University of North Dakota Faculty/Staff Newsletter

Remembering Teresa Numedahl

teresanumedahlTeresa Rae Ann Numedahl, medical lab technician at the Human Nutrition Research Center, died Friday, Feb. 25, at her home in Grand Forks.  She was 55.

Teresa was born Oct. 6, 1955, in Grafton, N.D., to Ernest and Delores (Boulduc) Lindblad. She grew up and attended school in St. Thomas, N.D. and graduated from St. Thomas High School in 1973. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Thomas Catholic Church. She attended Northwest Institute in Minneapolis and graduated with an associate's degree in 1975.

She married James D. Numedahl on April 16, 1977, and they made their home in Grand Forks. She worked as a lab technician for the Grafton State School, and later for UND at the Human Nutrition Research Center. She was honored with 25 years of service with the University in 2007. Teresa enjoyed spending time with family and friends at her lake house in Bemidji, Minn. She treasured her three dogs, and cat, and one of her animals was always by her side. Teresa was known for her unique sense of humor and warm personality. She could converse and make friends with anyone.

Teresa is survived by her husband, Jim, 58; her daughters, Lindsay, 28, Atlanta, Ga., and Abbey, 23, Durham, N.H.; her sister, Susan Severson (Darrell), 53; her brother Keith Lindblad (Jana), 54; and many family and friends.

Her parents preceded her in death.

Her family would like to express their gratitude to the Grand Forks Fire Department and Altru Hospital for their kindness and compassion.

Funeral mass is at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 3, in St. Michael's Catholic Church, Grand Forks. The online memorial registry may be signed at

-- Courtesy of the Grand Forks Herald.

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