January 1, 1970 ~ May 17, 2006
Bernice T. Grant, 85, Fargo, ND died Wednesday, May 17, 2006 at Bethany Homes, Fargo.
Bernice Thompson was born March 15, 1921, the daughter of Bert and Emma Thompson, in Jackson, MN. She grew up on a farm near there and attended country school in Enterprise Township. She graduated from Jackson High School in 1939. She moved to Minneapolis, MN where she attended Minneapolis Business College. She then worked for Employers Mutual of Wausau in Minneapolis. Bernice married Thomas Grant on September 4, 1948 in Minneapolis. In 1953 the couple moved to Staples, MN. Thomas died in 1981. She moved to Fargo in October 2000, and moved to Bethany Homes in December 2004.
Bernice was a member of the Congregational Church in Staples where she was active in Women?s Fellowship. She also was a member of the Christian Women?s Club in Staples. In 2001 Bernice became a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Moorhead, MN.
Bernice enjoyed working in the yard and tending her flower and vegetable gardens.
She is survived by her daughter Barbara (Jon) Jellison, Fargo, ND and her grandson, Alex. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Olive Norskog and Myrtle Hansen; and one brother, Ernest Thompson.
The funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Boulger Funeral Home. There will be visitation one hour before the funeral service. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery, Staples, Minnesota.
Arrangements entrusted to Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo, ND
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