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Gene Jordheim

August 3, 1933 ~ January 9, 2022 (age 88)

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Gene Jordheim, 88, Casselton, ND passed away on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022 at his home.

Eugene Newman Jordheim was born Aug. 3, 1933 in Fargo, ND to Norman and Ethyl (Anderson) Jordheim. He grew up at Walcott, ND and graduated from high school there. Gene married Dorothy Emma Zick on Sept. 18, 1953 at St. Peter Lutheran Church near Leonard. They made their home at Walcott, ND where he farmed. In 1967, they moved to Kindred, ND. He worked for Kindred Oil, Sperry Apiaries as a beekeeper and later True Value Hardware. In 1991, they moved to Casselton. He then semi-retired and worked part time for a farmer.

Gene enjoyed working with his hands and could fix almost anything. He made crosses with horseshoe nails, stained glass and frames from snow fences. He was proud to have made stained glass crosses for churches – Martin’s Lutheran, St. Peter Lutheran, Kindred Lutheran and Walcott Lutheran.

Gene and Dorothy enjoyed nearly 20 winters in AZ and camping with the Good Sam. He also loved sporting events especially Twins, Bison, Vikings and Red Hawks along with watching the news on TV.

He is survived by three daughters, Denise (Richard) Haugen, McLeod, ND, Marsha (Scott) Kent, Casselton and Teresa (Randy) Buntrock, Casselton; 9 grandchildren, Chad (Natasha) Haugen, Scott (Sara) Haugen, Jessica Juran, Joshua Haugen, Nathan (Jessica) Kent, Sarah (Dustin) Newman, Jason (Mara) Kent, Brietta (Sean) Johnson and Zachary Buntrock; 10 great grandchildren, Myah, Logan, Brayden, Colton, Kaidin, Evan and McKenzie Haugen, Brady and Garrett Newman and Hank Kent; two brothers, Harold (LaVonne) of Fargo and Robert (Marge) of Brentwood, CA; sister-in-law, Marilyn Jordheim of Walcott; and brother-in-law, Don Haugen of Wyndmere, ND.

He was preceded in death by his wife; brother, Curtis; sister, Marian Haugen.

Visitation:  Friday, Jan. 14, 2022 from 5 to 7 PM with a prayer service at 7 PM at West Funeral Home, Casselton.

Funeral: Saturday at 11 AM at Martin's Lutheran Church, Casselton with visitation one hour prior.

Burial: Casselton Cemetery.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
January 14, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
West Funeral Home - Casselton
31 6th Avenue North
Casselton, ND 58012

Prayer Service
Friday
January 14, 2022

7:00 PM
West Funeral Home - Casselton
31 6th Avenue North
Casselton, ND 58012

Visitation
Saturday
January 15, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Martin's Lutheran Church
502 Martins Avenue North
Casselton, ND 58012

Funeral Service
Saturday
January 15, 2022

11:00 AM
Martin's Lutheran Church
502 Martins Avenue North
Casselton, ND 58012

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