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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

Byron Duerre
Byron Duerre, 87, Minot, formerly of Sherwood, died Thursday, December 18, 2014 in a Minot nursing home.
Funeral Service: Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. in St. James Catholic Church, Sherwood.
Visitation: Monday, December 22, 2014 from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. in Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.
Memorials are preferred to the American Cancer Society at P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 or organization of the donor’s choice.
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Carson 'Bert' Hensley
Carson “Bert” Hensley, 78, Minot, died Thursday, December 18, 2014 in a Minot nursing home.
Funeral Service: Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in Peace Lutheran Church, Burlington, ND.
Visitation: Monday, December, 22, 2014 from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in Thomas Family Funeral, Minot.
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Bradley S. Uht
Bradley S. Uht, 21, Minot, North Dakota, formerly of Ottawa, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, November 19, 2014. Family will meet with friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Monday, December 29, 2014, at Dengel & Son Mortuary. Private inurnment services and military honors will be held at a later date at Evergreen Mound Cemetery, Ottawa, Kansas. The family suggests memorial contributions to Bradley S. Uht Memorial Fund c/o Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory, Ottawa, Kansas 66067.
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Melba Olson
Melba Olson, 75, Minot, formerly of Velva, died Sunday, December 14, 2014 in her home.
Funeral Service: Friday, December 19, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in Oak Valley Lutheran Church, Velva.
Visitation: Thursday, December 18, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot. There will be no reviewal at the church.
Memorials are preferred to the Velva Library, Dollars for Scholars, Zion and Oak Valley Sunday Schools, Boy Scouts or the Disabled American Veterans organization.
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Lloyd Mitchell
Lloyd Mitchell, 84, Minot, died Sunday, December 14, 2014 in a Minot nursing home.
Funeral Service: Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in Zion Lutheran Church, Minot.
Visitation: Friday, December 19, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.
Memorials are preferred to Zion Lutheran Church, Minot or the donor's choice.
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