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Charles Orrin Abbey was born October 20, 1928, in Gilby Twp., Grand Forks Co., ND, and died December 10, 2009, in Veteran's Administration Hospital, Fargo, ND, at age 81. Buried in Memorial Park South, Grand Forks, Grand Forks Co., ND. He is the son of Charles Gilby Abbey of Gilby Twp., Grand Forks Co., ND, and Pearl Georgina Peoples of Gilby Twp., Grand Forks Co., ND.

Marilyn A. Nygard was born December 19, 1932, in Grand Forks, Grand Forks Co., ND. She is the daughter of Berthold Alvin "Bert" Nygard of Grand Forks, Grand Forks Co., ND, and Nellie Louise Torgeson of Arvilla, Grand Forks Co., ND.

Charles Orrin Abbey and Marilyn Nygard were married 1950 in Unknown.

Charles Orrin Abbey and Marilyn (Nygard) Abbey had five children:

  1. Deborah Abbey: Born
  2. Karen L. Abbey: Born September 1, 1953, in Unknown; Married to Gregory Stephen "Greg" Walski: Born September 15, 1952, in Clay Co., MN.
  3. Merle Abbey: Born; Married to Bryan G. Martinovich: Born November 17, 1950, in Unknown.
  4. Kathy L. Abbey: Born January 2, 1954, in Unknown; Married to Kevin Nelson
  5. Steven C. Abbey: Born September 6, 1961, in Unknown. Married October 25, 1980, in Polk Co., MN, to Cherie M. Boushee: Born May 18, 1962, in Unknown.

Charles Orrin Abbey and Marilyn (Nygard) Abbey were divorced October 3, 1985, in Polk Co., MN.

Marilyn (Nygard) Abbey then married Richard Alvin Riel.

Richard Alvin Riel was born about September 8, 1933, in Unknown. He  is the son of Unknown.

Beverly Jane "Bev" Burstad was born June 9, 1936, in Pennington Co., MN. She is the daughter of Edward Burstad and Winifred L. Thompson.

Richard Alvin Riel and Beverly Jane "Bev" Burstad were married October 13, 1956, in Red Lake Co., MN.

Richard Alvin Riel and Beverly Jane "Bev" (Burstad) Riel had several children:

  1. Denise Jane Riel: Born October 5,  1957, in Red Lake Co., MN. Married to Unknown: Born Unknown.
  2. Correen Tonja Riel: Born December 6, 1958, in Red Lake Co., MN. Married to Unknown: Born Unknown.
  3. Lance E. Riel: Born March 22, 1970, in Unknown. Married to Kari Jo Unknown: Born Unknown.

Richard Alvin Riel and Beverly Jane "Bev" (Burstad) Riel were divorced September 2, 1976, in Polk Co., MN.

Beverly Jane "Bev" (Burstad) Riel then married Erhart Luverne "Bud" Olson.

Erhart Luverne "Bud" Olson was born April 24, 1931, in Bagley, Clearwater Co., MN, and died August 5, 2001, in Fisher, Polk Co., MN, at age 70. Buried in Resurrection Cemetery, East Grand Forks, Polk Co., MN. He is the son of Erhart Theodore Olson of Hillsboro, Traill Co., ND, and Luzella Ethel Sundal of Minnesota.

Susan M. "Sue" Lundhagen was born July 19, 1931, in Fosston, Polk Co., MN, and died May 24, 1992, in Polk Co., MN, at age 60. Buried in Resurrection Cemetery, East Grand Forks, Polk Co., MN. She is the daughter of Ole Lundhagen of Minnesota, and Ercel Kathryn LaVoi of Rosebud, Polk Co., MN.

Erhart Luverne "Bud" Olson and Susan M. "Sue" Lundhagen were married August 30, 1952, in Fosston, Polk Co., MN.

