Chloe Opheim, 49, Dickinson, 1 p.m., Centennial Chapel of Evanson Jensen Funeral Homes, Hettinger.

Elaine L. Benson, 96, Bismarck, formerly of Crosby, passed away peacefully Oct. 12, 2018, at Missouri Slope Lutheran Care Center, Bismarck. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at Faith Lutheran Church, 1402 E Ave C, Bismarck. Burial will be held at 1 p.m., at North …

Marlyne Morgan, 89, Bismarck, died Oct. 13, 2018, at Sanford Health, Bismarck.

Patrick Joseph Gerlach, 71, Wing, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, died Oct. 11, 2018, at Cardinal Point on Lake Michigamme, Mich.

Frances “Franny” Miller Bonilla died peacefully at age 78 on Oct. 11, 2018, at Ecumen Nursing home in Detroit Lakes, Minn., after a brief struggle with dementia. She was born on Sept. 6, 1940, in Sacramento, Calif., the daughter of the late Frank Bonilla and Irene Morales. Frances grew up in…

Eldina Heinrich, 92, Mt. Dora, Fla., 11 a.m., Jamestown Seventh-day Adventist Church. (Harden-Pauli Funeral Home, Fla.)

Carol Rae (Wietstock) Auch lost her 3 ½ year battle with cancer on Oct. 12, 2018, at the age of 74 in Mesa, Ariz. She was born in Bismarck on March 5, 1944.

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Regina “Jean” Gefroh, 86, Bismarck, died Oct. 12, 2018, at St. Gabriel’s Community.

Arzella (Ode) Engleman, 95, passed away Oct. 8, 2018, in the Cardiac Center of North Memorial Hospital, Robbinsdale, Minn. A celebration of a long and well-lived life will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, at Frist Presbyterian Church, 214 E. Thayer Ave., Bismarck, with Pastor Leanne Simm…

Cliffton Homelvig, 86, formerly of Amidon, died Oct. 12, 2018, at St. Vincent’s Care Center, Bismarck.

Elaine L. Benson, 96, Bismarck, formerly of Crosby, passed away peacefully on Oct. 12, 2018, at Missouri Slope Lutheran Care Center, Bismarck.

Michael Jay Marter “Cutter”, 67, Bismarck, died Oct. 11, 2018, at a local hospital.

Chloe E. Opheim, 49, Dickinson, passed away at the Opheim farm northwest of Lodgepole, S.D., on Oct. 6, 2018.

Leo Hoffert, 93, Rugby, died Oct. 11, 2018, at the Heart of America Medical Center, Rugby. Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, at Little Flower Catholic Church, with burial in church cemetery. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, with a rosary service beginni…

Florence Finneman, 94, Beach, passed away at St Gabriel’s Community in Bismarck on Oct. 11, 2018. Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct.  16, with Father Dan Berg officiating. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday at Silha Funeral Home in Beach. A vigi…

Dawn M. Schumaier (Kilen) 50, Mandan, passed away surrounded by her family on Sept. 21, 2018, after a short battle with cancer. Memorial service will be Monday, Oct. 15, at 4:30 p.m. at Legacy United Methodist Church.

Aldyth (“Aldy”) Scott Herrick, 86, Bismarck, passed away peacefully at home Oct. 7, 2018.

Joseph Frank Zook, 93, Bismarck, passed away Oct. 8, 2018, at his home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 15, at Church of Ascension Catholic Church, Bismarck, with Msgr. James Braaten officiating. Visitation will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, with a vigil…

Kathleen M. Robidou passed away quietly in her sleep Oct. 6, 2018, at a Mandan care center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 15, at Bismarck Funeral Home. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be held at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

A memorial service for Mil S. Jenkinson will be held at the First Congregational Church in Dickinson, 102 W. 4th St., on Saturday, Oct. 13, at 10:30 a.m. All are welcome.

Ann Lucille Perry, 69, Mandan, passed away Oct. 8, 2018, at CHI St. Alexius Hospital, Bismarck, after a 4-year battle with leukemia. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at First Lutheran Church, Mandan, with the Rev. Lee Herberg officiating. Visitation will be held fr…

LaVerne Edmund Zenker, 72, Mandan, passed away after a lengthy illness Oct. 10, 2018, surrounded by his family. Services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at Parkway Funeral Service, 2330 Tyler Parkway, Bismarck. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Robert “Bob” Rausch, 93, passed away at home Oct. 8, 2018, after a long battle with cerebrovascular disease during which he was cared for by his family, especially his youngest daughter, Ruth, with support from Dakota Home Care and CHI Hospice. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 2 p.…

Arzella O. Engleman, 95, Bismarck, died Oct. 8, 2018, at a Minnesota hospital. 

Agnes Wiedrich, 96, Beulah, passed away peacefully Oct. 9, 2018, at Sakakawea Medical Center, Hazen. Services will be held at 10 a.m. CDT Saturday, Oct. 13, at Concordia Lutheran Church, Beulah, with the Rev. Toby Heller officiating. Burial will follow at Beulah City Cemetery, Beulah.

Leo L. Kuntz, 69, Linton, passed away Aug. 12, 2018, at Sanford Health. Leo’s celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at his ranch, 2170 77th Street SE, Linton.

Kenneth Lee Bahm, 65, Shields, passed away Oct. 7, 2018, in Bismarck. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at DaWise-Perry Funeral Services, Mandan, with the Rev. Lori Lundblad officiating. Visitation is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, at DaWise-Perry Funeral Ser…

Edwin Charles Hansen, 82, West Fargo, passed away unexpectedly Oct. 8, 2018, at Essentia Hospital, Fargo. Memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at West Funeral Home, West Fargo, with visitation starting at 3 p.m. Burial will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, at North Dakota Vete…

Carol J. (Koch) Saville, 75, Bismarck, died Oct. 7, 2018, at her home. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at McCabe United Methodist Church, 1030 N 6th Street, Bismarck, with the Rev. Mark Ehrmantraut officiating. Burial will be held at Braddock Community Cemetery.

Linda (Beitelspacher) Nierhake’s struggle with cancer ended Sept. 22, 2018, in Fairfield, Calif., with her family at her side. Services for Linda will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Peace Lutheran Church, Linton at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Sean Barnhart officiating. Burial will be he…