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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

Vernon Garrison
Vernon Garrison, 75, Minot, died Friday, May 27, 2016, in a Minot hospital.
Lois Rick
Lois Rick, 60, Minot, died Saturday, May 28, 2016 in her home.
Floyd Fraley
Floyd Fraley, 96, Minot died on Sunday in a Minot hospital.
Deloris Stenvold
Deloris Stenvold, 89, Minot, died Saturday, May 28, 2016, in her home.
Bernard Thomas
Bernard Thomas, 28, Antler, ND died Thursday, May 26, 2016 in McMinnville, Oregon.
Lawrence 'Larry' Omvig
Lawrence 'Larry' Omvig, 78, Lansford died Thursday, May 26, 2016 in a Minot nursing home. Celebration of the Life of Larry Omvig: Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in Trinity United Church, Lansford, ND. Visitation: Wednesday, June 1, 2016 from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. in Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.
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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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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.
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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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