Nan Louise Yager

Obituaries in Devils Lake, ND | Devils Lake Daily Journal
Obituaries in Devils Lake, ND | Devils Lake Daily Journal

Nan Louise Yager of Devils Lake passed away on Sunday, January 9, 2022 at Altru Medical Center in Grand Forks at the age of 74 surrounded by her family.

Nan Louise (Svidal) Yager was born on December 8, 1947 to Isabelle (Hagen) and Ludvig Svidal in Devils Lake, ND.

Nan was united in marriage to Joseph Peter Yager on August 19, 1967. They established their home in Devils Lake where they had four children and eventually formed and operated Lighting Electric.

Nan was an avid animal lover and along with her own animals would take care of any stray she came across. She was known to carry around treats for the dogs she encountered during the many walks she would take during the day.

Nan enjoyed reading, spending time with her friends and family and was an active member of St. Olaf Lutheran Church. Her favorite pastime was riding on the back of the motorcycle with Joe. They enjoyed many hours on the road both by themselves and with their amazing friends visiting many beautiful places around the country.

Nan will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Nan is survived by her husband Joe of over 54 years; brother Robert Svidal Mt. Pleasant IA, daughter Amy (Dean) Bachmeier, Fargo ND; son Eric Yager, Dallas OR; daughters Saraye (Lance) Forsberg, Devils Lake ND; and Lisa (Jarrod) Rost, Park River ND. Grandchildren Brynn Bachmeier, Maple Gove MN; Ellea Bachmeier, Green Bay WI; Carsyn Bachmeier, Fargo ND; Brandi Yager, Grand Forks ND; CaIIi and Brody Forsberg both of Devils Lake ND Bevan, Chloe and Alden Rost all of Park River ND; sisters-in-law Judy (Yager) Fjellenger, Rugby ND; Joni (Yager) Hagen, Fargo ND and brother-in-law Denny Yager, Troy ID along with many nieces and nephews.

Nan is in the care of Amundson Funeral Home in Grand Forks. A graveside service will be held in Devils Lake in the Spring of 2022. In lieu of cards or flowers Nan would have loved for people to donate to their local animal shelter in her name. A few of her favorites are TLC Animal Rescue in Devils Lake, ND; Circle of Friends Animal Rescue in Grand Forks, ND or TMAR in Rolla, ND.

Posted online on January 12, 2022

Published in Devils Lake Journal

Obituaries in Devils Lake, ND | Devils Lake Daily Journal
Obituaries in Devils Lake, ND | Devils Lake Daily Journal

Nan Louise Yager

Nan Louise Yager of Devils Lake passed away on Sunday, January 9, 2022 at Altru Medical Center in Grand Forks at the age of 74 surrounded by her family.

Nan Louise (Svidal) Yager was born on December 8, 1947 to Isabelle (Hagen) and Ludvig Svidal in Devils Lake, ND.

Nan was united in marriage to Joseph Peter Yager on August 19, 1967. They established their home in Devils Lake where they had four children and eventually formed and operated Lighting Electric.

Nan was an avid animal lover and along with her own animals would take care of any stray she came across. She was known to carry around treats for the dogs she encountered during the many walks she would take during the day.

Nan enjoyed reading, spending time with her friends and family and was an active member of St. Olaf Lutheran Church. Her favorite pastime was riding on the back of the motorcycle with Joe. They enjoyed many hours on the road both by themselves and with their amazing friends visiting many beautiful places around the country.

Nan will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Nan is survived by her husband Joe of over 54 years; brother Robert Svidal Mt. Pleasant IA, daughter Amy (Dean) Bachmeier, Fargo ND; son Eric Yager, Dallas OR; daughters Saraye (Lance) Forsberg, Devils Lake ND; and Lisa (Jarrod) Rost, Park River ND. Grandchildren Brynn Bachmeier, Maple Gove MN; Ellea Bachmeier, Green Bay WI; Carsyn Bachmeier, Fargo ND; Brandi Yager, Grand Forks ND; CaIIi and Brody Forsberg both of Devils Lake ND Bevan, Chloe and Alden Rost all of Park River ND; sisters-in-law Judy (Yager) Fjellenger, Rugby ND; Joni (Yager) Hagen, Fargo ND and brother-in-law Denny Yager, Troy ID along with many nieces and nephews.

Nan is in the care of Amundson Funeral Home in Grand Forks. A graveside service will be held in Devils Lake in the Spring of 2022. In lieu of cards or flowers Nan would have loved for people to donate to their local animal shelter in her name. A few of her favorites are TLC Animal Rescue in Devils Lake, ND; Circle of Friends Animal Rescue in Grand Forks, ND or TMAR in Rolla, ND.

Posted online on January 12, 2022

Published in Devils Lake Journal