Area deaths 11/24/13

GARY ARMSTRONG, 74, Minot, died Friday in a Minot hospital. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot)

VICTOR WITTEMAN, 81, Minot, died Friday in a Minot nursing home. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot)

JUSTIN BLOM, 37, Lignite, died Friday of injuries suffered in a motor vehicle accident near Lignite. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Kenmare)

JOYCE SHUMAN, 85, Minot, died Saturday in a Minot hospital. Funeral Tuesday, 2 p.m., Bread of Life Lutheran Church, Minot. Visitation Monday, 3 to 7 p.m., in Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot. Memorials are preferred to Bread of Life Lutheran Church.

WALLEN HELSETH, 89, Columbus, died Friday in a Tioga hospital. Funeral Wednesday, 11 a.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, Columbus. (Stakston-Martin Funeral Home, Crosby)

LINDA OYLOE, 66, rural Williston, died Saturday in her home. (Everson Funeral Home, Williston)

JOHANNA BERTSCH, 96, Devils Lake, died Saturday in a Devils Lake hospital. Funeral Tuesday, 10 a.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church, Devils Lake. Visitation Monday, 4 p.m., rosary and Scripture service that evening, in Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake.

VERNA OLDERBAK, 83, West Fargo, formerly of Devils Lake, died Thursday in a Fargo hospital. Funeral Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., Our Saviors Lutheran Church, Devils Lake. (Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake)