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NORTH DAKOTA - Ward County - Funeral obituaries from Thompson-Larson Funeral Homes - 10

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Wednesday, 2 September 2009, at 7:06 p.m.

Julius Schaan - - 1931 - 2000
Julius A. Schaan, Born, September 17, 1931, Rugby, ND, died August 8, 2000, Minot, ND
Recitation of the Holy Rosary: Thompson-Larson Funeral Home Chapel, Minot, ND
Thursday, August 10, 2000, 7:30 pm
Mass of Christian Burial: St. Leo's Catholic Church, Minot, ND; Friday, August 11, 2000, 10:00 am
Officiant: Rev. Chris B. Walter
Music: Processional "Here I Am Lord" Marie Bourquin, soloist to sing "Just As I Am"
Recessional "Be Not Afraid" Pat Strohm, organist
Active Bearers: Julius' grandsons
Chad Kraft, Nick Schaan, Steve Campbell, Jesse Kraft, Josh Schaan,Billy Campbell,Craig Schaan Adam Schaan, Chris Schaan
Honorary Bearers: Julius' relatives and friends in the community
Burial: North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan, ND
He was born September 17, 1931, in Rugby, ND, the son of Wendell and Lena (Heit) Schaan. He moved with his family to Norwich, ND, and attended elementary school there. His family then moved to Foxholm, ND, where he finished the rest of his education. He worked on the family farm for several years. He entered the US Marine Corps on April 17, 1952, and was stationed in several locations in the United States. He was honorably discharged from the Marines on April 16, 1954. He returned to ND, and began his career as a construction operator. He married Delores Salwey on August 16, 1955 in Orrin, ND. They lived and raised their family in Minot and the surrounding areas for most of their lives. He was a member of the Local #49 Operating Engineers Labor Union in Minot for many years. He worked on many different construction sites. He especially enjoyed his jobs working on the pipeline and missile site construction, and the building of the power plants in Beulah and Washburn, ND. He retired from construction in 1994. After his retirement, he committed more time to his hobbies of playing pinochle, fishing, hunting, and outdoor activities at the lake.
He was a member of St. Leo's Catholic Church, in Minot. He was once active in the Eagles Aerie, the Moose Lodge, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Knights of Columbus, all of Minot.
Those Most Honored To Share In His Life: Wife, Delores, Minot; sons, J.R. Schaan and his wife Beth, Bonney Lake, WA, and Clifford Schaan and his wife Faye, Beulah, ND; daughters, Sue Campbell-Malcomb and her husband Donnie, Berthold, ND, and Sally BeauLac and her husband John, Minot; 16 grandchildren, Steve and Billy Campbell, Aaron Malcomb, Andrea Dvorkin, Nick, Heidi, Josh, Adam, and Megan Schaan, Chad and Jesse Kraft, Janessa and Dillon BeauLac, and Chris, Craig, and Jade Schaan; brothers, Ralph and his wife Ann, Minot, Walter and his wife Janice, Seattle, WA, Fred and his wife Sharon, Zilla, WA, Frank and his wife Ramona, Minot, Wendell, Ray, ND, Dennis and his wife Delores, Minot, and Louie and his wife Linda, Gardenville, NV; sister, Rose Bellamy, Ray, ND; sisters-in-law, Ann Schaan and Beverly Schaan, both of Minot. Numerous nieces, nephews and cousins also survive. His parents and one brother, Joe, preceded him in death.

Deanna Schilling - - 1949 - 2000
Deanna Schilling, 50, 3100 11th Ave. SE, Minot, died Saturday, November 18, 2000, in a Minot medical center.
She was born November 27, 1949, in Butte, ND, the daughter of David and Dorothy (Voth) Vetter. She was reared and educated in the Butte area and graduated from Butte High School in 1967.
She married Marvin Schilling on July 15, 1967, in Velva, ND. The couple made there home in Minot. She worked as a secretary for Sterling Knutson at State Farm Insurance Company and she was once employed with the Empire Motel.
Survivors: husband, Marvin; son, Daren Schilling and his wife Lisa; daughter, Tina Rennolds and her husband J.R., all of Minot; granchildren, Gabrielle and Brandon Rennolds and Kylie and Tausha Schilling; mother, Dorothy Krueger and stepfather Bennie, Butte, ND; brother, Duane Vetter, Sioux Falls, SD; sisters, Nadina Pickell, Washburn, ND and Donna Plesuk and her husband Ronnie, Butte, ND.
Funeral Service: Tuesday, November 21, 2000, at 11 a.m. Zion Lutheran Church, Minot.
Visitation: Monday, November 20, 2000, from Noon until 5 p.m. at the Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot.
Burial: Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot. Will take place in the spring of 2001.
Officiant: Rev. Curt Hanson, Chaplain Trinity Health
Music: Jeremy McGill, vocalist
"Amazing Grace"
"Your Love Amazes Me" and "If Tomorrow Never Comes"
Recessional hymn, "Go Rest High On That Mountain" by Vince Gill
Dr. Mark Dimond, organist
Honorary Bearers: Deanna's family and friends
Active Bearers: Miles Eckert, Rodney Neal, Donny Wald, Chris Zimmerman, Mike Wilson,
Jr. Ellingson

