Area Deaths

EDSON FRY, 82, Velva, died Friday in a Velva nursing home. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Velva)

MICHAEL COOK, 63, Minot, died Thursday in a Grand Forks hospital. Funeral Tuesday, 10:30 a.m., Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Minot. Vigil prayer service Monday, 7 p.m., Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot. Visitation Monday, 3 to 7 p.m., in the funeral home. Memorials are preferred to Bishop Ryan Catholic School, the 2nd Story or Little Flower Catholic Church Capital Campaign, all Minot.

HARRY ANDERSON, 84, Towner, died July 17 in a Bismarck hospital. Memorial service Wednesday, 11 a.m., Zion Lutheran Church, Towner. Prayer service and sharing of memories Tuesday, 7 p.m., Anderson Funeral Home, Towner. There will be no reviewal, but friends may sign a guest register Tuesday, 5 to 7 p.m., in the funeral home.

VERONICA PASTERNAK, 91, Williston, died Thursday in a Williston nursing home. (Everson Funeral Home, Williston)

DOROTHY JACOBSON, 94, of Alexander, died Thursday in a Billings, Mont., hospital. Funeral Tuesday, 11 a.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, Alexander. (Fulkerson Funeral Home, Williston)

RAYNHILD BEYER, 91, Minot, formerly of Bottineau, died Thursday in a Minot nursing home. (Nero Funeral Home, Bottineau)

LAUREL HIATT, 67, Bottineau, died Friday in a Bottineau hospital. (Nero Funeral Home, Bottineau)

GERALD SCHLAFMAN, 62, Mercer, died Thursday in his home. Funeral Tuesday, 11 a.m., Mercer Community Center. (Goetz Funeral Home, Turtle Lake)

ARTHUR STREIFEL, 86, Esmond, died Thursday in a Harvey nursing home. Funeral Monday, 10:30 a.m., St. Boniface Catholic Church, Esmond. Visitation Sunday, 5 to 7 p.m., with rosary recitation at 7 p.m. and a vigil prayer service at 7:30 p.m., all in the church. (Nelson Funeral Home, Maddock)