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Category: Obituaries

  • Curtus Teigen, 79, BS ’61 agricultural education, was first a farmer, then worked for Rugby Equipment Co. for more than 25 years and later was on the staff of Merchants Bank for more than 10 years. He was a member of the Toy Tractors Association, and collected items associated with John Deere. He lived in Rugby, North Dakota.
  • Norman Andrus, 87, MS ’68 education, was superintendent for Fullerton and Verona, North Dakota, schools before retiring to his farm. He was a Dickey County Commission for 15 years. He was an Air Force veteran who lived in Oakes, North Dakota.
  • Alan Misek, 69, BS ’78 animal science, worked for ranchers in the Arena and Ruso, North Dakota, areas before returning to NDSU and working in the veterinary science department caring for research animals. He also was the NDSU Rodeo Club adviser. He lived in Granville, North Dakota.
  • Robert Heltemes, 88, BS ’52 electrical and electronic engineering,was a pioneering computer engineer with Remington Rand in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and later in Phoenix, Arizona. He was a nationally known author and authority on the Chevrolet Corvair, and was a past president of the International Corvair Society, CORSA, and was its first lifetime member.He lived in Las Vegas, Nevada. 
  • Gayle (McDowell) Stetson, 97, BS ’44 human development and education, was a homemaker who supported orchestras wherever she lived, especially the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, for which her husband was a life trustee. She lived in Lake Forest, Illinois.
  • Isabelle Bork, 98, BS ’42 home economics education, food and nutrition, taught home economics in Bowman, Jamestown and Grand Forks, North Dakota. She lived in Oakes, North Dakota.
  • Jerome Narum, 71, BS ’68 agricultural economics, was an Army veteran who worked the family farm and, later, was a claims adjuster for Nodak Insurance. He lived in Michigan, North Dakota.
  • Eugenie (Eslinger) Lang, 69, Diploma ’71 Bismarck Hospital School of Nursing, was a nurse at various North Dakota hospitals and health facilities, including the North Dakota State Hospital and the State Department of Health’s Division of Disease Control. She also was a field epidemiologist in the Jamestown area. She lived in Bismarck, North Dakota. 
  • Gerald Hamerlik, 88, BS ’51 human development and education, was an Air Force veteran who held several positions at the University of North Dakota, including head resident of Bek Hall, coordinator of residence halls, dean of men and director of student financial aid. He retired in 1994 as dean of enrollment services and assistant professor of counseling and guidance. He lived in Grand Forks, North Dakota.
  • Elizabeth Ann (Piers) Smith, 96, BS ’44 textiles and clothing, was a homemaker who farmed with her husband near Amenia, North Dakota. She was an active member of Farm Bureau, a 4-H leader and a member of Eastern Star. She lived in Fargo.

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