mayville, ND. She married Wayne Hill on August 14, 1943. She taught school in the Erie and Arthur school districts. ...
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Dorothy Kingsley

September 19, 1939 - May 6, 2016

Dorothy Kingsley, 76, of Amenia, ND, passed away Friday, May 6, 2016, at the Arthur Good Samaritan Center in Arthur, ND. The fifth child of Omar and Mary Ann Erb, was born September 19, 1939 on the family farm near Amenia. She would later enjoy helping with her four younger sisters. Dorothy was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in February and passed away peacefully on May 6. One thing...
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Sandra Cromwell

April 15, 1947 - April 27, 2016

Sandra Cromwell, 69, Buffalo, ND died on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 in her home with her loving daughter by her side. Sandra was born April 15, 1947 in Lewiston, Maine. She was raised in Worcester, MA and lived many years at Harvey, ND. She worked as a professional seamstress and in retail services her whole life. Interests included sewing, knitting and crocheting and her new hobby of coloring...
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Clifford Vining

August 3, 1929 - April 20, 2016

Clifford "Tip" Vining, 86, Durbin, ND died Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at Essentia Health, Fargo. Clifford R. Vining was born Aug. 3, 1929 in Fargo, ND to Lenley and Marian (O Bleness) Vining of Chaffee, ND. After graduating from Chaffee High School and attending Concordia College, he followed his brothers into the Air Force where he was a mechanic. He married Darleen Schimming on June 21, 1957...
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Eugene "Bud" Johnson

September 25, 1932 - February 28, 2016

Eugene "Bud" Francis Johnson, 83, of Arthur, ND passed away on February 28th, 2016 at the Good Samaritan Society in Arthur. Bud was born on September 25, 1932 to Fred and Margaret (Eichelberger) Johnson in Page, ND. He grew up and attended Tonn's School in rural Arthur. After graduating 8th grade, he helped with the family farm alongside his father, Fred and his brother, Jiggs. In December...
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Patricia Elwood

March 2, 1931 - February 18, 2016

On this date, 18th of February, in the year of the Lord, 2016; we say goodbye to Patricia Anna Elwood. Pat was the mother of 10, the mother-in-law and grandmother to many, many more. She taught each of us the value and importance of family. There was not a day in her life that her faith did not play a part. She was a devote Catholic who enjoyed live mass as well as those she could watch on TV...
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Dorothy Kapaun

February 12, 1925 - February 6, 2016

Dorothy Kapaun, 90, Casselton, ND died on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 at Bethany Retirement Living, Fargo, ND. Dorothy Susan Faber was born Feb. 12, 1925 at Waseca, MN to Henry and Cecelia (Fuhrman) Faber. She graduated from high school in Casselton and then moved to San Francisco, CA where she worked in the ship yards during World War II. Dorothy returned to Casselton where she married Kenneth E....
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Margarette Schmidt

March 25, 1922 - January 27, 2016

Margarette E. Schmidt, 93, of Casselton, ND, died Wednesday, January 27, 2016, at her son's home in Mapleton, ND. Margarette Evelyn (Puhr) Schmidt was born on March 25, 1922 in rural Fingal, ND; the tenth of eleven children born to Michael and Rosalia Steidl Puhr and is the last surviving member of her family. She attended the rural Sunrise School for eight years, helping at home until...
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John Christl

January 25, 2016

John Christl, 84, Casselton, ND died on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016 at the Halstad (MN) Living Center. Robert John Christl was born Oct. 9, 1931 on the family homestead near Alice, ND to Julius and Ella (Blasl) Christl. He attended school in Alice and worked on the family farm. He manufactured self propelled sprayers and co-owned Kresse-Christl Gravel for many years. Many neighbors and friends...
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Ronald Viestenz

May 23, 1945 - January 20, 2016

On May 23, 1945, Charles & Ingrid (Pearson) Viestenz welcomed their twin son, Ronald Charles, into their family. Ron grew up on a farm in rural Arthur and graduated from Arthur High School in 1963. He then went on and attended Wahpeton Science & Mayville State University where he received his degree in Business, Drivers Education, & Library. Ron then taught down in Wahpeton and also farmed...
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Ervin Harmon

