December 19, 1939 ~ March 31, 2022
Delores "Dee" Norma Castonguay, 82, passed away peacefully in her sleep on March 31st while surrounded by her family and after a battle with lung cancer and mitral valve prolapse. Dee was born on December 19th, 1939 in Fargo, ND to Jens and Cordia Olson and grew up in Kindred, ND.
After graduating from Kindred High School, completed nursing school, backpacked through Europe, and landed in the Bay Area in California. Dee spent most of the rest of her years in San Jose where she transitioned into education as a paraprofessional for the elementary schools in the Alum Rock School district. She also raised 2 children and a whole menagerie of pets. After her retirement, Dee moved to The Dalles, OR in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge to be near her children and grandchild.
In life, Dee loved to travel, dance (especially salsa!), and take care of her grandson and kitties. She is survived by her 2 children: Erik (Alyson) Castonguay (Carson, WA), Julie Castonguay (White Salmon, WA), and her grandson, Stanford. She is also survived by her sister, Arlene Lykken (West Fargo)
Mom will be missed very much by her kids, family, and friends.
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