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Gary Nyhof

February 15, 2021

Memorial Service - Wednesday

February 17, 2021
- 10:00 AM with a visitation one hour prior.

Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center

The service will be livestreamed on this page starting at 9:45 AM


Boulger Funeral Home

Gary Nyhof

February 15, 2021


Gary Lynn Nyhof, age 61, of Fargo, ND died February 15, 2021, surrounded by his family and friends at Essentia Hospital in Fargo, ND. Gary was born on October 1, 1959 in Breckenridge, MN to Raymond and Frieda (Wessels) Nyhof. Gary married Kathryn Mae Nies on June 25, 1977 in Fargo, ND. They resided in West Fargo, ND for many years.
Gary worked with his family business and later took over ownership of Town & Country Roll Off Service in 1983. After selling the business, Gary went on to work for Industrial Builders. He enjoyed fishing, helping friends and family with home projects, and loved being outdoors.

Gary is survived by his daughter Terra Jo Nyhof, Gilbert, AZ; his son, Beau James (Jodi Vliem) Nyhof; his granddaughter, Rylee Olson; grand dogs Jack and Bailey; his siblings, Rosalee Laughlin, Fargo, ND, Gene (Joanne) Nyhof, Fargo, ND, Dennis Nyhof, Apache Junction, AZ, Beverly Breuer, Apache Junction, AZ, Arthur (Becki) Nyhof, Menomonee Falls, WI; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond, and Frieda Nyhof; brother-in-law Rodney (Rosalee) Laughlin, Fargo, ND; sister-in-law Nancy (Dennis) Nyhof, Apache Junction, AZ; brother-in-law Larry (Beverly) Breuer, Apache Junction, AZ.

Special thank you to the staff of Roger Maris Cancer Center of Fargo and Essentia Health Hospital of Fargo. We would also like to thank a special family friend, Rona Sorby for caring for our father, and Joe Franklin for the spiritual guidance.

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center, Fargo. Services will be held at 10:00 am, Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at Boulger Funeral Home. Burial services will be held at a later date in the summer 2021 at Holy Cross Cemetery in Fargo.


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8 responses to “Gary Nyhof”

  1. Kimberly Breuer says:

    May God’s open arms comfort you and your family.TJ & BJ I am always here if you need to talk. I love you uncle Gary and please say hello to my father for me.

  2. Kevin Harms says:

    It’s sad news to hear this. Gary was always a great person willing to help anyone. I’m glad I was able to know him. Prayers for everyone in the family.

  3. Cindy Wessels says:

    Dear Nyhof Family,
    We are sad to hear about Gary’s passing so soon and were unaware that he had been battling cancer. We send our love & sympathy to you all and will be watching the service online since we are unable to come in person, since it came up so fast and concerns about Covid. I’m sure you will all miss him at your family events for a long time to come. May God bless you all with comfort as you mourn this loss. A special tight hug to his wife, Kathy. Much love, Dave & Cindy Wessels

  4. Steve and Michele Wessels says:

    Our deepest sympathies to you and your family. A life taken too young. God shower you with comfort and peace during your sadness. It is never easy to say goodbye but praying you will find comfort in celebrating his life and his heavenly birthday. God bless and keep you all. You are in our prayers.

  5. Patsy (Wessels) Holmgren says:

    To Nyhof Family
    Sorry to hear of Garys passing. Im sure you will all miss him.

  6. Lana Bauer says:

    “Nyhof” I will treasure EVERY minute of time spent with you, my Knight in shining Armor..,..I love you SO much. You will always be MY “James Dean”…..

  7. Rachel Jensen says:

    I am sorry to hear about Gary’s passing you are all in my thoughts and prayers. Cyber hugs. He will be missed.

  8. Missy Smith says:

    I am very sorry to hear of your loss. I have such precious childhood memories of Gary. I know you’ll miss him so much. I’ve always remembered the good times and the lessons he taught me. My thoughts are with you as you celebrate his wonderful life.
    My condolences, Missy (Schrader) Smith

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