Darwin (Shorty) Wallace Bolstad August 3, 1946 ~ July 14, 2012
Darwin (Shorty) Wallace Bolstad, 65 of Fayetteville went to meet his heavenly father on July 14, 2012. He was the last survivor of his 4 siblings. He was born August 3, 1946 in Fergus Falls, Minnesota to Walter and Lillian Bolstad. Darwin retired from Hiland Dairy after 22 years of service and then was owner and operator of Shorty’s Mobile Wash where he developed several clients in the Northwest Arkansas area. He was also a Volunteer Firefighter for the Wedington Fire Department for several years. He enjoyed his grandchildren, motorcycle rides with his family and many friends thru the Ozarks, sand- railing, boating and camping with family. He also enjoyed CB radios where his handle was Jackknife. He was preceded in death by his parents; 3 brothers, Virgil, Laverne and Lester Bolstad; sister, Leona Harworth and his grandparents who were immigrants from Norway. Surviors include his wife, of 47 years, Ivy Bolstad of the home; daughter, Pam Bolstad Asher of Farmington; son, Tim Bolstad of Tulsa, Oklahoma; 4 grandchildren, Amberly and Whitney Asher of Farmington, Nick Bolstad of Tulsa and Justin Bolstad of Fayetteville and his extended family from his hometown of Fergus Falls, Minnesota as well as Northwest, Arkansas include many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday, July 17, 2012 from 5 to 7 PM. A Funeral service will be held at Beards Funeral Chapel 10:00 AM Thursday, July 19, 2012 with Chaplain Phil Misenhiemer officiating. Burial will be at Mt Comfort Cemetery. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.beardsfuneralchapel.com.
Gary Bolstad, Harlan Bolstad, Justin Bolstad,
Nick Bolstad, Kyle Ketcher, Daniel Ketcher,
Jason Jenkins, Joe Wich
Dennis (Snook) Harworth Jr, Karla Harworth,
Cameron Martin, La Rae Martin, Le Ann Jorgenson, Virgil Bolstad Jr., Jimmy Cook, Rick Lacy
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