Ronald D. Langerud, age 75 of Hoople, ND passed away Monday, June 3, 2019 at the Altru Hospital of Grand Forks.
Ronald Dean Langerud was born September 16, 1943 in Grafton, North Dakota, the son of the late Benjamin Oliver and Helen Frances (Johnson) Langerud. He graduated from Hoople High School. He enlisted in the United States Navy, serving from 1960 – 1964. He returned to Edinburg and was united in marriage to Lana Windingland in 1966. He made his home in Edinburg where was a volunteer Fireman from 1969 until 1996, serving as Fire Chief for the last twelve years. He then moved to Bismarck and served as Deputy Fire Marshal for the State of North Dakota until his retirement in 2006. He returned to Hoople where he continued to make his home.
He was a member of the Edinburg American Legion Post. He loved to spend time with his family and friends and was interested in American History and the military.
Ronald is survived by his children: Darin (Tammy) Langerud, Bismarck, ND; Angela (Tom) Thompson, Park River, ND; Ryan (Jes Berg) Langerud; grandchildren: Alexa, Steven and Amanda Thompson and Avery and Emerson Langerud; brother, Ben Langerud, Hoople, ND. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Susan Kennelly.
Memorial services will be Monday, June 10, 2019 at 10:30 A.M. at the Tollefson Funeral Home of Grafton. Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Inurnment will be at the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Edinburg, ND. Military Rites will be provided by the Edinburg American Legion Post and the U.S. Navy Funeral Honors. In Lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Edinburg Fire Department.
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