Juanita Hodgson, 97, Fargo, ND, died on Saturday, March 18, at her home with family members at her side.
Juanita Violet Hodgson, one of nine children was born on January 1, 1926, to Russell and Olga Wilson in Arthur, ND. Juanita attended school in Arthur and graduated in 1943.
On January 17, 1944, she married Clarence “Bill” Hodgson in Fargo. They lived and farmed near Arthur from 1944 until 1971. In 1972, they moved to the Hodgson family homesteaded farm near Argusville, ND, where they lived until 2017.
Juanita was an active member of St. John Lutheran Church in Arthur, Vice President and President of the Argusville Cemetery Association and a proud member of the Arthur Post #223 and Harwood Post #297 American Legion Auxiliary for the past 79 years.
She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother who loved to spend time with her children and grandchildren.
Juanita loved to cook and bake, tend her garden, and for the past 20 years spend time at their Big McDonald Lake home near Vergas, Minnesota.
Juanita is preceded in death by her husband Bill of 72 years, her parents, brothers Floyd and Marvin, and sister Arleta.
She is survived by brothers: Russell Jr., Mundelein lL; Don of Tustin, CA; sisters Delores Johnson, Fargo, ND, Janet Larson, Naples, FL; Marie (Gerald) Grieger, Fargo, ND; five children: Diane (Eddie) Poehls of Tolna, ND, Ginger (Duane) Fowler, of Fargo, ND, Larry (Glenna), of New York Mills, MN, Lynn (Sherry) of Argusville, ND, and David (Marilyn) of Wyndmere, ND; 17 grandchildren, 36 great grandchildren, and 4 great-great grandchildren.
Visitation: Wednesday, March 22, 2023 from 5 - 7 pm, with a Prayer Service held at 7 pm, all in West Funeral Home, West Fargo, ND
Funeral Service: Thursday, March 23, 2023 at 11 am in St. John Lutheran Church, Arthur, ND, with Visitation one hour prior to her service.
Burial: Argusville (ND) Cemetery
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