Charlotte Schweitzer, 91, Jamestown, formerly of Courtenay, N.D., died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009, at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown. Services: 10 a.m. Monday, Lisko Funeral Chapel, Jamestown. Visitation: noon to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral chapel. Burial: St. Mary's Cemetery, Courtenay. Online guestbook: www. liskofuneralchapel.com
Marion Barnick, 93, Jamestown, died Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009, at her home. Memorial service: 2:30 p.m. Sunday, First United Methodist Church, Jamestown. Arrangements by Lisko Funeral Chapel, Jamestown. Burial: Nortonville Cemetery, Nortonville, N.D. Online guestbook: www. liskofuneralchapel.com
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Henry Louis Bellmon, who in 1963 became Oklahoma's first GOP governor since statehood and is known as the father of the state's modern Republican party, died Tuesday. He was 88. Bellmon, who also served two terms in the U.S. Senate, died after a long battle with Parkinson's disease, said Andrew Tevington, Bellmon's former chief of staff and general counsel. Bellmon served with the U.S. Marine Corps from 1942 to 1946, receiving the Silver Star for action on Saipan and the Legion of Merit for action on Iwo Jima.
James "Jim" McCord, age 76, was called home to his lord September 28, 2009, at the Baptist Home, Bismarck. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, October 3, 2009, at the Church of Corpus Christi, Bismarck. Burial will be in the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery with military honors at 9:00 a.m. Monday, October 5, 2009. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, October 2, 2009, at the Bismarck Funeral Home, Bismarck. A rosary will be said at 7:00 p.m. followed by a vigil service.
Dale Anderson, 68, Valley City, Sept. 28. Janice Belgarde, 56, St. Michael, Sept. 25. Jeff Burgess, 56, Bismarck, Sept. 26. Mary Dion, 84, Devils Lake, Sept. 27. Bernice Foran, 85, Fargo, Sept. 27. Loraine Haas, 87, Fargo, Sept. 28. David Haugen, 64, Grand Forks, Sept. 25. Dorothy Johnson, 86, Thompson, Sept. 26. Thomas Mahlum, 47, Fargo, Sept. 28. Willard Sampson, 89, Grand Forks, Sept. 26. Sister Jane Frances Schreder, 97, Fargo, Sept. 28. Stanley Sorensen, 84, East Grand Forks, Sept. 27.
Gertrude Rutschke, 81, Kulm, N.D., died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009, at Wishek Community Hospital, Wishek, N.D. Gertrude Anna Kast was born Jan. 2, 1928, in Ulm, Germany, the daughter of Franz and Anna (Pfeifer) Kast. They moved to Heilbronn, Germany, in May 1928 where she attended school. On July 4, 1948, she moved to the United States. She married David Rutschke on Aug. 29, 1948, at Evangelical United Brethren Church parsonage, Ashley, N.D.
Albert Fandrich, 77, Hillsboro, N.D., died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009, at Union Hospital, Mayville, N.D. Mr. Fandrich was born Oct. 28, 1931, near Burnstad, N.D., the son of Gust and Violet (Schauer) Fandrich. They moved to a farm near Blanchard, N.D., in 1938. He attended grade school at Bloomfield No. 3 and graduated from Bohnsack High School. He moved to Fargo, N.D., in 1954 where he worked at a lumberyard. He married May Harris in 1955 in Sisseton, S.D. In 1962 he started doing carpentry work and in 1967 he started farming with his brother. He married Rita Van Dyun on Sept.
Wilma Belcourt, 91, Grand Forks, Sept. 24. Bette Chase, 82, Washburn, Sept. 24. Kole Faul, infant, Hunter, Sept. 23. Elizabeth Fockler, 70, Bismarck, Sept. 26. Claude Freer, 102, Cooperstown, Sept. 23. Phyllis Fuglie, 84, Hettinger, Sept. 26. John Heuer, 84, Leonard, Sept. 24. Roland Holsen, 92, Fargo, Sept. 26. Harris Johnson, 78, Drayton, Sept. 25. Rev. Jerome Lee, 74, Elgin, Sept. 23. Jamie Loomer, 42, Fargo, Sept. 24. Edith Paro, 99, Grand Forks, Sept. 23. Gene Pearson, 86, Fargo, Sept. 24. Jerome Penberthy, 44, Sheldon, Sept. 23. Rose Richardson, 83, Fargo, Sept.
Bernadette Reinpold, 81, Alcester, S.D. formerly of Jamestown, died Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009, at Morningside Care Center, Alcester. Bernadette "Patsy" Konkler was born Feb. 11, 1928, in Mena, Ark., the daughter of Grover C. and Jessie A. (Alvey) Konkler. She grew up and attended school in Arkansas, graduating in 1946. She attended Arizona State University for one year and worked as a lab technician for several years. She moved to Nevada to work with her brother in his lumber yard. She married Tony Reinpold on Aug. 7, 1969, at Kent, Wash. They moved to Jamestown in 1985.
William "Will" Nelson, 27, Fargo, N.D., died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009, at his home. Mr. Nelson was born Aug. 17, 1982, at Jamestown, the son of Jeffery and Barbara (Thorson) Nelson. He grew up and attended school at Hurdsfield Public School. The family moved to Eldridge, N.D. in 1997, where he attended Jamestown High School. He graduated in 2001. He worked in his parents' restaurant, the Pantry Café, and later worked for the Dakota Hearth factory, Jamestown. In 2004, he moved to Fargo where he worked as a shuttle bus driver for Best Western Doublewood. He married Samantha Russell on Nov.