Evans Funeral Home

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Carrington and New Rockford, North Dakota
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Shirley Thueson

Shirley A. Thueson, age 91, died Wednesday, June 28, 2023 at CHI St. Alexius in Carrington, ND.

Shirley was born on February 23, 1932 in New Rockford, ND to Esther Swanson. She grew up in Sheyenne and graduated from Sheyenne High School. Shirley continued her education at Minot and Valley City Normal School.

She was married on February 26, 1951 to Richard Thueson at Grace Lutheran church in Sheyenne. They lived in Sheyenne and raised their family there. Shirley was very active in her community. She was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church, a lifetime member of the V.F.W. #3969 Ladies Auxiliary, Daughters of the Pioneer, and the Degree of Honor. Shirley was very caring as she loved doing many things for others.

Shirley is survived by her husband, Richard, of seventy-two years. Their three children, Kathleen, Richard, and Tim (Lynell) Thueson. One grandson; Mark (Samantha) Thueson; a brother-in-law Gordon Hill; many cousins, nieces, and nephews; as well as her faithful dog, Ruby.

She was preceded in death by her mother Esther; two sisters Darlene Hill and Delores Benson.


Shirley’s Visitation will be held one hour prior to the Funeral.

A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, July 12, 2023 at 10:30AM at Grace Lutheran Church, Sheyenne, ND.

Her Burial will be at the Riverside Cemetery, Sheyenne, ND.

Posted Condolences:


  1. My condolences to the family of Shirley, may she rest in peace and comfort with our Heavenly Father. Shirley will be missed by family and friends.

  2. Our condolences to the family of Shirley, may she rest in peace and comfort with our Heavenly Father. We will always remember our visit to the farm in Sheyenne. Our thoughts to her family and friends. Rest in peace Shirley. Love from Stein and Marit i Norway

  3. Our deepest condolences in your grief. Memories are one of the greatest treasures and they never disappear. Rest In Peace Shirley.

  4. What a precious soul Shirley was to me, and to so many, on this earth. One of the good ones for sure. To Kathleen, Jiggs, Tim, Richard, and all who loved her, my deepest and sincere condolences. May God give you, and me, Shirley winks from Heaven just when we need them the most. With love always-Linda

  5. Our condolences to Jiggs, Kathy, Rich, Tim, and extended family. Shirley will live on in our hearts. We will always have fond memories of our family reunions in Sheyenne and Malta. Our love, thoughts, and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.


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