Area deaths

RUTH WATLAND, 86, Minot, died Aug. 26 in a Minot nursing home. Funeral Monday, 10:30 a.m., Saron Lutheran Church, rural Minot. Graveside service Monday, 1 p.m., Rosehill Memorial Park. Visitation Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m., in Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot.

KEVIN NEPERUD, 52, Minot, formerly of Surrey, died Monday in a Minot nursing home. Funeral Friday, 11 a.m., Bethany Lutheran Church, Minot. Visitation Friday, one hour prior to the service, in the church. Memorials are preferred to Bethany Lutheran Church or Trinity Cancer Care Center, both Minot. (Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot)

LESTER ZORN, 85, Bottineau, died Monday in a Bottineau hospital. Funeral Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Bottineau. Visitation Friday, 1 to 9 p.m., prayer service at 7:30 p.m., both in Nero Funeral Home, Bottineau.