G. Faye Nygard
Gwendolyn "Faye" Nygard was born on December 5, 1916 in Union, Iowa and passed away peacefully in her sleep, on April 16, 2022. Faye was a gentle and loving mother, grandmother, and friend to all who knew her. Living to 105 years old, she passed on a century of wonderful memories, traditions, family stories and cherished 100 year old recipes. In 1935 Faye married Arthur Mickelson (deceased) in Waterloo, Iowa. In 1946 she married Walter Nygard (deceased) in North Dakota. She was preceded by her parents, husband, son Robert, three sisters and a brother. She is survived by son W. Craig Nygard (Tracy) and daughter Julie Pacheco-Trowbridge (Tom), grandchildren Brian, LeAnn and Lowell Mickelson, Jack (Jen) and Roxanne Nygard, Joshua and Jeremiah (Kelcie) Pacheco, 10 great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren. A graveside service will be held at 1p.m., Thursday, May 19, 2022 at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland, Oregon. In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions to your favorite charity. Arrangements by Gresham Memorial Chapel.