Judy G. Sagen (Miller) DzulJudy G. Sagen (Miller) Dzul, 59, of Cancun, Mexico, went to live with the Lord on September 19, 2011 after suffering a severe heart attack.
Judy G. Sagen (Miller) Dzul
Judy G. Sagen (Miller) Dzul, 59, of Cancun, Mexico, went to live with the Lord on September 19, 2011 after suffering a severe heart attack.
Judy G. Sagen, daughter of Garland and Margaret Sagen, was born September 9, 1952, in Devils Lake, North Dakota. Judy was baptized in Churchs Ferry, ND. The family later moved to Hillsboro, ND, where Judy was confirmed. She was also Miss Poppy of Hillsboro and was active in the youth programs of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church.
After the family moved to Grand Forks, ND, Judy graduated from Red River High School. She later attended Nurses training in Fargo, ND, and graduated in 1972. Judy put her training to use at Basin Electric Power Cooperative and volunteered with the Mercer County Ambulance in Beulah, ND. In the 1980’s , Judy and her family moved to Hillsboro, ND, where she worked as a nurse at American Crystal Sugar and also volunteered with the Trail County Ambulance.
Judy then went back to school at the University Of North Dakota School Of Medicine, Grand Forks, ND, and graduated as a Physician’s Assistant. After beginning her practice, she served for a time as a Coroner in Minnesota.
Throughout her life, Judy had a passion for helping those who were less fortunate. She was an avid reader, with a large library of books, rarely was she seen without a book in her hand. She also enjoyed sewing, gardening, with her favorite flower the yellow rose. She also enjoyed fishing with her mom and dad. Judy had a zest for life and a contagious laugh. Upon her retirement, she moved to Mexico, where she lived with her husband, Sandy Dzul, until her death.
Judy is survived by her husband Sandy Dzul of Cancun, Mexico; parents Garland and Margaret Sagen, Devils Lake, ND; children Noah Miller and his wife Diane, Fargo, ND, Tahirih Field, Fargo, ND; grandchildren Sydney, Ashton and Mason; brothers Kenneth Sagen and his wife Laura, Bedford, TX, Rodney Sagen and his wife Trudy, Beulah, ND; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, grand nieces and nephews also survive.
Judy was preceded in death by her grandparents Clarence and Inga Sagen and Irvin and Francis Owens; and several aunts and uncles.
A memorial service for Judy will be held in Cancun, Mexico. A memorial service in North Dakota will be held at a later date.
Friends may sign the online register book and share memories at www.gilbertsonfuneralhome.com