Rita Mae Kubas, 82, died July 1, 2019, at The Cedars in Austin, Minn.

Illa Mae Melech, 86, Bismarck, died July 17, 2019.

Bernard Eugene Wagy, 88, passed away peacefully on July 17, 2019, at Missouri Slope Care Center, Bismarck. He was the widower of Teresa (Vincent) Wagy. They shared 24 years of marriage together.

Carol Samuelson, 81, Bismarck, died July 17, 2019, at Sanford Health, Bismarck.

Arnold Albrecht, 95, 10:30 a.m., First Lutheran Church of Mandan. (Buehler Larson Funeral Home, Mandan)

Ruth Kilber, 89, of Pierre, S.D., died July 13, 2019, at Avera Maryhouse in Pierre.

Barbara Peterson Larson, 90, Bismarck, died July 16, 2019, at CHI St. Alexius Health, Bismarck.

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Esther Hausauer, 94, Bismarck, died July 16, 2019, at Sanford Health, Bismarck.

Funeral mass for Pauline Sadowsky, 82, Dickinson, will be 10 a.m. Saturday, July 20, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church with Father Bill Ruelle celebrating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Eunice Schulz, 89, Mandan, formerly of New Leipzig, passed away July 16, 2019, at the Prospera Community - Sunset Drive in Mandan. 

Howard A. Wolfe, 90, passed away peacefully with his wife and daughter by his side at Missouri Slope Lutheran Care Center on July 16, 2019.

Kevin Scott Mickelson, M.D., 63, Bismarck, passed away suddenly but peacefully July 15, 2019, at St. Alexius Medical Center in the presence of his loved ones and St. Alexius family.

Donna Rau, 79, Hebron, 10 a.m., First Baptist Church, Hebron. (Stevenson Funeral Home and Crematory, Hebron)

Junet Kornkven, 96, Bottineau, died July 15, 2019, at a Bottineau hospital.

Martha Elizabeth Rixen, 86, Mott, passed into our Lord’s waiting arms on July 15, 2019, at the Good Samaritan Society Nursing Home in Mott.

Darold Benz, 80, Beulah, 10 a.m., Zion Lutheran Church, Beulah. (Barbot Funeral Home, Beulah and Hazen)

Shawn Geiss Walberg, 52, Hawley, Minn., passed away Feb. 23, 2019.

POLSON, Mont. - David Matthew Okland, born Oct. 17, 1960, in Williston, left this life unexpectedly on July 12, 2019.

Craig “Scott” Osborn, 67, died July 16,, 2019, at the Sanford Hospital, in Bismarck, after a 16-month battle with cancer.

Margaret Jane Phillips, 70, Mandan, passed away July 12, 2019, at her home.

Arnold John Henry Albrecht died July 15, 2019, with family at his bedside.

Richard Wayne Schauer, 77, Mandan, formerly of Underwood, passed away July 13, 2019, at Prospera in Mandan.

Ernest F. Meiers, 96, Bismarck, formerly of Rapid City, S.D., passed away July 13, 2019, under the comfort care of CHI St. Alexius. Per Ernest's request, no service will be held. Cremation has taken place and internment and private family service will be held at later date at Black Hills Nat…

Dwayne Ellis Keith, 92, Bismarck, formerly of Mohall, died July 14, 2019, at his home.

Funeral services for Donna Rau, 79, Hebron, will be held at 10 a.m. CDT Thursday, July 18, at First Baptist Church in Hebron, with Pastor David Ling officiating.

Virginia “Ginny” Eck, 80, Bismarck, passed away June 27, 2019.

Patricia Toman Eck passed away June 22, 2019.

Arthur Ziemann, 95, 10 a.m., St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Hazen. (Barbot Funeral Home, Beulah and Hazen)

Margot Eckes, 77, passed away June 18, 2019, at Banner Dell Web Hospital, Surprise, Ariz.

Paul Nylen, 88, passed away peacefully on the morning of July 13, 2019, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. His memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 1100 Hiawatha St. Minot.

Allan Fetzer, 56, Max, 10:30 a.m., St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Garrison. (Thompson Funeral Home, Garrison)

Arthur “Art” Reynold Ziemann, 95, passed away July 13, 2019, at Sanford Health in Bismarck. Following his short battle with cancer, his final days were spent surrounded by family and friends.

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