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Edmund J. Gumeringer

Aug 29, 2020

Edmund J. Gumeringer,

92, of Esmond, ND,

passed away on Tuesday,

August 18, 2020 at St.

Aloisius Nursing Home,

Harvey, ND.

A celebration of life

and Mass of Christian

Burial were at 10:30 a.m.

Monday, August 24 at St.

Cecilia’s Catholic Church,

Harvey. Visitation was

Sunday from 4 p.m. to 6

p.m. with a Rosary fol-

lowed by a prayer service

that began at 6 p.m. at the

St. Cecilia Catholic

Church. Burial was in

the church cemetery.

CDC recommendations in-

cluding social distancing,

hand sanitizing, wearing

masks, and staying away

if not feeling well are

strongly encouraged.

Edmund and his twin

brother and best friend for

life, Edward; were born

on March 28, 1928 to Joe

and Margaret (Klein) Gu-

meringer. He was raised

on the family farm near

Esmond. Edmund gra-

duated from Esmond High

School in 1946. He taught

grades 1-8 for four years

for Strausberg School Dis-

trict rural Esmond. Ed-

mund served honorably in

the US Army 1951-1953.

He trained at Fort Knox,

Kentucky and was award-

ed the PFC Leadership

Award while stationed at

Fort Kobbe, Panama.

Edmund married Leah

Gisi on June 14, 1954 at

St. Anthony’s Church in

Selz. They were married

59 years. Together they

raised four children; Ron

(Toni) Gumeringer of

Bismarck, Kathy Gumer-

inger of Esmond, Joann

(Jim) Guerard of Bismarck

and Jackie (Darwin)

Subart of Highlands

Ranch, CO. They were

blessed with ten

grandchildren and nine

great-grandchildren. Ed-

mund loved his family.

He was a good husband,

father, grandfather,

great-grandfather and


Edmund farmed and

ranched at his Esmond

farm for more than 50

years. He served on the

Alexander Township

Board for 60 years and re-

ceived the ND Govern-

ment Grass Roots Leader-

ship Award in 2008. Ed-

mund was a proud

member of the Esmond

VFW Post 4251.

Edmund was devoted to

his Catholic faith and was

an active member of St.

Anthony’s and St.

Cecilia’s all of his life

Edmund is survived by

his four children, eight

grandchildren; 6

great-grandchildren; three

step great-grandchildren

his sister Delores (Ed-

mund) Hager of Rugby,

ND and a brother William

(Cathy) Gumeringer of


He was preceded in

death by his wife: Leah

who died on January 30,

2014; twin grand-

daughters Mary and Em-

malee Gumeringer; sis-

ters: Betty Black and Judy

Austin; brothers: Frank,

Ray, Bert, Edward and

two infant brothers: Jacob

and George.

Memorials may be

given to St. Cecilia

Catholic Church, 413 East

Brewster, Harvey, ND

58341 or a food bank of

the donor’s choice. Share

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