Barbara Duval

barbara duval

Barbara Duval, 73, Fargo, North Dakota, passed away July 27, 2013 at Essentia Health, Fargo, North Dakota, surrounded by family.

Barbara was born in Hendrum, Minnesota on July 11, 1940 to Orvin “Tudy” and Edna (Jegtvig) Ohnstad.  She attended school in Hendrum and data processing school in Seattle.

Barbara married Donald Duval on October 18, 1958.  They moved to Seattle, Washington and resided there for 15 years before returning to Fargo.

Barbara worked at the VA Hospital as a secretary/bookkeeper for 15 years until her retirement.

She was a devoted wife and mother.  Barbara loved raising her 2 sons and granddaughter.  She enjoyed family trips, fishing, camping and working in her garden.

Barbara was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church and also the Red Hat Society.

She is survived by her husband, Don; sons, Wayne and Jay, both of Fargo; granddaughter, Jessika, Phoenix, AZ; and sister, Gerrie (Ed) Masseth, Litchfield Park, AZ.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Curtis Ohnstad, and sister, Carole Richardson.

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  1. Frazee MN
    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I worked with Barb in Engineering Service for 10 years at the VA. She was a wonderful person and evidently God need someone to help him fish…..

  2. Hawley MnSo sorry for your loss…she was such a
    nice lady and will be missed. We are
    cousin’s and I just called her a couple of
    months ago about her sister passing. We
    had such a good visit and I am so glad
    I did. God bless.

  3. prescott az.dear don and family,we are so sorry to hear of bobbies passing.
    She was agood friend of ours as so were you don Its too bad we live so far away as we will miss the funeral
    Our thoughts are with you all
    best regards arnie&SHIRLEY CRITELLI

    Don & Wayne & Jay,

    I’m so sorry for your loss! I always loved seeing Bobbie and visiting with her. She was an amazing women and will be greatly missed. You are all in my thoughts & prayers.

  5. Longmont CODon, Jay and Wayne: You have my deepest sympathy in the passing of Bobbi. I remember and treasure many years of fond memories that our two families had together.
    Mary Beth

  6. Columbus OhioI am so sorry for your loss. My love and prayers are with Don, Wayne, Jay and the rest of the family. Bobby will always have a special place in my heart, not only as my Godmother but a wonderful friend. She will be truly missed.
    All my love.
    Annette (Brunelle) Hill

  7. Don (Bear), Wayne and Jay….Words cannot express the sorrow I feel. Bobbi was a wonderful person inside and out, I have so many great memories of all you. I pray for all of you during this difficult time.

  8. Don, Wayne & Jay, I was deeply saddened by the news of Bobbi’s passing. My heart felt condolences to you and your family. I have so many wonderful memories of time spent with your family that I will always cherish. May the memories of her give you peace. What a wonderful lady who will be missed. May God bless all of you at this difficult time.

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