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BAUER, Alvin 
Alvin Bauer, 87, Bismarck Baptist Home, formerly of 1217 N. 13th St., died July 17, 1997, in the nursing home. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Bismarck Baptist Church, with the Rev. Wes Gerber officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Bismarck.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. today and from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at Eastgate Funeral Service, where a prayer service will begin at 7 p.m. Sunday.
Alvin was born Oct. 8, 1909, in McClusky, the son of Emmanuel and Eva (Opp) Bauer. He was raised and educated in Sheridan County. He farmed on the family farm in Sheridan County for many years. Alvin married Vivian Hoffman, Sept. 3, 1938, in McClusky. They lived in McClusky where he worked on the farm and for the Sheridan County Soil Conservation District. They moved to Bismarck in 1954, and Alvin worked for the school system for two years. In 1956 he began working as a corrections officer for North Dakota State Penitentiary until his retirement in 1972. Alvin entered the Baptist Home in January 1996.
Alvin loved gardening and flowers. He was a member of Bismarck Baptist Church where he served on the Board of Deacons, and held several other positions over a period of 43 years. He was also a member of the Peace Officers Association.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Vivian; two daughters and sons-in-law, Dian and Dennis Dockter, Medina, and Sheila and Jerry Auch, Bismarck; four sisters; three brothers; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and one sister.
The family prefers memorials to Bismarck Baptist Church or Bismarck Baptist Home. 

BAUER (GOLLY), Bertha 
Bertha Golly, 82, Bismarck, died July 2, 1996, in a Bismarck hospital. Graveside services will be at Grandview Cemetery, Austin, Minn.
She is survived by one son, Eugene, Bismarck; one sister, Hulda Schaible, Bismarck; two brothers, Emil Bauer, Garrison, and Wilber Bauer, Bismarck; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd. (Bismarck Funeral Home) 

BAUER (SIDERS), Frances 
GRAND FORKS -- Frances Siders, 69, Grand Forks, formerly of McClusky, died July 16, 1996, at her home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Aamundson Funeral Home, Grand Forks. Arrangements are pending at Hertz Funeral Home, McClusky. 

MCCLUSKY -- Frances M. Siders, 69, Grand Forks, died July 16, 1996, at her home. She was a former resident of McClusky and Bismarck, and of Dilworth, Minn. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Amundson Funeral Home, Grand Forks. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at McClusky Cemetery.
Visitation will begin one hour before services at the funeral home.
Frances was born Sept. 14, 1926, in McClusky, the daughter of John and Atilda ``Tillie'' Bauer. She grew up and attended school in McClusky, and graduated from McClusky High School in 1944. She then trained as a registered nurse at Trinity Hospital in Minot, receiving her diploma in 1947. She married Charles Siders, April 27, 1948, in Miles City, Mont. She worked as an operating room nurse at St. John's Hospital in Fargo for 14 years. She was a member of American Operating Room Nurses. They spent several years in Bismarck during their retirement, where she was a member of United Methodist Church. Most recently she was active in community work at Parkwood Place in Grand Forks.
She is survived by her husband, Charles; three sons and daughters-in-law, William and Cynthia, Grand Forks, Lowell and Pauline, Nicholasville, Ky., and Paul and Vicky, Duluth, Minn.; seven grandchildren; and one sister and brother-in-law, Laverne and Glenn Swendson, McClusky.
The family prefers memorials to Grand Forks Hospice Program. (Hertz Funeral Home, McClusky) 

BAUER, Henry Christian 
Henry Bauer, 77, Zeeland, died Saturday, November 19, 1994, in the Strasburg Nursing Home.
Henry Christian Bauer was born on December 26, 1916, in Zeeland, the son of Edward and Maria (Wulz) Bauer. Henry attended Zeeland Elementary School and later served his country as a medic in the U.S. Army during World War II from April 1942 to January 1946. returning to Zeeland, Henry farmed south of town until 1992 when he retired. Henry moved into the Strasburg Nursing Home in June of 1994.
Henry was a life long member of Zion Lutheran Church, Zeeland and a former member of the American Legion.
Survivors include three brothers, Robert, Dickinson, and Wildred and Armand, Bismarck; three sisters, Mrs. Ivan Levi (Alma), Fargo; Mrs. Irene Boschee and Laura Jund, Zeeland; one aunt, Elsie Bauer, Zeeland and 27 nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Mrs. Carl Opstad (Irma).
Straubs Funeral Home, Eureka, South Dakota, was in charge of the arrangements.

BAUER, Jacob C. 
Jacob C. Bauer, 78, of West Fargo, died Thursday, September 11, 1997, in his home.
Jacob was born November 14, 1918, in Hague. He grew up and attended school near Hague. He served in World War II with the Fifth Fighter Air Force Unit in the Philippines as an operator lineman. He was awarded the Philippine Liberation Medal with two Bronze Stars, the American theatre Service Medal, Asiatic pacific Service Medal and the Victory Medal of WWII.
On March 26, 1950, he married Edna Hoffer at Aberdeen, S.D. They lived and farmed at Zeeland until 1974 when they moved to West Fargo. He worked for Steiger Tractor from 1974 to 1984. He retired and spent each spring through harvest time helping his son on the farm in Zeeland.
Through the years, Jacob, was treasurer of Selz School District, council member of Zion Lutheran Church, Commissioner of Selz Township, President of Aid Association for Lutherans, member of Streifel Legion Post 257 and a member of the Lions Club.
Survivors include his wife, Edna of West Fargo; one son and daughter-in-law, Duane and Joyce Kilber of Zeeland; three daughters and three sons-in-law, Karen and Dennis Kilber Hughes of Enderlin, Janet and Ron Silbernagel of Barnesville, Minnesota, and Jaci and Hal Michel of Larkspur, Colorado; nine grandchildren; two brothers and two sisters-in-law, Norbert and Vi Bauer of Littleton, Colorado and Delbert and Grace Bauer of Florence, Colorado, and one sister and brother-in-law, Maida and Alfred Wacker of Bismarck.
He was preceded in death by tow sisters, Frieda and Loretta.
Funeral services were held Monday, September 15, 1997, at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Zeeland with Rev. Paul Bauer officiating.
Casketbearers were grandchildren, Shelly Hughes, Troy Hughes, Nichole Kilber, Michael Kilber, Benjamin Silbernagel, Heidi Kilber, Janelle Silbernagel, Heather Michel and Anna Liesa.
Burial was in Zion Lutheran Cemetery at Zeeland. 

BAUER (LECHNER), Lydia A. 
NEW SALEM -- Lydia A. Bauer, 90, New Salem, died Aug. 4, 1997, in the New Salem nursing home. Services will be held at 10 a.m. MDT Thursday at Zion Lutheran Church, New Salem, with the Rev. Loren Strum officiating. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery, New Salem.
Visitation will be from 1 to 8 tonight at Buehler-Larson Funeral Home, New Salem, and will continue at the church one hour before services.
Lydia was born Oct. 7, 1906, near Zeeland, the daughter of Christian and Jacobina (Hafner) Lechner. She married Theophil Bauer on July 19, 1927, in Wilton. They farmed in the Blue Grass area. She was a very active member of Zion Lutheran Church including Ladies Aid.
Lydia is survived by her three daughters and three sons-in-law, Gertrude and the Rev. Bob Weaver, Cleveland, Ohio, Floris and John Beisel, Pittsburg, Kan., and Elizabeth and Bruce Clark, Bismarck; six sons and daughters-in-law, George and Deloris, Thornton, Colo., Herbert and Lorraine, Helena, Mont., Elmer and Mabel, New Salem, Ruben and Marlys, Seattle, the Rev. Mervyn and Judy, Scottsbluff, Neb., and Edmund and Pat, Rhinelander, Wis.; 36 grandchildren; and 47 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Theophil, who died July 18, 1991; her son and his wife, Frederick and Alice; five sisters; and three brothers. 

