Olav Kaare Osestad

Olav Kaare Osestad of Allendale, formally of Wyckoff and Fair Lawn, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Friday, September 29, 2017 at the age of 87. Born in Svennevik, Norway he immigrated to the United States in 1950.  Before retiring, Olav was a self-employed builder for his company Fjord Construction in Midland Park, NJ.  He was a devoted family man who loved to travel to Norway with his wife Helen, their children and grandchildren to visit the family homestead. Olav and Helen enjoyed traveling throughout the world during their 61 years of marriage. He will be missed dearly by his family. Survivors include his loving wife Helen, two cherished children: Arlene K. Nidowicz her husband Mark; Tommy G. Osestad, his fiancée Sue; two loving granddaughters: Michelle and Katie; two sisters-in-law Therese Osestad; Bodil Rodland. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Olav is predeceased by his cherished grandson Jon-Michael Osestad.  Visitation will be held on Monday, October  2, 2017 from 4 – 8 p.m. at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home, (vpfh.com), 257 Godwin Ave., Wyckoff, NJ 07481 with a funeral service beginning at 4:00 p.m.  Interment will be held in Norway at a later date.