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Published January 03, 2013, 12:00 AM

Jo Marie Larson

Jo Marie Larson (74), of Valley City, ND, passed away January 1, 2013 in the Palliative Care Unit in Fargo, ND after battling leukemia.

Jo Marie Larson was born July 2, 1938, in Grand Forks, ND. She was the daughter of Leonard & Nora (Eide) Quamme. She graduated from New Rockford High School, then attended Grand Forks Deaconess Hospital of Nursing and graduated in 1959. She met and married William Charles Albrecht Jr. on August 21, 1960. They made their homes in Rolla, ND and McClusky, ND. After William’s death, she moved to Devils Lake, ND to continuing her nursing career. She met and married Sivert Larson, March 17, 1973. The couple farmed near Binford, ND. Sivert passed away on Sept 27, 2000, and she later moved to Valley City, ND. She was a member of Our Saviors Lutheran Church, and was active in making quilts with the Good Samaritans. She worked for the Young People’s Healthy Heart Program creating visual aids depicting fat in various foods.

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