Lee Jeanette Nitzkorski, 94, passed away on March 16, 2015, at the Sanford Medical Center in Hillsboro, under the care of Hospice. Lee was born on August 24, 1920, in Crosby North Dakota. She worked in Fargo until her marriage to Maurice in 1945. They farmed near Hawley and Audubon before moving to Lake Park in 1973. She made her home in Hillsboro since 1997. Lee is survived by her children, Judy (Bill) Ament, Valley City, ND, Jeanne (Mike) Dann, Montevideo, MN, Doug (Bonnie) Nitzkorski, Littleton, CO, and Lyn (Butch) Wieber, Hillsboro, ND, 11 grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren, 3 sisters, Helga (Del) Peck, Christine Miller, and Ann Schiffner, and brother Carl (Sharkie) Holm. Lee joins in heaven her husband, Maurice and her sister Connie. Visitation from 6 to 7 pm, with Prayer Service at 7 pm, Thursday, March 19, at Saint Rose of will be from 6 – 7 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Hillsboro. Visitation will continue from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church. Burial will be at 3 p.m. Friday in the Lake Park Cemetery.

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  1. Dearest Ament family, We are so sorry for your loss of Grandma Lee. I loved being able to spend time with her and Kristine. She was a wondeful lady and had a wonderful family. I pray peace comes to you soon. Love, John, Tina, Olivia, Sean Rice

  2. Sympathy for your loss. I am from Hawley. I remember my folks and us kids visiting Maurice and Lee and girls at Audubon. My mother was from Sabin, Irene Paasch and my dad was Clayton Ekre. They farmed SW of Hawley all their lives. In the 1950’s friends and neighbors were dear. I was born in 1946 my sister in 1950. Old friends and neighbors, God Bless the memories. Pam and Jerome Ekre

  3. I was fortunate enough to get to know your mom at my salon. She was always such a very sweet, kind lady, enjoyed many nice visits with her. May her memory be a blessed !!!

  4. Dear Family, sorry for your loss of your mom, she was a very kind lady, she give me special memories when she used to take care of me when i was a young boy, an used to see on occasion at functions in lake park,in the earlier of years, always in very good spirits, an happy. with sympathy, Clayton Hamre.

  5. Lee was a first cousin to my father (Orville Johnson) and she was always so kind and talked about when she and dad were younger. I am sorry I couldn’t make it to the funeral, but you have been in our thoughts and prayers.

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