Elmer Vangsness

FARGO Elmer Vangsness, 91, Fargo, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, in a Fargo nursing home.

He was born on Oct. 20, 1921, to Andrew and Anna Vangsness, in Carpio. He served in the Army Air Corps, enlisting in 1942. He married Nellie Jean Anderson on Jan. 22, 1954, in Rugby.

Survivors: wife; sons, Gary, Oakdale, Minn., and David, Fargo; daughter, Janice Templin, Sauk Rapids, Minn.; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, Glenn, Minot; sisters, Esther Opland, Minot, and Verna Nelson, of Washington.

Memorial service: Saturday, 1 p.m., Peace Lutheran Church, Fargo.

Burial: North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, south of Mandan, at a later date.

Visitation: Friday, 5 to 7 p.m., Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.