Stella H. Belik

Dec. 9, 1918-Oct. 26, 2020

Stella H. Belik, 101, of

Stanley, ND, passed away

on Monday, October 26,

2020 at the Mountrail

Bethel Nursing Home in

Stanley, ND. Springan

Stevenson Funeral Home

of Stanley is assisting the

family. Condolences may

be left on our Funeral

Home website at



Stella’s Graveside Ser-

vice will be held at 1:00

PM, Tuesday, November

3, 2020 at the Fairview

Cemetery in Stanley, ND.

Pastor Carter Hill will offi-

ciate. Visitation will be

held Monday, November

2, 2020 from 1:00 PM to

5:00 PM at Springan

Stevenson Funeral Home

Chapel in Stanley, ND.

The Graveside Service

will be broadcast, please

follow the link on Stella’s

service information on

our website



Due to Covid 19, we ask

that everyone adhere to

local and state require-

ments for social distanc-


Stella Henrietta was

born on December 9, 1918

in Ryder, North Dakota to

Olaf and Hilda (Lidblom)

Troite. She went to a

country school through

the 8th grade.

Stella married John

Belik on October 21, 1944

and they made their home

on the farm west of Ross,

ND and they raised two

children. John passed

away July 1, 1979. Stella

moved to Stanley in the

fall of that year.

She enjoyed visiting

with people and having

coffee with her friends,

especially with Rita. Stel-

la volunteered at the

Mountrail Bethel Home

for 12 years, fixing hair

for the residents and re-

ceived a Certificate of

Volunteer Appreciation

for all her hard work. She

enjoyed making quilts,

crocheting, crafts and

listening to music. Stella

loved to dance and put

puzzles together and go

for walks.

Stella would later move

into an apartment at Cen-

tennial Crt for a number

of years before entering

the nursing home last De-


Stella was known to all

as a very special lady.

She was preceded in

death by: her parents;

husband, John; brothers,

Arnold Troite and Leslie

“Bud” Troite; sisters,

Emma Shotswell, Olga Er-

ickson, Clarinda Erickson

and Selma Folden.

Stella is survived by:

her son, Daryl (Bette)

Belik of Tioga, ND; her

daughter, LaVonne Ku-

jawa of Toledo, OH; 4

grandchildren, Shannon

Belik of Sawyer, Kristy

Sandbeck of East Grand

Forks, MN, Michelle

Shrewsberry of OH and

Jennifer Wright of VA; 6

great-grandchildren, Jay-

den and Jaren Sandbeck,

Beau Belik, Zack Shrews-

berry, Kayla Lathrop, Bra-

dy Morrill and a number

of nieces, nephews and