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Don Zingleman

Posted 6/06/18 (Wed)

Don Zingleman, 91, of Watford City N.D., passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at the McKenzie County Medical Center in Watford City, N.D.
Don Zingleman was born September 2, 1926, at Watford City, N.D., the son of Ernest and Mabel (Ney) Zingleman. He was one of 12 children. He attended country school and then high school in Watford City, graduating in 1947.
Don married Melva Miller on June 25, 1961, in Hannah, N.D. The couple made their home on the family farm, southeast of Watford City, where they farmed, ranched and raised four children. He died on May 29, 2018, in the McKenzie County Hospital. He was a resident of the Good Shepherd Home of Watford City at the time of his death.
Don took great pride in the horses that he raised and broke in his younger years. He also raised cattle and worked at the Watford City Sales Ring for a number of years. He enjoyed camping, fishing and playing pinochle with his family and friends.  He belonged to a local pinochle club and was a long-time member of the N.D. Livestock Association
He is survived by his daughters, Sharon Howatt of Langdon, N.D., Jody (Justin) Mavity of Williston, N.D., and Diane Zingleman of Bismarck, N.D.; son, Brian Zingleman of Watford City, N.D.; brother, Jack (Delores) Zingleman of Bellevue, Wash.; sisters, Doris Johnsrud of  Mill Creek, Wash., and Lois Whittaker of Brighton, Colo.; sister-in-law, Phyllis Zingleman of Minneapolis, Minn.; brother-in-law, Tom (Marlene) Miller of Langdon, N.D.; sister-in-law, Betty (James) Wilson of Rodgers, Ariz.; step-grandchildren, Jaima and TJ Mavity; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Melva; brothers, Earl, Bud, Bob, Omar, Dale and George; sisters, Betty Guyette and Dorothy Olson; and son-in-law, Brad Howatt.
His funeral service was held on Monday, June 4, 2018, at 11 a.m., at the First Lutheran Church in Watford City, N.D. Pastor Mark Honstein will officiate. Burial was in the family lot in Schafer Cemetery in Watford City, N.D.
Friends may sign the on-line register and give their condolences at www.fulkersons.com