David Folske

David J. Folske,  age 75,  of Bismarck, North Dakota,  passed away September 17, 2018.

David J. Folske

Dave attended North Dakota College State School of Science in Wahpeton, ND where he obtained Electronics Technology degree.  After obtaining his degree he began his career with the telephone companies, most notably Northwestern Bell back in the day.  He rose through the ranks only to retire from Northwestern Bell/ATT/US West/ Qwest.  He then started his career again with with local rural telephone cooperatives.  He worked most of his career in Grafton, ND where he raised his family, then onto Rugby, Devils Lake, Fargo and Bottineau.

Obituary and further information at Krebsbach and Kulseth Funeral Services: http://www.krebsbachfuneralservice.com/obituary/david-folske


Lyle Holm

Lyle Marvin Holm,  age 90,  of Shakopee, Minnesota,  passed away September 15, 2018.

Lyle worked many years as a telephone technician for Northwestern Bell, US West and Qwest.

Obituary and further information at Ballard-Sunder Funeral Home: https://www.ballardsunderfuneral.com/lyle-marvin-holm/

Arnita M Searle

Arnita M Searle,  age 94,  of Mason City, Iowa,  passed away August 27, 2018.

Arnita Mae Searle

After graduating from Mason City High School in 1941, Arnita worked as a telephone operator with Pacific Bell in San Francisco, California.  She later moved back to Mason City, and continued working as a telephone operator with U.S. West (formerly Northwestern Bell) until her retirement in 1981.  Arnita was a member of the Telephone Pioneers.

Obituary and further information at Major Erickson Funeral Home: http://www.majorericksonfuneralhome.com/obituaries/Arnita-Mae-Searle?obId=3251356#/obituaryInfo