Barbara (Somes) Ringwald, age 82 of Fargo died Monday, August 18, 2003 at MeritCare Hospital, Fargo.
She was preceded in death by husbands Ernest D. Somes and Donald W. Ringwald. Barbara is survived by her children, Michael (Joanie) Somes, Apple Valley, MN, Kathleen Somers, Elk River, MN, Timothy Somes, Fargo, ND, Heather Lahren, St. Cloud, MN, Jayne (Lynn) Somes-Schloesser, Alexandria, VA, J. P. (Pam) Somes, Bakersfield, CA; 14 grandchildren; six great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
She was born Barbara Louise Ferrin on January 26, 1921 in Concord, NH. She graduated from Mount Saint Mary College in 1941 and married Ernest Somes in August 19, 1947. They moved to Fargo following their marriage where she worked at the VA Medical Center and was a full-time mother. She married Donald Ringwald October 19, 1974. She also taught Physical Science and Biology at Shanley High School for 15 years and then worked for AARP as a job developer, retiring in 1996.
Barbara enjoyed watching Minnesota Twins baseball, crossword puzzles, reading, and playing Scrabble.
Visitation: Wednesday, August 20, 2003 from 5-8 p.m. in Boulger Funeral Home and Thursday one hour before the funeral service in the church.
Prayer Service: Wednesday, August 20, 2003 at 7 p.m. in Boulger Funeral Home
Funeral: Thursday, August 21, 2003 at 10 a.m. in Church of the Holy Spirit, Fargo.
Burial: Holy Cross Cemetery
Arrangements by Boulger Funeral Home