Shirley Bottke

Shirley Bottke, 77, Watford City, formerly of Alexander, died Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, in a Watford City nursing home.

She was born May 5, 1935, to Joe and Ruth Lien, in Williston. She married William Bottke Nov. 11, 1955, in Alexander.

Survivors: daughters, Victoria Dishon, of Sidney, Mont., Melanie Swearingen, of Alexander, and Stacy Koland, Inver Grove Heights, Minn.; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Mildred Wangerud, of Alexander, Gladys Owan, Maricopia, Ariz., and Marjorie Brown, Pasco, Wash.

Cremation will take place and a memorial service will be held in the spring.

(Everson Funeral Home, Williston)