Obituaries

Harland L. Morris

The funeral for Harland L. Morris, 82, of Butte, ND, who passed away April 1, 2017 at Garrison, ND, has been rescheduled for 2 p.m. today at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Butte. Burial with military honors will follow at the Butte Cemetery. (Bethke-Nelson Funeral Home of Drake)

Area Deaths 4-8-2017

Pauline Roth, 79, McClusky, died Friday at a Bismarck hospital. (Hertz Funeral Home, Harvey) Amanda Felix, 36, White Shield, died Thursday at her home. (Thompson Funeral Home, Garrison) June Parisien, 63, Dunseith, died Thursday at a Minot healthcare center. (Nero Funeral Home, ...

Debra Renner

Sept. 21, 1959-April 4, 2017 Debra Huus Renner, 57, from Minot, formerly of Parshall, died Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in a Minot hospital. Her funeral ser- vice is scheduled for Sa- turday, April 8, 2017 at 11 a.m. in First Lutheran Church, Parshall. Burial will follow in ...

Sylvia Christianson

Feb. 26, 1927-April 1, 2017 Sylvia Ann Marie Chris- tianson, 90, Minot and formerly of Glenburn, died on Sunday in a Velva nursing home. Sylvia was born on February 26, 1927 in Bot- tineau, ND to Ole and Minnie (Haakenstad) Tande. She was reared on a farm near Souris ...

Gerald Strand

Dec. 24, 1937-April 4, 1937 Gerald Elmer Strand, 79, Barton, was born on December 24, 1937 to El- mer and Gladys (Ness) Strand in Rugby, ND. He died on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in Barton, ND after a battle with cancer. In 1960, he married Eva Schaan. He is ...

Jean Quam Brown

March 14, 1928-April 4, 2017 Jean Quam Brown, 89, Minot and formerly of rur- al Grano died on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in a Minot hospital. Jean was born on March 14, 1928 on the family farm near Grano, ND to Jacob and Gertrude (Bryans) Carlson. She at- tended ...

Alvin Joseph Ahmann

Oct. 10, 1922-April 4, 2017 Alvin J. Ahmann, 94, Minot, ND, died Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in a Minot Hospital. Alvin was born October 10, 1922 in Foxholm, ND to Fred and Anna (Fuchs) Ahmann. He was raised and attended school in rural Foxholm, ND. In 1942 he entered ...

Clyde Golde

Clyde Golde, of Ken- mare, ND, passed away Wednesday, April 5, 2017 in his home at the age of 71. He was raised in New Salem, ND with his 2 brothers and 2 sisters. He married his wife, Hazel, in 1965. Clyde worked construc-tion before he began working in grain ...

Area Deaths 4-7-2017

Amanda Felix, 36, White Shield, died Thursday at her home. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Garrison) Larry Hudson, 82, Minot, died Thursday at a Minot assisted living center. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot)

Robert Eresman

Oct. 1, 1933-March 31, 2017 Robert D. Eresman, 83, Minot, passed away Fri- day, March 31, 2017, at a Velva Care Center. Robert was born on Oc- tober 1, 1933, in Devils Lake, ND, the son of Michael and Catherine (Couture) Eresman. Robert graduated from De- vils Lake ...

Richard “Dick” Reiten

March 6, 1947-April 3, 2017 Richard “Dick” Reiten, 70, Minot, ND, passed away Monday, April 3, 2017, in a Minot hospital. Richard Reiten was born on March 6, 1947 in Valley City, ND to Phyllis & Joseph Reiten. He attended Minot Pub- lic Schools prior to ...

Edwin Kempf

Aug. 2, 1922-April 3, 2017 Edwin “Eddie” Kempf, 94, Max, died at home with family on Monday, April 3rd, 2017. Funeral services will be held Sa- turday, April 8 at St. Matthews Lutheran Church at 11:00 am. Eddie was born August 2, 1922 in Coleharbor, ND to Mathew ...

Jean Grafsgaard

June 17, 1932-April 3, 2017 Jean E. Grafsgaard, 84, peacefully went to be with her Lord on April 3, 2017, surrounded by family. Jean was born on June 17, 1932 at Granville, N.D. Jean married Burt Grafs- gaard on February 14, 1959. Surviving is a son, Bri- an ...

Amy Beuchler

Jan. 4, 1926-April 2, 2017 Amy Camilla Beuchler, 91, Minot and formerly of Sawyer and Columbus died on Sunday, April 2, 2017 in a Minot hospital. Amy was born on Janu- ary 4, 1926 in Columbus, ND (on the family farm near Columbus) to Nels and Thora (Thorkildson) ...

Betty Thorp

Aug. 10, 1928-April 2, 2017 Betty Marie Thorp passed away on Sunday, April 2, 2017 in a facility in Fargo, ND after a short stay due to medical is- sues. Betty was born on 8/10/28 in St. Paul, MN to Peder and Lottie Larsen. During college at St. Olaf she met ...

Fern Wretling

Oct. 19, 1918-April 3, 2017 Fern Wretling, 98, Garrison, died on Mon- day, April 3, 2017 at the Benedictine Living Center in Garrison. Funeral ser- vices will be held Mon- day, April 10, at 2:00 pm at First Congregational Church in Garrison. Visi- tation will be held on ...

Christopher R. Molina

April 2, 1967-April 1, 2017 Chris Molina 49, Minot, ND passed away unex- pectedly in his brother’s home on April 1, 2017. Chris was the youngest child of Felix and Loretta (Howardjadibinski) Moli- na, born on April 2, 1967. He was born and raised in Minot, ND along ...

Robert Detlaff

Feb. 13, 1928-April 2, 2017 Robert Detlaff, 89, Minot, formerly of Glen- burn, died Sunday, April 2, 2017, in a Minot health- care facility surrounded by his family after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Robert was born on the family farm in Tatman ...

Sterling Leigh

Sterling M. Leigh, 36, passed away Monday, April 3, 2017, at a Minot hospital. Heaven’s gate opened to scoop Sterling up after her lifelong battle with spina bifida. From the day she was born, her feisty spirit got her through numerous surgeries from which she ...

Area Deaths 4-6-2017

Judy Navarro, 74, Balfour, died Wednesday in a Minot hospital. (Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot) Alvin Ahmann, 94, Minot, died Tuesday in a Minot hospital. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot) Clyde Golde, 71, Minot, formerly of Kenmare, died Wednesday at his home. (Thompson-Larson Funeral ...