**FABRICIUS, Marie (Haun)
See Marie Haun

**FABRIZIUS, Eleanor (Wambolt)
See Eleanor Wambolt

**FABRIZIUS, Katherine (Miller)
See Katherine Miller

**FAIR, Anna Jane (Hoffman)
See Anna Jane Hoffman

**FAST, Ruth Marie (Peters)
See Ruth Marie Peters

FAUST, Oliver Harold
b. 29 Jan 1921 - Fargo, Woodward Co., Oklahoma
d. 18 Feb 2009 -Enid Oklahoma
From The Woodward News from 2/20/2009 - 2/21/2009
OLIVER HAROLD FAUST - Harold was born January 29, 1921 outside of Fargo, OK, in Woodward County, son of George J. and Lydia Meiers Faust. He died on Wednesday, February 18, (2009).
Married BILLYE J. ROBINSON. They celebrated 66 years of married life together. Survivors include his wife Billye Jo, of Enid, Oklahoma, a daughter, Brenda Jo Faust of Enid, OK. 2 sons, Dan H. Faust and wife Sandy of Charleston, MO and Tom D. Faust and wife Jo Ann of Oklahoma City, OK 3 grandchildren; Danielle Faust and Laura Faust of Nashville, TN, and Pandora Peterson of Oklahoma City, OK.

**FEININGER, Mary Eva Deibele (Daum)
See Mary Eva Daum

FEIST, Frances
b. 3 Jul 1882 - Strasburg, Russia
d. 2 Feb 1950
From Bismarck Tribune, Friday 3 Feb 1950
Schlosser, Frances (Feist) 1882-1950 - Mrs. Sebastian Schlosser, 67, died Thursday. Mrs. Schlosser, a native of Russia, was born July 3, 1882, at Strasburg. The former Frances Feist, she was married to SEBASTIAN SCHLOSSER . Leaves her husband; 11 children, Mrs. Clifford Loken, William, Tony and Sebastian Schlosser, all of Bismarck; Wendelyn, Silver City; Mrs. Wendelyn Keller and Mrs. Andrew Schatz, Alameda CA; Mrs. Julian Hanson, Oakland CA; Mrs. Frank Better, Linton; Mrs. Jake Braun, Braddock; and Mrs. Ignatz Horner, Kintyre. Also the following sisters and brothers, Mrs. George Kuntz, Moffit; Mrs. Mike Hager, Linton; Mrs. Anton Welder, Napoleon; Mrs. Frank Schlosser, Edgeley; Joseph Feist, Linton; and Mike Feist, Aberdeen. A son preceded her in death

b. 29 Jan 1883 - Russia
d. 1 Apr 1956 - Richardton, North Dakota
From Dickinson Press, Thursday 5 Apr 1956
Feller, Anton 1883-1956 - Anton Feller, died April 1 (1956) . The son of Mike and Johanna Feist Feller and was born in Russia on Jan. 29, 1883. He came to the US at the age of 15. Married FLORENTINE HATZENBUHLER. Survivors besides his wife are the children, Mike of Taylor; Math of Richardton; Mrs. Barbara Walton, Richardton; Mrs. Charles Reinert, Mott; Mrs. Harry Vandersloot, Richardton and Mrs. Raymond Pflepson, Richardton. Others who survive her are 2 brothers, Joseph, Spokane and Sebastian of Greeley CO, and a sister in Fargo

**FELTES, Anita (Dreiling)
See Anita Dreiling

b. 1856
d. 26 Aug 1917 - Glen Ullin
From Bismarck Tribune, Tuesday 28 Aug 1917
Carl Ferderer, 70 years’ old, Sunday morning. He is a brother to Messrs. Jake Ferderer, George and J. A. Ferderer of this city.

b. 29 Sep 1876 - Russia
d. 1 Jun 1956 - Killdeer, North Dakota
From Bismarck Tribune, Thursday 7 Jun 1956
KILLDEER - Jacob Fettig, 79, died Friday. (1956). Born in Russia, Sept. 29, 1876, the son of Anton and Kathleen Fettig. Married TERESA ROHRICK, in Russia, and came to the United States in 1905. Survived by his wife; six sons, Joe J., Anton J., Jack, Nick, Ray and Bill, all of Killdeer; two daughters, Mrs. Jack (Margaret) Mittelstadt and Mrs. Morris (Monica) Hovden, both of Killdeer, and a brother, Anton, Portland, Ore.

b. 29 Sep 1876 - Russia
d. 1 Jun 1956- Killdeer, North Dakota
From Dickinson Press, Tuesday 5 Jun 1956
Fettig, Jacob 1876-1956 - Jacob Fettig, 80, died Friday, June 1, (1956) Born in Russia Sept. 29, 1876, the son of Anton and Kathleen Baumgartner Fettig. Came to the US in 1905. Married to THERESA ROHRICK. Twelve children were born to them. Survivors are 2 daughters, Mrs. Jack Mittlestadt and Mrs. Morris Hovden, Killdeer; six sons Joe, Anton, Nick, Ray, Phil and Jack, all of Killdeer. A son, Frank, died at the age of 34 and two daughters and a son died in infancy. Other survivors are 30 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; a brother, Anton, Portland OR. Four brothers and four sisters preceded him in death

FETTIG, Joseph
b. 3 Mar 1868 - Odessa, Russia
d. 3 Jun 1954 - Mandan, North Dakota
From Bismarck Tribune, Saturday 5 Jun 1954
Fettig, Joseph 1868-1954 - Joseph Fettig, 86, died Thursday night. Born March 3, 1868, in Odessa, Russia, the son of Anton and Marjorie Burkhardt Fettig. Married MARY FRITZ in Russia in 1886.
Married BARBARA SCHAEFFER. Two wives and one brother preceded him in death. Leaves the following sons and daughters, Valentine, Joseph and Mrs. Edgar Robidou, all of Minneapolis; John, Rugby; Mrs. Henry Rickard, John Day, Oregon; Mrs. Charles Morris, in Tennessee; Mrs. Joe Zahn, in Washington; Thomas J., Bremerton WA; Francis, Bismarck; Anton, Portland OR, and Wendelin, Fargo. Also leaves 2 brothers, Sylvester, Richardton, and Thomas, Dickinson, and one sister, Mrs. Eva Hoch, Rugby.

FICHTER, Jeromey
b. 31 Dec 1984 - Portland, Oregon
d. 23 Feb 2003
From Portland Oregonian, Wednesday 26 Feb 2003
Fichter, Jeromey 1984-2003
Jeromey Fichter died Feb. 23 in an automobile accident at age 18. Born Dec. 31, 1984 in Portland.
Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Coleen and Tracy Wadley; father and stepmother, Pat and Lori Fichter; sisters, Holly Gediking, Jennifer Gediking, Breana Fichter and Alicia Wadley; and brother Justin Fichter.

**FICKEN, Charlotte (Schweizer
See Charlotte Schweizer

FINK, Donald
b. 27 Mar 1927 - Crete, Nebraska
d. 22 Jan 2009 - Lincoln, Nebraska
From Lincoln Journal Star - January 23, 2009
Donald Fink 81, Lincoln, died Thursday (1/22/09). Born in Crete, Neb. on March 27, 1927 to Louis & Frances (Hesh) Fink. Survivors: son & daughter-in-law, Lyle & Rayetta Fink, Beatrice; daughters & sons-in-law, Karen & Marion North, McCook; Roxie & Jeff Oatman, Milford; grandchildren & spouses: John Chavez & fiance, Jennifer Retchless; Brian & Amanda Whitmore; Amanda North; Shane & Amanda North; Dylan Oatman; Ashley Oatman; great-grandchildren, Celena Chavez; Mallory Chavez; Kamrynn Whitmore; brothers & sister-in-law, Louis Fink, Crete; Stanley & Evelyn Fink, Lincoln. Preceded in death by: wife, Elaine; parents; brother & sister-in-law, Edward & Judy Fink; sister-in-law, Agnes Fink.

