Levor B. “Bud” Garnaas
Age 77 years
Residence: 200 E Pinehurst Dr., Sioux Falls, SD
Place of Death: Avera Dougherty Hospice House, Sioux Falls, SD
Date and Hour of Death: Saturday, May 27, 2017

Levor B. “Bud” Garnaas Age 77 years Residence: 200 E Pinehurst Dr., Sioux Falls, SD Place of Death: Avera Dougherty Hospice House, Sioux Falls, SD Date and Hour of Death: Saturday, May 27, 2017 GRAVESIDE Funeral Service: Grandfield Lutheran Cemetery, rural Sheyenne, ND Date and Time: Friday, June 2, 2017 at 11 a.m. Burial: Grandfield Lutheran Cemetery, with Military Honors provided by Raymond B. Thorn American Legion Post no. 30, New Rockford, and the US Navy Honors Team Officiating: Rev. Natasha Woitzel-Kolles Levor B. “Bud” Garnaas, son of Levorn and Emily (Gutterud) Garnaas, was born March 26, 1940 in Devils Lake, ND. Bud entered the U.S. Navy on July 2, 1965 at Moorhead, MN, and served during the Vietnam War.  He was honorably discharged on June 17, 1968, at San Francisco, CA.  Bud’s military service in the Navy was very important to him. He completed two tours of duty as a Lieutenant in Vietnam. He was assigned to the staff of the Commander US Naval Forces, which controlled all naval forces in the Republic. Bud was united in marriage with Patricia Moo on April 7, 1979, in Sheyenne, ND. Bud and Pat’s retirement to Cotton Lake, Minnesota, came after a successful career as a bond trader in San Francisco, Chicago and Minneapolis/St. Paul. Grateful for having shared his life are; his wife, Pat; three siblings, Ahna Kolsrud and her husband, Gary (Rochert, MN), Becky Malchow and her husband, Tom (Aberdeen, SD), Jon Garnaas and his wife, Faith (Des Moines, IA); ten nieces and nephews, Julie Davis and her husband, Lee (Corvallis, OR), Mary Wilson and her husband, Tom (Maple Grove, MN), Cindy Anderson and her husband, Kent (Bismarck, ND), Erik Malchow (Alexandria, MN), Peder Malchow and his wife, Heather (Des Moines, IA), Mark Malchow and his wife, Gina (Aberdeen, SD), Nate Malchow and his wife, Sarah (Sioux Falls, SD), Courtney Stevens and her husband, Abe (Fortuna, CA), Luke Garnaas and his wife, Rachel (Des Moines, IA), Adam Garnaas and his wife, Blair (Los Angeles, CA); many great-nieces and great-nephews; and many other relatives and friends. Bud was preceded in death by his parents, Levorn and Emily Garnaas. On-line condolences may be sent at www.EvansFuneralHomeND.com.