Malcolm S. TwetenMalcolm Stuart Tweten, 88, of Fargo, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 14, 2013. His loving wife of 62 years, June, was by his side when he passed at Bethany on 42nd in Fargo. The son of Sidney and Olga (Syverson) Tweten, Malcolm was born April 30, 1925, in rural Reynolds, ND. He graduated from Reynolds High School in 1941. After his father's death in 1948, Malcolm farmed with his brothers Obed and Kenneth. On June 16, 1951, he married June Gjelsness, of Reynolds, and together they raised seven children. They moved near Buxton, ND in 1954, where Malcolm continued farming, raising small grains and potatoes. Malcolm and June moved to Fargo in 1994.
In 1979, Malcolm and his brother-in-law Maurice Gjelsness founded NoKota Packers, Inc., in Buxton, ND, which specializes in washing, packing, and storing table stock potatoes, and still continues as a family business.