Emily (Kraft) Dufner

Sept. 10, 1928-Jan. 24, 2021

Emily (Kraft) Dufner

was born in Rugby, ND,

on September 10, 1928, to

Peter and Magdalena

(Dexheimer) Kraft. She

passed away on January

24, 2021.

Emily married Vergil

Dufner on June 21, 1949,

in Minot. They farmed

near Lake Darling and

then near Heimdal. After

that she lived in Mad-

dock, McVille, West Far-

go, and Fargo.

Emily’s children are

Charlene Mardock, Diane

Dufner, Kathy Nelson,

Nancy Sigette (Deceased)

Patricia Dufner (Bob Felle-

son), Terry (Donna)

Dufner, Sheila (Scott) Bil-

lings, and Mark (Sheila)


A private family mass

will be held with burial

later in the spring. A

video of the service will

be available on the web-

site of the West Funeral

Home in West Fargo. In

lieu of flowers, memorials

are preferred to the Nancy

Sigette Scholarship Fund.

To read the full obitu-

ary and sign the online

guestbook, visit