The Bismarck Tribune from Bismarck, North Dakota (2024)

I FOR THE RECORD unemployed; Mrs. Nash's occupation not listed. L. Schantz, Bismarck, Chapter 7, phone representative, debts of $49,390, assets of $23,785. Edwin O.

and Leonella Schoelkoph, Williston, Chapter 7, debts of $78,112, assets of $73,640. Both are retired. Mark T. Swanson and Patricia L. Swanson, also known as Patricia 7, debts Hamberger, of $42,934, Bismarck, assets Chapter of $17,000.

Swanson is a truck driver; Mrs. Swanson is a sales associate. Monte Owen Yellow Bird, Minot, Chapter 7, recreation specialist, debts of $25,026, assets of $1,320. Gary E. Bender, Minot, Chapter 7, railroad worker, debts of 976, assets of $9,120.

Deanna Lynne Dailey, Mandan, Chapter 7, debts, assets and occupation not listed. Gregory James Munro and Sheryle Ann Munro, also known as Sheryle Ann Witt, Hettinger, Chapter 7, debts of $41,230, assets of $27,183. Munro is unemployed; Mrs. Munro is a cashier. April A.

Heck, also known as April Pickell, Mandan, Chapter 7, debts, assets and occupation not listed. Lynn Carter and Melinda Kay Petersen, Bismarck, Chapter 7, debts, assets and occupations not listed. Elizabeth Kopp, Mandan, Chapter 7, case aide, debts of $37,237, assets of $14,256. Secret Garden Minot, Chapter 7, debts of $390,402, assets of $143,864. Jerry C.

and Roberta Schmidt, Mandan, Chapter 7, debts of 401, assets of $86,445. Both are unemployed. Melissa McLennan, Bismarck, Chapter 7, debts, assets and occupation not listed. David Poppe and Heather Poppe, also known as Heather Klungtvedt, Mandan, Chapter 7, debts, assets and occupations not listed. COURTS BURLEIGH COUNTY JUDGE BENNY A.

GRAFF MORTON COUNTY JUDGE THOMAS J. SCHNEIDER UNLAWFUL DELIVERY TO CERTAIN PERSONS: Kevin J. Martin, 22, 409 Second Ave. N.E., Mandan, $50, five days suspended for one year, also 20 hours community service. MINOR CONSUMPTION: IN Joshua Zottnick, 20, 406 N.

21st Bismarck, $150. MISREPRESENTATION IN APPLICATION FOR OR ALTER LICENSE OR PERMIT: Glenn R. Leier, 34, 142 Delaware Bismarck, $100. SPEEDING (26 mph or more over the posted limit): Justin P. Bertch, 24, 1101 Dewey Drive, Mandan, $70.

JUDGE DONALD JORGENSEN DRIVING UNDER THE INFLU. ENCE: Perry E. Barrett, 28, 2520 Broadway Ave. No. 41, Bismarck, $1,000 and 30 days, $650 and 26 days suspended for two years, also DRIVING UNDER SUSPENSION: $1,000 and 30 days, $750 and 26 days suspended for two years, jail time served consecutively.

Joseph A. Erker, 32, 506 N. Third Bismarck, $500 and 14 days. LEAVING SCENE OF ACCIDENT INVOLVING VEHICLE DAMAGE: James B. Hall, 40, Parshall, $500 and 30 days, 26 days suspended for one year.

PROTECTION ORDER VIOLATION: Steven W. McCulley, 40, 405 Ninth Ave. S.W., Mandan, $275, $100 and 30 days suspended for one year. UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA: George Morsette, 35, 6319 E. Main Bismarck, $125 and 30 days, $50 and 25 days suspended for one year, also SIMPLE ASSAULT: $125 and 30 days, $50 and 25 days suspended for one year, also DISORDERLY CONDUCT: and 30 days, $50 and 25 days suspended for one year, jail timed served concurrently.

