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Obituaries

Gwendolyn Skarstad

April 7, 1924-Sept. 6, 2019 Gwendolyn ‘Gwen’ El- izabeth Skarstad, 95, Minot, died on Friday, September 6, 2019 in a Minot nursing home from complications related to dementia. She was sur- rounded by her loving family when she entered eternal life. Gwen was born ...

Emil Vetsch

July 23, 1951-Sept. 7, 2019 Emil Donavon “Donny” “Tramp” Vetsch, 68, Balta, died in an accident that occurred near Esmond, North Dakota on Satur- day, September 7, 2019. Donny was born in Rug- by on July 23, 1951 to Emil Charles and Florence Alice Massine ...

Marie Arndt

May 17, 1919-Sept. 8, 2019 Marie Arndt, 100, McClusky, ND died Sun- day, September 8, 2019 at the CHI Community Memorial Hospital in Tur- tle Lake, ND. Funeral ser- vices will be 2 p.m. Thursday, September 12, at the McClusky Baptist Church, McClusky. Visitation will ...

Pearl Kyes

Feb.8, 1924-Sept. 5, 2019 Pearl Ethel Kyes, 95, of Minot, died September 5, 2019 in Minot. Pearl was born Febru- ary 8, 1924 at Carpenter Lake, North Dakota, the daughter of Lewis “Duffy” and Gertie (Nerpel) Wicks. She was raised and educated in Hansboro until ...

Eileen M. Lorenz

Jan. 20, 1939 -Sept. 9, 2019 FARGO, N.D. - Eileen M. Lorenz, 80, Moorhead, Minn., died Monday, Sept. 9, in Sanford Health of Fargo. A private graveside ser- vice will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center.

Area Deaths 9-11-2019

Elizabeth Carlson, 88, Rugby, died Tuesday in a Rugby hospital. (Anderson Funeral Home, Rugby) Reon Sears, 61, Cando, formerly of St. Louis, Mo., died Tuesday in a Grand Forks hospital. (Dunnigan-Dix Funeral Home, Cando) Bonnie Halvorson, 71, Williston, died Tuesday in a Williston care ...

Surrey fills city vacancies

SURREY – Former Burlington city auditor Diane Fugere has been named administrator for the City of Surrey. The city also has announced the hiring of Heather Brandt as auditor. The additions bring the city back to full staffing after having experienced a spate of vacancies in recent months. ...

Lena Fettig

Sept. 30, 1914-Sept. 7, 2019 Lena Fettig, 104, Har- vey, ND died on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at the St. Aloisius Nursing Home in Harvey, ND. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Selz, ND. ...

Area Deaths 9-10-2019

Jean Mosser, 77, Maddock, died Friday in a Minot hospital. (Nelson Funeral Home, Maddock) Edward Farrell, 79, Minot, died Sunday in his home. (Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot) Glenn Moore, 87, Williston, died Monday in a Williston nursing home. (Fulkerson Stevenson Funeral Home, Williston)

Don Theisen

Donald Theisen, 93, Des Lacs, ND, passed away Thursday, Sep- tember 5, 2019, at Trinity Homes in Minot. Donald Mathias Theisen was born March 11, 1926, the son of Aloys and Anna Barbara (Dock- endorf) Theisen, in Cold Spring, Minnesota. He was raised in Cold ...

Phyllis Kastner

Phyllis Kastner, 87, Garrison, died on Thurs- day, September 5, 2019 at the Garrison Hospital. Funeral services will be held today at 10:30 am at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Garrison. Phyllis Arlene Knudt- son was born January 1, 1932 to Maurice and Anna ...

Roger Haugen

Roger Haugen, 78, rural Des Lacs died on Thurs- day, September 5, 2019 in a Minot nursing home from complications relat- ed to Alzheimer’s Disease. He was surrounded by his loving family when he died. Roger Keith Haugen was born on May 31, 1941 in Minot to ...

Sophia Anderson

Sophia “Tigz” K. Ander- son, 40, Minot, ND, passed away Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at Trinity Hospital of Minot. Sophia Katherine Slyter was born May 29, 1979, the daughter of Richard and Ele (Dietrich) Slyter, in Bottineau, ND. She was raised and educated in ...

Area Deaths

Lena Fettig, 104, Harvey, died Saturday in a Harvey nursing home. (Hertz Funeral Home, Harvey) Letha Lee, 89, Williston, died Saturday in a Williston nursing home. (Everson Coughlin Funeral Home, Williston) Kathleen Ulledahl, 77, Parshall, died Sunday in a Bismarck hospital. (Langhans Funeral ...

Gregory Kraiter

March 26, 1945-Sept. 5, 2019 Gregory “Greg” James Kraiter, 74, Fargo, ND peacefully joined the heavens above on Sep- tember 5, 2019 under the comforting care of the Veteran’s Administration Health Care System after an arduous battle with cancer. Greg was born ...

Lila D. Fannik

April 21, 1927-Sept. 4, 2019 Lila D. Fannik, 92, Max, ND died Wednesday, Sep- tember 4, 2019 in a Garrison Hospital. Lila Dorraine was born April 21, 1927 near Doug- las, ND in Spring Lake Township to Carl and Olive (Johnson) Johnson. She received her elemen- tary ...

Gaylen Lee “OJ” Larson

June 24, 1960-Aug. 27, 2019 It is with overwhelming sadness that Maureen and Tate must reveal the pass- ing away of OJ on August 27, 2019 at Moog and Friends Hospice House after a relentless battle with mesothelioma. OJ was born and raised in Minot, North Dakota. He ...

Phyllis Kastner

Phyllis Kastner, 87, Garrison, died on Thurs- day, September 5, 2019 at the Garrison Hospital. Funeral services will be held on Monday at 10:30 am at St. Nicholas Cathol- ic Church in Garrison. A rosary will be said on Sunday beginning at 7:00 pm. Visitation will be ...

Area Deaths 9-7-2019

Ada Howling Wolf, 67, Fargo, formerly of Parshall, died Tuesday in Fargo. (Langhans Funeral Home, Parshall) Pearl Kyes, 95, Minot, died Thursday in her home. (Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot) Donald Theisen, 93, Minot, died Thursday in a Minot care facility. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, ...

Willard Erdman

July 21, 1929-Sept. 1, 2019 Willard Erdman, 90, Minot died Sunday, Sep- tember 1, 2019, in his home following a lengthy battle with Blood Cancer. Willard Alfred Erdman Sr. was born on July 21, 1929, in Minot to Paul and Lillian (Lundy) Erd- man. He was raised and ...