Carl Olerud, 80, Kindred, died Saturday, November 8, 2003, at his home in Kindred. Carl Howard Olerud was born November 2, 1923, to Christian and Caroline (Egge) Olerud on a farm near Kindred. He attended school while working on the family farm. He also worked for Henry Trangsrud, Sr., for 10 years and for his brother, Archie, on the farm for two years. He later moved into Kindred where he worked for the Kindred Elevator, Berkley Seed and Rutten Seed Farm for a number of years, and at Kindred Farmers Union until his retirement in 1993. He is survived by his sister, Ethel Spelhaug, Wyndmere, ND, his brother, Archie, Fargo, sister- in- law, Adeline Andvik, Fargo and 10 nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers, Edwin, Chester and Gayler and 3 sisters, Hazel, Leona, and Lorraine. Visitation: Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at Fredrikson Funeral Chapel, Kindred. Funeral: Friday at 2 p.m. in Norman Lutheran Church, Kindred. Burial: Norman Lutheran Cemetery, Kindred. Arrangements by Fredrikson Funeral Chapel, Kindred. Online guestbook at

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