ATHENS, Ga. (AP) -- Jim Pyburn, a former longtime Georgia football assistant coach, two-sports star at Auburn and outfielder with the Baltimore Orioles, has died. Georgia officials said Monday Pyburn, 78, died on Saturday night in Jasper, Ala., following a long illness. Pyburn was a defensive assistant under Vince Dooley at Georgia from 1964, Dooley's first year, through 1979. Pyburn son, Jeff, was a Georgia quarterback from 1976-79. Jim Pyburn, a native of Fairfield, Ala., was a football and baseball star at Auburn.
Violet Alfson, 97, Fargo, May 21. Dallas Beltz, 52, Devils Lake, May 19. Doreen Carlson, 69, Fargo, May 21. Robert Christianson, 81, Bismarck, May 20. Russell, Eckstrom, 88, Fargo, May 21. Blanche Espelien, 88, Edinburg, May 18. Esther Garnett, 91, Fargo, May 15. Elizabeth Glasser, 94, New Salem, May 19. William Hagen Sr., 88, Moorhead, Minn., May 21. James Hellman, 24, Bismarck, May 6. Irene Johnson, 95, Glenfield, May 19. Silas Langager, 94, Williston, May 18. Elaine Lutz, 73, Dickinson, May 13. Tammy Marquardt, 51, Fargo, May 20. Irene Martineau, 77, Leroy, May 14. Lanier Oxt
David "Fuzzy" Kutz, 59, Sykeston, N.D., died Saturday, May 22, 2011, at Sanford Health, Fargo, N.D., from injuries received in a truck accident. Services: 11 a.m. June 4, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Sykeston. Visitation: 9 a.m to 5 p.m. June 2 and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 3, Evans Funeral Home, Carrington, N.D. Burial: Sykeston Cemetery, Sykeston.
M. Edwin "Ed" Nuetzman, 92, Bismarck, N.D., died Monday, May 23, 2011, at his home. Memorial service: 11 a.m. Saturday, Eddy Funeral Chapel, Jamestown. Visitation: none scheduled. Arrangements by Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown. Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Bismarck.
Edna I. Kirmis, 92, Billings, Mont., formerly Edgeley, N.D., died Saturday, May 21, 2011, at Billings. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday, Zion Lutheran Church, Edgeley, with the Rev. Alan Eppen officiating. Visitation: one hour before the service at the church. Arrangements by Williams-Lisko Funeral Chapel, Jamestown. Burial: Mount Hope Cemetery, Edgeley.
Karl Limvere, 65, Medina, North Dakota passed away on May 19, 2011 at Sanford Health in Fargo, ND. Karl Limvere was born June 24, 1945 in Wiesenthal, Czechoslovakia, to Helena and Enno. In 1950, Karl with his mother and siblings immigrated to the United States settling in Valley City, North Dakota. Karl graduated from Valley City High School in 1963. He worked for KOVC during high school and continued working there as a disc jockey and news director until 1968. He married Jean Poppen on May 26, 1967 and in 1968 they moved to Jamestown.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Joseph Brooks, the Academy Award-winning songwriter of "You Light Up My Life" who was awaiting trial on charges of sexually assaulting more than a dozen women, was found dead Sunday of an apparent suicide in his Manhattan apartment, police said. Brooks, 73, was discovered in his Upper East Side apartment around 12:30 p.m. by a friend with whom he had planned to have lunch, police spokesman Paul Browne said. It was not immediately clear how long his body had been there.
Ronald LaRocque, 62, Center, May 14. Theresa Leddige, 84, Reynolds, May 17. Tilda Lee, 97, Aneta, May 14. Jerry Pladson, 57, Fargo, May 14. Lee Robertson, 82, Grafton, May 17. Sara Snider, 22, Lincoln, May 16. Fay Sturlaugson, 85, Grand Forks, May 15. John Vennes, 86, Grand Forks, May 10. Clara Wagner, 99, Bismarck, May 17. Dawn Woodley, 44, Bismarck, May 14. Vlasta Wright, 89, Mandan, May 17.
Lanier "Lanny" Oxton, 67, Moorhead, Minn., formerly of Jamestown, died Wednesday, May 18, 2011, at Golden Living Center, Moorhead. Services: 10 a.m. Friday, Church of St. John the Divine, Moorhead. Visitation: one hour before the service Friday at the church. Arrangements by Korsmo Funeral Service, Moorhead. Burial: Ostervold Lutheran Church Cemetery, Finley, N.D.
Janell (Kautzman) Mueller, 54, passed away on May 18, 2011, in Bismarck. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Monday, May 23, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. at Cathedral of the Holy Spirit in Bismarck with Rev. John Guthrie and Rev. Steve Sathre officiating. Burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery in Bismarck. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. at Eastgate Funeral Service, Bismarck, and from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Our Lady of the Annunciation Chapel located in the Benedictine Center at the University of Mary Campus where a prayer service will begin at 7:00 p.m.