James "Jim" Ridge Jr., 56, New Rockford, N.D., died Saturday, June 19, 2010, at Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Fargo, N.D. Mr. Ridge was born in Louisville, Ky., on Jan. 7, 1954, the son of James and Janice Ridge. He grew up and attended school in Oakland, Calif. In 1971, he joined the U.S. Army and served as a radio operator in Germany. He was honorably discharged in 1974. He moved to Roseville, Calif., and then to New Rockford in 1999.
Dwight A. Bean, 66, Heaton, N.D., died Sunday, June 20, 2010, at his home. Mr. Bean was born June 29, 1943, on the farm near Heaton, the son of Albert and Mabel (Carson) Bean. He attended Heaton Public School, and later graduated in 1961 from Fessenden High School, Fessenden, N.D. He served many years with the National Guard during the Vietnam War. He later farmed and worked road construction. From 1969 to 1999, he worked for the Wells County road crew. He was recently employed with the Fessenden Co-op Elevator, Fessenden.
Raymond R. Klettke, 89, Kulm, N.D., died Wednesday, June 23, 2010, at Prince of Peace Care Center, Ellendale, N.D. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday, Kulm United Methodist Church, Kulm. Prayer Service: 7 p.m. Saturday, Dahlstrom Funeral Home, Kulm. Visitation: 1 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial: Hillside Lutheran Cemetery, Kulm.
Donald Richard Seibold, 81, Bismarck, N.D., formerly Carrington and Cathay, N.D., died Monday, June 21, 2010, at MedCenter One Hospital, Bismarck. Mr. Seibold was born Jan. 29, 1929, the son of Edward and Edna (Herringer) Seibold, Cathay. He graduated in 1946 from Cathay High School, Cathay. He attended college at Valley City, N.D. He married Alice Hagemeister on Oct. 30, 1948, at Cathay. She died Dec. 24, 1962. He married Davidean "Debbie" Cadieux on Aug. 22, 1964, at New Rockford, N.D. They lived in Cathay, where he operated the Seibold Cleaning Plant and farmed for 42 years.
Tilman Anderson, 81, Hillsboro, June 20. Lorine Buechler, 83, Beulah, June 16. Deanna Carik, 70, Cavalier, June 18. Paul Frappier, Jr., 87, Portland, June 16. Marlene Garritson, 72, Grand Forks, June 17. Linda Grott, 64, Valley City, June 19. Kathryn Grube, 100, Pembina, June 19. Allen Harris, 51, Fargo, June 19. Laura Harrum, 91, New Rockford, June 16. Larry Herrmann, 63, Moorhead, June 19. Viola Honrud, 90, Moorhead, June 19. Dorothy Hoselton, 90, Drayton, June 18. Elnora Jones, 88, Mandan, formerly Parshall, June 17. Ben Klein, 84, Bismarck, June 17.
Harley Alfred Fogderud, 89, Jamestown, died Friday, June 18, 2010, at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown. Mr. Fogderud was born March 12, 1921, on the family farm in rural Walum, N.D., the son of Alfred and Millie (Bjugstad) Fogderud. He married Beatrice Lola Lende on Oct. 19, 1941, in Cooperstown, N.D. He worked for Fogderud Construction Company and farmed east of Hannaford, N.D. for more than 60 years before moving to Jamestown.
Rena Van Bruggen, 89, Valley City, June 19. Dean Coppin, 46, Wahpeton, June 17. Leonard DeCoteau, 55, Fargo, June 17. Selma Eid, 95, Walhalla, June 16. Norman Fillbrandt, 78, Thompson, June 16. Rick Franklin, 56, Grand Forks, June 15. Dawn Frovarp, 48, Grand Forks, June 13.
Esther Sturgeon, 97, Lincoln, Neb., formerly of Jamestown, died Saturday, June 19, 2010, in Lincoln. Esther Johanna Koehn was born April 1, 1913, at James-town, the daughter of Ferdinand and Augusta Ell Koehn. The family moved to Grand Forks, N.D., in 1954. She received a scholarship to attend Jamestown College, James-town, where she studied organ and piano. She married George Charles Sturgeon. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran, Jamestown, where she was church organist, choir member and choir director.
Donald "Don" Seibold, 81, Bismarck, N.D., formerly of Carrington, N.D., and Cathay, N.D., died Monday, June 21, 2010, at Medcenter One Hospital, Bismarck. Services: 10:30 p.m. Friday, Bethel Chapel Assemblies of God, Carrington. Prayer service: 7 p.m. Thursday, Evans Funeral Home, Carrington. Burial: Lakeview Cemetery, Cathay.
James "Jim" Ridge Jr., 56, New Rockford, N.D., died Saturday, June 19, 2010, at the Veterans Hospital, Fargo, N.D. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, St. John's Catholic Church, New Rockford. Prayer service: 7 p.m. Friday, St. John's Catholic Church, New Rockford. Visitation: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford. Burial: St. John's Cemetery, New Rockford.