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David Nudell, 68, a resident of rural Pelican Rapids and Oklahoma City, died June 24, 2022 at his Lake Tamarac home.

David Dale Nudell was born on December 3, 1953 in Valley City, ND to Dale and Dalene (Wadeson) Nudell. David grew up in the Browns Valley area and graduated from Browns Valley High School in 1971. On September 3, 1971, David married Mary Metz in Sisseton, South Dakota. He attended Alexandria Technical College in Alexandria, Minnesota. David and Mary owned and operated a farm in Enderlin, ND until 2001 when they sold the farm to Olson Farms. David was co-owner of Fingal State Bank and served on the board for several years. In the spring of 2002, David and Mary moved to Tamarac Lake near Pelican Rapids. He owned and operated the Capitol Family Restaurant in Casselton, ND. Mary died on April 3, 2009. He then met a special lady, Cynthia Sue Hutchinson. They married on December 30, 2010 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

For many years David was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Enderlin, serving as Treasurer and Sunday School teacher. He was president of Skyhaven Airport in Enderlin and a member of the Tamarac Lake Association. He was also a member of the Heartland Apostolic Prayer Network in Oklahoma City.

David made a lot of travel memories. Some of the highlights include trips to Hawaii, Alaska, Cancun, and Europe. He was also an avid hunter and fisherman. David enjoyed driving around the Lake District, but most of all spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

David is survived by his wife Cyndi; son Micheal (Trina) Nudell with their children Kailee, Kasen, Kylen and Kamden; his daughter Michelle (Mike) Ballou with their children Jessica (Josh) Kuehn and Emily Ballou; son Aaron (Jill) Nudell and their children Owen and Evan; sister Carla (Jan) Medbery; brothers-in-law Paul (Donni) Schaunaman, Robert (Karen) Metz, Don (Mary) Metz, David (Julie) Metz; stepmother Shirley Metz;; stepfather Roy W. Hutchinson; sister-in-law Kathy (Calvin) Baldwin, and numerous nieces and nephews; He was predeceased by his wife Mary, his parents, his sisters Donna (Milo) Magnan and Kathleen Schaunaman.

Favorite Memorials at Tamarac Lake Assn. and Skyhaven Airport.

Visitation will be Friday, July 1, 2022 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Enderlin, North Dakota from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Frank Dobos officiating. Interment will be at Pontiac Cemetery in Enderlin, ND.

Funeral Home: Larson Funeral Home, Pelican Rapids, Minnesota


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