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Monday, June 19, 2017
He served for the duration of WWII and was honorably discharged in 1946.After the war, he enrolled in the University of North Dakota and achieved a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce in 1950. He joined JC Penney company as a manager in 1951 and relocated to Lancaster, California in 1957. He later joined Sears as a merchandise manager and relocated to Hemet, California in 1966. In 1973 he joined Skyline Corporation in sales and later worked for Phillips Gasket Company as the General Manager. After retirement from Phillips in 1992, he relocated to Louisville, Colorado and owned a small art gallery and framing shop, which he operated until 2002. In 2008 he relocated to Sequim, WA to be closer to family.Besides working, Don loved sailing Hobie Cats, snow skiing, and photography. He was a Lutheran and was active in many church activities throughout his life.Don married Donna Rudolph of Fargo in 1948. They had three children, all living, Paul Summers of Sequim WA (age 64), Marc Monson of Broomfield CO (age 62), and Jon Monson of Gig Harbor WA (age 58). Don and Donna divorced in 1971. In 1987, Donald married Ruthanne Gebhardt.Don is survived by his brother Lawrence, age 92 of Fargo, his three sons and three grandchildren, Kristy Monson of Shoreline WA, Elizabeth Agerton of Bakersfield CA and Jonathan Monson of West Linn, OR. He is also survived by six grandchildren, David Tangren, Crystal Agerton, Joshua Ager ton, Karyn Cowperthwaite, Kaydence Monson and Addison Monson.He will be missed.A memorial service will he held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Haven of Rest Funeral Home, 8503 State Route 16, Gig Harbor, Washington.Mickey SextonNovember 4, 1925 – May 13, 2017Mickey Sexton of Sequim, Washington died May 13, 2017. He was born November 4, 1925 in Fort Worth, Texas.He graduated from high school in Wharton, Texas in 1942.He m...Saturday, April 08, 2017
Photo: Supplied photo)McFall worked for Midwest Transportation Services in Albia, according to his obituary. He enjoyed trapping, hunting and "his yearly duck hunting trips to North Dakota." He was an avid fan of the Iowa State Cyclones.The number of alcohol-related fatalities in 2016 likely will rise after toxicology results are completed in 16 other fatal crashes in which authorities suspect alcohol played a role.An exclusive Des Moines Register analysis shows that 43 percent of Iowa's 72 alcohol-related crashes in 2016 involved drivers who previously had been arrested for driving drunk.Read or Share this story: http://dmreg.co/2ojA7yO...Saturday, April 08, 2017
Chad was born on May 12, 1971, to Bruce and Sheryl Hanson of Jamestown. He grew up in Jamestown and graduated from Jamestown High School in 1989. Chad attended North Dakota State School of Science, graduating with a degree in Civil Engineering and Surveying Technology. He began his career in Land Surveying in North Dakota, working for Interstate Engineering and the North Dakota Department of Transportation, where he met his future wife. Chad married Stacey Erickstad on July 17, 1999. Their love of adventure and the outdoors led them to Arizona, where Chad worked as a Land Surveyor for David Evans & Associates, Collins/Pina Consulting Engineers, and Tetra Tech. After returning home, Chad continued his career where it began. At the time of his death, he was employed at the North Dakota Department of Transportation, Design Division.Chad enjoyed spending time with his family and was so proud of his kids. He loved attending all their music and sports activities. Chad had a true love of the outdoors. His passions were hunting, camping, and photography. He was also a great cook who loved to cook indoors and out!Chad is survived by his wife Stacey, son Tyler and daughter Kaitlyn, all of Bismarck; parents Bruce and Sheryl Hanson, Jamestown; two brothers Jason, Helena, Mont., and Troy (Nicole), Valley City; sister-in-law Michelle (Jay) Hansen, Fargo; and nephews and nieces Set...Saturday, April 08, 2017
Sidney, Mont.She was raised and educated in Poplar, Mont., and spent her last two formative years in Bismarck. She graduated from Bismarck High School in 2008.After high school, she joined the North Dakota Army National Guard for three years and then served in the United States Army for an additional five years. She was stationed at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas and Fort Wainwright in Fairbanks, Alaska with one deployment.She enjoyed playing volleyball, basketball and running cross country in school because of the opportunities for connecting with people. Kalli was a free spirit who always saw the positive in everyone and in any situation.Kalli had a style and lingo of her own and often would say things like, "It’s been a minute since …" She could deliver more words in one conversation than most people could mentally process in the same time frame.She is survived by one daughter, Aaliyah Nichole; her parents Kim and Mary Thompson; one sister, Kacie Thompson and her son Trey; one brother, Kyle Thompson, Bismarck; one grandmother, Shirley Nelson, Montana; Aaliyah’s father Daniel, and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.She is preceded in death by grandparents Wilber and Lucille Thompson, Fort Hale, S.D.; and James Nelson, Montana.In Kalli’s words, "Don’t worry about me, I’ll be fine."...Monday, March 27, 2017
Dale and Ella (Palmer) Hull in Fargo. She grew up on a farm near Ayr. She attended school in town and graduated from Ayr High School. After several years of college at the University of North Dakota, Connie took a job in Carson, with the soil conservation district. It was here where Connie met Alan Woodbury, and the two were united in marriage on Nov. 27, 1965 in Ayr. They moved to Fargo where they lived in married student housing while Alan attended school, and Connie worked for the Soil Conservation District. They later moved to Dickinson where they made their home ever since. It was here where they raised their family of four children.Connie worked with Alan at Woody’s Feed & Grain for 12 years before taking on her most cherished role of wife, mother and grandmother. She worked part time at Herberger’s for several years, where Connie enjoyed selling shoes.Her greatest joy in life was getting together with her beloved family and following her children and grandchildren in their activities. Holidays were Connie’s favorite time of year, and she took pride in organizing her family’s events. Connie enjoyed baking, especially delicious sweets.Connie enjoyed the Coffee Club she was involved in for many years and treasured the friendships that she made there. Connie loved to travel and was willing to fly anywhere. She enjoyed going out to dinner with Alan. Connie was an avid shopper, especially for Christmas presents and shoes. When her health kept her in, she became an expert at online shopping as well.In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be given in care of the Connie Woodbury Memorial at CHI St. Alexius H...