Erhart Luverne "Bud" Olson and Susan M. "Sue" (Lundhagen) Olson had four children:

  1. Rebecca Olson: Born Married to Lyle Hangsleben
  2. Pamela Olson: Born Married to Gerald Omlid
  3. Jane Olson: Born  Married to Charles Nelson
  4. Mark Olson: Born

Erhart Luverne "Bud" Olson and Beverly Jane "Bev" (Burstad) Riel were married June 5, 1993, in Polk Co., MN.

Erhart Luverne "Bud" Olson and Beverly Jane "Bev" (Burstad) (Riel) Olson had no children.

Richard Alvin Riel and Marilyn (Nygard) Abbey were married September 3, 1976, in Roberts Co., SD.

Richard Alvin Riel and Marilyn (Nygard) (Abbey) Riel had Unknown children.

Charles Orrin Abbey then married Lavila RoJean (Cummins) Johnson.

Lavila RoJean Cummins was born August 6, 1934, in Norway Township, Kittson, MN. She is the daughter of Arthur Cummins and Ellen Erickson.

Warren Henry Johnson was born May 9, 1917, in Norway Twp., Kittson Co., MN, and died August 1, 1995, at United Hospital, Grand Forks, Grand Forks Co., ND, at age 78. Buried in Riverside Cemetery, Lake Bronson, Kittson Co., MN. He is the son of Carl John Johnson of Hov, Alvsborg, Sweden, and Anna Eleanora "Annie" Anderson of Kennedy, MN.

Warren Henry Johnson and Lavila RoJean Cummins were married August 26, 1952, in Halma, ND.

Warren Henry Johnson and Lavila RoJean (Cummins) Johnson had six children:

  1. Joel W. Johnson: Born February 1, 1953, in Unknown; Married to Carol Renee Bowen: Born May, 1962, in Unknown.
  2. Galen Johnson: Born; Married to Bridget
  3. Brian Lee Johnson: Born
  4. April 26, 1959, in Cavalier, Pembina Co., ND; Died December 30, 1996, at his home, Roseville, Ramsey Co., MN (age 37). Married February 13, 1982, in West St. Paul, MN, to Kim Luhman: Born Unknown
  5. Kelly Wade Johnson: Born
  6. October 19, 1961, in Kittson Co., MN. Married August 31, 1991, in Hamilton Co., OH, to Gregory J. Kelso: Born about 1957 in Unknown.
  7. Daniel "Dan" Johnson: Born; Married to Tammy
  8. Lon "Lonnie" Johnson: Born; Married to Mindy W. Unknown: Born September 1, 1961, in Unknown.

Warren Henry Johnson and Lavila RoJean (Cummins) Johnson were divorced November 3, 1975, in Polk Co., MN.

Charles Orrin Abbey and Lavila RoJean (Cummins) Johnson were married May 22, 1976, in Polk Co., MN.

Charles Orrin Abbey and Lavila RoJean (Cummins) (Johnson) Abbey had no children.

Charles Orrin Abbey and Lavila RoJean (Cummins) (Johnson) Abbey were divorced before 1986 in Unknown.

Charles Orrin Abbey then married Marilyn (Severtson) Berg.

Marilyn Severtson was born July, 1932, in Grand Forks, Grand Forks Co., ND. She is the daughter of Leonard Severtson of Minnesota, and Thelma Unknown of Minnesota.

Leonard Alexander Berg Jr. was born April 23, 1928, in Grand Forks Co., ND, and died November 17, 1980, in Unknown. Buried in Fisher Lutheran Cemetery, Fisher, Polk Co., MN. He is the son of Leonard A. Berg Sr. of Unknown, and Ellen O. Unknown of Unknown.

Leonard Alexander Berg Jr. and Marilyn Severtson were married Unknown.

