Services for Robert Wold

Robert Wold of Goodridge, MN, passed away Friday, October 26, 2018 at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, ND, after a long, courageous battle with cancer.


Funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at Ekelund Lutheran Church rural Goodridge, MN with Reverend Kristin Ostercamp Officiating. Burial will be held at Reiner Cemetery near Goodridge, MN.


Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM with a 7:00 PM Prayer Service on Monday, October 29, 2018 at Johnson Funeral Service in Thief River Falls, MN.  Visitation will also be held one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at the church.


Robert “Bobby” Gordon Wold was born on February 16, 1968 at Thief River Falls, MN, the son of Gordon and Norma (Reel) Wold. He was raised and attended school in Goodridge, MN. Bobby worked for several years for David Sjulestad on his farm.  He also worked at Arctic Cat and Machinewell, but his passion was working on the family farm.


Bobby was united in marriage to Leah Blair in Goodridge, MN, in 1989.  To this union 3 children were born Alicia, Daniel and Chelsi. The couple made their home in the Goodridge area.


In 2005 Bobby was married to Laurel “Toots” Stine at Reiner Church in rural Goodridge.  They made their home in Grygla and Goodridge.


Bobby enjoyed driving around the countryside with his son, deer hunting, listening to music, talking on the phone, visiting the neighbors, going to the farm, and watching Vikings football.  Most of all he loved the time spent with the grandchildren. Abbie, his 4 legged friend, was very special to him.


Bobby is survived by his children, Alicia (Dan) Pearson of Kenora, Ontario, Daniel Wold of Oklee, MN, Chelsi (Kaleb) Fisher of Thief River Falls, MN; grandchildren, Destini Pearson, Dustin Pearson, Adelynne Fisher, and Karsen Fisher; mother of his children, Leah Marie of Brooks, MN; sisters and brothers, Sherry Woods of Grygla, MN, Carol (Jason) Gust of Strathcona, MN, Rodney (Faye) Wold of Goodridge, MN, Connie (John) Stinar of Goodridge, MN, and Lori (Pat Kruchowski) Wold of Brooks, MN; nephews and nieces, Gene (Darby) Trontvedt, Michelle (Craig) Magnell, Kristy Carlson, Kathy Koetter, Lynn Woods, Jason (Jenny) Woods, Beth (Tony) Brandon, Travis (special friend Tonya) Walseth, Chantel (Tyler) Johnsrud, Chancey (special friend Macayla) Gust, Courtney (Logan) Carter, Dylan Wold, Michaela Stinar, Tyler Stinar, Kyle (special friend Miranda) Gust, Savanna Nelson, Shandi Nelson, Kinsley Kruchowski, Matthew Kruchowski: great-nephews and great-nieces, Cody, Kaytlin, Tanner, Ian, Brock, Carter, Caitlyn, Sawyer, Shay, Zach, Tyler, Eric, RaeAnn, Gavin, Madalin, Grace, Cody, Bella, Lola, Huck, Nash, Caden, and Maci; several aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives, and friends.


He was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents; brothers, Larry and Roger; daughter-in-law, Amber Wold; sister-in-law Mona; and several aunts and uncles.




Richards Publishing

P.O. Box 159
239 2nd Ave
Gonvick, MN 56644
Telephone: (218) 487-5225

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