|Doris A. Omdahl, 76|
|Written by TRF Times|
Badger - Doris Alleen Omdahl, 76, died on Wednesday, August 24, 2005.
Funeral services were held on Monday, August 29, at Faith Lutheran Church in rural Badger, with Pastor Daniel Ostercamp officiating.
Doris Alleen Omdahl was born on December 27, 1928 in Barto Township, near Greenbush, to Ole and Alvina (Thompson) Pederson. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith at Bethel Lutheran Church of Greenbush and attended Greenbush High School. She was united in marriage to Palmer Omdahl in Greenbush on September 30, 1946 and the two made their home in Greenbush until moving to Thief River Falls in 1968.
While living in Thief River Falls Doris was employed at the Northern Pride turkey plant for 10 or more years. She and Palmer moved to Badger in 1993 and Palmer passed away on August 29, 1993.
Doris continued to make her home in Badger until 2000 when she moved to the Greenbush Community Nursing Home. Doris was a member of Faith Lutheran Church, Faith ladies aid, and the V.F.W. auxiliary of Badger. She very much enjoyed cooking, baking, helping with church dinners, embroidering, making lefsa, and was well known for her doughnuts. Doris was very active in her quilting guild and always had a smile on her face for her grandchildren.
Doris is survived by two daughters, Bonnie (James) Harrington of Hamilton Square, N.J. and Alleen (Bob) Glen of Badger; two sons, Perry (Stacy) Omdahl of Roseau and Paul (Collen) Omdahl of Thief River Falls; three brothers; Orville Pederson of Fosston, Walter (Carol) Pederson of Roseau and Arnie (Shirley) Pederson of Greenbush; two sisters, Mavis (Lyle) Stokke of Viking and Marion (Ken) Larson of Fosston, four sisters-in-law, Audrey Pederson of St. Cloud, Joan Omdahl of East Grand Forks, Nora Wasmith of Plymouth, Wis., and Dolly Anderson of Greenbush; 16 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; as well as many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one brother, Earl Pederson; one sister in infancy; and one nephew, Bill Pederson.