Doreen Amundson, 71, Grand Forks, Jan. 27. Grace Andahl, 90, Bismarck, Jan. 28. Jenny Anderson, 81, Fargo, Jan. 29. Katherine Armbrust, 71, Belfield, Jan. 27. James Barth, 49, Bismarck, Jan. 30. Doris Curtis, 92, Luverne, Jan. 29 Christ Delzer, 92, Douglas, Jan. 26. Greg Doll, 52, Mandan, Jan. 28. Albertha Edgeton, 84, Fargo, Jan. 29. Anne Fettig, 90, Grand Forks, Jan. 27. Vivian Hoel, 82, Langdon, Jan. 26. Edward Kraft, 58, Dickinson, Jan. 27. Wendy Kuehl, 33, Wahpeton, Jan. 28. Betty Kuntz, 52, Bismarck, Jan. 28. Norma Loken, 77, Dahlen, Jan.
Eddie Strehle, 87, Wessington Springs, S.D., formerly of Medina, N.D., died Jan. 25, 2010, at Weskota Manor, Wessington Springs. Mr. Strehle was born May 2, 1922, on the family farm near Medina, the son of Emman-uel and Barbara (Oberlander) Strehle. He grew up there where he attended the local rural school and received his elementary education. He married Louise Lehr on Nov. 15, 1945, at Medina. They lived in rural North Dakota and then moved to California. He entered the Army and was stationed in Kobie, Japan. After his honorable discharge, they returned to rural North Dakota.
Mary Scheck, 80, Carrington, N.D., died Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010, in a Fargo, N.D., hospital from the effects of cancer and heart disease. Mary Bonita Beatrice Bickett was born Feb. 23, 1929, at home in Melville, N.D., the daughter of Henry and Emma Bickett. She grew up and attended country school while helping on the family farm. She worked at the Lindrud's Variety store in Carrington, weighing and selling candy to children. She married Stanley G. Scheck on Nov. 22, 1950. They lived in Washington state for a short time, then returned to Stutsman County. They farmed near Edmunds, N.D.
Katherine Miska, 94, Jamestown, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday, St. James Basilica, Jamestown. Prayer service: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Lisko Funeral Chapel, Jamestown. Visitation: 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral chapel and one hour before the service at the church. Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Jamestown. Online guestbook: www. liskofuneralchapel. com
Helmer John Nelson, 73, Plainville, Kan., formerly of Sykeston, N.D., died Friday, Jan. 29, 2010, at Rooks County Health Center, Plainville. Mr. Nelson was born Sept. 6, 1936, in rural Sykeston, the son of Alvin J. and Mabel (Buskness) Nelson. He married Mary Ann Howe on Dec. 17, 1956, in Jamestown.
Doris M. Curtis, 92, Luverne, N.D., formerly of Valley City, N.D., died Friday, Jan. 29, 2010, at Mercy Hospital, Valley City. Doris Margaret Thornburg was born Feb. 8, 1917, on the family farm near Sanborn, N.D., the daughter of Orval and Minnie (Anderson) Thornburg. She married Adam Klein in 1937. They lived in Valley City. He died in 1942 in a drowning accident. She married William Curtis in 1946. They moved to a farm north of Valley City, in the Luverne community. She helped with farming chores, including milking the cows. He died in 1976.
Mary Scheck, 80, Carrington, N.D., died Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010, at MeritCare Health, Fargo, N.D. Services: private funeral to be held at a later date. Visitation: 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Evans Funeral Home, Carrington. Burial: Carrington Cemetery, Carrington.
John E. McElroy III, husband, father, brother, uncle, friend, public servant, and cop died a second time on Friday, January 15, 2010. This time, he won't be coming back. John died for the first time a number of years ago of a sudden cardiac event. Later, eyes twinkling, he would tell family and friends he'd died but was "rejected" and "sent back." John retired early from the Kansas Bureau of Investigation where for 19 years as a Special Agent, he pursued and brought to justice corrupt public officials, white collar criminals, and domestic terrorists.
Todd Wegner, 39, Alfred, ND, died Thursday January 28, 2010 at the Med Center One Hospital in Bismarck, ND. Todd was born March 31, 1970 at Jamestown, ND, the son of Thomas and Jolyne (Walker) Wegner. He attended Gackle Public School and graduated from Gackle High School in 1988. He attended the ND State School of Science in Wapheton, and graduated with a machinist degree. Todd farmed with his parents NE of Alfred where he was a 3rd Generation family farmer. He was a member of the Grace Baptist Church in Gackle, ND.
Richard Anderson, 80, East Grand Forks, Jan. 26. Gladys Atkinson, 98, Moorhead, Jan. 27. Edward Bolek, 87, Grafton, Jan. 26. Carol Ciavarella, 66, Mandan, Jan. 26. Dolores Hartl, 92, Grand Forks, Jan. 26. Laura Hildebrant, 97, Cavalier, Jan. 26. Arthur Lachenmeier, 89, Tappen, Jan. 23. Vernie Lambert, 92, Bismarck, Jan. 25. Hubert Sailer, 80, Hazen, Jan. 24. Arlene Strom, 72, Kintyre, Jan. 26.