Kip Hammargren, 61, of Beulah, ND passed away peacefully on July 6, 2021, at Sanford Health in Bismarck, ND with family by his side. Services will be held at 10:00 AM CDT, Saturday, July 10, 2021, at Immanuel Baptist Church, Beulah with Pastor Jeremy Nelson officiating. Burial will follow at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 PM CDT, Friday at Barbot Funeral Home, Beulah.
Kip was born October 23, 1959 in Minot, ND to Barry and Vionne (LeNoue) Hammargren. He grew up and attended school in Harvey, ND graduating in 1978. Kip entered the Marine Corps immediately after high school and was honorably discharged in 1982. While still in the Marine Corps, he was united in marriage on Jan. 2, 1981 to his wife Jodi in Harvey, ND. After leaving the Marine Corps, Kip and Jodi moved back to North Dakota where Kip attended NDSSS (now NDSCS) in Wahpeton, ND for Electronics. In 1983, Kip and Jodi welcomed their first son, Kurt, in Breckenridge, MN. Kip received his AAS degree in 1984 at which time they moved to Beulah, ND where he started his career with West River Telecommunications. In 1986, Kip and Jodi, welcomed their second son, Jordan, born in Bismarck, ND. Kip retired from West River Telecommunications in 2015. Since retirement, Kip found joy helping his family and friends wherever he could.
Kip enjoyed hunting, scuba diving, fishing, and MORE fishing. As a proud father, he also enjoyed doing all these activities with his family. Kip was an involved member in the Beulah community. He was an active member of Immanuel Baptist Church and served on the Mercer County Dive team.
Kip is survived by his wife of 40 years, Jodi. Together they raised their two sons, Kurt (Kayla) Hammargren of Bismarck, ND and Jordan (Chelsie) Hammargren of Bismarck, ND. Kip was blessed with four grandchildren Kellan and Kenzie (Kurt and Kayla), Zeke and Aden (Jordan and Chelsie). His mother, Vionne Siverson; one sister Kim (Mike) Rust; father-in-law and mother-in-law Ken and Mavis Edinger; sister-in-law Tammy (Roger) Sackman, all of Harvey, ND; sister-in-law Donna Edinger, Tucson, AZ; brother-in-law Kent Edinger, Harvey, ND and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Abel and Evelyn LeNoue, August F. and Elsie Hammargren; father, Barry Hammargren; brother, Keith Hammargren; nephew, Philip Rust.
Arrangements conducted by Barbot Funeral Home, Beulah and Hazen.
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