Michael Andrew CamperudMichael Andrew Camperud, age 69, of Larimore ND, formerly of Northwood passed away Saturday, May 29th in Grand Forks.
Michael Andrew Camperud
Michael Andrew Camperud, age 69, of Larimore ND, formerly of Northwood passed away Saturday, May 29th in Grand Forks.
Michael Camperud was born November 23, 1941 in Northwood the son of Milton and Madelene (Gabriel) Camperud. He grew up and attended the Logan Center Country School. Michael entered the United States Army in 1957 and was honorably discharged in 1960. He returned to Northwood and married Mary Dauphinais on January 1, 1963. In 1966, he purchased a semi and drove as an independent contractor for 35 years. He later worked for various construction companies in the area.
Michael was a member of the Hoof and Wheel Club in Northwood, Northwood American Legion Post #92 and Northwood V.F.W. Post #2707. He enjoyed politics, health and religion, his grandchildren, John Wayne and other Western movies, playing solitaire, hunting, auctions and tractor shows.
Michael is survived by his children: Eric (Deborah) Camperud of Grand Forks, Cynthia (Marlo) Hannestad of Northwood and Jacquiline Netland of Minneapolis; brothers and sisters: Pricilla Camperud of Laguna Woods, CA, Dan (Vicki) Higdem of Fargo, Linda (Ronald) McMahan of Larimore, Larry Higdem of Northwood, Jerry (Sharon) Higdem of Mayville, Kevin "Tim" (Jadene) Higdem of Portland, Suzie (Jamey) Holweger of Larimore and Lanae (Joey) Fritel of Willow City, ND; one uncle, Archie Gabriel of Northwood; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; one daughter, Anna Stacy in infancy; one brother, Dominic Higdem and one sister, Eleanor Moreno.
Visitation will be on Thursday evening from 5 to 7 pm with a prayer service at 7 pm at the Bilden Funeral Home in Northwood.
Funeral services will be at 2 pm, Friday, June 3, 2011 in the Ebenezer Lutheran Church, Northwood with Pastor Dean Lyste officiating.
Burial will be in the Northwood City Cemetery.