Dorothy Anderson, 90, Grafton, formerly Drayton, Oct. 12. Ralph Beckler, 71, Bismarck, Oct. 10. Patty Benson, 89, Fargo, Oct. 11. Alice Burnett, 83, Bismarck, Oct. 10. Evelyn Forde, 80, Lakota, formerly Warwick, Oct. 11. Delmer Gallagher, 90, Bismarck, Oct. 9. Rich Haugen, 42, Dazey, formerly Valley City, Oct. 11. Marian Kensinger, 86, Wahpeton, Oct. 11. Carlton Levorsen, 79, Elgin, Oct. 9. Joel Lindell, 67, Hoople, Oct. 9. James Marshall, 85, Oriska, Oct. 12. Jesus Obregon Sr., 79, Grand Forks, Oct. 11. Lillian Pengilly, 94, Park River, Oct. 8. Darrel Rathjen, 63, Hazen, Oct.
Orville Eidem, a fixture on the Fargo-Moorhead area jazz scene who for years led North Dakota State University's band department, died Thursday at the age of 79. "Orv" Eidem was a gregarious man, known for an engaging sense of humor and a deep love of music and his students, his friends and his family said. "You can not imagine how he loves those kids. He loved his (NDSU) Gold Star Band kids," Eidem's wife, Gen, said. Eidem suffered a major stroke in late April, which left him paralyzed on the left side of his body.
The life of Donald Edwin Zundel, 53, of Edgeley, ND will be commemorated at a Memorial Service Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 2:00 pm at the Dahlstrom Funeral Home in Kulm, ND with Pastor James Rupe officiating. Don, the youngest son of Edwin and Amy "Noonie" (Brome) Zundel, Edgeley, ND was born October 26, 1956 in Jamestown, ND. He lived most of his life on the family farm and attended school in Kulm. He lived in Denver, CO for a few months in 1982. In 1983 1987 he was married to Kathy Schwartz and farmed the family land.
Dora E. Delfs, 88, McHenry, N.D., died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010, at Carrington Health Center, Carrington, N.D. Services: 2 p.m. Monday, Our Savior's Lutheran Church, McHenry. Prayer service: 7 p.m. Sunday, Evans Funeral Home, Carrington. Visitation: 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. to noon Monday at the funeral home. Burial: Bethlehem Cemetery, McHenry.
James John Van Vleet, 39, Steele, died October 11, 2010, in the Jamestown Hospital. Services will be held at 2:00 pm Friday, October 15, 2010, at Eastgate Steele Memorial Chapel, Steele. There will be no visitation, as cremation has taken place. James "Jim" was born December 31, 1970, in Casper, WY, to James and Gladys Van Vleet. He was raised and educated in Medina, ND. He moved to Steele where he resided until the time of his death. He loved spending time with his friends and family.
Lois Anderson, 81, Langdon, Oct. 9. Pauline Bentz, 106, Harvey, Sept 23. Roger Bourn, 82, Bismarck, Oct. 9. Paul Bouret, 55, Sheyenne, Oct. 9. George Deckert, 100, Arena, Oct. 9. Florence Engelter, 95, Fargo, Oct. 10. Paul Falcon, 61, Williston, Oct. 7. Janet Faller, 75, Lisbon, Oct. 7. Stephen Fetter, 94, Reynolds, Oct. 8. Lilly Flaten, 84, Fargo, Oct. 9. Clementine Freidt, 88, Minot, Oct. 6. Emily Garnaas, 94, Sheyenne, Oct. 9. Alvera Glasoe, 86, Crosby, Oct. 5. Norman Grandlund, 83, Moorhead, Oct. 10. John Gray, 66, Page, Oct. 6.
Brent Johnson, 51, Gackle, N.D., died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010, at Wishek Hospital, Wishek, N.D. Mr. Johnson was born Feb. 17, 1959, at Jamestown, the son of Lloyd M. and Delores J. (Mayer) Johnson. He attended Gackle Public School, Gackle. He married Tina Gattie in Lake Andes, S.D. They lived in Devils Lake, N.D., where he worked construction. They moved to Mitchell, S.D., and later returned to Gackle.
Gary Abraham, 71, West Fargo, Oct. 8. John Baker, 88, Mayville, Oct. 6. Patty Benson, 89, Fargo, Oct. 11. Pauline Bentz, 106, Harvey, Sept 23. Roger Bourn, 82, Bismarck, Oct. 9. Paul Bouret, 55, Sheyenne, Oct. 9. Florence Engelter, 95, Fargo, Oct. 10. Paul Falcon, 61, Williston, Oct. 7. Janet Faller, 75, Lisbon, Oct. 7. Stephen Fetter, 94, Reynolds, Oct. 8. Lilly Flaten, 84, Fargo, Oct. 9. Clementine Freidt, 88, Minot, Oct. 6. Emily Garnaas, 94, Sheyenne, Oct. 9. Alvera Glasoe, 86, Crosby, Oct. 5. Norman Grandlund, 83, Moorhead, Oct. 10.
LaRay Waltz, 52, Jamestown, ND, died Monday, October 11, 2010 at Eventide Hi-Acres Manor, Jamestown, ND. LaRay June Batsch was born June 5, 1958 at LaMoure, ND, the daughter of Raymond and Doloras June (Wegenast) Batsch. She was raised on the family farm near Edgeley, ND where she attended elementary and 2 years of high school. She moved with her family to Jamestown, ND in1973 and completed high school in Jamestown, graduating in 1976.
Iva Mayhew, 76, Jamestown, died Monday, Oct. 11, 2010, at Ave Maria Village, Jamestown. Iva McEachern was born June 2, 1934, at Plentywood, Mont., the daughter of Murdock and Annie (Scott) McEachern. She attended the local school in Medicine Lake, Mont. She married Curtiss Mayhew on Sept. 20, 1950, at Wibaux, Mont. They moved to Steele, N.D., in 1968 then to Medina, N.D., in 1972. In 1982, they moved to Jamestown. She worked for the Cleveland Indians Baseball Park and served for a short time as a deputy sheriff in Steele. She worked at the North Dakota State Hospital for 24 years.