Bonaventure "Barney" Schmitz - - 1918 - 2000
Bonaventure "Barney" N. Schmitz, 82, 305 8th Ave. NE, Minot, ND, formerly of Foxholm, died Sunday, September 17, 2000 in a Minot medical center.
He was born July 27, 1918, in rural Foxholm, ND, to Nicholas and Hilda (Gruber) Schmitz. He was reared and attended country schools in the Foxholm area. He farmed on the family homestead in Kirklie Township his entire life. He raised cattle and was a grain farmer. He also worked odd jobs in the Foxholm area. He retired in 1970 and continued to live on the farm until he entered Trinity Homes in 1988 where he lived until the time of his death.
He attended St. Mary's Catholic Church, Foxholm. Barney was an avid hunter.
Survivors: brother, Othmer Schmitz, Minot; nieces and nephews, Rose Marie Carini and husband Lou, Jerry Schlag and wife Laurel, Alton Schlag and wife Juanita, Darvin Schlag and wife Priscilla, Dale Schlag, Arlene Gagne and husband Kenneth, Diana Dunn and husband Michael, Joann Squires and husband Ed, Timothy Schmitz and wife Tracey, Gary Schmitz and wife Lynn, Mary Beth Brooks and husband Jeff, Susan Francis and husband Darrel and many great-nieces and nephews. His parents, two brothers, Frank and John Schmitz, and two sisters, Agnes Schmitz and Mary Ann Schlag, preceded him in death.
Funeral Service: St. Mary's Catholic Church, Foxholm, ND, on Friday, at 11:00 a.m.
Rosary Recitation: Thursday at 7:00 p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot.
Visitation: Thursday from noon until 8:30 p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot, ND
Burial: St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Foxholm, ND.
Officiant: Rev. Paul Becker
Music: Processional "Amazing Grace"
"On Eagle's Wings" and "Be Not Afraid"
Tammy Pease, soloist
Recessional "How Great Thou Art"
Joann Rademacher, organist
Active Bearers: Bennie Gerle, Lou Carini, Tim Schmitz, Jerry Schlag, Tom Gruber, John Clouse

Earl Schwartz - - 1908- 2001
Earl Schwartz Born: May 11, 1908, Kenmare, ND- Died: February 13, 2001, Minot, ND
Funeral Service: Friday, February 16, 2001, at 2:00 p.m. at Nazareth Lutheran Church, Kenmare, ND
Officiants: Rev. Dick Owens, pastor of Nazareth Lutheran Church, Kenmare, ND
Rev. Pete Weist, pastor of Elmdale Lutheran Church, Niobe, ND
Music: Processional hymn "In The Garden" Joanna York, vocalist "Daddy's Hands"
Recessional selection "You Are My Sunshine" Joan Larson, organist
Honorary Bearers: John Ankenbauer, Bill Ankenbauer, Vern Eymann Earl's family and friends
Active Bearers: Jarvis York, Andy Mau, Tyson Johnson, Richard Strom, Kerry Strom and Keith Strom
Final Resting Place: Lakeview Cemetery, Kenmare, ND Burial will take place in the spring of 2001
Immediately following the service at the church, everyone is invited to join the family in the lower level of the church for fellowship and lunch.
He was born May 11, 1908, in Kenmare, ND the son of Jacob and Tessie (Ankenbauer) Schwartz. He was baptized in the Brethren faith at Kenmare. Earl attended school at the country school west of Kenaston near the Schwartz family farmstead. Earl married Gladys Knudson on June 27, 1943, in Columbus, ND. They resided on the family farm southwest of Kenmare his entire life.
Earl devoted his life to hard work and his family. He had many business interests, starting with the flour mill, a grade A dairy farm and later branching out to farming and oil development.
He served many terms as a Spencer Township supervisor, retiring in 1997. He attended Elmdale Lutheran Church, Niobe. Gardening was an important part of his life as was the beauty of the many evergreen shelterbelts he was responsible for planting
Those Most Honored To Share In His Life: Wife, Gladys, Kenmare; daughter, Kay York and husband Ray, Kenmare and their children, Jarvis, Grand Forks, Jardy and Joanna both of Fargo and Jenica, Kenmare; daughter, Kathy Mau and husband Bob, Kenmare, ND and their children, Cassandra, Brekka and Erin, all of Grand Forks and Andy, Kenmare; daughter, Kara Johnson and husband Mike, Shoreview, MN and their children, Tressa, Tyson and Tali, all of Shoreview; sisters, Orpha Clark, Wilbur, WA, Evelyn McGillivrary, Everson, WA and Opal Townsend, Minot; brothers, Otis Schwartz, Belle Plaine, MN, A.D. Schwartz, Kenmare and Ralph Schwartz, Minot. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Hazel and brothers Owen and Clarence.

Patricia Selzler - - 1936 - 2000
Patricia J. Selzler, 63, 601 West 4th St, Velva, ND, died Friday, July 21, 2000, in a Minot medical center.
She was born August 16, 1936, in Minot, ND, to Edward and Nellie (Martens) Henjum. She was reared and educated in Minot and graduated from St. Leo's High School in 1954. She married John Selzler on August 16, 1966. They lived in Velva until the time of her death. When they were married, John had 11 children and together, they had four children. They raised all fifteen children together.
She worked at the American State Bank of Minot, for 12 years. In the summer of 1985, she started working at Souris Valley Care Center, and worked there until 1997.
She was a member of St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Velva and was a member of the Confraternity of Christian Mother's.
Survivors: husband, John, Velva; son, John, Lake Crystal, MN; daughters, Jean Haas and husband Tim, Hutchinson, MN, Mariann Krick and husband Doug, Bismarck and Sue Blair and husband Mike, Bismarck; step sons, Timothy and wife Kim, Velva, Tom and wife Wanda, Bismarck, Tony and wife Claudia, Velva, Ted and wife Roxann, Velva, Terry, Rugby, Tracy and wife Sandra, Velva and Troy and wife Madonna, Grand Forks, ND; step daughters, Deanne Sullivan and husband Larry, LaPorte, TX, Donna Selzler, Minot and Robin Bechtold, Bismarck; 33 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; sisters, Marge Nostdahl, Burlington, Mary Anderson and Therese Zahn, both of Minot and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Nellie Henjum; step daughter, Bonita Lill; grandson, Colin Michael Blair; brothers, Edward Jr., William, John, Joseph, and Harold; sisters, Claire Newman, Dorothy Behm and Verna Charlebois.
Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Tuesday, July 25, 2000, at 10 a.m. at St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Velva.
Visitation: Monday, July 24, 2000, from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Velva.
Recitation of the holy rosary and prayer service will be offered Monday, July 24, 2000, at 7 p.m. at St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Velva.
Burial: Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Velva, North Dakota
Celebrant Of The Liturgies: Father Dan M. Mrnarevic
Eulogist: Father Joseph Senger
Music: "In The Garden," Wanda Selzler, soloist
Processional hymn, "How Great Thou Art," Congregation
Offertory hymn, "Ave Maria," Hannah Schlag, soloist
Communion hymn, "The Lord's Prayer," Wanda Selzler, soloist
Recessional hymn, "On Eagles Wings," Congregation
Pat Strohm, organist
Active Bearers: David Newman, Bucky Anderson, Tim Haas, Jerry Behm, Tom Nostdahl Doug Krick, Mike Blair, Ken Lill
Honorary Bearers: Jared Selzler, Jordan Selzler, Lance Selzler, Jason Selzler, Justin Selzler, Jamie Selzler, Christopher Selzler, Shaun Lill, Travis Lill, Mark Sullivan, Matt Schlag, Adam Schlag