Leonard Alexander Berg Jr. and Marilyn (Severtson) Berg had five children:

  1. Loran L. Berg: Born September 18, 1951, in Unknown. Married to Nancy M. Unknown: Born November 7, 1951, in Unknown.
  2. Diane M. Berg: Born November 18, 1952, in Unknown. Married April 22, 1972, in Polk Co., MN, to Randall J. "Randy" Rapacz: Born February 25, 1951, in Unknown.
  3. Annette Gail Berg: Born April 14, 1958, in Grand Forks, Grand Forks Co., ND; Died March 22, 2015, in at her home, East Grand Forks, Polk Co., MN (age 56). Buried in Resurrection Cemetery, East Grand Forks, Polk Co., MN. Married March 17, 1984, in Polk Co., MN, to Randall L. "Randy" Gust: Born July 4, 1957, in Unknown.
  4. Karen J. Berg: Born August, 1954, in Unknown. Married (1) September 9, 1972, in Polk Co., MN, to Steven Henry Meyer: Born June 9, 1952, in Polk Co., MN. Divorced. Married (2) August 20, 1993, in Polk Co., MN to Gary Anton Paulson: Born June 10, 1951, in Polk Co., MN.
  5. Darrin L. Berg: Born July 5, 1965, in Unknown. Married November 19, 1994, in Polk Co., MN, to Michelle R. Barrett: Born May 3, 1970, in Unknown.

Charles Orrin Abbey and Marilyn (Severtson) Berg were married July 18, 1986, in Polk Co., MN.

Charles Orrin Abbey and Marilyn Joyce (Severtson) (Berg) Abbey had no children.




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Charles Orrin Abbey is buried in Memorial Park South, Grand Forks, Grand Forks Co., ND. Thanks to Find-A-Grave for making this image available.


Leonard Alexander Berg Jr. is buried in Fisher Lutheran Cemetery, Fisher, Polk Co., MN. Thanks to Find-A-Grave for making this image available.


Donald Sylvester Berg was born August 29, 1922, in Cambridge, Isanti Co., MN.

The 1925 North Dakota State Census taken on April 1, 1925, shows Charles Abbey (age 37) is living in Gilby, Grand Forks Co., ND. Living with him are: Pearl Abbey (age 34); Merl Abbey (age 6); Donna Abbey (age 3); Samuel Abbey (age 1); Milton Peoples (age 29); John Wansink (age 27); and Gilbert McAlters (age 51).

Charles Orrin Abbey was born October 20, 1928, in Gilby Twp., Grand Forks Co., ND.

Marilyn Nygard was born Unknown.

The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 10, 1930, shows Charles Abbey (age 42) a farmer living in Gilby Twp., Grand Forks Co., ND. Living with him were his wife Georgina Abbey (age 39) as well as their five children: daughter, Merle Abbey (age 11); Kenneth Abbey (age 10); Donna Abbey (age 8); Sammy Abbey (age 5); and Charles Abbey (age 1-6/12). All children born in North Dakota.

Marilyn Severtson was born July, 1932, in Grand Forks, Grand Forks Co., ND.

The 1940 U. S. Census taken on April 16, 1940, shows Charles Abbey (age 52) born in North Dakota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 2 years of High School, is a Farmer of his Own Farm who is renting his home for $5/month, and is living in Gilby Twp., Grand Forks Co., ND. Living with him are: his wife Pearl Abbey (age 49) born in North Dakota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 2 years of High School; his unmarried son, Kenneth Abbey (age 20) born in North Dakota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 4 years of High School, Farm Laborer by Month; his unmarried daughter, Donna Abbey (age 18) born in North Dakota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 4 years of High School; his unmarried son, Samuel Abbey (age 15) born in North Dakota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 1 year of High School; and his unmarried son, Charles Abbey Jr. (age 12) born in North Dakota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 5 years of School.

Charles Orrin Abbey and Marilyn Nygard were married 1950 in Unknown.

Donald Sylvester Berg and Marilyn Joyce Hansen were married November 22, 1958, in Mower Co., MN.

Leonard Alexander Berg Jr. died November 17, 1980, in Unknown. Buried in Fisher Lutheran Cemetery, Fisher, Polk Co., MN.

Charles Orrin Abbey and Marilyn Joyce (Hansen) Berg were married July 18, 1986, in Polk Co., MN.

Brian Lee Johnson died December 30, 1996, at his home, Roseville, Ramsey Co., MN, at age 37.


The Grand Forks Herald, Grand Forks, Grand Forks Co., ND, Friday, January 3, 1997

BRIAN JOHNSON

Brian Johnson, 37, Roseville, Minn., formerly of East Grand Forks, died Monday, Dec. 30, 1996, at home. Brian Lee Johnson was born April 26, 1959, the son of Warren and RoJean (Cummins) Johnson, in Cavalier, N.D. He grew up and attended school in East Grand Forks. He graduated from Rasmunson Business College, St. Paul. He married Kim Luhman Feb. 13, 1982, in West St. Paul, Minn. He worked for Nationwide Papers of Minneapolis, Cross Pointe Paper, St. Paul, and currently Unisource of Minneapolis. He is survived by his children, Justin, Luke and Cassie, all of South St. Paul, Minn; his mother, RoJean Cummins, Grand Forks; brothers, Joel, Billings, Mont., Galen and Lon, both of Grand Forks, Kelly, East Grand Forks, and Daniel, Elk River, Minn. He was preceded in death by his father. Services: Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in United Lutheran Church, Grand Forks. Visitation: Two hours before services in the church (Stennes, East Grand Forks).


The St. Paul Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Ramsey Co., MN, Thursday, January 9, 1997

Johnson, Brian Lee

Johnson, Brian Lee, 37, Roseville, MN, formerly of Grand Forks, North Dakota died Monday, December 30, 1996 at his home. Memorial services were held at 3PM, Saturday, January 4, 1997 at United Lutheran Church in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Brian Johnson was born on April 26, 1959 at Cavalier, North Dakota, the son of Warren and RoJean (Cummins) Johnson. He grew up in East Grand Forks, MN and graduated from East Grand Forks Senior High School in 1977. He graduated from Rasmussen Business College in St Paul, MN. Brian married Kim Luhman on Feb. 13, 1982 in West St Paul. He worked for Nationwide Papers of Mpls, Cross Pointe Paper of St Paul and currently Unisource of Mpls. He was past president of the Cottage Grove, MN Jaycees, member of Salem Lutheran Church in West St Paul, MN. Brian is survived by his three children Justin, Luke and Cassie, all of South St Paul, MN; his mother RoJean Cummins of Grand Forks, North Dakota; 5 brothers, Joel (Carlo) of Billings, MT, Galen (Bridget) and Lon (Minday) both of Grand Forks, ND, Kelly (Brenda) of East Grand Forks, MN & Daniel (Tammy) of Elk River, MN. He was preceded in death by his father, Warren.


Charles Orrin Abbey died December 10, 2009, in Veteran's Administration Hospital, Fargo, ND, at age 81. Buried in Memorial Park South, Grand Forks, Grand Forks Co., ND.


The Grand Forks Herald, Grand Forks, Grand Forks Co., ND, December 12, 2009

Charles Orrin Abbey

Charles Orrin Abbey of Grand Forks, ND, died Thursday, December 10th, 2009 at the Veteran’s Hospital in Fargo, ND, surrounded by his family. Orrin was born on October 20, 1928 in Gilby, ND, the son of Pearl and Charles Abbey. He was raised in Gilby where he graduated from high school. Orrin attended the Wahpeton State School of Science following graduation from high school. In 1950, Orrin married Marilyn Nygard of Grafton, ND. They had five children together, Deborah, Karen, Merle, Kathy, and Steven. The day before their marriage, he received notice that he was drafted. Orrin served in the Army during the Korean War and was stationed in France. He worked as a federal potato inspector, in real estate sales, and in numerous agriculture-related fields. Orrin was very involved in community activities including serving as president of East  Grand Forks District 595 School Board. In 1986 Orrin and Marilyn Berg of Fisher, MN were united in marriage. They have been residing in Fisher, MN for the last three years. Orrin enjoyed his retirement greatly, spending time traveling, cooking, gardening, and taking leisurely drives around the countryside. He adored spending time with his family and had a special love for his grandchildren. He followed every activity and event they were involved in and loved every minute of it. Orrin had an impeccable memory for names and would go out of his way to greet both those he knew and did not know with a friendly smile and a strong handshake. He will be forever missed by those who loved and knew him. Orrin is survived by his wife Marilyn Berg Abbey, children Deborah Abbey, Karen (Greg) Walski, Merle (Bryan) Martinovich, Kathy (Kevin) Nelson, and Steven (Cherie) Abbey, grandchildren Karina, Kyle, Kate, Matthew, Abbey, Aaron, David, Jake, Sarah, Jordan, Jaymy, Blake, Beau, and Brad, 11 great-grandchildren, brother Kenneth, and many nieces and nephews. Orrin is also survived by Marilyn's children and grandchildren who were all very special to him. They are Loren (Nancy) Berg, Diane (Randy) Rapacz, Karen (Gary) Paulson, Annette (Randy) Gust, Darrin (Michelle) Berg, grandchildren Andrew, Matthew, Amanda, Shawn, Josh, Rachel, Samantha, Kayleigh, Tyler, Alexis, and 5 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, sisters Merle and Donna, and brother Sam. A celebration of Orrin’ s life will be held at Amundson Funeral Home, 2975 South 42nd St., Grand Forks, ND on Monday, December 14, 2009 at 11 a.m. Visitation will be for one hour prior to the funeral service. Interment will be in Memorial Park South Cemetery, Grand Forks, ND.

Our sympathy and prayers go out to Marilyn Abbey and the family of Charles Orrin Abbey, who died on December 10, 2009 at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Fargo. Services were held at the Amundson Funeral Home in Grand Forks on December 14, 2009, with Pastor Karen Young Trenne officiating.


Annette Gail (Berg) Gust died March 22, 2015, at her home, East Grand Forks, Polk Co., MN (age 56). Buried in Resurrection Cemetery, East Grand Forks, Polk Co., MN.


The Grand Forks Herald, Grand Forks, Grand Forks Co., ND, Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Annette G. Gust

Annette G. Gust, age 56 of East Grand Forks, MN, passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2015 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Annette Gail Gust was born on April 14, 1958 in Grand Forks, ND the daughter of Leonard A. Jr. and Marilyn (Severtson) Berg. Annette grew up and attended school in Fisher, MN, graduating with the Class of 1976. Following high school she attended the East Grand Forks AVTI and Moorhead Technical Institute. She worked for numerous Insurance Agencies in Crookston, MN, East Grand Forks, MN and Grand Forks, ND. She most recently worked for Bremer Insurance in Grand Forks. Family members who survive Annette include her husband, Randy of East Grand Forks, MN; daughter, Samantha Gust of Fargo, ND and her mother, Marilyn Berg of Fisher, MN; siblings, Loran (Nancy) Berg of Plano, TX, Diane (Randy) Rapacz of East Grand Forks, MN, Karen (Gary) Paulson of Crookston, MN and Darrin (Michelle) Berg of Fisher, MN. Annette is preceded in death by her father Leonard A. Berg Jr. In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to Altru Cancer Center. Funeral Service: 2:30 PM on Friday, March 27, 2015 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 1515 5th Ave. NW, East Grand Forks, MN. Visitation: 5:00 to 7:00 with a 6:30 PM Prayer Service on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church and also one hour prior to Funeral Service on Friday at the church. Interment: Resurrection Cemetery ~ East Grand Forks, MN Online Guestbook: www.dandahlfuneralhome.com Arrangements By: Dahl Funeral Home ~ East Grand Forks, Minnesota


 

 


