Magnar "Mike" Roynestad

September 5, 2022


NEW BEDFORD-Magnar “Mike” Roynestad, 87, of New Bedford passed away unexpectedly at home Monday, September 5, 2022.

Born in Kvinisdale, Norway, son of the late Simon G. And Ingel (Stakkeland) Roynestad, he came to New Bedford in 1952 from Norway.  Mike was a commercial fisherman his whole life scalloping all over the world. He was also a carpenter.

He is survived by his twin brother, Selmer “Sam” Roynestad of New Bedford and a sister, Martha Iddeland of Norway as well as several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held Friday, September 9, 2022 at 12pm in Riverside Cemetery, Fairhaven.  Arrangements are by the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Fairhaven. For memorial register please visit,

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Graveside Service
September 9, 2022

12:00 PM
Riverside Cemetery
274 Main Street
Fairhaven, MA 02719


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