We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at West Funeral Home - West Fargo
Ned Van Dyke, age 86, of Fargo, ND, died Tuesday, June 7, 2022, at Sanford Health, Broadway.
Ned was born February 12, 1936, in Watford City North Dakota to Willard and Neva (Loomer) Van Dyke. At a very young age, he started his truck driving career in the oil fields in Western North Dakota.
During his first marriage to Betty Rebsom, they had five children, Ron (Carla) Van Dyke, Dick Van Dyke, Tammy (Ron) Scherling, Sandy (Tracy) Belle, and Chad (Marlena) Van Dyke, while living and working in California, Kansas and Fergus Falls. They later moved back to West Fargo where he started working for Flavorland Meat Packing Plant.
Ned's second marriage was to Linda Noltimier from Church's Ferry, ND, and together they had one son, Brandon (Terri) Van Dyke.
After completing ten years at Flavorland he started driving semi-trucks for various companies in the area. He finally bought his own and drove for over 30 years and accumulated about three million miles.
His greatest joys were his grandchildren, but car races and Bison football were a close 2nd and 3rd.
Ned was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Laurel. He is survived by his wife, Linda, his six children and their spouses, 15 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. Also by his brothers Merline, Garvin, Dale, and Ivan; and his sister Verna (John) Delp.
Visitation: 5 - 7 pm Monday, June 13, 2022, with a Prayer Service held at 7 PM, in West Funeral Home, West Fargo, ND
Funeral Service: 2:00 PM Tuesday, June 14, 2022, in West Funeral Home
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