Area deaths

GILBERT UNDERDAHL, 78, rural Minot, died Sunday in his home. Funeral Thursday, 2 p.m., in Our Savior Lutheran Church, Minot. Visitation Wednesday, 2 to 7 p.m., Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot. Memorials are preferred.

MARK HANSON, a.k.a. MARK ESS, 63, longtime Minot radio broadcaster and TV weatherman, of Velva, died Sunday in a Fargo hospital. Visitation today, June 25, from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.

JOHN HARDING, 77, Minot, died June 4 in his home. Memorial service Friday, 1 p.m., Roosevelt Park Zoo Education Building, Minot. Visitation Thursday, 4 to 7 p.m., Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot. Memorials are preferred to Minot Greater Zoological Society.

PATRICK WILKIE, 26, Minot, formerly of Wahpeton, died June 21 from injuries suffered in an accident near Stanley. Funeral Friday, 10 a.m., St. John’s Catholic Church, Wahpeton, and memorial service Saturday, 10 a.m., St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, New Town., Visitation Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m., with a vigil prayer service at 7 p.m., all in St. John’s Catholic Church. Burial will be at the New Town Cemetery. (Vertin-Munson Funeral Home, Wahpeton)

CLARA ELLINGSON, 87, Garrison, died Monday in a Garrison care center. (Bismarck Funeral Home, Bismarck)

NYLA OLSON, 75, Williston, died Saturday in a Williston hospital. Funeral Thursday, 2 p.m., West Prairie Lutheran Church, rural Williston. Visitation Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Thursday, 9 to 11 a.m., Fulkerson Funeral Home, Williston.

JOYCE SKJERVEM, 79, Bottineau, died June 22 in her daughter’s home in Minot. Funeral Saturday, 1 p.m., Nero Funeral Home, Bottineau. Visitation Friday, 1 to 9 p.m., in the funeral home.

STACEY SLYTER, 38, Alpharetta, Ga., formerly of Dunseith, died Saturday in Bottineau. (Nero Funeral Home, Bottineau)

KRISTI HAGER, 48, Battleview, died Saturday in her home. Funeral Thursday, 2 p.m., Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Powers Lake. Visitation Wednesday, 5 to 7 p.m. and Thursday, noon to service time, in the church. (Fulkerson Funeral Home, Tioga)

TYLER FISCHER, 22, Minot, formerly of Bowman, died Friday near Stanley. Funeral Thursday, 1 p.m., Bowman High School Gym. (Krebsbach and Kulseth Funeral Services, Bowman)

MILDRED “MARG” VARDSVEEN, 89, Flandreau, S.D., formerly of Minot, died Feb. 21 in a Flandreau nursing home. Funeral Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot. Visitation Saturday, one hour prior to the service, in the funeral home.

JAMES GOODWIN, 97, Rugby, died at his home in Rugby on Monday. (Niewoehner Funeral Home, Rugby)