Matthew Rovig

June 19, 1981-October 8, 2018

Matthew Rovig, 37,

Berthold and Wahpeton,

died Monday, October 8,

2018 at home in Berthold.

Matthew was born June

19, 1981 in Minot. He

joined Myron and Carol

(Heller) Rovig, his forever

family at a year and a half

and was adopted at age

three. He attended school

in Berthold and was a gra-

duate of Berthold High

School in 1999.

Matthew was once unit-

ed in marriage to Yvette

Francis on March 18,

2002. They resided in

Hawaii while in service to

their country.

Matthew was blessed

with talented hands and a

mechanical mind. He held

various positions in the

Red River Valley of North

Dakota serving as a key

member of the mainte-

nance teams for the Min-

Dak Sugar Beet Plant and

SunOpta Seed Plant of

Wahpeton. He also

worked at Bobcat in

Wahpeton and enjoyed

working in the livestock

sales ring in Fargo.

Matthew was united in

marriage to Mystical

Struthers on February 14,

2012. They made their

home on a farm in

Wahpeton. He loved rais-

ing animals. Cattle,

horses, chickens, dogs

and cats all found a home

on the Rovig farm.

He was a member of

Zion Lutheran Church in

Berthold, where he was

baptized and confirmed.

Matthew was often found

four wheeling or on a sled

racing across the prairie

in the winter snow. He

was a devoted father,

loved for his silly manner,

who loved others uncon-

ditionally. He will be

missed by who loved him

as a son, father, husband,

brother, uncle, nephew,

cousin and friend.

Matthew is survived by

his wife Mystical Rovig,

Breckenridge, MN;

daughters, Elizabeth

‘Lizzy’ Rovig, Jacksonville,

FL, Aubrey Rovig and

Shayla Rensvold, both of

Breckenridge, MN and

Brittany Haning, Mandan,

ND; parents, Carol and

Myron Rovig, Berthold,

ND; brothers, Kendall Ro-

vig, Wahpeton, ND and

Chad (Terri) Rovig, Park-

er, CO; biological broth-

ers: Larry Olson, Ralph

Bakke and Allen Schim-

mel; foster brother, Zoda

Morgan; foster sister, Ali-

cia Hanson, Minot; grand-

mother, Edna Rovig, St.

Marie, Idaho; uncle Mar-

vin (Sandy) Heller and

cousin Marcie; aunts,

Gloria (Jack) Steinhauer

and cousin Rachelle,

Eilene (Mike) Marsh and

cousin Nikkole, Larry

Rude and cousin Brian,

Tim and Loren, Gloria

(Gary) Fjeld and cousins

Beth, Lisa, Eric; nieces,

Candace, Allison, Kayla,

and Kjersti; nephews,

Britt, Connor and Cayden;

second cousins, Cassidy,

Kayleigh, Zachary, Rylan,

Brandi, Benjamin, Grey-

son and Aurora along

with many extended fami-

ly and friends.

Matthew was preceded

in death by his infant

brother, Tory Rovig, sis-

ter, Tara Rovig, grand-

parents, Harold and Olga

Heller and Merle Rovig;

sisters-in-law, Pam Rovig

and Lynn Rovig; brother-

in-law, Adam Davis and

nieces, Caitlynn and Cal-

lyn Rovig.

Service of Honor for

Matthew: 11:00 a.m. Sa-

turday, October 13, 2018

at Zion Lutheran Church,

Berthold, ND.

Interment: Wildrose

Cemetery, Berthold at a

later date.

Visitation: Friday, Oc-

tober 12, 2018 from 3:00

p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the

Thomas Family Funeral

Home, Minot.

Memorials are preferred

to an organization of the

donor’s choice.

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