Sidney Sotvik, 94, of Aneta, ND passed away Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at Aneta Parkview Health Center in Aneta. A memorial service will be held Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 11:00am at Sundahl Lutheran Church in Aneta. A visitation will be held from 10:00am until the time of the service at the church.
Sidney Maurice Sotvik was born August 10, 1920 in Rugh Township of Nelson County to Sigurd and Marie (Norjord) Sotvik, one of six children. He farmed and raised cattle and sheep with his dad until 1950 when he took over the farm. On June 10, 1951, Sidney married Margaret D. Haugo. They lived on the farm and raised three children. In 1977, Sidney and Margaret moved to Aneta. He was a member of Logan Church, later Sundahl Lutheran Church. Sidney loved hunting, fishing, trapping and skinning, walking, and cutting wood. He was proud to be a life member of the NRA.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Margaret; sons: Steven (Ranae) Sotvik, Northwood, ND, Jesse (Sharon) Sotvik, Shoshoni, WY; daughter, Marie (Dean) Lofberg, Mahnomen, MN; grandchildren: Melissa Edmonds, Boonville, MO, Tanner (Alexis) Sotvik and Chance Sotvik, all of Devils Lake, ND, Tiana Sotvik, Northwood, ND, Logan Lofberg, Lance Lofberg, and Macy Lofberg, all of Mahnomen, MN; great-grandchild, Benson Sotvik, Devils Lake, ND.
Preceding him in death were his parents, one brother and two sisters.