Lucille Adeline Hedberg - - 1915 - 2000
Lucille Adeline Hedberg, 85, 602 Main Street East, Minot, formerly of Burlington, died Monday, July 24, 2000, in a Minot nursing home.
She was born January 4, 1915, in Callahan Township, rural Grano, to Marion and Grace (Webster) Nelson. She was reared in the Grano area and attended Grassland and Grano schools, and graduated from Carpio High School in 1933. In September, 1940, she married Clark Edward Hedberg in Mohall. They farmed for many years in Callahan Township, near Grano and traveled in the winter months. In 1966, they moved to Tacoma, WA. Her husband died in March, 1969. She returned to live in Burlington, ND, in 1970. She took care of her mother until the fall of 1975. In 1995, she moved to Edgewood Vista, Minot. She later lived at the Mohall Good Samaritan Center, and most recently resided at ManorCare Nursing Home in Minot.
As a young person, she was very active in 4-H as a leader and instructor for children in the area. She was once a member of the Carpio Homemakers. She attended Our Redeemers Lutheran Brethren Church, Minot. She enjoyed making afghans and teddy bears.
Survivors: sons, Paul, Burlington and Dean and wife Linda, Iron River, WI; five grandchildren, Leon Paddock, Mark Paddock and wife Sandy, Shelley Sprague and husband Gary, Brandon Hedberg and wife Tina, and Ryan Hedberg; four great-grandchildren, Sierra Paddock , Mark Paddock II, Madison Paddock and Christopher Sprague; sister, Betty Rowland and husband Russell, Morton, WA and numerous nieces and nephews. Her husband; parents and daughter, Carol Paddock, preceded her in death.
Funeral: Saturday, July 29, 2000, at 10:00 a.m. at Carpio Lutheran Church, Carpio, ND.
Visitation: Friday, July 28, 2000, from noon until 8:30p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot, ND.
Burial: Grano Cemetery, Grano, ND. Burial will take place at 1:30 p.m.
Officiant: Rev. William "Bill" Puls
Music: Congregational Hymns "Amazing Grace" # 448
"The Lord Is My Shepherd" #451 and "Shall We Gather At The River"
Colleen Peterson, organist
Active Bearers: Brandon Hedberg, Ryan Hedberg, Le Roy Hedberg, Leon Paddock, Mark Paddock, Dale Vendsel, Burton Clark
Honorary Bearers: Lucille's relatives and friends in the community
Marvin Albert Hegle - - 1948 - 2001
Marvin Albert Hegle, 52, 1318 5th St. SW, Minot, died Friday, April 6. 2001, at his sister's residence of a six month battle with a brain tumor.
He was born December 26, 1948 in Minot, ND the son of Marion and Dorothy (Hahn) Hegle. He attended Minot Public School and graduated from the Adult Learning Center.
He married Delores Longie on November 22, 1967. He worked for several years at Timms Moving and Storage. Later he worked for Nienow House Moving and then at various power plants as a Foreman. He trained as a meat cutter and was a self-taught carpenter, mechanic, electrician and plumber. He assisted various friends working in their motels. Deloris died on January 11, 1990, in Minot. Before Marvin's father died he assisted in his care for over five years.
Survivors: companion, Linda, Minot; sons, Jeffrey, Marvin Jr., Richard and his wife Treava, Elvis, and Randy Hegle, all of Minot; seven grandchildren, Marcus, Jessica, Renata, Kaitlin, Heather and Delores May Hegle; bother, Rodney L. Hegle, Minot; sister, Corda Lucius, Minot. His wife, Delores, parents, brothers, Alvin and Harold Martin preceded him in death.
Funeral Service: Monday, April 9, 2001, at 2 p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot.
Visitation: Sunday, April 9, 2001, from Noon Until 5 p.m. at the Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot
Burial: Saron Norwegian Lutheran Cemetery, Rural Minot. Burial will take place at a later date.
Officiant: Chaplain Don Andrews, Trinity Health
Music: "Amazing Grace" and "Green Green Grass of Home"
Recessional hymn, "Amen" Kathy Livingston, vocalist and organist
Honorary Bearers: Dennis Nienow, Elroy Hansen, Keith Thornby, Randy Davis, Dale Nevins Bobby Lund
Active Bearers: Jeffery Hegle, Marvin Hegle Jr., Richard Hegle, Elvis Hegle, Randy Hegle and Randy Davis
Margaret Heer - - 1922 - 2001
Margaret A. Heer, 78, 2996 43rd Ave. NW, Douglas, ND, died of cancer on Tuesday, February 6, 2001 in a Minot medical center.
She was born September 24, 1922 in Douglas Township, rural Douglas, ND, the daughter of Joseph and Margaret (Theil) Blonigen. She was raised and educated in Douglas and graduated as valedictorian from Douglas High School in 1941. She married Arthur Heer on April 21, 1942 in Douglas. They lived and farmed in the Douglas area their entire lives. She wrote for the Douglas News at the McLean County Independent for 40 years. She took census polls in the Douglas area for several decades. She was a substitute for rural mail carrier in her later years. She was a 4-H leader for over 35 years, was a member of the Ward County 4 -H Council, and was inducted into the
ND 4 -H Hall of Fame in Fargo in 1995. She was instrumental in the grant application and construction of the Douglas Senior Citizens, and past president of the Douglas Nifty Fifties for 23 years. She was past president for the Douglas reunion, and the Douglas
School Board and PTA. She was a lifelong member of the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Douglas, and served as past president of the church council, and was active in the ladies aid. She exhibited hundreds of projects annually at the ND State Fair, exhibiting canned goods, sewing, crafts, baking and garden produce. She designed and crafted numerous wedding cakes for friends and relatives in the surrounding areas. She also served on the Ward County Commission on Aging Councils, both local and regional.
Survivors: husband, Arthur; sons, Robert and wife Sheila, Golden, CO, Richard and wife Peggy, Douglas, ND, and Dennis and wife Sheri, New Town, ND; son-in-law, Wilbur Scheresky, Havre, MT; eight grandchildren, Lisa O'Neil and husband Jayce, Leta Lewis and husband Ron, Kristin Kolczynski and husband Edward, Kara Heer, Chad Heer, Brooks Heer, Amber Heer and Erin Heer; four great-grandchildren, Shelby, Sheridan and Sydney O'Neil, and Hunter Kolczynski; Several nieces and nephews also survive. She was preceded in by her parents, daughter, Elizabeth (Betty), grandson, Glen Scheresky, and five brothers, Leo, Joseph, James, Wilfred and Alois Blonigen.