FINK, Maria Katherina
b. 1 May 1889 - Bobrova, Russia
d. 28 Dec 1955 - Billings, Montana
From Billings MT Gazette, Sunday 1 Jan 1956
Fink, Maria Katherina (___) 1889-1955 - GREYBULL, Wyo.— Mrs. Maria Katherina Fink, 66, wife of JOHN FINK, SR., died Wednesday (Dec. 28). Born in Bobrova, Russia, on May 1, 1889. Married to Mr. Fink at Bobrova, and in April 1907, they came to the United States. Survived by her husband; two sons, John Fink Jr. of Emblem, and Lt. Cmdr. Chris Fink of Washington D.C.; two daughters, Mrs. Clinton Allison of Ontario CA and Mrs. E. L. Wooderson of Greybull; 16 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

**FINK, Mary (Holtz)
See Mary Holtz

FINK, Marvin Ebel
b. 24 Dec. 1917 - Russell, Kansas
d. 23 Dec 2008
From Salina Journal - Wednesday, December 24, 2008
RUSSELL — Marvin Ebel Fink, 90, died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008. Born Dec. 24, 1917 on the family farm near Russell, the son of Floyd J. and Amelia (Ebel) Fink. Preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Terry and Dennis; and a sister, Esther Heffel. Survivors include his wife, Phyllis “Gerry,” of the home; daughters, Ann (Todd) Ostmeyer, of Russell, and Patricia (Tom) Krotz, of Newton; brother, Dale, of Russell; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

FINK, William
b. 2 Aug 1908 - Russia
d. 31 Dec 1949
From Billings MT Gazette, Sunday 1 Jan 1950
Fink, William 1908-1949 - William Fink, 43, died Saturday (Dec. 31). Born in Russia Aug. 2, 1908.
Married HELEN KORRELL. Surviving are the widow, two daughters, Betty, 19, and Joan, 17, both of Lovell; four brothers, Carl B., Jr., and Albert of Lovell, Alex of Powell WY, and Fred Fink of Chicago, and 4 sisters, Miss Amelia Fink and Mrs.Alex Winterholler of Lovell, Mrs. Solomon Wegner of Belfry and Mrs. Art Fitchner of Powell WY.

b. 22 Jul 1919
d. 5 Jan 2009
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Wednesday, January 7, 2009
PRATT - Arthur Fischer, 89, died Jan. 5, 2009. Born July 22, 1919. Married BERTHA MARGARET GOETZ. She survives. Other survivors include: children, Duane, Lenus, Kenny, LaDonna Forrest, Roger, and Janice Light; sisters, Pauline Ohl, Helen Renner, Luella Clark, and Fran Treece; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

FISCHER, Glenn F. K.
b. 19 Mar 1921 - Hudson, Kansas
d. 24 Jan 2009 - Great Bend, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Sunday, January 25, 2009
GREAT BEND - Glenn F. K. Fischer, 87, died Jan. 24, 2009. Born March 19, 1921, in Hudson, the son of Willie J. and Amelia Erdsick Fischer. Married DOROTHY L. SELLE . She died April 29, 1997. Survivors include: a son, Larry, Great Bend; a daughter, Susan Bauer and husband Mike, Pawnee Rock; a brother, Lawrence, Stafford; a sister, Darlene Selle, Great Bend; two grandchildren, Grant Bauer, Manhattan, and Aimee Riegel and husband Jason, Lawrence; and a companion Mary Wilhelm, Great Bend. Preceded in death by three brothers, Gerald Fischer, Leroy Fischer, and Marvin Fisher.

FISCHER, Isabelle Mary
b. 21 Nov 1909 - Dickinson, North Dakota
d. 23 May 1966 - Sidney
From Billings MT Gazette, Tuesday 24 May 1966
FAIRVIEW—Mrs. Isabelle Mary Ruff, 55, Fairview, died Monday. (1966) Born Nov. 21, 1909 in Dickinson, N.D. moving to Custer in 1925. Married GABRIEL RUFF, JR. Survivors include two sons, Theodore E., Long Beach, Calif., and Jerome A., Fairview; two daughters, Mrs. William Cassudy, Huntsville, Ala., and Mrs. Roger Sherman, Long Beach; the step-mother, Mrs. Myrtle Fischer, Butte; five brothers, Albert, Eureka, Calif., Edward A., John and Charles, all of Salem, Ore., and Roman, Missoula; three sisters, Mrs. John Meckler, Dixon, and Mrs. Joseph Henricks, Butte and Mrs. Chad Hansen, Seal Beach, Calif. and seven grandchildren.

FISCHER, Jackie L.
b. unk - Lincoln, Nebraska
d. 5 Jan 2009 - Minatare, Nebraska
From Scottsbluff Star Herald, Scottsbluff, NE - 8 Jan 2009
MINATARE - Jackie L. Neuharth died Monday, Jan. 5, 2009. Her obituary may be viewed online at www.jolliffefuneralhome.com where online condolences may be made. Jackie was born in Lincoln, Neb., to Mamie and Phillip Fischer. Married DON NEUHARTH. Jackie is survived by her husband of 55 years, Don; their two daughters, Nancy and Mike Abrams, and Donna and Everett Schneider; and one granddaughter, Natalie Jo Schneider, all of Ft. Collins, Colo.

b. 29 Nov 1952 - Billings, Montana
d. 13 Sep 1972
From Billings MT Gazette, Thursday 14 Sep 1972
James P. Fischer, 19, died Wednesday (1972) in St. Vincent Hospital of leukemia. Born Nov. 29, 1952, in Billings, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Fischer. Survivors include the mother, Mrs. Helen Fischer, 520 Milton Road; the father, Joseph Fischer, Reno NV; 3 brothers, Allen, Delta Junction AK; Kenneth 3019 S. Billings Blvd.; and Wayne, of the family home; a sister, Mrs. Les Jensen, 443 Burlington Ave.; and the maternal grandfather, Jay DeGree, Foxholm ND.

b. 19 Dec 1926 - Hardy, Nebraska
d. 7 May 2009
From Salina Journal - Saturday, May 9, 2009
OGALLALA, Neb. - Lorene Gesche Seamans, 82, died Thursday, May 7, 2009. Born Dec. 19, 1926, near Hardy to Harm and Emma (Gerfen) Fischer. Preceded in death by her husband, LEWIS (SEAMANS) ; brothers, Rudolph and Herman Fischer; and sister, Dorothy delaMotte. Survived by her sons, Bruce Gidley, of Grand Island, and Steven (Linda), of Ogallala; two grandchildren, Benjamin and Jackson Seamans, both of Ogallala; sister, Mathilda (Reuben) Neuhart, of Deshler; and brother, Robert (Julie) Fischer, of Cedar Falls, Iowa.

FISCHER, Marianna
b. 22 Jan 1877- Sultz (sic), Russia
d. 14 Apr 1956 - Dickinson, North Dakota
From Dickinson Press, 18 Apr 1956
Staudinger, Marianna (Fischer) 1877-1956 - Marianna Staudinger, 79, died April 14 (1956). Born Jan. 22, 1877, at Sultz (sic), Russia, the daughter of Dominic and Magdalene Fischer. Came to the US in 1903.
Married JOSEPH STAUDINGER in Russia, who preceded her in death in 1950. Survivors include the sons, Dominic at Dickinson and Emanuel at Fayette and a daughter, Mrs. George Schwartzenbauer, Dickinson. Other survivors are 12 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. A son preceded her in death.

FISCHER, Melissa Gerese
b. 5 Jun 1971 - Glasgow, Montana
d. 17 Jan 2009 - Glasgow, Montana
From Billings Gazette, Billings, MT - 21 Jan 2009
GLASGOW - Melissa Gerese Greenhagen, age 37, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009. Born on June 5, 1971, in Glasgow, the daughter of Myrel and Mary Fischer. Married CRAIG GREENHAGEN. Married 17 years and have four children: Quinton and Coby, age 16; Krissy, age 15; and Craiger, age 12. Preceded in death by an infant brother and sister, Michael Martin and Michelle. Survived by her husband Craig; children Quinton, Coby, Krissy and Craiger, all of the family home in Glasgow; her parents, Myrel and Mary Fischer of Glasgow; her brother, Mike Fischer and his wife Doreen and their children Errion and Garrith of Shakopee, Minn.; father and mother-in-law, Jerry and Betty Greenhagen of Glasgow; sister-in-law Lona of Glasgow, her children, Jerami and Jarrett Brandt, Janson Palmer; Grandpa and Grandma Tony and Leonie (Babe) Pehan; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins

FISCHER, Michael Scott
b. 11 Aug 1956
d. 11 May 2009 - Garden City, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Wednesday, May 13, 2009
WRIGHT - Michael Scott Fischer, 52, died May 11, 2009. Born Aug. 11, 1956, to Millard and O. Gaye Harman Fischer. Survivors include: his wife, SHELBY HARRISON FISCHER; daughter, Angela and Roger Miller; son, Dustin Fischer and fiancée Tammi; sister, Kim Snyder and fiancé Dave; stepson, Kelly Burkhart; and four grandchildren, Kaely, Ashley, Cody, and Bryce.