The Grand Forks Herald, Grand Forks, Grand Forks Co., ND, Tuesday, May 26, 1992

SUSAN OLSON

Susan Olson, 60, 1014 River Dr. S.E., East Grand Forks, died Sunday, May 24, 1992, at home. Susan Lundhagen was born July 19, 1931, the daughter of Ole and Ercel Lundhagen, in Fosston, Minn., where she grew up, attended school and graduated from high school in 1950. She worked at Sessions Drug Store, Fosston. She married Erhart "Bud" Olson Aug. 30, 1952, in Fosston. They lived in Florida and South Dakota before moving to East Grand Forks in 1954. Survivors are her husband; daughters, Rebecca (Mrs. Lyle) Hangsleben and Pamela (Mrs. Gerald) Omlid, both of Grand Forks, and Jane (Mrs. Charles) Nelson, East Grand Forks; son, Mark, Catlett, Va.; eight grandchildren; mother, Fosston; sisters, Lois (Mrs. Richard) Wynne, Janice (Mrs. Donald) Macho and Dorothy (Mrs. Wayne) Paulson, all of Fosston, and Phyllis (Mrs. Dean) Viken, living in Georgia. She was preceded in death by her father. Services: 1 p.m. Wednesday in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, East Grand Forks. Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m. today, with an 8 p.m. prayer service, in Stennes Funeral Home, East Grand Forks.


 


The Grand Forks Herald, Grand Forks, Grand Forks Co., ND, Tuesday, August 7, 2001

ERHART OLSON

Erhart L. Bud Olson, 70, East Grand Forks, died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2001, in Altru Hospital, Grand Forks. Erhart L. Olson was born April 24, 1931, the son of Erhart T. and Luzella (Sundel) Olson, in Bagley, Minn., where he graduated from high school. He joined the U.S. Navy and then returned to Bagley. He married Susan Lundhagen on Aug. 30, 1952, in Fosston, Minn. He lived in Spearfish, S.D., and worked in Deadwood, S.D., in appliance repair until he was called for military duty during the Korean War. He then moved to East Grand Forks and worked at Goodman's Appliance. He started Bud & Ralph's Appliance Service in 1986 and retired in 1993. Susan Olson died May 24, 1992. He married Beverly Riel on June 5, 1993, in East Grand Forks. He is survived by his wife; children S. Rebecca (Lyle) Hangsleben, Pamela (Gerald) Omlid, and Correen (Daniel) Radi, all of Grand Forks, Jane (Charles) Nelson and Lance (Kari) Riel, both of East Grand Forks, Erhart Mark (Diana) Olson, Front Royal, Va., Denise (Neil) Dame, Walhalla, N.D., and Terrance (Tani) Riel, Chisago City, Minn.; 17 grandchildren; and a sister, Lois (Joseph) Lehman Jr., Edmonds, Wash. He was preceded in death by sisters, Ardith Rowan and Thelma Pody Dodge. Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday, Our Savior's Lutheran Church, East Grand Forks. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. today, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, Stennes Funeral Home, East Grand Forks, and one hour before services. Burial: Resurrection Cemetery, East Grand Forks. Military rites: East Grand Forks American Legion Post 157 and VFW Post 3817.


The Grand Forks Herald, Grand Forks, Grand Forks Co., ND, Tuesday, August 7, 2001

ERHART OLSON

Erhart L. Bud Olson, 70, East Grand Forks, died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2001, in Altru Hospital, Grand Forks.

Erhart L. Olson was born April 24, 1931, the son of Erhart T. and Luzella (Sundel) Olson, in Bagley, Minn., where he graduated from high school. He joined the U.S. Navy and then returned to Bagley. He married Susan Lundhagen on Aug. 30, 1952, in Fosston, Minn. He lived in Spearfish, S.D., and worked in Deadwood, S.D., in appliance repair until he was called for military duty during the Korean War. He then moved to East Grand Forks and worked at Goodman's Appliance. He started Bud & Ralph's Appliance Service in 1986 and retired in 1993. Susan Olson died May 24, 1992. He married Beverly Riel on June 5, 1993, in East Grand Forks. He is survived by his wife; children S. Rebecca (Lyle) Hangsleben, Pamela (Gerald) Omlid, and Correen (Daniel) Radi, all of Grand Forks, Jane (Charles) Nelson and Lance (Kari) Riel, both of East Grand Forks, Erhart Mark (Diana) Olson, Front Royal, Va., Denise (Neil) Dame, Walhalla, N.D., and Terrance (Tani) Riel, Chisago City, Minn.; 17 grandchildren; and a sister, Lois (Joseph) Lehman Jr., Edmonds, Wash. He was preceded in death by sisters, Ardith Rowan and Thelma Pody Dodge. Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday, Our Savior's Lutheran Church, East Grand Forks. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. today, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, Stennes Funeral Home, East Grand Forks, and one hour before services. Burial: Resurrection Cemetery, East Grand Forks. Military rites: East Grand Forks American Legion Post 157 and VFW Post 3817.


