Helen Inga Blom - - 1916 - 2000
Helen Inga Blom, 84, Bismarck, formerly of Lignite, died Thursday, October 26, 2000, in a Bismarck care center.
She was born January 9, 1916, in Lignite, ND, to Nels H. and Julia (Holte) Scott. She was reared in the Lignite area and attended Lignite Public School. On April 26, 1934, she married Clarence Blom in Williston, ND. They farmed in the Lignite area. She was a homemaker who enjoyed gardening and crocheting afghans for all her children and grandchildren. She loved to entertain and loved having a house full of family and friends to cook for. She also loved to host pastors, missionaries, evangelists, and vacation bible school workers. Her home was always open and if she heard of a young person who couldn't go home for the holidays, another place was set at the table. In February of 2000, Helen and Clarence moved to the Missouri Slope Care Center in Bismarck.
She was a charter member of the Church of God in Lignite and was the church clerk for 31 years. She also held office positions in the Ladies Ministries for many years and taught Sunday School.
Survivors: husband, Clarence Blom, Bismarck; daughters, Elvina Brown and husband Gordon, Bismarck, Maxine Lane and husband Larry, Minot and Marilyn Brostrom and husband Wayne, Bismarck; daughter-in-law, Marsha Blom, Lignite; 10 grandchildren, Dallas Brown, Carmella Bourk, Stacy Merkel, Michelle Weishaar, Melissa Jorgenson, Darren Brostrom, Jason Brostrom, Justin Blom, Kayla Blom and Megan Blom; 16 great-grandchildren; sister, Myrtle Corwin, Minot. She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Elvera; son, Donald; brother Marvin; sisters, Inga Scott and Alma Bunting and an infant brother.
Funeral: Monday, October 30, 2000, at 1:00 p.m. at the Lignite Church of God.
Visitation: Sunday, from noon until 5:00 p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot.
Prayer Service: Sunday, October 29, 2000, at 5:00 p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot.
Burial: First Lutheran Cemetery, rural Lignite, ND.
Officiants: Pastor Harold Rains and Pastor Danny Hysjulien
Service Participants: Megan Blom, reading of a poem
Heather Brostrom, scripture reading
Carmella Bourk, tribute
Kayla Blom, tribute
Active Bearers: Dallas Brown, Darren Brostrom, Jason Brostrom, Justin Blom, Brian Merkel DeLynn Weishaar, Steve Bourk, Cade Jorgenson
Honorary Bearers: Helen's family and friends
Anselm Bock - - 1906 - 2001
Anselm M. Bock, 94, 305 8th Ave NE, Minot, formerly of the Foxholm area, died Thursday, February 8, 2001, in a Minot nursing home.
He was born October 3, 1906, the son of William and Katherine (Leucken ) Bock on the family farm in Foxholm, ND. He was reared and educated in rural schools in the Foxholm area. He farmed with his dad and later purchased his own farm in Ward County, rural Foxholm, which his grandson Murray Bock farms today.
He married Alvina Engelhard in 1931, in Bismarck, ND. They lived on the farm until 1952, when they moved to Foxholm and purchased the Foxholm Mercantile. In 1989, they moved to Minot. Anselm entered the Trinity Nursing Home in May of 1999.
He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Foxholm.
Survivors: wife, Alvina, Minot; daughters, Mrs. Louis (Myrtle) Charlebois, Minot, Mrs. Wilma Roland, Phoenix, AZ, and Mrs. Dennis (Karen) Steinberger, Burlington; 16 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren; sister, Veronica Sauer, Minot. He was preceded in death by his son, Lyle; parents; brothers, John, Ben, Hubert, Henry, Patrick, and William Bock; sisters Lena and Katherine.
Mass of Christian Burial: Monday, February 12, 2001, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Foxholm.
Visitation: Sunday, February 11, 2001from Noon until 5 p.m. at the Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot.
Recitation of the holy rosary: Sunday, February 11, 2001, at 4 p.m. at the Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot.
Burial: St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Foxholm. Burial will take place in the spring of 2001.
Celebrant: Father Paul Cervinski
Music:Processional hymn, "On Eagles Wings"
Jody Bock, vocalist
Offertory hymn, "In The Garden"
Recessional hymn, "How Great Thou Art"
JoAnne Rademacher, organist
Honorary Bearers: Anslem's family and friends
Active Bearers: Todd Steinberger, T.J. Steinberger, Murray Bock, Brandon Bock, Rob Charlebois Matt Mauldin
Ardella Marguerite Bodine - - 1933 - 2001
Ardella Marguerite Bodine- February 6, 1933, Velva, ND- March 22, 2001, Minot, ND
Ardella was born on February 6, 1933, in Velva, ND, to Charles and Alice (Bergstad) Bodine. She grew up on the family farm near Bergen and attended Bergen Elementary and High School. She worked a number of years for the Nifty Nook Café and Behm's Truck Stop, both in Minot. She also worked on the Helmer Helmers, Jr. farm, near Donnybrook, ND. She then moved to Los Angeles, California, for one year before moving to Denver, Colorado, where she worked at Radio Specialists. When she returned to Minot, she worked at Lydia's Café.
She was a member of St. Leo's Catholic Church, Minot. She liked to do ceramics and read books. She loved her dog, Rowdy, who passed away a few months ago.
The family of Ardella would like to thank everyone for their kindness and generosity, especially Kim Fiskum, who accompanied her on errands, and going to the library for the past eight years, always being there for her. The family is especially grateful to Dr. Afifi and his staff for the good care and compassion you showed Ardella. May God bless you all!
Recitation of the Holy Rosary: St. Leo's Catholic Church, Minot, ND, Monday, March 26, 2001, 10:00 a.m.
Mass of Christian Burial: St. Leo's Catholic Church, Minot, ND, Monday, March 26, 2001, 10:30 a.m.
