Einar Buringrud

einar buringrud
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Einar passed away on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at Essentia Hospital in Fargo, due to complications from Covid 19, at the age of 96. Einar Oliver Buringrud was born August 21, 1925, to Nels and Martha Buringrud in Thief River Falls, MN. He moved with his family to Hillsboro, ND, a few years later, graduating from Hillsboro High School in 1942 at the age of 16. Einar married Marian Oien in 1946 and moved to the farm in Argusville in 1947 where they started a dairy farm and raised their family, Richard, David, Neil, Barbara (Jim) and Julie (Ernesto). He was active in the community serving as a 4-H leader, member of the school board and pitcher of the softball team for several years. He became well known through out the softball world for his infamous rise ball. He built one of the tri-states largest dairy operations, later serving as President of the North Dakota Dairy Association. Einar loved family and sports, especially attending events that involved his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. He continued to stay active, playing golf, on his 96th birthday, playing pool, and watching his beloved Twins and Vikings. Einar is survived by his older brother, Nils; his children - David, Neil, Barbara, and Julie; his 11 grandchildren, his 28 great-grandchildren; and his two great-great grandchildren. Einar was truly a loved and respected man by his family and friends. He lived his life based on a strong work ethic, integrity, moral values, and treating others with kindness and generosity. He will be missed by all. A Funeral Service will be held at 2 PM Wednesday, November 3, 2021, with visitation one hour before the service, all at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center in Fargo. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Fargo. Everyone is welcome to attend the service – for those unable, the service will be live streamed on the funeral home website. To sign the online guestbook, please visit our website at www.boulgerfuneralhome.com.

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  1. I am so very sorry for the loss of Einar. I just meet him this spring and had been golfing with him at least 4 times a week all summer. He is a great guy, a good golfer and will be dearly missed.

  2. To Barb, Jimmy and the rest of the family. I never met Einar but have met 3 of his offspring! Good people raise good people. He must’ve been a great man. So sorry for your loss. Let’s all strive to golf on our 96th birthdays! What a feat. May he Rest In Peace!!

    Mike, Margaret,Dani and Mr P

  3. Einar will be missed, he was our neibor at bluemont. He was fun to visit with, talk a little norweigen, tell a few jokes, and he loved pickeled pike. Rest in peace! kathy and Larry Nelson

  4. My condolences to family and friends.. Neil always comment about his Dad with the past history of growing up.. The obituary picture shows a man with structure along with values a family man gave.. It would of been blessed to have him as a father.

  5. Our deepest sympathy for the loss. May God gives you strength in this difficult time. Rest in peace Great Uncle Einar. You will be missed.

  6. Einar was such a kind, gentle man. I always enjoyed the times he would come for coffee at our home and the times we spent together out in the field when he helped with springs work and harvest. He enjoyed life to the fullest, and will be missed.

  7. My condolences to David, Neil, Julie and Barbara for the the loss of their father and to the rest of the family for loss of their grandfather and great grandfather. It is hard tp hear of another loss in the family. My sincere condolences to all, Your cousin Glenn Buringrud

  8. Sending prayers and condolences to Einar’s family. I remember my folks spent hours playing cards with Einar and Marian many many years ago. I have many happy memories of those evenings.

  9. Dear Barb, Jim, and family. We are thinking of you and the loss of your dad and grandpa. We hope all goes well with his celebration of life. He sounded like a very wonderful man.
    Love, Jim and Nancy Murphy

  10. Einar was a kind and cheerful man and a good neighbor. I always enjoyed seeing his famous geraniums, but more so enjoyed every conversation that we had. I visited with him nearly every morning , passing in the hall either returning from golf or visiting Gladys.

    I miss those conversations. He was inspirational how active he was and always had a kind word and a plan for what was next.

    Thinking of you all as you grieve the loss of your precious dad and grandfather.

  11. Every time we would go visit my grandma Gladys we would go visit Einer and my son would watch Twins baseball or football games with him. He always took time to listen and chat with my 3 kids and treated them like his great grand kids. Liam really misses those times sorry for your loss and condolences to your family.

  12. Many happy memories as children on Uncle Einar and Aunt Marian’s farm . What a kind man dealing with us city kids.❣ Our condolences and prayers to all family.

  13. Dave, Neal, Barb and Julie,
    I am sorry for your loss. What a guy your dad was. I really enjoyed living at the farm working for your Mom and Dad.
    I will never forget your folks or the good times I had there at the farm.
    He will be missed by all who new him.
    God’s Peace to all.

  14. I love you Uncle Einar. I have wonderful memories of you as I grew up. All the family gatherings at Grandpa & Grandmas house & at all the Uncles & Aunts. You always had that very special smile & I loved your teasing. I love your gentle soul & your gentle patience.
    I’m so sorry David,Neil, Barb & Julie for your loss. I’m sorry I can’t be there Weds. I was out to lunch with a friend last Friday & she developed Covid-19 Sunday,so I’m home for several days. Love you all

  15. My sincerest condolences to the Buringrud family….I’m sorry, Neil, for the loss of your Dad….I know you respected him above all others and so glad you can stay on the farm and preserve his memory. So sorry I just found out of your loss anh9eto visit you soon. He will be missed….for sure.

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