Terry Ukestad

August 28, 1944 — November 8, 2021

Terry Ukestad

Terryl Anne (Petersen) Ukestad, a retired nurse and longtime resident of Jamestown, North Dakota, died Monday, November 8, 2021 at the age of 77 after a short, but hard fought battle of gallbladder cancer.


Terry is survived by her husband; Larry; her children, Mark (Bonnie), Mike (Laurie), Stacy Ukestad, Jill Trembath (Corey), and David (Kim); her 12 grandchildren, Tyler Ukestad, Riley Tuckner, Alyssa Ukestad, Rachael Ukestad, Morgan Ukestad, Rayla Trembath, Audrey Trembath, Isaac Ukestad, Andrew Ukestad, Nora Trembath, Madalyn Ukestad, and Hannah Ukestad; her siblings; Karen Klein (Tom), Craig (Sue) Petersen, Jean Narcisi (Rick), and Robert (Marsha) Petersen and sister-in-law Garneda Petersen.She is preceded in death by her sister, Gayle Prochnow; her brother, Kent Petersen; her parents, Dalton and Anne Petersen.


Terry was born in Valley City, ND on August 28, 1944 to Dalton and Anne Petersen. She graduated from St. Catherine’s High School in Valley City, ND. Terry continued on to Sisters of St. Joseph School of Nursing of ND in Grand Forks, ND where she received her degree in Nursing. On August 6, 1966, she married Larry, her high school sweetheart. She started her nursing career in Fargo and Valley City, ND. Then in 1970, she worked as a Registered Nurse in the Operating Room for the next 43 years at Jamestown Hospital. She maintained her nursing license in the state of North Dakota for 50 years.

In that time, Terry became a breast cancer survivor, part of the Reach To Recovery (breast cancer support program) for 30+ years, raised and managed five children, she was an avid supporter of sports/activities as a wife, mother, and grandmother, active at St. James Basilica, and volunteered at Jamestown Regional Medical Center. Terry has always enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She had a great sense of humor and contagious laugh. She has been a caregiver at work, in the community, and at home. Her selflessness and compassionate caring will never be forgotten.

In Lieu of Flowers the family requests memorials to JRMC Hospice- go to https://jrmcnd.com/giving/ , select designation JRMC Hospice.


Mass of Christian Burial- 10:00 am Monday, November 15, 2021 at the Basilica of St. James in Jamestown, ND

Visitation- 1-5pm Sunday, Nov. 14 at the funeral home

Rosary- 5:00pm Sunday at the funeral home

Vigil Service- 5:15pm Sunday at the funeral home

Interment- Calvary Cemetery, Jamestown, ND

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Visitation

Sunday, November 14, 2021

1:00 - 5:00pm (Central time)

Haut Funeral Home- Jamestown

1101 5th Ave NE, Jamestown, ND 58401

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Rosary

Sunday, November 14, 2021

Starts at 5:00pm (Central time)

Haut Funeral Home- Jamestown

1101 5th Ave NE, Jamestown, ND 58401

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Vigil Service

Sunday, November 14, 2021

Starts at 5:15pm (Central time)

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1101 5th Ave NE, Jamestown, ND 58401

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Mass of Christian Burial

Monday, November 15, 2021

Starts at 10:00am (Central time)

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