Adeline (Sanda) Evenstad, 94, of Portland, ND passed away Friday, September 16, 2016 at Northwood Deaconess Health Center, Northwood, ND. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Beaver Creek Lutheran Church, rural Hatton, ND. Visitation will be held Tuesday, September 20th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. prayer service at the Bilden Funeral Home, Northwood, ND. Visitation at the church for one hour before the time of services. Burial will be held in the Beaver Creek Lutheran Cemetery.
Adeline was born August 20, 1922, near Hatton, ND to Andrew and Olga (Tosterud) Lerol. She grew up in the Hatton area where she attended country school. She was baptized and confirmed in the Norwegian language at Goose River Lutheran Church.
On December 21, 1941, she married Alfred Sanda. After their marriage they farmed in the Northwood area. Alfred passed away September 12, 1963, and she continued farming with her sons. She married Gerald Evenstad on November 13, 1976, and they made their home in Portland, ND.
Things she enjoyed were quilting, embroidering, baking, playing whist, and visiting with her family and friends.
Survivors include her husband, Gerald, Portland, ND; children: Dennis Sanda, Northwood, ND, Linda Gray, Grand Forks, ND, Lyle (June) Sanda and Orion (Anita) Sanda, all of Northwood; grandchildren: Wesley (Paula) Sanda, Derek (Laura) Sanda; Kevin (Kat) Merrill, Melissa Merrill; Amy (Bert) Kirchen, Heather Joslin, Jessica Sanda; Bridget (John) Aaland, Tiffany Sanda; 18 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were her parents; sister, Orlien Hannestad; daughter-in-law, Becky Sanda.