Archive - Obituary
April 21st, 2014
Walter Gordon Christensen of rural Hannaford, ND, died Wednesday, April 16th 2014 at Sanford Hospital in Fargo. He was born on a farm NW of Hannaford, June 5th, 1918 to Axel J. and Alma (Helmer) Christensen, and farmed in the area all his adult life. He attended schools in Hannaford, N. D., and was confirmed in the Union Lutheran Church, rural Hannaford. He married Lucy Reinstra VanBruggen at Valley City in September 3, 1966, and welcomed her five children into his life.
LeRoy Larson, 84, Stanley, died Thursday, April 17, 2014 in Stanley. LeRoy Milton Larson was born December 18, 1929 in Fingal, ND to Lewis P. and Mabel (Bjerke) Larson. He was raised in the Kathryn and Valley City areas and graduated from Valley City College High School in 1948. On June 24, 1951, he was united in marriage to Ruth Svestad. He entered the United States Marine Corps on October 2, 1951. They lived in San Diego, CA and Camp Lejeune, NC while he was enlisted.
Ervin H. Schell, 84, Mercer, died peacefully on April 12, 2014, at his home. Services were held April 17 at Our Saviorâ€™s Lutheran Church, Mercer, with the Rev. Randy Emgarten officiating. Burial was at Zion Lutheran Cemetery, south of Mercer.
Ervin Schell was born Feb. 6, 1930, in Park Township, the son of John and Ida (Gaub) Schell. He was raised and educated in a country school in Park Township. He spent his youth helping on the family farm.
Leona Elsa Rempfer, age 95, of Hot Springs, SD, passed away December 27, 2013, at the Castle Manor Nursing Home in Hot Springs.
Leona was born January 3, 1918, in Monango, ND, to Gothieb and Magdalene (Frigen) Dockter.
Manuel Lackman, 83, of Edgeley, ND, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at St. Rose Care Center, LaMoure.