Jaunita “Nita” Domres, 96, of Wales, ND, passed away November 11, 2023, at Langdon Prairie Health in Langdon.
Jaunita "Nita" Carrington was born July 2, 1927, in Paris, TN. She grew up and attended school in Paris before she headed off with her sister to work in the Maytag Factory in Benton Harbor, Michigan. She met Richard Domres while they were both working at the factory, and they were married October 8, 1949. They moved back to North Dakota to two different farms near Wales before moving into Wales in 1972. She helped on the farm and raised their two boys. After the boys were grown, Nita briefly ran the restaurant in the Wales Curling Club. She was a member of the Park Board, St. John’s Church and then United Lutheran Church. Nita enjoyed curling in her younger years, cooking, baking, and had large and plentiful flower and vegetable gardens. She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Surviving Nita are her sons: Denis of Wales and Tim (Dorothy) of Langdon; grandchildren: Brandon (Kayla) Domres of Langdon and Heather Stearns of East Grand Forks, MN; great-grandchildren: Ryker, Parker, Tucker and Evee; and brother James Carrington. She was preceded in death by her parents and several siblings.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 16, 2023, at United Lutheran Church in Langdon, ND, with visitation starting at Noon. Burial will be at St. John’s Cemetery, rural Langdon.