Evans Funeral Home

"Compassionate Funeral Service"

New Rockford and Carrington, North Dakota
701.947.2911 or 701.652.3003



Carl Aaland

Carl Aaland, age 96, of Carrington, ND, died Sunday, March 18, 2018, at Golden Acres Manor, Carrington.

Carl Johan Aaland was born on August 27, 1921, in New Rockford, ND, the son of Knut and Jennie (Hjelseth) Aaland. He attended country school until the 8th grade. Carl started farming after the 8th grade on the family farm until July 15, 1942, when he was drafted into the US Army. Due to wounds he sustained on July 26, 1944, he was medically discharged May 10, 1945. He was awarded the Purple Heart, Normandy Company, EAME ribbon with 1 Bronze Star for his bravery and service. 

Carl met the love of his life Delores while visiting her brother in Colorado Springs Camp Carson. He was united in marriage to Delores Luttschwager on January 3, 1945, while home on furlough in the Pastors home in Sheyenne, ND. Together they had 2 children Kaylyn and Jennifer. They farmed for 14 years in the Barlow area before he took a job as a school custodian for three and half years. He then worked at Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd in New Rockford, ND, for 43 years, all the while farming the family land.

Carl was a member of the VFW, American legion and the DAV’s (Disabled American Veterans). Carl was involded with the Steam Threshers for many years. He was also a member of Federated Church, Carrington.

He is survived by his wife of 73 years Delores, Carrington; his daughter Jennifer Arnold; six grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild on the way; one sister Genevieve Klein, Fargo.

Carl was preceded in death by his parents Knut and Jennie; his daughter Kaylyn Schremser, and three brothers, Norman, Arnold and John.



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Name: Diane Hagemeister

Date: April 2 2018

Message: Sorry to hear of Carl passing.We sent love and prays for the family. Connie & Dwain called and let us know.


Name: Donald Storwold

Date: 21 March 2018

Message: Sorry to hear of Carl passing away.  Our condolences go out to the family.  Carl and I were good friends for many years. He will surely be missed.

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