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  HAAG Harold Royal 2003

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  HAAS Ordis Ann Engel 2009    
  HACK Otto 1992 Lang   

  HAHNE Wilfred 2006    

  HALBERG Norbert S. 2001

  HALL Jan Eisenbeis 2007       

  HAMMERSTROM John 1986  

  HAMMERSTROM Martha Lang 1988   

  HAMPLE Paul 2006   

  HAMPLE Todd J. 2010  

  HANEY-WOLFF Ella Giedt 2007   

  HANNELD Bertha Doering 2004  

  HANSON Floyd Lewis 2007     

  HARO Abner 1997

  HARO Edna Ollila 2000

  HARR Shyler James 2010   

  HARRIS Bertha Stuckle 2003   

  HATLEWICK Ruth Eversvik 2009  

  HARTLEY Carroll 2005     

  HAUFF Emmanuel 1952

  HAUFF Saloma Renke 1969

  HAUGEN Marvin 2008    

  HAUPT Emma Buerkle 2002 

  HAUT Arthur 2000                  

  HAUT Eugene 2004     

  HAUT Muriel Schauer 2010   

  HAVISTO Alfred A. 1999        

  HEADLAND Gladys Mickelson 2007  

  HEADLAND Ross Andrew George 2008 

  HEHN Artie E. 1964

  HEHN Caren Maier 2003  
  HEHN Eddie 1999

  HEHN Edward 1964    

  HEHN Emma Schlecht 2003    

  HEHN Leah Weixel 2010    

  HEHN Victor 2008 
  HEHR Alvin E. 2001   

  HEHR Emily Hoffer 2002     

  HEHR Hilda Tiede 2005     

  HEHR Judy Haws 2004    

  HEHR LeRoy 2006    

  HEHR Lester Raymond 2010    
  HEHR Raymond R. 1938    

  HEHR Thilmer Willie 2006   
  HEIDINGER Lynn Baker 2002

  HEIER Agusta Wenzel 2010    

  HEIER Emil 2008  

  HEIER Jake 2004    

  HEIER Raymond 2006   

  HEIER Roy 2007     

  HEIL Agnes Schroeder 2009   

  HEIN Christina Fregien 1964     

  HEINLE-EBELE Kylie 2004     

  HEINRICH Arthur 2009     

  HEINRICH Katherine Remboldt 1967 

  HEINRICH Leopold 2005      

  HEISER Irwin H. 1999     

  HEITZ Norbert 2009    
  HEITZ Pauline Kubler 1996

  HELLER Elsie 2006    

  HELLER John A. 1966

  HELLER Martha 2009   

  HELLER Katharina Gumke 1963

  HELLER Samuel 1938 

  HELM Melita Suko 2008 
  HENKE Adolph 1999 (2 Obits)

  HENKE Esther Gumke 2004     

  HENKE Verjane Delane 2010   

  HENLEY Veronica Wald 2010    

  HENNE Agnes Dufloth 1965  

  HENNE Alvin 2001

  HENNE Erwin 2010  

  HENNE Hilda Doering 2004    

  HENNE Joyce Nitschke 2009   

  HENSEN Evangeline Meidinger 2008   

  HERMAN Caroline Walz 2010     

  HERMAN Deopold 2009     

  HERMAN-GROTE Alma Janke 2010   

  HERMAN Katharine Kaessman 1907   

  HERMAN Lyle 2006    
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  HERMANN Herman 2000
  HERMANN Margaret Klundt 1968

 HERRMANN Alice Eslinger 2008  

  HERVI Violet Holmstrom 2007     

  HESS DeVern L. 2010    

  HESS Patricia Boyer 2008  

  HETTICH Harold George 2009    

  HEUPEL Mary DeKrey 2010    
  HEUPEL Ottelia Diede 1997

  HEUPEL Vera Hofmann 2009     

  HEYD Lydia Fischer 2000 
  HIEB Ilene M. Stelter 2002

  HILDEBRAND Clifford 2008 

  HILLER Fred P. 2005    

  HILLIUS Eldo Presler 2002

  HILLIUS Emma Schatz 2008  

  HILLIUS LaRae Gilmore 2004    
  HINS [Miller] Christina Kammerer 1996

  HINS Edalor 2010    

  HINS Gottlieb 1996

  HINS Luella Kemmet 2004 
  HJELMGREN Lydia Janke 1996

  HOFER Emma Wiederrich 2005    

  HOFF Minnie Suko 2006    

  HOFFER Pauline Geinger 2001

  HOFFER Rosella Schmidt 2007     

  HOFFMAN Bertha Grenz 2001

  HOFFMAN Brent Isaac 2010     

  HOFMANN Esther Reich 2010     
  HOFMANN Peter M. 1999
  HOFMANN Ruth Klundt 1995

  HOLL Lillian Kedalo 2008 

  HOLLAND Louise Kerner 2005     

  HOLLINGSWORTH Katherina Job 2009   

  HOLMAN Christine Ost 2004    

  HOLMAN Olaf 2006    

  HOLMSTROM Allen Curtis 2008 
  HOLMSTROM Arthur 1996

  HOLMSTROM Bertha Golberg 2008  

  HOLMSTROM Heino 1998

  HOLMSTROM Edward 2010    

  HOLMSTROM Eunice A. 2009     

  HOLMSTROM Norbert 2008  

  HOLMSTROM Sadie Dormanen 2003

  HOLMSTROM Wesley 2007      

  HOLZWORTH Betty Kapp 2007   

  HOLZWORTH Eugene 2007    

  HOMOLA Anna 2002 

  HOMOLA Calvin 2003 

  HOMOLA Randolph Lee 1997    

  HOOVER Frances Sukut 2009     

  HOPLAND Lena Job 2008  

  HORNER Florence Leier 2000

  HUMANN Elizabeth Wanner 2008 
  HUMANN Robert 2001 Bitz   

  HUMMEL Kermit M. 1965 

  HUMMEL Margaret Sinclair 2002

  HUST Wesley 2008  

  

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The Jamestown Sun, ND
February 7, 2003, Friday

Harold Royal Haag, 74, Wishek, N.D., died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2003, at his residence.

Mr. Haag was born Feb. 21, 1928, near Fredonia, N.D., the son of Nathaniel and Maria (Oelke) Haag. He grew up and attended school in Haag Township near Fredonia. In October 1951, he joined the U.S. Army and served in the Korean War as a tank platoon leader. After his discharge, he returned to the family farm near Fredonia. He married Joyce Ziebart on Sept. 24, 1954, at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Fredonia. They began farming in the Fredonia area where they lived until their son, Keith, took over the family farm in 1992. They then moved to Wishek. He was a lifelong member of Martin Luther Lutheran Church. He enjoyed reading, collecting toy farm implements, fishing, visiting at the local cafe and continuing to help on the family farm.

He is survived by his wife; a son, Keith (Kathy), Fredonia; a daughter, Velma (Dan) Conway, Poynette, Wis.; two brothers, Ray (Katie), Kulm, N.D., and Roland, Cove Creek, Ariz.; four sisters, Esther (Allen) Ellington, Meridian, Texas, Lavina Barkle, Fredonia, Bernitta (Raymond) Krueger, Kulm, and Aileen (Delmar) Walz, Brooklyn Park, Minn.; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and four sisters.

Services: 11 a.m. Saturday, Martin Luther Lutheran Church, Fredonia, with the Rev. Ray Heidke officiating.
Visitation: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, Dahlstrom Funeral Home, Wishek, and one hour before the service at the church.
Burial: Martin Luther Lutheran Cemetery, near Fredonia.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Monday, December 22, 2003

Raymond Reinhold Haag, 84, Kulm, N.D., died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2003, at his home while under hospice care.

Mr. Haag was born Oct. 25, 1919, on the family farm one mile west of Fredonia, N.D., the son of Nathaniel and Maria (Oelke) Haag. He attended school in Haag Township. At age 18 he joined the Civil Conservation Corps. He was inducted into the U.S. Army on June 22, 1942, and served as a medic in the European, African and Middle Eastern theaters. After his discharge in 1945, he returned to the family farm. He married Katherina Kleingartner on Oct. 21, 1947. They farmed one mile north of the Haag family farm from 1949 to 2002, when they moved to Kulm. He was a lifelong member of Martin Luther Lutheran Church, Fredonia, a member of the American Legion for 58 years and served on the board of Haag Township for 30 years. He enjoyed baseball, creating and collecting farm toys, and golf.

He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Pauline (Mike Crawford), Vista, Calif.; four sons, Glynn (Dianne), Apple Valley, Minn., Alvin (Theresa), Jamestown, Todd (Debra), Upland, Calif., and Timothy (Lisa), Ham Lake, Minn.; a brother, Roland, Cove Creek, Ariz.; four sisters, Esther (Allen) Ellington, Meridian, Texas, Lavina Burkle, Fredonia, Bernita (Raymond) Krueger, Kulm, and Aileen (Delmar) Walz, Brooklyn Park, Minn.; nine grandchildren and a great-grandson.

He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and four sisters.

Services: 1 p.m. Monday, Martin Luther Lutheran Church, Fredonia.
Visitation: 2 to 7 p.m. today and 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Dahlstrom Funeral Home, Kulm.
Burial: Martin Luther Lutheran Cemetery, Fredonia.


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Stutsman County Record
Jamestown, ND
March 12, 1936, Page 4

Mrs. Catherine Haas, Gackle, Dies at home, Funeral held Wednesday

Funeral services were held at Gackle yesterday for Mrs. Catherine Haas of that town, who died at her home Saturday afternoon. Burial was in the Seventh Day Adventist cemetery.

Mrs. Haas was born in South Russia and married to Frederick Haas in 1883. Three years later they came to the United States, living in Emery S.D., for a year and at Venturia, N.D., before going to Gackle, which has been their home since 1913.

Survivors are her husband, three sons, four daughters, and a brother and sister, 13 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.


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The Jamestown Sun. ND
Saturday, September 16, 2006

Lloyd Paul Haas, 71, Jamestown, North Dakota died Wednesday, September 13, 2006 at Kindred Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona, following a long battle with cancer.

Mr. Haas was born September 21, 1934 in Gackle, ND, the son of Gottlieb and Emma (Walcker) Haas. He grew up on the family farm and attended country schools. Lloyd married Sharon Bietz on January 26, 1958 in Jamestown. He continued to farm the family's homestead where he raised cattle and grains. Lloyd was active in the Seventh Day Adventist Church of Cleveland and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

Lloyd is survived by his wife, Sharon, of Jamestown; two children, Cynthia Golden and Kevin (Sara) Haas, both of Jamestown; four grandchildren: Joshua (Andrea) Golden, Honolulu, HI, Crystal (Grant) Krapp, Abriel Haas and Natasha Haas all of Jamestown; two sisters and two brothers, Edna Haas, Lodi, CA, Ben (Maryann) Haas, Beaverton, OR, Clara Dagastino, St. Paul, MN and Tim (Debbie) Haas, Lodi, CA and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother, one son, Gregory Haas, three brothers, one sister and a brother-in-law.

Funeral Service: 10:30 AM, Tuesday, September 19, 2006 at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Jamestown with Pastor Van Hurst and Pastor David Stuart officiating.
Visitation: 1:00 to 8:00 PM, Monday, September 18, 2006 at the Eddy Funeral Home in Jamestown.
Prayer Service: 7:00 PM, Monday, September 18, 2006 at the Eddy Funeral Chapel.
Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Jamestown, North Dakota.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Martha Haas, 95, Burnsville, Minn., formerly Jamestown, died Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010, at Ebenezzer Ridges Nursing Home, Burnsville.

Martha M. Schroeder was born June 20, 1915, the daughter of John and Katherine Schroeder. They homesteaded south of Cleveland, N.D., and later moved to a farm west of Jamestown. She married Ernest E. Haas on Jan. 11, 1937, in Jamestown. They lived in Fargo, N.D. In March 1943, they moved to Cleveland where they farmed until retiring in 1980. She was a church organist for the Seventh-day Adventist Church and a nursing assistant at the Anne Carlsen Center, Jamestown. In 2005, she moved to Burnsville. She was a member of the Cleveland Seventh-day Adventist Church.

She is survived by two daughters, Betty (Orville) Wetzel, Burnsville, and Bonnie (Brad) Meyer, Prescott, Ariz.; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; a son, Ernest David; four brothers, Lawrence, Solomon, John and her twin, Benjamin; three sisters, Rose Hirsch, Katherine Harr and Lydia Remboldt; and a daughter-in-law, Lona Haas.

Services: 11 a.m. Sunday, Seventh-day Adventist Church, Cleveland, with Pastor Darren Purdy officiating.
Prayer service: 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Eddy Funeral Chapel, Jamestown.
Visitation: 4 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Burial: Cleveland Cemetery, Cleveland.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
August 14, 2009

Ordis Ann Haas, 70, Carrington, N.D., died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009, at a Peoria, Ariz., hospital. Arrangements pending with Evans Funeral Home, Carrington.
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The Fargo Forum, ND
August 15, 2009

Died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009, at age 70 in Kindred Hospital, Peoria, Ariz.

Survivors: husband, Lawrence Haas; son, Owen (Jean) Haas; three daughters, Laurie (Neil) Kramer, Vickie Hatlewick, Kathie (Gregg) Eguchi; brother, Glenn (JoAnne) Engle; and a sister, Renita (Knut) Kjenslie.

Services: Visitation will be Sunday from noon to 8:30, with a prayer service at 7, in Evans Funeral Home, Carrington. The funeral will be Monday at 10:30 in Grace Lutheran Church, Carrington. The graveside service will be Tuesday at 1 in Tolna (N.D.) Cemetery.
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EVANS FUNERAL HOME, CARRINGTON, ND

Ordis Haas

On August 12, 2009, Ordis Ann Haas, age 70, of Carrington ND, took the hand held out to her and received Godís promise of Eternal Life.

Ordis Ann Engel was born on September 1, 1938, at McVille, ND, to Orville and Aase (Tollefsrud) Engel. Her childhood was filled with joyful memories of farm living by Tolna, ND. Her family faced a difficult time with the loss of their mother in 1955. As the oldest, Ordis helped her father raise her younger siblings.

On June 22, 1958, she married the love of her life, Lawrence Haas, in Tolna, ND. Together they made a home and raised four children at Reimers Seed Farm south of Carrington. Ordis and Lawrence wintered in Arizona for the past 14 years. They spent 51 years showing their love and devotion to one another. Where you saw one, you saw the other.

Ordis was an at-home mom who found much joy and happiness in caring for her husband, children, grandchildren, friends, and many neighborhood children. She truly loved and cared for everyone and had a gift for finding the best in each person.

Ordis loved spending time with family, especially events involving her grandchildren. She had a passion for gardening, quilting, sewing, baking, camping, and reading. She spent many hours volunteering with church. She was a member of Grace Lutheran LWML and her neighborhood Birthday Club.

She is survived by her husband; a son Owen (Jean) Haas, Lemmon, SD; three daughters, Laurie (Neil) Kramer & Vickie Hatlewick, both of Jamestown, ND, Kathie (Gregg) Eguchi, Glendale, AZ; a former son-in-law Brian Hatlewick, Jamestown; 6 grandchildren, Jason and Kayla Haas, Natalie and Allison Kramer, and Seth and Stacie Hatlewick; a brother Glenn (JoAnne) Engle, Lincoln, NE, a sister Renita (Knut) Kjenslie, Claremont, FL; two brothers-in-law, Robert Haas, Mandan, ND, James (Judy) Haas, Payson, AZ; and two sisters-in-law, Kay Russell, Minneapolis, MN, Shirley Haas, Fargo, ND; and several nieces and nephews.

Ordis was preceded in death by her parents, a son-in-law Scott Cluff, her father-in-law and mother-in-law, 2 brothers-in-law, and 2 sisters-in-law.

Funeral Service: Grace Lutheran Church, Carrington, ND
Date and Time: Monday, August 17, 2009 at 10:30AM
Interment: Tolna Cemetery, Tolna, ND 1:00PM Tuesday, Aug 18, 2009


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The funeral for Otto Hack, 87, Jamestown, N.D., will be at 10:30 Tuesday in First Baptist Church, Jamestown. Visitation will be from noon to 9 Sunday and from 9 to 9 Monday in Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown, and one hour before services in the church. He died Friday, Nov. 6, 1992.

Mr. Hack was born Sept. 30, 1905, in Wimbledon, N.D., where he grew up and attended school. He married Pauline Lang Nov. 20, 1933, in Jamestown. They lived in Jamestown, where he worked for Midland Continental Railroad until retiring in 1967. She died in 1983.

He is survived by two daughters, Rosella (Mrs. Harry) Everding, Jamestown, and Barbara Ann (Mrs. Melvin) Hoff, Libby, Mont.; and three grandchildren.

Fargo Forum, ND
November 7, 1992
Page C-6


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Friday, November 17, 2006

Wilfred Frank Hahne, 61, Fredonia, N.D., died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006, at St. Alexius Hospital, Bismarck, N.D.

Mr. Hahne was born Oct. 23, 1945, at Eureka, S.D., the son of Jacob and Elizabeth (Bauer) Hahne. He grew up on a farm near Herreid, S.D. He attended country school and was a 1964 graduate of Herreid High School. He worked in construction and at the arsenal in Minneapolis. He entered the U.S. Army on Sept. 20, 1967. He served in Vietnam and was discharged in 1969. He returned to Minneapolis and worked for Foley Manufacturing as a punch press operator for three years. He married Betty Wald on July 11, 1970, at St. Michaelís Church in Herreid. In 1973, they moved to Fredonia. He farmed for a short time and then worked for Farmerís Elevator for 31 years. He was employed by Fargo Assembly, Lehr, N.D., during the last year. He was a member of Transfiguration Catholic Church, Edgeley, N.D., and Fredonia American Legion. He enjoyed vegetable gardening and making beet wine.

He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Denise (Doug) Palmer, Fredonia; two sons, Dennis (Tana), Forbes, N.D., and Russell (Dawn), Kulm, N.D.; two sisters, Lorraine Collins, Selby, S.D., and Mary Hahne, Linton, N.D.; two brothers, Tom (Myra), Selby, and Donald (Jolene), Lehr; and eight grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers, Robert, Bernard, Tony, Arnold and Joseph; and a sister, Loretta.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Transfiguration Catholic Church, Edgeley.
Prayer service: 7:30 p.m. today at the church.
Visitation: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, Lisko Funeral Chapel, Edgeley, and one hour before the service at the church Saturday.
Burial: Mount Calvary Cemetery, Edgeley.


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The Columbian, OR
Wednesday, February 14, 2001
Brush Prairie, WA

Norbert Samuel Halberg, who moved to Brush Prairie in 1964 and became a cabinetmaker, died Monday, Feb. 12, 2001, at home. He was 76.

A funeral will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Old Apostolic Lutheran Church, 16603 N.E. 142nd Ave., Brush Prairie. The casket will be open 7 to 9 p.m. today at the church. Burial will be in the Elim Cemetery in Brush Prairie. Layne's Funeral Home in Battle Ground is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Halberg was born Dec. 4, 1924, in Gackle, N.D.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Esther V., at home; five daughters, Ethel Bolsoy, Dottie Wantaja, Marie Lunzman, Beth Lipe and Carolyn Redinger, all of Clark County; eight sons, Norb, Ronald, Robert, Arthur, Bill, Dan, Rod and Matt, all of Clark County; one sister, Hannah Hammerstrom of Hancock, Mich.; one stepbrother, Clifford Halberg of Burnsville, Minn.; 89 grandchildren; and 69 great-grandchildren.

He was a lifelong member of the Old Apostolic Lutheran Church.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Thursday, December 20, 2007

Jan Hall, 71, Pasco, Wash., formerly of Fredonia, N.D., died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2007.

Jan Eisenbeis was born Aug. 29, 1936, in Fredonia, the daughter of Reinhold and Hulda Eisenbeis.

She married Chuck Hall on July 30, 1955. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Cathedral of Joy, Richland, Wash. She enjoyed sewing, quilting and collecting Attic Babies.

She is survived by her husband; a son, Dennis (Gail), Pasco; five daughters, Denise (Fred) Enebrad and Charlene (Richard) Kolasch, both Pasco, Cherie Carr, Kennewick, Wash., Terry (Brian) Starks, Auburn, Wash., and Kelly Freeman, Afton, Okla.; four sisters, Mavis Weispfenning, Kulm, N.D., Shirley Wolf, Clinton, Iowa, Joyce Weispfenning, Camanche, Iowa, and Karen Redell, Pasco; 14 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Alva Pfeifle; and a grandson, Jason Elder.

Memorial service: held Dec. 8, Cathedral of Joy, Richland.
Inurnment: City View Cemetery, Pasco.
Memorials: Hospice at the Chaplaincy, 2108 W. Entiat Ave., Kennewick, WA 99336 or Cathedral of Joy, 1153, Gage Blvd., Richland, WA 99352

Online guestbook: www.HillcrestBruceLee.com


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The Forum, Fargo, ND
August 2, 1986; Pg B-3

The funeral for John Hammerstorm, 81, Minneapolis, formerly Gackle, N.D., will be at 10:39 Monday in Old Apostolic Lutheran Church, Gackle. He died Thursday.  [31 Jul 1986]

Mr. Hammerstrom was born Oct. 11, 1904, near Gackle, where he attended school. In 1933, he moved to Pajala, Sweden, where he was employed.  He returned to the United States in 1935, and worked in Michigan as a machinist.  He later moved to Minneapolis.  He married Martha Lang June 18, 1952, at Minneapolis.  He retired in 1966.

He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Bonnie Heidelberge, Minneapolis; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. (Haut)


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The Forum, Fargo, ND
December 30, 1988; Pg B-7

The funeral for Martha Hammerstrom, 81, Jamestown, N.D., will be at 10:30 Saturday in First United Church Congregational Church, Gackle, N.D.  She died Wednesday in a Jamestown nursing home.  [28 Dec 1988]

Martha Lang was born July 13, 1907, near Gackle.  She married John Hammerstrom June 18, 1952, in Minneapolis, where they lived.  He died in 1986, in 1987 she became a resident of Central Dakota Nursing Home in Jamestown.

She is survived by a stepdaughter, Bonnie Heidelberge, Minneapolis; a sister, Leah Schweigert, Gackle; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. (Haut, Gackle)

[Parents = Simon and Elizabeth (Reich) Lang]


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Wednesday, October 4, 2006

Paul Hample, 73, LaMoure, N.D., died Monday, Oct. 2, 2006, at his home under hospice care.

Mr. Hample was born Nov. 23, 1932, at Glover, N.D., the son of Theodore G. and Myrtle (Barton) Hample. He grew up and attended rural schools before graduating from LaMoure (N.D.) High School in 1951. He worked for the LaMoure County Highway Department, Hi-way Service Center and E.B. Steling Excavating, all LaMoure. He married Mavis Schuldheisz on Aug. 26, 1956, at LaMoure. They began Hampleís Excavating in 1958 and owned and operated it with their sons. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, LaMoure Fire Department, Lake LaMoure board, LaMoure Swimming Pool Board and the LaMoure City Council. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and time at the lake.

He is survived by his wife; three sons, Keith and Todd, both LaMoure, and Wayne (Kerry), Wahpeton, N.D.; two brothers, Jack Reilly, Fergus Falls, Minn., and Charles Hample, Ellendale, N.D.; four sisters, Maxine Marvick, Loveland, Colo., Marilyn Norwick, Billings, Mont., Carmen (Darwin) Heyd, Pierre, S.D., and Shirley (Darwyn) Worrel, LaMoure; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Brian; his parents; a brother, Ted; and a sister, Veragene Ness.

Services: 10 a.m. Friday, Trinity Lutheran Church, LaMoure, with the Rev. Thomas Puffe officiating.
Prayer service: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the church.
Visitation: 4 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the church.
Arrangements by Dahlstrom Funeral Home, LaMoure.
Burial: Rosehill Cemetery, near LaMoure.



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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Friday, September 10, 2010

The memorial service for Todd J. Hample of LaMoure, ND, will be held on Monday, September 13, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. at Zoar Lutheran Church, LaMoure, ND, with Reverend Roy Noel officiating.

Todd James Hample, son of Paul and Mavis (Schuldheisz) Hample was born on October 17, 1962 at LaMoure, North Dakota. He attended school at LaMoure, where he was involved in football and wrestling. Todd graduated from LaMoure High School with the Class of 1981. Todd worked in the family excavation business, and was trusted at the age of 16 that he could go out on jobs by himself. In 1987, he was united in marriage to Julie Johnson. To this union, two sons were born Brett and Bryce. On April 2, 2008, Todd married the woman of his dreams, Cindy Snow, together they loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing, and camping at the lake. Todd enjoyed music and spending time with the family friend, his dog "Axel".

Todd died on Tuesday, September 7th, 2010 at his home. He was 47 years old.

He is survived by his wife Cindy; two sons, Brett Hample, Bismarck, ND and Bryce Hample, Fargo, ND; his mother, Mavis Hample, LaMoure, ND; two brothers, Keith Hample, LaMoure, ND and Wayne (Kerry) Hample, Wahpeton, ND. Todd is also survived by three step-children, Tia (Austin) Stocking, Bismarck, ND, Tyler Lynn, Pingree, ND and Corey Lindstrom of Ohio; and three nieces, Shalyn, MaKayla, and Sierra Hample. Todd was preceded in death by his father Paul, a brother Brian, and his grandparents.

HAMPLE, BRIAN PAUL 05/23/2006 LaMoure MALE 48 Years 10/08/1957 North Dakota LaMoure [Brother]


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Ella Geigle Haney-Wolff, 92, passed away on November 23, 2007 in Edmonds, Washington.

Ella was born on October 14, 1915 in Venturia, ND, the daughter of Peter Johann and Katherina (Wolff Schaible) Giedt. In 1919 the family moved to the Lehr, ND area, in 1930 they moved to the Gackle area. In 1937 Ella married Fred Geigle. He was killed in 1944 while working for the railroad leaving her to raise their four boys.

