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Ann M. Kraft Balerud
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Birth: Jun. 22, 1919
Pierce County
North Dakota, USA
Death: Jan. 25, 2006
Ward County
North Dakota, USA

Ann M. Balerud, 86, Minot, died January 25, 2006 in a Minot nursing home.

Ann was born June 22, 1919 in Barton, ND, the daughter of Sebastian and Margaret Josephine Kraft. She was raised and educated in Barton and later moved with her parents to Rugby. She moved to Minot with her sister, Lena.

On November 15, 1947 she married Linn Balerud in Minot. Following their marriage the couple lived in Sanish, Riverdale and Deering, before moving to Minot. While in Minot, Ann worked at the North Hill Laundromat and also at the Holiday Inn.

Linn died February 16, 1989. Ann continued to live in Minot and entered Trinity Nursing Home three years ago.

Ann was a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Minot.

Survivors: children, twin sons, Dennis (Mary Ann) Kraft, San Antonio, TX, and Dan Kraft, Bismarck, Cheryl Richeson, Minot, twin son and daughter, Daryl (Mary Lou) Balerud, Bismarck, and Debbie Forman, Minot, Lynette (Donald) Richeson, Olympia, WA, Bruce (Lori Long) Balerud, Williston, Curtis Balerud, Mandan, Julie Julson and her fiancée, Leslie Zuck, Drake, and a twin, Kelly Balerud, Vivian, LA; 18 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; sister, Lena (Palmer) Flatlie, Drake; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

Ann was preceded in death by her husband, Linn; son, Jacob, daughter, a twin Kimberlie Kae Balerud; son-in-law, Joseph Richeson; her parents; and nine brothers and sisters. 
Family links: 
  Linn E Balerud (1906 - 1989)
  Kelly Ray Balerud (1962 - 2009)*
*Calculated relationship
Sunset Memorial Gardens
Ward County
North Dakota, USA
Created by: Union48
Record added: May 26, 2011
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Ann M. <i>Kraft</i> Balerud
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 Added: Oct. 5, 2011

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