Area Deaths

THOM MELLUM, 52, Minot, died Tuesday at his residence. (Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot)

FRANCIS “BILL” MCGOWAN, 85, Williston, died Wednesday in Jamestown. (Everson Funeral Home, Williston)

NICHOLE PARISIEN, 32, Dunseith, died Tuesday in a Minot hospital. (Nero Funeral Home, Bottineau)

MARY LOU LONE FIGHT, 45, Mandaree, died Tuesday in a Minot hospital. Funeral Saturday, 11 a.m., Water Chief Hall, Mandaree. Wake service Friday, 5 p.m., in Water Chief Hall. (Fulkerson Funeral Home, Watford City)

BETSY SAUTER, 73, Goodrich, died Wednesday in a Harvey hospital. (Hertz Funeral Home, McClusky)

JEROME ASH, 68, Underwood, died Tuesday in Bismarck. Cremation has taken place. Per Jerome’s wishes, no services will be held. (Goetz Funeral Home, Underwood)

CALVIN DRIVER, 45, Bismarck, formerly of New Town, died March 10 in a Las Vegas hospital. Funeral Monday, 11 a.m., New Town Civic Center. Wake Sunday, 5 p.m., in the civic center. (Langhans Funeral Home, Parshall)

NICOLE HENKE, 69, Devils Lake, died Wednesday in her home. Memorial service Sunday, 2 p.m., St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Devils Lake. (Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake)