Wallace “Wally” Albert Nygaard, 101, a long time farmer from Buxton, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021 at Woodside Village with family at his side.

Ronald “Cardboard” Stuart, 89, a long-time resident of Hillsboro, N.D. and recently Northwood, N.D., passed away  peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021 at Northwood Deaconess Health Center.

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Ruth Alvina Henka, 102, passed away Saturday, August 28, 2021 at the Hillsboro Long Term Care Center, Hillsboro, ND. 

John Stephen Preston, 96, of Grandin, North Dakota died August 27, 2021, with his wife of 74 years by his side.

Samuel Perez. 39, died Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021.

Francine Joyce Lunde, 79, Detroit Lakes, Minn., formerly of Halstad, Minn., passed peacefully on Friday, Aug. 13, 2021 at her home in Detroit Lakes, Minn. from heart complications. Even a heart of gold can’t beat forever.  

John Edwin Tate, 77, of Hunter, ND passed away on Tuesday August 3, 2021, at Vibra Hospital in Fargo, ND. 

Our mom, Twila Joyce Burd-Lovas, passed away and was brought to heaven on July 30, 2021.

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Gillette Curtis Munter passed away July 27, 2021, at his home in Hillsboro, North Dakota.

Shirley Ann Faye (Hanson) Anderson, 80, left this earth to join her Lord and Savior in Heaven after a courageous seven-year battle with cancer on July 1, 2021.

Milfred (Fred) Sidney Smith, 83, passed away on Sunday, June 27th, 2021 at Bethany Retirement Living in Fargo, N.D. 

Gerald “Jerry” Olsen, 69 of Park Rapids, Minn., died peacefully at his home with his beloved wife of 47 years Kathy and his family by his side.  Jerry was born in October 1951 to Edwin and Marlis Olsen in Fargo, N.D.  He attended grammar school in Erie, N.D. and 7th through 12th grade in Hil…

Jim Goertz, 71, passed away Monday, June 28th, 2021 under the care of Sanford Hospice in Fargo.

Orris Melvin Moen, age 72, of Lake Park, Minn., died in Mesa, Ariz., on Jan. 15, 2021.  

Dorothy Marie (Munter) Halvorson was born on June 30, 1927 in Hillsboro, ND to Carl and Mabel Munter. Dorothy married Kenny Halvorson on October 25, 1946 in Hillsboro. They farmed in Hillsboro many years. Dorothy had been living with Alzheimer’s for many years. She spent the last few years a…

William “Bill” Henning, 63, of Hawley, Minn., passed away suddenly at his home on May 13th, 2021. Bill was born on February 21, 1958, in Hillsboro, N.D., the last of four children to Lyall and Ione Henning. 

Diane Munter passed away surrounded by family on May 14, 2021, two days after celebrating 59 years of marriage with her soulmate, Gillette. 

Bonnie Dee (Gearou) Butler, 88, formerly of Hillsboro, ND, passed away on May 4th, 2021 in her daughter’s home under the care of hospice. 

Bonnie Dee (Gearou) Butler, 88, formerly of Hillsboro, ND, passed away on May 4th, 2021 in her daughter’s home under the care of hospice.

LeRoy Brenna, 87, of Mayville, N.D. died Thursday, April 22, 2021 at the Luther Memorial Home in Mayville, N.D.

Gary A. Brend, 64, of Buxton, ND, passed away on Thursday, April 8, 2021, at his home with his wife and family at his side.

Benjamyn “Ben” Layne Miller, 43, Hillsboro, died April 11, 2021 at Sanford Hospital in Fargo surrounded by family.

Tammy Jo Wellman, 54, Fargo, formerly of Hillsboro, ND passed away April 9, 2021 at Sanford Hospital surrounded by her family and friends. 

Kevin Sundbom, 59, of Buxton, N.D., formerly of Bagley, Minnesota died on March 25, 2021 at the Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, N.D. 

Winnie was born in the family farmhouse on December 12, 1920 in Traill County, Hillsboro, ND to Selma Opheim Kopanger and Joseph C. Kopanger. The land was homesteaded by her grandfather Jens Kopanger from Kaupanger, Norway. Much of her life revolved around the farm and her family, and howeve…

Ryan Michael Harstad, 43, formerly of Mayville, N.D., passed away March 10, 2021 at his home in Portland, Ore.

Barbara Hettervig, 89 of Mayville, N.D., formerly of Buxton, N.D. died Thursday, March 18, 2021 at the Luther Memorial Home in Mayville, N.D.

