Doris J. Trom, 90 Fargo, ND formerly Walcott, ND died Monday, August 18, 2014 in Elim Rehab and Care Center, Fargo, ND. under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.

Doris was born November 13, 1923 in Minot, ND. She was the daughter of Oliver and Helga (Berg) Forness.

She grew up in Walcot and graduated from high school there.  Doris Forness married George Trom in Moorhead, MN on June 1, 1942. Doris worked as a sales clerk at Delendrecies in Fargo from 1945 -1953. The couple lived in Fargo, Rothsay and in California before returning to Fargo. The couple wintered in Florida, Texas, Arizona and California for 29 years, often including George’s parents on their trips.

She is survived by her godchildren, Boni Ellis-Greene and Brad Forness; her nieces, Dawn Walter and Lois Jordheim, and a nephew, Jerry Forness.

She was preceded in death by her husband George, in 2010, brothers; Clayton and Ernie Forness, and a sister, Ardis Jordhiem.

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  1. Northfield MN
    George & Doree were always a team.
    I have many memories of the Trom get-togethers where Doree always had a big smile and a fun giggle.

    I’m sorry for your loss.

    Rosalee Trom Forkner
    Northfield, Minnesota

  2. Thornton COMy how the years have gone by. I remember talking with George and Doris when they would visit with Cy and Grace who lived across the street from us. It had to be in the early 50’s when I was about 6 or 7 years old.

    Mom and Dad would always enjoy visiting with them too. They were wonderful people. I’m sorry for your loss.

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