January 14, 2016

Ervin (Slim) Harmon, 96, died at Longmont United Hospital Thursday, January 14, 2016. Ervin Albert Harmon was born May 14, 1919 in Shawnee, North Dakota south of Niagara, ND. Ervin enlisted in the Army on November 27, 1940 at Fort Wright, Washington. He was eventually assigned to the 10th Mountain Division, 87th Battalion, B Company. Ervin received the Purple Heart during World War II. Ervin met...
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Elaine Ronning

February 24, 1932 - January 11, 2016

Elaine Ronning, 83, Buffalo, ND died on Monday, Jan. 11, 2016 at Sanford Health, Fargo, ND surrounded by her family. Elaine Angeline Larson was born Feb. 24, 1932 on the family farm near Buffalo to Albert and Ella (Kringler) Larson. She attended country school and graduated from Buffalo High School. Elaine married Kenneth Ronning on June 17, 1951 at her family's farm. They made their home at...
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Marvin Stibbe

February 23, 1928 - January 1, 2016

Marvin Stibbe, 87, of Arthur, ND died January 1st, 2016, in Fargo, ND. Marvin was born to Fritz and Emma (Rasmussen) Stibbe on February 23rd, 1928, on a farm near Erie, ND. He graduated from Hunter High School in 1946. Marvin married Audrey J Larsen on June 10th, 1951, in Hunter. They made their home on their farm northwest of Hunter for 57 years. After Audrey passed away, Marvin lived on...
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Donald Anderson

February 20, 1947 - December 15, 2015

Donald J. Anderson, 68, of Chaffee, ND, passed away Tuesday, December 15, 2015, at Eventide Lutheran Home in Moorhead. Donald Julius Anderson was born February 20, 1947, in Cando, ND, to Iver and Regina (Hoffarth) Anderson. He attended school in Bisbee, Cando, DesLacs and Burlington, ND. He enlisted in the Army on November 2, 1964 and was trained as a general vehicle mechanic and also...
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Robert "Bob" Wiebusch

July 3, 1929 - December 14, 2015

Robert E. Wiebusch, 86, of Grand Forks, formerly of Arthur, ND, passed away Monday, December 14, 2015, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks. Robert Earl Wiebusch was born July 3, 1929 at Georgetown, MN, the son of Fred and Nora (Lakeman) Wiebusch. At the age of 13, the family moved to a farm near Arthur, ND. He attended Arthur High School where he met the love of his life, Hildur Wright. In...
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Wayne Schatzke

March 12, 1940 - December 12, 2015

Wayne Lester Schatzke 75, of Casselton ND, passed away Saturday December 12th, 2015 at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, ND. Wayne was born March 12, 1940 in Fargo, the son of Irene and Lester Schatzke of Wheatland. He attended the Goshen grade school in rural Durbin and graduated from the Casselton High School in 1958. He also attended Wahpeton State School of Science graduating in 1961. He...
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Harold Fisk

September 25, 1917 - December 9, 2015

Harold passed away peacefully at Elim Care Center, Fargo, ND on December 9, 2015, at the age of 98. Harold Dallas Fisk was born in Fairmount, ND, on September 25, 1917, to Sidney and Pearl Fisk. He resided in Ayr, ND, and attended rural Ayr school. He married Dolly Warrey on October 14, 1953. They lived in Ayr until they moved to Casselton, ND, in 2005. He entered Elim in January 2014. ...
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Delores "Mitzie" Ottesen

December 1, 2015

Delores (Mitzie) Ottesen (Timmerman, Smith) was born February 18, 1933 to Vernon and Genevieve Smith on the family farm near Arthur, North Dakota. Mitzie was one of four children, Suzie, Jeanie and Chuck. She grew up on the farm and went to and graduated from the Arthur school system. After school she met and fell in love with John (Jack) A. Timmerman and they were then married. Their marriage...
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Clarence "Bud" Reitan

