Obituaries

Calvin Asendorf

Calvin “Cal” Albert Asendorf, 80, Minot, ND, died Wednesday, Febru- ary 15, 2017 in a Minot, ND, hospital. Cal was born on April 25, 1936, in Minot, ND, a son of Albert and Marie (Weber) Asendorf. In his early years, he grew up part time on a farm near Carpio, ...

Minnie Moum

Minnie Moum, age 90 of Bottineau, died Friday at a Bottineau nursing home. Her funeral will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 am at the First Lutheran Church in Bottineau. Visitation will be Monday from 1:00 pm until 9:00 pm at the Nero Funeral Home in ...

Area Deaths

Mary McAlmond, 85, Minot, died Saturday in a Minot hospital. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot)

Vernon Mersch

Vernon Nic Mersch, 89, Minot, ND, died Thurs- day, February 16, 2017 in a Mohall, ND, nursing care facility. Vernon was born on March 26, 1927, in rural Hardwick, MN, a son of Peter and Helen (Ecker) Mersch. In 1936, the fami- ly moved to Mantador, ND. He received his ...

Randy Dahl

Randy D. Dahl, 53, of Williston, North Dakota, passed away Thursday morning, February 16, 2017, at the CHI St. Alex- ius Health Williston Med- ical Center. His funeral will be cele- brated Monday morning, February 20, 2017, at 11:00 AM at First Luth- eran Church in ...

Layon Gartner

Layon E. Gartner, 77, Minot, passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at his home. Layon Eugene Gartner was born on September 21, 1939, the son of Albert and Alvina (Huber) Gartner in Sawyer, ND. He was raised and educat- ed in the Sawyer area. On October 30, ...

Jason Gunderson

Jason Donald Gunder- son, 43, formerly of Minot, passed away February 8, 2017 in a Cali- fornia hospital. Jason was born on Sep- tember 26, 1973 in Roseburg, OR to Marvin and Donna (Slead) Gunderson. The family also lived in Sutherland, OR and Shelby, MT, but ...

Janice Schroeder

Janice Elizabeth Schroeder, 74, Lansford, formerly of Bottineau, died Tuesday, December 27, 2016 in a Minot nurs- ing home. Janice Elizabeth Schroeder was born on May 19, 1942 in Trenton, NJ, the first of 4 children, to William and Emma (Manser) Conine. The ...

Derrell Martin

Derrell Wayne Martin, 83, Minot, passed away Thursday, February 16, 2017, at his residence of natural causes. Derrell was born on March 19, 1933, in New Lima, OK, the son of Gar- land and Vernal (Ledger- wood) Martin. He was raised and educated in Wewoka. Derrell ...

Irene Buckmiller

Irene Frieda (Veil) Buckmiller, 71, Devils Lake, ND and formerly of Rugby, ND went to be with the Lord on February 15, 2017. Irene was born on April 30, 1945 to Frieda and Adolph Veil southeast of Streeter, ND. She graduat- ed from Streeter High School in 1963 and ...

Gladys Stenberg

Sept. 24, 1919-Feb. 16, 2017 Gladys Stenberg, 97, of Watford City, ND, passed away Thursday, February 16, 2017 at the Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Watford City. Her fun- eral arrangements are with Fulkerson Stevenson Funeral Home. Friends may sign the on-line regis- ter and ...

Kermit R. Ward

Oct. 6, 1946-Feb. 8, 2017 Kermit Richard Ward, 70, Kenmare, died Wednesday, February 8, 2017 in a Kenmare Hospi- tal. Kermit was born Oc- tober 6, 1946 at Kenmare, the son of Robert and Hazel (Falter) Ward. He was raised and educated at Kenmare attending Kenmare ...

Area Deaths 2-18-2017

Jeffrey Fritza, 72, Carrington, died Thursday at his home. (Evans Funeral Home, Carrington) Calvin Asendorf, 80, Minot, died Wednesday at a Minot hospital. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot) Minnie Moum, 90, Bottineau, died Friday at a Bottineau nursing home. (Nero Funeral Home, ...

Lenore Walks

May 7, 1922-Feb. 15, 2017 Lenore “Grandma Candy” Walks, 94, Minot, passed away on Wednes- day, February 15, 2017 in a Minot Health and Rehab center. Lenore B. Olson was born on May 7, 1922, the only child of Olaf and Olive (Munson) Olson in ...

Joseph Otten

April 10, 1941-Feb. 9, 2017 Joseph “Bill” William Otten died peacefully in Edmonds, Washington on February 9, 2017 at the age of 75. He is survived by: his wife of 51 years, Janet Fay (Ramsdell) Otten, of Lynnwood, Washington, son David Lynn Otten of ...

Annabelle Riehm

March 10, 1928-Jan. 26, 2017 Annabelle “Bickie” (Schoener) Riehm, daughter of Walter and Ann Schoener, was born in Chicago, Illinois on March 10, 1928. She passed away January 26, 2017 in Bend, Oregon at the age of 88. Annabelle is survived by: ...

Area Deaths 2-17-2017

Lawrence Bushey, 93, Bismarck, died Thursday at a Bismarck hospital. (Eastgate/Parkway Funeral and Cremation Service, Bismarck) Marilyn Beyer, 71, Minot, died Thursday in a Minot hospital. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot) Cary Torgerson, 67, Ray, died Wednesday in a Minot ...

Theresa Ellis

March 23, 1935-Feb. 13, 2017 Theresa Ann Ellis, 81, Grand Forks, formerly of Towner, died February 13, 2017 at her home in Grand Forks. Theresa was born on March 23, 1935 at Bot- tineau to Bartholomew and Lilly (Lord) Allard. She was raised on a farm in the ...

Richard E. Johnson

Dec. 19, 1951-Feb. 11, 2017 Richard E. Johnson, 65, Stanley, ND, died Satur- day, February 11, 2017 in a Minot hospital. Services: His funeral service is scheduled for Friday, February 17, 2017 at 2 p.m. in Springan Fun- eral Home, Stanley. Visi- tation is Friday ...

Clarice Ballantyne

Sept. 9, 1918-Feb. 13, 2017 Clarice (Tolstad) Ballan-tyne, age 98, passed away February 13, 2017 at the Good Samaritan Home, Bottineau, ND. Her fun- eral will be held on Fri- day, February 17 at 2:00 pm at the First Presbyteri-an Church, Westhope, ND. Visitation will be ...