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Published September 12, 2013, 12:00 AM

Tim M. Mayo

Timothy Mark Mayo was born September 6, 1955 in Sidney, MT to Gail and Beverly (Niehenke) Vitt. When Tim was two years old, his father, Gail passed away. Beverly married John “Jack” Mayo in 1962, at which time Jack adopted Tim and his three siblings.

They moved to Cavalier, ND, where Tim attended school and graduated from Cavalier High School in 1974. He attended NDSU Bottineau for two years, where he was captain of the basketball team. He transferred to NDSU in Fargo earning a B.S. Degree in Construction Management. In 1978, Tim and his brothers, Greg and Joe, began Mayo Construction Company, carrying on a third generation of road construction.

Tim M. Mayo

Timothy Mark Mayo was born September 6, 1955 in Sidney, MT to Gail and Beverly (Niehenke) Vitt. When Tim was two years old, his father, Gail passed away. Beverly married John “Jack” Mayo in 1962, at which time Jack adopted Tim and his three siblings.

They moved to Cavalier, ND, where Tim attended school and graduated from Cavalier High School in 1974. He attended NDSU Bottineau for two years, where he was captain of the basketball team. He transferred to NDSU in Fargo earning a B.S. Degree in Construction Management. In 1978, Tim and his brothers, Greg and Joe, began Mayo Construction Company, carrying on a third generation of road construction.

In 1991, Tim married Patricia at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Moorhead, MN. They spent their 21 years of marriage enjoying the everyday joys of life and cherished their time together.

Tim served as the President of the ND Chapter of the Associated General Contractors in 1991-92.

Tim was very dedicated to his work and his employees. He enjoyed the challenges, the rewards, and the many associations that he made with individuals throughout the state. The last 35 years that he spent improving the roads in North Dakota will be his lasting legacy.

Tim Mayo, 58, of Cavalier, ND, died peacefully on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at Sanford Health, Fargo, with his wife and family by his side, after a very brief battle with cancer.

Tim is survived by his loving wife, Patricia; mother, Beverly Mayo, Cavalier, ND; siblings, Bill (Judy Pankow) Mayo, Wahpeton, ND; Greg (Barb) Mayo, Cavalier, ND; Joe (Linda) Mayo, West Fargo, ND; Colleen (Eric) Erickson, Mahtomedi, MN; brothers-in-law, Tim Hunt, Cavalier, ND; Steve (Cheri) Gess, Moorhead, MN; Scott (Jarilyn) Gess, Fargo, ND; Gregg (Stephanie) Gess, Moorhead, MN; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Gail; step-father, Jack; and sister, Debra Hunt.

Tim will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Memorials are preferred to a charity of your choice.

Mass of Christian Burial: 11:00am, Saturday, September 14, 2013 at St. Brigid’s Catholic Church, Cavalier, ND.

Visitation: 5-7pm, Friday, September, 13, 2013 at the church, followed by a Prayer Service at 7:00pm.

Burial: Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Moorhead, MN.

Please feel free to sign the online guestbook at www.hansonrunsvold.com

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