Obituaries Feb. 7, 2014
Frances B. Bullinger, 76, Mandan, died Jan. 30, at St. Alexius Medical Center in Bismarck.
Mass of Christian Burial was held on Feb. 3, at Christ the King Catholic Church, Mandan, with Rev. Johnson Kuriappilly as celebrant. Burial was at North Dakota Veterans Cemetery.
Frances was born on Oct. 11, 1937 to Nick and Ida (Hoffman) Thomas in Odense. She married Jack Bullinger on Nov. 8, 1955 in St. Anthony. Jack and Frances were well known for their Polka dancing, they won 32 Polka contests throughout Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota and Canada.
Frances worked in the hospitality industry for 35 years, working at Holiday Inn and the Sheraton hotels. That hospitality translated to her home and family. She was a wonderful hostess, cook and baker. Decorating for the holidays was one of her favorite things. She loved to tend her flower and vegetable gardens and would can the fruits of her labor. Frances had an extensive collection of dolls and angels, and enjoyed searching for new ones to add to her collection. Frances enjoyed trips to the casino and playing cards which were relaxing for her. She had a special relationship with her dog Tica; they spent many happy hours together.
Frances will be deeply missed by her son, Allen, Sun Tan Valley, Ariz.; daughter, Sharlene Mayer, Dickinson; six grandchildren, Daniel LaDoux, Larry Remmick, Rodney Belgum, Crystal Mayer, Lacy Mayer and Zachery Bullinger along with 4 great-grandchildren; sisters, Irene Hoffman, Bismarck and Loretta (Don) Hopfauf, Bismarck; brother, Eugene (Monica) Thomas, Mandan and sister-in-law, Linda Betlaf, Mandan along with many nieces and nephews.
Frances was preceded in death by her parents; husband Jack on May 6, 2010; daughter, Diane Bolte; brother, Pete Thomas; and brother-in-law Roy Hoffman.
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John Haull, 91, Mandan, died Jan. 25, at St. Alexius Medical Center in Bismarck.
Mass of Christian Burial was held on Jan. 30at Christ the King Catholic Church, Mandan, with Rev. Johnson Kuriappilly as celebrant. Burial was at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery with Military Honors provided by the Mandan VFW #707 and American Legion Post #40.
John was born on Aug. 12, 1922 in Red Creek, Ky. He was raised by Bessie White. He was adopted by William and Bessie Haull. John served in the United States Army from Nov. 19, 1942 to Nov. 26, 1945; having served during World War II in the South Pacific. He was honorably discharged in 1945. He was a carpenter by trade and was a standing member of the carpenters Union.
On June 30, 2000, John married the love of his life, Ludwina Braun, at Christ the King Catholic Church in Mandan.
John will be deeply missed by his wife Ludwina.
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