Peggy (james) Preston
Philip (Arlette) Bjornson
Nel (Pat) Bjornson
Nellie Edna Spearman Bjornson BIRTH 13 Oct 1918 Mekinock, Grand Forks County, North Dakota, USA DEATH 26 Aug 1997 Grand Forks County, North Dakota, USA BURIAL Saint Pauls Lutheran Cemetery Honeyford, Grand Forks County, North Dakota, USA MEMORIAL ID 24186988 FIND A GRAVE
Nellie Bjornson was born Oct. 13, 1918, the daughter of Lyall and Edith (Rethemeier) Spearman, in Mekinock, N.D. She moved with her family to Warwick, N.D., then to Honeyford, N.D. She attended school in Gilby, N.D. She married Ray Bjornson on Oct. 24, 1936, in Mekinock. They lived and farmed in Hegton Township, Grand Forks County, near Arvilla, N.D. After retiring in 1979, they moved into Larimore. Ray Bjornson died Aug. 6, 1984. Nellie Bjornson 78, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 1997, in Larimore Good Samaritan Center, where she had lived since May 31,1996. She is survived by a daughter, Peggy (James) Preston, Albany, Ore.; sons, Philip (Arlette), Arvilla, and Neal (Pat), San Antonio; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Grace Swanson, Arvilla, Jean Snyder, Cheboygan, Mich., Norma Julhke, Minneapolis, and Martha Spear, McGregor, Minn.; and her stepmother, Edith Spearman, Minot.
She was preceded in death by a son, Lyall.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday in St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Honeyford.
Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m. today, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, in Bakke Funeral Home, Larimore, and one hour before services in the church.
Burial: St. Paul's Cemetery .
"United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XKV9-1JX : accessed 24 March 2017), Nellie E Spearman in household of Lyall L Spearman, Eddy, Eddy, North Dakota, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 5, sheet 1A, line 41, family 11, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1735; FHL microfilm 2,341,469.
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