Area deaths 03/28/14

DAVID HOBDEN, 53, Leeds, formerly of Gillette, Wyo., died March 12 in a Rugby hospital. Memorial service today, 2 p.m., Lebanon Lutheran Church, Leeds. There will be no visitation. (Nelson Funeral Home, Leeds)

GRACE ELKER, 95, rural Surrey, died Wednesday in her home. Funeral Monday, 11 a.m., Southside Church of the Nazarene, Minot. Visitation Sunday, noon to 4 p.m., Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot. Memorials are preferred to Trinity Hospice and Southside Church of the Nazarene, Minot.

EDDY LAKODUK, 96, Fargo, formerly of Butte, died Thursday in a Fargo hospital. (Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot)

ALVIN FRANCIS, 93, Minot, died Wednesday in a Minot nursing home. (Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot)

JOHN KIRCHOFNER, 89, Rugby, died Wednesday in his home. Funeral Tuesday, 11 a.m., Little Flower Catholic Church, Rugby. Visitation Monday, 5 to 7 p.m., with a rosary and vigil prayer service at 7 p.m., and Tuesday, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Anderson Funeral Home, Rugby. There will be no reviewal in the church.

PEARL WAHL, 81, rural Chaseley, died Wednesday in a Bismarck hospital. (Hertz Funeral Home, McClusky)

CONNIE CHARNETZKI, 82, Kenmare, died Wednesday in a Kenmare hospital. Visitation Monday, noon – 5 p.m., Springan Funeral Home, Stanley. Funeral Tuesday, 11 a.m., Nazareth Lutheran Church, Kenmare.