Obituaries

Area Deaths

Myron Hanson, 93, Minot, died Monday in Bismarck. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot)

John “Jack” Thomas Kitsch

John “Jack” Thomas Kitsch passed away at home in his lake cabin on Monday, December 26, 2016. He was 66 years old. Jack was an outdoors- man, a farmer, a loyal friend, and a loving son, father and grandfather. He loved watching his ...

Area Deaths

Marvin Biberdorf, 86, Bottineau, died Saturday in a Bottineau nursing home. (Nero Funeral Home, Bottineau) Dorothy Page, 71, Belcourt, died Sunday in a Belcourt hospital. (Nero Funeral Home, Bottineau) Lucille Ericson, 96, Kenmare, died Sunday in a Kenmare hospital. (Thompson-Larson ...

Adeline Peck

Feb. 13,1933-Dec. 19, 2016 Adeline Marie Peck, 83, longtime Glenburn area resident and fourth grade teacher died on December 19, 2016 in a Minot nurs- ing home following a long struggle with Alzheimer’s Disease. Adeline was born on February 13, 1933 in Williston, ND ...

Reuben “Joe” Wagner

Dec. 24, 1955-Dec. 28, 2016 Reuben “Joe” Wagner, age 61 of Washburn, ND died December 28, 2016 at CHI St. Alexius Health in Bismarck. A memorial service will be held 11:00 AM Thurs- day, January 5 at St. Edwin’s Catholic Church in Washburn with Rev. Patrick ...

Daniel Orluck

Sept. 7, 1936-Dec. 20, 2016 Daniel “Dan” Orluck, 80, Minot, longtime Mako- ti area farmer, entered eternal life with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, December 20, 2016. Dan was born Sep- tember 7, 1936 on a farm near Makoti, North Dako- ta, the son of William ...

Marion Francis (LeMay) Madsen

Feb 2, 1924-Dec. 25, 2016 Marion Francis (LeMay) Madsen died peacefully in her sleep on December 25, 2016 at Brookside Place in Red- mond, Oregon. She was 92. Marion was born in Westhope, North Dakota on February 2, 1924 to Frank and Tressa LeMay. She attended school ...

Russell Hanson

Russell Arne Hanson died on Friday, December 30th, 2016, after a long ill- ness; he was sixty-six years old. He is survived by his wife, eight brothers and sisters, many nieces and nephews, and a mul- titude of friends. Russ lived all his life in Minot, ND, save time ...

Walter Western

July 21, 1933-Dec. 29, 2016 Walter Edward Western, 83, Stanley, died in Minot on December 29, 2016. His funeral service will be Monday January 2. 2017 at 11:00 am at the American Lutheran Church in Stanley. Visita- tion is Monday from 10 to noon at the Springan ...

Selmer Sartwell

June 3, 1937-Dec. 27, 2016 Selmer George Sartwell, 79, Minot, passed away Tuesday, December 27, 2016, in a Minot nursing home. Selmer was born on June 3, 1937, in Minot, ND, the son of George and Sena (Aaenson) Sartwell. He was raised and educat-ed in Burlington ...

Matthew Joshua Timbrook

Dec. 15, 1978-Dec. 19, 2016 Matthew Joshua Tim- brook departed this life on 19 December 2016 at 38 years of age. He was born at John Moses Hospital in Minot, North Dakota on 15 December 1978. He was the third child and only son of a young mili- tary family then ...

Keith Smith

July 1, 1951-Dec. 27, 2016 Keith Smith, 65, Minot, passed away Tuesday, De- cember 27, 2016, at his home in Minot. Keith was born July 1, 1951 to Roy and Bertha (Garcia) Smith in San An- tonio, TX. His family moved frequently, ending up in Wayne, MI where he ...

Clara Giese

Aug. 12, 1917-Dec. 29, 2016 Clara Giese, 99, Garris- on, formerly of Max, died on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at the Benedic- tine Living Center in Garrison. Funeral ser- vices will be held Thurs- day, January 5, at 2:00 pm at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Max. ...

Emma Mayer

May 1, 1923-Dec. 21, 2016 Emma E. Mayer, age 93 of Plymouth, MN, former-ly Harvey, died December 21, 2016 at Cornerstone Assisted Living, Ply- mouth. Emma was an elemen- tary teacher and an active member of Bethel Baptist Church in Harvey. Emma will be deeply missed by ...

Area Deaths 1-1-2017

Gladys Cederstrom, 83, Minot, died Friday in a Minot nursing home.  (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot)

Robert John “Bob” McDonald

Jan. 19, 1942-Dec. 27, 2016 Robert John “Bob” McDonald passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 27, 2016 at Trinity Hospital in Minot, ND, at the age of 74 after a 14-month journey from a fateful accident resulting in a spinal injury and qua- driplegia. Robert ...

Area Deaths 12-31-2016

Karen Martin, 60, Williston, died Thursday in her home. (Everson-Coughlin Funeral Home, Williston) Russell Hanson, 66, Minot, died Friday in a Minot nursing home. (Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot) Lyle Parisien, 59, Belcourt, died Thursday in his home. (Nero Funeral Home, ...

Duane Zimmerman

Jan. 10, 1936 - Dec. 27, 2016 Duane “Zim” Zimmer- man, 80, Minot formerly of Antler, passed away surrounded by loved ones on Tuesday December 27th 2016, in his home. He was born Duane Willard Zimmerman on January 10th 1936 at the family home in Mohall, ND to ...

Irene Wolfe

April 2,1934 - Dec. 27, 2016 Irene Wolfe was born on April 2, 1934 in Orrin, ND to Frank and Philome- na (Schmaltz) Miller. She died at the age of 82 years on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at the Heart of Amer- ica Care Center in Rugby, ND. She married Walter Wolfe in Orrin on ...

Lloyd Baier

Sep. 09, 1933 - Dec. 28, 2016 Lloyd Baier 83 of Har- vey died Wednesday De- cember 28, 2016 at his home.  Arrangements are pending with Hertz Fun- eral Home of Harvey. Funeral services will be held at the Hertz Funeral Home of Harvey on Sun- day January 1, 2017 at 2:00 ...