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Published May 07, 2013, 12:00 AM

Lillian Christine Grill

Lillian Christine Grill, 95, of Fargo passed away on Sunday, May 5, 2013, at Sanford Medical Center Palliative Care Unit. She was born April 5, 1918 in Streeter, ND to Oscar and Otilla Seher. Lillian was a graduate of Streeter High School and Valley City State University and taught school in the towns of Marion, Kathryn, and Streeter, ND.

On June 8, 1941, she married Helmut Grill in Streeter. They lived in the towns of Streeter, Kathryn, and Casselton, ND, moving to Fargo in 1956. Here, Lillian was employed at what was then known as the Idea Shop and Southside Ben Franklin Store. She retired in 1976. Lillian was a member of Peace Lutheran Church, where in her younger years, she was active in many of the organizations and taught Sunday School.

Lillian Christine Grill

Lillian Christine Grill, 95, of Fargo passed away on Sunday, May 5, 2013, at Sanford Medical Center Palliative Care Unit. She was born April 5, 1918 in Streeter, ND to Oscar and Otilla Seher. Lillian was a graduate of Streeter High School and Valley City State University and taught school in the towns of Marion, Kathryn, and Streeter, ND.

On June 8, 1941, she married Helmut Grill in Streeter. They lived in the towns of Streeter, Kathryn, and Casselton, ND, moving to Fargo in 1956. Here, Lillian was employed at what was then known as the Idea Shop and Southside Ben Franklin Store. She retired in 1976. Lillian was a member of Peace Lutheran Church, where in her younger years, she was active in many of the organizations and taught Sunday School.

Survivors include a daughter, Sandra Johnson, Iowa City, IA; and a sister, Ruth Eisenbeis, Fargo. Other survivors include; sisters-in-law, Elsie Grill, Centralia, WA, and Ann Pittenger, Centralia, WA; brother-in-law, Kenneth Brooks, Olympia, WA; and 18 nieces and nephews and their families.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Helmut; her sister, Ella Schnaidt; her parents; and brother-in-law, Reinhold Eisenbeis.

Funeral Services: 11 am Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at Peace Lutheran Church, Fargo. Visitation is 6-7 pm Tuesday, with a Prayer Service at 7, at Hanson-Runsvold Funeral Home, Fargo.

Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Fargo.

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