Message from Bev Morinville Azure (72):
GARY, PLEASE PASS THIS ON TO THE DUNSEITH GANG !!!!!!!!!!! HI EVERYONE FIRST OF ALL I WOULD LIKE TO THANK EACH OF U FOR ALL THE GET WELL WISHES AND CARDS , E MAILS AND VISITS I HAVE RECIEVED IN THE LAST FEW WEEKS WOW WHAT A BUNCH OF WONDERFUL PEOPLE U ARE. I HAVE BEEN SO BLESSED AND SO MANY PRAYERS HAVE BEEN ANSWERED.I HAVE THE GREATEST FAMILY AND FRIENDS IN THE WORLD NOT ONLY DID MY CLOSE FRIENDS RALLY AROUND ME AND MY FAMILY BUT FRIENDS OF MY SISTERS AND BROTHERS . AND ALSO THE FRIENDS FROM YEARS AGO I THANK U ALL SO MUCH. WE GREW UP IN A GREAT PLACE AND EVEN THOUGH WE DON’T SEE EACH OTHER OFTEN IT AMAZES ME HOW OLD FRIENDS COME THOUGH WHEN SOMEONE NEEDS A KIND WORD . I AM RECOVERING JUST FINE I WILL NEED RADATION 5 DAYS A WEEK FOR 7 WEEKS JUST TO MAKE SURE NONE OF THOSE NASTY CELLS RUN AWAY WHEN THEY SAW THAT KNIFE COMING LOL I HAD AN AMAZING DOC. I WAS VERY BLESSED IN MANY WAYS YES I LOST 50% OF MY TOUNGE BUT I CAN TALK AND I CAN LAUGH AND AND I THANK GOD FOR THAT. THE CANCER DID NOT MOVE FROM MY TOUNGE . I HAVE A FEELIN MY ANGELS JOE AND FRANCES WERE HOLDING THAT BACK . ANYWAYS I DO THANK EACH OF U FOR THE SPECIAL BLESSING OF FRIENDSHIP U HAVE GIVEN ME IN THIS TIME . U WILL ALL BE BLESSED SOMEDAY. GOD WATCH OVER U AND MAY HE BLESS YOU . CATHY IT WAS GREAT TO SEE U THE OTHER DAY WHAT A LIFT U GAVE ME. BEV
Message from Marlys Zorn Bryan (69):
I was tickled when Janice Workman mentioned the skating rink and warming shed in Dunseith. I grew up on ice skates in that rink, and never could get warm in that warming shed. I always wondered (as a 4 year old) why that little heater couldn’t warm us all up. After leaving North Dakota I’ve never lived in a state that had cold enough winters to support ice skating; I miss it so much!! It was my favorite sport. I’ve taken up roller blading, which, when done in the dark on a cold December evening on a brand new Walmart parking lot, felt just like having my own private skating rink for 3 whole days. It was awesome. Thank you, Janice, for bringing back those memories!
Marlys (Zorn) Bryan
Message from Marie Iverson Staub (60):
My husbands name is Marv I’ve been using his EMail address. I am very computer illiterate. In fact until you started this I didn’t even use the computer. I’ll see if he can get me set up with my own address. When I was working I did use the computer but once I retired I was no longer interested until now.
In reponse to Susan Brew I sure do remember her I even have a few pictures when we were at the Peace Gardens. It’s great to know were she is now.
I had left Dunseith before she moved to St.Louis. I’m so jealous of her having
grandkids. I have 2 sons Curtis and David and I don’t believe they will ever get married or have children. I guess we must have scared them when they were growing up.(HA).
So Susan your not alone I didn”t gratuate from Dunseith either as I left in 1956 and gratuated from Roosevelt High School in Seattle in 1960.
Again thanks a bunch Gary,
Marie Iverson(Staub) 60
PS – Marie, I read Marv and Mary and It’s for sure Marv. Gary
Message from Connie Halvorson Kester (64):
Gary and All,
With all the interest in the Dunseith memories, wouldn’t it be fun to somehow compile these memories into a a book complete with pictures. I am really good with suggestions but not very good with action so MAYBE someone might be interested in this. Just an idea. I think that this might be something people would be willing to pay for.
Connie Halvorson/Kester ’64
PS – I’ve got all the many pictures and email messages. This would be a big project for someone to organize and put together. It would be nice though once completed. Gary
Message from Paulette Lacroix (68):
Our family fondly remembers the Iversons. I am sorry to hear that Archie passed. Greg and Archie caught a lot frogs and snakes at the creek. We kids got together after supper on summer nights to play hide and seek and to throw a ball over our garage. I don’t know what the game was, but we’d call ”anti I over” (sp?) and ”pigs tails.” When you left town you kindly gave me your scrapbook of movie stars that I treasured for years. I for one would love to hear you go on and on.
PS Thanks Rod and all for sharing your memories of Hazel Hiatt. She left quite an impression on me with her unpretentious determination. Does anyone remember anything about the man who spoke with a pipe in his throat? (I can remember faces, but am a complete dolt with names) Also, I remember going to the “airport” outside Dunseith when Charlton Heston came to give a speech at the Peace Garden. Does anyone else remember this or am I dreaming? Please, keep writing…everyone.