September 27, 2016
- 2:00 PM
September 27, 2016
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Katherine Iverson, 97, passed away September 22, 2016 under comfort care at Bethany on University, Fargo, North Dakota.
Katherine Benora Irene Iverson was born March 2, 1919 to Nelius and Marie (Olson) Iverson. She was baptized and confirmed at Gol Lutheran Church, Kindred, ND. She graduated from Kindred High School in 1937. She went on to receive a BS degree in Human Development and Education from NDAC, Fargo, ND. She taught home economics in Twin Valley, MN, Buffalo, Langdon and Sheldon, ND before joining the ND Cooperative Extension Service in July. 1959. She lived in Bottineau, ND where she was extension home agent for Bottineau County until her retirement in 1981. She received the Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of Extension Home Economics for development of an outstanding program in extension home economics, and for the scope and effectiveness of her work. She was a member of several related organizations both during her career and after retirement. She was honored by the NDHEA in 1983 for her work to improve the quality of life for people in North Dakota.
After retiring in 1981, she moved to Fargo, ND. She was a member of Atonement Lutheran Church and was dedicated to serving in many activities there, including quilting, circle and embroidering baptismal napkins for their newest members. She enjoyed many types of needlework which she shared with friends and family alike. She also grew and propagated African Violets which flourished under her care.
Katherine is survived by her brother, Ole Iverson of Fargo; seven nieces and nephews and their families. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Norma, sister and brother-in-law, Bergy and Vennon Mills, sister-in-law Joyce Iverson and nephew Neil Iverson.
There will be a visitation from 1:00-2:00 PM with a Memorial Service Tuesday, September 27 at 2:00 PM at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center, Fargo. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center, Fargo. To sign the online guestbook, please visit www.boulgerfuneralhome.com.
The family is deeply grateful to the staff at Cedar Square at Bethany for the loving care and kindness shown to Katherine. Memorials are preferred to the Gol Cemetery Fund: C/O Terry Spelhaug, 5545 159th Ave SE, Kindred ND 58051. Condolences may be sent to The Family of Katherine Iverson, 16158 55th St SE, Kindred, ND 58051.