Leslie A. Mastrud,

Leslie Mastrud, Fargo

Leslie A. Mastrud, 50, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2004, in MeritCare Hospital, Fargo.

Mr. Mastrud, known as Pinky, was born Feb. 10, 1954, in Hatton, N.D. When he was 4, the family moved to Fargo, where he graduated from North High School in 1972 as valedictorian. He attended Minnesota State University Moorhead for three years. He worked for MeritCare Hospital for many years. He drove Fargo city bus for 12 years. He worked locally as a musician for a number of years. He also worked for Kaye's Printing. On June 23, 1980, he married Patsy Evenson in Moorhead.

He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Miranda Isis Mastrud, Fargo; four brothers, David (Nancy), Cisco, Texas, Neil, Dallas, Keith, Ennis, both Fargo; and two sisters, Mary Korsmo, Mesa, Ariz., Naomi (Rodney) Lundeen, Moorhead.

Memorial service: Sunday from 4 to 7 in Knights of Columbus Hall, Fargo.

(Hanson-Runsvold, Fargo)