Obituaries

Henrietta “Etta” Lewis

    Henrietta “Etta” Lewis passed away Friday, April 11, 2014 at the Oakes Community Hospital.  Etta was born October 1, 1929 at Hecla, SD, the daughter of Henry G. and Elizabeth C. Schwarting. She grew up in Hecla during the Great Depression and lost her father at 7 years old.  Her stories about making rafts, swimming in the Jim...
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Mary Taxis

    Sue Taxis, 76, of Jamestown, ND, died Friday, April 11, 2014 at her home under hospice care.     Mary Sue Self was born on July 19, 1937, in Shelby, North Carolina, the daughter of John William and Ada (Fitch) Self.  She grew up and attended Patterson Springs grade school and No. 3 high school in North Carolina.  Sue...
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Calvin Diede

    Calvin Diede, 80, of Eden Prairie, MN, died Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Clare Bridge, Eden Prairie, MN.     Calvin Diede was born November 2, 1933 in Campbell County, SD. He attended grade school in Campbell County and high school in Aberdeen, SD.   He took a test prior to entering the United States Army that gave him his...
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Eunice Peterson

    Eunice Arzelle (Bjerke) was born April 29, 1920 in Litchville, ND.  She was the daughter of Emil and Emma (Belling) Bjerke.  On May 23, 1920, she was baptized in her grandfather, Ole J. Belling’s home, and was confirmed May 20, 1934 at North LaMoure Church.     On May 28, 1937, she graduated from Litchville High School.  She attended...
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