BILLINGSS GAZETTE Sunday, March 23, 2003

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Ardele D. Kulbeck

HARLEM - Ardele D. Kulbeck, 72, died Thursday, March 20, 2003, at Benefis Skilled Nursing Home in Great Falls due to cancer.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. on Wednesday in the Harlem High School Gymnasium with burial following in the Harlem Cemetery. Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook is in charge.

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GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE Sunday, March 23, 2003

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Ardele D. Kulbeck

 

HARLEM -- Ardele D. (Berg) Kulbeck, 72, of Harlem, a housewife and former businesswoman, died Thursday at Benefis Skilled Nursing Home in Great Falls of cancer.

Her funeral is 3 p.m. Wednesday at Harlem High School Gymnasium, with burial in Harlem Cemetery. Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook is handling arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, Knute Kulbeck of Harlem; sons Terry Kulbeck, Charles (Julie) Kulbeck and Tim (Tana) Kulbeck, all of Harlem; grandchildren Ed, Alan and Lacey Kulbeck, Mickey and Timmer Kulbeck, all of Harlem, and Justin Clark of Santa Fe, N.M.; great-grandchildren Darius and Adrian Kulbeck of Harlem; brothers Ingvald Berg of Riverside, Calif., and Harvey Berg of Helena; sisters Betsy Ouren of Crosby, N.D., Agnes Werzur of Venice, Calif., Alyce Booth of Huntington Beach, Calif., Mayme Collins of Nashua and Thelma Frey of Billings; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Knud and Elizabeth Berg; a brother, Kalmen Berg; and sisters Myrtle Stenbakken, Ruth Thomas and Ida Berg.

Ardele was born on Dec. 26, 1930, to Knud Tollefson (Kvite) and Elizabeth (Bjorge) Bakkum Berg at Wild Rose, N.D. In 1941, she moved to Nashua, Montana with her family and graduated from Nashua High School in 1949. She was working in Havre as a beautician when she met Knute Kulbeck and they were married in Havre on May 11, 1958. They owned and operated the Vita Rich Dairy in Havre until they sold it in 1991. They lived on a farm 2 miles west of Harlem until retiring two years ago, when they moved into Harlem.

Memorials are suggested to the Gift of Life Housing at Benefis Healthcare Foundation, P.O. Box 7008, Great Falls, MT 59406-7008

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THE BLAINE CO. JOURNAL NEWS-OPINION Wednesday, March 26, 2003

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Ardele Kulbeck

Ardele D.. KuIbeck,72, passed away on Thursday, March 20, 2003, at the Benefis Skilled Nursing Home in Great Falls following a long battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. this afternoon (Wednesday, March 26) In the Harlem High School Gymnasium, with burial following in the Harlem Cemetery. Memorials may be sent to the Gift of Life Housing at Benefis Healthcare Foundation in Great Falls. Arrangements are by Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.

Ardele was born on December 26, 1930, to Knute and Elizabeth (Bjorgebakkum) Kviteberg at Wild Rose, ND. In 1941 she moved to Nashua, MT with her family and graduated from Nashua High School in 1949. She was working in Havre as a beautician when she met Knute Kulbeck, and they were married in Havre on May 11, 1958. They owned and operated the Vita Rich Dairy in Havre and a farm, located two miles west of Harlem where they lived until retiring two years ago and moving into Harlem.

Survivors include her husband Knute of Harlem; sons, Terry, Charles (Julie) and Tim (Tana) Kulbeck all of Harlem; grandchildren, Ed, Alan and Lacey Kulbeck, Mickey and Timmer Kulbeck all of Harlem, and Justin Clark of Santa Fe, NM; great grandchildren, Darius and Adrian Kulbeck of Harlem; brothers, Ingvald Berg of Riverside, CA and Harvey Berg of Helena; sisters, Betsy Ouren of Crosby, ND, Agnes Werzur of Vince, CA, Alyce Booth of Huntington Beach, CA, Mayme Collins of Nashua, and Thelma Frey ot Billings; plus numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Kalmen Berg; and three sisters, Myrtle

Stebakken, Ruth Thomas and Ida Berg.

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