Gudrun RonholmGudrun Ronholm, 92, Valley City, went peacefully to rest in the arms of her Lord and be with her 3-day-old twin brother, Sigurd.
Gudrun Ronholm, 92, Valley City, went peacefully to rest in the arms of her Lord and be with her 3-day-old twin brother, Sigurd.
The funeral service is 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Valley City, with Rev. Emmy Issackson officiating. Burial will be in the spring in Ostervold Cemetery, rural Finley.
She died Wednesday, Jan. 23, at the Sheyenne Care Center, Valley City.
Visitation is 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday at the Oliver-Nathan Funeral Chapel, Valley City, and will continue one hour before the service at the church.
Gudrun (Jacobson) Ronholm was born Nov. 9, 1920, the daughter of John and Helena (Hansen) Jacobson at the farm home, Daglum community South Heart in Stark County. She attended the country and Simpson township school, graduating from Model High at Dickinson and took business courses in New England.
She was a bookkeeper at the Farmers Union Oil and Citizens State Bank in New England for three years.
During World War II, she spent three years working in the shipyards at Portland, Ore.
She was united in marriage to Alph Ronholm on Sept. 26, 1945, in Finley. They farmed near there until retiring to Valley City.
She was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church and a life member of Sons of Norway.
Gudrun leaves to mourn her passing, her husband, a son, Dennis (Connie) Ronholm; a daughter, Debbie White (Kerry Anderson); five grandchildren, Dorinda (Johnson) Lundy, Lance Johnson, Carrisa Meyer, Jory White and Kim LaPlant; four great-grandchildren, Samantha Lundy, Land Kunkel, Brooklyn James Johnson and Jerzie Johnson; two nieces Shirley Rains, Georgia and Marie Lantz, South Heart; a nephew, Gary (Kathy) Carlson, Alaska.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Henry and her twin, Sigurd, two sisters, Jurdis Carlson and Huldis Geary; and her daughter, Darlene Johnson.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Oliver-Nathan Funeral Chapel, Valley City. An online guestbook is available at www.oliver-nathanchapel.com
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