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 Ingeborg S. <I>Grina</I> Bjerke

Ingeborg S. Grina Bjerke

Birth
Rothsay, Otter Tail County, Minnesota, USA
Death 6 Dec 1958 (aged 83)
Northwood, Grand Forks County, North Dakota, USA
Burial Northwood, Grand Forks County, North Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 100111278 · View Source
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Ingeborg Grina was born January 7, 1876 in Otter Tail Co., MN. She was baptized and confirmed into the Christian faith. The Grina family came to Northwood in 1880. She grew to womanhood here and on June 1, 1895, she married Syver Erickson Bjerke. Following their marriage they made their home on a farm southwest of Northwood in Lind Township. She was a charter member of Bethania congregation and its Ladies Aid.

Ingeborg died December 6, 1958 at the Northwood Hospital, where she had been a patient for eleven days. She was survived by 7 children: Edwin of Hermiston, Oregon; Minnie(Mrs. Ben)Wasness; Stella(Mrs. Ingvald)Maurseth; Bertha (Mrs.Ingvald)Wasness; Peter; Mathilda(Mrs. Helmer)Maurseth; and Albert. There are 23 grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren, and two sisters, Mrs. Martha Ostlie and Mrs. Anton Bracke also survive.

Ingeborg was preceded in death by her husband in 1945, two sons, Peter and Bernard, one sister, Mrs. Nicolai Ulberg and four brothers: Ole, Edward, Henry, and Alvin Grina.

Funeral services were held on December 11, 1958 at the Bethania Lutheran Church. Interment was in Bethania Cemetery.


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  • Created by: Lindalee
  • Added: 3 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100111278
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ingeborg S. Grina Bjerke (7 Jun 1875–6 Dec 1958), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100111278, citing Bethania Cemetery, Northwood, Grand Forks County, North Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Lindalee (contributor 47950808) .