While raising her boys in Jamestown she worked as a dental technician for Dr. Fergusson then later for the ND State Hospital. She was also a seamstress and cook. In 1951 she married Paul Haney, Sr. In 1966 she and son, Paul, Jr. moved to Spokane, WA to take a position as a dental technician at the VA Hospital there, later moving to the Seattle area VA Hospital. In 1981 she married George Wolff, he passed away in 1983.

All her life she had been interested in art, so after retiring she took up painting and became a very accomplished artist in oils and watercolor. Several of her paintings were sold in the Seattle area galleries. In her mid seventies she chaperoned college students from a local college to Russia and Germany and visited places where her father had lived before immigrating to America. She enjoyed her condo in Edmonds and especially being able to spend time with Erik, Bryan and Mariah and her newest great-granddaughter, Nyah, who all live in the Seattle area.

She lived independently and was always busy with her sewing or painting. She has lived a full and productive life and will be deeply missed.

Ella is survived by her sons, Richard (Lynda) Geigle, Jamestown, Timothy Geigle (Special friend, Deborah Fredrick), Brandon, SD, Fred Geigle, Apache Junction, AZ and Paul Haney, Jr., Denali Park, AK; one sister, Frieda Ebele, Fargo, ND; seven grandchildren, Teresa (David) Larkin, Jenison, MI, Ryan Geigle, Jamestown, Robert Geigle, Bismarck, ND, Carmen (Brad) Schaffer, Lakeville, MN, Bryan (Mariah) Haney, Oak Harbor, WA, Erik Haney, Seattle, WA; seven great-grandchildren, Austin & Morgan Geigle, Lyndsay & Luke Larkin, Laura (Jason) Larkin Loewen, Leo & Jude Schaffer and Nyah Haney; nephews, Norman (Ann) Giedt, Gig Harbor, WA, Jim (Chris) Ebele, Phoenix, AZ and other grand nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother in infancy; husbands; a son Melvin in 1958; an infant grandson; step-sister, Rose; step-brothers, Jacob, Gottlib and John Schaible and half-brothers, Jacob, Samuel and Emil Giedt.

Funeral Service: 10:30 AM, Saturday, December 1, 2007 at St. Johnís Lutheran Church, Jamestown, with Pastor Terry Anderson officiating.
Visitation: 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM, Friday, November 30, 2007 at the Eddy Funeral Home in Jamestown.
Burial: Highland Home Cemetery, Jamestown, North Dakota.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Monday, November 15, 2004

Bertha E. Hanneld, 90, Bellevue, Neb., formerly Kulm, N.D., died Monday, Nov. 8, 2004, at Hillcrest Nursing Home, Bellevue.

Bertha E. Doering was born Sept. 21, 1914, near Kulm, N.D., the daughter of Edward and Maria (Grosz) Doering. She grew up and received her education in the Kulm area. She married Alven A. Hanneld on Oct. 29, 1932, in Hilda, Alberta, Canada. They farmed for many years southwest of Kulm, in Dickey County. They retired to Apache Junction, Ariz. She was a member of the Kulm Zion United Methodist Church, serving as youth counselor for more than 25 years. She was also a member of the Gideon Auxiliary and Faith Westwood United Methodist Church, Omaha, Neb.

She is survived by a daughter, Marion Hanneld, Omaha; a son, Calvin (Sue), Tea, S.D.; a daughter-in-law, Nancy Hanneld, Oklahoma City, Okla.; two sisters, Lydia (Alden) Carlson, Dilworth, Minn., and Violet (Clifton) Bjur, Kulm; three sisters-in-law, Alma Hanneld, New Salem, N.D., Edna Doering, Kulm, and Vonita Doering, Deadwood, S.D.; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband; a son, Victor; three brothers, Edwin, Lawrence and George; two sisters, Elsie Mueller and Ruth Doering; a brother-in-law, Otto Mueller; and a grandson, Daniel Hanneld.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, Zion United Methodist Church, Kulm.
Visitation: 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Dahlstrom Funeral Home, Kulm.
Burial: Kulm Congregational Cemetery, Kulm.

Memorials: to The Gideonís International, PO Box 119, Ashley, N.D. 58413; Hospice, 1941 South 42 St., Suite 225, PO Box 69000, Omaha, Neb. 68106; or to charity of choice.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Floyd Lewis Hanson, 91, Minot, N.D., formerly of Jamestown, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007, at Souris Valley Care Center, Velva, N.D.

Mr. Hanson was born Nov. 1, 1916, near Jud, N.D., the son of Peter and Mary (Dalager) Hanson. He grew up on the family farm. He attended Glenmore Township rural school and graduated from Jud High School, Jud, in 1936. He served in the Civilian Conservation Corps, Red Wing, Minn. He married Pearl V. Edwards on Nov. 14, 1940, in Jamestown. They lived in Nortonville, N.D., where he worked as a truck driver. He began working for Montgomery Ward, Jamestown, in 1944. He became manager of the companyís Minot storeís tire department in 1950. He retired after 30 years with the company and then worked for Sears as a salesman. He retired in 1986. She died on Dec. 6, 2003. He moved to Edgewood Vista, Minot, for several months before moving to an adult foster care facility for three years. He had recently lived at Souris Valley Care Center, Velva. He was a member of St. Markís Lutheran Church, where he was financial secretary for many years, Elkís Lodge and Eagles Aerie, all Minot, and a former member of Christ Lutheran Church and Vincent United Methodist Church, both Minot. He enjoyed playing cards.

He is survived by two daughters, Carol (Larry) Schmidt, Minot, and Susan (Lin) Hotchkin, Dubuque, Iowa; two sons, Randy, Minot, and Richard, Dubuque, Iowa; two sisters, Gladys Doris, International Falls, Minn., and Mary Lou Carlson, Fargo, N.D.; a brother, Louis, Jamestown; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by wife, parents and three brothers, Donald, Duane and Arthur.

Services: 11 a.m. Thursday, St. Markís Lutheran Church, Minot.
Visitation: 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot, and one hour before the service at the church.
Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Minot.
Memorials: St. Markís Lutheran Church, Minot, or charity of choice.

Online guestbook: www.thomasfamilyfuneralhome.com


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Fargo Forum, ND
Date Of Death May 19, 1997

Age 88
Gackle, ND

GACKLE - Abner Haro, 88, Gackle, died May 19, 1997, in a Bismarck hospital. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Emmanual Lutheran Church, Gackle, with the Rev. David Winterfeldt officiating. Burial will be in Old Apostolic Cemetery, south of Gackle. Visitation will be from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. today at Haut Funeral Home, Gackle.

Abner was born Feb. 12, 1909, on the family farm 13 miles southwest of Gackle. He was the son of Jacob and Elizabeth (Sippanen) Haro. He attended the local rural school where he received his elementary education and grew to manhood. He and Edna Ollila were married June 17, 1929, in Napoleon. They made their home on the farm where he farmed from 1926 until 1959. Then he sold the farm and moved to Minneapolis where he did construction work. In 1960 he moved back to Gackle where he worked for Remboldt Implement. He later worked constructing the addition of the Remboldt Locker Plant. He also drove school bus from 1960 until 1968. Then he started his own welding shop in Gackle, he continued to do shop work part time until 1997. He was a member of Old Apostolic Church, south of Gackle. He served as president of the school board in the Nathan School District. When he wasn't busy he enjoyed travel and fishing.

He is survived by his wife, Edna; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Evelyn and Walter Johnson, Aurora, Minn., Nina Haro, Gackle, and Ruth and James Doll, Glen Ullin; three grandchildren, Justin Anderson, Sacramento, Calif., Jessica and Jacqualynn Doll, Glen Ullin; and one sister, Ann Wuollet, Vista, Calif.

He was preceded in death by his parents; seven brothers; and three sisters.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Online Week of Nov 6-11, 2000

Edna Haro, 99, Gackle, N.D., died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2000, at Jamestown Hospital, Jamestown. Edna Ollila was born Sept. 12, 1901, at Ellendale, N.D., the daughter of Jacob and Evelina (Martenson) Ollila. She was baptized and confirmed south of Gackle. After the death of her mother in 1905, she lived with her grandparents. In 1907 she lived with her father on the family farm near Fredonia, where she attended the local rural school and received her elementary education. She married Abner Haro June 17, 1929, at Napoleon, N.D. They lived on her parent's farm from 1929. In 1939 they purchased their own farm and farmed until 1959. They then sold the farm and moved to Minneapolis, Minn., and later moved back to Gackle. He died May 19, 1997. She was a lifelong member of Old Apostolic Lutheran Church.

She is survived by three daughters, Evelyn (Walter) Johnson, Aurora, Minn., Ruth (James) Doll, Glen Ullin, N.D., and Nina Haro, Gackle; and three grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, two brothers and a half brother.

Services: 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Gackle, with the Rev. David Winterfeldt officiating. 
Arrangements by Haut Funeral Home, Gackle.
Burial: Homola Cemetery, southwest of Gackle.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Shyler James Harr, 15, Jamestown, North Dakota, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, September 26, 2010 at Jamestown Hospital.

Shyler was born June 28, 1995 in Jamestown, the son of Darcy Harr and Lanette (Bowman) Harr. He attended Pingree-Buchanan schools.

Shyler, known as "Lilí J", enjoyed playing basketball, hunting, swimming, playing Hacky-Sack, listening to music, and hanging out with his brothers and friends. He will be deeply missed by many.

Shyler is survived by his father and step-mother, Darcy & Pam Harr, Jamestown; mother, Lanette Harr (special friend, Leo Isakson), Jamestown; two brothers, Shane and Sheldon Harr, Jamestown; step-brother, Matthew Page, Jamestown; step-sister, Lesha Page, Dilworth, MN; paternal grandparents, Roger & Laverne Harr, Jamestown; maternal grandmother, Kristi Bowman, Jamestown; special uncle, Dean (Anne) Harr, Jamestown, special aunts, Merrily Harr, Jamestown and Melissa (Kerry) Slaughter, Tappen, ND; and four cousins, Cody, Shauna and Shantel Slaughter and Dusty Harr.

He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Ephraim & Erma Dewald, Henry & Lydia Harr and Sally McCrea.

Funeral Service: 10:30 AM, Friday, October 1, 2010 at First Assembly of God Church, Jamestown, with Pastors Darrell Losing and Bryce Tahran officiating.
Visitation: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Thursday, September 30, 2010 at the Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Prayer Service: 7:00 PM, Thursday, September 30, 2010 at First Assembly of God Church.
Burial: Highland Home Cemetery, Jamestown, North Dakota


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The Jamestown Sun ,ND
Friday, August 29, 2003

Bertha Harris, 89, Valley City, N.D., died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2003, at the Sheyenne Care Center, Valley City.

Bertha Stuckle was born April 20, 1914, in Hydro, Mont., the daughter of John and Elizabeth (Donat) Stuckle. At the age of 13, she moved with her family to a farm north of Streeter, N.D. She married George Everett Harris on Jan. 1, 1936. They lived on a farm south of Windsor, N.D., until 1949, when they moved to Jamestown. In 1952, they moved to Valley City. He died June 27, 1997. She later entered the Sheyenne Care Center. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Valley City, and the Naomi Circle of the church.

She is survived by a son, G. Ronald (Rita), Valley City; a daughter, Joyce Nelson, Atlanta Ga.; two sisters, Evanda (Reinhart) Lange, Carrington, N.D., and Evelyn Stuckle, Elgin, Ill.; a brother, E. Don (Phyllis), Plano, Texas; three sisters-in-law, Pearl Fish and Eileen Harris, both Valley City, and Darlene Stuckle, Des Moines, Iowa; a brother-in-law, Ed Thorman, Billings, Mont.; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, three brothers and five sisters.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, First Baptist Church, Valley City, with the Rev. Allan Gerber officiating.
Prayer service: 7 p.m. Monday, Peterson-Johnson-Schuldt Funeral Home, Valley City.
Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and one hour before the service at the funeral home.
Burial: Memory Gardens Cemetery, near Valley City.


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The Fargo Forum, ND
March 31, 2009

Died Sunday, March 29, 2009, at age 89 in Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Home, Jamestown.

Survivors: three sons, James (Sharon) Hatlewick, John (Judy) Hatlewick, Ronald (Nadine) Hatlewick; and four daughters, Joyce (Earl) Schrenk, Linda (Gary) Marks, Beverly (Roger) Mickelson, Janice (Richard) Huebner.

Services: Visitation will be Thursday from 1 to 7 in Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown. The funeral will be Friday at 2 in Immanuel Lutheran Church, Jamestown. Burial: Highland Home Cemetery, Jamestown, at a later date.
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Birth date: April 14, 1919
Death date: March 29, 2009

Ruth Hatlewick, 89, Jamestown, North Dakota, died Sunday, March 29, 2009 at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Home in Jamestown.

Ruth Eversvik was born April 14, 1919 near Hamor, North Dakota, the daughter of Nels and Agatha (Olson) Eversvik. In 1923 the family moved to a farm northeast of McHenry, ND. Ruth went to school for seven years in Calvin Township, near Warwick, ND. In 1933 the family moved to a farm southwest of Warwick where she finished school in Lake Washington Township, near McHenry. On July 27, 1938 Ruth married John Hatlewick in Jamestown. They lived on the farm until 1979 when they moved to Fargo. John died February 13, 1990. Ruth continued to live in Fargo until July 7, 1993 when she returned to Jamestown.

She was a member of Immanual Lutheran Church, Jamestown, and the Sons of Norway.

Ruth is survived by three sons, James (Sharon) Hatlewick and John (Judy) Hatlewick, both of Jamestown, Ronald (Nadine) Hatlewick, Leola, SD; four daughters, Joyce (Earl) Schrenk, Ellendale, ND, Linda (Gary) Marks, Ypsilanti, ND, Beverly (Roger) Mickelson, West Burlington, IA, and Janice (Richard) Huebner, Jamestown; 29 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren; and two sisters-in-law, Edna Eversvik, Fargo, ND and Leanore Eversvik, Devils Lake, ND.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; five brothers; and one sister in infancy.

Funeral Service: 2:00 PM, Friday, April 3, 2009 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Jamestown with Pastor John Syvertson officiating.
Visitation: 1:00 to 7:00 PM, Thursday, April 2, 2009 at the Eddy Funeral Home in Jamestown.
Burial in the spring: Highland Home Cemetery, Jamestown, North Dakota


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Saturday, August 13, 2005

Carroll Hartley, 86, Jud, N.D., died Thursday, Aug. 11, 2005, at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown.

Mr. Hartley was born Feb. 21, 1919, at Garden City, S.D., the son of Robert and Evelyn (Johnson) Hartley. In the fall of 1919 he moved with his parents to the Jud area. He grew up in the area and attended Jud Public School where he received his elementary education. In 1937, he enlisted in the Civilian Conservation Corps and was stationed in Middle River, Minn. He married Loreyn Podoll on Oct. 1, 1940, at Ellendale, N.D. They lived on his parentsí farm until 1941. They then moved to the Cline farm and several other farms before buying their own land west of Jud. In 1952, they moved into Jud. He drove school bus for 11 years. He moved to Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center in February 2005. He was a member of United Methodist Church, Jud, where he was a member of the choir for more than 25 years. He was a member of the Jud Fire Department and Jamestown Eagles Club. 

He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Marjorie (Donald) Robinson, Johnstown, Colo.; a brother, Lloyd (Ann), Garden City, S.D.; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; and 11 stepgreat-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, LaVonne; four brothers and a sister.

Memorial service: 11 a.m. Tuesday, United Methodist Church, Jud, with the Rev. Rodney Ulmer officiating.
Arrangements by Haut Funeral Homes, Jamestown
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Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Jamestown.
Memorials: Jud United Methodist Church, Jud
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Lodi News Sentinel, CA
front page, August 7, 1952

E. Hauff, 79, of Lodi dies

Emmanuel Hauff, 79, of 432 Eden St, died in a local hospital yesterday morning after a short illness. A native of Roumania, Mr. Hauff had been a resident of Lodi for the past seven years, moving to this city from McClusky, ND. He was a life long member of the Mennonite Brethren Church.

He is survived by his wife, Seloma, of Lodi, and the following children: Gottlieb Hauff, of Menlo Park; Mrs Rose Schroeder, of Gackle, ND; Emil Hauff, of Palo Alto; Mrs Marie Potter, of N Sacramento; Mrs Emma Fandrich, of Kief, ND; Mrs Emma Ebel, of N Sacramento; David Hauff, of Chowchilla; Bennie Hauff, of Drake, ND; and Herbert Hauff of Drake, ND.

He was the stepfather of Edwin Reimche, Harey, ND; Reuben Reimche, of Antioch; Roy Reimche, of Harvey, ND; and Wilbert Reimche of Antioch.

Mr. Hauff also leaves 29 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Lodi funeral home in charge. Buried at Cherokee Memorial Park, Lodi.


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Lodi News Sentinel , CA
page 10, September 2, 1969

Mrs. Saloma Hauff, 76, of 432 Eden St, Lodi passed away yesterday in a local hospital following a lengthy illness.

Born and raised in Parkston, SD, Mrs. Hauff married Christ Reimche in 1905 and lived in Harvey, ND until Reimches death in 1918. In 1919 she married Emanuel Hauff and lived in Anamoose, ND, until they moved to Lodi in 1945.

Mr. Hauff passed away in 1952.

Mrs. Hauff was a member of the Vinewood Community Church (Lodi).

Survivors are: five sons, Edwin Reimche of Lodi, Roy Reimche of Harvey ND, Ruben and Wilbert Reimche, both of Antioch, and Herber Hauff of Anamoose, ND; four stepsons- Gottleib Hauff, Freson, Emil Hauff of Palo Alto; Dave Hauff of Chowchilla, and Ben Hauff of Drake, ND; four step daughters; Mrs Rose Schroeder of Gackle ND, Mrs Marie Gallaty of Lincoln, Mrs Emma Fandrich of Kief ND, Mrs Alma Ebel of Sacramento; one brother, Dave Renke of Portland, OR; tow sisters, Mrs Mara Serro of Lodi & Mrs Amelia Gross of Lompoc; 15 grandchildren & 10 great grandchildren.

Lodi funeral home in charge. Buried at Cherokee Memorial Park, Lodi.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Marvin B. Haugen, 82, Jamestown, North Dakota, passed away at his home on Saturday, May 3, 2008. Marvin was born March 13, 1926 in Cleveland, ND, the son of Ben and Clara (Anderson) Haugen. He grew up in and attended and graduated from Cleveland School in 1944. Marvin started doing carpentry work at an early age with his father and later forming Haugen Construction. He married Catherine Zimmerman, who passed away after a brief illness. In 1953 he married Darcy Medenwald.

Marvin started and owned Haugen Construction. He built many homes, barns and other major buildings, including the Cleveland Methodist Church, Medina Clinic, and the Medina Cheese Factory. In 1967 the family moved to Jamestown where he continued carpentry. In his later years he did remodeling and odd jobs.

Marvin enjoyed going to coffee, telling jokes (mostly Norwegian), visiting with his neighbors, was a faithful listener of Chapel of the Air, The McCoy Ministries. Most of all, he enjoyed hearing from his children and grandchildren and being with his family.

Marvin is survived by four sons, Ronald (Brenda), Farmington, CT, Ricky (Annette), Jamestown, Corey (Patti), Fargo, ND and Kelly (Andrea), Bismarck, ND; two daughters, Michelle Dockter (Doug Schlager), Jamestown and Deb (Ed) Attleson, Spiritwood, ND; two brothers, George Haugen, Redlands, CA and Dennis Haugen, Jamestown; sister-in-law, Rosie Haugen, Cleveland, ND; 13 grandchildren; Jeremy Haugen, Lakeview, MN, Tanya (Jonah) Neuharth, Oakes, ND, Chad (Amy) Dockter, New Hope, MN, Melissa (Dean) Gilbertson, Jamestown, Chris (Erin) Dockter, Fargo, ND, Tyler Attleson, Spiritwood, ND, Jason (Becky) Haugen, Rapid City, SD, Brandon Haugen, Jamestown, Amber and Andrew Haugen, Fargo, ND, Kalin Haugen, Fargo, ND and Josh and Brenna Haugen, Bismarck, ND; 9 great-grandchildren, Sierra, Cameron and Taydem Gilbertson, Damon and Ashtyn Haugen, Avery Haugen, Cole and Alexandra Haugen and Cayden Neuharth; and his good neighbors and friends at the Gardenette.

He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife; two brothers, Harold "Dwayne" and Maurice; and a sister, Violet.

Funeral Service: 10:00 AM, Friday, May 9, 2008 at First United Methodist Church, Jamestown with Rev. Kenrad Pederson officiating.
Visitation: 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Thursday, May 8, 2008 at the Eddy Funeral Home in Jamestown, ND.
Prayer Service: 7:00 PM, Thursday, May 8, 2008 at the Eddy Funeral Chapel.
Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Jamestown, North Dakota.

WW I Ė Ben Haugen 13 Apr 1888


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
December 26, 2002

Emma Haupt, 98, Wishek, N.D., died Monday, Dec. 23, 2002, at Wishek Nursing Home, Wishek.

Emma Buerkle was born Nov. 17, 1904, at Fredonia, N.D., the daughter of Martin and Eva (Oberlander) Buerkle. She attended the local school where she received her elementary education and grew up in the area. She married Rudolf Haupt on Feb. 4, 1923, in Venturia, N.D. They lived on a farm near Venturia and farmed until 1956. They moved to West Fargo, N.D., in 1956 and did custodial work for various businesses until they retired. He died in 1987. She continued to live in West Fargo until she entered Wishek Nursing Home on Aug. 18, 1998. She was a member of Pontoppidan Lutheran Church, West Fargo, the Ladies Aid and Homemakers Club. She enjoyed quilting, raising chickens, growing her garden and was an excellent cook.

She is survived by a son, Howard, Jamestown; 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three sons, two sisters, six half brothers and three half sisters.

Services: 1 p.m. Friday, Haut Funeral Home, Wishek, with the Rev. Marty Toepke-Floyd officiating.
Visitation: 1 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Burial: Venturia Cemetery, Venturia.


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Lodi News-Sentinel (online)
Lodi, CA
November 1, 2000

Arthur David Haut, 91, of Lodi, died Oct. 30 in Lodi.
He was born on June 16, 1909, in Gackle, N.D.

See todayís [Nov. 1, 2000] Lodi News-Sentinel for complete obituaries.
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P.O. Box 1360
Lodi, CA 95241-1360

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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Friday, June 25, 2004

Eugene N. Haut, 80, Jamestown, ND died early Thursday morning June 24, 2004 at the Jamestown Hospital in Jamestown, ND.

Gene Haut was born October 31, 1923 at Gackle, ND, the son of Norbert J. Haut and Maleta M. (Newmann) Haut. He received his education in the Gackle Public School, N.D.A.C. at Fargo, ND, Iowa State College in Ames, IA and Graduated from the St. Louis College of Mortuary Science in St. Louis, MO in 1951. On May 20, 1943 he enlisted in the service of his country at Fort Snelling, MN. He served in the European Theater with 1150 Engr. Combat group and was discharged April 15, 1946 with the rank PFC. He started Haut Funeral Home in Gackle in the fall of 1953.

He and Muriel M. Schauer were married June 17, 1958 at Streeter, ND. They made their home in Gackle where Gene worked at Haut and Marckel Hardware and Furniture and operated the Haut Funeral Home. In 1968 the family moved to Jamestown continuing to operate the funeral home in Gackle and opening the Haut Funeral Home in Jamestown. Following his retirement in 1985 he has continued to be active in the funeral business helping his sons Gary and Roger.

He was a member of the Basilica of St. James, Jamestown, ND. He had been very active in the Gackle community affairs. He served in the Gackle Volunteer Fire Department, Mayer-Morlock Post American Legion, Past Commander and Chairman of the Building Committee, Chamber of Commerce, Lions Club, Gackle Community Development Board, Photographer of Gackle 50th Jubilee Book, Initiated and maintained ambulance service 1953-1965 and worked with South Central ND Health Assoc. He was also a member of the Jamestown, Eagles Aerie 2337, Jamestown Elks and Knights of Columbus 4th Degree.

He is survived by his 5 Children Gary (Jan) Haut, Roger (Margo) Haut, Ann Haut, all of Jamestown, ND; Alan (Missy) Haut, Fargo, ND; Jay (Nicole) Haut, Jamestown; 7 grandchildren, Mike, Truman, Lexus, Chandler, Adam, Ethan and Gavin, 1 sister, Collette (Ervin) Eissinger, Gackle, ND, 1 brother-in-law, Don Lauer, Bloomington, MN, 2 nieces, 1 nephew and a special friend Vi Batsch, Jamestown, ND.

He was preceded in death by his parents and 1 sister, Charlotte Lauer.

The Funeral service will be at 10:30 AM Monday June 28, 2004 at the Basilica of St. James, Jamestown, ND, with Fr. Al Bitz, officiating.

The Interment will be at the Gackle Cemetery, Gackle, ND

Arrangements are with the Haut Funeral Homes in Gackle, ND
Visitation will be 1-7 Saturday at the Haut Funeral Chapel in Gackle, ND and 1-9 on Sunday at the Haut Funeral Chapel in Jamestown, ND
Prayer service will be at 7:30 PM Sunday June 27, 2004 at the Haut Funeral Chapel in Jamestown, ND.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Saturday, March 20, 2010

Muriel Haut, 76, Jamestown, died Thursday, March 18, 2010, at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown.

