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 Thief River Falls - Chad Douglas Qualley, 36, of Thief River Falls, died peacefully, Tuesday, December 27, 2005, at the Frazee Care Center in Frazee.
 Funeral services were held Saturday, December 31, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Crookston, with Rev. Randy Smith officiating. Interment was held at the Rose Hill Cemetery in rural Mentor.
 Chad was born in Crookston on April 27, 1969, the son of Douglas Qualley and Marlene (Amiot) Odegaard. He grew up in Crookston, where he attended school. In November 1989, Chad was united in marriage to Wendy Wagner in South Dakota. The couple lived in several communities before settling in Thief River Falls, where they lived most of their married lives. Chad was a truck driver and had worked all over, lastly with Gary Gravel and then Boll Farms. He loved riding his “Fat Boy” Harley and was a Hog member. He also enjoyed riding snowmobile and visiting with his friends and family. He will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all who shared in his life.
 Chad is survived by his wife, Wendy of Thief River Falls; two daughters, Toni and Hope Wagner, both at home; a brother, Shawn Qualley of Mentor; his father and step-mother, Doug and Lynn Qualley of Crookston; his mother and step-father, Marlene and Larry Odegaard of Marietta, Ga.; grandparents, John and Eleanor Qualley of Mentor; half sisters, Kristen and Melissa Qualley, both of Crookston; step-brothers, Sean Odegaard of Pennsylvania and Shane Odegaard of Maryland; step-sister, Skye Odegaard of Indiana; and several nieces and nephews.
 Chad was preceded in death by his grandparents, Della and David Amiot; and an uncle, Andrew Amiot.