Area Deaths

HARRY ANDERSON, 84, Towner, died Wednesday in a Bismarck hospital. ( Anderson Funeral Home, Towner)

RUSSELL ZAVALNEY, 85, of Velva and Butte, died Wednesday in a Minot nursing home. Funeral Wednesday, 10 a.m., in Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot. Visitation Tuesday, 2 to 7 p.m., in the funeral home.

MICHAEL COOK, 63, Minot, died Thursday in a Grand Forks hospital. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot)

EMIL SCHMIDT, 85, Turtle Lake, died Thursday in a Turtle Lake hospital. (Goetz Funeral Home, Turtle Lake)

CURTIS KERCHENKO, 58, of Drake, died Wednesday in a Minot hospital. Memorial service Monday, 11 a.m., in Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot. There will be no reviewal but people may sign the memorial book Monday, 9 a.m. until the service, in the funeral home.

VERN NELSON, 73, Zahl, died Thursday at a Minot hospital. (Fulkerson Funeral Home, Williston)