|Hilda M. Iverson, 81|
|Written by TRF Times|
Columbia Falls, Mont. - Hilda M. “Ginger” Iverson, 81, of Columbia Falls, Mont. and formerly of Thief River Falls, died early Wednesday morning, March 30, 2005, at Brendan House in Kalispell, Mont.
Memorial services were held on Saturday, April 9 at Columbia Mortuary in Columbia Falls, Mont., with Pastor David Jones officiating. A luncheon and open house will follow from 1 to 4 p.m. at her son’s home at 140 Falcon Lane in Columbia Falls, Mont.
Ginger was born on September 30, 1923 in Nielsville, to Halvor and Anne (Waale) Skretvedt. She was baptized and confirmed at the Trinity Lutheran Church and attended school in Nielsville as well.
Ginger was united in marriage to Gordon J. Iverson in Thief River Falls, in 1944. They lived in Thief River Falls until moving to Montana in 1965. Ginger enjoyed life. She enjoyed a variety of hobbies, including dancing, crafts, crocheting and bowling, in which she won many trophies. She especially loved getting together with her children and playing cards with her family and friends. Ginger was a wonderful mother and grandmother. She always thought of others first and had a kind word for everyone she met. Her joyful laughter will be remembered by friends and family for ever.
Survivors include three sisters, Ida Solheim of Crookston, Ella (Glen) Sustad of Stephen and Thelma (Ed) Berggren of Thief River Falls; four sons, and a daughter, David Iverson, Jack (Jane) Iverson, Gayle (Richard) Skees, Jerome (Laurie) Iverson and Dennis (Darla) Iverson, all of Columbia Falls, Mont.; 13 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Gertrude Skretvedt and Alice Forseth; her husband Gordon and daughter, Sharon Marie. A00003B2005AR13