DICKINSON -- Anthony G. Saetz, 83, Dickinson, and formerly of Dunn
Center, died Jan. 6, 2000 in a Dickinson living center. Graveside services
will be held at 1 p.m. CST today, at Chapel of North Dakota Veterans' Cemetery,
He is survived by two daughters, June Schmidt, Mott, and Eleonore Schaff,
Walhalla; two brothers, Louis, Bonner Springs, Kan., and Albert, Stoughton,
Mass.; one sister, Dorothy Degele, Dennison, Texas; and four grandchildren.
(Price-Murphy Funeral Home, Dickinson)
DICKINSON -- Arnold Pahl, 67, Dickinson, died Jan. 4, 2000. Services
will be held at 10:30 a.m. MST Wednesday at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church,
Elgin. Burial will be in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, rural New Leipzig.
He is survived by three brothers, Arthur, Burnsville, Iowa, Henry,
Leith, and Herbert, Minneapolis; and three sisters, Christina Mick, Minneapolis,
Marie Bender, Harvey, and Esther PerJacobson, Minneapolis. (Hertz Brothers
Funeral Home, New Leipzig)
GARRISON -- Eleanor Gauper, 85, Garrison, Jan. 8, 2000 in the Garrison
hospital. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, at Peace Lutheran
Church, Garrison. Further arrangements are pending with Thompson Funeral
FESSENDEN -- Garlen Seidel, 83, Fessenden, died Jan. 7, 2000 in the
Harvey hospital. Services will be held at 2 p.m. today, at First Lutheran
Church, Fessenden, with burial in Hillside Cemetery, Fessenden.
Garlen Seidel, son of Paul and Emma (Petersen) Seidel, was born May
8, 1916 on his parents' farm in Fariville Township, Wells County. In 1918,
he moved with his family to a farm southeast of Hamberg, N.D., Hamberg
Township, where he was raised. He received his early education in the Hamberg
Township Country School and later attended Fessenden High School graduating
As a young man he farmed with his father until 1943, when he entered
the United States Army. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War
II. Following his honorable discharge in 1945, he returned to the family
On July 22, 1950, he was married to Grayce Reutter at Bismarck. They
made their home on the Seidel family farm southeast of Hamberg where they
farmed until 1985, when they retired and moved to Fessenden. Mrs. Seidel
passed away on July 7, 1990.
He was a member of First Lutheran Church and the Frank Proisl American
Legion Post No. 33, Fessenden.
He is survived by his son, Gregory Seidel, rural Cathay; two daughters,
Susan (Mrs. Steve) Humm, Finley, Ohio, and Julie Seidel, Bismarck; five
grandchildren; and four sisters, Melva (Mrs. Wayne) Weber, Bismarck, Fern
Atkins, Yuba City, Calif., Gloria (Mrs. Laverne) Luick, Otter Tail, Minn.,
and Vila (Mrs. Kenneth) Sill, Cincinnati, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by his wife, his parents and one brother,
Arnold. (Nelson Funeral Home, Fessenden)
FARGO -- Jesse Aaron Hilsendeger, 1, died Jan. 7, 2000 in a Rochester,
Minn., hospital. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, at Church of
the Holy Spirit, Fargo, with burial in Holy Cross Cemetery, Fargo.
He is survived by his parents, Duane and Kori Hilsendeger, Fargo; his
grandparents, John and Glady Hilsendeger, Fargo, and Ken and Betty Blilie,
Kindred; and one great-grandmother, Selma Blilie, Kindred. (Boulger Funeral
John Halloran, 69, 200 N. Mandan St., died Jan. 8, 2000 in a Bismarck
hospital. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, at Cathedral of the
Holy Spirit, Bismarck.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, at Eastgate Funeral Service,
and for one hour prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers,
the family prefers gifts to establish a college fund for daughter Katherine
Nelsen Halloran. Further arrangements are pending.
