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Obituary: Arvilla Weber

Arvilla Weber

Arvilla Mae Weber, age 92, passed away on Saturday, August 12, 2023, at Golden Acres Manor, Carrington, N.D.

Her visitation was Wednesday, August 16 from 1:00-7:00 p.m., followed by a prayer service at 7:00 p.m., all at Evans Funeral Home, Carrington.

Her funeral service was Thursday, August 17, 2023, at 10:00 a.m., at Grace Lutheran Church, Carrington, N.D., with Rev. Biberdorf officiating. Reneé Hopkins was organist. Congregational hymns were "Abide With Me," "Beautiful Savior," "How Great Thou Art," "Jesus Loves Me" and "I Know That My Redeemer Lives." Burial was at New Home Lutheran Cemetery in Woodworth, N.D., on Sunday, August 20, 2023 at 2:00 p.m.

Pallbearers were Gary Austin, Craig Wiesz, Jeff Boesch, James Wiesz and Arvin Goter.

Arvilla Mae Weber was born on February 8, 1931, in Hurdsfield, N.D., the daughter of John Albert and Charlotte Mae (Austin) Cook. She attended school in Hurdsfield through the fifth grade and in April of 1949 she moved into Carrington. She then attended school in Carrington and graduated from Carrington High School.

Upon graduating, Arvilla worked for Farmer's Union in Carrington along with various other jobs. Following her time in Carrington, Arvilla moved to Fargo and started working for Buttrey's Stores.

In 1952, Arvilla attended college in Valley City to obtain her Associate's degree and teach school. In 1953, Arvilla was united in marriage to Henry Boesch, they later divorced.

On January 8, 1977, she married Paul Weber and they were life-long companions. Paul and Arvilla farmed in the Woodworth area until 1989 when they decided to retire. For the next twenty-two years, they spent every winter in Arizona enjoying the weather and each other's company.

Arvilla loved being active, she was a member of the VFW, American Legion Auxiliary and Grace Lutheran Church. She filled many of her days with activities such as fishing, arts and crafts and painting. She especially enjoyed watching her sports teams, which included the Twins, Vikings, Arizona Suns and the Cardinals. Arvilla was very fond of traveling and had traveled to many countries; including visiting 48 of the 50 states just missing North and South Carolina.

Arvilla leaves behind her son, Jeffrey Boesch.

Arvilla was preceded in death by her parents, infant brother and husband, Paul Weber.

Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Carrington and New Rockford, N.D.