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Martha Raastad

November 01, 2006


Boulger Funeral Home

Martha Raastad

November 01, 2006


Martha Raastad, age 91 of Hickson, ND died peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, November 1, 2006 at her home.

Martha was born on October 16, 1915 on a farm near Gardner, ND to William and Helen (Neisman) Burmeister. She married Marion Raastad on March 9, 1944. She was a farm wife who supplemented their income by cleaning houses, mowing rural cemeteries and serving as a janitor for Hickson Lutheran Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; 3 sisters and 5 brothers.

Martha is survived by her husband of 62 years, Marion of Hickson; children, Rosemary Raastad of Hickson, Donna (S. Kent) Hauge of Bismarck, ND; grandchildren, Soren Kristofer Hauge of Bismarck, Dr. Marny Hauge of Bismarck, Lisa (Jason) Engbrecht of Faribault, MN; great-granddaughter, Abby Engbrecht of Faribault, MN and her sister, Edythe Zimmerman of Spokane, WA.

Visitation: Friday, November 3 from 5-7 pm at Boulger Funeral
Home, Fargo and one hour prior to the service in the
church on Saturday.

Prayer Service: Friday at 7:00 pm in the funeral home.

Funeral Service: Saturday, November 4 at 2:00 pm at Hickson Lutheran
Church, Hickson, ND.

Interment: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Fargo, ND.

Arrangements entrusted to Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo. Online guestbook at www.boulgerfuneralhome.com


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