MADDOCK -- Marvin Olson, 78, Salem, Ore., and formerly of Maddock,
died Jan. 2, 2000 in Salem, Ore. Memorial services will be held at a later
date in the spring at St. Olaf Lutheran Church, rural Minnewaukan, with
burial in the church cemetery.
He is survived by three sons, James, Medical Lake, Wash., David, Salem,
Ore., and Robert, Bothell, Wash.; three daughters, Michelle McDaniels,
Camden, Tenn., Karen Schatz, Spokane, Wash., and Andrine Harland, Salem,
Ore.; 10 grandchildren and three sisters, Gladys Innis, Gresham, Ore.,
Edith Togstad, Maddock, and Lenora Hanson, Devils Lake. (Nelson Funeral
CARRINGTON -- Olga C. Winterer, 85, Carrington, died Jan. 8, 2000 in
the Carrington health center. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday,
at Federated Church, Carrington, with burial in Carrington Cemetery.
She is survived by many nieces and nephews. (Evans Funeral Home, Carrington)
Otto Gussner, 93, Mandan, died Jan. 7, 2000 in a Bismarck hospital.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Seventh-day Adventist Church,
Mandan, with the Rev. Darrell Lindensmith officiating. Burial will be in
Mandan Union Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 1-9 p.m. today, at Buehler-Larson Funeral Home,
Mandan, and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church.
Otto was born March 12, 1906 in Mandan, the son of George and Louise
(Schrammel) Gussner. In 1929, Otto opened his own radiator repair shop
in Mandan, which he operated until his retirement in 1975. He married Helen
Schrenk on June 20, 1965 in Bismarck. Otto was one of the early pilots
in the area and loved to fly his plane. He also enjoyed music and played
trumpet, marimba and piano.
Otto is survived by his wife, Helen; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Alfreda Hess and his brother,
Richard. (Buehler-Larson Funeral Home, Mandan)
DICKINSON --ÊAnna E. Kolling, 82, Dickinson, died Jan. 11, 2000,
in the Dickinson hospital. Services will be held at 10 a.m. MST Saturday
at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Dickinson, with burial in St. Patrick's
She is survived by eight sons, Clarence, Francis, Lester, Michael and
Keith, all of Dickinson, George, Glendive, Mont., Allen, Mandan, and Elmer,
Staples, Minn.; seven daughters, Juliann Hatzenbuhler, Eleanor Dietrick,
Sharleen Kolling and Liz Joslyn, all of Dickinson, Audrey Kelsey, Columbus,
Ohio, Deborah Rivers, Coos Bay, Ore., and Pamela Copenhaver, Carrington;
two sisters, Betty Schneider, Dickinson, and Josephine Ridl, Bloomington,
Minn.; one brother, Joseph Hensel, Minneapolis; 41 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren;
and two great-great-grandchildren. (Ladbury Funeral Service, Dickinson)
WILLISTON --ÊCaroline E. Birr, 85, Bismarck, formerly of Williston,
died Jan. 11, 2000, in a Bismarck nursing home. Services will be held at
10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Williston, with burial
in Riverview Cemetery, Williston.
She is survived by one son, Bryan, Williston; two daughters, Noreen
Lindell, Plentywood, Mont., and Carol Mihulka, Bismarck; three grandchildren;
one gerat-grandchild; one brother, Marvin Ewert, Devils Lake; and four
sisters, Ruth Schmaltz, Anamoose, Lizzy Lemer, Drake, Josephine Ewert,
Minot, and Margie peerboom, Cushing, Minn. (Everson Funeral Home, Williston)
LEMMON, S.D. --ÊEmma Wiest, 71, Lemmon, died Jan. 12, 2000, in
a Fairfax, Va. hospital. Services will be held at 2 p.m.l Monday at St.
Mary's Catholic Church, Lemmon, with burial in Greenhill Cemetery, Lemmon.
