Gertrude "Gerty" Hinsz, 85, Dickinson, N.D., died Dec. 4, 2009, at her home. Gertrude Weigum was born Nov. 24, 1924, at Zap, N.D., the daughter of Pete and Elsie (Bauer) Weigum. She grew up and attended school north of Zap. She married Eugene R. Hinsz on Nov. 21, 1943, at St. John's Lutheran Church, near Zap. They farmed north of Zap until 1950, when they moved to Hazen, N.D., and later to Pick City, N.D. In 1956, they moved to South St. Paul, Minn., where they lived for two years until moving to Dickinson.
Gary Elmer Willman, 58, Jamestown, died Friday, Jan. 1, 2010, at Innovis Health Center, Fargo, N.D. Mr. Willman was born Dec. 4, 1951, in Jamestown, the son of Elmer and Frances (Eastgate) Willman. He grew up and attended school in James-town, graduating from Jamestown High School in 1970. He married Mavis Wood on Nov. 4, 1972, in Great Falls, Mont. They lived in James-town where he worked as a maintenance mechanic for 30 years at the North Dakota State Hospital.
Tillie Bucknam, 99, Jamestown, died Monday, Jan. 4, 2010, in Jamestown. Tillie Campbell was born July 25, 1910, in Mandan, N.D., the daughter of Peter and Hilda Campbell. She lived in the Mandan area until the family moved to South Dakota and later to Minnesota in 1918, after her mother died. She moved to Pingree, N.D., in 1925, after her father's death. She attended St. John's Academy, Jamestown, graduating in 1930. She worked as a governess while in high school and later at the Grill Restaurant. She married Steve Bucknam in December 1938, at St. James Catholic Church, Jamestown.
George W. Nelson, Jr., 83, Jamestown, North Dakota died Saturday, January 2, 2010 at St. Alexius Hospital in Bismarck, ND, after a long battle with cancer and heart disease. George was born June 24, 1926 at Jamestown, the son of George and Lena (Albrecht) Nelson, Sr., and was the youngest of three children. He grew up in Courtenay and later moved to Jamestown, graduating from Courtenay High School. On August 26, 1946 George married Rita Siebert in Courtenay.
Betty J. Heyer, 87, Detroit Lakes, Minn., formerly of Jamestown, died Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2010, at St. Mary's Hospital, Detroit Lakes. Services: 1 p.m. Friday, Eddy Funeral Chapel, Jamestown. Visitation: 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown. Burial: Highland Home Cemetery, Jamestown.
Joseph Wald, 86, Napoleon, N.D., died Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2010, at Napoleon Care Center, Napoleon. Services: 1 p.m. Friday, St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, Napoleon. Prayer service: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the church. Visitation: 1 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the church. Arrangements by Dahlstrom Funeral Home, Napoleon.
NORWICH, Vt. (AP) -- Freya von Moltke, a prominent member of the anti-Nazi resistance in World War II, has died at the age of 98, her son said. Von Moltke, who was born in Germany but had lived in Vermont since 1960, died Friday after suffering a recent viral infection, her son Helmuth von Moltke told the Lebanon Valley News newspaper.
Leonard Graves, 69, Jamestown, ND died Wednesday morning December 30, 2009 at his home in Jamestown, ND. Leonard was born February 21, 1940 at Woodworth, ND, the son of Arthur Graves and Gladys (Nelson) Graves. He attended school in Pingree and River-dale, ND. In 1953 he moved with his family to Oxnard, CA where he continued school until volunteering for the draft. He entered the United States Army January 7, 1958 at Fargo, ND. He finished high school and graduated in 1958. He served in Korea for 1 year and returned to the California.
Betty Bain, 81, Bismarck, formerly Spokane, Dec. 30. Delbert Buchholz, 77, Gwinner, Jan. 2. June Dickson, 82, Hannah, Dec. 31. Ernest Ebert, 100, Grand Forks, Dec. 31. Vernon Ellenson, 70, Grand Forks, Dec. 30. Harriet Engebretson, 85, St. Louis Park, formerly Fargo, Jan. 1. D. Bruce Erickson, 66, Fargo, Dec. 23. Colleen Gasho, 70, Beach, Dec. 30. Richard Geiss, 67, Ellendale, Dec. 27. Martha George, 103, Bismarck, Dec. 30. Ronald Getsman, 62, Bismarck, Dec. 22. Ambrose Gonshorawski, 83, Grand Forks, Dec. 28. Edmund Gross, 87, Bismarck, formerly Strasburg, Dec.
Lloyd Erlenbusch, 80, Ashley, N.D., died Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010, at Ashley Medical Center, Ashley. Services: 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Zion Lutheran Church, Ashley. Visitation: 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Carlsen Funeral Home, Ashley. Online guestbook: www.carlsenfh.com