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Jeffery Lee Ewing

Jeffery Lee Ewing

Jeffery Lee Ewing, age 58 of Grand Forks, ND passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at home. Funeral services will be held on Monday, February 18, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. in the Amundson Funeral Home. Visitation will be one hour prior to service time.

Jeff was born on October 1, 1960 in Houma, Louisiana to Gordon L. And Chiyoko (Takesu) Ewing. As a US Airforce family, he lived in Kadena Air Force Base, Okinawa, Japan; Fort Walton Beach, Florida and settled in Grand Forks, ND in 1975. Jeff attended school in Grand Forks and at Grand Forks Central High School. He worked for various area construction companies doing drywall, framing, and finish work. Jeff worked as an events coordinator and later owned and managed his own real estate property. He was married in 1992 to Pennie (Tice) Korynta until they parted in 1995, remaining lifelong friends and parents to Benjamin Gordon Ewing (26). Jeff was also a longtime special friend to Anne (Tinkler) Askjem, and they were parents to Jared Benjamin (Ewing) Askjem (16). Jeff enjoyed working on cars, cooking, going to the lake, drag races and going to the YMCA. He was currently employed at Cirrus Aircraft and loved his job and the people he worked with. Jeff was kind hearted and had lifelong friendships and a fierce commitment to his family and his two sons. He had a charismatic smile and brightened a room with his humor.

He is survived by his sons, Benjamin and Jared both of Grand Forks; Brother, Michael Ewing of Minot, ND; Sisters, Sherry Ewing of Minot, ND; and Nancy (Al) Burkhart of Sioux Falls, SD. Nephews, Christopher Clauthier, Jason Ewing, Cody Ewing, John Ewing and Niece, Abigale.

Jeff is preceded in death by his parents.

Arrangements are with the Amundson Funeral Home of Grand Forks. Friends may sign the online register at www.amundsonfuneralhome.com.