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Published May 01, 2013, 12:00 AM

Elizabeth A. Piper

Elizabeth passed away on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at Eventide Lutheran Home in Moorhead at the age of 102.

Elizabeth Anna Lindner was born on April 19, 1911, the daughter of Mathias and Amelia (Ponzer) Lindner in Becker County, MN. She grew up in this area, moving into Frazee, MN where she was a child. Elizabeth was united in marriage to Theodore Piper Sr. on November 6, 1929. They lived near Durbin, ND, where they raised their family and farmed for many years. Theodore passed away in March of 1976. She moved to Lynchburg, ND, and later to Casselton, ND, before making her home at Eventide for the last two years.

Elizabeth A. Piper

Elizabeth passed away on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at Eventide Lutheran Home in Moorhead at the age of 102.

Elizabeth Anna Lindner was born on April 19, 1911, the daughter of Mathias and Amelia (Ponzer) Lindner in Becker County, MN. She grew up in this area, moving into Frazee, MN where she was a child. Elizabeth was united in marriage to Theodore Piper Sr. on November 6, 1929. They lived near Durbin, ND, where they raised their family and farmed for many years. Theodore passed away in March of 1976. She moved to Lynchburg, ND, and later to Casselton, ND, before making her home at Eventide for the last two years.

Throughout the years, Elizabeth loved spending time with her family. She enjoyed her time gardening, growing flowers, and spent countless hours in the kitchen canning. Elizabeth was a long time member of Goshen Moravian Church.

Elizabeth is survived by her children – Harold Piper of Durbin; Theodore Piper, Jr. of Sandy, UT; Barbara Erickson of St. Louis Park, MN; Kathrine (Jerome) Satrom of Fargo, ND; JoAnn (Leonard) Nomeland of Portland, OR; and Janice Smith of Delavan, WI; her 16 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, and 12 great - great grandchildren; her sister, Ellen Sorenson of Oakes, ND; and several nieces and nephews.

Elizabeth was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her daughter in law, Charlene Piper; her sons in law, Wayne Erickson and Lyle Smith; 2 brothers and 3 sisters.

VISITATION: 5-7 PM Friday, May 3, 2013 at Goshen Moravian Church near Durbin, ND – and also one hour prior to the service in the church on Saturday

PRAYER SERVICE: 7 PM Friday, May 3, 2013 at the church

FUNERAL SERVICE: 10:30 AM Saturday, May 4, 2013 at Goshen Moravian Church

BURIAL: Goshen Moravian Cemetery

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Fredrikson-Boulger Funeral Chapel in Kindred, ND. To view a complete obituary and to sign the online guest book, please visit our website at www.boulgerfuneralhome.com

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