September 23, 1931 - November 29, 2015

Clarence H. "Bud" Reitan, 84, Casselton, ND passed away on November 29, 2015 at Rosewood on Broadway, Fargo, ND. Clarence Henry Reitan was born on September 23, 1931 in Page, ND to Henry and Laura (Poehls) Reitan. Bud grew up and attended school in Page until the sixth grade when he and his family moved to Casselton. Bud attended and graduated from Lincoln High School in Casselton in...
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Carolyn Anderson

November 26, 1927 - November 27, 2015

Our beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother Carolyn Jane Anderson, 88, passed away peacefully Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, at the Good Samaritan Home in Arthur after a long battle with Alzheimers Disease. Carolyn Jane was born Nov. 26, 1927, in Grant City, Mo. to Harry and Carolyn Bearce. She attended school in Trenton, N.D. and as a young woman worked at a weather forecasting office...
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Ken Jacobson

November 3, 1939 - November 2, 2015

Ken Jacobson, 75, Fargo, ND died on Monday, Nov. 2, 2015 at Essentia Health, Fargo, ND. Kenneth Marvin Jacobson was born Nov. 3, 1939 at Fargo, ND to Richard and Esther Jacobson. He grew up and attended school at Wheatland, ND. He worked for area farmers. Ken married Myrtle Krueger on July 8, 1965 in Moorhead, MN. They made their home in Fargo where he worked at Community Homes and the Eagle's...
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Ember Carey

October 7, 2013 - November 1, 2015

Surrounded by the love of her family, Ember Rayne Carey passed away on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015 at the Mayo Hospital in Rochester, MN at the age of 2. Her short journey which touched many lives started on Oct. 7, 2013 in Fargo, ND. Ember enjoyed a very normal first six months and was then diagnosed with non-compaction cardiomyopathy. In May of 2014, she suffered cardiac arrest and a stroke. Ember...
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Jane Fitzpatrick

February 21, 1962 - October 10, 2015

Jane Marie Fitzpatrick of Brookings, SD died on Saturday, October 10, 2015, of Breast Cancer at the age of 53. Jane Marie Vining was born on February 21, 1962 in Fargo, ND, the daughter of Lorry and Harriet (Priewe) Vining. Jane was a graduate of Central Cass High School in Casselton, ND in 1980. She continued her education at North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND, graduating with...
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Mary "Rocky" Fischer

April 28, 1955 - September 29, 2015

Mary "Rocky" M. Fischer, 60, Casselton, ND died on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at her home under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley, Fargo, ND. Mary "Rocky" Margaret Kuhn was born on April 28, 1955 in Mandan, ND to Larry Kuhn and Mary Schroeder. She grew up at Hebron, ND and graduated from Hebron High School in 1973 and attended Dickinson State College for one year. Rocky married...
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Steve "Beezer" Moen

September 11, 1967 - September 27, 2015

Steven Paul Moen, 48, entered into eternal peace in the arms of his wife on Sunday, September 27, 2015, at the Sanford Hospital, Fargo North Dakota. Steven Paul Moen "Beezer" was born on September 11, 1967 in Breckenridge, MN. Steve was the 4th child to Ed and Lois(Reinke) Moen. Steve grew up on the family farm near Galchutt ND, where he attended grade school and high school at Richland 44...
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Clyde Van Cleve

September 3, 1923 - September 25, 2015

Clyde Van Cleve, 92, of West Fargo, ND, died Friday, September 25, 2015 at Villa Maria in Fargo. Clyde was born to parents Dudley and Louise Van Cleve in Osakis, MN on September 3, 1923. After graduating from Osakis High School in 1941, Clyde joined the Navy and served in both European and Pacific Ocean theaters. He married Helen Neal in 1945. Clyde spent several years as a building...
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Catherine "Kate" Monilaws

November 25, 1933 - September 25, 2015

Catherine "Kate" Monilaws, 81 of Absaraka, ND, died Friday, September 25, 2015 at the hospital in Lisbon, ND. Catherine "Kate" Monilaws was born November 25, 1933, in Buffalo, ND, the daughter of John and Lottie (Delameter) Pavlik. She grew up in Buffalo and graduated from Buffalo High School. Following high school, Kate attended and graduated from St. John's School of Nursing. As a...
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Edythe Nelson

