Area Deaths

KURT HOVET, 69, rural Watford City, was dead on arrival Sunday at a Watford City hospital. Funeral Friday, 11 a.m., First Lutheran Church, Watford City. Visitation Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., in Fulkerson Funeral Home, Watford City.

RICHARD CECIL, 55, Williston, died March 28 in his home. Funeral Thursday, 10 a.m., St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Williston. Vigil service and rosary Wednesday, 7 p.m., in Everson Funeral Home, Williston. Visitation Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., in the funeral home.

PHYLLIS BRAATEN, 80, Minot, formerly of Velva, died Friday in a Velva nursing home. Funeral Thursday, 11 a.m., Oak Valley Lutheran Church, Velva. Visitation Wednesday, 2 to 5 p.m., with prayer service at 5 p.m., in Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Velva. Graveside service Thursday, 2 p.m., Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot.

M. EILEEN McEOWN, 98, Minot, died Saturday in a Minot nursing home. Funeral Friday, 10:30 a.m., St. Leo’s Catholic Church, Minot. Visitaiton Thursday, 1 to 7 p.m., in Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot. Memorials are preferred to the Minot Catholic Schools, the Roosevelt Park Zoo or to St. Leo’s Catholic Church Building Fund, all Minot.

JAMES SKADBERG, 79, Carrington, died Monday in his home. Funeral Thursday, 10:30 a.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, Carrington. Visitation Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., with prayer service at 8 p.m., in Evans Funeral Home, Carrington.