Ellen Markwardt

Jan. 23, 1945-Jan. 4, 2018

Ellen Markwardt, 72,

Dickinson, died Thurs-

day, January 4, 2018 sur-

rounded by her family at

Sanford Health, Bismarck.

Ellen’s Memorial Service

will be: at 1 p.m., Satur-

day, January 13, 2018 at

Ladbury Funeral Service

with Pastor Cal Oraw offi-

ciating. Inurnment will

take place at Dickinson

Cemetery. There will be a

Gathering of Family &

Friends on Friday from 6

p.m. to 8 p.m. at Ladbury

Funeral Service. There

will be visitation from 8

a.m. to service time on Sa-


Ellen Reed was born

January 23, 1945 in Rug-

by, daughter of Alfred and

Arletta (Worrall) Reed.

She was raised and edu-

cated in Wolford and

Rolette area, having gra-

duated from Rolette High


Ellen married Jack

Markwardt September 1,

1965 in Minot. They lived

in various areas prior to

making Dickinson their

home in the early 1980’s.

She enjoyed camping,

fishing, cross stich, crafts,

reading and especially

spending time with her

husband, children and


Ellen is survived by her

husband Jack; three chil-

dren, Brad (Joyce)

Markwardt, Hazen, Char-

lene (Marvin) Barth, Dic-

kinson, and Michael

Markwardt, Dickinson;

seven grandchildren, Jor-

dan Markwardt, Logan

Markwardt, Nathan Barth,

Kadin Barth, Natalie

Markwardt, Jared

Markwardt and Landyn

Markwardt; and one

brother, Terry Reed,


She was preceded in

death by her son, Bryan

Markwardt; sister-in-law,

Mary Beth Reed; her fa-

ther, Alfred Reed; mother,

Arletta Lucht;

step-mother, Gloria Reed;

and step-father, Clarence

Lucht. Arrangements are

with Ladbury Funeral Ser-

vice, Dickinson,