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William A. Magnusson

William A. Magnusson, 72, West Fargo, ND and formerly of Cavalier, ND passed away Thursday, August 30, 2018 at Sanford Medical Center, Fargo, ND. A memorial service will be held Friday, September 7, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the Askew Funeral Home, Cavalier, ND. Visitation for one hour before the time of services. Burial will be held in the Cavalier Cemetery.

William A. Magnusson was born March 27, 1946 in Grafton, ND to Arthur A. and Helga (Nelson) Magnusson. He was raised in Cavalier, ND and graduated from Cavalier High School. He served in the U.S. Army and had a tour of duty in Vietnam.

On May 2, 1969 he married Barbara Thompson at Cavalier. They made their home in Cavalier until 1999, when they moved to West Fargo, ND. He worked for the Fargo Public Schools until his retirement.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara; daughters: Paula, Cavalier, ND and Andrea, West Fargo, ND; son, Stuart, West Fargo, ND; granddaughter, Vivian and his sister, Sarah (David) Winkler, Neche, ND.

Preceding him in death were his parents and brothers, Lendell and Carl Magnusson.

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Barb and family and Sarah and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Laurie Wells Oct 5 2018 12:00 AM

My sympathy goes out to you and your family. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family

William Brehm Sep 5 2018 12:00 AM

Barb and family; I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My sympathy to you all in this time of sadness. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

Laurie and Bob Fontaine Sep 5 2018 12:00 AM

Barb & Family, Our deepest sympathy to all of you at this difficult time. Surround yourselves with family and friends that provide love, comfort, strength and support to face today and the many tomorrows ahead. God bless all of you, Don & Michelle (Hardy) Murray

Don & Michelle (Hardy) Murray Sep 4 2018 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of cousin Bill's passing. My condolences to all the family. I will be unable to attend his memorial service, my thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

sara pfaff Sep 3 2018 12:00 AM

Barb, Sarah and family, Thinking of you. Thoughts and prayers to all.

Karen McLeod-Cataldi Sep 3 2018 12:00 AM

Aunt Barb, Paula, Stuart and Andrea. We are very saddened and sorry for your loss. Our sincere sympathy to all of you. You'll be in our thoughts and prayers. Cherish your memories.

Randy/Michele (Magnusson)Olson Sep 2 2018 12:00 AM

Barb and Family, Sarah and Family, So sorry to hear of Bill's passing, our Sympathy to all of the family's

Donnie and Judy Johnson Sep 2 2018 12:00 AM

Uncle Bill I wish this day never came, for the sake of our paths crossing one more time. Our Great Creator has a new path for you. My memories of you go back 43 years, but it seems like yesterday. You will be missed. Randy

Randy Magnusson Sep 2 2018 12:00 AM

Barb and all of family, Our deepest sympathy to all on the loss of your loved one. Cherish all of your memories.

edna lindenberger Sep 1 2018 12:00 AM

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