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Phyllis G. Dakken

March 11, 1932 — June 20, 2019

   Phyllis G. Dakken, 87, of Mayville ND died Thursday, June 20, 2019 at the Sanford Hospital in Mayville, ND.

   Phyllis Dakken was born March 11, 1932 the second child of 8 born to Myrtle (Stockmoe) and Martin Larson of Blanchard, N.D. She graduated with honors from Clifford High School. She excelled in sports and was awarded a nursing scholarship.

   She married Orville Dakken on July 2, 1949. Together they raised 6 kids. Phyllis worked for many years at the Soholt Bakery and then moved on to MSU food services and she retired in 1994.

   She was a member of Mayville Lutheran Church, Marion Circle and the American Legion Auxiliary. Phyllis devoted her life to her children and grand-children, caring for all of them as often and as much as she could.  Phyllis was full of grace, patience and had a humble heart. Her faith in God is strong and she is rejoicing in Heaven with all that went before her.

   Phyllis is survived by her children: Larry (Sharon) Dakken, Terry (Laurie) Dakken, Penny (James) Leland, Cheryl (Dan) Conway and Diane (Rod) Schnebli. At the time of her passing her family had grown to include 19 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren and 8 great great grandchildren.

   She was preceded in death by her husbsnd: Orville; son: Ronald; grandsons: Jacob Leland, Sam Leland and Andy Dakken; daughter-in-law: Sharon; 2 sisters and 3 brothers.

Visitation:  Will be 5–7 PM with a 7 PM Public Prayer Service on Monday, June 24, 2019 at the Baker Funeral Home Chapel in Mayville, ND and will resume one hour prior to the service at the church.

Funeral Service: 2:00 PM Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at the Mayville Lutheran Church in Mayville, ND.

Burial: Will be in the Mayville Cemetery in Mayville, ND.

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