Patricia Hess, 79, West Fargo, ND, died Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at Innovis Health, Fargo, ND. Patricia Ratts was born March 29, 1931, in Edgeley, ND to F.F. and Della (Murray) Ratts. She was raised in Jamestown, ND and graduated from Jamestown High School. After attending a school in Minneapolis, MN, Patricia returned to Jamestown, where she began a 40 year career with Farmer's Union Insurance. Following her marriage to Donald L. Hess on July 17, 1950 in Moorhead, MN, the couple made their home in Jamestown.
Richard John Bush, 86, Fargo, N.D., died Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at MeritCare Hospital, Fargo. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, St. John's Catholic Church, New Rockford, N.D. Visitation: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford.
Lucille E. Buerkle, 66, LaMoure, N.D., died Monday, April 12, 2010, at Oakes Community Hospital, Oakes, N.D. Lucille Esther Woehl was born Feb. 3, 1944, in Kulm, N.D, the daughter of William and Esther (Miller) Woehl. At age 5 she moved to Moorhead, Minn., and later returned to the Ellendale, N.D., area where her family farmed. She married Gerald Buerkle on June 16, 1963, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Kulm. They lived in Kulm, then moved to LaMoure, in 1967. She worked as an in-home child care provider and as a house keeper.
Olaf A. Berge, 95, Jamestown, North Dakota, died Sunday, April 11, 2010 at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Home in Jamestown. Olaf A. Berge was born in Sanborn, North Dakota March 11, 1915 to Ellen (Axelson) Berge and Andreas Berge. He graduated from elementary and secondary school at Svea Consolidated School near Litch-ville, ND and was on the all-North Dakota basketball team for 1934. He then received a four-year academic and sports scholarship to Jamestown College.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Lawrence Arthur Kahlden Sr., an offensive guard and defensive tackle on LSU's 1958 national championship football team, has died after a lengthy illness. LSU officials said Monday that Kahlden was 73 when he died Friday in Shreveport, his longtime home after college. Kahlden lettered at LSU from 1956-58 and was one of three team captains on the championship team. He also received honorable mention on The Associated Press All-America team. Born in Weimer, Texas, in 1936, Kahlden graduated from Weimer High School and received a scholarship from LSU.
Alvida Anderson, 85, West Fargo, April 8. John Ennis, 69, Mandan, April 10. Mary Gangl, 99, Bismarck, April 9. Louis Greff, Linton, April 6. Helen Hauge, 90, Williston, April 8. Susie Oliver Herbst, 58, Fargo, April 8. Arthur Klein, 86, Langdon, April 11. Beatrice Kuntz, 96, Dickinson, April 8. Firemann Legreid, 92, Bismarck, April 1. Verna Maier, 86, Bismarck, April 9. Elizabeth Mitzel, 91, Rugby, April 6. Truth Moger, 87, Dickinson, April 7. John Edward Mutcher, 73, Grand Forks, April 6. Crystal Olson, 86, Minot, April 7. Richard Peak, 81, Bismarck, April 8.
Jacob Sayler, 84, Wishek, N.D., died Sunday, April 11, 2010, at the Wishek Community Hospital, Wishek. Mr. Sayler was born Dec. 11, 1925, at Wishek, the son of Edward and Christina (Weisser) Sayler. He grew up on the family farm southwest of Wishek and attended rural school. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in December 1945 and was discharged August 1946. He then worked on the family farm until 1950. He married Irene Mueller on April 2, 1955, at Madison, S.D. He worked for Kramer Implement, the local John Deere dealership, as a tractor mechanic.
Alvida Anderson, 85, West Fargo, April 8. Roy Van Berkom, 89, Minot, April 8. Walter Biberdorf, 83, Bottineau, April 7. Lloyd Bush, 68, Harwood, April 8. Ramona Erickson, 71, Luverne, April 3. Elenor Everson, 82, Williston, April 7.
Elsa Horsted, 80, Carrington, N.D., formerly of Jamestown, died Saturday, April 10, 2010, at Golden Acres Manor, Carrington. Elsa Pfahl was born on June 16, 1929, at Napoleon, N.D., the daughter of Daniel and Lizzie (Bader) Pfahl. She was raised in Kidder County and graduated from Medina High School in 1947. She married Rudy Stroh. She later married Clarence Horsted. They later divorced. She was a homemaker and also worked as a receptionist. She was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Jamestown.
Norman Glenn Frey, 81, Jamestown, died Sunday, April 11, 2010, at his home. Mr. Frey was born Jan. 30, 1929, at Jamestown, the son of Elmer and Adeline (Koehn) Frey. He attended Jamestown Public School and graduated from Jamestown High School in 1946. He helped on the family farm prior to entering the U.S. Army on Jan. 16, 1951, at Jamestown. He served with the 188th Field Artillery Battalion at Camp Rucker, Ala. He married Dolores Bitterman on Aug. 15, 1951, at Jamestown. He was discharged in May 1952 at Camp Rucker with the rank of corporal. They farmed east of Jamestown until 1992.