WDAY.com

WDAZ: Your Home Team

Published April 23, 2013, 03:19 PM

Longtime WDAY Anchor Marv Bossart passes away at 79

A long-time North Dakota broadcast news pioneer has died. He spent 42 years at WDAY in Fargo, most of it anchoring the station's evening newscasts.

By: Kevin Wallevand, WDAZ

A long-time North Dakota broadcast news pioneer has died. He spent 42 years at WDAY in Fargo, most of it anchoring the station's evening newscasts.

For years he also taught journalism at Moorhead State University. Marv had battled Parkinson's disease for several years. Funeral services are set for 11:00 Saturday morning at Nativity Catholic Church in Fargo. A prayer service will be held at 7:00 Friday evening in the church.

Tags: