Evans Funeral Home

"Compassionate Funeral Service"

Carrington and New Rockford, North Dakota
701.652.3003 or 701.947.2911



Nancy Lembke

Nancy Jane Lembke, age 85, of Carrington, ND, formerly from Ada, MN, died Sunday, July 16, 2017, at CHI, St. Alexius, Carrington.

Nancy Jane Weed was born March 18, 1932, in Fargo, ND, the Daughter of John and Jessie (Jewell) Weed.  She attended Fargo Central High School.  Upon graduation, Nancy attended nursing school in Fargo receiving her Bachelor’s degree as a Registered Nurse. She worked as an RN for over 40 years in Fargo, Ada, Carrington, and New Rockford until her retirement. 

She was united in marriage to Marvin J. Lembke on December 27, 1953, in Fargo.

Nancy was an active member of the Trinity Lutheran Church and participated in various church groups.  She enjoyed her naalbinding rug group at the church.  She loved completing crossword puzzles, fishing, traveling with her children, and being with her friends.  She also completed a mission trip to Slovakia.

Nancy is survived by her children, Jane (Steve) Carlson, Idaho Falls, ID, Heidi (Jerry) Hastings, Phoenix, AZ, Dwight (Cher) Lembke, Thompson, ND, Kent (Shannon) Lembke, Estes Park, CO, and nine grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Marvin in 2003, her parents, and siblings.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Cancer society are suggested.


Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 7:00PM in Evans Funeral Home, Carrington


Friday, July 21, 2017, 2:00PM at Trinity Lutheran Church, Carrington, ND


Saturday, July 22, 2017, at 11:00AM in Union Cemetery, Neche, ND

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Name: Nancy Schneider

Date: July 25, 2017

Message: I met Nancy through rug group at the church and she was so welcoming and friendly. I enjoyed getting to know her and appreciated her humor and humility. It was always fun to run into her in town at a store because we would both enjoy the time visiting. My prayers for her family.


Name: Rosemary Voglewede

Date: July 22, 2017

Message: My sincere sympathy to the family of Nancy. Many years ago her husband asked me to paint a picture of Nancy, which I did. Since then I got to know Nancy better and she was a very sweet lovely lady. May she rest in peace.


Name: Jay and Yvette

Date: July 21st

Message: We remember the great sense of humor Nancy had and how fun she was to be around.  We will miss her.  Thinking of the entire family!


Name: Kenny Anderson

Date: 7/20/17

Message: Dwight and Family -- my heartfelt condolences on your loss.  I remember Nancy being so friendly and inviting every time I came to your house when you lived in Ada.  Thinking of you all. 

Kenny Anderson



Name: Gary and Dottie Clements

Date: July 20, 2017

Message: We didn't know Nancy that well but she was always a very nice lady and treated us with respect. I do know that her Son Dwight and daughter-in-law Cher and two granddaughters Briana and Britney were very close to her and loved her so much. I know she will be missed. Our deepest sympathies go to her family.



Name: Kari & Steve Janz

Date: 5-20-17

Message: Our deepest sympathies go out to the Lembke family. We were Nancy & Marvin's neighbors for several years and so enjoyed them. You will remain in our thoughts and prayers.


Name: Lee Krzyzaniak

Date: July 19,2017

Message: I will always remember how inviting Nancy and family were during our visits of alternating Thanksgivings. Nancy and Nona always had a special sisterly bond that will never be forgotten.  I miss hearing her laugh, I can still hear it now. My deepest sympathies to my cousins and their families.  Take care, Lee


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