Celebration of Life Center
5-7:00 P.M. Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
7:00 P.M. Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
Casselton Cemetery, Casselton N.D.
Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
July 8, 1941 - June 4, 2012
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Ida “Earlene” Zakopyko, age 70, died June 4, 2012 at her home in Casselton, ND after a prolonged period of illness.
Earlene was born in Bismarck, ND on July 8, 1941. At age 8, her family moved to Butte, ND where her father was the depot agent. She graduated from Butte High School and lived in Butte until she married Donavon Zakopyko on May 23, 1959.
Earlene worked as a nursing assistant at a Moorhead (Minnesota) nursing home for 20 years and was honored by being named Nursing Assistant of the Year. In her free time she enjoyed crocheting, canning, angels, bingo, and chatting by computer with family. She was a member of the Martin Lutheran Church in Casselton.
She is survived by her husband, Donavon Zakopyko, Casselton; a son, Alan (Brenda) Zakopyko, Grand Forks; and a daughter, Donene Nelson, St. Charles, MO. She is also survived by six grandchildren; a sister, Margie Day, West Fargo; and a brother, Earl Gene Ward, Waterford, TX.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Ida Ward; three brothers, Auman, Dennis and Gene; and one son, Curtis Zakopyko.
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