Wolf Point Herald

Ed Sofil

Ed Sofil, 85, died Feb. 23, 2014, at Faith Lutheran Home in Wolf Point.
He was the last surviving child of 11 children born to Della Mae and Henry Sofil of Hensler, N.D. He was born June 23, 1928, and lived his adult life in McCone County. He worked various jobs for Si Brown, Pete Mickolio and Melvin Johnson.

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Margaret Brown

Margaret M. Brown, 90, a lifetime resident of Wolf Point, residing at the Faith Lutheran Home, died Feb. 22, 2014.
Born Nov. 26, 1923, to Walter and Nina Mueller, she grew up on the farm in McCone County. She attended grade school at Sunnyside Country School. She graduated from high school in Wolf Point.
She married Paul Galen Brown Aug. 20, 1947, in Columbus. To that union, they had four children.

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Jeannette Schmitz

Jeannette I. (Burke) Schmitz, , died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at Sidney Health Center Extended Care.
She was born to Pat and Anna (Tierney) Burke on June 26, 1919, in Enid. She grew up on the Burke family farm near Enid with her two brothers and three sisters.
Her older sister Rosella was her teacher in grade school and made her learn how to write perfectly.

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Nick Boysun

Nick R. Boysun, 69, formerly of Wolf Point, died Jan. 26, 2014, at his home in Laurel.
The oldest son of Mike and Emma Boysun, he was born in Wolf Point.
He enlisted in the U.S. Army Jan. 8, 1964, and was discharged Dec. 31, 1969. Upon his discharge, he returned to Wolf Point to farm with his father and brother, Edward.
He married Ruth (Isle) Stengrim and to this union a daughter, Heather, was born. They later divorced.

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Gary FitzSimmons

Gary Patrick FitzSimmons, 60, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.
He was born Feb. 13, 1954, in Wolf Point to Gene FitzSimmons and Patricia Neutgens. He grew up and attended schools in Wolf Point and graduated from Wolf Point High School.
On Nov. 8, 1975, he married JoLynn Sokoloski in Circle. He began his career with John Deere at the early age of 16 as a service tech in Wolf Point. He went on to be parts manager for the store. In 1989, he took a position at Benchmark Equipment in Chester as parts manager and then general manager.
In 2001, Gary and JoLynn moved to Idaho Falls where he became the store manager at Madison County Implement in Rexburg, Idaho, until the time of his death.

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