She is survived by three sons, Richard, North Mankato, Minn., Ronald,
Cottage Grove, Minn., and Daryl, Thornton, Colo.; three daughters, Jolenta
Court, Houston, Texas, Janet Hoover, Haymarket, Va., and Diane Dyer, Elko,
Nev.; two brothers; two sisters; and 11 grandchildren. (Evanson-Jensen
Funeral Home, Lemmon)
HARVEY -- Helen Otto, 89, Harvey, died Jan. 12, 2000, in the Harvey
nursing home. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bethel Baptist
Church, Harvey, with burial in Goodrich Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. today at Hertz Funeral Home, Harvey.
Helen was born Nov. 13, 1910, on the family farm in Schiller Township
north of Goodrich, to Adolph and Emilia Otto. She grew up there and attended
rural school. Her father died when she was 16 and she helped her mother
and brother, Ewald, farm and ranch. She and her mother moved to Harvey
in 1962. She then became a nurses aid and worked at St. Aloisius Hospital
and Nursing Home in Harvey. She retired in 1984.
She was an active member of Bethel Baptist Church.
She is survived by two sisters-in-law, Genevieve Otto, Harvey, and
Hildegaard Otto, Goodrich; 12 nieces and nephews.
Helen was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Rudolph,
Ewald, Ted and Rueben; one sister, Ruth Fallon; and a nephew, Bruce Otto.
TURTLE LAKE -- Hilda (Grosz) Bucholz, 88, Bismarck, formerly of Turtle
Lake and Wilton, died Jan. 13, 2000, in a Bismarck hospital. Services will
be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church, Turtle Lake, with
the Rev. Norman Paskowsky. Burial will be in Turtle Lake Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday at Goetz Funeral Home,
Turtle Lake, and will continue at the church one hour before services.
Hilda Schell was born Nov. 19, 1911, near Mercer, to John Schell Sr.
and Margaret 9diele) Schell. She grew up on her parents' farm six miles
south of Mercer and attended rural school. When she was seven years old
her mother died and as the oldest daughter she helped her stepmother, Christine
(Krammer) Schell raise the family. She married Alfred Grosz on Oct. 22,
1933, near Mercer. They farmed and ranched north of Turtle Lake. Alfred
died Nov. 26, 1951, and she moved into Turtle Lake in 1953. She married
Robert Buchholz, Oct. 22, 1960, at Turtle Lake. They lived at rural Regan
and later moved into Wilton, where she was active in the Senior Citizens
Club and Sunne Lutheran Church, rural Wilton.
Robert died in October 1977. In August of 1992, she moved to the Kensington
at Bismarck, and in 1996, became a resident of The Terrace. She enjoyed
hobbies of quilting, crocheting, cooking and mending. She was a member
of the Trinity Lutheran Church at Turtle Lake. She is survived by two daughters
and sons-in-law, Luella and Frank Philbrick, Fargo, and Alvina and Wilbert
Fueller, Turtle Lake; three sons and daughters-in-law, Leland and Juanita
Grosz, Garrison, Gary and Bonny Grosz, Grand Forks, and Alvina and Laura
Grosz, Medford, Ore.; 12 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren;
one sister, Elsie Bossert, Turtle Lake; and one brother, Edwin Schell,
Bismarck and Mesa, Ariz.
WISHEK --ÊJacob Schlecht, 92, Wishek, died Jan. 11, 2000, in
the Wishek hospital. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at First
Congregational Church, Kulm, withburial in the church cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Emilie; three sons, Norbert, Bedford, N.H.,
Arlie, Hutchinson, Minn., and Larry, Omaha, Neb.; two daughters, Marilyn
Harbuck, Bullhead City, Ariz., and Dorothy Nelson, Lovell, Wyo.; two stepdaughters,
Violet Diede, Gackle, and Lois Schlecht, Gackle; two stepsons, Burnie Geohring,
Bismarck, and Larry Geohring, New York City; 14 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren;
and one brother, Matthias. (Haut Funeral Home, Wishek)
WILLISTON --ÊJames Cartwright, 58, Williston, died Jan. 13, 2000,
in the Williston hospital. Arrangements are pending at Everson Funeral
WILTON --ÊJanice Marie Dotterer, 55, Yukon, Okla., formerly of
Wilton, died Jan. 11, 2000. Services will be held at 10 a.m. today at St.