Lydia A. Bauer, 90, of New Salem, died Monday, August 4, 1997, in the New Salem Nursing Home.
Lydia was born October 7, 1906, near Zeeland, the daughter of Christian and Jacobina (Hafner) Lechner. She married Theophil Bauer on July 19, 1927, in Wilton. They farmed in the Blue Grass area. She was a very active member of Zion Lutheran Church including Ladies Aid.
Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, Gertrude and the Rev. Bob Weaver of Cleveland, Ohio. Floris and John Beisel of Pittsburg, Kansas, and Elizabeth and Bruce Clark of Bismarck, six sons and daughters-in-law, George and Deloris Bauer of Thornton, Colorado, Herbert and Lorraine Bauer of Helena, Montana, Elmer and Mabel Bauer of New Salem Ruben and Marlys Bauer of Seattle, Washington, the Rev. Mervyn and Judy Bauer of Scottsbluff, Nebraska, and Edmund and Pat Bauer of Rhinelander, Wisconsin; 36 grandchildren, and 47 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Theophil; one son and daughter-in-law, Frederick and Alice, five sisters, and three brothers.
Funeral services were held Thursday, August 7, 1997, at Zion Lutheran Church in New Salem with the Rev. Loren Strum officiating.
Burial was in Graceland Cemetery in New Salem under the direction of Bueher-Larson Funeral Home of New Salem.

BAUMGARTNER (KRAFT), Agatha 
Agatha Kraft, 96, St. Cloud, MN, died Wednesday, Jan 25, 1995, in a St. Cloud hospital.
Agatha was born May 16, 1898, on a farm near Strasburg, the daughter of Joseph and Catherine (Schneider) Baumgartner. She attended a rural school. On Jan. 17, 1920, she married Pius J. Kraft and they made their home in Strasburg where they operated a general store for 56 years. Her husband died April 29, 1989. Agatha was a member of St. Mary's Society. She loved to cook and make rugs.
Survivors include four sons and three daughters-in-laws, Alex and Adeline Kraft, Mandan, Pius and Ann Marie Kraft, Bismarck, George and Fairie Kraft, Nassau, Bahamas, and William Kraft, St. Cloud; three daughters and one son-in-law, Isabel Fischer, Aberdeen, SD, Geraldine and Frank Mara, Sandwich, MA, and Sister Katherine Kraft, O.S.B. St. Joseph, MN; 25 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; five sisters, Eva Schmaltz and Elizabeth Lipp both of Linton, Lenny Schwab and Marta Wagner, both of Strasburg, and Tillie Fischer, Minneapolis, MN.
Funeral Services were held Tuesday, Jan 31, 1995, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Strasburg with the Rev. Leonard Eckroth officiating. Scripture readers were George Kraft and Victoria Rice, Gift bearers were the grandchildren and the music was by the Sisters of St. Benedict from St. Joseph, MN.
Casketbearers were Tom, Ken, Dan, Mike, Mark, Gary, and Dennis Kraft and Joe Smith.
Burial was in the church cemetery under the direction of Myer's-Weigel Funeral Home, Linton. 