**Fischer, Regina (Weisenberger)
See Weisenberger

FISHER, Michael Dwight
b. 25 Oct 1943 - Spokane, Washington
d. 3 Jan 2009 - Rock Springs
From Casper Star Tribune, Casper, WY - 10 Jan 2009
ROCK SPRINGS -- Michael Dwight Fisher, 65, died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009. Born Oct. 25, 1943, in Spokane, WA, the son of Dwight 'Bud' Angus Fisher and Jerri Rice Fisher. Married LORELY LOLLIE MURLA DANIELS. She preceded him in death on Nov. 22, 1982. Married JANET RAE STROUD.
Survivors include his wife, Janet Rae Fisher of Rock Springs; one son, Glen Fisher of Gillette, WY; one daughter, Michelle Vogel and husband Frank of Gillette; stepdaughters, Amy Whitman of Casper, and Julie Whitman of Powder River, WY; twin brother, Terrance Fisher of Denver, CO; grandchildren, Brady and Quincy Vogel of Gillette; and two nieces. Preceded in death by his parents, Bud Fisher and Jerri Fisher Miles; first wife, ?¿?Lollie?¿? Fisher; and stepfather, Jerry Miles.

FISHER, Peter J.
b. 27 Nov 1905 - Fremont, Ohio
d. 24 Nov 1972
From Billings MT Gazette, Sunday 26 Nov 1972
Peter J. Fisher, 56, died Friday afternoon . Born Nov. 27, 1905, in Fremont, Ohio, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter J. Fisher Sr. Married HELEN CATHERINE SCHWAN. Survived by his wife; one son, Lee E., of 704 Logan Lane, and three grandchildren

b. 12 Oct 1873 - Russia
d. 17 Feb 1959 - Medford, Oregon
From Billings MT Gazette, Saturday 21 Feb 1959
Erfle, Louise (Fitchner) 1873-1959 - Mrs. Louise Erfle, 85, died Tuesday (Feb. 17). Born in Russia Oct. 12, 1873, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fitchner. Married JOHN E. ERFLE, SR.. Surviving are 3 sons, John Jr., Bennie and Herman Erfle of Rapelje; eight daughters, Mrs. Christine Miller of Rapelje, Mrs. Mary Waltman of Kellogg ID, Mrs. Kay Rawlings of Klamath Falls OR, Mrs. Lucille Lentes of Spokane, Mrs. Irma Borshheim and Mrs. Agnes Landblom of Great Falls, Mrs. Rose Dowis of Los Angeles and Mrs. Fred Potter of Medford OR. Three brothers, Conrad Fitchner of 405 Wyoming Ave., Henry of Laurel and Carl Fitchner of Napoleon ND, 24 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.


**FITTERER, Mary (Gartner)
See Mary Gartner

FLAAEN, Helmer
b. 23 Jun 1896 - Roscoe, Minnesota
d. 13 Jul 1955
From Dickinson Press, Saturday 16 Jul 1955
Fallen, (?) Helmar 1896-1955 - Helmar Flaaen, 59, died July 13 (1955). Born at Roscoe MN, June 23, 1896, the son of Lawrence and Anna Flaaen. Married LEONA SCHROEDER. Survivors include 10 children, Mrs. Alice Mellmer, New England; Mrs. Lois Young, Junction City KS; Helmer, jr.; Joyce, Delores, Richard, Roy, Arthur, Marvin and Sandra, all at home; and one grandson.

b. 10 Sep 1877 - Russia
d. 21 Jun 1956 - Hazen
From Bismarck Tribune, Monday 25 Jun 1956
Flemmer, Karl 1877-1956 - Golden Valley— Karl Flemmer, 78, died Thursday. Born Sept. 10, 1877 in Russia, Mr. Flemmer was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Philip H. Flemmer. Married CHRISTINA KOSANKE.
Mrs. Flemmer died in 1949 and he married KATHERINE SIMPFINDERFER. Surviving children are Mrs. Henry Wolf, Golden Valley; Mrs. Charlie Kris, St. Ignatius MT; Mrs. John Kris, Washington; Mrs. Ernest Jelleyberg, Bottineau; Mrs. Ed Bellon, Pablo MT; William, Los Angeles CA, John, Santo Valley CA, and Carl, Stockton CA. Surviving step-children are Carl of Lodi CA, Albert of Golden Valley, John of Dodge and Rev. William Flemmer of Selby SD. He also leaves 26 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

FLICKINGER, Catherine A.
b. 22 Aug 1952 - Sterling, Kansas
d. 2 Apr 2009 - Sterling, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Friday, April 3, 2009
STERLING - Catherine A. Flickinger, 56, died April 2, 2009. Born Aug. 22, 1952, in Sterling, the daughter of Robert and Mary Fulkerson Flickinger. Married DAVID CALDWELL. They later divorced. Survivors include: son, Jerry Caldwell, Sterling; parents, Sterling; brothers, Scott and Bradley Flickinger, both of Sterling; and sister, Janice Duran, North Bend, Wash. Preceded in death by a brother, James Robert Flickinger.

**FLICKINGER, Ella Ruth (Schwartz)
See Ella Ruth Schwartz

**FLEGEL, Cleora (Reuscher)
See Cleora Reuscher

b. 16 Mar 1914 - Windsor, Colorado
d. 21 Jan 2009 - Gering, Nebraska
From Scottsbluff Star Herald, Scottsbluff, NE - 27 Jan 2009
Rose Shandera, 94 , died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009. Born in Windsor, Colo., on March 16, 1914, to Henry L. and Katherine (Groh) Flohr. Married LEO L. SHANDERA. Survived by a son, Allan and wife, Debbie Shandera of Spokane, Wash; and a daughter, Janet and husband, Michael Razee of Winchester, Calif. In addition, she has grandchildren, Alan and wife Kelli of Fresno, Calif., Terry and wife, Michele of Huntington Beach, Calif., Sean and wife, Jennifer of Edwards, Colo., and Jennifer and husband, Patrick of Arvada, Colo. She had four great-grandchildren, Ashton and Jessica of Huntington Beach, Calif., Noelle of Edwards, Colo., and Steven of Arvada, Colo.; sister-in-law, Doris Flohr of Scottsbluff; and nieces and nephews and their children. Preceded in death by her husband, Leo; parents; brothers; and sister and a grandson, Todd.

**FODE, Freda (Eckhardt)
See Freda Eckhardt

**FOLLETT, Ida Mae (Schulke)
See Ida Mae Schulke

b. 8 Sep 1879 - Russia
d. 23 Mar 1933
From Billings MT Gazette, Friday 24 Mar 1933
Dorn, Elizabeth (Foos) Bott 1879-1933 - Mrs. Elizabeth Dorn, 53, died Thursday (Mar. 23).
The wife of HENRY DORN, she was born in Russia, Sept. 8, 1879. Her parents were Mr. and Mrs. George Foos. Married to DAVE BOTT. Mr. Bott died in 1921. The widow remarried in 1923. Besides Mr. Dorn, two daughters and a son by her first marriage and 7 stepsons survive. Her children are Mrs. Jake Dorn of Billings, Mrs. Jake Bott of Ruff WA, and Henry Bott of Laurel. The stepsons are Henry and Alex Dorn of Hardin; Jake, Alfred and George Dorn of Billings, John Dorn of Monterey CA, and Conrad Dorn of Osage IA. Mrs. Dorn’s mother, 3 sisters and 3 brothers also survive. The latter are Mrs. George Karst of Huntley, Mrs. George Krug of Billings, Mrs. Jake Beasel of Hardin, Duve Foos of Billings, Andrew Foos of Victor and George Foos of Tacoma WA.

FOOS, Willard H.
b. 25 Apr 1929 - Rush Center, Kansas
d. 25 Jan 2009 - Grand Junction, Colorado
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Wednesday, January 28, 2009
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Willard H. Foos, 79, died Jan. 25, 2009, at Grand Junction, Colo. Born April 25, 1929, at Rush Center, the son of Henry and Mollie Knaub Foos. Married MARIAN TIMKEN. She survives. Other survivors include: sons, Lyle and Timothy, both of Broomfield, Colo., and Ron, Brighton, Colo.; brothers, Harold, Lakewood, Colo., and Harrison, Inman; nine grandchildren; and five great-granddaughters.

b. 15 Jan 1869 - Odessa, Russia
d. 28 Sep 1955 - Richardton
From Bismarck Tribune, Thursday 29 Sep 1955
DICKINSON—One hundred and thirty-five descendents survive Adam Forster, 86, Richardton, who died at his home at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. He leaves 5 sons, Ferdinand, John and Raymond, Richardton; Adam, Spokane, WA; and Val, Roberts, MT; 4 daughters, Mrs. Mary Woehle, Richland, WA; Mrs. Eva Dickson, Wallerview, MT; Mrs. Veronica Rixen, Richardton; and Mrs. Hilda Brauer, San Raphael, CA; 58 grandchildren and 68 great-grandchildren. Two sons preceded him in death. Born at Odessa, Russia, on Jan. 15, 1869, the son of Jacob and Eva Forster. Married ANNA HELLMAN

b. 15 Jan 1869 - Odessa, Russia
d. 28 Sep 1955 - Richardton, North Dakota
From Dickinson Press, Tuesday 4 Oct 1955
Forster, Adam 1869-1955 - Adam Forster, passed away Sept. 28, 1955. Born in Odessa, Russia on January 15, 1869 to Jacob and Eva Forster. Married to ANNA HELLMAN. Came to Richardton in 1890 from Russia. Nine children survive him: Ferdinand, Richardton; John, Richardton; Adam, Spokane; Val, Roberts MT; Mary (Mrs. Marie Woehle), Richland WA; Mrs. Eva Dixon, Walkerville MT; Mrs. Veronica Rixen, Richardton; Mrs. Hilda Brauer, San Rafael CA; 38 grandchildren and 68 great-grandchildren. Two sons Nick and Anton preceded him in death.

**FORSTER, Ottilia (Baer)
See Ottilia Baer

FOSTICH, Elizabeth Ann
b. 30 Jan 1919 - Kansas City, Missouri
d. 11 Jan 2009
From Enid News and Eagle - 01-13-09
Enid, OK — Elizabeth Ann Vogt, 89, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2009. Born Jan. 30, 1919, in Kansas City, Mo., to Fred and Anna Fostich. Married ADOLPH J. VOGT. Surviving are one daughter, Carolyn Pearson of Enid; two sons, A.J. Vogt of Enid and Jim Vogt of Breckinridge; and one grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Adolph, two brothers and two sisters.

**FOX, Elizabeth (Wombolt)
See Elizabeth Wombolt

FOX, George, Sr.
b. 6 Jan 1893 - Kautz, Russia
d. 19 Nov 1973
From Billings MT Gazette, Saturday 1 Dec 1973
Fox, George (1893)-1973 - George Fox Sr., 80, died Thursday afternoon. Born in Kautz, Russia. Married ELIZABETH WOMBOLT. She died in 1972. Survivors include seven daughters, Mrs. Frieda Gallagher, of 4532 Mitchell; Mrs. Ted Brey, of 820 S. Billings Blvd.; Mrs. Lydia Klundt, of 1021 S. 28th. St.; Mrs. Wilber Megaard, of 4415 King Ave.; Mrs. Harry Bartel, of Morrell NE; Mrs. John Simion, of St. Xavier; Mrs. Steve Waliser, of Bozeman; one son, George Jr., of Burlington WY; 36 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

**FOX, Katherine (Ostwald)
See Katherine Ostwald

FOX, Lydia -
b. 25 Sep 1912 - Laurel, Montana
d . 16 Dec 2008
From Billings Gazette, Billings, MT - 17 Dec 2008
Lydia Bernhardt, 96, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008. Born in Laurel on Sept. 25, 1912, to Jacob and Marie (Frank) Fox. Married GEORGE BERNHARDT.. Preceded in death by her parents; husband; twin sons; son Donald; sisters Molly, Mary, Emma, Pauline; and brothers Harold, Henry and Alex. Survivors include her son, Gerald of Bozeman; daughter-in-law Donna of Billings; brother Jake Fox of Red Lodge; four grandchildren, Natalie Dragoo of Billings, Tracy (Mike) Linder of Molt, Scott (Heidi) Bernhardt of Butte, Shantel (Rocky) Oblander of Huntley; five great-grandchildren, Sidney and Jordan Bernhardt and Seeley, Lindsey, and Gunner Oblander; seven step-great-grandchildren and many special nieces and nephews.

FRANCE, Margaret M. (Abel)
b. abt 1932
d. 13 Jun 2009
From Salina Journal - Tuesday, June 16, 2009
ABILENE -- Margaret M. Abel, 77, died Saturday, June 13, 2009. Preceded in death by: husband, EUGENE (ABEL); brothers, Clarence, Robert, Ernest and Lloyd France; and sister, Bonnie Gilbert. Survivors: daughter, Annette (Randy) Reynolds, of Abilene; two grandchildren; three great-granddaughters; and sisters, Alta Mae Schmidt and Betty LaClair.

b. abt 1888 - Russia
d. 2 Jul 1954
From Dickinson ND Press, Wednesday 14 Jul 1954
Mrs. Anna Frank, passed away July 2, (1954). Born 66 years ago in Russia. Came to the US when a small child. Married to SEBASTIAN FRANK. Twelve children were born to them. They are: Steve, New England; Frank, New England; Anton, Christ and Joseph, St. Pius; John, Little Falls MN, Mrs. H. J. Huschka, South Heart; Mrs. Harry Tatreau, St. Paul MN; Mrs. Val Binstock, Little Falls MN; Mrs. Christ Wanner; Mrs. William Barth, Mott; and Sister M. Piona, Mankato. Other survivors include: 37 grandchildren, 2 brothers, Frank Klein, Dickinson and Nick Klein, Milwaukee; and 3 sisters, Mrs. James Ehley, Dickinson, and Margaret Kessel, Dickinson and Rose Schwindt, Milwaukee. Two children preceded her in death.

FRANK, Anton
b. abt 1895 - Russia
d. 28 Oct 1968
From Billings MT Gazette, Tuesday 5 Nov 1968
DICKINSON, ND - Anton Frank, 73, father of Mrs. Tony Dassinger and Mrs. Frank Arms, both of Billings, died Oct. 28 (1968). Born in Russia and came to this country in 1898. Married KATHERINE WANDLER. Survivors are his widow, his daughters at Billings, 4 sons, Jack and Ralph, Dickinson, Emil, Brainerd, MN and Val, Park City; 44 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

**FRANK Bertha (Kuhn)
See Bertha Kuhn

FRANK, George H.
b. 16 Nov 1889 - Russia
d. 19 Oct 1971 - Billings, Montana
From Billings MT Gazette, Wednesday 20 Oct 1971
LAUREL—George H. Frank, 81, died Tuesday (1971). Born Nov. 16, 1889, in Russia, a son of Mr. and Mrs. George Frank. Married MARY CATHERINE FRICKEL. Emigrated to the US in 1912. Married EVA ELIZABETH HART. Survivors include 7 sons, George and Alex, Billings, Henry, Laurel, Phillip, Joliet, Herman, Big Timber, Dave, Colorado Springs CO, Victor, Gridley CA; 4 daughters, Mrs. Ted Fitchner, Big Timer, Mrs. Clarence Rupp, Edgeley ND, Mrs. Sterling Brown, Framingham MA, Mrs. John Ostwold, laurel; 45 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren; 1 step-daughter, Mrs. Dave Bertram, Gering NE; a stepson, Albert Hart, Scottsbluff NE; 4 step-grandchildren and 2 step-great-grandchildren.

b. 10 May 1914 - Shefield, Stark Co., North Dakota
d. 21 Dec 1008 - Little Falls, Minnesota
From Little Falls MN, Morrison County Record 22 Dec 2008
Frank, John 1914-2008 - John Frank a resident of Sobieski, died Dec. 21, 2008. Born May 10, 1914, in Shefield, Stark County, N.D. to the late Sebastian and Anna (Klein) Frank. Married EVA SCHOCH.
Survived by his wife Eva; sons and daughters Bernard (Suzanne) Frank, Dorothy Frank and Lydia (Dennis) Zwilling, all of St. Cloud, Edana (Lawrence) Kringen, of Onalaska, Wis., Ken (Susan) Frank of Little Falls, Loretta Frank of Minneapolis, Marian (Niel) Braun of Wahpeton, N.D., and Michael (Louise) Frank of Flensburg; three siblings Magdalen Barth and Christ Frank of Dickinson, N.D., and Rose Binstock of St. Cloud; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents; brothers Frank, Steve, Tony and Joe; sisters Clementine, Monica, Marian (Sr. Piona SSND) and Margaret.