John Nepomuk Catholic Church, Yukon, with burial in Yukon Cemetery.
She is survived by her husband, Charles; two sons, Mark Harrison, Kingfisher,
Okla., and Kyle Osborne, York Town, Va.; four daughters, Sheila Luedders,
Rantoul, Kan., Sheryle Kolar, Yukon, Jana Russell, Oklahoma City, Okla.,
and Kim Windle, Slaughterville, Okla.; one brother, Wesley Brezden, Mandan;
four sisters, Paulette Buchholtz, Bismarck, Marlys Peake, Wilton, Sharlene
Pulver, West Hope, and Vicki Jose, Bismarck; and four grandchildren. (Smith
& Turner Mortuary, Yukon)
Dr. Joan Walters
GLEN ULLIN --ÊDr. Joan S. Walters, 57, Luray, Va., died Dec.
28, 1999, in her home. Services were held Jan. 3 at Jones Funeral Home,
with Doug Hardman officiating. Burial was in Shenandoah Memorial Park.
Mrs. Walters was born April 25, 1942, in Glen Ullin, the daughter of
Anton and Katie Rausch Schirado. She worked in government contract management
for Electronic Warfare Association. She married H. Lee Walters on June
4, 1994, in Las Vegas.
She is survived by her husband, Lee; one daughter, LaDawn Presgraves,
Winchester, Va.; two stepdaughters, Cheryl Lynn Carson, Chesapeake Beach,
Md., and Teresa Ann Catoe, Lancaster, S.C.; four sisters, Katherine Horener,
Glen Ullin, Genevieve Karlin, Spokane, Wash., Lena Sorensen, Camona Island,
Wash., and Pearl Voegele, Glen Ullin; five brothers, Harry Schirado, Richard
Schirado, Mike Schirado, Anton Schirado and Clinton Schirado, all of Glen
Ullin; and six grandchildren.
Lillian Buchmann, 87, Bismarck, died Jan. 12, 2000, in a Bismarck hospital.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Seventh-day Adventist Church,
Bismarck. Further arrangements are pending at Boelter Funeral Home.
Lora C. Redington, 82, Bismarck, died Jan. 13, 2000, in a Bismarck
hospital. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Century Baptist Church,
Bismarck, with the Rev. Gordon Stark officiating. Burial will be in Sunset
Memorial Gardens, Bismarck.
Visitation will be from 1-9 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Saturday at
Eastgate Funeral Service. Lora Bronsak was born July 25, 1917, near Ruso,
the daughter of George and Amber (Jackling) Bronsak. She was raised in
Turtle Lake, graduating from high school there in 1935. She attended Minot
State Teacher's College for two years. Following college, she taught school
at Turtle Lake, Harvey, Goodrich and Wilton. Lora married Jonathan E. Redington
on Nov. 23, 1944, at Turtle Lake. They lived on the farm for 10 years before
moving to Wilton in 1954. They moved to Bismarck in 1957, but continued
to farm north of Wilton until 1976.
Lora was very involved with Child Evangelism Fellowship and had one
of the first Good News Clubs in Bismarck where children could hear the
Gospel. She was active with Christian Women's Club, and was a member of
Century Baptist Church.
Lora carried herself with dignity throughout her life and especially
enjoyed having all her family in her home. She delighted in attending her
children and grandchildrens' performances in music and sports. She also
loved to read and work on crossword puzzles.
