Thomas Poitra

BELCOURT Thomas Poitra, 78, Belcourt, died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, in a Minot hospital.

He was born July 16, 1935, to Francis and Marie Poitra, in Belcourt. He married Germaine Belgarde on June 14, 1958, in Belcourt.

Survivors: wife; daughters, Carrie Azure and Lori DeCoteau, both Belcourt; son, Bradley, Belcourt; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brothers, Linus, of Atlanta, Delmar, Renton, Wash., James, Billings, Mont., and Conrad, Belcourt; sister, Rosemarie Parisien, Belcourt.

Funeral: Monday, 10 a.m., St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Belcourt.

Burial: St. Ann’s Catholic Cemetery, Belcourt, in the spring.

Visitation: Sunday, 6 p.m., in the church.

Rosary service: Sunday, 8 p.m., in the church.

(Elick Funeral Home, Rolla)