Borghild Hovland

Feb. 22, 1913-June 16, 2017

Borghild Hovland, 104,

of Harvey died Friday,

June 16, 2017, at the St.

Aloisius Hospital in Har-

vey, ND.

Funeral services will be

at 10:30 a.m. Saturday,

June 24, 2017 at First

Lutheran Church, Harvey,

ND. Burial will be in

Bethania Lutheran Ceme-

tery near Wellsburg.

Visitation will be from

4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Fri-

day, June 23, at Hertz

Funeral Home, Harvey,


Borghild Regina was

born February 22, 1913,

on a farm in Benson

County near Wellsburg,

ND. She was the daugh-

ter of Ben and Karen

(Skurdal) Vik. She grew

up on the family farm and

attended the North Fork

School in Benson County.

She was employed as a

nanny and housekeeper in

Fargo, Minneapolis, New

Mexico, Florida and

Washington. Borghild

married Norris Hovland

on March 6, 1943, at her

parents’ home near

Wellsburg. They farmed

east of there and she al-

ways enjoyed having a

large garden. They retired

in 1975 and moved into

Harvey in 1981. Norris

died on July 21, 1995.

Borghild was a member

of the Bethania Lutheran

Church in Wellsburg until

it burned in 1976, then

joined the First Lutheran

Church where she was ac-

tive in the women’s

groups and the Altar


Spending time with her

family was her greatest

joy and she was an in-

spiration to each one of

them. Norris and Borg-

hild enjoyed traveling to

Norway and visiting fami-

ly and friends in num-

erous states. She enjoyed

quilting, crocheting and

playing cards.

Borghild is survived by

her son, Myron Hovland

of Harvey; two daughters,

Cynthia (Gary) Faul of

Spanaway, WA, and

Lynne Dick of Harvey;

eight grandchildren, Me-

lissa Hovland, Mark

(Cheryl) Faul, Brian Faul,

Darin (Jennifer) Faul,

Jaime (Chad) Bush, Jen-

nifer (Tom) Ammon, Jodi

Davis, Barry (Elisa) Dick;

15 great-grandchildren,

Casey Schwaderer, Zoe

Faul, Hans, Eleanor and

Annemarie Faul, Carsten

and Kaiya Bush, Haylea,

Sydney and Hayden Am-

mon, Madison, Keenan

and Brooklyn Davis,

Aryiah and Bentley Dick;

three step great-grand-

children, Dustin, Desiree

and Daniel Davis.

Borghild was preceded

in death by her parents;

husband; sisters, Agnes

Garver and Lillian

Pramhus; brothers, Art,

Carl, William and George;

son-in-law, Barry Dick;

grandson-in-law, David


Online condolences

may be shared at


Arrangements with Hertz

Funeral Home, Harvey,