January 30, 1922 ~ April 18, 2010
Edith V. Jahr, 88, of Hillsboro, passed away Sunday, April 18, 2010, at Hillsboro Medical Center, Hillsboro, ND.
Edith Viola Jenson was born January 30, 1922, the daughter of William and Elsie (Skorpen) Jenson. She grew up in the rural Hatton area, attending a neighborhood country grade school, and graduating from Hatton high school in 1940. On November 3, 1945, she married George Jahr in Moorhead, MN. Together they made their home, and farmed near Hillsboro their entire life. They retired from farming and moved into Hillsboro in 1984. George passed away in 1997. Edith survived a major stroke in 2003, and, after living in the Hillsboro Nursing Home for a year and a half, once again moved to her own apartment for the next four years, and then moved to Comstock Corner Assisted Living Facility in Hillsboro. Edith had many friends, and loved each one. She had a very special companion of fourteen years, her beloved cat, Patches. He survives her, along with her several nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, and even several great-great nieces and nephews.She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, and her two siblings: Louise (DeForest) Larson, and J. Vernon Jenson.