Muriel M. Schauer was born March 10, 1934, at Streeter, N.D., the daughter of Fred and Mathilda (Dockter) Schauer. She grew up and received her education in Streeter, graduating from Streeter High School in 1952. She graduated from Valley City (N.D.) State College in 1957, with a Bachelor of Science. She taught school in Elgin, N.D., and Williston, N.D. She married Eugene N. Haut on June 17, 1958, at Streeter. They lived in Gackle, N.D., where they operated Haut Funeral Home and the ambulance service. In 1968, they moved to Jamestown where they continued to operate the Gackle funeral home and opened Haut Funeral Home in Jamestown. Following her retirement in 1996, she continued to live in Jamestown. In 2009, she entered Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown. She was a member of St. James Basilica, Jamestown. She enjoyed bowling, playing bingo and cribbage.

She is survived by four sons, Gary (Jan), Roger (Margo), and Jay (Nicole), all of Jamestown, and Alan (Missy, Fargo, N.D.; a daughter, Ann Haut, Jamestown; two sisters, Evangeline Schauer, Bismarck, N.D., and Diana (Delano) Spitzer, Minneapolis, Minn.; four brothers, Kermit (Phyllis), Las Cruces, N.M., Floyd (Bernice), Jamestown, and Ned (Nancy) and Ronald, both of Bismarck; and seven grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and a sister, Susan.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, St. James Basilica, Jamestown, with the Rev. Al Bitz, officiating.
Prayer service: 7 p.m. Sunday, Haut Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Visitation: 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Burial: Gackle Cemetery, Gackle.


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The Brainerd Daily Dispatch [MN]

Monday, October 25, 1999

AITKIN -- Alfred A. Havisto, 83, Aitkin and formerly of Palisade, died Friday, Oct. 22, 1999, at the Riverwood Extended Care Center in Aitkin.

He was born Jan. 10, 1916, in Gackle, N.D., to Arvid and Hilma (Jopi) Havisto. He moved with his family at an early age to the Pine River area, where he grew up and attended school. He married Norma Thomas on Nov. 11, 1939, in Aitkin. They lived at Esquagamah Lake near Palisade and farmed there for 22 years. They then moved to Palisade. He worked as a logger and operated a mill for many years. He also worked for a short time for the Mesabi railroad and then for the Palisade Creamery driving a milk truck for 12 years until his retirement. They moved to Aitkin in 1976 and had lived there ever since. His wife died in July 1999.

Survivors include three sons, Alvin Havisto, Ramsey, Robert Havisto, Aitkin, and David Havisto, Nisswa; a daughter, Joanne Ellis, Aitkin; two brothers, Ben Havisto, Rockford, and John Havisto, Cokato; a sister, Martha Schwartz, Wadena; 12 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

His parents; his wife; a son, Jackie; two brothers and six sisters died earlier.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Munneke officiating. Burial will be in the Waukenabo Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. today and from noon until 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Saturday, July 21, 2007

Gladys Elizabeth Headland, 94, Bismarck, N.D., formerly of Jamestown, died Thursday, July 19, 2007, at Missouri Slope Lutheran Care Center, Bismarck.

Gladys Mickelson was born Jan. 30, 1913, in Jud, N.D., the daughter of Morris and Hilda (Lee) Mickelson. She grew up on the family farm and received her education in country schools in the area. She married Axel Headland on Nov. 21, 1931, in Jamestown. They farmed near Alfred, N.D., Oakes, N.D., and Montpelier, N.D., before returning to Jamestown in 1954. She worked as a waitress for a short time. She later worked at Red Owl, then as a cook at Jamestown College and the North Dakota State Hospital. He died Feb. 14, 1994. She enjoyed quilting and crocheting. She was a member of the United Presbyterian Church, Jamestown, the Sons of Norway and Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, and a charter member of the Eagles Auxiliary.

She is survived by two daughters, Margurite (Bill) Toay, Bismarck, and Helen (Bill) Wolf, Plymouth, Minn.; two sons, Melvin, Seattle, Wash., and Arland (Patti), Desert Aire, Wash.; three sisters, Bernice Spotts, Missouri, Delores Carlson, Jamestown, and Hazel Cavashere, California; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband; four brothers, Arnold, Douglas, John and Jim; and a great-grandson, Shawn Michael Toay.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, United Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Randy Argall officiating.
Prayer service: 7 p.m. Sunday, Eddy Funeral Chapel, Jamestown.
Visitation: 1 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Jamestown.
Memorial: in lieu of flowers, to United Presbyterian Church, Jamestown.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Friday, June 6, 2008

Ross Andrew George Headland, 77, Medina, N.D., died Wednesday, June 4, 2008, at Medcenter One, Bismarck, N.D.

Mr. Headland was born May 27, 1931, in Jud, N.D., the son of Ross and Marvel (Johnson) Headland. He grew up and attended school in the Jud area. He married Erna Walker on Sept. 29, 1951, at St. Johnís Lutheran Church, Jamestown. They farmed in the Adrian, N.D., area. They moved to California in 1963. They returned to North Dakota and farmed until September. 1975. They moved to Medina where he owned and operated Medina Plumbing and Heating until he retired in 2003. He was a member of English Lutheran Church, Medina. He enjoyed camping and fishing.

He is survived by his wife; a son, Ron, Medina; two daughters, Jolene (Randy) Schatz, Loveland, Colo., and Gaylene (Richard) Roerick, Harvey, N.D.; a sister, Lorraine Derby, Jamestown; five grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Delores Williams; and two brothers-in-law, Almon Williams and Irving Derby.

Service: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, English Lutheran Church, Medina, with the Rev. Chris Hogstad officiating.
Prayer service: 7 p.m. today, Eddy Funeral Chapel, Jamestown.
Visitation: 2 to 7 p.m. today, Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Jamestown.



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Gackle Tri-County News, ND
October 23, 1964

Artie Hehn, Longtime Resident Dies in Stanley

Artie E. Hehn, 43, Stanley, North Dakota, long time resident of the Gackle community died suddenly Wednesday noon October 14, 1964 at the family home in Stanley. Death was attributed to a heart condition.

He was born May 17, 1921 at Omemee North Dakota, the son of Edward Hehn and Elizabeth Remboldt Hehn. In the year 1924 the family moved to the Streeter area, where they farmed until 1932 when they moved to the Gackle community. He attended the local schools and grew to manhood in the Gackle and Streeter area.

On June 4, 1944 he and Eldina Sommerfeld were married in Gackle, North Dakota, where he worked as an employee until 1951. During the past thirteen years he was employed as a parts sales manager for the Remboldt Garage & Implement in Gackle. The family moved to Stanley on September 1, 1964, where he was employed by the Stanley Equipment Company as a parts sales manager. He was a member of the Gackle Fire Department.

Surviving are his wife, one daughter, Darlen Hehn, Fargo, North Dakota; his father, Edward Hehn; his stepmother, Mrs. Magdalena Fischer Steinstra Hehn, Gackle, N.D.; one brother, Eddie H. Hehn, rural Gackle; one sister, Lydia (Mrs. Walter Fischer), Jamestown; one step brother, Clifford Steinstra, Moorhead, Minn.; one step sister, Frances (Mrs. Burley Kirkoff), Kalamazoo, Mich.

He was preceded in death by his mother in 1942, one sister, Mrs. Ed C. Remboldt in 1959.

The funeral service for Artie E. Hehn, Stanley, North Dakota and formerly of Gackle, was held on Saturday, October 17, 1964 at the First Congregational Church in Gackle with Rev. Emanuel Gackle, pastor, officiating.

Mrs. Emanuel Gackle played a program of organ music as friends and relatives came into and left the church. "Beyond the Sunset" was sung by a trio; Mrs. Helen Speidel, Mrs. Arthur Remboldt, Mrs. Fred F. Lang with Mrs. Arthur Brandenburg playing the accompaniment. A solo "After" was sung by Miss Shelia Fischer with Mrs. Emanuel Gackle playing the accompaniment.

The pallbearers were Walter Deutscher, Lenhardt Rivinius, Oliver Otto, Lloyd Janke, Lloyd Schopp and Edwin Remmich. Burial was in the Gackle Cemetery at Gackle, North Dakota with the Haut Funeral Home in Gackle in charge of arrangements. Members of the Gackle Volunteer Fire Department attended as an Honorary Group.

Many friends and relatives from Gackle and the surrounding communities of Streeter, Medina, Cleveland, Alfred, Jud and Fredonia.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Monday, August 25, 2003

Caren Hehn, 61, Gackle, N.D., died Friday, Aug. 22, 2993[2003], at her home.

Caren Jane Maier was born July 9, 1942, at Hazelton, N.D., the daughter of Gottlieb and Edna (Schnaidt) Maier. She attended Streeter (N.D.) Public School and graduated from Streeter High School in 1961. She worked at Streeter Grocery and Parkway Cafe in Jamestown. She married Myron Hehn on May 26, 1963, at Streeter. They lived in Gackle where she worked at the grocery store. They moved to the Hehn farmstead north of Gackle in 1967, where they have farmed and resided since. She was an active member of Grace Baptist Church and the Gleaners. She enjoyed nature, the outdoors and gardening.

She is survived by her husband; two daughters, Camie (Tag) Anderson, Bismarck, N.D., and Jody (John) Hoberg, New Zealand; her mother, Streeter; four sisters, Alice (Clyde) Remboldt, Jamestown, Carolynn (James) Burkle, Eagan, Minn., Beverly (Arnie) Schumacker, Streeter, and Paulette (Steve) Kirschenmann, Napoleon, N.D.; two brothers, Allen (Marge), Bismarck, and Roger, Jamestown; a special friend, Steve (Jeanna) Miller, Gackle; and three grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father, two sisters and a brother.

Services: 2 p.m. Tuesday, Grace Baptist Church, Gackle, with the Rev. Allen Finger officiating.
Prayer service: 7:30 p.m. today at the church.
Visitation: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. today, Haut Funeral Homes, Gackle.
Burial: Gackle Cemetery, Gackle.


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Eddie Hehn, 73, Fargo, N.D., died Thursday, Feb. 4, 1999, in his home.

Mr. Hehn was born Feb. 1, 1926, near Streeter, N.D. He attended school in Gackle, N.D. On June 20, 1952, he married Frieda Miller in Jamestown, N.D. They lived in Gackle, where he was a commercial trucker for 47 years. She died in 1987. He continued to live in Gackle until 1991, when he moved to Fargo. On May 7, 1991, he married Wilma Larson in Fargo. They lived in Fargo, where he worked for Sam's Club from 1991 until last month. He also worked for Star Automotive, Fargo, which is owned by his son, Jerome.

He is survived by his wife; four sons, Jerome, Fargo, Dean, Sheridan, Wyo., Ronald, Hawley, Minn., Darryl, Gackle; two stepsons, Jim (Lori) Larson, Valley ...

Date: Sun - February 07, 1999
Publication: "Fargo Final Edition", ND
Location: f4


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Napoleon Homestead, ND
November 18, 1964

Edward Hehn, 72, Gackle Pioneer, Dies Unexpectedly

Edward Hehn, 72, longtime resident of the Gackle community died unexpectedly late Friday evening, Nov. 13, at his home in Gackle. His death was attributed to a heart condition.

He was born Feb. 24, 1892 in Neiburg, So. Russia, the son of Andrew Hehn and Katherine Heinrich Hehn. At the age of 14 he came with his parents to the United States in 1906, when they settled in the vicinity northeast of Gackle in Stutsman County.

In 1914 he and Elizabeth Remboldt were married in Jamestown. They farmed in the Gackle and Streeter community until moving to a farm near Omemee. A short time later they returned to the Gackle and Streeter area. Following the death of his wife, he continued to live on the farm.

In 1943 he and Mrs. Magdalena Fischer Stienstra were married in Aberdeen, S.D. They farmed until the fall of 1945 when they moved to Jamestown where he was employed at the North Dakota State Hospital. When he retired in 1959, they made their home in Gackle.

Surviving are his wife, one son Eddie H. Hehn, Gackle, daughter, Mrs. Walter Fischer, Jamestown; eight grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. John Wetzel, Bottineau, one step son, Clifford Stienstra, Moorhead, Minn., one step daughter, Mrs. Burely Kirkolf, Kalamazoo, Mich.

He was proceeded in death by his parents, one daughter, one grandson, one son, Artie M. Hehn, four brothers, and one sister.

The funeral service was Nov. 17, at the Grace Baptist Church in Gackle with Rev. Bernard Edinger, pastor, officiating. Burial was in the Gackle Cemetery. (Haut Funeral Home).


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Monday, July 14, 2003

Emma Hehn, 84, Wishek, N.D., died Wednesday July 9, 2003, at Wishek Nursing Home, Wishek.

Emma Schlecht was born Nov. 2, 1918, in Fredonia, N.D., the daughter of Karl and Christine (Speidel) Schlecht. She grew up and attended school at Gackle, N.D. She married Eddie Hehn on Sept. 24, 1944, in Gackle. They lived on a farm southeast of Gackle, where they farmed for a year. They moved to her parentsí family farm 15 miles south of Gackle, and farmed there until moving into Gackle, in the fall of 1991. He died Oct. 12, 1991. In September 1999, she entered Wishek Nursing Home. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Gackle.

She is survived by two brothers, Arthur, Battle Grove, Wash., and Hilbert, Everett, Wash.; and a sister, Elsie Dodd, Everett.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, five sisters and five brothers.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, Grace Baptist Church, Gackle, with the Rev. Jim Dick officiating.
Prayer service: 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Haut Funeral Home, Gackle.
Visitation: 1 to 9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Burial: Gackle Cemetery, Gackle.


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The Billings Gazette, MT
Sunday, December 26, 2010

Leah S. Hehn

MAPLEWOOD, Minn. - Born Nov. 30, 1926, in Gackle, N.D., to Michael and Lydia Weixel. Died Dec. 19, 2010, in Maplewood at age 84. Married Oct. 30, 1949, to William Hehn. Resident of Great Falls, Mont., for 47 years; Billings, Mont., for seven years, and Maplewood for six years. She was a member of the Evangelical Church of North America, and retired from the Cascade County Nursing Home as a baker.

Preceded in death by parents; three brothers; four sisters, and husband William (1977). Survived by daughter Karen (Keith) Krause, Maplewood; son Dale (Diana) Hehn, Colbert, Wash.; grandchildren Nathan (Courtney) Krause, Brian (Martha) Krause, Michael (Susanne) Krause, Jesse Hehn, Rhawnie Hehn, and Brooke Hehn; seven great-grandchildren; brothers Elroy Weixel, Cody, Wyo., and Reinhardt Weixel, San Bernadino, Calif.; many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service is planned for the spring, with burial in Highland Cemetery, Great Falls. Announcement to follow in the spring. Memorials may be made in her name to donor's choice or American Cancer Society or American Diabetes Association.

Sandberg Family Funeral Home 651-777-2600.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Monday, November 24, 2008

Victor Hehn, 61, Jamestown, died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008, at his home.

Mr. Hehn was born March 25, 1947, at Jamestown, the son of Ezra and Estella (Schroeder) Hehn. He attended school at Gackle and later graduated from high school. He went to work as a deputy Cass County sheriff. He married Sharon Fitzpatrick on May 17, 1991, at Valley City, N.D. They lived in Jamestown where he drove truck for many years. In 2001 he went to work at the James River Correctional Center. He was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and the Frontier Players in Jamestown.

He is survived by his wife; two sons, Chris (Laurie) and Chad (Jacque), both Kindred, N.D.; three daughters, Vicky Lynn (Marlin) Krump, Hankinson, N.D., Kimberly Marie (Anthony) Moore, Littleton, Colo., and Faith Ann (Justin Schempp) Stoppleworth, Jamestown; his mother, Jamestown; and 14 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Seventh-day Adventist Church, James-town, with Pastor Darren Purdy officiating.
Prayer service: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Haut Funeral Homes, Jamestown.
Visitation: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Burial: Seventh-day Adventist Cemetery near Gackle, N.D.



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The Jamestown Sun, ND
January 7, 2002

Alvin E. Hehr, 67, Colorado Springs, Colo., died of cancer Dec. 30, 2001, in a Colorado Springs hospital.

Mr. Hehr was born Feb. 4, 1934, at Fredonia, N.D., the son of Emil and Emma (Buerkle) Hehr. He married Betty Lo Stoecker of Hosmer, S.D., in 1966. He served in the U.S. Army in Korea. After his discharge, he farmed and then started his own well drilling business, digging many wells in North Dakota for many farmers. He then moved to Kansas where he worked for various drilling companies, later moving to Anaconda, N.M. When the company closed he began driving truck for Martin company in Colorado for 10 years. He retired in February 1999 due to injury on the job.

He is survived by his wife; a son, Chaison, Colorado Springs; a daughter, Dawn Hehr, Colorado Springs; three sisters, Lucille Kennedy, Jamestown, Euella Wolf, Fredonia, and Diane Hehr, Monticello, Minn.; five brothers, Lester (Arlene) and LeRoy (Betty), Fredonia, Thilmer, Sacramento, Calif., Larry (Maureen), Colorado Springs, and Donald (Judy), Miramar, Fla.; and a grandson.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Dillard, in 1997.

Services: held Jan. 1 at Mountain View Mortuary Chapel, Colorado Springs.
Memorial service: will be held in Fredonia in the spring.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
August 20, 2002

Emily Hehr, 80, Kulm, N.D., died Sunday, Aug. 18, 2002, at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown.

Emily Hoffer was born Aug. 11, 1922, in Kulm, the daughter of Andrew and Elizabeth (Schuldheisz) Hoffer. She grew up and attended school in the Kulm area. In 1942 she traveled to Richmond, Calif., where she worked for a year in the Kaiser Shipyards. She married Reuben Hehr on Dec. 19, 1943, in Kulm. They lived in Kulm. She took many foster children into her home so they could attend their special education school in Kulm. She also provided daycare for many children in the Kulm community.

She is survived by her husband; two sons, Lester (Marilyn), Craig, Colo., and Lloyd (Sarah), Fessenden, N.D.; four daughters, Peggy (Daniel) Welle, Pelican Rapids, Minn., Linda (Duane) Smith, Casselton, N.D., Colleen Hehr, Kulm, and Kathy (Tim) Nill, Jamestown; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her siblings and two grandchildren.

Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Kulm, with the Rev. Alan Eppen officiating.
Prayer service: 7 p.m. today, Dahlstrom Funeral Home, Kulm.
Visitation: 1 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour before the service at the church.
Burial: St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, rural Kulm.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Monday, January 17, 2005

Hilda Hehr, 93, Edgeley, N.D., died Friday, Jan. 14, 2005, at St. Rose Care Center, LaMoure, N.D.

Hilda Tiede was born March 31, 1911, in Fredonia, N.D., the daughter of Johann and Katherina (Ziegler) Tiede. She grew up and attended the rural school in the area, where she helped on the family farm. She married Alvin Tiede on June 18, 1939, in Kulm, N.D. They lived on his parentís farm for two years and then moved to a farm northeast of Edgeley. He died Jan. 6, 1995. She continued to reside at the farm. In fall 1995, she moved into Edgeley, and in 1998, she moved to Coon Rapids, Minn., to live with her daughter. In 2000, she moved into St. Joseph Manor, Edgeley, and in 2003, she moved into St. Rose Care Center, LaMoure. She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church, Edgeley.

She is survived by a daughter, Eleanor (Leon) Bender, Minneapolis, Minn.; three grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers and five sisters.

Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Haut Funeral Homes, Jamestown, with the Rev. Russ Whaley officiating.
Visitation: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Jamestown.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Tuesday, January 18, 2005

Judy Haws Hehr, 60, Miramar, Fla., formerly of Creston, Ill., died Friday, Dec. 31, 2004, at Gainesville, Fla., from complications of a lung transplant.

Judy Haws was born July 14, 1944, the daughter of Frank and Winifried Haws. She married Donald G. Hehr, formerly of Fredonia, N.D., on Sept. 23, 1988, in Miami, Fla. She worked at North Dade (Fla.) Community Church for several years as a daycare teacher.

She is survived by her husband; a son, Patrick L. Davis, Creston, Ill.; a stepdaughter, Kellie (Jason) Huskey, Plant City, Fla.; three brothers, John J., Myrtle Creek, Ore., Arthur P. (Alice), Rochelle, Ill., and Daniel (Janice), Dekalb, Ill.; a sister, Diane L. (Duane) Tilton, Creston; and two grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by seven brothers.

Services: held Jan. 8, Ungers Horner Funeral Home, Rochelle.
Burial: St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery, Rochelle.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Monday, April 24, 2006

LeRoy Hehr, 63, Fredonia, N.D., died Saturday, April 22, 2006, at the South MeritCare Hospital, Fargo, N.D.

Mr. Hehr was born Jan. 26, 1943, at the family farm, 4 1/2 miles north of Fredonia, the son of Emil and Emma (Buerkle) Hehr. He attended the local rural school, where he received his elementary education and helped on the family farm. The family moved to Fredonia in 1963. He married Betty Ann Reeb April 24, 1971, at Fredonia. They lived on the family farm 5 miles north of Fredonia. He was a member of Martin Luther Lutheran Church, church council, Lions Club, Fredonia Fire Department and served as Logan County Supervisor for Janke Township and Economic Development Board. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing cards.

He is survived by his wife; three sons, Tim, Tempe, Ariz., Chad (Melissa Dewald), West Fargo, N.D., and Mark, Buchanan, N.D.; four brothers, Lester (Arlene), Fredonia, Thilmer, Sacramento, Calif., Larry, Colorado Springs, Colo., and Donald, Miramar, Fla.; three sisters, Lucille Kennedy, Jamestown, Euella Wolf, Fredonia, Diane Hehr, Monticello, Minn.; and a step granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.

Services: 11 a.m. Thursday, Martin Luther Lutheran Church, Fredonia, with the Rev. Brandon Woodruff officiating.
Visitation: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Haut Funeral Homes, Gackle, N.D.
Prayer service: 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Burial: Lutheran Cemetery, north of Fredonia.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Lester Raymond Hehr, 78, Fredonia, N.D., died Monday, Nov. 22, 2010, at his home.

Mr. Hehr was born Dec. 7, 1931, at Fredonia, the son of Emil and Emma (Buerkle) Hehr. He grew up and received his elementary education at the local school and worked on the family farm. He was baptized and confirmed at the Martin Luther Lutheran Church, Fredonia. He entered the U.S. Army on March 11, 1953, and served in Germany. He was honorably discharged on March 3, 1955, at Fort Sheridan, Ill., with the rank of corporal. He worked at Ford Garage, Kulm, N.D., and later worked for Tjernlund Plumbing and Excavating. He married Arlene Steinmetz on Aug. 26, 1962, at Martin Lutheran Church, Fredonia. They lived in Fredonia. In 1962, they bought the Edward Tiede farm and lived there, raising beef cattle and working the dairy by selling whole milk and producing grain. He was a member of Martin Luther Lutheran Church and American Legion Post 260 and served on the board of directors of Fredonia Co-op Oil Company for 36 years. He enjoyed working in his shop and ice fishing.

He is survived by his wife; four sons, Lauren (Robin), Randall and Warren (Wanda), all Fredonia, and Keith (Mary), Montpelier, N.D.; a daughter, Lisa Case, Fredonia; two brothers, Larry (Maureen), Fredonia, and Donald, Miramar, Fla.; three sisters, Lucille Kennedy, Jamestown, EuElla Wolf, Fredonia, and Diane Hehr, Monticello, Minn.; 15 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, LeRoy, Alvin, Dillard and Thilmer; and a grandson, Jeremy Baker.

Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, Martin Luther Lutheran Church, Fredonia, with the Rev. Adam Roberts officiating.
Prayer service: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Haut Funeral Chapel, Gackle, N.D.
Visitation: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Haut Funeral Home, Gackle.
Burial: Martin Luther Lutheran Cemetery, Fredonia.


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Stutsman County Record
Jamestown, ND
September 29, 1938, Page 4

Fall Is Fatal To Young Gackle Boy

Falling from a horse Sunday, Raymond R. Hehr, of near Gackle, died Tuesday at Jamestown hospital. The accident occurred at the farm home, 15 miles south of Gackle.

Funeral services will be held at the Jacobs Lutheran church near Gackle, Friday afternoon.

Raymond was born in Logan county December 13, 1927, and in addition to his parents is survived by three brothers and three sisters.


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Haut Funeral Home
Wishek, ND 
(May 7, 1940 - October 31, 2006)

U.S. Veteran Thilmer Willie Hehr, 66, Sacramento, CA, passed away Tuesday October 31, 2006 at his home in Sacramento, after a long courageous battle with cancer.

Thilmer Hehr was born May 7, 1940 at Fredonia, ND, the son of Emil Hehr and Emma (Buerkle) Hehr. He attended school in Fredonia and grew to manhood in the vicinity. He was drafted into the United States Army in 1963 and served 2 years in Germany until 1965 when he was discharged at Fort Carson, CO. He returned home where he worked on the family farm and drilled wells in North Dakota until moving to Miami, FL in 1968 where he began working as a Carpenter, Mason, along with many other talents. In that time, he worked for Curtis and Kaplan of North Miami Beach. In 1985 he moved to Sacramento, CA with his family where he resided until the time of his death.

He was a member of the Carpenters Union, lifetime member of the American Legion Post #1 in Sacramento. He was an avid fisherman and loved spending time on the water in one of his boats out on Pardee Lake. When he wasnít fishing, he was always lending a helping hand or hammer to a family member, friend or colleague.

He is survived by his 3 girls from his marriage to Joni Hehr, Robin Carlson, Sacramento, CA, Tresa Hehr Braham, MN, Silivia Hehr, Wishek, ND, 2 grandchildren, Kiarah Hehr, Braham, MN, and James Carlson, Sacramento, CA, 3 sisters and 3 brothers, Lucille Kennedy, Jamestown, ND, Lester (Arlene) Hehr, Fredonia, ND, Eulla Wolf, Fredonia, ND, Diane Hehr, Monticello, MN, Donald Hehr, Miramar, FL, and Larry (Maureen) Hehr, Colorado Springs, CO.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and 3 brothers, Dillard, Alvin and Leroy.

