Obituary - Elmer Afdahl
Last updated 10/30/2020 at 11:46am
Elmer Afdahl was born July 29, 1923, the second of three children, to Ervin and Bernadette Afdahl. He graduated from Rudyard High School in 1941. Near the end of WWII he was drafted into the Army.
After graduating from Montana State University School of Pharmacy, Elmer began his career in Spokane in 1952. When he took a position at Sacred Heart Hospital in Havre, he met Donna Tighe Lucke. They were married in 1956 and he adopted her three daughters. The birth of their son Brian in 1957 completed their family.
In 1959 he moved his family to Rudyard, opening a drugstore. When Donna became...