|Ole Tvedt, 71|
|Written by TRF Times|
Red Lake Falls - Ole Tvedt, 71, of Red Lake Falls, died on Monday, July 30, 2012 at his residence under the care of hospice and surrounded by his loving family.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Brooks, with Father Joe Richards presiding. Casket bearers include Jeremy Grove, Rodney Duden, Perry Duden, Stan Tvedt, Warren Tvedt and Marvin Tvedt. Interment will be held at St. Anthony Cemetery in Terrebonne.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 9 p.m., with an 8 p.m. prayer service on Wednesday, Aug. 1 (today) at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Brooks. Visitation will also be held from 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursday at the church.
Ole Antone Tvedt was born on July 9, 1941 in Lambert Township, Red Lake County, the son of Henry and Rose (Cook) Tvedt. He was baptized into the Catholic faith and confirmed at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Red Lake Falls. He attended St. Joseph Catholic School and Lafayette High School in Red Lake Falls. His first real job was at Bob and Lorraine Miller’s farm and then he worked at various elevators and other jobs.
On July 28, 1962, Ole was united in marriage to Karen Delvo in Langdon, N.D. and to this union three children were born: Becky, Tammie and Kevin.
In July 1967 they purchased a farm in Gervais Township, Red Lake County. Ole worked at the rendering plant and Homark. They ran a dairy farm, farmed small grains and had other livestock. After selling his dairy cattle, Ole worked out at various jobs including WoodMaster and most recently CHS.
Ole enjoyed hunting, cutting wood, snowmobiling with his family, playing cards with his family and his buddies in Plummer, and hobby farming with his son, Kevin and grandsons, Brock and Ryan. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Brooks. He also was a member of the Plummer Snowmobile Club.
Survivors include his loving wife of 50 years, Karen of Red Lake Falls; children, Becky (David) Opatz of Kinsey, Mont., Tammie (Willard) Malwitz of Red Lake Falls, and Kevin (Tiffany) Tvedt of Red Lake Falls; eight grandchildren, Shawnda and Brooke Duray, Phillip Opatz, Tiffanie (Carl) Dugstad, Brittanie (fiancé, Andy Pahlen) Malwitz, Haylie Malwitz, Brock and Ryan Tvedt; great-grandchildren, Masen and Leah Pahlen; siblings, Henry (Florence) Tvedt, Jr., Kenneth (Marilyn) Tvedt, Joseph (Darlene) Tvedt, and John (Mary) Tvedt; sister-in-law, Linda Tvedt; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Jim; and a brother, Jerry in infancy.