Ferencik, Ardis M. (Hanson) (1920-2010)

Ardis M. Ferencik 89, of Alvarado died Thursday, May 6, 2010 at Valley Eldercare in Grand Forks, ND

Ardis was born August 3, 1920 in rural Alvarado to Ralph and Clara (Larson) Hanson. She spent her earlier years in the Alvarado area. On January 17, 1939 she married Andrew Ferencik in East Grand Forks. They moved to Tabor for three years were they farmed and then moved to East Grand Forks for 15 years and in 1958 moved to Alvarado. She worked as a bookkeeper for the Farmers Elevator in Alvarado for many years. She enjoyed spending time at Pine Lake. Ardis was treasurer for her church for several years. She liked riding in the car, but most of all she loved spending time with her family.

Left to mourn her passing are her children, Marlyn (Barb of Bloomington, Mn, Carol Mack of Grand Forks, ND and Judy Iverson of Torrington, WY.; 19 grandchildren; 39 great grandchildren; and 4 great great grandchildren; sisters, Norma Nicholls of East Grand Fork, MN, and Shirley Grabanski of Castleton, ND; and brother Ralph Hanson of Alvarado; many nieces and nephews also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Andrew (Sept. 21, 2002); son, Larry; brother, Duane; and sisters, Connie Farder and Dorothy Olson.

[Interred Greenwood cemetery]

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky