Myhrer, Florence Clarice (Nelson) (1910-2003)

Florence Myhrer, 92, died on Friday, September 12, 2003 at Northwest Medical Center, CNC Unit in Thief River Falls.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, September 19 at the Evangelical Free Church in Newfolden with the Rev. Gary Barrett officiating. Casketbearers will be D. Myhrer, K. Myhrer, B. Monroe, B. Rokke, L. Myhrer and M. Monroe. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Newfolden. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, September 18 at the Johnson-Green Funeral Home in Thief River Falls with a 7 p.m. prayer service. Visitation will also be held for one hour prior to services at the church on Friday.

Florence Clarice Nelson was born on December 8, 1910 in Strandquist, the daughter of Rasmi and Emma (Bloom) Nelson. She was baptized in the Christian faith and confirmed in Newfolden. She attended school in Strandquist, graduating from Strandquist High School in 1928. She worked in various stores including Newfolden Mercantile, Amundson and Lee and Smeby Hardware.

On October 26, 1935, Florence was united in marriage to Kore Thorvald Myhrer in Strandquist. She was a member of the Evangelical Free Church in Newfolden. She enjoyed being a homemaker, playing the piano, gardening, working with her flowers and baking. She made excellent divinity and flatbread.

Survivors include one brother, the Rev. Merrill (Amy) Nelson of Duarte, Calif., and several nieces and nephews.

Florence was preceded in death by her husband, Kore; her parents; brothers, Alvin Nelson and Clarence Nelson; and sisters, Minnie Elseth, Ella Thun and Ann Hanson.

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky