Ruben Walz, 79, Jamestown, ND, died Saturday, December 31, 2011 at Jamestown Regional Medical Center. Ruben was born August 5, 1932 on a farm south of Pettibone in Lakeside Township, ND, the son of Christian and Mathilda (Schick) Walz, Jr. He was baptized in the Petersville Church, north of Pettibone, ND. He attended elementary school in Pettibone for five years, then the family moved to Jamestown in 1944. He finished his elementary education at Franklin School and graduated from Jamestown High School in 1950. He was confirmed on May 12, 1946 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Jamestown.
Floyd W. Orr, 88, of Jamestown, ND, died Sunday, January 1, 2012 at Ave Maria Village, Jamestown. Floyd W. Orr was born September 11, 1923, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, the son of Marion Douglas and Helen Ethel (Rigdon) Orr. The family moved to Jamestown, ND in 1928 where Floyd attended rural schools. He worked for area farmers and joined the Civil Conservation Corps, working at the Peace Gardens from 1939 to 1940. Floyd also farmed with his father. He married Ellen Nicholls in Aberdeen, SD on August 5, 1944. They bought the "Corwin Farm" where they farmed for 50 years.
Aug. 1, 1924 - Jan. 1, 2012 FARGO, N.D. - Carmen Nyhusmoen, 87, of Fargo, formerly of Sheyenne, N.D, died Sunday at Bethany on University, Fargo. Service: 11 a.m. Thursday at First Lutheran Church, Sheyenne. Visitation: one hour before the service at the church.
Aug. 18, 1927 - Jan. 2, 2012 NEW ROCKFORD, N.D. - John L. Klocke, 84, of New Rockford, died Monday at Carrington Health Center, Carrington, N.D. Service: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John's Catholic Church, New Rockford. Visitation: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford.
Nov. 13, 1954 - Dec. 31, 2011 TOLNA, N.D. - Deb Rude, 57, Tolna, formerly New Rockford, N.D., died Saturday at Sanford Health Palliative Care, Fargo, N.D. Service: 10:30 a.m. Friday, Warwick Lutheran Church, Warwick, N.D. Visitation: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford.
March 27, 1930 - Dec. 30, 2011 GLENFIELD, N.D. - Alice M. Havn, 81, Glenfield, formerly of McHenry, N.D., died Friday at Golden Acres Manor, Carrington, N.D. Service: 2 p.m. Thursday, New Life Fellowship, rural Tolna, N.D. Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford.
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Yaffa Yarkoni, a singer who belted out wartime songs only to become a critic of the Israeli military late in life, died Sunday after a battle with Alzheimer's disease. She was 86. Yarkoni went from entertaining soldiers as a wartime songbird to criticizing the Israeli military's treatment of Palestinians during their uprising last decade. After chiding the military in 2002, Yarkoni was branded a traitor by soldiers' families, received death threats and had a gala tribute to her career canceled.
Raphael Bruns, 79, Hickson, Dec. 27. Leo "Sonny" Hoepfner, 28, Beulah, Dec. 28. Gorden Thon, 80, Harvey, Dec. 23. Duane "Dewey" Wass, 83, Devils Lake, Dec. 28
Ruben Walz, 79, Jamestown, ND, died Saturday, December 31, 2011 at Jamestown Regional Medical Center, Jamestown. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 AM Thursday, January 5, 2011 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Jamestown. Visitation will be 9:00 AM to 7 PM, Wednesday, January 4 at Eddy Funeral Home. Burial will be at Highland Home Cemetery. Further arrangements pending with Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
April 27, 1942 - Dec. 31, 2011 VALLEY CITY, N.D. - Harold Stroh, 69, Valley City, died Saturday at Sanford Health, Fargo, N.D. Service: 11 a.m. Wednesday, St. Catherine's Catholic Church, Valley City. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the church.