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Frances Caroline Wolbeck Lien
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Birth: Jan. 27, 1911
Stearns County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Jan. 1, 2006
Cass County
North Dakota, USA

Next to German Lien and Arthur Thorstenson

Frances C. Lien, 94, of Moorhead, died January 1, 2006, at Bethany Cares, Fargo, ND, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.
Frances C. Lien was born on January 27, 1911, to Henry and Anna (Hiltner) Wolbeck in Melrose, MN. She grew up and attended school southwest of Mahnomen, MN. On December 20, 1929, she married German Lien in Flom, MN. Together they had five children. They farmed in the Flom Township until moving to Moorhead in 1961. In 1966 German and Frances bought Virgie's Grill in Moorhead and renamed it Fran's Food. Frances retired in 1998. Her hobbies included picking raspberries, gardening, crocheting, dancing, reading, riding motorcycles, cooking, and she loved to visit her many family and friends.
She is survived by two sons, Hilmer (Ettamae) Lien, Breese, IL and Gerald (Donna) Lien, Flom, MN; three daughters, Irene (Julian) Gudding, Moorhead, MN, Marion Bond, Moorhead, MN and Carolyn (Lloyd Dalen) Moorhead, MN; two sisters, Alma Vik, East Bethel, MN and Edna Vik, Mahnomen, MN; fourteen grandchildren, forty two great grandchildren; and eight great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband German, who died on January 21, 1983; six brothers, Arnold, Norbert, Hubert, Clarence, Raymond, and George Wolbeck; one sister, Agnes Leslie; and one great grandson, Steven Walker.
The family of Frances Lien would like to thank the staff at Bethany Homes and Hospice of the Red River Valley.
Visitation: Thursday, January 5, 2006, from 5:00 7:00 p.m., in Wright Funeral Home, Moorhead, MN, with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral: Friday, January 6, 2006, at 11:00 a.m., in Aspelund Lutheran Church, Flom, MN.
Interment: Aspelund Lutheran Church Cemetery, Flom, MN.
Family links: 
  Henry Gerard Wolbeck (1882 - 1953)
  Anna Hiltner Wolbeck (1884 - 1968)
  German Elvin Lien (1908 - 1983)
  Arnold George Wolbeck (1907 - 1978)*
  Hubert Bernard Wolbeck (1908 - 1992)*
  Norbert John Wolbeck (1910 - 1970)*
  Frances Caroline Wolbeck Lien (1911 - 2006)
  Raymond Frank Wolbeck (1912 - 2002)*
  Amanda Wolbeck (1913 - 1915)*
  George Joseph Wolbeck (1914 - 1996)*
  Agnes Anna Wolbeck Leslie (1917 - 1997)*
  Alma Frances Wolbeck Vik (1919 - 2010)*
  Edna Anna Wolbeck Vik (1926 - 2016)*
  Clarence Henry Wolbeck (1930 - 1978)*
*Calculated relationship
Aspelund Lutheran Church Cemetery
Norman County
Minnesota, USA
Maintained by: Sheila S
Originally Created by: rememberme
Record added: Jun 14, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91928350
Frances Caroline <i>Wolbeck</i> Lien
Added by: Linda Rhoadarmer
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