Donna Brodal

June 4, 1936-Oct. 11, 2020

Donna Brodal, 84, of

Tioga passed away Mon-

day, October 11, 2020 at

Tioga Medical Center

Long-Term Care in Tioga,

ND. Fulkerson Stevenson

Funeral Home in Tioga is

assisting the family.

Friends and family may

sign the online register

and leave their con-

dolences at


Her Funeral Service

will be held at 1:00 PM,

Saturday, October 17,

2020 at the First Lutheran

Church in Tioga, ND.

Pastor Mike Burns and

Pastor Mike Olson will

co-officiate. Interment

will be at Wildrose

Cemetery in Wildrose,

ND. Visitation will be

held Friday, October 16,

2020 from 1:00 PM to 6:00

PM at the Fulkerson

Stevenson Funeral Home

Chapel in Tioga, ND.

Friends may also call at

the Church one hour prior

to services.

The Funeral Service

will be broadcast, please

follow the link on Donna’s

service information on

our website


Due to Covid 19, we ask

that everyone adheres to

local and state require-

ments for social distanc-


Donna Mae (Ouren)

Brodal, born June 4 1936

in Crosby, ND to Palmer &

Nina Ouren where she

lived on the family farm 8

miles north of Wildrose

until 1954, She attended

school at Highland #3 in

Divide County from 1942

to 1950 & was confirmed

at Glenwood Lutheran

Church on October 15th,

1950. Donna worked at

the Roods Roost Cafe in


On October 28th, 1955

Donna was united in mar-

riage to Malcolm Russell

Lysaker & to this marriage

one son, Dale Russell

Lysaker was born on No-

vember 26th, 1956. In

1959 the family moved to

the Lysaker farm 2 1/2 miles

west of Wildrose and pur-

chased the farm in 1967.

Malcolm became ill with

diabetes and Donna

trained for months to

learn how to run his di-

alysis machine and be-

came his at home nurse.

On June 25th 1979 Mal-

colm passed away while

in Minneapolis, MN. At

the age of 14 Dale took

over the family farm.

Donna was married to

Henry Brodal on No-

vember 15th, 1980. Donna

enjoyed listening to Henry

play guitar, piano and

singing. They enjoyed

traveling whenever they

could. They lived on the

Brodal farm south east of

Noonan until Henry’s

death in January of 1999.

Donna moved to Willis-

ton and lived near her son

& family until March 20th

of 2004 when she became

Mrs. Lavern Ramberg and

moved to Tioga, ND. Don-

na lived in an assisted liv-

ing apartment in Tioga to

be closer to Lavern as he

entered the Tioga Nursing

home in late 2015 due to a

stroke. In 2018 Donna

also moved into the Tioga

Nursing home and resided

there until her passing.

Donna loved life! She

enjoyed dancing, playing

cards, listening to music,

doing puzzles and visiting

with family & friends. She

was an amazing cook &

baker, no one ever left

Donna’s home hungry!

Donna was quite handy

with a saw, hammer &

nails. A trait she learned

from her father Palmer.

Donna also kept matricu-

las records of everything,

from names, dates, weath-

er reports and even food

preparation of the host at

holidays spent, places and

dates labeled on items

purchased like vases and

dishes, to labels on the in-

side of the cupboard

doors to let anyone need-

ing something know right

where it should be.

Donna is preceded in

death by: her parents;

husbands; sisters, Sharon,

Lorraine & Carol & broth-

er, LaVerne.

Donna is survived by:

her brother, Maynard & 2

sisters; Ilene & Marion.

She is also survived by

her son, Dale Lysaker &

his wife Donna; 4 grand-

daughters, Rhonda (Dar-

ren) Bartlette, Barb

(Shane) Lind, Teresa

Carnes all of Williston,

Merissa (Doug) Matos of

Norfolk, VA. 9 Great

grandchildren, William

Lind & Jamie (Mysti) Lind,

Garrett Holte, Kiara

Bartlette, Jessie (Lexi)

Carnes, Jenna (Carl)

Carnes, Tony, Jasmine &

Isabel Matos. One Great

Great grandson Quincy

Lind, and many nieces &


We are going to miss

her and her loving heart

until we can meet again!