FRANK, Joseph
b. 1916 - Stark County, North Dakota
d. 9 Jan 1962 - Belfield, Billings County, North Dakota
From Billings MT Gazette, Monday 15 Jan 1962
DICKINSON, N.D. - Joseph Frank, 45, died Jan. 9 (1962) in Billings County, south of Belfield, in an oil explosion. Born in 1916 in Stark County, the son of Lawrence and Anna Frank. Married FLORENCE GREFF. Survived by his wife, Florence, and a son, Claude, and three daughters, Rosalie, Kathleen and Caroline, all at home

FRANK, Kathrina Barbara
b. 22 Jan 1842 - Russia
d. 27 Jul 1929 - Laurel, Montana
From Billings MT Gazette, Sunday 28 Jul 1929
Frank, Kathrina Barbara (____) 1842-1929 - Mrs. Kathrina Barbara Frank died Saturday morning (July 27). Born in Russia, Jan. 22, 1842. United in marriage to JOHN PHILLIP FRANK and of this union were born 8 children, 3 of them living. They are D. Phillip Frank and Mrs. O. Henry Reiter of Laurel and Mrs. Jacob O. Hildermann of Edgar. Besides her son and daughters, Mrs. Frank is survived by 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

FRANK, Richard
b. 10 Jul 1942 - Regent, North Dakota
d. 29 Jan 2003
From Portland Oregonian, Wednesday 7 Feb 2003
Frank, Richard 1942-2003 - Richard “Dick” Frank, 60, died Jan. 29 (2003). Born July 10, 1942 at Regent ND. Married MARLENE HRUBY. Survived by his wife; daughters, Michele Haynes and Krystal Byrd; the niece he raised, Valerie Hruby; sisters, Cathy Hruby and Linda Laches; brothers, Fred, Val and Tom; and 3 grandchildren.

FRANK, Ronald (Brother of Terrance Frank)
b. 30 Oct 1951
d. 18 Aug 1954
FRANK, Terrance (Brother of Ronald Frank)
b. 11 Nov 1952
d. 18 Aug 1954
From Dickinson ND Press, Wednesday 25 Aug 1954
Two brothers, Ronald Frank and Terrance Frank, died August 18, (1954) when they fell into a farm yard creek as they played with a wagon. The boys were born to Mr. and Mrs. Valentine Frank residing near New England. Ronald was born October 30, 1951 and Terrence was born November 11, 1952. Survivors include their parents, 2 brothers, Leroy and Kenneth, and 2 sisters, Sharon and Linda; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Anton Frank, Dickinson and Mrs. Elizabeth Kipp, New England.

FRANK, Ronald E.
b. 26 May 1940 - Flasher
d. 24 Dec 2008 - Shields
From Bismarck ND Eastgate Funeral Home 29 Dec 08
Ronald E. Frank, 68, Shields, died December 24, 2008. Born May 26th, 1940, in Flasher. He was the son of John and Eleanor (Pfau) Frank. Married SHARON TRAUTMAN . Survived by his wife Sharon, his son Jim his wife Tami (Crosgrove), and their children, Levi, Matthew, and Tara Mindt and her son Jamison Mindt, his son John and his wife Terri (Staus) and their children Heather and Jennifer, his sisters, Tillie Tischmak, Rose Frank, Angie Mahrer, and Bertha Schmidt. Preceded in death by his parents, John and Eleanor, his brothers, Ralph and Richard, and a granddaughter, Alyssa Frank.

FRANK, Stephen
b. 1875 - Russia
d. 1958
From Billings MT Gazette, Thursday 27 Mar 1958
DICKINSON, N.D -- Stephen Frank, 83, died Saturday. (1958). Born in Russia in 1875 and came to the United States in 1898. Married CLEMENTINE HEIDT. She died in 1928, and he married CARTHERINE NUSS. Survived by his wife, six sons, John and Liberatus of Dickinson, Pius and Jerome at Mott, Christ of Wilmar, Minn., Ralph of Rochester, Minn., three daughters, Mrs. Ralph Stockert of Amidon, Sister Floretia of Johnsburg, Minn., and Mrs. Lawrence Theone of Hartington, Neb., and six step-children, Mrs. Frank Hutmacher of Killdeer, Mrs. Anton Willer of Great Falls, Sister Joan of Bismarck, Sister Conchita of Rochester, Minn., Mrs. Frank Weiler and Mrs. Joe Doerner of Dickinson.

FRANK, Victor H.
b. abt 1931 - Laurel, Montana
d. 8 Nov 1973 - Salt Lake City, Utah
From Billings MT Gazette, Friday 9 Nov 1973
LAUREL—Victor H. Frank, 42, died Thursday morning (1973) as the result of a one-car accident in Huntington UT. Born in Laurel. Survivors include the stepmother, Mrs. George H. Frank of Laurel; 5 daughters and 3 sons; 6 brothers, George Jr. and Alex, both of Billings, Henry of Laurel, Phillip of Joliet, Herman of Big Timber and David of Colorado Springs; 4 sisters, Mrs. Lydia Fitchner of Big Timber, Mrs. Mary Rupp of Edgeley ND, Mrs. Freda Brown of Framingham MA and Dorothy Ostwalt of Laurel; a stepbrother, Albert Hart of Scottsbluff NE; a step-sister, Mrs. David Bertram of Gering NE.

FRANKFORT, Katherine
b. 26 Jun 1885 - Russia
d. 30 Mar 1959 - Mitchell
From Billings MT Gazette, Wednesday 1 April 1959
Mai, Katherine (Frankfort) 1885-1959 - Mrs. Katherine Mai, 73, died Monday (Mar. 30). Survived by six sons, John Mai, Belfry; Ishmael Mai, Forsyth; Adam Mai, Edgar; William Mai, US Air Force in Alaska; Thomas Mai, Denver and Fred Mai, 4444 Vaughn Lane; four daughters, Mrs. Paul Wolfe, Choteau; Mrs. Julius Fabrizius, Mitchell; Mrs. Roy Wegner, 1701 Ave. F, and Miss Dorothy Mai, Hastings NE; 14 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Mai was born in Russia, June 26, 1885, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Godfrey Frankfort. Married to WILLIAM MAI.

FRANZ, Esther Leona
b. 27 Jun 1918 - Buhler, Kansas
d. 1 April 2009 - Enid, Oklahoma
From Enid News and Eagle - Saturday, April 4, 2009
Enid, OK -- Esther Leona Franz Heinrichs, 9, died Wednesday, April 1, 2009. Born June 27, 1918, in Buhler, Kan., to Henry and Lizzy Rempel Franz and died Wednesday, April 1, 2009. Married HENRY HEINRICHS. Surviving are five children, Ron Heinrichs of Hot Springs Village, Ark., LaVida Martens of Tulsa, Jodie Marriott of Okmulgee, Carla Heinrichs of Watauga, Texas; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by one infant son.

FRANZEN, Dorothea S.
b. 17 Mar 1912 - Emporia, Kansas
d. 31 Dec 2008 - Newton, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Sunday, January 4, 2009
NORTH NEWTON - Dr. Dorothea S. Franzen, 96, died Dec. 31, 2008. Born March 17, 1912, in Emporia, the daughter of Jacob H. and Katharina Quiring Franzen. Survivors include: a sister, Ruth Franzen, North Newton.

FRANZEN, Dorothea S.
b. 17 Mar 1912 - Emporia, Kansas
d. 31 Dec 2008 - North Newton, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Sunday, January 11, 2008
Dr. Dorothea S. Franzen, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2008, North Newton. Born March 17, 1912, in Emporia, to Jacob H. and Katharina Quiring Franzen. They and a sister, Wanda Franzen, preceded her in death. Dorothea is survived by her sister, Ruth Franzen.

FREDERICKS, Gladys Louise
b. 24 Nov 1921 - Twin Brooks, South Dakota
d. 17 Jul 1993
From Eugene OR Register Guard 20 Jul 1993
Springfield—Gladys Louise Olheiser, 71, died July 17 (1993). Born Nov. 24, 1921 in Twin Brooks, SD.
Survived by four daughters, Annette Forrer of Monroe, Judy Acthen of Springfield, and Beth Brintz and Nancy Powell, both of Eugene; and two sons, Stan of McMinnville and Jim of Salem; a brother, Bud Fredericks of Coos Bay; two sisters, Ruth Copple of Eugene and Shirley Hinkley of Springfield; 12 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.

FREDERKING, Delbert Dean
b. 3 Oct 1932 - Lucas, Kansas
d. 30 Apr 2009 - Salina, Kansas
From Salina Journal - Saturday, May 2, 2009
Delbert Dean “Del” Frederking, 76, passed away Thursday, April 30, 2009. Born Oct. 3, 1932, on the family farm south of Lucas, in rural Russell County, to Theodore and Emma (Arkebauer) Frederking. Marrid MARILYN MAY REINERT. This union was blessed with four sons, Gregory, Douglas, Daniel, and Timothy. Preceded in death by his parents, Theodore and Emma (Arkebauer) Frederking; three brothers, Harold, Edwin, and Victor; and one sister, Ella Endorf. Survived by his wife of 55 years, Marilyn; four sons, Greg, of Valdez, Alaska, Doug and wife Karen, of Grand Prairie, Texas, and Dan and wife Dana and Tim and wife Kim, both of Salina; five grandchildren, Devin, Dylan, and Daley, all of Salina, and Nick and Nate, both of Grand Prairie, Texas; one stepdaughter, Heather Mettlen and husband Dell, of Salina; four brothers, Walter and Clemons, both of Salina, Arnold, of Lucas, and Carl, of Russellville, Ark.; three sisters, Clara Thaemert, of Salina, Bernita Klausmeirer, of Evansville, Ind., and Vera Benecke, of Aurora, Colo.; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

**FREDERKING, Laverne M. Libal (Wanek)
See Laverne M. Wanek

FREDRICK, Frankie Mozelle
b. 12 Jul 1935 - Springdale, Arkansas
d. 13 Dec 2004
From Tacoma News-Tribune 24 Dec 04
Frankie Mozelle Landeis 7/12/35 - 12/13/04 - Frankie Mozelle Landeis passed on from us. Born in Springdale, Arkansas to James Alvin and Ethel May Delphia Fredrick. Survived by her sons; Doug Arguello, Monty, Eric and Chad Johnson, along with their families which include twelve grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.

