|William M. Eberhardt
Detroit Lakes, Minn.
William M. Eberhardt, 81, Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, March 8, 1997,
in the Veterans Administration Hospital, Fargo.
Mr. Eberhardt was born Nov. 18, 1915, in LaMoure County, N.D. He grew
up and attended school in Jud, N.D. Following his graduation from high
school, he worked with the Civilian Conservation Corps in northern Minnesota.
He then entered the military service and served during World War II. After
his military discharge he taught school in Strasburg, N.D.
He then attended North Dakota State University and Moorhead State University
where he graduated with a teaching degree. On Aug. 2, 1947, he married
Darlene Kerling in Forman, N.D. In 1950 they moved to Detroit Lakes where
he taught American history at the junior high school. He retired from teaching
in 1982. He served for many years as the high school tennis coach in Detroit
Lakes and also coached American Legion baseball. He worked as a counselor
with Boy’s State and was a past commander of the John Bridges Legion Post
15 in Detroit Lakes.
He is survived by his wife; a son, Jim, Detroit Lakes; a brother, Arthur
(Thelma), Fargo; three sisters, Stella Hesenflow and Alice Houston, both
Riverside, Calif., Evangeline (Howard) Tingesdahl, Detroit Lakes; and two
Visitation: One hour before the funeral in the church.
Funeral: Wednesday at 2 in the Congregational Church, Detroit Lakes.
Burial: Fort Snelling National Cemetery, St. Paul.
(West-Kjos, Detroit Lakes)
Ed Ehman, 84, Harvey, died Wednesday, March 5, 1997, in MedCenter One
Hospital, Bismarck, N.D., from injuries suffered in a two-car accident
near Wing, N.D.
Mr. Ehman was born April 29, 1912, in Herreid, S.D. He lived with his
family in South Dakota, Montana and Goodrich, N.D., where he attended school.
In 1928 the family moved to Hurdsfield, N.D. He married Marie Eckman Dec.
4, 1941, in Fessenden, N.D. They farmed near Chaseley, N.D., and in 1945
they moved to a farm near Hurdsfield. In 1964 they moved to Harvey where
he worked for Westland Oil Station.
He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Darlene Jothen, Rock Springs,
Wyo.; a brother, Walter, Chicago; a sister, Mary Haux, Harvey; one grandchild
and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Today from 11 to 7:30 and Wednesday from 9 to noon in Hertz
Funeral Home, Harvey.
Funeral: Wednesday at 2 in Trinity Bethany Lutheran Church, Harvey.
Burial: Sunnyside Cemetery, Harvey.
Ronald Alfred Forsberg
Ronald Alfred Forsberg, 63, Jamestown, died Sunday, March 9, 1997,
in Mercy Hospital, Devils Lake, N.D.
Mr. Forsberg was born Aug. 20, 1933, in Carrington, N.D., where he
grew up and attended school. He graduated from Jamestown High School in
1951. After attending North Dakota State College of Science, Wahpeton,
he worked for Northupt Airplane Factory, Inglewood, Calif. He opened a
television repair shop in Almonte, Calif., and later worked as a welder
in Almonte. In 1969, he moved to Jamestown, where he worked as a partsman
for R.M. Stoudt. He retired in 1991.
Visitation: Tonight from 5 to 9 and Wednesday from 9 to 9, with a prayer
service at 7, in Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Funeral: Thursday at 2 in Pingree (N.D.) Lutheran Church.
Burial: Pingree Cemetery.
Frank Gisi Jr.
Frank Gisi Jr., 80, Harvey, died Thursday, March 6, 1997, in MedCenter
One, Bismarck, N.D.
Mr. Gisi was born April 29, 1916, near Selz, N.D., where he grew up
and attended school. He married Anna Thomas June 24, 1940, in Selz. They
farmed near Selz until 1970 when he retired. In 1971 they moved to Harvey.
He is survived by his wife; two daughters, Verna Barrett, Castle Rock,
Colo., Darlene Wurtele, Harvey; two brothers, Jacob, Harvey, Michael, of
Washington state; two sisters, Magdalena Erck, Esmond, N.D., Martha Seibel,
Denhoff, N.D.; and five grandchildren.
Visitation: Today from 2 to 8, with a prayer service at 7, in Hertz
Funeral Home, Harvey.
Funeral: Wednesday at 10:30 in St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Selz.
Burial: St. Cecilia Catholic Cemetery, Harvey.
Mamie L. Grise
Detroit Lakes, Minn.
Mamie L. Grise, 83, Detroit Lakes, formerly Waubun, Minn., died Saturday,
March 8, 1997, in MeritCare Hospital, Fargo.
Mamie L. Peterson was born Dec. 5, 1913, in White Earth, Minn. She
grew up and attended school in Waubun. After graduating from Waubun High
School, she moved to Denver. On Jan. 27, 1939, she married Ford Grise in
White Earth. They lived in Waubun until moving to Herlong, Calif., where
she worked in an ordnance plant. They moved to Keewatin, Minn., in 1952
and returned to Waubun in 1967. She worked as a home health aide for the
White Earth Indian Health Service from 1969 to 1982. He died in 1993, and
she entered St. Mary’s Nursing Home, Detroit Lakes, in 1995.
