Area deaths 7/30/2014

RAYMOND MAYER, 70, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, formerly of New Town, died July 24 in a Seattle hospital. Memorial service Friday, 11 a.m., Bethlehem Lutheran Church, rural New Town. Memorials are preferred to Seattle Cancer Care Alliance ( or to the donor’s choice. (Langhans Funeral Home, Parshall)

VERINE JORGENSON, 96, of Ray, died July 20 in a Stanley nursing home. Memorial service Aug. 9, 1 p.m., Ray Lutheran Church, Ray. (Springan Funeral Home, Stanley)

LOIS HAMILTON, 85, Lake Metigoshe, formerly of Minot, died Monday in a Bismarck hospital. No services will be held. Friends may sign a guest register Friday, 3 to 6 p.m., Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot. Memorials are preferred to the Bottineau Ambulance Service or an organization of the donor’s choice.

RUSSELL ANDERSON, 95, Kenmare, died Monday in a Minot nursing home. Memorial service Friday, 10:30 a.m., Nazareth Lutheran Church, Kenmare. Friends may sign a guest register Friday, one hour prior to the service, in the church. (Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Kenmare)