 

 


The Grand Forks Herald, Grand Forks, Grand Forks Co., ND, Thursday, May 10, 2001

WINIFRED BURSTAD JOHNSON

Winifred Burstad Johnson, 88, Menomonie, Wis., formerly of Red Lake Falls, died Tuesday, May 8, 2001, in Myrtle Werth Hospital, Menomonie. Winifred Louise Thompson was born Sept. 8, 1912, the daughter of Theodore and Mary (Maxson) Thompson, Huron, S.D. She married Edward Burstad on Nov. 15, 1933. They farmed near Plummer, Minn. Edward Burstad died Nov. 18, 1974. She moved to Plummer in 1977. She married Arthur Johnson on July 25, 1981. They moved to Red Lake Falls in 1984. Arthur Johnson died May 24, 1988. She moved to Menomonie in 1997. She is survived by a son, Eldon (Joan), Menomonie; daughters, Beverly (Erhart) Olson, Fisher, Minn., Althea Theroux, Tucson, Ariz., and Dolores (Gene) Battleson, Isle, Minn.; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; a sister, Leota Scheuring, New Hope, Minn.; and a sister-in-law, Mary Thompson, Baltimore, Md. She was preceded in death by brothers, Harvey, Donald and Clayborn; a sister-in-law, Veronica Thompson; a brother-in-law, Al Scheuring; and a son-in-law, Gary Theroux. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, Bethany Lutheran Church, Red Lake Falls. Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, Johnson Funeral Service, Red Lake Falls, and one hour before services in the church. Burial: Emardville Cemetery, Plummer, Minn.


Winifred L. Burstad Johnson, 88, of Menomonie, WI formerly of Red Lake Falls, MN died on Tuesday, May 08, 2001 at Myrtle Werth Hospital in Menomonie, WI. Arrangements with Johnson Funeral Service in Red Lake Falls, MN. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2001, 10:00 AM at Bethany Lutheran Church in Red Lake Falls with Reverend Gary Graff Officiating. Burial will be held in the Emardville Cemetery at Plummer, MN. Visitation will be held on Friday 5 – 8 PM with a 7:00 prayer service at Johnson Funeral Service in Red Lake Falls and also one hour prior to services at the church on Saturday. Winifred Louise Thompson was born September 8, 1912, daughter of the late Theodore and Mary Jane (Maxson) Thompson in Huron, South Dakota. She married Edward Burstad on November 15, 1933 in Gervais Township. They farmed near Plummer, MN. Edward died November 18, 1974. Winifred moved to Plummer, MN in 1977. She married Arthur Johnson on July 25, 1981. They moved to Red Lake Falls, MN in 1984. Arthur Johnson died on May 24, 1988. Winifred moved to Menomonie, WI in 1997. She is survived by her son, Eldon (Joan) Burstad, of Menomonie, WI; daughters Beverly (Erhart) Olson of Fisher, MN; Althea Theroux of Tucson, AZ and Dolores (Gene) Battleson of Isle, MN: sister Leota Scheuring of New Hope, MN; sister-in-law Mary Thompson of Baltimore, MD; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents; husbands Edward Burstad and Arthur Johnson; brothers Harvey, Donald and Clayborn; sister-in-law Veronica Thompson; brother-in-law Al Scheuring and son-in-law Gary Theroux.
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