Happy Birthday Loretta Neameyer Wall (’72): Bottineau, ND

Ella Gutzke, former Administrator of the Dunseith Nursing Home is retiring
Posting from Mary Eurich Knutson (62): Dunseith, ND
Hi Gary
I have been asked to post the following notice on the blog for all
local residents. Would you mind. Ella Gutzke, former Administrator of
the Dunseith Nursing Home is retiring. She has been the Administrator at
New Rockford ever since she left here. Open House will be held in her
honor at the “Lutheran Home of The Good Shepherd” in New Rockford on
Sunday, February 12th , from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Cards/letters can be
sent to: Ted Gutzke, 37255 110th Ave NE, Driscoll, ND 58532.
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From Colette Hosmer (’64): Santa Fe, NM
Thanks Gary and Evie! Nice to be remembered at my great old age. XOX Colette

Happy Bithday Colette Hosmer (’64):
From Ginger LaRocque Poitra (’65): Belcourt, ND
>Happy Birthday Colette. Hope you had a good one.
From Ginger LaRocque Poitra


(December 29, 1954 – January 29, 2012)

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Don Johnson, 57, Two Harbors, died suddenly on Sunday, January 29, 2012 in the Lake View Memorial Hospital.

He was born December 29, 1954 in Rolla, North Dakota to Axel and Mary Johnson. Don grew up and attended schools in Dunseith, ND. He moved to Two Harbors to be near other family members. Shortly after moving to Two Harbors, he married Carol Simonsen in 1972. Don worked for many years as a roofer and for the past 21 years at Granite Gear. Don’s favorite pastimes included deer hunting, fishing, and he loved all sorts of animals.

He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 brothers; 2 sisters; and father-in-law Norman Simonsen.

Don is survived by his wife, Carol; 2 sisters out of the area; and by Carol’s family: mother-in-law Pauline Simonsen, brother-in-law Tom (Mary) Simonsen, and sisters-in-law Jill (Craig) Ellquist, Peggy (Pinky) Lind, Mary Lou Simonsen, Joni (Steve) Brandt, and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 10 AM until the 11 AM memorial service on Friday, February 3, 2012 at Cavallin Funeral Home.

Posted by Neola Kofoid Garbe: Bottineau & Minot, ND
Kenneth Parisien
(July 27, 1960 – January 30, 2012)

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