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Obituaries

Joseph “Joe” Schan

Dec. 28, 1935-Nov. 13, 2020 Joseph “Joe” Schan, 84, Minot, died Friday, No- vember 13 2020 at Fargo’s Sanford Hospital. Joseph Richard Schan was born on December 28, 1935, the third of seven children born to Raymond and Theresa (Lauinger) Schan while his family ...

Franklyn Ostlund

Feb. 27, 1929-Nov. 3, 2020 Franklyn John Ostlund, 91, Minot, died Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 with Co- vid-19 in a Minot nursing home. Franklyn John was born on Feb. 27, 1929 in rural Tioga to Francis and Ruth (Nelson) Ostlund as the 5th of 7 siblings. He was raised and ...

Allan Lowell Lindell

May 26, 1937-Nov. 11, 2020 Allan Lowell Lindell, 83, Minot, formerly of Park River, ND, passed away on Wednesday, No- vember 11, 2020, at a Minot nursing home. Allan was born May 26, 1937, the son of K. O. Hamilton “Hammy” and Selma (Johnson) Lindell on the ...

Harold Rhoads

July 21, 1932-Nov. 13, 2020 Harold Rhoads, 88 from New Town, North Dakota died Friday November 13th, 2020 at a Minot, ND nursing facility. Harold, better known as “Dusty” was born July 21st, 1932 in Hurdsfield, ND to Harold Sr. and Sy- bil Rhoads. He was raised ...

Adeline Mueller

May 4, 1921-Nov. 12, 2020 Adeline Mueller, 99, formerly of Minot died on Thursday, November 12, 2020 in a Fargo nursing home. Adeline Sella was born on May 4, 1921 on a farm near Lunds Valley, North Dakota, between Powers Lake and Stanley, to John and Esther ...

Dorothy Gefroh

July 5, 1935-Nov. 13, 2020 Dorothy Gefroh, 85, Minot, ND, passed away Friday, November 13, 2020 in Minot. Dorothy Jean was born July 5, 1935, the daughter of Violet Gillespie, in Fargo, ND. Dorothy was raised and educated in Park River and graduated from Park ...

Wayne Bauer

Feb. 26,1949-Nov. 14, 2020 Wayne Bauer, 71, Vel- va, died Saturday, No- vember 14, 2020 at a Minot Hospital. Wayne Lee Bauer was born February 26, 1949 to Benjamin and Amellia (Littke) Bauer in Mandan, ND. He was raised on a family farm outside of Butte, where he ...

Lillian Mable Wilson

Nov. 28, 1909-Nov. 4, 2020 Lillian Mable Wilson, 110, longtime Minot resident, died on Wednes- day, November 4, 2020 in a Minot Nursing Care Center. Lillian was born on No- vember 28, 1909 the old- est of three children to Adam and Anna (Keys) Wilson on the family ...

Stella Dowd

Jan. 19, 1920-Nov. 15, 2020 Stella Dowd, 100, Minot, ND, and formerly of Salem, OR, died Sun- day, November 15, 2020, in a Minot nursing care fa- cility. Stella was born on January 19, 1920, on the family farm near Benedict, ND, a daughter of Emanuel and Tina ...

Area Deaths 11-17-2020

Harvey Bromley, 79, Anamoose, died Monday in an Ellendale care center. (Nelson Funeral Home, Drake) Bradley Borud, 51, of Stanley, ND, passed away on Saturday. (Springan Stevenson Funeral Home, Stanley) Michael Anderson, 65, Williston, died Friday at his home. (Everson Coughlin Funeral Home, ...

LeRoy “Lee” Aftem

LeRoy “Lee” Omar Aftem, 84, of Minot, ND, passed away on Thursday, November 12, 2020, in his home. Lee was born on April 27, 1936, on the family farm in Scandia Town- ship, Bottineau County, ND, the fourth or five children to Gina (Bren- den) and Oscar Melvin ...

Gerald Mahoney

Gerald M. Mahoney, 85, Minot, ND, passed away Thursday, November 12, 2020, at Trinity Hospital in Minot. Gerald Marlin Maho- ney, son of Bernard J. Mahoney Sr. and Lila (Knudtson) Mahoney was born on January 24th, 1935. He was raised in Ryder, ND and graduated ...

Leah Sundsbak

Leah Sundsbak, 89, Minot and formerly of Des Lacs, died on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 in a Minot nursing home. Leah Francis was born on December 5, 1930 in Makoti, ND to Kenneth and Mary (O’Rourke) Monson. She was raised in Makoti and attended Makoti School ...

Gene Melby

Gene Nordtorp Melby, 91, Harvey, formerly of rural Manfred, passed away Thursday, No- vember 12, 2020, at a Far- go hospital surrounded in love by his sons Michael and Arnie. Through video calls, he was able to see all of his family and tell them all how much he ...

Anders Lassey

Funeral service for Anders N. Lassey, 15 of Cartwright, ND are at 10:00 A.M., (MST) Tues- day, November 17, 2020, at the Zion Lutheran Church, Fairview, MT with Pastor Audrey Ryd- bom officiating. Interment will be in the Yellowstone Point Cemetery, Cart- wright, ND under the ...

Bernice Johnson

Bernadette “Bernice” Johnson, 93, Leawood, KS, formerly of Kenmare, ND, passed away Monday, November 9, 2020, at Lea- wood Gardens, Leawood, KS. Bernadette Mary Thelen was born February 18, 1927, the daughter of Ni- cholas and Anna (Opitz) Thelen, in Kenmare, ND. She ...

Gladys M. Hiller

Gladys Marie Hiller, 91, Granville, ND, passed away Monday, November 9, 2020, at Trinity Hospi- tal in Minot, surrounded by her loving children. Gladys Marie (Austad) Hiller was born July 1, 1929 in Granville, ND, daughter of Louis and Annie (Cornish) Hanson. ...

Terry Hoff

Terry Hoff, 74, formerly of Minot and Bismarck, passed away peacefully on November 10, 2020, in his home in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with his wife, Shireen, holding his hand. Terry Glenn Hoff was born on March 29, 1946, in Parshall, North Dakota, to Seth ...

Area Deaths

Edward Wilkie, 75, Belcourt, died Thursday at a Belcourt hospital. (Flick Funeral Home, Rolla) Wayne Bauer, 71, Velva, died Saturday at a Minot hospital. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot) Alfred Henry, 63, Rolette, died Friday at a Fargo hospital. (Elick Funeral Home, Rolla) Doris Fox, ...

Robert “Bobby” Grosz

June 10, 1939-Nov. 10, 2020 Robert B. Grosz, 81, Minot, ND, passed away November 10, 2020, in his home in Minot, ND. Robert “Bobby” Grosz was born June 10, 1939, the son of Christ and Sophie (Ziegler) Grosz, in Kief, ND. He attended school in Kief, ND. He married the ...