Robert Luke Hodgson, 72, Jamestown, died Wednesday, July 8, 2009, at his home. Mr. Hodgson was born on June 1, 1937, at Cairo, Neb., the son of Clyde and Rosemary (O'Brien) Hodgson. He attended elementary school in Woodriver, Neb., where he graduated from high school in 1955. He moved to Longmont, Colo., where he worked with the railroad. He married LaVonne Julson on March 29, 1959, in Denver, Colo. They lived in Longmont until 1966. In 1967 they moved to Plaza, N.D., where he worked for Mountrail County Road Crew until 1968. He worked for Farmer's Union Oil Company.
Jean Stelter, 90, Jamestown, died Wednesday, July 8, 2009, at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown, after a stroke. Jean Lois Campbell was born on May 8, 1919, in Lisbon, N.D., the daughter of Robert and Laura (Kruger) Campbell. She graduated from Lisbon High School in 1938. She attended Trinity Hospital School of Nursing, Jamestown, where she obtained an associate's degree in nursing in 1941. She worked at Jamestown Hospital until 1944 when she became an ensign in the U.S. Navy, where she served until March 1946. She returned to Jamestown and continued to work at Jamestown Hospital.
Meredith Anderson, 85, Grafton, July 3. Katherine Balsen, 71, Chicago, formerly Grand Forks, June 30. Lorraine Black, 93, East Grand Forks, Minn., July 5. Ione Copp, 87, Grand Forks, July 1. Jane Corsen, 51, East Grand Forks, Minn., June 30. Lois Downey, 82, Waconia, Minn., formerly Grand Forks, July 4. Marian Ebertowski, 84, Drayton, June 30. Ellen Fisher, 74, Sterling, July 4. Gerald Frohlich, 68, Mandan, July 4. Anton Grinsteinner, 75, Hazen, July 4.
Nyla Anderson, 75, West Fargo, N.D., formerly Edgeley, N.D., died Tuesday, July 7, 2009, at MeritCare Hospital, Fargo, N.D. Nyla June Maly was born June 12, 1934, on the family farm northwest of Merricourt, N.D., the daughter of Lillis and Edith (Murray) Maly. She grew up there and attended eight years at the local country school and three years at Edgeley High School. She married Roy L. Anderson on June 26, 1951, at Transfiguration Catholic Church, Edgeley. They lived on a farm near Edgeley. In 1976, they moved to Edgeley where she worked at Manor St. Joseph for many years.
Howard Wesley Sharbono, 71, Devils Lake, N.D., died Tuesday, July 7, 2009, at Mercy Hospital, Devils Lake. Mr. Sharbono was born July 20, 1937, at General Hospital, Devils Lake, the son of Howard and Alma (Jenson) Sharbono. He attended first grade at Grand Harbor School and then attended Poplar Grove School through the fifth grade. He graduated from Devils Lake High School in 1955. He attended Jamestown College on a scholastic scholarship from 1955 to 1959. He graduated with majors in chemistry and mathematics.
Rosie Grosz, 92, Jamestown, North Dakota died Monday, July 6, 2009 at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center in Jamestown. Rosie Goehring was born June 12, 1917 to Henry and Fredericka (Hoffman) Goehring. She attended Rosendahl Country School. On April 15, 1935 Rosie married Martin Grosz in Fredonia, ND. They farmed in the Fredonia area until 1978, when they moved to Jamestown. During their retirement, they enjoyed traveling south for many years. Martin died on July 17, 1985.
Helen Timm, 82, Kensal, N.D., died Wednesday, July 8, 2009, at Carrington Health Center, Carrington, N.D. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, St. John's Catholic Church, Kensal. Prayer service: 7:30 p.m. Friday at the church. Visitation: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Evans Funeral Home, Carrington, and 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at the church. Burial: St. John's Catholic Cemetery, Kensal.
Blanche Little, 96, Jamestown, formerly Jud, N.D., died Sunday, July 5, 2009, at Jamestown Hospital, Jamestown. Memorial service: 2:30 p.m. July 24, Nortonville United Methodist Church, Nortonville, N.D. Burial: Mount Hope Cemetery, Edgeley, N.D. Online guestbook: www. liskofuneralchapel.com
Jean Stelter, 90, Jamestown, died Wednesday, July 8, 2009, at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday, Eddy Funeral Chapel, Jamestown. Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown. Burial: Highland Home Cemetery, Jamestown.