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Donald Nyhus

June 13, 1948 — October 24, 2021


Donald Gary Nyhus

June 13, 1948          October 24, 2021

Donald G. Nyhus, 73, longtime resident of Moorhead, formerly of Keewatin, MN died Sunday, October 24, 2021 at the Fargo VA Medical Center in Fargo, ND.  He was born June 13, 1948 to Hjalmar and Katherine (Vukmonich) Nyhus in Grand Rapids, MN.  Donald proudly served his country with the U.S. Army from 1970-1972.  Donald married Teri (LaBine) Nyhus on July 24, 1976 in Grand Rapids, MN.  They moved to Moorhead in 1987 where he was employed with general maintenance at MN State University of Moorhead.  He was a member of the Keewatin American Legion post 452 and was past commander of the post.  He loved fishing and hunting as some of his favorite pastimes.

He is survived by his wife, Teri Nyhus, Moorhead, two children, Jason Nyhus and Tiffany Nyhus both of Moorhead, MN.  His seven siblings, David (Sharon) Nyhus, Richard (Irene) Nyhus, Robert Nyhus, Gwen Egle, Ramona Larson, Judy (Carl) Liend, and Barb (Rob) Carman, all of Keewatin, MN, his mother-in-law, Theresa LaBine, Hibbing, brother-in-law, Butch Stark of Florida, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Katherine Stark, father-in-law, Dennis LaBine, and two brother-in-laws, Jerome Egle and Bernie Larson.

Per Donald’s request, there will be no services at this time.  Interment will be in Maple Hill Cemetery of Hibbing, with Military Honors accorded by Mid-Range Honor Guard.  Arrangements are with the Dougherty Funeral Home of Hibbing.

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