Alida Fosness

RUGBY – Alida Fosness, 88, Rugby, died Wednesday, April 24, 2013, in a Rugby nursing home.

She was born Oct. 30, 1924, to John and Ida Ness, near Barton. She married Earl Fosness on Nov. 3, 1946, in Barton.

Survivors: daughter, Kathy Brown, Rugby; sons, Leland, Tolna, and Rick, Rugby; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sisters, Irene Lehmann, Rugby, and Ruth Fosness, Minot.

Funeral: Monday, 11 a.m., Bethany Lutheran Church, Rugby.

Burial: Marker Lutheran Cemetery, Rugby, later in the spring.

Visitation: Today, 5 to 7 p.m., followed by a prayer service and sharing of memories at 7 p.m., all in Anderson Funeral Home, Rugby.