FREELING, Elizabeth
b. ca 1887 - Tolobka, Russia
d. 7 Dec 1970
From Billings MT Gazette, Wednesday 9 Dec 1970
Schneider, Elizabeth (Freeling) not given/ca. 1887-1970 - Lovell, Wyo.— Mrs. Elizabeth Schneider, 83, died Monday. Born in Tolobka, Russia, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Freeling. Married to JOHN B. SCHNEIDER. Survivors include a son, Harry Schneider, of Thermopolis; two daughters, Mrs. Marie Scheeler, of Lovell and Mrs. Lydian Robertson, of Billings MT; 8 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

FREI, Daniel
b. 26 Feb 1882 - Russia
d. 19 Jul 1956 - Hazen
From Dickinson Press, Saturday 21 Jul 1956
Frei, Daniel 1882-1956 - Daniel Frei, 74, July 19, (1956). Born in Russia, Feb. 26, 1882, the son of John and Magdalena Rath Frei. He came to the US in 1911. Married to EMELE STHOLER in Russia. Four sons and 7 daughters were born to them. Besides his wife and 10 children he is survived by 35 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren; six sisters and a brother who live in Russia. The children are sons, Phillip of Halliday; William and Ervin of St. Paul; daughters, Mrs. Ted Witt, Grassy Butte; Mrs. Albert Weidner, Dickinson; Mrs. Albert Bauer, Zap; Mrs. Herman Weidner, Halliday; Mrs. Daniel Flemmer, Halliday; Mrs. Fred Wallen__, Portland OR; and Mrs. Ray Retterath, Hazen.

**FRICK, Helen Anna (Eichhorst)
See Helen Anna Eichhorst

**FRIED, Wilhelmine (Ehret)
See Wilhelmine Ehret

FRIEDT, David L.
b. 15 May 1950 - Mott, North Dakota
d. 18 Oct 1976 - Kalispell, Montana
From Kalispell MT Daily Inter Lake, Wednesday 20 Oct 1976
David L. Friedt, 26, died on Monday. Born May 15, 1950, in Mott ND. He was a single man and now is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Friedt; one brother, Raymond Friedt of Billings; one sister, Mrs. Bernard (Joanne) Wemple of Kalispell; aunts, uncles; one niece and one nephew.

FRIESEN, Betty J. (Schmidt)
See Betty J. Schmidt

FRIESEN, Daryl Lee
b. 29 Aug 1964 - Dallas, Oregon
d. 12 Mar 2009 - Wichita, Kansas
From Salina Journal - Sunday, March 15, 2009
NEWTON — Daryl Lee Friesen, 44, died Thursday, March 12, 2009. Born Aug. 29, 1964, in Dallas, Ore., to Orley John and Karen Lavalle (Garrison) Friesen. Survivors include his father, Orley John Friesen, of Mesa, Ariz.; brother, Jon Marvin Friesen, of Herington; and sisters, Juanita Harrison, of Hillsboro, and Kimberly Wilson, of Phoenix. Graveside service will be at 3 p.m. today, March 14, at Gnadenau

**FRIESEN, Dorothy Margaret (Wiebe)
See Dorothy Margaret Wiebe

**FRIESEN, Ellen J. (Enns)
See Ellen J. Enns

b. 30 Sep 1923
d. 28 Jan 2009 - Marion, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Friday, January 30, 2009
HILLSBORO - Harry Friesen, 85, died Jan. 28, 2009. Born Sept. 30, 1923, the son of Jacob and Margaret Isaac Friesen. Married MILLIE BRENNER. She survives. Other survivors include: sons, Steve and Phil; daughters, Marilyn East, Grace Steele, Joyce Herrington and Debbie Phillips; brothers, Lee and Dwaine; sisters, Lena Friesen and Ann Wiens; 17 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren.

b. 30 Sep 1923 - Meade, Kansas
d. 28 Jan 2009 - Marion, Kansas
From Hillsboro Star Journal - February 4, 2009
Harry Friesen, 85, of rural Marion, died Jan. 28, 2009. Born Sept. 30, 1923, in Meade, he was the son of Jacob F. and Margaret (Isaac) Friesen. He was a missionary. Married MILLIE BRENNER. Other survivors include two sons, Steve Friesen of Newton and Phil Friesen of Concord, Calif.; four daughters, Marilyn Fast of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Grace Steele of Tyler, Texas, Joyce Herrington of Krasnodar, Russia, and Debbie Phillips of Rowlett, Texas; two brothers, Lee Friesen of Rosebud, Texas, and Dwaine Friesen of Fairbury, Neb.; two sisters, Lena Friesen and Ann Wiens, both of Reedley, Calif.; 17 grandchildren; and six great-grand-children.

b. 30 Sep 1923 - Meade, Kansas
d. 28 Jan 2009 - Marion, Kansas
From records of the Jost Funeral Home, Hillsboro, Kansas
Harry Friesen was born the 11th child of Jacob F. and Margaret (Isaac) Friesen on September 30, 1923 in Meade, Kansas. Four of his older siblings did not survive infancy, so Harry effectively became child number seven, following Margaret, Pete, Lena, Ann, Lee, and Ed. Married MILDRED BRENNER. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Millie, daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn and Ken Fast of Sao Paulo, Brazil, son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Bobbie Friesen of Newton, Kansas, daughter and son-in-law, Grace and Eldon Steele of Tyler, Texas, daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Jim Herrington of Krasnodar, Russia, son and daughter-in-law, Phil and Susan Friesen of Concord, California, and daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Bill Phillips of Rowlett, Texas. One son, Billy was born in Japan in December of 1951, lived only two hours and is buried on Japanese soil. Also leaves behind seventeen grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and four surviving siblings, Lena, Ann, Lee and Dwaine.

**FRIESEN, Helen Elisabeth (Wiebe)
See Helen Elisabeth Wiebe

b. 19 Oct 1911- McPherson County, Kansas
d. 29 Mar 2009 - Inman, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Tuesday, March 31, 2009
INMAN - Jacob D. "J.D." Friesen, 97, died March 29, 2009. Born October 19, 1911, in McPherson County, the son of the Rev. Dietrich and Marie Wiens Friesen. Married HILDA M. NEUFELD. Hilda preceded him in death. Survived by: a son, Ronald L. Friesen and daughter-in-law Phyllis Sawatzky Friesen of Bluffton, Ohio; three grandchildren, Janine (Chad) Paul, Bluffton, Ohio, Jon (Janelle) Friesen, Normal, Illinois, and Julie (Paul) Friesen Reimer, Walterloo, Ontario, Canada; and six great-grandchildren, Lauren and Justin Paul, Joelle and Joshua Friesen, and Ian and Leah Reimer. Also survived by a sister, Helen Ediger of Meade, Kansas, and a brother, Walter D. Friesen and his wife Adeline of Hutchinson, Kansas. Preceded in death by sisters, Agnes Goering and Katheryn Wiens, and by brothers, Willie D. Friesen and Martin Friesen.

