Joe O’Connell

Joe O’Connell, 78, Newburg, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, in a Minot hospital.

He was born Nov. 18, 1934, to James and Hazel O’Connell, near Newburg. He entered the Army on Oct. 26, 1954, and served with Company B, 5th Medical Battalion, during the Korean Conflict. He was honorably discharged on Jan. 16, 1967.

Survivors: son, James, Newburg; sisters, Elizabeth, Karen, Debbie, Agnes, Helen and Marion; brother, Dwight.

At Joe’s request, no formal services will be held at this time.

Burial: A private burial will be held at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, south of Mandan.

(Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot)