Monica SimonMonica Simon, age 58 of Park River, ND passed away on Sunday, September 29, 2013 at her home in Park River.
Monica Faye Tufte was born June 10, 1955 in Northwood, North Dakota the daughter of the late Noel and Veree (Pendergast) Tufte. She graduated from Northwood High School in 1973 and Mayville State University in 1976 with a degree in Elementary Education and a Music Minor. She taught school in Pisek, Fordville, Lankin, and Milton/Osnabrock. She also taught private music lessons. She later graduated from Devils Lake State College in 2004 with an Associate degree in nursing. Monica was currently working as the Activity Director at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Park River. Monica was united in marriage to Arlen Simon on April 2, 2005 in Park River.