Obituary: Alvin Rotering

Alvin (Al) Rotering was born August 18, 1931 in Dickinson, ND to Otto and Brigitta (Edith) Strauss Rotering. His twin brother, Arnold, was born 12 hours later. Al married Louise (Liz) Oldenburg in New England, ND on November 22, 1958. Liz passed away on March 29, 2008.
Al was active in 4-H as well as track and basketball at St. Mary’s High School in New England. He joined the US Navy during the Korean War and was an electrical engineer. After he was honorably discharged, Al return to the western North Dakota where he was a farmer, rancher and electrician near Amidon. He was a very active in the American Legion, 40+8, and enjoyed bowling and golfing. He retired from farming in 2006 and moved to the Minnesota Veteran’s Home in Fergus Falls in 2014.
On Tuesday, October 10, 2017, Al passed away at Fergus Falls Minnesota Veteran’s Home at the age of 86 years.
Alvin is survived by his only sibling, Arnold Rotering and Arnold’s wife, Vivian and their four children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren as well as a nephew and niece to his late wife, Liz. Alan and Liz did not have any children. Blessed be the memory of Alan Rotering.

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