Timothy Ostdahl

Timothy James Ostdahl,

age 59, passed away unex-

pectedly at his home in

Parker, Colorado on Fri-

day April 16, 2021.

Family and friends are

invited to a casual gather-

ing at 4:00 on Thursday,

May 27 at Tim’s child-

hood home at 108 23rd

Street NW. Memorials

will benefit the food pan-

try at MHS Central


Tim was born to Leo-

nard and Marjorie Ostdahl

on February 8, 1962. He

was the youngest child

with two older sisters

Tami and Teri. Tim grew

up in Minot, North Dakota

where his life long pas-

sion for nature and the

outdoors began at an early

age. He was an avid

hunter, fisherman, and

outdoorsman for the en-

tirety of his life.

He wrestled for Minot

High School where he gra-

duated in 1980. He con-

tinued his education at

Minot State University

where he was a brother of

the Sigma Taus Gamma

fraternity and graduated

with a bachelors degree in

special education and a

masters degree in early

childhood education.

Following his academic

career in Minot, he spent

a year in Fukuoka, Japan,

teaching English as a

second language. After re-

turning to the United

States, he started his

career in education and

furthered his own educa-

tion by pursuing multiple

endorsements on his

master’s degrees.

While his 30-year pro-

fessional career focused

on working with children

with learning disabilities,

he was an educator in and

out of the classroom. Tim

had a vast knowledge on a

myriad of subjects, and

loved helping people

understand the dynamic

world around them.

In 1993, Tim married

Stephaine Bailey Ostdahl

and had three children,

Grayson Ostdahl, Quinton

Ostdahl, and Sterling Ost-

dahl. Tim’s greatest joy

were his three sons. He

coached them in athletics

throughout their youth

and was their biggest sup-

porter in all their activi-


He is preceded in death

by his father, Leonard

Ostdahl, and his sister

Teri (Ostdahl) Johnson.

He is survived by his

children Grayson Ostdahl,

Quinton Ostdahl and Ster-

ling Ostdahl; mother Mar-

jorie Ostdahl; sister Tami

(Ostdahl) Spiros,

brother-in-law Larry

Spiros, nephews Nick

Spiros and Kyle Spiros,

niece Sydney Spiros and

great niece, Dakota Bigger;

brother-in-law Larry John-

son, sister-in-law Becky


nephews Drew Johnson

and Lucas Johnson. He is

also survived by

numerous aunts, uncles,

and cousins, and his life

partner, Heidi Brungardt.

Her children and

grandchildren, Shelby

and Wade Carter and their

children Avery and Kane,

and Brandon and

Chandler Brungardt and

their son Hunter will miss

him terribly.