Forsberg, Delores (1927-2015)

Delores Forsberg of Thief River Falls, MN, age 88, died on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at the Thief River Care Center in Thief River Falls surrounded by her family.

Funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at Zion Lutheran Church in Thief River Falls, MN with Rev. John Golv & Ale Tulu officiating. Burial will be at Viking Cemetery near Viking, MN.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral at Zion Lutheran Church.

Delores Forsberg was born on April 5, 1927 in Viking, MN the daughter of William and Minnie (Gustafson) Forsberg. She was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Viking. Delores attended Ridgeview Country School through 8th grade. She also attended and graduated from Newfolden High School in 1945.

Delores worked for about 35 years at Ben Franklin Store and later at Penney’s for 20 years, both in Thief River Falls. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Thief River Falls.

She enjoyed crocheting and other handiwork and loved spending time with her nieces and nephews.

Delores is survived by her sister, Barbara (Dennis) Nelson of Minneapolis, MN; one brother, Winton (Claudette) Forsberg of Thief River Falls, MN; nieces and nephews, Julie Nelson, Mark (Becky) Forsberg, Randy (Kristen) Nelson, Renae Nelson and Jodi Forsberg Carter; several grand nieces and nephews; and one great grandnephew.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Minnie Forsberg; twin sister, Darlene; two brothers, Arnold in infancy and Arland; sister-in-law, Betty Forsberg; niece, Karen Hodges; and nephew, Kenneth Forsberg.

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky