Val Berglund, 81, Carrington, N.D., died Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010, at MedCenter One Hospital, Bismarck, N.D. Valborg Ruby Woldseth was born April 23, 1928, on a farm 6 1/2 miles east of Edmore, N.D., the daughter of Hans and Marie (Hovde) Woldseth. She attended grades 1-8 at the Newland School, a country school 3 miles east of Edmore. She graduated from Edmore High School in 1946. She attended Pacific Lutheran University, Parkland, Wash., in 1947 and 1948. She transferred to Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn., and graduated in 1951 with a Bachelors of Arts in home economics and education.
LUFKIN, Texas (AP) -- A hospital spokeswoman says former Rep. Charlie Wilson of Texas has died at the age of 76. The spokeswoman says Wilson died Wednesday of cardiopulmonary arrest. Wilson represented Texas' 2nd District in the House from 1973 to 1996 and was nicknamed "Good Time Charlie" for his partying ways. He was portrayed in the 2007 movie "Charlie Wilson's War," which chronicled Wilson's efforts to arm Afghani mujahedeen, then called "freedom fighters," during Afghanistan's war against the Soviet Union in 1980s. Actor Tom Hanks portrayed Wilson in the movie.
Marie Engel, 99, McClusky, Feb. 7. Fred Hall, 88, Chaseley, Feb. 8. Frances Heinze, 79, Steele, Feb. 9. Barclay Lesher, 53, Fargo, Feb. 6. JoAnn Meisner, 55, Moorhead, Feb. 9. Helen Powers, 90, Williston, Feb. 7. Betty Smith, 81, Forman, Feb. 5. Ledores Robey, 85, Bismarck, Feb. 2. Clarence Storbakken, 81, East Grand Forks, Feb. 7. Alfred Sundeen, 77, Buxton, Feb. 10. Donna Trehus, 69, Mandan, Feb. 6. Vincent Vanyo, 86, Grand Forks, Feb. 5. Therese Zahn, 80, Minot, Feb. 7.
Esther Hofmann, 84, Jamestown, formerly of Medina, N.D., died Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010, at Rock of Ages, Jamestown. Esther M. Reich was born July 4, 1925, on the family farm south of Medina, the daughter of August and Katie (Lang) Reich. She grew up and received her education in rural Medina schools. She married Rudolph E. Hofmann on July 22, 1945, in Streeter, N.D. They lived and farmed south of Medina. He died Sept. 23, 1987. She moved to Jamestown in September 2008 and became a resident of Rock of Ages.
Berdell LeRoy Wayne, 73, Jamestown, died Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010, at his home. Mr. Wayne was born on Aug. 28, 1936, in Robinson, N.D., the son of Harold and Laura (Herman) Wayne. He was baptized on Dec. 27, 1926, in Trinity Lutheran Church, New Home, Woodworth, N.D., and confirmed in St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Pettibone, N.D., on Feb. 6, 1955. He worked with his father on the family farm and trucking business. He graduated from Robinson High School in 1954. He married Lou Ann Vaugh on Dec. 14, 1957, in St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Pettibone. They moved to Jamestown in 1959.
Albert Geiszler, 92, Jamestown, died Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010, at MeritCare Hospital, Fargo, N.D. Memorial service: 10:30 a.m. Monday, St. John's Lutheran Church, James-town, with the Rev. Harlan Kaden officiating. Arrangements by Haut Funeral Homes, Jamestown. Burial: Gackle Cemetery, Gackle, N.D., at a later date. Online guestbook: www. hautfuneralhome.com
Val Berglund, 81, Carrington, N.D., died Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010, at Medcenter One Hospital, Bismarck, N.D. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, Trinity Lutheran Church, Carrington. Prayer service: 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Evans Funeral Home, Carrington. Visitation: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial: Carrington Cemetery, Carrington.
Betty Anderson, 86, Fargo, Feb. 9. Everett Buchan, 64, Bismarck, Feb. 6. Loren Eisenzimmer, 46, Fargo, Feb. 8. Marie Engel, 99, McClusky, Feb. 7. Lila Flint, 93, Cavalier, Feb. 7. Victoria Gerhardt, 66, Raleigh, Feb. 6. Fred Hall, 88, Chaseley, Feb. 8. Jane Hampson, 61, Fargo, Feb. 2. Dorothy Ihle, 78, Fargo, Feb. 5. LeRoy Laufer, 85, Hettinger, Feb. 5. Patricia Lidstrom, 79, Bismarck, Jan. 31. Margaret "Marge" Martell, 78, Fargo, Feb. 6. Margaret Paeper, 94, Forman, Feb. 7. Clayton Pudwill, 82, Bismarck, Feb. 5.
Lorraine Koushkouski, 86, Jamestown, died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010, at Ave Maria Village, Jamestown. Joyce Lorraine Bolme was born July 1, 1923, at Jamestown, the daughter of Nels and Martha (Bryne) Bolme. She grew up and attended school in Jamestown and graduated from Jamestown High School in 1941. She attended Central Dakota Business College and Interstate Business College, Fargo, N.D. She entered the U.S. Navy in November 1944 and served until May 1946. She returned to Jamestown. She married Tony Koushkouski on Sept. 11, 1947. They lived in Jamestown.
Edna Brown, 81, Bathgate, Feb. 7. Shirley Burner, 76, Minot, formerly Noonan, Feb. 6. Charlotte Gunderson, 97, Mayville, formerly Buxton, Feb. 5. Michael Larson, 47, Moorhead, Feb. 6. Donald Lyons, 79, Grand Forks, Feb. 5. Juanita Medley, 87, Grand Forks, Feb. 4. Selmer Ulledahl, 78, Parshall, Feb. 4. Jessie Paulson, 96, Detroit Lakes, Minn., formerly Harvey, Feb. 5.