OBIT: Harold G. Eidsness

Harold G. Eidsness, age 90, resident of Lakota, ND, formerly of Brocket, ND, died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at the Good Samaritan Society in Lakota. Harold Glen Eidsness was born Aug. 27, 1930, the son of Olav and Grace (Cunningham) Eidsness, on the family farm in Newbre Township, near Brocket, ND, where he had lived until age 62. He was baptized and confirmed at Hoff Lutheran Church, and attended the Newbre and the Hope Schools. Harold married Peggy Hatten on Oct. 12, 1951, at Southam, ND. They operated the family farm together. During the winter months he held various jobs and enjoyed snowmobiling. Peggy died June 26, 1990. Harold married Beverly (Johnson) Hejlik on May 30, 1992, at Lakota, where the couple made their home. Harold continued farming into his 80’s, until he fired himself. He was always willing to help anybody with any need. Over the years, he enjoyed membership in the Elks Club of Devils Lake, ND, the Newbre School Board, the Brocket Co-Op, United Lutheran Church of Brocket, and Lakota Lutheran Church. Harold will be deeply missed by; his wife, Bev Eidsness; three children, Glenda (Darrell) Jamsa of Starkweather, ND, Lorna (Ron) Benson of Mott, ND, and Harold W. “Harley” (Pat) Eidsness of Lakota; five step-daughters, Pam (Jack) Davidson, Patty (Kerry) Slinde, Peggy (Al) Stieg, Paula (Dean) Duvall, and Brenda (John) Robinson; 20 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; one sister, Grace Liscom of Seattle, WA; and one brother, Grant Eidsness of West Fargo, ND. He was preceded in death by; his wife, Peggy; sister, Agnes Olson; and two brothers, George and Mervin. A graveside service will be held at the Devils Lake Cemetery, Devils Lake, on Saturday, Oct. 10 at 2 p.m. Officiating will be the Reverend Lori Pankratz. Arrangements with the Aaker Funeral Home of Lakota,

Posted online on October 02, 2020