She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Kay and Knute Brock,
Bismarck; four sons and daughters-in-law, Bruce and Janet, West Fargo,
George and Lindell, Ellinwood, Kan., Lee and Michele, West Fargo, and Dean
and Esther, Minot; and 11 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jonathan, in 1993; her parents;
and one brother, Lowell. The family prefers memorials to Child Evangelism
DEVILS LAKE -- Marie C. Bergrud, 97, Devils Lake, died Jan. 13, 2000,
in the Devils Lake care center. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday
at Viking Lutheran Church, Maddock. Further arrangements are pending at
Nelson Funeral Home, Maddock.
SYKESTON -- Mark J. Lanenga, 41, Sykeston, died Jan. 11, 2000, in a
Bismarck hospital. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Trinity
Lutheran Church, Carrington, and Carrington Cemetery. He is survived by
one son, Alex, Valley City; three daughters, Allison, Carrington, and Amanda
and Sierra, both of Fessenden; two sisters, Deb DeVillers, Carrington,
and Renee Schweitzer, Fargo; and one brother, Scott, Nashville, Tenn. (Evans
Funeral Home, Carrington)
SHEYENNE --ÊMelvin E. Modin, 80, Sheyenne, New Rockford, died
Jan. 12, 2000, in the New Rockford nursing home. Services will be held
at 2 p.m. Saturday at Grace Lutheran Church, Sheyenne, with burial in Riverside
He is survived by two sons, Ricky, Fargo, and Allen, Maple Valley,
Wash.; one daughter, Beverly Nitschke, Seattle; six grandchildren; six
great-grandchildren; and one sister, Anna Modin, Sheyenne. (Evans Funeral
Home, New Rockford)
Michael J. Ressler, 77, 1110 Laramie Drive, Bismarck, died Jan. 13,
2000, in a Bismarck hospital. Arrangements are pending at Weigel Funeral
ELGIN -- Raymond Rauscher, 73, Elgin, died Jan. 12, 2000, in a Bismarck
hospital. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. MST Saturday at Zion Evangelical
Lutheran Church, Elgin, with burial in the church cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Irene; one son, Darryl, Springfield, Ill.;
three daughters, Donnell Brychel, Lenexa, Kan., Debbie Belka, Minneapolis,
and Brenda Eslinger, Elgin; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren;
two brothers, Elmer, Elgin, and Henry, Mobridge, S.D.; and five sisters,
Elsie Zimmerman, Missoula, Mont., Hilda Horst, Grandview, Wash., Leola
Dietz, Linton, Mildred Knodel, Escondido, Calif., and Alta Hamilton, Livermore,
Calif. (Evanson-Jensen Funeral Home, Elgin)
Robert K. Fisher, formerly of Bismarck, died Jan. 3, 2000, in Omaha,
Neb. He was residing in Papillion, Neb., at the time of his death.
When he lived in Bismarck, Mr. Fisher was in the construction business
and built many houses. A funeral service was held on Jan. 7, 2000, at Faith
Presbyterian Church, LaVista, Neb.
Local survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Laurie and Stephen
Eastin, Mandan; and a grandson, James, also of Mandan.
In addition to them, Mr. Fisher is survived by his wife, Rita; seven
other children; 15 other grandchildren; a great-grandson; and one brother
and two sisters.
The family prefers that memorials locally be made to the Portal Fund
of the First Presbyterian Church, Mandan.
HALLIDAY --ÊTherese Marie Klee, 82, Halliday, died Jan. 12, 2000,
in the Dickinson hospital. Services will be held at 1 p.m. MST Monday at
St. Paul's Catholic Church, Halliday. Further arrangements are pending
at Price-Murphy Funeral Home, Dickinson.
MINOT -- Frances Carlson, 88, Minot, and formerly of Dunseith, died
Jan. 22, 2000 in a Minot nursing home. Services will be held at 10 a.m.
