Area Deaths

ELLEN CHAPMAN, 89, Kenmare, died Friday in a Kenmare hospital. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Kenmare)

DOUG NELSON, 68, Williston, died Friday in his home. (Everson Funeral Home, Williston)

MARCIA ELLIS, 69, Minot, formerly of Seattle, died Friday in her residence. (Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot)

VICTOR RIPPLINGER, 85, Minot, formerly of Selz, died Friday in a Velva nursing home. Funeral Thursday, 10:30 a.m., St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Harvey. Visitation Wednesday, 4 to 7 p.m., prayer service Wednesday, 7 p.m., both in Hertz Funeral Home, Harvey.

PAUL “EMERSON” WOOD, 70, Coleharbor, died Friday in his home. Funeral Wednesday, 11 a.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, Garrison. (Thompson Funeral Home, Garrison)