Area Deaths

LLOYD MERGEL, 81, Minot, died Friday in his residence. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot)

DALE GREGORY, 81, Lansford, died Friday in a Minot hospital. (Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot)

EMMA THOMAS, infant daughter of David and Raylene Thomas, Belcourt, was born Monday and died Tuesday in a Fargo hospital. Service Monday, 10 a.m., St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Belcourt. (Elick Funeral Home, Rolla)

NATHAN STAFFORD, 69, Harvey, died Friday in a Harvey hospital. Funeral Tuesday, 10:30 a.m., First Lutheran Church, Harvey. Visitation Monday, 2 to 7 p.m., in Hertz Funeral Home, Harvey

MARJORIE FORREST, 79, Towner, died Friday in a Rugby hospital. (Anderson Funeral Home, Towner)