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Evelyn Galt

June 28, 1915 - October 16, 2014

Gathering:

9-10:00 A.M. Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at the Mavis Whiting Chapel of Bethany Retirement Living, Fargo.

Funeral Service:

10:00 A.M. Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at the Mavis Whiting Chapel of Bethany Retirement Living, Fargo.

Burial:

3 pm in the Melville Cemetery. 

Arrangements:

Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Evelyn Galt

June 28, 1915 - October 16, 2014

Obituary

Evelyn Margaret Galt passed away peacefully in her sleep on October 16, 2014 at Bethany on University in Fargo ND.  She was born June 28, 1915 in Bordulac, ND to Percy and Hilda Fleming and was the oldest of 9 children. 

Evelyn graduated from high school in Bordulac at the age of 15.  She married William Elton Galt in 1941 and they farmed near Melville until they retire and moved to Carrington in 1975.  Evelyn remained in their duplex following Elton’s death in 1985 until she moved to Fargo in 2006.

Evelyn was a life-long gardener and continued growing hybrid hibiscus and moth orchids after her move to Fargo. Evelyn excelled at all types of needlework, starting quilting at age 9.  She made at least 100 quilts and members of her family are proud possessors of many of them.

Evelyn is survived by her daughters Carol (Curt) Guilbert, Austin, TX, and Karen (Jim) Stewart, Fargo, ND; granddaughters Theresa (David McMonigal) Guilbert, Cincinnati, OH, Dawn (Danny) Ness, West Fargo, ND, and DeAnn (Dan) Hall, Las Vegas, NV.  She is also survived by 5 great grandchildren Emma, Abby, and Maddie McMonigal, and Sydnie and Spenser Hall; sisters Connie Moreland, Beverly Slater, and Keithal “Patty” Amdahl all of Los Angeles, CA, and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband Elton Galt, son Joel E. Galt, her parents, and siblings Dorothy “Dot” Juhnke, Jeanne Uzelac, Lois Carroll, Percy Fleming Jr, and baby Phyliss Fleming.

Memorials preferred to: Anne Carlson School, 701 3rd St NW, Jamestown, ND 58401.

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  1. Kathy Hull says:

    Austin TXAs a friend of her daughter, Carol, who lives here in Austin, Texas I would like to share my deepest sympathies to her and her family.

  2. Jay (Jane) Nitschke says:

    Jaqmestown ND
    She heloed me learn about gardening and cooking and other things. I will not forget her.

  3. Sister Bernadette Trecker says:

    Fargo ND
    Dear Karen and Carol,

    Please accept my condolences and prayers at the death of your dear mother.

    I can still picture my visits to play to you at you farm near Melville.

    May God grant you and your families consolation.

    With sympathy,
    Sister Bernadette Trecker

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