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Louise Jo Anne Purington

April 3, 1920 — November 14, 2020

Louise Jo Anne Purington

Louise Jo Anne Purington, 100 of Devils Lake ND passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at Eventide Heartland Care Center, Devils Lake.

Mass of Christian Burial for Louise will be held on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Devils Lake with Reverend Steven Wirth celebrating the Mass.  The Rosary will be led by Gary Kurtz at 9:30 a.m.  Burial will be in the St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery with lunch to follow the graveside service at the KC Club. The Mass will be live-streamed at www.facebook.com/stjosephdvl

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Louise Jo Anne Eisenzimmer was born on April 3, 1920 at her home in Devils Lake ND to Leopold and Johanna (Keller) Eisenzimmer.  Louise attended both grade and high school in Knox ND, graduating in 1938 from Knox High School.

Louise was married to Lyle E. Purington on November 7, 1939 in the Catholic Church in Knox ND, and they were blessed with 47 years of marriage.  Lyle and Louise had four children Connie, Terry, Patti and Cindy.  Louise had a great sense of humor.  Her greatest love was her family, her faith in God, baking and cooking for family and friends.  She loved company, dancing, BINGO, cards and bowling. 

Louise is survived by her three daughters Connie (Ron) Lerol of Finley ND, Patti Suchan of Fargo ND and Cindy (Tom) Togstad of Wilber NE; daughter-in-law Becky Purington; 10 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; sister-in-law Evelyn Eisenzimmer and many nieces, nephews and cousins.   

Louise was preceded in death by her parents, husband Lyle, son Terry Purington, seven brothers John, Kasper, Julius, Joseph, Leo Eisenzimmer and brothers Michael and Joseph in infancy, sister Elizabeth Haug, son-in-law Bob Suchan, special friend Roy Sheets and several grandchildren. 

Blessed be the memory of Louise (Eisenzimmer) Purington.

 

Casket Bearers will be grandchildren Michael Townsend and Kris Townsend and special friends Dean Klier, Gary Kurtz, Don Herda and Kurt Lerol.  Honorary Bearers will be her grandchildren Michael Senger, Vicki Lewton, Cheryl Schwebs, Jay Togstad, Brian Togstad, Will Togstad, Terry Togstad and Tim Purington.  Music will be provided by Lynne Webster and Audrey Myklebust. 

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