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Myron G. Monson

Myron G. Monson

May 7, 1927 - Oct. 5, 2009

Myron G. Monson, 82, Harwood, ND, died Monday, October 5, 2009 in Bethany Retirement Living, Fargo, ND.

Myron was born May 7, 1927 in Fargo, ND to Victor and Agnes (Turnbull)

Monson. He was raised at Harwood on the family farm. Myron attended

schools at Harwood and Moorhead, MN. He married Joyce Gunderson on October

2, 1953 in Enderlin, ND. They operated the family centennial farm at

Harwood. Myron retired in 1986, but continued to be involved in the farming operation.

Myron enjoyed hunting, skiing, golfing, fishing, bowling, photography,

singing in the church choir, and playing in the El Zagel Shrine Band.

Flying was his greatest love. He became a licensed pilot at age 56 and

loved flying his small plane around the midwest with anyone who would ride


He is survived by his wife Joyce; two sons, Bruce (Nancy), Prior Lake, MN,

Keith (Jann), Harwood, ND; daughter Janet (Mark) France, Fargo, ND; seven

grandchildren, Kimberly, Nick, Katie, Staci, Olivia, Hannah and Molly.

Myron was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Eloise and grandson


Visitation: Thursday October 9, 2009, from 5 to 7 at West Funeral Home

Chapel, West Fargo, with a prayer service at 7.

Funeral: Friday at 11 in the Maple Sheyenne Lutheran Church, Harwood, ND.

Burial: Maple Sheyenne Cemetery.

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