Robert Wallace Watts, 87, Jamestown, died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, at Ave Maria Village, Jamestown. Mr. Watts was born on Oct. 15, 1923, in Barnes City, Iowa, the son of Kenneth and Bertha Elizabeth (Wallace) Watts. He moved with his family to New Sharon, Iowa. He worked with his father at the local produce station. He married Lois Weed. He served in the U.S. Army from 1944 to 1945. They lived in Colorado, South Dakota, Texas, Missouri and New Jersey. They moved to Iowa, where he earned his bachelor's and master's degrees.
Peter Seefeldt, 56, Grand Rapids, N.D., died Monday, Feb. 28, 2011, at Sanford Medical Center, Fargo, N.D. Mr. Seefeldt was born April 21, 1954, in Aberdeen, S.D., the son of Jerome and Ruth (Lere) Seefeldt. He grew up on the family farm near Grand Rapids. He attended elementary school in Grand Rapids and LaMoure, N.D. He graduated in 1972 from LaMoure High School and attended North Dakota State College of Science, Wahpeton, N.D. He farmed and ranched with his father and brothers until his death.
Mary Jane Hafner, 85, Sykeston, N.D., died Tuesday, March 1, 2011, at Golden Acres Manor Care Center, Carrington, N.D. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church, Sykeston. Prayer service: 7 p.m. Monday at the church. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. at the church. Arrangements by Nelson Funeral Home, Maddock, N.D. Burial: St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church Cemetery, Sykeston.
Evelyn Boschee, 86, Devils Lake, N.D., formerly McHenry, N.D., died Tuesday, March 1, 2011, at Mercy Hospital, Devils Lake. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday, St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Devils Lake. Prayer service: 7 p.m. Friday, Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford, N.D. Visitation: 1 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial: St. Lawrence Cemetery, Jessie, N.D.
Gilman Hazer, 93, Jamestown, died Wednesday, March 2, 2011, at the Heritage Centre, Jamestown, under hospice care. Arrangements pending with Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Bruce Balliet, 60, Bismarck, Feb. 26. Joyce Erickson, 90, Grand Forks, Feb. 25. Garvie Haroldson, 90, Park River, Feb. 24. Dorothy Howe, 84, Bismarck, Feb. 26. Warren Kelly, 87, Fargo, formerly Moorhead, Minn., Feb. 27. Helen Lunski, 93, Grand Forks, Feb. 25. Dennis Myers, 68, West Fargo, formerly Colfax, Feb. 26. Bernadine Richtman, 91, Fargo, formerly Bismarck, Feb. 24. Linda Skarnagel, 59, Fargo, Feb. 27. Alan Schriock, 72, Garrison, Feb. 21.
Magdalena Schneider, 83, Rugby, N.D., died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, at the Heart of America Medical Center, Rugby. Magdalena Rose Schneider was born March 30, 1927, at her parents' home in Orrin, N.D., the daughter of Jacob E. and Margaret (Gerein) Schneider. She grew up and attended school at Orrin. She completed her education at St. Leo's Catholic High School, Minot, N.D. She married Leo Schneider on Oct. 17, 1946, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Orrin. They farmed three and a half miles northeast of Rugby. He died Nov. 14, 1998. She moved to Rugby.
Henry Bailey, 78, Fort Yates, Feb. 24. David Christianson, 68, West Fargo, Feb. 24. Jacqueline Ettl, 82, Lakota, Feb. 22. Elmer Hertel, 84, Edmunds, Feb. 22. Jean Krank, 78, Dickinson, Feb. 24. Thomas Krenelka, 86, Grand Forks, Feb. 20. Dennis Myers, 68, West Fargo, Feb. 26. Rebecca Olheiser, 40, Dickinson, Feb. 19. Julia Pederson, 100, West Fargo, Feb. 24. Hazel Pfannsmith, 106, Park River, Feb. 22. Bernadine Richtman, 91, Fargo, Feb. 24. Helen Rix-Myer, 96, Binford, Feb. 25. Estella Rudnick, 82, Anamoose, Feb. 24.
Howard Harris Worm, 85, Valley City, N.D., formerly Kulm, N.D., died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011, at Sheyenne Care Center Circle of Life Cottage, Valley City. Mr. Worm was born Sept. 21, 1925, in Lansing, Iowa, the son of Otto and Helen (Bonin) Worm. He grew up in Lansing and graduated in 1942 from Lansing High School. He was a River Rat. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in February 1944. He married Velma Randall on April 1, 1945. He was discharged from the Army in 1946. He attended trade school and later worked for the Soo Line Railroad as a depot agent.
Audrey Gilbertson, 84, Jamestown, died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, at Ave Maria Village, Jamestown. Audrey Delores Johnson was born Feb. 25, 1927, in Nome, N.D., the daughter of Olaf and Mabel (Hagen) Johnson. She graduated from Nome High School. She married Gordon Gilbertson on Jan. 4, 1948. They farmed for many years near Kathryn, N.D. She worked as manager at the General Store and postmaster for the U.S. Postal Service, Eastedge, N.D. They moved to Buchanan, N.D., where she was a homemaker.