Area Deaths

MARCUS “JOE” DAILEY, 84, Minot, died Saturday in a Minot hospital. Funeral Wednesday, 11 a.m., St. Leo’s Catholic Church, Minot. There will be no reviewal but people may sign a memorial book Tuesday, 2 to 5 p.m., in Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot. Memorials are preferred to St. Leo’s Catholic Church, Minot.

WALTER HUMMEL, 85, Minot, died Sunday in a Bismarck nursing home. (Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot)

SANDRA SCHMITT, 68, Bismarck, formerly of Hurdsfield, died Sunday in a Harvey hospital. (Hertz Funeral Home, Harvey)

RALPH J. DEMAINE, 89, of Grand Forks, N.D., and formerly of Pembina, N.D., passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at Valley Eldercare in Grand Forks. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 11 a.m. at the Assumption Catholic Church, Pembina. Visitation will be held Tuesday, Jan. 22, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., with a 6 p.m. rosary service, both at the Askew Funeral Home, Cavalier. Burial will be held in the Pembina Cemetery. A local survivor, his daughter, Sandra (Jim) McQueen, of New Town, N.D., survives. Online guestbook at (