MONROE – Alexander ‘Alex’ G. Opdahl, 95, died Nov. 2, 2003, at an Orono healthcare facility. He was born Jan. 7, 1908, in Bridgeport, Conn., the son of Ole and Kristina (Svenson) Opdahl. He was a graduate of Zion Bible College and worked for the Brooklyn Gas Co. for 31 years. He loved the Lord and was an active church member most of his life. He was predeceased by a brother and a sister. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Marie (Merchant) Opdahl of Monroe; a son, Clifford Opdahl of New Jersey; two daughters, Dolores Ruby of Florida, and Linda Gibbons of Searsport; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; four nieces and two nephews. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, at the Crabiel-Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast. Funeral services will be held Thursday, 11 a.m. at the Faith Temple Church of God, Lincolnville Avenue, with Rev. Rick Libby officiating. Interment will be at the Smart Cemetery in Belfast. Friends who wish may make memorial contributions to the Make a Wish Foundation, 3550 N. Central Ave., Suite 300, Phoenix, AZ 85012 in his memory.