Area Deaths

RAYMOND WEIKUM, 86, Harvey, died Tuesday in a Harvey hospital. (Nelson Funeral Home, Fessenden)

RUBY HOWARD, 99, Chandler, Ariz., formerly of Minot, died Tuesday in a Chandler nursing home. Graveside service 11:30 a.m. Friday in Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot. Visitation Thursday, from 4 to 7 p.m., in Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.

HENRY STEAD, 69, of Westhope, died Sunday on arrival at a Bottineau hospital. Funeral 10 a.m. Saturday, in First Presbyterian Church, Westhope. Cremation will take place. Visitation Friday, beginning at 2 p.m., in Nero Funeral Home, Westhope.

LORRAINE R. KESSLER, 76, Minot, died Sunday at her home in Minot. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot)

DONALD THORSON, 84, of Bottineau, died Saturday in a Bottineau nursing home. Funeral 3 p.m. Thursday in First Lutheran Church, Bottineau. Visitation today, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., in Nero Funeral Home, Bottineau.

ANDREW BRAUN, 82, of Edmunds, died Monday in a Fargo hospital. Funeral 2 p.m. Friday, at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, south of Mandan. (Evans Funeral Home, Carrington)

LESLIE JONES, 67, of Drake, formerly of Towner, died Monday in his home. (Anderson Funeral Home, Towner)