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Rodney Vondal

Rodney A. Vondal, 59, of Walhalla, ND, passed away Sunday, April 15, 2018, at the Cavalier County Memorial Hospital in Langdon, ND. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, April 21, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at the St. Boniface Catholic Church, Walhalla. Visitation will be held Friday, April 20th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. with a 6:45 p.m. rosary and 7:00 p.m. prayer service. Burial will be held in the St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the American Cancer Society or Cavalier County Memorial Hospital.

Rodney was born February 20, 1959, in Cavalier, ND, to Adelord and Viola (Olson) Vondal. He grew up and attended school in Walhalla, graduating in 1977. He then went to Lake Region Junior College for mechanics. After school Rodney moved back to the Walhalla area where he farmed. He married Jackie Lattergrass.

Some of the things he enjoyed were driving truck, hunting, and spending time with family and friends. He was affectionately known as “Bud” to his siblings, and “Hot Rod” to his friends.

Survivors include his wife, Jackie; his children; siblings: Roger (Carol) Vondal, Harvey, ND; Richard (Janet) Vondal, Minot, ND; Joan (Lloyd) Hoffarth, Lakota, ND; Jim (Donna) Vondal, Cando, ND; Barbara (Loren) Christianson, Langdon, ND; Roxie (Allen) Horsley, Neche, ND; Valerie Gordon, Audubon, MN; and Susan (Brian) Danielson, Walhalla, ND; several nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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Jackie, I am so sorry to hear about Rod's passing. I am praying for you. May God comfort you, my friend. I hope you are sensing my love and God's love, too. Kathy Troyer

Kathy and Phil Troyer Apr 23 2018 12:00 AM

We are so sorry to hear Bud lost his battle. We pray he is in a better place now, and hope this gives you and your family peace. Fred & Mary Ann Campbell

Fred & Maryann Campbell Apr 22 2018 12:00 AM

I am sorry for your loss! You are in my prayers!

Allen Vandal Apr 20 2018 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of Rodney's passing. We graduated from high school together but I have not seen him since then. Prayers for peace & comfort during this time of loss.

Deborah Caffey Heath Apr 20 2018 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of Buddy's passing. May he rest in peace.

Sharon Fowser (Verville) Apr 20 2018 12:00 AM

We are very sorry to hear of the loss of Rodney. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the family at this time.

Duane and Betty (Schmitz) Schmaltz Apr 19 2018 12:00 AM

Very sorry to hear of Rodney's passing. I always enjoyed visiting with him. My deepest sympathy to Jackie and family. Hugs to you, Jackie.

Rachel Faleide Apr 19 2018 12:00 AM

Thinking of all at this time. May you find comfort in your memories. Ed and Jan Hurley

jan hurley Apr 19 2018 12:00 AM

My sympathies to you all. Rodney was in my class. He was always such a nice guy and and would throw in some great humor in the best moments. I'm sorry for your loss.

Ruth Tongen Apr 19 2018 12:00 AM

How bittersweet-Relief that the suffering and pain is no longer but the grief of losing a loved one is so profound. My heart-thoughts-and prayers with you in this time of sadness.

Judy Vondal Apr 19 2018 12:00 AM

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