Joseph Desjarlais

DUNSEITH Joseph Desjarlais, 69, Dunseith, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, in a Minot hospital.

He was born March 31, 1943, to Joseph and Lillian Desjarlais, in Belcourt. He married Dorothy Demery on Feb. 17, 1982, in Belcourt.

Survivors: wife; sons, Steven Desjarlais and Alvin Demery, both Fargo, Mike, Minot, Rocky Demery, Trenton, Myron Demery, Bobby Demery and Bradley Demery, all Grand Forks, and Dustin Desjarlais of Dunseith; daughters, Anita Desjarlais of New Town, Kimberly Short and Wendy Demery, both of Dunseith, Lori Demery of Montana, and Breezy Desjarlais of Minot; brothers, Robert Sr. and Roland Sr., both of Belcourt.

Funeral: Thursday, 10 a.m., St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Dunseith.

Burial: St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Dunseith, in the spring.

Rosary service: Wednesday, 8 p.m., in the church.

Visitation: Wednesday, 6 p.m., in the church.

(Elick Funeral Home, Rolla)