Obituaries

Area Deaths 7-13-2019

William E. Keller, 85, Surrey, died Thursday in a Velva nursing home. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot) Sharon “Cora” Marion-Anderson, 69, Minot, formerly of Rolette, died Thursday in a Minot hospital. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot) Harold Aune, 61, Upham, died Thursday in a ...

Allan Fetzer

Allan Fetzer, 56, Max, ND died July 9, 2019 at CHI St. Alexius Health, Bismarck, ND following complications from breast cancer. Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 15 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Garrison. Burial will take place at the ...

Area Deaths 7-12-2019

Georgene Corbett, 65, Northbrook, Ill., formerly of Minot, died Tuesday at a Northbrook care center. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot) Patricia Evanson, 86, Williston, died Wednesday at a Williston nursing home. (Fulkerson Stevenson Funeral Home, Williston)

Paul Buriak

Jan. 10, 1941-July 7, 2019 Paul Buriak, 78, Minot, entered his eternal home on Sunday, July 7, 2019 with his family by his side in a Minot hospital. Paul Lewis Buriak was born January 10, 1941 in Rochester, New York to Paul & Mary (Gacura) Buriak. He grew up in ...

Ernest W. Conger

Feb. 14, 1941-July 8, 2019 Ernest W. Conger, 78, Minot, passed away on Monday, July 8, 2019 in a Minot nursing home. Ernest Wayne Conger was born on February 14, 1941, a son of Ernest R. and Doris M. (Woodson) Conger in Las Vegas, Nevada. He worked along- side his ...

Mavis Vix

A memorial service for Mavis Vix, 87, formerly of Minot and rural Sawyer, will be held July 14 at 2 pm at Bible Fellowship Church. She passed away Feb. 25, 2019 in Hillsboro, KS. Memorials are pre- ferred to: MB Mission and Samaritan’s Purse.

Area Deaths 7-11-2019

Ray Keesler, 88, formerly of Carbondale, Pa. died May 3 at his home. (Nelson Funeral Home, Leeds) Donald Bartsch, 70, West Fargo, formerly of Rugby, died Monday at a Fargo nursing home. (West Funeral Home, West Fargo) Allan Fetzer, 56, Max, died Tuesday at a Bismarck medical center. (Thompson ...

Darold Benz

Darold Benz, 80, Beulah ND, died Monday July 8, 2019 at Sakakawea Medi- cal Center. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM CDT on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Zion Lutheran Church, Beulah, with Pastor Mary Lou Aune officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 to ...

Robert Fossum

April 18, 1931-June 29, 2019 Robert E. Fossum past away June 29 at Staton, CA. He was born April 18, 1931 to Earl and Fern Fos- sum in Minot. He graduat-ed with the Class of 1950 at Minot High School. Family: Daughter, Bon- nie Fossum, Staton; son, Edward Fossum, ...

Cindy Braaflat

May 14, 1956-July 7, 2019 Cindy Braaflat, 63, of Minot passed away on Sunday, July 7, 2019 fol- lowing a courageous 3-year battle with breast cancer. Her loving family was at her side. Cynthia Sue “Cindy” Braaflat was born on May 14, 1956 in Minot to Morris ...

Area Deaths 7-10-2018

Bryce James Grinnell, 7-week-old son of Brandon Grinnell and Stephanie Moran, New Town, died Monday in his home. (Langhans Funeral Home, Parshall) Ernest Conger, 78, Minot, died Monday in a Minot nursing home. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot) Eleanor Nerpel, 94, Rolette and formerly of ...

Dale Mitchell

Dale Francis Mitchell, 72, St. Peters, MO died July 5, 2019, at the Garris-on Memorial Hospital. Mass of Christian Buri- al will be held at 10:00 AM Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Garrison with Father Charlie Heidt officiating. Inurnment ...

Grant Steen

Grant Steen, 93, Ken- mare, ND, passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2019, in a Kenmare hospital. Grant A. Steen was born April 6, 1926, the son of Iver and Olga (Arneson) Steen, in Coulee, ND. He was raised and educated in Crowfoot Township, Mountrail County. Grant ...

Derek Charles Anderson

Derek Charles Ander- son, 33, Lansford, ND, formerly of Minot, passed away July 5th, 2019 at his residence. Derek was born De- cember 19th, 1985 in Minot to Greg Anderson & Cheryl (Moore) Anderson. He attended Bel Air Ele- mentary, Ramstad Junior High, and ...

Ronald Houmann

Ronald Houmann, age 79 of Westhope, died Sa- turday, July 6, 2019 at a Bottineau hospital. His funeral will be held on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Westhope. Visitation will be Tues- day from 1:00 pm until 9:00 pm with a ...

Area Deaths

Vernon Owan, 84, Leander, Texas, formerly of Williston, died Saturday at a Leander care center. (Everson Coughlin Funeral Home, Williston) Justice Davis, 17, Belcourt, died Sunday at a Belcourt hospital. (Elick Funeral Home, Rolla) Winifred Hankla, 84, Minot, died Saturday at a Houston ...

Kevin J. Anderson

Kevin J. Anderson, 58, of rural Aneta, ND, lost his life Wednesday, July 3, 2019. Kevin John Anderson was born March 3, 1961, to Maynard and Patsy Anderson in Minot, ND. Kevin grew up on a farm, where he developed a hard work ethic and a passion for working with ...

Area Deaths

Derek C. Anderson, 33, Lansford, formerly of Minot, died Friday at his residence in Lansford. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot) Marion Paulsen, 76, Williston, died Sunday in a Williston nursing home. (Fulkerson Stevenson Funeral Home, Williston)

Frank Brossart

Frank L. Brossart, 93, Rugby, died Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at the Heart of America Medical Center in Rugby, North Dakota. He was born on June 30, 1926 in rural East Bar- ton Township, North Dakota. On June 6, 1949, he married Theresa Bachmeier at St. Anselm’s ...

Wayne Stewart

Wayne Stewart, 102, Minot and co-founder of the Nielson-Stewart Inc., died Wednesday, June 26, 2019 in a Minot nursing home. Wayne was born on June 19, 1917 to Ruther- ford and Augusta (Schulte) Hayes in Poplar, Montana. He was raised and educated in Eden ...