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Jul 9, 2012

Lynne Dreyer

Funeral services for Lynne Dreyer, age 67, of Bottineau formerly Willow City, were held on Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. in Immanuel Lutheran Church of rural Willow City. Burial was in the church Cemetery. Officiating at the service was the Reverend Phillip Hannemenn. The organist was Avonne Gessner and the congregation sang selected hymns. Casket bearers were, Donald Rockvoy, Duane Rockvoy, Perry Schoenborn, Chad Schoenborn, Spencer Danielson and Tim Geiszler.

Lynne Sharyl Dreyer was born in Rolette, ND on August 1, 1944 to John and Ruth (Engebret) Medalen. Lynne was the seventh of eight Medalen girls. She grew up on a farm southeast of Willow City, ND. One of Lynne’s fondest childhood memories was when her Dad took her into town for ice cream by herself, which was a rarity with seven sisters. Lynne graduated from Willow City High School in 1962. After high school she attended Minot Business College and then went to work for a law firm in Bottineau, ND. She married Orlan “Bunny” Dreyer on October 29, 1965. Lynne and Bunny moved to a farm west of Willow City, ND and she kept busy cooking, cleaning and raising three children. Lynne enjoyed a hot cup of coffee with friends, neighbors and family. Lynne and Bunny moved to Bottineau, ND in September of 2004. She enjoyed shopping, especially for clothes and furniture. Lynne had a special talent for working with the elderly. She enjoyed talking and doing activities with them. For a time she worked at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Bottineau and held a CNA license.

Lynne died on Friday, June 29, 2012 at the same nursing home where she spent a lot of time helping others.

Lynne Dreyer is survived by her husband Orlan “Bunny” Dreyer of Bottineau; three children, Vicki Errante of Clinton, CT, Darren Dreyer and Nick (Margaret) Dreyer both of Minot; three grandchildren, Allison Errante, Emily Errante and Lilly Dreyer; sisters, Joanne (Walter) Rockvoy, Lylis Schoenborn, Lavonne (Berny) Schoenborn, Blenda (Gary) Geiszler, Judy Johnson and Susie Danielson and numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, John and Ruth Medalen and sister, Bette Mae Gauthier and brother-in-law, Gary Danielson.

Arrangements were with the Nero Funeral Home of Bottineau. Friends may sign the online register.

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Jul 9, 2012





Marjorie Yvonne (Winter) Humble, the daughter of David W. and Marion M (MacDonald) Winter was born in the Good Samaritan Hospital in Rugby, North Dakota on May 4, 1934. She died at the age of 78 years on Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at the Trinity Medical Center in Minot, North Dakota.

She was raised in the rural Wolford home of her parents and attended county school in Juniata township most of her grade school years with the exception of a couple of winter sessions in California and Arizona. She completed her education graduating from Wolford High School, the class of 1952. Following her graduation, she was united in marriage to Wendell Humble in the home of her parents. After Wendell was honorably discharged from the U. S. Navy, the couple made their home in Rolette and later rented a farm near Wolford. In the mid 1960’s, the couple purchased a farm in rural Wolford where they farmed and raised their family. Sadly, in 1983, Marjorie and Wendell dissolved their marriage and Marjorie moved to Rugby that same year. In Rugby, Marjorie took employment at the Harold S. Haaland Home in housekeeping and remained there until retiring 36 years later. Marjorie was a member and Sunday school teacher in the Wolford Presbyterian Church until its closing and enjoyed sewing, quilting, vegetable and flower gardening, being with family and did numerous scenery paintingsan inborn skill that she was quite proud of.

Survivors include three daughters, Connie (David) Mattson of Sheridan, Wyoming, Alyson (Lyman) Halvorson of Wolford and Audrey (George) Milligan of Cody, Wyoming; four sons, Dan (Sharon) of Wahpeton, Randy (Geneva) of Bismarck, Corey (Katie) of Towner and Benny (Brenda) of Wolford; 17 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild; one sister, Eldora Winter of Rugby; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by an infant sister, Jean; one grandson, Lydell Halvorson; and her parents.

Memorial services will be held on Monday, July 2nd at the Bethany Lutheran Church in Rugby with private burial services at a later date in the Wolford Community Cemetery. Rachel Johnson, Officiate.

Friends may greet the family for one hour prior to the time of services at the church on Monday.

Arrangements with the Anderson Funeral Home of Rugby

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Jul 9, 2012

Clara Jaeger

Clara (Krenzel) Jaeger, the daughter of Charles and Christina (Heisler) Krenzel was born in the home of her parents in rural Orrin, North Dakota on December 12, 1915. She died at the age of 96 years on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at the Marie Steiner Kelting Hospice in Chaska, Minnesota.