She is survived by a son, John, Waubun; a daughter, Shirley (Warren)
LaDue, Waubun; and three sisters, Janet Nelson, Gualala, Calif., Norma
Pausey, Anderson, Calif., Ruth Zavoral, Vergas, Minn.
Visitation: Two hours before the funeral in the church.
Funeral: Wednesday at 2 in St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Mahnomen,
Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Mahnomen.
(David-Donehower, Detroit Lakes)
Elroy Holtz, 80, Breckenridge, died Sunday, March 9, 1997, in St. Francis
Medical Center, Breckenridge.
Mr. Holtz was born Dec. 22, 1916, near Hankinson, N.D., where he grew
up and attended school. He married Mildred Hutchins Sept. 12, 1940, in
Fairmount, N.D. They farmed in Fairmount for many years. In 1967, they
moved to Breckenridge, where he worked at Farmers Union until 1971. He
worked for Sigco Sun Products, Breckenridge, until retiring in 1983. She
died in 1990.
He is survived by five sons, R.E. (Carolyn), Rayville, Mo., Austin
(Darlene), Duane, Curt (Mary), all Breckenridge, Mark (Karen Schaefer),
Park Rapids, Minn.; four daughters, Linda Gibson, Carol Holtz, both Fargo,
Barb Burrel, Houston, Lynette Andel, Georgetown, Minn.; two brothers, Ervin
Tenney, Minn., Ray, Stewart, Minn.; 15 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Tonight from 5 to 8 in Joseph Vertin & Sons Funeral
Home, Breckenridge, and one hour before the funeral in the church.
Funeral: Wednesday at 1:30 in United Methodist Church, Breckenridge.
Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Breckenridge.
Lucille M. Machart
Detroit Lakes, Minn.
Lucille M. Machart, 76, Detroit Lakes, died Sunday, March 9, 1997,
in her home.
Lucille Beauchamp was born Aug. 19, 1920, in Langdon, N.D., where she
grew up and attended school. She married Frank Machart in Langdon in 1942.
They lived in Loma, N.D., and Egeland, N.D., before moving to Detroit Lakes
in 1957. They divorced in 1960. From 1958 to 1983, she worked for F.W.
Woolworth Co., Detroit Lakes.
She is survived by three sons, Victor, Minneapolis, Tom, Mike (Karen),
both Warroad, Minn.; a daughter, Nancy (Bill) Norsby, Miles City, Montana;
three sisters, Alma Bakke, Hibbing, Minn., Edna Schefter, Langdon, Lorraine
Martin, Williamston, N.C.; and three grandchildren.
Visitation: Wednesday from 4 to 8, with a prayer service at 7, in the
Funeral: Thursday at 2 in Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Detroit Lakes.
Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Langdon.
(David-Donehower, Detroit Lakes)
Helen B. McLean
Helen B. McLean, 89, The Fairmont, Moorhead, died Sunday, March 9,
1997, at Eventide Lutheran Home, Moorhead.
Helen B. Johnson, known as Tootie, was born Jan. 6, 1908, in Fargo,
where she grew up and attended school. She married Rudolph Harry Olson
in 1930. She worked as a waitress in various restaurants in Fargo-Moorhead.
In 1947 she married Howard M. McLean in Detroit Lakes, Minn. They moved
in 1952 to Seattle and in 1969 she returned to Fargo. Her husband, Howard,
died in Seattle in 1986. She had lived at The Fairmont for the past five
She is survived by two sons, Earl R. Olson, Seattle, Roger A. (Sharry)
Olson, Fargo; a daughter, Helen Marie McLean, Bellingham, Wash.; a stepson,
Frank C. Olson, La Crescent, Minn.; 13 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren
and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral: Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Hanson-Runsvold Funeral Home, Fargo.
Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Fargo.
Aileen Jane Ness
Aileen Jane Ness, 75, Edmore, died Saturday, March 8, 1997, in Grand
Aileen Jane Thompson was born March 16, 1921, near Edmore. She graduated
from high school in Edmore in 1939. She graduated in 1943 from North Dakota
State University with degrees in home economics and physical education.
She taught at Park River (N.D.) High school from 1943 to 1945. In 1945
she married Roy Ness in Edmore. They farmed near Edmore until 1966. He
preceded her in death. In the 1980s she began spending the winters in Mesa,
She is survived by two sons, Roy (Ruth), Grand Junction, Lee (Diane),
Grand Forks, N.D.; a daughter, Kathy (Roger) Ivesdal, Fargo; and five grandchildren.
Memorial service: Wednesday at 10:30 in Concordia Lutheran Church,
(Aaker, Lakota, N.D.)
