Donald Anklam Obituary (1931 – 2021) – Bismarck, ND


Donald Clarence Anklam’s first day in Heaven was Christmas Day 2021.
A celebration of life will be held in Rolette, ND in April. Date and time to be determined.
Donald Clarence Anklam was born on January 19, 1931 in Rolette, North Dakota. He grew up on the Anklam farm which his father homesteaded after immigrating from Germany. After graduating from Rolette High School, he farmed with his brother Charles and in the winters worked as an electrician’s assistant for R&O Construction. This work was the construction of the US Customs Stations along the Canadian border; he had a dream of buying is own farmstead.
On September 19 1959, he married the love of his life Kathleen Brennan. Don and Kathy had two daughters, Karen and Wendy. On April Fool’s Day, 1964 they purchased a farm one mile south of Rolette where they lived until 2012. There was always a project on the farmstead; which involved…

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