Magnhild L. (Mikkelsen) Aadland, 89, of Fairhaven, passed away Sunday, August 25, 2019, at the Sacred Heart Home in New Bedford with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Arne Aadland.
Born and raised in Karmoy, Norway, the daughter of the late Thomas and Teodora (Dagfinsen) Mikkelsen, she came to this country in 1961 and settled in Fairhaven in 1963. She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Fairhaven where she was a member of the Sewing Circle. Mrs. Aaland was an expert knitter and she enjoyed gardening, reading and loved to walk.
She is survived by her daughter, Torunn Linda (Aadland) Chase and her husband Barry Chase of Fairhaven; a son, Terje Aadland and his wife Regina of Lutz, FL; three brothers, Kaare and Egil Mikkelsen both of Washington and Tor Mikkelsen of Norway; seven grandchildren, Matthew, Timothy, Erik and Zachary Aadland, Tanya Oldham and Andrew and Olivia Chase; five great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Aadland was the mother of the late Per Aadland and sister of the late Martin Mikkelsen.
Her funeral service will be celebrated Friday, August 30, 2019, at 10am, in the Trinity Lutheran Church in Fairhaven. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Fairhaven. Calling hours are omitted.
Arrangements are by the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Fairhaven.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Magnhild's name to the Trinity Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 16 Temple Pl, Fairhaven, MA 02719.
AUG 30. 10:00 AM (EDT)
Trinity Lutheran Church
16 Temple Pl.
Fairhaven, MA, 02719
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