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Published January 12, 2014, 12:00 AM

Phyllis A. Power

Phyllis A. Power, 89, Hunter, ND, passed away on January 9th, 2014 at Elim Care Center, Fargo.

Phyllis A. Griebstein was born on May 17, 1924 to William and Genevieve (Bentley) Griebstein in Arthur, ND. She grew up on a farm and attended school in the Arthur area. She then received a teacher’s certificate from Moorhead Teacher’s College. Phyllis married Edward Power on June 26, 1945 in Page, ND. They made their home near Arthur, where they farmed and raised their family.

Phyllis A. Power

Phyllis A. Power, 89, Hunter, ND, passed away on January 9th, 2014 at Elim Care Center, Fargo.

Phyllis A. Griebstein was born on May 17, 1924 to William and Genevieve (Bentley) Griebstein in Arthur, ND. She grew up on a farm and attended school in the Arthur area. She then received a teacher’s certificate from Moorhead Teacher’s College. Phyllis married Edward Power on June 26, 1945 in Page, ND. They made their home near Arthur, where they farmed and raised their family.

As the children got older, she began her career as a teacher’s aide at the Hunter School. Family was very important and she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Phyllis was an avid reader and also enjoyed sewing, gardening, and coffee time with her Hunter friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband; and 2 brothers, Bill and Jim Griebstein.

She is survived by her children, Bill (Deann) Power, West Fargo, Bruce (Mary), Ada, MN, Diane (Dave) Twedt, Ridgefield, CT, Deb (Ben) Kaufman, Casselton, Andrea (Rick) Parkhouse, West Fargo, and Pam Power, Fargo; 10 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren; sister, Marjorie Judisch, West Fargo; and sister-in-law, Grace Griebstein, CA.

Visitation: Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 from 6-7 PM with prayer service at 7 PM at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Hunter.

Funeral: Wednesday at 11 AM at St. Agnes Catholic Church with visitation one hour prior.

Burial: Hunter Cemetery

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