FRIESEN, Margaret
b. 17 May 1908 - Rosthern. Saskatchwen, Canada
d. 10 May 2009 - Hutchinson, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Margaret Unruh, 100, died May 10, 2009. Born May 17, 1908, in Rosthern, Saskatchewan to Aaron A. and Katherina Well Friesen. Married JULIUS UNRUH. He died November 6, 1975. Survivors include: two sons, Elvin Unruh, Smithville, Mo., and Eldon Unruh, Kansas City, Mo.; seven daughters, Evelyn Kling, Hutchinson, Elda Regehr, Tucson, Ariz., Emma Dunbar, Hutchinson, Erma Murray, Kenasaw, Ga., Ella Redford, Gardner, KS, Erna Roberts, Hutchinson, and Elaine Storlie, Merriam, KS; 23 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; 19 great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by a daughter, Edith M. Unruh, two grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, two brothers and six sisters.

b. 10 Oct 1914 - York County, Nebraska
d. 11 Apr 2009 - Henderson, Nebraska
From Newton Kansan - Tuesday, April 14, 2009
HENDERSON, Neb. — Marie Friesen, 94, died Saturday (April 11, 2009). Born on Oct. 10, 1914, in rural York County, Neb., to G.E. and Katherina (Huebert) Friesen. They preceded her in death. Married JOHN T. FRIESEN. He preceded her in death. Survived by three sons, Don J. Friesen and his wife, Pauline, of Henderson, Melvin Friesen and his wife, Connie, of Aurora, Neb., and LaVerne Friesen and his wife, Carol, of Wallace, Neb.; four daughters, Rubena Hiebner and her husband, Thomas Lloyd, of Henderson, Myrna Johnson and her husband, Robert, of Denver, Mary Claassen and her husband, Richard, of Aurora, and Amanda Rempel and her husband, Clarence, of Newton; 20 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; a brother, Levi H. Friesen and his wife, Elizabeth, of Lincoln, Neb.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by one grandson, two brothers and one sister.

**FRIESEN, Mildred (Heinze)
See Mildred Heinze

FRIESEN, T. A. "Ted"
b. 3 Feb 1920 - Hillsboro, Kansas
d. 19 Jan 2009 - Hillsboro, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Wednesday, January 21, 2009
HILLSBORO - T. A. "Ted" Friesen, 88, died Jan. 19, 2009. Born Feb. 3, 1920, in Hillsboro, the son of Abraham David and Susanne Penner Friesen. Married FLORENCE FRANZEN. She survives. Other survivors include: sons, Richard and Anita, and Jay and Bonnie; daughter, Susan and Harold Schultz; brother, Alvin; sisters, Linda Bartel, Edna Reimer, and Evelyn Harms; five grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

FRIESS, Joseph
b. 5 Aug 1904 - Lunda, Russia
d. 10 Mar 1976
From Billings MT Gazette, Friday 12 Mar 1976
SAVAGE - Joseph Friess, 71, died of pneumonia Wednesday. Born Aug. 5, 1904, in Lunda, Russia, a son of Mr. and Mrs. John Friess. Married AMELIA KLING. Survivors include the widow; a son, Tony Friess of Sidney; four daughters, Mrs. Elsie Gedrose of Savage, Mrs. Marion Chatwood of Galt, Calif., Mrs. Betty Hundtoft of Moscow, Ida., and Mrs. Judy Harris of Great Falls; 17 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren


b. 1 Aug 1929 - Dorrance, Kansas
d. 2 Jan 2009 - Kansas City, Kansas
From Salina Journal - Sunday, January 4, 2009
BASEHOR — Paul Fritschen, 79, passed away Friday, Jan. 2, 2009. Born Aug. 1, 1929, in Dorrance. Preceded in death by his wife of 46 years, SALLY FRITSCHEN, in 2007; and one brother, James Fritschen. Survivors include two sons, Jim Fritschen, of Sulphur, La., and John Fritschen, of Little Rock, Ark.; one daughter, Paula and husband Kirby Holden, of Platte City, Mo.; one brother, Bill Fritschen and wife Jean, of Dorrance; and six grandchildren, Claire, Celia, Cole, Rachel, Lila and Lillian.

b. 28 Dec 1932
d. 21 Apr 2009 - Hays, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Thursday, April 23, 2009
DORRANCE - William F. Fritschen, 76, died April 21, 2009. Born Dec. 28, 1932, the son of Fred and Della Kaps Fritschen. Married JEAN HEFFEL. She survives. Other survivors include: daughter, Sherry Homeier; sons, Mike, Steve, Tom, and Ron; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

b. 28 Dec 1932 - Dorrance, Kansas
d. 21 Apr 2009 - Hays, Kansas
From Ellsworth County Independent/Reporter - Thursday, April 30, 2009
DORRANCE - William F. Fritschen, 76, died Tuesday, April 21, 2009. Born Dec. 28, 1932, at Dorrance to Fred and Della Kaps Fritschen. Married JEAN HEFFEL She survives. Other survivors include a daughter and her husband, Sherry and Will Homeier of Russell; four sons and their wives, Mike and Missy Fritschen of Beaumont, Texas, Tom and Cindy Fritschen of Lawrence, Ron and Kim Fitschen Russell, and Steve Fritschen of Dorrance; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Janes and Paul.

FRITZ, Frances
b. 2 Jun 1894 - Mandan, North Dakota
d. 20 Dec 1955 - Dickerson, North Dakota
From Bismarck Tribune, Thursday 22 Dec 1955
DICKINSON—Mrs. Frances Ihly, 61, died Tuesday. Born at Mandan on June 2, 1894, a daughter of Theobold and Christina Emmineth Fritz. Married Frank IHLY who preceded her in death on September, 1953. Leaves one son, Frank J., Boulder, Colo.; five daughters, Mrs. Thomas (Caroline) Binek, Dickinson; Mrs. Doyle (Genevieve) Gillham, Royal, Ark.; Mrs. Earl (Pauline) Miller, Lawton, Okla; Mrs. James (Dorothy) Ficek, Culver City, Calif.; and Mrs. Joe (Delores) Klein, Dickinson; three brothers, Anton, Seattle, Wash.; Christ S., Billings, Mont.; and Theodore, Chicago, Ill.; one sister, Mrs. Bert (Pauline) Truax, Tacoma, Wash.; and ten grandchildren.

FRITZ, Frances
b. 2 Jun 1894 - Mandan - North Dakota
d. 20 Dec 1955
From Dickinson Press, Thursday, 22 Dec 1955
Ihly, Frances (Fritz) 1894-1955 - Mrs. Frances Ihly died Dec. 20, (1955). Born at Mandan, June 2, 1894, the daughter of Theobald and Christine Fritz. Married FRANK IHLY. Six children were born to them. They are a son, Frank Ihly, Boulder CO; daughters, Mrs. Thomas Binek, Dickinson; Mrs. Doyle Gillham, Royal AR; Mrs. Earl Miller, Lawton OK, Mrs. James Ficek, Culver City CA; and Mrs. Joe Klein, Dickinson. Other survivors are 10 grandchildren; 3 brothers, Anton, Seattle; Christ, Billings, and Theodore, Chicago; and a sister, Mrs. Bert Truax, Tacoma WA

**FRITZLER, Frances "Arlene" (Johnson)
See Frances "Arlene" Johnson

**FROEHLICH, Frances Raphael (Steckler)
See Frances Raphael Steckler

b. 20 Dec 1907 - St. Vincent
d. 10 Jul 1956
From Bismarck Tribune, Wednesday 11 Jul 1956
Mrs. Peter Hoffman, 48, died in a local hospital Born Dec. 20, 1907, at St. Vincent, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Froelich. Married PETER HOFFMAN at Mandan. Survived by her husband, a son Frank and her mother, Mrs. Peter Froelich, all of Mandan. Also leaves two brothers, Fred P. Froelich and Frank J. Froelich, both of Mandan, and five sisters, Mrs. Joe (Rose) Kuntz, Mrs. Custer (Julia) Kopp, Mrs. Carl (Anna) Weinberger and Mrs. Bernie (Isbella) Graner, all of Mandan, and Mrs. Frank (Mary) Matz, Tacoma Wash. Her father and one son preceded here in death

FROESE, Clarence E.
b. 9 Jan 1913 - Inman, Kansas
d. 30 Mar 2009 - Inman, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Thursday, April 5, 2009
INMAN - Clarence E. Froese, 96, passed away on Monday, March 30, 2009. Born in Inman on Jan. 9, 1913, the son of Cornelius J. and Sarah (Schmidt) Froese. Married BERTHA ANN NEUFELD. She died on August 14, 1999. Surviving members of his family include: four daughters, Donna Reimer and husband, John, Inman, Sarah Friesenhahn of McKinney, Texas, Clareen Beth Wenzel and husband, Wayne, Hutchinson, and Cheryl Flaming, Hesston; six grandchildren, Presten Fry, Dawn Fry-Beye, Andrew Fry, Alan Wenzel, Tracie Meier, Ana Schmidt; 12 great-grandchildren, Blake, Scott and Michael Beye, Taylor and Mason Fry, Destiny and Paige Pritchard, Mackenzie Meier, Vanessa and Steven Wenzel, Taylor and Riley Schmidt; numerous step-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his parents; brother, Earl Froese; sister, Edna Hildebrand

FROHLICH, Jennifer Ann
b. 18 May 1973 - Billing, Montana
d. 15 Jun 1973 - Rochester, Minnesota
From Billings MT Gazette, Monday 18 Jun 1973
Jennifer Ann Frohlich, one-month-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward B. Frohlich died Friday. Born May 18 (1973) in Billings. Survivors include the parents; the maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Junior Rector of 2014 Hall Lane; the paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Frohlich of Grand Forks, N.D.; the maternal great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Rector, of Macon, Ga., and the paternal great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Frohlich, of Bismarck, N.D

b. 2 Aug 1887 - Chekio, Minnesota
d. 29 Nov 1976 - St. Vincent's Hospital
From Billings MT Gazette, Monday 1 Dec 1976
Ida Landice, 88, died Saturday afternoon. Born Aug. 2, 1887, in Chekio, Minn., the daughter of Casper and Theresa Fuchs. Married ALEX LANDICE. Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Deichel of 1032 Francis Ave.; Mrs. Russell Mees of Cody, Wyo., Mrs. John Wagner of Portland, Ore., Mrs. Ralph Lundquist of Pocatello, Idaho and Mrs. Joe Ure of Seattle, Wash.; two sons, Al Landice of Lynnwood, Wash., and Henry of Seattle; 23 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.

