Obituaries

Carl D. Godsell

August 9, 1950-July 21, 2017 Carl D. Godsell—-66, Minot, passed away on Friday, July 21, 2017 in a Minot hospital. Carl DeWayne Godsell was born on August 9, 1950, the son of Carl B. and Doris (Smart) Godsell in Worland, WY. He was moved with his family to ...

Area Deaths 7-25-2017

Earl Johnson, 92, Crosby, died Sunday at a Crosby nursing home. (Stakston-Martin Funeral Home, Crosby) Eldon Spletstoser, 89, Garrison, formerly of Parshall, died Monday in a Garrison hospital. (Langhans Funeral Home, Parshall) Larry Peterson, 60, Cando, died Saturday at a Cando medical ...

Gerald Delbert Wickman

Gerald Delbert Wick- man, 87, Burlington, passed away on Monday, July 17, 2017 in a Minot hospital from complica- tions following a fall at his home and from gen- eral old age. Gerald was born May 30, 1930 at his parents’ home in Burt Township, Ward County, North ...

Floyd M. Swenson Jr.

Floyd M. Swenson Jr., 83, Portal, passed away Friday, July 21, 2017 at Good Samaritan Society in Mohall. Floyd Melvin Swenson Jr. was born March 19, 1934, the son of Floyd Swenson Sr. and Alvina (Ewald) Swenson, on the family farm near Northgate, ND. He was ...

Ruth Rauschenberger

Ruth Rauschenberger, 92, Minot, ND, passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017, in her home. Ruth O’della Byre was born June 4, 1925, the daughter of Roal and Olga Cecilia (Askvig) Byre, in Minot, ND. Ruth and her family lived in White Earth, Berthold, and Car- pio. ...

Robert Evanenko

Robert “Bob” Evanenko, 68, died July 21, 2017, at Sanford Health, Bismarck. Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Wednes- day July 26, at 7th Day Adventist, 4500 30th Ave NW, Mandan. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday July 25, at ...

Marion Schmidt

Marion Schmidt, 86, of Maddock, ND passed away on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at the North- wood Deaconess Health Center in Northwood, ND. Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 PM Wednes- day, July 26, 2017 at the North Viking Lutheran Church in Maddock, ND with ...

Gerald Delbert Wickman

Gerald Delbert Wick- man, 87, Burlington, passed away on Monday, July 17, 2017 in a Minot hospital. Gerald, the son of Har- vey and Bessie (Larrbee) Wickman, was born May 30, 1930 at his parents’ home in Burt Township, Ward County, North Dakota. Gerald (aka, ...

Stephen Hugh Farrington

The final chapter in the earthly life of Stephen Hugh Farrington, 91, much-loved by family, respected newspaperman and legislator, govern- ment servant and friend of many, was recorded July 14, 2017 at Mesa, Ar- izona. Stephen Hugh Farring- ton, well-known as ...

Almon Strong

Retired Lt. Colonel Al- mon Burton Strong, de- voted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, friend, and Patriot passed away December 22, 2016 in Al- buquerque, New Mexico. His beloved wife of 63 years, Marjorie Foster Strong, preceded him in death. His ...

Vernon Johnson

Vernon Johnson, 85, Plaza, died Thursday, July 20, 2017, in a Velva nurs- ing home. Lyle Vernon Johnson was born January 5, 1932, to George A. and Alma (Loken) Johnson on the family farm located in Osloe Township of Moun- trail County, near Plaza, ND. Lyle also ...

Janelle Wheeling

Janelle Wheeling, 63, Minot, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 20, 2017 in her home after a courageous battle with cancer surrounded by her loving family. Janelle Rae Lee was born on March 11, 1954 in Mayville, ND, a daughter of Abner and Lorraine (Sanda) ...

Area Deaths

Carl DeWayne Godsell, 66, Minot, died Friday in a Minot hospital. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot) Robert Evanenko, 68, died Friday in a Bismarck hospital. (Parkway Funeral Service, Bismarck)

Anthony (Tony) Edward Mello, Jr

Oct.8,1959 – July 13, 2017 Tony’s unexpected death was a shock to all who were lucky enough to call him a friend or fami- ly. Kind-hearted is the phrase that is repeated every time his name comes up, he was always eager to lend a hand to whoever needed it. He ...

Bernice Hanson

Dec.12,1936-July 20, 2017 Bernice Della-Marie Hanson, 80, Minot and formerly of the Mott area died on Thursday, July 20, 2017 in a Minot hospi- tal from a heart related in- cident. Bernice was born on December 12, 1936 on a farm near Burt, North Dakota to Jerome and ...

Gwendolyn Mae Cogdill

July 26,1926- July 19, 2017 Gwendolyn Mae Cog- dill, 90, Burlington, died Wednesday, July 19, 2017 in a Minot Hospital sur- rounded by her loving family. Gwendolyn was born July 26, 1926 at Oolitic, Indiana to Harry O. and Audrey (Lewis) Sipes. Her mother passed ...

Area Deaths 7-22-2017

Floyd Swenson, Jr., 83, Portal, died Friday in Mohall. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Kenmare) Janelle Wheeling, 63, Minot, died Thursday at her home. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot)

Gary D. Voeller

Sept. 8, 1975-July 18th 2017 Gary D. Voeller, age 41 of Grand Forks and form- erly of Rugby died Tues., July18th from injuries suf- fered in a motor vehicle accident near Grand Forks. He was born to Duane and Margaret (Schneider) Voeller on Sept. 8, 1975. He is ...

Eloise Ann Monson Lunder

Sept. 7, 1931- July 12, 2017 Eloise Ann Monson Lunder, 85, Mesa, AZ, formerly of Minot and Williston, died Wednes- day, July 12, 2017 in a Mesa Hospital. Eloise was born Sep- tember 7, 1931 in Hillsboro, North Dakota, the daughter of Robert Ganoe and Ethel Gladys ...

Bernice Hanson

Bernice Hanson, 80, Minot and formerly of the Mott area died on Thurs- day, July 20, 2017 in a Minot hospital. Throughout the years Bernice was employed at Rehab Services and as a bookmobile attendant for the Minot Public Library and by Anderson-Dakota Paint and ...