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Greg Stuart

September 28, 1957 - April 14, 2019

Funeral Service - Saturday

April 20, 2019
- 2:00 PM

Hillsboro United Parish, Hillsboro, ND

Visitation - Saturday

April 20, 2019
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Hillsboro United Parish, Hillsboro, ND

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Wildeman-Boulger Funeral Home, Hillsboro

Greg Stuart

September 28, 1957 - April 14, 2019

Obituary

Greg Stuart, 61, died Sunday, April 14, 2019 at his home in Hatton, ND.

Gregory Steven Stuart was born September 28, 1957 in Hillsboro, ND to Ronald and Vernita Stuart. He was baptized and confirmed in the Congregational Church, which later became Hillsboro United Parish. He graduated Hillsboro High School in 1975 the salutatorian of his class. Greg went on to graduate from the University of North Dakota. He was a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity.

Greg lived his life doing what he loved—farming and ranching. He also enjoyed feeding and watching the birds, UND football and hockey, attending his nephew’s events, his cattle and all of God’s creatures, gardening, cooking, and canning. Greg made the best pickles! He was an avid outdoorsman and a good friend to many. He will be deeply missed.

Greg is survived by his loyal companion Cactus; his father Ron; brothers Jeff (Melissa) Stuart of Blanchard, ND, Brad Stuart of Hillsboro, ND; sister Beth (Aaron) Johnson of Northwood, ND; nieces and nephews, Macy Stuart, Jens Johnson, Scott Johnson, Caitlyn Stuart, Colton Stuart, Ashley, Josh and Andrew Henn; and several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

He was proceeded in death by his mother Vernita, and his nephew Benjamin Stuart.

Greg’s funeral service will be held Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the Hillsboro United Parish Church. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

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37 responses to “Gregory Stuart”

  1. Jeremy Magnuson says:

    Greg you will be missed by many many people. I cant believe your gone. May you rest in peace. God Bless your entire family. Jeff, Brad and Beth and families. you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. Thomas and Arlys Balstad says:

    Loved Greg’s attitude toward life. He was a good person and will be missed by all.
    Rest in peace Greg!

  3. Betsy Tate says:

    Stuart family, I am so sorry for your loss of Greg. I have lots of fun memories from our childhood days. The neighborhood kids would get together on a daily basis and play whatever the game of the day was..basketball, baseball, jump rope, kick the can. I will miss running into Greg and being greeted with “HI Betsy Jill”! Plus it seemed he and I would always schedule our blood donations at the same time and he would keep me busy with conversation because he knew I need to be distracted while donating. Great guy!

  4. Tammy Olson says:

    Greg, we will miss you so much! Please say hi to Nancy in heaven for us.

  5. Mike Lee says:

    So sorry to hear of Greg’s passing. I always enjoyed visiting with him when I ran into him. He was just a lot of fun! My prayers and thoughts go out to the whole family during the difficult time or loosing someone so special and loved. Rest in Peace Greg.

  6. Jake Galbreath says:

    I didn’t get a chance to know Greg very well but worked with him on several occasions. He was a hard worker and made for good conversation during the job. It was readily apparent that he was always willing to lend a hand to someone who needed it. Condolences to his friends and family!

  7. Connie Goss says:

    My deepest sympathy t the Stuart family. I worked many years for the Veterinary Clinic that Greg and “Cactus” came to. He was always one of my favorite clients. One time one of our receptionists mentioned she loved strawberry pie, and the next time Greg came to the clinic he brought her a homemade strawberry pie. Even though I haven’t seen Greg in years, I know he will be sorely missed by everyone. He made the world a better place!

  8. Toni Knoll says:

    Greg,
    We will greatly miss tailgating with you at UND football…so glad we met you through Dan Eckroth(Justin’s uncle)

    Justin & Toni Knoll

  9. Carolyn Schatz says:

    My sympathies go out to the Stuart family. I have so many fond memories of Greg when Beth and I used to hang out together. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Rest in peace Greg, you will be missed.

