4-6:00 P.M. Thursday, December 1 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
10-11:00 A.M. Friday, December 2 at Atonement Lutheran Church, Fargo.
6:00 P.M. Thursday, December 1 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
11:00 A.M. Friday, December 2 at Atonement Lutheran Church, Fargo.
Gol Cemetery, rural Kindred.
Fredrikson-Boulger Funeral Chapel, Kindred.
Kenneth O. Rostad, 84, Fargo formerly Kindred, N.D., passed away Tuesday, November 29 at Edgewood Vista Senior Living and Retirement, Fargo.
Ken was born July 5, 1927 to Otto and Clara (Lokken) Rostad in Fargo. Ken graduated from Colfax High School in 1945 before entering the service in January, 1946. He served in Japan before moving to Colfax for a short time and finally Fargo where he attended NDSU.
Ken married Maxine Grant at Gol Lutheran Church on September 1, 1951. In 1954, Ken graduated from NDSU with a degree in Ag Econ and moved to Kindred where he farmed from 1954 to 2001. Ken went back to school, graduating in 1972 with a teaching degree and started teaching at Kindred High School where he taught Vocational Ag until 1979. He then worked at Kindred Implement until 1985. Ken retired in 1989.
Ken was a member of Atonement Lutheran Church, Fargo. One of his passions was golfing. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, wintering in Arizona for several years and was a member of the American Legion in Kindred. He loved watching football, basketball and baseball.
Ken is survived by his wife of 60 years, Maxine; children, Kristi (Steve) Korsmo, Northwood, ND; Michael (Janet) Rostad, Fargo, ND; grandchildren, Amy (Bryce) Boyd, Sioux Falls, SD; Grant (Kathryn) Korsmo, Grand Forks, ND; Christopher (Nikki) Rostad, Fargo, ND; Jordan Rostad, Fargo, ND, great-grandchildren, Owen and Eli Boyd, brother, John “Mike” (Vonnie) Rostad, West Fargo, ND; sister, Betty (Ray) Workin, Fargo, ND.
Ken was preceded in death by his parents.
In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Gol Cemetery Fund, rural Kindred and/or Hospice of the Red River Valley.