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Published April 17, 2013, 12:00 AM

Sylvia C. Sundet

Sylvia C. Sundet, 102, of Carrington, formerly of Maddock, died Thursday, April 11, 2013 at the Golden Acres Manor in Carrington, ND.

Sylvia Camilla Nyland was born in Eldon Township, Benson County near Minnewaukan, ND on June 14, 1910 to Karl and Kristine (Olso) Nyland. She was baptized in the West Minnewaukan Free Church by Pastor J.P. Leeland and was confirmed in Calvary Lutheran Church in Oberon. Sylvia moved with her family to the Oberon community in the early 20’s. She married Melvin Lysne in 1927 and to this union was born a son: Robert. In 1935 Sylvia was married to Carl J. Sundet at North Viking Lutheran Parsonage in Maddock by Pastor G.R. Estrom.

Sylvia C. Sundet

Sylvia C. Sundet, 102, of Carrington, formerly of Maddock, died Thursday, April 11, 2013 at the Golden Acres Manor in Carrington, ND.

Sylvia Camilla Nyland was born in Eldon Township, Benson County near Minnewaukan, ND on June 14, 1910 to Karl and Kristine (Olso) Nyland. She was baptized in the West Minnewaukan Free Church by Pastor J.P. Leeland and was confirmed in Calvary Lutheran Church in Oberon. Sylvia moved with her family to the Oberon community in the early 20’s. She married Melvin Lysne in 1927 and to this union was born a son: Robert. In 1935 Sylvia was married to Carl J. Sundet at North Viking Lutheran Parsonage in Maddock by Pastor G.R. Estrom.

The couple traveled Benson County for a time while Carl worked for the Benson County Highway Department. They started farming in North Viking Township in 1939 and were both active members of Viking Lutheran Church. Sylvia moved into St. Aloisius Senior Housing in 1998 while Carl was a resident in the St. Aloisius Medical Center Long Term Care. He passed away in November of 1998. Sylvia spent much of the following two summers between Harvey and their farm near Maddock.

Throughout the years she busied herself with baking, gardening, canning and embroidery work. In later years she enjoyed playing games to pass the time. Sylvia remained in Senior Housing in Harvey until late September 2008 when she moved to Golden Acres Manor in Carrington.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son, two brothers and three sisters.

Surviving are her daughter-in-law: Helen Else of Jamestown; grandchildren: Larry Lysne (Sheila Dufford) of Fairbanks AK, Glen Lysne (Jenine) of West Fargo, Susan (Jim) Bond of Jamestown and Jo Lysne (Kevin Beach) of Carrington; 10 great-grandchildren and 19 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services: Friday, April 19th, 10:30 AM, at Viking Lutheran Church, rural Maddock

Burial: Later in the church cemetery.

Visitation: will be Thursday from 4 to 7pm at the Nelson Funeral Home in Maddock.

Online condolences may be left at: www.thenelsonfuneralhome.com

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