Elaine Eidsvold

elaine eidsvold

Elaine Virginia Eidsvold, 96, Fargo, ND, passed away on July 12, 2014 at her home.  She was born on April 19, 1918 to Angus and Emma (Brown) Larson in Halstad, MN.  The family later moved to Fargo and she attended high school in Moorhead. 

On January 25, 1939 Elaine was united in marriage to Duane Eidsvold in Detroit Lakes, MN.  They enjoyed 76 years of marriage and were very devoted to one another. The couple made their home and raised their children in Fargo.  In 1961, they built a lake home and enjoyed many summers with their friends and family. 

Elaine worked as the bookkeeper for Pierce Printing Company from 1953 until her retirement in 1980.  In retirement, Elaine and Duane traveled some and spent a lot of time at their home on Lake Lida. 

Elaine was an avid reader, and also enjoyed crocheting and embroidering.  She also loved to sit and watch her soaps, especially “The Young and the Restless.” Elaine cherished the time she spent with her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Duane; her children, Robert Eidsvold; and Patricia Riveland; siblings, Carol Goertel; Delores Freidig; and Harold “Faye” Larson; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her siblings, Wallace Larson; Glenn Larson; Joyce Schramm; Dorothy Miller.

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