Funeral service will be held at 2:00PM on Saturday, October 1, 2022 at the Zion-Calvin United Church, Darlingford with interment to follow at Darlingford Cemetery. Donations may be made in Mid's memory to Zion-Calvin United Church Building Fund.
Cremation to take place. Memorial service will be held at 2:00PM on Tuesday September 27, 2022 at the Winkler Bergthaler Mennonite Church. Donations may be made in Paul's memory to South Central Cancer Resource.
Viewing will be from 1PM-8PM on Friday at Wiebe Funeral Home, Winkler. Memorial service will be held at 11:30AM on Saturday September 24, 2022 at the Winkler Bergthaler Mennonite Church with interment prior at 10AM at the Lowe Farm Cemetery. Donations may be made in Agnes' memory to the Salem Foundation Inc.
Jeanette Halcrow of Bemidji, MN died Thursday, September 15, 2022.
Mass of Christian burial will be 12:00 p.m., Saturday, September 24, 2022 at St. Philips Catholic Church, Bemidji. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m., Friday, September 23, 2022 at St. Philips Catholic Church with a 6:30 p.m. prayer service. Family will greet friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Inurnment will be 11:30 a.m., Monday, September 26, 2022 at the Calvary Cemetery, Grand Forks, ND.
Jeanette Van Camp Halcrow, born the daughter of Herbert M. and Helen (Hublou) Van Camp in Grand Forks, North Dakota. She attended St. Mary's Elementary School and St. James High School in Grand Forks before attending Marquette University and graduating from the University of North Dakota with a degree in Speech Therapy and later a Master's Degree in Communication Disorders. She married John Harold Halcrow on June 8, 1963. Jeanette liked to travel, read, play bridge, and tend her flower gardens, and enjoy her friends.
She is survived by her husband, John, and daughter, Jennifer, of Minneapolis, and her sisters, Marian Dornheim Kadlec and Nancy Holcomb. She was preceded in death by her father and mother.
Memorials may be directed to: St. Mary's Mission and School, Red Lake, MN; Boys and Girls Club of the Bemidji Area; Bemidji Area Arts Endowment of the Northwest Minnesota Foundation; or charity of donor's choice.
Mary M. Halldorson, 84 of Devils Lake ND passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2022 at CHI, St. Alexius Health, Devils Lake Hospital with her beloved family at her bedside.
Visitation and gathering of family and friends will be on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at the Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be on Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Devils Lake with Reverend JoHanna Buchholz officiating. Mary will be laid to peaceful rest in the Devils Lake Cemetery.
Scott D. Langton, 69 of Devils Lake and Crary ND passed away on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at his home.
Gathering of family and friends on Monday, September 26, 2022 at the Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Devils Lake with Reverend JoHanna Buchholz officiating. Burial will be in the Devils Lake Cemetery.
Scott Douglas Langton, son of Leo and Nelda (Severtson) Langton was born on August 19, 1953 at Camp Legeune, North Carolina. After his father’s discharge from the military, the family made their home at the farm at Crary. He attended school in Southam, ND through the fifth grade, then attended Crary Public School, graduating with the class of 1971.
Scott was united in marriage to Jan Stromme in December of 1971. They lived for a short time in Devils Lake, then built a home on the farm at rural Southam in 1974. This is where they lived, worked and raised their family. It was in 1974 a family business, Langton Custom Harvesting began and continued for 27 years. In 1997, the family made their home in Denver, Colorado and Scott worked for Tuff Shed. In 2005, Scott returned to the farm at Southam and began custom harvesting again until increasing health issues forced him to retire in 2021. In June of 2022, Scott moved into Devils Lake.
Scott was married to Dessarae D. Schill on December 18, 2008. They made their home on the farm at Southam. Dessarae died on May 5, 2022.
Scott never considered combining as work. He loved the harvest time and the farm. He was so proud to have his son take over Langton Farms. He was never idle and was always working on something and was an avid reader.
Scott served on the Hope Township Board for many years, gave his time as a church council member for Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Devils Lake and also enjoyed membership in the Elks Lodge.
Scott loved the farm, treasured his family with all his heart and believed in the promises of his Lord and Savior. He will be so greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Scott’s loving family include his daughter Jennifer Rheault of West Fargo ND; son Neil (Brianne) Langton, Devils Lake; grandchildren Corbin and Karsi Rheault, Weslie, Max and Hobey Langton; granddaughter he helped to raise Haylee Borgen; mother Nelda Langton, Devils Lake; mother of his children Jan Langton, West Fargo; brothers Steven (Sally) Langton, Palmdale CA and Merle Langton, Devils Lake; sister Stacy (Tom) Saurey, Littleton CO; special uncle and friend Sheldon Severtson, rural Devils Lake; several beloved nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father Leo, wife Dessarae, brothers Trent, Brian, and a brother in infancy and sister Lanelle Cummings.
Henry Bock passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Tuesday September 20, 2022, at the Golden Door Geriatric Centre in Winnipeg, MB at the age of 91 years.
Henry was born on February 19, 1931 to George and Katherina (Epp) Bock on the farm south of Crystal City, MB. He was the 2nd youngest of 7 children. He attended the Rosebud School up to grade 8. Henry attended Elim Bible School from 1946 to 1948. His faith and church family played a large role in his life. He was baptized upon the confession of his faith in 1952 at the Crystal City Mennonite Church. Henry married the love of his life Anne Marie Sawatzky on June 26, 1960, and with his new bride moved in with his parents to the family farm at Mather.
Dad worked hard throughout his life as a farmer. While living on the farm dad and mom always had many animals – cows, pigs and chickens to look after. They farmed at Mather for 37 years and retired to Morden in 1997. Dad and mom took many trips to Alberta, British Columbia, Nebraska and Oklahoma to visit family. They travelled to Calgary many times to spend time with their children and grandchildren. Henry was deeply devoted to his wife Anne Marie and his whole family.
