Manfred History & Preservation, Inc.
Full Name: Arthur B. Rodne
Place of Birth: Manfred, ND
Father's Name: Ole L. Rodne
Mother's Name: Anna Lunde Rodne
Siblings' Names: Lars, Oliver, Otto, Alfred, Carl, Gina, Laura, Berger, Sena
Arthur B. Rodne was born September 26.1903, to Ole L. and Anna Rodne near Manfred, ND. "Art" attended rural school in the area and in 1910 traveled with his family to Norway where they spent three years with family.
As a young man Art began working on the farm of Nels and Cora (Anderson) Nertrost near Manfred. He worked the fields and with the livestock. His entire life was spent working on their farm.
His interest in hunting and trapping was shared with nieces and nephews. He had a special heart for children and spent much time with family showering his nieces and nephews with homemade toys as well as bikes and toy trains and dolls to treasure.
Art died on December 4, 1964, at age 61 near Manfred. He is buried at Bethel Lutheran Cemetery, rural Manfred.