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Published January 24, 2013, 12:00 AM

Monte James Breckheimer

Monte James Breckheimer of Pekin, ND, died Saturday, January 19, 2013 at Sanford Medical Center, Fargo, ND.

Monte was born October 26, 1932 in McVille, ND to Clifford and Geneva (Twete). He attended country grade school in Forde Township and graduated from Tolna High School in 1951. He started farming in 1961 and retired in 1991. Monte entered into marriage with Betty Risgaard on November 25, 1967, and together they were blessed with four sons.

Monte James Breckheimer

Monte James Breckheimer of Pekin, ND, died Saturday, January 19, 2013 at Sanford Medical Center, Fargo, ND.

Monte was born October 26, 1932 in McVille, ND to Clifford and Geneva (Twete). He attended country grade school in Forde Township and graduated from Tolna High School in 1951. He started farming in 1961 and retired in 1991. Monte entered into marriage with Betty Risgaard on November 25, 1967, and together they were blessed with four sons.

Monte is survived by his wife Betty; sons, Jim (Tonya), Valley City, ND, Tom (Tricia), Luverne, ND, Paul (Alicia), Herminston, OR, and Jay, Tolna, ND; sisters, Bobbie Olson, Valley City, ND, Nola Bjelk, Placerville, CA, Charlene (Howard) Dapper, Raleigh, NC; brother, Charles (Ann) Breckheimer, Devils Lake, ND; grandchildren, Kyle Houle, Billy, Cheyenne, Brandon, Brooke, Kendra, Sully, Zoie and Darby Breckheimer; special nephew, Jon Breckheimer, Seattle, WA; special foreign exchange student, Mario Guerra, NJ; and many nieces and nephews.

Monte was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, William and Lee Breckheimer.

Funeral Services for Monte will be Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. in Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, McHenry, ND. Visitation will be Friday, January 25, 2013 from 5 to 7 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Vigil Service in Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church and will continue one hour prior to services in the church. Interment will be in the Ottofy Cemetery, rural Pekin, ND.

Memorials are preferred to Nelson County Art Camp Scholarship Fund.

Arrangements are with the Stanley-Iverson Funeral Home, McVille, ND.

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