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Published January 22, 2014, 12:00 AM

Ida Burkhardsmeier

Ida Burkhardsmeier, 84, Minot, died Sunday, January 19, 2014 in a Minot nursing home.

Ida Schmidt was born on February 4, 1929, a daughter of Peter and Ann (Boechler) Schmidt at St. Joseph's Hospital in Minot, ND. She was raised and educated in Karlsruhe, ND.

Ida Burkhardsmeier

Ida Burkhardsmeier, 84, Minot, died Sunday, January 19, 2014 in a Minot nursing home.

Ida Schmidt was born on February 4, 1929, a daughter of Peter and Ann (Boechler) Schmidt at St. Joseph's Hospital in Minot, ND. She was raised and educated in Karlsruhe, ND.

On July 11, 1950, Ida was united in marriage to Peter Burkhardsmeier. They made their home near Towner, ND. Peter was drafted into the United States Army, and Ida remained in Towner. Following his discharge the family moved to Minot, where she was a homemaker raising the couple's six children. Peter died in 1986. Ida continued to live in Minot, where she was a caregiver to her daughter Marlene. In July of 2013, she entered Manorcare Health Services.

She was a founding member of St. John the Apostle Catholic Church in Minot.

Ida is survived by: Children, Peter Burkhardsmeier, Minot, Allan Burkhardsmeier, Minot, Patricia (Dean) Arnold, West Fargo, ND, Marlene Burkhardsmeier, Mandan, ND, Daniel (Kathy) Burkhardsmeier, Irvington, AL, and Linda Burkhardsmeier, Minot; five grandchildren, Matthew Arnold, Michael Arnold, Sarah Arnold, Paul Burkhardsmeier, and Peter Jiskra; one sister, Elizabeth Burckhard, Rugby, ND; several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

Ida was preceded in death by her parent's; husband, Peter; and siblings, Benjamin, Philip, and John.

Visitation: Thursday, January 23, 2014 from 3 until 7 pm at Thompson Larson Funeral Home, Minot

Vigil Prayer Service: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 7 pm in Thompson Larson Funeral Home Chapel, Minot

Mass of Christian Burial: Friday, January 24, 2014, 10:30 am at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, Minot

Burial: Rosehill Memorial park, Minot

Thompson Larson Funeral Home, Minot

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