Howard J. Semingson - - 1921 - 2001
Howard J. Semingson, 79, 17431 N. 125th Ave. Sun City West, AZ 85375, former longtime resident of Minot and president of Trinity Hospital during a period of unprecedented growth at the institution, died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2001, at a medical center in Sun City West.
He was born in Makoti Aug. 5, 1921, a son of John and Mabel (Thorsen) Semingson. He was raised at Makoti and graduated from Makoti High School in 1939. He attended Minot Business College in 1940-41, the University of North Dakota at Grand Forks in 1942 and Michigan State College in 1943 before entering military service during World War II. He served with the Ninth Air Force in Europe until his discharge in 1945. He returned to Minot, and on Nov. 25, 1945, married Edith Johnson at Minot. He returned to UND for additional study in 1947.
His career in hospital management began at Trinity Medical Center in 1953, when he was named credit manager. He later became assistant manager at Trinity, then acting administrator, administrator, and from 1971 until his retirement in 1986, was president of the complex that included Trinity Hospital, now called Trinity Health.
The year 1971 was a milestone in Trinity's history, when the hospital merged with the Lutheran Homes in Minot, the Northwest Clinic and the Trinity Hospital School of Nursing. Semingson stepped in as president of the hospital. The move made the institution the largest of its kind in a 29-state area, with 730 dedicated employees in the Trinity complex.
The Semingsons lived in Minot until moving to Sun City West in 1992. Mrs. Semingson died in 1993.
He was a member of the Minot Kiwanis Club, the American Legion at Minot, the Minot Elks Lodge and Minot Country Club. He was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church, Minot, and had been a president of the church congregation. He had been involved with the Minot Parent Teacher Association.
He was a member of a number of professional organizations. He organized the first North Dakota chapter of Hospital Accountants. He was a member and served on the board of the American Association of Hospital Accountants, a trustee, secretary and treasurer of North Dakota Blue Cross. He served on the advisory council of the UND School of Medicine, was a member of the North Dakota Health Planning Council and was a Fellow in the American College of Hospital Administrators.
He served a term as president of the Upper Midwest Hospital Conference, was president and a delegate to the American Protestant Hospital Association and a board member of the Lutheran Hospital Association. He also served as a coordinator of the State Health Council and on the North Dakota Citizens League of Nursing. In 1982, he received the North Dakota Hospital Association's special award, the highest given by the association, for his contributions to the health care field.
Survivors: Son, John Semingson and wife Jo, Seattle, WA; granddaughter, Jessica Semingson, Long Beach, CA; sisters, Eleanor Semingson, Edina, MN, and Irene Neumann and husband Leonard, Bloomington, MN; sisters-in-law, Ethel Johnson, Huntington Beach, CA, Hazel Simmons, Minot, and Doris Barry and husband Coleman J., Dedham, MA; brother-in-law, Arnold Johnson and wife Anne, Bellingham, WA; and many nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral: Friday, February 16, 2001, at 11:00 a.m., at Bethany Lutheran Church, Minot, ND.
Visitation: There will be no reviewal, but friends may sign the register Thursday, February 15, 2001, from noon to 8:30 p.m., at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot, ND.
Burial: Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot, ND
MEMORIALS PREFERRED TO BETHANY LUTHERAN CHURCH FOUNDATION, MINOT, NORTH DAKOTA
Officiants: Rev. Mike Fiske and Rev. Janet Hernes-Mathistad
Music: Minot Heritage Singers
"Beautiful Savior" and "Amazing Grace"
Accompanist, Lynn Jensen
Congregational Hymn,
Processional, "Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee"
Recessional "Lift High The Cross"
Kari Files, organist
Active Bearers: Dr. Samir Farah, Jerome Johnson, Randy Renfandt, Lester Rostad Orvin Aamot , Kenny Simmons

Neva L. Severson - - 1920 - 2000
Neva L. Severson, 80, 417 Hillcrest Dr., Minot, died Friday, December 1, 2000, in a Minot medical center.
Neva was born June 2, 1920, in Tagus, ND, the daughter to Thomas and Bessie (Reed) Cuddigan. She was raised and educated in that area and graduated from Tagus High School in 1938. She attended Minot State Teachers College and earned a teaching certificate in 1940.
She taught in two rural schools in Mountrail County, the Van Hook area. She also taught in Berthold, Lone Tree and Surrey. She worked for a time in a bank in Seattle, WA.
In 1945 she married John P. Severson in Sidney, MT. Following their marriage they lived in Sherwood where she taught for two terms. In 1949 they moved to Minot.
She is a member of the Cross Town Homemakers Club, the American Legion Auxiliary, and the United Transportation Union Auxiliary, all Minot. She is an honorary lifetime member of the Roosevelt Elementary School Parent Teacher Association, where all of her children attended school. She is also a member of Bethany Lutheran Church, Minot, where she taught Sunday School and Bible School. Neva loved gardening and crafts. She sewed, knitted and was an avid bird watcher, helping with the annual bird count in the Minot area.
Survivors: Husband, John P. Severson, Minot; daughters, Shirlee Grosulak and husband Don, Mandan, and Susan Dougherty and her late husband Tom, Homer, Alaska; son, Dick Severson and wife Marian, Minot; daughter-in-law, Mary Severson and her late husband Tom, Minot; six grandchildren, Eric, Nicole, Megan and Eli Severson, Sean and Heather Dougherty; several nieces and nephews also survive. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Thomas L. Severson; son-in-law, Tom Dougherty; sister, Mariellen Feldner.
Funeral: Tuesday, December 5, 2000, at 2:00 p.m., at Bethany Lutheran Church, Minot, ND.
Visitation: Sunday, noon to 5:00 p.m., and Monday, from 9:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot, ND.
Burial: Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot, ND.
MEMORIALS PREFERRED TO THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY.
Officiant: Rev. Timothy Solberg
Music: Hardy Lieberg, soloist
"In the Garden" and "Softly and Tenderly"
Congregational Hymns
"Amazing Grace" and "How Great Thou Art"
Pat Strohm, organist
Honorary Bearers: Eva's family and friends
Active Bearers: John Cuddigan, Darrell Kraft, P. S. Bickler, Frank "Red" Miller, Gary Roed and Ken Gorze

