Obituaries

Shirley G. Bergeman

      Shirley G. Bergeman, 73, of Stirum, ND, passed away January 24, 2012 at Essentia Health, Fargo, ND.   Shirley was born in the family home near Stirum, on September 15, 1938 to John and Ella (Brockman) Mathias. She grew up and attended school in the Stirum area. Shirley was united in marriage to Lawrence Bergeman June...
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Rose Bertha Somsen

Rose Bertha Somsen, 86, Jamestown, ND, formerly of Kensal, ND, died peacefully at her home in Jamestown on January 23, 2012. Rose Bertha Bata was born on the family farm on May 28, 1925 to Charley and Alvina (Pitra) Bata. She attended Bucephalia Country School and graduated from Kensal High School in 1945. Rose married David Somsen on September...
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Chase Bliss Riley

Chase Bliss Riley went to be with his Lord prematurely on January 24, 2012. Chase will always be cherished and loved by his parents, David & Patricia Riley, Jamestown; brother, Cruze Riley, Jamestown; paternal grandparents, Lori and Danny Riley, Jamestown; maternal grandmother, Patricia Medley, TN; maternal great grandmother, Charlene Brehm, Jamestown; uncles, Dustin Joslin, Jamestown and Brandon Medley, TN;...
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Vertice Johnson

Vertice Johnson, 80, Arlington, WA died Saturday January 21, 2012 at Providence Hospital in Everett, WA. Vertice Johnson was born June 4, 1931 at Kulm, ND, the son of Herman Johnson and Fannie (Johnson) Johnson. He received his elementary education at the rural school in Swede Township near Kulm. He helped on the family farm and grew to manhood...
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Julius Meier

The funeral mass for Julius Meier of Oakes, ND, will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2012 at 2:30 pm at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Oakes, ND, with burial to follow at Our Lady of Sorrows Cemetery, Verona, ND. Visitation will be Friday from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. with a prayer service starting at 7:00 p.m. at St....
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LaJune B. Gibbon

LaJune B. Gibbon, 79, of Milnor, ND, passed away January 18, 2012, at Villa Maria Nursing Home, Fargo, ND.  LaJune Barbara was born at home in Rosemeade Township near DeLamere, ND on March 3, 1932, to George and Dora (Schumacher) Gregor. She attended country school before going to St. Aloysius boarding school in Lisbon, ND, and then graduating from...
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Gary E. Hillius

Gary E. Hillius, 65, Des Plaines, IL died early Tuesday morning January 17, 2012 at the Holy Cross Hospital in Chicago, IL Gary Hillius was born November 9, 1946 at Jamestown, ND, the son of Eldo Hillius and Lorena (Presler) Hillius. He received his elementary education in Jamestown and graduated from Jamestown High School. He also graduated from the...
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Einar Overby

Einar Overby was born November 2, 1915 in Cooperstown, N.D. to Peter A and Alma (Motland) Overby.  He moved with his family to Binford where he lived until age 7.  The family then moved back to Cooperstown where he lived and worked until he graduated from Cooperstown High School and continued working for the Albert Larson Department store.  He...
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