FUCHS, Maria
b. 1882 - Russia
d. Feb 1954 - Miles City
From Billings MT Gazette, Thursday 10 Feb 1955
Ehret, Maria (Fuchs) not given/ca. 1882-1954 - MILES CITY— Mrs. Maria Ehret, 72, died in a Miles City hospital. Born in Russia. Married MAT EHRET. Surviving are her husband; four sons, Edward, Jake and Emil of Plevna, and Berthold of Hardin; two daughters, Mrs. Erna Tate of Livingston and Mrs. Emma Williams of Santa Ana CA; four stepchildren, John Ehret and Mrs. Lydia Fried of Plevna; Mrs. Magdaline Kirsch of McLaughlin SD and Mrs. Luella Schell of Ismay, and two brothers, Henry Fuchs of Plevna and Martin Fuchs of Olds, Alta., Canada.

b. 15 Aug 1925 - Weissenhohe, Germany
d. 25 Feb 2009 - Phillipsburg, Kansas
From Hays Daily News - Saturday, February 28, 2009
Lother E. Fuerstenau, 83, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009. Born Aug. 15, 1925, in Weissenhohe, Germany, to Albert and Elizabeth (Glassmer) Fuerstenau. Married RUTH HILGERS in Nordersteadt, Germany. She preceded him in death July 12, 2002. Survivors include a son, Bob, Salmon, Idaho; a daughter, Susan Schandler, Logan; three brothers, Hans, Germany, Reinhold, Arizona, and Arnold, Omaha, Neb.; and five grandchildren.

FUNK, Dorothy
b. 13 Jun 1931 - Hillsboro, Kansas
d. 4 Feb 2009
From Jost Funeral Home, Hillsboro, Kansas - February 2009
Dorothy Pankratz, 77, died February 4, 2009. Born June 13, 1931 in Hillsboro, to Herman J. and Sara B. (Eitzen) Funk. Married ALLEN W. PANKRATZ. Survived by her husband Allen and sisters Ruby Graumann, Hillsboro, and Luella Gunther, Reedley, CA; daughter, Barbara and Lonnie Thiessen, Wichita, grandsons Brett and Tammy Thiessen and great-grandson Cohen, San Diego, CA, Grant and Denice Thiessen and great-grandsons Johnny, Blayne & Noah, Wichita; son, Jerel, Hillsboro, granddaughter Paula and Kurt Schwarz and great-grandson Parker, LaCygne, KS, granddaughter Heather and Jeff Madison, Fort Scott, KS, and grandson, Cody Pankratz, Sedgwick, KS; and daughter Krista and Max Heinrichs and three grand-daughters Samantha, Tara and Darcy, all of Hillsboro

FUNK, Dorothy
b. 13 Jun 1931
d. 4 Feb 2009
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Friday, February 6, 2009
HILLSBORO - Dorothy Funk Pankratz, 77, died Feb. 4, 2009. Born June 13, 1931, to Herman J. and Sara Eitzen Funk. Married ALLEN W. PANKRATZ. He survives. Other survivors include: son, Jerel, rural Hillsboro; daughters, Barbara Thiessen, Wichita, and Krista Heinrichs, Hillsboro; sisters, Ruby Graumann, Hillsboro, and Luella Gunther, Reedley, Calif.; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

FUNK, Elizabeth R.
b. 9 Jun 1911
d. 5 Mar 2009 - Hesston, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Saturday, March 7, 2008
HESSTON - Elizabeth R. Schmidt, 97, died March 5, 2009. Born June 9, 1911, the daughter of Gerhard W. and Elizabeth Rempel Funk. Married ADOLF E. SCHMIDT. He died June 17, 1994. Survivors include: sons, Marvin and Bob; daughters, Betty Bartel, La Wanda Wiens, Lola Suderman and Dorothy Schmidt; 21 grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

FUNK, Elizabeth R.
b. 9 Jun 1911 - Hillsboro, Kansas
d. 6 Mar 2009 - Hesston, Kansas
From Newton Kansan - Saturday, March 7, 2009
HESSTON — Elizabeth R. Schmidt, 97, died Friday (March 6, 2009). Born June 9, 1911, in Hillsboro to Gerhard W. and Elizabeth H. (Rempel) Funk. They preceded her in death. Married ADOLF E. SCHMIDT in Hillsboro. He preceded her in death on June 17, 1994. Survivors include sons, Marvin Schmidt of Peabody, and Bob and Glendene Schmidt of North Newton; daughters, Betty and Laurence Bartel of Newton, LaWanda and Emerson Wiens of Newton, Lola and Jim Suderman of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Dorothy and Lewis Schmidt of Hutchinson; 21 grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

**FUNK, Esther (Martin)
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FUNK, Harry R.
b. 6 Dec 1924 - Corn, Oklahoma
d. 24 Apr 2009 - Newton, Kansas
From Newton Kansan - Saturday, April 25, 2009
Harry R. Funk, 84, died Friday (April 24, 2009). Born Dec. 6, 1924, in Corn, Okla., to Kornelius J. and Marie (Reimer) Funk. Married ESTHER MARTIN . She survives of the home. Survivors include two daughters, Maxine Kirkpatrick of Wichita and Peggy and husband Dennis Voth of Calgary, Canada; two sons, Dwayne and wife Leona Funk of Clinton, Okla., and Kenneth Funk of Destrehan, LA.; two brothers, Joe Funk of Duncanville, Texas, and Melvin Funk of Beaumont, Texas; two sisters, Rose Wiens of Mountain Lake, Minn., and Clara Vogt of Tulsa, Okla.; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and two sisters. NOTE: His wife, Esther, died May 2, 2009.

**FUNK, Leona (Wiens)
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FUNK, Ray N.
b. 9 Mar 1924 - Newton, Kansas
d. 27 Dec 2008 - Newton, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Sunday, December 28, 2008
NEWTON - Ray N. Funk, 84, died Dec. 27, 2008. Born March 9, 1924, in Newton, the son of Alvin R. and Elma Schroeder Funk. Married BETTY LOU WEINBRENNER. She survives. Other survivors include: sons, Mark and Rodney; daughters, Jan Kelly, Miriam Siebert and Carole Brown; a sister, Fern Mishler; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren

FUNK, Stanley
b. 18 Sep 1940 - Hillsboro, Kansas
d. 20 Feb 2009 - Hillsboro, Kansas
From records of Jost Funeral Home, Hillsboro, Kansas
Born in Hillsboro, Kansas, to Orison V. and Agnes (Siebert) Funk on 18 September 1940, Stanley Gilbert Funk went to his heavenly home on Friday, 20 February 2009. Stanley was mentally handicapped due to complications during a difficult delivery. After a year in elementary school near Marion, Kansas, he remained home enjoying farm life and involved in all farm activities with his father. After the death of his father Stanley and Agnes moved to Hillsboro in 1979. Survived by a sister, Patricia (Funk) Esau, and her husband, Phil; a niece and nephew, 2 grand-nieces and 2 grand-nephews. He has one uncle and aunt on his mother’s side (Johnny and Ruby Siebert).

FUNK, Stanley G.
b. 18 Sep 1940 - Hillsboro, Kansas
d. 20 Feb 2009 - Hillsboro, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Sunday, February 22, 2009
HILLSBORO - Stanley G. Funk, 68, died Feb. 20, 2009. Born Sept. 18, 1940, in Hillsboro, the son of Orison V. and Agnes Siebert Funk. He was a farm hand on his father's farm. Survivors include: a sister, Patricia and Phil Esau, Topeka.

**FUSS, Martha Heckman (Schauerman)
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