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Crookston Times - Crookston, MN
  • OBITUARY: Martha Forseth

  • Age 91 of East Grand Forks and Crookston native, died June 17. The funeral will be July 14.


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  • Martha Forseth, 91, of East Grand Forks, MN passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2012 at her home in East Grand Forks, MN.
    Martha Forseth was born February 12, 1921 in Crookston, MN the daughter of James J. and Hattie (Janssen) Hill. She grew up and attended school in Crookston, MN. On December 5, 1942 she was united in marriage to Melfred Forseth in Norwich, CT. They moved to East Grand Forks in 1961 where she worked for Simplot until her retirement in 1983.
    Family members who survive Martha include 1 daughter Marsha (Clif) Nerby of Reynolds, ND, 3 grandchildren, Ken Nerby of Reynolds, ND, Tim (Shari) Nerby of Portland, ND and Tammy (Brad) Nickelson of Grand Forks, ND; 4 great grand daughters and 1 great grandson, 1 brother Elwood Hill of Crookston, MN and many loving nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
    Martha is preceded in death by her parents; her husband Melfred on November 20, 2011, daughter Karolyn on November 5, 2011, 1 sister Alice and 3 brothers Willis, Louis and James.
    She was a member of the East Grand Forks VFW Ladies Auxiliary.
    Memorial Service:  2:00 P.M., Saturday, July 14, 2012 in Mendenhall Presbyterian Church, 528 10th St. NW, East Grand Forks, MN  
    Visitation: 1 Hour before Memorial Service on Saturday, July 14, 20112 in Mendenhall Presbyterian Church of East Grand Forks, MN
    Burial: Sand Hill Cemetery, Climax, MN
    Online Guestbook:  www.dandahlfuneralhome.com
    Arrangements by Dahl Funeral Home, East Grand Forks, Minnesota
     
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