Donald Ranum

March 13, 1945-May 11, 2019

Donald Lawrence Ra-

num, 74, of Bismarck,

born March 13, 1945 in

Stanley, ND to Oral & Bar-

bara (Austad) Ranum. He

married Roberta Baker on

September 13, 1975 in

Parshall, ND. From this

union were three children

Gerald “Jerry”, Brandi and

Tessa. On May 11, 2019

he passed away in his

home, surrounded by his


Funeral services will be

held at 10:00 a.m. Thurs-

day, May 16, at Century

Baptist Church, 205 Colt

Ave., Bismarck.

Visitation for friends

and family will be held

from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednes-

day, May 15, at Parkway

Funeral Service, 2330

Tyler Parkway, Bismarck,

where a prayer service

will begin at 7:00 pm. Don

will be laid to rest at 1

p.m. Thursday, at the

North Dakota Veterans

Cemetery, Mandan.

Don is survived by: his

wife, Roberta, children:

Gerald “Jerry” (Angela)

Ranum, Fargo, Brandi Ra-

num Chaput and Tessa

(Mark) Knudson of

Bismarck; grandchildren:

Amelia, Jakob and Klay

Knudson, Bismarck, and

Connor and Noah Ranum,

Fargo; siblings: Gerald

“Jerry” (Tammy) Ranum,

Coleharbor, Kenneth

“Kenny” (Donna) Ranum,

Stanley, Ruth (Robert

“Hod”) Hysjulien, Stanley,

Myron (Kim) Ranum,

Bismarck, and Marlin

“Marly” (Cindy) Ranum,


Don was preceded in

death by: a grandchild,

his parents: Barbara and

Oral Ranum,

parents-in-law: Everette

and Thelma Baker.

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