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Published April 21, 2013, 12:00 AM

Edith L. (Johnson) Sandvig

Edith L. (Johnson) Sandvig, 89, Fargo passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013 at Villa Maria Nursing Home, Fargo.

Edith was born to Bernard and Alice (McKay) Johnson on December 29, 1923 in Sandune Township near McLeod, ND. After her education in McLeod, she took care of an invalid aunt. When she was 18 years old she moved to St. Paul, MN and worked in a bakery. She then became employed at Armour Company in South St. Paul in the canning department. She was there for 3 years. This is where she met her husband to be, Hilbert Augustine Sandvig. She moved to Fargo and began working at Dakota Paint and Glass. Edith and Hilbert were married on June 28, 1945 in Moorhead, MN. They farmed in the Sheldon area until moving into Leonard in 1975. Edith cooked at the Leonard School for 13 ½ years. She retired in 1988. Hilbert died in 1996. She has been a member of the Silver Springs Homemakers and Helendale Lutheran Church.

Edith L. (Johnson) Sandvig

Edith L. (Johnson) Sandvig, 89, Fargo passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013 at Villa Maria Nursing Home, Fargo.

Edith was born to Bernard and Alice (McKay) Johnson on December 29, 1923 in Sandune Township near McLeod, ND. After her education in McLeod, she took care of an invalid aunt. When she was 18 years old she moved to St. Paul, MN and worked in a bakery. She then became employed at Armour Company in South St. Paul in the canning department. She was there for 3 years. This is where she met her husband to be, Hilbert Augustine Sandvig. She moved to Fargo and began working at Dakota Paint and Glass. Edith and Hilbert were married on June 28, 1945 in Moorhead, MN. They farmed in the Sheldon area until moving into Leonard in 1975. Edith cooked at the Leonard School for 13 ½ years. She retired in 1988. Hilbert died in 1996. She has been a member of the Silver Springs Homemakers and Helendale Lutheran Church.

She is survived by her children; A. Eileen Rinde (Paul) Hoople, ND, and L. Dean Sandvig, McLeod, ND, Grandchildren, Steven (Amy), Nita (Brad), Karla (Chris), Dean, Rozalyn, Adam and Matthew and numerous Great-Grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and siblings; Lauris Johnson, Eleanor Olson and Opal Sandvig.

There will be a visitation on Sunday, April 21, 2013 from 5-7:00 P.M. at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo, 123 10th St. S., Fargo. There will be a funeral service on Monday, April 22, 2013 at New Hope Lutheran Church, Leonard at 11:00 A.M. with visitation starting at 10:00 A.M.

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo and Fredrikson-Boulger Funeral Chapel, Kindred. To view complete obituary and sign the online guestbook, please visit www.boulgerfuneralhome.com.

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