Kenneth Douglas Mead, 86, Bakersfield, Calif., died Wednesday, June 23, 2010, at his son's home in Bakersfield. Mr. Mead was born on April 19, 1924, in Kensal, N.D., the son of Alice and Nicholas Mead.
Anna Barth, 104, Bismarck, July 3. Hampton Breeding, 83, Riverdale, July 2. Blanche Buchwitz, 95, Fessenden, July 4. Christian Dilger, 77, Center, June 30. Katherine Dutchuk, 95, Dickinson, June 30. Louis Dykema, 76, Dickinson, June 30. Karen Freed, 67, Watford City, June 30. Janell Hellman, 39, Glen Ullin, July 3. Clayton Henke, 68, Valley City, July 2. Emelia Hirsh, 95.
After an amazing ten-year fight against breast cancer, Rachael Skjonsby, 50, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her family on July 5, 2010. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 11:00 AM at Church of the Ascension in Bismarck with Rev. Marvin Klemmer officiating. Burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 3:00 - 9:00 PM at Eastgate Funeral Service in Bismarck where a prayer service will be held at 7:00 PM.
Walter L. Peterson, 65, Kensal, N.D., died Monday, July 5, 2010, near Kensal. Mr. Peterson was born June 15, 1945 in Jamestown, the son of Walter M. and Ellen Belle (White) Peterson. Services: private family memorial to be held at a later date. Arrangements by Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Harvey Boehler, 74, Zap, May 25. Sandra Gizinski, 55, Wahpeton, July 3. Mae Holmes, 81, Oakes, June 30. Roger Keller, 65, Bismarck, June 30. Rose Kerzman, 99, Bismarck, June 30. Isadore Kramer, 78, Bismarck, June 30. Edgar Maley, 82, Devils Lake, June 25. Barbara Ridenour, 76, Fargo, July 3. Vallee Simundson, 83, Grand Forks, June 30. Andrew Vaved, 89, Wapheton, July 3.
Don Rumer, 83, Wimbledon, N.D., died Saturday, July 3, 2010, at Medcenter One, Bismarck, N.D. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, St. John's Methodist Church, Wimbledon, with the Rev. Jeff Levy officiating. Prayer service: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Visitation: 5 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Burial: Prairie View Cemetery, Wimbledon.
Raymond Kauk, 84, Napoleon, N.D., died Sunday, July 4, 2010, at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown. Services: 10 a.m. Friday, Trinity Lutheran Church, Napoleon. Visitation: 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dahlstrom Funeral Home, Napoleon. Burial: North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan, N.D.
BEIRUT (AP) -- The leading Shiite cleric in Lebanon and one of the sect's most revered religious authorities, Grand Ayatollah Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah, died Sunday after a long illness.
Steven Larson, 54, Bismarck, June 30. Willard Lesher, 92, Cavalier, June 25. Craig McLaughlin II, 30, Grand Forks, June 26. Merle Price, 97, Cando, June 29. Phyllis Sedler, 85, Fargo, June 29. Delia Swartz, 91, Park River, June 27. Sister Alexandra Turcotte, 93, Valley City, June 30. Jane Windingland, 59, St. Cloud, Minn., formerly Crystal, June 30. August Zastoupil, 82, Dickinson, June 29.
Joanne Salzsieder, 73, Jamestown, died Friday, July 2, 2010, at her home. Joanne Qualley was born Sept. 19, 1936, in Marion, N.D., the daughter of Oscar and Goldie (Wisenhuntter) Qualley. She received her elementary education at the local rural school and helped on the family farm. She married Lyle Salzsieder on Sept. 15, 1954, at Aberdeen, S.D. They lived in Valley City, N.D., where she was a homemaker. In 1965, they moved to Edgeley, N.D. In 1985, she moved to Bismarck where she attended school. Later she worked in the office at Faith Lutheran Church in Fargo, N.D.