Norik Yegishevich Astvatsaturov, age 76, of Wahpeton passed away peacefully on December 30, at 5:45 a.m. from a long battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his loving family. A celebration of Norik’s life will be held at Evergreen United Methodist Church on Tuesday, January 23, at 10:30 a.m. at 1120 Evergreen Court Wahpeton, with visitation starting at 9:30 a.m. A funeral service for Norik will be held in Armenia later in the spring.