Richard Furgeson

WESTHOPE The funeral is today at 10 a.m. in St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Westhope for Richard Furgeson, 80, Maxbass, who died Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, in a Minot hospital

He was born May 18, 1933, to Donald and Lucile (Dinsmore) Furgeson, in Davenport, Iowa. He entered the Marine Corps May 22, 1950. He married Patricia Johnson. This marriage later ended. He retired from the Marine Corps in 1970. He married Bette Miller in 1974.

Survivors: wife; sons, James Furgeson, Mansfield, Ga., Dan Miller, Burlington, Don Miller, Anchorage, Alaska, Terry Miller, of Kona, Hawaii; daughters, Sheryl Thompson and Wanda Miller, both of Lake Stevens, Wash.; eight grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

(Nero Funeral Home, Westhope)