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Obituary: Juanita Nyhusmoen


December 23, 2019

Juanita Nyhusmoen Sheyenne, N.D.

Juanita "Junita" Nyhusmoen, 96, of Sheyenne, passed away Dec. 15, 2019 at the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd, New Rockford, N.D. The funeral service was held Dec. 21 at First Lutheran Church in Sheyenne. Burial will be at the Grandfield Lutheran Cemetery in rural Sheyenne. Pastor Jeff Halvorson officiated with special music provided by Kerstin and Katie Allmaras and Paula Loewen. Honorary bearers were Jamie Allmaras, Troy Georgeson, Bob Hanson, Dean Warren, Ken Ames, Gordon Nelson and all grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Junita was born June 2, 1923, in Sheyenne, the daughter of August and Evalina (Koopman) Hagge.

After graduation from the State Normal and Industrial School in Ellendale, Junita taught first through eighth grade in a one room schoolhouse in Valhalla.

She married Ole Loken on July 24, 1943 and divorced in 1968. In 1977 Juanita married Sigurd Nyhusmoen.

Junita is survived by daughters, Barbara Blaine and Deborah Goetz; sons, John Loken and Roger Loken; four grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; Betty Georgeson, Janice (Eugene) Nielsen, and Arnold (LouAnn) Nyhusmoen and their children.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers Gerald, Richard and LeRoy; husbands Ole Loken and Sigurd Nyhusmoen, and sons-in-law Gary Georgeson and Bruce Goetz.

Arrangements made by Evans Funeral Home, N.D.


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