Joseph F. Teel, Jr., age 69, of rural Sheyenne, ND, passed away Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, at his home near Sheyenne with his wife Carol at his side.
Joseph F. Teel, Jr., age 69, of rural Sheyenne, ND, passed away Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, at his home near Sheyenne with his wife Carol at his side. Visitation will be on Friday, Dec. 20 from 5 - 7 p.m. at Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford, ND. Funeral Service will be held Friday, Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. at Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford. Burial will be at the Riverside Cemetery, Sheyenne, at a later date. Officiating will be Fr. Charles Leute. Special Music will be Recorded Music. Joseph F. Teel, Jr. was born Nov. 24, 1950, in Sioux City, Iowa, the son of Joseph and Frances (Mullumby) Teel. He grew up in Iowa. He served in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. He was once married to Cynthia Olson and they later divorced. In 1978, he moved to Sheyenne, and drove truck for Myron Birkeland and Bruce Larson Trucking. He started working for Sioux Manufacturing in Ft. Totten, ND, in 1980 and was employed there for 32 years before retiring in 2012. He married Carol Birkeland on Nov. 12, 1999, in Ft. Totten. Joe enjoyed gardening, cars and especially motorcycles, where he and Carol made many trips to the Sturgis Bike Rally. Honorary Bearers will be all Joe’s Family and Friends. Joe is survived by; his wife, Carol, Sheyenne; two daughters, Tabitha Teel and Tonya Teel, both of Fargo, ND; three step-children, Laurie Allmaras, Atlanta, GA; Dianna Allmaras, Cape Giradiaux, MO; and James Allmaras, Fargo; 18 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; also many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by; his parents, and son, Joseph Teel, III. Online condolences may be sent at www.EvansFuneralHomeND.com.