|Edythe Solberg, 86|
|Written by TRF Times|
Goodridge - Edythe Solberg, 86, of Goodridge, died on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011 at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, N.D.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25 at Ekelund Lutheran Church in rural Goodridge, with Rev. Bob Dahlen officiating. Interment will follow at the Ekelund Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 24 at Johnson Funeral Service in Thief River Falls, with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m.. Visitation will also be held for one hour prior to the funeral service at the church on Tuesday.
Edythe Joan (Hveem) Solberg born May 14, 1925 at Wolf Point, Montana to Nels and Julia (Rose) Hveem where she grew up and attended elementary school.
In 1937, she moved with her family to Minnesota where she attended and graduated from Goodridge High School in 1943.
In 1943, she returned to Missoula, Mont., where she attended and graduated from cosmetology college and was employed until her marriage to Harry L. Solberg Dec. 15, 1945 at Missoula, Mont. They returned to Goodridge, where they farmed until Harry’s death in 1986.
In 1989, she moved to Thief River Falls where she made her home and continued to sew for Thief River Linen until 1995.
Edythe was a confirmed member of Ekelund Lutheran Church where she taught Sunday school for several years and held several offices in the ELCW.
Survivors include sons, Larry (Mary) Solberg of Wayzata, Roger Solberg of Thief River Falls; granddaughters, Kelly (David) Mohn of Plymouth, and Allison Solberg of Wayzata; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Edythe was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and brothers, Norman Hveem, Wolf Point, Mont., Howard Hveem, Libby, Mont., Hans Hveem, Osage, Iowa; and sister Ruth Kronmiller, Billings, Mont.
Memorials are preferred to Ekelund Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 157, Goodridge, MN 56725.
Family condolences may be sent to www.johnsonfuneralservice.com.