After Anne Marie’s passing, Henry was happy to move to Bethel Place in Winnipeg to be closer to his children. He enjoyed 5 years living at Bethel Place and made many new friends. Following a stay at St. Boniface and Seven Oaks Hospitals, Henry moved to the Golden Door Geriatric Centre.
Henry is survived by son, Ray and wife, Marge of Winnipeg, grandchildren, Lucas and Machaela Bock of Lorette, Nathan, Levi and friend Katie Bernard of Winnipeg, daughter, Diane and husband, Darin Kinsman, grandchildren, Tyler and fiancé Hannah King, Caledonia and TeeJay of Calgary, Alberta.
Henry was predeceased by all of his Bock siblings and in-laws, Katie and George Friesen of Headingly, John and Katie Bock of Winnipeg, George and Helen Bock of Crystal City, Helen and Dan Neustaedter of Crystal City and Winkler, Nettie and Henry Falk of Crystal City and Herta and Alvin Peters of Winnipeg. He was also predeceased by Sawatzky in-laws, Abe Enns, Rudy and Elma Sawatzky, Alfred and Marge Sawatzky Anne Sawatzky and Art Sawatzky. Henry is survived by his in-laws, Verna Enns, Dorothy and Jake Pauls, Leona Sawatzky, Ron Sawatzky, and Harvey and Margaret Sawatzky and many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the staff at Golden Door, who cared for Henry with utmost kindness and gentleness. We are forever grateful. If friends so desire donations in memory of Henry may be made to Mennonite Central Committee or Canadian Food Grains.
On Wednesday, September 20, 2022 at the age of 69 years, Ron passed away gently, with Ruth by his side at Riverview Health Centre, Winnipeg, MB.
Ron leaves to mourn his passing his beloved wife, Ruth (nee Wiebe), his precious daughter, Tamara, two brothers and their families. He was predeceased by his parents, Peter and Katie Hiebert and one nephew.
During his early adult years, Ron lived and worked in the Morden/Winkler area. After marrying Ruth on June 10, 1989, he moved to Winnipeg and became a “city boy”. Ron loved all kinds of sports but especially playing fastball, bowling, golf and watching the Jets and the Blue Bombers. Above all of that, family meant everything to him. Once Tamara joined the family, he became a devoted Dad and spent many hours driving her to run clubs or to the mall to wait while she shopped, taking her to or picking her up from work and watching their favourite TV shows. Ron did everything he could to beat cancer, before and during the pandemic when doctor appointments and treatments were so much more difficult. He handled all of it with grace and positivity.
Memorial service on Monday September 26, 2022 at the Charleswood Mennonite Church. If friends so desire, donations may be made in Ron’s memory to the Canadian Cancer Society designated to research.
Ronald Alexzander Falk, 78, of Cavalier, N.D., passed away Monday, September 19, 2022, at his home. He was born May 1, 1944, to Erwin and Marie (Bauer) Falk. He grew up in the Bathgate area and graduated from Pembina High School and UND. On October 20, 1968, he married Jane Hildebrant in Cavalier, North Dakota. Ron worked at Roy Implement in Walhalla and Cavalier Implement until he took over the family farm.
Ron enjoyed spending time with family and friends, morning coffee with the guys, and playing games with his grandkids.
He is survived by his wife, Jane, daughter Amy (Mike) Marlin, son, Christopher (Chelsie) Falk; grandchildren, Kynan and Keaton Marlin, and Caylie, Camdyn, and Caysen Falk; sister, Darlene Erovick, niece, Heather Vetter, and brother, Steve Gelder.
Preceding him in death were his parents and brother, Clifford.
No services are planned at this time.
Raymond L. Stewart, 91, of Langdon, ND, passed away quietly on September 9, 2022, at Langdon Prairie Health surrounded by his family.
Raymond was born in St. Andrews Township, Walsh County, North Dakota, on June 21, 1931. He grew up on the family farm near Drayton, ND, and graduated high school from Drayton before serving in the US Army for two years. He returned home to Drayton and married Kathryn Ann Ferguson on September 16, 1954. They lived in Petersburg, ND, and Grand Forks, ND, before he began working in the construction industry in 1965. He began and ended his career with the same company, Stone & Webster Engineering. He and Kathryn and their children, Scott and Janell, lived and worked in many places throughout his career. Ray and Kath retired to Drayton, ND, in the mid-1980s. In 2005, they made Langdon their home. Raymond moved to Wheatland Estates in 2018.
Raymond loved sports of all kinds. He played baseball and basketball in high school and later curled and played golf. He followed the Twins and Vikings faithfully. He didn’t miss may nights playing a couple games of cribbage with Scott. He was especially surprised and pleased on November 29, 2018, when “Little Raymond” was born to Ian and Theresa. He loved sending cards to all his family and many friends.
Raymond is survived by his children, Scott (Patricia) Stewart and Janell (Dick) Eklof; grandchildren: Ian (Theresa) Stewart, Elliot (Ksenia Miliutinskaia) Stewart, Dr. Jonathan (Pamela) Eklof, and Katy Mosher; ten great-grandchildren: Bethany, Raymond, Joanna & Julia Stewart, Emrie, Odin & Iva Eklof, Carter, Oliver & Graham Mosher; sister Coleyne Angel; brother Jay Stewart; and special friend Irene Anderson. He was preceded in death by his wife, Kathryn; his father, Lawrence Stewart; and his mother, Laura (Rath) Stewart.
Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, at United Methodist Church in Langdon. Visitation will be held one hour before the service. Inurnment will be at Drayton Cemetery at a later date.