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Robert "Bob" Nygord

April 8, 1931 — January 15, 2024

Finley, ND

   Robert “Bob” Dale Nygord, 92, formerly of Finley, ND passed away on Monday, January 15, 2024 at Luther Memorial Home in Mayville, ND. 

   Bob was born on April 8, 1931 to John and Ovidia (Frojen) Nygord in rural Finley, ND. Bob proudly served in the US Army from 1951-1952 in Korea.

   Bob married Irene Jacobson on August 19, 1956. Bob and Irene were blessed with four children: Richard, Douglas, Ernest, and Janell.

   Bob is survived by his wife Irene; children: Richard (Cindy) Nygord of Jamestown, ND, Douglas (Joni) Nygord of Mayville, ND, Ernest (Dawn) Nygord of Fargo, ND and Janell (Rob) Soell of Haysville, KS; grandchildren: Kylee Nygord, Ryan (Rae) Nygord, Kaia Nygord, Aaron (Marisa) Nygord, Austin Soell and Alyssa Soell; great-grandchild: Scarlett Nygord; brothers: Fred (Mary) Nygord and Dennis (Joanne) Nygord; sisters-in-law: Edna Hansegard, Shirley Jacobson and Arlene Jacobson; brothers-in-law: Willard (Donna) Jacobson, Norris Jacobson and Edwin (Marlys) Jacobson; and numerous nieces and nephews.

   Bob is preceded in death by his parents; sisters-in-law: Adeline Jacobson, Esther Deltener, Agnes Haugtvedt and Elaine Jacobson; and brothers-in-law: Elmer Jacobson, Marvin Jacobson, Robert Jacobson, Orville Jacobson, Gus Deltener, Roy Haugtvedt and Melvin Hansegard.


Service and burial will be held later this spring.

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