Funeral: Saturday, February 10, 2001, 11:00 a.m. at St. Leo's Catholic Church, Minot, ND.
Rosary Recitation and Prayer Service: Friday, February 9, 2001, 7:00 p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home Chapel, Minot, ND
Visitation: Friday from Noon to 8:30 p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot, ND
Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Minot, ND
Concelebrants of the Liturgies: Rev. Keith Streifel and Rev. Gene Lindemann
Music: Processional "In The Garden"
Offertory "On Eagle's Wings"
Communion "The Old Rugged Cross"
Recessional "How Great Thou Art"
Hardy Lieberg, soloist, Pat Strohm, organist
Active Bearers: Margaret's eight grandchildren will serve as pallbearers
Honorary Bearers: Margaret's relatives and friends in the Douglas and Minot communities
Ethel Charlotee "Effie" Heilman - - 1924 - 2000
Ethel Charlotte "Effie" Heilman, 76, 407 9th Ave. NE, Minot, died Tuesday, December 19, 2000, in a Minot medical center.
Ethel was born February 5, 1924, at Trinity Hospital, Minot, the daughter of Swen and Ruth (Blomberg) Anderson. She lived on various farms and attended rural schools in the Glenburn area. At age thirteen her mother died and she was left to care for her father, sister and two younger brothers.
She married John Heilman in 1945, at St. Leo's Catholic Church, Minot. They lived on a farm in Karlsruhe, ND for six months before moving to Yakima, WA, where they lived for one year. They moved to Minot where she lived until her death. During the late 60's and early 70's she was employed as a driver for the mentally handicapped children attending St. John's School for the handicapped, Minot.
Effie was a member of St. Leo's Catholic Church, Minot.
Survivors: Husband, John, Minot; sons, Bruce Heilman and Kent Heilman and wife Mary, all Minot; daughters, Pam Palumbo, Bonnie Swinger, and Mary Trondson, all Minot; six grandchildren, Todd Palumbo, Eric Swinger, Rebecca and Rachel Trondson, Jacob and Caleb Heilman; brother, Kenneth Anderson and wife Lois, Glenburn; brother-in-law, Everett Ahmann, Velva; several nieces and nephews also survive. She was preceded in death by her parents, Swen and Ruth Anderson, sister, Judith Ahmann, and brother, Maynard Anderson.
Funeral: Friday, December 22, 2000, at 10:30 a.m., at St. Leo's Catholic Church, Minot, ND.
Visitation and Rosary recitation: Visitation will be Thursday, from noon to 8:30 p.m., with rosary recitation at 7:00 p.m., at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot.
Burial: Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot, ND
Celebrant of the Liturgy: Father Chris Walter
Honorary Bearers: Ethel's grandchildren, Todd Palumbo, Eric Swinger, Rebecca Trondson, Rachel Trondson, Jacob Heilman, Caleb Heilman; Ethel's nieces and nephews, James Ahmann, Craig Anderson, Trudy Varty, Rodney Anderson, Stephanie Fitzgerald, Michele White, Mark Anderson, Michael Anderson and Melissa Anderson.
Readers: Mark Anderson and James Ahmann
Gift Bearers: Michele White, Mark Anderson, Michael Anderson and Melissa Anderson.
Ivy June Heisler - - 1942 - 2001
Ivy June Heisler, 58, Velva, died Saturday, March 31, 2001 in UniMed Medical Center, Minot.
Ivy was born September 5, 1942, in Harvey, ND, the daughter of Marvel and Inga Wangen. She attended school in Harvey and graduated from Harvey High School in 1960.
She married Eugene J. Heisler, August 18, 1961 in Harvey, ND. They lived in Harvey and then moved to Velva in 1963. Ivy worked at Velva Public School as the playground attendant from 1972 to present. She also managed the Country Corner Store in Velva for many years.
Ivy was active in Christian Mothers at St. Cecilia Catholic Church. She was treasurer for the Boy Scouts, Secretary for Holy Cross Cemetery, active in the Velva Aggie Boosters, and was a member of the Senior Citizens, all of Velva.
She was a member of St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Velva.
Survivors: Husband, Eugene, Velva, son, Gene Jay Heisler and wife, Sheryl, Velva, daughter, Amanda Schell and her fiancée, Lenny Marquart, Anamoose; two grandsons, Dustin and Derek Schell, Velva, two granddaughters, Kayla Anderson and Alyson Heisler, Velva; brothers, Floyd Wangen and his wife, Vaughn Harvey, ND, Manley Wangen and wife, Linda, Bismarck, ND; sister, Helen Hammer and her husband, Loren, Velva, ND. Several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Harold and Franklin.
Funeral: Thursday, April 5, 2001 at 10 a.m. at St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Velva.
Prayer Service and Rosary: Wednesday, April 4, 2001, at 5:30 p.m. at St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Velva.
Burial: Holy Cross Cemetery, Velva
Visitation: Wednesday, April 4, 2001 from 1 p.m. until 5p.m. at the Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Velva.
Memorials are preferred to the Velva Public Library or the Velva Ambulance service.
Celebrants of the Liturgies: Father Dan Mrnarevic and Monsignor Joseph Senger
Music: Congregational Hymns
"What A Friend We Have in Jesus," "On Eagles Wings" and
"Shall We Gather At The River" all printed as an insert to this folder
"Wind Beneath My Wings"
Dylan Parsons, vocalist
Marilyn Anderson and DeMaris Fitzpatrick, accompanists
Honorary Bearers: All of Ivy's nieces and nephews
Active Bearers: Floyd Wangen , Vernon Wangen, Lonnie Wangen,Cory Hammer, Mike Hammer and Trent Wangen
Petunia Heisler - - 1911 - 2000
Petunia Heisler, 89, 406 31st Ave., SE, Minot, died Tuesday, December 26, 2000 in a Garrison nursing care facility.