Annette M. Schafer, 76, of Portland, N.D., died Saturday, March 13, 2021 at the Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, N.D.

Dolores Porter, 95, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 7, 2021 at the Sanford Hillsboro Long Term Care Center with her daughter Bonnie at her side. 

Carrol Olaf Lebacken, 98, passed away on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND.

Carl Nilles, formerly of Fessenden, N.D., passed away in the early morning hours on March 1st, 2021 at the Sanford Long Term Care Center in Hillsboro, N.D. He moved to Hillsboro to be closer to family following an illness in July of 2020.

Jerome Oscar Bakken passed away on Friday, February 26, 2021 at the age of 74 years old while being cared for by his daughter, Janell.

Judy Irene Woell Fisher, 74, of Vaughn, Mont., died Feb. 9, 2021, surrounded by her husband of 56 years and their family.

Hazel J. Ackerman, 103 of Grand Forks, N.D., formerly of Reynolds, N.D., passed away Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021 at Northwood Deaconess Health Center in Northwood, N.D.

Isaiah James Johnson, 21, of Fargo, ND, died suddenly on Saturday, February 13th, due to injuries sustained in a tragic car accident in Fargo.

Judy Woell Fisher, 74, Vaughn, Mont., died Tues., Feb. 9, 2021, in a Great Falls, Mont., hospital.

Elizabeth Ann Nelson, 80 of Crary, N.D. passed away peacefully at her home in the loving care of her family and Altru Hospice on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021.

Sharon (Sandbo) Gamble passed away on December 4th, 2020 at her home in Wolf Creek, Oregon, with her loving husband Larry by her side. She was born to Clarence and Harriet (Johnson) Sandbo on August 4th, 1944 in Cooperstown, North Dakota. She attended grade school in rural Mose and high scho…

Orris Melvin Moen, age 72 of Lake Park, Minn. passed away while in Mesa, Ariz., on Jan. 15, 2021.  He was in the presence of his brother-in-law and his wife; Barry and Kay Malme in his final fight with COVID-19.

Don passed away on Jan. 24, 2021 at the Sanford Hillsboro Medical Hospital, surrounded by his family.

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Edwin (Ed) (Sonny) Hans Olsen, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend to many passed away Friday morning, January 15th at the Sanford Hospital in Hillsboro, N.D. due to COVID.

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Michael Corey Stenerson was called Home to Heaven on Jan. 5, 2021. 

Iris Westman, 115, Northwood, N.D. died Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021 at Northwood Deaconess Health Center.

Mavis E. Gunderson 83, Serenity Living Center, Dilworth, Minn. formally of Detroit Lakes, Minn., passed away Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020 at Essentia Hospital in Fargo, N.D.. Mavis was born October 16, 1937 in Norman County, Minn. to Amos and Christine (Merkens) Goshinshki. 

Gene Sidney Rosholt, 71, known to most endearingly as “Geno,” finished a courageous battle with COVID-19 on December 16, 2020. Gene held the hand of Jesus, the Great Physician, throughout every step of the fight. Gene’s family was grateful for the doctors and nurses of Sanford Broadway Medic…

Christine Marie (Haynes) Sondrol passed over to heaven after a brief illness on Monday, December 14, 2020, surrounded by her family.  

On Nov. 27, 2020, a private family service was held at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Hillsboro, N.D. for Alan J. Ebertowski. Alan passed away Oct. 28, 2020 at the Sanford Hospital in Fargo, N.D.

Jeannette Ellingson, age 94, of Northfield, Minnesota, formerly of Baudette, passed away Saturday afternoon, December 12, 2020, at the Northfield Hospital.

Sandra Ann Kerr, 79, of Mission, Texas, passed away on December 15, 2020 in Greeley, Colorado. She was born to Vern and Mabel (Kirby) Apple on February 21, 1941 in Pueblo, Colorado. 

Lily Celia Schmaltz, 89, of Lake Park, Minn. formally of Hillsboro, N.D., passed away on Dec. 6, 2020 at the Sunnyside Care Center in Lake Park.

Hubert Jr. was the youngest of five children born to Hubert and Esther (Hensen) Dufner. He grew up on the family farm near Buxton, North Dakota, attending Belmont No. 5, a one-room country school, for grades 1-8, and Cathedral High School in Crookston, Minn. 

Daniel Charles Fitzpatrick born December 10, 1951 in Chicago, Ill, passed around 4:20 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020 in Fargo, ND from complications of COVID, with all his teeth and his children by his side.