Area Deaths

BESSIE HOCHSTETLER, 86, rural Wolford, died Sunday in her home. Graveside committal service Saturday, 10 a.m., Lakeview Mennonite Cemetery, rural Wolford, followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m., in Lakeview Mennonite Church. Visitation Friday, 5 to 7 p.m., prayer service and sharing of memories at 7 p.m., both in Anderson Funeral Home, Rugby. There will be no reviewal in the church Saturday.

FRANCES BOEHMER, 94, New Berlin, Wis., formerly of Minot, died Friday, Sept. 6, in the Linden Grove Nursing Home. Mass of Christian Burial Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, at 10:30 a.m., at St. John The Apostle Catholic Church, Minot. Visitation Sunday, Sept. 15, from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m., with a prayer service at 5 p.m., both at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot.

CHRISTIAN BACHMEIER, 89, Minot, formerly of Karlsruhe, died Monday in a Minot assisted living center. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot)

HAROLD HARRIS, 94, of Drake, died Sunday in a Velva nursing home. Funeral Friday, 10 a.m., United Methodist Church, Drake. Burial Friday, 2 p.m., Sunset Memorial Gardens, Minot. Visitation Thursday, 3 to 5 p.m., in Bethke-Nelson Funeral Home, Drake.

ROBERT BLAKE SR., 49, Minot, died Friday in a work-related accident in Minot. (Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot)

MELVIN FEATHER, 72, Bismarck, formerly of the Spirit Lake Nation, died Aug. 30 in a Mandan nursing home. Funeral Thursday, 10 a.m., Dakotah Oyate Lutheran Church, rural Tokio. Wake Wednesday, 5 p.m., Scripture service and sharing of memories at 8 p.m., all in the church. (Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake)

ANTHONY PUKLICH, 81, Steele, died Monday in a Bismarck hospital. (Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot)