Mandan News

Obituaries – June 23-29, 2012

Gladys Dailey

Gladys A. Dailey, beloved mother and grandmother, age 94, of Mandan, died June 18, 2012, at Medcenter One Hospital in Bismarck.

Funeral services were held on Friday, June 22, at the First Presbyterian Church in Mandan, with the Reverend Deanna Reikow officiating. Burial was in Mandan Union Cemetery.

Gladys Malmin was born on Dec. 23, 1917, in Hannaford, delivered by her father during a snow storm. The daughter of Gabriel and Anna (Lee) Malmin, she graduated from Hannaford High School and attended Jamestown College. Following high school, Gladys worked for several summers at a resort in Tofte, Minn., located on the beautiful north shore of Lake Superior. Gladys was a free spirit who traveled the USA with her girlfriends from North Dakota to California.

She married Byron T. Dailey on Oct. 25, 1945. They made their home in Hannaford until 1957, when they moved to Mandan. Widowed in May of 1960, Gladys was left with five children to raise, ranging in age from 10 months to 13 years. Gladys’ greatest asset was a positive attitude, which made many things possible for her, including being both mother and father to her children. She carried on bravely following Byron’s death, running an organized and loving home and never feeling sorry for herself. Her children and grandchildren were always her focus in life and the beneficiaries of her unconditional love. As the children and grandchildren married, their spouses were included as well.

Gladys treasured her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved spending time with them, and especially loved reading to them. She also substitute taught for several years in Mandan.

Gladys leaves her legacy of love to her daughters, Rita Kopp and Renee (Dan) Ulmer, both of Mandan, and Rosemary (John) Swanson of Auburn, Wash.; her sons, Tom Dailey of Mandan, and John (Sue) Dailey of Columbia, Ill.; eight grandchildren, Kara Kopp and her fiancee, Greg Rise, Michelle (Greg) DeMent, Melanie (Matt) Young, Melissa (Rod) Burklund, Ben Ulmer, Abe (Jacque) Ulmer, and Shawn and Sara Dailey; nine great-grandchildren; and her sister, Agnes (Gary) Pomeroy of Seattle, Wash.

Gladys was preceded in death by her husband, Byron; her parents; her son-in-law, Clint Kopp, who died in 2009; her brothers, George and Arthur; and a grandson, Sean Ulmer.

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Frances Eggleston

Our mother, Frances “Frankie” Madsen Blanton Eggleston, passed away June 14, 2012, in Springfield, Mo.

Memorial services were held on Monday, June 18, at Greenlawn East Funeral Home, Springfield. Graveside services and burial was held at Mandan Union Cemetery.

She was born Jan. 6, 1919, to John Raymond and Gladys Ring Madsen in Morristown, S.D. She was the oldest of four children. She lived in Haynes, Bowman and Marmarth before moving to Mandan, where she graduated from Mandan High School. She attended St. Benedict Catholic College in St. Joseph, Minn.

She married and settled in Bismarck. She was a devoted mother to her two daughters, Polly Blanton Boucard and Amy Blanton Allen. She lived in many places in the United States before moving to the Springfield, Mo., area.

Her husband, Robert Eggleston, passed away April 6, 2012. She was also preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Gladys Madsen; her brother, Richard Madsen; her sister, Marie Skjod; and her brothers-in-law, Delbert Skjod and Chris Dahl.

She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Polly and Gueric Boucard, Leakey, Texas and Amy and Marcus Allen, Springfield, Mo.; four grandchildren, Garrick Boucard, Natalie Boucard, Maggie Allen and Grant Allen; her sister and brother-in-law, Nonnie and Albert “Hap” Craychee; and many beloved nieces and nephews. She will be deeply missed by all who loved her.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Association of North Dakota at or Cystic Fibrosis Association of North Dakota, 921 S. Ninth St., Suite 115, Bismarck, N.D. 58504.


Charles Krause

Charles V. “Chuck” Krause, 70, Mandan, died June 20, 2012, at St. Alexis Hospital in Bismarck.

A funeral service was held on Saturday, June 23, at Weigel Funeral Home, Mandan, with Deacon Randy Froehlich as officiant. Burial was at the Mandan Union Cemetery.

Charles was born on July 23, 1941, to Charles and Josephine H. (Scharosch) Krause in New Leipzig. He was raised and educated in New Leipzig and Mott area. After graduating from Mott High School, he attended Wahpeton Technical School. He married Jackie Suchy on Aug. 4, 1962, in Mandan. On Sept. 23, 2002, Jackie Suchy died. On Dec. 22, 2009, Charles then married Deanna Henderson Berg in Las Vegas, Nev.

Chuck worked for the Burlington Northern Railroad for 44 years as a Materials Manager, then retiring in 2001. Chuck lived life to the fullest he was socially outgoing; visiting with people for him was interesting and fun. He was mechanically inclined, a problem solver and including a variety of interest such as cake decorating, photography and was known for his special recipe for salsa and margaritas. He loved traveling, which he did extensively around the world to places like Singapore, Malaysia, Mexico and Australia. While there, he climbed the Sidney Harbor Bridge. He raised Siberian huskies, which he used for a dog sled team, and loved to run them down by the river. He was very fond of his grandchildren, taking them fishing was always a highlight. He loved his family, and these precious memories will be cherished by all.

Chuck will be deeply missed by his loving wife, Deanna (Henderson) Krause, Mandan; daughters, Kym (Clay) Koenig, and Karla (Roger) Erhardt, both of Mandan; stepdaughters, Kristin Scott (Jamie Dulick), New Albany, Ohio, and Kari Berg (Pete Wilson), Sidney, Australia; five grandchildren, Kyra and Keaden Erhardt, Cooper Dulick, Blake and Brylie Wilson; and sister, Mary Brucker, Mandan.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents; first wife; sisters; and brothers.

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Erwin Schaedler

Erwin Schaedler, 77, Mandan, died June 25, 2012, at Medcenter One Hospital in Bismarck.

Funeral services were held on Thursday, June 28, at Weigel Funeral Home, Mandan, with Deacon Dennis Rohr as officiant. Burial was at the North Dakota Veteran’s Cemetery with Military Committal Services provided by the VFW Post No. 707 and American Legion Post No. 40.

Erwin was born on Dec. 14, 1934, to Wilhelm and Barbara Schaedler in Viernheim, Germany. He was raised and educated in Germany. At age 24 he and his sister came to the United States settling in the Zeeland area. He joined the U.S. Army, then serving from 1958 to 1960. After his military service he returned to the Mandan area and married Dianne Smith on Sept. 21, 1963, at St. Martin’s Catholic Church in Huff.

Erwin was a life member of the International Union Bricklayers and Allied Craft. Erwin worked for various masonry companies, the most recent being Hertz Masonry, retiring in 1994. While in Germany he learned to play the accordion, which he continued to do as a great source of enjoyment. He was an avid reader of war novels, his homeland, Germany, and enjoyed watching baseball. He enjoyed the peace and quiet of the outdoors, spending many hours in his garden on the farm near Huff. It was important to him to have coffee with his friends daily. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his grandson and living the simple life with his family.

Erwin will be deeply missed by his loving wife, Dianne; sons, Michael Schaedler and Todd Schaedler of Huff; daughters, Stacey (Theron Wesenburger) and Kristey (Clifford Miller) of Mandan; and grandson, Damian Schaedler.

Erwin was preceded in death by his parents; his sister and brother-in-law, Hildegard (Walter) Reimer; brother, Willie Schaedler; father-in-law, Bernard Smith; and mother-in-law, Rose Smith.

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