Walter H. Mehlhaff, 81, Wishek, N.D., died Sunday, Nov. 22, 2009, at the Wishek Community Hospital, Wishek. Services: 11 a.m. Friday, St. Luke Lutheran Church, Wishek. Arrangements pending with Dahlstrom Funeral Home, Wishek. Burial: Nov. 30, North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan, N.D.
Jeanne Moch, 72, Kintyre, N.D., died Sunday, Nov. 22, 2009, at her home, rural Kintyre. Arrangements pending with Dahlstrom Funeral Home, Napoleon, N.D.
John Clair Linn, M.D., 89, Milwaukee, Wis., formerly of Jamestown, died Friday, Nov. 13, 2009. Mr. Linn was born Sept. 3, 1920, in Sanborn, N.D., the son of Anthony Jerome and Bertie (Saunders) Linn. He grew up in Jamestown. He served as a pilot in the 44th Division Artillery during World War II in Europe. He flew more than 125 missions and was awarded the Silver Star and Air Medal. He attended Marquette University Medical School, Milwaukee. He married Olive "Ollie" M. Finnegan in 1948. He worked at St.
Orin E. Swanson, 89, Moorhead, Minn., died Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009, at MeritCare Hospital, Palliative Care Unit, Fargo, N.D. Mr. Swanson was born Jan. 3, 1920, on a farm near Wimbledon, N.D., the son of Odin and Gilla (Sabby) Swanson. He grew up and attended school in Griggs County, North Dakota. He joined the Civilian Conservation Corps and worked in Idaho building roads and bridges. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Southwest Pacific. He served from February 1942 to Dec. 11, 1945.
Connie Bentz, 82, Dickinson, Nov. 14. Gene Gendreau, 73, Bismarck, Nov. 16. Joe Grobe, 78, Moorhead, Minn., Nov. 18. Ryan Henderson, 26, Bismarck, Nov. 15. Robert Herr, 82, Bismarck, Nov. 17. Ian Hopfauf, 9, Fargo, Nov. 16.
Glenn Allen "Dingus Magee" Wolhart, 47, Valley City, N.D., died Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009, at Mercy Hospital, Valley City. Mr. Wolhart was born Feb. 12, 1962, in Valley City, the son of Arden and Doris (Faust) Wolhart. He was baptized Nov. 3, 1974, at First Baptist Church, Valley City. He grew up and graduated from Valley City High School, Valley City, in 1980. He married Becky Johnson on June 20, 1980. He worked at Dietrichs, D.L. Wiest Trucking, Triebold Farms (Altrans) and Truck and Auto Salvage, Valley City.
Judith West, 59, James-town, died Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009, at her home. Memorial service: 10:30 a.m. Monday, Eddy Funeral Chapel, James-town, with the Rev. Harlan Kaden officiating. Visitation: none plan-ned. Arrangements by Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown. Burial: Cleveland Cemetery, Cleveland, N.D. Online guestbook: www. eddyfuneralhome.com
Arnold Dilts, 69, Valley City, N.D., died Friday, Nov. 20, 2009, at his home under Hospice of the Red River Valley Care. Memorial service: 2 p.m. Monday, Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Valley City, with the Rev. Randy Schlecht officiating. Visitation: one hour before the service at the church. Arrangements by Lerud-Johnson-Schuldt Funeral Home, Valley City. Burial: Memory Gardens Cemetery, Valley City.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Former Penn State University athletic director Ed Czekaj, who was credited with helping coach Joe Paterno build the football team for its success in the 1970s and into the 1980s, has died at age 87. rrr TUPELO, Miss. (AP) -- Ken Kirk, a co-captain on the 1959 Ole Miss national championship football team, has died at a Tupelo hospital. He was 71. rrr LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Ken Ober, who hosted the 1980s MTV game show "Remote Control" and helped produce the shows "Mind of Mencia" and "The New Adventures of Old Christine," has died. He was 52.
Eugene Bernier, 71, Abercrombie, Nov. 16. Richard Gordon, 62, Riverdale, Nov. 15. Ian "Pooklet" Hopfauf, 9, Nov. 16. LaVerne Klein, 99, St. Anthony, Nov. 15. Everett Lunde, 61, Harlow, Nov. 16. Dr. Neil Macdonald, 89, Valley City, Nov. 17. Isaac March, 16 months, Williston, Nov. 19. Ethel Mohagen, 87, Grand Forks, Nov. 16. Agnes Morgan, 93, Oakes, Nov. 17. Alpha Olson, 97, formerly Kindred, Nov. 16. Elma Olson, 86, Devils Lake, Nov. 14. John Penn, 95, Grand Forks, Nov. 16. Lois Wick, 89, Valley City, Nov. 17.