June 22, 2017 10:00 AMBoulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo
June 22, 2017
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Elaine M. (Lammers) Quarve, Fargo, ND passed away on June 19 under hospice care at Eventide-Fargo.
Elaine was born to Bernard and Eva Lammers on January 11, 1925 in Britton, SD. She grew up in Britton and attended Britton High School. She was always proud to have been named the Homecoming Queen during her senior year. After high school she worked at the Pentagon in Washington DC for several months before returning to Britton. Elaine married Kenneth P. Quarve on September 3, 1946 in Bremerton, WA after his return from the war in Europe. They moved back to Britton for several years where two of their three children were born. After Britton, they lived in Fargo, Devils Lake and Mandan before setlling in Fargo for good in 1970. Kenneth passed away January 6, 1986. Elaine continued work at Blue Cross until her retirement in 1987. After her retirement, she enjoyed travel, her family, Tuesday nights at the Sons of Norway and was an avid fan and season ticket holder for Bison football for many years.
She is survived by her son Michael (Debra) Quarve of Fargo, ND, daughter Barbara (Willie) Ressler of Minot, ND and daughter Candy (Darryl) Ash of Rochester, MN; her grandchildren Brooke (Kaiel) Tabbert, Mandy (Jon) Hussey, Kami (Justin) Hussey and great-grandchildren Owen, Monroe, Sawyer, Eva and Conner Hussey. Elaine was preceded in death by her parents, step-mother, 2 siblings and husband Kenneth P. Quarve.
Funeral Service: 10:00 A.M. Thursday, June 22 at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center, 123 10th St. South, Fargo with visitation starting at 9:30 A.M. Burial at Holy Cross Cemetery, Fargo. The family requests memorials be directed to Hospice of the Red River Valley.