Verna Jean Hoss, 91, entered eternity on Sunday, July 30, 2017 at Eventide Nursing Home in Fargo. She was born on September 2, 1925 to August and Mary (Heim) Huber in Clifton, ND, now no longer there. Verna attended a one-room elementary school nearby, traveling by old Model T or in winter, even in a horse-drawn buggy. In 1937, the family moved to Fargo where Verna attended and graduated from Central High School.
Verna worked as a dental technician at Welu Dental Lab for 9 years, during which time she met Paul Hoss. In 1947 they were united in marriage. After the arrival of sons, Ryan and Jeff, she became a stay-at-home mom.
Throughout her life, Verna was an active member of Calvary Baptist Church, which later moved and changed its name to Calvary at Village Green. There she served on Deacon Mission, Ladies Mission Soc., Committees Sun school teacher, etc.
Verna was an avid reader and enjoyed many crafts and hobbies like macramé, sewing, oil painting, ceramics, gardening indoors and outdoors.
Paul passed away in 2003. Verna’s last years were spent at RiverSquare Apartments where an active social life had high priority and she made lasting friendships.
She is survived by her sons, Ryan (Deb); Jeff (Vickie); grandsons, Matthew, Corey (Keri), granddaughters, Katie (Chad), Kari (Austin), great-grandchildren, Madelyn, Noah, Ellie, Ethan, Avery, Peyton, Briggs, Cade. These were the joy in her life. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Paul; sisters, Lorraine and Vi and their husbands.
There will be a funeral service at 2:00 PM on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center, Fargo with a visitation one hour prior.