Maida A. Stark, 86, of Cavalier, ND, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 9, 2020, at the Pembina County Memorial Hospital in Cavalier. Although the family will not be in attendance there will be a public visitation on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 from 3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at the Askew Funeral Home in Cavalier, ND. All attendees of the visitation are required to wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines. A private family graveside service will be held on Thursday, May 14th at the Cavalier Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to the United Lutheran Church or Dollars for Scholars.
Maida was born on July 9, 1933 in Tyler, MN, to Carl and Johanna (Wold) Wallin. In 1935, the family moved to rural Cavalier, ND. She was raised on the family farm with her three sisters. Maida attended Cavalier Public School and graduated Valedictorian in 1951. She then moved to Minneapolis in 1952 and worked in the Trust Department of Midland National Bank. Maida returned to Cavalier and was united in marriage to Louis Stark on February 18, 1955. Together they had two children, Jeffrey and Jodi.
Maida was a long-time employee of Mayo Construction of Cavalier. Upon her retirement, she began volunteering at the Cavalier Thrift Store. She was an active, faithful member of United Lutheran Church of Cavalier.
Maida was an avid sports fan and enjoyed doing puzzles.
Maida is survived by her children: Jeffrey (Deborah) Stark, Cavalier, ND, and Jodi Dub, Grand Forks, ND; grandchildren: Brian Stark, Katie Kline, Joshua (Christine) Dub, Sarah (Marcus) Lee, and Christopher (Katelynn) Dub; great-grandchildren: Brianna, Natalie, Brooklyn, Greta, Elin, Owen, and Marit; sisters: Carol (Ron) Schindele, Judy (Bob) Albaugh, Gloria (Dennis) Anderson; three sisters-in-law, and many nieces and nephews.
Maida is preceded in death by her parents, and husband, Louis.