Virgil Landsverk

A memorial service was held Friday, July 3, 2015, at the Bible Fellowship Church, Minot for Virgil Landsverk, 76, Minot.

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Posted on 7/3/15

He died Thursday, June 25, 2015, in his home surrounded by his loving family.

Interment at Rendahl Cemetery, rural Dunseith.

Virgil Oliver Landsverk was born was born on August 13, 1938, a son of Nels and Gertie (Rispa) Landsverk, in Bottineau. He was baptized at the Salem Lutheran Church and later confirmed at the Rendahl Lutheran Church. He was reared on the family farm in the Turtle Mountains and attended Beaver Dam and Willow Lake Country Schools. His employment included working at a service station in Bottineau, on the oil rigs, and as a construction worker and heavy equipment operator for various companies; some of whom were Strukness, Bechtold Paving, Mattson, Mikkelson Brothers, and Wanzek, from which he retired. He married Verginia LeAnne Latendresse on April 24, 1971, in Upham. They have two children, Michael and Kelli. He enjoyed watching television, especially Lawrence Welk, the Gaitherís, Antiques Road Show, and game shows. He also enjoyed talking on the phone with his family and friends and spending time with his grandkids.

Virgil is survived by his wife of 44 years, Verginia LeAnne Landsverk, Minot; son, Michael of Minot, daughter Kelli (Devon) Dyck of Rugby; granddaughters: Kayleigh and Arianna; grandson Charles; brothers: Elwood (Linda) of Minot, David of Bottineau, Leland of Bottineau; sisters: Sharon Beckman of Bottineau and Barb (Larry) Lawrence of Bottineau; sisters-in-law Connie Landsverk of Bottineau and Aggie Landsverk of Salina, CA; brother-in-law Corky (Ida) Latendresse of Minot; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Evelyn; brothers: Bruce, Arlan, Darrel, Roger and Kenneth; grandson Little Virgil Gayle; and niece Elizabeth Landsverk.

Thompson-Larson Funeral Home of Minot was in charge of arrangements. Those wishing to sign the online register and share memories may access the online obituaries section at