Debra Oldenburger, 38, formerly Napoleon, N.D., died Friday, March 4, 2011, at St. Paul United Hospital, St. Paul, Minn. Debra Kay Oldenburger was born Oct. 18, 1972, at Wishek, N.D., the daughter of Roger and Kay Oldenburger. She attended Napoleon Baptist Church Napoleon, where she was baptized. She graduated in 1991 from Napoleon High School, Napoleon. She was active in track, volleyball and basketball, receiving awards in all three sports. She attended the University of California, Berkeley, Calif., on a full basketball scholarship and graduated with a degree in psychology in 1995.
Kasmier M. Wald, 84, Wishek, N.D., died Monday, March 21, 2011, at Wishek Community Hospital, Wishek, under hospice care. Mr. Wald was born Sept. 27, 1926, in rural McIntosh County, North Dakota, the son of Moritz and Christine (Miller) Wald. He grew up on the family farm and attended country school. He married Annie Wolf on Oct. 2, 1945, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, rural Linton, N.D. They farmed on the family farm. They moved into Wishek in October 2007. He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus and the Eagles.
Linda Entzie, 54, Lehr, N.D., died Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at her home, under hospice care. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday, United Methodist Church, Lehr. Prayer service: 7 p.m. Thursday at the church. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at the church. Arrangements by Dahlstrom Funeral Home, Wishek, N.D. Burial: Lehr City Cemetery, Lehr.
George Unverferth, 78, Jamestown, died Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at his home, under hospice care, after a short battle with cancer. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, St. John's Lutheran Church, Jamestown, with the Rev. Ruth Kaden officiating. Prayer service: 7 p.m. Friday, Haut Funeral Homes, Jamestown. Visitation: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial: Highland Home Cemetery, Jamestown.
Norman Flaig, 74, Jamestown, died Monday, March 21, 2011, at Jamestown Hospital, Jamestown. Services: 1 p.m. Friday, Eddy Funeral Chapel, Jamestown. Visitation: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the chapel. Arrangements by Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown. Burial: Alfred Cemetery, Alfred, N.D.
Mary Jean Krywaruchka, 51, Sykeston, N.D., died Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at her home. Arrangements pending with Evans Funeral Home, Carrington, N.D.
Paul Elmer Genter, 64, of Bismarck, ND, died Friday, March 18, 2011, at St. Alexius Medical Center, Bismarck, with his family by his side. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, March 24, at 11:00 AM at Faith Lutheran Church in Bismarck with Rev. Wes Aardahl officiating. Burial will take place at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Bismarck. Sharing of memories with family and friends will be held on Wednesday evening, March 23, from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Eastgate Funeral Service, Bismarck. Paul E. Genter was born on June 28, 1946, to Elmer and Ida (Feickert) Genter in Edgeley, ND.
James "Jim" Emo, 83, Jamestown, died Saturday, March 19, 2011, at Eventide at Hi-Acres, Jamestown, under hospice care. James Anthony Emo was born Oct. 26, 1927, at Jamestown, the son of A.B. "Tony" and Mary Ann (Seiler) Emo. He attended St. John's Academy, James-town, Homer Township School #2 and Jamestown High School. He worked on the family farm and then served in the Merchant Marine for a short time. He joined the U.S. Army on Feb. 27, 1947. He was discharged on July 31, 1948, and returned to the farm until 1949. He went to work for the U.S.
Arlen Ronngren, 78, Jamestown, died Sunday, March 20, 2011, at Altru Health System, Grand Forks, N.D. Services: 1 p.m. Friday, Williams-Lisko Funeral Chapel, Jamestown. Prayer service: 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral chapel. Visitation: 1 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral chapel. Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Jamestown. Online guestbook: www. liskofuneralchapel.com
Kasmier M. Wald, 84, Wishek, N.D., died Monday, March 21, 2011, at the Wishek Community Hospital, Wishek. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday, St. Luke Lutheran Church, Wishek. Arrangements by Dahlstrom Funeral Home, Wishek.