Celebrant of the Liturgies: Rev. Chris Walter
Music: Processional "Amazing Grace"
Communion "Ave Maria"
Recessional "How Great Thou Art"
Lucinda Degenstein, soloist, Pat Strohm, organist
Active Bearers: David Degenstein, Charles Bodine, Daniel Degenstein, Robert Degenstein and Bruce Degenstein
Those Most Honored To Share In Her Life: Brother, Charles Bodine, Castle Rock, Colorado, sisters, Mary Lou and Carole Bodine, both of Minot, brother-in-law, Walter Degenstein, Bergen, and an aunt, Agnes Berge, of Minot. Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive. Her father and mother, brother, James Bodine, and sister, Lorrayne Degenstein, preceded her in death.
Burial:Velva Community Cemetery, later in the spring of 2001
Everyone is cordially invited to join the family for lunch and fellowship in the lower level of the church immediately following the funeral service.
Ernest Clayton Bomstad - - 1929 - 2000
Ernest Clayton Bomstad: March 21, 1929, Sidonia Township, Mountrail County-December 31, 2000, Kenmare, ND
Officiant: Rev. Pete Weist
Funeral Service: Thursday, January 4, 2001, 2 p.m. Bethlehem Lutheran Church, rural Coulee, ND
Music: Congregational hymn
"What a Friend We Have In Jesus"
Mert Coughlin, vocalist
"How Great Thou Art" "One Day at a Time"
Special selection "Daddy's Hands"
Ilene Mickelsen, organist
Honorary Bearers:Ernest's family and friends
Active Bearers: Ernest's grandchildren
Annie Bomstad-Miller, Kylo Bomstad, Darren Oberg, Erik Bomstad, James Lockhart, Steve Lockhart, Charles Miller
Those Most Honored To Share In His Life:
Wife, Mavis, Kenmare; daughters, Bonnie Oberg and her husband Darrell, Roseberg, OR, and Cindy Bartuska and her husband Camron, Kenmare; sons, Leslie Bomstad, rural Palermo, and Terry Bomstad and his wife Ramona, Hemet, CA; grandchildren, Darren Oberg, Erik and Kylo Bomstad, Corey and Christopher Bartuska and Annie Bomstad-Miller; great-grandson, Gannon Miller; stepgrandchildren, James and Steve Lockhart; stepgreat-grandchldren, Jackie, Kelsey, Ta'Teanna and Alex Lockart; sister, Theresa Lundt, Big Timber, MT, and three nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Helen Bomstad.
Final Resting Place: Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery, rural Coulee, ND
Following the graveside service, everyone is invited to join the family for lunch and fellowship at the church.
He was born March 21, 1929, in Sidonia Township of Mountrail County to Conrad and Edna (Danielson) Bomstad. He grew up on his parent's homestead North of Palermo. He attended rural schools.
He married Mavis Hanson on August 13, 1951 in Fertile, MN. The couple made there home on the family farmstead and they remained there for over forty years until moving to Kenmare ten years ago. Ernest farmed and worked construction most of his life and for the past eight years he worked with his daughter at Cindy's Café in Kenmare.
He was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Coulee, ND.
Meribeth Jean Bondly - - 1916 - 2001
Meribeth Jean Bondly, 85, Fargo, formerly of Minot, died Sunday, April 29, 2001, in a Fargo hospital.
Meribeth was born January 19, 1916, in Minot, the daughter of Raymond and Edna (McGregor) Worl. She was raised and educated in Minot graduating from Minot High School. She attended Minot Teachers College for a time.
She married Otto J. Bondly, Jr. on February 12, 1941 in Bothell, WA. Following their marriage they lived a short time in the Seattle, WA area. They returned to North Dakota and farmed north of Minot. Meribeth held several different jobs in various businesses in Minot. She worked at the Minot High School Library until her retirement. Otto died June 18, 1997. Following his death she moved to Fargo where she resided with her daughter, Bonnie and family until her death.
Meribeth was a member of St. Leo's Catholic Church, Minot. While living in Fargo she attended Church of the Holy Spirit.
Survivors: Daughters, Joan (Jerry) Thompson, Lompoc, CA, Bonnie (Edward) Schmitz, Fargo, and Carol (Bob) Furness, Marysville, WA; ten grandchildren, Patrick, Jason and Shannon Thompson, Heather Klundt, Tiffany Scheel, Aaron and Nathan Schmitz, Grant, Todd and Michael Furness; five great-grandchildren, Branden and Hunter Scheel, Madison and Zane Thompson and Natalie Furness; brothers, Robert Worl, Bellevue, WA, John Worl and James Worl, both Woodinville, WA; sisters, Sarann Porter and Peggy Watson, both Bothell, WA, Hazel Joyce Knight, Snohomish, WA. Numerous nieces, nephews and cousins survive. She was preceded in death by her husband, Otto; parents, Raymond and Edna Worl; sister, Kathleen Bauer
Funeral: Saturday, May 5, 2001, at 10:00 a.m., at St. Leo's Catholic Church, Minot, ND.
Visitation and Vigil Prayer Service: Visitation will be Friday, from noon to 8:30 p.m., with a vigil prayer service Friday at 7:00 p.m., at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot.
Burial: Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot, ND
Celebrant of the Liturgies: Father Chris B. Walter
Music: Meribeth's granddaughter, Heather Klundt, violinist, to offer, "Ave Maria"
Hardy Lieberg, soloist
"How Great Thou Art" "Amazing Grace" "Here I Am Lord"
"Rock of Ages" and "The Little Brown Church In the Vale"
Pat Strohm, organist
Honorary Bearers: Heather Klundt, Tiffany Scheel, Jerry Thompson, Edward Schmitz, Bob Furness
Active Bearers: Patrick Thompson, Jason Thompson, Shannon Thompson, Aaron Schmitz Nathan Schmitz, Grant Furness, Todd Furness, Michael Furness
Esther Borgen - - 1913 - 2001
Esther Borgen, 87, 3515 10th St. SW, Minot, died Monday, March 05, 2001, at her home.
She was born September 25, 1913, in Ruso, ND to Phillip and Gunda (Olson) Nelson. She was reared and educated near Ruso in Otis Township. On October 19, 1934, she married Morris Borgen in Turtle Lake. They farmed in Great Stone Township, McLean County, southwest of Ruso. She worked as an X-ray Technician for Dr. Kuplis for several years. In 1958 they moved to Minot were she worked at Trinity in the CSR department and later worked at Trinity Nursing Home until retiring. Her husband died in August 1989. She continued to live in Minot and in November of 2000, she moved to Brentmoor of Minot where she lived until the time of her death.
She was a member of Our Redeemer's Lutheran Brethren Church, Minot.
Survivors: daughters, Jan Tomlinson and husband Allen, Benedict, Edith Lelm and husband Marlo, Sheridan, WY and Karen Theusch and husband Dave, Minot; 12 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; three step great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; sister, Olga Meader, Minneapolis, MN. She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; sisters, Lily Coon, Phyllis Soule, Margaret Fredrickson and Maebelle DeMock; brothers, Martin, Iver, Alvin and Edwin Nelson.
Funeral: Thursday, March 8, 2001, at 2:00 p.m. at Our Redeemer's Lutheran Brethren Church, Minot.
Visitation: Wednesday, March 7, 2001, from 9:00 a.m. until 8:30 p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot, ND.
Burial: Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot, ND.
Officiant: Rev. Mike Pretzer, pastor of Concordia Lutheran Church, Benedict
Music: Cari Flory, vocalist, "On Eagles Wings" and "Precious Lord Take My Hand"
Congregational Hymns: "Softly And Tenderly" and "In The Garden"
Pat Strohm, organist
Active Bearers: Larry Lelm, Lyle Lelm, Keith Theusch, Lenny Lelm, Jeremy Bushnell, Royce Tomlinson, Randy Tomlinson, Morris Chad Tomlinson
Honorary Bearers: Esther's family and friends
Milo Silas Borstad - - 1918- 2001
Milo Silas Borstad, 82, 8400 29th Ave. SW, Burlington, ND, died Saturday, April 28, 2001 in a Minot Health Care facility.
He was born on October 6, 1918, in Noonan, ND, the son of Sigvart and Mabel (Kleven) Borstad. He was raised and educated in the Noonan area and graduated from Noonan High School. He received his Associates Degree from the Bottineau School of Forestry. On May 14, 1942, he entered the United States Army Air Corp, and served in the 3505th Armed Air Force Battalion, Squadron E, during World War II. He was stationed at Scott Field, St. Louis, MO. While stationed in Missouri, he met and later married Hilda Smith. They were married on June 5, 1943, in St. Louis, MO. After his honorable discharge from the Army on January 10, 1946, they returned to Minot, ND. Milo went to work for the Minot Red Owl Store. In 1947, he started farming in Burt ad Harrison Townships, Ward County. Milo and Hilda lived, farmed, and raised their family southwest of Minot. Along with his farming interests, Milo was an agent for Nodak Mutual Insurance. In the early 1970's, he was active in the operation of Farmers and Ranchers Livestock in Minot. He retired from farming in 1983. Milo and Hilda later moved to rural Burlington, and spent their winters living in McAllen, TX. After his retirement, Milo was instrumental in the development and building of Wildwood Golf Course, near Burlington. Hilda died on December 13, 1996. Milo remained living in Burlington and McAllen, TX, until the time of his death.
Milo was very active in the Minot and Burlington communities. He was a member of Peace Lutheran Church, Burlington, and a former member of Christ Lutheran Church, Minot. He was past president of the Christ Lutheran Parish Council. He was a member of the Kem Temple and past president of the Minot Shrine Motor Patrol. He served as past president of the Ward County Farm Bureau, and was a former officer in the ND Farm Bureau. He served on the Board of Directors for Bremer Bank and Minot Farmer's Elevator, both of Minot. He was active in the ND Republican Party. He was a lifetime member of the Minot Elks Lodge and the Masonic Temple. He was a member of the ND Wheat Commission and the ND Stockman's Association. He was a past president of the Harrison School Board. Milo enjoyed gardening, fishing at Rice Lake, and was a regular in the Speedway Lunch Bunch.
Survivors: Two daughters, Linda Anderson and husband Bucky, Minot, and Phyllis Becker and husband Jerry, Bismarck, ND; three grandchildren, Stacie Beck and husband Wes, Burlington, Ellie Nickel and husband Mark, Grand Forks, and Clay Anderson, Grand Forks; sisters, Betty Beuchler and Donna Luther and husband Wes, both of Minot; sisters-in-law, Adelaide Borstad, Minot, and Doris Shaw, East Alton, IL. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive. His wife, Hilda, parents, one brother, Orrison, and two brothers-in-law, Hank Beuchler and Leroy Shaw, preceded him in death.
Funeral Service: Wednesday, May 2, 2001, 11:00 a.m. at Christ Lutheran Church, Minot, ND
Prayer Service: Tuesday, May 1, 2001, at 7:00 p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot, ND
Visitation: Tuesday, May 1, 2001 from Noon to 8:30 p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot, ND
Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Minot, ND
Officiant:Rev. Dale Pepelnjak, Pastor of Peace Lutheran Church, Burlington
Eulogist: Allen Larson
Music: Processional "For All The Saints""Wind Beneath My Wings" and "The Lord's Prayer"
Recessional "In The Cross Of Thy Glory"
Chuck Weiser, soloist
Gary Stenehjem, organist
Active Bearers: Mark Luther, Mike Luther,Wayne Borstad, Myles Borstad, Tom Beuchler Keith Beuchler, Mark Larson, Jeff Larson, Lynn Martin, Ken Kitzman
Honorary Bearers: Milo's nephews, Tim, Francis, Mike, and David
Milo's nieces, Judi, June, Kay, and Leann
Members of the Minot Shrine Motor Patrol
Special family friend, Jeanette Andersen
Edith G. Brekhus - - 1912 - 2000
Edith G. Brekhus, 88, Kenmare, ND, died Thursday, November 2, 2000 in the Kenmare Hospital.
