RUGBY The funeral was Saturday in St. Paul Lutheran Church, Rugby, for Norman "LaVerne" Harmel, 78, Rugby, who died Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, in a Rugby hospital. Burial was in Persilla Watts Cemetery, Rugby.
He was born Feb. 14, 1934, to Henry and Selma Harmel, in Rugby. He served in the Army from Sept. 15, 1953, until Aug. 26, 1955. He married Delores Arlien on June 16, 1970.
Survivors: daughters, Karen Arlien, Edgeley, Donna Gunderson, Rugby, and LaRae Selvig, Rolette; son, John Arlien, of Baldwin; seven grandchildren; one great-grandson; sisters, Marlys Ostrem and Beverly Blekeberg, Rugby, and Sandra Bethke, Grand Forks; brothers, Robert, Rolette, Gerald, Douglas and Stranford, Rugby, Bradley, Franktown, Colo., and Donovan, Minneapolis.
(Anderson Funeral Home, Rugby)