Kenneth Shaw - - 1943 - 2001
Kenneth Reynolds Shaw, 57, Glenburn, passed away peacefully, Thursday, April 19, 2001, at his son's home in Minneapolis, MN.
Kenneth was born November 22, 1943, in New Eagle Borough, PA, the son of Worthy and Helen (Reynolds) Shaw. He was raised in Minneapolis, MN and Topeka, KS. Following his high school graduation he joined the United States Air Force. He served in the Vietnam War and was stationed in Travis, CA, Charleston, SC, and Minot, ND, where he retired after 21 years of service.
He married Sharon Songstad on April 22, 1967 in Max, ND. Following retirement from the Air Force he worked at Glenburn High School. He earned a degree in History at Minot State University. Ken drove truck for Knorr Farms and his latest employment was at Scherr's Cabinet, Minot. He retired in September of 2000 due to illness.
He was a member of Hope Lutheran Church, Glenburn and was president of the church council for a number of years. He was a member of the Lions, the Eagles Aerie, and the American Legion, all Minot.
Ken was a loving husband and supportive father who actively took part in the lives of his sons. He enjoyed country western dancing and traveling in his RV. Ken was high spirited and dearly loved by family and friends. No words can describe how much he'll be missed. We love you.
Survivors: Wife, Sharon, Glenburn; sons, Scott (Sonja) Shaw, Goodyear, AZ, Brian Shaw and fiancÚ Tracy Ackman, Mpls, MN, and Darren (Heather) Shaw, Independence, MO; grandchild, Payton Shaw, Goodyear, AZ; mother, Helen Wilson, San Jose, CA. Numerous aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.
Funeral: Tuesday, April 24, 2001, at 10:00 a.m., at Hope Lutheran Church, Glenburn, ND
Visitation: Monday, from noon to 8:30 p.m., at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot, ND.
Burial: Tuesday, April 24, 2001, at 3:00 p.m., at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan, ND.
IN LIEU OF FLOWERS MEMORIALS ARE PREFERRED TO THE AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION OR THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY.
Officiant: Rev. Lee Yarger
Music: Congregational Hymns: "Precious Lord, Take My Hand" "Softly and Tenderly Jesus Is Calling" "What A Friend We Have In Jesus"
Karla Martin, organist
Honorary Bearers: Friends and family from the church
Active Bearers: Bob Berntson,Gerry Berntson, Jim Munns, Duane Sinclair, Arnold Strebe Ron Schroeder, Gary Angell

Dale Shelkey - - 1929 - 2000
Dale Shelkey, 70, 1325 27th St. SE Lot 116, Minot, formerly of Berthold and Deering, died Tuesday, August 29, 2000, in a Minot medical center of cancer.
He was born December 21, 1929, in Ward County, to Lawrence and Dorothy (Birdsall) Shelkey. He was reared and educated in the Berthold area and graduated Berthold High School in 1948. Dale worked with his father on the farm and also worked construction jobs part time. Dale was once married to Rosella Schelin. They were honored with 10 children. Dale worked on many big projects in North Dakota, including the Garrison Dam and the Great Northern Round House. In 1959 Dale went to work for Kemper Construction as a supervisor. On June 8, 1986, he married Myrna Mogard Brunsvold at Lake Metigoshe. They moved to Zap, ND, where Dale supervised the first major project on the Southwest Pipeline. Myrna helped on this project and many after. In 1987, they moved to Deering. Dale continued to work at Kemper construction and retired in 1994 after working on the widening of Valley Street in Minot. In June of 1998, they moved to Minot and Dale drove cab for TAXI 9000 in Minot. He worked there until ill health forced him to retire.
He was a member of the Deering Congregational Church United Church of Christ until it closed in August of 2000 and then was a member of the Congregational United Church of Christ, Minot.
Survivors: wife, Myrna, Minot; sons, Frank and wife Nicki, David and wife Cathy and Neil, all of Berthold and Layne and wife Charlotte and Andy and friend Pam Alexander, all of Minot; daughters, Dorothy Rogers and husband Richard, Mandan, ND, Dayle Anne Barnett and husband Gary, and Laurene Ness and husband Dennis, all of Minot, Patti Shelkey, Carpio, and Mary Kueffler and husband Scott, Grenora, ND; step-daughters, Taryce Olson and husband Ron, Upham and Mysti Wolfe and husband Eric, Claremont, New Hampshire; mother, Dorothy Shelkey, Minot; 32 grandchildren; 8 stepgrandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; brother, Darrel Shelkey, Austin, TX; sister, Ruth Shelkey, Bakersfield, CA and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father Lawrence Shelkey and a grandson Benjamin Shelkey.
A private family service will be held.
Friends may sign a register on Friday, from 9:00 a.m. until 8:30 p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot, ND.
MEMORIALS ARE PREFERRED TO THE DONOR'S CHOICE.
Officiants: Rev. Keith Mills, Pastor at Congregational United Church of Christ, Minot
Rev. Don Andrews, Chaplain at Trinity Health, Minot
Music; Congregational hymns are found on insert
"Down At The Cross"
"He Lives"
"The King Is Coming"
"In My Heart There Rings A Melody"
Diane Mogard, organist