INSUFFICIENT FUNDS: Leah D. Anderson, 27, Taylor, $150, $75 suspended for one year. JUDGE BRUCE B. HASKELL DRIVING UNDER THE INFLU. ENCE: David Renner, 46, 1705 Sixth Ave.

N.W., Mandan, $375, $100 and 10 days suspended for one year. Alison 1. Smith, 37, 104 Linton Mandan, $275, 30 days suspended for 18 months. ACTUAL PHYSICAL CONTROL: Roger W. Seewalker, 51, Fort Yates, $275 and 30 days, 20 days suspended for one year.

INHALATION OF VAPORS: Lyndell Q. Pleets, 18, Fort Yates, 30 days, 29 days suspended for two years. JUDGE ROBERT O. WEFALD ACTUAL PHYSICAL CONTROL: Chad A. Warren, 25, 224 Lake Mandan, $500 and 12 days, eight days suspended for one year.

CRIME STOPPERS I Call Bismarck Area Crime Stoppers at 224-TIPS (224-8477) to report information about any crime in Bismarck, Mandan, Burleigh County or Morton County. Information can be given anonymously and you may be eligible for cash rewards if the information leads to an arrest. BEG YOUR PARDON I ext. 251 or 225. WRONG INFORMATION: If you spot an error that significantly changes the meaning of any Tribune news story, please call the metro editor at 223-2500, There were two errors in a story on Page 1B Tuesday about an accident involving a semitruck and a snowplow on 1-94.

The truck driver, Bruce Ziegler, 41, Dent, was injured and has been in Medcenter One since the accident. As of late Wednesday, he was listed as in good condition. Ziegler's friend, Tammy Hunter, also a resident of Dent, said she expects Ziegler to remain at Medcenter One until later next week. In addition, the snowplow driver was injured in the accident and was treated for facial cuts and bruises and released from a Bismarck hospital. Schirado told the Tribune his injuries are causing him to miss a week of work.

TIMES FOR CALLS I The hours for handling calls for For the Record and obituaries are 4 to 7:30 p.m. weekdays and 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Call 250-8240. STATE DEATHS COOPERSTOWN Doris Gjesdal, 71.

FARGO Ella Benson, 99; John Johnson, 85; Jacque Kankelfritz, 62; Fred Partlow, 85; John Shaleen, 81; Arlene Sprunk, 62. GRAFTON Mabel Maxwell, 87. JAMESTOWN Dwayne Dockin, 60. KEENE Vernon Brown, 66. MINOT Robert Crampton, 63; Minnie Fuchs, 94.

OAKES Herman Meyer, 82. ROLLA Abner Disrud, 90. Incomparable Crafted in Strong Solid Oak Downtown Furniture Co. RICHARDSON, 3 3 Floors of Extraordinary Furniture for Extraordinary People! COMPANY BROTHERS 117 N. 4th St.

255-6061 Hours: Mon. 10-7 7. Sun. 1-4 In your time of need Joe Perry PERRY FUNERAL HOME Locally Owned Since 1912 223-8990 I-94 Memorial Bridge Exit 663-3239 Independent Living Apartments for the Elderly at HEIGHTS HEIGHTS 2500 Valley View Avenue Bismarck Two bedroom living room One bedroom living room bedroom den bedroom dining dining closet kitchen kitchen bath stor bath 980 Sq. Ft.

750 Sq. Ft. Security System All Utilities Included Pharmacy Delivery Meal Plans Available Extra Storage Room Exercise Room A service provided by: Areas Library Private Room Party Rooms Activities Large Lounge Missouri Dining Religious Slope Lutheran Care Center Programming Available at the Care Center. Give Us A Call 223-9407 Thursday, April 8, 1999 0 The Bismarck Tribune 0 Page 9A DEATHS BIRTHS I ST. ALEXIUS MEDICAL CENTER DAUGHTER, Bruce and Roxane Romanick, 616 Crescent Lane, 4:12 a.m., April 7.

