Ardith Grace Dick was born March 23, 1928, in Nekoma, ND, to John and Hilda (Johnston) Dick. She grew up and attended school in the Nekoma area, graduating in 1945. She continued her education at a business school in Jamestown for two years. Ardy married Victor Krom on Feb. 4, 1949. They made their home in Langdon where they worked and raised their three sons. Ardy was a secretary at the school and worked as an administrative assistant at Feasel Insurance Agency for many years. After retiring, Ardy and Vic wintered for many years in Mesa, AZ. She enjoyed golfing and was proud to display her hole-in-one plaque; playing cards; dancing; and shopping. Ardy was a member of the Langdon Country Club, American Legion Auxiliary, and the Presbyterian Church in Langdon.
Surviving Ardy are her sons: Kent of Palm Coast, FL, and Kurt (Susan) Krom of Boerne, TX; grandchildren: Kimberly (Mark), Karla (Larry), Nathan (Kristen), Nicole (Keith), Joseph (Lyndsay), Hillary, Aaron (Jocelyn); great-grandchildren: Jordan, Jake, Kristina, Grace, Madalyn, Grant, Grayson, Ivy, Rush, Ava, Brayden; and sister-in-law Agnes Dick. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Vic, son Kelly, and daughter-in-law Patricia.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, 2022, at the Presbyterian Church in Langdon followed by inurnment at Lebanon Cemetery.