ND oil pioneer remembered for his generosity

 Mar 12 2018
ND oil pioneer remembered for his generosity
BISMARCK—A Bismarck philanthropist and North Dakota oil pioneer was remembered Friday for his generous support of the community.

Frank Bavendick died Thursday at age 87 at Sanford Health in Bismarck.

The Bavendick name is well known in Bismarck, where Frank and his wife, Joanne, have been major benefactors of Bismarck State College, the YMCA and other organizations.

"They've been a big force in our community," said Bismarck State College President Larry Skogen.

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