WILLISTON Ruth Erlandsen, 85, Williston, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, in a Bismarck hospital.
She was born Dec. 2, 1926, to Anton and Anna Skurdal, of Stoney Creek Township. Through the Army Nurse Corps Program, she graduated from Lutheran Deaconess Nursing School in Minneapolis. World War II ended before she was able to serve. She married Einar Erlandsen in 1953.
Survivors: son, Jon, Williston; daughters, Becky Knutson, Stevensville, Mont., Julie Eide and Mary Hinsverk (Gary Bercier), both Williston; 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Myrtle Bar, Williston; brothers, Ed, of Raymore, Mo., Gus and Emil, both Williston, and Carl, Billings, Mont.
Funeral: Saturday, 4 p.m., Our Redeemer's Lutheran Church, Williston.
Burial: Riverview Cemetery, Williston.
Visitation: Saturday, one hour prior to the service, in the church.
(Everson Funeral Home, Williston)