Audrey Mandt

Audrey Elaine Carol Maurseth Mandt 88 of Northwood, ND passed away Thursday September 23,  2021 at NDHC with her family at her side.

Funeral services will be held Monday, September 27, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Washington Lutheran Church, rural Northwood. A visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service at the church.

Audrey was born in Grand Forks County on September 23, 1933 to Torfen & Norma (Christianson) Maurseth. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith at Bethania Lutheran Church. After attending country school Audrey graduated from Northwood High School in 1951.

Audrey married her high school sweetheart Norman on June 2, 1952.

Audrey became a nurses aide shortly after their marriage and continued in her nursing career by earning her Nursing diploma from the Sisters of St. Joseph School of Nursing. She earned her Bachelors Degree in Nursing from UND. Her nursing career spanned over 60 years devoting most of her days at Northwood Hospital, both as a staff RN and Director of Nursing. After her career at Northwood Deaconess, she continued her nursing career at Altru Health System in Grand Forks, being awarded The Daisy Award For Extraordinary Nurses.

Audrey enjoyed spending time attending family activities. She was a faithful servant in her church as organist, council member and WELCA. She enjoyed coffee with her friends, game shows and playing Hand and Foot.

Survivors: Children: Mike (Karen) Mandt, Diane (Jeff) Nelson, and Kristi (Mike) Poreda; Six grandchildren Alicia, Anthony, Jessica, Paul, Amanda and Nick. Six great-grandchildren Haydyn, Ben, Katie, Leah, Emily, and Madeline; brother Jim Maurseth; sister Marlys Alexson.

Preceded in death: Husband Norman Mandt; parents Torfen and Norma Maurseth; brother Lyle Maurseth; granddaughter Rebecca Nelson; brother-in-law Richard Alexson.

Memorials: Bethania Lutheran Cemetery, Washington Lutheran Cemetery or a charity of your choice.

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