Dale Sigloh - - 1982 - 2000
Dale Robert Sigloh, Born Into Earthly Life, September 14, 1982, Minot, ND
Born Into Life Eternal, December 1, 2000, Minot, ND
Dale Sigloh was born September 14, 1982, in Minot, the son of David and Penny (Rudland) Sigloh. He was raised and educated in Kenmare and was currently a senior at Kenmare High School. Dale worked part-time at Gooseneck Implement, Kenmare, while attending school.
He was active in football and wrestling at Kenmare High School. In wrestling, he was defending Region 3 champion and finished fifth last year at the state tournament. He was a member of Nazareth Lutheran Church, Kenmare, and a member of Future Farmers of America.
Those Most Honored To Share In His Life: Parents, David and Penny Sigloh, Kenmare; brother, Anthony Sigloh, Kenmare; sisters: Angela and Danielle Sigloh, both Kenmare; maternal grandparents, Robert and Carol Rudland, Maxbass, and Everett and Beverly Howard, Minot; paternal grandmother, Christine Sigloh, Kenmare; special friend, Hayley Trulson. Numerous aunts, uncles and cousins also survive. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Ellis Anthony Sigloh.
Family Prayer Service: Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Kenmare, ND, Monday, December 4, 2000, 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Service: Nazareth Lutheran Church, Kenmare, ND, Tuesday, December 5, 2000, 2:30 p.m.
Officiant: Rev. Dick Owens
Music: Kayo Grubb, soloist, to offer special selections Joan Larson, organist
Honorary Bearers: The Kenmare Wrestling Team and Kenmare High School Class of 2001
Active Bearers: Lane Rolfe, Wade Trulson, J.J. Nelson, Ralph Modin, Keith Mogren and Tim Andersen
Final Resting Place: Lakeview Cemetery, Kenmare, ND

Alice Sjaastad - - 1906 - 2001
Alice Sjaastad, 94, 600 South Main, Minot, formerly of the Tagus area, died Saturday in a Minot nursing home.
She was born in Oakland Township, Mountrail County, on June 20, 1906, to John and Helga (Mathison) Evenson. She attended school in rural Blaisdell, Plaza and graduated from Palermo High School. She attended a summer session at Minot Teachers College in 1926. She then taught at the Oswald School in rural Plaza and later in rural White Earth. On November 28, 1929, she married E. Odin Sjaastad. The couple farmed west of Tagus. In 1957 and 1958, she returned to college and earned a standard teaching degree. She then taught two years in the Vesey school south of Blaisdell and one year at Tagus. In 1963 they moved to Bismarck where she was active in the Democratic Women's Organization. In 1969 they retired to Minot. Her husband died on May 24, 1996. On October 24, 1996, she moved to an assisted living apartment in Cando for a short time before entering Manor Care Nursing Home in Minot.
While living in Tagus she was a member of St. Olaf's Church and was active in the Ladies Aid, taught Sunday School and was also a 4H leader. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Minot and was a member of a circle there. She also was a member of the Criterion Club and a bowling league.
Survivors: son, Dr. Larry A. Sjaastad and wife Irene Glasner, Chicago, IL; daughters, Ardyce L. Evensvold and husband Tom, Tagus, and Bette Jean Asplund and husband Robert W., New Carlisle, IN; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sister, Lila Lucy, Billings, MT and a number of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; son, Edwin Sjaastad
Funeral: Friday, February 9, 2001, at 2:00 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, Minot, ND.
Visitation: Thursday, February 8, 2001, from 9:00 a.m. until 8:30 p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot
Burial: Tagus Cemetery, Tagus, ND in the Spring of 2001.
MEMORIALS ARE PREFERRED TO THE MANOR CARE EDEN PROJECT OR TRINITY HOSPICE.
Minister, Rev. John Streccius
Music: Hardy Lieberg, vocalist and Mark Dimond, organist; Alice's great granddaughter, Kayla Dunham will play a piano solo.
Pallbearers are Vance Sjaastad, Thomas Evensvold, Robin Sjaastad, Lori Dunham, Susan Sjaastad-Hill, Anita Mecklenburg, Lisa Searls, Michael Sjaastad, Marc Asplund and John Sjaastad. Her family and friends will serve as Honorary Bearers.

Hazel Snippen - - 1913 - 2001
Hazel Snippen, 87, 1205 15th Ave. SW, Minot, died Wednesday, March 7, 2001, in her home.
She was born July 7, 1913, in Hanley Falls, Iowa, the daughter of Frank and Martha Halquist. At a young age she moved with her parents to Garrison, ND. She was reared and educated there and graduated from Garrison High School in 1931. After graduation she worked in the Garrison area for a few years before moving to Minot where she worked for Kresge's.
She married Lawrence Snippen on September 20, 1939, in Sidney, MT. Following their marriage they lived in Ryder, ND for two years before moving to the Snippen Farm near Roseglen, ND. During the winter months they traveled to various places, but from 1960 to 1978, they spent their winters in Minot where Hazel was employed with Ellison's Department Store. In 1978 they moved to Minot having sold their farm in Roseglen. Lawrence died on September 5, 1991, in Minot.
Hazel was a former member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Roseglen, the Ladies Aid and later was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Minot.
Survivors: Sister, Opal Ronning, Bismarck; brother, Arnold Halquist, Garrison; nieces, Yvonne Erb and Sheryl Heidt, both Bismarck; nephew, Robert Ronning, Mandan.
Funeral Service: Saturday, March 10, 2001, at 10:30 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, Minot.
Visitation: Friday, March 9, 2001 from noon until 8:30 p.m. at the Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot
Burial: Saturday at 1:00 p.m., at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Minot.
Officiant: Rev. John Streccius
Music: Klinton Hanson, soloist offered "Amazing Grace" "Just A Closer Walk With Thee"
"How Great Thou Art"
Dr. Mark Dimond, organist
Active Bearers: Jim Erb, Don McGuire, Robert Ronning, Rick Heidt, Gerald Giffey, Brad Haugen

