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Richard Arthur Oksendahl

Jul 31, 2021

Richard Arthur Oksen-

dahl, born March 29th,

1945 in Rugby, North

Dakota to his parents

Arthur and Fredrikke Ok-


He attended Rugby

schools until he

transferred to Oak Grove

High School in Fargo,

North Dakota where he

graduated. He attended

the State School of Sci-

ence in Wahpeton, North

Dakota for his 2 year de-

gree. He worked for Col-

lins Radio Company in

Cedar Rapids, IA for 5

years on top secret equip-

ment for the war. He

moved back to Rugby and

opened his Zenith repair

shop. He has had many

other jobs with things like

irrigation systems and

heavy equipment. He was

a friend to many and a

pain in the butt to some,

but he was loved by all

who knew him. He was a

good father and always

tried to do his best in

everything he did.

Rest in peace beloved

father, grandfather and

friend. You are truly


A Celebration of

Richard’s life was held on

Saturday, July 10 at Lee’s

Bar in Rugby.

Arrangements with the

Anderson Funeral Home

of Rugby. Online registry:



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