Helen Ihla

BOTTINEAU Helen Ihla, 89, Bottineau, died Thursday, June 26, 2014, in a Bottineau nursing home.

She was born June 22, 1924, to Ole and Ostine Guttu, at Souris. She married Melvin Ihla on Dec. 9, 1943, at Souris.

Survivors: sons, John, Bottineau, and David, of Blaine, Minn.; daughter, Barb Olson, Rugby; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral: Thursday, 11 a.m., First Lutheran Church, Bottineau.

Burial: Turtle Mountain Lutheran Cemetery, near Carbury.

Visitation: Wednesday, 1 to 9 p.m., Nero Funeral Home, Bottineau.