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.

Darrell Leiser, 83, of rural Fertile, Minn., beloved Husband, Father and Grandfather, died at Sanford Hospital in Fargo on Nov. 23, 2020, as a result of complications of the COVID-19 virus.

Cecelia “Pat” Elizabeth Park, 81, Hillsboro, N.D., died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020 at Sanford Medical Center, Hillsboro.

Nancy Sondrol, 81, of Grand Forks, N.D., passed away peacefully Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020 at her home after a two year battle with cancer. 

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Richard (Dick) Alan Woods was born on May 15, 1963, to Robert and Orella “Pat” (Nysveen) Woods. He grew up and attended school in Hillsboro, N.D. and graduated from Hillsboro High School.

Fred Doeden died on Nov. 22, 2020 at Rosewood on Broadway following a courageous battle with COPD. 

Kay passed away on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, N.D. at the age of 77.

Richard Lyle Gunderson, 85, peacefully entered the glory of heaven on Friday, October 30, 2020 at Altru Hospital, following a valiant 23-day battle against Covid-19.

Helen Goodfellow, 89, of Fargo, died Tues, Nov. 3rd at her home, surrounded by family. 

Alan J. Ebertowski, 71, of Hillsboro, N.D. died Oct. 28 at Sanford Hospital in Fargo. 

Barry passed away on October 19th, 2020 at Sanford Hospital, Fargo, ND from a stroke.

Robert John Klassen, age 87, passed away peacefully on October 23, 2020, at the Long Prairie Care Center where he has lived the past four years. His family was blessed to be able to say goodbye to him, thanks to the amazing staff who cared for him at the care center.  

A memorial service for Anja Kay Gettel will be held on Saturday, Oct. 24 at 1 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church, 204 2nd St. NW, Hillsboro, N.D.

Barry Galen Jeffers, formerly of Hillsboro, died Oct. 19, 2020 at Sanford Hospital in Fargo. 

Douglas “Doug” Noel Grove, 76, passed away on Oct. 9, 2020 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, N.D.

Raymond Richard Schlichtmann, 87, died peacefully on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020 at Sanford Medical Center in Hillsboro, N.D. He was born Sept. 26, 1933 to John Schlichtmann and Olga Huemoeller Stanley Schlichtmann. He was the tenth of eleven children.

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Iona Anderson, 89, Hillsboro, ND passed away on Monday, October 5, 2020 at Sanford Long Term Care Center in Hillsboro, ND.