February 12, 1918 - September 25, 2015

Edythe Mae Nelson was born February 12, 1918 in Mapleton, North Dakota to Sam and Hulda Shackel. She graduated from Casselton High School in 1936. Her father died when she was young. She spent many years working in Tvedten's Grocery Store where she made many friends, both young and old. She also served as financial secretary for Martin's Church in Casselton. Throughout her life, church...
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Donald Jenson

October 3, 1944 - September 20, 2015

Donald J. Jenson was born to Donald and Donna (Worman) Jenson on October 3, 1944 in Grand Forks, ND, where he attended St. Mark's Lutheran Church with his family as a child and young man. Don attended school K-12 in Grand Forks, and attended four vocational colleges, last being NDSCS in Wahpeton, studying computer science. Don also watched and learned small electric repair from his father. ...
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Wayne Cole

January 18, 1923 - September 20, 2015

Wayne Cole, Page, ND, died Sept. 20, 2015, at his home. Wayne Lyell Cole was born January 18, 1923, on a farm near Colgate, ND, the only child of A.F. "Bud" and Corinne (Iverson) Cole. He grew up on his parents' farms outside Colgate and spent many hours with his grandfather, Colgate's town blacksmith, Frank A. "Dinty" Cole, and grandmother, Iola Maude (Perry) Cole. He graduated from...
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Glen Herr

April 24, 1960 - September 14, 2015

Glen A. Herr, 55, beloved husband, father and friend of Casselton, ND died on Monday, Sept. 14, 2015 at his home under the care of his family and Hospice of the RRV. Glen Alan Herr was born April 24, 1960 at Pierre, SD to Dale and Ella Mae (Huber) Herr. They lived in South Dakota until Glen was a teenager then moved to Balaton, MN where he graduated from high school. He completed tech school...
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VaLois McConnell

February 19, 1950 - September 9, 2015

After a two year long battle with cancer, VaLois passed away surrounded by her family on September 9th. VaLois Ann McConnell (Lee) was born February 19, 1950 to Kenneth and Sylpha (Bjerkager) Lee in Fargo, ND where she lived for 14 years until the family moved to Colfax, ND in 1964. She went to elementary school at Jefferson Elementary School in Fargo, Agassiz Jr. High, Fargo and graduated...
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Clyde Olson

February 12, 1927 - September 1, 2015

Clyde Olson, 88, Hunter, ND died on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 at the Good Samaritan Center, Arthur, ND. Clyde Lowell Olson was born Feb. 12, 1927 at Hillsboro, ND to Ted and Helen (Fleischer) Olson. He grew up in Bohnsack Township near Hillsboro and attended country school. The family moved to a farm near Prosper, ND and he continued his schooling in Mapleton, ND. He then worked on area farms....
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Paulette Gebhard

July 27, 1944 - August 24, 2015

Paulette Gebhard, 71, Fargo, ND, formerly Embden, ND, died on Monday, August 24, 2015 at Bethany Retirement Living, Fargo. Paulette was born July 27, 1944 to Athniel and Eleanor (Luther) Gebhard. She grew up in Embden, graduated from Tower City High School and attended Dakota Business College. She was active at St. John Lutheran Church in Embden and the community club. Paulette enjoyed reading...
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Randy Pfeifer

June 12, 1956 - August 20, 2015

Randy Pfeifer, 59, Buffalo, ND died on Thursday, August 20, 2015 as a result of a motorcycle accident near Mapleton, ND. Randall Raymond Pfeifer was born June 12, 1956 in Livermore, CA to Vernon and Josephine (Kreutzer) Pfeifer. The family made their way to Buffalo where he graduated high school. After graduation, he lived in California for several years before returning to Buffalo. He worked...
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Marie Shields

