Area deaths

SHIRLEY MERTENS, 77, Devils Lake, died Friday in a Devils Lake nursing home. Funeral Wednesday, 11 a.m., St. Olaf Lutheran Church, Devils Lake. Visitation Wednesday, 9 a.m. to service time, in the church. (Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake)

DELLA HOLT, 79, Parshall, died Sunday in a Garrison nursing home. (Langhans Funeral Home, Parshall)

HERB CLARK, 84, Maxbass, died Saturday in a Minot hospital. Memorial service Wednesday, 11 a.m., English Lutheran Church, Maxbass. Friends may sign the guestbook one hour prior to the service in the church. (Brose Funeral Home, Mohall)

HILLIS HUGELEN, 83, Velva, died Sunday in a Minot hospital. Funeral Thursday, 11 a.m., Oak Valley Lutheran Church, Velva. Visitation Wednesday, 5 to 7 p.m., Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Velva. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Oak Valley Lutheran Church or Souris Valley Care Center, both Velva, or to an organization of the donor’s choice.