Posted 11/28/12 (Wed)
Funeral services for Louise Moberg, 97, of Watford City were at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at the First Lutheran Church in Watford. Interment was at the Schafer Cemetery, Watford City, N.D., under the care of Fulkerson Funeral Home of Watford City. Remembrances and condolences may be shared with the family at www.fulkersons.com. Visitation was on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. At her request, her casket was closed.
On, Dec. 16, 1914, Louise was born to Earl and Sara (Isaacson) Ingle on her mother’s homestead claim near Linseth corner in Bear Den Township. She grew up in this area and graduated from Williams School in 1933.
Louise attended Dickinson State Teachers College where she received her teaching certificate. During her teaching career, Louise attended summer sessions of school at Dickinson State where she went on to earn her degree in elementary education. For nine years, Louise taught in the rural Grail School district. She finished her teaching career at Mandaree where she taught for 12 years.
On July 5 1942, Louise married Allen Moberg, in Columbus, Mont. Louise and Allen made their home in Bear Den Township where they farmed and ranched all their lives. Together, Louise and Allen had three sons, James, Lary, and Earl Gene. She cared for Allen due to illness for many years until he moved into McKenzie County Memorial Hospital Swing Bed unit. Louise and Allen had been married for 57 years when he passed away in 1999. After Allen’s passing, Louise continued to live at home on the family farm/ranch until health reasons caused her to move to the Good Shepherd Home, in Watford City, N.D.
Throughout her lifetime, Louise made many quilts for family and friends. She also made quilts for Home on the Range, Sentinel Butte, N.D., and other organizations including World Relief. She also enjoyed crocheting and doing crossword puzzles. She made many jars of jelly and syrup from the berries that she had picked. Louise loved to visit and play cards with friends. After moving to the Good Shepherd Home, Louise rarely missed the Bingo games in which she was very successful. Louise was a member of 4-H, Homemakers, and the Faith Lutheran Ladies Aid, where she served as secretary for many years.
Louise passed away Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, at McKenzie County Memorial Hospital. Louise lived a long and full life and she will be deeply missed by her family and friends.
Louise is survived by her sons, James Moberg, Lary Moberg (Fayann) Keene; grandsons, Belden (Theresa) Charlson, Tyrell (Tessa), Watford City, and Johnny Keene; great-grandchildren, Darbie Rae and Tanner Dane Moberg; nieces, Celeste (John) Stonecipher; Norman, Okla., and Marilyn (Jerry) Quarciagrossa, Green Valley, Ariz.
Louise was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Allen; and son, Earl Gene Moberg; sisters, Noreen Ingle, Pauline Olson, Viola Roemer; and brother, Harold Ingle.