Harland Bolkan

June 8, 1926-June 26, 2020

Harland Starling Bol-

kan, 94, Minot, formerly

of Parshall, passed away

Friday, June 26, 2020 at

Trinity Homes in Minot.

Harland was born June

8, 1926 at Raub, to Ru-

dolph and Clara (Foreng)

Bolkan, the youngest of

eight children. He attend-

ed Spring Valley and

Parshall schools, graduat-

ing from Parshall High

School in 1944. After high

school Harland started

farming and worked for a

period of time in Wash-

ington state on a dam and

railroad project. On

February 3, 1956, he was

united in marriage to

Theresa Gange in Minot.

The couple made their

home in Parshall, where

Harland was a lifelong

farmer in the Raub and

Parshall area. After suffer

ing a stroke in June of

2018, he had been a

resident of Trinity Homes.

Harland is survived by:

his wife, Theresa Bolkan,

Minot; daughter, Waverly

(Allen) Hagen, Auburn,

WA; sons, Rory Bolkan,

Mandan and Terry Bol-

kan, Parshall; grandsons,

Starling Bolkan, Mesa, AZ

and Ryan Hagen, Seattle;


Sable Coffey, New Town

and Selah (Dana) Graff,

Tama, Iowa; as well as

many nieces and


Harland was preceded

in death by: his parents;

brothers, Marvin and Clif-

ford; and sisters, Violet,

Delpha, Lela, Dora and


Visitation: Tuesday,

June 30, 2020 from 2:00 to

5:00 PM in Langhans Fun-

eral Home, Parshall.

Interment: St Bridget

Catholic Cemetery,


Memorials are preferred

to the Alzheimer’s Associ

ation in memory of Har-