A memorial service for Janel J. Gubeno, of Mason, MI, formerly of Leonard, ND and Fargo, ND, will be held Saturday, April 9, at 4:00 pm at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo, ND. Visitation will be one hour before the service. Surrounded by her family, Janel, age 31, died Saturday, March 19, 2005, at Sparrow Hospice House in Lansing, MI, after a tough struggle with a cancerous brain tumor.
Janel J. Nygard was born April 1, 1973, in Fargo, ND to James and Sharon Nygard. During her school years Janel was educated in Enderlin, ND, Leonard, ND, and Fargo, graduating from South High in 1991. She graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN in 1995 and became employed in Baltimore, MD that summer.
After moving to Michigan in late 1997, Janel was employed by Community Choice of Michigan and for the last six years was employed by Delta Dental of Michigan where she worked as a National Account Service Manager. She is survived by her husband of almost six years, Jason; her son, Hunter age 2 ? ; her mother, Sharon Nygard (Saewert) of Fargo; her father, James (DeEtte) Nygard of Highlands Ranch, CO; her sister, Michele (John) Jenkins of Edina, MN; uncle and aunt John (Sharon) Saewert of Davenport, ND; aunt Sonia Sandvig of West Fargo; and cousins in the surrounding area along with other family and the many friends who were touched by Janel?s smile.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, in memory of Janel Gubeno, at Capital Area Service Center, 1755 Abbey Road, East Lansing, MI 48823 or Hospice of the Red River Valley.