Born in Hillsboro, N.D., to Charles and Minnie Hausmann, she married Wallace McNamee in 1938. The couple was married 62 years.
They had five children, 16 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.
Grand Forks, N.D., was home until moving to Fargo in 1957. They spent their summers on the lakes of southern Minnesota. Upon retirement they lived many years in Hood River, the deserts of southern California and Billings, Mont. with summers in Minnesota until Wally’s death in 2000.
Survivors include daughter Toni Nippolt of Hood River, granddaughter Ellen Nippolt and Steve Wolf, Teresa (Chris) Alexander, Kate (Mark) Huttemann, Nilsa (Michael) Zeman and Anne (Clark) Bryant.
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