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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

Audrey Holbert
Audrey Holbert, 83, Spokane, WA, formerly of Parshall, Newburg and Minot, died Thursday, August 21, 2014 in a Spokane, WA hospital.
Jerry Meyer
Jerry Meyer, 82, Minot, formerly of Rugby, Kenmare and Jamestown, longtime ND High School basketball coach, died Monday, August 18, 2014 in a Minot hospital.
Funeral Service: Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in First Lutheran Church, Minot.
Visitation: Friday, August 22, 2014 from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.
Memorials are preferred to Jamestown University or Minot State University Athletic Departments.
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Barby Hanson
Barby Hanson, 53, Minot, died Saturday, August 16, 2014 in her home.
Funeral Service: Monday, August 25, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. in Crossroads Baptist Church, Minot.
There will be no reviewal, however, family and friends are invited to sign the memorial register book on Sunday, August 24, 2014, from noon until 5:00 p.m. at the Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.
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Lavonne Lauber
Lavonne Lauber, 87, Minot, died Monday, August 18, 2014, in a Minot nursing home.
Funeral Service: Thursday, August 21, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. in First Lutheran Church, Minot.
Visitation: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. in Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.
Memorials are preferred to the Second Story, Minot.
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Iona Wharton
Iona Wharton, 95, Minot, died Tuesday, August 12, 2014 in a Minot hospital.
Funeral Service: Friday, August 22, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. in First Presbyterian Church, Minot.
Visitation: Thursday, August 21, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.
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Cory Alston
Cory Alston, 24, Minot died Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at his residence.