Joanne Brekke, 79, Cooperstown, Aug. 3. Madelyn Christianson, 85, Fargo, Aug. 3. Brownell Cole, 93, Everett, Wash., formerly Lisbon, July 30. Rudy George, 78, Mandan, Aug. 2. Emma Helm, 97, Mandan, July 11. Milford Kahler, 77, Jacksonville Fla., formerly Valley City, July 14. Virlyn McDonald, 79, Arvilla, Aug. 3. Albert Menke, 87, Neche, Aug. 2. Harlan Mootz, 75, Williston, Aug.1. Barbar Schmidt, 90, Bismarck, July 30. Gregory Sears, 21, Fargo, Aug. 1. Kris Souther, 38, Stanton, July 29. Lois Street, 84, Fargo, Aug. 2. Osmund Thorson, 91, Grand Forks, Aug.
Curtis D. Moser, 74, Jamestown, formerly of Medina, N.D., died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009, at Jamestown Hospital. Mr. Moser was born March 15, 1935, in Medina, the son of Peter J. and Rachel (Opp) Moser. He graduated from Medina High School, Medina, in May 1953. He joined the U.S. Army and was discharged in November 1955. He married Dorthy Mock on Oct. 3, 1970. He worked construction and drove truck and then became a laborer and maintenance man for Northern Pacific and Burlington Northern Railroad for 35 years. He retired in 1996. He enjoyed sports and the outdoors.
Norman B. Kelton, 71, Jamestown, died Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2009, at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown. Mr. Kelton was born April 20, 1938, in Carlsbad, N.M., the son of Ambris and Wanda (Cates) Kelton. He married Pearl Wagner on Jan. 17, 1971, in Reno, Nev. He was an accountant and did tax preparation for many years. He was an active member of the Masonic Temple. He is survived by his wife; a son, Kipp, Flower Mound, Texas; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Darwin. Services: 1 p.m.
Madelyn Christianson, 85, Fargo, Aug. 3. Ruth Coopers, 93, Brampton, July 29. Earl "Bud" Davis, 82, Bismarck, July 31. Margaret "Mugs" Douville, 79, Neche, July 31. Jeanette Frison, 85, Strasburg, formerly Linton, Aug. 1. Robin Lewis, 49, Fargo, July 30. William Littleghost Jr., 77, Fort Totten, July 31. Eddie Ness, 98, Grand Forks, formerly Hatton, Aug. 1
Patricia J. Weight passed away on July 31. She was 80. Pat shared most of her life with her loving husband Wally, but she also shared so much with so many others. As a foodservice manager with Edmonds School District, she shared food, laughter, and care with hundreds of students and staff who loved and respected her. As a transplanted North Dakotan, she shared news from the Northwest with her extended family through myriad letters and lengthy calls that showed her need to connect with others and demonstrate her love for them.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Retired FBI agent Jim Ingram, who helped state and federal officials reopen long-dormant investigations of killings from Mississippi's violent civil rights era, has died. He was 77. Ingram, a 30-year FBI veteran, died Sunday of complications from pancreatic cancer, said his son, James M. Ingram. The elder Ingram led bureau offices in Chicago and New York before retiring in 1982. Born on Jan.
Herbert "Herb" Just, 77, Burnsville, Minn., died Sunday, Aug. 2, 2009, at his home. Mr. Just was born Jan. 27, 1932, in Medina, N.D., the son of John and Marie (Heupel) Just. He married Helen Ostby on June 28, 1959, in Medina. He was a master cabinet maker.
Norman Kelton, 71, Jamestown, died Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2009, at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown. Arrangements pending with Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Margaret Andrews, 90, Sacramento, Calif., formerly Grand Forks, April 27. John Crosby, 96, Cavalier, July 29. Gene Dronen, 75, McKenzie, July 29. Margaret Douville, 79, Neche, July 31. Elmer Geyer, 84, Fargo, July 29.
Mildred "Millie" Kruize, 75, Fergus Falls, Minn., formerly of Jamestown, died Friday July 31, 2009, at Lake Region Hospital, Fergus Falls. Mildred Joan Graf was born March 25, 1934, in Spencer, Iowa, the daughter of Frank and Francis (Rutoski) Graf. She grew up in Windom, Minn., and graduated from high school at St. Agnes, St. Paul, Minn., in 1952. She married Wallace Engdahl on Feb. 6, 1954, at the U.S. Air Force Base in Enid, Okla. They lived to Minneapolis and in 1967 they moved to Forest Lake, Minn. They moved to Jamestown in 1977.