Valentine Goldade, 82, Bismarck, died June 7, 2005, in a Bismarck hospital. Services will be held at noon Friday, June 10, at Cathedral of the Holy Spirit, Bismarck, with the Rev. Thomas Kramer officiating. Burial will be held at North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Bismarck Funeral Home, where a prayer service will be held at 7 p.m.
Val was born May 25, 1923, in Hague, to Joseph and Theresia (Martin) Goldade. He married Anna Baumgartner Dec. 4, 1944, at North camp Hood, Texas, where he was stationed in World War II. They had 60 wonderful years together. Val and Ann lived in California for a short time before returning to Bismarck, where they have lived since. Val worked construction his entire life, owning his own company, Goldade Construction and later doing carpentry at St. Alexius Medical Center before retiring. Val loved dancing, playing cards (especially pinochle), and Studebakers. He loved spending time with and playing with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. They meant the world to him.
He is survived by wife Ann, two daughters and sons-in-law Diane Bisbee (Wes), Pompeys Pillar, Mont., and Nina Loeks (David), Lincoln; a son and daughter-in-law Grant Goldade (Shirley), Mandan; 14 grandchildren, Stacey, Paula, Shannon, Jason, Austin, Ethan, Casey, Dan, Jim, Ethan, Jassmyn, Cole, Gage and Carmen; 12 great-grandchildren, Chanelle, Cody, Colter, Cauy, Taylor, McKenzie, Wyett, Tate, Reece, Patrick, Daniel and Ramey; a brother, Joe Goldade, Bismarck; and a sister, Eva Everding, San Fernando, Calif.
He was preceded in death by parents; five brothers, Thomas, George, Adam, John and Mike; six sisters, Mary, Barbara, Katherina, Megdelina, Veronica and Elizabeth; and a grandson, T.J. Goldade.
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