Area Deaths 1-21-2017

James Tuchscherer, 83, Rugby, died Friday in a Minot nursing home. (Niewoehner Funeral Home, Rugby)

Leonard Pietsch, 95, Minot, died Friday in a Minot nursing home. (Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot)

Clifford Halvorson, 96, White Earth, died Friday in an Oklahoma City, Okla., hospital. (Springan Funeral Home, Stanley)

Vernon Ostby, 86, Garrison, died Thursday in a Garrison hospital. (Thompson Funeral Home, Garrison)

Laurel Nelson, 64, Minot, died Friday in a Minot assisted living facility. (Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot)

Frances Richter, 84, Carrington, formerly of Sykeston, died Friday in New Rockford. (Evans Funeral Home, Carrington)

Betty Berreth, 84, Bismarck, formerly of Goodrich, died Friday at her son’s home in Bismarck. (Hertz Funeral Home, McClusky)