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Allan Whitman, 96, Driscoll, died June 22, 2013, at the Baptist Home, Bismarck. Services will be held at 10:30 am Friday, June 28, at the Sterling United Methodist Church, Sterling, with Rev. Lisa Ahlness officiating. Burial will be in Driscoll Township Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9:00 am – 9:00 pm Thursday, June 27, at Parkway Funeral Service, 2330 Tyler Parkway, Bismarck. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church. Allan was born September 14, 1916, in Robinson, ND, on the Whitman farm, the son of Frank and Marion (Russ) Whitman. He was raised and attended schools in Robinson. Allan married Ethel Davis on June 2, 1940, in Robinson. They owned a service station and had a cream route in Wilton. Allan then worked for Standard Oil in Bottineau and Russell. In 1943, they moved to their farm south of Driscoll where Allan and Ethel began their ranching and farming operation. They raised their family on the land that he loved. His passion for farming and ranching lasted until he passed away. Allan is survived by his sons, Verne (Brenda), Dennis (Thelma), and Dwight (Kathy), all of Driscoll; his brothers, Ward, Robinson, ND, and Paul, Minot, ND; 9 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Ethel; and his brothers, Harold, Glen, and Frank.

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