Troy Oscar Nipstad, 45, died Friday, December 4, 2015 at his home in Mesa, AZ. He was born on July 16, 1970 in Grand Forks, ND to Allan and Karen (Kerrigan) Nipstad. He attended school in Grand Forks, ND and graduated from high school in Moorhead, MN. Troy attended the University of North Dakota and graduated from Arizona State University. He is survived by his daughter, Sara Clemens Petersen; father and stepmother, Allan and Bonnie Nipstad; mother, Karen Pitsenbarger; brother, Chad Nipstad; sister, Lisa (Robert) Parrott; and stepsisters, Amy (Martin) Schulting, Jennifer (Troy) Dahnert and Nancy Pitsenbarger; the love of his life, Amy Hobbs; and his nieces and nephews, Megan, Morgan, and Madison Parrott, Milo, Burke, and Adam Schulting; Elsie, Edward, Verona, Vincent and Camilla Dahnert. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Tyrell and Gladys Nipstad; and Ray Kerrigan and Caroline (Karsten) Kerrigan Egge. There will be a visitation from 5-7:00 PM with a prayer service following at 7:00 PM on Friday, December 11, 2015 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo. The funeral service will be at 11:00 AM on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Moorhead with a visitation one hour prior.

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  1. Troy!

    I will always remember him with a deep smile on his face & his God like love for people, He will be missed & celebrated over the Christmas season.

  2. I am very sorry for your loss. Although I did not know your loved one personally, I hope knowing that they are in our loving heavenly Father’s memory will bring your family comfort during this difficult time. Very soon now we can look forward to God’s promise at a Revelation 21:4: “… Death will be no more, neither will mourning, nor outcry, nor pain be anymore, the former thing have passed away.”

  3. I got to know Nipper through my brother Randy down in Mesa. He was an awesome kid with a heart of gold.
    I know that he will be missed greatly by the boys down in Mesa. It was a blast hangin with those guys at the Sioux games. My thoughts and prayers are with Nippers family today.

  4. The Kinney family’s prayers and thoughts are with the entire Nipstad family at this terrible time. I hope there is some comfort in knowing that family and friends are there to help you through this. Once again, we give our condolences to you and your family.

  5. ALLEN,
    SO SORRY TO READ ABOUT YOUR SON’S PASSING. ALTHOUGH I NEVER MET YOUR SON, READING SOME OF THE COMMENTS, I SEE HE WAS A PRETTY GREAT KID. MY CONDOLENCES TO YOU AND THE FAMILY. BARRY BELOFF

  6. To our loving son who we thought the world of. We love and cherish you dear Troy boy forever in our hearts. Love Dad and step mom Bonnie. You are now our guardian angel.

  7. Dear Al and Bonnie. Les and IOnly met Troy. but we like him, he made us welcome as you have. We wish the very best for you. Your in our thoughts and prayers.

  8. So sorry to hear of Troy passing. He will be missed by those of us in Arizona, we will cherish many good memories from hockey games over the years. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    With love, Kurt and Shannon

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