Obituaries

Clarence C. Christenson

A graveside service for “Coach Christy” Christen-son will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, June 30th, 2017, at Rosehill Cemetery in Minot. Christenson, 83, a na- tive of Foxholm and a well known and liked coach for many years in Minot, died March 15 in Morgan City, ...

Clara Wolf Hood

Clara Wolf Hood, 90, formerly of Drake, went home to our Lord peace- fully in her sleep on March 26, 2017 in Milton, FL. Her funeral mass will be held Monday, July 3, at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Margaret-Mary Catholic Church in Drake with burial in the church ...

Area Deaths 6-282017

Curt Johnson, 83, Stanley, died Monday in a Bismarck hospital. (Springan Funeral Home, Stanley)

Kenneth “KB” Finneseth

Kenneth Blaine “KB” Finneseth, 86, rural Norwich, died on Sunday in a Minot hospital with his loving family at his side. KB’s planned activi- ty of attending an auction on Saturday was changed when he suffered a mas- sive stroke in the early morning. Kenneth ...

Peggy Smetana

Peggy A. Smetana, 67, Minot, passed away, Sa- turday, June 24, 2017 at her sister’s home in Minot. Peggy was born on April 2, 1950, in Minot, ND, the daughter of Jerry and Evelyn (Davis) Smeta- na. Peggy graduated from Minot High School in 1968, later attending ...

Onna Bockness

Onna Evelyn Bockness, 85, Hazen and formerly of Minot, died on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at her residence. Onna was born on July 16, 1931 in rural Plaza, North Dakota to Alfred and Christina (Trulson) Olson. She was raised on the family farm and edu- cated at a ...

Florence Fossum-Milbrath

Florence Fossum-Milbrath, age 97 of Bottineau, died Sunday at her home in Bottineau. A memorial service will be held on Friday at 3:00 pm at the Nero Fun- eral Home in Bottineau. Family visitation will be from 2:00 pm until service time at the funeral home. (Nero ...

Eva Keller Bossert

Please join us for a Celebration of Life for Eva on the 8th of July at 11:30 AM, at St Cecilia’s Catho- lic Church, 201 2nd Ave- nue West in Velva, North Dakota. Following the service there will be a luncheon at the church and inter- ment at Sts. Peter and Paul ...

Pearl McIalwain

Pearl Mae McIalwain, 94, Minot, died on Thurs- day, June 22, 2017 in a Minot healthcare center. Pearl was born on De- cember 28, 1922 in Lako- ta, Iowa to Albert and Anna (Roelfsema) Hans. Due to her mother’s early death, Pearl was raised by her father and her ...

Forrest Bruce

SHERWOOD – Forrest Elliott Bruce, 95, Minot, formerly of Sherwood, died Saturday, June 24, 2017, at Brentmoor Assist-ed Living Center, Minot. He was born May 29, 1922, in Stafford Town- ship, Renville County, west of Sherwood to Frederick and Sena (John- son) Bruce. ...

Janet Scott

Janet Mae Scott, 84, Minot, died on Saturday, in her home, following a long battle with breast and bone cancer. Janet was born on May 25, 1933 in Ellendale, ND to Carlton and Darlene (Rapp) White. She was reared and educated in Fargo and graduated from Fargo High ...

Area Deaths

Gerrold Miller, 70, Minot, died Sunday in his home. (Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot)

Doris Langager

Doris Langager, 96, Stanley, formerly of Ray, died Friday, June 23, 2017, at Mountrail Bethel Home in Stanley. Doris Mildred Hill was born July 22, 1920, to Hel- mer O. and Tilda (Overbo) Hill on the family farm- stead, north of Ray. She attended rural schools in ...

Beatrice Charging

Beatrice Charging, 91, Talequaoh, OK, died on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Talequaoh. Fun- eral services will be held on Wednesday at 10:30 am at St. Nicholas Cathol- ic Church in Garrison. A rosary will be said on Tuesday at 7:00 pm at the church. Thompson ...

Area Deaths

Janel Gaugler, 62, Wishek, died Thursday in a Wishek Hospital. (Dahlstrom Funeral Home, Wishek) Kenneth Finneseth, 86, rural Norwich, died Sunday in a Minot hospital. (Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot) Randy Schmeets, 65, Harvey, died Saturday in Harvey. (Hertz Funeral Home, Harvey)

Claudette Hornyak

Claudette Hornyak, 83, Minot, formerly of Ryder, passed away Monday, June 19, 2017, in her home. Surviving family in- cludes: husband, Donald, Minot; daughter, Kathy (Dan) Christensen, Ryder; son, Phillip Hornyak, Portland, OR; four grandchildren; several ...

William Bosley

Sept. 25, 1938-Feb. 3, 2017 William “Bill” Terry Bosley, 78, Rugby, died February 3, 2017 at his winter home in Yuma, AZ. He was born to Walter and Eunice Bosley on September 25, 1938 in Bismarck, ND. He gra- duated Rugby High School in 1956. He mar- ried ...

Richard Huovinen

Richard “Ovis” Huo- vinen, age 61, of Brazoria, TX, and Rock Lake, ND, passed away on Friday, June 23, 2017, at his home in Rock Lake, ND. A visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 PM on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at Elick Funeral Home, Rol- la, ND, with a Prayer ...

Area Deaths 6-25-2017

Forrest Bruce, 95, Minot, formerly of Sherwood, died Saturday in his home. (Brose Funeral Home, Mohall) Peggy Smetana, 67, Minot, died Saturday in her sister’s home in Minot. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot) Janet Scott, 84, Minot, died Saturday in her home. (Thomas Family Funeral ...

Donald Stavem

July 27, 1934 - June 21, 2017 MOHALL – Donald Duane Stavem, 82, Mohall, died Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at a Mohall nursing home. He was born July 27, 1934, near Mohall, to Ser- ine (Sundahl) and Gilbert Herman Stavem. He gra- duated from Mohall High School in ...