SON, Heidi Wolbaum and Travis. Nagel, 722 N. 15th 1:03 p.m., April 7. DEATHS I MEDCENTER ONE GERALDINE AKERBERG, 73, 3010 Avenue East, 4:20 a.m., April 7. (Eastgate Funeral Service, Bismarck) MARRIAGE LICENSES I MORTON COUNTY Davis BANKRUPTCIES Filed In U.S.

Bankruptcy Court Timothy J. Henderson and I Mary A. Emineth, and Robert D. Haas and K. Kraft, all of Mandan Paul T.

Jarman, Bloomington, and Tamara K. Paul, Mandan Michael SuzHuovinen Mandan, and Eden Prairie, Minn. Elroy L. Huber, Bismarck, and Jody Bettger, Mandan DIVORCES I MORTON COUNTY Michael L. Davis and Jessica A.

Delores Bernice Neubauer, Minot, Chapter 7, retired, debts of $14,787, assets of $3,610. Detlef A. and Lilian M. Hennings, Minot, Chapter 7, debts of $125,114, assets of $5,925. Hennings is unemployed; Mrs.

Henis a housekeeper. Kendall and Vondra K. Iverson, both doing business as Children's Palace Daycare and Kid's World, Dickinson, Chapter 7, debts of $173,220, assets of $107,293. Barbara Louise Davis, formerly known as Barbara L. Zimmerman, Jamestown, Chapter 7, farm laborer, debts 'of $16,676, assets of $975.

Harlan Francis and Stacey Lynn Dengel, Lincoln, Chapter 7, debts, assets and occupations not listed. Christina D. Blowers, also known as Christina Minot, Chapter 7, housekeeper, debts of $15,278, assets of $4,000. Tanya Beyl, Bismarck, Chapter 7, sales clerk, debts of $4,515, assets of $2,094. Alvin K.

and Donna R. Johnson, Minot, Chapter 13, debts, assets and occupations not listed. Jodi Jay Jasper, Bismarck, Chapter 7, cosmetologist, debts of $23,099, assets of $10,905. Wayne K. Hafele, doing business as Wayne's Welding, and Aubre J.

Hafele, Bismarck, Chapter 7, debts, assets and Mrs. Hafele's occupation not listed. Eugene and Mary Lou McLellan, Mandan, Chapter 7, debts, assets and. Mrs. McLellan's occupation not listed.

McLellan is deceased. Leslie Mark and Shelly Ann Walter, Williston, Chapter 7, debts of $53,105, assets of $8,652. Walter is a mechanic; Mrs. Walter is a checker. Robin L.

and Jeanine M. Fandrich, Lincoln, Chapter 7, debts of $107,263, assets of $82,500. Fandrich is an assistant league coordinator; Mrs. Fandrich is a kitchen helper. Delilah Jane Roesler, Bismarck, Chapter 7, retired, debts of 993, assets of $5,240.

Gene A. and Elizabeth D. Kreidt, New Salem, Chapter 7, assets and occupations not listed. Claude I. and Mary Nash, Hettinger, Chapter 7, debts of 865, assets of $27,050.

Nash is In Our Care Tyler Gunner Christianson Services Private Family Service Sunne Lutheran Church, Wilton, ND Officiating Rev. Paul Schauer Spring Burial Russell Harmon, 60 Services 3:00 pm, Friday, April 9, 1999 Eastgate Funeral Chapel, Bismarck, ND Officiating Rev. Samih Ismir Spring Burial Geraldine "Gerry" Akerberg, 73 Services 11:00 am, Saturday, April 10, 1999 Easgate Funeral Chapel Bismarck, ND Officiating Rev. Duane Wacker Interment Fairview Cemetry Bismarck, North Dakota astate FUNERAL SERVICE Bismarck Steele 223-7322 Teresa Slezak Teresa Slezak, 80, Bismarck, died April 6, 1999, in a Bismarck care center. A memorial service will be Teresa Slezak loved her family and friends and was loved by all who knew her.

held at 11 a.m. Friday, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Mandan and an additional memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, at Missouri Slope Lutheran Care Center. Private burial will be in Union Cemetery, Mandan. Teresa Pope was born April 15, 1918, in Mandan, the daughter of H.S.