Tuesday, at Trinity Homes Centre Chapel, Minot, with burial in Rosehill
She is survived by one son, Wayne, Minot; one grandson and two great-grandsons;
one step-grandson and one brother, Gordon Wietstock, Salinas, Calif. (Thomas
Family Funeral Home, Minot)
JAMESTOWN -- Edgar Finck, 77, Jamestown, died Jan. 22, 2000 in the
New Rockford nursing home. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, at
Immanuel Lutheran Church, Jamestown. Burial will be in North Dakota Veterans
Cemetery, rural Mandan.
He is survived by his wife, Irene; four sons, Gary, Perry and Todd,
all of Jamestown, and Rodney, Towner; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandson;
and one sister, Gertrude Stern, Moorhead, Minn. (Haut Funeral Home, Jamestown)
Maxine Carry Moccasin
Maxine Carry Moccasin, 43, Denver, Colo., entered peacefully into heaven
on Jan. 20, 2000 in Denver. Services will be held at 11 a.m. CST Thursday,
at St. James Catholic Church, Porcupine, with burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 1-9 p.m. Wednesday, at Perry Funeral Home,
Mandan, and for one hour prior to the service at the church, with a rosary
service said at 10:30 a.m.
Maxine was born Feb. 28, 1956 in Fort Yates to Vivian Carry Moccasin
and Hugh See Walker. She had worked at a Denver Nursing home as a housekeeper.
She is survived by three daughters, Frances Cardenas, Denver, Vivian
and Tina Herrera, Engelwood, Colo.; one granddaughter and numerous family
members. (Perry Funeral Home, Mandan)
MADDOCK -- Clair "Bill" Carlson, 67, rural Maddock, died Jan. 20, 2000
in a Bismarck hospital. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, at North
Viking Lutheran Church, Maddock. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Maureen; one son, Brian, Seattle, Wash.;
two daughters, Sandra Hintz, Garrison, and Pamela Carlson, Seattle; four
grandchildren; a stepson, Kelly Bazal, Lakota; two step-grandchildren;
two brothers, Rodger, Park River, and Carroll, Louisville, Ky.; and three
sisters, Phyllis Hakanson, Maddock, Frances Sorsteen and Beverly Lane,
both of Seattle. (Nelson Funeral Home, Maddock)
MADDOCK -- Edwin Simonson, 81, Maddock, died Jan. 22, 2000 in the Rugby
hospital. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, at Zion Lutheran Brethren
Church, Maddock. Burial will be in North Viking Cemetery, Maddock.
He is survived by his wife, Eileen; a son, Lannie, Maddock; two daughters,
Boni Simonson, MInot, and Laurie Simonson, Maddock; one grandchild; a brother,
Virgil, Carrington; and two sisters, Signe Hansen, Wahpeton, and Edith
Partyke, Hansville, Wash. (Nelson Funeral Home, Maddock)
UNDERWOOD -- Ronald Stevens, 53, rural Underwood, died Jan. 23, 2000
at his home. Arrangements are pending with Goetz Funeral Home, Washburn.
Jeffrey A. Heilman, 37, formerly of Beach, died Jan. 17, 2000 in Las
Vegas, Nev. Services will be held at noon Tuesday, at Church of Corpus
Christi, Bismarck, with the Rev. Steve Zastoupil officiating. Burial will
be in St. Mary's Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 3-7 p.m. today, at Bismarck Funeral Home, with
a rosary at 7 p.m. Jeffrey was born June 18, 1962, the son of George and
Dorothy (Mathern) Heilman in Beach. He graduated from Beach High School
in 1980. Jeffrey loved the simple things in life. He had a great passion
for the outdoors.
