Obit: Kolstad, Everett (1911 -
Contact: Audrey Roedl
Surnames: KOLSTAD ANDERSON KROSON FORDAHL
----Sources: Loyal TRG 07 February 2007
Kolstad, Everett (30 NOV 1911 - 31 JAN 2007)
Everett Kolstad, 95, Sioux Falls, S.D., died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007, at Greenleaf Assisted Living Center. Funeral services were at 2 p.m., on Saturday, Feb. 3, at the Heritage Funeral Home Chapel, Sioux Falls, DS. Interment followed at Woodlawn Cemetery.
Everett Kolstad was born Nov. 30, 1911, in Greenwood, to Emil and Alma nee (Anderson) Kolstad. He was raised in Greenwood. He moved to a farm outside Greenwood in 1921, where he worked for his aunt and uncle Victor Kroson for 15 years. He then moved to Sioux Falls where he lived with his older half-brother, Olaf Rosen, and his wife, Minnie, while he worked for a short time for John Morrell & Co. He married Myrtle Fordahl on June 23, 1939. He served in World War ll. Upon returning to Sioux Falls, he worked as a farmer for a short time. He then worked for Mid-America Energy as a service technician until his retirement. He enjoyed bowling, participating in several Midwest bowling tournaments, and dancing, especially the two-step. He was also a member of the Sons of Norway and Peace Lutheran Church.
Survivors include his wife Myrtle; a brother, Art, Willard; and several nieces and nephews.
Heritage Funeral Home, Sioux Falls, S.D., assisted the family with arrangements.
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