Craig Lee Pfau, 59, of Scottsdale, Arizona, died in Boise, Idaho, on December 24th 2010. Craig was born on October 19th 1951 in Fargo, North Dakota. He attended elementary and high school in Tower City, where he attained the honor of Eagle Scout and Valedictorian. He attended Jamestown College where he played football, baseball and basketball. He received his degree in Pharmacy from NDSU. He married Margaret Laub on January 8, 1977 in Fargo. He worked for Osco Drug in Chicago before moving to Phoenix, Arizona as a regional manager. In 1996 be bought 2 pharmacies and managed them.
Calvin Wegner, 74, Hardin, Mont., formerly of Cleveland, N.D., died Jan. 8, 2011. Mr. Wegner was born and raised near Cleveland. He is survived by four sons; a brother; 12 granchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters; and a brother. Services: 1 p.m. Friday, Open Bible Church, Hardin.
Leona Pergande, 99, Carrington, N.D., died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011, at Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd, New Rockford, N.D. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Carrington. Prayer service: 7 p.m. Friday, Evans Funeral Home, Carrington. Visitation: 1 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial: Carrington Cemetery, Carrington.
Isabella A. Schmidt, 85, Wishek, N.D., died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011, at Wishek Home for the Aged, Wishek. Isabella Bitz was born June 13, 1925, at Napoleon, N.D., the daughter of Joseph and Margaret (Voller) Bitz. She graduated from Napoleon High School. She married John A. Schmidt on July 2, 1945, at Napoleon. They farmed southwest of Napoleon and north of Burnstad, N.D., until 1953. They moved into Burnstad to operate a bar. In 1968, they moved to Napoleon where she worked for other establishments. In 1974, they moved to Wishek. He died on Nov. 6, 1977. She was a member of St.
Myron Dellard Hauser, 76, Harvey, N.D., died Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, at St. Aloisius Medical Center, Harvey. Mr. Hauser was born Oct. 20, 1934, in Harvey, the son of John and Mary (Wagner) Hauser. He grew up and attended school in Harvey. He owned and operated an excavating and concrete business in Harvey for many years. He moved to Fargo, N.D., where he was a crane operator. He moved to Riverside, Calif., where he worked in construction. He retired and moved back to Harvey. He married Junetta Olson. He was a member of the Wells Eagles Aerie #3080, Harvey.
Betty Kratzke, 84, Jamestown, died Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, at Ave Maria Village, Jamestown. Betty Berg was born Aug. 25, 1925, at Valley City, N.D., the daughter of Ole Berg and Cecelia (Hass) Berg. She graduated in 1943 from Eckleson (N.D.) High School. She married Erwin Kratzke on March 30, 1953, in Moorhead, Minn. They lived in Jamestown at the same house for more than 50 years. She attended the Telegraph school. She worked for Northern Pacific for 25 years, the U.S. Census in 1980 and Dietrich School Bus. She retired in 2006. He died in 1991.
Roger Veil, 71, Desert Hot Springs, Calif., and Washington, died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, of a stroke in Desert Hot Springs. Mr. Veil was born Oct. 25, 1939, on a farm south of Streeter, N.D., the son of Emma and Phillip Veil. He graduated from Jamestown High School and entered the U.S. Army. He was a crane operator in Seattle, Wash. He enjoyed traveling in his motor home. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; a sister, Florence Willey, Jamestown; and two brothers, Reuben, Round Rock, Texas, and Harry, Ypsilanti, N.D. Services: already held. Burial: Seattle.
Roger A. Gilmore, 64, Fargo, N.D., formerly Pierre, S.D. and Jamestown, died Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011, at the Minnesota Veterans Affairs Hospital, Minneapolis, Minn. Mr. Gilmore was born Oct. 26, 1946, in Bottineau, N.D., the son of James D. and Norma (Olson) Gilmore. He grew up and attended school in Valley City, N.D., and graduated in 1964 from Kathryn (N.D.) High School. He joined the U.S. Navy in May 1964, and was a marksman and postal clerk on the U.S.S. Rushmore. He received a National Defense Service medal and toured overseas.
Leo Albus, 80, Fargo, formerly Carrington, Jan. 4. Elizabeth Braun, 95, Mandan, Jan. 5. Don Breuer, 96, Bismarck, Jan. 8. Gladys Egli, 82, Bismarck, Jan. 5. William Gehloff, 69, Valley City, Jan. 6. Bruce Golz, 71, Ashley, Jan. 6. Stephen Heid, 77, Wahpeton, Jan. 5. Norma Hettervig, 79, Buxton, Jan. 6. LaDon Johnson, 76, Fargo, Jan. 3. Alvin Johnsrud, 76, Watford City, Jan. 3. Theodore Klein, 95, Bismarck, Jan. 8. Bruce Kroshus, 67, Williston, Jan. 6. Herbert Kuck, 89, Ellendale, Jan. 6. Dolores Kvasager, 89, Thompson, Jan. 6. James LeTexier, 76, East Grand Forks, Minn., Jan.
Ida G. Henschel, 85, Petersburg, N.D., died Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, at Northwood Deaconess Health Center, Northwood, N.D. Ida Georgia Pecka was born Oct. 23, 1925, near Lawton, N.D., the daughter of Frank and Mary (Pic) Pecka. She grew up on the family farm in Walsh County, North Dakota, and attended school in the area. She moved with her family in 1943 to Grand Forks, N.D. She moved to Chicago, Ill., and worked at the Buick Aircraft factory tearing down aircraft engines during World War II. She returned to Grand Forks and became a licensed cosmetologist for Trepanier's Drugstore.