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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

Ralph Groth
Ralph Groth, 75, Deering, died Tuesday, June 19, 2018 in a Minot hospital.
Curt Currie
Curt Currie, 67, Lake Metigoshe and Minot, died Wednesday, June 20, 2018 in his home.
Joyce Vold
Joyce Vold, 88, Minot, died Saturday, June 16, 2018 in a Minot Hospital. Funeral Service: 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 22, 2018 at Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot. Visitation: Thursday, June 21, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in the funeral home. Memorials are preferred to Youth For Christ or Domestic Violence Center.
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Shari Northrop
Shari Northrop, 62, Parshall, died Saturday, June 16, 2018 in a Garrison Nursing Home. Celebration of Shari’s Life: 10:00 a.m. Thursday, June 21, 2018 at the Thomas Family Funeral Home of Minot. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the start of the funeral service at the funeral home.
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Nancy Bursau
Nancy Bursau, 73, Minot, died Sunday, May 13, 2018 in a Bismarck hospital. Services will be held at a later date.
James Stafslien
James Stafslien, 82, Makoti, died Monday, May 7, 2018 in a Minot nursing home. Celebration of the Life of James Stafslien: Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. in Hope Lutheran Church - Makoti.
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