She was born on February 29, 1912, in Douglas, ND, the daughter of Christ and Petra (Palmesen) Stangeland. She was raised and educated in the Douglas area, and graduated from Douglas High School in 1931. She married Julius H. Brekhus on April 30, 1932, at Evanger Lutheran Church, Norma, ND. They lived and farmed in Rockford Township their entire married life. Her husband, Julius, died on June 30, 1965. She remained on the farm until 1970, then moving to Kenmare. In 1994, she moved from her residence to the Kenmare Baptist Home, and then to the Kenmare Hospital, where she lived until now.
She was a member of Evanger Lutheran Church, Norma, ND, the WELCA, and the Kenmare VFW Ladies Auxiliary.
Survivors: Sons, Clifford and wife LaVonne, Kenneth and fiancé Colleen Danielson, and Boyd, all of Kenmare, Palmer and wife Karen, Tolley, ND, and Marvin and wife Gayle, Webster, ND; daughters, Joann Jensen and husband Eugene, and Margo Egeberg and husband Ron, both of Kenmare, Judith Egeberg, Tolley, and Cleo Medlock, Minneapolis, MN; 46 grandchildren; 69 great-grandchildren; 4 great great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Knudtson and husband Ralph, Concord, CA, and Grace Knudtson, Redding,CA. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, three sons, Harold, Comard, and Dean, three daughters, Grace and Zona Brekhus, and Sharon Ackerman, one great-granddaughter, Brenda Borst, one brother, Clarence, and two sisters, Jesse Knutson and Minnie Grose.
Funeral: Monday, November 6, 2000, 10:00 a.m., at Evanger Lutheran Church,
rural Norma, ND
Family Prayer Service: Sunday, November 5, 2000 at 4:00 p.m. Thompson-Larson
Funeral Home, Kenmare, ND.
Visitation: Sunday, November 5, 2000, from Noon to 4:00 p.m. at Thompson-Larson
Funeral Home, Kenmare, ND
Burial: Evanger Cemetery, Norma, ND
Officiant:Rev. Eugene Anderson
Music: Processional Hymn "What A Friend We Have In Jesus"
Congregational Hymns "Jesus Love Me" "Softly and Tenderly"
And "How Great Thou Art"
Recessional Hymn "Nearer My God To Thee "
Alma Knutson, soloist, "In The Garden" and "Beyond The Sunset"
Duet by Charlotte and Joshua Gwynn, granddaughter and
great-grandson of Edith's
Carol Cook, organist
Active Bearers: Edith's sons will serve as pall bearers
Honorary Bearers: Edith's family, relatives, and friends in the community
Frank Edward Brockey - - 1938 - 2000
Frank Edward Brockey, Jr., 62, Ruso/Velva, died Monday, November 6, 2000, in a Minot medical center.
Frank was born January 31, 1938, in Minot, the son of Frank, Sr. and Irene Brockey. He was raised and attended school in Minot, graduating from Minot High School in 1957.
He served with the Army National Guard for six years. He worked for Arrowhead Pest Control for a number of years before operating his own business, Frank's Elevator Cleaning Service. He retired in 1980 to open an antique shop in Minot with his wife, LaVonda. After ten years they relocated to Velva where he was active until his death.
Frank served as adviser and restoration specialist for the Smithsonian museum in Washington, D.C. for 17 years. He also did contract restoration for museums in several states including the Pillsbury, Newbury and Kodak museums and several state university museums. He donated items for permanent display. He held lifetime memberships on several museum boards throughout the United States and Canada.
He married LaVonda Stadler Bussiere on December 19, 1981, in Minot.
Survivors: Wife, LaVonda, Velva; mother, Irene Brockey, Minot; sister, Irene - Mary, Grand Forks; sons, Grant, Sioux Falls, SD, Brian, Black Diamond, WA; Lance, Clifford, CO, and Jeremy, Grand Forks; daughters, Kristine, Sioux Falls, SD, Deborah, Minot, and Shelly, Sullivan, Illinois; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one niece and three nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Frank Brockey, Sr., and his brother, John Brockey.
Funeral: Monday, November 13, 2000, at 2:00 p.m., at Oak Valley Lutheran Church, Minot, ND.
Visitation: Saturday and Sunday, from noon to 5:00 p.m., at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot, ND.
Officiant: Rev. Mary A. Schave
Music: Malinda Abel, vocalist, to sing
"Amazing Grace" and "Ave Maria"
#522 "Come Thou Almighty King"
#294 "My Hope Is Built On Nothing Less"
"The Happy Wanderer"
Marilyn Anderson, organist
Honorary Bearers:Paul Strom, Melvin Klimpel, Bill Werle, John Curtis, Jonathan Wainwright Blaine Young, Willard Nelson, Stan Epplett, Jim Hillestad
Including all of Frank's extended family and friends
Active Bearers: Rick Klimpel, Larry Miller, Josh Brydon, Damian Rassier, David Braver, Adam Rassier
Adda Burtness - - 1896 - 2001
Adda Burtness, 104, 1015 5th Ave, NW, Minot, died Thursday, February 22, 2001, in a Minot medical hospital.
