Obits and Death Notices
With a broken heart the family of Shane Brekke announces Shane’s passing on Monday December 5, 2022 after a long battle with diabetes.
The memorial service for Rebecca Dressler, 38, Halliday, North Dakota will be 2 pm CT Thursday, December 8, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Valley City, ND. Visitation will be one hour before the service at the church. Live streaming of the service may be found on the website.
Funeral services for S/Sgt Walter Nies will be 11:00 AM, Friday, December 9, 2022 at the Carlsen-Lien Chapel in Ashley led by Pastor Randall Cloud. Musician will be Colleen Reardon. Interment follows at Johannesthal Baptist Cemetery, rural Eureka, SD. Soldiers from the North Dakota Army National Guard Military Funeral Honors Team will serve as Casketbearers and provide military graveside rites.
Thomas H. Geising, 73, Detroit Lakes, MN passed away unexpectantly at his lake home by Detroit Lakes.
Arlo E. Schmidt of Northwood, ND, passed away peacefully on November 30, 2022 at the Northwood Deaconess Health Center in his apartment with his two daughters at his side. Arlo previously lived and raised his family in Maddock, ND before relocating to Northwood. Arlo was 91 years old and enjoyed good health and spirits until the last couple of weeks when cancer finally brought him to the Lord’s doorstep. A Celebration of Life Service for Arlo Schmidt will be scheduled and announced in the spring of 2023 in Maddock, ND.
Marie Christine (Torkelson) Braaten, 96, went home to be with her Lord on November 30, 2022, at Four Seasons Healthcare Center in Forman, ND. Visitation will be on Thursday, December 8, 2022, from 10 am - 11 am followed by her funeral service at 11 am at Vertin-Munson Funeral Home in Wahpeton, ND. Burial will be in Gol-Aal Cemetery in rural Wyndmere, ND. Arrangements have been entrusted to Vertin-Munson Funeral Home.