JAMESTOWN - Elroy Buerkle, 65, Lignite, died Wednesday Aug. 29, 2012, in a Bismarck hospital.
He was born Nov. 24, 1946, to Albert and Esther Buerkle, in Fredonia. He married Caryn Stromstad on Sept. 9, 1967, in Fargo.
Survivors: wife; son, Dwight, Williston; daughter, Cheri Hoglund, Williston; five grandchildren; sisters, Norma Himmerich, Fargo, and Ruby Pressler, Nortonville
Funeral: Today, 11 a.m., in Haut Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Burial: Martin Luther Lutheran Cemetery, Fredonia.