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Wayne Eldridge

Wayne Eldridge, age 53, of New Rockford, ND, died Sunday, November 6, 2022, at Sanford on Broadway in Fargo, ND.

Wayne Burrel Eldridge was born November 26, 1968 to Glenn and Pearl (Ruff) Eldridge in New Rockford, ND.  He graduated from New Rockford School, then attended college at Lake Region for diesel mechanics.  On August 1, 1996, his son Hayden was born. 

Wayne worked for Albert Pfeiffer’s farm during high school.  Wayne worked various construction jobs, and he drove truck for Border States. He bought his own semi for about 5 years before going to Park Construction to work as a mechanic.  He worked for Close Construction running heavy equipment before going to work for G&R Grain in New Rockford driving truck. 

Hayden was the light of Wayne’s life, and he enjoyed doing anything that included Hayden.

Wayne is survived by his son, Hayden (Krista) of Fargo, ND; mother, Pearl of New Rockford; brother, Randy of New Rockford, sister, Lisa (Anthony) of Mercer, ND, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father and his grandparents.

Wayne’s Visitation will be Thursday, November 10, 2022, from 12:00pm – 4:30pm at Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford.

His Funeral Service will be held Friday, November 11, 2022, 2:00pm at First Lutheran Church, New Rockford, ND.

His Burial will be at Prairie Home Cemetery, New Rockford.

Posted Condolences:


  1. So terribly sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  2. Wayne was a great guy. I am so sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. My deepest condolence to Wayne’s family, he was a really good person, a witty sense of humor and a big old smile! Wayne will be missed.

  4. To the Eldridge family, I am so sorry for your loss.

  5. Extremely sorry for the loss. My thoughts are with the whole family.

  6. So sorry for the loss of Wayne. I enjoyed working with him for many years. Prayers for the family

  7. MAY YOU REST IN PEACE and enjoy the afterlife to the fullest.
    Wayne was one of a kind and will be missed by a whole lot of people.
    Hang in there Hayden and remember all the memories you and your
    Dad made. Thoughts and Prayers to Wayne’s family and friends as we
    all try to adjust

  8. I am truly sorry for your loss. Wayne was a great guy and will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you all 🙏💓🙏

  9. Hayden, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family! Lean on the Lord during this very difficult time and he will get you through. We love you!

  10. I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  11. So sorry for your loss Pearl and family.sending prayers to all.

  12. We will miss you neighbor Wayne!!!!

  13. So sorry to hear of Wayne’s passing. Pearl and family,may God comfort you at this time

  14. Our condolences for all the family and friends of Wayne. He will be remembered as a kind and loving soul. My heart aches for your loss .

  15. Wayne was a great man! always there for whoever needed him. He loved you Hayden, and shared that with me. RIP Wayne. I am at a loss for words! Prayers for you Hayden, and his family…


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