KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) -- Former West Indies captain Franz "Gerry" Alexander, who represented the cricket team in 25 test matches, has died. He was 82. Alexander's sister-in-law, Betty Barnes, said Sunday that the former wicketkeeper died at his home in Jamaica's capital of Kingston on Saturday.
Merlin R. Lambert, 90, Bismarck, N.D., formerly of Edgeley, N.D., died Saturday, April 16, 2011, at St. Vincent's Care Center, Bismarck. Mr. Lambert was born April 4, 1921, at Frankfort, S.D., the son of Henry and Dora (Owens) Lambert. The family moved to Edgeley. He attended Glenmore Township School, graduated from Edgeley High School in 1939 and attended Ellendale Normal School. He married Julia Marquart on Sept. 24, 1946, in Edgeley. They moved to the family farm northeast of Edgeley where they managed a small dairy herd in addition to crop farming. They retired to Mandan, N.D., in 2001.
Bertha Elizabeth Just, 91, Strasburg, N.D., died Saturday, April 16, 2011, at the Strasburg Nursing Home, Strasburg. Arrangements pending with Dahlstrom Funeral Home, Wishek, N.D.
Darline Bjornson, 87, Valley City, N.D., died Saturday, April 16, 2011, at the Sheyenne Care Center, Valley City. Arrangements by the Lerud-Schuldt Funeral Home, Valley City.
Robert Allen Beyer died in Valley City, ND on April 12, 2011 after 81 years of a life fully lived. Bob was born in Fargo, ND January 3, 1930 and was raised in Oriska. He graduated from Valley City High School with the Class of 1949. On December 10, 1950 he married his lifelong caregiver, Elaine Peterson. He served in the Air Force for 4 years before returning to Valley City. For more than 40 years Bob worked tirelessly as an entrepreneur in transportation, construction, retail, and manufacturing. He built his successful company, Beyer's Cement, from a single used dump truck and hard work.
Ann Nogosek, 97, formerly Valley City, April 10. Charles Maier, 87, New Salem, April 10. Marion Drees, 84, Grand Forks, April 11. Betty Flaten, 76, Park River, April 12. Robert Langowski, 71, Minto, April 12. Nellie Guttu, 74, Grand Forks, April 3.
Ronn Harrington, 47, Sutton, N.D., died Thursday, April 14, 2011, at his home under the care of hospice. Mr. Harrington was born Aug. 6, 1963, in Valley City, N.D., the son of Jerry and Nancy (Erlandson) Harrington. He grew up in the Sutton area and graduated from Glenfield-Sutton-McHenry High School in 1981. He married Gwen Bartlett on Aug. 7, 1981, in Glenfield, N.D.
Viola Hobert, 101, Jamestown, died Friday, April 15, 2011, at Eventide at Hi-Acres, Jamestown. Arrangements pending with Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Laurence C. Moser, 90, Edgeley, N.D., died Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at St. Rose Care Center, LaMoure, N.D. Mr. Moser was born June 7, 1920, near Pettibone, N.D., the son of Christ and Sarah (Rexine) Moser. He grew up on the family farm and was educated at a rural school. He moved with his family to Jamestown. He entered the National Guard 164th Infantry. He served five years with tours to the Philippines and Guadal Canal and was discharged with a Purple Heart. He married Theresa "Tracy" Krawczyk on March 9, 1946, in Cloquet, Minn.
Jack Askew, 88, Carson City, Nev., formerly Bismarck, March 31. Lilly Bingaman, 100, Churchs Ferry, April 5. Roger Bjorklund, 67, Moorhead, Minn., April 11. Lori Carlson, 49, Grand Forks, April 11. Wes Cumings, 92, Garrison, April 9. Marion Drees, 84, Grand Forks, April 11. Carmen Ensrud, 71, Pekin, April 10. Connor Fyre, infant, Fargo, April 6. Jean Holland, 87, Grand Forks, April 10. Sister Joanne Graham, 76, Bismarck, April 11. Grace Myers, 90, Moorhead, Minn., April 11. Paul Schwichtenberg, 55, Bismarck, April 6. Louis Swetland, 81, Fargo, April 12. Rosella Thompson, 82, Devil