Published July 15 2012
He was born July 21, 1922, in Plaza, N.D., to Hulda and George Tollefson. He grew up in Makoti, N.D. He was married to the late Helen Schansberg and they lived in Fillmore and Enderlin, N.D., before moving to Fargo.
He has four daughters, Judy, Mary, Becki and Martha; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.