  10. Bruce Karlstad says:

    RIP Greg!!

  11. Greg and Mary Dronen says:

    Greg was such a nice guy,talked to anyone. He will be missed by many. God bless him and condolences to the family.

  12. Jacki and Joel Beck says:

    I was sadden to hear about Greg’s passing. I remember a few year ago we got him to leave those cows for a night and he came up to Devils Lake and sat on our deck went fishing and sat by the camp fire with us. He said it was so relaxing. Woke up the next day and my lab was curled up with him on the hide-a-bed. He always had a cheerful hello when he saw you and great conversations. I sure will miss that guy curls and all😥

  13. LouAnn Lusso says:

    Our condolences to the Stuart family Greg was a great guy and a friend!

  14. Michael Simengaard says:

    RIP Greg. I can’t believe you are gone. You will be missed by everyone that you met. It was always nice to see you around. You will be missed at the und tailgating, and at the local watering holes.

  15. Tom Vesledahl says:

    I met Greg several years ago when we were both involved in the NAVHDA dog organization. He was one of the most friendly guys I had ever met, and I soon considered him a friend. I am saddened and shocked to hear of his passing. The world is short one wonderful person and he will be missed

  16. Bonnie Spicer says:

    Loved talking to you, you always brightened my day. RIP Greg, until we meet again.

  17. Cody Maddock says:

    I had the pleasure of knowing Greg while working at Halstad Elevator. I always enjoyed our conversations when he came in. He had a great sense of humor and we always had a good laugh. Glad I had the pleasure of knowing him. I am deeply saddened for the family and they will be in my thoughts. Thanks for the laughs Greg

  18. Karla Ludwig says:

    Sorry for your loss, Greg was such a great guy. Jim loved seeing him every time he came home from Bismarck.

  19. DeeAnn Svaleson Baker says:

    Sorry to hear of Greg passing. Grew up in Hillsboro, many memories of the family. Sending prayers to you all. God Bless all.

  20. Lori Skadeland says:

    Such a great guy. Was always so friendly and had a great sense of humor. An awesome cook! Loved his delicious cucumbers! R.I.P. Greg. You will be missed. Blessed be your memory!

  21. Carly Idso says:

    Greg was such a light-spirited, kind, kind guy. I got to know him through my late mom, Nancy, who spoke so highly of a him! She always had something positive to say about Greg! She was so right when she would tell me he would give the shirt off his back for anyone in need. Greg always had a smile on his face, and kind, sometimes spunky, comment! He really was a light in the room! He will be greatly missed by so many, & I pray for healing & strength for his entire family & friends. Say Hi to Momma Nancy, Greg. I’m sure you are already causing ruckus! Rest Easy my friend!!!

  22. Ann Warner Goche says:

    I am so shocked to hear of Greg’s passing. He was a good steward of our land. So young and so much of life ahead of him. I am saddened.

    Ann Koering Warner Goche

  23. Jim Bird says:

    Greg…… You were always such a happy, friendly person. You will most definitely be missed by everyone who ever interacted with you. My deepest condolences, thoughts and prayers go out to Brad, Jeff, Beth & Ron on your passing. R.I.P.Greg!!!

  24. Sherri Garza says:

    So sorry for the loss of your loved one. May God give you some peace of mind during this difficult time. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.🙏🏼🙏🏼

  25. Linda L Stevens says:

    So sad to hear of your passing Greg. I hved always valued the time that we knew each other. Even though I have not had the pleasure of seeing you for quite some time, know that you are very much missed. You were a great friend and this is a true loss to the community.

  26. Sandy Kerr says:

    Condolences to the Stewart family. It is so hard to lose a loved one and one so young is even harder. May you remember the joyful times that you all spent together and give you peace until you meet again,

  27. Dennis L Craig says:

    My heart aches to hear of Greg’s passing. We were the best of friends. When I lived in the Hillsboro area we became great friends. After moving to California we talked almost every week – so I could keep up with what was happening in the Hillsboro area. Greg was the kind of friend that was always there for you. I knew he was just a phone call away. I will cherish the memories of all the things we did together. I am so thankful that I got to spend time with him last summer on my visit back to the Midwest. He made sure all of my Midwest friends could get together for a nice steak fry last summer. From ice fishing, snow skiing, trips to the lake, to helping with his cattle and the farm. The list goes on and on. He was a great friend and the Stuart family has always treated me so well. Your family is just the best! God Bless you Greg! His friends and family will miss him a lot. But I have a lot of great memories that will live forever in my heart.

