Elsie M. AmundsenElsie M. Amundsen, 91, Abercrombie, ND passed away on Monday, October 7, 2013 at St. Francis Healthcare Campus, Breckenridge, MN. Funeral services will be on Friday, October 11, at 2:00 PM at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Abercrombie, ND with Rev. Ken Kirchenwitz officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Vertin-Munson Funeral Home, Wahpeton, ND.
Elsie was born near Sabin, MN on December 11, 1921 to John and Erna (Rose) Paasch. She grew up and attended schools in that area. She was baptized and confirmed in Trinity Lutheran Church in Sabin. She graduated from Moorhead High School in 1941 and was employed in Fargo, ND for a number of years before being married to Clarence Amundsen in a double wedding ceremony in Grace Lutheran Church in Fargo. Her sister Stella was the other bride.