Minot attorney Thomas J. Gunderson, 78, died July 22. He was a University of North Dakota School of Law graduate and was admitted to the N.D. bar in 1972. His funeral is scheduled in New Town at Saint Anthony's Catholic Church at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 29.
Longtime Bismarck attorney Karen McBride, 74, died July 17. A graduate of the University of North Dakota School of Law, she was admitted to the N.D. bar in 1984. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Friday, July 24, and will be livestreamed.
Longtime Bismarck attorney Lyle W. Kirmis, 70, of Plymouth, Minn., died June 28. A University of Minnesota law graduate, he was admitted to the North Dakota bar in 1974. A Celebration of Life in Bismarck is being planned.
Longtime Wahpeton attorney Richard “Richie” E. T. Smith died May 22. A Creighton law school graduate, he was admitted to the N.D. bar in 1977. A drive by funeral parade will be held on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 from 3-5 p.m. on Augustana Drive on Otter Tail Lake, Minn.
Longtime Bismarck attorney Gary Thune died Dec. 1. A UND School of Law graduate, he was admitted to the N.D. bar in 1974. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 6, at Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo.
Former South Central Judicial District Judge Larry Hatch died Nov. 4. He was a 1958 graduate of the UND School of Law and served as a district judge from 1972-1991. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, at Nativity Catholic Church in Fargo.
Longtime Legislative Council director John D. Olsrud, 77, died Oct. 30. He was a 1967 graduate of the UND School of Law and one of the first law clerks for the North Dakota Supreme Court. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 15, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Bismarck.