Justine Darragh Nygren
1937 - 2020
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NYGREN, Justine Darragh Justine Darragh Nygren, 83, of Austin Texas died December 19, 2020. Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends. Justine was born April 29, 1937 in Austin Texas to George G, and Maurine Darragh. She attended Bertram High School and Austin High School. She was a life-long learner attending Centenary College of Louisiana, The University of Texas, where she graduated in 1980 with a Bachelors in Business Administration, and took many other classes at other institutions before and after that time. She studied art her entire life and was a talented painter and sculptor among many other forms of art. She worked as a real estate broker and loved helping people. She also loved traveling and seeing the world. She had a special affinity for Mexico and Mexican culture. She also loved animals and spending time with friends and family. She was preceded in death by her aforementioned parents and her husband of 29 years, Rudy Nygren who passed away in 2005. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law George (Butch) and Kim Marshall her Grandson Chad and his three daughters, Sophia, Maura and Mariska and Granddaughter Ashley along with her husband Nathan and their four children, Joshua, Asher, Ellie and Luke, and her beloved tortoise, Poncho. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, January 16th at 2:00 pm at Austin Memorial Park located at 2900 Hancock Dr. Austin, TX 78731 In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: Austin Wildlife Rescue 5401 E Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Austin, TX 78721 or The American Cancer Society https://donate3.cancer.org

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Published in Austin American-Statesman on Jan. 13, 2021.
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January 13, 2021
In loving memory of my cousin,my friend, traveling companion and like a sister, you are missed so much.
Mary Evelyn
Mary Lucas
January 13, 2021
She was a sweet and talented lady.
She will be missed.
Donna Howell
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