James Stafslien

James Stafslien, 82,

Makoti died May 7, 2018

in a Minot nursing home.

James was a longtime

Makoti area farmer and

civic leader.

He is survived by: his

wife Kay; children: Bever-

ly Byers and Mark

Stafslien; granddaughter:

Alexandra Byers and si-

blings: Derris Stafslien

and Twyla Erb. He was

preceded in death by: his

parents: Ben and Mabel

(Nygaard) Stafslien and si-

blings: Pearl Hackett and

Myron Stafslien.

Celebration of the Life

of James Stafslien: June

21, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. in

Hope Lutheran Church,


Interment: with mili-

tary honors will be at

Hope Lutheran Cemetery,


Those wishing to sign

the online memorial regis-

ter or share memories and

condolences are invited to

use the expressions of

sympathy section at



A complete obituary

will appear in a later edi-

tion of the newspaper.