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We mark our lives with milestones. Throughout our lifetime, these noteworthy events are marked with a ceremony. Mankind has done this since the beginning. When a death occurs, family and friends gather to celebrate a life that has been lived and to share memories.

The staff of the Thomas Family Funeral Home of Minot, North Dakota, is ready and willing to assist you in planning and orchestrating a personalized service of remembrance. We have established a reputation for service built on excellence, warmth, and personalized caring attention. When a family requests our service, time after time over several generations, they are acknowledging a profound trust in our family, and our service. We sincerely appreciate the trust that thousands of families have placed in the Thomas Family during the past 90 years, and we continue to strive to measure up to all your expectations.

As we celebrate our 90th year of caring for and assisting families, we invite you to view the recent news features showcasing our service and family.

Small Businesses: Three Generations of Funeral Service

Main Street Minute: 90 Years for Thomas Family Funeral Home

Read our article on choosing a funeral home.


Death Notices

I. Scott Prough
I. Scott Prough, 37, Minot, died Monday, May 21, 2018 in a Minot hospital. Celebration of Life Service: 2:00 p.m. Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Eagles Wings Community Fellowship, located at 101 16th St. SW - Minot. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the start of the service in the church. Memorials are preferred to KALIX or Eagles Wings Community Fellowship.
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Beverly Lorenz
Beverly Lorenz, 84, rural Minot, died, Monday, May 21, 2018 in her home. Celebration of Life service: Friday, May 25, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in First Baptist Church, Minot. Visitation: Thursday, May 24, 2018 from 3:00-6:00 p.m. in Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot. Memorials are preferred to First Baptist Church or Missions projects.
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David J. Miller
David J. Miller, 56, rural Minot died Saturday, May 19, 2018 in a Minot hospital. Celebration of the Life of David Miller: Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in First Lutheran Church - Minot. Visitation: Wednesday from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in Thomas Family Funeral Home - Minot. Memorials are preferred to Minot Chamber Chorale or First Lutheran Church of Minot.
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Nancy Bursau
Nancy Bursau, 73, Minot, died Sunday, May 13, 2018 in a Bismarck hospital.
Clarice Aus
Clarice Aus, 83, Norwich, died Monday, May 14, 2018 in a Minot hospital. Funeral Service: 11:00 a.m. June 8, 2018 at Norwich Lutheran Church, Norwich. Visitation: June 7, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot. Memorials are preferred to Norwich Lutheran Church or the Norwich Lutheran Cemetery Association.
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Melyvn Bergeson
Melvyn Bergeson, 91, Minot and formerly of Makoti died on December 16, 2017 in his home. Service will be on June 9, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in the former Makoti/North Shore High School Gymnasium, Makoti.
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James Stafslien
James Stafslien, 82, Makoti, died Monday, May 7, 2018 in a Minot nursing home. Celebration of the Life of James Stafslien: June 21, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. in Hope Lutheran Church - Makoti.
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