5-6:30 P.M. Thursday, October 21 in Fredrikson Funeral Chapel, Kindred ND.
10:30-11:30 A.M. Friday, October 22 in Kindred Lutheran Church, Kindred ND.
6:30 P.M. Thursday, October 21 in Fredrikson Funeral Chapel, Kindred ND.
11:30 A.M. Friday, October 22 in Kindred Lutheran Church, Kindred ND.
Gol Cemetery, rural Kindred.
Fredrikson-Boulger Funeral Chapel, Kindred ND.
Ilert Spelhaug, 93, formerly Kindred, ND, passed away Monday, October 18, 2010 at Bethany on 42nd .
Ilert Loren Spelhaug was born on September 11, 1917 to Lars and Mina (Fingerson) Spelhaug near Wyndmere, ND. He attended Garborg Township School for eight years and graduated from Wyndmere High School. Ilert then attended Hanson Auto School of Fargo. He worked with George Flagstad on road construction until 1944 when he entered the army and served in the South Pacific. Ilert was chosen by his platoon to represent them at General Eisenhower’s victory parade in New York City in June of 1945. On June 16, 1948, Ilert married Lorraine Grant at the Gol Lutheran Church, Kindred, ND. They began farming at Walcott, ND, and continued to farm at Kindred, ND until his retirement. They moved to Fargo in 2004. Ilert served many years on the council at Gol Lutheran Church and as a board member for Barrie Township and Kindred Oil.
He is survived by his wife, Lorraine; Son Terry (Carlotta) Spelhaug; daughters, Renee (Stephen) Anderson and Loree Gauffin; grandchildren, Adam (Nicole) Spelhaug, Tyler Anderson, Taya Spelhaug, Ashley (Michael) Cassel; great-Grandchildren, Ava, Grant, Izaak and Sydney Spelhaug and baby Cassel due in December; brother, Glennis Spelhaug; sisters Glenda (Charles) Clark and Marjorie (Milton) Layton; and Sister-in-law, Ethel Spelhaug.
Preceded in death by: his parents, Lars & Mina Spelhaug and son-in-law, David Gauffin, 5 sisters, 4 brothers, 5 brothers-in-laws and 4 sisters-in-laws.