and Theresa (Yunck) Pope. Teresa was employed at United Tribes Technical College for more than 15 years. She was baptized as Jehovah's Witnesses in 1983. Teresa, enjoyed loved her cooking family and bak- and friends and was loved by all who knew her. She is survived by her son, Ted Slezak, Arizona; four daughters and three sons-in-law, Patricia and Ivey, Bismarck, Rosalie and Vern Born, Reedsville, W.V., Debbie Klesalek, Mandan, and Heidi and Monte Berger, Mandan; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and one brother, Tom Pope, Mandan.

Teresa was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers and two sisters. (Bismarck Funeral Home) Roger Nieland Roger E. Nieland, 56, Bismarck, died suddenly April 6, 1999, from an aneurysm in Spokane, Wash. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Fairview tery, Bismarck.

Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Friday, at Bismarck Funeral Home. Roger E. Nieland was born on Aug. 4, 1942, in Bismarck, the son of Ralph and Fern (Faust) Nieland.

He graduated from Wapato, in 1960. He married Margie Kendall on Aug. 14, 1962, in Moffit. Roger drove truck for the last 12 years, most recently with 4K's Transportation in Bismarck. He loved his family and grandchildren.

He also enjoyed woodworking. Roger is survived by his wife, Margie; two daughters and two sons-in-law, Sherri and Richard Heid, Casper, LaShell and Scott Storrs, Cheyenne, three grandchildren, Rocky, Shandar and Nash; his mother, Fern Nieland, Wapato, two brothers, Marvin, Puyallup, Edward, Phoenix, and one sister, Gail Fitzsimmons, Yakima, Wash. He was preceded in death by his father, Ralph; his sisters, Paula and Peggy; and one granddaughter, Bailey. (Bismarck Funeral Home) Eugene Berger DICKINSON Eugene Berger, 76, Dickinson, died April 6, 1999, in a Bismarck hospital. Services will be held 10 a.m.

MDT Friday, at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Dickinson. Inurnment will follow in St. Wenceslaus Cemetery, Dickinson. Hei is survived by his wife, Johanna; one son, Duane Berger, Anchorage, Alaska; three daughters, Mary Glendive, Annette Berger, Kent, Ohio, and Eileen Berger, Mott; and one brother, Walter Berger, Richardton. (Ladbury Funeral Service, Dickinson) Abner Disrud ROLLA Abner Trenton Disrud, 90, Rolla, died April 5, 1999, in a Grand Forks hospital.

Services will at 2 p.m. Friday, at United Methodist Church, Rolla. Burial will be in Rolla Cemetery in the spring. He is survived by three sons, Trenton, Rolla, Roger, Olathe, and Lowell, Fargo; two daughters, Linda Olson, Buxton, and Loretta Gray, Roanoke, and one sister, Glenore Disrud, San Francisco, Calif. (Niewoehner Funeral Home, Rolla) FUNERALS TODAY Home, Linton) HENRY CORDES, 80, Center, 2 p.m., St.

Paul's Lutheran Church, Center. (Buehler-Larson Funeral Home, Mandan) BETTY GUST, 66, Mandan, 10 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, Mandan. (Buehler-Larson Funeral Home, Mandan) KENETH HASBY, 72, New Town, 11 a.m., Bethel Lutheran Church, New Town. (Johnson Funeral Home, New Town) ELWOOD MINER, 86, Marmarth, 2 p.m. MDT, Marmarth Bible Church.

(Krebsbach Funeral Service, Bowman) MARY SMITH, 82, Fargo, Gethsem*ne Cathedral, Fargo. (HansonRunsvold Funeral Home, Fargo) OTTO BURKHARDT, 84, Strasburg, 10:30 a.m., First Baptist Church, Linton. (Myers Funeral Viola Johnson Viola C. Johnson, 90, co*kato, died April 3, 1999, in a Litchfield, hospital. Services will be held at 10 a.m.