BAUMGARTNER, Alex 
Alex Bauingartner. 64, of Linton died Thursday, July 7, 1994.
Alex Baumgartner was born May 6, 1930, on a farm northeast of Linton, the son of Jake and Clara (Bollinger) Baumgartner. He attended a rural grade school and the Linton High School. In 1951, Alex entered the U.S. Army and served in Germany during the Korean Conflict. After his discharge in 1953, he returned to the family farm. On Sept. 16, 1954, he married Lorrene Malone. They farmed northeast of Linton for 2 years before owning and operating Baumgartner Drilling Co. which he owned and operated for 40 years. Alex was a member of the Linton American Legion, the Strasburg V.F.W. and St. Anthony's Catholic Church.
He is survived by his wife, Lorrene Baumgartner of Linton; one son: Tucker Baumgartner of Linton, one daughter and sun-in-law: Patti and Dale Dickerson of Morris, Tenn.; one grand-daughter: Jessica Dickerson; two sisters: Virginia (Mrs. Albert) Kiemele and Irene (Mrs. Lee) Rohrich both of Linton and his mother-in-law: Dessie Malone of Linton. Alex was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services were held Saturday, July 9, 1994, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Linton with Rev. Jeffrey Zwack officiating. Gift bearers were Virginia Kiemele and Irene Rohrich. Communion minister was Deacon Martin Schumacher. Organist was Kristie Weigel and song leaders were Alvina Schell and Viola Bosch.
Casketbearers were Tom Fischer, Albert Kiemele, Leo Rohrich, Mike Goldade, Remy Schiele and John Schmaltz. Military honors were by the Linton American Legion.
Burial was in the church cemetery under the direction of Myers-Weigel Funeral Home, Linton. 

BAUMGARTNER (JANGULA), Christine 
Christine Jangula, 95, of Mandan, died Monday, April 28, 1997, in the Mandan nursing home.
Christine was born March 27, 1902, in Odessa, Russia. In 1904, she cam with her parents, Ben and Theresa (Kupser) Baumgartner to the United States. They settled in the Linton area where she was raised and educated. In November, 1920, she married Joseph Jangula. She worked at St. Anthony Parish in Linton as a housekeeper and cook from 1956 to 1962. She then moved to Liberty Heights in 1968 and lived there until 1989 when her health failed. She has been a resident at Medcenter One Care Center since 1990.
She had a great love for family, loved playing cards, and sewing crafts. She did volunteer work at Mandan Villa, Easter Seals Society, Grandparents Program in the Mandan school system, Retire Senior Volunteer Program and Mandan Golden Age Club.
Survivors include one son, Henry Jangula of Portland, Oregon; one daughter and son-in-law, Pat and Ken Erlandson of Mandan; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Joseph, who died in 1956, one son, Louis, five brothers and one sister.
Funeral services were held Thursday, May 1, 1997, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Mandan. Organist was Mary Gabrysh and Gloria Wanner was in charge of music. Lectors were Randi Bitz and Kathy Erlandson. Gift bearers were Keri Erlandson and Sara Linderman. Program distributors were Kamie Erlandson and Elizabeth Erlandson.
Casketbearers were Keith Erlandson, Robert Erlandson, Robert Linderman, Scott Bitz and Robbie Erlandson.
Burial was in St. Anthony Church Cemetery in Linton under the direction of Weigel Funeral Home of Mandan. 

