Verna (Gilbertson) Hilde
Verna Lorraine Hilde, 89, Bismarck, ND, formerly of Fargo, completed her earthly journey on March 15, 2010. Cremation was done by the Bismarck Funeral Home and her cremains will be interred in the family plot at the Waldheim Lutheran Church Cemetery near Kathryn, ND. As she requested, there was no memorial service.
Verna was the granddaughter of Kristi (Hegland) Gilbertson. She was the third child of Selmer and Betsy (Baarstad) Gilbertson, Verna was born on January 16, 1921, at Eastedge, North Dakota. After graduating from Enderlin High School in 1938, Verna graduated from American Business College in Minneapolis. She met and married Nicholas Bernard Barr in Minneapolis, and she worked a number of years in the Minneapolis area before moving to Fargo, ND. She was employed as a medical stenographer at TNI - St. Lukes/Merit Care for 17 years, retiring in 1981. Verna moved to Bismarck in 2001 and to the Baptist Home in April 2009.
Verna is survived by two nieces, two grand-nieces, one great-grand niece, and a daughter-in-law.
Obituary from the Fargo (ND) Forum