Kurt Hovet

WATFORD CITY Kurt Hovet, 69, rural Watford City, died Sunday, March 31, 2013, in a Watford City hospital.

He was born Feb. 25, 1944, to Walter and Olga Hovet, in Williston. He was drafted into the Army in 1965 and served domestically and abroad until his discharge in 1967. He married Rita Levang on March 26, 1972, in Watford City.

Survivors: wife; daughter, Vawnita Best, Watford City, and Kimberly Murphy, Williston; three grandchildren; mother, Watford City; sisters, Sonia Prestangen, Watford City, Beverly Ashley and Cynthia Rust, both Williston, Rebecca Newman, Drumheller, Alberta; brothers, Myron, Watford City, Randy, Charlo, Mont., Steve, Evans, Ga., and Tim, Bismarck.

Funeral: Friday, 11 a.m., First Lutheran Church, Watford City.

Family service: Thursday, 5:30 p.m., Fulkerson Funeral Home, Watford City.

Visitation: Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., in the funeral home.