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Arlo D. Sandvig

Arlo D. Sandvig

Arlo Dale Sandvig, 73, Audubon, passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at Sheyenne Crossings in West Fargo after a long, courageous battle with cancer.

Arlo was born on April 2, 1946, the second son to Elner and Opal Sandvig. He grew up in the Sheldon Leonard area. Arlo graduated from Leonard high school in 1964 and moved to Fargo where he was recruited into car sales from working at Scheel's in Moorhead. Arlo worked at Overvold Motors in Fargo for several years before he opened his own auto dealership, A and W Motors in Kindred in 1976. He owned and managed A and W Motors until moving to Detroit Lakes where he was the general manager of Nereson Chevrolet until his retirement.

Arlo is survived by his children, Rodney (Michelle), Bismarck, Julie Boll, West Fargo; grandchildren, Drew, Hunter, Payden, Tyler; and his fianc and partner of 22 years, Karin Bueling of Audubon, her children, Todd, Mark and Heather, and her grandchildren, Zack, Abby, Gavin, and Ava.

Arlo is also survived by his numerous hunting, fishing, and golfing buddies that hold him dearly in their hearts and memories, as well as all those that were fortunate enough to cross his path. His kindness, love for life, and the simplicity of his gentle way will live on to all who knew him.

He was preceded in death by his father, Elner, mother, Opal, and brother, Rolly.

Visitation will be 5-7:00 PM, with prayer service at 7:00, Sunday, June 23, 2019 at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center, Fargo. Friends, family, and former customers are asked to come share their remembrance of Arlo.

The funeral will be at 10:00 AM, Monday June 23, at Zion Lutheran Church, 24876 Franklin Lake Road, on Franklin Lake in rural Pelican Rapids, MN, with visitation one hour before the funeral. Burial will be at 2:00 PM at Leonard Cemetery in Leonard, ND.

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center. To sign the online guestbook, go to