RUGBY Savannah and Emily Thiel, twin daughters of Mark and Krystin Thiel, Rugby, were born in Fargo on Nov. 26, 2013. Savannah died after 5.5 hours, and Emily died Tuesday, Dec. 3, in a Fargo hospital.
Survivors: parents; sister, Lilly, at home; brother, Nathan, at home; grandparents, Wayne and Ruth Thiel, Rugby, and David and Cheryl Schmidt, Jamestown; great-grandparents, Melvin and Betty Thiel, Rugby, Carl and Lois Schaan, Minot, and Walter and Fern Schmidt, Underwood, Minn.
Joint funeral service: Saturday, 1 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, Rugby.
Burial: Persilla Watts Cemetery, Rugby. There is no visitation.
(Niewoehner Funeral Home, Rugby)