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Riverdale, McLean Co., N.D.
Jan. 3, 1970

Galen Argast   (1913 - 1970)

     Riverdale - The funeral will be Monday at 2 in St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Riverdale for Galen V. Argast, 56, Riverdale, who died unexpectedly at his home on Thursday.
     Rev. Luverne Jacobson will officiate and burial will be in the Sunset Memorial Gardens in Bismarck.  Pallbearers will be Walter Kottsick, Gene GeTienne, Bob Casperson, Dewey Sutherland, John Martinson and Robert Walth.  Reviewal will be prior to the service at the church.
     Mr. Argast was born May 3, 1913, at Moffit.  In 1936 he moved to Jamestown where he was employed by the state as a water plant operator.  He married Kathryn Walth at Wisek July 7, 1940.
     In 1949 he moved to Riverdale where he was employed by the Army Corps of Engineers as a hydro-plant operator.  He was a member of the Meridian Masonic Lodge in Hazen and Kem Temple Shrine of Grand Forks.  He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Riverdale and served as a member of the church council.
     Survivors include his wife; a daughter Karen of Schweinfurt, Germany; his mother, Mrs. Cora Argast of Bismarck; and a brother, Ray of Mountain Home, Idaho. (Thompson Funeral Home, Garrison)


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