Carol Bjelde, 56, Fargo, Dec. 13. Duane Carpenter, 67, Grafton, Dec. 11. Shirley Darling, 66, Grand Forks, formerly of Brinsmade, Dec. 14. Verla Faul, 83, Harvey, Dec. 13. Nick Faul, 73, Harvey, Dec. 14. James Hanna, 67, Lisbon, Dec. 14. Clara Hatzenbuhler, 82, Bismarck, Dec. 13. Linda Huseby, 58, Lisbon, Dec. 15. Ellen Nygard, 87, West Fargo, Dec. 14. Maxine Riedman, 88, Bismarck, Dec. 12. Ingrid Wee, 91, Fargo, Dec. 13.
Wilmer Wahl, 85, Jamestown, died Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010, at Jamestown Hospital, Jamestown. Mr. Wahl was born June 6, 1925, in Goodrich, N.D., the son of Christian and Magdalena (Goll) Wahl. He attended school in Goodrich and took auto body for two years at Wahpeton, N.D. He entered the U.S. Army on Nov. 13, 1944. He served during World War II in the Asiatic Pacific Theater. He was honorably discharged on Nov. 14, 1946, at Fort Lewis, Wash. He returned to North Dakota. He worked for Central Motors from 1947 to 1951. He served in Korea from 1951 to 1953, then returned to North Dakota.
Edna Rohrbach, 89, Oakes, N.D., died Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010, at Oakes Community Hospital, Oakes. Edna Pietz was born June 26, 1921, at Hosmer, S.D., the daughter of John and Magdelina (Burr) Pietz. She grew up there and attended school. She married Benjamin R. Rohrbach on June 10, 1946. They farmed near Long Lake, S.D., until 1973, when they moved to Oakes. She worked as a cook in various restaurants. She retired in May 1996. He died April 11, 1986. She enjoyed flowers, yard work, puzzles and games.
Jacob Walbaum, 87, Braddock, N.D., died Friday, Dec. 17, 2010, at his home. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, St. Katherine's Catholic Church, Braddock. Arrangements by Myers Funeral Home, Linton, N.D. Burial: St. Katherine's Catholic Church Cemetery, Braddock.
Charlie Mastel, 70, Edgeley, N.D., died Friday, Dec. 17, 2010, at his home. Arrangements pending with Lisko Funeral Chapel, Edgeley.
Wayne Volla, 82, Clifford, Dec. 13. Maxine Riedman, 88, Bismarck, Dec. 12. Helen Fischer, 90, Killdeer, Dec. 11. Lena Ganzer, 92, Dickinson, Dec. 13. Glinnie Ondricek, 91, Dickinson, Dec. 11. Stanley Vold, 84, Bismarck, Dec. 12. James C. Parton, 35, Thompson, Dec. 12. Lyle Lynn Christianson, 49, Minot, formerly of Langdon, Dec. 14. Lorraine Westensee, 83, Lakota, Dec. 11.
Rita Bell, 68, Windsor, N.D., died Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010, at her home. Rita Rose Cichos was born April 1, 1942, on the family farm near Windsor, the daughter of Joseph and Hattie (Kulla) Cichos. She attended Moon Lake Township school, St. John's Academy, Jamestown, and graduated from Jamestown High School. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Jamestown College. She began working for the North Dakota State Hospital in 1961. She became an RN in 1973. She married Lanny Bell on Dec. 29, 1958, at Windsor. She retired in 2004 due to ill health.
Wilmer Wahl, 85, Jamestown, died Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010, at Jamestown Hospital, Jamestown. Services: 11 a.m. Monday, First Baptist Church, Jamestown. Visitation: 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown. Burial: Highland Home Cemetery, Jamestown.
Betty Ellis, 89, Grand Forks, Dec. 12. Barbara Fetch, 96, Beulah, Dec. 10. Wayne Gress, 60, Mandan, Dec. 12. LaVerne Kallod, 85, Fargo, Dec. 12. Richard Merchant, 77, Wyndmere, Dec.13. Marvin Schneider, 77, Ashley, Dec. 11. Dennis Sweeney, 64, Larimore, Dec. 12. Lillian Thompson, 99, Garrison, Dec. 12.
Bernard Geier, 88, Bismarck, N.D., died Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010, at the home of Larry and Marcy Krueger, near Bismarck, under hospice care. Mr. Geier was born May 8, 1922, at Kidder County, North Dakota, the son of Carl and Henrietta Geier. He grew up on the family farm in Rexine Township, Kidder County. He graduated from Heaton (N.D.) High School in 1939. He moved to California and returned with the outbreak of World War II. He married Selma Hinger on April 13, 1945. In 1950 they moved to the August Hinger farm in Petersville Township, Kidder County. He farmed. He retired in 1988.