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Category: Obituaries

  • Robert Johnson, 90, BS ’49, business administration, worked more than 30 years for the American Tobacco Co. He retired as a district sales manager. A veteran, he was a ball turret gunner in a B-17 bomber during World War II. He lived in Clearwater, Kansas. September 2016
  • Berniece (Weispfenning) Holien, 78, BS ’63, human development and education, lived in Robbinsdale, Minnesota. September 2016
  • Rhoda (Smith) Stowe, 97, Diploma ’40, Bismarck Hospital School of Nursing, was a school nurse at the Nevada School District for more than 30 years. She lived in Des Moines, Iowa. September 2016
  • Monte McVay, 76, BS ’62, agriculture, worked for the Bureau of Reclamation Soil Science Division for 35 years. He lived in Boise, Idaho. September 2016
  • Barbara (Duncan) Erickson, 80, MS ’58, microbiology, taught microbiology full-time, initially, and then part-time at Concordia College for almost 30 years. She lived in Moorhead, Minnesota. September 2016
  • Roger Bischoff, 81, MS ’72, educational administration, was a teacher and school administrator in Gwinner, Valley City and Tower City, North Dakota. He later owned Allard Trophy. He lived in Valley City.   September 2016
  • Elgi Toman, 80, BS ’58, general agriculture, worked for National Farmers Union Insurance before owning and operating his own general insurance agency. He lived in Baraboo, Wisconsin.  September 2016
  • Denise Askegaard, 59, BS ’08, nursing, was a nurse at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo. Earlier, she worked as a beautician, bartender, cocktail waitress and drove sugar beet truck. She lived in Comstock, Minnesota.  September 2016
  • Florence (Hektner) Jordahl, 95, BS ’43, home economics, taught in Mandan and Lidgerwood, North Dakota. She lived in Fargo. September 2016
  • Bruce Ovind, 76, BS ’62, agronomy, farmed with his son near Emerado, North Dakota. An avid skier and hunter, he was a life member of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. He lived in Emerado. North Dakota September 2016

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