Charles Clementson, 88, rural Grand Forks, Feb. 6. R. Bray Mercil, 92, Grand Forks, Feb. 6. Evelyn Lambert, 92, Moorhead, Minn., Feb. 6. Richard Brewster, 45, Elbow Lake, Jan. 30. Lorraine Jacobson, 87, Fargo, Feb. 7. Ronald Forness, 77, Fargo, Feb. 6. Adeline Bakken, 101, Moorhead, Minn., Feb. 6. Merril Berg, 82, Cooperstown, Feb. 5. Clarence Allmendinger, 83, Bismarck, Feb. 5. Mercedes Plante, 70, Bismarck, Feb. 5. Mary Dworshak, 89, Bismarck, Feb. 5.
Lydia Just, 87, Wishek, N.D., died Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011, at Wishek Home for the Aged, Wishek. Lydia Stroh was born March 20, 1923, west of Wishek, the daughter of John D. and Eva (Dockter) Stroh. At an early age she moved into Wishek with her parents. She grew up in Wishek and graduated from Wishek Public School in 1942. She attended New York Hairdressing Academy, Fargo, N.D. She worked at the Modern Beauty Shop, Wishek. She bought the business in 1946 and operated it. She married Alvin M. Just on July 20, 1947, at Wishek. They lived in Wishek and she continued to run the beauty shop.
Dennis S. Olson, 71, Valley City, N.D., died Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, in Mesa, Ariz. Services: 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Valley City. Prayer service: 7 p.m. Friday, Oliver-Nathan Funeral Chapel, Valley City. Visitation: 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral chapel. Burial: Memory Gardens, Valley City, in the spring.
Janice Borud, 69, Fargo, Jan. 28. Robert Brennan, 59, Dunseith, Feb. 2. Barbara Garvin, 73, Fargo, Feb. 3. Ruth Goebel, 85, Wishek, Feb. 3. Hilda Gruebele, 87, Bismarck, formerly Mott, Feb. 3. Eva Huber, 87, Bismarck, Feb. 3. Donald Johnson, 58, Horace, Feb. 3. Edna Kenner, 81, Devils Lake, Feb. 3. Marie Klosterman, 102, Wyndmere, Feb. 2. Jeffery Mohr, 54, Fargo, Feb. 4. Shirley Munson, 74, Moorhead, Minn., Feb. 3. Norman Nelson, 72, Pekin, Feb. 3. Martin Nolz, 87, Napoleon, Feb. 5. Gary Peterson, 68, Moorhead, Minn., Feb. 2. Shelly Reamann, 50, Braddock, Feb.
Margaret Olsen, 71, Bismarck, died February 7, 2011, at Medcenter One Hospital. Services will be held at 1:00 pm Thursday, February 10, at Eastgate Funeral Service, 2302 East Divide Ave, Bismarck, with Rev. Wes Aardahl officiating.
Mary Brinkman, 100, Mandan, N.D., formerly of Steele, N.D., died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, at the Mandan Care Center, Mandan. Mary Abell was born June 22, 1910, on the family farm in rural Logan County, near Napoleon, N.D., the daughter of Robert and Alvina (Pudwill) Abell. She grew up and attended rural school in Hollandsworth Township and graduated from the eighth grade. She married Christ Junker on July 20, 1934, at Hardin, Mont. They worked in the sugar beet fields around Hardin until the end of the beet season.
George Riggle, 81, Sheyenne, N.D., died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011, at Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd, New Rockford, N.D. Mr. Riggle was born March 29, 1929, in Eddy County, near Shey-enne, the son of Charles "Charlie" and Elisabeth (Kramer) Riggle. He was baptized at St. John's Catholic Church, New Rockford. He attended country school between Sheyenne and New Rockford. He farmed with his father and later purchased the farm. He married Donna Mae "Bunny" Miller on May 29, 1962, at Devils Lake, N.D. They lived on the family farm. He rented out his land and moved to Sheyenne in the early 1970s.
Gerald Willis "Jerry" Holwerda, 78, Blomkest, Minn., died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, at Rice Memorial Hospital, Willmar, Minn. Mr. Holwerda was born on March, 28, 1932, on the family farm in Roseland Township, Kandiyohi County, Minnesota, the son of Poppe and Mary (Toupal) Holwerda. He grew up on the farm, attended country school and graduated in 1950 from Danube (Minn.) High School. He married Jeanette Emmen on Oct. 16, 1952. He worked at Harry's Corner and then at the Cargill Elevators in several Minnesota towns for 43 years and managed the family farm.
Mary Junker Brinkman, 100, Mandan, N.D., formerly Wishek and Steele, N.D., died Saturday, Feb., 5, 2011, at Mandan Care Center off Collins, Mandan. Services: 1 p.m. Thursday, Trinity Lutheran Church, Steele. Prayer service: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dahlstrom Funeral Home, Napoleon, N.D. Visitation: 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial: Napoleon City Cemetery, Napoleon, in the spring.
George Riggle, 81, Sheyenne, N.D., died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011, at Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd, New Rockford, N.D. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday, St. John's Catholic Church, New Rockford. Visitation: 1 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford. Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Sheyenne.