July 26, 1934 - Dec. 4, 2012 WISHEK, N.D. - Arlene Annie Turner, 78, Wishek, died Tuesday at Sheyenne Care Center, Valley City, N.D. Service: 2 p.m. Monday at United Church of Christ, Wishek. Prayer service: 7 p.m. Sunday at Dahlstrom Funeral Home, Wishek. Visitation: one hour before the service at the church. Burial: Lebanon Cemetery, Langdon, N.D.
Rudolph "Rudy" Neumiller was born on a farm near Box Elder, Montana, on June 26, 1917, to Christ Neumiller and Mathilda (Morlock) Neumiller. He died at the age of 95 on December 3, 2012, in Carrington, North Dakota. His parents returned to North Dakota the same year Rudy was born, and farmed in the Heaton and Sykeston area. Rudy attended the Cottonwood School north of Heaton, ND. Rudy joined the Civil Conservation Corps in 1936, and worked near Troy, Idaho on a road building crew. He said that he once saw an entire boxcar of dynamite blown to create a tunnel.
Marilyn Korn, 79, Valley City, formerly Marion, Dec. 2. Mabel Hell, 90, Park River, Dec. 3. Ida Romfo, 87, Grand Forks, Dec. 3. Jackie "Jack" Johnson, 80, Fargo, Dec. 3. Barbara Gebeke, 64, Fargo, Dec. 5. Deanna Trottier-Hjelseth, 52, Fargo, formerly Grand Forks, Dec. 4. Josephine Salzwedel, 94, Alice, Nov. 29. Olga Henka, 93, Hillsboro, Dec. 4. Mary Ann Vrem, 76, Dickinson, Dec. 3.
Jan. 23, 1921 - Dec. 6, 2012 JAMESTOWN - Emlin Hansen, 91, Jamestown, died Thursday at Eventide at Hi-Acres, Jamestown. Service: 2 p.m. Monday at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, Jamestown. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown. Burial: Highland Home Cemetery, Jamestown.
Chester Ludwig Johnson, 89, died peacefully in his sleep on October 22, 2012 at the Kentridge Elderly Living Center in Kent, WA. The son of Ludwig and Emma Johnson, Chet was born May 20, 1923 on the family farm near Pine City, MN. He graduated from Pine City High School in 1941. He attended the University of Minnesota, returning home in 1943 to help his father run the farm. In 1944 he enlisted in the Army and served for two years, including a year in the Phillipines. After his discharge in 1946, he finished his degree at the University of Minnesota.
Duane B. Olafson, 92, died Sunday, December 2, 2012 at Ave Maria Village in Jamestown. Duane Burgess Olafson was born May 6, 1920, in Litchville, ND, the son of Arnold and Irene (Linn) Olafson. He was baptized on May 30, 1920 at First Lutheran Church in Litchville. He attended first grade in Litchville, then the family moved to Jamestown, where he attended Jamestown Public Schools. He served in the Civilian Conservation Corp in Montana for one year.
Mary M. Martin, 91, Bismarck, died December 4, 2012, at St. Alexius Medical Center, Bismarck. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:30 pm Friday, December 7, at Cathedral of the Holy Spirit, Bismarck. Burial will be at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan. Visitation will be held from 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm Thursday, December 6, at Parkway Funeral Service, 2330 Tyler Parkway, Bismarck, where a Catholic Daughters Rosary will begin at 6:30 pm and a vigil at 7:00 pm.
Dec. 4, 2012 ASHLEY, N.D. - Clifford Reuther, 77, Ashley, died Tuesday at St. Alexius Medical Center, Bismarck, N.D. Service: 11 a.m. Saturday at Zion Lutheran Church, Ashley. Visitation: 2 to 4 p.m. Friday at Carlsen Funeral Home, Ashley. Burial: Zion II Lutheran Cemetery, Ashley.
Loran Nehring, 61, Williston, Nov. 22. Debra Schneibel, 52, Bismarck, Nov. 29. Louis "Bunny" Vondal, 70, Trenton, Nov. 29. Gerald Palmer, 70, Portland, Nov. 29. Glenio Trindade, 54, Fargo, Nov. 29. Phyllis Gronfur, 75, Williston, Nov. 28. Joe Wheeler, 98, Watford City, Nov. 27. Edna Spiry, 90, Grafton, Dec. 1. Susan "Sue" Anderson, 56, Rutland, Dec. 1. Matthew Nelson, 37, Bismarck, Nov. 27. Frank Deis, 89, Linton, Dec. 1. Helmuth Mettler, 86, Dickinson, Nov. 29. Aloysius Wagner, 84, Bismarck, Dec. 1. Dr. Robert Thomsen, 69, Valley City, Nov. 30.
May 21, 1917 - Dec. 3, 2012 NEW ULM, Minn. - Elizabeth Seiler, 95, New Ulm, formerly Bremen, N.D., died Monday at Oak Hills Living Center, New Ulm. Service: 2 p.m. Friday at St. John's Catholic Church, New Rockford, N.D. Prayer service: 5 p.m. Thursday at Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford. Visitation: 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. to noon Friday at the funeral home. Burial: St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Bremen.