Roger Andrew TollefsonRoger Andrew Tollefson, 82, Bismarck, died December 24, 2013 in a Bismarck hospital. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Dec. 28, at 2:00 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Bismarck. Visitation will be one hour prior to the start of the service at the church. Interment will be Monday at 1:00 p.m., at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery.
Roger was born August 26, 1913 in Austin, MN to Andrew and Nellie (Berge) Tollefson. He was raised and educated in Minnesota and graduated from Fergus Falls High School in 1949. He joined the US Army in 1950 and served until 1953. After his honorable discharge, he taught at Hanson Mechanical Trade School for fifteen years. In 1961, he joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, where he devoted the rest of his life.