Laura Gauderman, 94, of Juanita, N.D., died Friday, March 18, 2011, at Golden Acres Manor, Carrington, N.D. Laura Kleimstein was born Sept. 30, 1916, near Melville, N.D., the daughter of Ida and Fred Klemstein. She grew up near McHenry, N.D., and Glenfield, N.D., and graduated from the eighth grade in 1931. She worked for several years as a waitress at the Buchanan Hotel Café and the Chocolate Shop in Carrington. She married Leo Gauderman on June 25, 1941, in San Francisco, Calif. They returned to North Dakota in 1943 and farmed in the Juanita area. He died Dec. 27, 2005.
Delton Wulf, 88, Bismarck, March 15. Melvin Wanttie, 81, Ellendale, March 14. Jule Jensen, 72, Bismarck, March 14. Gordon Saewert, 87, Fargo, March 10. Louis Flynn, 61, Berwick, Pa., formerly West Fargo, March 14.
Edward Malinski, 92, Tucson, Ariz., formerly of Sykeston, N.D., and Jamestown, died March 15, 2011, at Sovina Canyon Rehab and Care Center, Tucson. Mr. Malinski was born Feb. 28, 1919, at home on the farm near New Home, N.D., the son of Joseph and Victoria (Fryz) Malinski. He grew up there, attended rural schools and was drafted into the U.S. Army on May 11, 1941. He served in the European Theater and was honorably discharged with the rank of sergeant T5 on Oct. 20, 1945, at Camp McCoy, Wis. He married Margaret Craig on Sept. 26, 1949, in Tampa, Fla.
James "Jim" Emo, 83, Jamestown, died Saturday, March 19, 2011, at Eventide at Hi-Acres, Jamestown. Arrangements pending with Williams-Lisko Funeral Chapel, Jamestown.
Arlen Ronngren, 78, Jamestown, died Sunday, March 20, 2011, at Altru Health, Grand Forks, N.D. Arrangements pending with Williams-Lisko Funeral Chapel, Jamestown.
The memorial service for Raymond A. Woehl, Wishek, North Dakota will be held Saturday, March 19, 2011 at St. Luke Lutheran Church at 3:00 PM. Raymond A. Woehl son of Theodore and Ida (Thurn) Woehl was born April 30, 1933 at Wishek, ND. He grew up on the family farm and attended school in the Wishek, ND area. After his schooling he farmed in the Wishek area. Raymond was united in marriage to Betty Ley in 1958 at Wishek, ND. He continued to farm in the Wishek area until his death. Raymond will be dearly missed and forever loved. Raymond died Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at his home.
Fern LueE (Johnson) Liechty, 79 years old, Jamestown, ND, went to be with the Lord on March 15, 2011. She passed away while at her winter home in Rockwall, TX. Fern, daughter of Ludwig and Freja (Norgren) Johnson, was born on February 17, 1932 in Swede Township, near Kulm, ND. Fern was the youngest of 15 children 8 boys and 7 girls. She grew up on a farm in Swede Township, and graduated Kulm high school in 1949. After high school, she worked in the Seattle area for two years. She then returned to North Dakota and traveled with Paul and Jean Liechty, helping them with evangelistic services.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Ferlin Husky, a country music pioneer in the 1950s and early '60s whose hits included "Wings of a Dove" and "Gone," has died at age 85. Country Music Hall of Fame spokeswoman Tina Wright says Husky, who was inducted into the hall last year, died Thursday at his home. He had suffered from heart problems and related ailments for several years. Husky's resonant voice and good looks made him one of the most versatile entertainers to emerge from country music.
Michael Thomas Fisher, 55, passed away March 16, 2011 at Missouri Slope Lutheran Care Center. Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m., Monday, March 21 at Missouri Slope with Rev. Ed Wehner officiating. Burial will be at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 5-8 p.m. at the Bismarck Funeral Home with a vigil at 7 and will continue one hour prior to the service. Michael was born in Bismarck on January 28, 1956. The family moved to Jamestown where Michael grew up, graduating from Jamestown High School.
Paul E. Genter, 64, Bismarck, N.D., died Friday, March 18, 2011, at St. Alexius Medical Center, Bismarck. Memorial service: 11 a.m. Thursday, Faith Lutheran Church, Bismarck Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Eastgate Funeral Service, Bis-marck.