Area Deaths

JOHN ANDERSON, 81, Powers Lake, died Monday in a Tioga nursing home. (Springan Funeral Home, Stanley)

FRANCIS DECOTEAU, 19, Bismarck, formerly of New Town, died Sunday in his home. Funeral Friday, 10 a.m., Johnny Bird Memorial Hall, New Town. Wake Thursday, 5 p.m., in the memorial hall. (Langhans Funeral Home, Parshall)

BRYON W. OJA, 52, Bismarck, died Aug. 12, 2013, at St. Alexius Medical Center, Bismarck. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at Church of St. Mary, Bismarck, with Rev. Msgr. Gene Lindemann officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 15, at Parkway Funeral Service, 2330 Tyler Parkway, Bismarck, where a rosary/vigil will begin at 7 p.m. Further arrangements are pending with Parkway Funeral Service.

LILLIAN WEINAND, 103, Garrison, died Sunday in a Garrison hospital. Funeral Saturday, 11 a.m., St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Garrison. Rosary recitation Friday, 7 p.m., in the church. (Thompson Funeral Home, Garrison)

LEONARD RATH, 72, Minot, formerly of Tuttle, died Tuesday in his home. Funeral Friday, 10 a.m., Vincent United Methodist Church, Minot. Visitation Thursday, 2 to 7 p.m., in Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot. Memorials are preferred to Trinity Hospice of Minot.

EDNA GILSETH, 95, Mohall, died Tuesday in a Minot hospital. (Brose Funeral Home, Mohall)