Orville Tengwall

Orville Tengwall

Saturday January 12, 2019

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Obituary for Orville W Tengwall

Orville Wesley Tengwall, age 92, passed away on January 12, 2019 at Woodland – Good Samaritan Society. Orv was born on October 29, 1926 in Kandiyohi county to Albin & Mabel (Stene) Tengwall. He married Virginia Peterson on March 10, 1951. Orv worked for Oak Grove as a milkman. He started Brainerd Honda and Ski-Doo and owned and operated it for years. Orv was an active member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Orv was a very talented wood worker, artist and musician. Orv and Ginny sang at numerous weddings and funerals.
Left to cherish his memory are his nieces and nephews: Elaine (John) Dosh, Clarine (Rick) Andresen, Kevin Tengwall; many great nieces and nephews.
Orv is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ginny; brother, LeRoy; sister, Adeline Murphy.
A memorial service for Orv will be held on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 11AM at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Visitant will be one hour prior. Interment will be next to his beloved wife, Ginny at Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
Memorials are preferred to Bethlehem Lutheran Church.
Caring for Orville & his family:
Halvorson Johnson Funeral Home
BRAINERD 218-829-3581

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  • Memorial Service

    Wednesday January 23, 2019 |
    Bethlehem Lutheran Church
    418 8th Ave NE
    Brainerd, MInnesota
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    Wednesday January 23, 2019
    11AM Memorial Service on Wednesday, January 23, 2018 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Visitation one hour prior.
  • Interment

    Evergreen Memorial Gardens
    Address Not Available

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Ray Griffin

Thank you Orville for your unsung support of the Brainerd community. Your selfless assistance in starting the Paul Bunyan Cyclists contributed to many of the improvements in cycling opportunities in the area. The non-profit cyclists have tried to repay the favor by returning most of the proceeds from thirty years of the Tour of Lakes bicycle ride to further youth cycling and safety. It wouldn’t have happened without you Orv.
Dan Cruser and Ray Griffin
Comment | Posted at 10:47am via Condolence

Patrick Bachman

The life of Orv was, for so many in the Brainerd area, a blessing that touched countless people and families. He was a friend to all and was never without a smile and a laugh. He and Ginny meant a lot to the Bachman families and his wisdom and mentorship to so many will be missed deeply.
Comment | Posted at 12:40pm via Condolence

Josh Holzhauser

To family and friends. I am so very sorry for the passing of Orville Tengwall, it is always hard to lose someone special. It may be comforting to know that our God Jehovah is also saddened by death and even Jesus gave way to tears at John 11:33,35. Another comforting thought is to know the future of such ones. Isaiah 26:19 tells us about the promise our God has made to us to resurrect our loved ones from death. I hope this has brought you even the slightest comfort, please know that Jehovah the God of all comfort will always be there comforting you through trials (2 Corinthians 1:3,4). If you are interested in more bible based comfort this is a good article:
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