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Mardi Jean Nygaard

February 5, 1959 — November 21, 2022



Mardi Nygaard, 63, of Warrenton passed away November 21, 2022 at her residence.  She was born to Martin and Doris (Whetstone) Nygaard, on February 5, 1959 in Astoria, Oregon. Mardi went to Astoria schools until her graduation in 1978. After working with her mother in retail, Mardi opened her own store called Discount Duds. Then when the family business, Warrenton Fiber/Nygaard Logging moved to Tansy Point, Mardi ran a cutoff saw in the chipping operation, ran parts, and was the weigh master.

Mardi loved to travel around the country antiquing and hoped to someday open her own antique shop. She loved her family and animals, including her dogs, cats, miniature donkeys, and goats.

Mardi is survived by her Father, Martin Nygaard of Astoria; Brothers, John (Julie) Nygaard of Knappa, David (Judy) Nygaard of Astoria; Nieces, Melissa (Adam) Svensen, Tracie (Brent) Brockey; nephew John (Carolyn) Nygaard; great nieces and nephew, Hailey and Kilee Svensen, Sofia and Viggo Nygaard and Baylor and Kersey Brockey; Special friends, Brian Kent and Bill Webb; as well as aunts, uncles, and several cousins.

She is preceded in death by her mother, Doris Nygaard, her nephew, Andrew Nygaard and many of her pets.

A Memorial Service will be held December 10, 2022 at 11:00am at Peace First Lutheran Church on 33rd and Grand. Private burial will take place at Ocean View Cemetery in Warrenton.  

Donations may be made in Mardi’s honor to Clatsop County Animal Shelter.

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Service Schedule

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Saturday, December 10, 2022

11:00am - 12:00pm (Pacific time)

First Lutheran Church

725 33rd St, Astoria, OR 97103

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