DICKINSON - Theodore Jessen, 84, Beach, formerly of the Kenmare area, died Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, in a Dickinson hospital.
He was born Dec. 15, 1927, to Reuben and Christine Jessen, in Bowbells. He joined the Navy and served for two years. He married Marion Paulson Dec. 11, 1953, in Minot. She died Oct. 12, 1974.
He married Phyllis (Olstad) McManigal July 3, 1990, in Medora.
Survivors: wife; daughters, Sally Simanovicki, Reno, Nev., Susan Milner, San Antonio, Texas; son, Steven, Las Vegas, Nev.; stepdaughters, Lori, Louette, Deanne, Dawn and Lynn; three grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren; six great-grandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; brothers, LaVerne and Bruce, both Dickinson, Jim, Wise River, Mont.
Memorial service: Wednesday, 10 a.m., at Ladbury Funeral Service, Dickinson.
Burial: Sunny Slope Cemetery, Mott.
Visitation: Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the funeral home.