December 4, 1911 - December 29, 2010
Inga Kaastad was born December 4, 1911, the daughter of Nick and Carrie (Fyllingslee) Kaastad in rural Hannaford, ND. She spent her early years going to rural schools in Griggs and Barnes County. She moved to Minot and finished her education at Minot High School. Inga married Gilbert Laumb on October 20, 1932, at Stanley, ND. They made their home on a farm in the Lone Tree, ND, area. Four children were born to them. Robert, Delores, Lucille and Dennis. Gilbert died on November 15, 1946, at Minot. She continued to live on the farm until she moved to Norma, ND, and worked as telephone operator and later Postmaster at the Norma Post Office. On March 1, 1961, she married Wilmer Ludwig at rural Kenmare and made her home on a farm near Rogers, ND. They retired in 1980 from the farm and moved into Rogers and later to Valley City, ND. Wilmer passed away on June 17, 1997, at Valley City. Inga moved to Bridgeview Estates in 1998 and lived there until entering the Sheyenne Care Center on March 1, 2010. Her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren were a big part of Inga’s life. She taught each of them to love life and to enjoy the life that God gave to them. Her greatest joy was to play make-believe with all of the young children. Crafts and hobbies were an important part of Inga’s life. She belonged to the Norma Hobby Club and the Rogers Hobby Club. She made countless afghans for her children and grandchildren. Her children and grandchildren also have many hand-stitched pictures and doilies to remember her by. Rock polishing was another hobby that she enjoyed. Inga died at the Sheyenne Care Center in Valley City on December 29, 2010. Survivors include: sons, Robert (Anna Mae) Laumb, Tolley, ND; Dennis (Kathy) Laumb, Valley City, ND, and daughter, Lucille (Ronald) Huber, Spencer, Iowa, son-in-law Robert Inman, Berthold, ND and sister-in-law Bea Kaastad, Eureka Springs, AR, sisters: Donna Helliwell, Escondido,CA, Beverly (Elmer) Waite, Brooksville, FL and Sharon Wilson, Surprise, AZ. Grandchildren: Shelley (Boyd) Brekhus, Joe Laumb, Becky (Kemp) Makeeff, Rita Hamsher, Sheryl (Marshall) Hill, Linda (Doug) Martin, Randy Ramsdell, Blake (Danae) Inman, Alechia (Tracy) Neubauer, Mechelle (Jeff) Holien, Kent (Kathie) Huber, Danny (Candy) Huber, Jamie Huber, Amanda (David) Sanderson, and Megan (Joshua) Bertaccini. She is survived by 23 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Inga was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands Gilbert Laumb and Wilmer Ludwig; her daughter Delores Inman; her step-parents, August and Marie Behrens, brothers Oscar Kaastad and Morris Kaastad, and sisters Mildred Gartner and Lillian Greenfield; grandchildren Roberta Laumb and Debra Ramsdell; great-grandchildren Robert Gaskins, Reiny Inman, Michael Martin. Also grandson Willie Daeley and great-grandson Chris Blomquist.
Inga Kaastad was born December 4, 1911, the daughter of Nick and Carrie (Fyllingslee) Kaastad in rural Hannaford, ND. She spent her early years going to rural schools in Griggs and Barnes County. She moved to Minot and finished her education... View Obituary & Service Information
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