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Ingvald Berdal

May 9, 1928 — April 16, 2016

Ingvald L. Berdal, 87, of Bismarck, ND, passed away Saturday, April 16, 2016 at Luther Memorial Homes in Mayville, ND surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 11:00 am at Community Bible Church in Northwood. A visitation will be held Tuesday, April 19, 2016 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm with a 7:00 pm prayer service at the church. Memorials can be sent to Gideons International, ALFBS - Luther Berdal Scholarship, Steer Inc., the Northwood South Cemetery, or a charity of your choice.

Ingvald Berdal was born May 9, 1928 in near Dahlen, ND to Lars and Carrie (Frederickson) Berdal. He attended school in Dahlen, ND and Dunwoody Institute in Minneapolis, MN. Ingvald served in the Army National Guard from January 11, 1951 to May 10, 1953. On June 27, 1953, he married Valborg Korsmo at Ebenezer Lutheran Church in Northwood, ND. Ingvald farmed with his brothers near Dahlen. Ingvald and Vallie moved to Cooperstown, ND and he worked for Reiten Mfg. In 1978, they moved to Bismarck, ND and worked for Melroe Mfg until his retirement in 1991.

Ingvald was a member and was on the board of Calvary Free Lutheran Church in Bismarck, a member of the Gideons and a volunteer fireman. He was also on the board of directors for Red Willow Bible Camp and Lake Region Vocational School. He enjoyed woodworking and gardening.

Ingvald is survived by his wife of 62 years, Valborg (Vallie); children: Karen (Lyle) Shephard, Crystal, ND; Alan (Darla) Berdal, Knoxville, TN; David (Dara) Berdal, Mayville, ND; grandchildren: Lisa (Andrew) Aipperspach, West Fargo, ND; Kari and Emily Berdal, Knoxville, TN; Kali and Thomas Shephard, Crystal, ND; Hannah and Benjamin Berdal, Mayville, ND. Also surviving him are brothers: Fredrick (Marian) Berdal, Leonard (Marlys) Berdal; sisters-in-law: Lenore Meland, Mary Korsmo, Joan Korsmo and brother-in-law, Richard Korsmo. Ingvald is also survived my numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Luther; siblings: Carl, Corrine, Francis and Erick; brothers- and sisters-in-law: Dorothy Berdal,Peder and Beatrice Korsmo, Alvin Korsmo, Norin Korsmo, Solveig Strand, Dolores Korsmo and Wesley Meland; nephew, Steven Korsmo; and niece, Charlotte Berdal.


SERVICES
Visitation

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Community Bible Church
404 South Main Street
Northwood, ND 58267

Prayer Service

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
7:00 PM

Community Bible Church
404 South Main Street
Northwood, ND 58267

Funeral Service

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
11:00 AM

Community Bible Church
404 South Main Street
Northwood, ND 58267

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