November 12, 1920 ~ June 30, 2015
Pearl Frosaker, age 94, Fargo, ND formerly of Kindred, ND, passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at Bethany on University in Fargo, ND. Pearl was born November 12, 1920, to Andrew and Lizzie (Magenton) Bakko in Walcott, ND. She was baptized and confirmed in Walcott Lutheran Church and graduated from Walcott High School. She attended Valley City State Teachers College, graduating with a 2-year standard diploma followed by teaching one year in rural Gardner, ND and five years in Buffalo, ND. She was united in marriage to Morris Frosaker of Kindred, ND, on November 8, 1947 at Walcott Lutheran Church. They farmed in the Kindred area. She was a member of Gol Lutheran Church, active in WELCA and Naomi Circle, and taught Sunday School for 16 years. She was a teacher in the Kindred School District for 24 years. While teaching, she furthered her education by enrolling in classes at Fargo-Moorhead colleges and at Valley City State where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree. She enjoyed a wonderful teaching career, retiring in 1985. Pearl and Morris moved to Fargo in July of 1997, and Morris passed away in October of that year. They had volunteered together at the Sons of Norway Kringen Lodge for many years. Pearl continued to volunteer and served for several years as Social Director. In 2002, she was awarded the Prillar Guri Award for outstanding and dedicated service at the Kringen Lodge. She attended several Sons of Norway district and international conventions as a delegate. Pearl loved to sing and sang in the Gol church choir, the Kindred Community Chorus, and Kringen Kor. She enjoyed trips with Morris to Norway, New England states, the Canadian Rockies and more recent visits to grandchildren in California and Florida. She loved to bake and make Scandinavian foods. Her grandchildren loved her lefse, flatbread, meatballs, and cookies. Pearl joined Olivet Lutheran church in 2004 and was a member of the Dorcas Lydia Circle. In January 2015, she moved to Bethany on University. She is survived by two daughters, Liane (Jim) Mattson, Eagan, MN, and Dorothy (Ken) Agather, Fargo, ND; four grandchildren, Christopher (Nicole) Mattson, Winter Garden, FL; Julie Mattson, Glendale, CA; Jennifer Mattson (fiancé Scott Karel), Blaine, MN; and Chelsey Agather, Fargo, ND; two great-grandchildren, Kelsie and Kayla Mattson; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, and 4 sisters, Gladys (Levi) Larson, Beatrice (Chris) Sorbel, Lyla (Theander) Erickson, and Marian (Aaron) Heglie. Pearl’s family would like to offer a very special thank you to the wonderful staff at Bethany Cedar Square Unit for the loving care they provided to her the past months. VISITATION: 5:30 – 7 PM Sunday, July 5, 2015 at Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo – and also one hour prior to the service in the church on Monday PRAYER SERVICE: 7 PM Sunday, July 5, 2015 at Boulger Funeral Home FUNERAL SERVICE: 11 AM Monday, July 6, 2015 at Olivet Lutheran Church in Fargo BURIAL: 2:30 PM Monday, July 6, 2015 at the Kindred Cemetery
Dorothy, Ken and Chelsey. We were saddened to hear about your Mom/Grandmother. I am sure she was welcomed to her heavenly home by many family members and friends. Cherish your memories of all the good times you spent together over the years and know that all of us are sending thoughts and prayers your way. In sympathy and friendship. Trandems
My condolences to Liane, Dorothy and families. Kathy & I were privileged to teach with your mom in the Kindred School District for many, many years. She was a greatly admired educator for MANY children and their parents. After Kathy & I moved to Arizona, our return visits to ND always included coffee with Pearl!
My sympathy to the family of Pearl
For the past four years when I moved to my Condo-and Dakota Park was near me-I had the honor of really getting to know “Pearl” she was a dear friend-I will treasure the memories of Pearl.
I enjoyed my visits-she thought so much of her FAMILY
I will miss her but know she is in a great place
She enjoyed the RIDE in my Convertible Mustang
We had lot of great rides going to Sons of Norway
she said IS it WALLEYE tonite.??
Sorry for your loss. Glen&Helge Rommesmo.
I’m so sorry for your loss. Mrs. Frosaker became my Dad’s neighbor at Bethany. As I’d been one of her students in Davenport, I recognized her right away. We’d visit & reminisce when I saw her. She was always so happy to chat.
Dorothy & Liane….Such a surprise. I feel I have lost a friend to visit when returning to ND. It was such a pleasure sharing with Pearl all our mutual genealogy these past years. She seemed in such good health as we had breakfast together my last trip. My sincerest condolences for the loss of such a gracious lady.
Dear Liane and family, My sympathy to you in the death of your mother. I regret that previous commitments to summer visitors make it impossible for me to attend the service in Fargo on Monday. I think of you as you give thanks for the many years of her good life. Blessed be her memory.
Lianne, Dorthy and families,
I am so sorry for the loss of your Mother. She was truly an amazing lady. Last I spoke with her she was so excited about being in the Norwegian Choir. Her spirits and health seemed to be great. I remember student teaching and she was 5th grade teacher in Davenport. She will be missed by many for she gave so much to many. The earth is less of a place with her absence but heaven is rejoicing with it’s new angel. Time will heal wounds but the hurt may not go away. God be with you during these next weeks and months ahead.
I have many wonderful memories of our families at Gol. My thoughts are with you as you celebrate your mom’s life.
Christine and I send all our sympathy. We will be thinking of you and the whole family at this sad time.
Love from us both,
Joel and Christine
My thoughts and prayers go out to Pearl’s family. I had her as a teacher in Kindred back in the “70’s” and have many fond memories. God bless
I was so sorry to hear of Pearl’s death. I have such fond memories of living next door and spending time at the farm. She was very proud of her family and I so enjoyed her Christmas letter each year. Your family is in my prayers.
We are keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Our sincere condolences.
The Dunlop Family (Julie, Lachlan, Paris & Gabrielle)
Pearl was a very special lady and will truly be missed not only be me but all of the staff on Cedar square. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Peace to you during this time. It was a beautiful funeral service. Lot’s of great memories and love in the room today.
Troy and Heidi Ivesdal and family
Pearl was my 5th grade teacher when I was a student at Buffalo. She was a very good teacher. My sympathy to the family.
Sorry about your loss, I did not know Pearl personaly just of her as my brother had the same name as her husband Morris who had passed away last Dec.