Noel Moe


Noel Kenneth Moe, age 83 of Grafton, passed away peacefully Friday, Jan. 27, 2023, at Altru Hospital of Grand Forks. Noel was born on Dec. 17, 1939, to Ingvald and Hazel (Larson) Moe in Grafton. He graduated from Grafton High School in 1958. Shortly after graduation, Noel began a 60+ year career in banking and insurance at what is now […]

Marilyn Beaton


It was the early morning hours of Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023, when Marilyn Ann ( Fingarson) Beaton, age 83, Fargo, was called back to her heavenly Father. Marilyn was born May 22, 1939, in Grafton to Peter and Justine (Kivle) Fingarson. She grew up on a farm near Edinburg and graduated from Gardar High School in 1957. After receiving her […]

Derek Mondor


Derek J. Mondor, 32, formerly of Cavalier, passed away Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, at his residence in Grafton. A vigil service will be held on Friday, Feb. 3, 2023, at 2:30 p.m. at St. Brigid’s Catholic Church in Cavalier. Visitation at the church for one hour before the time of services. Derek J. Mondor was born Aug. 5, 1990, in […]

Evelyn Peterson


Evelyn Peterson, 91, Grafton, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 24, at Altru Hospital of Grand Forks. Services will be Friday, Feb. 24, 2023, at 11 a.m. at Tollefson Funeral Home of Grafton. Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be at Grafton City Cemetery in the spring. Evelyn Karlstad was born Oct. […]

Leona Czapiewski

Grand Forks

Leona L. Czapiewski, 94, Grand Forks, passed away Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, in 4000 Valley Square, Woodside Village in Grand Forks. Leona Lucille Dauksavage was born Sept. 26, 1928, to Alexander and Rose (Knapkiewicz) Dauksavage in Pulaski Township, Walsh County. She was united in marriage to Florian F. Czapiewski on Nov. 6, 1950, in St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Warsaw. […]

Janet Grimson Loos

Lisle, Illinois

Janet Grimson Loos, age 82, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, under hospice care at Maple Glen Memory Care in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. She was born on July 27, 1940, in Bismarck to parents Lynn and Mary Ann Grimson. In 1946, shortly after her father completed his service in WW2, the Grimson family moved to Grafton. Janet attended […]

Leona Antonson

Park River

Leona Antonson, 87, Park River, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023, at Good Samaritan Society of Park River. Services will be held at the Federated Church of Park River on Friday, Jan. 27, at 1 p. m. Visitation will be from 12 to 1 p.m. prior to the service at the church. Inurnment will be at a later date. Leona […]

Donnely Bakken

Park River

Donnely Bakken 78, Park River, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023, in Grand Forks. Military services will be delayed until spring. Donnely G. Bakken was born Jan. 11, 1945, in Park River where he grew up and went to school. In 1965 he was drafted in the U.S. Army. After his honorable discharge he moved to Seattle, Washington. After a […]

Timothy Kennedy

Grand Forks

Timothy Kennedy, 73, Grand Forks, passed away Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023. Services will be held Saturday Jan. 28, at 10: 30 a . m . a t Amundson Funeral Home in Grand Forks. Visitation will be for the hour before the service in the funeral home. Tim Allen Kennedy was born Sept. 24, 1949, in Grafton to Joseph and Margaret […]

William ‘Bill’ Collette

San Jacinto, California

WIlliam (Bill) E. Collette, 68, of San Jacinto, California, formerly of Grafton, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, at his home with his wife of 47 years, Deborah (Barta) Collette at his side. William was born Aug. 13, 1954, son of Raymond and Viola ( Kennedy) Collette. He grew up and attended school in Grafton. He married his high school […]

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