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Selma Pederson Howe
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Birth: Mar. 20, 1906
Death: Apr. 27, 2003

Selma Howe, 97, Velva, ND, formerly of Bergen, died Sunday, April 27, 2003, in the home of her son.

She was born March 20, 1906, to Peter and Gertie Pederson at rural Bergan, ND. She attended grade school in the Golden Grain School District and graduated from Bergen High School in 1924. On June 22, 1929, she married Merrill Howe in Towner. The couple made their home on Selma's family farm in Lake Hester Township, McHenry County, where they raised crops and had dairy cattle. Her husband Merrill preceded her in death in August of 1973. She lived her entire life on the family farm until moving into Velva to live with her son, Roger.

Selma was a member of Hjerdahl Lutheran Church, Voltaire. Selma was a homemaker who enjoyed crocheting, baking and yard work.

Selma is survived by one son, Roger P. (Phyllis) Howe of Velva. Six grandchildren, six great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Merrill, a sister, Christine Pederson and a daughter, Myrtle Marler.

Funeral: Thursday, May 1, 2003, at 10:30 a.m. at Oak Valley Lutheran Church, Velva.

Burial: Bethel Lutheran Cemetery, rural Bergen.

Visitation: noon until 5 p.m. at the Thompson Larson Funeral Home, Velva.

Memorials are preferred to the Bethel Lutheran Cemetery, rural Bergen.

Officiant: Rev. Mary A. Schave

Music: Thelma Lysne and Ione Lokken, vocalists will offer
"I Was There To Hear Your Borning Cry" and "In The Garden"
Processional Hymn
"What A Friend We Have In Jesus"
Recessional Hymn
"Lift High The Cross"
Marilyn Anderson, organist

Honorary Bearers: All of Selma's family and friends

Active Bearers: Phil Williams, Mike Tull, Kevin Howe, Tom Marler, Jr., Dallas Williams, Michael Brossart

Family links: 
  Merrill Howe (1902 - 1973)
Bethel Lutheran Cemetery
McHenry County
North Dakota, USA
Created by: Herb Schwede
Record added: Sep 27, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7916744
Selma <i>Pederson</i> Howe
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Selma <i>Pederson</i> Howe
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