Douglas Lider, 50, of Minot, died Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, in his home. A memorial service will be held Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, at 10 a.m. in Nero Funeral Home in Bottineau. Private burial will happen later. Visitation will be Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., in the funeral home.
Douglas Lider, a son of Clayton and Arliss (Halvorson) Lider, was born at Bottineau on Sept. 28, 1962. He was reared and educated at Bottineau. On July 3, 1982, he was married to Pamela Walls at Bottineau. They lived in Bottineau for a time. They moved around the Upper Midwest working. This marriage later ended. Douglas continued to work in Minnesota and North Dakota. He was married to Becky Schell for a time. They returned to Minot in 2006. For the past several years he had been working for Baker Hughes in oil field services.
He enjoyed riding motorcycle, classic cars, cruising with his grandson, Lane, gardening and hunting with his brothers. Douglas had a natural gift of being able to talk to anyone he met. He was always remodeling the houses he lived in.
He is survived by: his son, Christopher (Allison) Lider, of Thompson; daughters, Heidi Lider, of Fargo, and Heather (Lucas) Underdahl, of Makoti; a grandson, Lane Underdahl; parents, Clayton and Arliss Lider, of Bottineau; brothers, Jeffery Lider, of Hatton, Gregrey Lider, of Bottineau, and Donavan Lider, of Antler.
Arrangements are with Nero Funeral Home, Bottineau. Friends may sign the online register at (www.nerofuneralhome.net).