Otto J. Meidinger, 86, Zeeland, N.D., died Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at Ashley Medical Center, Ashley, N.D. Mr. Meidinger was born Sept. 24, 1924, at Zeeland, the son of John R. and Lydia (Meidinger) Meidinger. He attended rural school in McIntosh County, North Dakota. He married Alice Viola Brandner on Oct. 18, 1955, at the New Kassel Reformed Church, rural Zeeland. They lived on the family farm 12 miles northeast of Zeeland.
Gladys Cariveau, 90, Grand Forks, April 2. Alice Folden, 87, Moorhead, Minn., April 6. Harold Wanner, 75, Bismarck, formerly Medina, April 1. Theresa Gietzen, 94, Glen Ullin, April 4. Joseph Hatzenbuhler, 81, Bismarck, April 4. Robert Hertweck Sr., 77, East Grand Forks, Minn., April 5. John Johnston, 92, Fargo, April 5. Leo Landeis, 91, Mandan, April 2. Donald Leiberg, 73, Milton, April 3. Nora Schroeder, 86, Williston, April 6. Pauline Swanson, 97, Bismarck, April 5. Rose Ternes, 98, Bismarck, April 4. Harold Wanner, 75, Bismarck, formerly Medina, April 1. Ernestine Zeller, 86, B
Malcolm Edward "Mick" Thompson, 81, New Rockford, N.D., died Wednesday, April 6, 2011, in Carrington, N.D. Mr. Thompson was born Feb. 26, 1930, in Glenwood City, Wis., the son of Iver and Gena (Hugdahl) Thompson. He grew up and attended school in Baldwin, Wis. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1951, served in the 3rd Division Military Police and also in served in Korea. He married Doris "Dory" Lucht on Dec. 6, 1953, at New Rockford. They lived in New Rockford. He worked in road construction across North Dakota and farmed. In 1980, he opened Mick's 281 Service, New Rockford.
Taylor Grace Mini, 8 months, Fort Totten, N.D., died Thursday, April 7, 2011, at Anne Carlsen Center, Jamestown. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Seven Dolars Catholic Church, Fort Totten. Visitation: one hour before the service at the church. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford, N.D. Burial: St. Jerome's Cemetery, Crow Hill District, rural Fort Totten.
Brian Smith, 35, Hankinson, April 3. Theresa Gietzen, 94, Glen Ullin, April 4. Lydia Newcomer, 82, Bismarck, April 3. Margaret Keller, 98, New Salem, April 3. Anton Haff, 71, Bismarck, April 4. Jesse Johnson, 23, Bismarck, March 31.
Evelyn Schweitzer, 86, Carrington, N.D., died Tuesday, April 2, 2011, at Essentia Health, Fargo, N.D. Evelyn Sophie Fossum was born May 21, 1924, in Norway, the daughter of John and Asta (Sennerud) Fossum. She moved with her parents to the United States when she was three years old. They lived at Aneta, N.D., where she was grew up and attended school. The family to Plummer, Minn., and helped on the farm. She moved to Minneapolis, Minn., and worked as a waitress. She later moved to Chicago, Ill. She married Kenneth Schweitzer on March 25, 1946, at Plummer.
Donald R. Lipetzky, 82, Moorhead, Minn., formerly of Kensal, N.D., died Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at his home. Mr. Lipetzky was born July 29, 1928, on the family farm near Kensal, the son of John and Mary (Foy) Lipetzky. He attended school near Kensal. He married Arlean Jorgenson on Nov. 23, 1953, at St. John's Catholic Church, Kensal. They lived and farmed north of Kensal. They spent many winters in Arizona. They moved to Moorhead in 2007. He was a member of St. John's Catholic Church.
Lorraine Wolff, 87, Salina, Kan., formerly of Cleveland, N.D., died Monday, March 7, 2011, at Holiday Resort, Salina. Lorraine Edna Wohl was born June 4, 1923, at rural Cleveland, the daughter of Peter and Magdalena (Steiger) Wohl. She grew up on a farm in rural Cleveland. She worked as a surgical nurse outside of the home for many years. She married Albert L. Wolff on July 31, 1945, in Minnesota. They lived in California, Washington and Arizona. They retired in 1986. They moved to Abilene, Kan.
Ethelwyn Tinker, 93, Jamestown, died Sunday, April 3, 2011, at Eventide at Hi-Acres, Jamestown. Ethelwyn Bender was born Nov. 4, 1917, in Bradley, S.D., the daughter of Charles and Ada (Morgan) Bender. She attended school in Bradley. She moved to Mitchell, S.D. and attended business college there. She married Charles "Charlie" Tinker on Feb. 6, 1938, in Mitchell. They moved to Sheridan, Wyo., Livingston, Mont., Bozeman, Mont., Yakima, Wash., and then to Jamestown. She was employed at the North Dakota State Hospital Adolescent Unit, Jamestown, and retired in 1982.
Otto J. Meidinger, 86, Zeeland, N.D., died Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at the Ashley Medical Center, Ashley, N.D. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, United Church of Christ, Wishek, N.D. Prayer service: 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dahlstrom Funeral Home, Wishek. Visitation: 2 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial: New Kassel E&R Cemetery, rural Zeeland.