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Darrell Lehse

January 20, 1956 - May 26, 2013


5-7:00 P.M. Thursday, May 30, 2013 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

10-11:00 A.M. Friday, May 31, 2013 at Pontoppidan Lutheran Church, Fargo.

Prayer Service:

7:00 P.M. Thursday, May 30, 2013 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Funeral Service:

11:00 A.M. Friday, May 31, 2013 at Pontoppidan Lutheran Church, Fargo.


Sunset Memorial Gardens, Fargo.


Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Darrell Lehse

January 20, 1956 - May 26, 2013


Darrell Arthur Lehse, 57, Fargo, ND died Sunday, May 26, 2013 at Sanford Health.

Darrell was born Jan. 20, 1956 in Fargo. He was the son of Gordon and Audrey (Willems) Lehse. He grew up in Fargo where he attended school and graduated from Fargo South High School in 1974. Darrell was a career semi-driver. He worked for Dakotah Paper Company for 10 years, during which he married Linda D. Olson on August 27, 1977 at Pontoppidan Lutheran Church, Fargo. The couple made their home in Fargo.  He also worked for Fargo Freight, Otto Transportation and at the time of his death he was employed by Magnum Transportation.

He was a 20 year member of the Road Dawgs where he performed on the bass guitar and as a vocalist. He was currently a musician with the Stoney Bar Review. Darrell loved Motorcycle Riding, especially with his wife. He was a pit boss for his son’s racing team for 7 years. He worked many charitable events throughout his life and he will be deeply missed by many.

He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Linda; son, Caleb (Samantha), Fargo; daughter, Jessica (Matthew) Olson, Maple Grove, MN; sisters, Wendy (Timothy) Felt, Fargo, Judy Davis, Columbia, MO; brother, Grant (Patti) Riba, Minot, ND; and grandson, Isaac Olson.

Darrell was preceded in death by his parents.


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  1. Tammy Joubert says:

    minot n.d.So sorry for your loss, Darrell will be missed by so many people and family.my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of grief.

  2. David Squires says:

    Detroit Lakes MN
    Godspeed Darrell, you will be greatly missed.


  3. Heather Garlie says:

    My condolences Linda. It was always fun working with the both of you at WeFest!

  4. Scott Maus says:

    So sorry to hear the sad news and my thoughts and prayers will be with you all in this time of grieving !! RIP Darrell !

  5. Julie (Peterson) Curry says:

    Vernal UTSo sorry to hear about Darrell. Your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  6. Dennis and Patti Veil says:

    Fargo ND
    Sorry for your lossA

  7. Yolanda Hanson says:

    Moorhead MN
    I am so sorry of your loss. I will keep the family in my prayers. My condolences to the family.

  8. Tracy Jacobson says:

    Detroit Lakes MN
    Darrell was a very fun loving man, could put a smile on anyones face. He will truely be miss and I am very glad that I was able to call him my friend. You will always live on in my memories, Love you Darrell.

  9. MaryBeth and Jerry Hernandez says:

    East Bethel MN
    Darrell will be so dearly missed by us. Linda you are in our thoughts and our hearts you out to you with much much love! Your friends Jerry and MaryBeth

  10. Keith & Heather Berndt says:

    Shakopee MN
    Linda & family, we are so saddened to hear of your great loss. Darrell was great, caring, joyful, fun man who LOVED his wife and family. Keith says he will miss Darrell’s wet willie contests while camping. Wish we could come, but with kids schedule & work not possible. Our thoughts & prayers are with you all. May your GREAT memories of a wonderful man fill your hearts during the next days, weeks, and months. Know that he will always be watching over. Hugs & Love, Keith & Heather Berndt

  11. Toni Hanson says:

    Darrell was one special guy who always made you smile. I have a lot of special memories of him and he will be truly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with Linda, Caleb and Jessica and the rest of the family and friends of Darrell.

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