Gail Meberg, age 93 of Park River, ND passed away on Friday, April 12, 2019 at the Park River Good Samaritan Center.
Gail E. Mauritson was born June 8, 1925 in Park River, ND the daughter of the late Garfield and Ruth (Coulter) Mauritson. She grew up and attended school in Park River. Gail received her RN degree from St. John’s Hospital in Fargo, ND. Following her education she worked as a RN at the Deaconess Hospital in Grafton and Dr. Weed in Park River. Gail was united in marriage to David Urby Meberg on November 1, 1947 in Park River. The couple made their home in Park River before moving to a farm north of Park River. They later moved to a farm on the river bottom. In 1967 she started working as a medical records technician at Unity Hospital in Grafton. She did this until 1990 when she retired. Urby passed away on Dec. 31, 1983. She remained on the farm until 2015 when she moved into Park River.
Gail was a member of Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church and WELCA. She taught Sunday School for many years. She was active with the Quilting group and enjoyed knitting. She was a member of the DECCA Club, PEO, and Homemakers. She loved to play cards, especially Skip-Bo and playing the piano. She was also involved out at the Park River Bible Camp.
Gail is survived by her sons: DJ (Claudia) Meberg, Hebron, ND; Lynn (Yolanda) Meberg, Centennial, CO; 11 grandchildren, three step-grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren and sisters-in-law: Marion Onstad, Park River, ND; Bonnie Leis, Barrett, MN; Ruth Kingsley, Arlington Heights, IL. Several nieces and nephews also survive. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sons: Arne and Dean; two sisters: Maxine and Leona and a great granddaughter, Layla.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 10:30 AM at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church of Park River, ND. Visitation will be at the church on Wednesday for one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.
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