Clara was raised in the home of her parents in rural Orrin and received her education in a nearby country school, graduating the eighth grade with high honors. Coming from a family of 13 children, Clara was not able to continue her formal education and stayed at home helping with her siblings and with the farm chores. On October 28, 1941, she was united in marriage to Louis Vincent Jaeger at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Orrin. Following their marriage, the couple made their home in rural Barton, North Dakota where they began their family and farmed. Eventually, the couple moved into Rugby, but continued to farm the Barton land until retiring. A loving wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker, Clara deeply enjoyed her family, friends and was strong in her faith and church activities. She had many hobbies including playing cards, reading, flower and vegetable gardening, and crocheting.

She is survived by three daughters, Brenda Jaeger-Das of San Diego, California, Beverly (Dale) Miller of Tonka Bay, Minnesota and Janice Jaeger of Eugene, Oregon; three grandchildren, Gabrielle (Phil) Massie of Port Orchard, Washington and Alex and Luke Miller of Tonka Bay, Minnesota; two great grandchildren, Sophia and Alex Massie; three sisters, Felicitas Schneibel of Littleton, Colorado, Philomena Parks of Rocklin, California and Bertha Willes of San Marcos, California; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband; two children, Donovan and Marlene Jaeger; a grandson, Justin Guthrie; six brothers, Ivo, Bernard, Rudy, Emil, Isidore and Pius Krenzel; three sisters, Lydia, Rose & Mary Krenzel; a son-in-law, Neal Das; and her parents.

Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 3rd at the Little Flower Catholic Church in Rugby with burial in the church cemetery. Fr. Daniel Mrnarevic, Celebrant. Fr. Tom Graner, Concelebrant.

Visitation: was from 4:00 7:00 p.m. Monday and from 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Anderson Funeral Home in Rugby. There will be no reviewal in the church on Tuesday

Rosary & vigil prayers will begin at 7 p.m. Monday in the funeral home

Organist: Glenda Mack

Vocal Leader/Cantor: Galen Mack

Casket Bearers: Kenneth Mattern, Claytus Mattern, Alex & Luke Miller, Vicky Harmel & Marge Heilman

Arrangements with the Anderson Funeral Home of Rugby

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Jul 9, 2012

Katie Snyder

Katie Ann Rader Snyder, 26, of Rugby, ND died July 2nd, 2012 in Rugby, ND of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.

Katie was born February 4th, 1986 in Cando, to Gary and Nancy Rader. Katie joined sister, Beth and brother, John, and later became a big sister to Annie. Katie was an outgoing, talkative girl and everyone was “my friend.” She tried basketball and volleyball in school, but soon realized she was just not an athlete. Katie loved music, sang in the choir, played clarinet, and competed in speech events. Outside of school, Katie was active in 4-H, as a member of the Towner County Young Riders Horse Club.

Katie also had a passion for Youth for Christ, where she met Sean Snyder. They married and had two boys, Steven and Caidin, who were the light and loves of her life. In marriage, they lived in Maryland, Virginia, Florida, and Hazen, ND. Katie recently made a new home for her and her sons in Rugby, ND. She loved her job at Rockin’ Relics Caf and enrolled in an online medical coding program through Dakota College at Bottineau. Despite her admitted athletic challenges she was having a ball being a part of the 3rd St. Station women’s softball team. She was an avid reader and innately creative, being a self taught knitter, sewer and crafter, finding great joy in making personalized gifts. Katie shared a new found love in Jesse Slaubaugh and his daughter, Lila. She will be remembered as a silly but true friend, sister, daughter, mom, and aunt with limitless grace and mercy, forever talkative, and always with a smile.

Katie is survived by her two boys, Steven (6) and Caidin (4), parents, Gary and Nancy (Tveit) Rader, siblings: Beth (Eric) Nordmark, Brody & Brandon; John Rader (Michele), Haley & Grant; & Annie Rader, paternal grandparents, Charles and Dorothy (Held) Rader, and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Oliver and Pauline (Tafelmeyer) Tveit, and uncle, David Tveit.

Visitation: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 5, 2012 at Dunnigan Dix Funeral Home and at Cando Lutheran Church starting at 5:00.

Prayer Service: 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 5, 2012 at Cando Lutheran Church.

Services: 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 6, 2012 at Cando Lutheran Church.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorials be directed to her children’s college funds.

Dunnigan Dix Funeral Home of Cando, ND is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences are available.

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