Carol Trygstad

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Please find the link for the live stream for Carol's funeral below Carol was born on April 5, 1948 to Harold and Lois (Skow) Gulleckson at St. Luke’s Hospital in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. She left this earthly domain on March 8, 2021 while residing at the Hospice House of Sanford Hospital in Fargo, North Dakota. As a 1966 graduate of Fergus Falls High School, Carol attended Alexandria Technical College in Alexandria, Minnesota, where she was certified as a Medical Laboratory Assistant. During her 44 years of employment in Fergus Falls, Detroit Lakes and St. Peter, Minnesota, she received her certification as a Medical Laboratory Technician and served in a supervisory role for several years at both St. Peter Clinic and Mankato Clinic in St. Peter. On March 20, 1971 Carol was united in marriage to Curtis Trygstad. At that time they established residence in Detroit Lakes, MN. A couple of years later they were blessed with their first child, Greta. In 1978 they moved to Lake Park, MN where they were blessed with a second child, John. In 1988 Curt and Carol moved to St. Peter, Minnesota. As members of First Lutheran Church, both Curt and Carol sang in the choir for the next 25 years. In 2013, Curt and Carol made their final move to Fargo, North Dakota, in order to be closer to their parents, as well as Greta and her family. Over her lifetime, Carol was an avid reader, enjoyed knitting, drawing and painting, nurturing her flowers, her children and her relationships with good friends. Carol often accompanied Curt on business trips around the country; especially when he was able to connect those trips with some vacation time. Curt and Carol also enjoyed many trips out to Arizona to spend time with John and his family. Carol will be dearly missed by those who have survived her: her husband Curt; her children Greta (Matthew) Kiser and John (Stephanie); her five grandsons Luke, Max, Cyrus, Sidney and Wallace; her sister Jan (Jerry) Flatin; along with countless number of friends and neighbors whose lives she touched along her life journey. A “Celebration of Life” will be held for Carol at Hope Lutheran Church - South Campus at 3636 25th St. South in Fargo on Saturday, May 8. The service will begin at 10:30 AM, with a lunch to follow.

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  1. We are thankful for the beautiful life of Carol Trygstad. What a pleasure and privilege it has been to get to know Carol and my good friend Curt. Carol was a blessing to so many.
    I am grateful to have been asked to play a part in the “Celebration of Life” service for Carol on May 8.
    May God grant peace, special strength, and a giant measure of his love to all in Curt and Carol’s family during these days.

    Pr. Bill Nelsen
    Currently, Interim Pastor, First Lutheran Church, St. Peter, MN

  2. I am so sorry, I didn’t know Carol passed away. She was such a loving daughter to Harold. Both his girls were with him until the very end.
    I hope that her, and her parents are at peace.

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