Sandy L. Landenberger, 71, Underwood, died Feb. 11, 2020 at CHI Community Memorial Hospital, Turtle Lake. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, at Augustana Lutheran Church, Underwood.
Sandy is survived by her husband of 53 years, Ray, Underwood; son, Jason (Tamara) Landenberger, Turtle Lake and daughter, Tami (Ernie) Moore, Beaver Dam, Ky.; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; sisters, Vicki Peterson, Pierre, S.D., and Elva (Norm) Karlson, Roseglen and many nieces and nephews.
David W. Jung passed away on February 1, 2020. He was born on October 23, 1960 in Dickinson to William and Alice (Frieze) Jung. He was a 1978 New England High School graduate.
Dave is survived by his wife, Nadine (Doll) and son, Darren, Fort Collins, Colo.; brother, Dan Jung, New England; sisters, JoAnn Jung, Bismarck, and Madonna (John) Wyze, Cokato, Minn.; sisters-in-law, Yvonne (Kevin) McNeal, Jamestown, and Sheila Doll, Aurora, Colo.; brother-in-law, Jason Doll, Marshall, Minn.; nieces and nephews.
Cecelia Dosch, 89, Bismarck passed away on Feb. 12, 2020 at Missouri Slope Lutheran Care Center.
Mass of Christian burial will take place 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at the Church of St. Anne. Burial will take place following the service at St. Mary's Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Bismarck Funeral Home with rosary and vigil beginning at 7 p.m.
Cecelia was born on March 25, 1930 in Mandan, the daughter of Luigi and Rose (Swindling) Ciavarella. She was raised and educated in Mandan, receiving her diploma from Mandan High School.
On Oct. 17, 1950 she married the love of her life, Herman Dosch in Mandan. Cecelia met Herman at Capital Laundry Company in March 1949, where they both worked. They dated 1 ½ years before they got married and the rest is history. They were blessed with five children. They would have been married 70 years this October.
Cecelia was employed with Q & R Clinic as a supervisor in the housekeeping department. She was employed with them for 22 years and retired in 1992.
She enjoyed camping, fishing, playing pinochle, dancing and gatherings with family and friends. Cecelia and Herman entered many waltz and polka contests and have many first place trophies to prove it. They did a lot of traveling until they found their winter home in Mission, Texas. They wintered at Mission Bell Resort and then later moved to Fiesta Village until selling their place in 2017 due to her health. At family gatherings she would always make by request her famous homemade rigatonis and meatballs.
Cecelia will be deeply missed by her five children: Mickey (Karla) Dosch, Sheridan, Wy.; Susan (Bruce) Tesky, Lincoln; Danny (Kelley) Dosch, Sun Valley, Nev.; Bonita (Richard) Weinstein, Seminole, Fla.; Kevin (Jane) Dosch, Aurora, Colo.; grandchildren: Michelle Dosch, Shannon Tesky, Nathan Dosch, Crystal (Cody) Harrington, Jenna (Chris) Lawler, Jamison Asbridge, Travis Dosch, Haley Dosch, Spencer Dosch, Sierra (Trevor) Crandall, Savannah Dosch and Seth Dosch; great-grandchildren: Nora and Wyatt Harrington, Jayden Lawler, TJ and Sawyer Crandall, Aurora-Rose and Layla Dosch.
She is also survived by her brother, Joseph Ciaveralla.
Cecelia is preceded in death by her parents, Luigi and Rose Ciavarella; grandson, Mathew Asbridge; great-granddaughter, Kynsi Lawler; sisters: Katherine (Adam) Bernhardt, Dorothy (Ralph) Weber, Donna (Leo) Miller; brothers: Michael Ciavarella, Herman (Adelaide) Ciavarella, Anton (Agnes) Ciavarella, Leonard (Rosemary) Ciavarella, Kenneth (Valerie) Ciavarella; sisters-in-law: Betty Ciavarella and Carol Ciavarella.
Peter John Reiser, 65, Lincoln, passed away on Feb. 12, 2020.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 17, at Parkway Funeral Service, 2330 Tyler Parkway, Bismarck.
There will be no visitation, cremation has taken place.
Peter was born on Dec. 5, 1954, in Turtle Lake to Lillian and Marvin Reiser. Peter graduated from Washburn High School, attended Bismarck State College, and received his associate's degree in electronics.
He went on to join the Marines in 1973. Peter experienced many new things at this young age of 19, being a Marine jarhead. He traveled to many countries, saw many different cultures, and even had some time to run some hot rods!
In June of 1976 Peter, an E4, had his team on a training expedition and a horrible tragedy happened. The helicopter went down, killing eight out of 10 men. Peter was the last remaining survivor. Pete received several awards, one for National Defense Service, another for the Medal of Good Conduct, he also got a Sharpshooter Rifle Badge. And if you knew Pete, he loved to drive those amphibious tanks around!
In 1984, Pete married Cynthia Baier. They shared 35 wonderful years together and in that time, raised three children.