The funeral service will be at 11:00 AM Thursday November 9, 2006 in the Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Fredonia, ND, with Pastor Brandon Woodruff, officiating.
The interment will be made in the Martin Luther Lutheran Cemetery at Fredonia, ND.
Prayer Service Ė 7:00 PM Wednesday at the Haut Funeral Chapel in Wishek, ND Visitation: 1 - 8 Wednesday
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Published in the Sacramento Bee [CA] on November 3, 2006.

Passed away 31 October 2006 in Sacramento, after a long courageous battle with Cancer. Born May 7, 1940, in Fredonia, ND. Thilmer lived in Fredonia until he was drafted into the Army at the age of 23. He served two years in Germany until 1965 when he was discharged in Fort Carson, CO. From there Thilmer worked on the family farm and drilled wells in North Dakota until he moved to Miami, FL in 1968 where he began working as a Carpenter, Mason along with many other talents. In that time, he worked for Curtis and Kaplan of North Miami Beach. He was a member of the Carpenters Union. He was also a lifetime member of the American Veterans Post #1 in Sacramento, CA.

He moved to Sacramento in 1985 with his family where he lived until he died. Thilmer was an avid fisherman and loved spending time on the water in one of his boats out on Pardee Lake. When he wasn't fishing, he was always lending a helping hand or hammer to a family member, friend or colleague.

He is survived by his three girls from his marriage to Joni Hehr. Robin Carlson (Sacramento, CA), Tresa Hehr (Braham, MN), and Silivia Hehr (Wishek, ND), his two grandchildren, Kiarah Hehr (Braham, MN), and James Carlson (Sacramento, CA). Thilmer is also survived by his sisters Lucille Kennedy (Jamestown, ND), Euella Wolf (Fredonia, ND), Diane Hehr (Monticello, MN) and brothers Lester Hehr (Gackle, ND), Larry Hehr (Colorado Springs, CO), and Donald Hehr (Miramar, FL). He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father Emil Hehr, his mother, Emma (Buerkle) Hehr, and brothers Dillard Hehr, Alvin Hehr and Leroy Hehr.

A memorial service will be held in his honor at American Veterans Post #1 Saturday November 4th, 2006 at 1:00 pm, located at 7215 Lindale Dr, Sacramento, CA 95828.

Any donations can be made to the American Veterans Post #1 or the American Cancer Society in loving memory of Thilmer W. Hehr.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
March 12, 2002

Lynn Heidinger, 40, Jamestown, died Saturday, March 9, 2002, at Jamestown (N.D.) Hospital.

Lynn Marie Baker was born Sept. 5, 1961, in Jamestown, the daughter of Eldon and Lois (Schrade) Baker. She attended Our Savior's Lutheran School and Jamestown High School. She married Cory Heidinger on April 20, 1979, in Jamestown. They resided a short time in Edgeley, N.D., before moving to Jamestown. She worked at the Jamestown Truck Stop and Depot Cafe. She enjoyed baking, designing cakes, crossword puzzles, reading and drawing.

She is survived by her parents; husband; a son, Nicholas Heidinger, Jamestown; three daughters, Angela Heidinger, Fargo, N.D., and Kyla and Delayna Heidinger, both Jamestown; four brothers, Dana, Neil (Judi) and Lowell (Jacci), all Jamestown, and Gaylon (Barb), Dickinson, N.D.; her mother-in-law, Alvina Heidinger, Edgeley; and a step grandmother, Freida Schrade, Jamestown.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, George and Irma Baker, Glen Schrade and Alma Kleinjan; and her father-in-law, Richard Heidinger.

Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday, St. John's Lutheran Church, Jamestown, with the Rev. Dennis Ellingsen officiating.
Prayer service: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Eddy Funeral Chapel, Jamestown.
Visitation: 1 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Burial: Highland Home Cemetery, Jamestown.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Friday, August 6, 2010

Agusta Heier, 77, Jamestown, North Dakota, died Wednesday, August 4, 2010 at her home. Agusta J. Wenzel was born May 28, 1933 in Eldridge, North Dakota, the daughter of Joseph and Molly (Nelson) Wenzel. On November 23, 1953 Agusta married Emil Heier in Windsor, ND.

Agusta worked at the North Dakota State Hospital for over 40 years, retiring as Central Service Supervisor. She sold Avon for many years. Agustaís hobbies included gardening and crocheting. She had a fond appreciation for music, as she played various instruments by ear.

Agusta is survived by two daughters, Vivian Heier (Gary Leean), Jamestown and Angie (David) Iverson, Faribault, MN; one granddaughter, Alicia Iverson, Prior Lake, MN; four sisters, Agatha Marsolek, Jamestown, Alvina Hollingsworth, Eldridge, ND, Anna Neumiller, Casper, WY and Anita Wynes, Apple Valley, MN; and one brother, Ronald Wenzel, Sauk Rapids, MN.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; six brothers and two sisters.

A private family graveside service will be held at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Jamestown, ND. No visitation is planned. Arrangements with Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown, ND. 


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Saturday, January 19, 2008

Emil Heier, 89, Jamestown, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008, at Jamestown Hospital, Jamestown.

Mr. Heier was born April 5, 1918, near Alfred, N.D., the son of Emmanuel and Christine (Kalmbach) Heier. He grew up and attended rural schools in the Alfred area. He entered the U.S. Army on Feb. 25, 1942, at Fort Snelling, Minn. He served in the European African Middle Eastern Theater. He was honorably discharged Dec. 27, 1945. He returned to North Dakota. He married Agusta Wenzel on Nov. 23, 1953, in Windsor, N.D. They farmed southwest of Jamestown. He retired in 1976. He enjoyed small engine repair, plumbing and wiring and working in his garden.

He is survived by his wife; two daughters, Vivian Heier (Gary Leean), Jamestown, and Angie (David) Iverson, Faribault, Minn.; three sisters, Esther Marker, Montpelier, N.D., and Mary Spangler and Leona (Harold) Squire, both Eugene, Ore.; and a grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Emanuel, John, Jake and Sam; and a sister, Martha Suko.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, Eddy Funeral Chapel, Jamestown, with Pastor Bryce Tahran officiating.
Visitation: 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Jamestown.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Wednesday, April 7, 2004

Jake Heier, 92, Napoleon, N.D., formerly of Gackle, N.D., died Monday, April 5, 2004, at Napoleon Care Center, Napoleon.

Mr. Heier was born Oct. 13, 1911, south of Alfred, N.D., the son of Emmanuel and Christine (Kalmbach) Heier. He grew up in the area and attended the local rural school near Alfred, where he received his elementary education. He farmed north of Gackle and operated an implement business on his farm. He married Florence (Strehle) Dockter on July 1, 1967, in Streeter. They lived on a farm 16 miles north of Gackle until 1976, when he sold the farm and moved his business into Gackle. He retired in 1986. He was a member of St. Lukes Lutheran Church, Streeter, the school board, elevator board, and Kelly Oil Co. in Alfred.

He is survived by his wife; a stepdaughter, Twila (Clayton) Remboldt, Gackle; a stepson, Michael (Mickey) Dockter, Fargo, N.D.; a brother, Emil (Gusty), Jamestown; three sisters, Esther Marker, Montpelier, N.D., and Mary Spangler and Leona (Harold) Squire, both Eugene, Ore.; three stepgrandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Emanuel, John and Sam; and a sister, Martha Suko.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, St. Luke Lutheran Church, Streeter, with the Rev. Robert Pestal officiating.
Visitation: 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Haut Funeral Chapel, Jamestown, and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Haut Funeral Chapel, Gackle.
Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Jamestown.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
July 11, 2006

Raymond "Ray"  Heier, 78, Jamestown, died Sunday, July 9, 2006, at Villa Maria Nursing Home, Fargo, N.D.

Mr. Heier was born March 8, 1928, at Alfred, N.D., the son of John and Pauline (Wagner) Heier. He graduated from Jamestown High School. He worked in the gold mines in western South Dakota. He moved back to Jamestown around 1950. He married Dorothy Stelter in Moorhead, Minn. He worked as a home builder and was employed by Foremost Dairies in Jamestown. He farmed until his retirement. He was a member of the Eagles and Jamestown Country Club. He enjoyed golfing, playing pool, bowling and fishing.

He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Linda (Terry) Richardson, Fargo; a son, Steve (Diane), Fargo; a sister, Delores (Keith) Dennis, Torrington, Wyo.; a brother, Roy (Audrey), Fargo; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Our Saviors Lutheran Church, James- town, with the Rev. Eric Libby officiating.
Visitation: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Jamestown.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Saturday, April 21, 2007

Roy Heier, 80, of Fargo, ND, died Wednesday, April 18, 2007, at Innovis Health, Fargo.

Roy Vernon Heier was born January 6, 1927, in Alfred, North Dakota, son of John and Pauline (Wegner) Heier. He attended school in Jamestown. Roy joined the U.S. Army Air Force Medical Corps June 1945, and served until discharged November 1946, as a Sergeant. He returned to Jamestown and attended Jamestown College.

On January 15, 1949, Roy married Audrey Rexine in Jamestown.

Roy worked with his father at Heier Construction then attended Interstate Business College for two years prior to and joining Lutheran Hospitals and Homes Society in 1955, as director of Accounting in Torrington, Wyoming. In 1958, Roy was named Chief Accountant at the Fargo headquarters. He held various positions from Controller to CFO, retiring in 1985, for health reasons and would return to work periodically for special projects.

Roy enjoyed spending time with his family, working in his yard and following the local sports teams.

Roy is survived by his wife, Audrey, his wife of 58 years, Fargo, ND; two sons, Mark, Fargo; Neil (Diane), Harwood; a sister, Delores (Keith) Dennis, Torrington, WY; five grandchildren, Beth (Jade) Nelson; Jamie, Andrea, Casey (Matthew) Munoz; and John; three great-grandchildren, Hanna and Tanner Nelson; and Asher Munoz.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Raymond.

Memorial Service: Monday, April 23, 2007, at 10 AM, at Gethsemane Episcopal Cathedral, Fargo, ND.
Visitation: Sunday, April 22, 2007, from 3-5 PM, at Hanson-Runsvold Funeral Home, Fargo, ND.
Prayer Service: Sunday, at 5 PM, at Hanson-Runsvold.
Burial: North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan, ND.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Agnes J. Heil, 82, Holly Springs, N.C., died Aug. 13, 2009, at Cary, N.C.

Agnes Schroeder was born Sept. 6, 1926, in Jamestown, the daughter of Jacob and Mary Schroeder.

She is survived by her husband, Christopher A.; a daughter, Bonnie (John) Mullinax, Cary; two sons, Dr. Christopher E., Norcross, Ga., and James, Charlotte, N.C.; a brother, Norbert (Carol), Lincoln, Neb.; a sister-in-law, Janet Schroeder, Fort Collins, Colo.; and five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Cynthia Moon, and a brother, Ronald.

Memorial service: 1 p.m. Thursday, Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 200 S.E. Maynard Road, Cary.
Memorials: The Susan G. Komen Foundation, 133 Fayetteville Street, Suite 300, Raleigh, NC 27601, www.komennctriangle.org.
Online guestbook: www.brownwynne.com


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Napoleon Homestead, ND
September 16, 1964

Death Takes Lodi Woman

Christina Hein, 71, of Lodi, Calif., died at her home Sept. 8 following a long illness.

Mrs. Hein was born in Ashley, N.D., where she grew up and married John Hein Jan. 9, 1913.

The couple farmed there until 1926 when they moved to a farm out of Kulm, and in 1943 they moved into town.

Mrs Hein was the wife of John Hein of Lodi; the mother of Mrs. Viola Fehling of Fredonia, Mrs. Martha Gruneich of Forbes, Mrs. Edna Hoffman of Spokane, Mrs. Esther Dittus of Kulm, and Mrs. Gladys Mundt of Fredonia.

She was the sister of Mrs. Fredricka Bertsch, Mrs. Maria Schlenker, Mrs. Martha Maier, and Alfred Fregin all of Ashley.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Monday, June 28, 2004

Kylie Todd Heinle-Ebele passed away on June 23, 2004. He was 17 years old and he was taken from us well before his time.

Kylie was born in Jamestown, ND on July 23, 1986. He lived his entire life in south-central North Dakota, graduating from Edgeley (ND) High School this past spring. He had planned to attend college in Bismarck, ND this fall.

Friendly, funny and charming, Kylie was outgoing who quickly made friends wherever he went. He enjoyed spending time with his many friends, including Kelly Flores, Nick Sarith, and Dakota Boisseaux, having a special fondness for all of them.

Along with his friends, some of Kylieís other passions included stereos and music, movies, video games, cars, snowmobiling and snowboarding, fishing and camping, and horseback riding. He was most often usually seen wearing the latest styles in brand-name clothes and enjoyed shopping for trend-setting apparel.

Kylieís endearing smile, the mischievous sparkle in his eyes, and his ever-present sense of humor will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Kylie is survived and loved by: his mother, Lisa Radermacher of Monango, ND; his father, Jerry Ebele of Littleton, CO; his brothers, Christopher Fettig and Lucas Radermacher of Monango; Tyler and Jake Ebele of Littleton, CO; one sister, Tarissa Ebele of Littleton, CO; his great-grandmother, Caroline Heinle, Jamestown, ND; his grandparents, Yvonne & Rick Peterson of Sammamish, WA; Harry and Linda Ebele, Gackle, ND and Tim and Cheryl Heinle, Helena, MT; his uncles, Tom Ebele, Taiwan; Patrick Ebele, Denver, CO; Steve (Mary) Ebele, Denver, CO; Kevin (Tina) Ebele, Lakewood, CO and Todd (Lisa) Wibstad, Jamestown and two aunts Amy (Jack) Gehrke of Sammamish, WA and Chelsey Heinle, Helena, MT.

Preceding Kylie in death are his great-grandparents, Alvin & Agnes Wibstad; Adolph Heinle; Frank & Gladys Klose and Harry & Ella Ebele.

Memorial Service: 2:00 PM, Monday, June 28, 2004 at St. Johnís Lutheran Church, Jamestown with Rev. Doug Opp officiating.
Visitation: 1:00 to 9:00 PM, Sunday, June 27, 2004 at the Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown
Prayer Service: 7:30 PM, Sunday, June 27, 2004 at the Eddy Funeral Chapel, Jamestown.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Monday, February 23, 2009

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. Wednesday, Seventh-day Adventist Church, Jamestown, with Pastor Darren Purdy officiating.

Visitation: one hour before the service at the church.
Arrangements by Haut Funeral Homes, Jamestown.
Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Jamestown.


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Gackle Tri-County News, ND
August 3, 1967

Former Area Resident Dies

Mrs. Carl C. Heinrich, 75, longtime resident of the Gackle, North Dakota community, died Friday evening, July 28, 1967, at the Gackle Hospital in Gackle, where she had been hospitalized for about two weeks.

Katherine Remboldt was born September 5, 1891 near Menno in Hutchinson County, South Dakota, the daughter of Ernest Remboldt and Fredricka Lutz Remboldt. In the year 1893 the family moved to Antelope Valley northeast of Ashley, N.D. Two years later in 1895, they homesteaded on a farm three miles northeast of Gackle in Stutsman County, where she attended the local rural school and grew to womanhood in Griffin Township.

She and Carl C. Heinrich were married in the year 1908 at Jamestown, N.D. They lived and farmed on his homestead and continued to farm five miles north [east] of Gackle in Stutsman County until 1943 when they moved into Gackle. Presently their son Wesley and family is living on the home place.

Surviving are her husband, four sons and two daughters, Aaron Heinrich, Lodi, Calif., Alice (Mrs. Carl Schroeder), Esther (Mrs. Gust G. Lang), both of Lincoln, Nebr., Oscar Heinrich, Atlanta, Georgia, Emanuel Heinrich, Yuba City, Calif.; Wesley C. Heinrich, Gackle, N.D.; eighteen grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, two brothers, John Remboldt, and Christ Remboldt, both of Gackle, N.D.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one son in infancy, four brothers and three sisters.

The funeral service was held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, August1, 1967, at the Haut Funeral Chapel in Jamestown with Pastor Edvard J. Kanna, Gackle, N.D., Pastor D. E. Howe and Rev. Sam Reile, Jamestown, N.D., ministers in the Seventh Day Adventist officiating. Burial was in the Sunset Memorial Gardens at Jamestown, N.D. Haut Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Wednesday, October 5, 2005

Leopold Aaron ďLeeĒ Heinrich, 96, Medina, N.D., died Monday, Oct. 3, 2005, in an accident en route to his favorite fishing hole.

Mr. Heinrich was born July 7, 1909, north of Gackle, N.D., the son of John and Carolina (Reister) Heinrich. He grew up in the Medina area where he attended school until the eighth grade.  He married Martha Essig on Oct. 5, 1933. They lived 2 1/2 miles east of Medina and then moved 5 miles north of Medina. They milked cows and farmed for many years. He was employed by Northern Pacific Railroad and assisted in building Highway 10. She died Jan. 7, 1991.  He served on the Medina Public School Board, Medina Volunteer Fire Department, UCC Church Board, Flint Township Board and as the Flint Township Tax Assessor.  He was a member of the United Church of Christ.  He enjoyed fishing and visiting.  

He is survived by a daughter, Sandra (Jerrie) Jones, Chino Valley, Ariz. ; a son, Gene (Tammy), Medina; two brothers, Harold, Jamestown, and Clarence (Berniece), Fargo, N.D.; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; two sisters, Ella and Hilda; and two brothers, Reinhold and Edwin.

Services: 11 a.m. Thursday, Zion United Church of Christ, Medina, with the Rev. Karl Limvere officiating.
Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m. today, Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Burial: Medina Cemetery, Medina.


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The Journal, New Ulm, MN
Wednesday, February 10, 1999

Irwin H. 'Shorty' Heiser, 88, of North Mankato died Jan. 27, 1999 in Mesa, Ariz. Services were Feb. 1 in Arizona.

He is survived by wife, Edna; sons, Fred Miller and Doyle Miller of Minnesota; daughters, JoAnn Quitmeyer of New Hampshire, Betty Albright, Carol Gilbertson, Lila Reinhart, and Donna Saffert, all of Minnesota; sister, Ruth Schauer of North Dakota, Lillian Michealson, of California; brothers, Hardy Heiser of Mesa, Emanuel Heiser of California, Milton Heiser of Montana, Albert Heiser of North Dakota; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was born in Wishek, ND. He was a tire salesman. He retired in 1975. He was a Master Mason Charity Lodge 98, Orient Chapter 60, DeMolay 26, Royal Arch Mason 57, New Ulm Shrine Club and Zuhrah Temple member in Minneapolis, American Turner Club, Western Minnesota Baseball Association. He was also a member of the United Church of Christ in New Ulm.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Friday, November 13, 2009

Norbert Heitz, 91, Detroit Lakes, Minn., formerly Litchville, N.D., died Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009, at St. Maryís Innovis Health, Detroit Lakes.

Mr. Heitz was born May 20, 1918, near Gackle, N.D., the son of August and Elizabeth (Hust) Heitz. He grew up near Gackle where he worked on the family farm. He married Martha Kubler in 1938, in Gackle. They lived at rural Gackle until 1951. He worked constructing telephone lines. They lived in communities in the Jamestown area. They moved to Litchville in 1966, where they operated a restaurant. She died in 1967. He moved to Detroit Lakes in 1981. He retired in 1983. He was a member of the Silver Star Trio band. He enjoyed old-time music, dancing, playing cards and watching the Minnesota Twins.

He is survived by three daughters, Shirley Sautbine and Peggy Ziegler, both Walker, Minn., and Jenny (Steve) Berglund, Milaca, Minn.; a son, Chuck (Shirlee), Big Lake, Minn,; a sister, Rayanda Eichele, Lodi, Calif.; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and four great great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife; four brothers; and four sisters.

Services: 2 p.m. Sunday, First Lutheran Church, Detroit Lakes with the Rev. David Peterson officiating.
Visitation: one hour before the service at the church.
Arrangements by David-Donehower Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes.
Burial: 11 a.m., Monday, Litchville Cemetery, Litchville.
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Pauline Heitz, 87, Jamestown, died Saturday, Nov. 30, 1996, in Jamestown Hospital.

Pauline Kubler was born April 4, 1909, in Neurdorf, N.D., where she grew up and attended school. On Dec. 19. 1929, she married Theodore Heitz near Streeter, N.D. They farmed near Gackle, N.D., before moving to the Streeter area in 1938. They moved to Hazelton, N.D., in 1944. They later moved to Jamestown, where she worked as a baker at Parkway Cafe until retiring in 1979. He died in 1995.

She is survived by a son, Bennie, Sioux Falls, S.D.; two daughters, Violet (George) Porterfield, Jamestown, Gladys (James) Mock, Morrilton, Ark.; a ...

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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Saturday, August 19, 2006

Elsie Heller, 86, Gackle, N.D., died Thursday, Aug. 17, 2006, at Jamestown Hospital, Jamestown.

Elsie Heller was born June 30, 1920, at the family farm home southeast of Gackle, the daughter of Samuel and Katherina (Gumke) Heller. She grew up in the area and received her elementary education at the local rural school. She lived on the family farm with her brother John and her sister Martha until 1976, when they retired and moved into Gackle. She was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Gackle.

She is survived by two sisters, Bertha Elhard, Bismarck, N.D., and Martha Heller, Gackle.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, John; and three sisters, Ida, Emma and Mary.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Gackle, with the Rev. Russell Pollock officiating.
Visitation: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, Haut Funeral Homes, Gackle.
Burial: St. James Lutheran Cemetery, rural Gackle.


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Gackle Tri-County News, ND
December 1, 1966

John Heller, 72, Dies at Fredonia Home

John A. Heller, 72, longtime resident of the Fredonia community died early Saturday morning November 26, 1966 at his home in Fredonia, North Dakota, following an illness of about two years.

He was born August 30, 1894 in Bessarabia, South Russia and was the son of Andrew Heller and Elizabeth Baumann Heller. At the age of three years he came with his parents, to the United States in 1897 where they settled on a farm five miles south of Kulm, N.D. The following year, in 1898, his parents came to Fredonia where they homesteaded on a farm four miles south of Fredonia where he attended the local rural school and grew to manhood.

On December 1914, he and Emilie Radke were married in Fredonia. They farmed for twelve years and in 1926 they moved into Fredonia, where he worked as a laborer until 1942 when he was employed by the Soo Line Railway. In 1954, he retired due to illness, but continued to live in Fredonia.

He is survived by his wife one daughter Leah (Mrs. Rollo Underwood), Los Angeles, Calif., one grandson, five sisters, Marie (Mrs. John Lux, Fredonia, N.D., Ida (Mrs. Dan Gackle) Jamestown, N.D., Olga (Mrs. Olga Brun) Napoleon, N.D., Martha (Mrs. Martha Reynold) Portland, Ore., Pauline (Mrs. Dave Bailey) St. Paul, Minn.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, and one sister. The funeral service was at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 30, 1966 at the Martin Luther Lutheran Church with Rev. Leo Mentink, pastor officiating.

The pallbearers were Roland Lux, Edwin Heidinger, John Lus, Jr., Albert Lautt, Edwin E. Lux, and Albert Heidinger.

Burial was in the Lutheran cemetery north of Fredonia. Haut Funeral Home of Gackle was in charge of the arrangements.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Friday, March 27, 2009

Martha Heller, 91, Jamestown, died Wednesday, March 25, 2009, at Ave Maria Village, Jamestown.

Martha Heller was born July 7, 1917, on the family farm 14 miles southeast of Gackle, N.D., the daughter of Samuel and Katherine (Gumke) Heller. She grew up there where she attended Feska School and helped on the family farm. She lived on the family farm with her brother, John, and her sister, Elsie, until they retired and moved into Gackle in 1976. She entered the Gackle Care Center in 2004, and in 2007 she moved to Ave Maria Village, Jamestown. She was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Gackle. She enjoyed making quilts, crocheting and other fancy work.

She is survived by a sister, Bertha Elhard, Bismarck, N.D.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, John; and four sisters, Emma, Mary, Elsie and Ida.

Services: 2 p.m. Saturday, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Gackle, with the Rev. Russell Pollock officiating.
Visitation: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, Haut Funeral Homes, Jamestown, and 6 to 9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, Haut Funeral Homes, Gackle.
Burial: St. James Lutheran Cemetery, southeast of Gackle.


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Mrs. Kath. Heller Funeral Conducted Tuesday At Gackle

Mrs. Katharina Heller, 79, of Gackle died October 4 at Jamestown Hospital.

Katharina Gumke was born Aug. 11, 1884, in Bessarabia, So. Russia, the daughter of Michael and Sophia (Rushard) Gumke. She came to the United States with her parents in 1897, when they settled in Kulm. In 1898 the family homesteaded 12 miles southeast of Gackle in Logan County.

On Feb. 5, 1903, she and Samuel Heller were married in St. James Lutheran Church near the family home. They made their home on a homestead a short distance south of her parent's farm, where they farmed until 1938 when her husband died. She continued to live on the farm with her children.

She is survived by her children, Mrs. Albert (Ida) Elhard, Mrs. Albert (Marie) Kuhn, both of Jud; Mrs. Otto (Bertha) Elhard, Fredonia; John Heller, Martha Heller, Elsie Heller all at home on the farm; 10 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, one brother, Jacob Gumke, Jamestown; one sister Gottfried Rodel, Enderlin.

She was preceded in death by her husband, one daughter, three brothers, two sisters, two grandchildren.

Funeral services were held October 8 at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Gackle with Rev. J. F. Mertz, pastor, officiating. Burial was in St. James Lutheran Cemetery south of Gackle. (Haut Funeral Home)

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Stutsman County Record
Jamestown, ND
June 16, 1938, Page 1

AUTO ACCIDENT CAUSES DEATH OF GACKLE RESIDENT

Sam Heller, 57, of near Gackle, who was injured when his truck overturned June 8, died Tuesday morning at Jamestown hospital.  Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 1 o'clock at the family home, 12 miles south of Gackle, and at 2 o'clock at Jacob Lutheran church in Gutschmidt township.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Deceased was born May 9, 1881, in Russia, and came to Kulm in 1898.  He homesteaded in Gutschmidt township, in Logan county, and in 1902 he and Katherina Gumke were married in the township church.  To them were born seven children, six of whom survive.  They are Mrs. Ida Elherd [Elhard], Mrs. Bertha Elherd [Elhard], Mrs. Mary Kuhn, John, Martha and Elsie.  He also leaves six grandchildren, two brothers, Jake Heller, Fredonia, and John Heller, Gackle; and three sisters, Mrs Christina Widmer, Mrs. Dorothea Kruger, Fredonia, and Mrs. Paulina Moss [Moos], near Gackle.

The remains will be at the Eddy Funeral home until Friday morning.


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Lodi News-Sentinel, CA
June 16, 2008

MELITA S. HELM, 88, of Lodi passed away Thursday, June 12th, 2008 at the Vienna Convalescent Home. She was born November 26th, 1919 at Fredonia, North Dakota, to Martin and Katherine Suko and has lived in Lodi for the past 25 years.

Mrs. Helm worked in the hotel industry and for Hilton Hotels in Las Vegas prior to retirement.
She was a member of Ebenezer Congregational Church and the Culinary Workers Union in Las Vegas.
Preceded in death by her first husband, Fred Koenig, in 1966, her second husband, Rudy Helm, in 1971, and a daughter, Jannessa Rogers.

Survived by a son, Lloyd and his wife, Pearlene Koenig of Suwanee, GA.; grandchildren Patrice Koenig of Dallas, TX and Kristine Oliver of Sugar Hill, GA; three great-grandchildren; nieces Elleen Selover of Lodi and Jeanette Mueller of Placerville; nephews Ronald Suko of Acampo, Leroy Suko of Herald and Oliver Kraemer of San Jose.

Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 9:00am in the Lodi Memorial Cemetery. There will be no visitation, and arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Donahue Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Ebenezer Congregational Church.


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Adolph Henke, 96, Gackle, N.D., died Monday, Dec. 20, 1999, in Gackle Care Center.

Mr. Henke was born Oct. 4, 1903, in Hoffnungstal, Russia. In 1906 he moved with his family to Garrison, N.D., where he attended school. In 1916 he moved to Gackle, N.D., where he grew up, attended school and farmed with his family. On Dec. 1, 1927, he married Mathilda Muller near Gackle. She died in 1932. On Oct. 24, 1933, he married Rosina Mayer near Gackle, where they lived until moving into Gackle in 1963. He worked in road maintenance for Logan County, N.D. She died in 1980. He entered the care center March 15. He is survived by two sons, Edmund (Carol), John (Janet), both Gackle; a half ...

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The Jamestown Sun, ND

Adolph Henke, 96, Gackle, N.D., died Monday, Dec. 20, 1999, at Gackle Care Center, Gackle.

Mr. Henke was born Oct. 4, 1903, at Hoffnungstal, South Russia, the son of John and Elizabeth (Henne) Henke. In 1906 he came with his mother and two sisters to the United States, following the death of his father. They lived at Garrison, N.D. In 1916 his mother married Ludwig Muller and they moved to Gackle. He attended the local school in Garrison and rural school near Gackle. He grew up in the vicinity and helped on the family farm. He married Mathilda Muller Dec. 1, 1927, in the Neudorf Lutheran Church, near Gackle. She died June 13, 1932. He married Rosina Mayer Oct. 24, 1933, at the Neudorf Lutheran Church. They lived on a farm 9-1/2 miles southwest of Gackle. In 1963 they moved into Gackle. He worked for Logan County in the road maintenance department. She died Aug. 15, 1980. On March 15, 1999, he entered Gackle Care Center, Gackle. He was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, the hospital board and the elevator board, all Gackle. He held various church offices and was caretaker for the Neudorf and Gackle Cemetery for many years.

He is survived by two sons, Edmund (Carol) and John (Janet), both Gackle; a half-sister, Elsie (Paul) Schlenker, Gackle; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wives, his parents, a daughter, five brothers and eight sisters.

Services: 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 23, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Gackle, with the Rev. David Winterfeldt officiating. Arrangements by Haut Funeral Homes, Gackle.
Burial: Gackle City Cemetery, Gackle.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Monday, September 20, 2004

Esther Henke, 71, Jamestown, died Friday, Sept. 17, 2004, at her home.

Esther Gumke was born March 20, 1933, at the family farm home south of Gackle, N.D., the daughter of Jacob and Louisa (Schlecht) Gumke. She attended the local rural school, later moving with her family to a farm south of Medina, N.D. She grew up in the Medina area where she finished her elementary education and helped on the family farm. She married Arthur Henke on Jan. 31, 1951, at Medina, N.D. They lived on a farm near Streeter. They later moved to Jamestown where she did bookkeeping for Artís Rollarena and Artís Excavating. She was a member of St. Johnís Lutheran Church, a Sunday school teacher and Boy Scout leader. She enjoyed singing, sewing, gardening and playing a variety of musical instruments.

She is survived by her husband; a son, Larry (Val), Montpelier, N.D.; four daughters, Annetta Jerke, Gackle, and Pat (Erwin) Fischer, Kathy (Gary) Suko, Lori (Jody) Woehl, all Jamestown; two brothers, Harry (Clarinda), Verndale, Minn., and Dennis (Judy), Tower City, N.D.; five sisters, Edna (Herbert) Presler, Alvin, Texas, Irene (Roy) Fransen, Vista, Calif., Ella (Alton) Deutscher and Mabel Meyer, both Jamestown, and Doreen Gumke, Fergus Falls, Minn.; two sisters-in-law, Hilda Gumke, Jamestown, and Sybil Gumke, Salinas, Calif.; 14 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and a sister.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, St. Johnís Lutheran Church, Jamestown, with the Revs. Dennis Ellingsen and Doug Opp officiating.
Prayer service: 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Haut Funeral Homes, Jamestown.
Visitation: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Jamestown.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Monday, February 8, 2010

Verjane "Gene" Delane Henke, 72, of Jamestown, North Dakota, died Friday, February 5, 2010 at MeritCare Hospital in Fargo, North Dakota after a two-year battle with cancer.

Gene was born March 13, 1937 in Ashley, North Dakota, the son of Fred and Hanna (Schneider). He grew up on the family farm and attended a country school. He later met Serena Kauk and the two were married in Jamestown at St. Paulís United Methodist Church on September 26, 1964.

Gene tried his hand at selling insurance at a young age. He then became an ironworker and was also a successful realtor. Later in life he became a landlord, owning many rental units until the time of his death.

Gene enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing, camping, playing cards and computer. His favorite times were spent with his grandchildren.

Gene is survived by his wife Serena, Jamestown; his son, Kevin (Lynn), Bismarck, ND; his daughter Roxann (fiance, Monti Miller) Henke, Wahpeton, ND; two grandchildren; and five step-grandchildren. Gene was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter, Rhonda Renee.

Funeral Service: 11:00 AM, Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at St. Paulís United Methodist Church, Jamestown, with Rev. Gary Ball-Kilbourne officiating.
Visitation: 1:00 to 7:00 PM, Monday, February 8, 2010 at Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown
Prayer Service: 7:00 PM, Monday, February 8, 2010 at Eddy Funeral Chapel
Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Thursday, February 18, 2010

Veronica Henley, 83, Tappen, was born in Logan County, on June 2, 1926, and passed away peacefully to our loving Lord on February 15, 2010, at the Napoleon Care Center. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am Friday at St. Paulís Catholic Church, Tappen, with Rev. Jerome Hunkler officiating. Burial will be held at the Fisher Cemetery, Tappen.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm Thursday at Parkway Funeral Service, 2330 Tyler Parkway, Bismarck, where a vigil will be at 7:00 pm. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church.

Veronica was the daughter of Anton C. and Dorothea (Haegele) Wald of Napoleon. She attended Glendale Township School and grew up 10 Ĺ miles NE of Napoleon; she also attended Sister of St. Francis in Hankinson, ND. Veronica married Dennis Henley on November 8, 1950, at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church in Napoleon. While living in Tappen for two years, Veronica worked at the Philip Lipp Cafť. In April 1952, Dennis and Veronica purchased a farm eight miles NE of Medina. In 1961, they moved to the Henley family farm in Tappen.

Veronicaís life was very full, belonging to the St. Paulís Altar Society, being a 4-H Leader, CCD teacher, attending PTA meeting, and preparing the altar for mass. Veronica enjoyed and loved her children, grandchildren and all family gatherings and dances. She will be remembered for her homemade bread, angel food cakes, pies, cookies and bars. She patiently sewed, knitted, crocheted, and embroidered. She was a caretaker of others, organized, efficient and feisty.

Veronica is survived by her five children, Mary Jane Henley (Craig Dewald), Mylo/Streeter, Linda (Jack) Reuer, Walden, CO, Donald Henley, Tappen, Michael (Charlene) Henley, Lincoln, and Debora (Allan) Stanek, Bismarck; ten grandchildren, Lee (Penny) Briese, Edgeley, Bill Briese, CO, Justin Dewald, Streeter, Craig Reuer, Craig, CO, Amanda Reuer, Craig, Co, Sara Henley, Bismarck, Brian (Samantha) Henley, Mandan, Kevin Henley, Lincoln, Kimberly Stanek (Tom Simmer), Fuquay Varina, NC, Sabrina Stanek (Oguzhan Ozdemir) Atlanta, GA; eleven great-grandchildren; two brothers, Leo (Rosemary) Wald, Napoleon, and Jim Conrad (Patricia) Wald, Deerbrook, WI; four sisters, Barbara Schmaltz, Bismarck, Mary Fettig, Napoleon, Idora (Leo) Schmidt, Hazelton, and Cyrella (John) Engelhart, Hazelton/Zeeland.

Veronica was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis; her parents; two brothers, Louis Wald and Joe Wald; three brothers-in-law, Andy Wrangler, Adam Schmaltz, and Frank Fettig; and one sister-in-law, Johanna Wald.

Go to www.parkwayfuneral.com to share memories of Veronica and sign the online guestbook.


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Gackle Tri-County News, ND
January 19, 1965 Page 1

Services Held in Alfred for Mrs. Alex Henne

Mrs. Alex Henne, 62, lifelong resident of Alfred community, died Monday at El Paso, Tex., where she become ill during a vacation visit with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Alex Martinez, and family.

The funeral service was at 2 p.m. Saturday January 16, 1965 in the Assembly of God Church in Alfred with Rev. Emanuel Gackle, pastor of the First Congregational Church in Gackle, officiating.

Burial was in the Alfred Cemetery at Alfred, N.D. The body was at the Haut Funeral Home in Gackle until taken to the church on Saturday at noon.

Agnes Dufloth was born Feb. 18, 1902, at the family farm two miles west of Alfred in Logan County, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Dufloth. She attended the local rural and Alfred schools and was married to Alex Henne on March 17, 1927, at Aberdeen, S.D. They established their home on a farm in the Alfred community until 1934 when they moved to their present farm home four miles east of Gackle in Stutsman County.

Mrs. Henne is survived by her husband, her daughter, Mrs. Martinez (Dorothy), El Paso, Tex., a son, Richard Henne. Alfred, four granddaughters; three sisters, Mrs. John Henne (Ernestine), Alfred, Mrs. Selmer Dahl (Bertha), Kalispell, Mont., and Mrs Christ Henne (Adeline), Richland, Wash. She was preceded in death by her parents, and three brothers, Emil, David and William.


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The Forum
Fargo, ND
January 18, 2001

Harvey, N.D. - Alvin Henne, 78, Harvey, died Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2001, in his home.

Mr. Henne was born June 14, 1922, in American Falls, Idaho. In 1925 he moved with his family to a farm in the Martin, N.D., area and in 1928 they moved to a farm near Hurdsfield, N.D. He attended school near Hurdsfield and graduated from the Hurdsfield High School in 1940. He served in the Civilian Conservation Corps. On July 4, 1946, he married Hilda Neumiller. They farmed in the Hurdsfield area. She died in 1969. He married Marlys Mathison Oct. 22, 1977, in Harvey. He continued to farm and they lived near Harvey. He retired in 1987. He was a member of the Harvey Rural Fire Department and was a bus driver for the Harvey Public School for many years.

He is survived by his wife; two sons, Donald (Lori), Hurdsfield, Russell (Connie), Gackle, N.D.; three daughters, Tana (Larry) Moe, Hurdsfield, Dianna Baltrusch, Sioux Falls, S.D., Teresa (Richard) Breid, Horace, N.D.; two brothers, Harold, Lodi, Calif., Art, Moorhead; two sisters, Melba Reiswig, McClusky, N.D., Bertha Hemrich, Grants Pass, Ore.; 17 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Visitation: Today from 2-7:30 and Friday 9 to noon in Hertz Funeral Home, Harvey.
Funeral: Friday at 2 in First Lutheran Church, Harvey.
Burial: St. Petri Lutheran Cemetery near Harvey.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Erwin Henne, 90, Jamestown, died Monday, Nov. 1, 2010, at Eventide at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown.

Mr. Henne was born Aug. 29, 1920, at the family farm near Alfred, N.D., the son of Gottfried and Dorothea (Fode) Henne. He grew up and attended the local country school. He worked on the family farm. He married Hilda Doering on Jan. 2, 1944, at Kulm, N.D. They lived on a farm near Alfred for two years and later ran a grocery store in Alfred for two years. In 1949, they moved to Marion, N.D., where they operated a grocery store for 36 years. In 1989, they moved to Jamestown. She died in 2004. He recently entered Eventide at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center. He was a member of St. Paulís United Methodist Church, Jamestown, Germans From Russia Heritage Singers and Jamestown Eagles 2337.

He is survived by a son, Eugene (Merrily), Argyle, Minn.; two brothers, Clarence, Jamestown, and Lawrence, Helena, Mont.; a sister, Esther Metz, Jamestown; a grandson; and three great-granddaughters.

He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; two sisters, Edna and Ida; and a brother, Nathaniel.

Services: 2 p.m. Friday, St. Paulís United Methodist Church, Jamestown, with the Rev. David Bambas officiating.
Prayer service: 7 p.m. Thursday, Haut Funeral Homes, Jamestown.
Visitation: 1 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Burial: Highland Home Cemetery, Jamestown.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Monday, September 27, 2004

Hilda Henne, 83, Jamestown, died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2004, at Jamestown Hospital, Jamestown.

Hilda Doering was born Feb. 1, 1921, at Kulm, N.D., the daughter of John and Emma (Kusler) Doering. She attended school in Kulm and graduated from Kulm High School in 1939. She married Erwin Henne on Jan. 2, 1944, at Kulm. She taught school in Lehr, N.D., and Alfred, N.D. They lived on a farm near Alfred for two years and later ran a grocery store in Alfred for two years. In 1949 they moved to Marion, N.D., where they operated a grocery store for 36 years. In 1989 they moved to Jamestown. She was a member of St. Paulís United Methodist Church, Jamestown, and an active member of the Germans from Russia Heritage Singers.

She is survived by her husband; a son, Eugene (Merrily), Argyle, Minn.; a sister, Erna Scherbinske, Sterling, Ill.; a grandson; and three great-granddaughters.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Erva Schafer.

Services: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, St. Paulís United Methodist Church, Jamestown, with the Rev. Gary Ball-Kilbourne officiating.
Prayer service: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the church.
Visitation: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Haut Funeral Homes, Jamestown, and from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the church.
Burial: Highland Home Cemetery, Jamestown.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Friday, October 23, 2009

Joyce Henne, 81, Jamestown, died Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009, at Sheyenne Care Center, Valley City, N.D.

Joyce Nitschke was born Feb. 24, 1928, on the family farm near Alfred, N.D., the daughter of Otto and Emma (Klundt) Nitschke. She grew up and attended Alfred Public School, Alfred, where she received her elementary education. She married Clarence Henne in 1947 at Alfred. They lived 3 miles east of Alfred where they farmed. In 1973 they moved to Gackle, N.D. She moved to Jamestown in 1997 and entered Sheyenne Care Center in 2007. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church, Gackle, First Baptist Church, Jamestown, and the American Legion Auxiliary, Alfred.

She is survived by two daughters, LaVerne Henne, Valley City, and Sandy (Frank) Hoffman, Rapid City, S.D.; five sons, Arnold (Dee), Batavia, Ill., Lester (Bobbie), Glendive, Mont., DuWayne, Jamestown, Hubert, Wahpeton, N.D., and Randy (Angie), Montpelier, N.D.; three brothers, Larry (Shirley), and Emmett (VerDella), both Jamestown, and Jerry (Connie), Wamego, Kan.; four sisters, Darlene (Norbert) Schlenker, Winston, Ore., Carol Joslin, Antlers, Okla., Karen (Lee) Sears, Davenport, Iowa, and Jeannine Nitschke, Jamestown; 15 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; six step grandchildren; 20 step great-grandchildren

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Dwight, Kenneth and Milton; and a sister, Jermaine.

Services: 1 p.m. Monday, Grace Baptist Church, Gackle, with the Rev. Tim Blackman officiating.
Prayer service: 7 p.m. Sunday, Haut Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Visitation: 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Burial: Alfred Cemetery, Alfred.



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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Thursday, July 3, 2008

Former Wishek businesswoman, Vangie (Ammon) Hensen died on June 24th in Everett, WA at the age of 87.

Evangeline Estella Meidinger, was born on May 6, 1921 in Fredonia ND to John J. and Emelia (Dobler) Meidinger. She graduated from Gackle High School and Bismarck Business College and moved to Wishek in 1941 where her family owned and operated Meidingerís Store. She married Wilbert Ammon in 1946. Vangie continued to operate the store until she retired in 1975 when she married Walter S. Hensen, and made her home in Minneapolis and later St. Paul MN, until failing health brought her to Everett WA to be near her family.

Vangie was a member of The Wishek Baptist Church, The Dorcas Society, Church Choir, Ladies Sextet, American Legion Auxiliary Homemakers Club, Chamber of Commerce, Wishek Golf Association, and was Treasurer for the 1973 Wishek Jubilee.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Walt, sister Marcella Burritt, brother Roland E. Meidinger and niece Andrea Meidinger Van Horne.

She is survived by her son Jon (Ronalee) Ammon, Everett WA; daughter Mary (Ron) Larson, Southampton, NY; grandchildren Jon Jay Ammon, Lakenheath England; Jeanine Moulton, Everett WA; Joshua Ammon, Bellingham WA; and Katie Florin, Minneapolis, MN; great-grandchildren Myka and Aaron Moulton, Everett WA; sister-in law Shirley Rolfs Meidinger, Jamestown ND; and nephew Dan Frey of San Diego CA. Her family will gather in Everett WA in the fall to celebrate her life.

Internment will be at Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis, MN. Vangie gladdened the hearts of all who knew her, and we feel graced to have known her love.

Condolences can be sent to Jon Ammon, 12618 Ruggs Lake Road, Everett WA. 98208, or Mary Larson, PO Box 951, Southampton NY 11969. Memorials preferred to www.savethechildren.org


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Friday, September 3, 2010

Caroline Herman, 96, Jamestown, died Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010, at Eventide at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown.

Caroline Walz was born Nov. 25, 1913, at Pettibone, N.D., the daughter of Christian and Christina (Morlock) Walz. She was baptized on March 22, 1914, at Petersville Lutheran Church, Petersville, N.D. She attended school at Petersville Township School near Pettibone. She married Albert Herman on June 28, 1934. They farmed near Pettibone until 1973 when they retired and moved to Jamestown. He died Sept. 14, 1983. She later moved to the James House and in 2007, she became a resident of Eventide at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center. She was involved in activities at Concordia Lutheran Church, Jamestown, including Morning Bible Study, Martha Circle, Quilting for World Relief and Lutheran Womenís Missionary League.

She is survived by two sons, Vernon (Cathy), Jamestown, and Gerald (Phyllis), Bismarck, N.D.; a daughter, Diana Hanson (Jerry Graff), Sacramento, Calif.; two brothers, Rudolph, East Grand Forks, Minn., and Rupert, Sebewaing, Mich.; seven grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband; a son, Duane; her parents; three brothers, and two sisters.

Services: 11 a.m. Saturday, Concordia Lutheran Church, Jamestown, with the Rev. Thomas Eckstein officiating.
Prayer service: 7 p.m. today, Eddy Funeral Chapel, Jamestown.
Visitation: 1 to 7 p.m. today, Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Burial: Highland Home Cemetery, Jamestown.

NOTES:
Christian Walz b. 19 Sep 1879 WWI
Christina Morlock b. 1881
Chris b.3 May 1905 d. 7 Nov 1978 JSTWN SS = Matilda Schick 11 Jul 1907 Ė 3 Nov 1995
Jacob b. 22 APR 1907 d. 7 Dec 1977 " SS
Fred b. 26 Mar 1909 d. 7 Jan 1983 PETTIB SS
Mattie b. 1911
Albert Herman b. 1912
Caroline (Carrie) b. 1913
Rudolf b. 1915
Emma b. 19 Apr 1918 d. 20 Feb 1973
Rupert b. 1921 ND 1925 census

Census - 1920; Census Place: Horning, Kidder, North Dakota; Roll T625_1335; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 140
           - 1910 census Ė 1910; Census Place: Henry, Kidder, North Dakota; Roll T624_1142; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 225


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Friday, April 17, 2009

The funeral for Deopold Herman, Kulm, North Dakota will be held Monday, April 20, 2009 at 10:30 AM at the Kulm Congregational Church in Kulm, ND. Visitation will be Sunday from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM with a prayer service at 7:00 PM at Dahlstrom Funeral Home in Kulm, ND. Burial will be at the Kulm Congregational Cemetery, Kulm, ND.

Deopold Herman son of Gottlieb and Sophia (Dietrich) Herrmann was born November 22, 1908 at Kulm, ND. He was baptized and later confirmed in 1924 in the First Congregational Church. He grew up and attended school in the Kulm area. Deopold was united in marriage to Helma Konrad on January 5, 1932 at Kulm, ND. They farmed east of Kulm until 1955 and then moved into Kulm. In 1956 they bought a farm 1 Ĺ miles east of Fredonia, ND. They continued to farm until 1976 when he retired from farming. Deopold was also an agent for the Herman Insurance from 1956 until 1985. Helma passed away on June 15 1987. Deopold was later united in marriage to Velma Lawrence on July 9, 1988 at Moorhead, MN. They made their home at Kulm. He was an active member of the First Congregational Church in Kulm all his life. He served on the Church Board for many years and was the Church Financial Secretary from 1962 to 1984. Deopold sang in the Church Mixed Chorus, Male Chorus and the Menís Quartet for 70 years. He was a member of the Kulm Lions Club for 25 years and was a member of the Rod and Gun Club for many years.

Deopold died Wednesday, April 15, 2009 at the Wishek Community Hospital, Wishek, ND. He was 100 years old.

Deopold is survived by his wife, Velma, Kulm, ND; one son, Kenneth (Olgie) Herman, Billings, MT; three step-children, Curtis (Darlene) Lawrence, Birmingham, AL, Durae (Neil) Morkassel, Dent, MN, Drew (Loretta) Lawrence, Waunakee, WI; ten step grandchildren, twenty two step great-grandchildren and three step great great-grandchildren. Deopold was preceded in death by his first wife, Helma, his parents, two sisters and seven brothers. Dahlstrom Funeral Home, Kulm, ND entrusted with arrangements.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Alma Herman-Grote, 93, Yankton, S.D., formerly of Kulm, N.D., died Sunday, May 23, 2010, at her home.

Alma Leonita Janke was born Feb. 18, 1917, at the family farm at rural Kulm, the daughter of John and Lydia (Conrad) Janke. She grew up on the family farm and attended rural grade school two miles from the farm. She married Gottlieb G. Herman on Nov. 15, 1936, at the Janke family farm. They farmed five miles east of Kulm from 1936 to 1972 when they retired and moved into Kulm. She worked part time in the Kulm Cafť for several years. In 1972 they traveled to Brownsville, Texas, for the winters and then to Leisure World Park, Weslaco, Texas, in 1979. He died Sept. 30, 1984. She married Raymond Grote on June 9, 1990. They moved to Storm Lake, Iowa. He died in 1998. She moved to Yankton in May 2007 and lived in the Memory Lane Apartments. She was a member of 1st Congregational Church, Kulm, where she was involved in the Dorcus Society and sang in the choir, and Harmony Homemakers. She enjoyed farming, traveling, playing cards and visiting.

She is survived by a daughter, Delphine Peterson, Yankton; two stepsons, Kermit (Jeanette) Grote and Keith Grote, both Newell, Iowa; three stepdaughters, Vicki Sorbe, Albert City, Iowa, Susan Grote, Des Moines, Iowa, and Patty Grote, Dallas, Texas; a sister, Esther (John) Zemansky, Citrus Heights, Calif.; two granddaughters; two great-grandsons; stepgrandchildren; and stepgreat-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husbands; parents; five brothers, Emil, Johnnie, Rueben, Milton and Clifford; and four sisters, Rose Gall, Edna Herrmann, Irma Janke and Luella Vogel.

Services: 2 p.m. Thursday, Kulm Congregational Church, Kulm, with the Rev. Jerry Van Curler officiating.
Prayer service: 7: 30 p.m. Wednesday at the church.
Visitation: noon to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the church and two hours before the service at the church Thursday.
Arrangements by Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home & Crematory, Yankton, and Lisko Funeral Chapel, Edgeley, N.D.
Burial: New Beresina Cemetery, Kulm.


