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Larry Frieson

Larry Frieson, 73, of Walhalla, ND passed away Thursday, March 24, 2016 at the Cavalier County Memorial Hospital, Langdon, ND. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Boniface Catholic Church, Walhalla, ND. Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 30th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. prayer service at the church. Burial will be held in Harvey, ND.
Lawrence Jerome Frieson was born December 8, 1942 at Drake, ND to Joseph and Lena (Schwan) Frieson. He grew up on the family farm near Drake and graduated from Drake High School in 1961. He served in the U.S. Army and was Honorably Discharged in 1970. He married Linda Wolf and together they had a daughter, Leslie. He spent years working in the ship yards in Long Beach, CA and on the oil rigs off the coast of Louisiana. He then returned home to North Dakota to help on the family farm when his father became ill.
In 1972, he joined the Cavalier Air Force Station as an electrician. On August 1, 1975, he married Mickie Bonaime and they had three daughters, Shannon, Amanda, and Jenni. He and Mickie opened Nature's Best Flower Shop and Greenhouse in 1991 and ran it for a successful 11 years. Larry retired from the CAFS as a PARCS TSE Operator after 32 years. Things he enjoyed were watching westerns, cross word puzzles, woodworking, seasonal farm work, playing pinochle, and visiting friends at the Walhalla Inn.
Survivors include his daughters: Leslie (Nereus) Estridge, Pace, FL, Shannon (Philip) Hartwig, East Grand Forks, MN, Amanda (Ryan) Haugen, Minot, ND, Jenni Frieson (Shon Kalis), Streeter, ND; grandchildren: Jarrett and Briana; Shelby and Lynnsey; Mason, Hailey, and Brayden; Courtney, Laci, Connor, and Ty; mother, Lena Vetter, Mandan, ND; brother, Jeff (Melody) Frieson, Mandan, ND.
Preceding him in death were his father, Joseph; brothers: Arnie and Leroy; and step-dad, Ludwig Vetter.


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so sorry for your loss our thoughts and prayers are with you

scott and char clinton Mar 31 2016 12:00 AM

girls i was so sorry to hear of larry's passing he was such a nice man you are in my prayers

sylviagoulet Mar 29 2016 12:00 AM

Shannon, so sorry to hear about your dad. Blessings to you and your family. Van and Dee

Van Mar 28 2016 12:00 AM

Sorry to hear about Larry. He and I were on the same shift for YEARS at Cavalier Air Force Station. My deepest condolences.

Jeanie Covert-Plageman Mar 28 2016 12:00 AM

Shannon, Amanda and Jenni, Sorry to hear about your dad passing. He was such a nice man. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Tim and Karen

Tim and Karen Smith Mar 28 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear about Larry's passing. He will be missed so much. Prayers to the family.

Shirley Robillard Mar 27 2016 12:00 AM

"I hope, in time, all the good memories will comfort you."

Myra Hartwig Mar 27 2016 12:00 AM

Thoughts and prayers to he girls! Rest in peace Larry.

Dave and Cheri Krausr Mar 27 2016 12:00 AM

Amanda Sorry to hear about your Dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Take Care Mike Arneson

Mike Arneson Mar 27 2016 12:00 AM