Area Deaths

ALIDA FOSNESS, 88, Rugby, died Wednesday in a Rugby nursing home. Funeral Monday, 11 a.m., Bethany Lutheran Church, Rugby. Visitation Sunday, 5 to 7 p.m., with prayer and sharing of memories Sunday, 7 p.m., in Anderson Funeral Home, Rugby.

GARY PATTERSON, 68, Bottineau, died Thursday in a Minot hospital. Funeral Monday, 10 a.m., United Parish, Bottineau. Visitation Sunday, 2 to 7 p.m., in Nero Funeral Home, Bottineau.

DONNA JOHNSON, 73, Minot, formerly of Glenburn, died Jan. 21 in a Mesa, Ariz., hospital. A private family service will be held at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot. There will be no reviewal but people may sign the memorial book May 13, from 2 to 7 p.m., in Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot.

RODGER WERLINGER, 62, Parshall, died Thursday in a Garrison hospital. Funeral Tuesday, 10 a.m., Veterans Memorial Hall, Parshall. Wake Monday, 5 p.m., in the memorial hall. Visitation Monday, noon to 4 p.m., in Langhans Funeral Home, Parshall.

JOY SIMON, 65, Washburn, died Friday in her home. (Goetz Funeral Home, Washburn)

RUTH HILLER, 92, Minot, formerly of Rugby and Barton, died Friday in her daughter’s residence. (Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot)

ARDELL RASK, 79, Fessenden, died Friday at a Harvey nursing home. (Nelson Funeral Home, Fessenden)