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Medina Citizen, Medina, ND
October 4, 1907, Page 8

Mrs. Katharine Herman, widow of the late Jacob Herman, died last week at the home of her youngest son, Jacob, at the advanced age of 84 years. The funeral services were held last Thursday afternoon from the German Baptist church south of town by Rev. Bornschlegel and the remains were laid to rest in the Bloomfield cemetery. She leaves two sons and four daughters two of whom live in Russia to mourn her death, besides numerous other relatives and friends.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Lyle R. Herman, 81, of Fargo, formerly of Kulm, North Dakota, died Monday, May 29, 2006, at Innovis Health in Fargo, ND.

Lyle was born January 14, 1925, in rural Kulm, North Dakota. He grew up and attended school in Kulm. At age 16, he joined to Civilian Conservation Corp.

On December 5, 1948, Lyle was married to Ruth A. Miller in Kulm.

He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict from September 1950 to September 1952.

While living in Kulm, he owned and operated his own trucking company and was employed by the Kulm School District. After moving to Fargo in 1969, he was employed by Home Heating and later as a courtesy driver for Lunde Mercury in Fargo.

Lyle is survived by two daughters, Darlene (Ron) McCormick of Milton, PA; and Denise (Ward) Christensen of Portland, OR; two sons, Douglas of Eden Prairie, MN; and Darcy (Joann) of Jamestown, ND; four grandchildren, Shawn (Laurie) McCormick of Dunmare, PA; Brooke (Seth) Gingrich of Dallastown, PA; Joel Herman of Fargo; and Jodi Herman of Jamestown, ND; one great-grandchild, Riley McCormick; one sister, Vera Bowersox of Omaha, NE; and two brothers, Clifford of Canada; and Raymond of Minneapolis, MN.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Ruth Herman; his parents; one brother and one sister.

The funeral will be held Thursday, June 1, 2006, at 11 AM, in the First Congregational-United Church of Christ, 406 8th Street South, Moorhead, MN. Burial will be Friday, June 2, 2006, at 1 PM, at the Kulm Cemetery, Kulm, ND.


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Edna C. Herrmann, 83, Kulm, N.D., died Sunday, June 20, 1999, in her home.

Edna Janke was born Dec. 15, 1915, near Kulm, where she grew up and attended school. She lived on her family's farm near Kulm before marrying Herman J. Herrmann near Kulm on Jan. 26, 1940. They lived and farmed near Kulm until 1976, when they retired and moved into Kulm. From 1978 to 1993, they spent their winters in Weslaco, Texas. She is survived by her husband; a son, Dennis (Hazel), Kulm; two daughters, Delaine (Jim) Hildebrand, Jamestown, N.D., Deborah (Jerry) Moen, LaMoure, N.D.; three sisters, Rose Gall, Fargo, Alma Grote, Storm Lake, Iowa, Esther (John) Zemansky, Roseville, Calif.; and eight grandchildren. ...

Date: Tue - June 22, 1999
Publication: "Fargo Final Edition"
Location: c2


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Walter S. and Margaret [Hermann] came to the Yakima Valley to Mabton in 1938 from Hardin, Montana. She was born in Russia in 1885. No information on Walter. Margaret's family name was Klundt, date of immigration not known. Margaret lived to the age of 83. She died on October 26, 1968. She was a member of Mabton Church.

Her survivors were; three sons, Alvin of Yakima, Kermit of Central Valley, California, Francis of Tacoma. Also five daughters, Mrs. Willa Meachem, of Bremerton, Mrs. Lillian Holweg of Seattle, Mrs. Irene Kierbeiber, of Montana, Mrs. Faye Vinji of Kirkland, Mrs. Viola Johnson of Grandview, one brother, Ed Klundt, North Dakota and a sister Mrs. Sophie Fowler. A son, Norbet born October 2, 1923 in North Dakota, died January 6, 1968.

Ball Memorial Chapel in Sunnyside was in charge of funeral arrangements. [YHR]
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Germans from Russia in the Yakima Valley Prior to 1940 . . .
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Herman J. Herrmann, 84, Kulm, N.D., died Monday, March 27, 2000, in Jamestown (N.D.) Hospital. Mr. Herrmann was born Oct. 22, 1915, near Kulm, where he grew up, attended school and farmed with his family. On Jan. 26, 1940, he married Edna Janke. They farmed near Kulm until retiring and moving into Kulm in 1976. From 1978 to 1993 they spent winters in Weslaco, Texas. She died in June 1999. He is survived by a son, Dennis (Hazel), Kulm; two daughters, Delaine (Jim) Hildebrand, Jamestown, Deborah (Jerry) Moen, LaMoure, N.D.; two brothers, Deopold (Velma) Herman, Kulm, Solomon (Alice) Herrmann, Jamestown; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. ...

Date: Wed - March 29, 2000
Publication: "Fargo Final Edition"
Location: c2


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Saturday, December 6, 2008

Alice Herrmann, 92, Jamestown, N.D., died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008, at her home.

Alice Eslinger was born Aug. 28, 1916, near Fredonia, N.D., the daughter of Christian and Pauline (Burkle) Eslinger. She grew up on the family farm. She attended school in Fredonia and Napoleon, N.D., and received her teaching certificate at Ellendale (N.D.) Normal College. She taught in Dickey County. She married Solomon Herrmann on July 21, 1940, in Fredonia. They lived and farmed near Kulm, N.D. She was an accompanist for menís choirs and the Herrmann Brothersí Quartet and sang in the Congregational Church choir. They moved to Jamestown in 1954. She was employed by the Anne Carlsen Center for Children and was honored for 25 years of service. She was a member of Evangelical United Brethern Church and later St. Paulís United Methodist Church. She enjoyed singing in the choir, gardening and long walks.

She is survived by two daughters, Janet (David) North, Alamogordo, N.M., and Barbara (Dan) Hughes, Winona, Minn.; three sisters, Viola Konrad, Kulm, N.D., Grace Schmitt, Jamestown, and Lou Molinaro, Mountain City, Nev.; and three brothers, LeMar, Grand Junction, Colo., James, Lincoln, Neb., and Delino, Georgetown, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, three sisters, and two brothers.

Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, St. Paulís United Methodist Church, Jamestown, with the Rev. Gary Ball-Kilbourne officiating.
Visitation: 1 to 8 p.m. Monday, Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Jamestown.



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The Columbian [Vancouver WA]
January 31, 2007

Violet Jenny Hervi was born on October 24, 1915 in Gackle, ND and died on January 26, 2007 at her home in Battle Ground, WA.

She grew up on her parents homestead farm in North Dakota. Violet married Vaino Hervi in 1932 during the Depression years. The couple farmed there until 1963 when they moved to Battle Ground. She cleaned homes in Clark County for 30 years and thoroughly enjoyed working hard on their ten-acre farm with her chickens, animals, garden and flowers, along with visiting family and friends. She was a member of the Old Apostolic Lutheran Church.

Violet was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Gustava Holmstrom, four brothers, four sisters, her husband of 73 years, Vaino, daughter-in-law, Victoria, and two great-great-grandchildren.

Survivors include two children, Marvin Hervi and Shirley Paso, both of Clark County, 14 grandchildren, 52 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2007 at 1:00 PM at the Old Apostolic Lutheran Church, 16603 N.E. 142nd Avenue, Brush Prairie, WA with burial following in Elim Cemetery, Brush Prairie, WA. Visitation will also be at the church on Monday, Jan. 29, 2007 from 6:30-8:00 PM.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Thursday, November 18, 2010

DeVern L. Hess, 84, Jamestown, died Monday, Nov. 15, 2010, at Ave Maria Village, Jamestown.

Mr. Hess was born June 6, 1926, at Kensal, N.D., the son of Robert and Rose (Schmidt) Hess. He married Patricia Boyer, Brantford, N.D. He worked for the Grain Terminal Association and managed grain elevators in Brantford and Jud, N.D. He retired in 1982. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and watching the Minnesota Twins.

He is survived by four sons, Michael (Gloria), Houston, Texas, Tim (Marlene), Goddard, Kan., Steve (Pam), Courtenay, N.D., and Robert (Julie), Alfred, N.D.; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, brothers and sisters.

Memorial service: 2 p.m. Friday, Eddy Funeral Chapel, Jamestown.
Prayer service: 7 p.m. today at the funeral chapel.
Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. today, Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Burial: Grace City Cemetery, Grace City, N.D.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Patricia "Pat" Hess, 72, Jamestown, died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2008, at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown.

Patricia Louise Boyer was born Dec. 30, 1935, at Brantford, N.D., the daughter of Harold and Anna (Johnson) Boyer. She grew up on the family farm near Brantford. She married DeVern Hess. She was an active member of the Brantford and Jud, N.D., communities while he served as elevator manager from 1959-1986. They retired to Jamestown. She enjoyed reading.

She is survived by her husband; four sons, Michael (Gloria), Houston, Timothy (Marlene), Wichita, Kan., Steven (Pam), Courtenay, N.D., and Rob (Julie), Alfred, N.D.; a brother, Mel, New Rockford, N.D.; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Clair and Harold; and a sister, Muriel.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Atonement Lutheran Church, Jamestown, with the Rev. Steve Berntson officiating.
Prayer service: 7 p.m. today, Eddy Funeral Chapel, Jamestown.
Visitation: 2 to 7 p.m. today, Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Burial: Grace City Cemetery, Grace City, N.D., in the spring.



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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Friday, January 9, 2009

Harold George Hettich, 87, Kulm, N.D., died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009, at St. Rose Care Center, LaMoure, N.D.

Mr. Hettich was born Dec. 18, 1921, in Kulm, the son of David and Katherina (Martz) Hettich. He grew up and attended school in Kulm and helped at his fatherís harness and shoe repairing shop. He served in the U.S. Air Force. He married Lucille Triepke on Feb. 12, 1954, in Kulm. He did custom combining and worked for the LaMoure County Road Department. He also worked at Gackle Brothers and later for the Kulm Wetland Management District. He was a member of St. Paulís Lutheran Church and Kulm Civic Improvement. He also was a fireman for Kulm.

He is survived by his wife; a son, Doug (Kristine), Sidney, Mont.; adopted daughter, Sylvia (Earl) Gackle, Terra Haute, Ind.; two brothers, Eugene and Benjamin; a sister, Della; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Arthur, Henry and William; and two sisters, Mabel and Martha.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Kulm.
Visitation: 1 to 5 p.m. today, Dahlstrom Funeral Home, Kulm.
Burial: Hillside Cemetery, Kulm.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Monday, January 3, 2011

Mary J. Heupel, 75, Medina, North Dakota died Friday, December 31, 2010 at St. Alexius Medical Center, Bismarck, North Dakota. Mary DeKrey was born October 27, 1935 in rural Pettibone, North Dakota daughter of Joe and Margaret (Dethloff) DeKrey. Her elementary education was in a country school. She graduated from Pettibone High School in 1952 and attended Jamestown College, graduating with a degree in music education in May 1956. On June 16, 1956, she married Raymond R. Heupel, Medina. Mary was a grade school teacher and music teacher in their early married years. She also taught many children how to play piano with lessons in her home and at a Woodworth church. She especially loved having her children and grandchildren play instruments and sing, in recitals and concerts, and for her in her home. She and Ray had 4 children and raised them on the Heupel family farm, rural Medina. She was a faithful and supportive farm wife. She was a community minded woman. She was a charter member of the Buzziní Dozen Homemakers Club, a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Medina Lions Club and the ND Cattlewomenís Association. She was the founder of "Ag Days" in Medina. She invested her life in the youth by being a Busy Butterflies 4-H Club leader, a Sunday school teacher and superintendent. Her church was important to her as well. She was a member of Zion United Church of Christ, Medina, and served as church organist for many years, directed church choir, attended the morning Bible Study Fellowship, and was part of the Womenís Fellowship. She attended many church conference meetings on behalf of her local congregation. She was also involved in the North Dakota Mental Health Association. In 1979, she was awarded the Bell Ringer Award.

Mary is survived by her husband, Raymond, Medina, ND; three daughters, Rebecca (Alvin) Reich, Medina, ND, Lavonne (Thomas) Horton, Fargo, ND, Teresa Heupel (Paul) Buckhaus, Hankinson, ND; one son, Joseph (Faye) Heupel, Medina, ND and 13 grandchildren. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Margaret DeKrey.

Funeral service: 1:00PM, Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at United Church of Christ, Medina, ND with Rev. Karl Limvere, officiating.
Visitation: 4:00PM to 6:00PM, Monday, January 3 at Eddy Funeral Home.
Spring Burial: Medina Cemetery, Medina, ND.

In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Jamestown Hospital


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Ottelia Heupel, 86, Wishek, N.D., died Friday, Oct. 24, 1997, in Wishek Nursing Home.

Ottelia Diede was born July 14, 1911, near Wishek, where she grew up and attended school. On Dec. 30, 1934, she married Arthur Heupel in Wishek. They farmed near Wishek. He died in 1977. In the early 1980s she moved into Wishek. She worked at the Wishek Nursing Home for several years.

She is survived by a son, Haven (Audrey), Oakdale, Minn.; two daughters, June (Oliver) Schlecht, Gackle, N.D., Jane (Allen) Diede, Wishek; a brother, Oscar (Emma); 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. ...

Date: Sun - October 26, 1997
Publication: "Fargo Final Edition"
Location: a16


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Saturday, January 10, 2009

Vera Lorraine Heupel, 83, Medina, N.D., died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009, at Freedom Pointe Assisted Living, Minnetonka, Minn.

Vera Hofmann was born Aug. 30, 1925, on the Hofmann family farm 6 miles northwest of Medina, the daughter of Jacob and Mathidla (Mueller) Hofmann. She attended Peterson Township rural school through eighth grade and remained on the family farm. She married Elmer Charles Heupel on Nov. 11, 1945. They farmed north of Medina until they retired from farming in 1987. In 1967 she completed her GED. She attended Valley City (N.D.) State Teachers College and graduated summa cum laude in 1971 with an education degree. She taught for one year in Gackle, N.D., before returning to Medina where she taught for 11 years and was the school principal for three years. She was active in Child Evangelism, Good News Club, Womenís Aglow, Sunshine Homemakers Club, Evangelical United Brethren (United Methodist) Church and Medina Baptist Church. She taught Sunday school and was church choir director, pianist and organist. She was an EMT volunteer for the Medina Ambulance Service and also taught first aid and CPR.

She is survived by four daughters, Sharon (Ron) Ketterling and Deborah Heupel, both Coon Rapids, Minn., Lynda (Danie) Packard, Thief River Falls, Minn., and Julayne (Arthur) Hill, Eden Prairie, Minn.; two sons, Gene (Karene), Maple Grove, Minn., and Rick (Mavis), Minnetonka, Minn.; a sister, Arlene (Alvin) Schlecht, Medina; six brothers, Albert (Margaret), Wilbert (Nyra) and Donald (Lillian), all Medina, Ervin (Jewel), Glendale, Ariz., Edwin (Bari), Hemet, Calif., and Eugene (Jackie), Renton, Wash.; 18 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and two brothers, Raymond and Richard.

Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, United Methodist Church, Medina, with the Rev. Randy Jaspers officiating.
Prayer service: 7 p.m. Monday, Eddy Funeral Chapel, Jamestown.
Visitation: 1 to 7 p.m. Monday, Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Burial: Medina Cemetery, Medina.


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Fargo Forum, ND
May 21, 2000
Obituary

Lydia Heyd, 94, LaMoure, N.D., died Friday, May 19, 2000, in St. Rose Care Center, LaMoure.

Lydia Fischer was born Feb. 26, 1906, in Gackle, N.D., where she grew up and attended school. She married Fred Schuldheisz in 1934. They farmed near Jamestown, N.D. In August 1955 she married Jacob Heyd in Jamestown. They lived in several states before moving to Fargo in 1958. He died in 1969. She entered the nursing home in 1998.

She is survived by a son, Lloyd (Mary) Schuldheisz, Fargo; a stepson, Lawrence (Bernice) Heyd, Fargo; a stepdaughter, Marva Miska, Jamestown; a brother, Milbert, Bismarck, N.D.; a sister, Pauline Wolff, Sacramento, Calif.; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Visitation: Today from 1 to 5, Monday from 9 to 9 and Tuesday from 9 to 1:30 in Haut Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Funeral: Tuesday at 1:30 in the funeral home.
Burial: Highland Home Cemetery, Jamestown.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
May 3, 2002

Ilene M. Hieb, 65, Jamestown, N.D., passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2002 at Jamestown Hospital in Jamestown, N.D.

Ilene Stelter was born February 26, 1937 in Streeter, N.D., the daughter of Fredrich and Emma (Zink) Stelter. The family lived in Streeter, N.D., until 1940 when they moved to Eau Claire, WI. They moved to Jamestown, N.D., where she attended Our Savior's Lutheran School and later attended high school at Northwestern Bible School in Mobridge, S.D.

Ilene married Delton Hieb on January 4, 1956 in Moorhead, MN. They farmed near Woodworth, N.D. until 1999 when she retired and moved to Jamestown, N.D. She enjoyed fishing, sewing, traveling, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Ilene is survived by two daughters and a son, Pamela (Chuck Waggoner) Hieb, of St. Joseph, MO; Rhoda (Darwin) Moser, of Cleveland, N.D.; Kim (Diana) Hieb, of Woodworth, N.D.; six grandchildren, Tyler & Justin Moser, Tiffany, Brittany, Briana, and Shawn Hieb; two step grandchildren, Eric and Crystal Waggoner; three step great grandchildren; one brother, Fern (Bertha) Stelter, of Indepence, IA; two sisters, Dorothy (Raymond) Heier, of Jamestown, N.D.; and Arlene (Edward) Liebe, of Duluth, MN.

She was preceded in death by one grandson, her parents, four brothers (Earl, Vic, Henry, and Emanuel), and one step great grandson.

Funeral Service: 10:30 P.M. - Saturday, May 4, 2002 at Eddy Funeral Chapel, Jamestown, with Rev. Robert Pestal officiating.
Prayer Service: 7:00 P.M. - Friday, May 3, 2002 at Eddy Funeral Chapel, Jamestown, N.D.
Visitation: Friday, May 3, 2002 1:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown, N.D.
Burial: Highland Home Cemetery - Jamestown, N.D.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
October 27, 2008

Clifford R. Hildebrand, 82, Ashley, N.D., died Friday, Oct. 24, 2008 at Ashley Medical Center, Ashley.

Mr. Hildebrand was born April 3, 1926, on the family homestead 12 miles south of Kulm, N.D., the son of Frederick and Lydia (Maier) Hildebrand. He grew up there and attended country school while also working on the family farm. He married Esther Schlauch on Oct. 28, 1946, in the Congregational parsonage in Kulm. They farmed raising small grains and livestock for about eight years. In 1960, they moved into Kulm and he worked for Brost Brothers as a salesman. In the early 1970s, they moved to Aberdeen, S.D., where he worked for Brown County Implement for three years. In 1974 they moved to Ashley where he worked for Fey Inc. as a salesman for 11 years and in 1985, he started managing the Purina Feed Store for two years. They then moved to Fargo, N.D., and managed apartments for three years. In 1990, they returned to Ashley where he was employed by G&G Chevrolet for eight years as a salesman. He retired in 1998 due to failing health and in 2006, he entered the Ashley Nursing Home. He was a member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church and the Ashley Lions. He was active in community affairs in Kulm.

He enjoyed woodworking and singing.

He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Beatrice (Tom) Christensen, Fargo; a son, Steven (Dora), Wishek, N.D., a brother, Walter, Greenville, Texas; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by an infant son, Jerome Bryan; his parents; a brother, Gordon; and two sisters, Mabel Ruff and Esther Rempfer.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Emmanuel United Methodist Church, Ashley, with the Revs. Kyle Reinhiller and Darwin Stahl officiating.
Prayer service: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Carlsen Funeral Home, Ashley.
Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour before the service at the church.
Burial: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Kulm Congregational Cemetery, Kulm.

Memorials: Gideons International, c/o James Schnabel, 3430 93rd St. SE, Venturia, ND 58413 or Ashley Nursing Home, PO Box 450, Ashley, ND 58413.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Monday, October 17, 2005

The funeral for Fred Paul Hiller, Fredonia, North Dakota will be Tuesday, October 18, 2005 at 10:30 AM at Nazareth Congregational Church in Fredonia, North Dakota.  Visitation will be Monday from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Dahlstrom Funeral Home in Kulm, North Dakota.  Burial will be at Nazareth Congregational Cemetery rural Fredonia, North Dakota.

Fred Paul Hiller was born September 12, 1922 to Fred D. and Lydia (Flaig) Hiller near Fredonia, ND.  He graduated from Kulm High School in 1942.  Fred purchased the family farm from his parents and raised Hereford cattle which were his pride and joy. Although Fred became profoundly hearing impaired in his late 20ís, he still participated in many community and family activities.  Older members of his family and friends remember him as an excellent student and someone with many talents. Fred had a beautiful bass voice and participated in various music groups as a young man. He sang with a family group consisting of two sisters and a brother. He also sang with a male quartet at church. Fred loved reading and listening to baseball and football games. He also loved visiting with people.

Fred died Friday, October 14, 2005 at Ashley Nursing Home in Ashley, North Dakota.  He was 83 years old.

Fred is survived by one brother; Reverend Wilbert Hiller, Virginia Beach, VA, six nieces and three nephews; Adella Kjos, Jamestown, ND, Judy (Mel) Schmitz, Park Rapids, MN, Doris (Jim) Rheault, West Fargo, ND, Lori Buchholz, Sioux Falls, SD, Valetta Fellenbaum, Virginia Beach, VA, Cheryl Jorban, Tacoma, WA, Dale (Judy) Mueller, Zimmerman, MN, Leighton Hiller, Fargo, ND, Stephen Hiller, San Francisco, CA.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Lydia Hiller, one brother; Joe Hiller, four sisters; Ella Kleingartner, Nora Mueller, Elda Tvete, Noma Buchholz, four brothers-in-law; Christ Kleingartner, Albert Mueller, Edward Tvete, Wesley Buchholz, two sisters-in-law; Elaine Hiller Halldorson, Dorothy Hiller, and one nephew; Ernie Kleingartner.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
January 25, 2002

Eldo Hillius, 79, Jamestown, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2002, at Jamestown Hospital, Jamestown.

Mr. Hillius was born Oct. 15, 1922, in Stutsman County, rural Medina, N.D., the son of Elten and Christina (Dewald) Hillius.  When he was a 1-year-old child, his mother died and he was raised by his uncle and aunt, Jacob and Rosa Dewald, in the Streeter, N.D., area.  He attended a country school near Streeter.  He worked at home on his uncle's farm and spent several winters in Washington state during World War II. He married Lorena Presler on Oct. 28, 1945, in Gackle, N.D.  They farmed southwest of Streeter until 1956, when they moved to Jamestown. He worked for Lindberg Builders as a cement finisher for many years until retiring in 1986. He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Jamestown.

He is survived by his wife; two sons, Gary, Chicago, Ill., and David (Shelly), Jamestown; a daughter, DeLanda (Alden) Kollman, Jamestown; a brother, Rueben (Mary), Maywood, Calif.; two half brothers, Elwin (Ester) Hillius, and Peter Hillius, both Bellingham, Wash.; a half sister, Gertrude (Jack) Dunn, Bellingham; three cousins he was raised with, Art (Tillie) Dewald, Jamestown, Edwin (Frances) Dewald, Fargo, N.D., and Elsie (Lloyd) Janke, Gackle; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his aunt and uncle who raised him; a daughter, Monica Augspurger; and a grandson.

Services: 1 p.m. Saturday, St. John's Lutheran Church, Jamestown, with the Rev. Doug Opp officiating.
Visitation: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today, Haut Funeral Home, Jamestown, and one hour before the service at the church.
Burial: Highland Home Cemetery, Jamestown.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Friday, August 1, 2008

Emma Hillius, 87, Medina, N.D., died Thursday, July 31, 2008, at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown.

Emma L. Schatz was born Oct. 28, 1920, in Medina, the daughter of Christ and Rose (Reister) Schatz. She grew up in the Medina area and attended rural schools. She married Theodore Hillius Jr. on Oct. 2, 1938, in Medina. They farmed south of Medina until 1977 when they retired and moved into Medina. She enjoyed baking, cooking, gardening, quilting, cleaning, and canning pickles.

She is survived by three daughters, Shirley (George) Newbury, Minot, N.D., Eloise (James) Kleven, Medina, and Shelly (Michael) Fercho, Streeter, N.D.; two sons, Stanley (Marjorie), Kearney, Neb., and Arlen (Irene), Medina; a sister, Helen Reidlinger, Linton, N.D.; two sisters-in-law, Helen Hillius, Jamestown, and Erna (Joe) Gross, Cedar Rapids, Mich.; 15 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband; a son, Jay Steven; a daughter, Bonnie Lou; her parents; two brothers; and four sisters.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, Zion United Methodist Church, Medina, with the Rev. Darwin Kopfmann officiating.
Prayer service: 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Eddy Funeral Chapel, Jamestown.
Visitation: 1 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Burial: Medina Cemetery, Medina.



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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Tuesday, June 1, 2004

LaRae Gilmore Hillius, 49, Medina, North Dakota died Saturday, May 29, 2004 at Central Dakota Village, Jamestown, ND surrounded by her family.

LaRae Gilmore was born December 2, 1954 in Jamestown the daughter of Ivan and Irene (Bossart) Gilmore. She grew up in the Jud, ND area and graduated from Jud High School in 1973. She married Gene Maessner in June 1973 in Jud. They resided on a farm northwest of Gackle, ND. A daughter, Heather (Maessner) Tufty was born to LaRae and Gene on December 4, 1978. LaRae worked at the North Dakota State Hospital from 1981 to 1983. On December 10, 1982 she married Darrell Hillius and they resided south of Medina, ND. Darrell died July 11, 1999.

LaRae enjoyed ceramics, sewing, her many dogs, farm life and working with cattle.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Medina, ND.