She was born on April 4, 1911, in rural Selz, ND, the daughter of Joseph and Wahlberg (Ott) Volk. She attended country school near Selz, and helped her parents on the family farm. On May 6, 1930, she married Louis Heisler in Selz. They moved to a farm near Esmond, ND, and farmed there for several years. In 1942, she moved with her husband and family to Tacoma WA. She worked in different restaurants in the Tacoma area. They returned to Esmond for a time, and then purchased the "Chocolate Shop" café in Bisbee, ND. They operated that business for several years. They moved to Riverdale, ND, and operated the café from 1948 to 1953, during the building of the Garrison Dam.
They moved to Velva and ran the coffee shop. In 1958, they moved to Minot, where she and her husband managed Behm's Truck Stop, the Harrington Brothers Livestock Café, and the Trails Inn Café, during the remainder of her working career. She retired from food service in the late 1970's. Her husband died in October of 1987. She remained in Minot until November of 1999, when she entered the Benedictine Living Center in Garrison, ND, and lived until the time of her death.
She was a member of Little Flower Catholic Church in Minot. In her spare time, she took great pride in growing her garden, flowers, and lawn.
Survivors: daughter, Irene Miller and husband Virgil, Velva, ND; ten grandchildren, Jackie Shook and husband Ed, Albuquerque, NM, Gerald Erck and wife Sandra, Garrison, ND, Debra George and husband Joe, Waco, TX, Leon Erck, Fargo, ND, Kim Seeb and husband Dennis, Fargo, Terry Miller, Winona, MN, Robert Miller, Riverdale, ND, Shelly Plummer and husband, Elgin AFB, CA, Tammy Arredondo and husband Ed, Santa Maria, CA, and Michelle Barnes, Santa Maria; 17 great-grandchildren; 2 great great-grandchildren; one sister, Regina Schell and husband Mike, Rugby, ND. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive. Her husband, parents, and one son, Edward, preceded her in death.
Funeral: Saturday, December 30, 2000, 10:30 a.m. at St. Cecilia's Catholic Church, Velva, ND
Vigil Service and Rosary Recitation: Friday, December 29, 2000, 7:00 p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Velva, ND
Visitation: Friday, December 29, 2000 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home in Velva
Burial: Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Velva, ND
Celebrant of the Liturgies: Rev. Dan M. Mrnarevic
Music: Processional "The Old Rugged Cross"
Offertory "Amazing Grace"
Communion "Ave Maria"
Recessional "On Eagles Wings"
Hannah and Luke Schlag, Keith Fitzpatrick,
and Barbara Bickler, soloists
DeMaris Fitzpatrick, organist
Active Bearers: Terry Miller, Robert Miller, Gerald Erck, Dennis Seeb, Corey Erck
Lawrence Helmers - - 1928 - 2000
Lawrence Helmers, 71, 855 45th Ave NW, died Friday, May19, 2000 in a Minot nursing care facility.
He was born July 29, 1928, in Greenbush Township, rural Donnybrook, ND, the son of Harry and Grace (Folkers) Helmers. He was raised and educated in the area, and attended Callahan Township country school. At the age of 15, he began to operate the family farm with his brother, Marvin. He worked and remained active in the farming operation raising small grains, oil seeds, and cattle his entire life.
He was a member of the ND Farmers Union and attended Carpio Lutheran Church.
He is survived by three brothers, Marvin, Carpio, Ben and his wife Vivian, Carpio, and Dennis and his wife Lee, Minot; two sisters, Beatrice Stevenson and her husband Mike, Apache Junction, AZ, and Deloris Wolf, Renton, WA. Numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive. His parents, brother, Donald Helmers, sister, Helen Helmers preceded him in death.
Funeral: Monday, May 22, 2000 at 1:00 p.m. at the Carpio Lutheran Church, Carpio, ND
Visitation: Sunday, May 21, 2000 from Noon to 5:00 p.m. at the Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot, ND
Burial: Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Tolley, ND
Officiant: Rev. Donald Andrews, chaplain at Trinity Health
Music: June Gronberg, vocalist
"There Is A Beautiful Place" and " Blessed Assurance"
Recessional, "Amazing Grace"
Processional, "How Great Thou Art"
Colleen Peterson, organist
Honorary Bearers: All of Lawrence's family and friends
Active Bearers: Larry Thompson, Lynn Bryans, Art Lee, Robert Anderson, Leroy Hedberg and Dale Burner
Todd Helmers - - 1961 - 2000
Todd Helmers, 38, 49300 478th Ave. NW, Kenmare, ND, died of natural causes Saturday, March 25, 2000 in the Kenmare Hospital.
He was born July 25, 1961, in Minot, ND, the son of Lyle and Marge (Nore) Helmers. He was raised and educated in the Kenmare area and graduated from Kenmare High School in 1980. He continued his education at the University of North Dakota, in Grand Forks, and then transferred to Bismarck, where he concentrated in business. He returned to the Kenmare area, and went to work for Gartner's Jack and Jill Grocery Stores in Kenmare and Bowbells, ND. He married Eileen Moen on January 26, 1991, in Kenmare. They were currently operating Helmers Variety Store in Kenmare, which they purchased from Todd's parents. They were living in rural Kenmare at the time of his death. He was a member of Nazareth Lutheran Church, Kenmare. He served on the Denmark Township Board and was the assessor for the township. He worked for the VFW Gaming in Kenmare for several years. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, and was also a wrestling fan.
Survivors: Wife, Eileen; two sons, Blair and Zack; father and mother, Lyle and Marge Helmers; brothers, Curtis Helmers and his wife Amy, and Kip Helmers and his wife Lynn, all of Kenmare; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Merton and Gloria Moen, Kenmare; sisters-in-law, Elaine Bauer and her husband Steve, Kenmare, and Valerie Moen, Palm Harbor, FL. Numerous cousins, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews also survive. His grandparents, John and Alice Helmers, and Iner and Florence Nore, preceded him in death.
Funeral: Wednesday, March 29, 2000 at 1:00 p.m. at Nazareth Lutheran Church, Kenmare, ND
Visitation: Tuesday, March 28, 2000 from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Kenmare, ND
Burial: Lakeview Cemetery, Kenmare, ND
Officiants: Rev. Dick Owens and Father Kenneth Wald
Music: Congregational Hymns, "I Was There To Hear Your Borning Cry"
"Precious Lord, Take My Hand" and "Amazing Grace"
Jane Kalmbach, organist
Active Bearers:Loren Helmers, Gerry Helmers, Danny Helmers, Carlton Mahlum, Tom Herman, Jeff Dahlin
Honorary Bearers: Todd's family and friends in the community
Ruth Alice Holbach - - 1913 - 2001
December 8, 1913-March 2, 2001
Ruth Alice Holbach, 87, 4101 - 20th Ave. SE, Minot, went to her eternal reward on Friday, March 2, 2001, at a local health care facility.
Ruth was born December 8, 1913, at Berthold, ND. The daughter of Edward and Adriella Jones, she was a graduate of Berthold High School as well Minot State University. She married Frank Holbach on June 12, 1934, at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Berthold. They have resied at their farm home southeast of Minot for the past 67 years.
Mrs. Holbach spent her entire life in service to others in a wide variety of volunteer endeavors. She was a member and strong supporter of St. Leo's Catholic Church as well as Catholic education in the Minot area. Her membership activities included the church confraternity, St. Cecelia's Guild in the confraternity and the Christian Mothers. She was a Eucharistic minister in the parish and a member of the Serra Club, an organization that works in the interests of religious vocations. She was involved in countless other parish activities over the years, including membership in the St. Leo's Parent Teacher Association and St. Leo's High School Band Mothers.
Her community volunteer service included St. Joseph's Hospital Auxiliary (36 years), Unimed Hospice, 4-H leadership (19 years), Minot Public Library Board, the KCettes, and the YWCA board. She was a talented artist, often contributing her crafts, flower arrangements and paintings to the St. Joseph's Hospital gift shop, the Ryan Carnival and other charitable organizations. Other memberships included Valley Homemakers (67 years) and the Minot Study Club.
Mrs. Holbach was employed by the Ward County Extension Service in the Expanded Food and Nutrition Program, where she worked teaching family cooking and nutrition.
Ruth, being active in many community activities, was the recipient of numerous awards recognizing her contributions. These include the Sertoma Service to Mankind Award, Catholic Family of the Year, St. Joseph's Hospital Seasons of Volunteering award, and a North Dakota Extension Homemakers Award. As an avid bowler, she also received many Bowling league awards including the Lifetime Bowling Award.
Surviving Mrs. Holbach are her husband Frank; daughters, Mary Ruelle and her husband James, Minot, Patricia Hill and her husband Donald, Plano, TX, Laverne O'Neill, Overland Park, KS, and Karen Steffen and her husband James, Overland Park, KS, Diane Charest and her husband Kenneth, Suffolk, VA; 14 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren; sister, Ione Luke, Greenville, OH; brother, Ronald Jones, Bradford, OH. She was preceded in death by her parents, stepmother, Lida Jones, a sister, Freda Betz, and a brother, Forrest Jones.
A Rosary and Prayer Service will be held Tuesday, March 6, 7 p.m. at St. Leo's Catholic Church, Minot, ND
A Mass commemorating her life will be celebrated Wednesday, March 7, 2001, 10:30 AM at St. Leo's Catholic Church, Minot. Lunch will be served at the church following the service, after which the burial will be in Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot, ND
Visitation: Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot, and after 6 p.m. at the church.
The family suggest memorials to the Ruth & Frank Holbach Family Scholarship Fund at St. Leo's School, or a charity of the donor's choice.
Celebrant of the Liturgies: Father Chris Walter
Music: "How Great Thou Art," "Hail Mary, Gentle Woman," "Ave Maria," "Panis Angelicus" and "On Eagle's Wings" "The Lord's Prayer," "Song of Farewell"
Katherine Henjum, vocalist and Pat Strohm, organist
Honorary Bearers: The Confraternity of Christian Mothers, St. Joseph's Hospital Auxiliary
Active Bearers: Pat Ruelle, Mark Ruelle, James Ruelle, Doug Hill, Michael Hill, Randy Anderson
Keven Hayhurst, Rick Sanders, Todd Ristau
Emma Hendrickson - - 1901 - 2000
Emma Hendrickson, 99, Minot, died Tuesday, October 31, 2000, in a Perham, Minnesota nursing home.
She was born on April 30, 1901, in Bergen, Norway, the daughter of Antone and Inga (Moe) Aspelund. In 1906 she moved with her parents to the United States. She was raised and attended school in northern Minnesota.
She married Andrew Hendrickson on September 18, 1920. The couple moved to Minot in 1940. Emma worked for Stanley Home Products in Minot for over 25 years. Andrew died in April of 1966. Emma continued to live in Minot until June of 1999 when she moved to Washburn for a time, and in September of 1999 she moved to Perham, MN.
Emma was an artist. She did several oil paintings and china paintings. Her artwork is on display in various cities in the United States. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren and doing her paintings.
Survivors: Daughter, Ruth Somerville, Perham, MN; son, Laverne Hendrickson and his wife Joyce, Minot; five grandchildren, Janice Sioringas and her husband John, Thousand Oaks, CA, Marilyn Irwin and her husband Don, Snyder, TX; LeAnn Somerville, Minot; Andrew Hendrickson, Fallbrook, CA, and Mark Hendrickson and wife Paula, Lafayette, CO; 12 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great grandchildren; sister, Ann Bodem, Coon Rapids, MN; brother, Norman Aspelund, Shell Lake, WI; numerous nieces and nephews also survive. She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters and one brother.
Funeral: Monday, November 6, 2000, 11:00 a.m., at Zion Lutheran Church, Minot, ND
Visitation: Saturday and Sunday, November 4 and 5, 2000, from Noon to 5:00 p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot, ND
Burial: Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot, ND
Officiant: Rev. John Streccius
Music: Kathy Livingston, soloist, to sing "Amazing Grace" and "Beyond the Sunset"
Recessional CD music by Sara McLachlan, "I Will Remember You"
Honorary Bearers: Emma's relatives and friends
Active Bearers: Terry Anderson, David Anderson, Chad Anderson, Lanny Weatherly, Jr., Nicholas Weatherly , Andrew Sioringas, John Sioringas
Marie Crisman Hensen - - 1913 - 2000
Marie Crisman Hensen, 87, 1725 2nd Ave. SW, Apt. 117, Minot, slept peacefully into the hands of God on Sunday, November 12, 2000, in Dakota Heartland Hospital, Fargo.
