Michael Ackerman, 48, Fullerton, Calif., formerly of Wishek, N.D., died Tuesday, April 6, 2010, at Fullerton, Calif. Mr. Ackerman was born May 4, 1961, in James-town, the son of Don and Arlys Ackerman. He spent his childhood in Wishek on the family homestead. He graduated from high school and attended college in Dickinson, N.D. He later attended the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, N.D. In 1981, he moved to California and earned his associate's degree in mechanical engineering in the early 1990s.
Anna Ketterling, 95, Streeter, N.D., died Monday, June 28, 2010, at St. Alexis Medical Center, Bismarck, N.D. Anna Marie Maessner was born Dec. 22, 1914, on the family farm 12 miles north of Glen Ullin, N.D., the daughter of John Sr. and Katie (Lux) Maessner. She was baptized March 10, 1915, and confirmed at the McIntosh Church. She received her elementary education at the rural school in Ashley. She assisted on the family farm. She married Reinhold Ketterling on Dec. 4, 1936, at the Ashley courthouse, Ashley, N.D.
Kimberly Ambuehl, 40, Gwinner, June 28. Rev. Leland Elhard, 78, Bismarck, June 26. dwin Erickson, 92, Moorhead, June 28. Sharon Gebert, 65, Fargo, June 29. Jenifer Hanson, 59, Bismarck, June 27. Donal Heinze, 70, Center, June 28. Barbara Martwick, 72, Glen Ullin, June 27. John McCartney, 92, Mandan, June 25. Grace McClean, 89, Lakota, June 27. Clinton Moen, 78, Michigan, June 27. Jon Opoien, 60, West Fargo, June 28. Isabell Remore, 79, Moorhead, June 28. Bertha Schwartzbauer, 73, Mandan, June 27. Shirley Stugelmayer, 73, Bismarck, June 27.
Christina P. Rath, 96, Wishek, N.D., died Saturday, June 26, 2010, at the Wishek Home for the Aged, Wishek. Christina Philippine Foerderer was born April 19, 1914, in McIntosh County, North Dakota, the daughter of David and Christina (Sayler) Foerderer. She was baptized Aug. 16, 1914, and confirmed June 16, 1929, at Friedens (Peace) Evangelical Lutheran Church, McIntosh County. She grew up on her parents' farm and attended a rural country school. She married John W. Rath on Feb. 2, 1942. They farmed northwest of Wishek until 1976 when they moved to Wishek. She was a member of St.
Martha M. Diede, 96, Lehr, N.D., died Tuesday, June 29, 2010, at St. Alexius Hospital, Bismarck, N.D. Martha Schlauch was born Jan. 18, 1914, at rural Alfred, N.D., the daughter of Jacob and Christina (Schrum) Schlauch. She grew up there and attended a rural country school. She worked as a maid and children's caregiver. She married Jacob Diede on Nov. 27, 1933, at Hazen, N.D. They lived at Alfred for a few years then moved to a farm 18 miles south of Kulm, N.D. She worked in the Grenz store for several years. She was a member of the Lehr Seventh-day Adventist Church, Lehr.
Mary Lou Jellen, 76, formerly Jamestown, died June 10, 2010. Mary Lou Jellen was born May 8, 1934, in Jamestown, the daughter of John and Minnie Christine (Osberg) Jellen. She grew up and attended school in Jamestown, graduating from St. John's Academy, Jamestown. She graduated from the College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, Minn., with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She began working as an English teacher at St. Mary's Academy, Milwaukee, Wis., in 1956. She received a Master of Arts degree from Marquette University in 1976. She wrote the history of the first 75 years of St. Mary's Academy.
Reuben Bauer, 89, Turtle Lake, June 25. Erna Blend, 75, New Salem, June 22. Margaret Blixt, 93, Amenia, June 24. Melvin Breker, 83, Rutland, June 24. Bernadine Brendel, 85, Washburn, June 24. Gary Burggraff, 69, Moorhead, June 23. Ruth Carroll, 89, Emerado, June 26. Garrett Clarkson, 35, Bowman and Ludlow, S.D., June 25. Irene DeMers, Oakwood, June 25. Glenn Fogel 60, Fargo, June 23. Gary Foss, 66, White Butte, June 28. Elvin Fossen, 87, East Grand Forks, June 23. Ellen Fred-Kirkey, 80, Bismarck, June 24. Allan Fugi, 82, Verona, June 26. Chad Goldade, 38, Mandan, June 25. Joseph
Daniel "Danny" Gross, age 58, of Carrington, ND, died at his home under the care of his family and Presentation Hospice, after a 2 month battle with lung cancer. Daniel Duane Gross was born on October 20, 1951, the son of Daniel and Laura (Bitz) Gross. He attended Carrington School and was raised on the Gross farm south of Carrington, where he farmed and raised cattle with his father, Dan and brother, Kenny for many years. On June 29, 1973, Danny was united in marriage to Shirley Klocke of New Rockford, ND in Carrington.
Esther Diede, 92, Jamestown, died Monday, June 28, 2010, at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown. Esther Deutscher was born Dec. 9, 1917, at Streeter, N.D., the daughter of Jacob Deutscher and Elizabeth (Link) Deutscher. She grew up and attended school near Streeter. She helped on the family farm. She married Arnold Diede on Dec. 12, 1940, at Jamestown. They lived on a farm five miles northwest of Gackle, N.D., until they retired in 1976 and moved to Jamestown. He died Nov. 12, 1996. In May 2010, she entered Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center.
Anna Maria Ketterling, 95, Streeter, N.D., died Monday, June 28, 2010, at St. Alexis Medical Center, Bismarck, N.D. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday, United Methodist Church, Streeter, with the Rev. Darwin Kopfmann officiating. Visitation: 1 to 5 p.m. today, Haut Funeral Home, Jamestown, and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Haut Funeral Home, Gackle, N.D. Burial: Ashley City Cemetery, Ashley, N.D. Online guestbook: www. hautfuneralhome.com