Arnold Ellestad

WILLISTON Arnold Ellestad, 88, Williston, died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, in a Minot hospital.

He was born Dec. 27, 1924, to Gerhard and Harriet Ellestad, in Keene. He married Fern Brenna Dec. 11, 1949.

Survivors: wife; sons, Ray Ellestad, Boise, Idaho, Dan Klevenberg, Williston; daughters, June Ellestad, Missoula, Mont., Betty Ellestad, Williston; 12 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and brother, Richard, Lewistown, Mont.

Funeral: Tuesday, 11 a.m., Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Williston.

Burial: Tuesday, 2:30 p.m., Good Hope Cemetery at First Lutheran Church, north of Keene.

Visitation: Today, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., in Everson Funeral Home, Williston.