Lavern E. Blake, 78, a long time Starkweather, ND area farmer, passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2016, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND.

Lavern E. Blake, 78, a long time Starkweather, ND area farmer, passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2016, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND.  
Arrangements are pending for funeral services on Thursday at Trinity-Bergen Lutheran Church, Starkweather.
Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake, is assisting with arrangements.