|Debbra Fremstad, 58|
|Written by TRF Times|
Thief River Falls - Debbra Fremstad, 58, a resident of Thief River Falls, died Saturday, December 31, 2005 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, N.D.
A memorial service will be announced for the spring in Thief River Falls. Memorials should be directed to the Pennington County Humane Society, P.O. Box 64, Thief River Falls, MN 56701.
Debbra Fremstad was born to Howard and Esther (Overlie) Payne on December 6, 1947. She graduated from high school in Fargo, N.D., in 1965. She married Jim Fremstad in 1966 and moved to Thief River Falls, where she raised three children.
Debbra attended Concordia College in Moorhead, and later earned an associate of arts degree from Northland Community College in Thief River Falls. She held several positions at organizations that provided assistance to persons with developmental disabilities and the Pennington County Humane Society.
Survivors include a son, Shawn (Zoë) Fremstad of Washington, D.C.; a son, Joel (Jennifer) Fremstad and grandson, Ethan of Moorhead; a daughter, Jami (Adam) Hortsch of Sartell; a brother, John (Deb) Payne of Grand Forks, N.D.; and a brother, James (Beth) Payne of Ceder Rapids, Iowa.
She was preceded in death by her parents and grandparents.