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Published January 16, 2013, 12:00 AM

Kellie Sue Lemna

Kellie S. (Archbold) Lemna, 48, Enderlin, ND went to be with her Lord January 13, 2013 after a courageous battle with ALS. A prayer service will be conducted at 7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 16, with visitation starting at 4:00. A Catholic funeral is scheduled for 1:00 pm, Thursday, January 17. Both services will be at Trinity Lutheran Church, Enderlin, ND.

Kellie was born November 10, 1964 in Valley City, ND, the daughter of Dennis Archbold and Carmen (Lindeman) Archbold. Kellie grew up on the family farm and graduated from Enderlin High School in 1983. After graduation she attended University of Mary and University of North Dakota to obtain a BSN-RN Nursing Degree. Kellie married Bill Lemna of Enderlin, at a ceremony in Alice, ND, on November 7, 1986. Bill and Kellie raised three children in rural Alice, where Bill farmed and Kellie worked as a registered nurse at Sanford Hospital in Fargo in the burn and cardiology units before she transferred to become a nurse at Maryhill Manor in Enderlin, ND, where she worked until she contracted ALS in 1999.

Kellie Sue Lemna

Kellie S. (Archbold) Lemna, 48, Enderlin, ND went to be with her Lord January 13, 2013 after a courageous battle with ALS. A prayer service will be conducted at 7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 16, with visitation starting at 4:00. A Catholic funeral is scheduled for 1:00 pm, Thursday, January 17. Both services will be at Trinity Lutheran Church, Enderlin, ND.

Kellie was born November 10, 1964 in Valley City, ND, the daughter of Dennis Archbold and Carmen (Lindeman) Archbold. Kellie grew up on the family farm and graduated from Enderlin High School in 1983. After graduation she attended University of Mary and University of North Dakota to obtain a BSN-RN Nursing Degree. Kellie married Bill Lemna of Enderlin, at a ceremony in Alice, ND, on November 7, 1986. Bill and Kellie raised three children in rural Alice, where Bill farmed and Kellie worked as a registered nurse at Sanford Hospital in Fargo in the burn and cardiology units before she transferred to become a nurse at Maryhill Manor in Enderlin, ND, where she worked until she contracted ALS in 1999.

She is survived by her husband; daughters, Jessica (Dusty) Mark of Sheldon, ND and Erica of Grand Forks ND; son, Christopher of Enderlin; mother, Carmen Archbold of Enderlin, ND; three brothers, Sean (LaVay) of Bloomington, MN, Ryan (Crystal) of Anchorage, AK, and Kyle of Fairbanks, AK; and mother-in-law, Mary Lemna of Enderlin. Greeting her in Heaven will be her father, Dennis Archbold, and grandmother, Eileen Archbold, and many other beloved family and friends.

Kellie spent the last years of her life in Maryhill Manor, where she was wonderfully loved by all who knew and cared for her. Her journey with ALS was courageous, well-fought, and filled with faith and trust in the Lord's plan for her life. Kindness and concern for others characterized her life, along with her warm smile and courageous laugh. She was and always will be a true inspiration to others.

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