Chris Albin, 56, Mandan, Oct. 31. Alma Casavant, 93, Fargo, Nov. 3. William Carlisle, 87, Casselton, Nov 4. Philias Desrosier, 84, East Grand Forks, Nov. 4. Floriene Dwelle, 92, Garrison, Oct. 30. David Faust, 59, Fargo, Nov. 5. Cecilia Feist, 89, Grand Forks, Nov. 3. Seth Follet, 18, Cannon Ball, Nov. 1. Sheldon "Tater" Greene, 41, Devils Lake, Nov. 3. Marilyn Knudson, 75, Mandan, Nov. 3. Sebastian Mitzel, 82, Harvey, Nov. 1. Larry Scott, 67, Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly Fargo, Nov. 2. Irene Welsh, 93, Langdon, Nov. 3.
Faye Friesz, 54, West Fargo, N.D., died Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009, at MeritCare Hospital, Fargo, N.D. Faye Marie Otto was born Feb. 18, 1955, at Harvey, N.D., the daughter of Walter and Margaret (Koenig) Otto. She grew up on the family farm near Robinson, N.D. The family moved to Bowdon, N.D., where she attended high school. She married Dennis Schwartz and they lived at Tuttle, N.D., before moving to Fargo. She married Dennis Friesz on June 17, 1998, in Fargo. They lived in West Fargo. She worked various jobs in the area.
Gerald T. Johnson, Sr., 72, Kulm, N.D., died Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009, at Avera St. Lukes Hospital, Aberdeen, S.D. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, Assembly of God Church, Kulm. Arrangements by Dahlstrom Funeral Home, Kulm. Burial: Assembly of God Cemetery, Kulm.
Lisa Burdolski, 14, Bismarck, Oct. 31. Clarice Ellingson, 94, Fargo, Nov. 3. Hunter Mertens, infant, Fargo, Nov. 2. Alpha Moe, 96, Mayville, Nov. 3. Bruce Nelson, 59, Walcott, Nov. 3. Roger Rheault, 80, Fargo, Nov. 2. Julia "Buckskin" Smith-Alberts, 53, Bismarck, Oct. 31. Arnold Stanislowski, 74, Ardoch, Nov. 3. James "Jim" Votava Jr., 71, Grand Forks, Oct. 27. Russ Walch, 64, Hettinger, Oct. 28. Charles Walker, 89, Pembina, Oct. 24. James White Body, 42, New Town, Oct. 27. Lulumae Willprecht, 85, Fargo, Nov. 2. Kevin Zimmer, 48, Bismarck, Oct. 27.
Gottfried Dewald, 85, Streeter, N.D., died Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009, at SCCI Hospital, Mandan, N.D. Mr. Dewald was born Dec. 20, 1923, on the family farm northwest of Streeter, the son of Peter and Albina (Dorr) Dewald. He grew up and attended school in Streeter and worked on the family farm. He married Martha Ebel on Feb. 9, 1951, at Medina, N.D. They lived on a farm north of Streeter where he farmed until he retired in 1992. He was a member of Hope United Church of Christ, Streeter, where he served on the church board.
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Sheldon Dorf, who founded the world famous Comic-Con International comic book convention, has died. He was 76. A longtime friend, Greg Koudoulian, says the Ocean Beach resident died at a San Diego hospital on Tuesday from kidney failure. He had diabetes and had been hospitalized for about a year. Dorf, a freelance artist and comic strip letterer, founded Comic-Con in San Diego in 1970 after moving from Detroit. Koudoulian says Dorf was friends with comic greats such as Marvel artist Jack Kirby and "Peanuts" creator Charles Schulz.
Edwin Rott, 93, Jamestown, died Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009, at Ave Maria Village, Jamestown. Mr. Rott was born Dec. 16, 1915, on the family farm at Streeter, N.D., the son of John and Katherine (Kirsch-enmann) Rott. He grew up and received his elementary education at the local rural school and helped on the family farm. He served in the Civil Conservation Corps from 1932 to 1933. He married Elsie Janke on Nov. 30, 1941, at Tappen, N.D. They lived southeast of Tappen on several farmsteads until 1949 when they moved to a farm at Crystal Springs, N.D.
Clarence Kapp, 69, Jamestown, died Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009, at Jamestown Hospital, Jamestown. Mr. Kapp was born June 4, 1940, at Crystal Springs, N.D., the son of Jacob Sr. and Mary (Gardner) Kapp. He received his elementary education in Tappen, N.D. He joined the U.S. Army on Feb. 5, 1957. He was discharged on Feb. 4, 1959, at Fort Lewis, Washington, with the rank of private first class. He married Gloria Wentz on Nov. 13, 1960, at Leads, S.D. They lived in Fargo, N.D., and then moved to Tappen where he was a truck driver.
Diane Bonadiman, 57, New Rockford, N.D., died Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009, at MeritCare Hospital, Fargo, N.D. Diane Bonadiman was born July 1, 1952, in Rupert, Idaho, the daughter of Eulis and Deloris (Dockter) Rogers. She grew up and attended school in southern California. She married Rick Morrow in 1972, in California. He died in 1983. She worked as an in-house hospice care worker.
Donna Larson-Buchanan, 42, Jamestown, died Monday, Nov. 2, 2009, at Jamestown Hospital, Jamestown. Donna Larson was born Feb. 24, 1967, in Jamestown, the daughter of Elmo and Alice (Holmstrom) Larson. She grew up and attended school in James-town, graduating from James-town High School, James-town, in 1985. She worked in the camera department of White Drug. She married Alvin Buchanan on Feb. 24, 1994, in Jamestown. They lived in Jamestown. She was a homemaker. She enjoyed camping.