Area Deaths

MILDRED R. “MARGE” VARDSVEEN, 89, Flandreau, S.D., formerly of Minot, died Thursday, Feb. 21, in a Flandreau nursing home. A graveside service will be held in the spring at Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot)

LESTER TANDBERG, 87, Minot, died Friday in his home. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot)

LEO MCCRORY, 86, Mohall, died Thursday in his home. Memorial service Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., Zion Lutheran Church, Mohall. Family service Tuesday, 7 p.m., in the church. Friends may sign the guestbook Tuesday, noon to 3 p.m., at Brose Funeral Home, Mohall.

DAVID BIRKHOLZ, 88, Garrison, died Friday in a Bismarck hospital. (Thompson Funeral Home, Garrison)

GENE GRAUMANN, 65, of Harvey, died Thursday in a Harvey hospital. Funeral Tuesday, 10:30 a.m., First Lutheran Church, Harvey. Visitation Monday, 2 to 7 p.m., Hertz Funeral Home, Harvey.

PAUL GONZALES, 64, Williston, died Friday in a Williston hospital. (Fulkerson Funeral Home, Williston)

MARTHA ROVENKO, 93, Minot, formerly of Max, died Thursday in a Minot nursing home. Funeral Thursday, 10 a.m., Zion Lutheran Church, Minot. Visitation Wednesday, 4 to 7 p.m., Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot. Memorials are preferred to Zion Lutheran Church, Minot.