BAUMGARTNER (LOFGREN), Darlene J. 
Darlene J, Lofgren, 49, formerly of Bismarck, died Saturday, March 8, 1997, in a Los Angeles. Calif. Hospital. 
Darlene J. Baumgartner was born on May 14, I947, in Strasburg, the daughter of Jake and Aggie (Dosch) Baumgartner. She was raised and educated in Strasburg. She moved to Bismarck with her Family in 1959 where she also attended school. Darlene moved to Fargo in 1972. She married Ron Lofgren on Feb 2, 1974 in Hawley, Minn. She worked as a waitress for 34 years. Darlene moved to Arizona in 1990 and later to California. 
Darlene enjoyed working with people and spending time with her grandchildren. She also loved country music, dancing and swimming. 
Survivors include one daughter, Tonia Lofgren Chandler, Ariz.; two sons, Scott of Moorhead, Minn., and jayson of Pensacola, Fla.; two grandchildren. Brandon and Ryan; her parents, Jake and Aggie Baumgartner of Bismarck; one twin sister and brother-in-law, Diane and Ralph Everhart of Bismarck; one sister and brother-in-law, Patty and Bob Schmidt of Bismarck; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Terry Baumgartner of Lakewood, Colo., and Bob and Evelyn Baumgartner of Linton; three nieces and six nephews, Mike, Mark and Mitch Baumgartner, Richard Roehrich, Lynn LaFleur, Jennie and Brock Baumgartner and Crystal and Chris Schmidt. 
Funeral services were held Saturday, March 15, I997, in Church of Corpus Christi in Bismarck with the
Rev. Steven Zastoupil officiating Music was provide by Bob Schmidt, Sue Athey, Carol Letteer, Keith Osborne and Ken Steckler. Gift bearers were Jennie Baumgartner, Lynn LaFleur and Crystal and Chris
Schmidt. Eulogist was Jennie Baumgartner. Readers were Sister Ivo Schoch, Sharon Johs and Jane Paul. 
Casketbearers were Mark Baumgartner, Duane Johs, Dr. James Baumgartner, Dean Keifer, Lloyd Dosch and Richard Roehrich. 
Spring burial will he in St. Mary's Cemetery in Bismarck under the direction of Eastgate Funeral Service of Bismarck. 

BAUMGARTNER, Edward 
Edward Baumgartner, 74, 107 E. Bowen Ave., died Nov. 11, 1996, in a Bismarck hospital after a long illness. Services will be at noon Friday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Bismarck, with burial in St. Mary's Cemetery. 
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at Bismarck Funeral Home, where a vigil will begin at 7 tonight. Visitation will continue at the church one hour before services. 
Edward was born Dec. 21, 1921, to Frank J. and Mary (Stack) Baumgartner near Strasburg, one of 18 children. He married Frances Miller, Oct. 2, 1950, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, rural Linton. 
He is survived by his loving wife, Frances; four sons and two daughters-in-law, Dennis and Helen, Edward, and Richard and Karen, all of Mandan, Allen and Carol, Napoleon; nine daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Jane and Richard Engst, Milnor, Luella and Allen Faulkner, Mobridge, S.D., Marlene and Gerold Thurn, Lincoln, Sally and Miles Schantz, Hebron, Elsie and Jay Seeberg, Lincoln, Nancy and Afshin Azhari, College Station, Texas, and Beverly and Pete Horner, Cinthia and Kevin Johnson, and Sherri and Aden Anderson, all of Bismarck; 24 grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; his mother, Mary, of the Strasburg nursing home; five brothers, Jake, Herman, Oscar, Alvin and Frank; and six sisters, Angeline, Lorraine, Rosemary, Virginia, Isabel and Adeline. 
He was preceded in death by his father; four brothers; two sisters; and one granddaughter. 

BAUMGARTNER, Frank J. 
Frank J. Baumgartner, 36, Strasburg, died Friday, August 19, 1994, at his home.
Frank was born at Linton, the son of Eugene and Barbara (Zacher) Baumgartner. He attended St. Benedict's Catholic School, Strasburg. Frank lived on the family farm prior to his marriage to Irene Dietrich at Mound City, South Dakota, on June 17, 1986. They made their home in Strasburg for one year. Frank returned to live on the farm. He worked on various farms in the area and also for Steiger Tractor Company, Fargo, and Candy Construction, Dickinson. He was a member of SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Strasburg.
He is survived by his mother, Barbara Baumgartner, Strasburg; his daughter, Natalie Baumgartner, Mobridge, South Dakota; his paternal grandmother, Mary Baumgartner, Strasburg; five brothers and one sister-in-law, Eugene L. & Violet Baumgartner and Clarence Baumgartner, all of Fargo; Jerome, David and Charles Baumgartner, all of Strasburg; seven sisters and five brothers-in-law, Wilma Marie & Charles Keller, Aberdeen, South Dakota, Patricia and George Keller, Bath, South Dakota, Bernadette and Mike Olheiser, Fargo, Evelyn Baumgartner, Strasburg, Betty & James Mulske, Ashley, donna Mae Baumgartner, Fargo and Tillie & Tim Holzer, Linton.
He was preceded in death by his father in 1981, a brother, Daniel in 1986, his paternal grandfather and his maternal grandparents.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, August 23, 1994, at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church with Rev. Leonard Eckroth officiating.
Crystal & Jamey Mulske were the scripture readers.
Kayla and Dustin Holzer were gift bearers.
The music was provided by Kellie Wikenheiser.
Casketbearers were Brian Zacher, Brian Volk, Ron Keller, Tom Keller, Donald Schneider, and James Olheiser.
Burial was in the church cemetery under the direction of Myers-Weigel Funeral Home, Linton.

