Mary M. Sundeen, age 100, resident of Lakota, ND, died Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, at the Good Samaritan Society in Lakota.
Mary M. Sundeen, age 100, resident of Lakota, ND, died Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, at the Good Samaritan Society in Lakota. The Funeral Service for Mary will be held at United Lutheran Church, Brocket, on Monday, Jan. 8 at 11 a.m. Interment will be in the spring at the Hoff Cemetery, rural Brocket. Visitation will be held at the Aaker Funeral Home, Lakota on Sunday, beginning at 6 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7 p.m. and will continue at the church on Monday, from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Mary Mae Cole was born May 20, 1917, at Doyon, ND, the daughter of Frank and Ann (Nixon) Cole. She attended Hope Consolidated School in Southam, ND, and graduated from Southam High School in 1933. Mary married James Sundeen on March 9, 1934. To this marriage, Marlys and Gemia were born. James died Aug. 28, 1938. Mary married Nils Sundeen on Dec. 23, 1941. To this marriage, Norris, Dennis, Terrence, and Darell were born. The couple farmed together in the Brocket, ND, area before moving to Lakota in the early 1980’s. Nils died July 9, 1984. Mary worked for Nelson County Social Services as a Homemaker for 20 years and also was the site manager for senior meals for many years. She was a member of United Lutheran Church and Ladies Aid at Brocket. Mary enjoyed her time spent traveling, playing cards, knitting and crocheting. Mary is survived by four children, Marlys Langton of Liberty, MO, Norris (Sharyn) Sundeen of St. Helens, OR, Dennis (Bonnie) Sundeen of Grand Forks, ND, and Terry (Emma) Sundeen of Green River, WY; daughter-in-law, Jan Sundeen of Lakota; 16 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; 30 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces & nephews. She was preceded in death by both of her husbands; son, Darell; daughter, Gemia Monge; granddaughter, Shelly Hackert; grandson, Jim Overby; six brothers and five sisters. Arrangements with the Aaker Funeral Home of Lakota www.iversonkassianfuneralservices.com.