Viola Melland

RAY Viola Melland, 93, of Ray and Wheelock, died Sunday, July 27, 2014, in a Williston nursing home.

She was born Sept. 29, 1920, to Christ and Josie Asleson, in Petersburg. She married Kenneth Melland on Sept. 20, 1941, in Epping.

Survivors: sons, Dennis, Williston, and David, of Ray; daughter, Carla Melland, Williston; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral: Thursday, 1 p.m., Ray Lutheran Church, Ray.

Burial: Thursday, 3:30 p.m., Epping Cemetery.

Visitation: Today, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., with a family service, open to the public, at 7 p.m., Everson Funeral Home, Williston.