Alexander Poitra

Oct. 28, 1964-July 29, 2014

BELCOURT Alexander Poitra, 49, Dunseith, died Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in a Rolla hospital.

He was born Oct. 28, 1964, to Elmer and Emma Poitra, in Belcourt, and was a foster child of William and Doris Thomas, of Rolla.

Survivors: sons, Justin Vettleson, Ryan Vettleson and Anthony Vettleson, all Belcourt; daughter, Alisha Poitra, Grand Forks; six grandchildren; three stepchildren, Bobbi Jo, Fabian and Allen; brothers, Larry, of Nebraska, Clifford, Elmer, Randy and Roger, all Dunseith; sisters, Mary Poitra and Sandra Poitra, both Fargo, and Melinda Poitra, Belcourt; companion, Dianna Gourneau, of Dunseith.

Funeral: Monday, 10 a.m., St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Belcourt.

Burial: St. Anthony’s Catholic Cemetery, Belcourt.

Visitation: Sunday, 6 p.m., with a rosary service at 8 p.m., in the church.

(Elick Funeral Home, Rolla)