She was born November 26, 1896, on a farm near Wayne, NE, the daughter of Joseph and Carrie (Olson) Stiner. She moved with her parents to Joyce, IA, where they lived for a time. In 1910, they moved to McKenzie County, ND, where she lived and attended country school. In 1912, at the age of 16, she married Carl Burtness at Bethany Lutheran Church, Minot, ND. They purchased a farm in Hiddenwood Township, Ward County, southwest of Ryder, ND, where they farmed and raised cattle for several years. In 1930, they built a new farm on the east edge of Ryder, and lived there until 1960. Her husband, Carl, died on July 29, 1959. She moved to Minot in 1960, and lived there with her son, Gayler, for over 40 years. At the age of 100, she moved into the Semmen foster care home in Ryder and later the Hingst foster care home in Minot. The last eight months she lived at the Cox foster care home also Minot, where she lived until the time of her death.
She was a former member of St. John's Lutheran Church and the Ladies Aid, Ryder. She was also a correspondent for the Ward County Independent for over 20 years.
Her hobbies included crocheting, cooking, and caring for her family.
Survivors: son Gayler Burtness, Minot; son-in-law, George Officer, Minot; daughter-in-law, Geri Allen, Fargo; 13 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Her husband, parents, son, Karlyle, two daughters, Crystal Goltz and Dorothy "Tiny" Officer, brother, Oscar, and sister Amy Rooks, preceded her in death.
Funeral: Monday, February 26, 2001, 11:00 a.m. at Bread of Life Lutheran Church, Minot, ND
Visitation: Sunday, February 25, 2001, from noon to 5:00 p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot, ND
Burial: Ryder Community Cemetery in the spring of 2001
Officiant: Rev. James Gustafson
Music: Processional Hymn "Amazing Grace" Recessional Hymn "How Great Thou Art"
"The Old Rugged Cross" and "On Eagle's Wings"
Curtis Peterson, soloist Debbie Peterson, organist
Honorary Bearers: Adda's grandchildren will serve as honorary bearers
Dominica "Minnie" Campbell - - 1902 - 2000
Dominica "Minnie" Joan (Maszk) Campbell, 98, 315 2nd Ave. NW, died Friday, December 1, 2000, at a Kenmare hospital.
She was born February 6, 1902, near Warsaw, ND, the daughter of Frank and Anastasia (Kulas) Maszk. At a young age she moved with her family to a homestead near Alexander, ND. She was reared and educated in Alexander and at sixteen she was teaching county school there.
She married Robert Campbell in 1923. The couple lived and farmed near Columbus until Robert's death in 1953. Shortly after his death she purchased a home in Lignite where she spent the summers and many hours beautifying her yard by planting various varieties of trees and flowers. In the winters she went south to Powers Lake where she rented an apartment.
She entered the Kenmare Baptist Home in September of 2000, where she lived until her death.
The best part of Minnie's life was spent caring for her invalid daughter, Regina.
She was a member of St. James Catholic Church, Powers Lake, ND.
Survivors: son, Dennis Campbell and his wife Ileen, Hoods Port, WA; daughters, Rita Lucy and her husband John, Powers Lake, Lois Hawbaker and her husband Dale, Portal, ND, Mary Hagen, Columbus, ND, Regina Campbell, Grafton, ND; 19 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Donahue, Grand Forks, ND. She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; brothers, Ambrose and Joseph Maszk; sister, Helen Maszk; three grandchildren, Dawn Lucy, Michael Nigard, Kenneth Campbell; great-grandson, Dustin Lucy; great-great-grandson, Evan Nigard; two step-grandchildren, Burke Campbell and Alice Worden.
Mass of Christian burial will take place on Tuesday, December 5, 2000, at 11 a.m. St. James Catholic Church, Powers Lake.
Rosary and Prayer Service: Monday, December 4, 2000, at 7 p.m. at St. James Catholic Church, Powers Lake.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the rosary at the church.
Burial: St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Lignite, ND. Burial will take place at 3 p.m. on Tuesday.
Father Wayne Sattler, celebrant
Active Bearers: Timothy Lucy, John W. Lucy, Merlyn Sem, Curt Koppelsloen, Krank Heittz, Ron Earl Sr.
Honorary Bearers: Family and Friends
Music: Ranae Van Berkom, Stephanie Tinjum and Kristin Streifel, vocalist to offer " In The Garden" "On Eagles Wings" and " Softly and Tenderly" Sharon Anderson, organist
David Cappan - - 1919 - 2000
David M. Cappan, 80, 826 Park St., Minot, ND, died Saturday in a Minot health care facility.
He was born on December 30, 1919, in Hibbing, MN, the son of Frank and Maria (DePhipps) Capanoli. He was raised and educated in the Hibbing area and graduated from Hibbing High School. He entered the United States Army Air Force on March 5, 1941 and served in WWII. He was temporarily discharged at the conclusion of World War II, and later recalled to the service, with tours in Korea and Vietnam. He concluded his service career on numerous bases in the United States. He served in the US Air Force for over 33 years, and was honorably discharged from duty as a Senior Master Sargeant on May 31, 1974. During his time of non active duty, he established himself as a watch maker, eventually starting his own business, and continuing his craft during his years in the military. He was once married to Dorothy Nara. After his retirement, he lived in Minot, ND. He was active in the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Moose Lodge, and Eagle's Aerie, all of Minot. For many years, David was an avid bowler in Minot area leagues and tournaments. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his son, David Cappan, Onawa, IA; daughter, Lynne Nagel and husband, Robert, Onawa; one grandchild, Davlyne Daly, Lakewood, WA; brother, Mario Capanoli, Hibbing, MN; and sister, Anina Capanoli, Hibbing. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive. His parents, two brothers, Mike and Nicholas, and one sister, Anina, preceded him in death.
Funeral Service: Thursday, November 2, 2000 at 1:00 p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Chapel, Minot, ND
Visitation: Wednesday, November 1, 2000 from Noon to 8:30 p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot, ND
Burial: Ute Cemetery, Onawa, IA.
