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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

Donald Neumann
Donald Neumann, 64, Minot, formerly of Lake In The Hills, IL, Bottineau and Dickinson, died Sunday, May 22, 2016, in a Minot hospital. Funeral Service: Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. in Our Savior Lutheran Church, Minot. Burial: Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. in ND Veterans Cemetery, rural Mandan, ND. Visitation: Wednesday, May 25, 2015 from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. in Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot. In lieu of flowers and plants, memorials are preferred to Our Savior Lutheran Church, Dakota Hope Clinic and the Cancer Center, all of Minot.
Sylvia Leitner
Sylvia Leitner, 94, Coppell,TX, formerly of Minot and Benedict, died Friday, May 20, 2016 in a Denton, TX Medical Center. Funeral Service: Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at Minot First Church of the Nazarene. Internment: Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot ND. Visitation: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in Sylvia’s name for Haitian orphanages. Make checks payable to: C3 Global, Memo line: NEST Foundation, 2450 N. Hwy 121, Grapevine TX 76051.
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Richard Paul Muhlbradt
Richard Paul Muhlbradt, 90, Minot, formerly of the Parshall area, died Saturday, May 21, 2016 in a Minot Nursing Home.
Funeral Service: Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. in First Lutheran Church, Minot.
Visitation: Wednesday, May 25, 2015 from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. in Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.
Memorials are preferred to the Minot Chamber Chorale, Luther’s Kitchen and the Souris Valley Animal Shelter.
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Scott Miller
Scott Miller, 57, Fargo, formerly of Minot and Grand Forks and longtime North Dakota sports broadcaster, passed away peacefully on February 25, 2016 due to complications associated with melanoma. Celebration of the Life of Scott Miller: Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. in First Lutheran Church – Minot. In lieu of plants and flowers, memorials are preferred to the “Scott Miller Athletic Scholarship” at NDSU.
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Gilbert Hughson
Gilbert Hughson Jr., 68, Stanley, died Monday, May 16, 2016 in an Ellendale nursing home.
Memorial service: Friday, May 20, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at the Maghakian Family residence located at #2 Valley Drive, Stanley, ND.
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Gavin Christopher Brooks
Gavin Christopher Brooks, infant son of Jamie Cross and Tyler Brooks, Minot, formerly of Council Bluffs, IA died Monday, May 16, 2016 in a Minot hospital.
Anita Borgman
Anita Borgman, 97, Minot, died May 2, 2016 in a Fargo nursing home. Celebration of the Life of Anita Borgman: July 22, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. in Vincent United Methodist Church, Minot. Burial will take place at Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot. Visitation will be held on July 22, 2016 one hour prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers and plants, the family prefers memorials to Vincent United Methodist Church in Minot.
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Margie Trihub
Margie Trihub, 89, Minot, formerly of Columbus, died Wednesday, March 23, 2016 in a Minot hospital. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at the Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.
Fern Arnett Watkins
Fern Arnett Watkins, 89, Meadville, PA formerly of Minot, ND, died July 17, 2015 in Meadville. Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, June 6, 2016, at Cornerstone Presbyterian Church, Minot. Interment will be at Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot.
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Marian Bower
Marian Bower, 85, Prescott, AZ, formerly of Minot, died Monday, January 11, 2016 in a Prescott, AZ nursing home. Mass of Christian Burial: July 15, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. in Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church - Minot. Visitation: July 14, 2016 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Thomas Family Funeral Home - Minot.
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