Weather Forecast


Travel warning issued after rollover on I-29 south of Fargo

Gordon W. Stokkeland

Gordon W. Stokkeland

Gordon W. Stokkeland, age 77, resident of Cooperstown, ND passed away Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at the Griggs County Care Center. Gordon was born November 29, 1936 in McVille, ND, the son of Torval and Myrtle (Aslakson) Stokkeland. He was baptized at Ottawa Lutheran Church and was currently a member of Prairie Faith Lutheran Church of Glenfield. He resided at home with his parents at Juanita, ND for a few years before the family moved to rural Cooperstown. He continued to live there all his life till moving into the Griggs County Care Center in 2012.

Surviving members of the family are his sister, Ann (Keith) Austin of Fargo, ND, two brothers, Vernon (Darlene) and Curtis (Eileen) of Cooperstown, ND and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Robert.

Memorial services for Gordon will be Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Prairie Faith Lutheran Church in Glenfield, ND. Visitation will be Friday, August 22, 2014 from 5 p.m. till 7 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7 P.M. at the Cooperstown Funeral Chapel and continue one hour prior to services in the church. Interment will be at Ottawa Church Cemetery. Arrangements with the Cooperstown Funeral Chapel.