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Courtney Nyquist, 95

Courtney Nyquist, age 95, of Richfield, died Wednesday, July 6, 2011, at home.

A memorial service will take place Friday, July 29 at 2 p.m. at Elim Mission Church in Cokato.

Courtney was born Sept. 27, 1915, in Cokato, to August and Hulda Nyquist.

He was united in marriage to Marian Nyholmon Nov. 25, 1944. They farmed in the Cokato-Dassel area for many years.

Courtney was preceded in death by his parents; brother and sister-in-law, Eugene and Martha Nyquist; and sister, Ruth Nyquist.

He is survived by his wife, Marian; son, Daniel (Louise) Nyquist of Washington, DC; daughters Barbara (David) Cue of Richfield, Joyce (Joseph) Simon of Baxter, and Sharon Stock of Morris; and many grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.