Bernard Uglem, 76, of Thief River Falls, MN died Sunday, April 01, 2018 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND.

Funeral service will be 10:30 AM on Friday, April 6, 2018 at Eklund Lutheran Church, Goodridge, MN with Rev. Kristin Ostercamp officiating.  Burial will be at Eklund Lutheran Cemetery.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

Bernard Orden Uglem was born February 26, 1942 on the family farm, Reiner Township, rural Goodridge, the son of Harold and Blanche (Hanson) Uglem.  He was baptized and confirmed into the Lutheran faith. He attended rural elementary school and Goodridge High School.  He worked on the family farm.

He then worked in Minneapolis in construction for 10 years and all over the United States.  In 1977, he returned to Goodridge, bought a 5 acre farm in Reiner Township and worked for area farmers.

Bernard liked to fish, hunt, and garden.  He especially enjoyed driving around the countryside visiting everybody.  He liked following sports, especially the pro teams such as the Twins and Vikings.

He is survived by his brother, Harvey (Maria) Uglem, Mahtomedi, MN and sister, Mardell Madill, Ukiah, CA, along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Preceded in death by his mother, Blanche Uglem Bolstad and father, Harold Uglem.


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