BAUMGARTNER, Frank J., Jr. 
Frank J. Baumgartner, 60, of Strasburg, died Tuesday, Jan 7, 1997, in the Napoleon Care Center.
Frank was born July 22, 1936, at Strasburg the son of Frank J. and Mary (Stach) Baumgartner. He attended a rural school at Strasburg and graduated from Emmons Central High School of Strasburg. He entered the U.S. Marine Corps on Sept. 10, 1958. After his discharge on Sept. 8, 1961, he worked in Detroit, Mich. And Ohio in a bearing factory. He returned to Strasburg and worked as a security Guard and at a laundry in Bismarck. In 1993 he entered a nursing home in Gackle and sometime later transferred to the Napoleon Care Center in Napoleon.
Survivors include his mother, Mary Baumgartner of Strasburg; four brothers and five sisters-in-law, Frances Baumgartner of Bismarck, Herman and Athie Baumgartner of Bismarck, Alvin and Kathryn Baumgartner of Fargo and Barbara Baumgartner of Strasburg; one stepbrother and stepsister-in law, Jake and Bessie Baumgartner of Rapid city, S.D., and six sisters and five brothers-in-law, Angeline and Felix Miller of Bismarck, Adeline and Joe Duerscherl of St. Paul, MN, Isabelle and Duane Motzko of Fridley, MN and Lorraine and Walter Davidson, all of Bismarck, Virginia and John Westburg of Fargo, and Rose Mary Baumgarter of Milwaukee, WI.
He was preceded in death by his father, four brothers, Eugene, Clarence, Peter and Edward; one step-brother, Leo, and two sisters, Luella Baumgartner and Sister Mary Francene (Clara) Baumgartner, and one brother-in-law, Melvin Shea.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 11, 1997, at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Strasburg with Rev. Leonard Eckroth officiating. Scripture reader and communion minister was Sister rose Schwab. Music was by Ida Scherr.
Casketbearers were Lary Schwab, Edwin Ternes, Mylene Zacher, Charlie Baumgartner, David Baumgartner, and Jerome Baumgartner.
Military honors were provided by the Strasburg V.F.W. Burial was in the church cemetery under the direction of Myers Funeral Home of Linton.

STRASBURG -- Frank J. Baumgartner Jr., 60, Strasburg, died Jan. 7, 1997, in the Napoleon nursing home. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Chruch, Strasburg, with burial in the church cemetery. 
He is survived by four brothers, Jake, Rapid City, S.D., Herman, Hamilton, Ohio, Alvin, Fargo, and Oscar, Bismarck; six sisters, Angeline Miller and Lorraine Davidson, both of Bismarck, Rose Mary Baumgartner, Milwaukee, Wis., Adeline Duerscherl, St. Paul, Minn., Isabelle Motzko, Fridley, Minn., and Virginia Westburg, Fargo. (Myers Funeral Home, Linton) 

