Ardella Landsiedel, age 72, of Bismarck, N.D., formerly of Turtle Lake, N.D, died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, at a Bismarck hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 1, at Turtle Lake Baptist Church, with Pastor Bill Oliver officiating. Burial will follow in the Turtle Lake Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Sept. 30, at Goetz Funeral Home in Turtle Lake.
Ardella was born April 3, 1940, in Turtle Lake, N.D., to Bennie and Ruth (Brenneise) Miller. She attended Turtle Lake Public School, where she graduated from high school.
Ardella married Cleo Landsiedel on Oct. 11, 1959, at the Turtle Lake Baptist Church. They made their home in several locations in McLean County before moving to a farmstead northwest of Turtle Lake. Ardella and Cleo enjoyed farming and raising cattle. She was a wife, mother, and full-time homemaker. She enjoyed gardening, canning, and baking. She also worked in the cafeteria of the Underwood Public School as a baker for several years.
Cleo, her husband of 45 years, passed away in March 2005. Ardella then moved into Turtle Lake, where she enjoyed visiting with friends and family. Due to health reasons, she moved to the Edgewood Village in Bismarck in 2011, where she made many new friends.
She is survived by: her children, Kathy (Les) Helgeson, of Bismarck, Keith (Lisa) Landsiedel, of Underwood, Audrey (Bill) Poukka, of Valley City, and Jeannette (Oscar) Arroyo, of Costa Rica; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two sisters, Sharon Landsiedel, of Mandan, and Maxine (Dennis) Birst, of California, Md.; and two brothers, Jerald (Betty) Miller, of Turtle Lake, and Douglas (Susan) Miller, of Lisbon, N.D.
Ardella was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Cleo; and one brother, Duane Miller.
People may provide condolences and sign the guestbook at (www.goetzfuneralhomes.com).
(Goetz Funeral Home, Turtle Lake)