Arthur Donald Nygard, age 65, originally of International Falls, Minn., passed away peacefully in his sleep, Sunday, May 26, 2019, at Guardian Angels Care Center, Elk River, Minn.

He was born to Verna and Arne Nygard.

He graduated from Falls High School in 1972.

Arthur enjoyed playing trumpet in the Dirty Dozen while in high school.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and nephew, David Stanley Kuttes.

He leaves behind his siblings, Lila (Stan) Kuttes, Henry Nygard, Mary Tucker, Vivian (Chip) Krug and Viola (Gary) Foster; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Arthur will be interred at Forest Hill Cemetery later this summer.