He is survived by his parents, George Heilman, Beach, Dorothy and husband
Wes Hoopman, Bismarck; three sisters, Joyce and husband Cliff Polensky,
Alexander, Minn., Mary Kay and husband Pat Johnston, Holh, Fla., and Lisa
Heilman, Cheyenne, Wyo.; five brothers, Duane and wife Cindy Heilman, El
Dorado, Calif., Ken Heilman, Hollywood, Fla., Kevin and wife Cindy Heilman,
Fredrick, Md., Steve and wife Marie Heilman, Citrus Heights, Calif., and
Bob Heilman, Bismarck; 12 nieces and eight nephews; and two step-nieces
and two step-nephews.
He was preceded in death by an infant sister, Kathy Jo and his grandparents.
(Bismarck Funeral Home)
Otto W. Fink, 92, 410 W. Boulevard Ave., Bismarck, died Jan. 20, 2000,
in a Bismarck hospital. Services will be held at noon Tuesday at Cathedral
of the Holy Spirit, with the Rev. Wayne Sattler officiating. Burial will
be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Bismarck, in the spring.
Public visitation will be from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday at Boelter Funeral
Home, Bismarck, where a vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. with the Rev.
Thomas E. Kramer officiating. Visitation will continue for one hour prior
to services at the church.
Otto was born on Nov. 8, 1907, on the family farm near Lehr, the son
of William and Catherine (Meyer) Fink, and was raised and educated in country
schools. Otto came to Bismarck in 1922, where he worked at the Bismarck
Hotel, later he worked as a cook for the GP Hotel.
He married Julia Keller in 1928 in Fargo, where he worked for the Powers
Hotel. During the depression, they returned to Bismarck where Otto worked
at the Sweet Shop. In 1943, they moved to Tacoma, Wash., where Otto worked
as a chef. Later he owned his first restaurants, Art's Griddle and the
Tip-Top Cafe. In 1948, they returned to Bismarck and operated the Finks
Cafe. Later he went on to operate the Light House Cafe, the Corral Drive-in
Theatre, Patrick's Pancake House and the Red Carpet Lounge. During his
retirement years, he formed Master Angler Tackle Company.
Otto enjoyed fishing, gardening, watching softball and was an excellent
dancer. He spent a lot of time taking care of his wife at the Baptist Home.
He is survived by his wife, Julia Fink, Bismarck; two sons and two
daughters-in-law, Otto Jr. and Jacque Fink, Kent, Wash., Patrick W. Fink
and Colin McKenzie, Portland, Ore., and Verla Fink, Yelm, Wash.; 26 grandchildren,
28 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Verna
Bonds, Portland, Ore.; and one brother, Bill Fink, Vancouver, Wash.
He was preceded in death by one son, Robert J. Fink; three brothers
and four sisters. (Boelter Funeral Home, Bismarck)
HEBRON -- Arnold Zimmerman, 62, Hebron, died Jan. 23, 2000 in a Mandan
care center. Arrangements are pending with Spangelo Funeral Home, Hebron.
Matilda Zentner, 85, Morristown, S.D., died Jan. 22, 2000 in a Wakonda,
S.D. care center. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, at Sacred
Heart Catholic Church, Morristown. Burial will be in Hillview Cemetery,
She is survived by five sons, Allean, Petaluma, Calif., Luellyn, Sadastapol,
Calif., Leon, Morristown, Kenneth, Mission Hill, S.D., Darold, Riverside,
Wash.; four daughters, Lorrain Aase, Mission Hill, Evelyn Bachmeier, Rapid
City, S.D., Viole Zentner, Lemmon, S.D., Merlene Lovitt, Whitewood, S.D.;
four sisters, Veronica Schily, Omak, Wash., Rachel Bock and Gladys Douglas,
both of Isabel, S.D., Lucy Klingman, Trail City, S.D.; 27 grandchildren,
43 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. (Evanson-Jensen
Funeral Home, Lemmon)
FORT YATES -- Eloise Silk, 50, Fort Yates, died Jan. 22, 2000 in the
Fort Yates hospital. Arrangements are pending with Perry Funeral Home,