BAUMGARTNER (STACH), Mary F. 
Mary F. Baumgartner, 94, of Strasourg, died Monday, Jan. 20, 1997, in the Strasburg Nursing Home in Strasburg.
Mary was born March 19, 1902, at Strasburg, Russia, the daughter of Peter and Katherine (Wald) Stach. She came with her family to America at the age of eight and they settled at Balta. She attended rural school. On June 3, 1919, she was united in marriage to Frank J. Baumgartner of Strasburg. They farmed seven miles northwest of Strasburg. In 1956 they moved to Strasburg and retired from farming. Mary enjoyed flowers, crocheting and quilt making and most of all her grandchildren. Her husband died lune 16, 1982.
She was a member of Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, St. Mary's Altar Society and Christian Mothers. She was also a member of the V.F.W. Auxiliary at Strasburg and was a Gold Star Mother.
Survivors include four sons and six daughters-in-law: Jake and Bessie Baumgartner of Rapid City, S.D., Barbara Baumgartner of Strasburg, Frances Baumgartner of Bismarck, Herman and Athie Baumgartner of Hamilton, Ohio, Shirley Baumgartner of Bismarck, and Alvin and Kathryn Baumgartner of Fargo; six daughters and f'ive sons-in-law, Angeline and Felix Miller of Bismarck, Rose Mary Baumgartner of Milwaukee, Wis., Lorraine and Waiter Davidson of Bismarck, Adeline and Joe Duerscherl of West St. Paul, Minn., Isabelle and Duane Molzko ofFridley, Minn., and Virginia and John Westburg of Fargo; 77 grandchildren, 78 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren, three sisters, Elizabeth Niess of Minot, Eva Schwab of Devils Lake, and Catherine Zacher of Balta, and one brother, Joe Stach of Esconda, Mich.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, six sons, Lee, Eugene, Edward, Peter, Frank and Clarence, two daughters, Luella and Sister Francene, five brothers, Baiter, Benedict, John, Frank and Jacob, four grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 25, 1997, at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church at Strasburg with Rev. Leonard Eckroth officiating.
Scripture reader was Kathryn Baumgartner. Communion ministers were Sister Rose Schwab, Kathryn Baumgartner and Al Dosch. Gift bearers were Sheila Baumgartner, Sherri Anderson, Tillie Holzer, Virginia Westburg, Isabelle Motzko and Adeline Duerscherl. Mass servers were Joe and Sarah Baurngartner. Music was provided by Delores and Kellie Wikenheiser.
Casketbearers were Paul Shea, John Miller, David Baumgartner, Dennis Baumgartner, Charlie Baumgartner and Gregory Baumgartner.
Honorary casketbearers were all her grandchildren.
Burial was in the church cemetery under the direction of Myers Funeral Home of Linton.

BAUMGARTNER, Rose 
Rose Baumgartner, 84, Fargo, formerly of Linton, died Aug. 9, 1996, in a Moorhead, Minn., hospital. Services were held Monday at St. Mary's Cathedral, Fargo, with burial in Holy Cross Cemetery, Fargo.
She is survived by two sisters, Mary Rohrich, Strasburg, and Juliana Richter, Lodic, Calif. (Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo) 

BAUMGARTNER, Steve J. 
Steve J. Baumgartner, 70, Minneapolis, formerly of Strasburg, died May 18, 1997, at his home in Minneapolis. Arrangements are pending with Myers Funeral Home, Linton.

