Area Deaths

JOSEPHINE BRATLIEN, 83, Zahl, died Thursday in a Williston nursing home. (Everson-Coughlin Funeral Home, Williston)

IONA WHARTON, 95, Minot, died Tuesday in a Minot hospital. Funeral Aug. 22, 1 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Minot. Visitation Thursday, 2 to 6 p.m., Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.

ORLIN OIUM, 80, Towner, died Friday in a Rugby hospital. Funeral Wednesday, 10 a.m., Zion Lutheran Church, Towner. Visitation Tuesday, 3 to 9 p.m., Niewoehner Funeral Home, Rugby.

CLIFFORD GILLIS, 82, Dunseith, died Friday in his home. (Nero Funeral Home, Bottineau)

BROOKE NADEAU, 23, Belcourt, died Wednesday in a Bismarck hospital. Funeral Monday, 10 a.m., St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Belcourt. Visitation Sunday, 5 p.m., with a rosary service at 7 p.m., in the church. (Elick Funeral Home, Rolla)

RICK BYKONEN, 45, Rolla, died Wednesday near his home. Funeral Monday, 2 p.m., Rolla High School Gymnasium, Rolla. Prayer service Sunday, 7 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, Rolla. (Elick Funeral Home, Rolla)