Obituaries

Leo Makelky

Aug. 1, 1924-March 16, 2017 Leo Makelky, 92, Minot, ND, passed away Thurs- day March 16, 2017, at his home. Leo Peter Makelky was born August 1, 1924, the son of Anton and Veroni- ca (Schnell) Makelky in Mandan, ND. He was raised and educated in Mandan, attending ...

Ronnie Peterson

March 31, 1942-March 23, 2017 Ronnie Klingler Peter- son, Retired, MSGT, U.S Air Force, 74, Minot ND, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017, in Minot, ND. Ronnie was born to Mildred and Wil- lys Peterson, March 31, 1942 in LaCrosse, WI. He was the eldest of 3 ...

Ruby Nelson

June 20, 1936 – March 18, 2017 Ruby Eleanor Nelson, 80, passed away peace- fully with family by her side, at her daughter’s home in Prior Lake, MN on March 18, 2017. Ruby was born on June 20, 1936 to William and Eleanor Pattis in McHenry County ND. She grew up ...

Marilyn J. Goldade

Aug. 17, 1937-March 23, 2017 Marilyn J. Goldade, 79, Minot, formerly of Bismarck, died Thursday, March 23, 2017. Marilyn was born Au- gust 17, 1937 at McClu- sky, North Dakota the daughter of Arthur and Helen (Engel) Kluck. She was raised and educated near Denhoff ...

Jay Thompson

Jay Grant Thompson, 55, Cave Creek AZ and formerly of Minot passed away on March 14, 2017 in a Phoenix hospital with loving family members at his side. Jay was raised in Minot and graduated from Minot High School in 1979. He moved to the Phoenix area as a young ...

Eileen Pixler

Aug. 24, 1939-March 22, 2017 Eileen Fay Pixler, 77, Mandan and formerly of Bismarck, Minot and Granville died on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in a Bismarck hospi- tal. Eileen was born on Au- gust 24, 1939 in Rugby, ND the seventh child born to William and Martha ...

Area Deaths 3-26-2017

Helen Jensen, 83, Minot, died Friday in a Minot nursing home. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot) Leroy Klein, 73, Minot, died Tuesday in a Minot hospital (Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot) Lena Heere, 96, Minot, died Saturday in a Minot nursing home. (Thomas Family Funeral Home, ...

Orville Norstegaard

Orville “Ike” Norstegaard, age 95 of Bottineau formerly of Souris, died Tuesday at a Minot hospital. His fun- eral will be held on Mon- day at 10:00 am at the Nero Funeral Home in Bottineau. Visitation will be Sun- day from 1:00 pm until 9:00 pm at the Nero ...

Area Deaths 3-25-2017

Marilyn Goldade, 79, Minot, died Thursday in a Minot assisted living center. (Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot) Marian Johnson, 93, Rugby, died Thursday in a Rugby healthcare center. (Anderson Funeral Home, Rugby) JoAnn Nelson, 90, Bottineau, died Friday at a Bottineau nursing home. (Nero ...

Alexander Chaky

Alexander “Alex” Chaky, 82, of Williston, passed away at the Bethel Lutheran Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. His Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday morning, March 28, 2017 at 10:00 AM at St. Joseph’s ...

Area Deaths 3-24-2017

Ronnie Peterson, 74, Minot died Thursday at his home. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot) Doris Palmer, Minneapolis, formerly of Williston, died Tuesday. (Everson-Coughlin Funeral Home, Williston) Elsie Long, 91, Williston, formerly of Epping, died Wednesday at a Williston nursing home. ...

Stanley Linnertz

April 1, 1935-March 20, 2017 Stanley William Lin- nertz, 81, of Berthoud, Colorado, passed away on March 20, 2017 in Love- land, Colorado. Stanley was born in Minot, North Dakota to Marget Alvida Linnertz (Lee) and William Lin- nertz on April 1, 1935. He married ...

Ramona Brandt

Feb. 8, 1936-March 20, 2017 Ramona Faye Brandt, 81, Beulah and formerly of Minot and Upham died on Monday, March 20, 2017 in a Beulah care center from complications related to COPD. Ramona was born on February 8, 1936 in Ken- mare, ND to Norman and Mae (Petersen) ...

Sandy Langseth

July 11, 1946-March 18, 2017 Sandy M. Langseth, age 70, of Circle Pines, MN died peacefully Saturday, March 18, 2017 surround-ed by his family. Sandy was born July 11, 1946 in Minot, N.D. He was preceded in death by parents, Deodor and Sel- ma; brothers, Duane, ...

James McQueen

Jan. 22, 1948-March 11, 2017 James A. McQueen, 69, of New Town, was peace- fully called home on March 11, 2017 at his winter residence in Don- na, Texas. James “Jim” McQueen was born January 22, 1948 in Fargo. He was adopted as an infant by James and Virginia ...

Jeffrey Webber

Sept. 25, 1971-March 18, 2017 Jeffrey M. Webber age 45 of Detroit Lakes, MN died March 18, 2017 at the Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, ND. Jeffrey Michael Webber was born September 25, 1971 in Santa Clara, CA to John and Juanita (Harvey) Webber. Jeff grew up and ...

Benton Myers

Feb. 8, 1929-March 20, 2017 Benton Myers, 88, Bert- hold, died Monday, March 20, 2017 in a Minot nursing home. Benton was born Febru- ary 8, 1929 the son of Har- vey and Estella (Benton) Myers. He was raised on the family farm south of Berthold and educated at country ...

Leatrice Stockdill

May 17, 1926-March 18, 2017 Leatrice May Stockdill, 90, Garrison, died on Sa- turday, March 18, 2017 at the Garrison hospital. Memorial services will be held on Saturday at 11:00 am at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Garrison. Leatrice was born May 17, 1926 in Sisseton, SD ...

Area Deaths 3-23-2017

Orville Norstegaard, 95, Souris, died Tuesday at a Minot hospital. (Nero Funeral Home, Bottineau) Eileen Pixler, 77, Mandan, formerly of Granville and Minot, died Wednesday in a Bismarck hospital. (Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot) Christopher Yarger, 48, Ely, Minn., formerly of Minot died ...

Reta Erickson

Sept. 18, 1936 – March 19, 2017 MOHALL – Reta Louise Erickson, 80, Mohall, died Sunday, March 19, 2017, at a Minot hospital. She was born Sept. 18, 1936, in Loraine, to Del- bert and Leta (Aber- nathey) Tovey. She at- tended school at Hoffman Township School and ...