Edna Wojcik, 94, Evergreen, Colo., formerly Jamestown, died Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010, at Life Care Center, Evergreen. Edna Evelyn Kopperud was born July 18, 1916, near Hawley, Minn., the daughter of Oscar and Ellen (Johnson) Kopperud. She grew up and attended school in the Cooperstown, N.D., area. She married Lester Wojcik in 1939. They lived in Jamestown until his death in 1963. She moved to Warrensburg, Mo., to be near her daughter.
Anna Albrecht, 94, New Rockford, N.D., died Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010, at Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd, New Rockford. Anna L. Lindstrom was born March 12, 1916, on the family farm in Gates Township, Eddy County, N.D., the daughter of Emil and Lena (Carlson) Lindstrom. She attended the Divide school until they moved east of Sheyenne, N.D. She left school to help at home. She continued her education by correspondence courses from DakBusiness and North Dakota State University, Fargo, N.D. She married Helmuth Albrecht in 1940. They lived in Sheyenne and farmed for Anton Peterson.
Lyle Cumber, 67, Jamestown, died Monday, Sept. 6, 2010, at Jamestown Hospital, Jamestown. Memorial service: 10:30 a.m. Friday, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Jamestown. Prayer service: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown. Visitation: none planned. Burial: Highland Home Cemetery, Jamestown.
Clarence "Curley" Werner, 78, Valley City, N.D., died Sunday, Sept. 5, 2010, at the Sheyenne Care Center, Valley City. Memorial service: 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, Lerud Schuldt Funeral Home Chapel, Valley City.
Roger Allard, 56, Grand Forks, Aug. 31. Steven Eddy, 62, Moorhead, Minn., Sept. 4. Della Felix, 38, Devils Lake, Sept. 1. Leo Goldade, 72, Harvey, Aug. 31. Orville Hauge, 86, Fargo, Sept. 3. Norma Jean Schacher, 62, Mandan, Sept. 4. Omer Johnson, 88, Bismarck, Aug. 27. William Leingang, 83, Bismarck, Sept. 1. Earl Linderkamp, 92, Cogswell, Sept. 2. Louise Manstrom 89, Valley City, Sept. 2. Clifford Melroe, 89, Fargo, formerly Gwinner, Sept. 4. Jerry Nysveen, 92, Hillsboro, Aug. 31. Evelyn Opgrand, 85, Grand Forks, Sept. 1. Shirley Rued, 74, West Fargo, Sept.
Emily Ova, 80, Jamestown, North Dakota died Friday, September 3, 2010 at Ave Maria Village Nursing Home, Jamestown, North Dakota. Emily Job was born December 10, 1929 in Jamestown, North Dakota to John and Barbara (Permann) Job. Emily attended Jamestown public school. On October 14, 1947, she married Mervyn Ova in Fessenden, North Dakota. Mervyn and Emily farmed in the Pingree area until retirement in 1995 when they moved to Jamestown. Mervyn passed away July 29, 2004. Emily entered Ave Maria Village Nursing Home in June 2010.
Jefferson Thomas was fast and athletic and often played pickup basketball with white students while growing up in Little Rock in the 1950s. But when Thomas became one of nine black students to integrate Arkansas' largest high school, many of his basketball buddies weren't happy to see him in their classes. "One of them said, 'Well I don't mind playing basketball or football with you or anything. You guys are good at sports.
Norma E. Berntson, 83, Fargo, N.D., formerly Jamestown, died Monday, Sept. 6, 2010, at Innovis Health, Fargo. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday, Pontoppidan Lutheran Church, Fargo. Prayer service: 7 p.m. Thursday at the church. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the church. Arrangements by Korsmo Funeral Service, Moorhead, Minn. Online guestbook: www .korsmofuneralservice.com
Clarence 'Curley' Werner, 78, Valley City, N.D., died Sunday, Sept. 5, 2010, at the Sheyenne Care Center, Valley City. Memorial service: 11 a.m. Saturday, Lerud Schuldt Funeral Home Chapel, Valley City.
Alvin Almer, 81, Tuttle, Sept. 1. Patricia Goulet, 60, Larimore, Aug. 31. Robert Kitterman, 85, Devils Lake, Aug. 29. Wayne Kjorlien, 77, Mekinock, Aug. 28. Mildred Koth, 98, Grand Forks, Aug. 31. Howard Neas, 88, New Salem, Aug. 31. David Neubauer, 73, Bismarck, Aug. 26. Jerome Nysveen, 92, Hillsboro, Aug. 31. Donald Omdahl, 82, Fordville, Aug. 31. Arthur Ternes, 81, Bismarck, Aug. 30.