Jessie Mitchell, 99, Carrington, N.D., formerly of Jamestown, died Sunday, May 17, 2009, at Carrington Health Center, Carrington. Jessie Florence Hoyt was born Nov. 11, 1909, in McHenry, N.D., the daughter of Abner and Nellie (Johnson) Hoyt. The family moved to Braddock, Saskatchewan, Canada, in 1917 where she received her education to eighth grade. In 1925 they returned to McHenry. The family then moved to Courtenay, N.D., in 1926. She married Bryan Mitchell. They farmed in Courtenay until they retired in 1968. They spent 13 winters in Arizona and also lived in Jamestown. He died Dec.
Roseanne Gengler Arlington, 60, Houston, Texas, formerly of Fried, N.D., died Thursday, May 14, 2009, at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, Sacred Heart Church at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Jamestown. Prayer service: 7 p.m. Friday, Lisko Funeral Chapel, Jamestown. Visitation: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral chapel. Burial: Sacred Heart Cemetery, Fried. Online guestbook: www. liskofuneralchapel.com
Alma Buerkle, 92, Gackle, N.D., died Friday, May 15, 2009, at Jamestown Hospital, Jamestown. Alma Weispfenning was born Nov. 19, 1916, at Fredonia, N.D., the daughter of Christ and Louisa (Rath) Weispfenning. She received her elementary education in the local rural school and grew up in the Fredonia area where she helped on the family farm. She worked for several farmers assisting with milking, cooking, babysitting and shocking and other farm chores. She married Edwin R. Buerkle on March 3, 1940, at her parents' farm home north of Fredonia. They lived with her parents.
Jessie Mitchell, 99, Carrington, N.D., died Sunday, May 17, 2009, at Carrington Health Center, Carrington. Arrangements are pending with Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Marguerite Ramey, 96, Cooperstown, N.D., died Saturday, May 16, 2009, at the Griggs County Nursing Home, Cooperstown. Arrangements are pending with Lerud-Johnson-Schuldt Funeral Home, Valley City, N.D.
Evelyn V. Burgess, 100, Velva, May 11. William Herman, 29, Fort Totten, May 10. Marlys D. Kjos, 73, Fargo, May 14. Alyce Kramer, 89, Presho, S.D., formerly Denbigh, May 10. Florence Laura Krantz, 69, Bismarck, April 23. Alfred G. Kronbeck, 91, Moorhead, Minn., May 13. Stella Markley, 87, Bismarck, May 9. Margaret Rickbeil, 95, Cavalier, May 12. C. Morris Tangsrud, 83, Tioga, formerly McGregor, May 10. Charles Thompson, 51, Devils Lake, May 10. Thomas Allen Volkert, 43, Joplin, Mo., formerly Minot.
Lorne Ray Wheeler, 80, Rolette, N.D., died Monday, May 4, 2009, in Rolette. Mr. Wheeler was born May 28, 1928, in Page, N.D., the son of Clarence and Dora (Willert) Wheeler. He attended Maryville Township School until the 8th grade. He married Libbey Henry on July 14, 1947, in Thorne, N.D. He worked at Meredith Publishing Company until 1950. He farmed from 1950 until his retirement in 2008. He was a member of Knights of Columbus and the rural fire department in Rolette. He enjoyed fishing, playing games and farming.
Carl A. Beck, 73, Virginia Beach, Va., formerly of Carrington, N.D., died Thursday, May 14, 2009, at his home. Arrangements pending with Evans Funeral Home, Carrington.
Laurella Baumgartner, 69, Makoti, May 10. Helen Christensen, 101, Moorhead, Minn., May 11. Mildred Dettmann, 94, Elgin, May 9. Sally Mae Fishman, 88, Fargo, May 11. Robert D. Gador, 80, Grand Forks, May 10.
Wilma Arstein, 94, Underwood, formerly Rolette and Rugby, April 5. Chris Bohn, 48, Grandin, May 7. Thea Burner, 100, Mayville, May 10. Harriet Erickson, 84, East Grand Forks, May 9. Gulick Gullicks, 103, Palermo, May 8. Gordon Forsberg, 82, Bradwardine, Manitoba, formerly Souris, May 5. Ginger Haase, 59, Williston, May 4.