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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

Peter Bachmeier
The graveside service for Peter Bachmeier, 68, Rugby formerly of Minot, who died on March 05, 2014, in a Minot hospital, will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, May 9, 2014 at Little Flower Catholic Church Cemetery, Rugby, ND.
Marie Anna Richards
Marie Anna Richards, 88, Minot, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014 in a Minot nursing home.
Funeral Service: April 24, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Minot.
Visitation: April 23, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers or plants memorials are preferred to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Minot.
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Alvina McDonald
The Funeral Mass for Alvina Margaret McDonald, 95, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother of Cedar Hills, UT, formerly of Portal and Minot, ND, who passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 in a Cedar Hills, UT assisted living center, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 17, 2014 at St. John The Baptist Catholic Church in Portal, ND.
Bernice Emil
Bernice Emil, 95, Minot formerly of Ruso, died Tuesday, April 8, 2014 in a Minot nursing home.
Funeral Service: April 24, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in Immanuel Baptist Church, Minot.
Visitation: April 23, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.
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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.
Visitation: Friday from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. in Thomas Family Funeral Home – Minot.
Memorials are preferred to the North Dakota Alzheimers Foundation.
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Ricky Fred Cummings
Ricky Cummings, 64, Devils Lake, died Friday, February 7, 2014 in a Minot hospital. A graveside service will be held on Friday, June 20, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. in the Sunshine Chapel at Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot.
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Levi Newport
Levi Newport, 79, Minot died Sunday, January 26, 2014 in a Minot hospital. Celebration of the Life of Levi Newport: Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in Saron Lutheran Church - rural Minot. Memorials are preferred to the organization of donor’s choice
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Bonnie Skjoldahl
The graveside service for Bonnie Jene Skjoldal, 75, Minot, who went home to be with God, Wednesday, January 22, 2014, will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in Rose Valley Lutheran Church Cemetery, rural Des Lacs, ND.
Ron Bearquiver
Ron Bearquiver, 64, Minot, formerly of Newtown, ND, died Friday in a Minot Hospital.
A service will be held later in the summer 2014 in Minot.