Raymond Dostert

Jan. 28, 1928-August 9, 2017

Raymond Dostert,

89,Minot, formerly of Fox-

holm, passed away

Wednesday, August 9,

2017, at Minot Health and


Raymond Alfred Dostert

was born January 28,

1928, the son of Anthony

N. and Rosena T.

(Schmitz) Dostert, in Bur-

lington, ND. He was

raised on the Dostert fam-

ily farm located in Fox-

holm Township, of Ward

County, ND. He graduated

from Lonetree High

School in 1946. As a

young adult, he assisted

his parents with the

operation of the family


He spent virtually his

entire life as a farmer on

the family farm. He

moved to an apartment in

Minot, ND, in 2007. Re-

cently he lived at

Brookdale-Brentmoor As-

sisted living in Minot. He

never lost his love for the

farm, though.

He was a member of St.

Mary’s Catholic Church in

Foxholm, ND. After mov-

ing to Minot he became a

member of St. Leo’s

Catholic Church. He was

also a member of the Elks,

Moose Club and Knights

of Columbus.

Raymond liked to col-

lect antiques and fix

them. Especially clocks

and radios.

Surviving family in-

cludes: brothers, Joseph

of Minot, Edwin of Bur-


sisters, Catherine Op-

land, Seattle, WA, Irene

Dostert, Minot, Patricia

Lesmeister, Minot.

brother-in-law, Richard

Novak, Minot; and many

nieces, nephews and


Raymond was preceded

in death by his parents,

Anthony and Rosena;

brother, Anthony B. Dos-

tert; sisters, Anna Schan,

Frances Price and Bernice

Novak; brothers-in-law,

Wendell Lesmeister, John

J. Schan, Walter Opland

and Wilbert Price;

nephews, John A. Schan

and Mark Dostert; and a

niece, Karla Opland Gro-


Mass of Christian Buri-

al: Monday, August 14,

2017, at 2:00 p.m. at Our

Lady of Grace Cathol-

icChurch, Minot.

Interment: St. Mary’s

Catholic Cemetery, Fox-

holm, ND.

Visitation: Sunday

from 5 to 7 p.m. at

Thompson-Larson Fun-

eral Home, Minot.

Vigil Prayer Service:

Sunday at 7 p.m. at

Thompson-Larson Fun-

eral Home, Minot.

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