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Carol Bjelde

June 07, 1954 - December 13, 2010


11-1:00 P.M. Saturday, December 18 in Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

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1:00 P.M. Saturday, December 18 in Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.


Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Carol Bjelde

June 07, 1954 - December 13, 2010


Carol A. Bjelde, age 56, passed away Monday, December 13 in Essentia Health, Fargo.

Carol was born on June 7, 1954 to Orlean and Loraine Bergstrom in Grand Forks, ND. She graduated from Grand Forks Central High School, continuing her education later in life earning an associate’s degree in computer science technology at Interstate Business College. She married Garry Bjelde on January 25, 1975 and they made their home in Milwaukee, WI while Garry served in the Coast Guard. They returned to Grand Forks after his honorable discharge, then school and work took them to Wahpeton ND; Norfolk, NE; and back to Grand Forks before settling in Fargo for the past 23 years.

She was employed at WalMart in Dilworth for the past 9 years, most recently serving as Sales Coordinator in the jewelry department. She was empathetic and caring while serving her customers and fellow workers. Throughout life she brought understanding and comfort to friends and family looking out for and assisting those struggling with personal challenges.

She leaves as survivors her husband of 35 years, Garry Bjelde; son Kevin Bjelde; daughter Tonya (Tracy) Fees; grandchildren Catherine, Lucas, Christian, Jaden, Landon and Lilly; mother-in-law Shirley Bjelde; brother Gary (Jan) Bergstrom, sister Cheryl Bergstrom, sister Linda (John) Lund; and many nieces and nephews, and members of Garry’s family who were very special to her.

Carol was preceded in death by her parents Orlean and Loraine Bergstrom, Brother Harlan and father-in-law Daryl Bjelde.


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  1. Catherine Litchfield says:

    I miss you so much grandma i still can’t believe it i keep thinking if i go to your house you will be sitting there in your sweatpants covered with your blanket sewing or doing a puzzle i really miss you and love you so much!

    Love, Princess

  2. DuWayne & Cheryl Gilbertson says:

    Ada MN
    We were so sorry to hear about Carol’s passing. Garry & family, you are in our thoughts and prayers. God bless you at this very hard time.

  3. Kathy Meagher says:

    Grand Forks ND
    Gary and family – I am so sorry and shocked to just hear about Carol. My heart is heavy for you. I imagine no words can take away your grief but find comfort in knowing that she served a great purpose in this world and that she was a wonderful caring person – making this world a better place for all of us. Here’s prayers and a hug to help you and the family through your sadness and grief. We’re here for you if you need anything.

    Kathy Meagher

  4. Jen Salo says:

    Sorry about your loss I worked at Walmart with her didn’t know her personally but she was a very nice person and I will miss her around walmart.

  5. Zachary Bergstrom says:

    Denver COAuntie Carol I love you and will miss you, I wish so much that would have you could have got to meet my wife. But at least you can see her and I when ever you want to now. I’ll try not to be to sad, because i’ll see you again. Just not yet……

    Bye bye Auntie Carol

  6. Bonnie Jensen says:

    Ada MN
    Sorry to hear of Carol’s passing. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.

  7. Delores Suess & Connie Eberle says:

    Minot ND

  8. cindy humble says:

    grand forks ndSo sorry to hear about your loss.Carol was my cousin and I remember so many fun times I had with her when I was young.Even tho we lost contact and rarely saw each other, she will always be in my memories and she will never be forgotten.She was a wonderful person and always had kind words to say about people.May all the memories you all have of her help you thru this time of sorrow.She will remain in all of our hearts for ever.

  9. Karen & vic Ertmann says:

    Hawley M.N. We want you to know we are thinking of you. We are going to miss Carol at WalMart. She was such wonderful person. We always looked forward to seeing her at work. Our prayers are with you. Karen and Vic Ertmann

  10. Kelly Litchfield says:

    Breckenridge MN
    I am so sorry to here the loss of Carol. May she rest in eternal peace. May the Lord be with all of you as you are going through this hard time. My deepest sympathy to all of you.

  11. Jody Schwartz says:

    Moorhead mnMy heart is broken Carol. I will so miss your smile and laughter. Everytime I walk into Wal-Mart I will think of you and our many nights and weekends we shared together at Ben Franklin. Autumn and I both feel so blessed to h not only have worked with you but we also had the honor of calling you friend. Good-bye my friend you will forever be in my heart

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