Leona Brown, 108, Jamestown, died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010, at Eventide at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown. Arrangements pending with Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Agnes Ermatinger, 95, Jamestown, North Dakota, formerly of Wimbledon ND, died Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at Eventide at Hi-Acres Manor in Jamestown. Agnes Caroline Pearson was born October 19, 1915 in Wimbledon, the daughter of Edgar and Hilda (Nilsen) Pearson. She received her education from the Clement- sville and Wimbledon schools. Agnes was 16 when her mother died after a long illness. She was a great help to her father on the farm. She and Ed Ermatinger were married on August 2, 1941.
June Hannig, 88, Valley City, N.D., died Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010, at the Sheyenne Care Center, Valley City. Arrangements are pending with Lerud-Schuldt Funeral Home, Valley City.
Elizabeth "Lizzie" Guthmiller, 89, Carrington, N.D., formerly Pettibone, N.D., died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010, at Golden Acres Manor, Carrington. Elizabeth Schmidt was born Jan. 9, 1921, in Frettim Township, northwest of Pettibone, the daughter of Fred and Mary (Kassman) Schmidt. She attended rural country schools. She married John Guthmiller on June 6, 1940, at Pettibone. She worked at the Red Owl and Super Valu stores in Pettibone. She owned and operated the Pettibone Café for many years. She enjoyed cooking, reading and dancing.
Harold "Red" Thorsen, 81, Valley City, N.D., formerly Bismarck, N.D., died Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010, at Sheyenne Care Center, Valley City. Services: 11 a.m. Dec. 11, St. Petri Lutheran Church, Nome, N.D., with the Rev. Bradley Edin officiating. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Dec. 10, Oliver-Nathan Funeral Chapel, Valley City, and one hour before the service at the church. Burial: Wolf Point, Mont.
Agnes C. Ermatinger, 95, Jamestown, died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010, at Eventide at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown. Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday, St. John's United Methodist Church, Wimbledon, N.D. Visitation: 1 to 7 p.m. Monday and 1 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown. Burial: Prairie View Cemetery, Wimbledon.
Robert "Bob" Weber, 87, New Rockford, N.D., died Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010, at his home under the care of hospice. Services: 2 p.m. Tuesday, United Methodist Church, New Rockford. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford. Burial: Prairie Home Cemetery, New Rockford.
Verdella Patricia "Pat" Biloff, 65, Weston, Ore., died Dec. 1, 2010, at Kadlec Hospital, Richland, Wash. Verdella Gruszie was born Sept. 5, 1945, in Jamestown, the daughter of Adam and Esther Liebelt Gruszie. The family lived in Cleveland, N.D., where she grew up. She attended Cheyenne River Academy, Harvey, N.D., and the Union College, Lincoln, Neb. She married Dennis D. Biloff on June 28, 1966, at Jamestown. They farmed in Carrington, N.D., for two years, then for two years in Cleveland. They moved to Milton-Freewater, Ore. She worked as a homemaker all of her life.
Nine Brandvold, 84, Glenfield, N.D., died Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010, at Golden Acres Manor, Carrington, N.D. Ninie Laverne Forsberg was born on Aug. 23, 1926, the daughter of Hilmer and Jensina (Ramsey) Forsberg near Cooperstown, N.D. She attended rural Kingsley Country School, McHenry School, and graduated with honors in 1944 from Glenfield High School, all in rural Foster County, North Dakota. She attended Valley City N.D. State College and received her teaching certificate. She taught at rural Eastman #1, Glenfield-Sutton area. She married Ervin Skundberg on March 18, 1947, at Carrington.
Ronald Henry Wanzek, Sr., 84, passed away November 29, 2010 at Sanford Palliative Care Unit, Fargo, ND. Ronald was born November 23, 1926 in Windsor Township, the son of Vincent and Agnes (Kerber) Wanzek Sr. He attended St. John's Academy and later farmed with his father. On October 7, 1950 he married Lorene Wegner, the daughter of Gottfried and Bertha Wegner. They lived on his parents' farm for a year until 1951 when they purchased a farm in Moon Lake Township. They farmed and lived on the farm until 1976, when they moved to Jamestown.