Arden Earl Seim, age 69, of Grand Forks, ND, passed away on Sunday, April 17, 2016, at his home in Grand Forks, ND, with his family by his side.
Arden was born on May 19, 1946, in Langdon, ND, to the late Andy and Irene (Moen) Seim. He grew up in Milton, ND, and graduated from Milton High School in 1965. He then attended Wahpeton State School of Science graduating as a diesel mechanic. He was married to Nancy Carlin on October 3, 1970, in Bathgate, ND, and the family made their home in Grand Forks, ND. He worked for Valley Contracting, Peterson Construction, and drove for Transystems from 2005 to 2010. He enlisted in the National Guard in 1967 and was very active in the East Grand Forks American Legion Post #157 and served with their Honor Guard for many years.
Arden is survived by his children, Vanessa (Dale) Topka of East Grand Forks, MN; Harvey (Kathy) Seim of Grimes, IA; Vonna (Jonathan) Tweed of Reynolds, ND; and Susan (Eric) Christiansen of Larimore, ND; 9 grandchildren; brothers, Kenneth (Vicki) Seim of Edinberg, ND; Roger (Linda) Seim of Park River, ND; Tracy (Barbara) Seim of Park River, ND; and Curtis (Stacey) Seim of Park River, ND; as well as many more nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Andy and Irene Seim, and wife, Nancy Seim.
Funeral Service: 11:00 am ~ Thursday, April 21, 2016, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 740 2nd St S, Edinburg, ND 58227
Visitation: 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm with a prayer service at 6:30 pm ~ Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at Dahl Funeral Home, 2029 Central Ave NW, East Grand Forks, MN 56721
Interment: St. Stephen Cemetery ~ Milton, ND
Online Guestbook: www.dandahlfuneralhome.com
Arrangements By: Dahl Funeral Home ~ East Grand Forks, Minnesota