Verna Tosseth

12 Jan Verna Tosseth

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Verna Luella Tosseth, 90, died on Jan. 8, 2022, in a Bismarck Care Center.  Funeral Service will be held Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. at Bismarck Funeral Home.  For those not attending the service will be streamed live on the Bismarck Funeral Home Facebook page.  Visitation will be held on Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Verna was born on Oct. 1, 1931, to Fred and Katie (Ensz) Krein.  She was raised and educated in the Goodrich area.  Verna left Goodrich and moved to Fargo where she worked as a waitress.  She met Edwin Tosseth, the couple married in 1954, and moved to Bismarck where she raised three children.

Verna worked in Bismarck’s finest restaurants, including Terry’s Supper Club and Kirkwood Motor Inn.  She loved sewing, baking, and gardening, but most importantly her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.  They were her greatest joy.

She is survived by one sister, Alma Becker, of Sioux Falls; children, Joyce Johnson, of Minneapolis, MN, Susan Carpenter, of Tulsa, OK, Loren Tosseth, of Bismarck and Shelly (John) Doll, of Bismarck; grandchildren, Andrew (Christina) Tosseth and their children Mote and Ethan, Michael (Jessica) Link and their children Madox and Madison, Shantal Doll and her son Liam, Shaun Tosseth and his son Owen and several more grand and great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Edwin; one daughter, Cleo Hartly; two very special great grandchildren, Jaide (Andrew and Christina) Tosseth and Mac (Wendy) Hill; two brothers, Harold and Wilfred; three sisters, Irene Wright, Freda Elliot, and Kathryn Pearl Smith; and special friend, William Richter.

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