Evans Funeral Home
"Compassionate Funeral Service"
Carrington and New Rockford, North Dakota
701.652.3003 or 701.947.2911
Secondary Number ~ 701.650.9937
Beulah J. Bjugstad, age 92, Glen Ullin, formerly of Sheyenne, ND passed away Monday, August 3, 2020 at Marian Manor Healthcare Center in Glen Ullin, ND
Beulah Jean Ploium was born December 23, 1927 at Oberon, ND, the daughter of Albert and Loretta (Johnson) Ploium, Sr. She grew up at Oberon and graduated as valedictorian of her class. Beulah taught school for one year and then married William Soggie on May 24th 1945 and had her family of eight children. William died in a farm accident in 1955. Beulah was a cook at the school in Sheyenne for a time. When her youngest child started school, she attended Lake Region Junior College in Devils Lake and graduated with a degree in business. She worked at the Farmers and Merchants Bank in Sheyenne for 13 years until it closed. She then worked at Sioux Manufacturing for a time.
Beulah married Wilmer Bjugstad on November 29, 1980, at Grace Lutheran Church in Sheyenne, and they spent the summers in Sheyenne and the winter months in Mesa, Arizona for over thirty years. Wilmer died in 2013. She lived with her son Roger Soggie at Glen Ullin before entering Marian Manor Healthcare Center in May of 2015.
Beulah is survived by her children, Sandi Lesmeister, Lake Holcombe, WI, Albert Soggie, Glen Ullin, ND, Deb (Stan) Stafford, New Rockford, ND, Chris Buckmeier, Eden Prairie, MN, Connie Braun, Leonard, ND, and Rick (Lisa) Soggie, Fargo, ND, three step-children, Erica (Paul) Phelps, Norman, OK, Dr. Allene Jackson, Norman, OK, and Christopher Jon (Oxana) Bjugstad, Boise, ID. three siblings, Marlene (Mervin) Stenberg, Mt. Vernon, WA, Kenneth (Eloise) Ploium, Oberon, ND, and Cheryl (Marvin) Franklin, Roseglen, ND, 16 grandchildren, three step-granddaughters, and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands, son Roger Soggie, daughter Terry Tangen, sons-in-law, Phil Braun, Jerry Truaman, and Gary Lesmeister, and granddaughter, Marnie Soggie.
Visitation will be Friday, August 7, 2020 from 9:00AM-7:00PM with the family present from 6:00-7:00PM with a Prayer Service 7:00PM all in the Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford, ND.
Funeral Service will be Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 2:00PM at Grace Lutheran Church, Sheyenne, ND.
Burial will be held at Hillside Cemetery, Oberon, ND.
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