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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

Vivian Roy
Vivian Roy, 68, Minot, died Monday, July 21, 2014, in a Minot hospital.
The funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 26, 2014 10:30 a.m. in First Assembly of God Church, Minot.
A visitation will be on Friday, July 25, 2014, from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.
Memorials are preferred.
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Cory Alston
Cory Alston, 24, Minot died Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at his residence.
Berniece Ostdahl
Berniece Ostdahl, 85, Minot died Sunday, July 20, 2014 in a Minot assisted living facility.
Funeral Service: Monday, July 28, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in Christ Lutheran Church Minot.
Visitation: Sunday, July 27, 2014 from 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm in Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.
Helen Ronde
Helen Ronde, 83, Minot died Sunday, July 20, 2014 in a Minot hospital.
The funeral service will be Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 1:00 pm in First Presbyterian Church, Minot. At the family’s request there will be no reviewal, however, friends are invited to sign a memorial register book on Wednesday July 23, 2014 from 3:00 - 6:00 pm in the funeral home.
Memorials are preferred to an organization of the donor’s choice.
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Fred Meldahl
The graveside service for Fred Meldahl, 68, Minot, who died on April 4, 2014 in a Minot hospital, will be held on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 12:30 p.m. in Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot.
Lester Coker, Jr.
Lester Coker, Jr., 56, Minot, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014 in a Bismarck Hospital.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
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Marilyn Mahlke
Marilyn Mahlke, 81, Minot, died Saturday, July 5, 2014 in her home.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held in late August in Frederick, SD and her ashes will be spread by her children, Grandchildren, and Great Grandchildren in Westport, SD.
Friends are asked to make memorials to: Council on Aging and mail to Michele Hancock, 1205 6th ST NE, Minot, ND 58703 who will forward them to the organization.
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Luis Alejandro Garcia Jurado
Luis Alejandro Garcia Jurado, 15, died Wednesday, July 2, 2014 in a Minot hospital.
A service will be held in Tijuana, Mexico.
Martha Mason
Martha Mason, 93, Minot died Friday, April 4, 2014 in a Minot nursing home.
Graveside Service: Summer of 2014 at the Woodbine Cemetery – Valley City.
Memorials are preferred to the North Dakota Alzheimer's Foundation.
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