Orvedahl, Roger A. age 89, of Golden Valley passed away December 18, 2013. Preceded in death by parents, Nels and Elbjorg and brothers Neil and Andrew. Survived by wife of 59 years, Esther; daughters Denise (Craig), Dorene (Dirk) and Diane (Scott); sons Daryl, Duane (Jenny) and Doug (Jennifer); and 14 grandchildren. Roger was born November 26, 1924 in Dupree, SD and raised in Faith, SD and graduated from the South Dakota School of Mines (Engineering) and the University of Minnesota. He served in the Navy during WWII and owned and operated Orvedahl Construction for 25 years. Memorial service to be held at 11:00 am on Friday 12/27 at Vision of Glory Lutheran Church, Plymouth, MN. 763-559-4222. Visitation one hour prior and lunch served after the service. Memorials preferred in lieu of flowers to www.dysphagiaresearch.org or donor's choice. Special thanks to Colonial Acres and Methodist Hospital for their care and support.
This obituary was originally published in the Star Tribune.