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Frances Opstedal

May 22, 2021

June 18, 1943 – May 10, 2021

Frances Marlene Han-

son was born on June 18,

1943 to Leonard and Lillie

(Grover) Hanson in Bot-

tineau, North Dakota. She

died at the age of 77 years

on Monday, May 10, 2021

in rugby, North Dakota.

Frances was raised on

the family farm at Lake

Metigoshe. She attended

Bottineau High School.

On November 10, 1961,

she married Daryl Lloyd

Opstedal in Bottineau.

The couple moved to

Washington state in 1966,

where Daryl worked for

Boeing. They later di-

vorced in 1979. Frances

continued to live in

Washington until moving

to Rolette County in Janu-

ary of 2018.

Frances is survived by

her children, Darren

(Barb) Opstedal of Rolette,

Jeff (Vicki) Opstedal of

Rolette, Dale Opstedal of

Minot and Melissa (David)

Anderson of Rugby; sis-

ters, Arlys Velebir of

Laguna Niguel, California

and Olive Cote of Hol-

men, Wisconsin; many

grandchildren and great

grandchildren; other rela-

tives and friends. She

was preceded in death by

her son, Brion Opstedal

and her parents; siblings,

Arlan Hanson, Eunice

Hanson, Carol Nelson and

Doris Nelson.

The family will have

Graveside services at a

later date.

Arrangements with the

Anderson Funeral Home

of Rugby. Online registry:



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