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Obituaries

  • Morris A. Tschider 1933-2022

    Longtime Bismarck attorney Morris A. Tschider died Nov. 25. A graduate of the UND School of Law, he was admitted to the N.D. bar in 1958. Services will be held Tuesday, Nov. 29, in Bismarck.
  • Alice M. Fisk 1930-2022

    Alice M. Fisk, the longtime judicial secretary to Chief Justice Ralph Erikstad, died Nov. 17. Services will be held Tuesday, Nov. 22, in Bismarck.
  • Jill L. Schafer 1961-2022

    Jill L. Schafer, longtime deputy clerk of court and recently appointed/elected clerk of court for Benson County, died Nov. 18. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, Nov. 26, in Minnewaukan.
  • Donald A. Sauviac Jr. 1963-2022

    Donald A. Sauviac Jr., who practiced law in North Dakota from 2014-2020, died Nov. 16. A graduate of the Southern University Law Center, he was admitted to the N.D. bar in 2017. Services will be held in New Orleans on Tuesday, Nov. 22.
  • Mark G. Schneider 1948-2022

    Longtime Fargo attorney Mark G. Schneider died Nov. 8. A UND School of Law graduate, he was admitted to the N.D. bar in 1974. An Irish wake will be held Friday, Nov. 18, in Fargo.
  • Bruce R. Howe 1932-2022

    Longtime Dickinson attorney Bruce R. Howe died Oct. 9. A University of Montana law graduate, he was admitted to the N.D. bar in 1958. A memorial service will be held in the in the spring of 2023.
  • Marian Stine 1924-2022

    Longtime attorney Marian Stine died Sept. 26. She was the 29th woman to graduate from the UND School of Law and was admitted to the N.D. bar in 1947.
  • Irene Springan 1919-2022

    Longtime Supreme Court judicial secretary Irene Springan died Sept. 9. Burial will be held at a later date at Fairview Cemetery in Stanley.
  • Berta L. Anstrom 1946-2022

    Fargo attorney Berta L. Anstrom died Aug. 24. A UND School of Law graduate, she was admitted to the N.D. Bar in 1996. A small service for family members will be held at a later date.
  • James F. Lester 1953-2022

    Fargo attorney James F. Lester died Sept. 1. A UND School of Law graduate, he was admitted to the N.D. bar in 1981. A celebration of life gathering will be held Tuesday, Sept. 13, in Fargo.