Cleone Pewe, 94, Ashley, N.D., formerly McHenry, N.D., died Sunday. Oct. 18, 2009, at Ashley Nursing Home, Ashley. Cleone Phyllis Stein was born Aug. 10, 1915, in Wimbledon, N.D., the daughter of Arthur and Bertha (Lunde) Stein. She grew up and attended school in Wimbledon. She graduated from Valley City (N.D.) State University with an elementary certificate in 1935, and a Bachelor of Science in 1963. She taught elementary, history and music classes in Bordulac, Lakota, McHenry and Glenfield-Sutton, all N.D., for 22 years. She married Edmund L. Pewe on Dec. 20, 1941, in Valley City.
James A. "Jac" Carlson, 14 months, Jamestown, died Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009, at Jamestown Hospital. James was born Aug. 9, 2008, in Fargo, N.D., the son of Derek and Samantha (Kust) Carlson. He enjoyed playing with cats, trucks and his friends at daycare. He is survived by his parents; grandparents, Richard and Linda Kust, Jamestown, Stella and Shawn Carlson, Tracy, Mont., Tammie Schneiderman, Encino, Calif.
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) -- Elizabeth Clare Prophet, the spiritual leader of the Church Universal and Triumphant, which gained notoriety in the late 1980s for its followers' elaborate preparations for nuclear Armageddon, has died. She was 70. Prophet suffered from advanced Alzheimer's disease or dementia for years, and was at her apartment when she died Thursday night, said legal guardian Murray Steinman. Steinman said he was not aware of any other complicating health issues. "She just kind of wound down," Steinman said. Prophet led the Park County church that once boasted 50,000 members.
Mary Lou Davis, 58, Ashley, N.D., died Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009, due to injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Marcia Lou Lepp was born July 25, 1951, in James-town, the daughter of Marvin and Myrtle (Ketterling) Lepp. She grew up on her parents' farm 12 miles southeast of Lehr, N.D. She attended country school for two years and graduated in 1969 from Lehr Public School as valedictorian of her class. She attended the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, from 1969-70. She enlisted in the U.S. Army on Sept. 16, 1970, where she received medical training. She married Verdie E.
Gottlieb Hartman, 98, Kulm, N.D., died Oct. 7, 2009, at his daughter's home in Chicago, Ill. Mr. Hartman was born March 26, 1911, at Ashley, N.D., the son of August and Katie (Wendland) Hartman. He married Delores Fregien on Sept. 25, 1938. They farmed 8 miles south of Kulm. He served on the state Farmers Union Board as well as many county and local boards. They also traveled for peace missions, representing the American farmer, to 26 countries and 49 states. They hosted more than 140 foreign visitors from 24 countries at their farm. She died in February 1988.
May Malinski Jenkins, 86, Billings Mont., formerly of Carrington, N.D., died Oct. 2, 2009, at her daughter's home in Bainbridge Island, Wash. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday, Grace Lutheran Church, Carrington. Visitation: one hour before the service at the church Saturday. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Carrington. Burial: Carrington Cemetery, Carrington.
Cleone Pewe, 94, Ashley, N.D., formerly of McHenry, N.D., died Sunday, Oct, 18, 2009, at Ashley Nursing Home, Ashley. Services: 2 p.m. Thursday, Our Savior's Lutheran Church, McHenry. Visitation: 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, Evans Funeral Home, Carrington, and one hour before the service at the church. Burial: Bethlehem Cemetery, McHenry.
Emma Kercher, 96, Jamestown, died Friday, Oct. 16, 2009, at Jamestown Hospital, Jamestown. Memorial service: 2 p.m. Wednesday, Haut Funeral Homes, Jamestown, with the Rev. Ruth Kaden officiating. Burial: Goodrich Cemetery, Goodrich.
James Carlson, 14 months, Jamestown, died Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009, at Jamestown Hospital, Jamestown. Arrangements pending with Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Lila Peterson, 96, Jamestown, died Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009, at Ave Maria Village, Jamestown. Ar-rangements pending with Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.