Ina Marie Anderson 1920-2010 To you my family and friends. Love has always bound us together. Now, when I am no longer in sight, my love for you lingers on. Ina Marie, daughter of Otto and Kari Lucille Keup was born October 27, 1920 in the village of Mt. Morris, Waushura County, Wisconsin. Her sunset was in Chandler, Arizona on December 9, 2010 with her daughter, Kierstin, by her side. During World War II, she was employed by Ra-o-Vac Batteries, Madison, WI. It was there she met and married Stanley Anderson.
Leslie Eugene McKay, 76, Jamestown, died Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, at Medcenter One, Bismarck, N.D. Mr. McKay was born Dec. 22, 1934, in What Cheer, Iowa, the son of Delmar and Irene (Beasley) McKay. He attended school at Gibson, Iowa. He served in the U.S. Army from 1955 to 1957 in Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois and Korea. He served in the Korean War. He graduated from William Penn College in 1962 and received his master's degree from the University of Northwest Missouri State, Maryville, Mo., in 1968.
Elsie Reutter, 94, Carrington, N.D., died Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010, at Golden Acres Manor, Carrington. Elsie Morlock was born June 18, 1916, at her parents' farm home south of Sykeston, N.D., the daughter of Christian and Matilda (Winter) Morlock. She grew up there and attended country school until the sixth grade. She helped on the family farm. She married Lawrence Reutter on Dec. 5, 1941. She worked at the Hurdsfield School and ran the Hurdsfield Café. She was a member of Hurdsfield (N.D.) Lutheran Church and later Trinity Lutheran Church, Carrington.
Patrick James "Pat" Riedesel, 63, Cathay, N.D., died Dec. 30, 2010, at his home. Mr. Riedesel was born March 25, 1947, in Harvey, N.D., the son of Marvin and Rita (Schaefer) Riedesel. He graduated from Cathay High School in 1965 and attended North Dakota State University, Fargo, N.D., receiving a bachelor's degree in animal science. He married Renee Boelke on Sept. 15, 1973, at St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church, Sykeston, N.D.. After finishing college, he showed animals for a cattle rancher, did road work for Wells County and worked for Miller Elevator in Cathay.
Mary J. Heupel, 75, Medina, North Dakota died Friday, December 31, 2010 at St. Alexius Medical Center, Bismarck, North Dakota. Mary DeKrey was born October 27, 1935 in rural Pettibone, North Dakota daughter of Joe and Margaret (Dethloff) DeKrey. Her elementary education was in a country school. She graduated from Pettibone High School in 1952 and attended Jamestown College, graduating with a degree in music education in May 1956. On June 16, 1956, she married Raymond R. Heupel, Medina. Mary was a grade school teacher and music teacher in their early married years.
Elmer Diede, 91, died Thursday, December 30, 2010 at his home in Jamestown, ND. Elmer Diede was born July 28, 1919 in Street-er, ND, the son of Will-iam Sr. and Sarah (Geidt) Diede. He at-tended Streeter High School and also attended Ellendale Normal at Ellendale, ND. He served in the United States Army in the European Theatre in the Intelligence Reconnaissance Service. During World War II, he was awarded the Honor of "Silver Star". He was honorably discharged on October 1945. He married Lavern Jenner at Ashley, ND on November 11, 1945 at the First Baptist Church of Ashley.
Leslie McKay, 76, Jamestown, died Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, at Medcenter One, Bismarck, N.D. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, St. James Basilica, Jamestown. Visitation: none planned. Arrangements by Lisko Funeral Chapel, Jamestown.
Merlyn Johnson, age 75, of Sykeston, ND, died Tuesday, December 28, 2010, at Mercy Hospital, Devils Lake, ND. Merlyn H. Johnson was born July 23, 1935, the son of Victor and Beatrice (Hewitt) Johnson in Lowery Township, near Sykeston, ND. He attended country school in Johnson Township and later high school at Sykeston Public School, graduating in 1954. Merlyn joined the Air Force in the fall of 1954, serving until the spring of 1958. He returned to Sykeston and began farming. On October 11, 1958, Merlyn was united in marriage to Franny Huss at St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church in Sykeston.
Duane Winters, 81, Thompson, Dec. 24. Everett Nelson, 91, Grafton, Dec. 25. Lillian Walls, 95, St. Thomas, Dec. 24.
Anna Cumber, 96, Bemidji, Minn., died Monday, Dec. 27, 2010, at Touch of Home, Bemidji. Anna Thersea Seiler was born April 4, 1914, in Montpelier, N.D., the daughter of John and Anna (Schwalk) Seiler. She grew up and attended school in Montpelier. She moved to Bemidji in 1935. She married Fred A. Cumber on May 16, 1948, at Bemidji. She lived in Bemidji area for more than 75 years. She worked as a house cleaner in 1935 and continued into her 80s. He died Aug. 2, 1986. She was a member of Bemidji United Methodist Church and American Legion Auxiliary.