May 18, 1943 - Dec. 9, 2012 OAKLEY, Kan. - Donna M. Smith, 69, Oakley, formerly of Medina and Cleveland, N.D., died Dec. 9 at Logan County Hospital, Oakley. Services: none planned.
William "Bill" Reimers, 86, Wimbledon, ND, died Thursday, January 3, 2013 at Eventide at Hi-Acres, Jamestown. Arrangements are pending with Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Frances Leona Bellon, 96, Jamestown, ND passed away Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at Eventide at Hi-Acres in Jamestown. Frances Brownson was born February 15, 1916, the daughter of Frank and Marion (Madison) Brownson. She grew up in the Spiritwood community and was married to Adam Bellon in 1940.
John C. Gardner, 51, Fargo, ND, died Thursday, January 3, 2013 at Sanford Health in Fargo, ND. Arrangements are pending with Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
David Harrison Sr., 80, Fort Yates, Dec. 28. Rodney Helde, 56, Williston, Dec. 30. Shirley Cole, 77, Mandan, Dec. 30. Ernest Gronbeck, 87, Leonard, Dec. 31. Doris Stockburger, 74, West Fargo, Dec. 31. Clarence Weller, 82, Valley City, Dec.29. Alva Svedberg, 88, Larimore, Dec. 28. Morris Hayden, 79, Williston, Dec. 29. Mary Nelson, 83, Bismarck, Dec. 27. Luella Wefel, 98, Wahpeton, Dec. 26. Howard Holkesvig, 80, Portland, Dec. 29. Virginia Barendt, 77, Grand Forks, Dec. 28.
VerDella Mae Nitschke, 69, Jamestown, ND went home to be with her Lord December 30, 2012 after a brave battle with cancer. VerDella was born March 3, 1943 in Jamestown, ND, to Rueben Hust and Frieda (Remmick) Lehr. VerDella attended school in Tappen and graduated from Jamestown High School in 1962. Della married Emmett D. Nitschke on April 17, 1965 at Jamestown, ND. They lived in Oregon, Alaska and settled in Jamestown to raise their family.
Charles William "Charlie" Provorse, 73, Jamestown, ND passed away December 30, 2012 at Sanford Health in Bismarck, ND after several months of poor health. Charles was born May 15, 1939 in New York, the son of Virginia Hunt. He spent his early years in New York. He moved to North Dakota in April 1978. He pursued his dreams of being a newspaper man by attending college in Valley City. He spent time with the Dickinson Press, Mott Pioneer Press and eventually owned the Cannonball Chronicle in Mott. He moved his family to Jamestown when his health started to fail.
Frances Bellon, 96, Jamestown, ND died Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at Eventide at Hi-Acres in Jamestown. Arrangements are pending with Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Lawrence Joseph Bassen was born on August 14, 1936 in Litchville, ND, the son of Stella (Mollner) and William Bassen, Sr. He attended Prairie Township school near Litchville and then Hanson Mechanical School in Fargo, ND. He worked for the Standard Station in Litchville for many years until a leg injury, in 1995, forced him out of work. Larry drove a road maintainer for LaMoure County for a time. He was the town cop in Litchville for several years.
Brent A. Otterson, 36, died Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at his home in Jamestown. Arrangements are pending with Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.