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Gerhard Tveito

d. July 5, 2011

Gerhard “Gary” Tveito, 81, Mandan, died July 3, 2011 at Medcenter One Mandan Living Center.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, July 7, 2011 at First Lutheran Church, Mandan, with Reverend Lee Herberg officiating. Burial will be at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery with full military honors by the Mandan VFW Post 707 and American Legion Post 40.
Visitation will be from 4-8 pm on Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at Buehler-Larson Funeral Home, Mandan, with a Prayer Service at 7 pm. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday.
Gerhard was born February 6, 1930 in Sheyenne, ND to Severt and Signe (Benson) Tveito. He served in the US Army from 1951 to 1953, receiving the Korean Service Medal with one bronze star and the United Nations Service Medal for his service in the Korean War. On April 11, 1954 he married Joyce Anderson in Maddock, ND. A skilled carpenter, Gary started working as a craftsmen for the Standard Oil Refinery in 1955. Hard working and dedicated, he retired as a supervisor after 33 years there. Gary was a member of the American Legion and Mandan Eagles Clubs. A passion for sports, Gary enjoyed baseball, bowling, archery, fishing, and softball. He also liked hunting and keeping up with the stock market. Above all, spending time with his grandchildren gave him the greatest sense of love and pride. His passing leaves an emptiness that only love and happy memories can fill. Gary will be deeply missed by his wife of 57 years, Joyce Tveito, Mandan; two daughters, Gerri (Dave) Ressler, Bozeman, MT and Karen (Jerry) Rychlik, Mandan; three sons, Steven (Marlene) Tveito, Leigh (Sheila) Tveito, and Curtis (Erin) Tveito, all of Mandan; 12 grandchildren, Kandace (Travis) Maxwell, Natalie (Dane) Murphy, Tessa (Cory) Monzelowsky, Trista Rychlik, Markie, Kari, and Kalli Tveito, Ashlei and Leigh Tveito, Garrett, Shelby, and Spencer Tveito; 5 great grandchildren, Ayden, Hannah, Cayel, Danica, and Kingsley; two sisters, Thelma Lindstrom, Carrington, ND and Ida Tedrow, New Rockford, ND; one brother, Ervin Tveito, CA; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Ted, Art, Pete, Sam, Ben, and Jens.

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