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Edgar and Jeanne Flick

Husband's Full Name:  Edgar Allen Flick

Husband's Place of Birth:  Malta, Montana

Husband's Father's Name: Ray Flick

Husband's Mother's Name: Gena Melby Flick

Husband's Siblings' Names: Clayton, Margerette, Marian Nicholson, Roger Flick

Wife's Full Name: Jeanne McBain Flick

Wife's Place of Birth:  Manfred, ND

Wife's Father's Name:  Henry McBain

Wife's Mother's Name:  Margaret Janssen McBain

Wife's Siblings' Names: Ronald, Harris, Paul, Roger and Dale

Wife’s Step Brothers – Bernard and James

Children's Names: Randy, Ardis, Myrna, Linda, Corey

Edgar Allen Flick, fourth child of Ray S. and Gena Melby Flick was born north of Malta, Montana. Edgar served in the Korean War and following this in 1953 he began farming.  He married Jeanne McBain on January 21, 1955. Edgar and Jeanne live on the C. C. Melby homestead, farming until 1993.

 

They had five children: 1. Randy was fatally injured in a car accident in 1981 at the age of 26. 2. Ardis lives in Bismarck and works as a Driver’s License Examiner.  She has two sons Allen and Justin who farm near Harvey, and a daughter Carla who works in a bank in Brookings, SD. 3. Myrna married Dean Beilke and had one son Joshua Beilke who will be a Senior in high school.  She married Vern Hoekstra in 1995 and works at Mainstream in Fargo. 4. Linda married Trygve Letnes in 1991. They have three daughters: Chelsey, Taylor, and Hannah. Linda works for a land developer in Moorhead and they live in Fargo.  5. Corey married JoAnn Volk in 1985.  Corey works for Napa in Minot. JoAnn is an RN at Trinity Hospital. They have three sons: Levi, Mitchel, and Andrew and live NE of Burlington. All five children attended Manfred School until it closed in 1973 and then went on to graduate from Harvey High School.

 

Edgar was postmaster of the Manfred Post Office from January 1964 until October 2, 1992, his tenure being the longest served in this position. He served on the Manfred Township Board, was active in the Manfred Telephone Company, Fagerlund Sons of Norway Lodge, Harvey Masonic Lodge, and the National Association of Postmasters of the US serving several terms as president of the 4th Class Offices of the State of ND. He has enjoyed inventing things.

 

Jeanne served as Sunday School superintendent at Vang Church, as well as Sunday School teacher, and Vacation Bible School teacher. She worked at the ASC Office in Fessenden for 25½ years, retiring in 1994. She is a member of the Vang Ladies Aid.  Edgar and Jeanne were active participants of Manfred History and Preservation, Inc., helping with the Manfred Newsletter among other things.  They enjoyed spending their winters in Arizona since beginning in 1995. The last few years have been spent living in Minot in Assisted Living Housing, where they enjoy visits from family and friends.