Marie was born September 27, 1913, in Foxholm, ND, the daughter of John Casper and Margaret (Keller) Bloms. She attended a rural school in the Foxholm area and later attended Fontboon College in St. Louis, Missouri in Food Service Supervision.
On October 7, 1937, she married Neiman Crisman whom she farmed with in the Glenburn area until Neiman's death on March 6, 1956. She moved to Minot in the fall of 1956 and worked as a Food Service Supervisor at St. Joseph's Hospital for 23 years. She married William Hensen on January 22, 1972 and lived with him in Minot until his death July 23, 1977.
Marie was a member of St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, and the Confraternity of Christian Mothers, both Minot. She was a former member of St. Philomena's Catholic Church and Altar Society in Glenburn, and a former member of St. Leo's Catholic Church, Minot. Marie was a longtime member of the Hospital Institution and Educational Food Service Society.
Survivors: Daughter, Janice Johnson and husband, Dwaine, Minot; son, Francis Crisman and wife, Linda, Chanhassen, MN; step-sons, Ronald Hensen and wife, Donna, Dennis Hensen and wife, LaVonne, Richard Hensen and wife, Diane, all Glenburn; eight grandchildren, Michele White and husband, Robert; Mark Anderson and wife, Melanie; Jodi Isaak and husband, Robert; Michael Anderson and wife, Lorelei; Darin Johnson and fiancee, Holly Flesch; Julie Crisman, Melissa Anderson and Anthony Crisman; three great-grandchildren, Adam and Alex White and Noah Anderson; nine step-grandchildren, Ryan and Grant Wood; Nicole Secker and husband, Kent; Melanie Hensen; Donanne Derr and husband, Larry; Sonya Faken and husband, Aaron; Kylie and Jerick Hensen; Brad Woods and wife, Janet; three step-great-grandchildren, Kyanne Derr, Sheila and Erin Woods; sisters, Rosella Bradley, Minot; Bernice Redding and husband, Loren, Lansford; brothers, Martin Bloms and wife, Alice, Minot; Clarence Bloms and wife, Lorraine, Lansford; Daniel Bloms and wife, Marise, Minot. Numerous nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, friends and those who knew her simply as Grandma will also miss her. She was preceded in death by her parents, Margaret and John Casper Bloms; husbands Neiman Crisman and William Hensen; daughter, Maxine Anderson; son-in-law, Maynard Anderson; brothers, Fred Bloms, Ralph Bloms and Henry Bloms; sisters, Margaret Savelkoul and Helen Korgel; granddaughter, Mary Ruth Anderson, and great-granddaughter, Amanda White.
Funeral: Thursday, November 16, 2000, at 11:00 a.m., at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, Minot, ND.
Visitation: Wednesday, from 9:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot, ND.
Rosary recitation: Wednesday at 7:00 p.m., at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot, ND.
Burial: Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot, ND
Celebrant of the Liturgies : Father Leonard Savelkoul
Music: Rick Stevens, vocalist to sing
Offertory hymn, "Amazing Grace", "Lord's Prayer", Communion hymn, "Be Not Afraid"
Processional, "On Eagle's Wings", Recessional, "Battle Hymn of the Republic"
Ethel Lehner, organist
Marie's grandchildren: Michele White, Mark Anderson, Jodi Isaak, Michael Anderson , Darin Johnson, Julie Crisman, Melissa Anderson, Anthony Crisman
Final Resting Place: Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot, ND
Vernon Lee Herman Sr. - - 1933 - 2000
Vernon Lee Herman Sr., 67, 1016 2 St. NE, Minot, died Thursday, at a Minot Hospital, due to complications from Cancer surgery.
He was born June 25, 1933, in Rugby, ND, to Cecil and Ida Herman. He was reared and educated in the Towner and Bantry areas and graduated from Towner High School in 1950. On October 24, 1951, he joined the United States Navy. He served in the Korean Conflict and traveled around the world twice during his time in the service. He was honorably discharged on October 10, 1955. In the spring of 1956, he started working as one of the first laborers to help build the Minot Air Force Base. On July 15, 1956, he married Mary Jean "Jeanie" Berdahl in Rugby. They lived in Minot for a time where Vernon was a cab driver for Ace and Checker Cab Companies. He also was employed at Montana-Dakota Utilities Company before going to work at the Minot Post Office as a postal clerk. In 1974, he transferred to Ross, ND, where he was the US Postmaster until January 1980. He then transferred to Kramer, ND, and worked as the US Postmaster until retiring in October of 1992. They then moved to Minot where they since have lived.
Vernon was an avid sports fan, hunter and fisherman. He was active in softball, both as a player and an umpire. He umpired games throughout northwestern North Dakota from the early 1970's until 1985.
Survivors: wife, Mary Jean "Jeanie" Herman, Minot; sons, Vernon L. Herman Jr. and wife, Dawn Greenup-Herman, Williston, Jeffery A. Herman and wife Wendy Dubourt-Herman, Bismarck, and Gregory S. Herman, Minot; daughter, Debby Redfern, Minot; seven grandchildren.
There will be a private family service.
Friends may sign a register at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot on Saturday and Sunday from noon until 5:00 p.m.
Arthur O. Hetland - - 1915 - 2000
Arthur O. Hetland, 85, 7656 17 Ave N, Deering, died Monday, January 1, 2001 in a Minot Nursing Home.
He was born September 14, 1915, in Fedora, SD, the son of Osten and Osmunda (Sandvik) Hetland. He moved with his family to a farm in Grilley Township, rural Deering, in May of 1927, at the age of 12. He graduated from Glenburn High School in 1933. He began farming with his uncle, Lars Sandvik, and later farmed on his own. He married Thelma Bogstie in February of 1941. She passed away in 1961. He married Elaine Brue-Osterholtz on June 10, 1962 at the Little Brown Church in the Vale, Nashua, IA. They lived and farmed in rural Deering until October of 1998, when he entered Trinity Homes.
