Valerie Anne HjelmstadValerie Anne Hjelmstad died at Altru Hospital, Sunday, March 24, 2013.
Valerie, daughter of Levi and Alma (Deschane) Dufault, was born February 27, 1930 in Argyle, MN. She graduated from St. James Academy in Grand Forks. Valerie married Alf Hjelmstad November 10, 1948 and they made their home in rural Reynolds where she was a mother and homemaker. In their retirement, they spent many weekends camping and fishing, often joined by son Kenny and his family. After her husband, Alf, died in 1990, she moved to Grand Forks.