Evans Funeral Home
"Compassionate Funeral Service"
Carrington and New Rockford, North Dakota
701.652.3003 or 701.947.2911
Madelyn Willyard, 84, Grand Forks, ND, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 30, 2018, at Woodside Village, Grand Forks, ND.
Madelyn Gloria Perry was born July 7, 1934, the daughter of Orie and Mabel Perry, in Carrington, ND. She married Wells Willyard on August 30, 1953 in Carrington.
Madelyn enjoyed crocheting and sewing on her top-of-line sewing machine and telling funny stories, including her daughter getting trapped in the bathroom. She had the best laugh, and she never went anywhere without the perfect manicure and pedicure.
She is survived by her sons, Joel, Springfield, MI, Warren (Susan), Portland, ND, Wade (Flora), Grand Forks, ND; daughters, Connie (Jon) Stevenson, Colorado Springs, CO, Roxane (Bob) Howard, Pfafftown, NC, Edie (Mark) Dahlen, Lakota, ND, Lynette (Lyle) Cary, Moscoutah, IL, Susan Willyard, Grafton, ND; fifteen grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren and special friend, Frank Hannesson.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Wells, parents, siblings, Gene, Gerald and Alvina and great granddaughter, Susan.
Visitation will be Wednesday, January 2, noon – 7:00PM followed by a Prayer Service at 7:00PM all at Evans Funeral Home, Carrington.
Funeral Service will be held Thursday, January 3, 11:00AM at Federated Church UCC/UMC, Carrington.
Burial will be at the Carrington Cemetery, Carrington, ND.
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