Survivors: wife, Elaine Hetland, Deering; son, Mark Hetland and wife Karol, Prior Lake, MN; daughter, Dee Ann Ellingson and husband Terry, Dahlen, ND; three grandchildren, Matthew and Kari Hetland, and John Ellingson; brothers, Milton Hetland and wife Caryl, Deering, and Earl Hetland and wife Lola Gay, Deering; sisters, Selma Orndorf, Minot, and Ione Clute and husband James, Minot. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Thelma, parents, grandson, Bradley Hetland, and sister, Ida Bagley.
Funeral: Thursday, January 4, 2001 at 10:30 am at Trinity Homes Chapel, Minot, ND
Visitation: Thursday, January 4, 2001 from 9:30 until time of service at Trinity Homes Chapel, Minot, ND
Burial: St. Olaf's Cemetery, rural Deering, in the Spring of 2001.
Officiant: Rev. Luther Hanson, chaplain of Trinity Homes
Music: Terry Ellingson, soloist to sing "Medley of How Great Thou Art, Amazing Grace, Abide With Me, and The Little Brown Church In The Vale"
Dee Ann Ellingson, accompanist and Lisa Clute, organist and soloist
Honorary Bearers: Art's grandchildren, nieces, and nephews
Sandra L. Hight - - 1947 - 2000
Sandra Lea Hight, 56, 612 18th St. NW, died Monday, May 29, 2000 in her home of natural causes.
She was born on February 29, 1944, in Tacoma, WA, the daughter of John Willis and Genevieve A. (Lindsley) Thompson. At the age of two, she moved with her parents to Minot. She attended grade school at Sunnyside Elementary School and graduated form Minot High School in 1962. She worked as a sales representative at J.C. Penneys for several years. She attended Bernel's Beauty School, and received her beautician license. In 1966, she began her career with Artistry Hairstylists, and worked there for nearly 15 years. She married Darrell R. Hight on June 25, 1977, in Minot. In 1981, she went to work for Creative Shears, and worked there until 1988. She also taught hairstyling at The Headquarters for a brief time. She traveled with her husband, Darrell, to several states, including SC, CA, and ID. They returned to Minot in 1997, and remained there until the present.
She was a member of the Lutheran faith. She enjoyed embroidering, handy work, cooking, and "Rock and Roll" music.
Survivors: Husband, Darrell, Minot; mother, Genevieve Thompson, Minot; sister, Arliss Radford and her husband Andy, Minot; niece, Cheri Radford-Schon, Minot; nephews, Steven and Mike Radford, both of Everett, WA; great nephews, Jonathan Malaterre, Brendon and Jeremy Radford, and her brown tabby cat, Hobo. Her father and one sister, Shirley preceded her in death.
Memorial Service: Friday, June 2, 2000, at 2:00 p.m., at Zion Lutheran Church, Minot, ND.
Friends may sign the register prior to the memorial service at the church.
Officiant: Pastor Janet Hernes-Mathistad
Music: Processional Hymn "Blessed Assurance"
"Wind Beneath My Wings," Hardy Lieberg, soloist
"Soul Of My Soul" Michael Bolton, soloist
Recessional Hymn "Amazing Grace"
Mark Dimond, organist
Calvin Dale Hildebrand - - 1936 - 2000
Calvin Dale Hildebrand, 63, 424 32nd Avenue SW, Minot, died Monday, July 3, 2000, at his home of natural causes.
Calvin was born September 16, 1936, in Academy, SD, the son of Henry and Ella (Ninnamen) Hildebrand. He was reared and educated in the Academy and Platte, SD, areas and graduated from Platte High School. Following high school, he worked in construction in Montana and South Dakota. On June 30, 1957, he married Evelyn Peldo in Frederick, SD. They lived in Edgemont, SD, where he worked as a field tester in the uraniam mill until 1963. They then moved to Chamberlan, SD, where he worked construction and was also an insurance agent. He continued as an insurance agent while living in Yankton, South Dakota until 1968 when they moved to Minot and Clavin went to work for Souris River Telephone in Minot. He worked there for 28 years retiring in 1996.
He was a former member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church and was a current member of Our Saviors Lutheran Church, Minot. He was a member of the IBEW Local Union 714. He loved his grandchildren and his family. He enjoyed bowling, fishing and camping.
Survivors: wife, Evelyn, Minot; sons, Dan and wife Pam, Bismarck and two grandchildren, Briana and Jordan and son, Dave and wife Michelle, Albuquerque, New Mexico;; brother, Lester, Platte, SD. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Ella Hildebrand and brothers, Ralph, Gaylen and Wayne.
Funeral Service: Thursday, July 6, 2000, at 10:30 a.m. at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, Minot, ND.
Visitation: Wednesday, July 5, 2000, from noon until 8:30 p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot, ND.
Prayer Service: Wednesday, July 5, 2000, at 7:30 p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot, ND.
Burial: Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot, North Dakota
Officiants: Rev. Paul Krueger and Rev. Ron Mahnke
Music: Bonnie Rennich, vocalist "Amazing Grace"
"How Great Thou Art"
"What A Friend We Have In Jesus"
Our Savior Lutheran Church Choir Ensemble "Be Still And Know"
Bonnie Rennich, pianist
Active Bearers: Chris Tofteland, Dennis Cofell, Dale Bonebrake, Jack Rogers, James Muzzy
Don Muus, Lauren Larson, Terry Shirley
Honorary Bearers: Calvin's co-workers at SRT
Lottie Hill - - 1901 - 2000
Lottie Hill, 98, Velva, died Sunday, July 2, 2000, in Trinity Nursing Home, Minot.
She was born November 4, 1901, to Gunder and Martha (Florness) Moxness, in a sod house in Lake Hester Township, near Bergen, ND. Lottie was the fifth child in a family of eleven, and the first to be born in North Dakota, the family having moved from Brandon, MN the previous year. She attended country school through the eighth grade and graduated from Bergen High School. She then took teacher training courses at Minot State College. After teaching several years in rural schools, Lottie enrolled in the National College of Chiropractic in Chicago, graduating in 1926.