March 18, 1938 - August 17, 2015

Marie Shields, 77, Arthur, ND died peacefully on Monday, Aug. 17, 2015 at her home surrounded by family and Hospice of the RRV. Gertrude Marie Madsen was born March 18, 1938 on the family farm near Hunter, ND to Harvey and Gertrude (Enger) Madsen. She married Dale Shields on Dec. 9, 1956. They made their home in Arthur where she was very active in community affairs and organizations. Marie...
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Tony Miller

December 18, 1988 - August 1, 2015

Anthony "Tony" Wayne Miller, 26, Killdeer, North Dakota, died Saturday, August 1, 2015 from injuries sustained in a car accident. Tony was born on December 18, 1988 to Jim and Shawn (Satrom) Miller in Fargo, North Dakota. He was baptized and confirmed at Elm River Lutheran Church, Galesburg, North Dakota. He graduated from Hope-Page High School in 2007 and went on to attend NDSCS in Wahpeton...
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James Hohnadel

September 23, 1931 - July 23, 2015

James R. Hohnadel, 83, of Casselton, ND, passed away Thursday, July 23, 2015, at Villa Maria in Fargo. James Raymond Hohnadel was born September, 23, 1931, at St. John's Hospital in Fargo, the son of Raymond and Esther (Simonson) Hohnadel. He was raised and educated in Georgetown, MN. He worked for his father, Hohnadel Bridge Construction, prior to serving in the US Army from February 1952 to...
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Christy Grommesh

January 11, 1987 - July 21, 2015

Christyn Marie Grommesh Christy Grommesh, 28, New Hope, MN passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, July 19th, 2015. Christy was born in Fargo, ND on January 11, 1987. She grew up on a farm outside of Casselton, ND. Christy graduated from Central Cass High School in 2005 and continued her education at North Dakota State University where she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting in...
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Marian Schmidt

October 11, 1920 - July 18, 2015

Marian Schmidt, 94, Casselton, ND died on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at Sanford Health, Fargo. Marian Elizabeth Corcoran was born Oct. 11, 1920 at Amenia, ND to James and Emma (Rieck) Corcoran. She grew up at Buffalo, ND. Marian married Laurence Schmidt on June 30, 1938 in Oriska, ND. They made their home at Alice, ND before moving to Casselton in 1949. Laurence died in 1978. Family was her...
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Kenneth Corcoran

September 28, 1930 - June 27, 2015

Kenneth "Corky" J. (Muir) Corcoran, 84, died peacefully in his sleep at home in Casselton on Saturday evening, June 27, 2015. He leaves his wife of 62 years, Brenda; four daughters, Kathy (Ken) Tolzman of Tucson, AZ, Francie (Robert) Albaugh, of Wheatland, ND, Jeannie (Mike) Shannon, of Minneapolis, MN, and Pamela (Jarett) Gregerson of Alice, ND; two sons James (Carolyn), of Dedham, MA, and...
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Mabel Morse

May 29, 2015

Mabel L. Morse, 88, of Wheatland, ND died Friday, May 29, 2015 at Sanford Health Palliative Care Fargo. Mabel Morse was born May 25, 1927, the daughter of George and Tillie (Zimprich) Buchholz. She grew-up on the family farm near Durbin, ND and attended school in Durbin and Casselton, graduating from Casselton High School. She earned her teaching degree from Moorhead State Teachers College and...
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Terrence Terry Mayer

September 8, 1962 - May 25, 2015

Terry (The bear) Mayer passed away on Memorial Day, May 25, 2015 unexpectedly at Spring Valley Hospital in Las Vegas, NV. Terry was born September 8, 1962 to Calvin and June Mayer in Jamestown, ND where his family lived at the time and was baptized at St. John's Lutheran Church. At the age of six the family moved to Casselton, ND, where he was confirmed at Martin's Lutheran Church and...
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JoAnn Hansen

May 5, 1932 - May 23, 2015

JoAnn Marcia (Hartl) Hansen was born May 5, 1932 at their home in Alice, ND to Joseph and Mary (Rominski) Hartl, and with her family at her side, left us on May 23, 2015. She grew up in Alice, and as a young teenager, was dubbed with the nickname "Teena" or "Teena Jo" by her sisters because of the Sunday paper comic strip called Teena. One of the strips had captured Teena in the exact same...
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Marlys Miller

