Mabel Albertson

Aug. 22, 1926-Nov. 19, 2020

Mabel Albertson, 94,

Minot, died Thursday,

November 19, 2020 in her


Mabel was born August

22, 1926 in Minot, ND to

Harvey ‘Ray’ and Estella

(Benton) Myers. She was

raised and educated in

Tolgen and Shealy Town-

ship Schools of Ward

County near Berthold,

ND. Being the second old-

est of 14 children, she as-

sisted with the operation

of the family farm and

helped raise her younger

siblings as a young adult.

Mabel was united in

marriage to Gaillord Al-

bertson on August 19,

1957 in Minot. They lived

in Spring Lake Township

of Ward County, located

northeast of Douglas for a

couple of years when they

relocated to a farmstead

near Surrey, ND in 1959.

They lived there until

1961 when they returned

to Spring Lake Township

residing on the farm until

1974 when they moved to


While in Max, Mabel

worked at Debbie’s Diner

and was a cook for Max

Public School for 18


They decided to move

to Norwich, ND in 2000,

where they spent their

time watching grandchil-

dren, gardening, baking,

and spending time with

loved ones. Gaillord died

on May 9, 2011.

Mabel had a heart for

children, which led to

opening her home to

many family members,

foster children, and

friends of the family. Ma-

bel was a woman of faith

first and loved to fellow-

ship with her peers while

attending Sawyer’s Cal-

vary Chapel, Minot’s First

Assembly of God, and

Minot’s First Church of

the Nazarene in her life-

time. She enjoyed making

lefse, crocheting, canning,

reading, and valued the

precious time spent with

her family. Her favorite

things to crochet were

bells for her grandkids for

Christmas, doilies for fam-

ily and friends, and ta-

blecloths for her kids’

25th anniversaries. She

would also sew quilts for

her grandkids’ tenth birth-


Mabel is survived by:

her children Sheldon

(Dawn) Albertson, Minot,

Beth (Darell) Marschall,

Sandy, UT, Bert (LaFae)

Albertson, Norwich, ND,

Leta (Rick) Semchenko,

Max, ND, and Tammy

(Bryan) Reinhardt, Man-

dan, ND; grandchildren

Maria (Brad) Hiland, Erik

(Kristin) Albertson, Shel-

by (Collin) McInroy, Miri-

ah (Hector) Garcia, Alec,

Patience, Megan (Ben)

Talley, Vanessa, Gracin,

and Levi Albertson, Ellyn

(Doug Kenely) Semchen-

ko, Natasha (Nick)

Thompson, Taylor and T.

J. Reinhardt;


Makayla and Jadyn Hi-

land, and Ava and Kallen

Albertson; siblings Ruth

Borgan, Eau Claire, WI,

Harrison (Joan) Myers,

Berthold, ND, Donald

(Maxine) Myers, Carpio,

ND, Ruby (Loren) Po-

druchny, Tacoma, WA,

Marlin “Slim” (June)

Myers, Berthold, ND, and

Lowell (Betty) Myers, Car-

pio, ND; brother-in-law

Andy Gunderson along

with numerous nieces and


Mabel was preceded in

death by: her parents,

husband Gaillord, son

Lehman Albertson, broth-

ers and sister-in-laws Leh-

man Myers, Benton & Dar-

lene Myers, William

&Vivian Myers, Raymond

& Vickie Myers, Rolland &

Donna Rae Myers, and Al-

vin & Doris Myers, sister

Jeanette Gunderson, and

brother-in-law George


Family Service to

Honor Mabel Albertson:

1:00 p.m. Tuesday, No-

vember 24, 2020 at the

First Church of the Na-

zarene, Minot. To view a

livestream or share

memories and con-

dolences place access her

obituary page at


funeralhome.com. Social

distancing and face cover-

ings are required to at-


Interment: Spring Lake

Cemetery, rural Douglas,


Visitation: Monday, No-

vember 23, 2020 from

3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.

at the Thomas Family

Funeral Home. Social dis-

tancing and face coverings

are required to attend.