Posted 12/29/10 (Wed)
Alvin Bratlien, 84, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010, in Mesquite, Nev. He was born Feb. 26, 1926, in Williston, N.D., to Ole J. Bratlien and Edda Sveen Bratlien.
A celebration of his life will take place Wednesday, Dec. 29, at 10:30 a.m. at the Mesquite Lutheran Church, Mesquite, Nev. A burial will take place in Watford City, N.D., in the spring.
Alvin is survived by his wife, Norene Gorder Bratlien, of Williston, N.D., and Mesquite; two sisters, Alma Arends (Edwin) and Ellen Hoffland, both of Williston; four children, six stepchildren; 26 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.