Doris Berg, 70, Max, Sept. 3. Susan Dryer, 48, Eldon, Mo., formerly Grand Forks, Aug. 31. Richard Helmowski Sr., 83, Grand Forks, Aug. 26. Rudolph Jenson, 75, Valley City, Sept. 6. Eleanora Lapp, 89, Hebron, Sept. 4. Rosie Meissner, 79, Bismarck, Sept. 5. Howard Metcalf, 80, East Grand Forks, Sept. 2. Lawrence Mitchell, 82, Grand Forks, Sept. 1. Godfred Pfennig, 84, Beulah, Sept. 3. Niel Schluchter, 80, Cavalier, Sept. 4. Edwin Schossow, 91, Fargo, Sept. 3.
Luella Thompson, 98, St. Cloud, Minn., formerly of Jamestown, died Monday, Sept. 6, 2010, in St. Cloud. Luella Albright was born July 24, 1912, at the family farm near Overly, N.D., the daughter of William and Carla Albright. She grew up there and attended country school until the family moved near Willow City, N.D. She graduated from school in 1929. She married Sherman Thompson on July 18, 1935. They lived in Fonda, N.D. In 1938, they moved to Edmonds, N.D. They moved to LaMoure, N.D., in 1946. They lived one year in Hecla, S.D., moving to Britton, S.D., in 1948.
Lyle Merle Cumber, 67, Jamestown, died Monday, Sept. 6, 2010, at Jamestown Hospital, Jamestown. Mr. Cumber was born June 27, 1943, in Jamestown, the son of George and Gladys (Lester) Cumber. He attended Jamestown High School and later received his GED. He married Ruth Lange on June 25, 1966, in Jamestown. He worked for Jim's Janitorial Service, White Drug, Community Warehouse, Baker Boy Bake Shop and Buffalo Lanes, Inc., all of Jamestown.
Breley Vandrovec, infant daughter of Terry and Jessica Vandrovec, Sioux Falls, S.D., died Sept. 5, 2010, at Sanford Hospital, Sioux Falls. Breley Ann was born Sept. 3, 2010, at Sanford Hospital, Sioux Falls. She is survived by her parents; two sisters, Mya and her twin, Kailey, at home; grandparents, Buz and Arla Cousins and Jim and Rae Ann Vandrovec, all Jamestown; and great-grandparents, Arly and Ruth McClure, Luverne, Minn., and Ray and Bernie Rolshoven, Mandan, N.D. Private services: planned Saturday. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m.
Norma Berntson, 83, Fargo, N.D., formerly Carrington, N.D., died Monday, Sept. 6, 2010, at Innovis Health, Fargo. Norma Ethel Westby was born March 9, 1927, in rural Fairdale, N.D., the daughter of Einar and Rose (Mathiason) Westby. She graduated from Oak Grove Lutheran High School in 1945, and attended Mayville (N.D.) State College, where she received her teacher's certificate. She taught one year at Gryde School near Hoople, N.D. She attended Augsburg College and taught for one year at Binas School near Adams, N.D.
Minnie Graff, 79, Fargo, Sept. 5. Terry Helfenstein, 45, Bismarck, Sept. 3. Ruth Kaelberer, 87, New Salem, Sept. 2. LaVern Leibelt, 85, Harvey, Sept. 2. Vivian Link, 97, Bismarck, Sept. 3. Herbert Presteng, 94, Grafton, Sept. 2. Norma Schacher, 62, Mandan, Sept. 4. Clara Senger, 83, Bismarck, Sept. 1. Rev. Alfred Thiem, Fargo, Aug. 26.
Edna Wojcik, 94, Evergreen, Colo., formerly Jamestown, died Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010, at Life Care Center, Evergreen. Edna Evelyn Kopperud was born July 18, 1916, near Hawley, Minn., the daughter of Oscar and Ellen (Johnson) Kopperud. She grew up and attended school in the Cooperstown, N.D., area. She married Lester Wojcik in 1939. They lived in Jamestown until his death in 1963. She moved to Warrensburg, Mo., to be near her daughter.
Anna Albrecht, 94, New Rockford, N.D., died Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010, at Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd, New Rockford. Anna L. Lindstrom was born March 12, 1916, on the family farm in Gates Township, Eddy County, N.D., the daughter of Emil and Lena (Carlson) Lindstrom. She attended the Divide school until they moved east of Sheyenne, N.D. She left school to help at home. She continued her education by correspondence courses from DakBusiness and North Dakota State University, Fargo, N.D. She married Helmuth Albrecht in 1940. They lived in Sheyenne and farmed for Anton Peterson.
Lyle Cumber, 67, Jamestown, died Monday, Sept. 6, 2010, at Jamestown Hospital, Jamestown. Memorial service: 10:30 a.m. Friday, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Jamestown. Prayer service: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown. Visitation: none planned. Burial: Highland Home Cemetery, Jamestown.
Clarence "Curley" Werner, 78, Valley City, N.D., died Sunday, Sept. 5, 2010, at the Sheyenne Care Center, Valley City. Memorial service: 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, Lerud Schuldt Funeral Home Chapel, Valley City.