June 19, 1926 - May 19, 2015

Marlys Buttke, daughter of Edwin & Mable Buttke, was born in Buffalo Township rural Buffalo, ND on June 19, 1926. She attended the District 104 school until the 9th grade and then graduated from Buffalo High School in 1944. Following High School she attended Concordia College and Valley City State College obtaining her teaching certificate and then went on to teach near Hope, ND. Marlys and...
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Mannie Lux

May 6, 1925 - May 18, 2015

A.J. "Mannie" Lux, 90, Casselton, ND died on Monday, May 18, 2015 at his home. Aloysius John Lux was born May 6, 1925 on the family farm to Frank and Lena (Scholz) Lux. Mannie attended country school and farmed for many years with his father Southwest of Casselton. Mannie married Alice M. Martin on March 6, 1971 in Casselton. They made their home in Casselton. Alice died July 8, 2008. He...
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Robert Schroeder

November 16, 1922 - May 6, 2015

Bob Schroeder, 92, Erie, ND died Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at the Good Samaritan Center, Arthur, ND. Robert Louis Schroeder Sr. was born November 16, 1922 on the family farm near Erie. He graduated from high school in Erie and attended Wahpeton State School of Science. Robert married Genevieve Ava Rieke on June 5, 1945 in Breckenridge, MN. They made their home near Erie where they farmed for many...
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Dorothy L. Ellington

October 10, 1915 - May 5, 2015

Formerly of Arthur, ND, Dorothy passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at the Simi Valley Care Center. Burial will be at a later date in the Hunter Cemetery
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Evelyn Holt

August 9, 1932 - April 13, 2015

Evelyn M. Holt passed away on April 13, 2015, at South Bay Manor in South Kingstown, Rhode Island. Evy, wife of the late Edward C. Holt, and daughter of the late Carl and Johanna (Swenson) Nelson, was born in Cando, North Dakota on August 9, 1932. She was sister to the late Irene (Robert) Christianson, the late Clara Nelson, and Lyle (Myrna) Nelson of St. Paul, Minnesota. She was a wonderful...
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Dick Grieve

September 29, 1925 - April 12, 2015

Dick Grieve, 89, Fargo, ND died on Sunday, April 12, 2015 at the VA Hospital in Fargo. Richard Dewey Grieve was born on September 29, 1925 in Ayr, ND to Archie and Clara (Miller) Grieve. He grew up on the family farm near Buffalo and graduated from Buffalo High School. He served in the US Navy from 1943 to 1946. He was actively involved in the South Pacific during the invasions of Iwo Jima and...
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Charles Radermacher

May 27, 1941 - March 31, 2015

Charles Radermacher, 73, Casselton, ND died on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at Sanford Health, Fargo, ND. Charles Anthony Radermacher was born May 27, 1941 in Fargo to William and Grace (Jendro) Radermacher. He grew up on the family farm near Casselton and graduated from Lincoln High School, Casselton. Charles married Joann Pederson on Sept. 8, 1962 at St. Leo's Catholic Church, Casselton. They...
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Betty Hill

July 30, 1918 - March 26, 2015

Betty Hill, 96, Fargo, ND died on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at Bethany Retirement Living, Fargo. Betty Jean Locket was born July 30, 1918 at Amenia, ND to Fred and Belva (Jones) Locket. She graduated from Amenia High School. She was very proud to have played in the ND 4H Club Band which represented ND at the World's Fair in Chicago in 1933. Betty married Robert Lawrence Hill on Oct. 9, 1937 at...
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Ron Trost

May 16, 1933 - March 20, 2015

Ronald Trost God, Family and Country Ronald Edward Trost, 81, resident of Oroville, California, passed peacefully March 20, 2015, with his wife Carol and daughter Rhonda by his side. Ron was born on 16 May 1933 in Cooperstown, North Dakota, the fourth of nine children raised by Edward and Elizabeth Trost of Hope, North Dakota. At a young age he began working on the family farm. It was...
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Leon Plantz

