Obituaries

Paul A. Feist

Paul A. Feist, 89, Elk Grove, CA, formerly of Minot,ND, passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2019, in an Elk Grove, CA hospital. Paul Ambrose Feist was born in Karlsruhe, ND, the son of Frank A. and Catherine (Senger) Feist. He was raised, and worked on the ...

Arnold (Arny) Smedsrud

Arnold (Arny) Smedsrud was born in Deering, ND on November 13, 1927 to Andrew E. Smedsrud and Minnie (Hatley) Smedsrud. Ar- nold passed into the Lord’s realm on February 12, 2019. He married Rose (Hager) Smedsrud on No- vember 25, 1950 at Camp Polk, LA. Arnold ...

Jerry Andresen

Jerry Andresen, 74, Yakima, WA and formerly of West Seattle, WA, Minot and Lake Upsilon, ND died on Friday, Febru- ary 15, 2019 in a Yakima, WA hospice home follow-ing a thirteen-month bat- tle with brain cancer. Jerry Buford Andresen was born on March 3, 1944 in ...

Agnes Klein

Agnes Klein, 73, Minot, ND, passed away Monday, February 18, 2019, at Trinity Hospital in Minot. Agnes Margaret Ziegler was born May 20, 1945, the daughter of John and Lucy (Heintz) Ziegler, in Rugby, ND. Agnes was once mar- ried to Wilfred Klein. From this union, ...

Alpha Jean Howe

Alpha Jean Howe, 80, of Abita Springs, Louisiana, passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at her residence. She was born December 22, 1938, in Natchitoches, La. Alpha was a devoted wife, mother, daughter, sister, grandmother, and aunt. She is survived by her ...

Area Deaths

Arlene Hanson, 88, Minot, died Wednesday in a Minot assisted living facility. (Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot) Paul Grann, 55, Perth, died Tuesday in his home. (Elick Funeral Home, Rolla) Florence Davis, 90, Belcourt, died Tuesday in a Bismarck hospital. (Elick Funeral Home, Rolla) Susan ...

Raymond Eskelson

Raymond Eskelson, 94, Minot, passed away Satur- day, February 16, 2019 at Souris Valley Care Center in Velva. Raymond Henry Eskel- son was born on No- vember 3, 1924 in Minot, ND. He was the youngest child born to Henry C. and Pauline (Lee) Eskel- son. Raymond grew ...

Yvonne Iva Jean (Braaflat) Lovdahl

Yvonne “Vonnie” Lovdahl, 85, Minot, ND, passed away Friday, February 15, 2019, in a Minot care center. Yvonne Iva Jean Braaflat was born De- cember 17, 1933, the daughter of Oscar and Dorothy (Benson) Braaflat, in Plaza, ND. She was raised and educated in ...

JoNell Samson

JoNell Samson, 84, of Wilton, ND, went to Heaven February 14, 2019. Funeral service will be held at Mission Evangelical Free Church in Wilton, ND, at 10:30am, Saturday Febru- ary 23, 2019 with Pastor Russell G. Whitaker, Jr. officiating. Burial will fol- low at Sunset ...

Marilyn E. Gabelein

Marilyn Elise Fjeld Ga- belein, 72, Clinton, Wash- ington, formerly of Minot, died Sunday, January 27, 2019 in an Everett, Wash- ington hospital from a blood clot. Marilyn, the daughter of James M. and Thelma (Franklin) Fjeld of Doug- las, was born June 12, 1946 in ...

Paul A. Feist

Paul A. Feist, 89, Elk Grove, CA, formerly of Minot, ND, passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2019, in an Elk Grove, CA hospital. Mass of Christian Buri- al: Saturday, February 23, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, Minot. Interment: ...

Joyce Estvold

Joyce Estvold, 96, Parshall, died Sunday, February 17, 2019 in a Minot nursing home. Funeral services will be held Friday, March 1, 2019 at 2:00 pm at First Lutheran Church in Parshall. Burial will be held at the Parshall Cemetery. Visitation will take place ...

Area Deaths

Steve Ogurchak, 61, Williston, died Monday at a Minot hospital. (Fulkerson Stevenson Funeral Home, Williston) Clara Smith, 96, West Fargo, died Monday at a Fargo nursing home. (West Funeral Home & Life Tribute Center, West Fargo) Edith Mountain, 54, White Shield, died Monday at a Garrison ...

Joanne Christiansen

Joanne Christiansen, 85, Bowbells, ND passed away Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Trinity Hospi- tal in Minot. Joanne Adele Knoke was born June 20, 1933, the third daughter of Clif- ford and Beth (Peterson) Knoke at the hospital in Bottineau. She was raised on their ...

Elizabeth Marquart

Elizabeth Marquart 97, Minot, formerly of the rural Drake area, passed away Saturday, February 16th, 2019 at Trinity Hos- pital in Minot. Elizabeth Schneibel, daughter of Sigmund and Katherine (Jaeger) Schneibel, was born February 25th, 1921 at rural Orrin where ...

Devon Wold

Devon Wold, 31, Minot, ND, died Thursday, February 14, 2019 at Trin- ity Hospital. Devon Wold was born on August 10, 1987, at John Moses Hospital in Minot, ND. The son of Dawn Vanessa Thom (Whitesell) and Kenneth (Ken) Jerome Wold. De- von lived in several places ...

Shirley Birkholz

Shirley Birkholz, 91, Garrison, died on Thurs- day, February 14, 2019 at the Garrison Hospital. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 10:00 am at St. Paul Luth- eran Church in Garrison. Burial will be held at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery in rural Mandan ...

Edwin Huss

Edwin Huss, age 85, Sykeston passed away Monday, February 4, 2019, at Woodcrest of Country Manor, St. Joseph, MN. His Visitation will be held Tuesday, February 19, 2019, from 9:00AM to 5:00PM in Evans Funeral Home, Carrington and 6:00-6:45PM with a Rosary at ...

Area Deaths

Stacy Johnston, 49, Williston, died Sunday at her mother’s home in Williston. (Everson-Coughlin Funeral Home, Williston) Joyce Estvold, 96, Parshall, died Sunday at a Minot nursing home. (Langhans Funeral Home, Parshall) Robert Turcotte, 68, Rolette, died Saturday, February 16, 2019 at a ...

Area Deaths

Joanne Christiansen, 85, Bowbells, died Saturday at a Minot hospital. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Kenmare)