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In Memoriam

Ilma Bowen, Past Department President 1963-64, passed away on Friday, October 6.   Her funeral service will be on Saturday, October 14 at 2:00 p.m. at the Redeemer Lutheran Church in Hope, North Dakota.  Please keep her family in your thoughts and prayers.

The Forum Obituary

Quam Plaisted Cushman Funeral Home – Obituary

Past Department President Leona Hoff passed away and she was a  
member of the Theodore Zach American Legion
  Auxiliary Unit #180.  She served as North Dakota Department  
President from 1977 - 1978 and
  went on to serve as Divisional National Vice President from  
1980-1981.  We keep her family in our thoughts and prayers.

   SERVICE DATE: August 29, 2017

   Funeral Mass: 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, August 29, 2017, St. Mary’s  
Catholic Church, Richardton

   Rosary & Vigil Service: 8:00 p.m., Monday, August 28, 2017, St.  
Mary’s Catholic Church, Richardton

   Burial will take place in the North Dakota Veteran's Cemetery, Mandan.




Past Department President (1993) Viola Constance (Olson) Vigen, 89, passed away Monday, April 17, 2017 at Ave Maria Village in Jamestown, ND. The family will have reserved seating available for Auxiliary members who will also serve as honorary pallbearers. Please keep family and friends in your thoughts and prayers.

Funeral Service: 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 21, 2017 at Atonement Lutheran Church, Jamestown.

Visitation: One hour before the funeral service at the church.

Interment: Carrington Cemetery, Carrington, ND.

This information and obituary available at:

Arrangements are in the care of Williams Funeral Home:


 Births & Celebrations


Sickness & Distress

Past Department President Linda Juntunen is now home as  of 10-14-2017.  She would love to receive mail in the form of cards and notes.  Her current  address is listed below.

Linda Juntunen
5394 96th St
Perth, ND 58363-9302


Past Department President Pat Caudel has entered the Baptist Health Care
Center in Bismarck. Her address is:

Baptist Healthcare Center
Room NL, 213,
3400 Nebraska Dr.
Bismarck ND 58503.

She has a lovely room and she likes it there.  Please drop her a card or stop in to see her.  When I went to see her she was very happy. (Lyla Semenko)

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