Mary Ann Scott

WILLISTON Mary Ann Scott, 81, Williston, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, in a Minot hospital.

She was born Dec. 23, 1931, to Aage and Ellen Madsen, in Sioux City, Iowa. She married Arvid Scott in September 1963 in Gillette, Wyo.

Survivors: husband; sons, Jeff Merkel and Jerry Merkel, both of Washington state; daughters, Lorraine Emineth, of Washington state, Lora Scott and Shelly Scott, both El Paso, Texas; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brothers, Buford and Jerry, both Billings, Mont., Ralph, Missoula, Mont.; sisters, Doris VanHoutan, Hot Springs, S.D., Judy Reddig, Glendive, Mont., Karen Madsen, of Laurel, Mont., Eva Blackman, Alberton, Mont., and Sharon Redfern, Helena, Mont.

Funeral: Wednesday, 11 a.m., Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church, Williston.

Burial: Hillside Memory Gardens, Williston.

Visitation: Today, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., in Fulkerson Funeral Home, Williston.