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“Our sympathy to your family. It was nice visiting with you at the palliative care unit. ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: The Family of Alice Myhra - MN

“Dear Lynn, John and all Family Members, I have many wonderful memories of Everett when I used to sit outside your house with him and talk about...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Dale Sheveland - Eden Prairie, MN

“Sorry to hear of Everetts passing. Always enjoyed visiting with him. A good man indeed! ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Ron Lundquist - Kindred, ND

“We are so sorry for your loss. He is at peace now, and no longer suffering. God speed, Everett. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Todd & Brenda Gross - Fargo, ND

“Dear Irene, Donna,Karen, Lynn, Pam, and Roger, Thinking of all of you today and remembering Everett for the kind, loving, joyful, generous, blessed...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Sister Leota Roesc - Mesa, AZ

“Sorry for your loss. Remember Everett &Irene visiting with us in Iowa when I was a little girl. Last saw them when my dad Bill Walkinshaw passed away...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Angela Walkinshaw Leighton - IA

“And on the 8th day, God looked down on his planned paradise and said, "I need a caretaker." So God made a farmer. Everett was a very...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Debbie BAKKILA - neice

“Remember to smile when you think of him and the memories you share. Sorry for your loss. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Heather Miller

“Find comfort in your memories. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Cindy Benson - Niece

“So sorry to hear of your dads passing Lynn!He is free at last! We will pray for peace that surpasses all understanding as you navigate life after...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Nancy Jorgenson - Cottage Grove, MN

“Sorry to hear of the loss of Everett Walkinshaw. He lived a good & long life and raised a beautiful family. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Carla Nolan - Chanhassen, MN

Everett Walkinshaw, age 90, Argusville, ND passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at Sanford Health Palliative Care, Fargo, ND.

Everett was born March 10, 1925, in Gardner Township to George and Mabel (Gary) Walkinshaw. He went to school in Argusville and farmed with his father until 1956. He married Irene Eggert on July 12, 1947, in Fargo, ND. They moved to the family farm where they raised their six children and continued to farm until he retired in 1990.

Everett was passionate about farming and meticulous about everything he did in life. He loved spending time with family and friends, dancing, summer vacations and winters in Arizona. He was an active member of Argusville UCC Church for many years. He will remain in our hearts and memories forever.

Everett is survived by his wife of 68 years; daughters, Donna (Wally) Westrick, Karen (Rich) England, both Fargo; Lynn (John) Scott and Pam Toussaint, both Eden Prairie, MN; a son, Roger (Deb) Walkinshaw, Argusville; 14 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; sisters-in-law, Mildred Walkinshaw, Eleanor Hanson, Marion Nedrebo; and brother-in-law, Clayton Nedrebo.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Barbara Johnson; parents; father and mother-in-law, Walter and Bertha Eggert; brother, Warren; and sister, Angie Sorvaag; and brothers-in-law, Harold Sorvaag and Russell Hanson and son-in-law, Thomas Toussaint.

Everett's family would like to thank the staff who cared for him at Sanford Palliative Care, Bethany on 42nd and Villa Maria.

Visitation: Wednesday, October 7, 2015 from 5 to 7 PM with a prayer service at 7 PM at West Funeral Home, West Fargo, ND.

Funeral: Thursday at 2 PM at First Congregational United Church of Christ, Fargo with visitation one hour prior.

Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Fargo.

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