Hillsboro, North Dakota
The Memorial Service for Myrtle Wilson will be held 2 PM Tuesday, October 28, 2003, at the Hillsboro United Parish UCC-UMC. The family will meet with friends Monday evening from 5 – 7 PM at Wildeman Funeral Home in Hillsboro, and also one hour prior to the funeral in the church on Tuesday. Burial will be held in the Arnegard Cemetery near Hillsboro. Myrtle passed away on Thursday, October 23, 2003, at the Hillsboro Medical Center Nursing Home at the age of 85.
Myrtle Thompson was born on June 20, 1918, the daughter of Clarence and Hannah (Jacobson) Thompson, in Fargo, North Dakota. She grew up in rural Hillsboro and attended country school. Myrtle was united in marriage to Arnold S. Wilson on July 4, 1937. They made their home in Bloomfield Township, near Hillsboro, where they farmed. Myrtle and Arnold moved into Hillsboro in 1967 and retired from farming in 1970. Myrtle was active in the Wesley United Methodist Church, worked at the Hillsboro Nursing Home, enjoyed knitting and crocheting afghans for family and friends, shopping for shoes and clothes, ceramics, playing cards and games, and bird watching. Arnold passed away on January 28, 1975.
Myrtle is survived by her children, Sharon Hammargren of Grand Forks, North Dakota; Corky (Don) Bjorklund of Hillsboro; Jim (Vurnie) Wilson of Crookston, Minnesota; Ray (Jody) Wilson of Hillsboro; 12 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; 4 sisters-in-law; and many nieces and nephews.
Myrtle was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Arnold; her brother, Ralph ?Buck? Thompson; and her grandson, Tyrone Jon Hammargren in 2000.
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(Wildeman Funeral Home, Hillsboro)