Margaret McDaniel, 97, Carrington, N.D., formerly of Glenfield, N.D., died Tuesday, July 28, 2009, at Golden Acres Manor, Carrington. Services: 2 p.m. Friday, Prairie Faith Lutheran Church, Glenfield. Visitation: 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Evans Funeral Home, Carrington. Burial: Eastman Cemetery, Glenfield.
Cecelia Cook, 84, New Rockford, N.D., died Tuesday, July 28, 2009, at Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd, New Rockford. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, Seven Dolors Catholic Church, Fort Totten, N.D. Prayer service: 8 p.m. Friday at the church. Visitation: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford. Burial: St. Jerome's Cemetery-Crow Hill, rural Fort Totten.
Harry Frederich Everding, 80, Jamestown, died Sunday, July 26, 2009, at his home. Mr. Everding was born Dec. 4, 1928, at Streeter, N.D., the son of John and Hanna (Deutscher) Everding. In 1929, the family moved to a farm near Isabel, S.D. He grew up and attended grades 1-5 at Isabel School. In 1941, the family moved back to Streeter where he completed his schooling. In 1945, the family bought a farm five miles southwest of Montpelier, N.D., where he helped his father farm until March 1951. In March 1951, he was drafted in the U.S. Army.
Gerald R. Danuser, 90, Marion, N.D., died Sunday, July 26, 2009, at Bethany Homes, Fargo, N.D. Services: 10 a.m. Aug. 4, Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Jamestown. Memorial service: 2 p.m. Aug. 4, Good Hope Farm, 5507 92nd Ave. S.E., Marion, ND 58466. Visitation: none planned. Arrangements by Lisko Funeral Chapel, Jamestown. Burial: Dickey Cemetery, Dickey, N.D. Memorials: Dakota Boys Ranch, Minot, N.D. Online guestbook: www. liskofuneralchapel.com
Alice Schmidt, 89, Jamestown, died Thursday, July 23, 2009, at Ave Maria Village, Jamestown. Alice Rivinius was born May 3, 1920, at the family farm southeast of Streeter, N.D., the daughter of William and Katherina (Wolff) Rivinius. She attended the local rural school while helping on the family farm. She married David Schmidt on April 5, 1941, at Jamestown. They farmed southeast of Tappen, N.D., and later south of Streeter. They moved to a farm south of Medina in 1944 and stayed there until 1953 when they moved into Steele, N.D.
Clyde Randolph Hicks, 85, Johnson City, Tenn., formerly of Jamestown, died Friday, July 24, 2009, after a brief illness. Mr. Hicks was born Aug. 8, 1923, in Bradley County, Tennessee, the son of Levi Wilson and Cleo (Randolph) Hicks. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in World War II and in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He retired with the rank of major. He married Virginia W. Hicks in 1947. He was an electrical dispatcher for Tennessee Valley Authority and the U.S. Department of Energy, retiring as the chief dispatcher of North Dakota and Montana after 30 years of service.
LONDON (AP) -- Harry Patch, Britain's last survivor of the World War I trenches who became a symbol of a lost generation, died Saturday.
Ferdinand Wiest, 87, Wishek, N.D., died Friday, July 24, 2009, at Wishek Home for the Aged, Wishek. Mr. Wiest was born Dec. 4, 1921, in Wishek, the son of Emil P. and Marie (Thurn) Wiest. He attended grade school in the rural Wishek area. He married Edna Sayler on Nov. 9, 1947, at St. James Lutheran Church. They farmed southwest of Wishek. In 1977 they moved into Wishek. He entered the Wishek Home for the Aged on May 28, 2009. He was a member of the United Methodist Church, Wishek, and the janitor of the church for 24 years.
Gary Lee Kautzman, 65, Carrington, N.D., died Friday, July 24, 2009, at his home under the care of Presentation Hospice. Mr. Kautzman was born April 19, 1944, in Carrington, the son of Innocent and Fawn (Page) Kautzman. He grew up in Carrington and graduated from Carrington High School. He married Verna Miller on April 8, 1967, at Carrington. He worked for Gambles Hardware Store, Carrington, for more than 20 years. He then worked various jobs, including one at Dakota Growers Pasta, until his retirement. He enjoyed collecting tools and woodworking.
Harry Everding, 80, Jamestown, died Sunday, July 26, 2009, at his home. Arrangements pending with Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.