LaRae is survived by her daughter, Heather Tufty of Fargo, ND; parents, Ivan and Irene Gilmore; Jud, ND; two brothers, Rod (Vicki) Gilmore, Mandan, ND and Ron (Candy) Gilmore, Fargo: two nieces; four step-children, Renee (Tim ) Olson, Medina, ND, Wanda (Warren) Hehr, Fredonia, ND, Ray (Jeannie) Hillius, Jamestown and Eric Hillius, Medina; eight step-grandchildren; four uncles and four aunts.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Darrell and a step-grandson, Jeremy Baker.

Memorial Service: 10:00 AM, Wednesday, June 2, 2004 at the United Methodist Church, Medina, North Dakota.
No Visitation is scheduled.
Burial: Medina Cemetery, Medina, North Dakota.


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The funeral for Christina Hins, 85, Streeter, N.D., will be at 2 Monday in St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Streeter. She died Thursday, Jan. 18, 1996, in a Jamestown, N.D., hospital.

Christina Kammerer was born May 20, 1910, in South Russia. She came to the United States with her family on her first birthday. They settled on a farm southwest of Gackle, N.D., where she grew up and attended school. She married Joseph Miller Nov. 14, 1929, in Neudorf Township, N.D. They farmed there until moving to Lodi, Calif., in 1936. They returned to North Dakota in 1939 and farmed in Ketterling Township. They moved into Streeter, N.D., in 1962. He died in 1976. She continued to live in Streeter. She married Gottlieb Hins in 1982 in Streeter, where they lived. ...

Date: Sat - January 20, 1996
Publication: "Fargo Final Edition"
Location: c5


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Friday, March 5, 2010

Edalor G. "Ed" Hins, 72, Naubinway, Mich., died Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010, at Tendercare Nursing Facility, Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.

Mr. Hins was born Jan. 10, 1938, in Medina, N.D., the son of Gustav and Martha (Bitz) Hins. He grew up and attended school in Medina, graduating from Medina High School in 1956. He received a bachelorís degree in animal science from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, N.D. He served in the U.S. Army and at the time of his honorable discharge in 1963, was stationed in Nevada. He then worked for a large ranch showing Hereford bulls in the U.S. and Canada. He moved to Wasilla, Alaska, where he worked as a dairy farmer. He married Karen Clark on Aug. 11, 1978. They moved to the Naubinway area in 1988. He was a member of the Church of Christ, Newberry, Mich., and the Community Ecumenical Choir. He enjoyed reading, mathematics, crosswords and Sudoku puzzles.

He is survived by his wife; two sons, Ronald (Crystal), Omaha, Neb., and Loren, Sault Ste. Marie; a daughter, Elizabeth (Solomon) Blake, Glendale, Ariz.; two brothers, Reuben, Bismarck N.D., and Vernon, (Leah), Jamestown; two sisters, Alice (Art) Opp, Medina, and Margaret Lewis, Vail, Ariz.; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, an infant and Valentine.

Memorial service: 3 p.m. Saturday, Beaulieu Funeral Home, Newberry.
Visitation: 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorials: Church of Christ, P.O. Box 513, Newberry, MI 49868.
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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Thursday, May 20, 2010

Edalor G. "Ed" Hins, 72, Naubinway, Mich., died Feb. 28, 2010, at Tendercare Nursing Facility, Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.

Mr. Hins was born Jan. 10, 1938, in Medina, N.D., the son of Gustav and Martha (Bitz) Hins. He graduated from Medina High School in 1956 and from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, N.D., with a bachelorís degree in animal science. He served in the U.S. Army until he was honorably discharged in 1963. He worked for a ranch in Nevada where he showed registered Hereford bulls. He moved to Wasilla, Alaska, where he worked as a farmer. He married Karen Clark on Aug. 11, 1978. In 1988 they moved to Naubinway. He was a member of Church of Christ, Newberry, Mich., and Community Ecumenical Choir. He enjoyed reading, math, crosswords and Sudoku puzzles.

He is survived by his wife; two sons, Ronald (Crystal), Omaha, Neb., and Loren, Sault Ste. Marie; a daughter, Elizabeth (Solomon) Blake, Glendale, Ariz.; two brothers, Reuben, Bismarck, N.D., and Vernon (Leah), Jamestown; two sisters, Alice (Art) Opp, Medina, and Margaret Lewis, Vail, Ariz.; and four grandchildren.

Memorial service: 3 p.m. May 30, English Lutheran Evangelical Church, Medina.
Visitation: one hour before the service at the church.
Memorials: Medina School Memorial Fund.


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Gottlieb Hins, 88, Jamestown, N.D., formerly Medina, N.D., died Monday, Dec. 16, 1996, in Hi Acres Manor, Jamestown.

Mr. Hins was born March 10, 1908, in Russia. He moved with his family when he was 4 to Medina. On Feb. 26, 1931 he married Emma Kleingartner in Fredonia, N.D. They farmed for 20 years near Medina. He then worked for Northern Pacific Railroad. He retired in 1973. She died in 1980. On Nov. 26, 1982, he married Christina Miller in Streeter, N.D. He entered Hi Acres Manor in 1990. She died in January.

He is survived by five daughters, Bernice (Leslie) Guthmiller, Jamestown, N.D., Leona (Gerald) Walcker, West Bend, Wis., Wanda (Richard) Topp, ...

Date: Thu - December 19, 1996
Publication: "Fargo Final Edition"
Location: c4


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The BismarckTribune, ND
July 4, 2004

TAPPEN -- Luella Hins, 72, Tappen, died July 18, 2004, at her daughter's home in rural Tappen. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 24, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Tappen, with the Rev. William Russow officiating. Burial will be in Fisher Cemetery, Tappen.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the church where a prayer service will be held at 8 p.m. Visitation will continue one hour prior to services at the church on Saturday.

Luella Helen Kemmet was born May 10, 1932, south of Dawson, the daughter of Christopher and Ida (Werre) Kemmet. She grew up and attended school in Tappen. On Feb. 23, 1949, she married Reuben Hins at St. John's Lutheran Church in Tappen. They farmed near Medina until 1954, when they moved to Tappen. They owned and operated Tappen People's Store until 1965.

For 22 years, Luella cared for her daughter, Mae, who was injured in an accident. Luella enjoyed bowling, playing pool, games, cards (especially pinochle), doing puzzles and loved reading. Due to her love of music, she taught herself to play the accordion, trumpet, clarinet and harmonica. She enjoyed playing basketball and baseball with her children. After one of her nephews began calling her HoHo, it quickly became her favorite nickname.

She is survived by her husband, Reuben, Tappen; her daughter and son-in-law, Cindy and Roger Hasse, Tappen; her sons and daughters-in-law, Cory and Connie Hins, Montgomery, Ala., Tim and Margaret Hins, Bemidji, Minn., Kirby and Rita Hins, Milbank, S.D., and Lance and Cheri Hins, Steele; her sisters, Eldora Schneider, Turtle Lake, and Bernice Kemmet, St. Paul, Minn.; her brothers and sisters-in-law, Walter and Karen Kemmet, Alexandria, Va., Ronnie and Bev Kemmet, Aitkin, Minn., Bob and Sandi Kemmet, New Brighton, Minn., Curtis and Gloria Kemmet, Beaver Creek, Ohio, and Randy and Denise Kemmet, Moorhead, Minn.; her grandchildren, Rebecca, Karissa, Laura and Jennifer Hasse, Lance, Travis and Calin Hins, Trevor, Mari and Michaela Hins, Andrea, Jordan and William Hins, Zane Osse and his wife, Laura, and Candice and Melissa Hins; and her great-grandchildren, Orin and Kyah Osse and Arianna Hins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two daughters, Melinda and Mae Hins; and one grandson, Ross Hasse. (Eastgate Funeral Service, Bismarck, ND)


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Lydia Hjelmgren, 80, Woodbury, died Friday, Aug. 23, 1996, in Woodbury Health Care Center.

Lydia Janke was born Sept. 3, 1915, in Tappen, N.D., where she grew up and attended school. She owned and operated East Side Fabrics, Maplewood, Minn. for 25 years.

She is survived by two sons, Clifford (Valerie) Gebhard, St. Paul, David (Beverly) Gebhard, Lake Elmo, Minn.; a daughter, Patricia Collis, Woodbury; a stepdaughter, Gloria (Rollie) Lund, Macedonia, Ohio; three sisters, Clara Ost, Jamestown, N.D., Elsie (Edwin) Rott, Crystal, N.D., Leah (Jacob) Redinger, Park City, Mont.; two brothers, Robert (Delores), Cottage Grove, Minn., Harold ...

Date: Wed - August 28, 1996
Publication: "Fargo Final Edition"
Location: a10


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Wednesday, January 19, 2005

Emma Hofer, 94, Tacoma, Wash., formerly of Jamestown, died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2005, in Tacoma.

Emma Wiederrich was born March 21, 1910, in Hoffnungstal, Besserabien, South Russia, the daughter of John and Pauline (Hofer) Wiederrich. She grew up and attended school there. She married Edward Hofer on Dec. 19, 1927, in Hoffnungstal. They lived and farmed in South Russia until 1940. They were displaced to Germany, where they lived until 1951. They came to America in 1951 and lived for two years in Gackle, N.D. In 1953, they moved to Jamestown. He died Dec. 22, 1982. She worked at the North Dakota State Hospital as an aide for 19 years. She traveled to Germany seven times to visit her family. In 2004, she moved to Tacoma to live with her daughter and son-in-law who cared for her since March 2003. She was a member of St. Johnís Lutheran Church, St. Johnís Ladies Aid and sewing circle. She enjoyed fishing, knitting, crocheting, quilting and entertaining.

She is survived by three daughters, Frieda Brehm, Jamestown, Helma (Gary) Pleinis, Tacoma, and Inge Fryman, Upland, Calif.; a sister, Louisa Otterstadter, Germany; a brother, Robert (Erna), Germany; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a son, Edward; an infant daughter, Louise; a grandson, Mike Brehm; and a granddaughter, Tami Hofer.

Services: to be held in the spring.
Prayer service: 5 p.m. Friday, Eddy Funeral Chapel, Jamestown, with the Rev. Doug Opp officiating.
Visitation: 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Burial: in the spring.
Memorials: in lieu of flowers, to Jamestown Hospice.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Minnie Hoff, 86, James- town, died Monday, July 17, 2006, at Jamestown Hospital, Jamestown.

Minnie Suko was born June 11, 1920, in Alexander Township, north of Alfred, N.D., the daughter of Reinhold and Christina (Obenauer) Suko. She grew up and attended rural school and worked on the family farm. She married Ruben Hoff on Sept. 9, 1954, at her parentsí home in Jamestown. They moved to Tripp, S.D., where she worked at various jobs, including a cook at a cafe. She later returned to Jamestown and in 1995 moved to Central Dakota Village, Jamestown.

She is survived by two brothers, Martin (Helen) and Edwin (Loretta), both Jamestown; three sisters, Dorothy Grenz, Jamestown, Ruth Gomke, Cleveland, N.D., and Rose Reich, Montana; and a sister-in-law, Leona Suko, Napoleon, N.D.

She was preceded in death by her husband; a daughter; her parents; two brothers, Gotthilf and Sam; and five sisters, Amelia Gohnor, Bertha Wegner, Louise Attebery and infant twin sisters.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Eddy Funeral Chapel, Jamestown, with the Rev. Bryce Tahran officiating.
Visitation: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Burial: Friedens Reformed Cemetery, Tripp.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
April 16-21, 2001 (online)

Pauline Hoffer, 85, Jamestown, died Tuesday, April 17, 2001, at Central Dakota Village, Jamestown.

Pauline Gienger was born Dec. 16, 1915, at Brockway, Mont., the daughter of Henry and Pauline (Schlepp) Gienger. In 1922 she came to live with her relatives near Streeter, N.D., in the Germania Township. She received her elementary education at the local rural school and grew up in the area. She married Jacob Hoffer March 9, 1933, at Jamestown. They lived and farmed on a farm in Newbury Township, near Streeter. In 1980 they retired and moved to Lodi, Calif. In 1990 they moved back to Jamestown. In September 2000 she entered Central Dakota Village. She was a member of St. Lukes Lutheran Church, Streeter, where she was treasurer for ALCW. She was also a member of Senior Citizens, Lodi; 50 Plus Club, Lodi; and AARP. She became a member of Atonement Lutheran Church when she moved back to Jamestown.

She is survived by a daughter, Leona Hoffer-Iszler, Steele, N.D.; a son, Archine (Madelyn), Jamestown; a special friend, Doris Walks, Jamestown; seven grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, her stepmother, a stepbrother and a great-grandchild.

Services: 11 a.m. Saturday, April 21, Atonement Lutheran Church, Jamestown, with the Rev. Steven Berntson officiating.
Arrangements by Haut Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Jamestown.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Saturday, December 15, 2007

Rosella Hoffer, 92, Napoleon, N.D., died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007, at Wishek Community Hospital, Wishek, N.D.

Rosella L. Schmidt was born Aug. 10, 1915, west of Streeter, N.D., the daughter of Gottleib and Christina (Graf) Schmidt. She grew up and received her education in the area. She married Ernest Hoffer. They lived in rural Tappen. In 1989, she moved to Napoleon. She was a member of Salem United Methodist Church, Napoleon, and a former member of the Congregation Church. She enjoyed embroidering and quilting.

She is survived by a daughter, Vangie Schell, Napoleon; a son, Bill (LeVon), Tappen; a sister, Alice Martin, Portland, Ore.; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and a special caregiver, Bobbi Mitchell.

She was preceded in death by her husband; a son-in-law, Gene Scheel; her parents, six brothers and two sisters.

Services: 2:30 p.m. Sunday, United Methodist Church, Napoleon.
Prayer service: 7 p.m. today, Dahlstrom Funeral Home, Napoleon.
Visitation: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Burial: Fischer Cemetery, rural Tappen.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
April 23-28, 2001

Bertha Hoffman, 91, Kulm, N.D., died Monday, April 23, 2001, at Wishek Community Hospital, Wishek, N.D.

Bertha Grenz was born April 19, 1910, on the family farm 12 miles south of Fredonia, N.D., the daughter of Gottlieb and Magdelina (Goehring) Grenz. She grew up on the family farm and attended rural school. She married Fred Hoffman Nov. 9, 1930, at her parents' farm. They lived on different farms in the area until 1943 when they purchased her parents' farmstead. They lived and farmed there until they retired in 1977 and moved to Kulm, where she was active with church activities. He died Dec. 20, 1984. She was a charter member of Women's Missionary Society, a Sunday school teacher and a member of the church choir. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, crocheting, jigsaw puzzles, cooking, baking and spending time in her garden.

She is survived by two daughters, ArDella (Warren) Bellefeuille, Moorhead, Minn., and Janice (Don) Colston, Minneapolis, Minn.; a son, Archie (Sharon) Hoffman, Fredonia; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, a daughter, a grandchild, three brothers and a sister.

Services: 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28, Berlin Baptist Church, rural Fredonia, with the Rev. Ray Kapp officiating. Arrangements by Dahlstrom Funeral Home, Kulm.

Burial: Berlin Baptist Cemetery, Berlin.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Thursday, February 4, 2010

Brent Isaac Hoffman, infant son of Amy and Neal Hoffman, Jamestown, was born and died on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010, at Medcenter One Hospital, Bismarck, N.D.

He is survived by his parents; and grandparents, Dick and Judy Dauer, Jamestown, and Archie and Sharon Hoffman, Fredonia, N.D.

Services: held Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, Lisko Funeral Chapel, Jamestown.
Burial: Sanborn Cemetery, Sanborn, N.D., in the spring.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Friday, February 12, 2010

Esther Hofmann, 84, Jamestown, formerly of Medina, N.D., died Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010, at Rock of Ages, Jamestown.

Esther M. Reich was born July 4, 1925, on the family farm south of Medina, the daughter of August and Katie (Lang) Reich. She grew up and received her education in rural Medina schools. She married Rudolph E. Hofmann on July 22, 1945, in Streeter, N.D. They lived and farmed south of Medina. He died Sept. 23, 1987. She moved to Jamestown in September 2008 and became a resident of Rock of Ages. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, baking and traveling.

She is survived by three sons, Reinhold, Shakopee, Minn., Gordon (Kathy), Welch, Minn., and Larry Lee (Velma), Jamestown; a daughter, Shirley (George) Dahl, Timber Lakes, S.D.; a sister, Inez (Harry) Ruff, Streeter; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; and a brother, Emil.

Services: 10 a.m. Monday, First Assembly of God Church, Jamestown, with the Rev. Darrell Losing officiating.
Visitation: 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Burial: Medina Cemetery, Medina, in the spring.


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Peter M. Hofmann, 80, Medina, N.D., died Friday, Nov. 12, 1999, in Central Dakota Village, Jamestown, N.D.

Mr. Hofmann was born Oct. 12, 1919, in Medina, where he attended school. On Aug. 22, 1943, he married Ruth Klundt in Medina. They farmed near Medina, until moving into Medina in 1984. She died in 1995. He is survived by two sons, Willis (Bonnie), Medina, Dennis (Evelyn), Grace City, N.D.; a daughter, Donna Loock, Medina; two brothers, Fred (Loverna), Medina, Jake (Leah), Jamestown; and three sisters, Rose Geigle, Leah (Vernon) Hins, Bertha Moos, all Jamestown; 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. ...

Date: Mon - November 15, 1999
Publication: "Fargo Final Edition"
Location: b2


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The funeral for Ruth Hofmann, 71, Medina, N.D., will be at 11 Saturday in the Medina High School auditorium. Visitation will be from 1 to 9 today and from 9 to 9 Friday, with a prayer service at 7:30, in Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown, N.D. She died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 1995.

Ruth Klundt was born Jan. 19, 1924, near Medina, where she grew up and attended school. She married Peter M. Hofmann Aug. 22, 1943, in Medina. They farmed near Medina until 1982 when they moved into Medina.

She is survived by her husband; two sons, Willis (Bonnie), Medina, Dennis (Evelyn), Grace City, N.D.; a daughter, Donna (Rudy) Loock, Medina; a foster daughter, Cindy Presler, Fargo; three brothers, Edwin (Betty), Medina, Norman ...

Date: Thu - November 9, 1995
Publication: "Fargo Final Edition"
Location: c4


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Friday, August 8, 2008

Lillian Holl, 88, Jamestown, died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008, at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Home, James-town.

Lillian Kedalo was born June 10, 1920, on a farm west of Gackle, N.D., the daughter of Nicholas and Anna (Spilloway) Kedalo. She attended elementary school in Neudorf Township and high school in Gackle. She graduated from high school in Adrian, N.D., in 1936. She moved to Chicago in 1941, where she worked in a defense factory during World War II. She worked for Chicago Roller Skating for 34 years before retiring and moving to Santa Fe, N.M., with her husband, Art Holl. They moved to Jamestown in 1990.

She is survived by three sisters, Zena (Winfred) Bierley and Frances Pendray, both Jamestown, and Eleanor OíHern, Pewaukee, Wis.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; step-mother, Nettie; a brother, Marvin; and three brothers-in-law, Wallace Pendray, John Doone and Larry OíHern.

Services: none scheduled.
Arrangements by Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.

Memorials: in lieu of flowers, to Jamestown Hospital Hospice or James River Humane Society.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Thursday, August 25, 2005

Louise Kerner Holland passed away June 20, 2005 at the home of her daughter Joyce Holland Kenney.

Louise was born April 24, 1910 in a farmhouse near Streeter, N.D., a daughter of Adam Kerner and Katherine Seidel Kerner Torrey.  Louise grew up and attended school in the Streeter area.  She married Marvin E. Holland. They lived in Jamestown, Fargo and Medina, N.D. They farmed many years in Medina.  Marvin died in September 1969.

Louise moved to Billings, Mont., in 1971 to be close to her family.

Louise was a member of the Salvation Army Womenís Ministries.

She is survived by her daughter, Joyce Holland Kenney (Dean); grandchildren, Patrick E. Kenney, Michael J. Kenney (Connie); great-grandchildren, Tristan Kenney, Morgan Kenney and Caleb Moore; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Louise was preceded in death by her father Albert; mother Katherine; husband Marvin; brothers, Albert, Fred, Willmer, Ted, and John; sisters, Katherine and Martha; and numerous other family members.

Graveside services were at 10 A.M. Friday, June 24, 2005 at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Billings.

Condolences may be mailed to Joyce Holland Kenney, 737 South Billings Blvd., #Zero, Billings, MT 59101.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Monday, January 19, 2009

Katherina "Katie" Hollingsworth, 96, Louisa, VA, formerly of Nortonville, ND, died January 14, 2009 at Louisa Healthcare Center, Louisa, VA.

Katherina Job was born December 8, 1912 near Streeter, ND, the daughter of Jacob L. and Eva (Mayer) Job. She was raised and attended school near Streeter. Katie was the oldest sister of a brother and 2 sisters. On November 23, 1918, she lost her mother to a flu epidemic. Her father remarried to Christina Reuther in February of 1919, which gained Katie 5 half-sisters and 6 half-brothers. In October of 1928, the family moved to a farm southwest of Nortonville, ND. She married Ernest Ralph (Rusty) Hollingsworth on October 22, 1932 at her parentsí farm home. They lived and farmed in Glenmore Township, ND, near Nortonville for 5 years where Mary Lou, Ernest and Lily Mae were born. They then moved 3Ĺ miles north of Nortonville where they continued to farm and where Charles and Joan were born. In the fall of 1942, they bought a farm 4 miles north and Ĺ mile west of Nortonville where she continued to live until 1967 when she purchased a home in Nortonville. While living in Nortonville, she worked for several years as a cook for the school hot lunch program. When the school closed, Katie did a lot of babysitting. In June of 1991, Katie moved to Farmers Branch, TX to live with her daughter, Joan and her family. In June of 1995, she moved with Joan and her family to Beaverdam, VA where she has resided until the present.

Katie was a long time member of the Nortonville Methodist Church and the Ladies Aid. She was an active member of Shiloh United Methodist Church and the Senior Citizenís Group in Beaverdam, VA. She enjoyed gardening, handcrafts and hand stitching and traveling to visit relatives and friends and seeing new places.

Survivors include 4 children: Mary Lou Beitz, Jamestown, ND; Lilly Mae Lee, Montpelier, ND; Charles R. (Shirley) Hollingsworth, Arlington, WA; Joan H. (DuWayne) Perry, Bumpass, VA; 1 daughter-in-law, Marlys Hollingsworth, Everett, WA; 27 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; 3 brothers: Ernest, Great Falls, MT, Walter "Bud" (Betty), Windsor, ND; Donald (Carol), Vancouver, WA; 2 sisters: Elsie Dallmann, The Dalles, OR, Lillian Skatum, Adrian, ND and a special sister-in-law, Violet Colberg, Jamestown, ND.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ralph; 1 son, Ernest; 5 sisters: Ida, Viola, Betty, Edna, Eva; 4 brothers: Ludwig, Elmer, Arthur, Harold; a daughter-in-law, Carol; 2 sons-in-law: Art Beitz, Donald Lee and 2 great-grandchildren.

Services: to be held at a later date in the spring.
Visitation: 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Lisko Funeral Chapel, Jamestown.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Friday, June 11, 2004

Christine Holman, 102, Kulm, N.D., died Wednesday, June 9, 2004, at Oakes (N.D.) Good Samaritan Center.

Christine Ost was born Nov. 5, 1901, near Fredonia, N.D., the daughter of Henry and Katherine (Schott) Ost. She grew up and attended grade school near Fredonia. She married Myron "Max" Holman on July 29, 1928, in Fredonia. They farmed on the family farm near Fredonia for eight years, before purchasing their own farm in the Fredonia area. In 1965, they retired from farming and moved into Kulm. He died in 1993. She lived in Kulm until 1996, when she entered Manor of St. Josephís, Edgeley, N.D. In April 2000, she became a resident of Oakes Good Samaritan Center, Oakes. She enjoyed cooking and was known for her kuchen.

She is survived by many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a son, Clarence; five brothers; and four sisters.

Services: 2 p.m. Saturday, Zion Lutheran Church, Kulm, with the Rev. Annette Crickenberger officiating.
Visitation: 1 to 2:30 p.m. today, Oakes Good Samaritan Center, Oakes, and one hour before the service at the church. Arrangements by Dahlstrom Funeral Home, Kulm.
Burial: Zion Lutheran Cemetery, near Kulm.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Friday, May 26, 2006

Olaf "Gene" Holman, 78, Jamestown, died Tuesday, May 23, 2006, at Central Dakota Village, Jamestown.

Mr. Holman was born Sept. 20, 1927, at Fredonia, N.D., the son of Olaf and Adeline (Grosz) Holman. He grew up and received his elementary education in the local rural school. He helped on the family farm. He entered the U.S. Army on March 22, 1946. He served at Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam, Houston, as a medical technician. He was discharged Sept. 21, 1947, with the rank of PFC. He returned to Fredonia to farm on the family farm. He also worked part time at the Fredonia Bar and for Art Schlenz. He retired in 1992. He moved to Gackle Care Center, Gackle, N.D., in 2000. In March of 2006, he moved to Central Dakota Village. He was a member of Martin Luther Lutheran Church, Fredonia, and a life member of the American Legion #260.

He is survived by three brothers, Morris, Jamestown, Arthur, St. Louis Park, Minn., and Kenneth, Aurora, Colo.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Services: 2 p.m. Tuesday, Martin Luther Lutheran Church, Fredonia, with the Rev. JoAnne Moeller officiating.
Visitation: 1 to 8 p.m. Monday, Haut Funeral Home, Gackle.
Burial: Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Kulm, N.D.


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The Bemidji Pioneer, MN, DL-Online
July 11, 2008

Allen Curtis Holmstrom, 82, of Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, formerly of Gwinner, North Dakota, died Thursday, July 10, 2008 at St. Maryís Nursing Center, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota.