Edna E. Remmick
Edna E. Remmick, 81, Moorhead, died Sunday, March 9, 1997, in MeritCare
Ms. Remmick was born April 5, 1915, in Wishek, N.D., where she grew
up and attended school. As a young woman, she moved to Bismarck, N.D. In
1946, she moved to the Fargo-Moorhead area. She worked at Shopper’s Corner,
Fargo, Blackhawk Cafe, Moorhead, and K-mart, Fargo, and retired in the
She is survived by a daughter, Edie (Wesley) Hansen, Fargo; two brothers,
Edwin, Moorhead, Elmer (Delores), Milwaukee; a sister, Esther Miller, Fargo;
and three grandchildren.
Visitation: Tonight from 6 to 8 in Korsmo Funeral Chapel, Moorhead.
Funeral: Wednesday at 2 in the funeral chapel.
Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Moorhead.
Arnold Stave, 71, Wahpeton, died Sunday, March 9, 1997, in Wahpeton.
Mr. Stave was born Sept. 14, 1925, in New Effington, S.D. He grew up
and attended school near Hammer, S.D. In 1945 he entered the U.S. Army
and served during World War II with the 32nd Infantry in the Philippines
and Hawaii. Following his military discharge in 1946, he returned to the
Hammer area where he farmed until 1974. In 1975 he began working at the
Minn-Dak beet plant in Wahpeton, but continued to live on a farm near Hammer.
In 1986 he moved to Wahpeton.
On April 5, 1991, he married Virginia Lehmann in Wahpeton. He continued
to work for Minn-Dak until 1993. After his retirement he worked part time
in Wahpeton at Econo Foods and for a short time he worked at the North
Dakota State College of Science.
He is survived by his wife; two stepsons, Clayton Lehmann, Wishek,
N.D., James Lehmann, Abercrombie, N.D.; four stepdaughters, Gloria (Robert)
Geldersma, Wyndmere, N.D., Judy (Joseph) Neiber, Geneseo, N.D., Connie
Schmidt, Abercrombie, Debbie Lehmann, Wahpeton; four brothers, Shervin,
Wahpeton, Loran (Millie), Milwaukee, Carrol (Beverly), Sartell, Minn.,
Ordell, Brooklyn Park, Minn.; a sister, Marian (George) Carlson, Milltown,
Wis.; 18 stepgrandchildren and 17 stepgreat-grandchildren.
Visitation: Wednesday from 3 to 8:30, with a prayer service at 7, in
Joseph Vertin and Sons Funeral Home, Breckenridge, Minn., and one hour
before the funeral in the church.
Funeral: Thursday at 11 in Bethel Lutheran Church, Wahpeton.
Burial: Ferkingstad Lutheran Cemetery, Hammer.
Theresa A. Stroh
Theresa A. Stroh, 67, Spokane, formerly Buffalo, N.D., died Tuesday,
March 4, 1997, in her home. A funeral was held Saturday in Spokane. A memorial
service will be held at a later date in Buffalo with burial in Sanborn,
Theresa Ann Von Bank, known as Tess, was born March 15, 1929, in Buffalo,
where she grew up and graduated from high school in 1947. She attended
Cardinal Stritch College, Milwaukee, and Valley City (N.D.) State University.
She then taught school in Marion, N.D., and Eckelson, N.D., and was a proof
reader at the Valley City Times-Record.
On Aug. 20, 1954, she married Leo Stroh in Valley City. They moved
to Metaline Falls, Wash., and later to Spokane. He died in 1990.
She is survived by two sons, Michael, St. Maries, Idaho, Timothy (Jo
Laine), Marysville, Wash.; two daughters, Mary (L.T.) Lockaby and Terry
(T.J.) Aires, both Spokane; her mother, Margaret Von Bank, Buffalo; four
brothers, Alfred (Judy), Fargo, Clement (Hazel) and Gary (Claudia), both
Buffalo, Cecil (Betty), Washburn, N.D.; two sisters, Rita (Elmer) Halland,
Tower City, N.D., Margaret Claire (Lyle) Naset, Spokane; and 10 grandchildren.
Robert F. Rudnick
Robert F. Rudnick, 45, Rugby, N.D., formerly Anamoose, N.D., and Fargo,
died Saturday, March 8, 1997, in Trinity Medical Center, Minot, N.D. The
funeral will be Wednesday at 11 in Little Flower Catholic Church, Rugby.
He is survived by his wife, Roberta "Birdie;" a son, Joel, at home; two
daughters, Jenelle Rudnick, Bismarck, N.D., Jennifer Rudnick, at home;
his mother, Isabelle Rudnick, Anamoose; and five sisters, Faith "Bunny"
Podolski, Judy Boley, Cindy Rudnick, all Minot, Clara Ann Mayer and Glora
Engen, both Anamoose. (Niewoehner, Rugby)
Mark H. Holte
Mark H. Holte, 34, Madison, Wis., formerly Moorhead, died Sunday, March
9, 1997, in Rochester, Minn. The memorial service will be Wednesday at
1:30 in Grace Lutheran Church, Eau Claire, Wis. He is survived by a sister.
(Fuller-Speckien, Eau Claire)