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Devils Lake Journal - Devils Lake, ND
  • Obit: Delores Adele Volden

  • Delores Adele Volden, 90, of Cando N.D., passed peacefully Monday April 22, 2013, with family by her side, at the Towner County Medical Center in Cando.
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  • Delores Adele Volden, 90, of Cando N.D., passed peacefully Monday April 22, 2013, with family by her side, at the Towner County Medical Center in Cando.
    Funeral services will be held Friday, April 26 at 2 p.m. at the Cando Lutheran Church in Cando with Rev. Bonnie Weaver, officiating  Interment will be at Norway Lutheran Cemetery, rural Penn, N.D. at a later date. Visitation will be held at the Dunnigan-Dix Funeral Home in Cando on Thursday, April 25,  from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. with a 7 p.m. prayer service and one hour prior to the funeral service on Friday.
    Casket bearers will be Mark Horner, Shawn Widman, Bradlee Matthews, Travis Tofsrud, Cole Miller and Kristopher Volden. Music will be from Esther Sailer and Joni Morlock.
    Delores was born November 24, 1922 in Fargo N.D. the second of four children to George and Anna (Knutson) Lunde.  She grew up on the farm in Maza and attended school in Churchs Ferry. After high school she worked at Lockheed in Burbank, Calif. returning to North Dakota where she worked at Maves Optical in Grand Forks.  Delores was united in marriage to Harley Volden on July 28, 1946 at Devils Lake.  The couple resided in Rolla, Maddock and eventually made Cando their home where they raised their eight children. Delores had a great love for her children and grandchildren, they were her first priority.  She lived her life for her family and was always there for those who needed her. Delores was active as a member of Cando Lutheran Church, the American Legion Auxiliary, and Al Anon. After retirement, Delores and Harley spent many long hours making and selling lefse to the community.  She volunteered for many years at the Towner County Medical Center Foot Clinic and at the Rest Haven Manor now known as the Towner County Living Center where she resided since 2010.
    She is survived by her children, Marilyn Matthews, Susanville, Calif.; Warren (Ruth) Volden, Grand Forks; Lavonne (Ralph) Matthews, Cando; Cheryl (Bill) Widman, Reynolds, N.D.;  Connie (Chris) Smith, Cranberry Portage, MB; Cathy (Monty) Miller, Sandi Volden and Jerry Volden, Cando; half-sister, Ardis (Marvin) Callahan, Mayville, N.D.; 20 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Harley; parents, George and Anna; brothers, Glen, Arnold, and Victor; half-brother, Curtis (Donna) Helleckson; and one grandson, Troy Tofsrud.  
    Online guestbook is available at www.dunnigandix.com.
    Dunnigan-Dix Funeral Home of Cando, is in charge of arrangements.

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