Verna Ann Volden, 94, Fargo, ND passed away on Saturday, June 6, 2020 at Bethany Retirement Living. She was born on October 14, 1925 in Hillsboro, ND to Paul and Ora (Earles) Myren. She grew up in Hillsboro where she graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1943. Following graduation, she began working as a clerk at Northwestern State Bank where she was employed until 1947.
On March 15, 1947 Verna was united in marriage to Howard Volden in Minneapolis, MN. The couple raised their two children up and down the valley as Howard was a superintendent at various schools. They spent the most time in Neche and Hillsboro. Howard passed away in 1974.
In 1972, Verna began working at Traill County Social Services as an administrative clerk, where she worked until her retirement in 1991.
Verna served on the Board of the Hillsboro Community Hospital and Home for nine years and the Traill County Social Services Board for seven years. She was active in United Parish Church in Hillsboro and Faith United Methodist Church in Fargo.
She enjoyed reading and spending time with family and friends.
She is survived by her children, Don (Peggy) Volden of Fargo; and Todd (Kim) Volden of Rathdrum, ID; grandchildren, Katie (Chris) Woodcock of Rathdrum, ID; Matt Volden of Coeur d’Alene, ID; Scott (Dawn) Volden of Gardner, ND; and great-grandchildren, Hunter and Reed Volden, Ben and Carter Woodcock.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Howard.