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Joseph F. Teel, Jr., age 69, of rural Sheyenne passed away Sunday, December 15, 2019 at his home near Sheyenne with his wife Carol at his side.

Joseph F Teel was born November 24, 1950 in Sioux City, Iowa, the son of Joseph and Frances (Mullumby) Teel.  He grew up in Iowa.  He served in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War.  He was once married to Cynthia Olson and they later divorced.  In 1978 he moved to Sheyenne, North Dakota and drove truck for Myron Birkeland and Bruce Larson Trucking.  He started working for Sioux Manufacturing in Ft. Totten in 1980 and was employed there for 32 years before retiring in 2012.  He married Carol Birkeland on November 12, 1999 in Ft. Totten.

Joe enjoyed gardening, cars, and especially motorcycles, where he and Carol made many trips to the Sturgis Bike Rally.

Joe is survived by his wife, Carol, Sheyenne; two daughters, Tabitha Teel and Tonya Teel, both of Fargo; three step-children, Laurie Allmaras, Atlanta, GA; Dianna Allmaras, Cape Giradiaux, MO; and James Allmaras, Fargo;  18 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren, also many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and son Joseph Teel, III.

Visitation will be Friday, December 20, 2019 from 5:00PM-7:00PM followed by a Prayer Service at 7:00PM all at Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford, ND.

Celebration of Life will be held at a later date in Sheyenne, ND.

Burial will be at the Riverside Cemetery, Sheyenne, ND.

Posted Condolences:


  1. To all family and friends of Joe, I am so sorry for your loss!

  2. My deepest Sympathy to The family;;; prayer to you all at this Difficult Time, GOD Bless you all

  3. So sorry to hear about Joe…he was good guy..alway happy and friendly

  4. So sorry to hear of Joe’s passing. He was a good friend to us while we worked at Sioux Manufacturing. God bless all his loved ones.

  5. Carol & Family: I’m sorry for your loss. Prayers for all of you.

  6. Sorry for your loss. He was a great man..

  7. My sympathy to Carol and to her family. May your many happy memories help you bear your loss.

  8. My deepest condolences for the family of Joe Teel. We got to know him when he worked at SMC. Great personality and sense of humor. He will be missed.

  9. so sorry for your loss.

  10. I was sorry to hear of the loss of your Dad Tabitha. My deepest sympathy to you and your family.

  11. Our heartfelt condolences to the family of Joe Teel. He was truly a great man and his friendship will always be remembered. May he rest in peace and may the Lord be with Tabitha, Tonya, and Carol and the rest of his family.


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