Oreal Tweiten

oreal tweiten

Oreal L. Tweiten, 88, Fargo, North Dakota died Monday, June 16, 2014 at Bethany Retirement Living of Fargo.

Oreal Lyla Larson was born April 3, 1926 at home near Borup, MN. She attended schools in rural Borup, Ullen and Hitterdal. She was a graduate of Dakota Business College in Fargo. She resided in Fargo all her adult life. Oreal was a bookkeeper at Herbst Credit Department, Fritz Electric Inc. and was the Branch Secretary at Otis Elevator Company for many years.  She retired on December 31, 1989.

She is survived by five children - a son Gary Tweiten, and four daughters, Veronica (Larry) Nelson, Carolyn (Richard) Post, Gail Setervang and Gaye Hannestad; four grandchildren - Todd Post, Tanya  Charon, Derek Nelson and Zachary Hannestad; five great-grandchildren - Morgan Nelson, Grant Nelson, Benjamin Charon, Mariah Charon and Arianna Charon.

She was preceded in death by three brothers and four sisters.

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  1. Moorhead dear Oreo I’ve always wondered how you could be so kind and friendly we all will miss you, but you will be remembered through all the stories that we will tell about you! love Kevin, XOXO

  2. Oden ARGary, Veronica, Carolyn, Gail, and Gaye

    My thoughts and prayers are being sent your way. I loved talking to Aunt Oreal. I can still remember being a little girl and coming to her home and visiting with my mom Fern and Grandma Susie. She was a very special lady and i will miss her talking about the old days with Mom and Grandma.

    God bless you all


  3. West Fargo ND
    My thoughts a prayers are with all of you. There is nothing but the fondest memories of your mother and father.


  4. silver lake ksPraise God for this lady and her walk with Jesus Christ during her life. Gary your mother was a grand lady.

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