Pete and Cindi were happiest when doing recreational things like camping, fishing, or traveling. Or just being together raising their family. Peter worked at the gasification plant in Beulah for over 18 years. For recreation, he would sneak in a demolition derby and raise a little dust of his own. Pete would say, “Work smarter, not harder.”
Pete is survived by his wife, Cynthia and their children, Jon Lynn, Michael, and Nicole; two sisters, Margy Johnson, Mandan, and Carol and her husband Martin Boganowski, Washburn. Each having children, nieces and nephews that meant the world to Peter.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Lillian Reiser and he lost his sister, Lois, to cancer many years ago. May you all rest in Peace.
Ray, age 78, passed away. Ray was born to Raymond and Katie Hauer Lipp. He was raised on the family farm near Hague. He served in the ND National Guard. He moved to Circle Pines in the mid 1960's, married Darlis Wood; they raised three children there: Donnie Mae, Troy and Shane.
Ray's siblings Luella Volk, Bernice Mitzel, Joe and Florence Hauer, James and Darla Hauer. Funeral services were held at Fort Snelling National Cemtery with military honors.
Bernice Vetter, 73, Wishek, passed away Feb. 11, 2020 surrounded by her mother, children, grandchildren, brothers and sisters at CHI St. Alexius Hospital, Bismarck.
Mass of Christian burial will be held 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 17, at St. Luke Lutheran Church, Wishek. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Dahlstrom Funeral Home, Wishek, with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Burial will be held at St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery, Wishek.
Bernice was born Oct. 6, 1946 at the family home in McIntosh County. Bernice is the daughter of Kasmier and Ann (Wolf) Wald. Bernice grew up in rural McIntosh County, attended and graduated from Wishek High School in 1964. Bernice married Anton “Tony” Vetter on Oct. 2nd, 1965 at St. Michael's country church. Bernice and Tony worked for Nickisch Co., five miles west of Wishek, as farmhands for two years. In 1967 they purchased the farm from Nickisch Co. where they raised six children, operated Vetter's Dairy until 1986, and continued to operate Vetter's Beef and Grain until each of their deaths.
Bernice was one of the kindest and hardest working women on this earth. Throughout her life Bernice worked several jobs, was active in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Wishek Eagles, a leader in Meadowlarks 4-H Club, square dancing and Wishek Purple Pals. During Bernice's retirement years she loved to travel, play cards and dance at local polka parties. Bernice took numerous bus tours including “Mystery Tours” and Branson, Mo., trips through Farmer's Union Ins. meeting many new friends that she would continue to travel with regularly. Recently, Bernice took a three-week trip to Florida including a Carnival Cruise to the Bahamas experiencing many new first-time experiences for her. Bernice loved to socialize with friends and family, and was known for embroidering, sewing, and baking cakes for special occasions.
Bernice is survived by her three sons, Kevin (Cindy Huber) Vetter, Wishek, Tony Jr. (Sarah Voigt) Vetter, Mandan, and Kendall (Alison) Vetter, Mandan; three daughters, Charlene (Michael) Hulm, Wishek, Shelly Mehlhaff, Eureka, S.D., and Bernice (Ron) Coward, Alliance, Neb.; twelve grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; mother, Ann Wald, Wishek; two brothers, Larry Wald, Wishek and Donnie (Brenda) Wald, Bismarck; one sister, Addie (Bill) Lea, Bismarck; one brother-in-law, Tom Hilzendeger, Bismarck; and many nieces and nephews.
Bernice is preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Anton “Tony” Vetter; father Kasmier Wald; sister Lorraine Hilzendeger; and sister-in-law Linda Wald.
Josephine Stampka, 95, Jamestown, died Feb. 12, 2020 at Ave Maria Village, Jamestown.
Josephine Lira was born Jan. 17, 1925 on the family north of Fried, the daughter of Thomas and Anna (Blaskowski) Lira. She was baptized, received her first communion and was confirmed at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Fried. Josephine was raised on the farm and attended the Fried Township School through eighth grade and then attended Jamestown High School. She moved with her family to a farm east of Montpelier where she helped during the spring and summer months and worked in clothing stores and bakeries during the winter months.
On Aug. 29, 1946, she married Joseph Stampka at St. Hubert's Catholic Church in Montpelier with Fr. Hannaker presiding. They settled on a farm east of Fried and later moved to Jametown. Josephine worked in various restaurants and in 1979, began working in the dietary department at the North Dakota State Hospital. In 1992, she retired from the State Hospital as a Supervisor II. Josephine returned to work at the James River Senior Center as a cook. She retired in April of 2008.
