Ernest Klostreich, 94, Jamestown, died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010, at Ave Maria Village, Jamestown, after a battle with cancer. Mr. Klostreich was born Aug. 28, 1916, on the family farm near Wentworth, S.D., the son of Carl and Julia (Witt) Klostreich. The family moved to a farm near Cleveland, N.D., where he attended school. He married Lea Moser in November 1936. They moved to Jamestown, where he was employed at the Coca-Cola Bottling Company. They later farmed near Medina and Carrington, N.D. When they moved to Jamestown, he operated Ernie's Service Station.
Irene Abrahamson, 92, Valley City, N.D., died Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010, at Sheyenne Care Center, Valley City. Irene Augusta Steinborn was born Nov. 25, 1917, at Cooperstown, N.D., the daughter of Herbert and Auguste (Schulz) Steinborn. She grew up and received her education at Helena No. 3 School, Griggs County, N.D. In 1936, they moved to Edgeley, N.D. She began working as a housekeeper in 1939. She married Arthur Abrahamson on Jan. 29, 1942, in Leal, N.D. They lived near Leal where they farmed.
Erma Mayer, 84, Jamestown, died Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010, at Eventide at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown. Erma Fercho was born June 26, 1926, at Lehr, N.D., the daughter of Albert and Lydia (Tarnasky) Fercho. She grew up and received her elementary education in the local rural school. She worked on the family farm. She married Wilbert Mayer on June 17, 1948, north of Lehr. They lived in the Streeter, N.D.-Lehr area where they farmed. In 1963, they moved north of Medina, N.D., moving south of Medina in 1965. In 1976, they moved to a farm in Eldridge, N.D., where they raised sheep.
GUSTAVIA, St. Barts (AP) -- Eugenie Blanchard, a nun who was considered the world's oldest person, died in the French Caribbean island of St. Barts on Thursday. She was 114. Blanchard, who friends called "Sweets" because of her kindness, died at Bruyn Hospital, where she had lived in the geriatric ward since 1980, said hospital director Pierre Nuty. Her death leaves Eunice G.
Joseph Wald, 94, Bismarck, Oct. 31. George Wurtz, 87, Plaza, Oct. 30.
J. Thurston Ham, 89, Edgeley, N.D., died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010, at Innovis Hospital, Fargo, N.D. Mr. Ham was born July 18, 1921, in Edgeley, the son of Arch and Mary (Thurston) Ham. He grew up and attended school in Golden Glenn Township and graduated from Edgeley High School in 1938. Following graduation he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in the European Theatre of operations during World War II.
Doris Wrzesinski, 83, New Rockford, N.D., formerly of Macon, Ga., died Friday, Nov. 5, 2010, at Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd, New Rockford. Graveside service: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Prairie Home Cemetery, New Rockford. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford
Emil E. Schaffer, 93, Gackle, N.D., died Friday, Nov. 5, 2010, at Eventide at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown. Arrangements pending with Haut Funeral Homes, James-town.
Harley Bergstrom, 55, Cayuga, Nov. 1. Gerald Coleman, 76, Oakes, Nov. 2. Richard Dolezal, 82, Dickinson, Oct. 28. Virginia Johnson, 85, Northwood, Nov. 1. David Josephson, 61, West Fargo, Nov. 2. Gloria Kaste, 79, East Grand Forks, Minn., Oct. 31. Leona Kjono, 88, Grand Forks, Nov. 1. Carroll Kluck, 75, Moorhead Minn., Nov. 1. Jeannine Laughlin, 81, Grand Forks, Oct. 31. Clayton Loehr, 86, Devils Lake, Oct. 31. Jerome Marek, 56, Moorhead Minn., Nov. 1. Betty Olson, 89, Wahpeton, Oct. 30. Leonard Osborn, 98, Fairmount, Nov. 1. Helen Sauvageau, 70, Fargo, Nov.
Donald G. "Don" Schulte, 76, Leawood, Kan., died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010. Mr. Schulte was born Sept. 3, 1934, in Marion, N.D., the son of Adrian and Lillie Schulte. He graduated from Dickey High School, Dickey, N.D., and attended St. John's University, St. Cloud, Minn., for two years. He entered the Army and was stationed in France for two years. He graduated from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, N.D., with a master's degree in accounting. He received his C.P.A. the following year. He married Anita L. Eveleth in 1957. He worked for The Mesabi & Iron Range Railroad, Duluth, Minn.