Archive - Obituary
January 25th, 2015
Agnes Gruman, age 95, of Valley City, ND, formerly of Fingal, ND, died Friday, January 23rd at the Sheyenne Care Center in Valley City. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:30 AM on Thursday, January 29th at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Fingal, ND. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. A prayer service will be held at 7:00 PM Wednesday evening at the church. Interment will be in Holy Trinity Catholic Church Cemetery, Fingal, ND.
Michael L. Kuhry, age 66 of Valley City, ND died Thursday January 22, 2015 at his residence in Valley City under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 AM Wednesday at St. Bernardâ€™s Catholic Church in Oriska, ND with Msgr. Dennis Skonseng celebrant. A Prayer Service will be recited at 7 PM Tuesday evening at the Lerud-Schuldt Funeral Home in Valley City with Deacon James McAllister officiating. Visitation will be 5PM until 7PM Tuesday at the funeral home and one hour prior to services Wednesday at the church. Burial will be in St.
Carsten Leroy Karlstad was born August 18, 1924 to Lars and Clara (Johnson) Karlstad of rural Hatton, ND. He attended Beaver Creek country school, near Hatton and graduated from Hatton High School in 1942.
He married Shirley Baptist in 1956. The couple had two sons.
In 1959, Carsten began farming near Hatton. On June 23, 1966, he married Guida Porter Zwick in Aberdeen, SD. They resided on the farm for 22 years, and in 1988, Valley City, ND became their new home. Together, they enjoyed traveling to many places, here and abroad. Guida passed away January 9, 2005.