Bernard C. Retzlaff, 69, died Wednesday, May 16, 2007 at Innovis Hospital, Fargo with his wife and family by his side.
Ben was born April 8, 1938 in Logan County, ND to Otto and Theresa (Jacob) Retzlaff. He grew up in the Kintyre/Napoleon area and attended school there. He worked at Farmers Union for many years in Oakes, and the Casselton/Gardner ND stations. After moving to Fargo in 1990, he worked at Wholesale Tire and Wheel until he retired.
Ben and Lucy Aberle were married June 30, 1962 in LaMoure, ND. Ben enjoyed spending time with his family, and collecting John Deere toy tractors.
He is survived by his wife, Lucy; son, Bernie (Stacey) Retzlaff; grandson, Dylan Retzlaff, all of Fargo; brother, Jim (Margaret) Retzlaff, Oakes, ND; one aunt; and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents.
Ben?s family would like to thank Innovis Hospital staff for all their wonderful care.
Visitation: 12 noon -2 p.m. – Saturday, May 19, 2007 – Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Fargo
Funeral: 2 p.m. ? Saturday ? Bethlehem Lutheran Church
Burial: Oakes Cemetery, Oakes, ND at a later date
Arrangements entrusted to Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo, ND
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