Patrick Riedesel, 63, Cathay, N.D., died Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, at his home. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church, Sykeston, N.D. Visitation: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Evans Funeral Home, Carrington, N.D. Prayer service: 7 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Burial: Carrington Cemetery, Carrington.
Elsie Reutter, 94, Carrington, N.D., died Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010, at Golden Acres Manor, Carrington. Services: 2 p.m. Monday, Trinity Lutheran Church, Carrington. Visitation: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Evans Funeral Home, Carrington. Burial: Carrington Cemetery, Carrington.
Leslie McKay, 76, Jamestown, died Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, at Medcenter One, Bismarck, N.D. Arrangements pending with Lisko Funeral Chapel, Jamestown.
Elmer Diede, 91, Jamestown, died Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, at his home. Arrangements pending with Lisko Funeral Chapel, Jamestown.
Alfred Kankelfitz, 88, Fargo, Dec. 27. Charles Kohnke, 87, Wahpeton, Dec. 26. Elsie Lennie, 98, New Salem, Dec. 25. Rose Faiman, 96, Dickinson, Dec. 26. Simon Scheett, 90, Bismarck, Dec. 25. Richard Bruestle, 66, Fargo, Dec. 26. Lois Lund, 84, Bismarck, Dec. 27. Frieda Hasse, 92, Garrison, formerly of Tappen, Dec. 26. Rueben Tessmann, 64, Goodrich, Dec. 24. Pete Kettelhut, 78, Fargo, Dec. 24. Walter Martin, 82, Bismarck, Dec. 24. Franklin Gartner, 70, Mandan, Dec. 26. Ervin Schulz, 80, Mott, Dec. 23. Tillie Dewald, 86, Gackle, Dec. 24. Victor Wagner, 74, Harvey, Dec.
Leola Pollert, 84, Jamestown, North Dakota, died Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at Sanford Health in Fargo, North Dakota. Leola Henrietta Violet Bickett was born October 1, 1926 in Melville, ND, the daughter of Henry and Emma (LeBahn) Bickett. She attended country schools in Melville township in Foster County, ND, and later received her G.E.D. in 1983. On September 15, 1948 Leola married Mural Pollert, Sr. in Litchville, ND. They farmed in the Marion and Carrington areas until 1961 when Mural started managing grain elevators. Leola worked at K-Mart in Jamestown from 1987 to 1992.
Gregory Klug, 57, Marion, N.D., died Monday, Dec. 27, 2010, at Mercy Hospital, Valley City, N.D. Mr. Klug was born July 25, 1953, in Jamestown, the son of Walter and Elsie (Dally) Klug. He grew up on the family farm south of Marion. He attended school in Marion and graduated from Marion High School. He was a farmer and rancher his whole life. He married Roxanne Carpenter on Jan. 10, 1976, at Assumption Catholic Church, Dickey, N.D. He joined the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, LaMoure, N.D., on Dec. 20, 2010.
With great sorrow we say goodbye to our husband, dad, grandfather, and great grandfather. Ronald C. Johnson passed away peacefully December 22, 2010, from complications of Parkinsons-Louie Body Dementia, at Eagle Cliff Nursing Home. Ron was born November 8, 1928, to Gilbert and Elfrieda Johnson in Thief River Falls, Minnesota. He later moved to Jamestown, ND, with his family. It was in Jamestown that he received his education. Ron started his career as a salesman at Beck's Clothing Store in Jamestown.
Loretta "Marty" Schwalk, 68, Columbia Falls, Mont., died Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010, of cancer. Loretta Martin was born May 6, 1942, in Streeter, N.D., the daughter of Gilbert and Caroline Martin. She grew up on the family farm and attended school in Streeter. She worked as a nurse's aid in Jamestown. She married James Schwalk at Streeter. They moved to Montana in 1969. She worked as a homemaker and later as an inventory clerk for SemiTool. She enjoyed camping, fishing, canning, quilting, snowbirding in Yuma, Ariz., and arranging flowers.
David Walter Somsen, 93, Jamestown, died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, at Eventide at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown. Mr. Somsen was born June 5, 1917, at Woodworth, N.D., the son of David and Phebe (Warne) Somsen. He grew up in the Woodworth area. The family later moved to Courtenay, N.D. He moved to a farm north of Kensal, N.D., in the 1940s, where he lived until his retirement. He married Rose Bata on Sept. 17, 1946, at St. John's Parrish House, Kensal. They farmed until they retired. They moved to Kensal.