Ardella H. Notbohm

Ardella Notbohm, 97, Minot, formerly of Mohall and Drake, died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, in a Minot nursing home.

Ardella was born Nov. 14, 1915, on the family farm near Balfour, the daughter of Ernest and Anna (Schimmel) Nehrenberg. She was raised on the family farm and graduated from Balfour High School in 1934.

Ardella was united in marriage to Carl Notbohm on July 8, 1936, at Balfour. They made their home on a farm in the Drake-Balfour area, where they raised small grains and cattle. They moved into Drake in 1955, where they owned and operated Carl’s Red Owl grocery store for several years. They retired and moved to Mohall. Carl died in 1997. Ardella later moved to Minot.

While living in Drake, they were members of the Drake United Methodist Church, and then transferred their membership to Mohall when they moved there. While living in Minot, Ardella attended Our Redeemer’s Church. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting. Hospitality was a real gift for Carl and Ardella as they enjoyed entertaining people in their home throughout the years.

Celebration of life service: Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at 2 p.m. in Our Redeemer’s Church, Minot.

Interment: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Minot.

Memorials: Are preferred to the organization of the donor’s choice.

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(Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot)