Charlotte Schweitzer, 91, Jamestown, ND, formerly of Courtenay, ND, died Wednesday, September 30, 2009 at Hi-Acres Manor, Jamestown, ND. Charlotte "Lottie" Schoeler was born April 27, 1918 on the family farm near Courtenay, ND, the daughter of Herman and Tina (Natschke) Schoeler. She was raised on the family farm and attended the rural school near Court-enay. After her schooling, she worked in Fargo, ND. In July of 1957, she married Frank Schweitzer and they settled near Berlin, ND where they farmed.
Donald W. Deuitch, 72, Jamestown, died Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009, at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown. Arrangements pending with Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
History: Lloyd Peterson, age 84, of Carrington, ND, was promoted to glory on Thursday, October 1, 2009, at Carrington Health Center, Carrington, ND. Lloyd Lawrence Peterson was born on March 20, 1925, on the family farm at Barlow, ND, the son of Lawrence and Elsie (Kuehn) Peterson. He attended school at Birtsell Township #4, rural Foster County, thru the 6th grade, Sykeston Public School for 7th and 8th grade, and graduated Carrington High School in 1941. Lloyd served in WWII in the US Army Air Corp and was Honorably Discharged in 1946.
Carol Bender, 58, Bismarck, Sept. 26. Lew Cuffe, 78, West Fargo, Sept. 30. Mary Erlenbusch, 95, Forbes, Sept. 27. Antoinette "Annie" Gjesdal, 18, Wahpeton, Sept. 29. Doranna Gratton, 94, Walhalla, Sept. 28. Dorothy Milner, 85, Cavalier, Sept. 28. Doris Molvig, 89, Buxton, Sept. 26. Helga Noordman, 94, Watford City, Sept. 29. Henry Reiter, 89, Wibaux, Mont., formerly Beach, Sept. 28. Beverly Segerholm, 73, Hillsboro, formerly Gardner, Sept. 29. Joan Sieler, 53, Bismarck, Sept. 30. Jacob Specht, 86, Bismarck, Sept. 30. Effie Wickersham, 85, Gettysburg, S.D., formerly Bismarck, Sept.
Marion Barnick, 93, Jamestown, died Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009, at her home. Marion Alma Hickey was born May 10, 1916, on the family farm west of Nortonville, N.D., the daughter of James William and Sina Amanda (Erie) Hickey. She was raised on the family farm and attended Mikkelson Township School, North Dakota, for six years, and graduated from Nortonville High School, Nortonville, N.D. In 1934, she attended Valley City State College, Valley City, N.D., and then began teaching in a rural school. She married Paul Barnick in 1936. They farmed west of Nortonville until he died in 1945.
Helen Ranallo, 92, Jamestown, died Friday, Oct. 2, 2009, at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown. Helen Gordon was born Feb. 12, 1917, in Jamestown, the daughter of Oscar and Agnes (Anderson) Gordon. She grew up in Eldridge, N.D. She graduated from Jamestown High School, Jamestown, and Mrs. Matchles Business College. She worked as a bookkeeper for Gambles and later the White Drug store, Jamestown. She married Albert J. Ranallo on April 25, 1952. They lived in Eldridge. He died April 25, 1998.
Hazel Cavasher, 90, Hemet, Calif., died Sept. 29, 2009, at Hemet. Hazel Mickelson was born Nov. 6, 1917, at the family farm north of Jud, N.D., the daughter of Morris and Hilda (Lee) Mickelson. She attended rural country school in Mickelson Township, North Dakota. She worked in area jobs until she moved to California. She married Albert "Al" Cavasher. She is survived by her husband and two sisters, Bernice (Glen) Spotts, West Plains, Mo., and DeLores Carlson, Jamestown.
Mildred Hoffman, 87, Carrington, N.D., died Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009, at Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd, New Rockford, N.D. Memorial service: 2 p.m. Tuesday, Evans Funeral Home, Carrington.
Verdie Roberts, 84, Las Vegas, Nev., formerly of Jamestown, died Friday, Oct. 2, 2009, in Las Vegas. Arrangements pending with Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- Gen. Nicolae Plesita, a die-hard Communist and ruthless chief of the Securitate secret police who arranged shelter in Romania for terrorist Carlos the Jackal, and was tried for the bombing of Radio Free Europe has died. He was 80. Plesita died Monday in Bucharest in a Romanian Intelligence Service hospital, where he was being treated for various illnesses including diabetes, the Agerpres and Mediafax news agencies reported, citing family members. Plesita commanded the Securitate's foreign intelligence service from 1980 to 1984.