Gorman Nygard, 82, of Alcester, died Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020 at Bethesda of Beresford in Beresford.
Funeral service was Tuesday, Jan. 5 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Akron. A private burial followed at Brule Creek Cemetery in Union County.
Gorman Clifford Nygard was born June 29, 1938 to Clifford and Alma (Powell) Nygard in Akron. He lived on the family farm in Union County, until he retired from farming. Mr. Nygard graduated from Alcester High School in 1956 and then attended SECO Community College in Hawarden for two years. He served in the United States Army and was stationed in Germany for almost two years. He married Karen Jurgenson April 23, 1965 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hawarden. After retiring from farming, they moved into Alcester.
Mr. Nygard was a lifelong member of Brule Creek Lutheran Church where he also served on the cemetery board.
He is survived by his wife; a son, Charles (Kellie) Nygard of Akron; a daughter, Kristi (Mark) Zimmerman of Yankton; four grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and three step-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two infant sons, David Gorman and Ryan Jon.
Expressions of sympathy may be expressed through www.rexwinkelfh.com.