Obituaries

Ray Ruby

July 25, 1939 - Nov. 9, 2018 Ray Ruby, 79, Minot, founder of Circle Sanita- tion, passed away unex- pectedly at Trinity Hospi- tal on Friday, November 9th, 2018, with family by his side. Ray Glenn Ruby was born July 25th, 1939 in Roseau, MN to Harold and Hilda ...

Irene Louise Tompers

Sept. 25, 1930 - Nov. 8, 2018 Irene Louise Tompers, 88, of Bozeman, MT died of natural causes on Thursday, November 8, 2018. Irene was born Sep- tember 25, 1930 in Parshall, ND to Anne (Reidman) and Albert Brendle. She graduated from Parshall High School and ...

Ethel Lawson

Nov. 18, 1932 - Nov. 11, 2018 Ethel Lawson, 85, Minot, ND, formerly of Donnybrook, ND, passed away Sunday, November 11, 2018, in a Minot hos- pital. Ethel Mae Helmers was born November 18, 1932, the daughter of John and Alice (Hanson) Helmers, in rural Tolley, ND. ...

James W. Bohn

May 10, 1932 - Nov. 10, 2018 James W. Bohn, 86, best known as “Jim,” a lifelong resident of Minot who made his mark in the fur- niture industry, died Sa- turday, November 10, 2018. He had been in fail- ing health in recent years, and had been living at an assisted ...

Clarence D. “Clancy” Schlieman

March 29, 1953 - Nov. 12, 2018 Clarence D. “Clancy” Schlieman, 65, Minot, ND, passed away Monday, November 12, 2018, in his home. Clarence Duane Schlie- man was born March 29, 1953, at Trinity Hospital in Minot, ND. His parents, Raymond and Agnes Schlieman ...

Violet Wendschlag

Aug. 8, 1928 - Nov. 11, 2018 Violet Wendschlag, 90, passed away on No- vember 11, 2018 at Provi- dence Pine Meadows Health Care in Lexington, Kentucky. Violet was born in Max, ND to Henry and Lydia Krueger on August 8, 1928. She was raised on a farm near Max. She ...

Sheldon (Ted) Brandt

Sheldon (Ted) Brandt, 84, of Cleveland, TN, passed away on Thursday Nov. 8, 2018. Ted was born on the family farm in Ryder, ND to Max and Edrie (Bowen) Brandt. Ted graduated from Willow City High School where he met the love of his life, Sally At- kinson. They ...

Area Deaths

Larry Engberg, 79, Aberdeen, S.D., formerly of Minot, died Monday at an Aberdeen nursing home. (Dahlstrom Funeral Home, Oakes) Donna Maercklein, 89, Minot, died Monday in her home. (Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot) Wilfred “Bill” Gates, 95, Mohall, died Tuesday at a Mohall nursing home. ...

Richard “Rick” A. Johnson

Richard “Rick” A. John- son, 71, Lignite, ND, passed away unexpect- edly on Saturday, No- vember 10, 2018 in his home. Richard was born on April 23, 1947, the son of Alvin and Kate (Paulsrud) Johnson in McVille, ND. His mother sadly passed away when Richard was ...

Valentine Goldade

Valentine Goldade, 87, Harvey, ND died Thurs- day, November 8, 2018 at a Minneapolis hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thurs- day, November 15 at the Cornerstone Community Church South Campus in Harvey. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. ...

Area Deaths

Edwin Birkholz, 92, Garrison, died Friday at his son’s home in Palmer, Alaska. (Thompson Funeral Home, Garrison) Gladys DeCoteau, 91, Culbertson, Mont., died Saturday at a Culbertson medical center. (Fulkerson-Stevenson Funeral Home, Williston) Lillian Soholt, 82, Crosby, died Saturday at a ...

Urban Benson

Urban “Ben” Benson, 72, of Bismarck, ND, passed away at his home on November 9, 2018. Services will be held at 10:00 AM CST on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at the Twin Buttes Memorial Hall, Twin Buttes, ND, with Di- ane Traverse officiating. Burial will ...

Area Deaths

Violet Wendschlag, 90, Lexington, Ky., formerly of Minot and Powers Lake, died Sunday in a Lexington nursing home. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot) Richard Johnson, 71, Lignite, died Saturday at his home. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot) Rebecca Jonasson, 65, Cando, died Sunday in a ...

David Schmitz

Aug. 2, 1927-Nov. 7, 2018 David Schmitz, 91, Minot, formerly of Ken- mare, passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at a Minot assisted living facility. David was born on Au- gust 2, 1927 to Herman and Gertrude (Keller) Schmitz on the family farm north of Foxholm. ...

Christie Gutknecht

June 17, 1961 - Oct. 31, 2018 Christie Gutknecht, 57, Minot, died on October 31, 2018 in the Hunting- ton Beach, CA home of her sister and brother- in-law following a coura- geous battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Christie Maria was born on June 17, 1961 in ...

Thomas Kurt Willis

Nov. 12, 1941 - Oct. 30, 2018 Thomas Kurt Willis, 76, of Lubbock, TX died at home in his sleep Tues- day, October 30, 2018. Tom was born No- vember 12, 1941 in Cen- tral City, NE, son of Or- ville and Druscilla Faye (Thomas) Willis. Tom is survived by his wife, (January ...

Janet Sivertson

Janet Sivertson, age 80 of Westhope, died Friday at a Minot hospital. Her funeral will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 am at the First Presbyterian Church in Westhope. Visitation will be Monday from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm at the Nero Funeral Home in Westhope. (Nero ...

Curtis Yuly

Nov. 2, 1946-Nov. 8, 2018 Curtis Ray Yuly, 72, Minot, died Thursday, November 8, 2018 in a Minot, Hospital. Curt was born No- vember 2, 1946 at Minot, North Dakota, the son of Herbert and Bernice (Leathes) Yuly. He was raised in Minot and gra- duated from Minot High ...

Harlan Craig Thompson

July 31, 1948 - Nov. 4, 2018 Harlan Craig Thomp- son, the son of Thoralf and Ruth (Solberg) Thompson was born July 31, 1948 in Rolette, North Dakota. He died at the age of 70 years on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at the Trinity Medical Center in Minot, North ...

Area Deaths 11-11-2018

James W. Bohn, 86, Minot, died Saturday in a Garrison nursing home. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot) Sheldon “Ted” Brandt, 84, Cleveland, Tenn., formerly of Ryder, died Thursday at his Cleveland residence. (Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot)