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Judith Yvonne Butler Nikle
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Dear Class of 1974:

This is a Deacon Alert to inform you of the passing of Judith Yvonne Butler Nikle on Wednesday, June 8th.

Judy was the mother of Jeff Nikle, Jan (Nikle) Hartzell, Joel Nikle, Michelle (Nikle) Miller, Mark Nikle ('74), Wendy (Nikle) Muller and Jared Nikle.




Judith Yvonne Butler Nikle was born to Francis and Doris Butler on July 31, 1932. She grew up in Grand Forks, ND and graduated from St. James Academy. On January 3, 1951 she married Wallace Nikle and they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary shortly before his death in January of 2001. Judy was active in Girl Scouts, The Heartland and Shrine Auxiliaries, and her churches in Grand Forks and Fargo. She enjoyed playing bridge, golfing, skiing (especially with her family) and she loved to travel. Her pride and joy were her family. She is survived by Jeff (Pam) Nikle, Jan (Tom) Hartzell, Joel (Rachel) Nikle, Michelle Miller, Mark Nikle, Wendy Muller and Jared Nikle. She is also survived by her 12 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and her brothers: Matt, David and Greg Butler.

Visitation will be held 5:00-7:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 13 at Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 14 Holy Cross Catholic Church. Interment to follow.

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo, ND.

Memorials preferred to Hospice of the Red River Valley.




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