Mary Ellen Miller, age 85, passed away Tuesday, April 13, 2004, in Eventide Lutheran Home, Moorhead, MN, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimers.
Mary Iverson, the daughter of Christine and Ingvold Iverson, was born on May 31, 1918 in Harlow, North Dakota. She grew up there and in the Kensal and Doyon, North Dakota areas. Mary attended school in Fargo and graduated from Fargo Central High School. She then attended Carthage College in Illinois. She worked at St. Mark?s Lutheran Church in Fargo, and also Yellowstone National Park and St. Petersburg. Mary Iverson married Herb Miller in 1948 in Fargo. They lived in Casselton for a time before returning to Fargo. In 1975 they moved to Sun City, Arizona. Mary has lived in Fargo since 1979. She worked at Krismar Gift Store in Block 6. Mary has been a resident of Eventide for the past nine years.
She is survived by her children, Daniel (Shelly) Miller, Menahga, MN, Joan (Darrel) Kaelberer, Hazen, ND, Jane (Thomas) Junkert, Barnesville, MN, and David (Shirley) Miller, Moorhead, MN; many special grandchildren; one sister, Avis Gjervold, Fargo, ND; one nephew, Rick (Karen) Gjervold, Fargo; and one niece, Ann (Ron) Mikalis, Vacaville, CA.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 3 p.m. in the Bottolfson Chapel in Eventide Lutheran Home, Moorhead. Visitation with the family will be one hour prior to services.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to Eventide Lutheran Home.
Arrangements by Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo. Online guestbook at www.boulgerfuneralhome.com