  28. Cindy and Helmuth Boshoff says:

    Greg, we planned another hunt next year not knowing that a few short weeks after our visit to the states we would have to say our final goodbyes. I am sure that you did not realise how we have grown to admire you and love you as a friend. You will be very dearly missed. Rest in peace. Africa will miss you always!

  29. Ruthie (Brager) Horob says:

    I never met Greg, but my Mom, Gladys Brager, & brother John/JB, lived a few miles from him, near Golden Lake. Mom was so impressed with Greg…his personality, generosity, and the way he kept his farmstead in perfect order.. He was so good to her. He would bring her homemade pie (I don’t recall what kind). She was in her late 80’s or early 90’s when she met him. She later came to Fargo to live with me her last 5 years, passing away in 2011 at age 99, but every so often, she’d bring his name up. He’s likely already brought her a heavenly pie. My sincere sympathies to all of Greg’s family. Between Mom’s comments about him and all the condolences left on this site, his death will obviously leave a huge hole that no-one else can fill. Prayers for peace and comfort. Ruthie (Brager) Horob

  30. Marilyn Filipi says:

    Greg was a well liked guy! Remember him from the time we lived in Hillsboro ! We always had fun just visiting with him RIP Greg! Leigh and Marilyn Filipi

  31. Kristi Meyer Auck says:

    Greg is in birthday party pictures from the 1960’s at our house. The Stuarts are long time family friends. It was tradition for the Stuarts to visit often and especially the night before Christmas Eve.

    Greg and I were in Horse Club together during high school, and he would come to our farm and trailer my horses. He knew the sound of horses being loaded made my Mom nervous; but, of course, Greg’s sense of humor made for a lot of laughs during the loading!

    Greg was also a good high school friend of, Joe,
    my husband. Greg was a groomsman in our wedding!

    Our deepest sympathy is with the Stuart Family.

    Kristi Meyer Auck

  32. Craig Barclay says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. I treasure the memories I have with Greg and his family at the family home and farm in Hillsboro.

  33. Jason Dahl says:

    Rest in peace Greg, you will be missed. I worked for Greg for several years during High School. Greg was an awesome guy and I loved working for him.

  34. Tom Halverson says:

    Greg, you were a great friend. I not only respected but admired you. Not only as a Sigma Chi brother but as a true friend as we always supported each other. We were both avid hunters and lovers of German Short Hairs. You were both a humble man and a successful business man. I was so sad to hear of your passing and I will miss you. To glory you will go. My deepest sympathy to Ron, Beth Ann, Brad, Jeff and family. Tom and Nila Halverson.

  35. Cole Adkins says:

    Sorry to see Greg is gone, we had fun chopping corn and cutting hay. He even trusted me with a Brand New haybine he had just bought. Nothing like running an old White tractor too. We were the same age so on the same page. He is safe now in God”s memory for the future. Thank you Greg.

  36. Ann Kelley says:

    Ron, Jeff, Brad and Beth,
    You have my deepest sympathies in the loss of your son and brother. I always loved running into Greg. When running in to him, he would talk to you like he had just seen you last week even when it had been months. Heaven has gained a wonderful angel! God Bless the memory of Greg Stuart.

  37. Lorrie Pavlicek and Don Frye says:

    Since the Ralph opened, Greg’s UND hockey seats have been right in front of ours. Although we haven’t seen him at hockey in quite a while, we enjoyed his company when he was there. He was willing to visit and talk about the game, so he was a good hockey seat neighbor. Our sympathy regarding this loss. May Greg rest in peace.

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