Area Deaths 2/02/2014

BRIAN HOWARD, 58, Tioga, died Friday in a Tioga hospital. Memorial service Saturday, Feb. 8, at 1 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, Tioga. People may sign the memorial book Saturday, one hour prior to the service, in the church. (Fulkerson Funeral Home, Tioga)

LEVI NEWPORT, 79, Minot, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in a Minot hospital. Reviewal and visitation Saturday, Feb. 8, from 1 to 5 p.m., in Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot. The funeral and burial are tentatively scheduled for May 17. In lieu of plants and flowers, memorials are preferred to the donor’s choice.

JAMES MATHIASON, 74, Mohall, died Friday in his home. Funeral Wednesday, 11 a.m., Zion Lutheran Church, Mohall. Family service Tuesday, 7 p.m., in the church. Visitation Tuesday, noon to 5 p.m., Brose Funeral Home, Mohall.

DENNIS SCHOCK, 77, Kenmare, died Friday in a Minot hospital. Memorial service Tuesday, 11 a.m., Nazareth Lutheran Church, Kenmare. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Kenmare)

RUTH HEDLUND, 92, Williston, formerly of Wildrose, died Saturday in a Williston nursing home. (Everson Funeral Home, Williston)

ELDON J. STRAND, 70, Minot, died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, in a Minot hospital. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot)