Vivian Hegland, 87, Sheyenne, N.D., died Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010, at Golden Acres Manor, Carrington, N.D. Vivian Lorraine Nelson was born Dec. 24, 1922, the daughter of Hartley and Mabel Nelson at Riverdale Farm near Maddock, N.D. She grew up in Oberon, N.D., and graduated from Oberon High School in 1941. She attended Dakota Business College. She worked in Fargo, N.D., following graduation. She taught at Josephine Country School. She married Gilmen Hegland on June 30, 1946, at Oberon. They farmed on the homestead farm near Oberon until 1983, when they retired and moved to Sheyenne.
Lyle Gene Kutz, 83, Jamestown, North Dakota, passed away August 29, 2010 at Eventide at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center in Jamestown. Lyle was born October 16, 1926 on a farm near Sykeston, ND, to Carl and Alyce (Smith) Kutz. He received his education in the Sykeston area. At the age of 16 he purchased a team of horses and started a hay hauling business. Lyle used his earnings to buy an accordian, and started a musical career in three separate bands. He soon thereafter met the love of his life, Evelyn Schulz.
NEW YORK (AP) -- For most of his four decades as a reporter, Jules Edward Loh traveled the United States, reaching every state and using his honeyed Georgia accent to charm his way into the hearts, minds and lives of Americans, famous and obscure. To write "Lords of the Earth," a 1971 book about the Navajo Indians of Arizona, he became so close to tribal elders that they named him Poputiney, meaning "Many Pencils." Back in New York, his irreverent colleagues at The Associated Press dubbed him "Loh, the poor Indian." Despite numerous journalism awards by the time he retired in 1997, Loh said
Esther Willoughby, 77, Ruso, Aug. 19. Charles Wimpfheimer, 75, Cavalier, Aug. 20.
Vivian Hegland, 87, Sheyenne, N.D., died Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010, at Golden Acres Manor, Carrington, N.D. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Antelope Valley Lutheran Church, rural Oberon, N.D. Prayer service: 8 p.m. today, Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford, N.D. Visitation: 1 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Burial: Antelope Valley Lutheran Cemetery, rural Oberon.
Lyle Kutz, 83, Jamestown, died Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010, at Eventide at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown. Arrangements are pending with Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Arvid Anderson, 61, Williston, Aug. 21. Phyllis Arnt, 87, Sheldon, Aug. 24. Melvin Bulock, 95, Devils Lake, formerly Rock Lake, Aug. 24. Lori Carlson, 52, Fort Ransom, Aug. 26. Carla Edinger, 97, Elgin, Aug. 23. Elaine Eicholtz, 80, West Fargo, Aug. 26. Vernette Engness, 74, West Fargo, Aug. 25. Inez Friedt, 78, Mott, Aug. 25. Laura Gustafson, 91, Dickinson, Aug. 24. Helga Horgness, 88, Milnor, Aug. 25. Gerald Kelly, 82, Dickinson, Aug. 23. Ruth Kemper, 75, Wahpeton, Aug. 25. Jerry Larson, 63, Dickinson, Aug. 24. Jerry Lindquist, 51, Williston, Aug.
Gordon "Mike" Nelson, 92, Orting, Wash., died Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010, in Washington. Mr. Nelson was born May 11, 1918, in Kensal N.D., the son of Albert and Anna Nelson. He served in World War II from May 1942 to December 1945. He married Eleanor Johnson on Dec. 1, 1954. He worked for the city of Jamestown. He moved to Kent, Wash. in 1969, and worked at Seattle Auction until he retired.
Malvin "Curly" Zenker, 80, Gackle, N.D., died Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010, in Eventide at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown. Mr. Zenker was born June 10, 1930, at the farm home west of Gackle, the son of August and Christina (Siegle) Zenker. He graduated from Gackle High School in 1949. He married Mildred Sukut on April 5, 1953, at Fredonia, N.D. They lived on the family farm west of Gackle where he farmed until he retired in 1995. He entered the Gackle Care Center on Nov. 6, 2008, and Hi-Acres Manor in 2009.
Darrin Austin, 28, Grand Forks, Aug. 22. Joyce Fetch, 59, Bismarck, Aug. 22. Michael Glover, 24, Grand Forks, Aug. 22. Grace Grafsgaard, 97, Cooperstown, Aug. 20. Ginger Harfield, 46, Fargo, Aug. 20. Robert Harter, 68, Driscoll, Aug. 21. Betty Lou Gerstner, 72, Grand Forks, Aug. 23. Nathan Mark, 37, Grand Forks, Aug. 23. Charles Moilanen, 79, Fargo, Aug. 23. Robert Newton, 88, Moorhead, Aug. 23.