Lynn Cal Brudevold, 48, Velva, died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, in his home.
Lynn was born Jan. 19, 1964, a son of Forrest and Ardella (Lindemann) Brudevold, in Moorhead, Minn. He was raised and educated in Page, graduating from Page High School in 1982. He furthered his education by attending Minot State University and North Dakota State University in Fargo, graduating from Minot State.
Lynn was united in marriage to Lori Melland on June 20, 1987, in Loma. Following their marriage, they made their home in Logan and eventually Velva. Lynn worked for CENTROL, until his division closed, then he started North Central Crop Consulting. He owned and operated NCCC for over 22 years, retiring due to health concerns.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing in tournaments, traveling and spending time at their lake cabin at Wolf Creek.
He was a member of the Velva United Methodist Church and the Pheasants for the Future.
Lynn is survived by: Wife of 25 years, Lori, Velva; children, Taylor and Mason, Velva; parents, Forrest and Ardella Brudevold, Valley City; brothers, Gene Brudevold, Valley City, Daryl (Ruth) Brudevold, Pillsbury; sisters-in-law, Deanna (Dave) Paulson and Marilyn (Rick) Lervik, all of Fargo; along with many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Lynn was preceded in death by his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Melvin and Dolores Melland.
The family requests friends bring a handful of their grain, a gun shell or whatever small remembrance of Lynn to the service for a memory jar.
Funeral service: Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at 2 p.m. at the Oak Valley Lutheran Church, Velva.
Burial: Velva Community Cemetery, Velva.
Visitation and prayer service: Visitation Saturday, Aug. 25, from 3 to 6 p.m., at the United Methodist Church in Velva, with a prayer service Saturday at 6 p.m. in the church.
Memorials: Are preferred to the Hope Lodge in Rochester, Minn., which provides free housing for cancer patients.
Those wishing to sign the online register and share memories may access the online obituaries section at (www.thompsonlarson.com).
(Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Velva)