North Dakota Funeral News
Monday, May 01, 2017
Lake Tahoe and Big Sky. Outdoor sports were a passion that he shared with his Dad. They spent many days at Huff Hills and Bottineau Winter Park together, and Nick always looked forward to those big North Dakota snowfalls. Nick participated in team sports as well, playing hockey and excelling at baseball. He was truly a gifted athlete.More recently, Nick was a very proud uncle to three nephews and one niece. Will, Ben, Thomas and Lily were so special to Uncle Nick. He would tell anyone who would listen that his nephews and niece were the cutest around.Nick was a gifted salesman working his way up at a local home improvement company. As they say, Nick could sell ice to an Eskimo. Nick had a heart of gold and would have done anything for the people he loved.There aren’t words to explain the depth to which Nick will be missed by his family. His life was cut far too short and our hearts will never be the same.Nick is survived by his loving parents, Frank and Darlene LaQua, Bismarck; two sisters, Leah (Nate) Hjelseth, Waconia Minn., and Jessica (Mike) Gilbertson, Bismarck; three nephews, Will and Thomas Hjelseth, Waconia Minn., and Ben Gilbertson, Bismarck; one niece, Lily Gilbertson, Bismarck; a very special dog, Rosy, who got him through some very difficult times; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends who were all near and dear to his heart.Nicholas was preceded in death by his beloved dog, Hugo; his paternal grandparents, Vincent, Ethel, Betty, and Beth LaQua; his maternal grandparents, Sylvia Thomas and Edward Thomas; one aunt, Linda Trottier; and one uncle, Vincent LaQua Jr.Memorial donations can be made to Bismarck Youth Baseball or the Bismarck Hockey Boosters.Monday, May 01, 2017
Sunday at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport for a dive team member who died on an emergency call in Texas and is heading home for burial in her native North Dakota.Lori Pohanka-Kalama, a member of the Morgan’s Point fire and police dive team in central Texas, was pulled from a rain-swollen creek on the Fort Hood Army Base on April 15, was hospitalized and died the next day. She was among those searching for a soldier swept away in the water along with his vehicle.Pohanka-Kalama, 46, will be buried in south-central North Dakota this week.On Sunday, the honor guard at the Twin Cities airport was on hand for nearly six hours in service to Pohanka-Kalama and her family as they awaited their 8:25 p.m. flight to North Dakota.Eden Prairie Fire Chief George Esbensen said in a Facebook post that the honor guard would tend to Pohanka-Kalama’s casket and “also see to any needs of family members who are also accompanying her home to her final resting place.”The chief said three of his personnel are part of a larger contingent of fire and police department members participating in this mission, which was organized with the help of Brooklyn Park Fire Chief Ken Prillaman.“How tribute is paid to the falle...Monday, May 01, 2017
Blue of Fort Thompson, S.D., was transported to a hospital in Sisseton, S.D., where he was pronounced dead, according to the sheriff's office report.An autopsy was conducted at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks and a preliminary report showed no indication of foul play, the report said.The Richland County Sheriff's Office and the Sisseton Wahpeton Tribal Police are continuing to investigate the death.Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Meridian and Kuna before moving back to Grand View and graduated from Rimrock Jr. / Sr. High. He attended welding school at College of Southern Idaho before leaving to work in the oil fields of North Dakota.Devin’s passions included welding, running equipment, farming, hunting and shooting, as well as riding motorcycles and four-wheelers. His was one of a kind — he had a contagious smile and always a witty comment. Devin had a fearless attitude, and could be known as a rebel. He will be deeply missed.Devin is survived by his mother, Sheila Meyers of Boise; his father, Douglas and his wife, Jennifer Meyers of Grand View; his brothers, Danny and his wife Lana DeBeaumont of Boise and Michael Dylan Meyers of Boise; his step-sister, Jaden Pollard of Grand View; his paternal grandmother, Cherry Meyers of Grand View; his maternal grandparents, John and Sandra Riegles of Boise; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Ray Meyers.