Juanita D. Carlson,
Juanita Carlson Juanita D. Carlson, 80, Grand Forks and formerly of Cando, ND died Monday, September 29, 2003 in Lakota, ND. Juanita DeGooyer was born August 18, 1923 in Highmore, SD the daughter of Anton and Grace (Karns) DeGooyer. She graduated...
Juanita D. Carlson, 80, Grand Forks and formerly of Cando, ND died Monday, September 29, 2003 in Lakota, ND.
Juanita DeGooyer was born August 18, 1923 in Highmore, SD the daughter of Anton and Grace (Karns) DeGooyer. She graduated from high school in Ree Heights SD in 1942 as valedictorian and went on to pursue her nursing degree at St. Mary's Hospital, Pierre, SD where she graduated in 1945.
Her first nursing position was at the VA hospital in Hot Springs, SD where she met her future husband, Kenneth Carlson, who was a patient returning from WWII.
Jaunita and Kenneth Carlson were married August 1, 1946 in Hot Springs, SD.
Kenneth and Juanita and their first daughter moved to Cando, ND were they lived for most of their lives and raised their family of 7 children.
Juanita worked as a registered nurse at the Towner County Memorial Hospital in Cando, Mercy Hospital in Devils Lake as the director of the intensive care unit, Benson County Health Nursing Center in Minnewaukan and Good Samaritan Homes in Larimore until her retirement.
Juanita and Kenneth moved to Grand Forks in 1991.
She is survived by her daughters, Patty (Jim) Burtness, Lakota, ND, Anita (Randy) Newman, Grand Forks, ND; sons, Kenneth (DeLynn), Langdon, ND, Robert (Natalie), Fargo, ND, Bill (Sue) Casselton, ND, Kerry (Terry), Grand Forks; daughter-in-law, Kathie Carlson, Dickinson, ND; 21 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; sisters, Everetye (Dittman), Nellie Gullickson; brothers, Don (Alma) DeGooyer, Pat (Vi) DeGooyer, Karl (DeGooyer.
She was preceded in death by her husband; son, Jack Carlson; grandson, Danny Burtness; sister Edna and a brother, Gerald.
Services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday in Cando Lutheran Church of Cando, ND
Visitation will be for the hour before the service in the church.
Burial will be in the Ioof Cemetery of Cando.
Amundson Funeral Home, Grand Forks.