Lois Mae (Bossingham) Heim passed away on Friday, July 10, 2020 at Bethany Retirement Living in Fargo. She was born on June 29, 1927 to Lillie Adelia Dahl & Harold (Happy) Bossingham at Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Lois was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith. In 1931, the family moved to Leith, ND arriving on Lois’s 4th birthday. Lois attended schools at Leith, Brisbane, Carson, and back to Leith, graduating from Leith High School in 1945.
Lois was employed at Clarkes grocery store in Leith and then attended summer school at Dickinson College before teaching in the Cowan & Wheeler rural schools for five years. On June 5, 1949 she was united in marriage to Ervin Heim and were blessed with a son, Randy. They started a new life on the Herb Furman farm-ranch. Erv contacted Polio which forced him to further his education by going to State School of Science in Wahpeton. They moved to Fargo, ND in 1955 where Lois was employed by the Northport Ben Franklin store for 32 years retiring in 1988.
She is survived her son, Randy (Kathy) Heim; grandson, Cameron (Sheila) Heim; brother, Delbert (Ruth) Bossingham; sisters, Thelma Haslid, Dorothea (Ervin Jr.) Prust; brother-in-law Vernon (Marlene) Heim.
Preceding her in death were her parents, her husband; sisters, Evelyn (Lemuel) Jones, Lillian Bossingham, Beatrice (Lawrence) Zeller, Eleanor Mohr, Helen (Oz) Scherer; brothers, Kenneth and Lawrence Bossingham; sister-in-law Marlyn Heim; two infant brothers, Harold Jr. and Merrill Bossingham.
Memorial service at 2:00 PM on Saturday, August 15, 2020 at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center, Fargo with visitation one hour prior.