Dear Class of 1954:
This is a Deacon Alert to inform you of the passing of your classmate, Joanne (Bergseth) Thoemke ('54) on Saturday, Oct. 15th.
Joanne Marie Thoemke, 80, West Fargo, ND died on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Sanford Medical Center, Fargo.
Joanne Marie Bergseth was born on June 9, 1936 in Fargo, ND to Milton and Magdalene (Harles) Bergseth. She graduated from Shanley High School. Joanne was united in marriage to LeRoy Thoemke on October 26, 1957. Over the years, she worked as a secretary. After she retired, she spent and cherished the summers at her lake home.
She enjoyed crocheting, crossword puzzles, board and dice games and time with her family.
She is survived by her daughters: JoLee (Jeff) Higgins, of Pillager, MN, Becky Thoemke, of West Fargo, Peggy Thoemke, of Fargo, Leslie Thoemke, of West Fargo and son Roy Thoemke, of West Fargo. She was preceded in death by her husband LeRoy and her parents.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 20, 2016 from 5-7 PM with a prayer service at 7 PM at the West Funeral Home, West Fargo. A memorial service will be held on Friday, October 21, 2016 at 11 AM at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, West Fargo with burial to follow at the Casselton Cemetery.
West Funeral Home & Life Tribute Center
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