Officiant: Rev. Don Andrews, chaplain of Trinity Health
Music: Processional "Amazing Grace"
"The Old Rugged Cross"
Recessional "On Eagle's Wings"
Merrill Womack, soloist
Roy Carlson - - 1927 - 2001
Roy William Carlson, 74, 6-19th St. NW, Minot, died Thursday, April 5, 2001, at his residence of natural causes.
He was born February 23, 1927, in Ward County, Eureka Township the son of Vitus and Arliegh (Estlick) Carlson. He was reared and educated in Minot and graduated from Minot High School. He entered the United States Navy on April 17, 1945 serving during World War II. He was honorable discharged on July 28, 1946.
Roy went to work for the Great Northern / Burlington Northern Railroad on August 14, 1949. He married Beatrice Dougherty August 22, 1949, in Minot, ND. After there marriage the couple lived in Minot. Beatrice died on January 2, 1955, in Minot.
In the late 50's after his wife's death Roy transferred to Rugby, ND, where he met and married Mary Bell. The couple was married on June 16, 1958, in Sidney, MT. After their marriage they moved to Granville. In 1959, the couple moved back to Minot. On August 30, 1989, he retired. Mary died April 30, 1995, in Minot. Roy remained in Minot until his death.
He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and served on the church council and was active in the choir. He was also a member of Kiwanis, Eagles Aerie member for over 30 years, American Legion, National Association of Retired and Veteran Railway Employees, Moose Lodge, Sons of Norway, Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Railroad Museum of which he served on the board, Elks, Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and the Prairie Rails Employee Club Member, all of Minot.
Survivors: sons, Ronald Carlson, Duane Bell and his wife Lorraine, Jeffrey Carlson, Todd Carlson and his wife Mary Beth, all of Minot and Kay "Red" Carlson, of Sturgis, SD; daughter, Gayla Bell, Minot; grandchildren, George and Michael Bell, Chris Carlson, Amber Bell, T. J. Carlson and Drew Carlson; numerous nieces and nephews and special friend Lottie Jean Griffin.
He was preceded in death by his wives, Beatrice and Mary, parents, brother, Earl and sister, Ellice Carlson.
Funeral Service: Monday, April 9, 2001 at 10:30 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, Minot
Visitation: Sunday, April 8, 2001 from Noon until 5 p.m. p.m. at the Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot
Burial: Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot.
Officiant: Rev. John Streccius
Music: Kay Carlson, vocalist
"Look For Me"
Zion Lutheran Church Choir, Mark Dimond, organist
Honorary Bearers: Roy's family and friends
Active Bearers: American Legion
Harry Clifford Carlstad - - 1915 - 2000
Harry Clifford Carlstad, 85, 712 15 St NW, Minot, died Wednesday, December 13, 2000 in a Minot nursing home.
Harry was born November 5, 1915 to Carl and Christina (Holter) Carlstad.
He was raised on their farmstead south of Columbus, ND. He was baptized and confirmed at Columbus and attended country school through the eighth grade. He and his father farmed and raised Hereford cattle. In the 1930's, they also had a trucking business, and transported cattle, grain, and hay. On June 25, 1941, he married Dorothy Benson at Bethany Lutheran Church in Columbus. They bought a farm in Leaf Mountain Township, Burke County, south of Columbus. They lived and raised their family on the farm until September of 1993. They had five daughters, Sarann, ChrisAnn, Muriel and Myrna, twins, and Rose. He retired from farming in the early 1980's. He was very gifted in woodworking. His specialty was making furniture. In 1993, they bought a home in Minot and they have since lived there.
He was a former member Grand View Lutheran Church, rural Columbus, and Trinity Lutheran Church, Columbus, where he served on the church council. He served for several years on the Columbus school board. While living in Minot, he was an associate member of Christ Lutheran Church.
Survivors: wife, Dorothy, Minot; daughters, Sarann Blackwell, Minot, ChrisAnn Sund and husband Lloyd, Lake Metigoshe and Cave Creek, AZ; Muriel Kuhn, Scottsdale, AZ, and Rose Greaves, Minot; nine grandchildren, Jim Lunstad and wife Penny, Hayley Houston and husband Jim, Deneen Gathman and husband Dave, Deanne Lunstad, Mark Steen and wife Sarah, John Steen and wife Karla, Robyn Reynoso and husband Bart, Rochelle Nick and husband Troy, and Dustin Greaves; 14 great-grandchildren, Kory and Markie Houston, Chelsey, Aaron, and Ciara Lunstad, Courtney and Jacob Gathman, McKenzie, Jacob, Brandon, and Brittany Reynoso, Lauren and Emily Holden, and Abigail Steen. Several cousins also survive. He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Myrna Carlstad, and two sisters, Calma Forthun and Gladys Dahlke.
Funeral: Monday, December 18, 2000 at 1:00 pm at Trinity Lutheran Church, Columbus ND.
Visitation: Sunday, December 17, 2000 from noon until 5:00 pm at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot.
Prayer Service: Sunday at 4:15 pm at the funeral home.
Burial: Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Columbus, ND
Memorials are preferred to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation.
Officiants: Rev. Phyllis Scroggins, Rev. Stan Dolan and Rev. Darrel Saathoff
Reader: Dustin Greaves
Music: Processional "Oh Come Oh Come Emmanuel" #34
Recessional "Your Little Ones, Dear Lord Are We" #52
Kent Horntvedt, soloist, to sing
"Great Is Thy Faithfulness" and "My God And I"
Lavon Holm, organist
Active Bearers: Jim Lunstad, Jim Houston, Mark Steen, David Gathman, John Steen
Dustin Greaves, Bruce Engstrom
Lori Ann Davy Carreira - - 1966 - 2000
Lori Ann Davy Carreira, 34, Sioux Falls, SD, formerly of Minot, died Tuesday, October 17, 2000, near Harrisburg, SD, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Lori Ann was born September 27, 1966, in Minot, ND, the daughter of James and Shirley (Golly) Davy. She was raised and attended grade school and high school in Minot.
