Obituaries

Area Deaths

Alfred Wolkenhauer, 93, Minot, formerly of Flaxton, died Saturday in a Minot hospital. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot) Madeline Bruce, 75, Bismarck, formerly of New Town, died Sunday in a Mandan nursing home. (Langhans Funeral Home, Parshall) Stephanie Ryan, 96, Harvey, died Saturday ...

Lorraine Schaefer

Oct. 30, 1930-Sept. 13, 2018 Lorraine (Mack) Schaefer, 87, formerly of Harvey, ND passed away Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Bethany Nursing Home in Brandon, SD. A rosary and prayer service will be held on Monday, September 17, at 7 p.m. at Hertz Funeral Home in ...

Florence Alvina Fern Ress

June 22, 1926-Sept. 4, 2018 Florence Alvina Fern Ress (Tandberg), 92, of Cheyenne, died on Tues- day, September 4, 2018 at the Cheyenne Regional Medical Center. She was born on June 22, 1926 in Westhope, North Dakota. Mrs. Ress loved playing cards, cribbage, Bingo, ...

Pamela Lee Messina

Pamela Lee Messina, 69, truly a loving and free spirit, passed away re- cently from an aneurysm. Always smiling and up- beat, she loved traveling, golf, ancient aliens, southwest art, crafting, gardening and especially cooking. Pamela grew up in Michigan, and ...

Area Deaths

Lois Johnson, 86, Mohall, died Friday at a Minot nursing home. (Brose Funeral Home, Mohall) June Flemmer, 79, Minot, died Friday in a Minot hospital. (Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot) Deane Lautenschlager, 89, Bismarck, formerly of Kenmare, died Saturday in a Bismarck nursing home. ...

Marilyn J. Moerke

July 23, 1926-Sept. 10, 2018 Marilyn J. Moerke, 92, formerly of Fond du Lac, died on Monday, Sep- tember 10, 2018, at Agrace Hospice Care in Madison, WI. She was born on July 23, 1926, in Underwood, ND, the daughter of Henry C. and Echo M. McLaugh- lin Lindstrom. On ...

Joe Farhart

Joe Farhart, 94, former- ly of Ross passed away surrounded by family on Monday, September 10, 2018. Visitation will be at the Springan Stevenson Fun- eral Home in Stanley on Friday, September 14, 2018 from 12:00 PM until 4:00 PM, and at the church one hour prior ...

Albert Lawrence “Bert” Shomento

Albert Lawrence “Bert” Shomento, 79, longtime Minot businessman and community leader, died Sunday, September 9, 2018, at his home in Minot surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his wife Anna Marie and four children: Bill, Gina, Tony and Maria, ...

Area Deaths

Lillian Johnson, 55, Crosby, died Wednesday at a Crosby care center. (Stakston-Martin Funeral Home, Crosby) William Rosenquist, 64, Crosby, died Thursday at his home in Crosby. (Stakston-Martin Funeral Home, Crosby) Helen Pederson, 91, Williston, died Friday at a Williston nursing home. ...

Annie Cayla Vivanco

Annie Cayla Vivanco “Pumpkin Blossom Blooming (Koo- Ohserehe)”, 35, of Twin Buttes, ND passed away Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at Trinity Health, Minot, North Dakota. Ser- vices will be held at 12:00 PM CDT on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Twin Buttes ...

Raymond Wick

March 18, 1926-Sept. 09, 2018 Raymond Wick, 92, Minot, died Sunday, Sep- tember 09, 2018 in a Minot nursing home. Raymond was born March 18, 1926, in Columbus, ND to Anton and Annie (Stensrud) Wick. He spent his youth in Columbus. After com- pleting school, he was ...

Myla Corrine Opsvig

Jan. 28, 1931-Aug. 24, 2018 Myla Corrine Opsvig, 87, passed peacefully on Friday, August 24, 2018 at the Christian Health Care Center in Lynden, Wash- ington, surrounded by her loving family. Myla’s bril- liant smile and infectious laugh will be greatly ...

Judith Lynn Luther

Oct. 23, 1959-Sept. 10, 2018 Judith Lynn Luther, 58, Puyallup, WA, formerly of Minot, ND, passed away Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, in a Lake Havasu City hospital, after a long bat- tle with cancer, surround ed by her family. Judy was born on Oc- tober 23, 1959, daughter ...

John Elsberry

John Elsberry Age 86 of Bradenton, FL passed away in his home with his wife Geri by his side. John is the son of Ted and Myrtle Elsberry form- erly of Surrey N.D. John was educated in the Surrey School. He en- joyed building and designing homes for oth- ers to ...

Chester Bauer

Chester Bauer, 92, Garrison, died on Thurs- day, September 13, 2018 at the Garrison Hospital. Chester’s wishes were to be cremated and be buried at the Garrison City Cemetery. There will be no funeral services. Thompson Funeral Home, Garrison.

Area Deaths

Amy Johnson, 42, Minot, died Wednesday in her home. (Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot) Lorraine (Mack) Schaefer, 87, Brandon, S.D., formerly of Harvey, died Wednesday at a Brandon, S.D. nursing home. (Hertz Funeral Home, Harvey)

Adam Paul Oosahwee

April 20, 1988-Sept. 4, 2018 Adam Paul Oosahwee was born on April 20th, 1988 in Tahlequah, Ok- lahoma to Harry and Mary (Charging) Oosahwee, the fourth child and only son. He left this world on Sep- tember 4th, 2018. He was deeply loved by his parents, sisters, and ...

Marlin Torno

June 24, 1937-Sept. 3, 2018 Marlin Dale Torno, 81, Minot, ND, formerly of San Mateo, CA, passed away on September 3, 2018 at Trinity Hospital of Minot. Marlin was born in Max, ND to Emil and Emi- lia (Flath) Torno on June 24, 1937. He received his education from ...

David Wangler

Dec. 5, 1952-Sept. 11, 2018 David Wangler, 65, Rug- by, died Tuesday at the Heart of America Care Center in Rugby, ND. He was born to Pius and Kathryn (Kurtz) Wangler on December 5, 1952 in Rugby, ND. He is sur- vived by his siblings, An- nette (Emery) Mears, ...

Area Deaths

Arnold Novodvorsky, 81, Laporte, Minn., formerly of Douglas, died Sept. 2 at a Bemidji, Minn. medical center. (Cremation Society of Minnesota-Duluth) David Geyer, 72, Kenmare, died Wednesday at his residence. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Kenmare)