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Erna Wiedrich Sasse
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Birth: Feb. 26, 1923
Mercer County
North Dakota, USA
Death: Jan. 11, 2013
Burleigh County
North Dakota, USA

Erna (Wiedrich) Sasse, 89, of Bismarck, died on Jan. 11, 2013 in a Bismarck Care Center.

Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 1 p.m. at the Bismarck Funeral Home with Rev. Wes Aardahl officiating. Burial will be held at Zion Lutheran Cemetery, New Salem. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.

Erna was born on Feb. 26, 1923 to John and Christine (Zeller) Wiedrich at Zap, ND. She attended elementary and high school in Zap, ND and later went on to attend and graduate from Dickinson State College, Bismarck State College and University of Mary.

Erna taught in Zap, Hazen and other various schools. She married Hilmer Sasse on Sept. 18, 1947, who passed away in 1961. Together they operated several businesses.

Erna resided at the Missouri Slope Lutheran Care Center until her death.

She is survived by her three children, Una (George) Valanski, of Dallas, PA, Ross (Jane) Sasse, of Bismarck, ND, Jarvis (Marla) Sasse, of Surrey, ND, six grandchildren, Brandi (Dave) Russell, Cherise (Joe) Pokorney, Valerie Jackson, Ross Sasse II, Vanessa (Christian) Pogreba, Melissa Sasse, five great grandchildren, Tristan Sasse, Kieran Pogrebo, Graesen Pogreba, Jabin Pogreba and Riley Russell.

She was preceded in death by her husband Hilmer, her parents, three brothers, Walter, Gottlieb and Leo, three sisters, Ella Krukenburg, Alma Bauer, Lillian Morin and one grandson, Mark Valanski.

Source: Bismarck Funeral Home
Family links: 
  John Wiedrich (1886 - 1966)
  Christine Zeller Wiedrich (1888 - 1947)
  Hilmer Joseph Sasse (1924 - 1961)
  Walter Peter Wiedrich (1913 - 1979)*
  Alma Wiedrich Bauer (1917 - 1982)*
  Gottlieb Wiedrich (1918 - 2005)*
  Erna Wiedrich Sasse (1923 - 2013)
  Leo Edwin Wiedrich (1925 - 2005)*
  Lillian Wiedrich Morin (1927 - 2001)*
*Calculated relationship
Graceland Cemetery
New Salem
Morton County
North Dakota, USA
Created by: Debbie
Record added: Aug 01, 2013
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Erna <i>Wiedrich</i> Sasse
Added by: Debbie
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 Added: Aug. 1, 2013

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