Jeanette E. Register

April 22, 1925-Aug. 22, 2018

Jeanette E. Register, 93,

Spearfish, SD, formerly of

Minot, Sawyer, and Butte,

died Wednesday, August

22, 2018, in a Spearfish

nursing home.

Jeanette was born April

22, 1925, in Newburg,

ND, to Joseph and Celina

(Cadieux) Lamoureux.

She spent her youth in

Newburg and was a gra-

duate of the Notre Dame

Academy in Willow City,

ND. Jeanette attended col-

lege at Minot State

University and was em-

ployed as a young adult at

First National Bank in


Jeanette was united in

marriage to Allen J. Regis-

ter in November 1944 in

Texas. While he complet-

ed his honorable service

in the US Military in

Japan, Jeanette lived in

Sawyer, ND. They moved

to Minot in 1948 and

resided there until 1968

when they purchased

Shorty’s Bar in Butte, ND.

They operated the busi-

ness for 20 years until

they reached retirement

and sold the business.

Jeanette and Allen spent

winter months in Arizona

and the summers back in

ND. Allen passed away in

1992. Jeanette moved to

Minot where she contin-

ued to reside until July of

this year, when she

moved to be near her fam-


Jeanette was a member

of St. Leo the Great

Catholic Church, Elks and

Eagles Aerie, all of Minot

and the American Legion

Auxiliary of Butte. She

enjoyed volunteering at

the Hostfest, for RSVP,

the airport and various

other events. Jeanette

spent numerous hours as

a St. Joseph’s Auxiliary

volunteer working in the

gift shop. Jeanette’s hob-

bies included doing cross-

word puzzles and reading,

along with bowling when

she was younger. She en-

joyed time in her garden,

often canning the fruits of

her labor. She loved to

host coffee times with

groups of her neighbors,

enjoying conversation and

friendship for many years.

Jeanette’s loving family

includes her daughters,

Cheryl Wilder, Spearfish,

SD, and Kathy (Rich)

Moseanko, LaVerne, CA;

daughter-in-law, Edith Re-

gister, Castle Rock, CO; 11

grandchildren, 20 great-

grandchildren, 6 great-

great-grandchildren; sis-

ters, Helen Benson, Coro-

na, CA, and Eva Good-

man, Minot, along with

numerous nieces and


Jeanette was preceded

in death by her parents,

husband, Allen, sons,

Ronald, Gary, and Gerald

Register, an infant sister

and brother, sisters, Ceci-

lia Skagen, Mary Ann

Doucette, Celina Sher-

man, Alice Hunter and

Irene Deschamp and

brothers, Ernest, Joe,

Lawrence, Vincent La-


Mass of Christian Buri-

al: 10:30 a.m. Wednes-

day, August 29, 2018, at

St. Leo the Great Roman

Catholic Church in Minot

Recitation of Rosary:

7:00 p.m. Tuesday, Au-

gust 28, 2018, at the Tho-

mas Family Funeral

Home, Minot.

Interment: Rosehill

Memorial Park, Minot, to

be followed by fellowship

at the Knights of

Columbus Hall.

Visitation will be held

on Tuesday, August 28,

2018, from 3:00 p.m. until

6:00 p.m. in the Thomas

Family Funeral Home,


Memorials are pre-

ferred to St. Joseph’s

Foundation, Tuberous

Sclerosis Alliance, MS So-

ciety, World Vision or the

Catholic Relief Services.

Those wishing to sign

the online memorial regis-

ter or share memories and

condolences are invited to

use the expression of

sympathy section at