Gertrude Kaseman, 89, Bismarck, N.D., formerly Wishek, N.D., died Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010, at Missouri Slope Lutheran Care Center, Bismarck. Gertrude Meidinger was born Sept. 22, 1921, near Zeeland, N.D., the daughter of Albert C. and Emma (Schwindt) Meidinger. She married Arthur E. "Art" Kaseman on Sept. 23, 1945, at New Kassel Reformed Church, rural Zeeland. They lived on a farm southwest of Wishek. She was a homemaker and helped with farming. They retired and moved into Wishek. He died in February 1996. She moved to Bismarck and later to Missouri Slope Lutheran Care Center.
Mary Prodzinsky, RSM, 89, Omaha, Neb., formerly Fried, N.D., died Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, in Omaha. Mary Camille Prodzinsky was born on June 28, 1921, in Fried, the daughter of John and Rosie Prodzinsky. She is survived by a sister, Bernice Fousek, Jamestown. She was preceded in death by her parents, six sisters and four brothers. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Mercy Villa, Omaha. Prayer service: 7 p.m. Monday at the nursing home. Visitation: none scheduled. Arrangements by John A. Gentleman Mortuaries, Omaha.
Craig Michael "Woody" Woodward, 61, James-town, North Dakota died Monday, December 20, 2010 at Jamestown Hospital, after suffering a heart attack at work. Craig was born July 29, 1949 in Jamestown, the son of Dr. Robert S. and Bette (Harrison) Woodward. He grew up and attended school in James-town, graduating from James-town High School in 1967. He attended the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks and Jamestown College. Craig was a partner in Gun & Reel Sports, where he had worked since 1973. Craig was very active in the Elks and was a past exalted ruler in 1986.
Norene Olstad, 66, Valley City, Dec. 19. George Brewer, 82, Oakes, formerly of Valley City, Dec. 20. Claire Ellenson, 86, Argusville, Dec. 19. Janet Houser, 49, West Fargo, Dec. 18. Darlene Thielke, 72, Wahpeton, Dec. 19. Darshayne Hayenga, 21, West Fargo, Dec. 19. James Schwab, 79, Strasburg, Dec. 19. Joseph Werzstein, 47, Dickinson, Dec. 15. Phyllis Anderson, 89, Hoople, Dec. 17. Evelyn Skjervem, 89, Lakota, formerly Michigan and Whitman, Dec. 20. Mabel Jechort, 93, Bismarck, Dec. 17. Cecil Arnold, 48, Emerado, Dec. 18. Brian DeMoe, 54, Minot, formerly of Tioga, Dec.
Amanda Schultz, 88, Jamestown, formerly of Valley City, N.D., and Donnybrook, N.D., died Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, at Eventide at Hi Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown. Amanda Schultz was born Feb. 17, 1922, in Homen Township, Bottineau County, N.D. She grew up and attended school in Homen Township. She graduated from Bottineau High School, Bottineau, N.D. She attended Bottineau State School of Forestry. She then worked in Bottineau at a co-op store for four years. She married Clarence Schultz on June 15, 1944. They lived at Little Prairie, northwest of Dunseith, N.D.
Gertrude Kaseman, 89, Bismarck, N.D., formerly of Wishek, N.D., died Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010, at the Missouri Slope Lutheran Care Center, Bismarck. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, St. Luke Lutheran Church, Wishek. Arrangements by Dahlstrom Funeral Home, Wishek. Prayer service: 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dahlstrom Funeral Home, Wishek. Visitation: 1 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial: St. Luke Lutheran Cemetery, Wishek.
Kathryn Herda, 88, Devils Lake, Dec. 17. Margaret Rydell, 92, Grand Forks, Dec. 19. Mabel Jechort, 93, Bismarck, Dec. 17. Royal Brousseau, 94, Steele, Dec. 18. Ellyn Gartner, 76, Bismarck, Dec. 17. Dale Frafjord, 56, Bismarck, Dec. 18. Harold Lee, 78, Tolna, Dec. 19.
Alzina Kauk Alzina Kauk, 88, Wishek, N.D., died Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, at Wishek Home for the Aged, Wishek. Alzina Yancey was born Oct. 26, 1922, at Blackfoot, Idaho. She attended the local school and graduated from Blackfoot High School. She moved to San Francisco, Calif., where she worked in No. 3 shipyard as a time keeper for many years. She married Albert Kauk at Reno, Nev. They lived in Richman, Calif., where she worked for the Mary Ellen Jam Company. They moved to Streeter, N.D., in 1966.
Craig "Woody" Woodward, 61, Jamestown, died Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, at Jamestown Hospital, Jamestown. Memorial service: 2 p.m. Dec. 28, United Presbyterian Church, Jamestown. Visitation: none planned. Arrangements by Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Norene Olstad, 66, Valley City, N.D., died Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010, at her home under hospice care. Norene Olson was born Aug. 21, 1944, in Valley City, the daughter of Ole and Edna Olson. She grew up and attended school in Sanborn, N.D. She married Melvin Olstad on Nov. 30, 1962, in Valley City. She worked at Mercy Hospital, Valley City, in the X-ray department for several years and retired due to her health. She enjoyed riding touring motorcycles, flying, music, animals, sewing, making crafts and collecting dog figurines and antique glassware.