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.
Helga A. Franz, 89, Jamestown, died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011, at Eventide at Hi-Acres, Jamestown. Helga Agnes Rutgerson was born June 1, 1921, at the family farm in Buchanan, N.D., the daughter of Edwin and Gertrude (Carlson) Rutgerson. She grew up on the family homestead in Buchanan and graduated in 1939 from Buchanan High School. She worked for the telephone company. She married Marvin E. Franz on April 4, 1944, in Jamestown. They purchased a farm in Buchanan where they farmed until 1953 when they moved to Jamestown.
Lorraine Jensen, 81, New Rockford, N.D., died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011, at Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd, New Rockford. Lorraine Ferguson was born Nov. 25, 1929, in Jamestown, the daughter of Kenneth and Violet (Gwynn) Ferguson. She grew up and attended school in Carrington, N.D., and received her GED in 1984 in New Rockford. She married Vernon Jensen on Aug. 8, 1946, in Fargo, N.D. They lived in New Rockford. He died in 1993. She worked at Swift & Company, New Rockford, Sioux Manufacturing, Fort Totten, N.D., and as a cook at Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd for many years.
Ruth Kuehn, 88, Torrance, Calif., formerly Carrington, N.D., died Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, due to complications following surgery. Ruth Lucille Kuehn was born Oct. 29, 1923, on the family farm near Carrington, the daughter of Jacob and Elizabeth Kuehn. She graduated in 1941 from Carrington High School. She moved to Fargo, N.D., and attended Dakota Business College. She returned to Carrington and worked at Northwestern Bell Telephone Company for many years. She moved to California and worked as a legal secretary.
Mazie C. Kopp, 83, Jamestown, died Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, at Ave Maria Village, Jamestown. Mazie Kopp was born May 14, 1927, in Kathryn, N.D., the daughter of Carl and Mildred (Kulsrud) Kopp. She grew up in the Kathryn area and graduated from Kathryn High School. She lived in Fargo, N.D., Moorhead, Minn., and Lisbon, N.D. She worked as a bookkeeper for Corwin Churchill and Shirley Onstad Plumbing & Heating, both Fargo. She moved to Jamestown in 2005 and entered Ave Maria Village in 2006. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Lisbon.
Isabella Schmidt, 85, Wishek, N.D., died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011, at Wishek Home for the Aged, Wishek. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thurday, St. Phillip Neri Catholic Church, Napoleon, N.D. Prayer service: 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dahlstrom Funeral Home, Napoleon. Visitation: 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial: St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery, Kintyre, N.D.
Marie Suckut, 93, Bowdon, N.D., died Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011, at Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd, New Rockford, N.D. Marie Wagner was born April 24, 1917, at Perth, N.D., the daughter of Hiram and Neeloo (Garner) Wagner. She moved with her family at an early age to the Pettibone, N.D., area where she grew up and graduated from Pettibone High School. She graduated from Josef's School of Hair Design, Bismarck, N.D. She then pursued her teaching certificate. She taught for five years in a country school southeast of Bowdon. She married Jake Suckut on Oct. 12, 1940, at Jamestown.
Correen M. Mogck, 57, of Jamestown, ND, died Friday, January 7, 2011 at Sanford Medical, Fargo, ND. Correen Kindelspire was born on March 19, 1953, in Aber-deen, SD, the daughter of Byron and Margaret (Hord) Kindelspire. She was educated in Leola, SD, graduating from high school. Correen attended and graduated from Jamestown College, Jamestown with a degree in accounting. She worked for Stutsman County State Bank, Jamestown, and was a cost accountant for Western Gear, later Lucas Western.
Mary Lou Olson, 80, Glenwood, Minn., formerly of Fargo, Jan. 1. Bernice Mattson, 82, Fargo, formerly Casselton, Jan. 5. Virgil McKay II, 33, Emerado, Dec. 31. Robert Olwin, 86, Fargo, Jan. 4. Carson Reid, 14 months, Fargo, Jan. 4. Donald Smith, 86, Fargo, Jan. 4.