Irwin Solem - - 1898 - 2000
Irwin Solem, PO Box 147, Carpio, ND, died Tuesday, August 29, 2000, in a Minot medical center.
He was born April 16, 1930, in Ward County, the son of John and Ingeborg (Solberg) Solem. He was reared and educated in the Carpio area and graduated from Carpio High School in 1950.
Irwin entered the Marine Corp. on November 15,1951 and served during the Korean War. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal and was honorably discharged on November 5, 1953. He returned to Carpio and farmed in the area for several years.
He was once married to Dianne Erickson. The couple had five children. He married Rosie (Lithmanchuck) Clementich in November of 1988. He worked for the Carpio Farmers Union from the mid 1980's until 1990. He then went to work for the city of Carpio for about 5 years and also worked for area farmers during harvest time.
He was a member of Carpio Lutheran Church, Carpio. He enjoyed bowling, pool, and participated on various dart leagues over the years. Rosie and Irwin enjoyed traveling together, especially their cruise to the Western Caribbean and their trips to Italy and Okinawa, Japan. They also enjoyed traveling throughout the United States visiting family and friends.
Survivors: wife, Rosie, Carpio; sons, Dayne Solem and his partner Dana, Bismarck, ND, and Shayne Solem and his wife Angie, Rock Springs, WY; step-son, Bob Clementich, Minot, ND; daughters, Natalie Kroll and her husband Robert, Simpsonville, SC, and Toni Decent and her husband Dean, Elk Ridge, MD; step-daughters, Shelli Hickel, Minot, ND and Cynthia West, Daytona Beach, FL; 5 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; brothers, Gordon Solem and his wife Janice, Bullhead City, AZ, and John Solem and his wife Judy, Elizabeth, CO; sisters, Lillian Ingalls and her husband Leland, Canby, OR, and Julia Geyer and her husband Lynn, Minot, ND. He was preceded in death by his son Ryan Solem, parents, and sister, Ruby Flaten.
Funeral Service: Saturday, September 2, 2000 at 10:30 a.m. at Carpio Lutheran Church, Carpio.
Visitation: Friday, September 1, 2000, from Noon until 8:30 p.m. at the Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot
Burial: First Lutheran Cemetery, Carpio.
Officiant: Rev. Norman Paskowsky
Music: Processional hymn, "How Great Thou Art" # 532
"On Eagles Wings" "There's A Beautiful Place"
DeAnn Hickel, soloist, June Gronberg, soloist
Recessional hymn, "Amazing Grace" # 448
Colleen Peterson, organist
Honorary Bearers: Irwin's family and friends
Active Bearers: Robert Peterson, Alan Erickson, Randy Bryans, Aaron Johnson, Ken Roark and Damon Burner

Frances Sorensen - - 1901 - 2000
Frances Sorensen, 99, 300 South Main St., Velva, died Tuesday, December 26, 2000, in a Velva nursing home.
She was born September 25, 1901, in rural Nome, ND, the daughter of Jens and Wilhelmina (Horton) Sorensen. She was baptized at St. Petri Lutheran Church, rural Nome. In 1902, she moved with her family to a homestead south of the Velva area. She was reared and educated in Velva and graduated from Velva High School in 1921. After graduation she attended Minot Normal School and received her teachers certificate.
In 1918, the family moved into Velva where Frances worked at various jobs. She taught school in rural McHenry County for a number of years. In 1956, she moved to Minot and was employed in the central supply department at Trinity Hospital. She retired in 1969. She was an active volunteer at Trinity Health and accumulated more than 5000 hours of service.
She was a member of Oak Valley Lutheran Church and the Rebekah Lodge, Velva. She was also a past member at Trinity Hospital Auxiliary and the Minot Senior Citizens. She loved crafts and worked well with her hands.
Survivors: cousins, Martha Seibel and her husband Wilbert, Velva, Evelyn Howe and her husband Eugene, Garrison, Marian Shattuck and her husband Cal, Bismarck, Karen Bechtold and her husband Tom, Marietta, MN, Sonja Harrold and her husband Eldon, Creswell, OR, Ruth Bredahl and her husband Tim, Cottage Grove, MN, Elvin Aaseth and his wife Carolyn, Wheatland, WY, Don Aaseth and his wife Mary, Velva, numerous other cousins also survive in Minnesota and Canada. Her parents and one brother who died as an infant preceded her in death.
Memorial Service Friday, December 29, 2000, at 10 a.m. at the Souris Valley Care Center, Velva.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, December 30, 2000, at 2 p.m. at Oak Valley Lutheran Church, Velva
Visitation: Friday, December 29, 2000, from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Velva.
Burial: Velva Community Cemetery, Velva. Burial will take place in the spring of 2001.
Officiant: Rev. Mary A. Schave
Music: Wanda Fogarty, vocalist
"In The Garden, Medley"
"The Old Rugged Cross"
Donna Holte, organist
Honorary Bearers:Frances's family and friends
Active Bearers: Mark Seibel, Doug Aaseth, Lee Shattuck, Dewey Aaseth, Bob Fogarty and Lynn Shattuck

Evelyn Stahlberg - - 1908 - 2000
Evelyn Blanch (Bird) Stahlberg, 92, White Bear Lake, MN formerly of Kenmare died October 24, 2000, in a St. Paul care center.
She was born August 30, 1908, in Kenmare, ND and lived with her adopted family Mr. and Mrs. Bird.
She married Edwin A. Stahlberg on August 31, 1927, at Kenmare. Following their marriage the couple resided west of Kenaston on Edwin's parents farm. The couple lived there until 1928 when they moved into Kenmare. In 1941, the couple moved to Rapid City and later moved to St. Paul, MN where they lived until 1989 when the couple entered the Commonwealth Home in St. Paul, MN. After her husbands death in 1994, Evleyn was relocated to Harmony Health Care St. Paul, MN, where she lived until her death.
She was once a member of Nazareth Lutheran Church, Kenmare.
Survivors: son, Dr. Edrin D. Stahlberg Jr., Fergus Falls, MN; daughter, JoAnn Gates and her husband Billy, Mobile, AL; 6 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her adopted family the Bird's.
Funeral service will be held Monday, November 6, 2000, at 2 p.m. at the Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Kenmare.
Friends may sign a register book one hour prior to the service.
Burial at Lakeview Cemetery, Kenmare, ND.
Pastor Dick Owens will officiate.

