Kermit Wolden, 82, of Mayville, ND passed away May 1, 2009, at Union Hospital in Mayville. Kermit was born December 4, 1926 on the Leum Farm in Norway Township, to Joseph and Mabel Leum Wolden. The family moved to the farmstead near Gran Church when he was 2 years old, and he lived there for the rest of his life, making farming his life’s career. On June 4, 1952 he was united in marriage to Grace Murray in Casselton, ND. The farm and his family were his greatest joys. He is survived by his wife, Grace, of 57 years; his children: William, Grand Forks, ND, Peggy (Arlie) Strand, Mayville, ND, and Lori (Joel) Nelson, Portland, ND. Grandchildren: Chad Strand and DeAnna (Shane) Kyllo both of Mayville, Erik (Amanda) Nelson, Fargo, ND, and Nick Nelson, Mayville, ND. Great-grandchild: Jordan Sherva, Mayville, ND. Sisters: Viola Anderson, Minot, ND, Claire Johnson, Buxton, ND, Joanne (Alton) Finstrom, Grand Forks, ND. Brother-in-law: Dean Poynter, Olathe, KS. Sister-in-law: Lois Peterson, Mekinock, ND, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Milton, and his sister, Lois. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, May 5, 2009 at 2:00 at Gran Lutheran Church in Rural Mayville. Visitation will be Monday, May 4, 2009 beginning at 5:00 with at Prayer Service at 6:30 at Baker Funeral Home in Mayville and one hour prior to the funeral service, at the church. Interment will be at the Mayville Cemetery.