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John J. Ivesdal

John J. Ivesdal, 96, Edmore, died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2005, in First Care Health Center, Park River, N.D.

Mr. Ivesdal was born Sept. 16, 1908, in Edmore, where he graduated from high school. He attended the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks. On Nov. 14, 1936, he married Orrel Overbo in Hampden, N.D. They operated a cream station and ice cream parlor for several years. He worked as North Dakota dairy inspector for more than 20 years and North Dakota assistant dairy commissioner. He also did income tax preparation for area residents. She died in 1994. He entered Edmore Rest Home.

He is survived by a brother, George (Lova), Hutchinson, Minn.; and two sisters, Alma Birkedahl, Pendleton, Ore., Inez Waters, Portland, Ore.

Visitation: Wednesday from 1 to 2 in Aaker Funeral Home, Lakota, N.D.

Funeral: Wednesday at 2 in the funeral home.

Burial: Edmore Cemetery.