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Obituaries

Edwin Elmer Birkholz

Aug. 16, 1926 - Nov. 10, 2018 Edwin Elmer Birkholz passed away on No- vember 10, 2018 sur- rounded by family that loved him dearly. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 2:30 pm at the Garrison Church of God. Visitation will be held on Friday from 5 to 7 pm at ...

Audrin Larson

Audrin Larson, age 87 of Bottineau, died Tues- day at a Bottineau hospi- tal. His funeral will be held on Friday at 10:00 am at the First Lutheran Church in Bottineau. Visitation will be Thurs- day from 1:00 pm until 9:00 pm with a prayer service at 7:00 pm all at ...

Area Deaths 11-15-2018

William LaVallie, 65, Rolla, died Monday at a Belcourt hospital. (Elick Funeral Home, Rolla) Henry Halvorson, 101, Williston, formerly of Alamo, died Tuesday at a Williston nursing home. (Fulkerson-Stevenson Funeral Home, Williston) Gail Klumph, 62, New Rockford, died Tuesday at a Bismarck ...

Ray Ruby

July 25, 1939 - Nov. 9, 2018 Ray Ruby, 79, Minot, founder of Circle Sanita- tion, passed away unex- pectedly at Trinity Hospi- tal on Friday, November 9th, 2018, with family by his side. Ray Glenn Ruby was born July 25th, 1939 in Roseau, MN to Harold and Hilda ...

Irene Louise Tompers

Sept. 25, 1930 - Nov. 8, 2018 Irene Louise Tompers, 88, of Bozeman, MT died of natural causes on Thursday, November 8, 2018. Irene was born Sep- tember 25, 1930 in Parshall, ND to Anne (Reidman) and Albert Brendle. She graduated from Parshall High School and ...

Ethel Lawson

Nov. 18, 1932 - Nov. 11, 2018 Ethel Lawson, 85, Minot, ND, formerly of Donnybrook, ND, passed away Sunday, November 11, 2018, in a Minot hos- pital. Ethel Mae Helmers was born November 18, 1932, the daughter of John and Alice (Hanson) Helmers, in rural Tolley, ND. ...

James W. Bohn

May 10, 1932 - Nov. 10, 2018 James W. Bohn, 86, best known as “Jim,” a lifelong resident of Minot who made his mark in the fur- niture industry, died Sa- turday, November 10, 2018. He had been in fail- ing health in recent years, and had been living at an assisted ...

Clarence D. “Clancy” Schlieman

March 29, 1953 - Nov. 12, 2018 Clarence D. “Clancy” Schlieman, 65, Minot, ND, passed away Monday, November 12, 2018, in his home. Clarence Duane Schlie- man was born March 29, 1953, at Trinity Hospital in Minot, ND. His parents, Raymond and Agnes Schlieman ...

Violet Wendschlag

Aug. 8, 1928 - Nov. 11, 2018 Violet Wendschlag, 90, passed away on No- vember 11, 2018 at Provi- dence Pine Meadows Health Care in Lexington, Kentucky. Violet was born in Max, ND to Henry and Lydia Krueger on August 8, 1928. She was raised on a farm near Max. She ...

Sheldon (Ted) Brandt

Sheldon (Ted) Brandt, 84, of Cleveland, TN, passed away on Thursday Nov. 8, 2018. Ted was born on the family farm in Ryder, ND to Max and Edrie (Bowen) Brandt. Ted graduated from Willow City High School where he met the love of his life, Sally At- kinson. They ...

Area Deaths

Larry Engberg, 79, Aberdeen, S.D., formerly of Minot, died Monday at an Aberdeen nursing home. (Dahlstrom Funeral Home, Oakes) Donna Maercklein, 89, Minot, died Monday in her home. (Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot) Wilfred “Bill” Gates, 95, Mohall, died Tuesday at a Mohall nursing home. ...

Richard “Rick” A. Johnson

Richard “Rick” A. John- son, 71, Lignite, ND, passed away unexpect- edly on Saturday, No- vember 10, 2018 in his home. Richard was born on April 23, 1947, the son of Alvin and Kate (Paulsrud) Johnson in McVille, ND. His mother sadly passed away when Richard was ...

Valentine Goldade

Valentine Goldade, 87, Harvey, ND died Thurs- day, November 8, 2018 at a Minneapolis hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thurs- day, November 15 at the Cornerstone Community Church South Campus in Harvey. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. ...

Area Deaths

Edwin Birkholz, 92, Garrison, died Friday at his son’s home in Palmer, Alaska. (Thompson Funeral Home, Garrison) Gladys DeCoteau, 91, Culbertson, Mont., died Saturday at a Culbertson medical center. (Fulkerson-Stevenson Funeral Home, Williston) Lillian Soholt, 82, Crosby, died Saturday at a ...

Urban Benson

Urban “Ben” Benson, 72, of Bismarck, ND, passed away at his home on November 9, 2018. Services will be held at 10:00 AM CST on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at the Twin Buttes Memorial Hall, Twin Buttes, ND, with Di- ane Traverse officiating. Burial will ...

Area Deaths

Violet Wendschlag, 90, Lexington, Ky., formerly of Minot and Powers Lake, died Sunday in a Lexington nursing home. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot) Richard Johnson, 71, Lignite, died Saturday at his home. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot) Rebecca Jonasson, 65, Cando, died Sunday in a ...

David Schmitz

Aug. 2, 1927-Nov. 7, 2018 David Schmitz, 91, Minot, formerly of Ken- mare, passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at a Minot assisted living facility. David was born on Au- gust 2, 1927 to Herman and Gertrude (Keller) Schmitz on the family farm north of Foxholm. ...

Christie Gutknecht

June 17, 1961 - Oct. 31, 2018 Christie Gutknecht, 57, Minot, died on October 31, 2018 in the Hunting- ton Beach, CA home of her sister and brother- in-law following a coura- geous battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Christie Maria was born on June 17, 1961 in ...

Thomas Kurt Willis

Nov. 12, 1941 - Oct. 30, 2018 Thomas Kurt Willis, 76, of Lubbock, TX died at home in his sleep Tues- day, October 30, 2018. Tom was born No- vember 12, 1941 in Cen- tral City, NE, son of Or- ville and Druscilla Faye (Thomas) Willis. Tom is survived by his wife, (January ...

Janet Sivertson

Janet Sivertson, age 80 of Westhope, died Friday at a Minot hospital. Her funeral will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 am at the First Presbyterian Church in Westhope. Visitation will be Monday from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm at the Nero Funeral Home in Westhope. (Nero ...