Edna Odegard, 87, Jamestown, died Monday, Feb. 23, 2009, at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Home, Jamestown. Arrangements pending with Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Elmer Woehlhaff, 85, Zeeland, N.D., died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009, at Wishek (N.D.) Home for the Aged. Mr. Woehlhaff was born June 26, 1923, at rural Zeeland, the son of Christ and Magdalena (Ferderer) Woehlhaff. He attended rural schools in the Zeeland area. He lived and worked on the family farm until 1950, when he purchased a farm. He married Alice Brandner on Oct. 20, 1953, at Wishek. They raised purebred horned Hereford cattle. She died in 1995. He moved to Zeeland in 2000. In 2004, he moved to Bismarck, N.D., and in April 2007 he entered Wishek Home for the Aged, Wishek.
Duane W. Deegan, 66, Sheyenne, N.D., died Friday, Feb. 20, 2009, at his home, under the care of hospice. Mr. Deegan was born April 16, 1942, in Bottineau, N.D., the son of Ernest and Rose (Schmidt) Deegan. He attended school there, graduating from high school in 1960. He joined the U.S. Army and served 15 months in Korea. He later was stationed in Massachusetts and then in Berlin, Germany, for four years. He married Bonnie Reinke in 1965 in Berlin. He was also stationed in North Carolina, Maryland, Shemya Island and Fort Devens, Mass. After 10 1/2 years in the Army, he was discharged.
Paul Julian Lipetzky, 75, Kensal, N.D., died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009, at Medcenter One Hospital, Bismarck, N.D., from cardiac complications. Mr. Lipetzky was born Nov. 25, 1933, in McKinnon Township, near Kensal, the son of Leo and Kathleen (Kienest) Lipetzky. He grew up on the family farm near Kensal. He attended and graduated from Kensal High School. He married Donna Mae Cox on Nov. 17, 1954, in Jamestown. They lived on the Lipetzky family farm where he farmed until retiring at age 62. He was a member of St.
Mary Kasper Lunde went home to Jesus her Savior on Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009, at age 70 in Edina, MN. She passed peacefully with her husband and daughter by her side. She is survived by husband, George; daughter, Lisa (Mike) Foster and two grandchildren. Also survived by children thru marriage Greg, Julia Reidhead, Eric and Cynthia; and 4 grandchildren; sisters, Mildred (Kasper) Rauch and Ruth (Kasper) Haugland. Mary was born in Jamestown, ND, to Louis and Velma Leta (Van Winkle) Kasper. The family lived on a farm near Courtenay.
Arthur "Art" Heinrich, 93, Eustis, Fla., died Feb. 17, 2009, in Eustis. Mr. Heinrich was born on the family farm north of Gackle, N.D. He married Eldina Flemmer. He farmed northeast of Gackle. They moved from Jamestown to Eustis in 2001. He enjoyed music and singing. He is survived by his wife; two sons, Arlo (Sharon), Zephyrhills, Fla., and Milo (Roxy), Yucaipa, Calif.; two daughters, Sharon (Tom) Werner, Eustis, and Cynthia (Bruce) Darcy, Golden Valley, N.D.; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m.
Kenneth J. Klein, age 81, of Carrington, ND, died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009 at Carrington Health Center, Carrington, ND. Kenneth James Klein was born September 16, 1927, the son of Andrew and Sophie (Wagner) Klein, near Cathay, ND. He attended rural school near Cathay. In 1936, his family moved to Wyard Twp. Foster County, rural Carrington. He attended grade school and high school in Carrington. On November 7, 1948, he married Ruth Jesser at the Calvary Baptist Church in Carrington. They farmed in Wyard Twp., rural Carrington. To this union were born three sons; Kevin, Douglas, and Robert.
Thomas L. Fredrickson, 50, rural Pingree, North Dakota, died Friday, February 20, 2009 at his home surrounded by his family under hospice care. Thomas L. Fredrickson was born May 8, 1958 in Carrington, ND, the son of Dorwin and Mary (Dunwoody) Fredrickson. He graduated from Pingree High School and attended NDSU. Tom married Susan Werner on July 24, 1982 in Devils Lake, ND. He farmed in the Pingree and Edmunds, ND area all his life. Tom started Fredrickson Taxidermy Service, which was one of his hobbies, along with scuba diving, hunting, and fishing.
Larry Piatz, 62, Bismarck, N.D., formerly of Napoleon, N.D., died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009, at Medcenter One Hospital, Bismarck. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, Napoleon. Prayer service: 7 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Visitation: 1 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Arrangements by Dahlstrom Funeral Home, Napoleon. Burial: St. Philip Catholic Cemetery, Napoleon.
Palma L. Monge, 94, Jamestown, died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009, in a Jamestown care center. Arrangements pending with Bismarck Funeral Home, Bismarck, N.D.