Evans Funeral Home
"Compassionate Funeral Service"
Carrington and New Rockford, North Dakota
701.652.3003 or 701.947.2911
Secondary Number ~ 701.650.9937
Delmer R. Leapaldt was born March 6, 1934 in Gerber Township, Stutsman County, North Dakota, the son of Paul & Louise (Flemmer) Leapaldt. He grew up attended school in Gerber and Lowery Townships. He enlisted in the United States Army and served in the Korean War from 1957 to 1959. He married Rose Guthmiller on September 24, 1961.
He was active in the community. Delmer was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church and a church elder. He was on the Gerber Township Board for 60 years and was a member of the American Legion. Delmer served on the LAND board, Woodworth Elevator Board, Woodworth Housing Authority, and the Woodworth School Board.
He enjoyed history and sharing it with others. Delmer loved his family dearly and always enjoyed the get-togethers. His grandkids and great-grandkids were his pride and joy.
Delmer enjoyed his life as a farmer and rancher. He took great pride in his cattle and sheep. He especially enjoyed his Simmental cattle. He grew up hunting and trapping and passed that legacy on to his kids and grandkids.
Delmer is survived by his three children, Bryan (Gay) Leapaldt, Leeds, ND; Denise (Harley) Hallwachs, Pettibone, ND; and Wes (Deb) Leapaldt, Woodworth, ND; brother, Reuben (Nancy) Leapaldt, Eugene OR; sister-in-law, Geraldine Guthmiller, Jamestown, ND; six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Rose, and one brother Arnold.
Due to the COVID 19, the family does not want anyone to feel obligated to attend Delmer’s funeral service. Your thoughts and prayers will bring them comfort and peace, for which the family is very grateful.
Visitation will be Friday, January 29, 2021, 9:00AM-5:00PM at Evans Funeral Home, Carrington.
Funeral Service will be held Saturday, January 30, 2021, 1:00PM at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Woodworth, ND.
Burial will be at the New Home Lutheran Cemetery, rural Woodworth, ND.
Delmer’s Family has created a Tribute Video that can be seen at
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