March 25, 2017
- 2:00 PM with a visitation one hour prior
March 25, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Royal Raymond Herbold, 89, of Fargo, ND passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Sheyenne Crossings in West Fargo. He was born on December 19, 1927 in Danzig, ND to Julius and Emma (Pfeile) Herbold. He grew up in Fargo where he attended school.
On November 27, 1949 he was united in marriage to Delores Schock in Ashley, ND. The couple farmed in Ashley for two years before moving to Lead, SD where Royal worked in the Home Stake Gold Mine. They settled in Fargo in 1954 where they raised their four children. Royal and Delores were married for 58 years, until her passing in 2007.
In 1956, Royal started his career with the Fargo police department. He was a police officer for 30 years, retiring in 1986.
Royal was an active member of Peace Lutheran Church. He also enjoyed taking many trips with his family.
He is survived by his children Royal D. (Mary Kay) Herbold, Detroit Lakes, MN; Victoria (Steve) Armstrong, Cambridge, WI; and Randy (Helen) Herbold, Pittsburg, TX; daughter-in-law, Jamie Herbold, Pelican Rapids, MN; sister, Shirley Harley, Fargo, ND; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Delores; son, Jeffrey Herbold; and sisters, Georgine Arett and Marion Kreps.
In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Peace Lutheran Church, American Heart Association, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, or the American Diabetes Association.