WILLISTON Merrill Knoshaug, 88, Williston, died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, in a Minot hospital.
He was born May 18, 1925, to Ole and Mabel Knoshaug, near Tioga, and was also raised by Esther Knoshaug after his parents died. He enlisted in the Navy in 1943 and served in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He was discharged in 1946. He married Jennie Carlson on Jan. 18, 1955.
Survivors: wife; daughters, Teryl Gannaway and Lori Knoshaug, both Williston; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and sister, Altene Muich, Greensboro, N.C.