On August 14, 1927, Lottie married William "Bill" Hill of Roseglen, at the Washburn Lutheran Church. Lottie and Bill farmed in the Roseglen area for a number of years before moving to Bergen and later to Velva, where Bill opened a barber shop. After raising her family and caring for her elderly parents, Lottie returned to teaching in the late 1950's; she retired in 1967. She and bill were instrumental in starting the Velva Senior Center in 1967 and they organized many club activities and tours. In 1977 the couple celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Bill died in October of 1979.
After Bill's death, Lottie continued to live in her home in Velva until 1996, when she moved to a senior apartment in Minot, and then to Edgewood Vista in 1998. In 1999 she entered Souris Valley Care Center, Velva, then several months later, Trinity Homes, Minot.
Survivors: daughter, Alzada Emerson, Missoula, MT; son, Warren and wife Ardell, Sumas, WA, Donnell, Minot and Vance, Bismarck and Peoria, AZ; 17 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren: sister, Agnes Pritchow, 96, Bellingham, WA and sister-in-law, Luella (Ringsaker) Moxness, Velva. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill; her parents; her brothers, Oliver, George, Albin, William and Gilbert; and her sisters, Mabel, Hattie, Frances and Ethel.
Funeral: Wednesday, July 5, 2000, at 2:00 p.m. at Oak Valley Lutheran Church, Velva, North Dakota.
Visitation: One hour prior to the service at the church.
Burial: Velva Community Cemetery, Velva, ND.
Officiant: Rev. Mary A. Schave
Music: Congregational Hymns
"Amazing Grace" #448 "Lift High The Cross" #377
"How Great Thou Art" #532
Marilyn Anderson, organist
Active Bearers: Lottie's grandchildren
Honorary Bearers: Lottie's family and friends
Marvin Holmen - - 1924 - 2000
Marvin Holmen, 75, 1821 10th St. SW, Minot, ND, died Friday, June 9, 2000 in a Minot foster care home.
He was born on July 7, 1924 in Berthold Township, Ward County, the son of Nels and Anna (Moe) Holmen. He was reared and educated in Berthold Township and graduated from Berthold High School in 1945. After graduation, he worked on the Arne Haaland farm and the Fegley farm. He bought a farm in Berthold Township, Ward County in 1948 and farmed there for sixteen years, until 1964. He then moved to Minot, where he worked for Stohr's Delivery for fifteen years. He then went to work for the laundry department at St. Joseph's Hospital. He retired in 1991 and continued to live in Minot. He moved into the Johnson Adult Foster Care Home in Minot in June of 1992.
He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Berthold.
Survivors: sister, Thelma Haaland, Carpio, ND; one niece and three nephews also survive. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Ted.
Funeral: Tuesday, June 13, 2000, at 10 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, Berthold, ND.
Burial: Wildrose Cemetery, Berthold, ND
Visitation: Monday, June 12, 2000 from noon until 8:30 p.m. at the Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot, ND
Officiant: Rev. Russell Rhoads
Music: Sonja Arndt, vocalist
"The Lord's Prayer"
"What A Friend We Have In Jesus"
Faye Asmundson, organist
Honorary Bearers: Bruce Johnson and Allen Freelander
Active Bearers: Roger Haaland, Brent Haaland, Virgil Jiles, James Haaland, Ronald Byre and Raymond Moe
Glenn O. Holum - - 1926 - 2001
Glenn O. Holum, 74, 2427 8th St. SW, Minot, died Saturday, February 24, 2001, in a Minot nursing home.
Glenn was born December 5, 1926, in Burt Township, Ward County, south of Minot, ND, the son of Bottolf and Mabel (Olson) Holum. He was raised on a farm in Drady, ND and moved to Minot at the age of 15, where he attended Minot High School.
On July 25, 1943 he married Helen P. Johnson in Spokane, Washington. Glenn entered the United States Navy at the age of 17, and served in the Navy for over 20 years. During which time he was stationed on numerous ships, including the USS Iowa BB61. He retired from the Navy May 11, 1970. The couple lived in San Diego, CA, where he was in retail business for 20 years. In 1989 he retired and the couple returned to Minot. Helen died December 17, 1999. Glenn continued to live in Minot until the time of his death.
Glenn was active in Kiwanis, Bethany Lutheran Church and the Norsk Hostfest, all of Minot.
Survivors: Son, Terry Holum and wife, Marilyn, San Diego, CA; six grandchildren, Amy Booth, Alissa Ivascu, Kirsten and Jeffrey Foster, and Dustin and Whitney Holum; one great-grandchild, Caitlynn Faye Booth; brother, Gary Holum and wife Joan, Minot; brother-in-law, Arnold Johnson and wife Ann, Bellingham, WA; sisters-in-law, Hazel Simmons, Minot, Ethel Johnson, Huntington Beach, CA, and Doris Barry and husband C.J., Dedham, MA. A number of nieces and nephews also survive. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen; two daughters, Gwenn Faye Ivascu and Ginger Kaye Foster; his parents, Bottolf and Mabel Holum; sister-in-law, Edith Semingson, and brothers-in-law, Mansvil "Mickey" Johnson and Howard Semingson.
Memorial Service: Saturday, March 3, 2001, at 11:00 a.m., at Bethany Lutheran Church, Minot, ND.
Visitation: There will be no reviewal, cremation has taken place. Friends may sign a register Friday, March 2, 2001, from 9:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot, ND.
Burial: A private family graveside service will take place at a later time.
MEMORIALS PREFERRED TO TRINITY HOSPICE, TRINITY NURSING FOUNDATION OR TO AN ORGANIZATION OF DONOR'S CHOICE.
Officiant: Rev. Timothy Solberg
Music: Congregational Hymns
Processional, "Blessed Assurance"
Recessional "Children Of The Heavenly Father"
Boyd Hanson, soloist
"Amazing Grace" and "Jesus Loves Me"
Pat Strohm, organist
Honorary Bearers: Glenn's shipmates on the USS Iowa BB61 and members of the Minot Kiwanis Club
Arthur T. Hofer - - 1925 - 2000
Arthur T. Hofer, 75, 3401 County Rd. 19 S., Minot, died Monday, August 28, 2000 in a Minot medical center.
