Willard Krupsky

Willard Krupsky, 84, Minot, died Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, in a Minot hospital.

He was born Aug. 28, 1929, to George and Ida Krupsky south of Butte. He enlisted in the Army in 1946 at age 17. He served in Germany and was discharged in 1948. He re-enlisted during the Korean War in 1950 and also served again in Germany. He was discharged in 1954.

Survivors: son, Sal Francis, St. Louis; daughter, Melanie O’Connor, Seattle; three grandchildren; sisters, Shirley Furgason, Sunnyvale, Calif., Carrol Perry, Lewistown, Mont., Valerie Krupsky, Glendale, Calif., Shelley Harstad, Minot, Ardis Harsche, of Jerome, Ariz.; brother, Gordon, Aurora, Ill.

Funeral: Friday, 10 a.m., in Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.

Burial: Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot.

Visitation: Today, 2 to 7 p.m., in the funeral home.