Area deaths

PAUL GATES, 52, Watford City, died Thursday in his residence. A memorial service will be held at a later date. (Fulkerson Funeral Home, Watford City)

ART ESLINGER, 95, Garrison, died Friday in a Garrison nursing home. (Thompson Funeral Home, Garrison)

PAULINE LEE, 92, Minot, died Friday in a Minot hospital. (Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot)

GRACE SHAW, 98, Minot, died Friday in a Minot hospital. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot)

ANTON MERCK, 79, Karlsruhe, died Thursday in his home. Funeral Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Karlsruhe. Vigil prayer service Tuesday, 7 p.m., in the church. Visitation Tuesday, noon to 4:30 p.m., in Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot, and from 6 to 7 p.m. in the church.

LEROY STANDISH SR., 67, Hardin, Mont., formerly of Mandaree, died Thursday in Hardin. (Fulkerson Funeral Home, Watford City)

ROGER HARMON, 77, Minot, died Thursday in a Bismarck hospital. Funeral Tuesday, 10 a.m., Immanuel Baptist Church, Minot. Visitation Monday, 4 to 7 p.m., in Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot.

SUSAN ROUSSIN, 71, Rolla, died Friday in her home. Funeral Tuesday, 10 a.m., St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Belcourt. Visitation Monday, 6 p.m., rosary service at 8 p.m., both in the church. (Elick Funeral Home, Rolla)