Earl J. McCarty, 85, Bismarck, died June 8, 2015 at CHI St. Alexius Health in Bismarck, peacefully and with his family at his side.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at Church of Ascension, Bismarck, ND with Msgr. James Braaten as celebrant. Burial will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Bismarck, ND.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, June 10, 2015 from 4:00-8:00 pm at Weigel Funeral Home, with a Rosary/Parish Vigil at 7:30 pm. Visitation will continue at the church one hour prior to the service on Thursday.
Earl was born on November 21, 1929 to Francis and Emma (Hassa) McCarty in Burleigh County, ND. Earl married Agatha Brendel on September 16, 1957 in Bismarck, ND. They farmed and ranched in the Medina area for nearly 50 years. Earl and Aggie proudly raised and showed paint horses throughout the state.
Earl will be deeply missed by his wife of 57 years Aggie, Bismarck; daughter, Brenda (Bruce) Selinger, Dickinson; son, Keith, Bismarck; grandchildren, Jacob (Kate) Selinger, Bloomington, MN; Jordan (Fiancé, Kayla Hoff) Selinger, Grand Forks, ND; Nikkita (Rayce) Kaufmann, Belle Fourche, SD; Ashley McCarty, Belle Fourche, SD and Shelby McCarty, Spearfish, SD; great-grandchildren, Breckyn and Brightyn Kaufmann; sisters, Mildred Dezelski, Owosso, MI and Mary Williamson, Denver, CO; brother, Ed (Sherleen) McCarty, Bismarck, ND along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Earl was preceded in death by his parents; brothers-in-law, Clarence Dezelski and Jim Williamson.