Area Deaths

VERNON JOHNSON, 87, Watford City, died Thursday in a Watford City hospital. Funeral Wednesday, 11 a.m., Garden Lutheran Church, rural Watford City. (Fulkerson Funeral Home, Watford City)

LEO DEGENSTEIN, 84, Rugby died May 8 in a Minot hospital. Funeral Wednesday, 11 a.m., Little Flower Catholic Church, Rugby. Visitation Tuesday, 4 to 7 p.m., and Wednesday, 9 to 10:30 a.m., in Anderson Funeral Home, Rugby. Rosary and vigil service Tuesday, 7 p.m., in the funeral home. There will be no reviewal in the church.

ANNABELLE LAFROMBOISE, 82, Rolla, died Friday in a Rolla hospital. Funeral Tuesday, 10 a.m., St. Joachim Catholic Church, Rolla. Visitation Monday, 5 to 7 p.m., rosary service Monday, 7 p.m., both in the church. Burial Tuesday, 12:30 p.m., St. Ann’s Catholic Cemetery, Belcourt. (Elick Funeral Home, Rolla)

VIVIAN PENNINGTON, 85, New Town, died Thursday in a Stanley nursing home. Funeral Tuesday, 11 a.m., Bethel Lutheran Church, New Town. Visitation Monday, noon to 5 p.m., in Langhans Funeral Home, Parshall. Memorials are preferred to the Lakeside Community Living Center of New Town.

HANK SORENSON, 58, of Minot, formerly of Williston, died Thursday in a Minot hospital. Funeral Tuesday, 2 p.m., Faith United Methodist Church, Williston. Visitation Monday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Tuesday, 9 to 11 a.m., in Everson Funeral Home, Williston.

DOROTHY ELVRUM, 86, Washburn, died Thursday in a Garrison nursing home. A memorial service will be held at a later date in First Lutheran Church, Washburn. (Goetz Funeral Home, Washburn)

LOREN ANDRESON, 80, Minot, died Friday in a Velva nursing home. (Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot)

ANN BUCK, 95, Grand Forks, formerly of Crosby, died Thursday in a Grand Forks hospital. Funeral Tuesday, 11 a.m., St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Crosby. (Stakston-Martin Funeral Home, Crosby)