February 20, 1947 - March 4, 2015

Leon Plantz, 68, Casselton, ND died on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at Sanford Health, Fargo, ND. Leon Clifford Plantz was born Feb. 20, 1947 in Middleton, MI to Billy and Edna (Coye) Plantz. He grew up in Walhalla, ND and graduated from high school there. He attended Wahpeton State School of Science before moving to Western Montana where he was a smoke jumper. Leon was then drafted into the US...
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Frances Mitzel

December 2, 1924 - March 4, 2015

Frances Mitzel, 90, Hunter, ND died on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at Sanford Health Palliative Care, Fargo, ND. She was born December 2, 1924 in Zeeland, ND to Nicholaus and Caroline (Glatt) Wolf. She married Claudius Mitzel on October 15, 1946 in Zeeland. They lived in Zeeland, then Edgeley and moved to Hunter in 1971 where she lived until moving to the Good Samaritan in Arthur in 2012....
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John E. Morris

March 19, 1937 - February 23, 2015

John Edward Morris, a long-term resident of a farm near Absaraka, North Dakota, as well as Denver, Colorado, was born on 19 March 1937 in Tacoma, Washington; he died in Fargo, North Dakota, on 23 February 2015 at the age of 77. John was the only child of Julius and Lucille Morris. He lived in Tacoma as a child, where he attended grade school and Lincoln High School. In 1953, his family...
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Warren "Gabby" Lyman

July 18, 1943 - January 27, 2015

Warren (Gabby) Lyman, 71, of Ayr, ND, died Tuesday near Wahpeton, ND. Warren William Lyman was born July 18, 1943 in Los Angeles, CA to Charles and Gladys Lyman. As a young child, the family moved to Houston, TX and later to Placerville, CA where Gabby attended School. In 1961, Gabby entered the US Army serving in Germany. While in Germany, he married Renate Patton. Two children were born...
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Louise Flemmer

February 4, 1917 - January 26, 2015

Louise C. Flemmer, 97, of Casselton, ND, died Monday, January 26, 2015, at Sanford Palliative Care in Fargo. Louise Christine Olk was born February 4, 1917 at McLeod, ND the daughter of Valentine and Anna (Bixby) Olk. She was raised in Ransom County and attended school in Lisbon. Following her education, she worked in the Lisbon area. She married Andrew Hermanson in 1942. Three children...
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Brent Siverson

July 14, 1981 - January 24, 2015

Brent Siverson, 33, Casselton, ND died on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 near Dazey, ND as a result of a car accident. Brent left our lives to join his dad on his dad's birthday. Brent Michael Siverson was born July 14, 1981 in Fargo, ND to Gary and Donna (Hocking) Siverson. Brent grew up in Casselton and graduated from Central Cass High School. He worked for many area farmers and at the Casselton...
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Valrie D. McDonald

July 20, 1927 - January 23, 2015

Valrie D. McDonald, 87, of Fargo, passed away with family at her side on Friday, January 23, 2015. Valrie was born July 20, 1927 in Fargo to Freeda (Martin) and Louis Moderow of Amenia. She was honored with many awards for her piano talents. She graduated from Casselton High School in 1945 attended NDAC and MSU. Valrie married Roald (Lindy) McDonald at Martins American Lutheran Church,...
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Audrey Anderson

September 8, 1923 - January 18, 2015

Our beautiful, loving, kind, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great grandmother Ms. Audrey Elizabeth Anderson entered eternity on January 18, 2015. Audrey Elizabeth Larson was born to Christian and Elizabeth Larson in Audubon, Minnesota on September 8, 1923. She was the fourth child born to a family of 10 children. Audrey married James Howard Potter Jr. in Santa Monica,...
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Cary Muscha

