Area deaths 02/28/14

SCOTT PFEIFER, 44, Kenmare, formerly of Bowbells, died Wednesday in his home. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Kenmare)

ALICE DECOTEAU, 82, Belcourt, died Thursday in a Belcourt hospital. (Elick Funeral Home, Rolla)

STEVE KNUTSON, 53, Lignite, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at Trinity Hospital in Minot. Memorial service Monday, March 3, at 11 a.m. at Christ Lutheran Church in Lignite. There will be no reviewal, but friends may sign the register one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society or to the Ashley Bakken Memorial Endowment at NDSU in Fargo. (Arrangements with Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Kenmare)

DARLENE BUSCH, 80, Williston, died Thursday in a Williston hospital. Funeral Tuesday, 2 p.m., First Lutheran Church, Williston. Visitation Monday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Tuesday, 9 a.m. to noon, in Everson Funeral Home, Williston.

VIOLET TAYLOR, 84, of Max, died Wednesday in her home. (Thompson Funeral Home, Garrison)

THE REV. CLARENCE STANLEY, 89, Rugby, died Monday in a Rugby nursing home. Funeral Wednesday, 11 a.m., Calvary Evangelical Free Church, Rugby. Visitation Tuesday, 5 to 7 p.m., prayer service and sharing of memories at 7 p.m., in Anderson Funeral Home, Rugby.

BETTY HARTL, 83, Cando, died Wednesday in a Cando hospital. Funeral Monday, 10:30 a.m., Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Cando. Visitation Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m., vigil prayer service and rosary at 4 p.m., in Dunnigan-Dix Funeral Home, Cando.