Archive - Obituary
July 20th, 2014
Mavis Lucille Kinzler, 78, of Wimbledon, ND, went to be with the Lord, Thursday, July 17, 2014, at the Ave Marie Village in Jamestown, ND.
Mavis, daughter of Heino and Sadie (Dormanen) Holmstrom, was born May 12, 1936, in Gackle, ND. Mavis attended Neudorf Rural School.
Mamie â€śKittyâ€ť (Mittag) Smith, age 91, Fargo, ND, died July 17, 2014 at Bethany on University.
Mamie Audrey Joyce was born October 18, 1922 in Milnor, ND to Walter and Elinor (Elofson) Joyce. As a young girl her family moved to New York for job opportunities. After three years they moved back to the Sand Hills near Lisbon, ND. She attended school in Lisbon.
A memorial service celebrating the life of Lorna Frantz, long time music teacher and resident of Valley City will be held at the First Baptist Church in Valley City on Saturday, July 26 at 7:00 pm. Â Lorna Frantz passed away on March 14, 2014 in Fridley, Minnesota. Â Lorna was an elementary music teacher at Lincoln and Washington Elementary schools for nearly 40 years. Â She was involved in Valley City Community Theatre in the 1980s and a member of the First Baptist Church in Valley City. Â
Virginia Beach - Captain Ronald C Howard passed away on June 9, 2014. Captain Howard was born in Valley City, ND on February 24, 1935. He graduated from St. Johnâ€™s University in 1956, and University of Minnesota Law School in 1960. He served in the US Navy April 1960 - August 1989 and retired Captain, JAG. He worked with NATO August 1989 - August 2000.
Joan L. Emery, age 84, died peacefully in her sleep July 11, 2014.
She was born May 13, 1930 in Valley City, North Dakota to R.K. McFarland and Ellen Brolander McFarland.
She graduated from Albuquerque High in 1948 and then went on to get her nursing degree in North Dakota in 1951.
She was preceded in death by her husband Earl B. Emery, her parents, and sisters Barbara Bumkens and Judith George.
Dr. Donald H. Ford, 85, died peacefully on May 29 in Walnut Creek, California. He was born December 17, 1928, to Harold and Laurine (Dreis) Ford in Valley City, North Dakota. Don attended grade school at Alderman Rural School, St. Catherine High School, and graduated from Valley City High School.
Arnes Johnson, age 98 of Valley City died July 7, 2014 at the Sheyenne Care Center in Valley City. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 AM Monday July 21, 2014 at Our Saviorâ€™s Lutheran Church with Rev. Jolene Knudson-Hanse officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to services Monday at the church and interment will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery.