Donald Ranum

Donald Ranum

Donald Ranum

Donald Ranum

Donald Lawrence Ranum, 74, Bismarck, passed away May 11, 2019, in his home surrounded by his family.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 16, at Century Baptist Church, 205 Colt Ave., Bismarck.

Visitation for friends and family will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Parkway Funeral Service, 2330 Tyler Parkway, Bismarck, where a prayer service will begin at 7 p.m. Don will be laid to rest at 1 p.m. Thursday, at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan.

Donald was born March 13, 1945, in Stanley, to Oral and Barbara (Austad) Ranum. He married Roberta Baker on Sept. 13, 1975, in Parshall. From this union were three children; Gerald “Jerry”, Brandi and Tessa.

Don is survived by his wife, Roberta; children, Gerald “Jerry” (Angela) Ranum, Fargo, Brandi Ranum Chaput and Tessa (Mark) Knudson of Bismarck; grandchildren, Amelia, Jakob and Klay Knudson, Bismarck, and Connor and Noah Ranum, Fargo; siblings, Gerald “Jerry” (Tammy) Ranum, Coleharbor, Kenneth “Kenny” (Donna) Ranum, Stanley, Ruth (Robert “Hod”) Hysjulien, Stanley, Myron (Kim) Ranum, Bismarck, and Marlin “Marly” (Cindy) Ranum, Stanley.

Don was preceded in death by a grandchild; his parents, Barbara and Oral Ranum; and parents-in-law, Everette and Thelma Baker.

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