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Obituaries

Clara Kovarik

Clara Kovarik peaceful- ly fell asleep in death on Jan. 4th, 2021 at her home in Jefferson, OR. She was 96 years young. Her survivors include: 7 sons: Robert (Jan) Krantz of Monticello, MN; Adolph (Linda) Krantz of Lake Tapps, WA; John (Nancy) Kovarik of ...

JoAnn Volk

May 9, 1937-Jan. 16, 2021 JoAnn Irene Volk, the daughter of Bernard and Rose (Ripplinger) Wentz was born on May 9, 1937 in Pierce County, North Dakota. She died at the age of 83 years on Satur- day, January 16, 2021 at the Lutheran Home of the Good Shephard in New ...

Dwight A. Olson

Jan. 6, 1965-Jan. 16, 2021 Dwight A. Olson, 56, Minot, formerly of Gran- ville, ND, died Saturday, January 16, 2021 in a Minot hospital. Dwight Allen Olson was born January 6, 1965, a son of Marlin and Lanet- ta (Johnson) Olson in Rug- by, ND. He was raised and ...

Dion Palen

Nov. 12, 1965-Jan. 4, 2021 Dion Palen, 55, Minot, passed away January 4, 2021 at Trinity Hospital in Minot. Dion was born on No- vember 12, 1965 in Minot to Larry and Karen (Hurl- bert) Palen. He attended school at Bell School and Sawyer Public School, Class of ...

Vello “Butch” Miller

May 26, 1937-Jan. 14, 2021 Vello “Butch” Miller, 83, of Garrison passed away on Thursday, Janu- ary 14, 2021 at the Benedictine Living Center in Garrison. Butch was born May 26, 1937 in Milwaukee, WI to Vello “Jack” and Mary (Machok) Miller. He was the ...

Raymond Sharkey

May 1, 1929-Jan. 9, 2021 Raymond Sharkey, age 91 of Minot and Westhope, passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Trinity Hospital in Minot. A private family service will be held at Our Lady of Grace in Minot, with burial at St. Cecilia’s Catholic Cemetery in ...

Marilyn Gartner

June 5, 1950-Jan. 14, 2021 Marilyn Jane Gartner, 70, of Minot, died at her Minot residence on Thursday, January 14, 2021 with her family at her side. Marilyn Stuber was born the daughter of Au- gust and Hilda (Springer) Stuber at Harvey, ND on June 5, 1950. She was ...

Arthur McLane

Aug. 24, 1931-Jan.13, 2021 Arthur Franklin McLane, 89, of Indianapo-lis, IN, passed away Janu- ary 13, 2021. Final care and arrangements are en- trusted to Shirley Brothers Mortuaries & Crematory, Indianapolis. For a full obituary please visit www.shirley ...

Deborah ‘Debbie’ Stewart

Aug. 8, 1947-Jan. 8, 2021 Deborah ‘Debbie’ Stewart, 73, Minot, died Friday, January 8, 2021 in a Minot Healthcare Facili-ty. Deborah was born Au- gust 8, 1947 at Littleton, Colorado, the daughter of Raymond and Marjorie (Jones) Barnes. She was raised and educated ...

April Beckler

Aug. 27, 1978-Jan. 15, 2021 April Beckler, 42, Minot, formerly of Fargo, ND, passed away unex- pectedly, Friday, January 15, 2021 and was taken home to our Heavenly Father’s Arms from a Minot hospital. April was born August 27, 1978 in Minot, ND to Terry and ...

Cecelia Lillemon

Dec. 6, 1921-Jan. 14, 2021 Cecelia Lillemon, 99, Minot, passed away on Thursday, January 14, 2021 in a Minot nursing home. Cecelia Ravnaas was born on December 6, 1921, a daughter of Ingvald and Olida (Ber- vee) Ravnaas on the fami- ly farm near Manfred, ND. She ...

Harvey Albert

Jan. 24, 1928-Jan. 12, 2021 Harvey Albert, 92, Minot, ND, passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at Trinity Homes in Minot. Harvey was born Janu- ary 24, 1928, in Bonetrail, ND. He was the 4th of 11 children born to Bryan and Mamie (Seeb) Albert. He was raised on ...

Karene Duchsherer

Karene Duchsherer, a Drake resident her entire life, died Wednesday, January 13, 2021. A private family service will be held with burial beside her husband, Mike, and her son, Mark in the Balfour Cemetery. We are remembering our Mom and the beautiful influ- ence ...

Area Deaths 1-19-2021

Brian Tinker, 74, rural McClusky, died Friday in a Bismarck hospital. (Hertz Funeral Home, McClusky) Deborah Hinojosa, 63, New Town, died Sunday in a Minot hospital. (Langhans Funeral Home, Parshall) JoAnn Volk, 83, Rugby, Saturday in a New Rockford nursing home. (Anderson Funeral Home, ...

Williston extends mask order for city

The City of Williston has extended a mask order requiring people in the city limits to wear face masks indoors around non-household members and outside if they can’t stay six feet apart. “While our COVID-19 numbers for Williams County remain under 100, until more vaccines are distributed, ...

Norman Mehlhoff

July 2, 1937-Jan. 15, 2021 Norman Mehlhoff, 83, Bismarck, ND formerly of Garrison, a beloved hus- band, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, passed away, surrounded by his loving family on Friday, January 15, 2021. Visitation will be held at the Thompson Funeral ...

Mary Swenningson

March 12, 1939-Jan. 13, 2021 Mary L. Swenningson, 81, New Town, ND passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at her residence in New Town, ND. Springan Stevenson Funeral Home of Stanley has been entrusted with arrangements and ser- vices. Friends may sign the ...

Doris Pederson

Jan. 26, 1930-Jan. 14, 2021 Doris Pederson, 90, Minot, entered eternal rest on Thursday, January 14, 2021 with family by her side at Trinity Homes. Doris was born January 26, 1930 at Minot, North Dakota the daughter of Richard and Ida (Schmidt) Pederson. She was ...

Sherry Lynn Golde

July 1, 1959-Jan. 12, 2021 Sherry Lynn Golde, 61, peacefully passed away on Tuesday, January 12th at Trinity Hospital with her family by her side. Sherry was born on July 1st, 1959 to Ralph & Max- ine Nicholls in California. Shortly after being born in California, ...

Deacon Dennis Duff

May 21, 1947-Dec. 22, 2020 Deacon Dennis Duff, the son of Louis and Adeline Duff, graduated from Willow City Public School and married Linda M. Arneson on September 5, 1970 at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Willow City, ND. The couple celebrated 50 years ...