Lori Ann moved to Sioux Falls, SD, in 1995. On October 1, of this year she was accepted into law school. She was once married to Scott Joern of Minot and Robert Carreira of Fall River, Massachusetts.
Survivors: Daughters, Alisha Joern, Minot; and Melissa Ann Carreira, Sioux Falls; son, Michael David Carreira, Sioux Falls; mother, Shirley Light, Minot, and companion, Charlie Schriock, Carson, ND; father, James Davy and wife, Yvonne, Roseberg, OR; sister, Julie Ann Light, Nashville, TN; niece, Alexia Rose; maternal grandmother, Marion Golly, Minot; paternal grandmother, Dorothy Davy, Helena, MT; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins also survive. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Lyle "Slim" Golly.
Funeral: Monday, October 23, 2000, at 11:00 a.m., at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot, ND.
Visitation: Sunday, from noon to 5:00 p.m., and Monday, from 9:00 a.m. to service time at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot, ND.
Burial: Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot, ND.
Officiant: Rev. Don Andrews, Chaplain at Trinity Health, Minot, ND
Music: CD selections, "Amazing Grace," "Precious Lord, Take My Hand"
"Go Rest High On That Mountain" by Vince Gill
Honorary Bearers: Lori Ann's relatives and friends
Active Bearers: Robert Carreira, Scott Joern, Jeffrey Yeakel, Chuck Joern, Randy Davy, Ryan Davy
Alice Case - - 1936 - 2000
Alice Case, 64, 1201 31st Ave. SW, Minot, died Monday, December 11, 2000, in a Minot medical center.
She was born March 1, 1936, in Minot, ND, the daughter of Joseph and Lydia (Ringdahl) Gavett. She lived in Minot until she was 10 years old then she moved with her parents to Sawyer, ND. In 1954, she graduated from Sawyer High School.
She was employed with S&L Department Store in Minot from 1954 until 1957. She married Henry Arnold Case on November 10, 1956, in Minot. The couple made their home in Sawyer until 1957, when they moved to San Diego, CA. From 1958 until 1973, the couple lived in Ray, ND, Freeport Long Island, NY, and Whittier, CA. In 1973, the couple returned to North Dakota and lived in Surrey until October of 2000, when they sold their home and moved to Minot.
Alice worked for Trinity Health from 1978 until 1993.
Survivors: husband, Henry, Minot; son, Patrick Case and his wife Kim, Oviedo, FL; daughters, Candis Qachbal and her husband Mohammed, Spring Hill, FL, Sue Burns and her husband Lynn, Surrey and Julie Doire and her husband Rick, Virginia Beach, VA; 14 grandchildren and Mother, Lydia Gavett Bradshaw, Sequim, WA. Her father, Joseph preceded her in death.
Funeral Service: Thursday, December 14, 2000, at 1 p.m. at the West Minot Church of God, Minot.
Visitation: (Today) Wednesday, December 13, 2000, from 2 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot.
Alice's wishes were to be cremated and it will take place after the funeral service.
Officiant: Rev. Ray Alexander
Eulogist: Johnny Conners
Music: Trista and Naomi Burns, vocalists
"In The Garden" and "Amazing Grace"
Sue Burns, vocalist to offer "How Great Thou Art"
taped selection "Peace In The Valley"
Vernetta Brandt, pianist
Active Bearers: Johnny Conners, Lynn Burns, Eric Burns, Rick Doire, Mohammed Qachbal LaVern Gardner, Otto Sutter, Lahon Gardner
Rev. Blaine Cook - - 1918 - 2000
Rev. Blaine Cook, 82, Minot native and the first administrator of Bishop Ryan High School, died Tuesday, December 26, 2000, in a Bismarck nursing home. He touched the lives of thousands through his work in education, in athletics and as a problem solver.
He was born Nov. 7, 1918, in Minot, a son of Harry and Beatrice (Moulton) Cook. Raised in Minot, he grew up in St. Leo's Catholic Parish where he was nurtured in the mold and toughness of Rev. J. W. Hogan, who was just hitting his stride at St. Leo's during the 1930s, the years of Father Cook's youth, the years that produced priests and athletes and winners who set records that remain unbroken.
After graduating from St. Leo's High School in 1936, he enrolled at St. John's University in Collegeville, MN, where he earned a bachelor's degree and completed his studies for the priesthood. He was ordained at St. Leo's Church in 1944, and after assisting for a brief period in his home parish, was assigned to St. Mary's Parish in Bismarck. He remained there until 1955 as assistant pastor, pastor and high school basketball coach. His team won the North Dakota State Class A title in 1951.
He was pastor of St. Joseph's Catholic Parish in Williston from 1955 to 1957, and after a year as chaplain at St. Joseph's Hospital in Minot, was named superintendent of the newly opened Bishop Ryan High School in Minot, a post he held from 1958 to 1970. He was pastor of Corpus Christi Catholic Parish in Bismarck from 1970 to 1977, and for the next ten years, served as director of religious life and education at the University of Mary in Bismarck. At the same time, he was formation director for the diaconate program in the Bismarck Diocese.
He served as chaplain at the Minot State University Newman Center in the early 1970s and at Minot Air Force Base from 1965 to 1970. He was a member and onetime chairman of the Minot Recreation Commission from 1967 to 1971.
He returned to Ryan for a two-year period as priest-in-residence from 1987 to 1989. He then retired and resided on the UM Campus until 1997, when he moved to Emmaus Place in Bismarck, a residence for retired priests. After his health failed in 2000, he moved to St. Vincent's Home in Bismarck.
His priesthood was the driving force of his life and education its constant companion. He earned a Master's degree at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI, and did additional graduate work at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks. When he left Ryan in 1970, he was hailed as "an uncommon man ... the right man in the right place at the right time," who had borne well the tough burden of financial and administrative problems of operating a Catholic school in the years of change in the Roman Catholic Church following the second vatican council in the 1960s.
