|Carolyn J. Dyrud, 62|
|Written by TRF Times|
Maple Grove - Carolyn J. Dyrud, 62, died on Saturday, September 24, 2005 after a four-month battle with cancer.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, September 27, at Association Free Lutheran Seminary Chapel in Plymouth. Interment was held at Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis.
Carolyn Joanne Dyrud was born August 7, 1943, in Minneapolis, to Milton and Myrtle (Steen) Hove, owners of the Hove supermarkets.
She graduated from Minnehaha Academy in 1961 and attended Augsburg College before graduating from Minnesota School of Business. She also studied voice at McPhail.
On September 3, 1966, she was united in marriage to Connely Joel Dyrud. In 1969, she and Connely began serving the Association of Free Lutheran Congregations as missionaries to Brazil. They continued to serve on the field in Campo, Mourao, PR, Brazil, until July 2004.
Carolyn is survived by her husband, Rev. Connely Dyrud, formerly of Thief River Falls; and brothers-in-law Loiell Dyrud of Thief River Falls and Clark Dyrud, formerly of Thief River Falls.
Additional survivors include brother, Samuel Hove of St. Louis Park; children, Shannon Dyrud of St. Cloud, Christinia (Matthew) Dyrud-Petschl of Maple Grove; Victoria (Barmack) Rassi of Lausane, Switzerland; Chester Dyrud of Maple Grove; and two granddaughters.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her grandson, Dominick and several aunts and uncles. A00003B2005OT05