He was born January 15, 1925, in Mercer, ND, the son of Theobold and Margaret (Degg) Hofer. He was raised and educated in the Mercer area and attended school through the eighth grade. He worked in the area as a farm helper for a time. He also loaded coal on trucks and train cars in the coalmines for several years. He entered the US Army on August 12, 1943. He was a member of the CO A 50th Engineering Combat Battalion, and served as a heavy equipment operator during World War II. His tours included the Southern Philippines, Ryukyus, and Okinawa. He was awarded numerous medals and was honorably discharged on February 15, 1946. He returned to North Dakota, and started Northwest Plaster and Lathing in Minot, ND, which he owned and operated for over 20 years. He married Lucille Walsh Peterson on July 22, 1948, in Minot. They lived and raised their family in the Minot area for years. He owned the Silver Spur Bar in Surrey, ND for several years in the late 1960's, and then went to work as service manager at Western Housing Modular Homes, Minot. He retired in 1982. His wife, Lucille, died on September 22, 1990. He remained living in Minot until the time of his death.
He was a member of St. Leo's Catholic Church, and a former member of Our Lady of Grace Church, both of Minot. He was an active member of the Minot Trailriders Club, the Elks Lodge, the American Legion, and the Minot Wrestling Boosters. He was a former member of the Nedrose school board and was involved in the planning and building of the school. He was also a member of the WW II Last Man's Survivor Club.
Art was a horse enthusiast and enjoyed many hours working and training his horses and colts. He was thrilled to introduce anyone, especially children, to the special relationships between a horse and a horseman. His most important role was that of Dad and Grandpa, attending almost every wrestling match, hockey game, or any other sporting or school event his children or grandchildren were involved in. He seemed to extend his job as Grandpa to his many nieces, nephews, and neighbor kids, taking great pride in their questions and problems.
Survivors: sons, Jeffrey, Las Cruces, NM, Mark and his wife Charlene, Minot, Terrance and Joel, both of Bozeman, MT; daughter, Susan Owens and her husband Bob, Devil Lake, ND; six grandchildren, Rob Owens and his wife Ann, Scott Owens and his wife Laura, Melissa Owens, Ryan Hofer, Bridee Hofer, and Colleen Hofer; one great - grandchild, Seth Arthur Owens; five sisters, Amelia Schauer, Emma Schmidt, Jean Kringen, Martha (Tootie) Lang and her husband Warren, all of Minot, and Polly Retzlaff, Startup, WA; brothers-in-law, Rev. Gerald Walsh, Jerome Walsh and his wife Mary, Don Westom and his wife Teri; sister-in-law, Kathleen Kondos and her husband Bob. Numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive. His wife, Lucille, his parents, one brother, Otto Hofer, and one sister, Bertha Russ, preceded him in death.
Funeral: Friday, September 1, 2000, 10:30 a.m. at St. Leo's Catholic Church, Minot, ND
Prayer Service: Thursday, August 31, 2000, 7:00 p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home Chapel, Minot, ND
Visitation: Thursday, August 31, 2000 from 9:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home.
Burial: Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot, ND
Celebrants of the Liturgies; Rev. Msgr. Gerald Walsh and Rev. Chris Walter
Music: Processional "In The Garden"
"The Old Rugged Cross" and "The Lord's Prayer"
Recessional "On Eagles Wings"
Pat Strohm, organist
Eulogist: Bob Owens
Honorary Bearers: Art's relatives, friends and fellow Minot Trailriders members
Active Bearers: Rob Owens, Scott Owens, Ryan Hofer, William Larson, Dave Newman, Jake Mathis
Elizabeth "Mickey" Horner - - 1929 - 2001
Elizabeth "Mickey" Horner, 72, 600 7th Ave. NE, Minot, died Tuesday, April 10, 2001 in a St. Louis, MO, medical center.
She was born on March 24, 1929, in Velva ND, the daughter of George and Madeline (Schnieble) Dring. She was raised and educated in the Velva area, and received her General Education Certificate. She lived in Minot for a time, working as a waitress and cook for several restaurants. She married Robert Horner on August 28, 1950, in Bottineau, ND. They lived and raised their family in Minot. She was a cook at Minot Livestock Café, she worked as a cook and later managed the K-Mart Cafeteria and also worked as a cashier at K-Mart for over 25 years retiring in 1995. Her husband, Robert, died on October 1, 1999. She remained living in Minot until the time of her death.
She was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church the Rebekah Lodge for 50 years, both of Minot. She was a former member of the Moose Lodge, the American Legion Auxiliary, and the Eagles Aerie. She enjoyed traveling, knitting, sewing and quilting in her spare time.
Those Most Honored To Share In Her Life: Children, Gary and wife Nancy, St. Charles, MO, Val, Minot, Allan and wife Sue, Birnamwood, WI, Colleen Michaud, St. Charles, MO, Neal and his wife Leslie, Urbana, IL, and Eileen Muus and husband Juniel, Minot; nine grandchildren, Bob Horner and wife DiAnne, Patrick Muus, Daniel Muus, Mark Horner, Nathan Horner, Jacqueline Helsene and husband Jim, Carolyn Horner, Angela Horner, and Jessica Horner; four great-grandchildren; three sisters, Cloa Wasson, Minot, Pearl Eman, Minot, and Esther Hillman and husband Willard, South St. Paul, MN; two brothers, James Dring and wife Delores, Eugene, OR, and Walter Dring, Lincoln, NE. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Her husband, parents, sister, Gertrude Gross, and two brothers, Wilmer and Robert Dring, preceded her in death.
Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Minot, ND
Officiant: Rev. Timothy Solberg
Eulogist: Rev. Dave Dunham
Music: "Amazing Grace," "How Great Thou Art," and "Just A Closer Walk With Thee"
Pat Hendrickson, Elaine Ellis, and Carolyn Sager, musicians
Active Bearers: Terry Hovde, Jim Helsene, Patrick Muus, Daniel Muus, Bobby Horner,Tom Jones David Thom
Honorary Bearers: Elizabeth's Grandchildren and Great-grandchildren