Clarice Stangeland - - 1910 - 2001
Clarice O. Stangeland, 90, 702 33 Ave SW, Minot, died Thursday, January 4, 2001, in an adult foster care home.
Clarice was born June 17, 1910 in Pekin, ND, the daughter of Oscar and Elenore (Quam) Bue. She attended school in Leeds, ND and graduated from Leeds High School in 1928. She then attended Concordia College in Moorhead, MN and graduated in 1932 with a teaching degree. She taught school in Fillmore, ND, Cando, ND, and Leeds. She married Andie Stangeland on September 8, 1935, in Leeds. They resided on a farmstead in the Fillmore area from 1935 until 1966. Andie passed away on September 8, 1965. She moved to Leeds until 1993 when she moved to Minot and resided here until her death. Clarice loved Norwegian needlework, she made many pieces for her family, church functions and bazaars. She also loved to bake and to get her grandchildren involved with her baking. Her baking specialties were cinnamon rolls and lefse.
She was a member of Fillmore Lutheran Church and was Sunday School Superintendent for several years, Leeds Lutheran Church and was an associate member of Zion Lutheran Church, Minot. She was a charter member of Fillmore Homemakers Club and a member of Leeds Homemakers Club. She was also a member of ALCW in Fillmore and Leeds, member of Leeds golf club, Leeds Alfredian club, and was a Sunday school teacher for many years. She loved to travel and traveled with family to visit family in various parts of the world.
Survivors: daughters, Elenore "Jean" Borstad and husband Jerry, Minot, Sandra Pierson and husband Stanley, Minot, Clarice "Cassie" Haas and husband Ray, Minot, and Lynne Jensen, Missoula, MT; 11 grandchildren, Sonja Rider, Jay Borstad, Charlie Borstad, Donald Pierson, Celeste Simmons, Leslie Pierson, Heidi Babbitt, Julie Romhilt, Erik Haas, Shane Jensen, and Mark Jensen; 12 great-grandchildren, Bill and Jon Borstad, Chuck and Jake Rider, Mikaela Borstad, Beth and Christian Pierson, Jeremy and Julie Simmons, Mark and Brianne Pierson, and Andrew Babbitt; one great-great-grandchild, Athena Borstad; sisters, Elenore McKay, Minot, and Ruth Schlieve, Leeds; sister-in-law, Blanche Stangeland, Carrington, ND. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers, Larry and Ingolf, two grandchildren, William Borstad and Pauline Pierson, and one great-grandchild, Trent Thomas.
Funeral: Wednesday, January 10, 2001 at 2:00 pm at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Chapel.
Visitation: Wednesday, January 10, 2001 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
Burial: Fillmore Lutheran Cemetery, Fillmore, ND
MEMORIALS ARE PREFERRED TO TRINITY HOSPICE.
Officiant: Rev. John Streccius, pastor of Zion Lutheran Church, Minot
Music : Congregational Hymn "In the Garden"
Ray Haas, son-in-law, vocalist will offer "How Great Thou Art" and "Have Thine Own Way, Lord"
Elizabeth Roberts, organist
Prelude music preformed by grandson, Shane Jensen
Honorary Bearers: All of Clarice's family, neighbors and friends
Active Bearers: Her grandchildren: Sonja Rider, Jay Borstad, Charlie Borstad, Donald Pierson Celeste Simmons, Leslie Pierson, Heidi Babbitt, Julie Romhilt, Erik Haas, Shane Jensen, Mark Jensen

Marcel St. Pierre - - 1934 - 2000
Marcel St. Pierre, 66, 7420 58th Ave. NW, Minot, died Saturday December 16, 2000, at his home.
He was born on June 3, 1934, in St. Issian, Quebec, Canada, the son of Pierre and Mary St. Pierre. He lived there for a time before moving with his parents to Pawtucket, RI. He attended school in Pawtucket. He worked with his father doing carpentry and learning his trade. In February of 1955, he entered the United States Air Force and served for over 22 years. He retired as a tech sergeant from the Air Force in June of 1977. He married Rose Warmsbecker on July 8, 1977, in Minot. In October of that same year, he went to work for the Minot Park District, working as a carpenter for the maintenance department in Minot area parks. He retired form the park district in November of 1999. He was a member of St. John the Apostle Catholic Church in Minot.
Survivors: Wife, Rose, Minot; daughter, Pamela Adkins and husband Jason, Minot; three stepchildren, Brenda Lowthian, Geneva, OH, Ricky Gilmore, Minot, and Mark Gilmore and wife Evelyn, Bemidji, MN; two brothers, Louis St. Pierre, Pantagonia, RI, and Andy St. Pierre, Central Falls, RI; four sisters, Collette Bora, Pawtucket, RI; Pat Folley, Bristol, RI, Lisa St. Pierre, Portsmouth, RI, and Dorothy Trahan, Bedford, NH; one grandson and seven stepgrandchildren. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive. His parents and one sister, Theresa, preceded him in death.
Funeral Service: St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, Minot, on Wednesday, December 20, 2000, at 11:00 a.m.
Rosary Recitation: Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot, on Tuesday, December 19, 2000 at 7:00 p.m.
Visitation: Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot, from noon until 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 19, 2000
Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Minot, ND
Concelebrants of the Liturgies: Father Henry Schneider and Deacon Chuck Kramer
Music: Processional "Ave Maria"
Communion "At That First Eucharist"
Recessional "Holy God, We Praise Thy Name"
Hardy Lieberg, soloist
Ethel Lehner, organist
Active Bearers: Leonard Warmsbecker, Leo Warmsbecker, Phillip Warmsbecker, Mark Gilmore Jason Adkins, Ricky Gilmore

