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Marlo Jodock

June 16, 1956 — November 9, 2022

     Marlo Edward Jodock, age 66, went home to be with Jesus suddenly at his residence on Wednesday, November 9th, 2022, in rural Northwood, ND. Funeral services will be held Monday, November 21, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at Northwood Evangelical Lutheran Church in Northwood. A visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service at the church.

     Marlo was born on June 16th, 1956, in Grand Forks, ND, to Abener & Gladys (Nelson) Jodock. They lived in town in Northwood and then moved to the family farm in Grace Township when he was a young child after the loss of his grandmother. He attended school in Northwood and graduated with the class of 1974. He then attended ND State College of Science in Wapheton, ND. Earning his degree in autobody repair tech and working in that field for a short time but then returning to farming on the Jodock family land in Northwood. Marlo and his friend, Ray Bullert, started a business: M&R Communications which included doing business band radio work for many area farms and businesses, cell phone sales, satellite TV and towers.

     Marlo was united in marriage to Angela Brown on September 18, 1992, at NELC, in Northwood. His “love of a lifetime” for 30 years; working and sharing life together everyday they could.

     Marlo loved farm life-caring for livestock, horses, and found joy in many companion dogs through the years and was especially fond of St. Bernards. He also had a passion for music. He accomplished playing the acoustic guitar for fun and was a member of several worship teams in area churches, and was an excellent sound tech. He enjoyed providing sound for local weddings, Frost Fire Summer Theater musicals for several years, and he and his wife freely lead worship service for churches and even brought together the praise band "Outside the Box" for outreach ministry.  Marlo loved the Lord and found joy serving Him always.

     Marlo also had a passion for snowmobiles, dirt bike racing, classic to hot rod cars taking in many car shows around the area and being a member of the Northwood Car Club. He enjoyed the past by stepping back in time at the Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion each year where he was proud to be a member and looked forward to catching up once a year with friends. Marlo also cherished time with family at get togethers and family events. He was always willing to help others and volunteered his hands to serving others. He enjoyed helping the youth in the area and was a 4-H leader for the West River 4-H club for many years. While in high school, he was in 4-H himself and FFA chapter.

     Marlo is survived by his wife Angela; Aunt & Uncle, Norma & Robert Argall, Valders, WI.; Uncle, Rev. Elwood Skarpness, Moorhead, MN; brothers in law: Timothy Brown, Wasilla, Alaska; Russ (Jackie) Brown, Fargo, ND; Monty (Amanda) Brown, Hillsboro, ND; Nephews: Travis (Sarah) Brown, Sebeka, MN; Scott (Dustylee) Brown, Wadena, MN; Darin Brown, MN; Troy Brown, Alaska; Skyler Brown Hillsboro, ND; Nieces: Lacena  Brown, Fargo, ND; Mersadiz Morin, Hillsboro, ND; Keyarah Morin, Fargo, ND; Toree' Brown, Wasilla, Alaska; great nieces & nephews: Corbin, Maya, Case, Kinsley, Wesley, Jackson; cousins: Darrell (Janice) Jodock, St. Peter, MN; Karen (Cliff) Miller, Lake St. Louis, MO; Brian (Alane) Jodock, Northwood; Margaret (Robert) Tjaden, Apple Valley, MN; and numerous relatives survive.

     Marlo was preceded in death by his parents, Abener & Gladys (Nelson) Jodock; an infant sister, Lorna; Uncles & Aunts: Harry (Grace) Jodock, Northwood; Lydia (Erling) Ahlson, Willston, ND; Rev. Ernest (Lois) Nelson, WI; Roy Nelson, SD; Hattie (Frank) Blaufuss, Grand Forks, ND; Agnes (Roscoe) Collins, Bismarck, ND; Helen (Lyle) Krueger, Puyallup, WA; Selma (Robert) Streich, Haxton, CO; Elsie Skarpness, Moorhead, MN; Father-in-law, Dale Brown; stepfather in-law Gary Butz; great nephew, Tristan Brown, Wasilla, Alaska; & a host of in-law-relatives.

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Monday, November 21, 2022

1:00 - 2:00pm (Central time)

Northwood Evangelical Lutheran Church

307 2nd Ave NE, Northwood, ND 58267

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Monday, November 21, 2022

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Northwood Evangelical Lutheran Church

307 2nd Ave NE, Northwood, ND 58267

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