Ardelle Annette Bjoralt was born on February 15, 1946, in Alexandria to Fredolf and Edythe (Erickson) Hanson. She graduated from high school in Alexandria.
On May 1, 1965, she was married to Sherlin Bjoralt. The couple lived in Minneapolis but enjoyed a summer residence on Lake Henry in Alexandria. Alexandria became their permanent home in 1986.
Ardelle died on Saturday, January 2, 2021, in Alexandria at the age of 74. She is survived by her son, Tim Bjoralt of Alexandria; sisters, Arleen (Robert) Meyers of Anoka and Arlou Mjoen of Alexandria; brother, DuWayne Hanson of Monticello; many nieces and nephews; and dear friend, Gail Schroeder of Alexandria.
Ardelle was laid to rest at Geneva Cemetery in Alexandria.