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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 84+ years, and we continue to strive to measure up to all your expectations.

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Death Notices

Jeanette Thurston
Jeanette Thurston, 86, Minot died on Saturday, March 28, 2015 in a Minot nursing home.
Hollis Hall
Hollis Hall, 92, Minot died on Friday, March 27, 2015 in a Minot health care center.
Larry Emerson
Larry Emerson, 80, Minot, died Monday, March 23, 2015 in a Minot Hospital.
Marlene Dahl Mellberg
Marlene Dahl Mellberg, 83, Corpus Christi, TX and formerly of Rugby and Minot died on March 14, 2015 in a Corpus Christi hospital.
Memorial Service: Thursday, March 26, 2015 in the First United Methodist Church - Corpus Christi, Texas
Graveside Service: Summer of 2015 in Persilla Watts Cemetery - Rugby.
Paul Skorick
Paul Skorick, 83, Bergen formerly of Butte, ND, died Sunday, March 22, 2015, in a Velva Nursing Home.
Funeral Service: 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at Oak Valley Lutheran Church, Velva
Visitation: One hour prior to the service in the church.
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David Larson
David Larson, 69, Minot, died Friday, March 20, 2015 in a Minot hospital.
Memorial Gathering: Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in Trinity Nursing Home Roughrider Room, Minot.
Interment: Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot.
Memorials are preferred to the American Diabetes Association.
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Wesley Satran
Wesley Satran, 76, Deering, died Thursday, March 19, 2015, in his home.
Funeral service: 11:00 a.m. Monday, March 23, 2015 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Minot.
Visitation: Sunday, March 22, 2015 from noon until 5:00 p.m. at the Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.
In lieu of plants and flowers, memorials are preferred.
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Jasmine Stewart
Jasmine Stewart, two month old daughter of Barrant and Pauline Stewart, Minot, died Tuesday, March 17, 2015 in a Minot hospital.
Service of Remembrance: 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Church of the Living God, 2145 8th Street NW, Minot, ND 58703.
Public visitation will be held one hour prior to the start of the service at the church. Memorials are preferred.
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Clayton L. Schreiber
Clayton Schreiber, 85, Minot, died Wednesday, March 18, 2015 in a Minot care facility. Mass of Christian Burial: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, Minot. Vigil Prayer Service: 7:00 p.m. Monday, March 23, 2015 at the Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot. Visitation: Monday, March 23, 2015, from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.
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Orvin M. Kostad
Orvin M. Kostad, 76, Laurel, Montana, formerly of Minot, died, Monday, February 16, 2015 at his home in Laurel.
A service will be held later in the spring of 2015.
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Margaret Fauchald and Melvin Jay Fauchald
Margaret Fauchald, 90, Bemidji, Minnesota formerly of Minot, died Saturday, January 31, 2015 in a Bemidji, Minnesota hospital.
Joint service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 25, 2015 at Thomas Family Funeral Home, with her husband, Melvin Jay Fauchald, 89, who died January 9, 2015 in Grand Rapids, MN.
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Joyce Lillegard
Joyce Lillegard, 67, Minot, died Saturday, January 10, 2015 in a Minot hospital.
A service will be held later in the Spring 2015.