D. (Wigen) Azevedo, age 91, resident of Attleboro,
MA, formerly of Finley, ND passed away Monday, March
15, 2010 at the Life Care Center in Attleboro.
was born November 15, 1918 near Finley, ND to Bernt
and Tilda ( Westland ) Wigen. She grew up and attended
school in Steele County and graduated from Finley
High School in 1937. She worked at different cafés
in Finley until moving to Seattle, WA to work in
the shipyards during the war. She married Paul Azevedo
in Bremerton, WA. and relocated to the Rhode Island/Massachusetts
area. She worked as a quality control or lab technician
at several textile and electronic control manufacturing
facilities, retiring from Texas Instruments Corporation
in the early 1980's. She enjoyed knitting, sewing,
crocheting, scrap booking and crafting.
will be missed and remembered by her sons Gary Azevedo
of Attleboro, MA, Eugene Azevedo of Pascoag, RI,
Douglas Azevedo of Providence, RI, and Joseph Azevedo
of Taunton, MA; grandchildren and great grandchildren;
brothers David Wigen of Finley, ND and Orlando (Ila
Mae) Wigen of Finley, ND; one sister Thelma Olson
of Finley, ND; along with numerous nieces, nephews,
cousins and friends.
was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two
brothers, Jerry Wigen and Ernest Wigen, and three
sisters Alpha Ness, Viola Wigen and Doris Ann Wigen.
services for Verna will be held Wednesday, August
4, 2010 at 11:00 AM in the Finley Cemetery. A time
of fellowship & lunch will immediately follow
in the Finley Lutheran Church. Arrangements with
the Cooperstown Funeral Chapel.