Allen was born on February 3, 1926 in Gwinner, North Dakota to Arthur and Martha Schutt Holmstrom. He grew up and attended school in Gwinner. Allen served in the United States Navy during WWII, stationed in the South Pacific. Following his discharge from the Navy, he returned to North Dakota and attended the North Dakota State School of Science in Wahpeton. He then worked on the construction of the Garrison Dam for a few years. On November 23, 1950 he married Birdie Golberg in Horace, North Dakota. They lived and raised their family in Gwinner where Allen worked for Melroe Manufacturing for 33 years, retiring in 1982. Shortly after they moved to Lake Sallie in Detroit Lakes. Allen was very active in the Gwinner community, serving on the school board, the Gwinner Development Corporation, and the Zion Lutheran Church Council. He was also a charter member of the Gwinner American Legion Post, the Volunteer Fire Department, and also worked with the Gwinner Police as a part time officer. He also played and managed Gwinner amateur baseball and basketball teams, and was an avid Minnesota Twins Fan. Allen was a "Jack of all trades", and enjoyed helping friends and neighbors with various projects and repairs.

Allen is survived by his wife, Birdie; one daughter; Sandy Holmstrom, of Arthur, North Dakota; two sons, Larry Holmstrom, of Wyndmere, North Dakota; Curtis (Brenda) Holmstrom, of Arthur, North Dakota; three granddaughters Allison, Ashley, and Whitney Holmstrom; two sisters; Helen (Art) Byanski, of Tampa, Florida; Martha Grimme, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Allen was preceded in death by his parents, infant daughter; Gail Holmstrom, three brothers; Leon, Lawrence "Bud", and twin brother Alton; one sister; Lorna Trystad.


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The funeral for Arthur Holmstrom, 69, Gackle, N.D., will be at 2 Thursday in Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Gackle. He died Sunday, March 10, 1996.

Mr. Holmstrom was born Feb. 14, 1927, near Gackle, where he grew up and attended school. On Nov. 28, 1950, he married Eloyce Zachrison in Moorhead. They farmed near Alfred, N.D. In 1984, they retired and moved into Gackle.

He is survived by his wife; a son, Doug (Carma), Fargo; two daughters, Rita (Ivan) Rivinius and Linda (Jeff) Schott, both Gackle; a brother, Wesley, Bismarck, N.D.; three sisters, Gloria Loyland, Henderson, Nev., Violet (Robert) Dewald and Alice Larson, both Jamestown, N.D.; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. (Haut, Gackle) ...

Date: Wed - March 13, 1996
Publication: "Fargo Final Edition"
Location: c2


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The Bemidji Pioneer, MN, DL-Online
Friday, November 28, 2008

July 21, 1927-Nov. 25, 2008

Birdie Lou Holmstrom, 81, of Detroit Lakes, died Tuesday, November 25, 2008 at the Good Samaritan Center in Arthur, N.D.

Bertha Lucille Golberg was born the daughter of Alvin and Clara (Wood) Golberg on July 21, 1927 in Fargo. She was raised and educated in Horace, N.D., until her senior year. Birdie finished her final year of high school at Oak Grove High School in Fargo. She received her teaching degree from Moorhead State University and taught in Gwinner, N.D. Birdie married Allen Holmstrom on Nov. 23, 1950 in Horace. They made their home in Gwinner, and continued to live there until Allen's retirement in 1982. They then moved to Detroit Lakes and made their home on Lake Sallie.

Birdie was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Gwinner, and also became a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes. She also was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and was a Cub Scout leader in Gwinner. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary and the Eagles in Detroit Lakes. Birdie enjoyed crocheting and spending time with her family, and especially her granddaughters.

Birdie is survived by her daughter, Sandy Holmstrom of Arthur; two sons, Larry Holmstrom of Wyndmere, N.D., and Curtis (Brenda) Holmstrom of Arthur; three granddaughters; one brother, Al Golberg of Pelican Rapids; two sisters, Henriette Odell of Sitka, Alaska, and Gail (Dennis) Flumerfelt of Spokane, Wash.; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Birdie was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Allen (2008); and an infant daughter, Gail Holmstrom.

Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, at West-Kjos Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes, with a prayer service to follow at 5 p.m.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1, at Zion Lutheran Church in Gwinner, with interment to follow at Gwinner City Cemetery, Gwinner.

West-Kjos Funeral Home is providing arrangements for the family. 


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Heino Holmstrom, 91, LaMoure, N.D., died Friday, May 8, 1998, in St. Rose Care Center, LaMoure.

Mr. Holmstrom was born Feb. 5, 1907, near Gackle, N.D., where he grew up and attended school. On Nov. 22, 1927, he married Sadie Dormanen in Napoleon, N.D. They farmed near Gackle. In 1969 they moved into Gackle, where he worked for Logan County. In 1977 they moved to LaMoure, where he was a maintenance worker. He entered the nursing home in 1997.

He is survived by his wife; a son, Edward, LaMoure; three daughters, Bernice (Wallace) Schmidt, Mandan, N.D., Mavis Kinzler, Wimbledon, N.D., Jean (Elmer) Schweigert, Kensal, N.D.; three sisters, Violet (Vaino) Hervi and Lempi Hervi, ...

Date: Mon - May 11, 1998
Publication: "Fargo Final Edition"
Location: c2


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Friday, June 11, 2010

Edward Norman Holmstrom, 81, LaMoure, N.D., died Monday, June 7, 2010, at MeritCare Hospital, Fargo, N.D.

Mr. Holmstrom was born Dec. 12, 1928, on a farm near Gackle, N.D., the son of Heino and Sadie (Dormanen) Holmstrom. He attended country school and farmed near Gackle. He later moved to LaMoure.

He is survived by five sons, Dale (Debbie), Gackle, Kevin (Terri) and Scott (Nadine), both Bismarck, N.D., Steve, Williston, N.D., and Dan, Andover, Minn.; two daughters, Audrey (Richard) Smiens, Langford, S.D., and Angie (Brian) Monsebroten, Thompson, N.D.; three sisters, Bernice (Wallace) Schmidt, Mandan, N.D., Mavis Kinzler, Wimbledon, N.D., and Jean (Elmer) Schwigert, Kensal, N.D.; 13 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Services: 2:30 p.m. today, Saari Cemetery, Gackle.
Burial: Saari Cemetery, Gackle.


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Fargo Forum, ND
January 9, 2009
Gwinner, N.D.

Died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009, at age 80 in Four Seasons Health Care Center, Forman, N.D.

Survivors: son, James (Shelley) Holmstrom, two daughters, Mary (Delwen) Sukut, Heidi (Virgil) Martenson; and a sister, Jeanne Melroe.

Services: Visitation will be Monday from 9:30 to 10:30, followed by the funeral at 10:30, in Zion Lutheran Church, Gwinner.

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Shakopee Valley News, MN
October 30, 2008

Norbert C. Holmstrom, 77, of Shakopee, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008 at Friendship Manor Health Care Center, Shakopee.

Norbert was born in Gackle, N.D. on Dec. 18, 1930, the son of Charley and Esther (Dormanen) Holmstrom. He married Beverly Engen on March 15, 1952 in Minneapolis. He served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. Norbert was employed by Honeywell for 36 years prior to retirement.

He is survived by sons, Chuck (Joleen), Bruce (Diana), Scott and Brian Holmstrom; three grandchildren, Carla, Ted (Amy), and Erica; sister, Helen (Marvin) Kinzler; brothers, Wesley (Judy) Karvonen, and Marvin Karvonen; many other family and friends.

Preceding him in death were his wife; parents; son, Todd; sister, Verna.

Visitation was Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 6-8 p.m. at the McNearney Funeral Home, Shakopee.

Funeral service was Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 11 a.m. at St. Johnís Lutheran Church, Shakopee, with the Rev. Randall J. Romsdahl officiating.
Pallbearers were Marvin Kinzler, Wesley and Marvin Karvonen.
Private family interment at Valley Cemetery, Shakopee.

Funeral arrangements through the McNearney Funeral Home in Shakopee.


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The Jamestown Sun , ND
Wednesday, April 30, 2003

Sadie Holmstrom, 95, Mandan, N.D., died Sunday, April 27, 2003, at Mandan Care Center, Mandan.

Sadie Dormanen was born April 25, 1908, at the family farm southwest of Gackle, N.D., the daughter of Edward and Emma (Williams) Dormanen. She grew up, attended the local rural school and helped on the family farm in Gackle. She married Heino Holmstrom on Nov. 22, 1927, at Napoleon, N.D. They lived on a farm southwest of Gackle, where they farmed until 1969. They moved into Gackle, where he worked for Logan County, N.D. In 1977 they moved to Grand Views Heights, LaMoure, N.D. He died on May 8, 1998. She entered Gackle Care Center and later moved into the Mandan Care Center. She was a member of the Apostolic Lutheran Church and LaMoure Sing Alongs.

She is survived by a son, Edward, LaMoure; three daughters, Bernice (Wallace) Schmidt, Mandan, Mavis Kinzler, Wimbledon, N.D., and Jean (Elmer) Schweigert, Kensal, N.D.; a sister, Esther Karvoen, Gackle; a brother, Carl, San Bernardino, Calif.; 25 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two grandchildren, three brothers and two sisters.

Services: 2 p.m. Friday, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Gackle, with the Rev. Bryce Tahran officiating.
Prayer service: 7 p.m. Thursday, Haut Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Visitation: 1 to 5 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Burial: Saari Cemetery, south of Gackle.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Saturday, January 20, 2007

Wesley Holmstrom, 66, Bismarck, N.D., died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007, at Medcenter One, Bismarck.

Mr. Holmstrom was born Feb. 23, 1940, seven miles southeast of Gackle, N.D., the son of Edwin J. and Esther J. (Karvonen) Holmstrom. He grew up and received his elementary education in the local rural school. He worked on the family farm. In 1964, he moved to Vancouver, Wash., for a short time. He moved to Jamestown where he was employed by Rayís Lawn Service and then to Bismarck where he continued to work for Rayís Lawn Service. He later was employed by United Tribes as a kitchen aide.

He is survived by three sisters, Violet (Robert) Dewald and Alice Larson, both Jamestown, and Gloria Loyland, Grand Forks, N.D.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Arthur.

Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Haut Funeral Homes, Jamestown, with the Rev. Terry Anderson officiating.
Visitation: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home and one hour before the service at the funeral home.
Burial: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Saari Cemetery, rural Gackle.


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The Bismarck Tribune, ND
Saturday, April 28, 2007

Betty Holzworth, 64, Bismarck, died April 27, 2007, at a Mandan care center. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, April 30, at Eastgate Funeral Service, Bismarck. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Bismarck.

Visitation will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at Eastgate Funeral Service, Bismarck.

Betty Holzworth was born March 5, 1943, in Napoleon, the daughter of Edna and Ephraim Kapp. She graduated from Napoleon High School in 1961. She worked at Woolworth's in Bismarck from 1963 to 1977. Her daughter, Tammy, was born in 1977.

Betty loved her family, especially her daughter, Tammy; her grandchildren, Samantha, Dallas and Haylie; her cat, Shadow; and Elvis, horses and movies, especially Westerns. Betty struggled with illness for a long time. She was a caring person who will be missed by her family and friends.

Betty is survived by her daughter, Tammy; her grandchildren, Samantha, Dallas and Haylie, all of Mandan; and her brothers and sisters, Eugene (Deloris) Holzworth and Floyd (Judy) Holzworth, all of Bismarck, Vernon (Carol) Kapp, Mandan, Alvina Hamel, Napoleon, Arlene Conitz, Bismarck, and Linda (Al) Garcia, Seattle.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents; her grandparents; five brothers; one sister; and a special friend, Tom O'Donald.

Go to www.eastgatefuneral.com to share memories of Betty and sign the online guest book.


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The Bismarck Tribune, ND
Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Eugene Holzworth, 89, Bismarck, passed away May 20, 2007, in a Bismarck hospital. Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, at Bismarck Funeral Home with the Rev. Thomas R. Marcis Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Bismarck Funeral Home and continues one hour prior to services.

Eugene was born July 15, 1917, to John and Katie (Libis) Holzworth in Eureka, S.D. He remained on the family farm until the age of 18. He then began working with sugar beets and also a pipe fitter in Wishek. He married Delores Kranzler Dec. 12, 1953, on a snowy day in Napoleon. While living in Wishek, they had two wonderful children, Curt and John. Following the birth of their children they moved to Bismarck to pursue their career options and to raise their children. Eugene became a Union worker on various jobs including the Civic Center, hospitals and power plants.

He is survived by his wife, Delores, of 53 years; two sons, Curt, Las Vegas, and John (Laura), Bismarck; five grandchildren; two sisters, Arlene and Alvina; one brother, Floyd; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and three sisters.


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Anna 'Ann' Homola, 72, of Makinen, died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2002, in the Arrowhead Senior Living Community in Eveleth.

VISITATION: 10 until the 11 a.m. service in the United in Christ Lutheran Church of Eveleth.

Burial will be in the Makinen Cemetery.

Duluth News Tribune, MN
12/13/2002.


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The Daily Republic, Mitchell, SD
July 11, 2003

Calvin Homola, Woonsocket

Calvin Homola, 71, Woonsocket, died Tuesday, July 8, 2003, at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital, Mitchell.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Old Apostolic Lutheran Church, rural Gackle, N.D., with the Rev. Terry Hillard and the Rev. Darrell Bellikka officiating. Burial will be in Homola Cemetery, rural Gackle. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at Haut Funeral Home, Gackle.

He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Cindy Wilen and husband, Kevin, Belle Fourche; a grandson, five brothers: Norbert and wife, Alberta, Brush Prairie, Wash.; Kermit and wife, Marilyn, Hazel; Ted and wife, Ann, Owatonna, Minn.; Delbert and wife, Hazel, Ridgefield, Wash.; and George and wife, Kathleen, Hancock, Mich.; and an aunt and an uncle.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Randy; an infant daughter, one brother, Norman; and a sister, Kathleen Bennett.
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Napoleon Homestead, ND
July 16, 2003

Calvin Homola, 71, Woonsocket, SD, died Tuesday, July 8, 2003, at Queen of Peace Hospital, Mitchell SD. Mr. Homola was born July 25, 1931 in Gackle, the son of Charlie and Esther (Bellikka) Homola.

He grew up and attended school in Gackle. He entered the U.S. Army on Sept. 17, 1952, and served in the Korean conflict. He was discharged Aug. 25, 1954, at Camp Carson, CO with the rank of corporal. He married Anna Marie Petersen in February, 1955 in Minneapolis MN.


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Randolph Lee Homola, 42, Woonsocket, S.D., died Monday, Sept. 29, 1997, at his parent's home near Woonsocket.

Mr. Homola was born Aug. 29, 1955, in Medicine Lake, Minn. He grew up in the Minneapolis area and graduated from high school in Lakeville, Minn. He worked for Durable Metals Road Machinery Services. In 1988, he moved to South Dakota. For the past 7 1/2 years he worked as an auto repair technician at Prostrollo Motors, Huron, S.D.

He is survived by a son, Jeremiah, Minneapolis; his parents, Calvin and Anna Marie Homola, Woonsocket; and a sister, Cindy (Kevin) Wilen, Belle Fourche, S.D. ...

Date: Thu - October 02, 1997
Publication: "Fargo Final Edition"
Location: c2


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Friday, June 5 2009

Frances Hoover, 71, Portland, Ore., formerly of Jamestown, died Dec. 28, 2008, at her home.

Frances A. Sukut was born June 12, 1937, at Lehr, N.D., the daughter of Gottlob and Hulda (Radke) Sukut. She grew up and attended schools in Logan and Stutsman counties. She attended beauty school in Minneapolis, and worked as a beautician in Minneapolis and Denver. She moved to Florida for a short time before moving to Oregon in 1979, where she has lived since. She enjoyed reading.

She is survived by six sisters, Gladys Ley, and Geraldine Guthmiller, both Jamestown, Lillian Sukut, Minneapolis, Marlys Sukut, Denver, Sharon Grant, Cohasset, Minn., Bonnie (Walter) Smith, Richardson, Texas; three brothers, Howard (Arlene) Sukut, Jamestown, Earl, Cascade, Mont., and Garry, Mesa, Ariz.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Allen and Leroy.

Memorial service: 11 a.m. Tuesday, St. Paulís United Methodist Church, Jamestown, with the Rev. Gary Ball-Kilbourne and Pastor Bryce Tahran officiating.
Visitation: none scheduled.
Arrangements by Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Burial: Highland Home Cemetery, Jamestown.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Thursday, January 17, 2008

Lena Hopland, 88, Williston, N.D., formerly of Jamestown, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2008, at Mercy Medical Center, Williston.

Lena Job was born July 2, 1919, near Streeter, N.D., the daughter of John and Carolina Job. She grew up and attended school in Jamestown, graduating from Jamestown High School in 1937. She married Carlos Koepplin on Jan. 2, 1944, in Jamestown. He died Jan. 13, 1972. She worked for Jamestown College for many years. She retired in 1982. She married Alvin Hopland on Dec. 29, 1982, in Yuma, Ariz. They lived in Redlands, Calif. He died Jan. 7, 1997. She was a long-time member of First Lutheran Church, Redlands, a member of the Sons of Norway and was involved in her retirement community.

She is survived by a daughter, Marilyn (Art) Gutschmidt, Williston; a son, Chuck Koepplin, Redlands; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, John; both husbands; her parents and 12 brothers and sisters.

Memorial service: held Jan. 15, New Hope Wesleyan Church, Williston, with the Revs. Steve Norby and Craig Rayment officiating.
A memorial service is also planned in Redlands.
Arrangements by Everson Funeral Home, Williston.
Burial: Highland Cemetery, Jamestown, in the spring.


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Devils Lake Journal, August 8, 2000
Devil's Lake, ND
[Note: Taught school at Gackle]

Florence Horner, 73, of Esmond, ND, died Sunday, Aug. 6, 2000 at Heart of America Medical Center, Rugby, ND.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Boniface Catholic Church, Esmond. Visitation will be today from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Nelson Funeral Home in Esmond and after 6:30 p.m. in the church where there will be a 7 p.m. Rosary.

Serving as pallbearers will be Aaron Olson, Joshua Olson, Tim Leier, Davin Leier, Rob Marthe and Tim Marthe.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Christian Mothers Confraternity and the Esmond VFW Auxiliary.

Music will be from the St. Boniface Choir with Helen Arnold, organist.

Florence Barbara Horner was born Dec. 30, 1926, to Jake and Kate (Bartsch) Leier in Rich Valley Township, rural Esmond, ND. She was raised on the family farm, attended the Rich Valley Elementary School and graduated from Esmond High School in 1945. Florence received her Standard Teachers Certificate from Minot State Teachers College. She taught in Fillmore, Wellsburg, Gackle, Turtle Lake and Hebron, ND.

She was united in marriage to Albert Horner on Nov. 24, 1953 in Esmond. During her years in Esmond, she taught CCD classes at St. Boniface Church, substituted at the Esmond School Public School and tutored Sandy Krim. She also worked with her husband in the family grocery store until it closed in 1975. Florence also worked in various cafes in Esmond, provided care for Charlie Lunde for many years and baby-sat several years for the Dwight Leier children. Florence also cared for her mother and mother-in-law until their deaths.

She was a longtime member of St. Boniface Catholic Church, Ladies Aid and Christian Mothers. She was also a member of the Esmond VFW Auxiliary and enjoyed playing cards and bingo.

She is survived by her husband, Albert of Esmond, ND; a son, Steven (Carol) Horner of Bismarck, ND; four daughters, Nancy (Rick) Roberson of Huntsville, AL, Shirely Horner of Monroe, LA, Pat (Walt) Koenig of Springfield, VT and Connie Belgarde of Minot, ND; seven grandchildren; one great grandson; a brother, Bob (Lee) Leier of Hillsdale, MI; five sisters, Berenice (Joe) Leibhan of Esmond, ND, Lucille (Merton) Peterson of Bottineau, ND, Evonne (Richard) Lang of Scott City, KA, Judy Mayer of North Pole, AK and Gale Deyton of Green Mountain, NC and many nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, and an infant sister, Mildred.

The Nelson Funeral Home of Esmond is in charge of arrangements.


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The Wishek Star, ND
Wednesday, November 19, 2008

The funeral for Elizabeth Humann, 91, Winsted, Minn., was held Sunday, Nov. 16, 2008, at St. Luke Lutheran Church, Wishek. She died Nov. 13 in Winsted.

Elizabeth Wanner, daughter of Karl and Katharina (Kirschenman) Wanner, was born on March 23, 1917 in Wishek. Elizabeth was the last surviving sibling of five brothers and three sisters.

Elizabeth Wanner and Henry Humann married on July 26, 1937. Elizabeth and Henry had five children while living on the Humann family farm in Burnstad. They moved to town in 1964. Henry continued to raise crops and Elizabeth worked at the Wishek Retirement Home, while also raising her family. They moved to Minneapolis, Minn., in 1967. Elizabeth worked at several nursing homes before taking employment with Honeywell, where she remained until retirement in 1982.

See the print edition of The Wishek Star for more-detailed obituary information.


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The Wishek Star, ND
June 5, 2001 (online)

Funeral services for Robert Humann, 65, Napoleon, were held Friday, June 1, 2001, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Napoleon, with Rev. Richard Hagestuen officiating. He died May 29 at a Bismarck hospital.

Robert Arthur Humann was born Nov. 9, 1935 in Hazelton, the son of Arthur and Magdelina (Maier) Humann. He grew up and attended school in the Hazelton area.

On Jan. 6, 1956, Robert entered the United States Army and served his country until Nov. 25, 1957.

Robert married Mary Bitz on Sept. 4, 1958 in Hazelton. They farmed in the Hazelton area until 1964, when they moved to Steele. Robert worked at Ed Humann's Blacksmith Shop. In 1966, they moved to Napoleon, where Robert owned and operated the meat locker until 1976. From 1976 until the present, Robert worked for the City of Napoleon as the water commissioner.

Robert had served on the church council, the Napoleon Care Center Board, the Park Board and the Fire and Ambulance Board. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Napoleon Wildlife Club and Bismarck Eagles Club. Robert enjoyed fishing, camping, gardening, yard work, threshing bees and spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Humann of Napoleon; five sons, Kevin (Jill) Humann of Middletown, N.J., and Bob (Deb) Humann, Dean (Kelly) Humann, Lyle Humann and Glenn Humann, all of Bismarck; seven brothers, Edwin (Julie) Humann of St. Maries, Idaho, Rueben (Harriet) Humann of Hazelton, Alvin (Madelyn) Humann of Clinton, Utah, Leroy (Carol) Humann of Menoken, Monte (Kay) Humann of Jackson, Wyo., Terry (Ione) Humann of Livingston, Mont., and Harry (Edna) Humann of Hazelton; three sisters, Ella (Joe) Kalberer of Hazelton, Eunice Nelson of Bismarck and Esther (George) Huber of Hazelton; and five grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Marvin Lang, Roger Schumacher, Andy Hilzendeger, Elmer Neigum, Albert Dewald, Marvin Johnson and Andy Schneider.

The family prefers memorials to the Napoleon Park Board.

Interment was in the Napoleon City Cemetery.
Dahlstrom Funeral Home of Napoleon was in charge of arrangements.


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Gackle Tri-County News, ND
January 19, 1965

Funeral Services Held in Billings for Kermit M. Hummel

Hummel, 47, native of Gackle and Billings, Mont., drug store owner were held in Billings. Mr. Hummel died unexpectedly Jan. 3, in a Red Lodge, Mont., hospital. He had suffered a heart attack while skiing with a neighbor, each with their two children.

Mr. Hummel was born Oct. 28, 1917, at Gackle, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Hummel. He attended the Gackle schools and Jamestown College and graduated from NDSU at Fargo with a bachelor of science degree in pharmacy. He served four years with the U.S. Army during World War II and following his discharge in 1946 he purchased the drug store in Billings. He was married to Adella Schmidt on March 16, 1941, at Gackle.

Survivors include his wife, a daughter, Karen Marie, 12, and a son, Kermit Mark, 10 and his mother, Mrs. George Hummel, Jamestown. His father died in 1963, and a son, George, died in 1952.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
December 16, 2002

Margaret Hummel, 85, Gackle, N.D., died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002, at Jamestown Hospital, Jamestown.

Margaret B. Sinclair was born Sept. 17, 1917, south of Cleveland, N.D., the daughter of Jonathan and Grace (Carrell) Sinclair. She attended school at Cleveland and later Gackle, graduating from Gackle High School. She married Alvin Hummel on Nov. 9, 1939, at Gackle. They lived in Gackle, where she was a housewife, a nurse's aide at Gackle Hospital and later a volunteer for Gackle Ambulance. He died Nov. 2, 1987. In November 2002 she entered Gackle Care Center, Gackle. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church, the American Legion Auxiliary and the Baptist Gleaners.

She is survived by a daughter, Dona May (Vernon) Burkle, Gackle; a son, Jon (Kim), Huron, S.D.; and five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and a sister.

Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday, Grace Baptist Church, Gackle, with the Rev. Jim Dick officiating.
Visitation: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Haut Funeral Homes, Gackle.
Burial: Gackle Cemetery, Gackle.


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The Jamestown Sun, ND
Friday, September 19, 2008

Wesley Hust, 84, Wykoff, Minn., formerly of Steele, N.D., died Monday, Sept. 1, 2008, at his home.

Mr. Hust was born Aug. 12, 1924, in Steele, the son of Henry and Katherina Hust. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II and work-ed as a machinist for 30 years with Telex Communications, formerly Waters Connelly, Rochester, Minn.

He is survived by a stepson, Ralph (Debbie) Beebe, Rochester; a sister, Lydia Kleinknecht, Jamestown; a special friend, Evelyn E. Powell, Wykoff; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and 12 siblings.

Memorial service: Already held.
Arrangements by Thauwald Funeral Home, Spring Valley, Minn.

Memorials: to Spring Valley American Legion or Veterans of Foreign Wars Post.


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