Mary HogansonMary Frances Hoganson, 101, a long-time resident of West Fargo, ND, passed away peacefully on June 4, 2013 in Hazen, ND, where she was surrounded by her loving family. Mary had happily shared a home with her daughter Anne and son-in-law John for the past 2 1/2 years.
Mary was born in Fargo, ND, on December 8, 1911 to Edwin and Letitia "Dottie" (Thompson) Robinson. Mary grew up on a farm near Mapleton, ND, where she attended the Dobrinz country school (now located at Bonanzaville Pioneer Village in West Fargo) before continuing her education at Sacred Heart Academy in Fargo and graduating at age 16. Mary received her teaching certificate at Moorhead State Teachers' College and taught grade school in West Fargo from 1928 to 1935.