Eleanor C. Semingson | Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel

March 15, 1927 - May 31, 2021

Eleanor Corrine Semingson was born March 15, 1927 to John and Mabel (Thorsen) Semingson in Makoti, North Dakota. She grew up on the homestead family farm and attended elementary school there as well. Eleanor later moved to Minot, North Dakota with her family and graduated from Minot High School in 1945. She was admitted into the United States Cadet Nurses Program in 1945 and earned her RN Degree from the Trinity Hospital of Nursing in 1948, She went on to get a BA Degree from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN, graduating in 1953. Eleanor's passion was nursing and she worked as a nurse for nearly 50 years. Her work history included Trinity Hospital in Minot, ND, along with Acute Care Hospitals and Long-Term Care Centers in Minneapolis, MN Eleanor's strong faith and devotion to family helped her through many health problems. Eleanor passed on May 31, 2021 and is survived by her nephew, John H. Semingson (wife, Jo), a great-niece, one cousin and a large extended family and many friends. She was predeceased by her parents, John and Mabel Semingson, a brother, Howard J. Semingson, sister-in-law, Edith Johnson Semingson and sister, Irene Neumann and brother-in-law, Leonard Neumann. Burial is at Rose Hill Cemetery, Minot, ND.


  1. Mary Hermann says:

    As the years have gone by I missed seeing Eleanor at Woodlake Lutheran Church where we would chat about nursing. Blessed be her memory.

  2. Beverly Erickson says:

    She was such a faithful nurse at Luther Hall, Ebenezer. I enjoyed chatting with her as I worked in the Gift Shop.

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