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Diana “Kay” Johnson, 78, of Arnegard, North Dakota, passed away at Bethel Lutheran Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center in Williston on Tuesday afternoon, August 21, 2018.

A private family service to celebrate Kay’s life will be held at the Everson Coughlin Funeral Home.  Rev. Ross Reinhiller will officiate and interment will follow in the Riverview Cemetery in Williston.

Visitation for the general public will be held on Friday, August 25, 2018 from 9:00 AM until 6:00 PM at the Everson Coughlin Funeral Home in Williston.

Kay was born June 19, 1940 in Williston, ND, the daughter of Kermit and Violet (Danielson) Goar.

Kay went through her education and achieved her Nursing Degree in Williston. She was a nurse for 40 years, working in Watford City, ND at the hospital and then the Good Shepherd Home. She enjoyed helping and taking care of the patients, residents, and their families. She loved nursing! Along with nursing, she loved animals and nature of all kinds. She especially loved horses, whether it was watching, taking care of them, or riding. She was more of an outside type of person, with her time spent with her animals or taking care of her plants and flowers.

Kay loved to travel, especially to Hawaii! She enjoyed spending time with her family, whether it was traveling, shopping, or sitting around drinking coffee.

She was a very good-hearted person and tried to help anyone when she could.

Kay is survived by: her children, Steve (Traci) Burr, Debbie Burr, Brenda (Wade) Larmer, and Bruce (Sheri) Burr, her grandchildren, Ryan (Shae) Larmer, Cole Larmer, Bailey (Dillon) Burr, Bradey Burr, Alex (Marr) Burr, and Adam Burr, her sisters, Janet Williams, Nyla Dahl, Linda Ydstie, Susie (Mick) Moberg, Judy (Ed) Lodwig, special nieces and nephews, Gail (Clark) Hagen, Barb (Ken) Roark, Kathy Williams, Karen Ellenbecker, Nevin (Laura) Dahl, Nathan Dahl, Karen (Derek) Rowcliffe, Suzanne (Darin) Buchholz, Jason (Laura) Ditsworth, and numerous great and great-great nieces and nephews. She even had one great-great-great nephew!

Kay was preceded in death by her parents, Kermit and Violet, brother in laws, Doug Williams, Neil Dahl, and Arlyn Ydstie, and nephew, Kurt Williams.

Friends are welcome to visit www.eversoncoughlin.com to share memories of Diana or leave condolences for her family.

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