Dustin Bradley Miraldi “Dusty”, 50, of Finley, ND died on June 10, 2022, in Barnes County doing what he loved. Riding motorcycle.

Dustin was born on June 21, 1971, in Elmhurst, Illinois to Dennis E. Miraldi and Linda A. Miraldi (Beck). He was the second of three boys. He grew up in Sunnyland, Illinois and then moved to Valley City during his high school years. He was a proud member of Valley City High School’s band. He graduated from Valley City High School in 1989. After high school, Dustin worked at Phoenix International where he met the love of his life, Lori Stenberg. They got married in 1996 and started their family in Illinois. There, they had two daughters, Brittany Miraldi and Madison Miraldi. They lived in Elgin, Illinois most of their lives together and just recently moved back to North Dakota to be closer to their children.

Dustin worked as a production manager in Elk Grove Village, Illinois at Edlong for 25 years and just recently moved to Finley, ND to work at Fettings Frozen Foods.
Dustin had a lot of hobbies. He loved anything to do with music, motorcycles, sports and his family. He was able to pick up any instrument and play music by ear, and thoroughly enjoyed going to concerts, even if that meant dragging his kids with him. He loved the 1996 and 1997 era Chicago Bulls and had a love for all Chicago sports- besides the White Sox. He always welcomed friends and family with opening arms and was such a loving human being.

Dustin is proceeded in death by a lot of family.

He was survived by his parents Dennis (Elaine) Miraldi of Manteno, Illinois and Linda (Dale) Beck of West Fargo, ND. He was also survived by his brothers Greg (Sarah) Miraldi, of West Fargo, ND and Dwayne (Jimie) Miraldi of West Fargo, ND. He also left behind his loving wife Lori (Stenberg) Miraldi of Finley, ND and his daughters Brittany Miraldi of Wahpeton, ND and Madison Miraldi of West Fargo, ND. He is also survived by nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, a grandma, and countless friends.

Dusty’s funeral will be held on Thursday June 16, 2022, at Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo, ND. Visitation will begin at 1pm and the service will start at 2pm. For those who can’t make it, it will be live streamed on their website and recorded for other viewing. In lieu of flowers, please make any donations to his family are appreciated. Please make checks payable to Lori Miraldi.
There wasn’t much traditional about Dusty, nor was he a rule follower. He would absolutely love if everyone wore something Harley Davidson, or anything motorcycle related for that matter instead of a suit or dress.

Services

Visitation: June 16, 2022 @ 1:00 pm

Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center
123 10th Street
South Fargo, ND 58103

Celebration of Life: June 16, 2022 @ 2:00 pm

Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center
123 10th Street
South Fargo, ND 58103

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    • Will never forget about you. All this year’s, I supported to you, what ever you asked me to get it done, I did all that, all in sudden you were gone. I don’t know, what is the word to expressed myself. Peace in heaven, my friend.

  1. Rest in Eternal peace Dusty. You are definitely one of the good guys and will be remembered as kind and friendly to all and a great family man. You left your mark in the hearts of many……and now you ride Heavens super highway.

  2. My deepest condolences to the Miraldi family. Dustin was a special man who loved his family deeply. He was always proud to share stories about his girls. I enjoyed working with him for many years at Edlong and we are all saddened beyond belief to hear of his passing.

  3. Dear Dustin, loved you my friend. I learn a lot from you over the years at Edlong. Always available and willing to help any one he come a crossed. You touched many lives. You are and will be missed dearly. My thoughts and prayers are with Miraldi family.

    Sincere regards.

  4. RIP brother Dustin. Thanks for everything you have taught me over the years. I am the person that I am definitely because of being your little brother.

    Go cubbies❤️❤️🤘🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

  5. I Love you so much my Dear Friend and cannot believe you are no longer on this earth. Your kindness and friendship has meant so much to me. Lori, Brittany & Madison were everything to you, and everyone knew it. You were never afraid to share the real you with people. You will be missed so much!
    Lori, Brittany & Madison, I love you and am thinking about you!
    XOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXO

  6. RIP my brother!! I will forever remember the great times we had in High School!! You made it great!! Prayers for the Miraldi family!!

  7. Lori, Brittany & Madison, I was so sorry to hear of Dustin’s death as he is so much alive to me. What a special person! He gave his all in the 25 years he was at Edlong. I could always count on him and he was a blessing to all of us. He will be missed by all. He wanted so much to get back to North Dakota and I’m glad you were able to go back but I was so sad to see him leave. May God comfort each of you in this huge loss!

  8. Boss,
    I was in absolute shock and disbelief when I heard you had passed. Couldn’t believe it that day, and still can’t. You definitely had an impact on my life. Thoughts and prayers to the Miraldi family at this time. The world lost a very nice, very good person. Fly high boss!

  9. Our family grew up with Dustin and Lori, Brittany and Madison. How fortunate we were – our children became friends, and the Miraldi’s became our lifelong chosen family. Dustin, you will always be an important part of our lives…the most genuine, kind-hearted, hard-working, family-first, gentle man and a true gentleman. We miss you immensely – may you ride in peace, and watch over your beautiful family – until we meet again.

  10. My thoughts and prayers goes to his family. I just knew him briefly, and really enjoyed talking with him. Ride hard and fly free my friend.

  11. You we’re a good friend and supervisor, you will be missed by me and All of us at work My friend.

  12. Dustin you were a great Husband and Father. You made me laugh and smile anytime we were together. Long talks about baseball and MJ will always be my favorite memory. I’ll always love you. My deepest condolences to you and your family.

