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May 15, 1923 – October 10, 2022

Viola Lyslo Carrier died on October 10, 2022 at the age of 99 at her West Fargo home.

Vi’s parents were Ole and Helen Lyslo, and she grew up on the family farm in Wabek, ND. After graduating from Plaza High School, Vi attended Minot Business Institute. She later moved to Chicago after being hired as a nanny. She loved Chicago and lived there for many years. Her family loved to go there and she had frequent guests.

She moved to Fargo when her mother was getting older. Vi made many friends in all the cities she lived in and had a flood of visitors.

She is predeceased by her parents and beloved sister and brother, Opal Westgard and Ellwood Lyslo. She is survived by many nieces, nephews and great-nieces/nephews, as well as dozens of cousins ​​and friends who she will greatly miss.

There are no memorial services at Vi’s request. In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to the New Life Center in Fargo, an organization to which Vi regularly donates.

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Arrangements entrusted to Hanson-Runsvold Funeral Home-Fargo, ND.


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