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Judy Thorsgard, 84, of Northwood, ND, died peacefully at home with her family on Friday, October 9, 2020. A private burial and ceremony will be held at a later date. If so desired, donations may be made to BeTheMatch.org (nationwide bone marrow donor program). Her granddaughter Elise, who held a special place in her heart, is employed by Be The Match.
She is survived by daughter Kristen Johnson (Daryl) of St. Paul, MN and grandchildren, Elise, Drew and Dane. Proceeded in death by her parents, husband Lloyd, son Bjorn, daughter Ann Elise, brothers Brian and Drew.
She was born in Louisville, Kentucky to Clem and Elsie (Birkel) Gallagher. After high school, she attended Ancker School of Nursing in St. Paul, MN, where she met Lloyd Philip Thorsgard. They were united in marriage on October 19, 1963 at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis, MN.
Judy enjoyed reading, foreign films and playing bridge with her friends. She will be greatly missed.
Our deepest sympathies to Judys family. I have many fond memories of times with her. She was always fun to be around. I regret that I never got to visit with her in the last few years. Maggie and Jerry Bergene
Margaret Bergene Oct 13 2020 12:00 AM
Im so saddened to hear of Judys passing. Thoughts and prayers to Kristin, her family and all those who knew and loved her.
Vina(Evenstad) Langseth Oct 13 2020 12:00 AM
Kristen and family-I am so sad to hear about your Mom. I will forever have her in my heart as the "Fun Mom". I liked being with all the girls at your sleepovers but I think I loved your Mom more. She was so full of fun and laughter. I loved hearing her stories. The best was the story of her speeding and she got out of the ticket by saying Sebastian laid on the accelerator. She was simply the best. Hugs to you --Tammy Hofer
Tammy Hofer Oct 13 2020 12:00 AM
We are saddened & so sorry to hear, we always enjoyed our visits with Judy. She will be missed. Our thoughts & Prayers are with you, if you need anything please let us know. With Love in Christ, Marlo & Angela Jodock
Marlo & Angela Jodock Oct 11 2020 12:00 AM