July 06, 2015 11:00 AM with visitation starting at 10:00 AMOlivet Lutheran Church, Fargo
July 05, 2015
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
July 05, 2015Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo
Pearl Frosaker, age 94, Fargo, ND formerly of Kindred, ND, passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at Bethany on University in Fargo, ND.
Pearl was born November 12, 1920, to Andrew and Lizzie (Magenton) Bakko in Walcott, ND. She was baptized and confirmed in Walcott Lutheran Church and graduated from Walcott High School. She attended Valley City State Teachers College, graduating with a 2-year standard diploma followed by teaching one year in rural Gardner, ND and five years in Buffalo, ND.
She was united in marriage to Morris Frosaker of Kindred, ND, on November 8, 1947 at Walcott Lutheran Church. They farmed in the Kindred area. She was a member of Gol Lutheran Church, active in WELCA and Naomi Circle, and taught Sunday School for 16 years.
She was a teacher in the Kindred School District for 24 years. While teaching, she furthered her education by enrolling in classes at Fargo-Moorhead colleges and at Valley City State where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree. She enjoyed a wonderful teaching career, retiring in 1985.
Pearl and Morris moved to Fargo in July of 1997, and Morris passed away in October of that year. They had volunteered together at the Sons of Norway Kringen Lodge for many years. Pearl continued to volunteer and served for several years as Social Director. In 2002, she was awarded the Prillar Guri Award for outstanding and dedicated service at the Kringen Lodge. She attended several Sons of Norway district and international conventions as a delegate.
Pearl loved to sing and sang in the Gol church choir, the Kindred Community Chorus, and Kringen Kor. She enjoyed trips with Morris to Norway, New England states, the Canadian Rockies and more recent visits to grandchildren in California and Florida. She loved to bake and make Scandinavian foods. Her grandchildren loved her lefse, flatbread, meatballs, and cookies.
Pearl joined Olivet Lutheran church in 2004 and was a member of the Dorcas Lydia Circle. In January 2015, she moved to Bethany on University.
She is survived by two daughters, Liane (Jim) Mattson, Eagan, MN, and Dorothy (Ken) Agather, Fargo, ND; four grandchildren, Christopher (Nicole) Mattson, Winter Garden, FL; Julie Mattson, Glendale, CA; Jennifer Mattson (fiancé Scott Karel), Blaine, MN; and Chelsey Agather, Fargo, ND; two great-grandchildren, Kelsie and Kayla Mattson; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, and 4 sisters, Gladys (Levi) Larson, Beatrice (Chris) Sorbel, Lyla (Theander) Erickson, and Marian (Aaron) Heglie.
Pearl’s family would like to offer a very special thank you to the wonderful staff at Bethany Cedar Square Unit for the loving care they provided to her the past months.
VISITATION: 5:30 – 7 PM Sunday, July 5, 2015 at Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo – and also one hour prior to the service in the church on Monday
PRAYER SERVICE: 7 PM Sunday, July 5, 2015 at Boulger Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11 AM Monday, July 6, 2015 at Olivet Lutheran Church in Fargo
BURIAL: 2:30 PM Monday, July 6, 2015 at the Kindred Cemetery