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Helen I. Larson

January 17, 1919 — December 13, 2019

Helen Ingeborg Skurdahl, the daughter of Otto and Helga (Thompson) Skurdahl, was born in Aneta, ND, on January 17, 1919. She grew up and received her education in the Aneta area. At the age of 16, she moved to Fargo, ND, where she worked as a housekeeper and nanny for a local family, and as a clerk in the Dutch Maid Ice Cream Shop.

In 1944, Helen was married to John Tveiten. They made their home in Fargo and had four children. John died tragically on August 11, 1957.

On May 6, 1972, Helen married Lawrence Larson and they lived in Fargo. Larry died in 1992. Helen most recently was a resident of Bethany Retirement Living, where she died on December 13, 2019, at the age of 100.

Throughout her long life, her faith in Jesus Christ was important to her. She was a faithful member of St. Paul's Free Lutheran Church, Fargo.

Helen is survived by her four children, Doug Tveiten, Fargo, Rodger (Elizabeth) Tveiten, Kanawha, IA, Julie (Gayle) Holte, Hitterdal, MN, and Gary (Rachel) Tveiten, Thief River Falls, MN; sisters, Esther Perkins Portland, OR, Eunice (Norman) Jones, Fargo, and Janet Paul, Kennewick, WA; a brother, Elmer (Charlotte) Skurdahl, Tigard, OR; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

In addition to husbands John and Larry, she was preceded in death by her parents, and by five siblings.

A visitation for Helen will be held on Thursday, December 19, 2019, from 10 AM until 11 AM, in Korsmo Funeral Chapel, Moorhead. A Prayer service/Sharing of Memories will be held at 11, and then Helen will be buried in Riverside Cemetery, Fargo. A celebration of Helen's life will be held in the springtime at St. Paul's Free Lutheran Church, Fargo.

(Kormso Funeral Service, Moorhead, MN)



Cemetery Details Riverside Cemetery, Fargo 2102 5th Street South
Fargo, ND 58103

http://www.riversidecemeteryfargo.org/

Visitation

DEC 19. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CT)

Korsmo Funeral Chapel

409 8th St. S.

Moorhead, MN 56560

Prayer Service

DEC 19. 11:00 AM (CT)

Korsmo Funeral Chapel

409 8th St. S.

Moorhead, MN 56560

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