  13. Dear son
    You will always be in my heart and mind. My heart is completely broken and I miss you so much. I want to hug, hold and touch you. I believe that you felt me hold your hand Monday. I will be talking to you tomorrow afternoon. May god bless and watch over you. May the internal light shine upon you and may you rest in peace. Your loving father.

  14. We will always love you and miss you.You welcomed me to the family with open arms and You and Lori and the girls brought love and happiness to my life and so many others that you have touched. I have always said you were a good man with a good heart and such a loving, caring and thoughtful husband and father. We will never be able to see a bike or ride without thinking of you. Until we meet again, Our love,prayers and thoughts of you always.

  15. Dear Lori, Brittany & Madison,
    Kathy & I are so sorry for the loss of Dustin. Working with him (for almost) 25 years and enjoying motorcycling as he did, we talked quite often. Always willing to listen and help if he could, I appreciated every extra effort he made to help out a co-worker and customer. Dustin was one of those truly good people you meet in life and he will be greatly missed.

  16. First of all, Prayers to the Miraldi family…
    Hey Mr. Dusty. I was really looking forward to sharing some of our memories together since you were so close to Fargo. I will cherish the ones I have and share with others. I will always remember you, me, Dwayne, and Jimie driving that old gold Torino to Phoenix International in the morning. 🙂 I miss that chill smile and attitude of yours. RIP…

  17. Dusty was a great man. Always welcoming and had a smile on his face. He will be greatly missed

  18. RIP Dusty. I could not be more proud of the man you became despite my contributing to the delinquency of your youth. You were forever a great friend and I loved you as a brother. I will never forget the 100’s of hours we spent playing baseball, jamming as a garage band and hanging out. Way too soon my friend.
    To the Miraldi’s, my second family, my most sincere, heartfelt condolences to you Lori, Brittany, Madison, Dwayne, Greg, Linda and Dennis.

  19. Dear Lori, Brittany & Madison
    This is an unimaginable loss and my heart goes out to you. Dustin was loved and respected by all who knew him in his life. The many years we shared here at Edlong will not be forgotten. May God grant him Peace and may his memory be eternal.
    My heartfelt condolences to you all, Sandy Masciola

  20. Dustin,

    You will always be in my thoughts and thank for the memories we shared. God be with you and rest your soul.
    You will be missed!

    Love Uncle Mario Miraldi

  21. Dustin, having spent over 17 years working with you at Edlong and learning so much from you my friend it comes to this. We had many laughs over the years. We were a family here and you will be truly missed. Keep on riding upstairs.

  22. I love you so much. You were a great uncle to me and my siblings, and I hope you know how loved you are.

    Rest in peace, my Dear Uncle Dusty! You will be greatly missed by everyone.

  23. JOHN & Mickey Prokop We were SO SORRY to hear of Dusty’s passing. He is in heaven now not in pain My thoughts & PAYERS ARE WITH YOUR FAMILY!!!!!! Bless you all!!!! Elaine Miraldi’s sister& brother inlaw

  24. Sweetie, Brittany, and Madison,
    I am so sorry that we could not be in Fargo with you today during this most unthinkable time of loss. Please know that we were not physically there, but we are sending all of our love. Thank you for making the ceremony viewable on line and allowing us to cry, smile, and laugh with you. Dustin was a wonderful man that was known as Uncle Dusty to Tim, Amanda, Cole , and Aimee; one more name to add to the list.

    The ceremony and the music was perfect and so was the song at the end.
    As always I am just a phone call away any time of day or night.
    I love you,
    Shelly Stenberg

  25. Miraldi family : I wish I could take away all your hurt. I wish I could of been at the service to help you say goodbye. I

  26. Dear Miraldi Family,

    This has been heartbreaking. We all were grateful for, and admired Dustin. Dustin explained that it was time to go to ND, and while we missed him so much, it was wonderful to know that your family reunited and were able to really enjoy the wide open space of ND. His gentle smile will always be remembered with love.

  27. My most sincere and deepest condolences to Lori, Brittanie Madison, his father, mother and brothers. I had the pleasure of working with Dustin for over 20 years. Always nice polite with a smile on his face very calm. A very nice human being. He will be greatly missed. RIP dear Dustin

  28. Dear Miraldi Family:..May cherished memories bring you comfort during this difficult time. Our hearts and prayers go out to your family. With love Amy and Michael Schrader

  29. Sending love to your family, Dusty, such a great guy the video and service was a beautiful tribute of his life and family, hold onto all your great memories
    Love Pete & Kelc Hill

  30. I am so heartbroken to learn this news! It was a pleasure to meet Dusty at Edlong and get to know Lori. Kindness is what I’ll remember most about Dusty! Sending my prayers and love to your family!

  31. RIP Dustin You are the nicest most caring person I have ever met I will always remember the hard working person you were always willing to help out I still can not come to grips that you are gone you made a big difference in my life

  32. To all of you Miraldi’s, I don’t have to tell you about how great of a loss Dusty’s very unexpected passing has brought to everyone he loved and vice versa. I am so sorry that I missed his celebration/ visitation. I had just heard of his accident today. He will be thought of very fondly and most often. My deepest condolences to all of you .

  33. Prayers to the Miraldi Family …So sorry for your loss…May he RIP.
    Carol and Gary Peterford
    Rockledge Fl.

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