Helga Gonzalez, 77, Bismarck, June 15. Alvin Hildebrand, 89, Hazen, June 21. Morgan Kolling, 8, Davenport, June 22. Earl "JR" Maker, Jr., 67, Hunter, June 22. Charlotte Melting, 90, Fargo, June 22. Victor Mercado, 18, Minot, June 20. Gordon Neuberger, 81, Bismarck, June 22. Gloria Newton, 57, Robinson, June 21. Raymond Rennich, 80, Mandan, June 21.
Melbert Kemmet, 84, Napoleon, N.D., died Sunday, June 21, 2009, at Wishek Community Hospital, Wishek, N.D. Mr. Kemmet was born Oct. 12, 1924, near Dawson, N.D., in Kidder County, the son of Christian and Lena (Graf) Kemmet. He grew up and attended school in the Dawson area. He served in World War II from Feb. 21, 1945, to Dec. 9, 1946, where he served in the Philippines. He returned to Dawson and purchased a farm near his father's farm. He married Alvina Rau on March 24, 1948, in Napoleon. They lived on the farm that he had purchased. After he retired they moved to Napoleon.
Evan Schmidt, 11, Jamestown, formerly of Minot, N.D., died June 15, 2009, at a St. Paul, Minn., hospital. Memorial service: 2 p.m. Friday, Anne Carlsen Center auditorium, James-town, with the Rev. Joanne Moeller officiating.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Ed McMahon, the loyal "Tonight Show" sidekick who bolstered boss Johnny Carson with guffaws and the trademark opener "H-e-e-e-e-e-ere's Johnny!" for 30 years, died Tuesday at 86. McMahon, who had a "multitude of health problems the last few months," died at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center surrounded by his wife, Pam, and other family members, said his publicist, Howard Bragman. McMahon and Carson had worked together for nearly five years on the game show "Who Do You Trust?" when Carson took over NBC's late-night show from Jack Paar in October 1962.
Myron C. Espeseth, 87, Minot, June 19. Charles Gage, 92, Page, June 21. Darby Harley Dreis, 89, Panorama City, Calif., formerly Dazey, May 27. Mollie Holweger, 94, Grand forks, June 18. Evelyn C. Kelly, 98, St. Paul, Minn., formerly Grand Forks, Nov. 20. Ruby Lee, 92, New Salem, June 17. Eunice A. Meuwissen, 93, Grand Forks, June 18. Lillian Noeske, 95, Oriska, March 3. Melvin E. Nygaard, 92, Tioga, June 19, Lucy Rebenitsch, 89, Fort Rice, June 20. Mildred B. reiten, 88, Grand Forks, June 19. Dale Riedemann, 67, Chillicothe, Mo., formerly Thompson, Feb. 28. Fay E.
Dean C. McNatton, 65, was welcomed into heaven on June 22, 2009. He died at home after a brave two year battle with cancer. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Friday, June 26, 2009 at McCabe United Methodist Church at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Art Scanson officiating. There will be an informal gathering at McCabe Methodist Church in Bismarck on Thursday, June 25, from 7-8:30 p.m. Dean was born in Des Moines, Iowa, on April 26, 1944 to Russell Ira McNatton and Marion Harriet (Smith) McNatton. He was raised in northwestern MN by stepfather Henry O. Johnson and mother Marion H.
Ruth Linstaedt, 93, Cleveland, N.D., died Sunday, June 21, 2009, at her home. Services: 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Eddy Funeral Chapel, Jamestown. Visitation: 1 to 7 p.m. Friday, Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown. Burial: Cleveland Cemetery, Cleveland.
Lucille Barry, 91, Grand Forks, June 19. Henry Behles, 70, Garrison, June 18. James Brodigan, 65, Fargo, June 16. Chester Chase, 67, Dunseith, June 18. Faith Finneman, 56, Williston, June 16. Ruth Hoff, 84, Grenora, June 16. Madeline Illies, 75, Lidgerwood, June 18. Johanna Kurtti, 94, Fargo, June 18. Rudy Linha, 81, Minot, June 14. August Little Soldier, 94, Zap, June 19. Valeria Olson, 88, Velva, June 18. Elizabeth Porter, 91, Grand Forks, June 16. Louis Pulver, 88, Zap, June 17. Robert Rakstad, 80, East Grand Forks, Minn., June 17. Arlene Rebenitsch, 75, Mandan, June 19. Viol
Edward Orman, age 90 of Bismarck, formerly of Turtle Lake, ND, was called by his Heavenly Father on Father's Day, June 21 surrounded by his loving family in a Bismarck hospital. Funeral Services will be held 10:30 AM Wednesday, June 24 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Turtle Lake with Rev. Betty J.
Mark Benjamin Hofmann, 54, Las Vegas, formerly of Medina, N.D., died June 8, 2009, at Las Vegas. Mr. Hofmann was born April 4, 1955, at Camp Seward, Ga., the son of Benjamin and Janice (Krieger) Hofmann. He grew up and graduated from Medina High School in 1974. He moved to Alaska and then to Nevada. He is survived by his mother; two brothers, Dean and Daniel, both Medina; and a sister, Lana (Kenny) Hylden, Park River, N.D. He was preceded in death by his father. Services: 2 p.m. Friday, Eddy Funeral Chapel, Jamestown, with Pastor Bryce Tahran officiating. Visitation: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.