|Doris Rindahl, 84|
|Written by TRF Times|
Goodridge - Doris Rindahl, 84, of Goodridge, died in her home on Monday, January 17, 2005.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, January 22, 2005 at Ekelund Lutheran Church in rural Goodridge, with Rev. Robert Dahlen officiating. Casket bearers included grandchildren: Carmen Langevin, Chris Prigge, Chad Danielson, Michelle Danielson, Amanda Rindahl, Matthew Rindahl, Sara Rindahl, Andy Rindahl and Ross Rindahl. Interment was held at Little Oak Cemetery in Hickory Township, Pennington County.
Doris Irene Brovold was born August 20, 1920 in Johnson Township, Polk County, the daughter of Jacob and Thora (Thompson) Brovold. She was baptized and confirmed at Bethany Lutheran Church, near Gully. Doris attended country school and graduated from Oklee High School in Oklee. She also attended Crookston Agriculture College in Crookston and received her Teacher’s Certificate from Bemidji State Teacher’s College. Doris later received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Bemidji State University.
Doris was united in marriage June 20, 1942 to Mervin Rindahl, on her family farm. They lived on the Rindahl Farm for one year, before moving to their current farm in Star Township, where they have lived since. The couple raised beef, dairy cattle and small grain.
Doris taught in country schools, Goodridge School and Gully School, retiring from Fosston School, after teaching for 40 years.
She enjoyed gardening, cooking, baking, quilting, reading, working crossword puzzles, playing cards and playing solitaire.
She was a member of Ekelund Lutheran Church, Ladies Aid, where she served as treasurer, Homemakers and M.E.A.
Doris is survived by five children, Pam (Virgil) Prigge of Chisholm, Mark (LuAnn) Rindahl of Goodridge, Tom Rindahl of Goodridge, Teri (Allan) Danielson of Gonvick and Paul (Vicky) Rindahl of Goodridge; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; four sisters, Esther Rindahl of Trail, Laverne (Arlie) Fore of Gully, Verna Gore of Little Canada and Audrey Siverson of Fosston; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Mervin; two infant sons, Thomas and Donald; four brothers, Arnold, Elmer, Lloyd and Walter; and one sister, Mildred Bergh. A00003B2005JA26