Saturday, at Viola Johnson loved to read, listen to classical music and be with her friends. Trinity Lutheran Church, Bismarck, with the Rev. Steve Sathre officiating. Burial will be in the spring at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Jamestown. Visitation will be from 3-9 p.m.

Friday, at Boelter Funeral Home, Bismarck, and will continue one hour prior to services at the church. Viola was born on June 6, 1908, at Valley City, the daughter of John and Guro (Aasen) Sad. She grew up in City and graduated from Valley City State Teachers College and then taught high school English in Fessenden. Viola married Clyde A. Johnson on June 3, 1933.

Following their marriage, she worked for several years in the Home Extension Agent's Office and the city offices in Jamestown. She substitute taught in Fessenden and Jamestown. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Moose Club and Eastern Star. She loved to read, listen to classical music and be with her many friends. Above all, she was a devoted mother 1 to her family.

She is survived by two daughters, Mary Ann Holloway, Harlowton, and Elizabeth Louise Young, co*kato, her grandchildren, James Alan Holloway, Mary Elizabeth Bennett, Holly Elizabeth Erickson and Heather Louise Young; and her grandchildren, Riley James Bennett, Brian Thomas Bennett and Morgan Elizabeth Erickson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde A. Johnson; one son, John William Johnson; one brother, Jack Sad; and three sisters, Ann Anderson, Joanna Boyd and Inga Sad. (Boelter Funeral Home, Bismarck) Francis Mountain Francis W. Mountain, 60, McLaughlin, S.D., died April 6, 1999, in the Fort Yates hospital.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. CDT Saturday, at McLaughlin City Auditorium, with the Revs. Rocky White Mountain and Sonya White Mountain officiating. Burial will be in McLaughlin City Cemetery. A family service will be held at Good News Assembly of God Church, McLaughlin, at 7 p.m.

CDT Friday. Francis was born Jan. 5, 1939, at Bullhead, S.D., to Willis and Lucy (Crazy Hawk) White Mountain. He attended BIA boarding schools in Pierre and Hot Springs, S.D., and also attended Fort Yates High School. On Dec.

7, 1957, he married Joan Brooks in Salina, Kan. He entered the Air Force in 1955 and made it his career, serving two tours of duty in Vietnam. He retired with the rank of Sergeant in 1975 at Shepherd Air Force Base. He enjoyed boxing and boxed for the Air Force as an amateur. He served on the Community Grass Roots Organization, Lakota Oyate RMC, Rainbow Project Board Boys and Girls Club, Gaming Commission board, Little Eagle American Legion, and received the Jefferson Award for volunteer services in his community.

He is survived by his former wife, Joan Mountain, McLaughlin; three daughters and one son-in-law, Sonya White Mountain, Tonya White Mountain and Sandra and Gary Welch, all of McLaughlin; two sons and daughters-in-law, Rocky and Emily, McLaughlin, and Stan and Carol, Wichita Falls, Texas; one sister, Josephine White Mountain, McLaughlin; two stepsisters. Audrey Marshell, McLaughlin, and Isabel Standing Crow, Fort Yates; three brothers, Joe, McLaughlin, Anthony, Sioux Falls, S.D., and Bernard, gan; seven grandchildren, Heather, Crystal, Joshua, Matthew, Nicole, Brody and Samuel; and two greatgrandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Marletta Mountain Torrence; one sister and one brother. (Perry Funeral Home, Mandan) Robert Quam Robert Scott Quam, formerly of Bismarck, died March 28, 1999, in San Francisco. A memorial service is set for April 17, 1999, in Ross, Calif.

He is survived by two daughters, Alexandria, San Rafael, and Jill, San Anselmo, his sister, Gayle Sette, Banning, and his brother, John, Detroit Lakes, Minn. Jerome Pfeifle ASHLEY Jerome Pfeifle, 63, Ashley, died April 6, 1999, in the Ashley hospital. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, at Zion Lutheran Church, Ashley. Further arrangements are pending with Carlsen Funeral Home, Ashley.

Geraldine Akerberg Geraldine "Gerry" Akerberg, 73, Bismarck, died April 7, 1999, in a local hospital after a courageous battle with cancer. Services will be Geraldine Akerberg enjoyed gardening and pets. held held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Eastgate Funeral Service, Bismarck, with the Rev. Duane Wacker officiating.

Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Bismarck. Visitation will be from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, at Eastgate Funeral Service, Bismarck. Geraldine Akerberg was born June 5, 1925, in Dorchester, Dorset, England, to Edward and Maude Mary (Wellman) Flischer. She was raised and educated in England.

She and William Sigurd Akerberg were married Dec. 20, 1944, in Moroton, Dorset, England. In 1949, she and her husband came to the United States to New England. In 1950, they moved to Bismarck. She employed as a bookkeeper at Montgomery Wards, Dakota National Bank and 1st National Bank, all in Bismarck.

On June 11, 1997, she received the "Someone Special Volunteer Award" from the Make a Wish Foundation where she volunteered as a wish granter for ten years. She liked to knit and was a co-owner of the "Knit Wit" store in Kirkwood Mall. She enjoyed gardening and pets, especially dogs. She is survived by one son, Colin Akerberg, Des Moines, Iowa; one daughter and son-in-law, Astrid and Larry Senger, Bismarck; and six grandchildren and four greatgrandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William; and an infant sister.

A special "thank you" to Gerry's granddaughter Leni Lister for being her primary caregiver the last year of her life. (Eastgate Funeral Service, Bismarck) Waldo Hintz CENTER Waldo Hintz, 68, Center, died April 6, 1999, in the New Salem nursing home. Services will be held at 2 p.m. CDT Friday, at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Hannover, with the Rev.

Bruce Kristalyn officiating. Burial will be in the Hannover Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-9 p.m. today, at the church, and from 9 a.m. until the time of the service on Friday, at the church also.

Waldo was born on Oct. 17, 1930, the son of William D. and Maria D. (Bornemann) Hintz. He attended parochial school in Hannover and graduated from New Salem High School.

He married Elvera Letzring on Oct. 3, 1953, at Churchtown. They farmed north of New Salem until 1962 and moved to Center in 1965. Waldo was employed in the construction industry, driving gravel truck, building forms for concrete, and performing welding and carpenter work. He also worked on the construction of area power plants.

He particularly enjoyed rebuilding horse-drawn buggies. A member of the St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Waldo loved singing with the adult choir. Waldo is survived by his wife, Elvera, Center; six children, Leatha Hoffman and her special friend, Robert Agnew, Golden Valley, Leone Percival and her husband, David, Mandan, Allen Hintz, Center, Nathan Hintz and his wife, Kimberly, Auburn, Leslie Hintz and his fiancee, Rhonda Nichols, Hazen, Karene Hintz and her fiance, Raymond Hall, Bismarck; nine grandchildren, Michael and Stephanie Six, Andrew Hoffman, Alexandria and Lacey Hintz, Heather and Bailee Hintz, Elise Hintz and Alisha Nichols; one sister and brother-in-law, Marvel and Roger Klingenstein, New Salem; and 18 nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.

(Buehler-Larson Funeral Home, Mandan) Leo Rubbelke Leo H. Rubbelke, 84, Bismarck. died April 6, 1999, at his home. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, at St.

Mary's Catholic Church, with the Rev. Charlie Heidt officiating. Burial will be in North Dakota Veteran's Cemetery, Mandan. Visitation will begin 4-8 p.m. today, at Bismarck Funeral Home.

A rosary will be lead by the 4th Degree of Knights of Columbus at 7. p.m. and a vigil service will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Visitation continue one hour: prior to services at the church on Friday.

(Bismarck Funeral Home) Tony Wittinger DICKINSON Tony Wittinger, 92, Dickinson, died April 5, 1999, in a Dickinson nursing home. Services will be held at 10 a.m. MDT Saturday, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Dickinson. Further arrangements are pending with Mischel-Olson Chapel, Dickinson..

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