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Published January 20, 2013, 12:00 AM

Ardell Skeim

Ardell Skeim, 87, of Moorhead, MN, died on Tuesday, January 15, 2013, in Sanford Health, Fargo, ND. Ardell was born February 27, 1925, in Alberta, Canada, to Albert and Mabel (Lund) Lomsdal. Ardell moved to Ulen, MN, when she was 17. On December 1, 1944, Ardell married Arnold Skeim in Ulen. Together they made their home in Moorhead for a few years before moving to Dilworth, MN. Ardell worked at the Super Valu Warehouse in Fargo as well as Freddy’s Lefse Bakery for several years. She loved making lefse and always had it ready at Thanksgiving and Christmas time. Ardell and Arnold moved to their lake home when he retired. She loved spending time at their lake home and did so until later moving to Moorhead, where she had most recently resided. Arnold passed away in September of 1997.

Ardell is survived by her son, Larry of Moorhead; daughter, Darlene of Holland, TX; grandchildren, Dale, Tami, Rene (Charlene), and Dion. She is also survived by eight great-grandchildren; brother, Doug Lomsdal; sister, Shirley (Joe) Matula; and several nieces and nephews; sister-in-law Gert Lomsdal.

Ardell Skeim

Ardell Skeim, 87, of Moorhead, MN, died on Tuesday, January 15, 2013, in Sanford Health, Fargo, ND. Ardell was born February 27, 1925, in Alberta, Canada, to Albert and Mabel (Lund) Lomsdal. Ardell moved to Ulen, MN, when she was 17. On December 1, 1944, Ardell married Arnold Skeim in Ulen. Together they made their home in Moorhead for a few years before moving to Dilworth, MN. Ardell worked at the Super Valu Warehouse in Fargo as well as Freddy’s Lefse Bakery for several years. She loved making lefse and always had it ready at Thanksgiving and Christmas time. Ardell and Arnold moved to their lake home when he retired. She loved spending time at their lake home and did so until later moving to Moorhead, where she had most recently resided. Arnold passed away in September of 1997.

Ardell is survived by her son, Larry of Moorhead; daughter, Darlene of Holland, TX; grandchildren, Dale, Tami, Rene (Charlene), and Dion. She is also survived by eight great-grandchildren; brother, Doug Lomsdal; sister, Shirley (Joe) Matula; and several nieces and nephews; sister-in-law Gert Lomsdal.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold; parents, Albert and Mabel; brothers, Malbert, Orris and Donald; and sisters-in-laws, Delores and Margaret.

The family would like to give a special thank you to Eric and Lynn Glatt for all their care of Ardell and her home over the past years.

Visitation: Monday, January 21, 2013, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., with prayer service at 7 p.m., in Wright Funeral Home, Moorhead, MN.

Funeral: Tuesday, January 22, 2013, at 1:30 p.m., in Dilworth Lutheran Church, Dilworth, MN.

Interment: Moorhead Memorial Gardens, Moorhead, MN.

Online guestbook at www.wrightfuneral.com

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