Josephine was a member of St. James Basilica and a charter member of the St. James Tabernacle Society. She was an RSVP volunteer for many years. She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, game shows and trips to the casino. She liked baking and treating family and friends and spending time with her family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include two children, Jerome “Joe” Stampka, Jamestown, Ken Stampka, Jamestown; five grandchildren, Christine (Curt) Kinzler, Jamestown, Joseph Fuchs, Jamestown, Tyri (Rick) Bosche, Jamestown, Jacob Fuchs, Aberdeen, S.D., Jessica (Aaron) Dunphy, Grand Forks; four great-grandchildren, Patrick Kinzler, Jamestown, Teagan Bosche, Jamestown, Jillian Dunphy and Collin Dunphy, Grand Forks; two sisters, Rita DeLair, Gladstone, Ore., Alice Cumber, West Fargo, and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two brothers, Roman and Joe; three sisters, Leona Froelich, Rose DeLair and Cecelia “Cedy” Malinski; daughter, Alice Fuchs; daughter-in-law, Cindy Stampka; son-in-law, Jake Fuchs; five brothers-in-law, Chester Malinski, Robert Cumber, Ray Froelich, Charles DeLair and Francis DeLair.
Mass of Christian burial: 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 17, at St. James Basilica with Monsignor Wald officiating.
Spring Interment: Calvary Cemetery.
Arrangements with Williams Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Douglas Dean Dunn, 68, Bismarck, passed away Feb. 11, 2020 at Sanford Hospital, Bismarck.
Douglas was born in Jamestown to Eugene and Deloris (Buskeness) Dunn.
He attended school in Jamestown. He married Kathrine Kaufman on Aug. 13, 1971 in Jamestown, where they lived until they moved to Bismarck in 1974. They would have been married 49 years this year.
He worked for Melroe, then for Tri-State Welding as a truck driver for many years. He then owned and ran his own business servicing fire extinguishers and equipment for many years and then he worked for Millennium Express until he retired. His most recent employment was with Bis-Man Security, which he enjoyed very much.
Douglas is survived by his wife, Katherine; and his three daughters, Shannon (Darry) Steichen, Darcy Dunn, and Nicole Dunn; five grandchildren, Kyle (Alicia) Dunn, Holly Gjesdal, Thomas Friesz, Michael (Kelsey) Smiley and Meloney /(Shailesh) Thapa; and five great-grandchildren, Kaden, Kai, Bennett, Grayson and Kruze; three sisters, Eugenia Wahl, Sherry Braun and Colleen Mertz; and two brothers, Archie Dunn and Scott Dunn.
He is preceded in death by his parents, one brother, and one nephew. Douglas left a huge footprint on many people's lives. He was loved much and will be remembered fondly by all. He had an amazing sense of humor and could make anyone laugh or smile. He was always there when people needed him the most. Doug enjoyed doing various woodworking and lots of other crafts and canning. He also loved singing and karaoke. He loved spending time with family, but especially loved spoiling his three little fur babies, Fanncy, Willow and Bella. His family would like to give a huge thank you to all of the doctors and staff at Sanford Hospital and to The Cancer Center for taking such great care of Doug through his journey. He appreciated you all.
Douglas will be cremated and there will be a celebration of life on March 14 (his birthday).
Barbara Bear, 68, “Mana Se' Wehinu Mihe” (Spring Willow Woman), passed away with her family at her side on Feb. 8, 2020, at a Rochester, Minn., hospital.
Barbara Rae Bear was born on Sept. 22, 1951 in Riverdale to Elizabeth Parshall and Lloyd Howard. She received her formal education at Chamberlain and Stephan, S.D., Catholic schools. She graduated from high school in 1969, at the age of 17, and went on to pursue a business certificate at El Cerrito, Calif. She also attended Bismarck State College, majoring in criminal justice.
Barbara held several prestigious secretarial positions, such as in the U.S. Federal Office in Bismarck; Owens Valley Planning in Bishop, Calif.; Horace Mann Elementary School in Rapid City, S.D., and was most proud to have worked under Carl Whitman. Barbara's career span with the MHA Nation was over 25 years and ended with her retirement on April 29, 2016.
On Oct. 18, 1990, Barbara was united in marriage to James Bear and they shared the love of traveling, movies, and music. She was a loving mother to her only child, Shawn, and adored and doted on her two granddaughters, Keelia and Taya. Barbara took pride in all their activities and would often say “my babies are my life.” Her charm and smile would enlighten any given moment, just like her love for extended family and friends. She was a true “Momma Bear” to those who loved her.
Barbara leaves behind many to cherish her memory including her daughter, Shawn Charging (Brent); nephew-son, Travis Parshall; sister, Jackie Parshall (Bill Halsey); brother, Russell Parshall; special granddaughters, Keelia Elizabeth and Taya Leotie Charging; maternal aunts, Truby Stiff Arm and Renita Mandan; maternal uncle, Albert Little Owl; paternal aunts, LaVonne Bruce and Ada Crows Breast; paternal uncle, Waldron Crows Breast; and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and grandchildren whom she loved dearly.
Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, James Bear; mother, Elizabeth Parshall; father, Lloyd Howard; sisters, Merle Feather Henke and Paula Parshall; brothers, Wayne “Boots” Howard, George “Troy” Parshall and Melvin Henke.
Funeral: Saturday, Feb. 15, at 10 a.m. in Parshall-Lucky Mound Veterans Memorial Hall, Parshall.
Wake: Friday beginning at 5 p.m. in the memorial hall.
Family and friends gathering: Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. in Langhans Funeral Home, Parshall.
Interment: Memorial Congregational Cemetery, rural Parshall.