Clyde Strom - - 1917 - 2000
Clyde Strom, 83, 1327 32nd Ave. SW, Minot, died Thursday, December 21, 2000, in a Minot medical center.
He was born April 16, 1917, in Langdon, ND, the son of Melvin and Martha (Berg) Strom. He was baptized in the Lutheran faith in 1918, at Fordville, ND. He attended schools in Langdon, Devils Lake, and graduated from Shattuck Military School in Fairbault, Minnesota. He also attended the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks.
He was in the R.O.T.C., the Army Service Forces and the Crystal Communications of the Signal Corps during the war.
He married Ruth Knudson on August 31, 1941, in Columbus, ND by the Reverend J.W. Rosholt. After living in various cities during the war, they returned to Columbus where Clyde managed and helped in the family business, eventually selling the business after the death of his father, and entering into farming
He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Columbus, and transferred to First Lutheran Church, Minot after moving from Columbus to Minot in 1983. He taught Sunday School for 17 years in Columbus and served as treasurer. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Portal, ND, the Lions Club in Columbus, Elks, AARP, and the Golden K Kiwanis, all of Minot. He was active in volunteer programs, such as visitation, financial family planning, accounting, tax planning and Vita for senior citizens and low income persons.
Survivors: wife, Ruth, Minot; son, Richard Strom and his wife Steffanie, Dallas TX and their children, Niki Tygart and her husband Travis, Colorada Springs, CO, Regan Strom, Dallas, TX, Melissa Strom, Los Angels, CA; son, Kerry and his wife Barbara Strom, Columbus, ND, and their children Tasha Jacobsen and her husband Erik and their daughter Mya Jacobsen, Ft. Worth, TX, Leif Strom, Phoenix, AZ, Mitch Strom, Fargo, ND; son, Keith Strom, Minot, ND, and his daughter Crissy Gonthier and her husband Craig, Willington, NC. His brother Manville Strom died in 1933.
Funeral Service: Tuesday, December 27, 2000, at 2 p.m. at First Lutheran Church, Minot.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.
Cremation will take place after the services at the church.
Officiant:
Pastor Lee Yarger
Music: Processional hymn,
"Beneath The Cross of Jesus' #107 LBW
Hardy Lieberg, vocalist
"Now The Day Is Over" and "The Old Rugged Cross"
Recessional hymn,
"Spirit of God Descends Upon My Heart" # 486 LBW
Gary Stenehjem, organist
Honorary Bearers: Clyde's family and friends
Active Bearers: Walt Thompson, Loren Hoff, Ray Curtis, Bob Hurdelbrink,Faye Ruppel Will Azure

Richard Paul Struksnes - - 1972 - 2000
Richard Paul Struksnes, 28, Sheyenne, ND, formerly of Minot, died Wednesday, November 1, 2000, east of Devils Lake, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Richard was born April 25, 1972, in Devils Lake, ND, the son of Harold and Judy (Possen) Struksnes. He was raised in Minot attending elementary school and Bishop Ryan High School, where he graduated in 1991. Following graduation he attended Dickinson State University, where he earned a truck driving certificate.
He returned to Minot and worked with his father at Struksnes Construction. He then moved to Nashville, TN, for a time and worked as a stage hand in the Grand Ole Opry Hotel. He returned to North Dakota and most recently worked for a building contractor in Devils Lake.
While growing up Richard was very active in all sports. In high school he was on the track team as a distance runner.
Survivors: Parents, Harold and Judy Struksnes, Minot; daughter, Faith Marie Struksnes, Minot; paternal grandfather, Christ Struksnes, Minot; maternal grandmother, Ruth Possen, Sheyenne, ND; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins also survive. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Richard Possen; paternal grandmother, Rosemary Struksnes; and uncle, Jim Possen.
Funeral: Saturday, November 4, 2000, at 10:00 a.m., at First Lutheran Church, Minot, ND.
Visitation: Friday, November 3, 2000, from noon to 8:30 p.m., at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot, ND.
Burial: Saturday at 3:00 p.m., at Hillside Cemetery, Oberon, ND
Officiant: Rev. Lee Yarger
Music: Michelle Zurcher, soloist, to sing "Peace In the Valley"
Congregational Hymns
Opening hymn, "Rock of Ages"
Closing hymn, "What A Friend We Have In Jesus"
Gary Stenehjem, organist
Honorary Bearers: Richard's relatives and friends
Active Bearers: Scott Zurcher,Chris Struksnes, Shane Possen, Robert Reynolds, Brian Reynolds Jesse Drake, and Jeff Drake

Clifford Stubbs - - 1916 - 2001
Clifford Derwood Stubbs, formerly of Minot, ND died Friday, January12,2001, at Eastern Montana Veterans Home in Glendive, Montana.
Cliff was born to John (Jack) Derwood Stubbs and Lucie (Frazier) Stubbs, April 30, 1916 on a farm near Dore,ND. While quite small his father farmed for a short time in the Sioux Pass, MT community and later his mother taught school and his father worked for MDU so the family lived in Dayton, Ohio, Dore,ND, Mondak, MT; and Bainville, MT. He graduated from Bainville High School in 1932 at the age of 16. During the Depression he and his father operated a truck garden that was irrigated at Dore,ND. Much produce was given away because people would stop just to see something green and growing. During the late 30's and early 40's he worked for Bacon signs, Minot, ND. He entered the armed service in 1944 and trained at Fort Sill. He departed from Boston, January 10, 1945 and arrived in France, January 21, 1945. He was in the Communications Section of the 89th Infantry Division and spent most of
WWII in Germany. His Division was the first American Division to capture some of the Prison Camps. After an honorable discharge, when the war ended, he arrived home at Dore,ND, on Christmas Day, 1945. He "homesteaded" on some land near Dore following the war and also worked at Davidson Hardware Store in Fairview,MT. He met his wife Leah (Tank) McGarry, who was a teacher at East Fairview School. They were married in August 1954 in Williston,ND.
They made their home in Minot, and he worked for Bacon Signs until his retirement. Visiting with people, collecting toys, antiques, coins, stamps, and growing tomatoes were some of Cliff's hobbies. He loved cats and dogs and was a very gentle person. He was a member of the Minot Coin Club and the American Legion.
Cliff is survived by one nephew, Dick (Dee) Johnson, Fairview,MT; one niece Joan (Paul) Eldridge, Fairview,MT; One grandnephew, Walter Eldridge, one grandniece, Tammi Eldridge, both of Fairview and one stepson, Gary M McGarry of Minot, ND.
He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, and one sister Evelyn (Herman) Johnson.
Funeral services: Wednesday, January 17, 2001 at 2 p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral , Minot, ND.
Visitation: Wednesday from 9 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Burial: Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot, ND
Officiant: Rev. Don Andrews
Honorary Bearers: Clifford's family and friends

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