January 17, 1960 - January 15, 2015

Cary L. Muscha, 54, of Amenia, ND, died January 15, 2015 at his home. He was formerly from Harvey, and Casselton, ND. Cary Lynn Muscha was born the second of nine children to Wilfred Thomas & Sophia Gertrude (Hoffarth) Muscha on January 17, 1960 in Harvey, Wells Co., ND. He attended school in Harvey until 1976 when the family moved to Casselton. He enlisted in the North Dakota National...
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Sharon Beversdorf

July 13, 1944 - December 24, 2014

Sharon Kay Eggert Beversdorf, 70, died at home on December 24, 2014, in Merrill. She was preceded in death by her mother Evelyn (Lloyd, deceased) Eggert Johnson; father Martin Eggert; sister-in-law Carolyn Eggert; and her husband, Alden Beversdorf. Sharon is survived by many, including her children, Sarah (Anne) Beversdorf, Julie (Trevor) Beversdorf-Krizan, and Jamie Beversdorf; grandchildren...
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Bill Burkholder

October 15, 1914 - December 19, 2014

Bill Burkholder, 100, Hunter, ND died on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014 at the Good Samaritan Center, Arthur. William Burkholder was born on Oct. 15, 1914 at Esterville, IA to Bert and Bessie (Delapp) Burkholder. He grew up near Galesburg, ND, attended Greenfield School and graduated from high school in Galesburg. He worked a few years for area farmers. Bill married Thelma Hensted on Sept. 2, 1936....
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John McLean

September 6, 1932 - December 16, 2014

John McLean, 82, Wheatland, ND died on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014 at his home. John Allan McLean was born Sept. 6, 1932 in Fargo, ND to Ronald and Beatrice (Youngman) McLean. He grew up on the family farm near Wheatland and graduated from Wheatland High School in 1950. He served in the US Army. After training at Ft. Hood, Texas he was stationed in Alaska. John married Janice Buss on Nov. 27, 1965...
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Frances Nesemeier

December 31, 1927 - December 6, 2014

Frances Nesemeier, 86, originally of Casselton, ND, passed peacefully on December 6th at Rosewood on Broadway, surrounded by members of the family she loved. She left a legacy of love and service. She and George H. Nesemeier Jr. (deceased) were together the parents of 4 children: Delevan (deceased), Russell, Fargo, ND, Susan Dever, Gilbert, AZ, George, Scottsdale, AZ. She was grandmother of 8...
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Kristian Stangeland

October 27, 1920 - December 6, 2014

Kristian "Chris" Stangeland died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 at Sheyenne Crossings in West Fargo, ND. He was 94. Kristian was born on Oct. 27, 1920 in Sandnes, Norway, the eldest son of Trygve and Karen (Volstad) Stangeland. Kristian immigrated to the United States through Ellis Island with his parents in April of 1921. The family settled in the Juanita, ND area where Chris grew up and...
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Wayne Kyser

February 1, 1921 - December 4, 2014

Wayne Kyser Jr., 93, Erie, ND died on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 at Sanford Health Palliative Care, Fargo. Wayne was born Feb. 1, 1921 at Erie, ND to Wayne and Susie (Jenkins) Kyser. He grew up on the family farm and graduated from high school in Erie. He attended Wahpeton State School of Science. Wayne married Mae Berry on July 19, 1945 at Page, ND. Wayne was a lifelong farmer but his passion was...
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Dorothy Tangen

April 26, 1928 - December 4, 2014

Dorothy Tangen, 86, of Fargo, ND, passed away Thursday, December 4, 2014 at Bethany on University surrounded by her loving family and under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Dorothy Irene Discher was born April 26, 1928 to Alfred and Martha (Schroeder) Discher at Fargo, ND. She graduated from Leonard High School in 1946 and then attended two years at Valley City State Teacher's...
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Barb Hahn

November 27, 2014

Barbara Hahn loved God and her family with all of her heart. All of it. Every day. Her days on earth are done now, but her love is not gone. It lives in the good nature of her children and in the memories of all who knew her. She had an affinity for angels for as long as she could remember, and she is one now. If you're lucky, she's yours. Barbara Anne Hahn, age 62, lived a full, faithful, and...
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