Grace Grafsgaard, 97, Cooperstown, N.D., died Friday, August 20, 2010, at Griggs County Nursing Home, Cooperstown. Grace Lorraine Peterson was born Nov. 26, 1912, at Nome, N.D., the daughter of George and Jennie (Nord) Peterson. She started school in McHenry, N.D. In 1922, her family moved to Walum, N.D. They returned to McHenry in 1926. She graduated from high school in 1931. She was active in the church choir, glee club and Girl Scouts. She worked in the Wander Café and part-time at the telephone company. She married Gleonard Falla in 1933. They lived on a farm near Mose, N.D.
Anthony Michener, 56, Moorhead, Aug. 18. Ruth Mikkelsen, 94, Moorhead, Aug. 18. DeLoris Myhre, 74, Fort Worth, Texas, formerly Valley City, Aug. 15.
Robert Bernhard Harter, 68, died August 21, 2010 in a Bismarck hospital. Services will be on Friday, August 27, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at the Grace Lutheran Church, Driscoll. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 5-8 p.m., with a prayer service at 7:00 at the Bismarck Funeral Home. Robert Bernhard Harter was born March 26, 1942 in Kidder County to Bernard and Harriet (Haadem) Harter. Robert grew up in Tappen, ND and graduated from Tappen High School in 1960.
June M. Hatfield, 71, Ellendale, N.D., died Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010, at Oakes Community Hospital, Oakes, N.D. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, Zion Lutheran Church, Ellendale, with the Rev. Tyson Labuhn officiating. Prayer service: 7 p.m. Friday, Hoven Funeral Chapel, Ellendale. Visitation: 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, at the funeral chapel. Online guestbook: www. hovenfuneralchapel.com
Timothy Cordell Short, 57, McHenry, N.D., died Friday, Aug. 20, 2010, at his home. Mr. Short was born March 4, 1953, at Kensal, N.D., the son of Rutherford and Deana (Vining) Short. He grew up and attended school at McHenry. He was an over-the-road truck driver, farmed with his brother, Dave, raised cattle and worked at Melroe in Cooperstown, N.D. He married Janet Hoyt on April 4, 1985, at Cooperstown. He most recently worked for Schiltz Goose Farms near Tolna, N.D.
BUZZELL, Manny D. ("Papa", "Pop Pop"). Age 77. Passed away at his home in Brentwood surrounded by his family on Saturday, August 21, 2010. Manny was born on November 4, 1932 to Frank and Helen Buzzell, in Jamestown, ND, and had one sibling, big sister Jean (Ulferts). During World War II, his family moved to Van Nuys, California, where his father, who was an electrician/pilot, worked for Lockheed and helped develop the P38 into a viable fighter. After the war, they returned to Jamestown in 1945.
Ethel Brekke, 102, Grafton, Aug. 19. Norva Brueland, 79, Moorhead, Aug. 20. Carl Buckmiller, 72, Mandan, Aug. 19. Keziah Civilla, 87, Fargo, Aug. 20. Thomas Conner, 63, Moorhead, Aug. 19. Verna Dahlen, 93, Moorhead, Aug. 17. William Dilger, 91, Bismarck, Aug. 20. Arlene Gehring, 83, Fargo, Aug. 19. Ann Gerdes, 95, Grand Forks, Aug. 19. Armin Hauser, 77, Hebron, Aug. 20. Peter Jensen, 30, Hazen, Aug. 17. Marcella Kaul, 70, Bismarck, Aug. 18. Sylvia Kvernen, 74, Mayville, Aug. 21. Eva Luebke, 88, Moorhead, Aug. 18. Frieda Lundquist, 94, Fargo, Aug.
Sarah Jane Olson, 49, passed away August 4, 2010 at her home in Upland, California. Sarah was born February 14, 1961 in Jamestown, ND to Harley and Jeanne (LaQua) Olson. She was a 1979 graduate of Kensal High School and earned a teaching degree from NDSU. She married Mark Carson on September 11, 1984 and together they had a son, Connor. Sarah was an elementary school teacher for the Los Angeles School District for nearly 20 years. On May 2, 2003 she married her current husband, Mike Munoz. Sarah lived her life to the extreme and was a force of nature in her own right.
Carolyn Phillips, 82, Jamestown, formerly of Arlington, S.D., died Sunday, Aug. 22, 2010, at Ave Maria Village, Jamestown. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday, United Methodist Church, Arlington. Arrangements by Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown. Burial: Arlington Cemetery, Arlington.
Shawn Charboneua, 36, Fort Totten, Aug. 13. Tony Colley, 45, Fargo, Aug. 6. Alvin Cull, 75, Hamilton, Aug. 17. Patricia Dailey, 86, formerly Wahpeton, Aug. 17. Beula Dale, 84, West Fargo, Aug. 17. Leona Duray, 87, Grand Forks, Aug. 17. Della Flegel, 84, New Salem, Aug. 16. Olena Gooding, 61, Moorhead, Aug. 17. Paul Grommesh, 77, Fargo, Aug. 16. Murdean Gulsvig, 87, Havana, Aug. 18. Dorothy Hanson, 86, Rockford, Aug. 17. Dale Hanssen, 61, Niagara, Aug. 17. Donald Holen, 78, formerly Wahpeton, Aug. 16. Jean Long, 86, Williston, Aug. 17.