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Paul Mikkelson

June 04, 1953 - June 19, 2011

Gathering:

5-7:00 P.M. Thursday, June 23 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

9-10:00 A.M. Friday, June 24 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Funeral Service:

Memorial Service: 10:00 A.M. Friday, June 24 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Burial:

Sharon Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Sharon, ND

Arrangements:

Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Paul Mikkelson

June 04, 1953 - June 19, 2011

Obituary

Paul Allen Mikkelson , 58, of Fargo North Dakota passed on, June 19, 2011 at the Villa Maria Nursing Home surrounded by his family.

Paul was born, June 4, 1953 at Sharon North Dakota to Roy Marvin Mikkelson and Alice Harriett (Brun) Mikkelson.  He graduated from Sharon, ND, High School and attended the State School of Science in Wahpeton, ND .   In 1976 Paul married Ina Marie Azure in Rolla, ND, the marriage later ended. They had one daughter, Denise Marie (Jamie) Azure of Fargo and a Granddaughter, Ashlyn.

Upon completion of school, Paul moved to Fargo and worked a few different jobs until  1976 when he started working with North Dakota State University of Fargo in the Food Services Area working with the Meals on Wheels Program.  He retired from NDSU after 33 years in 2009, where he was recognized for his outstanding service.

Paul loved golf, bowling, fishing and his team the Chicago Cubs!   His pride and joy were his family and friends.  Paul is survived by a his daughter, Denise Azure, son-in-law, Jamie Azure and granddaughter, Ashlyn Azure as well as a brother, Peder Mikkelson (Carole) Sharon, ND and sister, Mary Mikkelson (David) Timmons of Minneapolis, MN.  Preceding him in death were: his Parents, Sister, and Ruth (Edward) Satrom.

A Celebration of Paul’s Life service will be held at the Boulger Funeral Chapel , Friday, June 24, at 10:00 AM,  with a memorial gathering one hour prior to service.  A visitation will be held the night before, Thursday, June 23, at the Boulger Funeral Home, from 5-7 pm.   A family Internment service will be at the Sharon Trinity Lutheran Cemetery later that day. There will be a reception following the burial at Sharon Trinity Lutheran Church in Sharon, at 2:30 PM.

The family wishes to express their appreciation to the Roger Maris Cancer Center, the University of Minnesota ENT staff , Villa Maria Staff and Hospice of the Red River Valley.    In lieu of flowers please send memorials to the American Diabetes Association, Roger Maris Cancer Center or Hospice of the Red River Valley in Paul’s name.

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  1. Trina Reel-Sanford Nephrology says:

    Fargo ND
    Paul will definitely be missed! I loved seeing him come into the clinic. He was always so sweet and friendly. He loved to show off the picture of his grand daughter that he had pinned to his coat. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.

  2. Amanda Burrell says:

    Grand Forks Denise,
    I’m so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. You, Jamie, and Ashlyn are in my thoughts.

  3. Rick Sorensen says:

    My deepest sympathy for the Paul Mikkelson family and you are in my prayers.

    Rick

  4. Kent Keidel says:

    Baldwin ND
    Paul, you are a true inspiration and friend. You are a model of human grit and endurance. We enjoyed the simple things in life, fishing, bowling, and most of all just talking. Little did we know that we were forming a life long bond back in 1977. Now we have an eternal bond, the sadness will be short, the memories fond, and the company everlasting. My reguards to your family and friends. Later, your friend, Kent

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