Earl Houle Sr.

BELCOURT Earl Houle Sr., 86, Belcourt, died Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in a Minot hospital.

He was born Jan. 2, 1928, to Albert and Clemence “Emma” Houle, in Belcourt. He served in the Navy. He married Annie “Lilly” Delorme Oct. 23, 1950, in Belcourt.

Survivors: wife; daughters, Barbara Houle, Rolla, Linda Smith, Elizabeth Gourneau, Doris Ayala, Libia Peltier and Lorraine Laverdure, all Belcourt; sons, Earl Houle Jr., David Houle, William Houle and Dennis Peltier, all Belcourt; 28 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; and sisters, Lois Lilley and Mary Wilkie, both Belcourt.

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

Visitation: Wednesday, 5 p.m., in the church.

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

A private family burial will take place in the spring.

(Elick Funeral Home, Rolla)