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Kristine Koehmstedt

May 21, 1936 — February 19, 2024

Langdon, ND

Kristine Koehmstedt, 87, of Langdon, ND, passed away Monday, February 19, 2024, at Langdon Prairie Health.

Kristine Bjord Hilda Peterson was born May 21, 1936, near Milton, ND, to Haraldur (Halli) and Kristine (Jonnson) Peterson. She grew up and went to school in the Milton area and graduated from Milton High School as the valedictorian in 1955. In October of 1955, she married Joseph Koehmstedt at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Mt. Carmel, ND. They made their home on the family farm near Maida and raised their four children. Kristine worked as the postmistress in Maida for 38 years. In 2007, they moved to Langdon, and she continued working for the postal service as a custodian at the Langdon office until COVID hit. She then retired having met and formed great friendships with many people during her years working for the postal service. Kristine enjoyed vegetable and flower gardening, picking strawberries, baking (especially vinatarta), playing cards and hosting card parties, and dressing up for Halloween. She especially loved visiting with family and going to the activities of her kids, grandkids, and great-grandchildren. She had many special friends that kept her on the go and able to attend many family and community events.  She had a great sense of humor and wasn’t afraid to show it. She was a former member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church and their altar society and currently a member of St. Alphonsus Church in Langdon.

Surviving Kristine are her daughters: Cindy Restad, Becky (Jeff) Overby, and Jane (Dave) Hart – all of Langdon, ND; grandchildren: Ryan (Nicole) Restad, Chris (Jenni) Restad, Aaron (Kari) Restad, Katie (Cory) Hoffarth, Josh (Sarah) Overby, Justin (Megan) Overby, Shannon (Travis) Bjornstad, Austin Koehmstedt, Taylor (Blaine) Restad, McKenzie (Will) Ratelle, Madison Hart (Brady); 20 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; brother Bernard Peterson; sisters-in-law: Cyrilla Kartes, Kay Duffy, and Judi Koehmstedt; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Joe, son Larry, son-in-law Jerry Restad, and brothers Kristjan and Einar.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Langdon, ND. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. prayer service on Monday, February 26, 2024, at the church.

In lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to Fjalla Cemetery, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cemetery, or Maple Manor Care Center.

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Monday, February 26, 2024

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Monday, February 26, 2024

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