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GuÄÂ°bjorg (Judy) Bernhoft passed away Saturday, March 23rd at the age of 96. She was born April 14th, 1922, at Mountain, ND, the daughter of Freda Snowfield Einarson and Freeman Einarson. She attended school at Mountain and the University of North Dakota. She worked in Bellevue, Nebraska until her marriage to Orville Bernhoft on December 18th, 1943 in Mountain.
Judy was a member of the Vikur Lutheran (Church) Society and LCW, the Four Season Garden Club, Republican Women, and Pioneer Daughters. Judy and Orville farmed at Mountain until their retirement. They enjoyed traveling to California for 15 years before they moved into Parkwood Senior Living in 2006.
Judy is survived by her daughter, Celeste (Lynn) Flanagan of West Fargo, son, Wayne (Loretta) Bernhoft of Mountain, four grandchildren, Christy Flanagan (Chuck) Stern of Maple Grove, MN, Carmen Flanagan (John) McShane of Eagan, MN, Ryan (Stacie) Bernhoft, Grand Forks, ND and Neil (Melanie) Bernhoft of Mountain.
She is also survived by 8 great grandchildren, Julia, Emily, and Molly Stern, Sophie and Drew McShane, and Parker, Kate, Madison and Connor Bernhoft.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Orville, brother Freeman (Stuni), and sisters Freda Stefanson and Effie Stefanson. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
Memorials my be sent to the Vikur Society PO Box 145, Mountain, ND or the Vikur LCW PO Box 146, Mountain, ND.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at the Vikur Lutheran Church in Mountain. Visitation will be held for one hour before the time of the service at the church.
Can't begin to tell you how much I enjoyed Orville and Judy. My father lived across the hall on Parkwood. My sincere condolences.
Paula Peplow Apr 3 2019 12:00 AM
God Bless you All. My mom was with Judy in Pioneer Daughters.
David J. Hillman Mar 27 2019 12:00 AM
I always enjoyed visiting with Judy at Parkwood. She was a special lady and a wonderful person.
Peggy Johnson Mar 26 2019 12:00 AM
The last of my Aunts and Uncles. Rest In Peace. You were loved.
Jane and Ron Johnson Mar 25 2019 12:00 AM
Our love and sympathy to you her family. She was such a happy person. Thank you for loving her so deeply. She will be remembered by so many of us who shared a past with her and Orville. Our love to all of you. Sibbie and Emily
Sibbie and Emily Kristjanson Mar 25 2019 12:00 AM
So sorry to hear about your loss. I was honored to care for Judy. She was one classy, sweet lady. My deepest sympathies to you Celeste and your family. Rest in Peace my dear friend.
Peggy Erickson, RN Mar 25 2019 12:00 AM
My heart broke to hear of Judy's passing. I am so happy I went to see her a couple of weeks ago and we had a wonderful visit. I so enjoyed being one of her caregivers while I was at Villa Maria. We had some good talks and her sense of humor was the best. It was not unusual for us to get the giggles! I will miss her!!!
Pat Mar 24 2019 12:00 AM
My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Enjoyed our phone conversations these past few years and glad I had a great visit with her a couple years ago. She is now with Orville where she wanted to be. Thinking of you all.
Judy Morrison Mar 24 2019 12:00 AM