BAUMGARTNER, William "Bill" 
William Baumgartner, 53, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, died Thursday, March 27, 1997, at Franciscan Woods Hospice in Brookfield, Wisconsin. 
Bill was born June 10, 1932, in Strasburg to Martina and John L. Baumgartner. He attended grade school and high school in Strasburg where he excelled in basketball and football. After high school he enlisted in the US Army and served two years. 
In 1952, he moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, met and married Rose Lipp, formerly of Linton. Bill retired from the Allen-Bradley Company in 1991 and became active in recreational sports in the area. Bill also enjoyed trying his luck at "lady luck" but was completely dedicated to his family, especially his grandchildren who held a special place in his heart. 
Survivors include his wife, Rose; a son, John; grandchildren, Adam, Ariane and Sarah; three brothers and sisters-in-laws, Harvey and Jonathan Baumgartner of Waukesha, Wisconsin. Elmer and Hilde Baumgartner of Sebastian, Fla., and John and Alice Baumgartner of Strasburg, and four sisters and three brothers-in-law, Sr. Cerella Baumgartner of Mankato, MN., Virginia d Cliff Draeger Nyla and Larry Schwab, and Helen and Donald Kraft of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 
He was preceded in death by hs parents, Martina and John L. Baumgartner, two sisters, Delores and Lucille and one brother, Leroy. 
Funeral service were held Monday, March 31, 1997, at St. Matthais church in Milwaukee, Wisconsin Commentators were St. Cerella and Adam Baumgartner. Gift bearers were his grandchildren, Adam, Ariane and Sarah Baumgartner. 
Casketbearers were Harvey and Elmer Baumgartner, Eusebius Bosert, Cliff Draeger, Don Kraft and Larry Schwab. 

BAUMSTARCK, Kyle Eric 
Kyle Eric Baumstarck, 26, Worland Wyo., formerly of Linton, died Jan. 10, 1997, in Worland.
Kyle was born Feb. 13, 1970, in Linton the son of Conrad and Beverly (Abraham) Baumstarck. He was raised and educated in Linton, and graduated from Linton High School in 1989. He grew up on a farm east of Linton. In the fall of 1989 and summer of 1990, he attended school at Job Corps in Rapid City, S.D. He worked various farm and ranch jobs until he went to Minot in 1994 for additional training with Job Corps. Kyle lived in Denver for a year before moving to Wyoming.
Kyle enjoyed horses, participating in horse events and working with cattle. Some of his hobbies were pool, darts, bowling fishing, listening to country music and dancing.
He is survived by his mother, Beverly of Bismarck; one brother and sister-in-law, Wes and Kristi Baumstarck, Worland; two sisters, Sandra Baumstarck, Whitewater. Wis., and Melinda Baumstarck, Bismarck; his grandmother, Edie Abraham, Beach, and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father, Conrad, and his grandparents, Harold Abraham and Adam and Juliana Baumstarck.
The funeral Mass was held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, 1997, at St. Anthony s Catholic Church in Linton with the Revs. Leonard Eckroth and Jeff Zwack officiating. Renee Reynolds was the cantor and the organist was Vicki Horst. Cecelia Baumstarck was the lector.
Casketbearers were Tony Baumstarck, Mike Baumstarck, Shannon Bosch, Clifford Malsom, Adam Malsom, Donnie Vetter and Derrick Wangler.
Burial was in St. Joseph's Cemetery, rural Linton. East Gate Funeral Home of Bismarck was in charge of arrangements.

BAUSKE, Ethel 
JAMESTOWN -- Ethel Bauske, 84, Jamestown, died May 22, 1997, in a Jamestown hospital. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, at Concordia Lutheran Church, Jamestown. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Jamestown.
She is survived by three daughters, Doris Landscoot, Jamestown, Sandra Moran, Spokane, Wash., and Cheryl Hazer, Woodworth; one brother, Harry Bruns, Corning, Calif.; and two sisters, Ione Bong, Yucca, Calif., and Nora Steele, Magalia, Calif. (Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown) 

BAUSTE, Earl T. 
WILLISTON -- Earl T. Bauste, 81, Williston, died Nov. 30, 1996, in his home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Lutheran Church, Williston, with burial in Riverview Cemetery, Williston.
He is survived by his wife, Iva; three sons, Dennis and Dean, both of Buford, and Darren, Williston; two daughters, Sandra Metker, Dallas, Texas, and Lona Hystad, Arnegard; two brothers, Wendel and Arnold, both of Wildrose; and one sister, Ina Heath, Butte. (Everson Funeral Home, Williston)


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