Lillian Keller, 91, Jamestown, died Wednesday, March 31, 2010, at Ave Maria Village, Jamestown. Lillian Knox was born Sept. 17, 1918, in Tioga, N.D., the daughter of Freeman and Lena (Wagner) Knox. After she finished the first grade they moved to Monango, N.D., where she completed her education. She married Fred C. Keller on Aug. 26, 1938, in Ellendale, N.D. They farmed for many years in the Monango area. They moved to Jamestown in 1960. She worked at the North Dakota State Hospital for 24 years as a nurse's aide. He died Feb. 14, 1962.
Donald Luverne Gusaas, 81, Fargo, N.D., formerly Jamestown, died Thursday, April 1, 2010, at Fargo. Mr. Gusaas was born Nov. 7, 1928, in Svea Township, Barnes County, North Dakota, the son of Johnny and Alma (Salthammer) Gusaas. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict from 1951 until 1953. He was stationed in Fort Lawton, Wash., where he transported goods to Alaska. He married Elaine Elizabeth Randa on Nov. 1, 1952, at Sacred Heart Church, Seattle, Wash. He was a brakeman and conductor for the Burlington Northern Railroad for 39 years. They spent winters in Mercedes, Texas.
Mary Ernestine Shoemaker Davidson, age 91, died peacefully April 1, 2010 in Loveland, Colorado. Mrs. Davidson was the widow of the Rt. Rev. William Davidson, rector of Grace Episcopal Church from 1961-1965. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on April 17, 2010 at All Saints Episcopal Church, Loveland, Colorado, with The Rev. Sathi Bunyan officiating. A reception will follow in the parish hall. Her ashes will be interred in the columbarium at All Saints, Loveland next to her husband.
Norma Aakre, 88, Moorhead, March 29. Luella Aller, 83, Williston, formerly Bismarck, March 28. Helen Benson, 86, Moorhead, March 30. Fern Bleken, 86, Crosby, formerly Appam, March 28. Adele Bopp, 94, Moorhead, March 30. Francis Bosch, 76, Bismarck, March 28. Connie Doll, 63, Wahpeton, March 28.
Harriet Blackwell, 83, Jamestown, died Tuesday, March 30, 2010, at her home after a battle with cancer. Harriet Edith Van Den Eykel was born Nov. 28, 1926, in Lebanon, S.D., the daughter of John Harry and Ella (Wilcox) Van Den Eykel. The family moved to White Oak Township, Minnesota, southeast of Park Rapids, Minn. She attended West Bell Country School for eight years. In 1948 she moved to California and returned to Minnesota the following year. She worked as a seamstress for many years. She married Edward D. Blackwell on Nov. 23, 1957, in Las Vegas.
Randal L. Johnson, 20, Jamestown, died Wednesday, March 31, 2010, at Ft. Meade, Md. Arrangements pending with Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Lillian Keller, 91, Jamestown, died Wednesday, March 31, 2010, at Ave Maria Village, Jamestown. Arrangements pending with Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Gary DeVold Sr., 61, Buxton, March 26. Regina Lauinger, 83, Linton, March 25. Lorenz Loeb, 78, Raleigh, March 24. Bill Marks, 74, Fargo, March 28. Rozella McKay, 72, Donaldson, Minn., formerly Walhalla, March 23. Robert Odegard, 62, Bismarck, March 25. Lorraine Ostroot, 93, Bismarck, March 24. Emma Ottmar, 90, Mott, March 26. Emeline Raethz, 80, Moorhead, Minn., March 25. Katherine Rychart, 83, Marble, March 28. Marie Schumacher, 72, Devils Lake, March 25. Lavada "Babe" Schwab, 90, Devils Lake, March 25. Marion Skauge, 95, Moorhead, March 27.
Jeffrey M. Heitzmann, 46, Mandan, N.D., formerly of Harvey, N.D., died Thursday, March 25, 2010, near Washburn, N.D. Mr. Heitzmann was born Feb. 28, 1964, at Harvey, the son of Theodore and Marion (Lang) Heitzmann. He grew up and attended school in Harvey, where he received his GED. He was once married to Roberta Marchand, Kim Logue and Kris Peterson. He lived in Harvey, Fargo, N.D., West Fargo, N.D., and Bismarck-Mandan, N.D. He worked for Roughrider Hardwoods in Bismarck as a carpenter, building custom-built staircases. He was also a cabinet maker.
Olive Lorraine Asleson, 69, Devils Lake, March 28. George Barrow, 76, Garrison, March 28. Robert Brostrom, 61, Lake Park, Minn., formerly Wilton, March 27. Jeanette Bubendorf, 77, East Grand Forks, March 26. Norman Clavette, 56, Mantador, March 20. Edward Cosgriff, 59, formerly Fargo, March 26. Jeffrey Engen, 52, Grafton, March 26. Mary Fraser, 74, Westhope, March 28. John Fredrick, 70, Fargo, March 28. Ariel Fettig, 17, Williston, March 25. James Gall, 60, Fargo, March 25. Evelyn Gifford, 90, Fargo, March 27. Avonne Goodman, 82, Grand Forks, March 22.