Verner Stolt

Mar. 17, 1928 – Mar. 10, 2019

Verner Stolt, 90, Drake,

passed away Sunday,

March 10, 2019 at the St.

Aloisius Nursing Home in


Verner Stolt, son of Au-

gust and Anna (Pattis)

Stolt, was born March 17,

1928 at Drake, ND. He

grew up on the family

farm northeast of Drake

and attended the rural

Roosevelt School #1. As a

young man he began

working in partnership

with his father on the


On June 22, 1958,

Verner was united in mar-

riage to Carol Braun in

Drake. They made their

home on the Stolt farm

and continued farming

and milking cows until

1984 when they retired

from farming and moved

into Drake.

In addition to farming,

Verner was employed

with Soo Line Railroad for

25 years, retiring in Sep-

tember of 1993.

He was a member and

past council member of

the Trinity Lutheran

Church in Drake and had

been an active member of

the Harvey Eagles Club

for over 30 years.

Verner enjoyed working

in his shop, gardening,

playing cards and reading.

Verner enjoyed spending

every summer on vaca-

tions with his family

when the children were


Verner is survived by

his wife of 60 years, Carol;

children, Mark (Theresa)

of Rock Springs, WY,

Myron (Delores) of rural

Anamoose, Marilyn (Jeff)

Bromley of Anamoose and

Michelle (Brian) Nelson of

East Grand Forks, MN; 16

grandchildren; 13 great-

grandchildren; and his

twin sister, Verna

Sandstrom of Bishop, CA.

He was preceded in

death by his parents and

brother, Arnold Stolt.

Funeral: Thursday,

March 14, 2019 at 11:00

A. M. at the Trinity Luth-

eran Church in Drake.

Burial: John’s Norfolk

Cemetery rural Drake.

Arrangements with Nel-

son Funeral Home of


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