He developed a reputation for having exceptional skills in the art of communicating with people: young people in their struggles to learn and grow, teachers in conflict with a school board during the 1969 teacher's strike in the Minot Public Schools, and with physicians in a dispute with the administration at St. Joseph's Hospital in Minot in 1982. He was a member of the State Fact Finding Commission for Professional Negotiations from 1969 to 1973, served on the Diocesean Personnel Board in 1969-1970 and on the Governor's Council on Youth Opportunity from 1970 to 1973. Beginning in 1972, he was a member of the UM Board of Regents.
Several civic celebrations were held in his honor over the years, and in 1984, he received the C.P. Lura Award for distinguished service in education. The award is named for the man who was MSU president from 1954 to 1967.
Remarks made by Cook when he was at Ryan during a period of educational and financial upheaval seem prescient in today's atmosphere of chaos in education. He spoke then of steering clear of too many trendy new things in education, opting instead to remain focused on educational basics and on the positive values of ethics, religion and discipline as he saw them.
"In a private school, we have the ability to present a two-world view," he said, "that of God and that of the secular."
In another interview, he observed that "In modern times, we have been emphasizing 'experiencing' religion, but we have to return to some very basic content in our teaching ... I am conscious of some good things of the past and some that weren't so good ... (But) we must live in the present, we must cope, adapt and grow and not be afraid of the present."
He is survived by a brother, Robert Cook of Minot and his wife Veronica, and a number of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Patrick.
His funeral will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Leo's Catholic Church, Minot, with private burial at Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot.
Visitation has been scheduled for Friday from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home in Minot. There also will be visitation at the church beginning at 9 a.m. prior to the funeral.
A vigil prayer service has been scheduled for Thursday, today, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit in Bismarck. Visitation starts there at 4:30 p.m.
Memorials are preferred to the Bishop Ryan High School Foundation in Minot, Mary University or St. Mary's High School, both Bismarck.
Vigil Prayer Service: Cathedral of the Holy Spirit, Bismarck, ND, Thursday, December 28, 2000
7:30 p.m., Father Tom Kramer, presiding
Mass of Christian Burial: St. Leo's Catholic Church, Minot, ND, Saturday, December 30, 2000
Presider : Most Reverend Paul A. Zipfel
Concelebrants: Father Chris Walter, pastor of St. Leo's all of the other priests of the Bismarck Diocese
Homilist : Father Paul D. Becker
Deacons: Chuck Kramer and Don Bunce
Music: Katherine Henjum, soloist
Brass: Pat Schwan, John Witteman, Marcy Witteman, Joe Alme, Toby Nelson
Flutist: Joyce Alme
Leading the congregation in singing
John and Marcy Witteman, Pat and Colleen Schwan, and
Members of St. Leo's Choir
Honorary Bearers: All of Father Cook's friends, students and fellow priests
Private Burial: Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot, ND
Following the service in the church, everyone is invited to join with the family in a time of fellowship in the lower level of the church.
Eldon John Cook - - 1912 - 2000
Eldon John Cook, 88, 10210 56th Ave. NW, Kenmare, died Friday, November 17, 2000, in a Kenmare Hospital.
He was born October 30, 1912, on the family farmstead north of Norma to William "Simon" and Ida (Streech) Cook. He was reared and educated in the Norma area. He served in the United States Army during World War II from 1942 until 1945, when he was honorably discharged. He was assigned to company C, 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry, 85th division. He spent 20 months in North Africa and Italy as communications chief for company C. He received the combat infantry badge, 2 bronze stars, and 2 purple hearts. Prior to serving in the army he spent two years working at Lockheed Aircraft, Glendale, CA.
He married Dorothy (Pulley) in 1945, in Flasher, ND and the couple moved to the family farmstead. In 1947, the couple moved to his present farm in Stafford Township, Renville County, where he farmed with his brother Donald for 34 years. After retiring in 1979, he continued living and helping his son on the farm until his death.
He was a member of Evanger Lutheran Church, rural Norma and the Mohall American Legion. He served on many boards including the Farmers Union Oil Company, the Farmers Union Creamery, both Kenmare, the Kenmare Hospital the Renville County Soil Conservation and Stafford Township and on the Good Samaritan Center Board, Mohall.
Survivors: wife, Dorothy, Kenmare; daughters, Diane Skalicky and her husband Lloyd, Powers Lake, Susan Peterson and her husband Curtis, Kenmare, ND; sons, Mark Cook and his wife Kathy, Kenmare, Robin and his wife Arlynn, Castle Rock, CO; grandchildren, Russell Cook, Kevin Kurtz and his wife Connie, Joshua and Jesse Cook, Troy and Terry Skalicky, Derek Peterson, Crystal Skalicky, Shannon Binstock and her husband Tom; great granddaughter, Kaylee Binstock; sister, Inez Foster, Edmonds, WA; brother, Donald Cook and his wife Carol Faye, Kenmare; also several nieces and nephews survive. He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother, Clinton Cook, sister Beatrice Cook.
Funeral Service: Monday, November 20, 2000, at 2 p.m. at Evanger Lutheran Church, rural Norma.
Visitation: Sunday, November 19, 2000, from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. at the Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Kenmare.
Burial: Rosehill Cemetery, rural Norma.
Pastor: Eugene Anderson
Active Bearers: Russell Cook, Kevin Kurtz, , Joshua Cook, Jesse Cook, Troy Skalicky, Terry Skalicky, Derek Peterson.
Music: Processional hymn: "The Old Rugged Cross" Recessional hymn: "Battle Hymn of the Republic"Solo: Amazing Grace, Vocalist Joshua Cook and Shannon Binstock; Organist: Alma Knutson
Flag Presentation by the Kenmare American Legion, Heidenberg - Peterson Post # 64