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Published April 28, 2013, 12:00 AM

Lawrence A. Tweed

Lawrence A. Tweed, 89, of Tolna, ND passed away April 25, 2013 at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, MN. He was surrounded by his loved ones.

Lawrence was born in McVille, ND on April 30, 1923 to Joseph and Marie (Gudmundson) Tweed, and grew up on a farm near Tolna, ND. He attended high school at Oak Grove in Fargo ND. Then, he worked in the Fargo area and continued to help out on the family farm. Lawrence started farming independently in the Hamar area and in 1947 married Shirley Jurgenson. They were gifted with 50 wonderful years of marriage. Lawrence had a love for traveling and the outdoors. He was very involved in his church, community and county.

Lawrence A. Tweed

Lawrence A. Tweed, 89, of Tolna, ND passed away April 25, 2013 at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, MN. He was surrounded by his loved ones.

Lawrence was born in McVille, ND on April 30, 1923 to Joseph and Marie (Gudmundson) Tweed, and grew up on a farm near Tolna, ND. He attended high school at Oak Grove in Fargo ND. Then, he worked in the Fargo area and continued to help out on the family farm. Lawrence started farming independently in the Hamar area and in 1947 married Shirley Jurgenson. They were gifted with 50 wonderful years of marriage. Lawrence had a love for traveling and the outdoors. He was very involved in his church, community and county.

Lawrence is survived by his sons: Mike (Kathy), Tolna; Denis (Vonnie), Fargo; Brad (Cindy), Sykeston; Steven (Betsy), Palmer, AK; Grant (Jane), Tolna; 13 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; 2 sisters, Bernice (Al) Steinke, Muriel (George) Vigessa; brother Monroe (Betty) Tweed; and special friend Anna Farrell, Tolna.

Funeral Services for Lawrence will be held Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in the American Lutheran Church, Tolna, ND. Visitation will be Monday, April 29, 2013 beginning at 6:30 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7:30 p.m. in the American Lutheran Church. Interment will be in the Gethsemane Cemetery, rural Tolna, ND.

Arrangements are with the Stanley-Iverson Funeral Home of McVille with full obituary notice at www.stanleyiversonfuneralhome.net

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