Alma Constance Simonson, 103, Minot, died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, in a Minot nursing home.
Alma was born May 21, 1910, on the family farm in Shealy Township of Ward County, the daughter of Solomon and Inga (Shevaland) Simonson. She was raised on the family farm and educated at country schools in Shealy Township.
Alma was employed as a housekeeper at Trinity Hospital and as a personal caregiver. After the death of her parents, she became the caregiver of her younger siblings.
Alma enjoyed embroidery, crocheting, reading, especially The Minot Daily News, spending time with and spoiling her nieces and nephews, along with her great-nieces and great-nephews. She loved for many years attending the Norsk Hostfest.
Alma is survived by: her brother, Morgan Simonson, Minot; along with a number of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Rosie Fyllesvold, Irene Borud and Doris Vesey; along with brothers, Selmer, Palmer, Oscar, Emil and Delmer Simonson.
Memorial service: Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at 2 p.m., in Trinity Homes Chapel, Minot.
Interment: Wildrose Cemetery, Berthold, in the spring.
Visitation: Friday, one hour prior to the service, in Trinity Homes.
Those wishing to sign the online memorial register or share memories are invited to use the expressions of sympathy section at (www.thomasfamilyfuneralhome.com).
(Arrangements entrusted to Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot)