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Devina Felt

December 14, 1913 - August 07, 2010

Gathering:

1-2:00 P.M. Saturday, August 14 in Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Funeral Service:

2:00 P.M. Saturday, August 14 in Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Burial:

St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, St. Thomas ND.

Arrangements:

Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Devina Felt

December 14, 1913 - August 07, 2010

Obituary

Devina Marie Felt, 96, passed away Saturday, August 7, 2010 at Bethany on 42nd in Fargo, North Dakota.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, August 14, 2010 at the Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo, North Dakota with visitation 1 hour prior to the service.  Interment will be held Sunday, August 15, 2010 at 2:00 pm at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in rural St. Thomas, North Dakota.

Devina was born December 14, 1913 to Daniel and Hilma (Bergquist) Bergsman in Adams, North Dakota.  She lived with step-parents Minnie and Carl Bergsland.  She graduated from high school in Adams, North Dakota.  She was united in marriage to William (Bill) Felt on April 9, 1936.  Three children were born to this union, Deanna Sturlaugson, Doris (Keith) Burley, and Daniel.  Devina was an active member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church at St. Thomas, North Dakota where she taught Sunday school, vacation bible school, was a member of the LWML and also sang in the choir.  She was also active in Faith Lutheran Church in Sebring, Florida-singing in the choir and working in the church store.  Devina and Bill lived their entire lives on the family farm with several years of wintering in California and in Sebring, Florida.  She was noted for being an excellent seamstress and also for her cake decorating skills.  Devina also worked at the Developmental Center in Grafton for over 17 years before retiring.  She had previously lived in an apartment at Riverview in Fargo, North Dakota before becoming a resident of Bethany on 42nd in March of 2010.

Survivors include her children:  Deanna Sturlaugson of Renville, Minnesota and Doris (Keith) Burley of Page, North Dakota; her grandchildren:  Terry Sturlaugson of Shakopee, Minnesota, Kelly (Kathy) Sturlaugson of Crystal, Minnesota, Craig (Onju) Sturlaugson of Robbinsdale, Minnesota, Karan (Ryan) Ambuehl of Glyndon, Minnesota, and Ryan Burley of Columbus, Ohio; her great grandchildren:  Steven (Laurel) Sturlaugson, Charlie Sturlaugson, Stacy Sturlaugson, Jacob Sturlaugson, Elizabeth (Marc) Kohlhof, Michelle Sturlaugson, Sienna Ambuehl, and Jaxon Ambuehl. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, foster parents, husband and son Daniel.

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  1. HAROLD KOPF says:

    Cavalier NORTH DAKOTAMY SINCERE SYMPATHY TO THE FAMILY OF DEVINA FELT. WHAT A GREAT FRIEND AND WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED AS SUCH. GOD BLESS YOU ALL.

  2. carol Oby says:

    Tucson azDear family of Devina,Your mom will be missed. Deanna, we spent alot of time as young girls at your home. Yourmom was a very special lady and a really great friend of my mom and dad. God be with you at this time . Love Carol

  3. Alyce Puppe Waverly says:

    Gladstone ORDeanna, Doris and family,
    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. How nice that you were able to enjoy your Mom for so many years. This brings back so many memories of days gone by, the school, church, youth events etc. Our Mom will celebrate her 101 birthday in Oct. which is amazing too.
    Enjoy the memories. My sympathy to all the family. Alyce

  4. Michelle Sturlaugson says:

    Minnesota
    Great-grandma you lived 97 years and you were an amazing woman throughout all of them! The family misses you greatly, but we know that you are with grandpa now.

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